WAAG for August 21, 2014

THIS WEEK'S CALENDAR 

Monday, August 25, 2014 
· FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL! 
· Volleyball practice - Gym - 3:45-6:00pm 

Upcoming Important Dates 
Back to School Night is September 9, 2014.

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IN THIS ISSUE 

· Volleyball Practice 
· Parent Cloud 
· Back to School Night 
· @lamarfinearts 
· T-shirts! 
· Garden Workday 

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VOLLEYBALL THIS FALL

If you are interested in volleyball this year, be ready for practice in the gym on the first day of school. Volleyball practice is every day after school from 3:45-6:00pm. Games are on Thursdays. You should to bring shorts, t-shirt and athletic shoes for practice. In order to try out for the team, you must have a sports physical. Please contact Coach Potter by email with any questions. 

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SIGN UP FOR THE PARENT CLOUD 

Please see the attachments for information on how access to the new TEAMS Parent Self-Serve in the Parent Cloud. Parents will access student grades using this method starting this year. 
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BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT 

Please join us for Back To School Night on Tuesday, September 9 in the cafeteria from 6:00-8:00. Meet your child's teachers and learn about Booster Clubs and PTA at Lamar. 

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GARDEN WORKDAY 

The Lamar Garden Committee will be hosting a Garden Workday on Saturday, September 6th from 9am to noon. The Lamar Garden is located along Burnet Road, between the Band Hall and the track. Projects will include mulching, weeding, watering and composting. Tools will be provided. Please bring a water bottle and a pair of gloves, and wear light, comfortable clothing. This is a great opportunity to earn community service hours, and is open to the public. Even an hour of your time would be much appreciated!

Questions? Please contact Abby Randall by email

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Lamar Fine Arts Twitter

Lamar has a new twitter account! Follow us today at twitter.com/lamarfinearts.

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LAMAR T-SHIRTS 

T-shirts are available in three colors this year: 
Grey with purple logo 
Black with white logo 
Purple ladies cut with white logo 

Last year's shirt is still available (limited sizes) $10 each 
T-shirts will be sold in the lobby on Back to School Night 

Cash, credit, or check made out to Lamar PTA 

Get one for everyone in the family to show your Lamar spirit! 

PS. The grey shirts are great for PE, too! 

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WAAG Housekeeping

Official WAAG start date for the 2014/2105 school year is this Thursday, August 7th. 

Please send your announcements! Submissions for the WAAG are due in to Ashley Fox by email for inclusion in the Thursday weekly no later than Wednesday at 7 pm. Announcements can be from the PTA, school, teachers, staff and community members so feel free to announce your goings-on here. It is preferable for announcements to be sent in text form in the body of the sender’s email and not as attachments. Special announcements are accepted, but please use these sparingly. We will make accommodations for messages sent later than 7 pm on Wednesdays, but can’t guarantee inclusion. 

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