- Soccer team wins all three games this week and imroves record to 8-0.
Emerson Community Event: Being Bigger Than Your Triggers – Annie Zirkel
RESCHEDULED: Wednesday, Nov. 9, 7:00pm
Local relationship consultant, Annie Zirkel, will present to current and future middle school families about the impact that triggers can have on students and adults. She will discuss the physiological impact of being triggered, the neuroscience behind the triggered brain, and how we can support students when they are triggered. We may even learn more about how we can support ourselves when we are triggered. Please visit Annie Zirkel’s website for more information on this session (http://www.anniezirkel.com/)
No Glass Bottles at School Please
Several recent accidents have caused quite a mess, which could easily be avoided. Please do not send glass bottles to school.
Lower School Art Square 1 Fundraiser
Artwork Must Be Submitted by Oct. 18
The Lower School art classes will once again participate in theSquare 1 Art fundraiser. This fundraiser is an opportunity for families to purchase mugs, greeting cards, t-shirts, phone cases, pillow cases, and key chains—just a few of huge array of items available—and many families like to use these as gifts for the holidays.. Purchasing items is completely optional, but the proceeds will offset some of the cost of buses for the Toledo and Detroit art museums trips in the spring.
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Free Pizza and Smiles Could Be Yours!
Volunteer to Serve ESPO Pizza Lunch on a Friday
Please sign up to help with an ESPO Pizza Lunch on a Friday! It’s fun, easy, and a very small time commitment. Choose a Friday that works for you—opportunities are available throughout the year—and enjoy the smile on your child’s face when they see you helping out at school! Volunteers also receive a complimentary slice of pizza.
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30 Families Added to Carpool Map
Check to See Changes, Join in Carpool
Families continue to join the carpool map—30 new families to date. If you already participate in the carpool map, you may want to check to see if there are other families near you. If you don’t participate, please consider joining to free up time, be good stewards of the environment, meet others in our community, and to help relieve transportation challenges for other Emerson families.
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Coffee with the Head of School Dates
By Grade, 7:30am–9:30am on the Dates Below
Parents are invited to start the school year with a cup of coffee and candid conversation with Head of School John Huber. It’s a great opportunity to meet John, and to share whatever is on your mind—the good and the bad.
To accommodate working parents, these coffees will begin at 7:30am (complimentary childcare available, reservations required). Come early and leave by 8:30am, or arrive at the normal school start time and stay through 9:30am.
- 8th Grade: September 16
- 7th Grade: September 23
- 6th Grade: September 29
- 5th Grade: October 7
- 4th Grade: October 21
- 3rd Grade: October 27
- 2nd Grade: November 11
- 1st Grade: November 18
- Kindergarten: November 21