September 26, 2019
1st - 5th Curriculum Night is at 6:00 p.m. tonight!
If you have not purchased or returned your Go, Play, Save book, please send in the book or money tomorrow, (Friday) we still have many books which have not been returned.
 
If you need to purchase your book you can  Pay Online here.  
 
Information for Families Who May Need Help with Translations

Hindi
"क्या आपको ऐसे माता -पिता से मिलना है जो हिंदी में  आपको हमारे विद्यालय की अधिक जानकारी दे सकें ?"
यदि हां , तो 'Hindi' लिख  कर   ssavage@socratesacademy.us  को ईमेल किजिए

Spanish
Gustaría que un padre o madre que hable español le ayudo aprender más de nuestra escuela?
Porfavor mande un correo electrónico a ssavage@socratesacademy.us con la palabra “español”

Greek
Θα θέλατε έναν γονέα που μιλάει Ελληνικά να σας βοηθήσει να μάθετε για το σχολείο μας ?
Αν ναι, στείλτε εμαιλ στη ssavage@socratesacademy.us , με τη λέξη Greek.

Hebrew
האם תרצה/תרצי שהורה שמדבר עברית ייצור עמך קשר ויעזור לך ללמוד על בית ספרנו?
 בתוספת המילה  ssavage@socratesacademy.us   אם כן נא צרו קשר עם 

Amharic
ስለትምሕርትቤታችንመረጃለማግኘትየአማረኛተናጋሪወላጅይፈልጋሉ?
ከሆነምለ ssavage@socratesacademy.us , Amharic ብለውኢሜልይላኩ::

Lithuanian
Ar Jums reikėtų lietuviškai šnekančių tėvų pagalbos, kad sužinoti daugiau apie mūsų mokykla? 
Jei taip, prašau parašykite į šitą elektroninį  paštą žodį: "Lietuviškai ssavage@socratesacademy.us

Russian
«Хотели бы вы, чтобы один из родителей, говорящий (Русский), помог вам узнать о нашей школе?»
Если это так, напишите ssavage@socratesacademy.us по электронной почте со словом (Russian)
Educational Expenses

Educational Expenses are due November 11 th , 2019. You may pay your child's Educational Expenses here >>
7th Grade Student Immunization Reminder

ALL seventh grade students need to turn in immunization records reflecting that required boosters have been given. It is important that this is sent in as soon as possible to avoid exclusion from school. If records are not received by October 7th your student will not be permitted to attend classes.
Fundraising Committee Meeting

The Fundraising Committee will be meeting on Monday 9/30 at 8:30 a.m. The meeting agenda can be found HERE .
Aloha Luau Middle School Dance

Mark your calendar! All Socrates Academy Middle School students are invited to the Aloha Luau Dance on October 11th from 7-9 p.m. Cost is $6 and tickets will be sold by student council the week before the dance. Price includes snacks, beverages and a DJ to spin the tunes! Dance permission form and volunteer sign up coming soon.
Odyssey of the Mind Interest Meeting

Ms. Christian will be hosting an Odyssey of the Mind interest meeting on Tues, Oct 8 from 6-7pm in H10 (Intermediate Building) . We will have 2 teams this year, 1 middle school 
and 1 upper elementary (3-5). The date for student try outs for the teams will be held later in October and e ach team can have 7 members. If you are able to help, please contact cchristian@socratesacademy.us

OM (Odyssey of the Mind) is a creative problem-solving competition where students have to create 
solutions to long-term problems and present at the meet in the spring. There are also spontaneous
problems that have to be solved at the competition.
Fall Picture Day is October 3rd

We need YOU to make it a success! Follow this link to volunteer to keep things running smoothly.

Order forms will be sent home with scholars this week. Follow the directions to place your order. 

Earn Volunteer Hours by Taking Pictures with Your Phone

We are looking for parents to take pictures during the school day and during events. You do not need to have a camera, taking pictures with your phone is fine! Sign up HERE
Tuesday, Oct.1 st
8:10 am - 9:30 am

Tuesday, Oct. 8 th
8:10 am - 9:30 am

Tuesday, Oct. 15 th
8:10 am - 9:30 am

Tuesday, Oct. 22 nd
8:10 am - 9:30 am

Tuesday, Oct. 29 th
8:10 am - 9:30 am


Volunteering at the Closet is a fun and easy way to reach your 36 hours.
This After Hours Enrichment offers:

  • Weekly Master Instruction
  • 18:1 Student: Instructor Ratio
  • Chesskid.com Gold Memberships to All Students
  • Full Support and Coaching at Local Tournaments
  • Online Program Enrollment

Grades K-8 : Tuesday Afternoon 3:30 pm-4:30 pm
Starts: Tuesday, October 1 through Tuesday, December 17
Our 8th grade scholars are making blankets for people in need through Project Linus on October 25th. We have 75 scholars making blankets and we need fleece fabric, minimum length cut should be 2 yards, assuming a 60” width. Earn 3 hours for every piece you donate. We are looking for child-friendly patterns, as most of these will go to children, infants - 18 years of age. Help us help others!
Finish Your Volunteer Hours Early

Please remember to label your donation with the name of the person requesting the item
Take a look at The Wish List
If you are bringing your donation to the school, please drop it in one of the Wish List Donation Boxes located in the any building on campus.
Monday Funday Teacher Lunch Relief

Many of our teachers eat lunch while standing so they can oversee the children eating lunch. Be a teacher's hero and join us on Mondays for lunch! Volunteers will help students open packages and keep an eye out for horseplay while the teachers enjoy sitting during their lunch time. Want to help?
Volunteer Opportunities
  1. Browse Open Volunteer Opportunities Below.
  2. Find Something that Interests You
  3. Click to Sign up or Email the Contact
Don't Forget to LOG YOUR HOURS After You Volunteer! 
SIGN UP to receive updates on volunteer needs as soon as they are available.  


VOLUNTEER AT SCHOOL:


  • Help Out with Play Rehearsals Sign Up >> Monitor the kids and help them learn their lines.

  • Paint the Sets Sign Up >> No experience necessary. Paint the sets solid colors, paint inside of the lines (Paint by number)

  • Volunteer the Night of the Play Sign Up >> Help with concessions, ticket sales, or costuming.

  • Donate Paint for Set Design Old house paint, (gallons), half full or more Craft paint (small bottles OK)

  • Help with the School Store SIGN UP



VOLUNTEER FROM HOME, OR ON EVENINGS / WEEKENDS:

  • Used: Cameras, Video Recorders (10 hours) Glue Guns & Glue Gun Sticks (2 hours for glue gun, 1 hour for each pack of sticks) Needles & Thread for Sewing (2 hours)


  • Sign Up To Bring Snacks for Teacher Workrooms

  • Water the Plants and help out with the gardens —> natalieparker@gmail.com

 
WANT TO VOLUNTEER, BUT DON'T KNOW WHERE TO START?

Contact jsoucey@socratesacademy.us for more information.

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING ELSE? See All Volunteer Opportunities >>
This Week at Socrates Academy
An Apple a Day: This week 3rd Grade students worked on observational drawings and explored mixing intermediate colors in art.
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