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posted Dec 14, 2016, 11:02 AM by Alisha Summers

Dear Central Families,

HOLIDAY CONCERT (Grade 1 to 6) :
We are very excited about our holiday concert on Wednesday, December 21st. We have two performances available for you and your family to enjoy. A matinee performances at 1:30pm or an evening show at 6:30pm at the Burlington Central High School Auditorium.

Due to fire regulations, there are a limited number of seats available. Each family will be given two tickets per family for the evening performance. The matinee performance will not require tickets. We encourage you to attend the matinee performance, if you can.

If you will not be attending the evening performance, please return your tickets to the office. If your family has a circumstance which requires more than two tickets, please let the office know. There will be a limited number available. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to a fantastic show!

OUTDOOR CLOTHING:
Now that the weather is cold, please remember to send your child with appropriate outdoor clothing so that they can enjoy outdoor recess.

GRADE 6 LEADERS EVENTS:
Food Drive: Classes are having a friendly competition to see which class can collect the most donated non-perishable food items! Last day for donations is this Friday, December 16th.

Jelly Bean Contest: Guesses are 50 cents. All money raised will go towards purchasing food for our food drive. Last day to make a guess is Thursday, December 15th. The winner will be announced this Friday, December 16th. 

Holiday Hat Day: Wear your holiday hat on Friday December 23rd!

BAKE SALE:
This year Central will host two Bake Sales. Please note the Bake Sale this Friday is for the Kindergarten families while here for the Kindergarten Celebration. Next week, Wednesday, December 21st we will have a Bake Sale following the afternoon and evening Holiday Concert (Grades 1-6). 
We are still looking for some holiday bake sale volunteers please email cen.ps.volunteer@gmail.comto volunteer. Happy Baking!

LOST AND FOUND:
Last chance! Please check the lost and found as we will be donating the items on Friday, December 16th.

SARA WESTBROOK, UPOWER WORKSHOP:
We are excited to announce that Sara Westbrook will be coming to Central on Wednesday, March 1st! Sara Westbrook is an amazing motivational speaker, author and singer who specializes in Resilience, Confidence and Metal Well-Being. Using personal stories and songs, Sara gives students skills to think and act beyond their emotions so that they can make character-based choices. 

Sara believes that “life can bring up challenging circumstances that are not always in our control. The good news is we are in control of our choices – how we choose to act, react and what we choose to believe. Our power lies within our choices. I call this power our UPower.” Through UPower, students learn the skills to think and act beyond emotions, to build confidence and respect, which allows them to more effectively bounce back from challenges. 

Sara will be presenting to the students during the day and then to parents/guardians in the evening. 

DATES:
Friday, December 16th, 2:00pm to 2:30pm: Kindergarten Celebration and Bake Sale
December 21st, 1:30pm and 6:30pm: Grade 1-6 Holiday Concert and Bake Sale
December 23rd, 1:35pm: Early Dismissal
Monday, December 26th to Friday January 6th (inclusive): Winter Break

FRIDAY ORDERED LUNCHES:
Check out cashless - Now order up until January 2017. Questions about lunches? Want to volunteer and give out lunch in your child's class? Please email cen.ps.volunteer@gmail.com . 

Thank you,
Central Public School
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