Walla Walla Public Schools
Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Blue Ridge News, Events & Reminders

First Annual Fund Run

The first annual Fund Run is coming to Blue Ridge, Monday, October 3rd. Students can win great prizes for securing sponsorships for their run - earning money for Blue Ridge!

Upcoming Important Dates

9/26/16 - Fund Run Launch Assembly, 1:30 p.m.

9/29/16 - Picture Day

9/30/16 - Student of the Month Assembly - 8:00 a.m.

10/3/16 - Fund Run

10/5/16 - Fund Run Prize Assembly 12:00 p.m.

1/6/16 - Fund Run Top 10 Tour of WW - 10:30 a.m.

PTA Meeting

Thank you to all parents and guardians who attended the PTA meeting on September 19th. We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting on 10/17 at 6:30 p.m.

Fill the Bus Coming Soon

Saturday, October 15th is the annual Fill the Bus food drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at local grocery stores:

Safeway (Rose Street)
Safeway (Plaza)
Super One
Harvest Foods
Walmart

Join us in filling a school bus with food for those in need.

Girls on the Run

Blue Ridge is proud to be participating in an exciting new program for young ladies in 3rd-5th grades. Girls on the Run is a club that meets twice a week after school to help girls build confidence, self esteem, and healthy habits - all while training to run a 5k run/walk. The season runs from 9/12/16-11/17/16.

Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Blue Ridge participates in the Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Program offered by the USDA. Several times each week, students get to try and to learn about a new fruit or vegetable in their classrooms. Thanks to the BR Kitchen Staff - their work makes this possible. This month, one of the foods students were able to try was jicama.

Welcome to the Library

We are pleased to welcome Mrs. Janifer Sams as the new librarian at Blue Ridge. Mrs. Sams will insitute some new checkout policies for younger students! She will also bring a lot of fun and laughter to the library. Welcome, Mrs. Sams!

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Other News . . .

Emerging School Parent Letter

Blue Ridge is an OSPI Emerging School. To find out more, please click the link below:

http://blueridgeeagles.org/images/pdf/EmergingSchoolLetter.pdf

Common Core State Standards

For more information about the Common Core State Standards, please click the link below:

http://www.k12.wa.us/Corestandards/default.aspx

Community Partners

These local business and local organizations support Blue Ridge, and we hope you will return the favor as you do business, plan your charitable donations, or consider volunteering.We could not do what we do without their help. Thanks to them all.

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Carnegie Picture Lab http://carnegiepicturelab.com

Hepler's Big Cheese Pizza 499 N. Wilbur Ave., 525-4422

YMCA 340 S. Park St., 525-8863

Children's Home Society 1612 Penny Ln., 525-3532

Whitman College Science Outreach Program

Shoes That Fit Whitman College Chapter

DQ Grill & Chill Walla Walla 1474 Plaza Way, 525-6599

Coffee Cravings  607 E. Isaacs & 801 W. Poplar 522-4713

 

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