A group of Junior, Brownie, and Daisy Girl Scouts from Audubon Charter School joined the Mayor and Archbishop in Jackson Square to lead the crowd of 7,000 with an adorable (if a little quiet) rendition of “Jingle Bells”, at the annual Patio Planters “Caroling in Jackson Square”.
The Upper Campus’ annual Holiday Program will take place December 18th at 6:00pm at St. Katharine Drexel Preparatory School, located at 5116 Magazine Street. Please join us for an evening of Holiday Entertainment featuring students in the music program, Talented Theatre program, and Talented Music program.
There will be no ticket sales for this program, but donations are always accepted!
Thank you to all of our generous families who have made a gift to the 2014-15 Annual Fund. The Annual Fund has raised almost $41,000 so far, and 44% of families have made a gift as of Sunday! We truly appreciate your support and commitment to the students we serve!
Congratulations to our Annual FUNd Day pizza party contest winners, Ms. Jennifer Dolese’s and M. Binetou Badiane’s classes! We are also grateful for the assistance of our outstanding parent co-chairs Patrick Tucker and Leah Badger and to all our room parents and parent volunteers who have encouraged families to support the campaign.
Annual Fund donations can still be made through May 31, 2015. Gifts made by December 31, 2014 are tax deductible for the 2014 tax year and can be made at www.auduboncharter.com (click “Support”, “Annual Fund”) or by check written to Audubon Charter School and dated by December 31. Donors who make a gift of a $100 or more by December 31 will be entered into a raffle for four lower level Pelicans tickets. For families who donate $250 or more, a book plate with their child’s name will be placed in a library book in the child’s honor (one book for each child).
Please see below for an updated class participation list. We will publish a list of donors to date in the Rare Bird in January.
|Annual Fund Participation (as of Sun., Dec. 14)|
|Milan Classes||% of Participating Families|
There are a small number of 20” and 24” wreaths still available for sale, and prices have been discounted by almost 50%! 20” wreaths and 24” wreaths can be purchased for $20 and $23, respectively. Wreaths can be purchased at Gentilly with payment in cash or by check payable to Audubon Charter School. For further information, please contact Sophia Griffies at Sophia_Griffies@
It’s the gift that keeps on giving!
The following families have met their 25-hour volunteer commitment with ACS already … and it’s only December! Thank you to all of our volunteers. If you have some hours to report, please email Montessori VP, Anne Riley, at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’d love to see this list continue to grow. Again, thanks for all that y’all do and we are looking forward to a lot of parental involvement in the New Year.
Andrea & Remy Wilkes
Leslie St. Germain
Juwanda Ford Williams
Isaac Friedman&Annmarie Roberts
Udine Jost Zengel
Sing along with the Phister Sisters!
There will be songbooks, hot chocolate and cookies and Santa. Everyone is welcome to this free neighborhood event, so come on out and enjoy the fun!
What: Winter Formal
Where: Gentilly Campus Cafeteria
When: Friday, December 12th 7-10 pm
Why: To raise money for the 8th Grade Washington DC Field Trip
How Much: $10 in advance/$15 at the door
Get excited for our annual Winter Formal Dance! The dance is a great opportunity for students and staff to have fun, as well as a very important fundraiser for our 8th graders’ trip to Washington D.C.
Our DJ is ready to spin all the songs that students have requested, and Mr. Arnaud is ready with his camera to take souvenir pictures for $2 each. Concessions will also be on sale.
Entry to the dance will cost $10 in advance or $15 at the door.
Thank you to all parents who have volunteered to set up, clean up, work and donate concessions. It is not too late to help out! If you would like to send a donation in, you may send it to the Milan campus office. Volunteers may contact Ms. Adrienne at email@example.com
We hope to see all of the Milan Campus middle school students there!