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Monday, April 1st, 2019
2018/2019 School Year

(Left to Right) Maddison Sweeney, 5th Grader, Alexa Du, 1st Grader, Aarav Tripathi, 3rd Grader, Addison Tran, '18 Newcastle Graduate, 6th Grader


Important Dates to Remember

Thurs, Mar 21st - Tues, April 2nd
Lunch for the Break Food Drive

Mon, Apr 1st
Cost of Yearbook Increases to $28

Tues, Apr 2nd

3rd Grade Concert

Sat, Apr 6th

Last Day to Purchase a 2018/2019 Yearbook

Mon, Apr 8th - Fri, Apr 12th
Spring Break - No School

Thurs, Apr 18th
4th Grade Concert

Tues, Apr 23rd

2nd Grade Concert

Tues, May 21st

1st Grade Concert

Mon, May 27th

No School - Memorial Day

Tues, May 28th

Kindergarten Concert

Tues, June 11th

5th Grade Concert

Wed, June 26th
5th Grade Promotion

Thurs, June 27th

Last Day of School

What a night! The Road to the Emerald City was a long one, but the journey was worth it! Thank you so much to everyone who attended. We hope you had a wonderful time and felt the incredibly generous spirit of this amazing Newcastle community.

We will have final numbers after Spring Break, but suffice it to say, you all delivered for our kids and our school - our preliminary look shows us bringing in approximately $190,000 Saturday night alone!

Congratulations to each and every one of you.
To close out the Auction, we need YOU to close out your account. Please go to the link in the email you received or go to the Auction website {here} and pay for your items. Any accounts not settled by end of day Tuesday will be closed by us with the credit card on file.

If you did not pick up items on Saturday night, please contact us at
Did you miss the event? Or maybe you just want another look at our adorable and talented kids?  During our Raise the Paddle portion of the night, we made a HUGE difference for our school by raising funds to help expand our playground space - new, more challenging equipment, outdoor classroom space, a congregation area on the field, and, because of your generosity, playground expansion to make even better use of our space. We are ready to get started, but you can still help.
Watch what our kids have to say {click here for the Raise the Paddle Auction Video} and visit our Auction site {here} to donate today.  And be sure to submit those corporate match forms!  Any additional funds raised over what is needed for the playground renovation will be directed towards PTSA enrichment programs over the next 2 years.
You can also watch some adorable Kindergartners as they urge you to "Follow the Yellow Brick Road" {click here for the Follow the Yellow Brick Road Auction Video}
We have some great items left from our Silent Auction.  Go online {here} today through Friday, April 5th and score some deals while helping to complete our journey.
We need your help to fill a few  more volunteer spots for Popcorn Fridays.  On Fridays, students can buy popcorn for 25 cents during afternoon recess.  The last Friday of every month is usually Free Popcorn Friday.
Remaining Volunteering dates:
  • April 19th (Free Friday)
  • May 3rd
  • May 17th
  • May 31st (Free Friday)
  • June 14th (Free Friday)

To sign up to volunteer, please use the following link: 

We really appreciate your offer to help! This is something that the kids truly LOVE!   Any questions, please contact Lisa Olson at


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