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Kittredge Konnection – October 22, 2019

THIS WEEK’S NEWS

Volleyball Games at St. Agnes

On Wednesday and Friday our volleyball team will play at the St. Agnes gym in the Haight. These games are at 4:15pm and everyone is welcome to cheer our team on!

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School Assembly on Friday at 10:45

The whole school will get together to hear Student Council’s presentation about Trick or Treat for UNICEF. This fundraiser was chosen by the classroom representatives to help children throughout the world.

Information will also be presented about the ways to make Kittredge “greener” and encourage students to participate in the ways they can.

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KPA Social – This Friday, October 25 @6pm

A note from Jennifer Buzick, Social Chair

Hey Kittredge parents! It’s time to grab a sitter and join us for a grown-up party on October 25th! Drinks! Dinner! And awesome people! How can you say no?

Please check your inboxes for the Evite. Can’t seem to find it or never received it? Please email Jennifer at jbuzick@gmail.com and she will make sure you get the invite and talk you into coming!

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KPA NEWS

KPA Fall Raffle is Underway – It’s Online (again) This Year!

A note from Inna Roitman, Raffle Chair

Please consider purchasing raffle tickets to support the KPA. The Fall Raffle is in full swing with new exciting prizes:

  1. 1st: 2 Tickets to Golden State Warriors vs. New York Knicks on December 11, 2019

  2. 2nd: Gift certificate to a neighborhood restaurant ($200 value)

  3. 3rd: Membership to a museum of choice in San Francisco

  4. 4th: Hot lunches for the year (for all kids in the family attending Kittredge)

  5. 5th: $50 Amazon Gift Certificates

The Fall Raffle is an important way for the KPA to continue funding fantastic events like the Holiday Happening and Field Day, as well as keep field trips free, rent the JCC auditorium for the talent show and graduation, purchase computers and iPads, and so much more!

Participation Instructions:

1. Fill out the Google form (open by clicking here) and choose how many tickets you will buy. Please remember to click the SUBMIT button at the bottom of the form.

2. Submit your payment by Friday, October 25th.

Payment Options:

– Click here to pay with Paypal

– Cash or Check (payable to KPA) submitted to Trudy.

(Please include your child’s name with cash & check payments!)

3. You will receive an e-mail notification with your ticket numbers by October 27th.

Numbers are assigned sequentially based on the time of entry, which is auto-stamped.

4. Share the link (or this email!) with your family, friends & co-workers who would like to support Kittredge.

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NEXT WEEK’S NEWS

Lifetouch Class Group Pictures and Retakes – October 29

Students were given their school pictures a couple weeks ago. You can order a packet online or return them on retake day. Class pictures will also be taken at that time.

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Diwali Celebration in K to 3rd

Next Tuesday, our Kindergarten to 3th graders will have a chance to learn about Diwali, a Hindu celebration of lights. Thank you Anna Malyala, Ankur Rimjhim, and Riva Gokhale for sharing information and helping us celebrate this fall holiday.

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Halloween at Kittredge – No Study Hall

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

School will be dismissed at 3pm. Extended Day is available but there will be no study hall.

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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 4 and the boxes must be in by that morning to count toward your class total.

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Last Volleyball Game of the Regular Season – October 30

The Kittredge team is doing great so there may be playoff games in their future, but next Wednesday is the scheduled last game for all to come and see. The game is at 4:15 at St. Agnes.

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NOVEMBER EVENTS COMING SOON

Middle School Dance at Synergy School – November 1

All Kittredge middle school students are invited to a dance at Synergy. The theme is NEON. Students have been given a permission slip and there is one attached if you need it.

When: Friday, November 1

Where: 1387 Valencia Street (Synergy School)

Time: 7pm until 9:30pm

RSVP: Turn in signed permission slip and $10 entry fee to Trudy by October 30

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NatureBridge Meeting for 7th and 8th Grade Parents and Students – November 14th from 6:30 to 8

All 7th and 8th grade families are encouraged to attend this informational meeting. Come learn about a typical day at NatureBridge. You will get an overview of the week in Yosemite Park as well as a feel for what we expect of each student academically and socially. This is a very important meeting for 7th graders and their families and a good refresher for our 8th grade families.

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Applications are Available online – Sibling Apps are due November 22

If you would like to have a sibling be considered for our 2020 early decision, please complete our TADS on-line application and return the parent and teacher forms by November 22. Early decisions will be sent December 18.

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October Calendar

A lot is going on in the next 2 weeks…

Tuesday, October 22: SSAT Math prep class 3:15 to 4:15

Tuesday, October 22: Science Club 3:15 to 4:30

Wednesday, October 23: Sacred Heart HS admissions visits 7th and 8th graders

Wednesday, October 23: Volleyball game at St. Agnes vs. CDS

Wednesday, October 23: Science Club 3:15 to 4:30

Thursday, October 24: SSAT English prep class 3:15 to 4:15

Friday, October 25: All-school assembly; Pizza lunch if ordered

Friday, October 25: Volleyball game at St. Agnes vs. Synergy; Chess Club

Friday, October 25: KPA Social at Kittredge at 6pm; End of Fall Raffle

Monday, October 28: Urban HS admissions visits

Tuesday, October 29: Retakes and Class Pictures; Science Club

Tuesday, October 29: Diwali Celebration at 2:15 for K-3

Wednesday, October 30: Science Club; RSVP’s for dance are due

Wednesday, October 30: Last Volleyball game of the regular season

Wednesday, October 30: Mercy HS (all girls) and Riordan HS (all boys) admissions visits

Thursday, October 31: HALLOWEEN… parade at 2pm… no study hall or SSAT prep class

Friday, November 1: Middle School Dance at Synergy School

Friday, November 1: First Hot Lunch of November, Order forms will be attached next Tuesday

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