Tuesday News - September 14, 2010
Gently Used Outerwear and Cross-Country Ski Sale - Community Recycling!
On Wednesday, October 13 and Thursday, Oct. 14, Merriconeag will hold its annual outerwear and cross-country ski sale. This is a wonderful opportunity to pick up good quality children’s rain gear, snow jackets and pants, snowsuits, boots, hats, and mittens, all for extremely reasonable prices. Cross-country skis, boots, and poles are also sold for a good price. The sale is intended to fit toddlers through young adults (ages 2 – 18).
Merriconeag students are required to have outerwear for all seasons, for outside activities in the rain, mud and snow…and they also need clothing and equipment for the cross-country (Nordic) ski programs which start in Grade two. This is a great way to keep them equipped at low cost while encouraging recycling within our community.
In past years, parents have been very appreciative of the great bargains they found at the sale and are counting on finding reasonably priced, great outerwear again this year. To make this happen, we need your contributions of gently used outerwear, and cross-country skis that are in ski-ready condition. By “gently used” we mean: We only want it if it’s something you would consider buying for your own children. We will be collecting the outerwear and Nordic ski equipment the first week of October, so please start looking at your children’s outerwear needs, and consider donating those items you would like to contribute. Watch for more Tuesday News announcements in the future.
We also need a few volunteers to help with collecting, sorting and selling. Outerwear Sale volunteers get first dibs, so contact Lynne Espy by email or call 207.865.3900 Ext. 116, now if you can help!
Submitted by Lynne Espy, Development Coordinator
Tea & Play Sessions for Prospective Parents:
Tea & Play Sessions for
Wednesdays, Dec 11, 18
Early Childhood Center, 60 Desert Rd, Freeport
Prospective parents: Bring your child, share a cup of tea with us and learn more about our programs for young children. Storytime at 9:30. Registration is appreciated but drop-ins are welcome. For more info & to register: 207.865.3900, Ext 163 or email@example.com
Early Childhood Parent Evening:
Wed, Dec 11, 7:00 pm.
Tues. Dec 17, 6:30 p.m., Community Hall.
Wed, Dec 18, 5:30 p.m.
Freeport Performing Arts Center
30 Holbrook St., Freeport
Join us for a delightful evening of music. The concert begins at 5:30 and all students in grades 2-12 are expected to arrive no later than 5:15 with all necessary music and instruments. Upon arrival, students should bring their string and wind instruments backstage to the band rehearsal room.
(Students in 5 - 12 dress in black & white. Students in 3 & 4 may wear concert attire in festive colors. Gr 2 students wear their Santa Lucia attire.)
Fri, Dec 20, 11:00 am, Community Hall.
We warmly invite the entire community to join us to witness this simple, yet profound offering which speaks to what it means to be truly human.
Caroling in Downtown Freeport:
Fri, Dec 20, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. (Gather in front of the L.L. Bean boot at 5:00 pm)
Come spread the holiday cheer and represent the Merriconeag Community in downtown Freeport with an evening of caroling led by our Chorus Teacher, Chris Chasse. Singing books will be provided and you may want to bring head lamps. Be sure to dress warmly. Snow Note: If the weather is inclement, please check the MWS website for a cancellation notice.
Fri, Dec 20: 12:30 Dismissal for Grades 1 - 12
Mon, Dec 23 through Fri, Jan 3 School is closed for winter break.
Classes resume on Jan 6.