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Hello Garfield families and happy Tuesday.

I hope everyone is enjoying the sunny, sunshine today! At least it looks warm outside. Mark your calendars...here's what's on the agenda.....

PTA meeting tonight at 6:30 in the Garfield Library. New members are always welcome and free childcare is available!

Garfield Night at The PlayStation is this Wednesday, November 14th from 4-8pm. Admission is $9.99 tax and half of the admission will go back to Garfield. Hope to see you there and don't forget your socks!

HACAP Adopt a Family forms for Holiday Assistance are due back to the school by this Friday, November 16th or you may return them directly to HACAP by Wednesday, November 21st. If you need a form, there are some available in the school office.

Don't forget, Fundraiser Coupon Book money is due back to the school by November 27th but you may return money or unused books at any time.

Fall Classroom Parties are next Tuesday, November 20th at 3:00. Your student's homeroom teacher will send home more details pertaining to their class's specific party.

The Winter Wonderland Craft and Vendor Fair is coming up on Friday, November 30th from 5-8pm. There will be over 40 vendors to shop from, Sugar Cookie Decorating. a Hot Cocoa Bar, Kid's Holiday Crafts, Concessions and Bake Sale, a Student Art Showcase, and an appearance by Santa!!!

While we're on the subject of the Vendor Fair, we need volunteers!  If you are able to volunteer to help decorate the night before, during the event or simply bring in Baked Goods it would be a tremendous help! Please click on these links to sign up for volunteering.




We are also looking for LARGE holiday decorations such as Blow ups, Trees, or anything that makes a holiday statement. If you have anything that you would like to lend out please contact our PTA President Brandi Sawyer at 319-573-8471.


Thanksgiving is coming up and there are a few places in town that are providing free, delicious meals. They are as follows:

Thanksgiving Meal Sites


Central Church of Christ

Call ahead to notify of attendance – 319-362-1540

Saturday, November 17th at 12 PM

1500 1st Ave NW


Salvation Army

No need to call ahead, but for additional information 319-364-9131

Wednesday, November 21st from 11:30 – 1 PM

1000 C Ave NW


First Church of the Open Bible

Call ahead to 319-363-3117, can assist with transportation if requested

Thursday, November 22nd from 11- 1 PM

1911 E Ave NW


Lastly, there is NO SCHOOL next Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (the 21st, 22nd and 23rd) in honor of Turkey Day!!! School will resume on Monday, November 26th.


Have a great rest of the week!!!!


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