December 17, 2018
Weaver Whale Mail
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Igniting Unlimited Possibilities for All Students!

Mark Your Calendars
December 20: 1st Grade Choir Show
December 20: Teacher Holiday Luncheon
December 21: Last Day of School Cookie Party
December 24 - January 4: Winter Break
What's Happening at Weaver!
PTA will be hosting a special 30 minute PTA general meeting on Thursday 12/20 at 8:15am and will include coffee and holiday treats. 
You may bring your desserts for the teacher holiday luncheon to this meeting or drop off at Vicky Vu’s home on Wednesday after school.

Weaver Teacher & Staff Holiday Luncheon

The holiday season is upon us and we would like to celebrate our Weaver teachers and staff for all the compassionate interactions with our students. 
Please consider bringing a dessert item, fruit platter, or help volunteer! Sign up through this link.
 
Thank you so much!
Stacey Russell and Abby Harris.
Hospitality co-chairs
 
Reflections Art Display 
Please stop by and check out the  “Heroes Around Me” display of art.  
Who: Everyone is welcome
What: Art from the Reflections Program 
Where:Weaver Cafeteria (next to Kids Korner)
When: Thursday, Dec 20th: 2:40-3:10 and 4:30-5:30 
Friday, Dec 21st: Before school we will host light snacks and drinks
The Giving Tree
 
What is The Giving Tree?
It's a way to celebrate your child's birthday at school. 
Reminder: Birthday celebrations are not permitted during the school day. Treats for the classroom are also not permitted.
 
How do you sign up?
NEW! Sign up online.  Go to weaverpta.org under programs- giving tree and click on the link. It's as easy as that to sign up, or you can fill out the order form and submit a check for $15.00 made out to Weaver PTA. Drop it off in the The Giving Tree box in the front office no later than the 1st Monday of your child's birthday month. (July & August are due by 8/20/18 and May & June are due by 5/6/19) We suggest you submit the form now so that you don't miss this great opportunity to celebrate your child's birthday. Please contact TheGivingTreePTA@gmail.com with any questions. 
 

More than 700 Weaver Elementary students from pre-K to 5th grade laced up and ran laps to raise more than $70,000 for programs at their school.
Go to:  @Weaverwhales
District Happenings
LAEF Spring After-School Enrichment Classes
 
Saddle up to our new “Wild Wild West” classes! Sign up at www.LAEF4kids.org/programs . Classes begin January 22nd and LAEF is proud to provide two FREE French classes for 2 nd graders ! There is also NEW reduced pricing for all other language classes! This is an experience your children will not want to miss
 
The classes available at Weaver are Creative Drama, Crochet – Fun with Yarn, Engineering with LEGO, French, Golf, Gymnastics, Jiu Jitsu, LEGO Academy, Magic, Mandarin, Musical Theatre – “Wild West Song & Dance,” Origami, Skateboarding, Speech and Debate, Wild West Science, and World Dance.   Multi-class discounts available – 10% off the 2nd class and 15% off any class thereafter. It is applied to a family or individual student. Class fee increases after January 16th.
 
All registration information presented at www.LAEF4kids.org/afterschool . C all (562) 799-4700 x80424 or email programdirector@LAEF4Kids.org .
Register today and find out more details at: LAEF4Kids.org/Young-Americans
programdirector@LAEF4kids.org (562) 799-4700 x-80424
Other Weaver News & Updates
The Holidays are right around the corner!
Why not try or dering gift cards through SCRIP’s?
SCRIP is a FOW program that gives back to the school. It’s simple, why not give it a try? Last year we earned over $500, Thank you!
 
Just some of the many gift cards available are Nordstrom, Starbucks, Amazon, Target, Panera, Sprouts, Home Depot and more!

Scrip orders are due December 10th.
  Please email me with any questions you may have. Traci Harrison- tracikh@yahoo.com
It's time to register or re-register your Ralph's card!
 
Did you know that Weaver benefits from the shopping you do every day? If you or someone you know shops at Ralph's, it's easy to get money back for our school.
Simply register your Ralph's card at  www.ralphs.com  or call  800-443-4438 . But remember, you MUST re-register every September/Fall even if you have registered before. Be sure to get family and friends to register too! Friends of Weaver's number is TV093.
For more detailed instructions visit  http://friendsofweaver.com/scrip.html
Please remember to shop  smile.amazon.com  to benefit friends of Weaver when you shop
SUPPORT WEAVER WITH ROSSMOOR CAR WASH COUPONS!
 
Stop by Kids Korner or the front office to pick-up your Rossmoor Car Wash coupon. They expire November 17th
Weaver Families! Thank you for your hard work. Our Summer Box Tops totaled to $500.00. Awesome job cutting and collecting! Our goal this year is $1000.00 or more.  
These funds help our school with new resources and help our children grow in their educational experience.
  We will be collecting more box tops year round, so please keep sending them to school. Thank you!
Submission Guidelines:
  • Send brief, written content in the body of your email to Regina Brown at: WeaverWhaleMail@gmail.com.
  • Forms and flyers must be attached as a PDF.
  • Submission deadline is the Thursday prior to Monday's mail (may send 2 weeks max ahead of event date. Special consideration will be granted to qualifying events).
Kindly, 
Regina Brown
Whale Mail Chair
Weaver Elementary | 562-799-4580 | weaverwhalemail@gmail.com