Weekly Update April 11, 2014
Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 12:04PM
McCall in Update

We will be closed on Monday, April 14th and Friday, April 18th for Spring Break. Enjoy.

The Amazon Wish Lists for classrooms are in progress. The first batch has been posted on our website. Stay tuned for more. Teachers: it's never too late to create one or add to yours. Parents: Buy something for your child's classroom, for a special, or for ESOL. And remember that many Amazon purchases made through AmazonSmile provide money back to McCall.

This Week in and Around McCall

Yearbooks

A flyer has been distributed in class; school yearbooks may be ordered for $25.00. Look back at the past with your family and friends and cherish the moments you had each year at McCall. Start a collection. The money is due to Ms. Essery by April 15.

Upcoming Events

McCall Relays

The Third Annual McCall Relays will take place on Saturday, April 26 from 8:30 to 10:30 AM at Washington Square Park. Registration fees are $25 for students (family discount of $20 per child for two or more children from the same family) and $10 for parents and teachers. Registration covers participation in unlimited races. The registration form was distributed in class.

Reminders

ASAP (After School Activities Partnerships)

ASAP (After School Activities Partnerships) is excited to announce that long-time supporters and youth advocates John Langan and Judith Nadell have presented ASAP with a challenge grant to broaden its impact in schools and communities in need.

Over the coming months they will match each contribution dollar-for-dollar up to $50,000.

McCall has used ASAP for programs such as chess and scrabble.

To make a donation to ASAP, or to learn more, visit its website.

Neighborhood News

Philly Farm and Food Fest

The Philly Farm and Food Fest will take place on Sunday, April 13 from 11AM to 4PM at the Philadelphia Convention Center. Kids under 12 are free. Here is the flyer.

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