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November 26, 2014 - Volume 9 Issue 12

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2014-15 Theme Verse:  “...in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us.”--Romans 8:37

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November 27 - Thanksgiving (Building Closed)

November 28 - Thanksgiving Break (Building Closed)

December 8 - Child Center Program @ 7p

December 11 - School Program @ 7p

December 19 - Noon Dismissal

December 20 - Fairview Christmas Cafe @ 5p

December 22 through January 2 - Christmas Break (K-8)

 

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Need gift cards?  SCRIP available

Get your holiday shopping done and help support Fairview! If you haven’t heard, Scrip is a program where a percentage of gift card profits are given back to the school. Various gift cards will be available at both Christmas programs on December 8th and December 11th. Some of the options will be Amazon, Safeway, Starbucks, Subway, iTunes and movie tickets to AMC and Regal theaters. If you are in need of specific cards you may place an order with the office - the next order will go in on December 15 in order to get the cards before the Christmas break.  

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See's Candy

Looking to give someone something sweet for Christmas? Order Sees Candy! Proceeds from this sale go to the 7th and 8th grade Washington D.C trip. Order forms will be sent out today, November 26 and will need to be returned by December 5. 

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Fill a food box for Seattle's Union Gospel Mission

Help us fill our goal of ten food boxes for Seattle's Union Gospel Mission. In our state, nearly 300,00 children live in a household that struggles to put three nutritious meals on the table each day. A food box can feed a family of four - for a whole week!

Here is a list of items needed to complete each box

Peanut butter (2 jars)

Corn (2 cans)

Diced tomatoes (2 cans)

Tomato Paste (2 cans)

Instant Potatoes (1 small box)

Spaghetti pasta (2 packages)

Kidney Beans (2 cans)

Mac and cheese (4)

Green beans (2 cans)

Peaches (2 cans)

Cooking oil (1 small bottle)

Tuna (2 cans)

Chicken (2 cans)

Grape jelly

Rice (1 pound bag)

Spaghetti sauce mix (2 packages)

Sugar (1 pound box)

Powdered milk (one small box)

Coffee

Tea

Oatmeal/Cereal (1 box)

Brown sugar (1 package)

Cake mix (1 box)

Cake frosting (1 can)

Please place donated items in the box in the main hall. Or if your family or group of friends wants to get all the items to complete a box, you can pick up an empty box from the office. If you have other non-perishable food items that you wish to donate, there is also a barrel in the main hall for that purpose. Union Gospel Mission will pick up all items on December 19.

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Fairview Christmas Café

Saturday, December 20, 5:00pm

Featuring Fairview talent! 

Please bring a sweet or savory finger food platter

Enjoy an assortment of hot beverages!

Invite your friends and family!

The Auditorium will be festively decorated

 

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Fairview Faculty Five Fun Facts

 

Carmen Vargas — Ark Room 

1. My favorite food is pizza.

2. On my free time I like to go running.

3. I just went to the Latin Grammy Awards.

4. I lived in Mexico for 7 years.

5. My favorite place to vacation with my family is Hawaii. 

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from the West Wing

This weekend is the time when we will celebrate Thanksgiving; a holiday steeped in tradition, both historical and personal. Last week I shared with you George Washington’s, our first president, Thanksgiving Proclamation. This week, I would like to share with you Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation of 1863. It was this proclamation that established Thanksgiving as a National Holiday. The year …

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Author: Sharilee West

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