Kittredge Konnection – October 9, 2018

THIS WEEK’S NEWS

Tonight is the October KPA Meeting; 6pm to 7pm

All parents are invited to come and join the October meeting. New officers were confirmed last month and discussions about the Holiday Happening and the Spring Auction are underway. A pizza snack and childcare is available for Kittredge students.

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Online Applications are Available Now; Sibling Applications are Due November 19

You can now go online to begin the application process for 2019-2020. The link is on our website www.kittredge.org under “how to apply”.

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There is Still Some Room in our Open House Tomorrow at 7pm

If anyone knows a family interested in attending Kittredge next year, there are some openings at our first Open House tomorrow evening. Please have them call the office at 415-750-8390 to reserve a spot.

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October 11 and 17 are 8th Grade High School Days

On this Thursday as well as next Wednesday there will be no classes for our 8th grade students. These days are scheduled to help and support our 8th graders while they are visiting high schools and working on their applications.

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Friday Evening is the KPA Social at RM 212

A Kittredge parent and teacher get-together is always fun, and adding great food and drinks to the gathering makes it better still. Please come to meet the new parents and see your old friends. The KPA is hosting this adult’s only event.

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NEXT WEEK’S NEWS

Lifetouch Class Group Pictures and Retakes – October 18

Students were given their school pictures last Friday. You can order online or return them for retake day next week. Class pictures will also be taken at that time.

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OTHER OCTOBER NEWS

Halloween at Kittredge

All students may come to school in costume on Wednesday, October 31. Costumes cannot include weapons or toy weapons of any kind. Masks and other accessories should be kept in a bag until the parade (weather permitting) at 2:00. Parents are invited (and encouraged!) to attend.

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Trick or Treat for UNICEF

Student council will once again sponsor this successful program. UNICEF boxes will be distributed to each student who wants to participate. The campaign will end on November 2 and the boxes must be in by that morning to count toward your class total.

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STUDENT HIGHLIGHT

Way to Go, Loren!!

Smart and talented 7th grader, Loren Gigi, has been accepted into the San Fran. Symphony Youth Orchestra and is playing violin in their 2018-2019 season. Loren’s mother, Oxana has generously offered to organize students and families interested in attending any of the concerts.

Attached is the concert schedule. Click here for the brochure/schedule:   SF Youth Symphony  If you subscribe and give your payment to Oxana she can make sure you do not need to pay the “subscription fee”. Please check out the schedule and email Oxana if you are interested. You can reach her at: oxanagigi@gmail.com

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KPA NEWS

KPA Meeting Tonight from 6:00 to 7:00!

All parents are invited and encouraged to come to the October KPA meeting. Plans are underway for the popular Holiday Happening in December as well as the Spring Dinner/Auction. New ideas are always welcome. There is childcare and a pizza snack available for Kittredge students.

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KPA Parent and Teacher Social Night – This Friday, October 12

Where: RM 212; 690 Sacramento Street

When: 6pm; Friday, October 12

Why: To welcome and thank you for being part of what makes Kittredge so great.

The KPA is hosting this adult only event… what a great way to start a weekend! Please RSVP to the evite.

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October Calendar

A lot is going on in the next 2 weeks…

Today, Tuesday, October 9: SSAT Math prep class 3:15 to 4:15

Today, Tuesday, October 9: Science Club 3:15 to 4:30

Today, Tuesday, October 9: Running Gags Practice

Today, Tuesday, October 9: KPA Meeting

Wednesday, October 10: Lick Wilmerding admissions visits 7th and 8th graders

Wednesday, October 10: Science Club 3:15 to 4:30

Wednesday, October 10: Volleyball practice at Rochambeau

Thursday, October 11: No 8th graders; no SSAT Prep Class English

Thursday, October 11: Volleyball game @ CAIS vs. CAIS @ 4pm

Friday, October 12: Pizza Lunch (if ordered)

Friday, October 12: Chess Club

Friday, October 12: KPA Social

Monday, October 15: Convent and Stuart Hall admissions visits 7th and 8th graders

Monday, October 15: Volleyball game vs. CDS @ St. Agnes @ 3:45

Monday, October 15: Cross Country Practice

Tuesday, October 16: SSAT Math prep class 3:15 to 4:15

Tuesday, October 16: Science Club 3:15 to 4:30

Wednesday, October 17: K to 3rd graders to Pumpkin Patch field trip

Wednesday, October 17: Science Club 3:15 to 4:30

Wednesday, October 17: No 8th graders

Wednesday, October 17: Volleyball practice

Thursday, October 18: Lifetouch Photo Retakes and Class Pictures

Friday, October 19: Hot dog lunch (if ordered)

Friday, October 19: Volleyball game vs. CAIS @ St. Agnes @ 4pm

Monday, October 22: Cross Country Race @ Lindley Meadow @ 4:30