1-7-2015 Memo

January Psalter number:  309: 1-4

Donuts:  Wednesday, Jan 14.

Semester End: Friday, Jan. 9, marks the end of the second quarter of the school year.  Report cards will be sent home next Wed, Jan 14.

Milk Orders:  Milk order changes begin on Monday, Jan. 12.

Iowa Basics:  Next week grades 3-8 will be taking the Iowa Basics Tests.  On Friday afternoon,Jan. 16, these grades will go bowling.

Volunteers Needed:  Drivers are needed for the Middle & Upper Room bowling outing on Friday, Jan 16, at noon.  Contact Mike VV if you are able to help out.

No School:  Friday, Jan 23, will be a Teacher In-Service day.

Ski Outing:  Reserve Fri, Jan 23(Alternate date: Feb 20) for the All School Ski Outing.  Additional information is attached to the printed memo.

Faith Scrip News:  January is a slow month for specials, but keep ordering your everyday cards!                   
Coordinator: Sarah H.
Pick-up: Friday
Order: Monday by 8pm.  
Kwik Trip's standard rebate is now 4%. However, we will receive an additional 10% rebate on qualifying in-store purchases made with a gift card purchased from Great Lakes Scrip Center.  BUT: The additional rebate amount we receive will not be tracked in ShopWithScrip family rebate and order reports. That means that the additional 10% will go to the scrip program, not a specific family or a family's designated fund. We must earn a minimum of $10 per quarter to receive the additional funds.
HOWEVER: We are able to order directly through Kwik Trip. The advantages are:
— the initial rebate earned would be 5%, not 4%
— potentially, the additional 10% could go to the specific family
The disadvantages are:
—  additional ordering and tracking work for coordinators
— cost of shipping, $9.60/order 
At this time, we do NOT plan to take this step, but we would like to hear from YOU if you have any thoughts. THANK YOU for taking the time to read this. 🙂

Across the Border Supper: The supper is scheduled for Jan. 30. The sign-up sheet will be at school next week and then at church for the following two Sundays.