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TRCS News October 31, 2018

Annual Fundraising Season Updates

We are rounding the corner for the Bingo Event at the Colorado Hotel on November 9, 6-9. I met with the managers there yesterday. They will put food stations throughout the room to include: a taco station, a pizza station, a fondue station, a salad bar, and a cheese station. There should be a lot of yummy treats for everyone. Our silent auction will area stationed off and there will be prizes for an ongoing Bingo game. If you have not purchased your ticket, it's not too late. You can send a $50 check to the school or you can buy tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/two-rivers-bingo-night-hotel-colorado-tickets-51446229056. We will have your name the event will check you in. Remember, if you want to take advantage of child care, the 8th grade class will sponsor that at our school under the supervision of Ben Canady and other volunteers. They have some fun activities planned for our children. Send an email to Ben with your questions or sign up at Ben.Canady@tworiverscs.org. A big shout out to the members of this committee who have putting this all together. Thank you, Cynthia Wheeler, Aubrey Glen, Ashley Kramer, Jenny Basset and Tim Walker, to name a few. Our last meeting for this event is scheduled for 11-5 at 5:00.

Silent Auction Sample Item 1: 1 Week at Case de las Abuelas

Come to the fundraiser and make an offer for a week in paradise! Casa de las Abuelas is a beautiful vacation home in Punta del Burro, Nayarit, Mexico. The house is just north of Puerto Vallarta on the Bay of Banderas. The winning bid can choose any week that is available from May to October 2019.

  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • A Chevy Suburban to drive as your own
  • Full staff to take care of you. Included services: grocery shopping, cooking, cleaning, and more!
  • On a beautiful private beach with gated entrance and 24/7 security.
  • Full details and pictures at VRBO.com/4003 (Please do not contact the owners through this site. Instead send any questions about the property to Jamie at james.nims@tworiverscs.org)

Silent Auction Sample Item 2: 1 Week at Casa de Amigos (just up the beach from Casa de Abuelas)

Casa de Amigos is just up the beach of Casa de las Abuelas. Maybe you want to come and bid at both places for your next big family reunion! This vacation property includes the same excellent features as the Casa de las Abuelas: Suburban, full staff, pick up and return to the airport, 24/7 security. Gather your friends and make an offer in fundraising!

Full details and more photos of the house available here: https://www.vrbo.com/655609 (You can send any questions about this property to Jamie at james.nims@tworiverscs.org)

Win a Bike!

Any TRCS student whose family buys a fundraiser ticket will automatically be entered into a raffle to win a new bike from Sunlight Bike and Ski Shop! The winner can choose between the smallest size or the full size bike!

Silent Auction Item 3: Spring Break in Sedona, Arizona

We are going to auction spring break week in a beautiful condo in Sedona, Arizona!

Silent Auction Sample Item 4: 6 Tickets for Disney on Ice in Denver!

Other Great Prizes/Items for Auction

  • 3 month workout and nutrition plan
  • 2 Avalanche tickets vs. Stars
  • Winter get away Condo in Grand Junction
  • Birthday party gift certificates
  • SkiCo tickets
  • Chiropractic Exams
  • 2 Vasectomies
  • Massage
  • Personal Training Session
  • Facials and Eyebrow gift cards
  • Glenwood Toy Gift Certificate
  • Mexican Bowls
  • Photography Session
  • Nutritional Coaching
  • Hotel Stays including the Roosevelt Suite at Hotel Colorado
  • Glenwood Caverns Certificates

Drawing for NO school fees!

Reminder: If you buy or sell 5 tickets, your name will be placed in a drawing at no school cost next year for a child! (The odds of winning are pretty good at this time)

Student-led Conferences: Nov. 15-16

Student-led conferences are an important part of the learning process at TRCS. The purpose of the student leading the conference is to allow them to take charge of their learning. Parents can expect their children to provide details about areas of strength and areas where they need more support. Come prepared to ask your kids about their goals for the school year and how they plan to achieve those goals. The teacher is the facilitator of the conversation and can help provide more information as needed. Grades 6-8 conferences will be held in the gym in an open house format and grades K-5 will be scheduled conferences with unidad teachers. Teachers will send sign up details later this week. Conferences will take place on Thursday, November 15 from 12: 30-8: 00 pm (half day for students, without lunch) and Friday, November 16 from 8: 00-12: 00 (there are no classes for students).

TRCS Service Learning

Community service is an important part of the TRCS education. As such, all of our students in kindergarten through 8th grade will participate in various learning service projects between November 12 and December 14. Talk to your children about the importance of being a positive member and contributor to their community!

Book Fair Volunteer Opportunities

Traditionally we organize a book fair during conferences. This year they are scheduled for November 15 and 16. If you want to register to help sell, set up or break down, send an email to our super volunteer, Aubrey Glen at amglennfam6@gmail.com

Teacher Meals During Conferences

Our teachers work non-stop during conference days to facilitate communication about your child's academic and behavioral progress. If you want to sign up to bring something to feed them during that time, send an email to Aubrey Glen at amglennfam6@gmail.com

Accountability Meeting Date Change: 11/27

We have changed the date of our second School Accountability Meeting to November 27. TRCS is currently working on the development of our strategic plan and we would like feedback from parents to help us guide our school for the coming years. Please come if you can. Everyone is welcome!

Ski Sale 11/17

One of our new families has donated a storage shed full of skis, boots, boards and helmets for us to sell. We are going to advertise in the newspaper and we will set up shop on 11-17 at TRCS. It would be great to have them for when company arrives and does not want to rent skis. The quality varies a lot. Come and see it yourself. The best offers will be accepted. We can also participate in this event to sell fresh and homemade tamales. One of our 8th grade parents is leading this. All proceeds go to Mexico. Last year we sold almost $ 2,000 worth. They were excellent and perfect to freeze for company.

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Created with images by Madison Kaminski - "Christmas Lights"

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