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Carpenter Community Charter Newsletter: Bowling, Governance & More

Important information from the Studio City charter school.

NEWS IN THIS ISSUE:
- No Orchestra Concert Mon 6/11 - Rescheduled
- Carpenter Weekend at Bookstar

- PTA Popsicle Parties This Week
- Reminder: PTA Receipts in by Monday 6/11
- Reminder: Early Dismissal 6/13 at 12:43
- Reminder: Positive Behavior Mtg. Weds 6/13
- Governance Council Meeting Thursday 6/14
- Track Meet This Friday 6/15
- Last Spirit Store Sale of This Year
- Reminder: PFC Parent Satisfaction Survey
- Reminder: Free Kids Bowling for PTA Members
- Reminder: Lost & Found Items

NO ORCHESTRA CONCERT MON. JUNE 11 NEW DATE IS TUES. JUNE 19 AT 8:15 AM

Our Carpenter Community Charter School Orchestra will present its end-of-the year concert on Tuesday, June 19th at 8:15 AM in the Carpenter Auditorium.  All parents and guests are welcome to attend and enjoy the accomplishments of our Cougar musicians.

CARPENTER WEEKEND @ BOOKSTAR FEATURING SPECIAL EVENTS AND SUMMER READING LISTS PREPARED BY YOUR CARPENTER TEACHING TEAM 

Friday, June 15th, Saturday, June 16th, and Sunday June 17th is the Bookstar/ Barnes & Noble Book Fair!

Get your last minute Father’s Day shopping done and stock up on your Summer Reading all while earning money for Carpenter. A portion of proceeds from the sales will help to keep our school library open.

Special events on Saturday the 16th:

10:30am – Bring the little ones to Storytime with Lindy
1pm – Special LEGO Event!  (all spots have been filled but come by in case of no shows!)
3pm – Meet Paul Michael Glaser, author of Chrystallia and the Source of Light, and get your copy signed!

The Carpenter faculty has prepared suggested reading lists for summer reading. You can pick up the lists for your child's grade level at the Bookstar (12136 Ventura Blvd.) beginning Friday,June 15th. Then shop all weekend at the store or shop online by clicking the link on the Carpenter homepage. Questions? Contact Rachel at rrbachmann@yahoo.com or Kirsten at kirsten@abdo.net. Thanks for helping us raise money to fund our awesome full time librarian!

PTA POPSICLE PARTIES THIS WEEK

Congratulations to the following classes for reaching their 100% PTA membership goal for the year: Alberts, Edelson, Finkelstein, Freiberg, Freidlich, Glover, Krell, LaPittus, Le, Mora, Ramirez, and Richmond/Doryon. We will be delivering popsicles to these classes on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday. Thank you to these families and teachers for supporting the PTA during this years Membership Campaign! Questions? Contact Yanti at yantimommy@sbcglobal.net

REMINDER: GET YOUR PTA RECEIPTS IN BY MONDAY, 6/11

The PTA has to close the books on the 2011-2012 school year. If you have any receipts or requests for reimbursements, please bring them to the school office by Monday, June 11th. Any receipts received after that date will not be reimbursed until the 2012-2013 school year. Need a copy of the reimbursement request form? Click here. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Anthony at anthony@cityyoga.com.

REMINDER: EARLY DISMISSAL JUNE 13 AT 12:43 PM

Mark your calendars - Wed, June 13 is early dismissal at 12:43 PM.  The next and final early dismissal is Mon, June 18.

REMINDER: POSITIVE BEHAVIOR MEETING ON WEDNESDAY, 6/13

The Positive Behavior Committee (PBST) is meeting next Wednesday 6/13 at 7:30am in Cafe West for their last meeting of the year.  Everyone is welcome. If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Barrett at sbswingskirt@gmail.com or Arlene Kehela at akehela@yahoo.com.

GOVERNANCE COUNCIL MEETING THIS THURSDAY
 
The final Governance Council meeting of this school year will be held on Thursday, June 14th, at 2:45 pm, in Café West.  All are welcome and encouraged to attend.  At this meeting, we will introduce the new Council members for the next school year and vote for the 2012-2013 officers.  In addition, the Curriculum Committee will present a revised Technology Curriculum proposal and all standing committees will report on the goals that have been met this year.  Don’t miss this important, informative meeting!  Any questions, please contact Heather Tonkins at tonkins@roadrunner.com.  Thank you.

TRACK MEET THIS FRIDAY, JUNE 15th

Carpenter's annual Track Meet is this Friday right after school.  Volunteers are still needed to help with set-up, during the event and for clean up.  Please contact Amber Schaeffer at amberschaeffer@hotmail.com if you can help with any of the items listed below.

Set-up  12:00 - 2:00pm
Track Meet 2:40pm - 5:00pm
First Aid   4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clean-up 5pm - 6pm

IT'S THE LAST SPIRIT STORE SALE OF THIS YEAR

Carpenter Spirit Store is having their last sale of this school year on Friday, June 15th at the Track Meet from 2.20pm to 5.00pm. We are having a $5 clearance sale on old, discontinued items. Other items we're selling this week are: kids and adults t-shirts, coffee mugs, flashlights, picnic blankets and our colorful and unique Carpenter luggage tags that you can use when traveling this summer. See you there! Questions? Contact Adina at adina_barco@hotmail.com or Stacey at schirchick@me.com.

REMINDER: PLEASE PARTICIPATE IN THE PFC PARENTS SATISFACTION SURVEY

YOUR INPUT IS VITAL!   Please take a few minutes and complete this short, anonymous survey from PFC. These results are used to help make decisions for the upcoming year.

Go to:  http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QHTR95Z

Thank you for your participation.  When you complete this survey, you are helping make decisions for the coming year that will enrich the curriculum at Carpenter for all our children.  For questions please contact Debbie Pisaro at dpisaro@kw.com.

REMINDER: PINZ BOWLING OFFERS PTA MEMBERS FREE KIDS BOWLING

As part of their commitment to PTA's Valley Gateway Council, Pinz Bowling Alley is once again offering the Kids Bowl Free Program this summer. Click here to register your kids for Kids Bowl Free at Pinz Bowling Alley. Your kids will get 2 FREE Games of Bowling Every Day All Summer Long. Bowling centers and schools are working together to create a great and healthy summer activity for kids and their families. Questions about Kids Bowl Free? Ask us at carpenterpta@gmail.com

REMINDER: LAST CALL FOR ITEMS IN THE LOST AND FOUND

School is coming to a close - please make sure you pick up all lost items from the Lost and Found shed by June 19th. Items left behind will be washed and donated over the Summer break. For info, please contact Cheryl Villa at cvilla320@verizon.net or Adina Barco at adina_barco@hotmail.com.

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