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   Principal, Carl Chamblee                                                                                     October 20, 2011
        Electronic Attendance Reporting       have a signed permission form in order to                  Meadow Lakes Elementary
        through I-Parent Coming Soon.         attend.                                                    After School Swim Program
         Our information technology                                                                      will begin on Wed., 10/26, at
         department is hoping to have I-              Meadow Lakes Fall Festival,            WHS        pool. Lessons will be every Tue
      Parent absence reporting available              Friday, Oct. 28th, 6-8pm – Once        & Wed. from 10/26 – 11/16. A bus will
for you to use by mid-November. This                   again we’ll be opening our doors      pick registered students up at MLE at 3:45
new tool will allow you to log into your I-           for an evening of fun activities,      and take them to the pool in time to begin
Parent account to record your own child’s     trick-or-treating    and      spooktacular     their lessons at 4:25. Students must have
absence. If you don’t have an I-Parent        costumes. If you can and would like to         their own transportation home, and be
account go to the Districts website,          donate candy for the festival, please          picked up after their lesson ends at 5:10.,         or  browse      to   begin sending it in now. Please                Enrollment is limited to the first 40 and the I-Parent         remember, only wrapped candy can               students registering at WHS pool
Screen will come up and then select “I        be accepted. Also, if you would like to        (registration can only be done at the pool).
haven’t registered yet.”                      help run a game booth or trick-or-treat        Two volunteers are needed; one to ride the
                                              table, please call Stephanie at 352-6102.      bus to the pool and one to drive the bus
More information and directions on how to     All candy donations and help is greatly        rider back to MLE to pick up their car. A
use this new tool will soon be available on   appreciated!!! Thank you!                      $65 gift certificate will be issued to each
school and District web pages.                                                               volunteer.
                                                             Valley Performing Arts
Effective immediately, the District is                       Opens Up Auditions for          Updated Cross Country Meet Results –
requiring all parents provide an excuse for                 the                Upcoming      My Sincerest Apologies for the
student absences. This can be done                           Performance       of    “The    Oversight in our Last Newsletter –
through a written note, phone call, e-mail                   Wizard of Oz.” Students,        Again, congratulations to ALL students
to your child’s school, or by coming in       ages 8 to 13, can audition at MLE at 4:00      across the district who practiced hard, dug
personally to excuse the absence.             pm on Thursday, Dec. 1. Limited, 35            deep into their character and pushed
                                              children per school audition. Due to safety    themselves to achieve compete and reach
Fall Picture Retakes – Fret not if you        issues, the following physical parameters      their own personal best, but when I
missed picture day on 10/7, as retakes will   apply: Height; 4’6” & under, Weight; 75        reported the results in the last newsletter I
be on Friday, Nov. 18. SMILE                 lbs & under, Vision; function on stage         accidentally left out the following MLE
                                              without glasses. Adult auditions will be       finishers. Following are the results of
Fall Book Fair; “Reading is                   held at the Valley Performing Arts Center      those students I missed:
Out of this World” – October                  on Saturday, 12/3, from 1-4pm, and again       Girl’s Open 1.6km; 143 District
24 – 28: Don’t miss this year’s               on Sunday, 12/4, from 5-7pm. If you            participants:
book fair at Meadow Lakes. The                would like to audition for a specific lead     Payton Capossela; 48th, Kaitlyn Smith;
book fair will be open from 9:00am – 6:00     role, come prepared to portray that            69th, Fuchsia Keel; 75th, Haley Hongslo;
pm on 10/24 and 10/25 and then from 8:30      character, otherwise for all other roles you   78th, Regan Parker; 116th, Valerie Murphy;
– 9:00am and 3:45 – 5:00pm on 10/26 –         don’t need to prepare – just dress             120th, and Mackenzie Kelley; 121st
10/28. This is a great way to get quality     comfortably. Audition forms can be found
holiday shopping done, or just beef up        online at
your personal home library.                                                                  Dates to Remember:
                                              MLE Schedule of Boys &                         10/21: 4th Gr Salmon Dissection
        1st Quarter ends THIS Friday,         Girls Basketball Games:
         October          14,        and      10/20: Boys Away Game @ Shaw, 4:30             10/21: Movie Night
           Parent/Teacher Conferences         10/26: Girls Away Game @ Larson, 4:30
                                                                                             10/24 & 10/25: Parent/Teacher Conf – No
           are set for Monday &               10/27: Boys Away Game @ Big Lk, 4:30
                                                                                             School for Students
           Tuesday, Oct. 24th and 25th        10/27: Girls Away Game @ Big Lk, 5:30
(remember, no school for students on          11/1: Boys Home Game vs. Larson, 4:30          10/14 – 10/28: Book Fair
the 24th and 25th). Teachers have sent        11/2: Girls Home Game vs. Big Lk, 4:30
home letters with dates and times for         11/2: Boys Home Game vs. Big Lk, 5:30          10/26: After School Swim Begins
scheduled conferences. If you have not        11/3: Boys Away Game @ Tanaina, 4:30
received one, please contact your child’s     11/8: Boys Away Game @ Willow, 5:30            10/28: Fall Festival
teacher. Report cards will be given out       11/8: Girls Away Game @ Willow, 4:30
during conferences, or sent home on           11/10: Boys Home Game vs. Snowshoe,            11/10: Prof. Development Day – No
Friday if you’re not scheduled for a          4:30                                           School For Students
conference.                                   11/12: Boys Jamboree @ TMS, 8am
                                                                                             11/18: Fall Picture Retakes
                                              11/14: Girls Home Game vs. Tanaina, 4:30
Movie Night, This Friday, Oct. 21 –           11/16: Girls Home Game vs. Knik, 4:30          11/24 & 11/25: Thanksgiving Holiday
The feature presentation for the 21st will    11/19: Girls Jamboree @ TMS, 8am
be “Spookie Buddies.” Students must

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