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Originally delivered on 4/28/2024 5:01 pm

SUBJECT: Team Reed News Week of April 28

Team Reed News
Weekly Newsletter - April 28, 2024
Walk-athon Winners Announced!
Dear Wolfpack,

Thank you once again to all students and families who collected donations for the Earth Day Walk-athon. The fundraising portal is now closed and you raised a grand total of $5,457.75! This will go towards the final amount that PTSA gives back to the school at the end of the year to share across the academies. See below for the top earning winners! 

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6-10 and PTSA/FoR are planning to show our teachers some love. If you are able to donate see below for details and a huge thank you to those who have already contributed. 

SBAC testing starts this week so try to get a good nights sleep.

This week's highlights:

  • Wednesday, 5/1 - SBAC ELA Testing, dismissal at 2:03pm
  • Wednesday, 5/1 - 8th Grade Awards Night (by invitation)
  • Thursday, 5/2 - SBAC ELA Testing, dismissal at 2:03pm
  • Thursday, 5/2 - Region North Town Hall - Student Safety (flyer below)
  • Friday, 5/3 - SBAC ELA Testing, progress reports, dismissal at 2:03pm

We are having trouble connecting the school calendar to the newsletter so please use the link to access the school calendar directly. 

Have a great week!

Amy Cooper - PTSA President

Jess Kelly - Friends of Reed President

Region North Town Hall

LAUSD's Region North is having a town hall for families focused on student safety. All are welcome to attend as they discuss important matters related to our students’ well-being.

Town Hall Details:

      • Date: May 2, 2024

      • Time: 6:00pm- 7:30pm

      • Location: Patrick Henry MS

      • Address: 17340 San Jose St Granada Hills, 91344

They look forward to engaging in meaningful discussions. Supervision for school-age children will be provided by Beyond the Bell. Light refreshments and translation will be available.

Walk-athon Winners

Top Earning Class & PE Teacher

Team Miranda - $2,230

Once the class treat is finalized we will coordinate the details with the teacher.

Top 5 Highest Earning Students

1. Rafael Virgen - $640

2. Hiro Schilling - $325

3. Octavian Hanna - $325

4. Patrick Holler - $250

5. Alessia Newell - $230

We will be in touch via the parent registered email to confirm prize choice and arrange collection. This will be done in the order the students are listed ie. #1 will get 1st choice, #2 second choice and so on. 

Congratulations and thank you for your participation & support!

Teacher Appreciation
Spirit Wear
Hoodies Available for Purchase

Friends of Reed is still selling spirit wear hoodies. They are charcoal grey with a white REED logo and are $35. Each academy has its own version with the academy name in a unique color. Order yours today via the link below and we will contact you for pick up.

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Other Ways to Support Reed
The Reed Staff Lounge is Maintained 100% Through Donations

We like to keep our wonderful Reed staff fully stocked with coffee and tea supplies in their Staff Lounge, but we rely on donations to keep it going! If you are able, you can either purchase from our Amazon wish list which gets sent directly to school, or feel free to purchase Keurig pods, coffee creamers, paper towels, or earth friendly disposable coffee cups from wherever you shop and leave them in the main office with 'Amy Cooper' written on the bag/box. 

Thank you for your support for our Reed staff!

RALPHS COMMUNITY REWARDS: Register your Ralph's card ONCE and Reed will get a percentage of each of your grocery trips! Go to > My Account > Community Rewards and select "Water Reed Middle School / Friends of Reed" as your organization. Once registered, our name will display at the bottom of your receipt every time you shop. Learn more about how to link your account.

FARM FRESH: Receive fresh, organic produce delivered right to your home with Farm Fresh To You while earning 10% cashback for Reed using the code "REEDFRESH" -- different box types & sizes with no commitment - skip a box, change it up or stop delivery at any time. Already a customer? you can add the code to your existing account. Learn more.

BOX TOPS: Download the app and Register Walter Reed. Scan your receipts to earn money for Reed.

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