Union Street Charter News August 30th 2019

Approaching dates

Labor Day, No School: Monday, Sept. 2nd

Board Meeting: Wednesday Sept. 4th, 6:00 pm

Photo Day: Tuesday, October 1st

In Service, No School: Friday, Nov. 1st

Parent Meetings: Childcare available for school age children

First Grade – Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 5:30
Third Grade – Thursday, Sept. 5 at 5:30
Fourth Grade – Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 7:00

Class Camping/Day Trips:

Kindergarten Day Trip – Friday Sept. 27
First Grade Day Trip – Friday Sept. 20

Second Grade Camping – Sept. 5-6
Third Grade Day Trip – Friday Sept. 13
Fourth Grade Wolf Creek – Oct. 16-18

Fifth Grade Backpacking – Sept. 11-13

Fifth Grade Ashland Trip – Oct. 3-4

September Lunch Menu Attached

Parking Reminder for drop off (8:00-8:30) & pick up times (3:00-3:10):

The 4 parking spots on the north side of the driveway are limited to 5-minute parking only as a courtesy to other parents. The spots on the south side of the driveway are for drop-off/pick-up only (no parking).

Thank you!

Driveway Spots Reserved 8:30-10:00 am for Camping/Day Trip Departures

All driveway spots reserved for parent drivers to load gear/students on the following days:

Thurs. 9/5 – 2nd grade

Wed. 9/11 – 5th Grade

Friday 9/13 – 3rd Grade

Younger Siblings on the Playground

If you have younger siblings with you during pickup time, please watch them carefully on the playground. The equipment is not designed for ages below 5 years.

Child Car Seat Laws & Guidelines

Does your child still need a booster seat? Check out the life-size poster in the depot on Tuesday to find out. Please remember to leave your child’s car/booster seat for fieldtrip drivers. Thank you Janarie for making the poster! Please visit the CHP website: https://www.chp.ca.gov/programs-services/programs/child-safety-seats, an important resource for keeping your family safe in the car.

Programs for Kids: HLOC Kidco classes start Sept. 9th. See attached flyer

Free and Reduced Lunch Application & School Funding

Eligible students may qualify to receive free or reduced price ($0.40) lunches as part of the National School Lunch Program. The school gets funding boosts for each qualified free and reduced application regardless of whether a student eats school lunch or not.  PLEASE RETURN THE ATTACHED APPLICATION FOR FREE AND REDUCED LUNCHES; IT NEEDS TO BE TURNED IN ON A YEARLY BASIS.

AmazonSmile Donation Program

You can support our school when you shop at Amazon through the AmazonSmile donation program. Simply log on to AmazonSmile.com before shopping and select Equinox Center for Education as your charity, or use the following link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/23-7116546, and Amazon will donate up to 0.5% of qualifying purchases to Equinox Center for Education at no cost to you. Thank you!

Questions or Suggestions?

Please contact Rea Erickson at rea.unionstreet@gmail.com or Pam Killoran at office.unionstreet@gmail.com.