Weekly Newsletter July 16, 2010

Weekly Newsletter July 16, 2010

To access this week’s full newsletter please visit http://waldorfpittsburgh.org and follow the Newsletter Link on the home page or link to it directly here http://waldorfpittsburgh.org/weekly-newsletter-july-16-2010/

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Mon 7/19 • Little Friends Summer Session II Begins

Tue 7/20 • Finance Committee Meeting, 6:30 pm, Front Office

Thu 7/29 • Upper Elementary School Planning, 5:30 pm, WSP, exact location TBD

Sat 8/7• Lavender Nursery Picnic, 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Thu 8/12 • Upper Elementary School Planning, 5:30 pm, WSP, exact location TBD

Fri 8/13 • Little Friends Summer Session II Ends

Sat 8/21-Sun 8/22• Beautification Weekend

GENERAL NEWS

Summer Newsletters

The next Summer Newsletter will be issued on August 20th.

Summer Hours

The Waldorf School of Pittsburgh and the Forest Garden Store will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until Noon this summer. For the complete article visit http://waldorfpittsburgh.org/summer-hours/

Using the New Website

School communication has shifted from the long, text based newsletters of the past to a more easily accessible blog format on our redesigned website at waldorfpittsburgh.org. To access the newsletter from your email, simply click on one of the links at the top or bottom of your Newsletter highlights email, or click directly on the link to the article you wish to read.

Parents are encouraged to visit http://waldorfpittsburgh.org/calendar/ to subscribe to the school calendar. This will alert you via email any time a new event is added to the school’s calendar.

You may also subscribe, directly through the website, to Waldorf School of Pittsburgh pages on your favorite social media network, in order to receive school news, as it’s posted, as well as the complete newsletter when it is published every other Friday. Just click on the social media network of your choosing on any page on our site.

2010-2011 School Year Forms Packets

Packets will be mailed today to all families enrolled in Nursery through 5th Grade for the 2010-2011 School Year. For those families with children enrolled in the Little Friends program, these packets will be mailed at a later date by the Little Friends Coordinator. For full article visit http://waldorfpittsburgh.org/2010-2011-school-year-forms-packets/

2009-2010 Reports

The 2009-2010 Student Reports for each child in Nursery through 5th Grade, were mailed to each family this Wednesday, July 14th. Please look for them in your mail in the next few days. For full article visit http://waldorfpittsburgh.org/2009-2010-student-reports/

2010 Beautification Weekend

Beautification Weekend will be held Saturday, August 21st and Sunday, Sunday August 22nd and is a great opportunity to start working on those volunteer hours. For full article visit http://waldorfpittsburgh.org/2010-beautification-weekend/

Childcare for Back to School Night

Back to School Night will be held on Wednesday, August 25th, and it is not too early to begin thinking about arranging childcare. Childcare will be offered by the school if there is sufficient interest. For full article visit http://waldorfpittsburgh.org/childcare-for-back-to-school-night/

ENROLLMENT AND BUSINESS OFFICE NEWS

Tuition Payments

For those participating in Plan C Tuition Payment, the second tuition payment is due August 1st. August tuition invoices will arrive in the mail by July 15th. For full article visit http://waldorfpittsburgh.org/tuition-payments/

Little Friends and Morning Garden Tuition

Tuition payments for the fall Little Friends and Morning Garden Programs are due September 1st. Invoices for these programs will be mailed in mid-August. For full article visit http://waldorfpittsburgh.org/little-friends-and-morning-garden-tuition/

Morning Garden Spaces Are Still Available

A few spaces remain in the weekly Tuesday and Wednesday Morning Garden classes and one spot remains for the transitional 2-day a week, Thursday-Friday class. Please spread the word that spaces are still available. For full article visit http://waldorfpittsburgh.org/morning-garden-spaces-are-still-available/

Logging Volunteer Hours

The Volunteer Tracking Sheet Log Book can be found in the Front Office. Please select a page and write your family name on the top of the page. A Volunteer Tracking Sheet with your family’s name on it should be in the Volunteer Log Book at all times during the school year. For full article visit http://waldorfpittsburgh.org/logging-volunteer-hours/

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Facilities Doing

The facilities committee will be holding its next “doing” on Wednesday, July 21st, beginning at 5:30pm. For full article http://waldorfpittsburgh.org/facilities-doing/

The school is still in need of volunteers to help with grass cutting this summer. You can come on your own schedule, work independently, and enjoy the outdoors. Please contact Brendan Froeschl at bfroeschl@waldorfpittsburgh.org if you are willing to help.

Visit http://waldorfpittsburgh.org/giving/volunteer/ for more volunteer opportunities.

EMPLOYMENT

The Waldorf School of Pittsburgh is currently accepting applications for the following positions (click each job title for more information):

  • Little Friends Coordinator (beginning 2010-11 school year)
  • Extended Care Coordinator (beginning 2010-11 school year)
  • Substitute Office Manager (beginning August 1, 2010)
  • Part Time Administrative Assistant (to begin immediatly)
  • Part-Time Early Childhood Teacher’s Assistant

For more information on these and other employment opportunities please visit our website at: http://waldorfpittsburgh.org/ Employment

See a list of all of this week’s articles at http://waldorfpittsburgh.org/tag/newsletter07_16_10/

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