George Washington Carver School of Arts and Science
December 5, 2016 News
"It's fun to get together and have something good to eat ... That's what human life is all about -- enjoying things!" ~Julia Child
Important Dates

Dec. 5 ~ Chili Cook-Off Tickets available 2:45-3:45 p.m.
Dec. 6  ~ Chili Cook-Off Tickets available 2:45-3:45 p.m.. 
Dec. 7 ~ Chili Cook-Off Tickets available 2:45-3:45 p.m.
Dec. 7 ~ Parent Guild Meeting 6:30 p.m. at Perko's*
Dec. 9 ~ Carver Chili Cookoff 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (FLYER)
Dec. 13 ~ Carver Visit Day
Dec. 14 ~ Lincoln Village Holiday Parade

*The GWC Parent Guild meets 6:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every month at Perko's on Micron. Please join us 12/7, 1/4, 2/1, 3/1, 4/5, 5/3 and 6/7 (dates, times, locations subject to change.)
Buy Your Chili Cook-Off Tickets Today!
The GWC Parent Guild is hosting a family-friendly Chili Cook-Off FUNraiser 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9. 

Buy your chili cook-off tickets today!
Save money and buy your tickets 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. in front of the school on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; at the main office; or online using the links below. Prices will be higher at the door.

$5 - Ticket for 1 
$10 - Tickets for 2 
$15 - Tickets for 3 
$20 - Ticket for Family of 4+ 
Drinks and dessert will also be available to purchase at the event, as well as student art and handcrafts by local artisans - just in time for your holiday shopping. You won't miss the class basket raffle!

For Those Students Who Took the PSAT  
On December 12, students 13 years old and over who provided their email address on their PSAT/NMSQT answer sheet will receive an email reminder from us explaining where
and how to view their scores. Students can set up a free College Board account at any time. If a student doesn't see their scores when they log in, they may need to enter an access code. You can find your students' access codes in the roster report in the K-12 score reporting portal. Carver high school will receive paper score reports in mid-December and distribute them to the students.
Waldorf 20/20: The Future in Focus
These six lectures by Eugene Schwartz will be available online, for free, in November and December. This series of insightful podcasts looks in depth at the future of Waldorf education, its challenges, and its possibilities. Join Eugene and look beyond the year 2019 towards the next hundred years of Waldorf education.Available online at no charge to Dec. 31, 2016.Click here to learn more and register. 
URGENT NEED: Intramural Parent Coach 
Carver is looking for a COACH for the small high school intramural league. The small schools will meet to play each other in co-ed volleyball and co-ed flag football starting the end of January. Winter Sports run from end of January to March. Co-ed basketball is played from March to  May. Games are held Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. on rotation at participating school sites. Are you a parent who will take on arranging practices and games? Please contact Dr. Alessandri 916-395-5266 x60601.
How You Can Support Carver
Parent involvement is the key to our success at Carver! Consider sharing your talents and time, download and fill out a volunteer form at and drop it off at the front office or email it to Volunteer Forms

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The Carver High School library is operated solely by volunteers. It is currently open EVERY DAY AT LUNCH! Library coordinator Debbie Kira is available to provide training on Fridays. She can be reached by email at or call/text at (916) 813-2718. Student Library Book Wish List
Dr. Allegra Alessandri, Principal | Email Me |  916-395-5266
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