WORD ON 3RD


WEEK OF 10/3/2022

OPEN ENROLLMENT WINDOW OPENS;

NO SCHOOL 10/5;

COMMUNITY MEETING & SCHOOL SPIRIT DAY 10/7;

REFLECTIONS ART COMPETITION;

PTA MEMBERSHIP DRIVE CONTINUES;

CHANGES IN ACCELERATION DAYS


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OPEN ENROLLMENT WINDOW OPENS

The On-time Application for Choices 2023-2024 opens October 3rd. The 2022-2023 Choices Late application will reopen December 1, 2022. Click here to view the digital Choices brochure.


NO SCHOOL WEDNESDAY 10/5

The campus will be closed this Wednesday, 10/5. School will return back to normal schedule on Thursday, 10/6.


COMMUNITY MEETING AND SCHOOL SPIRIT DAY FRIDAY 10/7

October community meeting will be held this Friday, 10/7 at 9:00 am. The meeting will be on zoom, and a separate notification will be sent out to all parents/community members with zoom link information. In this meeting, the district magnet coordinator, Mary Jane London will be presenting on the magnet program.


This Friday, October 7 is also October's monthly school spirit day. Let's support your class to win their school spirit stick by wearing your class color on this day.


READ AROUND THE WORLD BEGINS

Read Around the World is a book challenge that takes you on an imaginary journey around the world The program begins October 3, 2022. If you are in grades 2–5, please sign up using the link below. (Younger students can anticipate their own customized reading challenge in the months to come.) https://bit.ly/RATWreg22

Read Around the World needs parent volunteers to help in the library October 3 - 11. We will be registering and checking out students who plan to participate in the reading challenge. Please sign up for a slot using the link below.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f45aaad2ba0fd0-20222023


REFLECTIONS ART COMPETITION BEGINS

I hope your children are getting excited and starting to work on their art submissions for the Reflections Art Contest that begins next week!!!


THEME: Show Your Voice

CATEGORIES: Dance, Literature, Film Production, Photography, Music Composition and Visual Arts.

***You can find specific guidelines at this link: Category guidelines & Rules

***You can find examples for each category from last years contest winners here: 2021-2022 Reflections Art Winners for California

SUBMISSION DATES: Oct 3, 2022 thru Nov, 11, 2022

SUBMISSION LINK: https://qrco.de/bdJUMa


And if you would like to see the 2021-2022 submissions from our own Third Street Students you can click HERE!


Remind your child that all participants will be recognized at a school assembly/spirit day later this year AND their art will be displayed at the end of the school year open house!!! Don’t let them miss out on the fun!!


IN ADDITION: We are recruiting volunteers for judging. See Signup Genius HERE!!



PTA MEMBERSHIP DRIVE CONTINUES


Our school's PTA Membership drive is in full swing! The 1st Place Class is still up for grabs! As a reminder, the first THREE classes to get to 100% participation will receive money towards classroom supplies and ALL classes will receive a fun Halloween/Fall themed goodie bag for each student in their class. The first place class will receive $75, second $50 and third will receive $25 towards classroom supplies. PTA Membership Drive Ends on 10/14.


See where your class stands! 2022 PTA Membership Drive - Class Participation Tracker


PTA Memberships start at only $10 and can be easily paid for online, or by cash/check. Signup online here: Third Street School PTA Signup Page


Families may also leave cash/check with your child's name/room # in the PTA mailbox.


PTA Membership pays for programs like Reflections Art Competition, our beautiful School Garden, the Book Fair, Campus Beautification, Community Building Events and Teacher Appreciation Week!


Thank you to all the families who have already signed up - your support is truly appreciated!


MAKING CARING COMMON MAKES THE NEWS

Our Making Caring Common program recently has been making the news for the positive impact it is already having on our students and staff! Check out a couple features here:

KTLA Feature via Harvard University

NBC LA Featured story


As a reminder, members of the LA Rams will be visiting our school November 1st to help us KICK OFF KINDNESS!


YEARBOOK UPDATE

The 2022-23 Third Street Yearbook is already underway! Parents/Caregivers, please help us capture memories by submitting photos of your students, class activities, and school events here. Pre-order your yearbook at a reduced price ($25 / yearbook), place an ad honoring your student or local business, and donate a yearbook here. School code is 228294. ** Please make sure your student’s classroom information is accurate for easier distribution ** Feel free to contact 3rdstyearbook@gmail.com with any questions. Deadline to order is Friday, April 14, 2023. All proceeds benefit Friends of Third.


2022-23 3가학교 연간앨범제작이 진행 중에있습니다! 학부모/보호자 여러분, 여기 학생들, 수업 활동 학교 행사 사진을 제출하여 추억을 캡처할 있도록 도와주세요.


여기를 누르시면, 연간앨범을 할인된 가격($25/앨범)으로 사전 주문하실수있고, 학생이나 지역비즈니스를 기리는 광고를 게재하실 수 있으며, 또한 연간앨범제작에 기부 하실 수 있습니다.


앨범구입을위한 학교코드는 228294입니다. ** 정확한 앨범배포를 위해 학생의 학급 정보가 정확한지 확인해주세요. ** 질문이 있으시면 언제든지 3rdstyearbook@gmail.com으로 문의해주세요. 주문 마감일은 2023 4 14 금요일이며, 모든 수익금은 Friends of Third 혜택을줍니다.


CHANGE IN ACCELERATION DAYS

The four optional days that were created to boost student learning to close the student achievement are now changed to regular school days. These days are October 19, December 7, 2022, March 15 and April 19, 2023. More information will be provided for any future optional days.


ADDITIONAL FUNDRAISING REMINDERS

Did you know you can still donate to Friends of Third beyond our Annual Giving campaign as an individual family or with company matching donations throughout the year? In case the opportunity presents itself to you and your family, please bookmark our fundraising page for easy reference.


Are you looking for ways to earn funds for our school, just by grocery shopping?


Our Making Caring Common program has been making the news for the positive impact it is already having on our students and staff! Check out a couple features here:

Make sure your loyalty account is set to earn money for our school. It costs nothing to you and can earn BIG BUCKS for Third Street. Signing up is SO easy and it costs you nothing. Here’s what you do:


1. Log into your Ralphs Rewards account.

2. Go to: My Account and Select Community Contributions

3. Select: Friends of Third (organization number YQ077)


And while we're talking about groceries….

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!


UPCOMING EVENTS

10/3 Open Enrollment Window Opens

10/4 Author Visit From Julie Buxbaum

10/5 No School (unassigned day)

10/7 Community Meeting & School Spirit Day (theme: wear your class color)


ONGOING

Volunteers Wanted - sign up to help in our classrooms or as a Copy Cat