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Thursday, October 18th, 2018
2018/2019 School Year



Important Dates
to Remember

Fri, Oct 19th
Principal Coffee Talk
Popcorn Friday!
PTSA Costume Carnival & Spooky Spaghetti Dinner
Drop off your donation of unopened wine and unused gift cards on your way to the Costume Carnival on Friday!
Can't make the Costume Carnival? You can still donate! **PLEASE DO NOT BRING WINE TO THE SCHOOL** {Click here to view/print the flyer}

Tues, Oct 23rd

'Crocktober' Staff Appreciation Luncheon

Fri, Oct 26th
Free Popcorn Friday!

Mon, Oct 29th
Deadline for Reflections 2018 Submissions - "Heroes Around Me"

Fri, Nov 2nd
Popcorn Friday!

Tues, Nov 6th
Picture Retake Day

Thurs, Nov 8th
Hearing & Vision Screening

Fri, Nov 9th
Free Popcorn Friday!

Mon, Nov 12th
No School - Veteran's Day


Dad’s Night Out! Tomorrow - Friday, October 19th

Dad Volunteers Needed for the inaugural Spooky Spaghetti at the Costume Carnival… Dad's you would be committing to a night on the town.  This could include helping with the Spooky Spaghetti set-up, serving dinner to the children and families, dressing up in themed event gear.  Dad's can then join afterwards in a social gathering at a local venue.  

Please contact to learn more.

Costume Carnival & Spooky Spaghetti Dinner

Find Spaghetti Dinner Ticket Presale ($5 each) information by visiting

Crazy hair day vs. Pajama Day - Vote by donating a food item

Click here to view\print the flyer - Costume Carnival & Spooky Spaghetti Dinner

Don't forget the Pie Eating Contest will be at 7pm on Friday, October 19th - the 3 staff members that received the most votes will be competing!

Volunteers or Questions:

Donations Needed for Treat Walk!

PTSA is seeking parent donations of baked goods for the very popular Treat Walk of the Costume Carnival.  Donations must be store bought and nut-free. Please no home baked goods.  Donations can be delivered to the school front entrance on the table that will be set up on the day of the event.

Staff Appreciation 'Crocktober' Luncheon

Three times a year, the families of Newcastle Elementary host a luncheon for teachers and staff to show them how much we appreciate everything they do for our children.  This year, we need the help of the 4th and 5th Grade parents to help create a delicious 'Crocktober' Staff Appreciation Luncheon on Tuesday, October 23rd.  

  • Non-perishable items can be dropped off on Monday, October 22nd.
  • Tables will be set up in front of the office for you to leave your food.
  • All containers will be returned to the same tables by the end of the day for you to pick up.
  • Please label dishes, crock pots and utensils with your name.  Crockpot liners are greatly appreciated!
  • Refrigeration is available and items can be reheated if instructions are provided.

Please email the Staff Appreciation Chair: Yvette Blauvelt at if you have any questions. Thank you in advance for helping us show our teachers and staff how much they are appreciated!  

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