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Friends of AEA Weekly Newsletter
April 11-15, 2016 Newsletter Requests

Tickets for the Gala Available NOW

Tickets for the Masquerade Gala (June 4th, 2016) are available now. Click on the image above or click HERE to buy tickets online. Purchase tickets by May 6th to have your child photographed by Aili Kato.

Gala Sponsors

Thank you to new sponsors: Your Social Marketer, sixwasnine, Hughes Marino, and Dr. Sabine Purps.

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 here for more information about the Gala and how to be a sponsor.

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. Click for details and to BUY TICKETS online.

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



Monday, April 11th

IP PYP Evaluation

MS Scholastic Book Fair

Tuesday, April 12th

IP PYP Evaluation

MS Scholastic Book Fair

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

MS Scholastic Book Fair

(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

MS Scholastic Book Fair

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

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

Friday, April 15th

MS Scholastic Book Fair

5th Grade Field Trip Maritime Museum (9am)

Saturday, April 16th

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

Monday, April 18th

German Language Diploma A2 Writing 5B and 5C

Tuesday, April 19th

German Language Diploma A2 Writing 5B and 5C

School Site Council Meeting (4:15-5:15pm)
Elementary school Think Tank

Wednesday, April 20th

German Language Diploma A2 Writing 5B and 5C

Thursday, April 21st

AATG Level 1 Test

Costa Rica Experience with AEA/EFT (5:30-6:30pm)
Join us on this evening to learn about this exciting travel/language/cultural experience open to 6th/7th and 8th graders at AEACMS. Point of contact: Senorita Milian

Parent University - Elementary (5:30-6:30pm)

Friday, April 22nd

German Language Diploma A2 Oral Exam 5B and 5C

AATG Level 1 Test

Saturday, April 23rd

Fly Your Ride Club Field Trip
Air and Space Museum competition.

AEA K-8 Creek to Bay Clean up: Switzer Canyon (9am-12pm)
Join the AEA k-8 community of teachers, students and parents on this morning to help clean up South Park's Switzer Canyon. AEA students must be accompnied by an adult. Site: South Park - Switzer Canyon (800 Maple St, San Diego, CA 92104).

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.

Connect


MS Parent Committee

Meeting minutes and information

Monthly Library Newsletter

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Green Team
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