4/14/2014 - 4/18/2014
Monday, April 14: PTO Meeting – 6:30 pm Childcare available
Tuesday, April 15: Parents Night-South Middle School
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wednesday, April 16: RCU
Thursday, April 17: Helmet Orders Due
Friday, April 18: School Closed - Break
Friday, April 25: 5th grade to Blugold Beginnings
Tuesday, April 29: 1st grade to LE Phillips Public Library – morning
Tuesday, May 13: DQ Night 5 pm – 10 pm
Thursday, May 15: Hoffy’s Skate America 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Help Our Eau Claire School Custodians Sweep Hunger From The Chippewa Valley!
You can help our custodians and local food pantries by purchasing and donating non-perishable food items between April 7th and April 17th, just in time for local families to receive donations for Easter. Please drop your non-perishable items in the bins in front of the main office at your child’s school, and the custodians will then organize and deliver them to area food banks.
Sponsored by: Eau Claire Board of Education Custodians—Local 560….. Thanks for your support!
Parents’ Night at South Middle School
April 15, 2014 from 6:30 – 7:30 P.M. in the South Middle School Auditorium
Please plan to join us on this evening, as we…
Introduce you to some of our staff and describe opportunities for parent involvement
Share with you our Vision and Mission
Explain a typical 6th grade student schedule
Highlight some extracurricular offerings
Tell you about further orientation opportunities
Wrap-up with time for Questions & Answers
If you have any questions about gifted education opportunities, and/or would like to meet our GT Resource Teacher, Sue Fulkerson, you are invited to a brief meeting in 220I at 6:00.
The Meadowview PTO board is currently in need of a vice president, secretary, and fish tank cleaner for the 2014/2015 school year. If anyone is interested in any of these positions and would like more details, please contact Cynthia Hunt at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kris McKenzie at email@example.com.
The Eau Claire Area School District Summer Program office has many exciting opportunities for students to participate in this summer. If you would like to look at a brochure and register please go to the summer school page at http://www.ecasd.k12.wi.us/teachinglearning/coa_tl_summerprograms.cfm.
Just a reminder: Registrations are due no later than April 17th
Hoffy’s Skate America Night
Congratulations to Brady Anderson. He won a free night of roller skating for the entire school at Hoffy’s Skate America. It will be Thursday May 15 from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm. If you choose to use roller skates they will be free. There will be an extra charge to use their blades and scooters.
Saturday, April 26th
Mark your calendars! All services are free and open to anyone who has a need! No need to pre-register. This event is held at Bethesda, 123 W. Hamilton, Eau Claire.
Services offered include:
•Chiropractic •Doctor Appointments •Cholesterol and Glucose Screenings •Dental Screenings •Eye
Appointments and Glasses •Haircuts •Oil Changes •Massage •Photography •Chit Chat Counseling Services •Community Resources •Free Clothing •Hot Meal
Eau Claire Aquatic Club Summer Season Begins June 17
ECAC is a non-profit, parent-run competitive swim program which encourages swimmers to improve swimming strokes, stay in shape and have fun! Summer practices will run from 7 am-8:30 am on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from June 17 through July 31 at South Middle School. Participants must be 7 years old or older, must be able to swim the length of the pool without stopping and must have basic knowledge of the four competitive swimming strokes. Cost is $140 for the season and a minimum of 20 swimmers must be registered for the season to be held. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Chippewa River Adventure Camp is April 26
The UWEC Environmental Adventure Center is sponsoring a day-long Adventure Camp for students ages 8-16 at Round Hill near Durand. Participants will explore the natural world, get active outdoors and learn something new! Activities vary each year but past activities have included canoeing, kayaking, fishing, archery, map and compass, rifle range, outdoor cooking and a GPS treasure hunt. Each students will have the opportunity to participate in four activities. Cost is $40 per person and includes all instruction/equipment and a brick oven pizza lunch. Parents are invited to attend at no additional cost. Contact Sam Worple at email@example.com or call 608-302-7430 for more information. Register by sending a check payable to the UWEC Environmental Center to Daniel Langlois, UWEC Hilltop Recreation Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54701.
Upcoming Activities at the YMCA!
The annual Father/Daughter Dance will be held on Saturday, April 19, from 6:30-9 pm. This magical evening is for dads (or other male role models) and their daughters to spend time together dancing the night away! Cost is $10 per person for Y members and $15 per person for non-members. All ages are welcome, though this event is enjoyed the most by participants ages 4 and up.
Writer’s Voice/Writer’s Voice, Junior!
This national YMCA program is designed to give kids and teens the opportunity to express themselves through a variety of writing styles. Two sessions are offered: Writer’s Voice is for middle and high school students whereas Writer’s Voice, Junior! is designed for youth in grades 3-5. This program takes place on Wednesdays from April 16-May 28, with the regular session taking place from 4:15-5:45 pm and the Junior session from 6-7 pm. Fees vary from $15-$30, depending on age and Y membership status.
Young Artists Studio
This new visual arts program being offered by the Eau Claire YMCA provides the perfect opportunity for kids ages 9-12 to explore new methods of creative expression. Each week, we will tackle a new, fun, innovative project with lots of participant input. The small group format of this program is ideal for individualized attention and hands-on learning. This class meets from April 18-May 30 on Fridays from 4:15-5:00 pm. Cost is $45 for Y members and $60 for non-members.
Questions on any of the above programs can be directed to Jen Zwicky, Youth Development Director, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild Has Upcoming Opportunities!
Auditions for the musical “Annie Warbucks” will be held by The Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild, 102 W. Grand Avenue, at 7 pm, May 5-7 as follows: May 5, Girls ages 8-13; May 6, Adults; May 7, All ages (men, women and youth). For more information please call CVTG at 715-832-7529, e-mail email@example.com, or visit them online at www.cvtg.org
The CVTG will host its 5th Annual Fairytale Ball on Friday, May 9 from 6:00-8:30 pm at The Florian Gardens, Eau Claire. For tickets or more information on any of these events, please call CVTG at 715-832-7529, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit them online at www.cvtg.org.
Summer Institute Brochure: Summer Institute Brochure
Lace ‘em up for the EC Marathon
Sunday, May 4th, 2014
26.2 mile marathon, 13.1 mile half marathon, 5K run/walk, & 26.2 mile 4 person relay
Volunteers and cheer people – we need you to make this a success!!
Email Leah Akervik email@example.com or Lana Leonard firstname.lastname@example.org
Sue Lindstedt - Partnership Coordinator - #852-4007
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