All-School Weekly Note

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Grandparents and Great Friends Day: Kindergarten, 3rd grade, and 6th grade are looking forward to sharing part of their school day on Monday with their guests!

EATS is almost here! Next Friday, May 15, the Garden will be transformed into a wonderland of delicious cuisine, amazing musical performances, and exciting auction items.

Purchase your tickets today!

Order Your Class Photo Books: Class photo books – an EATS tradition – are on sale this year before EATS!  Buy your books online this year and take home the memories of your child's 2014-15 year at TPS. The books are designed by TPS parents, with proceeds helping to support our Financial Aid program. Below are some photos from last year's books. Purchase here or sign up at Lombard Street or South Street to pay with check. 

EATS Volunteer Opportunities: Please take a moment and sign up to help with set up and break down of EATS! We could really use your help! Click here to pick a convenient time slot.  

Middle School Spring Fling: Tonight is the big night! Attendees need to have submitted permission slips with dismissal information. The event, featuring lots of games and deejay Ben Abrams '11, begins at 6:30pm and ends at 8:30pm. Students should check in with a chaperone in front of the South Street parking lot, as well as check out before leaving at 8:30pm.

3rd Grade Plays: Congratulations to our 3rd grade thespians - we think you are ready for Shakespeare! And ready to write for Broadway! We would love some more photos - please email them to lwest@tpschool.org. Thanks.

Science Night: The University of Pennsylvania's Project BioEYES and The Institute for Regenerative Medicine (IRM) are sponsoring IRM Science Night at TPS, Tuesday, May 12, 6-7pm, in the Garage. Join us for an educational evening featuring the work of TPS seventh graders.All families are invited! For more info and to rsvp, click here.

School closed: TPS will be closed on Friday, May 22, for Faculty and Staff In-Service

Special ASEP: ASEP Annual Pre-Memorial Day Picnic for preschool-5th graders, Friday, May 22. Join us for a fun-filled ASEP Annual Pre-Memorial Day Picnic at TPS! On this in-service day for faculty and staff, students will design sun visors, prepare their choice of hoagie sandwich, and help bake cookies for dessert. After a “picnic” lunch, we will play summer-related games and activities with a summer gift to take home. Click here for more info and to register.

3rd Grade Art Exhibit: Through May 17 at SCEE, you can visit the exhibit Tiny Acorn to Mighty Oak: Seed Power, featuring the art of our third graders. Click here for more information about this incredible art show.

Tick Checks:  Please remember to do a tick check as part of your child's evening routine following a day at the Schuylkill Center. If you remove a tick within 24 hours, you can greatly reduce the risk of Lyme disease. For more information, go to page 18 of the School Handbook.

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