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Week of April 9, 2012


Welcome Back!

I hope you all enjoyed a relaxing Spring Break.  As a reminder, please make sure you have set up your Dynacal and that you are checking the P@P and division newsletters each week.  There are numerous announcements about meetings, grade-level activities, arts, performances, updates and much more.  There is always A LOT going on around here!  So, don't miss out.

If you are having any problems with your school communications or if you have constructive feedback, please let us know! 

Speaking of information, we have a lot for you this week so hang in there with us as you scroll on down...

PA April General Meeting - General Election

Monday, April 16th
Middle School Commons

The Nominating Committee of the Parents Association presents the following slate of officers for the 2012-2013 year:

President-Elect:  Susan Davey

Secretary:  Kristin Zeko

Treasurer:  Caroline Coats

Incoming Division Vice Presidents:

  Upper School:  Gayle Nuffer

  Middle School:  Elizabeth Carey

  Lower School:  Erik Keskinen

Vice President Fund Raising:  Kim Alessio

Vice President Parent Education:  Mary Taylor

Communications:  Sarah Feeney

The slate will be presented for vote at the April General Meeting.  Please direct any questions to Nominating Committee Chair, Annika Bohl.


Mini-Waltz Workshop 

After the business portion of our meeting, Upper School teacher and professional ballroom dancer, Mr. Brodie Kaster, will be teaching us some waltz basics so we are ready to cut a rug at the Founders' Ball!  No partner necessary.

Speaking of GALA...

Still need to donate?   Click here to contribute or donate an item. 

      Or contact Auction Chairs for assistance: Marilyn Tobin & Kristin Zeko.

Seats are selling fast already! Reserve early by clicking here.

If you missed it at the top... The Founders' Ball Gala is FOUR WEEKS away.  

Rumor Has It... New Uniforms!

Beginning next school year, (2012-2013), Lands End will become the official uniform supplier for Parker.  Effective July 1, 2012, uniforms may be ordered from the new company, and detailed information about uniform specifics will be communicated in future publications.

To ease this transition, all Mills and Option B uniforms already in circulation will be grandfathered for the 2012-2013 school year.  Additionally, virtually no uniform changes will occur, including outerwear, until the 2013-2014 school year.  Please note that skirts will no longer be allowed school-wide, beginning with the 2012-2013 school year. 

Beginning with the 2013-2014 school year, all clothing, including outerwear, must be purchased from Lands End.  

Alumni Networking Reception 

Thursday, April 19th
The W Hotel, Downtown

Parker Parents are invited to the Parker Alumni Networking Reception, hosted by the Parker Alumni Council, in conjunction with the Parents Association and DADS. This event is designed to help recent Parker alumni make connections, network and learn about specific career fields of interest.  Come and share your knowledge!  Register here and be sure to include your name and industry.


Gala Committee Meeting: Tuesday, April 10th, 8:15, Nicholas Commons
9th Grade 4-Year Plan Night: Tuesday, April 10th, 6:00pm, Crivello Hall
Lower School Field Day:  Thursday, April 12th
MS Faculty Appreciation hosted by 6th Grade:  Thursday, April 12
Parents' Association General Meeting: Monday, April 16th, 8:45am, Scripps Lecture Hall 
Grandparents Council Meeting:  April 16th, 12:00pm, Scripps Lecture Hall
Gala Committee Meeting (Yes there are TWO this month):  Thursday, April 19th, 8:15am, Nicholas Commons
Parker Alumni Networking Reception:  Thursday, April 19th, 6:30pm, The W Hotel
MS Grandparents Day/Renaissance Faire:  Friday, April 20th

Posted by Mrs. Shelley Goodwin Benoit in 04. April on Saturday April, 7, 2012 at 06:27PM


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