IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR LOWER SCHOOL FAMILIES
1. PICK UP: Parent Badges and Parking Stickers
Please pick up your parent badges at the reception desk of your youngest child's campus - ask for Mary or Jennifer. You may also pick up a parking car sticker at the security station.
2. JOIN US: Birthday Drive for The Birthday Project
Primer is having a birthday drive to collect donations for The Birthday Party Project. They are accepting donations for gift bags, tissue paper, and wrapping paper until November 1. Learn more here.
3. DON'T MISS: Parker Uniform Flash-Sale
Limited quantities of new Parker uniforms will be available for sale at the Eagle’s Nest; 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. this Wednesday, October 31. First come, first served, and no holds.
4. VIEW NOW: Smug Mug Photos
Photos from the First Day of School, Sign the Beam, Spooktacular, D.C. trip, and Homecoming are now available on Smug Mug. Please visit your Parent Portal and click on the "Smug Mug" tab to find the password and links to Smug Mug website. More photos will be added soon so make sure to check back for updates!
5. HELP US: Amazon Smile Program
Through November 2, AmazonSmile is donating 5% (ten times the usual amount) to The Episcopal School of Dallas when you shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/75-1451116.
6. RSVP TODAY: Bright Starts with Tracey Shirey
Join Head of Lower School Tracey Shirey for coffee and discussion Wednesday, November 28 from 8:05 - 9:05 a.m. in the Lower School Theater. This month's topic TBA. Click here to RSVP.
7. JOIN NOW: Wrestling Club
Boys and girls ages 7-12 are invited to experience the fun of wrestling with Kwinten Brown, Varsity Wrestling Coach. No experience needed. More info here.
8. SAVE THE DATE AND MUCH MORE: ESDPA AUCTION FEBRUARY 9, 2019
BE IN THE AUCTION SHOW! Singers, dancers and crew members needed! Contact Wendy King and Holly Hands and plan to attend an informational meeting Monday, November 5 at 7:00 p.m. in the Study Commons on the Merrell Road Campus.
ESDPA BUY THE EXPERIENCE IS NOW OPEN!
Some events are selling out already! Click here to buy tickets to your favorite events, including the popular Tequila Tasting @ José next Wednesday, November 7.
9. JOIN US: ESDPA NOMINATIONS
Nominations are now OPEN for ESDPA key positions for the 2019-20 school year under next year's President, Lauren Swann. This is YOUR Parents' Association, so we encourage you to get involved! From Early Childhood Coordinator to twelfth grade Communications Rep, there is an opportunity for everyone! Click here to learn more and here nominate yourself or someone else. When you log in to the parent portal, click the "volunteer" button for the nomination page. This nomination cycle will stay open until Sunday, November 4. All other positions will be available for nomination in January 2019.
10. JOIN US: Thanksgiving Food Drive
The ESD Third Grade students are excited to lead Lower School students in the North Dallas Shared Ministries (NDSM) Food Drive. This is a great opportunity for our children to be thankful and see firsthand that they can make a positive difference in their community. Please help us make the NDSM Food Drive a success. We highly encourage you to involve your child when selecting items to donate, keeping nutrition in mind. Please do not donate glass or expired items. Bags will be collected during morning carpool the week of Monday, November 5 – Thursday, November 8 and delivered to NDSM on Friday, November 9.
11. PRO-TIP: Getting the Most Accurate Directory Information
Looking for the most up-to-date information - be sure to add the directory to your phone:
12. JOIN US! - TWO EVENTS: Lower School Moms in Prayer and Third and Fourth Grade Bible Study
Moms in Prayer for ALL Lower School moms, Tuesdays, 8:00 - 8:30 a.m. in Chapel Conference room across from St. Michael's Chapel.
Third and fourth grade students (and parents) are encouraged to join in a before school weekly Bible study. Students alone, or accompanied by a parent, may join in an interactive study and fellowship. Light breakfast will be provided. Every Tuesday from 7:20-7:45 a.m. in Lower School Theater.
No need to worry about weekly attendance or being late, just join when able.
13. CALLING FUTURE EAGLES! We Want to Meet Your Friends
Know a family that would be a great fit at ESD? Applications for the 2019-20 school year are now available. Invite friends to visit www.esdallas.org/admission or call Sarah at 214-353-5757.