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November 13, 2022

 

Dear A.B. Combs families,

 

Our 3rd graders had a wonderful event this past week with “Night Under the Stars.”  Our PTA also provided a great cultural arts assembly on Friday with The Magic of African Rhythms performance.  Our students did amazing and it was a great performance enjoyed by all.

 

Stock the Lounge for Staff: Our PTA is coordinating efforts to Stock the Teacher’s Lounge right before Thanksgiving Break.  Donations can be sent to school or dropped off at carpool on November 17th.  Please sign up here for items to donate.

 

Clothes needed: Our front office keeps extra clothes on hand for students in the event of an emergency.  If you have any children’s clothing (sizes 5-14) that you are willing to donate, we would greatly appreciate it.  Clothing items can be dropped off in the front office.

 

Inaugural Ball: Please mark your calendars for our annual Inaugural Ball.  All families are invited to attend this memorable event to celebrate the inauguration of our student body president, Lighthouse team members, and class representatives.  It will be held outdoors and families are invited to join us at the school track at 9:15 on Thursday, December 1st.  There is a rain date of Friday, December 2nd.

 

Virtual Family Engagement Event: Our teachers have participated in professional learning about personality type and how that impacts teaching strategies with various learning preferences.  Please join us on Tuesday, November 15th at 6pm for a virtual event called Type Tuesdays: Empowering Families Through Personality Type.  Learn how to better connect for a happier home.  View the flyer here. 

 

Report Cards: Report cards will go home on Friday, November 18th.  Please reach out to your child’s teacher if you should have any questions.

 

School Breakfast: Just a reminder, we do offer breakfast at school for students for $1.50 from 8am-8:30am.  Please see more information here.

 

Gator Giving: Are you interested in helping any of our Combs students this holiday season?  Our PTA is coordinating our Gator Giving community outreach and you can find out more information here.

 

Magnet Tours: Do you know families that would like to tour our school for the 2023-24 school year?  Our magnet tours are underway and interested families can sign up on our school website.  

 

Spirit Wear: The PTA online shop has new Combs spirit wear available.  Click here if you are interested in ordering any of the available items. Once ordered, they will then be delivered to the student’s classroom.

 

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events:

Tuesday, November 15th: Virtual Family Engagement Event on Personality Type at 6pm

Friday, November 18th: Report Cards go home

Wednesday, November 23rd-Friday, November 25th: Thanksgiving Break, no school

Thursday, December 1st: Inaugural Ball at 9:15 at the school track (rain date Dec 2nd)

 

Please continue to visit our website at www.wcpss.net/combses and follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.  Have a wonderful weekend, great gators!

 

Juley Sexton

Principal