The Owl

A weekly parent newsletter

October 10, 2011

Update from Alfonso – 10/10

Dear friends, Time to take out your rain boots, but there is no reason we can’t still smile in the morning. I smiled at the Sunday matinee of the Oregon Ballet when I saw ISP student Ethan Myers appear as one of the Street Urchins in Carmen. We have learned from our friends at Stacey and Whitbeck… View Article

October 3, 2011

Update from Alfonso – 10/3

Greetings, friends,What a terrific Run for the Arts we had last week. The students from three years old and up ran with heart warming determination. Their olympic efforts and the support of sponsors make possible our thriving art and music programs and support the wonderful work of Peter, Julie, Carolina, and our newest addition, early… View Article

September 26, 2011

Notes from Alfonso – 9/26

Greetings,And to the dry earth, cheers! First a few points of caution. Kids in after school programs often bring snacks. Please try to avoid nut based snacks as there could be someone with a nut allergy in your child’s activity. You can also ask your activity leader to check on allergies in the group and… View Article

September 19, 2011

Notes from Alfonso – 9/19

Dear Parents,   School is definitely up and running, and I have but a few points this week.   First, on volunteer hours. Several years ago we had a policy whereby families who did not log the 25 hours (per family) had to pay in lieu. We do not do that anymore – we want… View Article

September 12, 2011

Notes from Alfonso – 9/12

Dear Friends,Did you notice a difference this morning now that we are not lingering as long? I think the staggered times are really kicking in and making drop off much smoother. Please do remember to be careful during noon day pick up and to watch all around you. You may have noted some blank bulletin… View Article

August 1, 2011

News from Alfonso

Please see the second of Alfonso’s summer letters, this one on school finances and related matters, e-mailed to enrolled families as part of ITK.