THIS WEEK IN HUMANITIES...

Here's your news and information for the week of September 10.

YES, ANNUAL GIVING TIME CONTINUES!

Just like an NPR pledge drive, we'll remain cheery and enthusiastic, but we can't stop until we've funded the basic needs of our Humanities Academy.  And then there's stuff we hope for too (such as those Chromebooks for the 7th and 8th grade).  We ask because we have to ask; there are serious budget gaps.  Any donation is a generous donation and gratefully received.  If you are full of good intentions but a bit of a lollygagger, here's what you do:

 • Give Online through Friend of Reed, making sure to select "HUMANITIES" from the General Donation drop down menu

• Give by Check by simply filling out the Annual Giving Form, then return to the Main Office.

T-SHIRTS ARE IN

If you ordered a T-shirt at registration, you may now pick it up from your English teacher.  Bring $20.  Extras are available as well.

8th GRADE NY TRIP INFORMATIONAL MEETING, 9/13 at 5:30pm in the Library

Ms. Bobrosky-Kinsey will be holding this meeting to discuss the 8th graders' 2018 trip to New York.  She will be joined by a rep from Bright Spark and there will be a question and answer session afterwards.

FOR/HA MEETING - Thursday 9/14 at 7pm

The Ciavarra Family is graciously hosting us in their Studio City home:  4517 Lemp Ave, Studio City, CA 91604

All are welcome!  Please join us!

REMO DRUM CIRCLES - 9/15

8th grade in-house science event - sponsored by FOR/HA  

The drum masters at REMO will be creating a “Drum Circle” with our 8th grade Science classes and teaching our kids the physics of sound. Be sure to ask you child about it… or better yet come! Parents are welcome…and a few parents needed. Please sign up here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c48ada72eaafe3-msmontiels

More drum info at: www. freedomdrumcircles.com

THE "NO-KALE BAKE SALE"

Last week's sale earned $211.00 which was all donated to Hurricane Harvey Relief... how SWEET is that?!! We need sellers and treats for this week's bake sale as well. Please bring donations to Room 107. Sellers meet in front of the school on IrvineContact Margaret Goldenberg at: Margaretgoldenberg@mac.com if you’re free this week.  

 

MORE AT REED!

DACA 

The LAUSD sent out a supportive letter to reassure all our students, no matter their immigration status.  You can read it here or in Spanish here.

Tree People- September 16, 9am-12:30pm

The Tree People will be providing a hands on workshop at Reed for teachers and students in campus forestry, tree planting and tree care. Breakfast and snacks provided! 

Meet the High Schools Night- October 4

Sponsored by Friends of Reed and the PTSA, this is always an invaluable and informative evening.  More information coming soon!

CPR Class- November 8 at 8am

The school would like as many participants as possible, especially parents who chaperone.

For School-wide events and information please visit http://reedms.com/ 

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DATES TO REMEMBER

Ongoing collection for Hurricane Harvey (and most probably Hurricane Irma also) in Room 106

9/13    8th Grade NY Trip Info Meeting// 5:30 pm in the Library

9/13    "Screenagers" // 6:30-8:15pm at Millikan Middle School

9/14    FOR/HA Monthly Meeting // 7pm, Ciavarra family home

9/15    8th Grade // REMO Drum Circle in Science

9/16    Tree People// 9am-12:30pm

9/21    No School- Rosh Hashanah

9/27    Make-up Picture Day

10/4    Meet the High Schools Night // 6-8pm

10/6    7th Grade // Pig Heart Dissection in Science

11/8    CPR Class// 8am

 

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