A thought from Charlotte Mason: "Children are born with all the curiosity they will ever need. It will last a lifetime if they are fed upon a daily diet of ideas."
Scrip Cards: Pick up a packet today or speak with Austine Fleener or Susan Junker to learn about the Scrip Card program and how you can support Ambleside monetarily WITHOUT having to sell something or ask for donations!
Thursday, December 14th: Grandparent's Day and Christmas Concert. Grandparent's day will be from 9-11am. Invite Grandparents to come visit their Grandchildren's classes! K4-2nd grade have been assigned responsibilities for Grandparent's Day. Please check the google calendar for additional details or reach out to your classroom parent.
The Christmas Concert will be in the evening evening at 7pm, at Hill Country Church. Students are asked to arrive by 6:15pm in performance chapel attire. Hill Country Church is located at 107 Lower Crabapple Rd. Join us in the gym for hot cider and cookies following the performance. (If you are bringing cider or cookies, you may drop them off at Hill Country Church between 9am-12pm, or at 6:15 pm when you drop you student off. We will be setting up cookies and cider in the kitchen adjoining the gym. Please ensure food is placed inside the kitchen, as a after-school program will be taking place that afternoon in the gym)
Friday, December 15th: Caroling and Early Release. Final Dismissal is at 12:30pm. However, we anticipate being through with caroling around 11:30am, and you may pick up your child starting at that time if you wish.
Gingerbread: We have 25 houses left! Please assist us in selling these last few gingerbread houses, so that we may be done by Friday!! You may pick them up in the assembly room.
We hope you have a safe, healthy, blessed Christmas Holiday!
Return to SchooL: Students return to school Wednesday, January 3rd. (Teachers have inservice on January 2nd)
Wednesday, January 3rd: Men's Breakfast! We will discuss the preface through the first three books (page 91 in the Boulding translation) of St. Augustine's Confessions. We have much to learn, a sampling of which comes from Augustine's first line of "Infancy"....
Yet allow me to speak, though I am but dust and ashes
Optimist Club Essay Contest: Any student is eligible to submit an Essay. There is a $2,500 award scholarship for the winning contestant. See flyer for entry form and details.
Zonta Club Amelia Earhart Essay Contest: For all the ladies! See attached for details.