PTA Meeting Monday, October 24, 9:30 am
Our next PTA general membership meeting is tomorrow morning, Monday, October 24 from 9:30 to 10:30. In addition to PTA program and event updates, we will have a speaker providing information about the proposed Fairfax County meals tax. Please plan to attend if you can!
Dining for Dollars Lombardi's Pizza Monday, October 24
Another Dining for Dollar$ event is coming up with Lombardi's Pizza on Monday, October 24 from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm. Lombardi's will donate 10 percent of their total sales of the day to our PTA. Lombardi's is the delivery-only concept of Church Street Pizza. You can order pizzas, salads, and desserts. No need to mention the fundraiser -- just order lots of pizza! If you work in Vienna, Tysons, or Oakton, please consider ordering pizza for your office. Call 703-242-5901 to order.
Funds raised from this event support PTA programs like book-fair vouchers for Louise Archer students who benefit from financial assistance. The vouchers allow students to purchase new books during our upcoming book fair.
Another Successful Louise Archer 5K & Fun Run!
Thank you and congratulations to the Louise Archer 5K and Fun Run co-chairs Peggy Femenella and Margie Woods on a fun and successful event. And thank you to the following committee members who volunteered their time and energy: Nicole Martin, Karen Landwehr, Patrice Sheyer, Jennifer O'Bierne, Christine Chappell, Michelle Fraser, Laura Plante, Mike Paruti, Nick Bollini, Stephanie Bollini, Bill Mann, Brady O'Bierne, Garth Robins, Hank Arrington, Meg Chapman, Jessica Brandt, Beth Grim, and Karl Bilawski.
Lastly, thanks to the volunteers who helped make packet pick-up and race day a success: Donna O'Harren, Nan Li, Umamaheswari Mylswamy, Hannah Orozco, Seher Zaidi, Kathy Porterfield, Laila Sultan, Pratima Saxena, Howell Desierto, Cynthia Payne, and Yusuf Idris.
The Sunshine Times Submissions Due 11/18
Have your kids read a great book? Or seen an action-packed movie they loved? Have them write about it in The Sunshine Times! Kindergarteners through sixth graders are encouraged to write about, or draw or take a picture of school and class activities, vacations, local events, or sports. They can also submit travel/book/movie/music/art reviews, interviews, puzzles, Spanish-language columns, poetry, cartoons, or advice columns -- all ideas are welcome!
Click on the links to access newspaper guidelines or see previous editions of the newspaper on Blackboard. Submissions for the December edition are due November 18. Please send all submissions and any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PTA Membership - Join Today!
Have you joined the PTA for the 2016-17 school year yet? If you haven't, please take a moment to join now. It's only $10 for the year. You can also make additional donations to the PTA at the same place. Your donations allow us to run the many programs we offer for the students and school. Thanks for your support!
Free Jazz 4 Justice Concert Tickets
Former Louise Archer parent Bill Daly and his law firm, Rees Broome, PC, are offering free tickets for the Jazz 4 Justice concert at George Mason University on November 12 at 8:00 pm to Louise Archer families. This program supports the Fairfax Law Foundation and the Music Scholarship Fund at GMU, and raises community awareness for the GMU music program.
Please email Kathy Cutri to reserve tickets. The deadline is November 3 and tickets will be delivered to students between November 9 and 11.
Science Fair - Save the Date!
It's never too early to start thinking of science experiments for the Louise Archer Science Fair. This school year's fair will be Tuesday, March 14, 2017.