Feeling Lucky? - Take a $1 chance on a fun night out for the family at the fall picnic tonight! Elementary Connections is sponsoring a raffle for Disney on Ice tickets. Event Date is January 5th, 2013, at 3pm. Prize package includes 4 tickets. Proceeds Benefit the HSA
Last chance for directory corrections/updates - Email firstname.lastname@example.org by Mon, Sept 24 with any corrections or alternate info for your child to be included in the directory.
Lunch & Learn - Kindergarten parents, bring your lunch and come to the school computer room to learn more about select topics concerning your child's class curriculum on Friday, Sept 28 at 1 pm.
Get your Merion spirit on! - Don't miss out on our stylish new 2012 Merion merchandise. Order forms are due Monday, October 1st.
International Night at Merion - Volunteers are still needed for this October 24th event. Please see the flyer for how you can help.
Giant A+ School Rewards - Earn money for Merion Elementary when you grocery shop at Giant. Register your Giant BonusCard online at Giant or return this form and well do it for you.
Fall into Learning and into The Pumpkin Sale - Consider supporting this 5th grade fund-raiser by purchasing pumpkins, mums, & many more decorative, fun, fall items from us. This year's annual Pumpkin Sale will be October 18th and 19th. Look for pre-order forms in your Sept 27 Thursday envelope.
Be a teacher for a day! - Art Goes To School needs parent volunteers to enrich our children's fine arts education. We meet once a week (9:30-11am) for 6 weeks to learn the 16 paintings that we then teach our kids at Merion. For the schedule of meetings and more information, please contact Karen Dunleavy (KNDunleavy@comcast.net) or Cecile Steinriede (Cecile2726@gmail.com). It's not only enlightening to the kids, it's fun for us too!
Community Events and Programming
Merion Cub Scout Open House Saturday Sept 22 - Boys 1st to 5th grade are reminded to stop by the Scout House 10am-noon to meet Pack 71 & learn about cub scouting. See flyer from last week's envelope.
Girl Scouts - Girls K through 5th grade newly joining Girl Scouts should complete the form in your envelope and return it to the office or email email@example.com.
The Committee for Special Education - Please see the flyer about their first meeting of the school year taking place on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 7:30 pm at Welsh Valley MS Library: A Report on the May 2012 LMSD/CSE survey of families with a child with an IEP.
Narberth Music and Arts Festival this weekend! - Enjoy free live music at this family-friendly event Sunday, September 23rd, from 2 - 7 pm, in the streets of downtown Narberth. For details, visit narberthonline.com.