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THE WORD ON 3RD


SCHOOL UPDATES - WEEK OF 10/1/2023:

ANNUAL GIVING ENDS FRIDAY;

FRIDAY COMMUNITY MEETING & SPIRIT DAY;

MAKING CARING COMMON UPDATE;

REFLECTIONS ART PROGRAM BEGINS;

PTA COSTUME EXTRAVAGANZA CONTINUES THE FUN;

AND MORE!

 

ANNUAL GIVING ENDS FRIDAY

Annual giving ends THIS FRIDAY! We are at 70% participation school-wide, and our goal is 100%. Let’s make a strong finish Panthers!

● 7 out of 32 classes have reached 100% participation

● 26 out of 32 classes have over 50% participation

Every teacher whose class reaches 100% participation will receive a gift card, and each 100% class will have a donut party. Make sure your class hits 100% - click here to see where your class stands:https://tinyurl.com/2023FOTAGParticipation


If you are in a position to offer a sponsorship and help your class get to 100%, please reach out to alinamoffat@gmail.com for more info.

Last year corporate matches brought in over $15,000 from the following companies:

Viacom, Disney, Netflix, Apple, Sony, Bank of America, Ares Management, and Voya Financial. Have you checked with your employer to see if they will match your giving? This is an easy way to boost your donation and help FOT reach our fundraising goal.

Friends of Third’s Annual Giving Drive funds vital programs that are ABOVE AND BEYOND what LAUSD covers — technology, science, drama, music, art and more. The suggested donation is $1,250 per student but every meaningful donation, no matter the amount, is appreciated and helps us to meet our goal.

You can set up a payment plan that works for your family at: www.friendsofthird.org/donate

Let’s work together toward 100% school-wide participation since 100% of our kids benefit from these great programs! Last year we reached 100% school-wide participation for the first time ever. Help us do it again this year!

Thank you for your incredible support of Third Street’s Annual Giving Drive!

금요일은 연례 기부 운동의 마지막 날입니다! 현재 우리는 전체 70% 참여율을 달성했으며, 우리의 목표는100% 달성 입니다. 팬더스, 모두 마지막 까지 힘내세요!

● 32개 학급 중 7는 100% 참여에 도달했습니다

● 32개 학급 중 26는 50% 참여에 도달했습니다

100% 참여율을 달성한 모든 학급에는 도넛 파티와 담임 선생님께는 상품권이 전달될 예정입니다. 여러분의 학급이 100% 참여율을 달성 할 수 있도록 노력해주세요! 아래의 링크를 클릭하면 현재의 참여율을 확인할 수 있습니다.


만약 여러분의 반이 100%에 도달할 수 있도록 후원해주실수 있다면, 만약 여러분의 반이 100%에 도달할 수 있도록 후원해주실수 있다면, alinamoffat@gmail.com 연락해서 알려주시기 바랍니다.

작년 아래와 같은 기업으로부터 기부금액 매치를 통해 $15,000의추가 기금을 마련하였습니다. Viacom, Disney, Netflix, Apple, Sony, Bank of America, Ares Management, and Voya Financial. 혹시 여러분의 직장에서 이와 같은 기부 금액 매치에 동참해 줄 수있나요? 이것은 여러분의 기부를 증진 시키고 FOT가 우리의 모금목표를 달성할 수 있도록 돕는 쉬운 방법입니다.

Friends of Third의 연례 기부 운동 기금은 LAUSD가 다루는 것 이상의 중요한 프로그램 – 기술, 과학, 드라마, 음악, 미술 등을 위한 자금을 지원합니다. 제안된 연간 기부 금액은 학생 1인당 1,250달러이지만 금액에 상관없이 모든 의미 있는 기부는 감사하며 우리의 목표를 달성하는 데 도움이 됩니다.


아래의 링크에서 결제 플랜을 세울 수 있습니다.

우리 아이들의 100%가 이 좋은 프로그램의 혜택을 받고 있습니다. 우리 모두 학교 전체의 100% 참여를 위해 함께 노력해주세요! 작년 처음으로 전교생 100% 참여를 달성했습니다. 올해도 이룰 수 있도록 도와주세요!

3가 학교의 연례 기부 운동에 보여준 여러분의 놀라운 지지에 감사드립니다!

Congratulations to the following teachers for reaching 100% participation:

100% 참여율을 달성한 다음 선생님들께 축하 드립니다.

Pak, H. Lee, Hong, S. Lee, Yoon, Kellard, Navarette

Thank you to this week’s donors:

이번 주 기부자분들께 감사드립니다.

3rd Street Family

Ashton Kwon Family

Batbayar Family

Benavides Family

Clark Family

DesJardins Family

Emily Kim

Ezra Estrada & Family

Friends of Third

Hailey Family

Huerta/Simone Family

Kara Lin Family

Leo Family

Lia Chung Family

Marlon Goldberg & Paula Morehouse

Minhee & Christoper Hippisley-Coxe

Na Family

Nicole Choi's Family

Noelle Her

Portocarrero Family

Razo Kim

The Abrams Family

The Altamirano Family

The Botthof Family

The Daniel Family

The Dela Rosa Family

The Diaz Family

The Garcia Family

The Geurens Family

The Griffin-Mauff Family

The Holmes Family

The Iyengar Family

The Jung Family

The Kim Family

The Kim Family

The Lee Family

The Lee Family

The Lee's Family

The Lewis Family

The Neiman Family

The Posner Family

The Safran-Esparza Family

The Sann / Benson Family

The Stevenson Family

The Woolley Family

The Wu Family

The Yoo Family

Yang Family


COMMUNITY MEETING & SPIRIT DAY FRIDAY

Did you know that our Friday Community Meetings are actually the official PTA monthly meetings? If you are hoping to get involved with the PTA, be sure to come to our monthly meeting October 6, 2023 at 8:15AM in the auditorium. Refreshments served! One of this month’s featured discussions is magnet school admissions.


Friday is also our monthly school spirit day! Hats, Hats, Hats.. big, small, we love them all! Don't forget your hats on Friday October 6, 2023 for Spirit Day!


MAKING CARING COMMON UPDATE

Next week, our 50 volunteers will be going back into the classrooms to teach a lesson on Listening Deeply Part Two (not interrupting and asking questions to show concern)

  • To complement our class lesson, please practice developing empathy at home with this worksheet: How To Help Kids Develop Empathy

  • Email jocelyn@mindovermediapr.com once you complete the assignment. Five families will be randomly selected to win Levain cookies!

  • Special thanks to local resident and real estate broker Pete Buonocore who bought customized MCC T-shirts for all the volunteers

October Kindness Challenge

Continuing the Making Caring Common tradition that was started last year by Ms. H. Lee and Ms. Hong, we will be having another school-wide October Kindness Challenge for three weeks (from October 9 — 27). Every classroom will have a "100 acts of kindness" chart. As the students complete kind acts, their initials will be added to one of the hearts. The first four classrooms to fill up the chart and have all students participate will receive pumpkins for the whole class. Every class that completes the chart will be entered into a raffle to win a pizza party donated by Village Pizzeria on Larchmont. We will hold the raffle and announce the winning classroom during the November 3 Spirit Day!


REFLECTIONS HAS BEGUN!

Calling All Third Street Artists!

The Reflections Art Program is now underway! Please encourage your kids to participate in this exciting competition led by the National PTA. This year’s theme is “I am hopeful because…”


The categories include dance, music, film, photography, literature, and visual arts and all Third Street students are eligible to participate!

Submit your art here!

The deadline to submit is NOVEMBER 3RD.


For more information, click here. If you have additional questions, reach out to: 3rdstreetreflections@gmail.com


PTA COSTUME EXTRAVAGANZA CONTINUES THE FUN!

Oct. 2 - Oct 6. Our PTA is selling Halloween Costumes before and after school. Stop by and grab one while supplies last! If you have costumes you'd like to donate to the sale, bring them by!



ADDITIONAL UPDATES AND REMINDERS


REMINDER TO COMPLETE YOUR HOUSEHOLD INCOME FORM (HIF)

We still need families to complete a Household Income Form (HIF) for each student enrolled at Third Street. The HIF form can be completed online at https://hif.lausd.net. The information gathered is confidential. Please note that selecting “Decline to complete” counts as NOT completing the form. Regardless of your household income, our school will receive funding for each student based on forms considered complete.


For more information or assistance in completing the HIF form, please email our community rep Sul Lee, sul.lee@lausd.net.


VOLUNTEERING PROCESS REMINDER

We are so excited to involve parents and caregivers in our wonderful school community this year! Please note that each year requires interested individuals submit the application, even if they completed it for prior years.


The requirements for new volunteers are as follows:

1. Register for a LAUSD volunteer account: https://volunteerapp.lausd.net/

2. Upload proof of COVIC-19 vaccination to Daily Pass: https://portal.safetyclouds.org/

3. TB clearance: submit the result (less than 30 days old) to Sul Lee (Rm33)


Every process will be reviewed by the school and LAUSD. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact to Sul Lee, sul.lee@lausd.net.



UPCOMING IMPORTANT DATES

Tuesdays Early dismissal (1:30pm)

Mon-Fri, 10/2 - 10/13 Making Caring Common: Listening Deeply Part 2

Friday, 10/6 Coffee with the Principal

Spirit Day - theme is Hat Day

LAST DAY OF THE ANNUAL GIVING DRIVE

Friday, 10/20 Prospective Kinder orientation & tour



ONGOING

Click here to join our PTA and support many initiatives at our school!


Gift your student, teacher, staff something extra special for their birthday this year! Click here to add a shoutout for them on our June Street main entrance marquee!


Want to be involved with Making Caring Common at Third Street? Email Jocelyn at jocelyn@mindovermediapr.com.


Opt in for text or email alerts from our school - See details in this post.


Traffic Safety Volunteers wanted - Traffic Safety Valet Sign Up is encouraged for our 1st through 5th grade families. Each slot is only for 20 minutes and helps our drop offs go smoothly and safely, and enables our school's aides to be on campus helping our students get to class. For more details, please see our Traffic Safety page.


Volunteers Wanted - sign up to help in our classrooms and at events!


Check out our Instagram - Follow us @friendsofthird and connect with our wonderful online school community


Community Meeting Recording - Please click COMMUNITY MEETING for recordings of past meetings


Fundraising Reminders - In case the opportunity presents itself to you and your family, please bookmark our Friends of Third fundraising page for easy reference.


Don't forget you can help our school earn BIG BUCKS by signing up for Ralph's Rewards and selecting Friends of Third (org # YQ077)!


Please take a moment and download the BOX TOPS app and select Third Street Elementary as your school. Then, whenever you buy a product with the BoxTops symbol on it, simply open the app, scan your receipt and BOOM you are ready to earn $$$ our school!

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