PAL 11-03-2017

2017-11-03 Agenda

  1. Canned Food Drive
    • Flyers were sent home 11/1/17
    • Each grade level is asked to bring in a different item
    • Items are due Monday 11/20
  2. Harvest Festival (11/4/17)
    • 12-5 PM
    • Set up begins at 11:30 AM
    • Clean up ends at 5:30 PM
    • Help advertise (spread the word!)
    • Rides are with tickets and bracelets
    • Booth activities are just tickets
    • Day of pricing: $30 for bracelets;
    • Flash Sale Tuesday & Wednesday for pre-sale priced bracelets ($20)
      • Flash Sale did not include 5 bonus ticket incentive
  3. STEM Meeting
    • Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
    • 11/7/17 3:30 PM
    • by invitation only (3rd-5th Grade)
    • STEM Competition
      • Saturday 2/10/18
      • 9:00AM-5:00 PM
      • MDC North Campus
      • 3rd-5th Grade Only
  4. Clubs
    • Club money due today 11/3/17
    • We will still accept forms and money if space is available
    • Opening Drama up to 3rd-5th Grade
    • Reading with a Twist is the only club available for Kindergarten & 1st Grade
  5. Harvest Photos
    • Fall theme dress down
    • Wednesday 11/15
    • Flyers will go home next week
    • Pre-sale price is $5 per photo; ends 11/14
    • Day of price is $10 per photo
    • Students may take pictures with siblings/relatives enrolled in SoHo
    • Students may take pictures with friends (preferably from their class)
  6. Jeans for Troops
    • 11/9
    • $2 donation goes to our troops
  7. Veteran’s Day
    • 11/10 NO SCHOOL
  8. Winter Show Tickets
    • Tickets on sale Monday 11/13
    • Show is 12/14 at night
    • Flyers go home next week
    • We encourage you to buy early
    • Day of tickets will not be sold until all pre-sale tickets have taken their seats
  9. SoHo Eats Out
    • Monday 11/20
    • Texas Roadhouse
    • Bring flyer
  10. Thanksgiving Feasts
    • Lunch menu states 11/20 but will actually be on Tuesday 11/21
    • School caterer will serve a Thanksgiving Lunch for those who eat school lunch
    • Classes will have a dessert party
  11. Thanksgiving Break
    • 11/22-11/24 NO SCHOOL
  12. Sports
    • Basketball & Cheerleading end 11/9/17
    • Football & Season 2 Cheerleading begin 11/28/17
    • Forms & Money due 11/16/17
    • Mondays & Wednesdays (4th & 5th Grade)
    • Tuesdays & Thursdays (PK-3rd Grade)
  13. Yearbook Retakes
    • Date TBD
    • Waiting for picture packages to come in
    • As soon as pictures have been handed out, we will schedule retakes
    • Students who were absent on 10/16 or new to SoHo after 10/16 will automatically take a yearbook photo
    • Parents who purchased a picture package and do not like their photo must return the old package before they can be scheduled for retakes
  14. NO Parking in front of the office at any time
    • You may park across the street in the grass by the trailer park
      • tires may not be on the sidewalk or the street
      • City of Homestead Police Department will write tickets
    • Additional parking at the Outreach Center and Church parking lot
  15. We (SoHo) are not adopting the new M-DCPS schedule
    • Teacher Planning Days on 1/19 & 4/20 are still no school days
  16. Spirit Shirts & Cold Uniforms
    • Original delivery date was scheduled for mid-end of October
    • We are communicating with the company
    • Hurricane Irma caused delays
    • Hopeful to have all orders in by the end of the 2nd week of November
  17. Comments, Questions, Concerns