NEWS AND INFORMATION
Building Habits (BH):
Starting the year right means getting into healthy habits from the get-go. Check back weekly to learn ways to help your family gear up for student success all around campus!




So...what was H.E.R.O. all about ? Again, it is a curriculum designed to deal with a reality in American schools since 1998 in a way that is healthy, relevant, empowering, and which makes a difference for the children who may find themselves in such a situation at school, the park, a baseball game, the movie theatre, etc. When an unsafe person enters their space, the children will be able to move, rather than being paralyzed by not being at all prepared for such an unsettling situation. This curriculum was presented last spring to the PTSL by one of the founders of this organization (Safe Kids, Inc.) who is a former police officer joined by another former officer, an attorney, and an educator who has experiences from the classroom through a superintendency.  

This program was field-tested in both public an private schools. Unfortunately, shortly after the K-3 students were trained in a district and incident occurred at the property adjacent to the school yard where the students were at recess. The K-3 students responded while the students in Grades 4-6 were paralyzed or were unable to figure out what they needed to do.  

As a person with more than 150 hours of school safety training through Indiana’s nationally recognized program, Mrs. Nagy realized there was nothing quite like this out there. The age-appropriate curriculum which does not include the words “gun”, “shot/shoot”, shooter, gunman, (etc.) is designed to minimize the powerlessness or trauma children now have anxiety over. Think about the “active shooter” incidents and the time they began. Most of us parents knew a world before then. None of our children do. In fact, there are few college students who remember that time and very few people under the age of 27 who would remember life without such activity.
National Hispanic Heritage Month starts NOW! 
This month we will invest some time learning about the contributions of Hispanic Americans to our overall society and to our local community and Zion Family. Please send accounts of your family or friends who have been a blessing to Anaheim, Orange County, California, the USA, or our Zion Family. We will post these on Facebook, so photos and brief accounts would be great. We know you have these stories, Lions, so share on! Thanks.
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Prayers:  For Mr. Nadeau who started chemo therapy this week and will have a stem cell transplant on Tuesday, October 8th.
Parent Teacher Conferences
Parent/Teacher conferences are set for Thursday, October 3rd,
and Friday, October 4th. Students will be dismissed at 11:45 AM
on Thursday. SAC will be available on Thursday, with hourly rates
beginning at 12:00 PM. THERE IS NO SCHOOL ON FRIDAY , SAC is available, please complete the Prepay Form if you will be using SAC on Friday.


Parents Schedule Conferences
Parent Teacher Conferences are Thursday and Friday, if you have not signed up to meet with your child's teacher contact Yvonne in the school office 714-535-3600 ext. 400 to set up a conference.

Thank you to the Community helper guest speakers from AT&T !
Acolytes

5th-8th Graders! Here is your opportunity to Acolyte at Zion. Acolyting is a great opportunity to be part of the church service. Zion members love to see students at church, especially helping with the service. No Experience is needed. Miss Stewart will be going over the duties of an Acolyte with each class. Please go to the link and sign-up.  

We're using SignUp.com (the leading online SignUp and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming SignUps.

Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:

1) Click this link to see our SignUp on SignUp.com:  https://signup.com/go/TZdaYJO
2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on SignUp.com.

Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.
Children's Ministry Volunteers Needed

Join the Zion Children’s Ministry Sunday School Team. We are looking for adult volunteers on Sundays for the 10 am worship service, to teach the Children’s Message followed by a craft or game. The Children’s message will be pre-made along with all the game or craft material. Volunteers will walk the children from the church during the Sermon to Berea Room, read the message and follow the directions for the craft or game, make sure the room is cleaned up and then walk the children back to Church to sit with their parents. All of this will be about 15-20 minutes of your time and you will receive a one hour credit of parent participation time (for Zion School Parents). We encourage you to sign up with a friend as working in a team is more fun.
 
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Hot Lunch/Pizza Changes

October Hot Lunch and Pizza may be ordered until Friday, October 4th. No new orders will be accepted after this date. Hot lunch/Pizza Day of Orders for October will be charged $5.00. November Hot Lunch ordering is available on RenWeb.

How to order Lunch:
Use RenWeb.com and log into your ParentsWeb Click on student and
drop down menu will appear and click on Lunch. If you have not set this up go to RenWeb.com use the district code ZL-CA to create a ParentsWeb account.
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Thrift Shop
Shop, Volunteer, and Donate to the Zion Thrift Shop!
Located at:
1109 E. Commonwealth Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92831
Only 2 short miles from Zion

THRIFT SHOP HOURS:
Monday - Friday 10:00-4:00 PM
Saturday 10:00-3:00 PM
Please contact Michele Brown at
714-879-1147/email
mbrown@zionanaheim.org to schedule your volunteer hours.
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SCRIP
SCRIP it's easy to get started! Drop your order with payment attached in any tuition box located in the
School/SAC/ECEC or Church office or go online shopwithscrip.com and use the enrollment code below. Orders dropped in boxes on or before Friday will be processed and available on the following
Thursday. Contact Linda Stewart for complete details on the Zion SCRIP Program 7143151738.

IT IS HERE!!!! Credit Card payment is available if you are signed up for Shop with
Scrip or My Scrip Wallet. Click here . Contact Linda Stewart for complete details on the Zion SCRIP Program 7143151738.
SAC
NEWS AND EVENTS
SAC Prepay Days

Teacher Conference
October 3, 2019
11:45 Dismissal (SAC Hourly)

Teacher Conference
October 4, 2019
No School- SAC Prepay Day

Teacher Professional Development Day
No School - SAC Prepay Day

Enrichment Classes

Cooking Class
Last Week to register for the Cooking Class
CHURCH NEWS

 Zion Lutheran Church
invites you to 
Join Us For Worship on Sunday 

Traditional:  8:30 AM
  
Contemporary Praise: 10:00 AM    

New Church Office Hours
Beginning next Monday, August 26, 2019, 
the New Church Office hours will be:
Monday - Friday, 9am - 3pm (excluding holidays). 

                                                    
Zion Family and Friends
Join us as we celebrate
Reformation 502
Single Service Sunday,
October 27 at 9:30am
Worship, Praise, & Celebration
Good Food & Fun Time Together
Immediately following the Reformation Service
Zion will continue the celebration with an all family BBQ & Potluck.
Please help us by providing your  RSVP  to the Church Office at 714-535-1169 or  email:  reformation502@zionanaheim.org