Winter Break
Wednesday, December 20-Tuesday, January 2

The last day of school before Winter Break will be Tuesday, December 19. Teachers will return to school on Tuesday, January 2 and students will return on Wednesday, January 3. If your child will be absent additional days, please be sure to communicate the dates with your child's advisor. Thank you, and have a safe and happy Winter Break!

Silent Auction Items
If you have not already done so, you can pick up your silent auction items at the Welcome Center today (Friday) between 3:00 and 4:00 pm. You can also pick up items on Monday and Tuesday, December 18-19, from 3:00-4:00 pm. If you have any questions, please contact John Morgan ( Thank you!

IB (International Baccalaureate) Information Sessions
Tuesday, January 9th 8:30-9:30 AM, South Ed Center
Wednesday, January 10th 5:30-6:30 PM, South Ed Center

ALL Journeys School families are invited and encouraged to join us to learn about the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. We will unpack the Middle Years Program (MYP) and the Diploma Program (DP) which are the two IB programs that we offer. Please also consider inviting a friend who may be interested in Journeys School or an IB education.

Thank You, Audra!
This week Audra Nielsen treated faculty to a delicious faculty appreciation lunch. Thank you, Audra, for the thoughtful treat!

Community Lunch
Parent volunteers are encouraged to assist with community lunch. To volunteer, please arrive in the dining lodge at 11:55 am. All lunches include garden fresh salad, orange slices, cookies and milk.
December 22 - No School - Winter Break
December 29 - No School - Winter Break
January 5 - Pizza in classrooms (No parent volunteers needed for this lunch)
January 12 - Vegetarian chili, corn bread
January 19 - Pasta Alfredo with broccoli
January 26 - Grilled cheese sandwiches on whole grain bread, vegetable soup

Important Dates

Monday, December 18: Gingerbread House Decorating Party for grades PK-5
Wednesday, December 20-Tuesday, January 2: No School - Winter Break
Tuesday, January 9: IB Information Session, 8:30-9:30 am
Wednesday, January 10: Information Session, 5:30-6:30 pm
Friday, February 9: 5th and 6th Grade Social, 6:00-8:00 pm