Lots going on at MRA in February!

by Mrs. Nilsen on February 10th, 2014

Hey Seniors and Parents,

There's so many awesome things happening at MRA this month that I thought I'd highlight a few of them here.  Check it out!

4th - 8th Grade Online Bookclub

On‐Line MRA Student Book Club: Mrs. Righter is beginning an on‐line book club by reading Liar and Spy by Rebecca Stead. For all the information and to sign up yourselves check out Mrs Righter’s class web‐ site at www.mrsrighter.weebly.com and go to the “Online Book Club” page. Start date is Monday, February 10. Email Cassie Righter at crighter@mra-k8.com if you have questions.

Celebrating the Power of Music Month

February is Celebrating the Power of Music Month: MRA has partnered with Wally’s Music out of Oregon City to purchase additional instruments for the MRA music program. We will be cele‐ brating music and raising money for music during the month of February. We will culminate the month with a Musical Parent Education Night on Monday, February 24th from 6:30—7:30 p.m. Come out to MRA to learn a bit about our program and play some instruments!

MRA Family Dance - rescheduled

MRA Family Dance: MRA will tentatively hold the family dance on Friday, February 21st We have hired a DJ who is sure to get the party going! Mark your calendars and make sure you read the flyer in this weekly memo and on the website for more information. Student guests MUST have a permission slip filled out and on file in the school office no later than 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 20th. They will not be allowed into the dance without it on file and turned in by the deadline. There will be no exceptions.

Da Vinci's Workshop

Davinci's Workshops on Wednesday afternoons: These science and art classes promote learning even though school is officially out. Students experience 2 hours of innovative lessons where they will engage in exploration, demonstrations, and participate in hands on activities.  Cost = $15

MRA Annual Auction

Auction 2014: This year’s auction is being held on May 3rd at the Saint John’s Church in Molalla. The theme is in celebration of Cinco de Mayo and is called—Un Noche de Flores.

The auction team is already underway with decorations, invita- tions and procurement, and we need everyone to pitch in and help make this important fundraiser as success. This is our big- gest fundraiser for the year and our goal is over $25,000.00. We can do it!

There's more I'd like to put up about this one....so stay tuned for a whole blog post about the auction coming soon!

Even more on the Weekly Parent Memo and the Monthly Newsletter

To see all that's going on,  make sure you are reading the Weekly Parent Memo and the Monthly Newsletter.  Both can be found on the front page of the MRA website or by clicking on the links I made above.

Posted in Community Happenings    Tagged with Memories/Good times, Newsletters, Novel study, Music, Dance, Art, Auction, Community, Events/Activities


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