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Playground Committee Meeting 4/17 at 6:00 p.m.

We need your feedback! Below are renderings of the three most recent playground proposals. Feel free to send your feedback, likes, dislikes, suggestions to Megan McCay at mmccay@awptg.org.
 
There will be a playground committee meeting tomorrow, Wednesday April 17th at 6:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
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BOGO (Buy one, get one free) Book Fair Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers needed for:
-While students shop during school on 5/1 and 5/2.
-Family Night Shop on Thursday, 5/2, 5:30-7:30 pm.
-Breakdown on Friday, 5/3 at 9:30 am.
 
Sign up link: tinyurl.com/bogo19bookfair
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BOGO (Buy one, get one free) Book Fair

Save the Date!
Scholastic BOGO Book Fair will be here before we know it!  Lots of great books for summer reading. Books for all ages and boxed sets too! Students will shop during school on 5/1 and 5/2. Family Night Shop is Thursday, 5/2, 5:30-7:30pm. Teacher schedules and volunteer sign up link will be posted soon.

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MayFair Poster Contest

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Dragons Den: 3/28 and 3/29

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Spring Spiritwear Sale

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Theater Club SHOWTIME!

Last Friday night our Theater Club put on a spectacular performance that allowed everyone to join in on how summer would be at Camp Allenwood! Thank you to ALL the parent volunteers that supported our Theater Club production of Summer Camp. Big thanks to committee heads: Tracy Nitche, Danielle Iglesias & Christina Lemanowicz. Special thanks to Miss Little & Mr. Allen on a fantastic production and memorable experience for our 4th & 5th grade Cast & Crew!

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Bingo Program Book Sponsorships Available

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Food Allergy Playdate Information Session

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Theater Club: It’s Almost Showtime!

It may be snowing outside but we are all ready for “Summer Camp” at Camp Allenwood!

Theater Club will be performing today for staff and fellow students during school.

Reminders for tonight’s Theater Club performance:
-Entrance for EVERYONE for tonight’s performance will be at Door #17 (Bus Doors)
-Due to the weather, ticket holders may place coats, umbrellas, etc. in the Cafeteria during the performance and picked up after.
-Cast & Crew should arrive at 6:15 p.m. and check in at the Library. Be sure to wear jeans/dark pants & t-shirt with sneakers. No sweatpants, no shorts!
-Don’t forget your tickets! Ticket check-in will be at the rear gym doors. Doors open for general admission at 6:45 p.m.
-While waiting for the doors to open sample some concessions & bake sale items! Plenty of fun & delicious treats for purchase. Cash only.

The Cast and Crew have worked hard in a short amount of time and they are going to be great! See you at the show!

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Family Fun Event

Allenwood Family Event Time!
Come and paint with your child. You may have one parent and one child OR one parent and two children. Your two or three paintings will make a set! Registration is on a first come first serve basis.
Pinot’s Palette Sea Girt
Sunday March 10th 2pm – 4pm
2100 NJ-35, Wall Township, NJ 08750
$30 per person

Register Here

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Read Across America Theme Days and Book Swap 2/25-3/1

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Last Day to Order Yearbooks! 2/21

Today, 2/21, is the last day to order your Allenwood School yearbook.  Don’t miss out on this full color hardcover keepsake.  It’s packed with tons of photos from the 2018-2019 school year.  Each book is $32 and can be ordered online using the link below.

www.tinyurl.com/y8q9p9kq

Books will distributed during the last week of school directly to each student that ordered one.

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Theater Club: FINAL WEEK of Rehearsals and Performance!

Monday, 2/25: Regular rehearsal schedule, pick up at 4:30 pm at door #16. If your child is an ACTOR for Wednesday ONLY and would like to attend the regular rehearsal on 2/25, it would be ENCOURAGED. A note MUST be sent into school on MONDAY morning indicating that your child will be attending rehearsals on 2/25. Please also email Kristin Coman at kcoman@awptg.org so the rehearsal list can be adjusted accordingly.

Tuesday, 2/26: Make-up rehearsal for Cast & Tech Crew due to early dismissal on 2/20. Pick up at door #16 (5th grade) & #17 (4th grade) Form for attendance: https://goo.gl/forms/qAzIdJz1ejvTTjmL2

Wednesday, 2/27 and Thursday, 2/28: ALL Cast and Crew MUST attend the FINAL REHEARSALS until 5:15pm. Pick up at door #16 (5th grade) & #17 (4th grade)

The Theater Club will be performing for staff and fellow students at school on Friday and the final production Friday night, 3/1.

More info here! UPDATED Information for our FINAL week of REHEARSALS and PEFORMANCE

Questions? Please contact Kristin Coman, kcoman@awptg.org

 

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Theater Club: Make-Up Rehearsal

There will be a make-up rehearsal for Cast & Tech Crew on Tuesday, 2/26 due to early dismissal for today, 2/20.
If you haven’t done so, please complete the form for attendance:
https://goo.gl/forms/qAzIdJz1ejvTTjmL2

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Spring Enrichments

REGISTRATION HERE

 

Please see the details for our spring enrichment sessions below. If you have any questions please contact Krystyn Gallant kgallant@awptg.org 201-469-1818

Each registered student will receive a welcome letter along with a permission slip by March 1st with detailed information on the enrichment and pick up process. There is a minimum of 8 students needed for the enrichment to run and a maximum of 20 students.

SCRAPBOOKING
w/Allenwood Teacher Ms. Mikuski
Mondays March 4,11,18,25 April 1,8,15,29
3:30pm – 4:30pm
Students will create their own photo albums. Ms. Mikuski will teach students how to write their own captions for their photos focusing on sentence structure and adjectives. It’s a fun way to personalize learning for K-5. Students are welcome to bring their own photos, all other supplies are included in the cost of this 8 week enrichment. Cost $100 per student.

STEM
w/Allenwood Teacher Ms. Roberts
Tuesdays March 5,12,18,26 April 2,9,16,30
3:30pm – 4:30pm
Students will work collaboratively work to build structures and problem solve.Grades K- 5 will be provided with the materials for this hands on enrichment that is not just an engaging and fun way to spend the afternoon with their Allenwood friends and teacher, but a great way to extend what they have learned in school to real world problems! Cost per student $125

HIP HOP
Manasquan Music and Dance
Chaperoned by Allenwood Teacher Ms. DeMaio
Wednesdays March 6, 13, 20, April 3, 10, 17 May 1, 8
3:30pm – 4:30pm
Whether your student is looking for some new dance moves or a fun way to get their energy out after a day of school, Hip Hop is the answer! Manasquan Music and Dance is sending one of their young and vibrant star teachers to get our Allenwood K-5 students excited about Hip Hop. Both boys and girls will be sure to learn a few new moves whether they are newbies or seasoned Hip Hop stars! Cost $125 Per Student

ENGINEERING
Creativity Labs https://www.creativitylabnj.com/
Chaperoned by Allenwood teacher Ms. Preston
Thursdays March 7, 14, 21, April 4, 11, 18
3:30pm – 5:00pm
Project based program teaching engineering and circuits in a fun and engaging way. Each week the children take home a new project they created while learning new engineering concepts using motors, switches, wheels, axels, and LEDS. The cost for this 6 week session is $155 all materials included and available for students to keep.

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Dining Out at Chipotle 2/19

chipotle

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Jump Rope for Heart

Parents, it’s time for your child to show heart! This year we are launching the Kids Heart Challenge scheduled for 3/4/18 during school hours. We are thrilled to participate in this program as our students learn how nutrition and being active can help us live longer, healthier lives and we unite as a school community to raise money for the American Heart Association to fight heart disease and stroke.

Please help your child spread awareness and raise money to fight heart disease and stroke. It’s easy. Go to: www.heart.org/kidsheartchallenge or download the mobile app (by searching “Kids Heart Challenge” in your app store) to register on our school team page, send e-cards, emails, texts and make your personal donation. Also have your students commit to their own health by taking the daily health challenge! They can earn a glow in the dark wristband just for registering online. As students earn donations, they can earn members of the Heart Hero Crew! These little guys and their heart healthy messages are helping us educate students on living a heart healthy life.

Students who promise to raise $5 for the AHA can earn Echo and a hero clasp. If they raise money online, they can also earn Finn with their first online donation of $10. When they raise $40 in online donations they can also receive Ruby. We have these right now to distribute to our students.

Best of all, our school can also earn money to purchase PE equipment to keep our kids moving! I hope you are as excited as we are to support our students in this important experience!

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Dragons Den for Beirne, Dowd, Griffin, Kuczko, Malick, Kreutzer, Lopez, Maniace, Abeal, Seber Tomorrow 2/1

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February Newsletter