Kittredge Konnection – October 30, 2018

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Halloween at Kittredge

All students should come to school in costume tomorrow, 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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This Week’s News

Last Week for the Fall Raffle

The KPA fall raffle ends this Friday, November 2! If you haven’t gotten your tickets yet now is the time to do it!

All proceeds go to supporting teacher requests, field trips, JCC rental, new sports uniforms and more.

Here are the steps:

  1. Fill out the Google form (open by clicking this link) Please remember to click the SUBMIT button at the bottom of the form.
  2. You will receive an e-mail notification with your ticket numbers within 48 hrs after submitting your form. Numbers are assigned sequentially based on the time of entry, which is auto-stamped
  3. Submit your payment by Friday, November 2nd to Trudy. Cash or Check payable to KPA in an envelope with your student’s name or PayPal paypal.me/iroit, please remember to include your child’s
  4. Share the link (or this email!) with your family and friends who would like to support Kittredge. It’s that easy!

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Sandcastle Event This Saturday, November 3

Mark Pinski, Student Council President

The Leap Sandcastle Classic is a day when various schools and organizations have registered to build sandcastles at Ocean Beach and the public can hang out at the beach and watch or maybe participate.

If Kittredge families are interested, we can meet at noon by the Cliff House and all walk down together to the event. Here is a link to read more about it: http://leapsandcastleclassic.org/event_info/faq/

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New Month – New Friday Lunch Order Form

Please return the attached Hot Lunch form for any Friday lunches you want to order in November. Forms need to be turned in by noon on Thursday so we can count your child’s order. The November lunch form is in the office or you can print one here:    November Hot Lunch

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Next Week’s News

KPA Holiday Fundraiser – Next Monday 

Your children will be coming home with See’s order forms next Monday, November 5th. Please have them return the forms to their teacher by Tuesday, November 20th.

You can get your holiday shopping done easily and help the KPA at the same time. All participation, big or small, is greatly appreciated. 

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Please Return All UNICEF Boxes by Wednesday, November 7

Thank you in advance for supporting this organization that helps children throughout the world. The student council will total all contributions and let us know how much Kittredge School is donating to UNICEF.

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Spanish Field Trip for Sixth Graders – Thursday, November 8

On Thursday, November 8, our sixth grade students will be visiting “El Barrio de la Mission”. They will see murals, eat burritos and tour the Dia de los Muertos exhibit at the Mission Cultural Center. Students will be leaving around 10:00 am and will be back to school by 3pm.

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More November News

Let’s Not Forget About Others – A Food Barrel is in the Office

We are accepting donations of canned goods, soups, rice, pasta, and paper goods during this holiday season. Thank you for helping families who are less fortunate.

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Applications are Available online – Sibling Apps are due November 19

If you would like to have a sibling be considered for our 2019 early decision, please complete our TADS on-line application and return the parent and teacher forms by November 19th. Early decisions will be sent December 17.

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Our First Trimester Ends November 30

Please remember that the first trimester will end in about 4 weeks. Parents can always check their child’s progress on TeacherEase and contact teachers with any questions. If you need another “invitation” with log-in information, please ask Trudy.

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KPA News

Holiday See’s Candy Fundraiser begins Next Week

Back by popular demand the KPA is sponsoring this holiday fundraiser again this year! You can get your holiday shopping done easily and help the KPA at the same time. All participation, big or small, is greatly appreciated. 

Your child will be coming home with the See’s order form on Monday, November 5th. Please have your child return the forms to their teacher by Tuesday, November 20th.

Stay tuned for more information.

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Save the Date – March 16 is the KPA Spring Auction

The annual Spring Dinner/Auction will be back at Log Cabin in the Presidio after a couple years away. As always there will be great food and great company, however we need all of you to make this a huge success, so please mark your calendars now!

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Sports News

Cross-Country Report

The 2018 Kittredge cross-country team, “The Running Gags” will be racing for the last time at 3:30 this Monday at Hellman Hollow. This season was very special as we had many awesome assistant coaches who ran with the team. Special thanks to Susan Keene, Tatiana Piech, Tom and Kristen Vilhauer, who ran at our practices and brought a wonderful spirit with their presence. We couldn’t have done it without you!

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Volleyball Playoffs Are in Our Future!

Congratulations to our undefeated volleyball team and their coaches. The regular season ended last week and our team is headed to the playoffs. The exact schedule will be confirmed on Friday, but all games will be next week.

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Important Dates to Remember

October/November Calendar

A lot is going on in the next 2 weeks…

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

Tuesday, October 30: SSAT Math prep class 3:15 to 4:15

Tuesday, October 30: Food Barrel Arrived

Wednesday, October 31: Halloween Parade at 2pm

Wednesday, October 31: No Study Hall; No SSAT Prep; No Science Club; No V-Ball practice

Friday, November 2: Bagel lunch (New Lunch Form Needed:  November Hot Lunch )

Friday, November 2: Chess Club

Monday, November 5: Cross Country Finals Race @ Hellman Hollow @ 3:30

Tuesday, November 6: Last Math SSAT Prep Class 3:15 to 4:15

Tuesday, November 6: Science Club 3:15 to 4:30

Tuesday, November 6: Don’t Forget to Vote

Wednesday, November 7: Science Club 3:15 to 4:30

Wednesday, November 7: Last English SSAT Prep Class

Wednesday, November 7: Second and Third Grade to Conservatory of Flowers

Thursday, November 8: Sixth Grade to the Mission

Friday, November 9: Pizza Lunch (if ordered)

Friday, November 9: Chess Club

Saturday, November 10: SSAT at Kittredge

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