Ice Cream Social, Homework Club, and Free Movie

There is a lot going at Laguna Niguel schools from fun to serious this week. Be sure to check out our notebook below.

There is a lot of school activities in Laguna Niguel ranging from a 1950s-style ice cream social on Friday to a special homework club, and a free screening of the documentary Behind the Orange Curtain. 

Ice Cream Social

George White Elementary

Friday, Sept. 21, 5-7 p.m.

(ice cream scooped until 6:30 p.m.)

Put on a 1950s outfit and head on down with your picnic dinner to George White for an ice-screamin’ good time!

Wear: 50s outfits to school and to the ice cream social

Bring: Cash, picnic dinner, blankets and beach chairs

Food: Ice cream sundaes $2 (scooped by GW staff), waters $1, candy $1. Cash Only (bring small bills).

Teacher/Principal Raffle: Purchase raffle tickets for $5 (cash only) to win a private lunch with your 2012-2013 teacher or principal. Lunch will be provided for each winner. Funds raised will back to the class for school supplies. Winners will be announced at the end of the event.

Activities: Hula Hoop contest, bubble gum blowing contest, music and more

Laguna Niguel Elementary School

Spirit Wear Fridays!

Show your school spirit by wearing an LNES spirit wear shirt to school on Friday. You can also wear our school colors: blue and silver (or grey). Order forms for spirit wear are available in the office. Samples are also on display to help with sizing. Let’s all show our pride for LNES every Friday.

Footprint Friday Recycling

Footprint Friday recycling program continues every Friday morning when school is in session. Bring in empty and rinsed “California Redemption Value” aluminum cans and plastic bottles every Friday between 8- 9:30 a.m. Please separate your clean cans and bottles before bringing them to LNES. Parents are permitted to enter the bus loop after 8 a.m. to drop off recyclables. Please ask your friends and families to participate.

Smile! Picture Day is Tuesday, Sept. 25

Mark your calendars and remember to bring your brightest smile to school on Tuesday, Sept. 25. All students will have their picture taken. The photos are used for the school database and yearbook. All orders are due by Tuesday, Sept. 25.

PTA Book Fair Volunteers Needed

The PTA All-Star Book Fair is Oct. 1-5 in the school's multipurpose room. Volunteers are needed to assist during the times listed below. If you able to help at any of the times listed and have not already signed up, please email Brook Dubray, Book Fair chairperson, at jpbdubray@sbcglobal.net. Please note the change in the Book Fair schedule. It will be open during Back-to-School Night only on Thursday, Oct. 4.

Niguel Hills Middle School

Screening of 'Behind the Orange Curtain' 

A special screening of Behind the Orange Curtain is Sunday, Sept. 23 at 3 p.m. at the Laguna Regency South Coast Theater, 162 So. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, located at Broadway and PCH). This event is hosted by the city of Dana Point and The South Orange County Coalition.

Behind the Orange Curtain is a documentary that delves into the staggering problem of teenage Rx drug abuse in one of the most affluent counties in the country. Young, privileged teenagers are dying of drug overdoses in record numbers in Orange County. In particular prosperous cities like Laguna Niguel, and this documentary film sets out to ask the question why? Don't miss this important event. For more information, visit behindtheorangecurtain.net

Homework Club 

The Niguel Hills Homework Club will be starting in the near future, after school in the library.  Homework Club is Monday through Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Transportation home is the responsibility of the parent. 

The permission slips are available in the front office at the front desk.  No one may attend homework club without turning in a permission slip.  Space is limited and spots are granted on a first come, first served basis.



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