MS Parents and Guardians:

In this update you’ll find:  Thank you for Kids4Kids, Book Drive, Parent Education, Sweet Celebration and Viking Corner for the holidays! Enjoy! 

Ruth and Robin 


We appreciate everyone’s contributions to help 34 families in need!



November 28th


Kick Off Program – Wednesday, November 28

The theme of the Parent Education Series for 2018-2019 is “Belonging” and it is starting with a fantastic guest speaker who can help frame the topic, understand why it’s relevant to relationships and help us learn applicable tools to start this journey.


Who: Dr. C. Lynn Nakamura
What: Buffet Dinner and Speaker Program
Where: Dining Hall
When: Starts at 6:30 for mingling, drinks, apps and getting plates.
Presentation starts at 7pm and should be done by 9pm.
Why: To give us context, tools, and traction in working on our theme of Belonging.
Cost: Free, includes child care.

RSVP’S are required by Monday, Nov 26th to Please include number of children and their ages you would like for child care.


For more information on Dr. Nakamura and the Parent Education series, please visit the Parent Education Page on the PACA Website.



A way to support the school while advancing the love of reading in your home!

December 3-7th.

This years Scholastic Book Fair will be held December 3rd – 7th from 8:00-4:00 in the Huntington Room in the Dining Hall.


Feel free to join your student during their browsing time, order the books online or return to purchase new books for your home library.  50% of all money you spend goes back to our classrooms and libraries.


If you cannot make it to the book fair you can order online November 28th – December 11th by going to


Volunteers needed too! If you would like to volunteer at this years book fair sign up at





Bust out your favorite recipes 

December 6 – 7th

Our teachers really really love sweets! All kinds. Every kind!

Once again, we are asking everyone to bake or bring in homemade/bakery cookies, candies or any sweet grab-and-go treat (NUT FREE PLEASE) for our Annual Sweet Celebration. The teachers and staff will get to assemble a box to take home. You can drop-off your goodies to volunteers posted at the athletic entrance or middle school carpool during drop off on December 6th and 7th.
Interested in decorating, assembling, arranging or baking? Click here:
WAIT! No time to bake or get to the store? NO WORRIES – we have you covered!
Donate here and we will purchase cookies for you from several local bakers.
Please contact us with questions!
Ginny Schlonsky ( and Erica Klingerman (



And as you prepare for the holidays… don’t forget a great place to shop is Viking Corner! 

For your favorite viking student, faculty, staff or parent!

Viking Corner has sales every Wednesday until winter break.

Also open on Saturday, December 11th from 11am – 2pm (20% discounts for paying with cash this day)

Gift Cards Available

Or shop online 24/7 at


Have a great Thanksgiving everyone!

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