- Recap: Toledo City Council Meeting
- TES First Graders Score Most BTFE - Box Tops For Education
- Today: Library Volunteer Honored @ TES, Youth Baseball Sign-ups
- Wednesday: Dirty Pour Paint Night Event, Common Ground Toledo Meets
- Tech Report: Cutting The Cord
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
Recap: Toledo City Council approved the consent agenda, heard a thumbs-up report from the Public Works Department, noted one applicant for the Planning Commission seat, swore in Position 1 Council member Emily Morgan, and summarized Ordinance #738 as adopting RCW Codes* advised by City Attorney, adjourning at 6:12 p.m.
*Details available upon request. Contact Toledo City Hall during business hours, (360)864-4564.
TES PTO reports: Congratulations to Mrs. Maier's first grade class for collecting the most Box Tops/dimes for the first trimester. They celebrated with popcorn and a short video this afternoon (Monday).
From Toledo School District: Toledo Elementary is still searching for a Music Specialist to serve its new music program. Are you a pianist? Do you teach piano lessons? This part time afternoon position is tailor-made for you. Please contact Angela Bacon if you're interested. We want to get this program started!
Principal Bacon adds: Do you play the piano? Would you be interested in teaching piano from 12:00 to 3:00 - Monday through Friday in an elementary school? Would you like to travel to New York for an amazing training opportunity in Music in the Brain?
If you can answer yes to one or more of theses questions please PM. I would love to talk with you
One more: TES PTO carried this post from a supporter - Toledo peeps did you know our schools are back on the ballot!! Please get your YES vote for Toledo Schools in!!! We lost the last bond by just a few votes... They have made modifications to the bond and took the track improvements off. Please spread the word with friends and fam!
Please VOTE YES for our kids. They will be in the high school before we know it and there are some major safety improvements that need to be made.
District Calendar Events:
- February 12 - ACT Late Start
TOLEDO SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 237
116 RAMSEY WAY
PO BOX 469
TOLEDO, WA 98591
NOTICE OF REGULAR BOARD MEETING
The regularly scheduled Toledo School Board Meeting will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in the Toledo Middle School library. The public is invited to attend.
NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD MEETING
The Toledo School District Board of Directors will conduct a SPECIAL BOARD MEETING Thursday, February 15, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in the Toledo Middle School library. The public is invited to attend.
- February 16 - NO SCHOOL
- February 19 - NO SCHOOL
- February 26 - ACT Late Start
Today: Toledo Community Library invites the community to drop by Toledo Elementary School library between 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. February 6 (Tuesday) to thank long-time library volunteer Pam McEachern at a send-off party.
Toledo Youth Baseball Baseball sign up dates:
Common Ground Toledo holds their monthly meeting 6:30 p.m. Wednesday February 7 at Camp Singing Wind with a full agenda, plus a preview of video for vision:Toledo BIG Community Meeting on March 22.
Interested community members invited to get on board in this hometown beautification movement.
Tech Report: Cutting The Cord
ToledoTel posted: Interested in cutting the cord with your satellite TV provider? You can now get live locals and more with YouTube TV. "YouTube TV, not to be confused with the free version of YouTube filled with music videos, late-night TV clips and cute puppies, costs $35 per month and appeals to cable TV cord cutters. Its package of 40-plus live TV channels includes locals such as ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC as well as cable stalwarts including AMC, ESPN, the Disney Channel, Fox News and Bravo." Now available on Roku & Apple TV.
It’s been 2 & 1/2 years now since this household cut the cord. As noted in the Tech Tuesday Column of 09.05.2017:
With ToledoTel’s free* ROKU streaming service, this household has saved more than $100/month** on TV access with far better service & reception, thanks to TT’s 1GB fiber optic delivery.
Simply Google “cut the cord” and you will find myriad up-to-the-minute links on how to stream your favorite live sports while saving loads of money along the way with better service.
The Washington Post ran this article, Cord-Cutting: I Pulled The Plug & Kept My Live Sports.
Tom’s Guide is always a great starting place for learning your way around the world of streaming versus cable.
The Cord-Cutting Guide 2018 boasts “the definitive guide with everything you need to know.”
I also have a TCL-brand Roku TV that works wirelessly - indeed, there is no port for ethernet connection. However, as technology improves faster than ever, the less-expensive Roku options can keep you updated cheaper than replacing your TV.
Finally, it’s a frank truth that Toledo enjoys the necessary quality Internet service unavailable to those outside the service area, and makes the cord-cutting service viable. Promoters are working to change that; meanwhile Toledo has it now.
As alway YMMV.***
*Installation required $99 - well worth it, and guaranteed.
**Original Tech Tuesday post 01.17.2017. This household followed the guidelines listed in #2 & #3, saving $300 right off the top: Five Bills To Cut To Save $500 Next Month
***YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary.
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
Feed: Toledo Senior Center Second Saturday Breakfast 7:30-10 AM February 10 featuring full fare morning meals including eggs, sausage & AYCE hotcakes plus OJ & coffee. Great company and perfect place to find out what’s going on around town. Still only $5 and they do the dishes.
Feed: February 25 (Sunday) Toledo serves up their Annual Clam Chowder/Potato Soup Feed. Doors open 1:00 - 4:00 PM or until sold out. $8 includes cornbread or homemade roll plus dessert.
Fun: April 8 Fifth Annual Ladies Tea tix now on sale $20. Hurry, these sell out fast!
Your continued support is critical as Lewis County Seniors move into their first year as a self-supporting non-profit entity. Toledo Senior Center aims to meet their $700/month obligation to keep the lights on for monthly breakfasts, community meals, classes and special events.*
Fundraiser: Toledo Community Library Hosts their thrice-yearly Book & Bake event, known to those in the inner circle as Keep The Lights On.
Donations of baked goods has inspired local bakers to up their game with new delicacies and generational classics.
Fun: Toledo High School’s incomparable Mr T Pageant returns 7 PM March 8. Be amazed at the talent, innovation, and sheer hilarity guaranteed to knock the rust off your funny bone.
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