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Newsletter                                                                                          September 17, 2008

TRCS School Directory                    Junior Great Books Training
   The school directory is in produc-      Junior Great Books (JGB) is getting underway at TRCS! JGB is a literacy en-
tion. We hope to have it available for   richment program for grades K-8. (http://www.greatbooks.org/programs-for-
distribution in the next few weeks.      all-ages/junior.html)
  If you have updated or additional         We have purchased the materials and scheduled the parent volunteer train-
information to provide, or prefer that   ing. Those of you who signed up at the parent meeting are on the volunteer list.
your information not be included         If you didn’t sign up, but are interested in participating in this exciting program
in the directory, please contact Beth    - it’s not too late! We still need a few volunteers. Volunteering consists of 1 day
Vossen by Sept. 26th.                    of training (Oct. 10 and 1 hour per week in the classroom (not necessarily your
                                         child’s classroom) reading and leading a discussion.
                                           The training will be held on Friday, October 10th, from 9:00-2:30 at the Uni-
                                         tarian Universalist Fellowship on King St.
                                          To add your name to the list and/or confirm your participation, please call or
Box Tops for Education &                 email (preferred) Beth Jacquot, 264-3669, bethjacquot@bellsouth.net.

Printer Ink Cartridges
  TRCS families...Here is an easy way
to help raise funds for our school.      Attention all students in                    3rd Grade Pre-test
Collect your box tops from grocery       grades 6-8!
packaging & send them in to your                                                        During the first three weeks of
child’s teacher - THAT’S IT! Simple        The Model United Nations Club is           school, all public schools in North
enough! Our goal this year is $800.      starting up next Thursday. This club         Carolina are required to give the
Let’s make the mark and maybe            is perfect for students interested in        3rd grade Pre-test. Happily, that is
even surpass it! If you are interested   current world issues and looking for         behind us now. Our dedicated staff
in more information, like where our      a real challenge. Model UN involves          strives to provide the best possible
school is in meeting its goal, or ways   students working in pairs to research        environment for testing. The 3rd
to earn extra box tops, log on to the    real issues and have a chance to see         graders were well prepared by Miss
Box Tops for Education web site at       how the real United Nations oper-            April and knew what to expect. The
www.btfe.com. You can create your        ates. It is a lot of fun, but requires       students took the test very seriously
own sign-in page that will take you      a lot of hard work! If you are inter-        and did a fabulous job.
to our personalized Two Rivers Com-      ested, check out the meeting next              Many thanks to the parent proctors
munity School account.                   Thursday, 9/25 starting at 3:30 and          who graciously volunteered a morn-
  Please also remember to send in        lasting until 4:00. If you would like        ing to help us out. We appreciate so
your empty printer ink cartridges.       to join, but can’t make this meeting,        much your help with this required
This is also an easy fund raiser and     please tell Mrs. Rachel, the 7-8 teach-      testing.
supports recycling at the same time.     er, so she can get you the information
What a great plan!                       and get you registered. Thanks!

Thank you,
                                         “The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young
Natalie Lewis
                                         minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.”
Box Tops for Education Coordinator                                                                             –Anatole France

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