Urban Prairie Waldorf School
Administration Weekly Update - May 5, 2014
Upcoming Events   (13)
Wednesday, May 7
6:00 p.m.
3rd Grade Play

Thursday, May 8
7:00 -9:00 p.m.
UPWS Board Meeting

Study – Mary Cowen (materials to follow this week)
Q&A with Board candidates NaTasha DeNeal, Peg Kern, Brandy Masoncup, and Fabiola Saucedo-Stern. Resumes/bios to come separately.
2014-15 Budget Review and Approval

Saturday, May 10
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Understanding Reading in the Waldorf Curriculum

Please join a panel of teachers and parents of children in older grades  for an in-depth discussion on this topic.


Tuesday, May 13
6:00 p.m.
1st and 2nd Grade Play

Wednesday, May 14- Friday, May 16
5th Grade Pentathlon & 4th Grade Field Trip

See Ms. Kiefer’s e-mails for further details.

Monday, May 19
5:00 p.m. - 7:00p.m.
Parent Council Meeting

Wednesday, May 21
3:10 - 6:00 p.m.

Details will be sent out in a separate e-mail.

May 23 & May 26 - No School
All Day
No School

There is no school on Friday, May 23 for Records Day  & Monday, May 26 for Memorial Day.

Wednesday, May 28 - Friday, May 30
All Day
3rd Grade and 4th / 5th Grade Field Trips

See Ms. Spalding’s e-mails for more details.

See Ms. Keifer’s e-mails for more details.

Saturday, May 31
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Summer Fest

Save the date for Summer Fest, our last festival of the year, Saturday May 31 from 11:00-2:00pm. This is always a wonderful time of games, good food, music, and fun for all ages, complete with flower crowns and May Pole dancing. This year Urban Prairie will host Summer Fest in Arrigo Park. We’re thrilled to finally have a large green space for the fest. More details about the event will be forthcoming.

Tuesday, June 3
All Day
1st Grade Field Trip

See Ms. Vander Meulen’s e-mail for details

Wednesday, June 4
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
UPWS Music Concert

Join us for the UPWS music concert with performances from Grades 1-5.

Friday, June 6
12:00 p.m.
Last Day of School - Potluck

Everyone is invited to enjoy the last day of school.  Classes will end at 12:00 p.m. at which time parents can bring their children to a potluck in either the 1st floor hall or at the park.

Children must be accompanied by a parent to attend the potluck or they should be picked up at school.

Reminders   (2)
2014-15 Tuition Agreements

All families should have received an email from TADS with information about your 2014/15 tuition agreement.  All agreements and payment plans must be set up by 6/1/2014.  If you have any questions, please contact peggy.lofgren@urbanprairie.org.

Teacher Appreciation Week - May 5 - 9

Please reach out to your room parents to see if they need any help during Teacher Appreciation week.

School News   (1)
UPWS Summer Camp

We are very excited to be offering full and half day summer camp this year at Urban Prairie with weekly special subject offerings such as Mandarin, Spanish, Music, Book Making and Circus Camp.

Camp will be available to UPWS and non-UPWS students.   We hope to see your child this summer! Click here for more details.

News from Parent Council   (1)
May Drop off Volunteers

Just 5 weeks left to lend a hand at drop off!