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Friends of AEA Weekly Newsletter
August 31 - September 4th, 2015 Newsletter Requests

Welcome Back from Summer Vacation

We hope everybody had a wonderful summer vacation and we welcome you back to the 2015-2016 school year. This is the first of our weekly newsletters for the year. We try hard to ensure that we don't overload your e-mail box with too much mail. Within these e-mails, we try to put the most important information in the section you are reading right now. Upcoming events are to the right on the page and normally include the current week plus the next few weeks. Events and announcements that might hang around a bit longer in the newsletter are put below the "Featured Events and Announcements" section, so you don't need to read that every time. Finally, at the bottom of the newsletter you'll find links to resources.

As the mission of FoAEA is to support essential programs like music, art, PE, science, field trips, assemblies, and more, at the top of the newsletter you'll find links that help us fundraise for these programs. We utilize this newsletter to first inform the AEA parents of upcoming events and second to ask for your financial support. We recognize that asking for money can be uncomfortable, but it does go to a very good cause: our kids.

On behalf of the entire FoAEA board and the students at AEA whom we support, we want you to know that we greatly appreciate your support financially and your time when you volunteer. More information about FoAEA, our mission, and the details of what we do can be found on our website foaea.org and also in our Welcome Newsletter.

Want to volunteer at AEA?

If you are interested in volunteering, please send an e-mail to our volunteering committee at volunteer@foaea.org.

Father Daughter Dance - September 25th

Save the date September 25th, 2015 for the Father Daughter Dance! Tickets are available online this year. Click here to buy tickets.

GCC New German Homework Club for Grades 2-5

Taught by German Intern Teachers working together with the grade level teachers. Small group and student specific German homework tutoring. Prep class for DSD exam for 5th Grade.

Sept. 9th – Jan. 27th, 2016. Spaces are limited, register now! Wednesday from 12:45 – 2:15pm. Once a week for only $300. 15 session per semester. No classes during Parent / Teacher Conference weeks (November 11th and 18th). Snacks and material are included in the fee.

German Kinder Club

GCC is offering new classes for our young AEA students in Kindergarden and 1st Grades. The class runs from Sept.9th – Jan. 27th, 2016.

AEA Interns teacher support our young Students K – 1st with conversational interaction through play like German memory game, with reading German stories to the children, building vocabulary and exploration of the German Culture, German language enrichment in various ways (role play. singing, crafts etc.) The spaces are limited, register now!

Wednesday from 12:00pm – 1:45pm for Kinder and 12:45pm – 2:15pm for 1st Grade

Once a week for only $ 225.- for 15 Classes for the semester. No classes during Parent / Teacher Conference weeks. Limited space. Snacks and material are included in the fee.

Disclaimer: this class might have some religious content related to German holiday

Classroom Supply Lists

As a reminder, you can find the classroom supply lists for the Elementary School here and the Middle School here.

School Policies

To find out more about school policies, including bell schedules, please take a look at the Elementary school policies page and the Middle school policies page. Note that the times for the middle school are a little different than last year.

FoAEA Board Meeting - This Thursday

The next FoAEA board meeting will be this Thursday from 6-8pm at the elementary school. This will be the first board meeting of the year so please join us. If you have questions or would like more information, please feel free to contact the board president.

Featured Events and Announcements


Support essential enrichment programs at AEA

Please help support essential programs at AEA through a donation to Friends of Albert Einstein Academies. Our goal is to have 200 families participate in this donation drive. Donating to FoAEA supports the enrichment programs that our kids benefit from including art, music, PE and science programs and provides funds for field trips, assemblies, and classroom supplies.

If you haven't signed up yet, please take 5 minutes to contribute to AEA's enrichment programs. Go to our donation website from your mobile device or computer and select a monthly donation amount or a one time donation. Choose $30/month ($1/day) or any amount affordable to you. Even $5 or $10 per month makes a huge difference for the kids.

Calendar



Monday, August 31st

First day of school

Wednesday, September 2nd

Elementary Running Club starts (7:48am)

Thursday, September 3rd

German Cultural Committee (GCC) meeting (3-4pm)

FoAEA Board Meeting (6-8pm)
At the elementary school

Monday, September 7th

Labor Day - NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, September 8th

Board of Trustees Meeting (4:30-7pm)
Middle School

Tuesday, September 15th

4th-5th Grade Flag Football Lunch League sign ups due

2nd-3rd Grade Ultimate Rings Lunch League sign ups due

Saturday, September 19th

AEA Taking Action: California Coastal Clean Up Day (9am-12pm)
Rose Creek, Pacific Beach

Monday, September 21st

First games of lunch leagues

First day of K-2 Group Fitness

Thursday, September 24th

Elementary School Back to School Night (5:30-7:30pm)

Friday, September 25th

Father Daughter Dance (6-8pm)
GCC sponsored event. Theme this year will be the musical "Into the Woods": a musical that intertwines the plots of several Brothers Grimm fairy tales, exploring the consequences of the characters' wishes and quests

School Calendar

FoAEA shares a single Google Calendar with AEA. This calendar can be viewed here online and is on the AEA and FoAEA home pages. Subscribe to these calendars so that it shows up on all of your devices and you won't miss any school activities.

Wish Lists



From time to time our classrooms need supplies. To make the donation process easier for everyone, please use this permanent SignUp Genius Middle School Supply Wish List page. This list will include items which our MS teachers need to teach our kids.

Resources



School Pool: See the SchoolPool Factsheet. Please contact the AEA office to find out information about this program.

Volunteer



Throughout the year FoAEA will put on events and activities that require volunteers. If you are interested in helping out, please send an e-mail to our volunteering committee at volunteer@foaea.org.

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