February 4, 2016
Next Thursday, February 11th @ 6:00pm or 6:30pm (to be determined) the PTO will have a guest speaker:  Wes Flinn. He is the principal at Kelly Middle School. He will speak about the Japanese program at Kelly as well as bring a student and a parent who participate in the program at Kelly.  We will hold the meeting in Jemei Sensei's room instead of the cafeteria. The time will be confirmed as soon as possible. Please check in with Diane for updates.

Thank you parents for helping us with the Wednesday dismissal.  It is important for us to have quality academic time, especially because we must use every available minute for instruction.   We appreciate our parents and hope you understand why we ask you to stay out of the hallways until 11:40.
If you are picking your child up early for lunch on Wednesdays,
please follow these guidelines:
Please wait outside the building doors until 11:40.  At that time, please come into the office and sign out your child. Your child will join you outside the office after they have been dismissed by their classroom teacher.  This will be a staggered as much as five minutes. Please leave promptly with your child.  This will keep the traffic and hallways clear for the safety of the larger group leaving later.

Students not picked up by 11:45 will be in the cafeteria. 
Unless there is a special situation,
please do not plan to pick up you child between 11:45 and 12:10.

FYI - Kindergarten does not dismiss for the day until 12:10
Please do not pick up your child before that time. 
They are doing important work until 12:10.
Have you bought your tickets yet? 
Join us and support our school - It's the annual
parent/friends/grandparent/neighbor/friend/teacher evening out.
A bonus is the chance to buy something fun or useful
and support our school.


Our Yearbook code = 10087716
  • Saturday, Feb. 6: JAA Mochi Making at 10am @ UO Longhouse
  • Saturday, Feb. 13: Japan Night with UO Japanese Student Association (location TBA)
  • Thursday, Feb. 11: PTO Mtg. @ 6:00pm or 6:30pm in Jemei Sensei's Room (Check your email or at the office to confirm the time.)
  • Monday, Feb. 15: Presidents Day Holiday. No School
  • Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 21-22: Oregon Asian Celebration @ Lane County Fairgrounds
  • Friday, March 11: 28th Annual YG School Dinner & Auction
  • Friday, March 18: Professional Development Day. No School.
  • Monday - Friday, March 21-25: Spring Break. No School.

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Tom Piowaty - YG Principal
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