Old Bill’s Fun Run & Head of School SLIME CHALLENGE!
Saturday, September 12, meet at 9:45 am

Students are asked to wear their Journeys School t-shirts to this annual community fundraiser. (We will have a handful of t-shirts to give out for free, first come, first served!) The event is 9:00 am - 12:00 pm on Town Square with the actual race (2K, 5K, and 10K) at 10:00 am. Please meet at 9:45 am at the southeast corner of Town Square to organize for the 2K and 5K walks as a group.
* If 25 Journeys School students/parents show up to walk with our group, Shannon gets SLIMED!
* If 50 people wear Journeys School t-shirts to Old Bill's, Drew gets SLIMED!
* If 75 people wear Journeys School t-shirts to Old Bill's, Nancy, our new Head of School, gets SLIMED!
Parents will be notified of the results, and the date and location of the slimings!

Old Bill's Donations
Please join our efforts by contributing to Teton Science Schools through Old Bill’s Fun Run. If you would like to direct your gift to Journeys School, please select Teton Science Schools as the organization, then make a note of your gift direction in the comments box of the hardcopy donation form, or in the comments section of the online checkout page. (If you already donated to TSS and want to have your gift directed to Journeys School, please email Sam at sam.kitchen@journeysschool.org.) A percentage match allows your gift to have an even greater impact. Gifts made through Old Bill's by September 18, 2015 will be eligible for the percentage match. Please click here for more information about Old Bill's Fun Run and to donate online. Thank you!

iWalk/iBike/iBus Day
Thursday, September 17

Journeys School, in coordination with Friends of Pathways, will participate in iWalk/iBike/iBus on Thursday, September 17. Students/families interested in biking to school should meet at 7:40 am at the Presbyterian Church parking lot (1251 South Park Loop Road). Faculty and staff will ride with students on pathways, under the highway, and up Coyote Canyon! If your child is just learning to ride a bike we ask that a parent join the ride. Remember to wear your helmet and dress warmly for a cool morning. Thank you to the many students who already use the bus!

Parent Council Kick-off Meeting
Wednesday, September 23, 5:30-6:30 pm
Elementary Classroom

Please join us to learn about the Parent Council goals this year. Included will be school event support, community building ideas, teacher appreciation activities, parent education topics, programmatic initiatives, and more. Childcare provided for students 3 years and older. Bring your ideas and enthusiasm. Remember EVERY parent is automatically a member of Parent Council!

School Photos
Thursday, September 24
Monday, September 28
Tuesday, September 29

Neal Henderson from Reaction Photo will be on campus soon to take photos of Journeys School students. The schedule for photo days is:
• Thursday, September 24: Pre-k, middle school and high school, and sibling photos that do not involve elementary students (elementary students will be off-campus)
• Monday, September 28: Pre-k, elementary, and sibling photos that include all levels
• Tuesday, September 29: Pre-k, group/class photos for all levels, sibling and individual make-ups
You do not need to request sibling photos; the photographer will take sibling photos for all applicable families. If you want to purchase photos, they will be posted online (password protected) at www.reactionphoto.com. If you have any questions for the photographer, please call Neal at (307) 690-6177.

TSS Announcement: Todd Hanna Transition
Todd Hanna will be moving on from his position as the Vice President of Marketing and Development at Teton Science Schools. Please read this letter from TSS Executive Director Chris Agnew regarding Todd’s transition.

Community Lunch
Parent volunteers are encouraged to assist with community lunch. To volunteer, please arrive in the dining lodge at 11:40 am. All lunches include garden fresh salad, orange slices, cookies and milk.
September 18: Chicken Enchiladas or Veggies & Cheese Enchiladas with Black Beans & Spanish Rice
September 25: Macaroni & Cheese, Vegetable Soup
October 2: Beef (or Bean) Tacos with Rice and Beans


Important Dates

Saturday, September 12: Old Bill's Fun Run
Tuesday-Thursday, September 15-17: Middle School Journey
Tuesday-Friday, September 15-18: High School Fall Journey
Thursday, September 17: iWalk/iBike/iBus Day (see above)
Wednesday, September 23: Parent Council Kickoff, 5:30-6:30 pm
Thursday-Friday, September 24-25: Elementary Journeys (Grades 2-5 overnight)
Thursday, September 24: School Photos for Grades Pre-k, 6-12
Monday-Tuesday, September 28-29: School Photos for Pre-k, K-5, and Groups
Monday-Friday, September 28-October 2: Scholastic Book Fair
Thursday, October 1: Parent Council Coffee, 8:15 am