News & information for the week of December 12 



Minimum Day this Friday 12/16, and then begins Winter Break: Monday, 12/19 - 1/6. 



Reed’s Holiday Boutique has begun… and any last minute volunteers are still a welcome help! DECEMBER 9th – 14th. To help please contact Emily at Ed@enteractivesolutions.com 



And FOHA so appreciates your GIFT! Please consider FOHA and Friends Of Reed as part of your holiday giving. We don’t waste a penny. Your children and their peers benefit directly, and the contribution of both parent groups to this school is immense! 

•Simply go to the Reed website at: www.reedfoha.org to donate online. (1. Hit “Donate Now”, 2, Select an amount, 3. Under General Donation, scroll + click on “Humanities”) 

•Or via check – with “Friends of Reed, Humanities” in the memo line. Drop off in the main office (FOHA mailbox), or mailed to: Walter Reed Middle School, 4525 Irvine Avenue, North Hollywood, CA 91602. 



Reed needs your financial help more than ever… it just takes a minute to set up these simple Shop & Earn options to help our school! 


•AMAZON SMILE – Amazon will donate a % of your purchases to the charity of your choice. Follow these steps to set up or to change your charity of choice: 1. 1. Sign in to smile.amazon.com on your desktop or mobile phone browser. 

2. From your desktop, go to Your Account from the navigation at the top of any page, and then select the option to Change your Charity. Or, from your mobile browser, select Change your Charity from the options at the bottom of the page. 

3. FRIENDS OF REED, INC. (North Hollywood 


•VENTURA RECEIPTS – Give us your shopping receipts! When you shop on Ventura Boulevard (btwn Carpenter Ave & Whitsett, this includes Trader Joes and Vons) it qualifies the school to receive up to 10 percent of all the receipts collected (up to $8,000.00 per calendar year!) The collection box is located in main office & marked Ventura Shopping receipts. Funded by the Studio City Improvement Association. 


•BOX TOPS for EDUCATION - Just bring in the “Box Top" coupons that you can clip from 

hundreds of participating brands and Walter Reed earns money. A collection box is in the front office; your child can also bring in to their 1st period teacher. 



A Parent Meeting will be held on TUESDAY, JANUARY 17th, at 6 pm in the Library. Meet the Naturebridge rep and hear more about the fabulous 7th grade overnight trip we have planned. Donation balances of $200 are due on January 19th. Fliers will be sent home.



Have you heard? This is a non-profit, volunteer, enrichment group… we need YOU! 

Any amount helps, and it really does take ALL of us to make it a great year. Please send in your donation. Checks made out to “FOR-Humanities” in any amount; mailed to FOHA or given to a teacher or put in FOHA mailbox in the Main Office at Reed. Thank you!


(Artwork: Anish Kapoor, Dismemberment, Site 1, 2009)


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