Unity School Weekly FYI

Unity School FYI

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Unity School FYI:

 

DATES TO REMEMBER

Friday, March 20:  Field Day- early release day 11:55 a.m.

Monday, March 23-Friday, March 27: SPRING BREAK, NO SCHOOL

Monday, March 30: Classes resume

Wednesday, April 1: Delray Beach Unity School Art Show

Friday, April 10: NO SCHOOL -Passover & Good Friday

Friday, April 17:  Unity School Earth Day

Friday, April 17: 8pm The Joe Cotton Band Benefit Concert at Delray Beach Playhouse- more info below

Tuesday, April 21-Thursday, April 23:  K-8th grade Standardized testing – more info to follow

Friday, April 24-Sunday, April 26: Unity Theatre Production “James and the Giant Peach”  More info to follow

Message from the school nurses:

Preschool Health Policy 2019-20

Elementary_ Middle School Health Policy 2019-20

 

Please, please, please SLOW DOWN when pulling into the school parking lot for drop off and at dismissal time.   Families are crossing the roads during those times and we are trying to keep everyone safe and sound!  Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

 

 

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Monday, March 16: Jersey Day – wear your favorite sports team jersey with uniform bottoms (no other bottoms permitted).

Tuesday, March 17: St Patrick’s Day – dress in school appropriate green clothes; Clothes must be school appropriate; please be aware of the length of shorts/skirts. Headbands, nail polish, socks can all be holiday dress

Wednesday, March 18: USA Day – dress in red, white and blue to show your patriotism. Clothes must be school appropriate

Thursday, March 19: Teacher Day – dress as a teacher or your favorite teacher; Clothes must be school appropriate; please be aware of the length of shorts/skirts.

Friday, March 20: Field Day- more info to follow.  Please remember that this is also an early release day for all students!!!

 

 

Upcoming Events:

JOIN T.E.A.M. UNITY:  Together Everyone Achieves More.

Come  join us for a special Benefit Concert for Unity School – with THE JOE COTTON BAND!

Friday, April 17th at 8pm at the Delray Beach Playhouse.

 Come enjoy the timeless appeal of Joe Cotton’s material influenced by The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Neil Young, The Black Crowes, Government Mule, The Grateful Dead and classic Rock ‘N’ Roll from the ‘70s.
The Joe Cotton Band is led by Unity parent, Steve Martel who has generously donated the proceeds to the Unity School Annual Fund.
Tickets are $25.00 and can be purchased at the Delray Beach Playhouse website.

 

 

 

 

 

LESSONS IN LIVING:

The virtue of the week is Commitment.  

The thought we are focusing on is:

The only limit to your impact is your imagination and commitment.” 

~Tony Robbins

 

 

 

Earth Day.  Plans are underway for our celebration of Earth Day on April 17th.  If you are interested in learning how you can volunteer to help prepare for or help during our Earth Day celebration, please email abevan@unityschool.com to see how you can be involved.  

 

Community Food Drive.  Hooray for Fourth Grade Unity Families! March total so far is 85. (4A-35 and 4B-50.  Last day is April 3rd. Thank you for all your time and efforts! Jeanne

Your generous donations are taken to the Caring Kitchen and will serve local families in need. Each grade is assigned one month where they will be encouraged to make non-perishable food donations each week.  To see which month your children will be asked to donate food, check your Unity School calendar- it’s the first entry under the notes section on the right side of the calendar.  Thank you, Jeanne Evans, for chairing this very important drive!

 

 

Recycled Uniforms.  We are always happy to accept uniforms that are still usable for our recycled uniform program.  Please leave any donations at the front desk for pick up.  

 

Shoes2You.   Shoes2You, Inc. was developed in 2013 by Joseph Rubsamen, a Unity School graduate, who was inspired to help provide shoes for people living in poverty.  Unity School accepts shoes for donation to Shoes2You, Inc. year round.  Please place any gently used shoes in the bin in front of the middle school office.  

 

 

TREE TO TRAY PROGRAM:
Do you or someone you know have fruit bearing trees in the yard?  Then be a part of Unity School’s exciting Tree to Tray program. Parents can drop off bags or boxes of local, organically grown fruits that come from your own backyard trees.  Unity’s Food Service Director, Lori Robbins will be using the fruit from our trees, and turning it into delicious meals that end up on our children’s lunch trays.  So, those wonderful avocados that are filling your trees right now will be used to make fresh, homemade guacamole for taco day.  And the limes, oranges and lemons make wonderful, flavored water for our children and for family events at school.  Donating these items helps expose our children to food they may not normally eat.  Fresh food is a crucial part of our children’s health and provides the nutrients and energy they need to fully participate in all of the educational and enrichment activities here at Unity.   All fresh produce is welcome!  Each month we will feature the items that are seasonally harvested as a reminder to support this program.  Help us get your extra fruit off your trees and onto our children’s trays!

Our purpose is to provide a safe, happy environment for your child, where they are able to be themselves and thrive; while acquiring the educational foundation needed to achieve