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Friends of AEA Weekly Newsletter
April 4-8, 2016 Newsletter Requests

7th Annual Disco Dance

Parents, Friends, Supporters of the German Language!! Mark your calendars on April 16th for the 7th Annual Disco Dance sponsored by the GCC. Please come and support German Interns and German Programs at AEA. See the flyer for details

Sponsor the Gala

The Mueller Law Office joins Bar Pink, Avarcas USA, Urban Lighting, and Pemberley Reality in sponsoring the 2016 Auction Gala at the Silver level. Please patronize those businesses that support your children’s education. For more information about sponsoring, go to foaea.org/gala.

Please thank fellow parent's of Einstein students who’s businesses are sponsoring our gala. Please consider patronizing these businesses that support our Einstein Community and the programs YOUR children enjoy!

If you have a business that would like to get the word out to the 1,000 plus community of Einstein, please consider sponsoring the gala. It is a wonderful opportunity to increase your visibility and help your kids. Click on the sponsor image below for more information about the Gala and how to be a sponsor.

Fiji Yogurt - Wednesdays at the MS

Look for Thomas with his frozen yogurt cart in front of the middle school at pick up each week on Weds. The AEACMS Parent Committee will receive 20% of proceeds. Funds for the Parent Committee go to help with Staff and Teacher Appreciation Week (STAW) and 8th Grade Graduation, among other teacher and student related activities. Enjoy some fro-yo and help our school at the same time!

Don't forget to use foaea.org/amazon

Last year was our best year ever with raising funds through our Amazon link. The total for last year was $7,983, which was more than twice the previous year. Thank you for making this one of our most successful fundraisers.

Want to volunteer at AEA?

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

Featured Events and Announcements


Clipping Box Tops is an easy way for you to help our school earn cash. This school year, our school’s earnings goal is $1,000 which will go towards all the wonderful programs our school offers.

Collection Sheet

Are you a Box Tops member? Sign up at BTFE.com to stay updated on our school’s earnings and find a full list of hundreds of participating products. Members also receive exclusive coupon offers and recipes and can learn about extra ways for our school to earn more cash.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Nikki our Box Tops for Education Coordinator for AEA. Thanks for your help!

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.

Matching Grants

Last year, the following companies made matching grants to FoAEA: Union Bank, Qualcomm, Pfizer, Intuit, Genentech, Covidien, Nokia, and ARS National Svcs.

We thank all of these companies for their generous support. If you work for any of these companies and have not yet taken advantage of their matching grant program, it just takes a few minutes and is free money to the school. One way of finding out if your employeer supports matching grants is to look at this list of companies. Information normally needed to have an employeer make a matching grant is available here.

Calendar



Wednesday, April 6th

Pastries with the Principals (8:30-9:30am)
Monthly update with both principals to keep parents informed. Casual forum to discuss school items. At the middle school.

Thursday, April 7th

Oral German Language Diploma Exams (8th grade)

Middle School Tour (8:30-9:30am)

2nd Grade Field Trip to Water Conservation Garden (9am-12:45pm)

German Exchange Meeting (5-6pm)
If your child is interested in participating in the 2016/2017 German Exchange please join us for an informational meeting in the Middle school MPR. The exchange is open to AEA students currently in 6th and 7th grade who are studying German. Click here to find out more about our German Exchange Program before the meeting.

Friday, April 8th

Oral German Language Diploma Exams (8th grade)

2nd Grade Field Trip to Water Conservation Garden (9am-12:45pm)

Monday, April 11th

IP PYP Evaluation

Tuesday, April 12th

IP PYP Evaluation

Wonders of the Rainforest Assembly 1st & 3rd (8:30-9:15am)

4th Grade Field Trip to the Zoo (9am-2:30pm)

Board of Trustees Meeting (4:30-6pm)
At the elementary school

Wednesday, April 13th

(4th-5th) Soccer Lunch League Sign-ups Due (12-1pm)
Registration Forms Due today. If your 4th-5th grade child would like to participate in our Lunch Sports League League they must fill out the player registration form. Go to Mr. Nassif's website and Submit Online or Print. Drafted teams are posted outside of the fitness center. Game Times: Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays- 12:25-12:45.

(2nd-3rd) Soccer Lunch League Sign-ups Due (12-1pm)
2nd-3rd Students sign up before or after school in the fitness center (rm. 32) with Ms. Ragsdale. 36 spots available (first come, first serve). Assigned teams are posted outside of the fitness center.

Thursday, April 14th

GCC Meeting (3-4pm)
At the elementary school staff lounge

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

Friday, April 15th

5th Grade Field Trip Maritime Museum (9am)

Saturday, April 16th

GCC Disco Dance 2016 (6-11:30pm)

March 21st - April 1st

Spring Break (NO SCHOOL)

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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