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Hot Sheet March 18, 2016

March 29 PTSA General Membership Meeting

6:30-8:30pm Tuesday, March 29 Pathfinder Library Come join us for a presentation by Lisa DeBurle (this year’s recipient of the Where There’s a Will There’s a Way award) and the RULER team as they present part one of a two-part series on social emotional learning, how it ties into Pathfinder’s Creative Approach status, and how …

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April 23 – Spring Garden Build

Save the date! WHAT: The Earth Project’s “Spring Garden Build” WHEN: April 23rd 10am – 2pm. WHO: Bring your partners, your kids, and your garden-savvy relatives and let’s get our school garden projects rolling. QUESTIONS: Contact Tara Potter Migliore

Lead organizers needed for Pathfinder Olympics

Our last big PTSA event of the year is Field Day (AKA Pathfinder Olympics) on June 20th. We need some leadership on this event. Specific duties that require volunteer support include: Organizing a movie night fundraiser in support of Field Day Reaching out to local businesses for in-kind donations – 500 popsicles, volunteer lunches, field …

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Super-successful auction outcome!

Congratulations Pathfinder Community! Through the collaborative efforts from students, parents, staff, and others we grossed nearly $80,000 on Saturday night, which is $11,000 more than 2015. OUTSTANDING! A big thank you to our fantastic auction chairs: Jenny Ancich, Julie Rasmussen, and Elizabeth Twombley. These three volunteers had a vision and set the backdrop for a …

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Science Fair volunteer opportunities

March 24th is our Science Fair Bill Reiswig and Holly Rikhof appreciate parent help with this event. They can use helping hands for setting up, taking down and judging science fair experiments. Contact them at and

Read all about it! Compass!

Compass March 3, 2016

Sharing the Gift 2016

Sharing the Gift is a long-standing Pathfinder tradition. Every spring, Sharing the Gift gives kids and adults in the school community a chance to try something new. For three Fridays, April 29th, May 6th, and May 13th, kids will attend a class hosted by a Pathfinder teacher, staff member, parent or community member. The classes …

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Honoring Black History Month at Pathfinder

In January’s edition of the Compass, PTSA President Odetta Owen wrote of a framed poster of Dr. King at the March on Washington, in the back hallway by the staff lounge. Pathfinder’s Office Assistant Colette Hubbard saw an opportunity, centered around this photograph, to create a retrospective for Black History Month in Pathfinder’s main hallway.  She spent …

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Big news – Real silverware in the cafeteria!

BIG NEWS! Thanks to the collaborative efforts of Karen Hogan, Karen Kerr, Antoinette Palmer, our cafeteria and custodial staff, and David Dockendorf (who advocated for the Earth Project at the district level) the Pathfinder cafeteria will be making the shift from plastic sporkware to silverware. Years ago when former garden teacher Amy did a garbage …

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