Sept. 1 - 14, 2007 A+13
Chandler Unifi ed School District Sept. 3 – Labor Day; no school
All aboard the Kids Express Sept. 26, 27 – Elementary Parent/Teacher Conferences;
For those in need of before- and after-school care for children,
Chandler Unifi ed School District’s Kids Express offers enrichment beyond
early release for elementary schools
the classroom, weekly lesson plans and a low 1:17 staff-to-child ratio with
a trained, caring staff. There are also intersession and summer camps, with
breakfast and snack included, and all are state and DES-approved and affordable.
The Kids Express experience includes homework assistance, indoor and outdoor play,
music, sports, arts and crafts, creative play, science, active games and more.
“Each day, we strive to provide a safe environment, quality care and a variety of fun,
exciting center-based activities for students to explore,” says Community Education Director
Grocery cards – Look for the golden-colored fl yer sent home with students telling parents how to link
Franklin Narducci. “Fall Intersession is right around the corner, and Kids Express has fun
grocery cards to Hull PTO. Earn money for Hull while shopping. Bashas’ Thanks A Million for Friends and
Neighbors program runs September through March with Hull ID number 26255. For the Fry’s Cool Ca$h
camp experiences planned for the kids.”
program running September through April, use the barcode that was sent home. Safeway’s 10% Back to
For more information, call the CUSD Community Education Dept. at 480-224-3900 or email
Schools program is running now when participating products are purchased and the appropriate register
. receipts are turned in to Hull Mon., Sept. 10 through Sat., Oct. 6. New Albertson’s Community Partners
cards are on their way. Thanks to parent volunteer Dolores Linares for coordinating this fundraising
Tech Crew – Hull Media Specialist Tony Novak and Librarian Sue Bowers are currently recruiting
fi fth- and sixth-graders for the Media Center Technology Crew. Tech Crew members assist with morning
video announcements and other Media Center duties. Interested students must have parent permission
and should complete an application.
Thanks due – Frye thanks “Junk Lady” Shari Keith, artist in residence, for the wonderful student
No catalogs – Hull PTO is soliciting up-front donations in an effort to reduce fundraising efforts and
jewelry art on display recently. The project was a huge success, and visiting parents were very impressed
associated expenses. If the donation campaign is successful, multiple catalog fundraisers will not be
with their children’s accomplishments.
necessary throughout the year. Look for the No Catalogs Fundraiser fl yer in your child’s backpack.
D.A.R.E. – Sixth-graders are participating in the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program
Sept. 4: PTO meeting, 3 p.m., Library
with guidance from Chandler police offi cer Robin Valenzuela. The program gives kids skills to avoid drugs,
Sept. 5: PTO McDonald’s Night
gangs and violence. Thanks to Offi cer Robin. Sixth-graders will soon sell candy bars to help fund their
Sept. 7: 2nd Cup of Coffee, 7:30 a.m.
D.A.R.E. graduation ceremony held later this year.
Art Masterpiece – Art by Hull students is on display in the CUSD board room during the month of
September. Thanks to parent volunteer Patti Poe for leading Hull’s Art Masterpiece program again this year
and to all Hull Art Masterpiece volunteers.
Safety rules – Thanks to all the sixth-grade students who make up Hull’s Safety Patrol, safely helping
students in and out of their vehicles before and after school each day, and making Hull a safe school.
Flag Corps – Thanks to all the fourth-grade students who comprise Hull’s Flag Corps, properly raising
Fundraiser ends – The PTO Varsity Gold Fundraiser winds up on Tue., Sept. 4. Fifty percent of
and lowering the Arizona state fl ag and the American fl ag every day.
proceeds are given to Student Council for fi eld trips, and other proceeds are used to purchase lampposts
with lights and banners for the courtyard.
Sock Hop – The Sock Hop takes place 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thu., Sept. 20 with pizza, dancing, costume
contests and limbo. Proceeds from the dance help fund fi fth-grade science camp.
For a list of the recent Hull Heroes and other school news
Volunteers needed – Volunteers are needed for the Scholastic Book Fair fundraiser 8:30 a.m. to
from Sanborn Suns and Seton Catholic High Sentinels,
3:30 p.m. Sept. 21 and 24-27. If interested, call librarian Pauline Gray at 480-883-5901 or visit the library
and click on Youth.
at 2425 S. Pleasant Dr. in Chandler.
Art Masterpiece – The Art Masterpiece program, promoting art literacy for children, needs volunteer
guides and a coordinator. No special education or art training required. If interested call 480-883-5900.
For sale – Hancock T-shirts ($10) and water bottles ($5) are on sale in the front offi ce. Payment can
be cash or check; make checks payable to Hancock PTO.
Cartridges for Kids – Bring in your used empty printer cartridges or other used electronics to
the recycle box in the front offi ce or to Mr. Landon’s, Room 15. Include accessories, power cords and
cases if you have them. Business sponsors/donations are needed for the program. Contact Mr. Landon Class acts – Third-graders are learning about the three rock types, with edible activities. Fourth-
if interested. graders are learning about different types of graphs, making them by hand and on the computer.
—Suzanne Incorvaia —Jackie VanEpps
Buzz Books – Buzz book orders are at an all-time high this year; parents can expect to have them by This year, orders placed on Monday will be delivered by Friday.
the end of September. Thanks to everyone who placed an order or advertised. Space for advertising is still Thanks due – Thanks to all the parents who signed up to volunteer for PTO events and committees.
available; call Joanne Taylor at 602-339-2174. Thanks also to the Pollack family for their generous donation to Jacobson’s Literacy Library, now in place in
Coffee klatsch – “Coffee with the principal” is held the fi rst Tuesday of every month. Take this the school media center to help promote group learning.
opportunity to meet informally with the principal to discuss timely topics. Calendar
Student Expectations – Look for new school posters displayed in every classroom promoting “Student Sept. 4: Coffee with the principal
Expectations,” J – Join together to display good character, E – Encourage a safe environment, T- Take charge Sept. 6: PTO Polar Ice Night
of your learning and actions, S – Show respect to all school members. Sept. 7: Fall Picture Day
For sale – Jacobson T-shirts ($10) can be ordered in the front offi ce. Sept. 10: Entertainment Book Fundraiser begins
Scrip returns – Order forms and registration codes for this year’s Scrip sales are available on the school Sept. 13: PTO’s Nothing but Noodles Night
website. It’s a dollar for dollar trade on gift cards; Jacobson gets back a percentage of every gift card sold. —Cindy Sanders
MEETING OF THE CHANDLER
The 7-member Commission makes recommendations to the City Council
regarding airport operations, physical growth, economic development,
and proposed land use relating to leases and fixed base operations.
Meetings are open to the public and are held the 2nd Wednesday of
every month at 7 p.m. at the airport terminal, 2380 S. Stinson Way
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