Winter Wonderland Celebration

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The air is getting colder, the winter is near and we are having a celebration with those we hold dear.  Celebrate the season with your Redwood family and friends.

The Fifth Grade Committee in conjunction with the Redwood PTA cordially invites you to join us for a festive winter wonderland celebration on December 12th, 2014

The evening will be filled with dinner, dancing, and cheer.

Place:     West Orange High School Cafeteria
Date:      December 12, 2014
Time:     7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Cost:      $20.00 per adult / $16.00 per child
Dress:    Your Best!

Seating is limited, so please buy your tickets through the following PTA members :

Kyra Swinney  - kyraswinney@yahoo.com
Maria Sabando – sabandom@comcast.net
Terrie Europe-Kwabi – teurope@schools.nyc.gov

Thank you for your support and Happy Winter!

Gift Cards Are Back!

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Use gift cards that “give back” to Redwood for your everyday shopping needs.

There are over 700 participating retailers!

To place an order, simply fill out the order form, attach a check made payable to “Redwood PTA” and put them in an envelope marked “Gift Card”

Order by November 6th to receive gift cards by November 12th, 2014

Order by November 18th to receive gift cards by November 25th, 2014

Order by December 9th to receive gift cards by December 15th, 2014

Order by December 16th to receive gift cards by December 22nd, 2014

Please see our flyer for information on ordering, including online; ordering from inventory for even faster delivery; and contact information.

Keyboarding 101

REDWOOD PTA AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM PROUDLY PRESENTS:

KEYBOARDING 101

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5 WEEK MINI SESSION

Learn the basics of keyboarding and prepare for the PARCC while having fun! Classes will be held on THURSDAY AFTERNOONS from EITHER 3:30-4:15 or 4:30-5:15.

Limited Enrollment -12 spots available at each time slot.

3rd, 4th and 5th graders please!

Week 1  Nov. 13
Week 2  Nov. 20
Week 3  Dec.  4
Week 4  Dec. 11
Week 5  Dec. 18

The price for the 5 week session is $80.00

Register ON-LINE Monday November 3, 2014 at 7:30pm . Please send a separate email for each child to: redwoodenrichment@gmail.com.

In the subject of the email please put Keyboarding 101. In the body of the email, please include:

Child’s Name                                                                                                       Child’s Grade and Teacher                                                                                                     First Choice Time

Emails will be processed in the time order they are received. You will receive an email confirming your child’s registration and time slot (with a registration form attached).

Please completely fill out a registration form and send it into the office along with your payment in an envelope marked Enrichment. Full payment, by check, is required by Friday, November 7, 2014. We can only accept checks made payable to the: ‘Redwood School PTA’.

Thank you!

Homemade Pies and Tarts

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Perfect for your Thanksgiving table, we are proud to once again be offering fresh, locally made pies.

This year, in addition to the delectable pies from Just Like Nonna’s, we are excited to also offer Eric Henry’s award-winning tarts.  Handmade, seasonal, and personally crafted by the chef, himself, these tarts are sure to wow your guests.

Let Nonna’s and Eric Henry do the work for your this year and also give back to the PTA.  All proceeds benefit the Redwood PTA, which provides crucial educational materials to all students, and funds programs and materials in the classroom.

Download Just Like Nonna’s Pie Form

Download Chef Eric Henry’s Tarts Pie form

Fall Conference Day Activities

REDWOOD PTA PROUDLY PRESENTS

Each of the 3 conference days your child can participate in a different activity. Children can stay at school, be entertained and supervised by Redwood Instructional Aides. The Redwood PTA will be providing NUT FREE snacks each day.

Programs will run 10/21, 10/22 and 10/23 from 1-3:15

YOU MUST COME TO THE NEW GYM BY 3:15 TO PICK UP YOUR CHILD… NO BUSSING PROVIDED

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014 Movie: Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Cost per child: $7.50

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014

MAD SCIENCE PRESENTS FIRE & ICE

Get ready for some sizzlin’ excitement and be dazzled as they interact with our Mad Scientists! Explore the amazing properties of fire & combustion. Then, cool off with amazing demonstrations with dry ice! Check out the “Big Burp” and the famous “Mad Science Shower”, as we explore the science behind this amazing frozen gas. If that’s enough…each child will cook up their very own- SUPER STRETCHY SLIME! Each student will receive their own Mad Science Activity Cup to create, and keep their own goopy goodness!

Cost per child: $20.00
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2014 CHOOSE EITHER

ART POTPOURRI

Let your child’s creativity come alive as they design, create, keep their own creations!

Cost per child: $20.00 GAMES GALORE

Board games, bingo and more… Get your game on!

Cost per child: $10.00
SPECIAL PRICING OPTION: CHOOSE TUESDAY AND EITHER WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY

AND THE PRICE FOR TUESDAY IS $5.00

PLEASE SEND THE REGISTRATION FORM INTO THE SCHOOL OFFICE BY FRIDAY, OCT. 17, 2014. CONTACT ERICA SCHWARTZ (973) 736-5670 OR newmomnj@yahoo.com with any questions.

Download the flyer  (it’s so much easier to see, we promise!)

Registration Form

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2014 Fall Enrichment Program

Redwood School’s award winning after school enrichment program is back!

It’s time to register for fall classes. The registration packet went home in backpacks, but it is also available for download here.

You must follow the instructions in the packet to ensure receipt and registration. Registration emails will be opened in the order they are received. Spaces are limited, so secure your child’s spot by registering early.

Online/email registration begins Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 7:30 PM.