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Teacher Appreciation Week

This week will be celebrating our amazing teachers for everything they do for us throughout the year!  Check with your room parents so you can be a part of the week long celebration!

SBAC Awards

We kick off the 2017 - 2018 testing month by recognizing the amazing job by our students who received perfect scores on either Language Arts or Math portion or BOTH on the 2016 - 2017 SBAC.  Congratulations!  Outstanding!

          

We Need You at the World Fair

It’s time to sign up to VOLUNTEER at the World Fair!  This year, each grade level is responsible for staffing specific attractions for the duration of the fair.  There are also opportunities for each adult to do their three hours from Thursday through Sunday on fair weekend.  Sign-ups are through My School Anywhere, so if you haven’t already, now is a great time to log in and participate.

Also this year, discounted pre-sale fair tickets will be available to all families who sign-up for at least three hours.  So, sign up before May 14th to receive the 20% discount on pre-sales.  Please note:  discounted fair tickets will ONLY be sold to Colfax families Monday, May 14th - Wednesday, May 16th.

The first 50 volunteers to sign up on MSA will receive a World Fair car magnet!

Also this year, discounted pre-sale fair tickets will be available to all families who sign-up for at least three hours.  So, sign up before May 14th to receive the 20% discount on pre-sales.  Please note:  discounted fair tickets will ONLY be sold to Colfax families Monday, May 14th-Wednesday, May 16th.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION - Parent Portal - WE NEED YOU!!!

We currently have 36% enrollment. Our goal is to have at least one parent signed up for the parent portal for each student by the end of the school year.  The Parent Portal contains useful information for parents about their children.  Next year, more information will be added to the Parent Portal as well!  You only need to sign up once in your child’s academic career with LAUSD, it will follow them to all LAUSD schools!

If you have questions or need assistance signing up, see the attached instructions or please contact the office.

LSLC

Join us this Thursday, May 3 at 2:45 p.m. for our monthly LSLC meeting in Room 20.  Check out this month's agenda here.

Yearbook Sales - ONLINE ONLY

Yearbooks are being sold until May 1st.  Please get yours today! Here's the link to purchase your yearbook: http://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1094615/Colfax-Charter-Elementary/  They are only being sold ONLINE this year and cannot be purchased through the office.

Because they will be delivered to your child, please make sure you put your child's classroom number so we can find them.

If you have any questions, please email Nickie nickiemouse333@yahoo.com

Sports Plus Day Camp

EARN $50 FOR PACE!

Sign up for Sports Plus Summer Camp (located at Millikan Middle School) before May 1st, and PACE will receive $50 for each registered camper. The early bird camp fee per child is $54/day if you sign up before the May 1st deadline. Sports Plus Summer Camp runs from June 11 to August 17.

More info at  www.sportsplusdaycamp.com or (818) 905-6125.

**WORLD FAIR WEEKLY**  THERE ARE 19 DAYS UNTIL THE WORLD FAIR

     
   

 LET THEM EAT CAKE

Last year at the World Fair, we awarded more than 100 cakes to lucky winners at our Cake Walk and we hope to give away even more this year.  But we need those cakes!  Parents, we are asking for donations of one or more of those fabulous cakes, so sign up to bring one from your favorite bakery or store, or create one of your own if you happen to be a baker!  The sign up sheet is located in the front office, as is a donation box if you would like to give a gift card to your favorite grocery store or bakery which will be used to purchase cakes.  Thank you from your Cake Walk Team! 

 WINE NEEDED!!

The wine raffle is back by popular demand! We want this year’s prizes to be EPIC. Please donate a bottle (or more) valued of at least $10. We will be collecting wine in from of Mrs. Walker’s house on Wednesdays at pick up and drop off, and after assembly on Mondays. Feel free to contact Jane Epstein at seejanecook@gmail.com or Beth Moceri at bethmoceri@gmail.com to arrange pick ups or if you have questions.  

 SILENT AUCTION

Got Donations?

We are getting close, but it’s not too late to donate! 

Please complete this form or contact Lisa Adler (lisa@teamadler.co.uk) or Vickey Brash (vickeybrash@gmail.com) directly and tell us how you can contribute! 

 THEMED PARTIES

Party Book: 3 new parties already SOLD OUT!

Just by ‘partying’ with Colfax friends – old and new – you have already raised $6,660 for our children’s enrichment!

What could be easier?  Check out this link: https://501auctions.com/pace/category/category/40972 and buy a ticket to one of the fantastic parties already filling up fast!

 IT"S TIME TO BID!!!!

Bidding on Silent Auction items will require you to register your email and credit card!

Don't delay, register today! It is the ONLY way to bid on silent auction items - BUT YOU CAN BID FROM ANYWHERE AT ANY TIME. You will be alerted the second someone outbids you.

Register now by logging into our 2018 Silent Auction site, through 501 auctions:

www.colfaxworldfair.com

 SPOTLIGHT ON:  COLFAX ONLY ITEMS – Available NOW

Colfax Only items are available for bidding NOW!

COLFAX ONLY items are LIVE - like front row tickets to school events, Birthday Marquee Messages AND the coveted PRINCIPAL OF THE DAY AND KIDCHELLA SPOT.  What are you waiting for? Do it TODAY. 

Preview Main Auction NOW!

Register, and start previewing the ENTIRE AUCTION of some 500+ items including trips, tickets, awesome class baskets as well as a host of other amazing items and unique experiences. There is something for everyone!

Main Auction bidding will start:  Monday, May 14 at 9 am and will end at 6:00 pm on Saturday, May 19.

 SOCIAL MEDIA

Do you like to take a class or two at the Pilates or fitness studio?  We have some great local businesses who have donated classes for you to try out!  Thank you to Wundabar Pilates, Follow the COLFAX WORLD FAIR on Facebook + Instagram!  RSVP for the Colfax World Fair on Facebook + share with your friends . Also make sure you "like" the Colfax World Fair on Facebook and Instagram

 HELP WANTED!

 

Seeking hair stylists!  Do we have any Colfax parents who cut or style hair?  Looking for 'Hair Flair booth' specific volunteers who may have special skills in this area. If you do, please contact Parisa for information on how to help. 

Please click here to see our WISH LIST of items needed for the fair, and sign up if you can help!

Contact Parisa StepanekPaula Lisbe or Sonja Young for more information about anything WORLD FAIR!!

Looking Ahead - Save The Date!

  • 5/12 School Beautification 8-12
  • 5/17-18 World Fair Build
  • 5/19 World Fair

Please make sure that you refer to the calendar on our school website (http://www.colfaxcharter-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com) for updates and new items! And friend us on Facebook (Colfax Charter) to receive up-to-the minute news and photos.

 

The teachers, families, and staff of Colfax Charter Elementary are dedicated to the academic and personal success of all students. Together we encourage each child to aspire to his highest potential in a safe environment. We provide opportunities so that they may face and triumph over the challenges of the 21st century.

Colfax Charter Elementary School, 11724 Addison Street, Valley Village, CA 91607

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