5th Grade Ski & Ride Free in February Program

Any 5th grader in Washington State is eligible for a free lift ticket any time he/she visits Stevens Pass during the month of February.  There must be one accompanying adult who has a season pass or purchases a lift ticket per two free 5th graders.  Must have proof of 5th grade enrollment for the child (report card, school ID, teacher note, or certified letter of intent.)  Participants must be between the ages of 9 and 11 as of December 31, 2012 to qualify for the 2012/2013 5th Grade Ski and Ride Free in February Program.

  1. Go to Guest Relations in the Granite Peaks Lodge at Stevens Pass Mountain Resort
  2. Bring proof of 5th grade enrollment for the child
  3. Guest relations will issue a free day ticket to the 5th grader
  4. This process will need to be followed for each day during the month of February that the 5th grader wishes to ski or snowboard.

For more information visit stevenspass.com.

Yearbook Cover (and Back Cover) Contest

We are having a cover contest at Lafayette for the 2012-2013 yearbook. Art will be featured on the front and back covers of the yearbook next year. Entries are due to the Office (please place in the Yearbook slot) by January 18, 2013. The theme for this year’s artwork is LAFAYETTE IS ON FIRE. Use your imagination. Images of “fire” are not necessary, nor are they encouraged. The art should express what YOU love about Lafayette. Examples include: friends, teachers, math, enrichment programs (chess, cartooning, Popcorns, Spanish, Mandarin, etc.), reading, writing, movement, art, recess, P.E., Lafayette’s role in the neighborhood, charities, Walk-a-thon, music, science, etc. Please use 8 ½ x 11 white paper for your art. One entry per child. There will be TWO winners, a child from grades K-2 and a child from grades 3-5. Voting on the top finalists will be done school-wide in January. Prizes to be awarded to the 1st place winners. Get excited and start creating your masterpiece! If you have questions, please submit the form below:

2013 Lafayette Auction on March 9th

The third annual auction will be held Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the Hall at Fauntleroy from 5:30 – 11:00 PM.  This year’s event has the theme Luna Park Boardwalk Night.  There will be a mini silent auction, a live auction (hopefully including art from every classroom), dessert dash and several games of chance.  This will be a great opportunity for parents and staff to get to know each other a little better and build community – while raising a little money for our great school!  Tickets will be $65 per person and include a lovely dinner catered by Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes.  More information about how to purchase your tickets will be available shortly.

Six Things You Can Do To Help

Lafayette would not be the wonderful school that it is today without help from the community. Here are six things that you can do to help raise money without any additional expense to you!

1.  Register your Safeway card on eScrip.com
Register your Safeway Club Card at http://eScrip.com and enroll “Lafayette Elementary PTA” or by using the Group ID 8563870. The PTA can receive up to 4% of your monthly purchases from Safe- way. Encourage your friends and families to also register their Safeway cards.

2.  Buy a PCC Natural Markets Scrip card
Order a PCC scrip card and the Lafayette PTA will earn 5% of your purchases. These cards come loaded with $25 but are refillable up to $1000. Contact kenbodensteiner@gmail.com to purchase a card.

3.  Shop on Amazon.com
When you shop on Amazon.com using our referral link, a percentage of your purchase goes directly back to the school! Tell your family and friends! The URL is: www.amazon.com/?tag=lafayette-20. Bookmark it and ALWAYS use it when you shop on Amazon.com.

4.  Get a Bartell Drugs ‘B’ Caring Card
The ‘B’ Sharing Card enables up to 4% of your Bartell Drugs purchases to be contributed to our school. Ask a Bartell Drugs cashier for a registration form, register online at http://eScrip.com, or call 800-931-6258.

5.  Shop at the eScrip Online Mall
You can shop at over 800 of your favorite online merchants and earn Lafayette a percentage of your purchases! Visit http://tinyurl.com/escripmall and if prompted, click ‘Add’ next to ‘Lafayette Elementary School PTA’. Shop online this way and Lafayette earns money automatically.

6.  Register at eScrip.com
eScrip contributes a percentage of your grocery loyalty cards (like Safeway, Bartell Drugs, etc), credit card, and ATM card purchases to the school. Purchases are tracked and available to you online so you can see just how much you have raised for the school! Sign up today! http://tinyurl.com/escripsignup

Print a version of this flyer and share it with your friends and neighbors!