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OPEN HOUSE TODAY: A PARENTS-ONLY EVENT!
Pierce Open House for grades K-6 is tonight! This is your opportunity to meet your child's teacher and other parents in your class. Don't miss out! Specialists, including music, art, Spanish, literacy, etc., will be available to meet parents in the cafeteria during the evening.
5:30 Gr. K-1
6:00 Gr. 6
6:30 Gr. 4-5
7:00 Gr. 2-3
Meet in your child's classroom.
Grade 7/8 meeting is tomorrow night!
Electronic Directory is Up and Running and We NEED YOU!
Over 175 students' contact information has already been uploaded to the online directory, but we are now a school of 750! If you want your contact information to be included in the directory, YOU MUST INPUT YOUR DATA
Please follow the directions on the website at secure.pierceschoolbrookline.org
and on the flyer in Thursday's home school folder. We are looking for 100% participation by Sept. 28th.
New Event: The Harvest Fest!
We are looking for helpers for a new event called HarvestFest. It's a parent social to be held at Pierce on Friday, October 12, 2012. This is a low-key event with small, short-term volunteer needs for decorations, food, and set up. Book your sitters now!
For more info please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. A planning meeting will be held this Friday, Sept.21 @ 8am in the cafeteria.
Communications Team Meeting: Tomorrow, Thurs 9/20@ 8 am, cafeteria
Interested in helping to keep our Pierce community connected? Please join us! Communications includes writing and editing the Bridge and 'a'Bridged email updates, creating Thursday flyers for student folders and posting event announcements on bulletin boards, etc. If you cannot attend the meeting, but are interested, please email email@example.com
Short-Term Volunteer Need
We need short-term help creating an electronic spreadsheet that people will use on the Pierce website to sign up to volunteer. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help.
Artwork For Education
Pierce students in grades K, 2, 4, 7 and 8, will be participating in the Artwork for Education program, creating high-quality greeting cards featuring their original artwork.
Parents who want their child to participate should return signed permission slips by September 25th. Siblings and parents are also invited to send in artwork. If you have any questions, please e-mail email@example.com
LOST WALLET AT FITFEST
If you lost a wallet at The Etiquette Academy table while answering the quiz about sports etiquette, please contact Blanka at Blanka@EtiquetteAcademy.org
PROBLEM OF THE WEEK
PROBLEM OF THE WEEK - 1 "HIGH FIVE"
PROBLEM OF THE WEEK - 2 "Magic Square"
A magic square is a square array of numbers arranged so that the sum of the numbers is the same in each row, column and main diagonal.
Complete the 3 x 3 magic square using the odd numbers from 1 to 9. The completed magic square will have the nine numbers 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, and 9 each once.
Show your work using pictures, numbers or symbols.
Challenge: "Unmagic" Square
Use the same nine numbers 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, and 9 (each once) to make a square array of numbers that is the "opposite" of a magic square -that is, all rows, columns, and diagonals have different sums.
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Volunteers Needed For 7th & 8th Grade Regional Math Competition
Parent volunteers are needed to coach practice for the Math Counts competition in February.
Sessions will be held on Fridays from 7:20am -7:50am or during lunch-time on a rotation schedule. For more info email Ira Heffan firstname.lastname@example.org, Ms. Bare email@example.com or Ms. Galolo firstname.lastname@example.org.