December 3, 2014

You are receiving this newsletter as part of the Joseph Sears School Parent's Volunteer Association Community. This newsletter will be sent every first and third Wednesday of the month.
Coming Soon:
  • Now through Sat., Dec. 6 - Shop Beat Street and 10% of your purchase goes to the Sears School Benefit
  • Monday, Dec. 8 - FAN Event; 7pm Evanston High School Details


Sears Cafe

Marla's Brown Bag is the only vendor for Sears Cafe. Ordering for Marla's can be placed until Thursday at 8am the week prior.                                                          Click here for more information and to order lunches.

 Lost and Found

Please come in to school to look for your child's missing items. Our Lost and Found was organized prior to conferences...AND lost things were found-yeah!

Please come before December 17th to claim lost items.  Any unclaimed items in Lost and Found will be donated to Northwestern Settlement House and Family Promise of Evanston if not claimed by December 19th.


Beat Street Shopping Supports the Benefit

December 2 through December 6 shop at Beat Street toy and gift store on Park Avenue in Kenilworth and 10% of your purchase will go to the PVA Benefit.

It's a win/win! Beat Street has goodies for kids of ALL AGES. Get some holiday shopping done and contribute to your children's enrichment opportunities!

Store hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11am - 5:30pm
Tell the cashier when checking out you are buying for Sears School Benefit.

Screen Break Drawing Contest

The Alliance for Early Childhood is excited to announce the ScreenBreak Drawing Contest!  The theme this year is: Color Your Adventure.  
* Drawings must be done on 8 1/2" x 11" paper.
* Use a black marker or black felt tip pen only (for clear copying).
* Include your name, address, school, grade, email, and phone number   on the back of each drawing.

Drawings may be submitted to your Alliance rep, or at the Winnetka, Wilmette, or Northfield Library.

Entry deadline is: Monday, January 19, 2015

The winning drawing from each division will be professionally framed and featured on ScreenBreak promotional materials.  1st, 2nd, and 3rd place drawings will be featured inside the ScreenBreak Guide, and Honorable mentions will be listed in the ScreenBreak Guide.

Details and entry forms are available at:  HERE 

The JSSPVA Needs Volunteers

Consider signing up to help for a Winter or Spring event sponsored by the JSSPVA.  Many events are still to come and the Committee Chairs are in need of volunteers. There are big and small jobs for every interest. Volunteer Sign-up Form
Kelly Rainey, JSSPVA Communications Chair

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