Great news, Charlemagne will be going to the state OBOB competition on April 6th at Chemeketa Community College in Salem! Regionals just finished up Saturday afternoon and the competition was stiff. The fifth grade Book Scavengers (Nara, Nina, Sabine, Ellie and Ishika) finished in second after a close battle against Buena Vista Spanish Immersion in the finals, 75 to 70.
Have a great week!
What will you be in the mood for…Wood-fired pizza? Mouth-watering deli sandwiches? Pub food? You can find these satisfying options at Falling
Sky Brewing’s three unique locations.
Make plans to meet Charlemagne friends and family at our next PTO Community Night Out fundraiser on Monday, March 11th!
Present our flyer, and Falling Sky will donate 25% of your bill to Charlemagne PTO. See you at the UO EMU (= pizza), 1334 Oak Alley (= brewpub) or 790 Blair Blvd (= delicatessen).
Tri-fold boards (to display your project) are available for sale. Put $3 in the box near the office and get your board from Room 1. Sign up forms will go home this week. Please return the registration forms to the folder near the office. The third grade will be selling food and drinks to raise money for their class trip to Canoe Island.
The Science Fair is a great time to view cool projects and be amazed by the creative kids in our school.
· BRING IN YOUR PROJECTS (Wednesday 3:00 pm-4:15 pm and Thursday 7:55 am-10:00 am)
· JUDGING (Thursday 10:00 am- 3:00 pm)
·COME VISIT THE SCIENCE FAIR (Thursday 3:00 pm-6:00 pm)
· TAKE YOUR PROJECTS HOME (Friday 1:45 pm- 3:00 pm)
Want to help volunteer? We can use your help. Please follow this link.
In proud partnership with Food for Lane County and 11 other 4j Schools, we begin our 2019 Food Drive!
ACE Awards: Nominate “A Champion in Education” Today!
Who is your champion in education? An
inspiring teacher? An encouraging school secretary? A caring school counselor or nurse? A dedicated volunteer? A principal who leads by example? A bus driver who always takes the time to listen? A custodian who helped in a time of need?
Now is the time to recognize their contributions at the 13th annual ACE (A Champion in Education) Awards!
To learn more and nominate a 4J employee or volunteer, visit http://www.4j.lane.edu/2019-
Come see your nominee be honored at an awards ceremony on May 7, 5:30–7 p.m., at North Eugene High School. One nominee in each of the five categories will be named an ACE Award champion.
If you have questions or need assistance, please contact 4J Communications at 541-790-7734 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you or a close friend or a family member have a connection to a business that wants to support our school, please consider asking them to sponsor our event.
All donations are tax deductible. Our fundraising dollars support classroom assistants and interns. These assistants reduce the student to teacher ratio, provide additional support for students, and share French culture.
Join us at the Wildish Theatre as Annie Jr. takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals! Based on the popular comic strip and adapted from the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Annie Jr. features everyone’s favorite little redhead in her very first adventure. Filled with equal measures of pluck and positivity, this fun-filled stage production is presented by 58 elementary through high school-aged actors, including 2 Charlemagne students!
Performances for Annie Jr. are March 8th, 9th, 15th, and 16th at 7:00 p.m. and March 10th, 16th, and 17th at 2:00 p.m. at the Richard E. Wildish Theatre in Springfield, Oregon. Tickets are available online at rosechildrenstheatre.org and may be available on the day of the show at the box office.
Eugene School District 4J is hosting the first-ever event. STEAM Eugene — a free community event celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics will be held on Wednesday, March 20th from 4:30-8:00pm at Churchill High School.
Throughout the evening, we will offer family STEAM activities, an exhibition of student learning, a community partner showcase.
At 5:30 there will be a panel discussion regarding local interventions to climate and water issues and at 6:15 a showing of the film “Inventing Tomorrow,” followed by a Q & A with community stakeholders. This event is free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted to support 4J science education.
Ophelia’s Place March 21st from 6:30-8pm in the Charlemagne
Ø Learn digital citizenship tips; discuss the importance of a positive digital footprint.
Ø Examine the prevalence of online predators, exploitation and blackmail risks.
Ø Consider photo sharing, safety and location features.
Ø Discuss social media image construction and pressure it can create for youth.
Ø Define cyberbullying and examine its impact.
Ø Clarify appropriate reporting steps.
Ø Learn about youth advocacy tools and strategies to educate and support youth.
If you are interested in attending, please take a minute to answer
help us focus the discussion on the specific concerns of our
Opportunities for Supporting Charlemagne:
Additional Volunteer Opportunities
- PTO Class Representatives:(Mme Sion, Mme Kim, Mme Anou, Mme King, Mme Jana, Mme Grabowski)
- Soiree Procurement Team
- Esprit De Corps Team: Help coordinating upcoming teacher appreciation week
Host Family Coordinators for the Charlemagne Intern Program
Olivia Hardin, Helen Jetter
& Cynthia Stenger Riplinger:
Direct Drive Continues:
• Send a check to Charlemagne PTO at the school: 3875 Kincaid Street, Eugene, OR., 97405.
For your records, our tax ID number is 46-1825220.
We recognize not every family can contribute equally to a direct drive request. We also know our families give in other equally important ways and are grateful for the time spent in classrooms and at community events. We recognize all types of support are necessary and valuable to the success of our school!
Participating eScrip Retailers:
While shopping this holiday season please consider supporting these businesses as they will donate a percentage of your purchases to the school. This is free money for our school of the purchases you already are making. All you need to do is to sign up and keep your information up to date.
Market of Choice: 1) go to escrip at https://secure.escrip.com/
signup/index.jsp; 2) Type in ‘Charlemagne French Immersion Elementary’; 3) Register your payment cards; 4) Shop with your registered cards. Register your rewards card HERE:
Amazon Smile: 1) go to https://smile.amazon.com/; 2) type in ‘Charlemagne at Fox Hollow PTO Company’ & then select. AmazonSmile uses the same log in as your regular Amazon account. But you must shop at smile.amazon.com to contribute.
- Fred Meyer’s Community Rewards Program: Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card at www.fredmeyer.com/
communityrewards. You can search by name (Charlemagne PTO) or by the non-profit number (QJ541)