November 3, 2016
 
Hello YG Parents and Staff,

Please update your calendar of this important change to our PTO meeting for November. Due to the potentially historic nature of this year's presidential election, we have decided to postpone the regularly scheduled PTO meeting. 
 
It will be postponed by 1 week to happen on 
NOVEMBER 15, 2016 at 6:30PM
 
Childcare provided in the gym. The agenda items will remain the same and the meeting will be strictly held to last for one hour. 
 
Agenda items include: 
TAG (Talented and Gifted Program) Speaker Presentation by Kerri Sage
A vote to restore some library staffing. 
Review of parent and teacher wish list items.
 
Thank you for your consideration and don't forget to vote!
 
Lisa Easton
PTO Secretary
Yearbook Adviser
 
Picture Retake Day
Tuesday, Nov. 8th
 
REMEMBER: Conferences Next Week
 
Remember that next week begins YG's teacher conferences. We will have early dismissal on TUESDAY, November 8 at 12:10pm Conferences are on Wednesday and Thursday, the 9th and 10th, and Friday is a Veteran's Day a school holiday.


Book Fair continues!
If you missed it in person you can still go online and order (through 11/7/16).  Free shipping to the school.  All proceeds support YG's school library and teacher book purchases!  
Jikyuso pledges are

due this week!


Please turn in your forms and
contributions to your teachers.


November 16 and 17th

ALL DAY

YG Fundraiser at Dickie Joes

Check back here next week for a flyer!
Last Beer Booth of the Year! 
12 more people needed for the
November 12th game!
(Double point game for Kinder)
https://www.volunteersignup.org/3RBL7

The event will include raffle prizes!
  • A BIKE generously donated by Farmer's Insurance Agent and Kindergarten Parent, Damon Burian! 
  • Eugene YMCA Gift Certificates for swim lessons, sports registration, or membership. YMCA provides daily afterschool care at YG in additional to the many programs available at the center.
  • Bambini Eugene gift certificate!  Eugene's exclusive TEA clothing retailer is excited to share this fall's children's Japanese inspired  line.
Don"t forget to register and use the YG Amazon Smile connection when you shop on AMAZON this holiday season (and year-round). Amazon donates - YG wins.  It's as easy as that! 
YG CALENDAR
 
  • Sunday, November 6: Daylight Saving time ends at 2:00am.  Set your clocks back an hour.
  • Tuesday, November 8: Picture Retake Day
  • Tuesday, November 8: Early release (12:10pm) for conferences.
  • Wednesday - Thursday, November 9-10: Parent/Teacher Conferences. No School.
  • Friday, November 11: Veterans Day. No School.
  • Tuesday, November 15: PTO Meeting 6:30pm YG Cafeteria
  • Friday, November 18: Aki Matsuri (Fall Festival) @YG Cafeteria 5:30-8pm
  • Thursday - Friday, November 24-25: Thanksgiving Break. No School.
  • Monday, Dec.19 - Monday, Jan. 2: Winter Break. No School.
  • Tuesday, January 3: Professional Development/Planning Day. No School.
  • Monday, January 16: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. No School.
New things are added to the calendar frequently -
check back each week for updates!

GET CONNECTED!
YG Facebook Page
YG School Website
Diane Brock - YG Secretary
PTO Facebook Page
YG PTO Website
Tom Piowaty - YG Principal
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