Newsletter Date 8/17/2012 www.EmmausLutheran.com email@example.com All School News Our first week of school was a great The Accreditation kick-off meeting success! If you have any joys or will be on Thursday, August 30 from challenges from the first week, please 7:00-8:00 PM in the fellowship hall. don’t be afraid to share them with us. Free childcare will be provided. There We rejoice that God has blessed our are still spots to sign up for this very school with an enrollment of 72 students important school improvement process. this year. Thank you for having your Last week, Mr. Hintz sent out emails Upcoming Events children at Emmaus. Have a great year! sharing more information about serving 8/22 Sunglasses on these committees. If you did not Day Piano Lessons will begin on Friday, receive the email, please speak with September 7. All piano students will him. If you are still unsure if you would 8/30 Accreditation have lessons each Friday there is be interested or able to serve, please kick-off meeting, 7- school. Lessons are $7 each or $25 for still come to the meeting to gather more 8 PM 4 lessons if paid on the prepay dates information; then decide. Also check indicated on the piano calendar. The out the accreditation page on our 9/4 First day of band lessons first prepay date is September 7. A website for information piano calendar is available in the school (emmauslutheran.com/accreditation). 9/7 First day of office. Last year we had a few piano lessons keyboards that we were able to loan to Arizona Tuition Tax Credit is a families that did not have access to a wonderful program that allows Arizona 9/13 Tuition Tax keyboard or piano at home for practice. residents to donate a portion of their Credit meeting If you have one of these keyboards and state taxes to students that attend a your child is not using it this year, please parochial or private school. After donors bring it back to Emmaus, so we can loan complete their taxes, they will receive a it to new piano students. dollar-for-dollar credit. Payment can be made in smaller increments throughout Grace Lutheran, one of our sister the year. If your child will be receiving schools, takes their 7th-8th graders to Tuition Tax Credit this year, either Washington DC every other year during designated or undesignated, you must Upcoming Sports their week of spring break. This year, fill out an application form. Pick these they have invited the Emmaus 7th-8th up in the school office or online. The Sports will start graders to go on the trip with them. The Tuition Tax Credit website is: after Labor Day cost of the trip is about $1100. Any helpscholarships.org. There have been students and parents that are interested a few changes to the program this year. in attending this trip, please speak with Please attend an explanation and Mr. Hintz. Grace would like to know by training meeting on Thursday, the end of September how many September 13 from 6:30-7:30 PM in the Emmaus students and parents would fellowship hall to learn about the like to join them. changes and brush up on Tuition Tax Credit program. Free childcare will be We have a new list of spirit days this provided. year. Next Wednesday, August 22 is sunglasses day. Wear a pair of Please join us for worship. Our sunglasses in our Valley of the Sun and weekly church services are on Sunday receive a few AR (Accelerated Reader) points. at 8:00 and 10:30 AM, with growing in God’s Word for children, teens and adults at 9:15 AM. We’d love to worship with you.
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