THIS WEEK IN HUMANITIES...

Here is your news for the week of January 22, 2018

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TEXAS HOLD'EM POKER TOURNAMENT

It's the rootin'-est tootin'-est fun to be had to help our Academy!

January 27, 2018 4-9pm

Last week to get tickets! Our top notch, professional dealers are booked in advance, so No Tickets Sold At The Door. Secure your seat by January 25! (Player ticket - $75) 

Don’t play? Come eat and drink with us instead (non-player seats are $25 and include all the food, drinks and fun people to hang with!) 

•To purchase tickets:  http://reedfoha.org/texas-holdem-poker-tournament/

Prefer to help? We could use a few extra hands and small donated items. Sign up here: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/5080B4AA9A628A7F85-texas 

 

STREET SAFETY

Parents, we’ve had a few close calls. We all know Walter Reed is a busy place - especially at drop-off and pick-up. Please use extra caution around our school and talk to your children about street safety. Some reminders:

• For All: Put your cell phone away and pay attention to the traffic and people around you.

• Students, especially those who walk home - Use the cross walks and traffic lights. DO NOT JAYWALK especially across busy streets like Moorpark and Colfax. You are not invincible!

• Parents: Why not time your pick-up? - School grounds are open until 3:30. A great deal of congestion can be relieved by waiting just a few minutes. Pick up your child at 3:20 or 3:30- with much less traffic! In addition, please Do Not:

• Make U-turns in the streets surrounding the school

• Double park

• Hold-up traffic to drop off your child, instead select a safe parking place for drop-offs and pick-ups.

 

TALENT + ART SHOW

It will be here soon!  February 23, 2018

Talent Show Auditions - Wed, Jan 24, 3-6pm in the Auditorium. Tap-dance, ventriloquism, human cannonballs.  Yes, please!  Sign up with Ms Szymanski in Rm 217 or skiluna@aol.com

Art Show SubmissionsHere is your submission form.

Volunteer - Join our team! Mel O’Neil spearheads this event and makes it a lot of fun. Wanna get involved? Email her at melemel64@me.com 

Need the T-Shirt to prove it? Order forms available from Ms. Szymanski or click here: Talent T-shirt Order Form

BAKE SALE 

Thursdays are when to get your cupcake on. Bring baked goods and drinks, to room 106 or email MargaretGoldenberg@mac.com  to drop off baked goods on her porch (located near school) anytime before Thursday at 1pm. Her address: 11547 Morrison Street, at Colfax. 

 

7th GRADE AstroCampers

Your final payments are past due. Please send in payment asap to Ms Dagilis. Have questions about camp? Check our site: http://reedfoha.org/7th-grade-astrocamp-trip-feb-16-18/

 

8th GRADE

Reed’s 8th Grade Activities celebrating culmination are ramping up. Be sure to sign up to the 8th grade Shutterfly account to receive info: https://reedms8thgradeactivities.shutterfly.com/

 

SCHOOLOGY

Reminder that you have online access to your child’s grades and teacher through this new LAUSD School Passport Program. Click here to enroll:  http://files.constantcontact.com/3d13e3fb001/027db3cf-3879-4de1-a2ce-2901970a04b8.pdf

 

PTA REFLECTIONS FINALISTS

WOW! Out of over 1000 entries, only 24 students move forward to state, and three of those students are from Walter Reed! Congratulations!

Minki Shin, Visual Arts (Original Artwork): 1st Place District 

Kate Jang, Visual Arts (Original Artwork): 2nd Place District 

Isabella Ingvarsson, Music (Original Song, music and lyrics written and recorded live): 3rd Place District 

•Cheer them on at the Reflections Gala + Award Reception on Feb. 8th from 6:30-8 pm at the 31st District PTSA Office (17445 Cantley St., Van Nuys, CA 91406)

 

DONATIONS ALWAYS WELCOME:

• 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.

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 DATES TO REMEMBER 

1/27      Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament // 4-9pm

1/29      Reed 8th Grade Culminating Activites Meeting

1/31      "Connecting Cultures Exhibit Opening // 5-8pm in Library

2/8        PTSA Reflections Gala // 6:30-8 pm in Van Nuys

2/6        Walter Reed CPK Restaurant Night

2/23      "Reed's Got Talent" Annual Talent + Art Show

4/26      Reed's Spring Festival// 5-8pm

4/27      Reed's Spring Festival// 1-7pm

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