News & information for the week of April 24th


6th GRADE SHAKESPEARE postponed 

6th Graders will be treated to Shakespeare on Friday, May 19th (instead of this week). This will enable our 6th graders to attend the 7th grade MEDIEVAL FAIRE this Friday so they can check out the fair and see what’s coming for them next year! Don’t worry, you can still sign up to help, stay tuned. 


The Reed Spring Festival + Silent Auction kicks off THIS Thursday, April 27th with a school-wide OPEN HOUSE 6:00 -8pm. Enjoy the Silent Auction from 5-9pm, plus other attractions including a family photo booth, entertainment, emoji merchandise and more! 

Volunteers Needed from FOHA to work the Humanities table at Open House. Lots of new families will be coming to Open House to check out the school, and they will have lots of questions, so we need you and your smiling faces and your wisdom! To help out, email us at 

Continuing THIS Friday, April 28th with early dismissal at 12:37pm until 9pm. 

Here are 3 ways to help our School Festival: 

1- Please DONATE at least ONE item for your Period 1 class basket by MONDAY morning -Follow your class theme or donate any fun new item we can use in our other baskets for Silent Auction. 

2- Please Register for the Walk-a-thon by Wednesday (to earn a Free Dress on Friday.). We support REED and the American Heart Association during the Friday Festival and can walk 1pm-8pm. Find sponsors for our donation levels: Bronze $25, Silver $50, Gold $100 donation earns "All Access Wristband for Games & Attractions!" 

3.- Please Volunteer to help at the event and Spread the word to friends and the community to attend. To sign up, email Gabriell at Or, you can use this easy link: 


An amazing 8th Grade Dance is being planned for April 29th from 6-9:30pm, here’s the details: 

1) VOLUNTEER: The Dance Committee needs YOUR HELP! With lots of fun activities for our culminating students, there is need for set-up help and parent chaperones. To learn more and sign up to volunteer, please contact Kim Shlesinger at: 

2) DANCE TICKETS are still available ($20 ) 

3) MORE INFO: 8th grade parents are invited to become a member of the 8th grade Shutterfly account to receive updated info about 8th grade culmination activities at: 


No sale this week due to Open House, but next week, it’s back! Same day, same place …Thursday! Sellers & Sweets are always needed. Contact Margaret Goldenberg at if you’re free next week. And thank you!! 


We are looking for a graphic artist good with branding and/or page layout to help Friends of Reed create fresh Annual Giving Forms, clarifying the information sent out and uniting our 6 SLCs. The forms would not go out until next year. Interested?? Let us know at: 


Remember to save those shopping receipts and bring them to Reed’s Main Office for real $$$. When you shop on Ventura Boulevard (between Carpenter Avenue and Whitsett, including Trader Joes and Vons shopping receipts) we receive 10% of the receipts collected (up to $2,500) from the Studio City Improvement Association. 


4/27 Reed Spring Festival // Silent Auction // Dinner – 5pm 

4/27 Open House – 6-8pm 

4/28 Minimum Day // Spring Festival // ReedChella 

5/5 FOHA Spring Parent Mixer – 7pm at The Goodman’s 

5/19 6th grade Shakespeare Workshop – FOHA enrichment 

5/26 7th grade Shakespeare Workshop – FOHA enrichment 

6/9 Minimum Day // LAST DAY OF SCHOOL! 



Use the Friends Of Reed payment site & select “Humanities”

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