- TES PTO Board: Teacher Appreciation Week
- Toledo School District: Late Start Monday
- Morgan Arts Centre: 12th Annual Battle of the CowlARTZ Student Arts & Crafts
- Lewis County Tribune: Rural Areas Seek Broadband Access
- Toledo School District Plans ALICE Parent Night
- Today: City Council Meeting
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More
* Verizon Wireless, Sprint, T-Mobile, and AT&T all offer discounts for teachers. You may need to check with your school to see if you’re eligible. Call your local store for more details. Thanks to hip2save.com, which earns a small commission for these affiliate links. See full list of Teacher Appreciation Week freebies & discounts for educators.
Toledo Schools ACT 2 Hour Late Start Today
Morgan Arts Centre hosts:
The Weather Channel Allergy Tracker posts elevated pollen counts this week. Plan accordingly.
From Toledo Middle School:
Ms. Young handed out a Toledo Pride shirt!
Reminder: It’s the time of year when we remind everyone that all lunch accounts must be paid in full by the end of the school year. Students must have money in their account or money in hand in order to receive a meal. If your student has a negative balance after May 11, they will not be allowed to use their lunch account and will be served an emergency meal (cheese sandwich, apple and milk) unless other arrangements have been made. If you have special circumstances, please contact Rickene Reynolds, Chartwell's Food Service Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or your school's principal.
*I heard from a little bird that a good Samaritan (or several) stepped up to cover an outstanding account (or several) for a family (or several) facing unexpected difficulties. Have you heard this story too?
Sign Up Now: May 29th, 31st and June 1st - Sports Physicals @ Valley View Clinic in Toledo. Sign up in THS office.
From Mr. Ball’s’ Ag Class & FFA: THS Green Bell Peppers and Early Girl, Better Boy, Stupice, Roma and Cherry tomatoes are now for sale down at the (Toledo) Hardware store just as you walk in the door. $ 2.50 for the 4 “ size and $4.00 for the large 6 inch pots.
Mr. Ball’s Ag Science class and FFA Chapter.
Lewis County Tribune posted: Rural Areas Seek Broadband Access
CHEHALIS – When it comes to high-speed Internet access, many people in rural areas feel like they are being left behind in favor of larger urban areas.
Read the full story at www.lewiscountytribune.com
*ICYMI - Toledo School District posted:
In today's world, we have to consider situations that we never would have imagined could take place at school. Toledo staff have been trained in a procedure designed to increase survival in the event of an active shooter at school. Following the advice of Lewis County Sheriff's Office, FEMA and Homeland Security, we chose the ALICE program. ALICE stands for "Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate".
We will have a parent information night 7 PM May 24 at Toledo High School to present the components of ALICE prior to training students next Fall. THS counselor Katie Gale is also our ALICE trainer. She will be on hand to share the important aspects of this program and to answer questions. We hope that you'll take this opportunity to learn about how we plan and train to respond to the unthinkable and how we'll keep our students safe.
*ICYMI = In Case You Missed It
Toledo Thursday Market opens this week with Mother’s Day theme.
Handmade & Homegrown locally produced food & goods 3 - 7 PM weekly.
Download vendor app here.
Check out DiscoverLewisCounty’s page on local farmers markets including Toledo’s.
Billie Washington abroad: In Cascais, Portugal
Today: Toledo City Council meetings first and third Mondays monthly. Dates may change if scheduled on or near a federal holiday. Visit www.toledowa.us or call (360)864-4564.
Workshops & Special Meetings: Occasionally the council will hold a workshop or special meeting. Dates and times will be announced prior to meetings.
Generally they are held the same night of council meetings.
Toledo Senior Center invites: Come join us for lunch and a whole lot of fun!
Reservations required: Toledo Senior Center Nutrition Lunch served Wednesday & Friday.
Nutrition Lunches are sponsored in part by Area Agency on Aging. Suggested donation $3 for those 60+ years of age. Call (360)864-2112 for details.
Don’t Forget: Second Saturday Pancake Breakfast 7 - 10 AM May 12.
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
Morgan Arts Centre opened for registration April 7: It is time to sign your children up for the summer camps at the Morgan Arts Centre. Picasso week #1 & #2, & the Children's Theater Workshop.
These happen in July, they get full well before June.
If you want more information: www.morganartscentre.com
MAP Summer Camp Clubs announces: Summer day-camp registration is open!
Message me for a copy of the flyer and registration - Sign up before May 1st for 10% early bird discount.
Last Saturday! This annual fundraiser is eagerly anticipated by local growers & gardeners.
- Who: Morgan & Judy Tjemsland, Whipple Creek Plants
- What: Blueberry plants plus other berries & more
- When: 11 AM - 3 PM next 4 Saturdays - April 21 & 28, May 5 & 12
- Where: Riverview Hardware, Cowlitz & Second Streets, Toledo
- Why: Proceeds from all sales go toward Toledo High School Varsity Girls Basketball.
This year offering 12 varieties of blueberry, Cascade Delight lingonberry, evergreen huckleberry and “some very large rhubarb” plus purple bearded iris.
Planting and growing instructions with every plant. Phone number included to help you be successful with growing them.
Watch for future dates, times and prices. We sell more than just blueberry plants, too
May 10: Toledo Thursday Market Opening Day - Mother’s Day Market
May 12-13: Morgan Arts Centre hosts 12th Annual Battle of the CowlARTZ
May 14: Toledo Girl Scout Troop Formation Night
June 29 - July 1: Resonance Restival @ Camp Singing Wind
September 22: Esther Borte’s 3rd Annual Walk in the Park
September 28-30: Camp Singing Wind Hosts 11th Permaculture Convergence
Fundraiser: To help Toledo’s Neumann family with expenses not covered by insurance in the loss of their house, visit their GoFundMe page: contact person Jadee Landry.
Toledo Community Library offers free Ukulele lessons Thursdays beginning in April. Sign up in person.
LIBRARY HOURS: Wednesdays 10-7, Thursdays & Saturdays 10-5. Phone 360-864-4247.
For The Love Of Sports: Toledo School District ISO* an Event Manager for spring sports. Duties include setting up fields, scoreboards, public address systems and supporting visiting teams and officials. Hours are afternoons and some Saturdays. $14.19/hour. Contact Grady Fallon if interested.
Also: Have you ever wanted to be a sportscaster for ESPN? Well, we have the entry-level job that could start you on that path. TSD is looking for the Voice of Toledo Indian Fastpitch. If you have a love for this sport and Toledo Indians, this is your chance. Contact Grady Fallon for more information.
*ISO = In Search Of
Fishing: Kid’s Fishing Derby 8 AM-1:30 PM May 12 @ South Lewis County Park.
For The Kids: Brooke Sellards Acosta asks “Does your business or family want to support Toledo Youth Baseball? There are a couple ways to show your pride. I have attached forms to become a signboard and/or team sponsor. Family signboards are $200 the first year and $100 each year after that to renew. Message me if you are interested.”
Signboard Form 2018.pdf
For The Future: TES PTO Kids Garden is looking for garden sponsors, which ensures the continuation and improvement of this awesome program. If your family or business is interested, the form is below.
* Garden Sponsor Form 2017-18.docx
For The Future: Toledo Middle School PTO's posted: If you would like to help support our efforts to bring more laptops to Toledo Middle School please read this and spread the word. You can donate here. Thank you for your support of our kids.
Full details posted in 02.23.2018 Friday Column.
Foundations: Steamboat Alley Paver Forms
Farmer’s Market: Toledo Thursday Market vendor forms available now.
Finally: Vision:TOLEDO announces Sign up forms for (2018) Cheese Days Parade and vendor booths. Full information about the parade can be found here:
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