What's Happening - Calendar of Events – December 15-23
December 15, 2008
Here is what’s going on in Elk Grove Unified School District December 15-23:
December 15: Laguna Creek High School will host a “Making College Financial Planning Count” program for parents and students from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. The program is designed to help parents gain an understanding of how the college financing process works, including options available to develop a college funding strategy, how to plan for and manage all college costs and the different types of financial aid available.
December 17: Robert J. Fite Elementary School will participate in a variety of activities during their Multicultural Day. The day will kick off with a Fashion Show at 8:15 a.m., followed by guest performers and other activities throughout the day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The day will conclude with student performances at 1 p.m.
December 17: Students at Jessie Baker School will attend their Annual Rotary Club Christmas Party at 1 p.m. For over 35 years, the Elk Grove Rotary Club and their spouses have been providing a Christmas party – complete with Santa and gifts – to the students at Baker.
December 17: Arlene Hein Elementary School will host their Winter Gift Shop and 2nd Annual Home Business Expo and Craft Fair from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Families can shop for the holidays in the library and various home businesses and crafts will be featured in the multipurpose room.
December 17: The combined school bands of Maeola Beitzel Elementary School and Arthur C. Butler Elementary School will have their annual Winter Concert in the multipurpose room at Beitzel. The bands will perform a variety of music they have learned this year, as well as some holiday favorites.
December 17: Parents of students at James Rutter Middle School are invited to attend a Parent University session in the library at 6:15 p.m. Florin High School principal Mark Cerutti will be the guest speaker and will bring several members of his staff to share program information and general information about the transition to high school. Parents will have the option to ask questions.
December 17-18: Drama students at Franklin High School will present their Winter Holiday Theater Show “A Christmas Story” at 7 p.m. on both nights. The play is about the events surrounding a young boy in the 1940s leading up to Christmas. The boy has a special request for a gift for Christmas and asks everyone – his father, mother and even Santa Claus – to get it for him.
December 18: Carroll Elementary School will host their Moms of Marvelous Students (M.O.M.S.) Kick-Off at 6 p.m. M.O.M.S. will provide mothers and other positive female role models an opportunity to make a positive influence on campus at Carroll by providing a supportive presence and being active role models to children in the classroom. The event is for moms, mother-figures and kids only.
December 19: Get ready for songs, hot chocolate and snacks to help us celebrate the winter holiday season! James McKee Elementary School’s Winter Sing will begin at 8:45 a.m. in the large multi-purpose room. Students in grades K-6 will gather together to sing. A special guest from the North Pole will be visiting to greet McKee students.
December 19: Edward Harris, Jr. Middle School will host a Club Live Skate and Shop from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Students can bond together with ice skating, followed with shopping at Downtown Plaza. Tickets are on sale in the student store and spaces are limited.
December 22-January 2: All traditional elementary schools and secondary schools will be closed for Winter Break.December 24-January 2: All year-round elementary schools, the Robert L. Trigg Education Center and all district satellite offices will be closed for Winter Break.