USC School News – Dec. 16, 2019

Winter Break is Dec. 23th – Jan. 3rd
January Lunch Menu Attached
Thanks for Supporting Food for People
Union Street Charter classrooms collected a total of 275 pounds of food for the Food for People Hunger Fighter Challenge!
Coats for the Cold Collection
Coats for the Cold is a community organization that provides new and used coats for those who cannot afford them. Families who want to donate clean coats (gently used or new) can bring them to school. A “Coats for the Cold” collection barrel is on the office porch now and throughout the month of January. For more info visit:
Fall 2020 Enrollment & Re-enrollment
Siblings entering Kindergarten Fall 2020: Kindergarten applications for siblings of current students are due on January 24th. Please pick up an application from the office or request an application by email ( Students must be 5 years old by Sept. 1, 2020 to enter kindergarten.
Grades K-4 re-enrollment: Please let us know by January 24th if your child will not or may not be continuing at USC in the fall of next year ( Please talk to Rea Erickson if you are unsure of your enrollment plans for next year. It is important for us to know about possible changes as soon as possible.
New student admission meetings: Our intake meetings will be held on January 30th & January 31st at 5:30 for parents interested in enrolling students for the 2020-21 school year. As current parents, you are the best source for other parents to hear about our great school. Please tell friends and acquaintances, particularly with children entering kindergarten, to come to one of our admission meetings.
Calendar Highlights
Dec. 23 – Jan. 3: Winter Break
Jan. 15: Book Trade
Jan. 20: Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Observed
Jan. 27: Half day, teacher-initiated conferences
Feb. 17 – 21: Presidents Break
March 8: Family Potluck & student sing 12-3
April 8-10: Half day, conferences
April 13 – 17: Spring Break
May 1: Half day, Open House
May 25: Memorial Day, no school
June 11: Last Day of School
June 13: All School End of Year Picnic & 5th grade graduation
Questions or Suggestions?
Please contact Rea Erickson at or Pam at