March 2020 News and Events
Happy March!

Hello AE Wright Families. As the school year seems to be flying by, there are some exciting things happening at our school! Our next PFC Meeting is at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 11 in the Drama Room, hope to see you there!

Following and below are some upcoming events:

Book Fair
Our Book Fair is March 30-April 3 in the Media Center. If you are interested in volunteering, please look out for a sign up to mailed out before our kickoff date.

Step It Up fundraiser kicks off Thursday, March 12
Your child will be coming home with info on how to participate and win great prizes all while helping our school. Aside from the annual pledge drive, this is our school’s biggest fundraiser, and it’s so easy to get involved.
 
LVUSD Speaker Series Wednesday, March 18
Jessica Lahey will be at Calabasas High School at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 18 discussing her book, The Gift of Failure.

Beautification Day is Sunday, March 22
We will have a day of sprucing up our campus. Dr. Roberts, teachers and faculty will join the kids and parents handling different tasks around the school. Please join us on that day! Those in attendance will be eligible for an opportunity drawing to win a family-four pack to Disneyland! Note: High schoolers can earn community service hours as well.

Family Game Night (hosted by GATE) is Friday, April 3
Sign up for AE Wright's first-ever Family Game Night 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, April 3.

Nomination Committee
Board positions are opening up for the 2020-2021 school year. If you are interested in finding out more, please email us.
 
Please check the school’s website regularly, so you do not miss out on a single moment.
THANK YOU again for all you do to support our school! 

Naomi Golden & Amy Grayson
Co-Presidents, A.E. Wright PFC 
Questions? Please contact us at   AEWpfcprez@gmail.com .
BOOK FAIR IS COMING
Mark your calendar for Monday, March 30-Friday, April 3 when Follett Book Fair will come to AE Wright! Purchase some great books and support our school. Open daily from 8:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. in the Media Center.
FAMILY GAME NIGHT FRIDAY, APRIL 3 (hosted by GATE)
NEW THIS YEAR! Students and families are invited to the first annual
AE Wright Family Game Night (Hosted by GATE)
6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, April 3 at AE Wright

A family evening filled with games and activities, food, music and more. Admission is FREE!  Families will be able to enjoy a variety of activities including: 
  • AE Wright Scavenger Hunt 
  • Breakout boxes
  • Board Game Café
  • Giant Jenga
  • Robotics activity
  • Video game lecture by industry expert
  • Coding mini-class
  • Kahoot games
  • Performance by the AEW Jazz Band
  • Food
THIS IS NOT A DROP-OFF EVENT. ADULT SUPERVISION IS REQUIRED
Admission is FREE! We would love for each family to bring a new, unwrapped game or book to donate to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

Family dinner available for purchase via Paypal! The $22 package includes a large cheese pizza and a side salad (no substitutions). Bring your own water and drinks. Be sure to add this in your RSVP.

If you don't want pizza, please eat beforehand, or bring your own picnic to eat while you enjoy the AE Wright Jazz Band performance between 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
MARCH UPCOMING
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4-FRIDAY, MARCH 6
-Astrocamp trip - 6th graders


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4
-High school counselors' visit with 8th grade students
-Wear your college attire

TUESDAY, MARCH 10
AE Wright Chorus Concert — Songfest at Agoura High School
7-8:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11
PFC Meeting - counselors from Agoura High will be on hand to answer parent questions 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. AE Wright

THURSDAY, MARCH 12
STEP IT UP! Launch Assembly
GATE Spring Parent Meeting 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the AE Wright Drama Room

FRIDAY, MARCH 13
8th grader course requests (for 9th grade) due in Aeries
SATURDAY, MARCH 14
SCSBOA Music Festival - AEW Wind Ensemble/Orchestra performing

 TUESDAY, MARCH 17
St. Patrick's Day Dress up
-Stringfest at Agoura High School - AEW String Orchestra performing
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18
-BandFest at Agoura High School - AEW Wind Ensemble playing
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

THURSDAY, MARCH 19
-High school counselors' visit with 8th grade students

FRIDAY, MARCH 20
-NO SCHOOL: Staff Development Day

FRIDAY, MARCH 27
-End of 3rd quarter

MONDAY, MARCH 30-FRIDAY, APRIL 3
-Follett Book Fair, AE Wright

Thank you to our sponsors:
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LVUSD FEATURED SPEAKER WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18
MIDDLE SCHOOL DANCE INTENSIVE AT CHS
Community Fundraising — Earn Money for AE Wright
Box Tops: Drop off Box Tops in the Library. Each Box Top is worth 10 cents. You can also shop online and designate A E Wright Middle School as the rewards recipient. Click here  to register and shop.
Ralphs shoppers! Register or renew your customer rewards card by clicking here and selecting #80675. Even if you were registered last year, Ralphs requires you to renew each school year. Ralph's will donate 1-4% of your purchase to AEW!
Shoparoo: There is no registration required, and no set up process - anyone can raise money for any school. Just take a few moments to snap a picture of your grocery receipt on your smartphone, and voila - you've made an instant cash donation to our school! You can also take pictures of your non-grocery receipts (like clothing stores, electronics stores, restaurants, home improvement stores, and more) for entries for AEW to win $1,000 or $15,000 in Shoparoo's sweepstakes. Just download the Shoparoo app on App Store or Google Play.
Amazon Smile: It's the same Amazon, except qualified purchases earn a percentage back for AEW! If you already have an Amazon account, you can use it to designate "A. E. Wright Middle School P F C" as your charitable organization. Click here to register .
Conejo Deals: When you designate AE Wright Middle School PFC, your purchases through Conejo Deals earns cash back for our school! Click here to register.
Calabasas Car Spa and Agoura Hand Wash: Ask for Washbucks when you purchase a car wash at either of these two locations ( 24115 Calabasas Rd, Calabasas, CA 91302  or  30245 Canwood St, Agoura Hills, CA 91301) and turn them in to the Main Office.
Email us any time with questions at aewptsa@gmail.com.