Communicator

THE PLS WEEKLY COMMUNICATOR

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 October 14, 2019

THE PLS COMMUNICATOR IS YOUR PRIMARY SOURCE OF INFORMATION

NO SCHOOL – PASTOR/TEACHER CONFERENCE
There will be NO SCHOOL Wednesday, October 16, thru Friday, October 18, due to the PNW Pastor/Teacher Conference in Cannon Beach, OR.

Reminder: The 125th Anniversary celebrations will be held this Sunday, October 20.

ALL STUDENTS PERFORM – 125th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS
All PLS students in grades Pre-K thru 8 will sing in the church service and perform in the following dinner program during our 125th Anniversary celebrations this Sunday, October 20, starting at 3:00pm. If you have not done so already, please turn in your RSVP with payment to the school office today.

Please note: We have received permission from the property owner to our north, to use their parking lot for the PLS 125th anniversary events this. However, we would encourage all able bodied members to park along 124th street, so that our guests and visitors will have room to use the more obvious parking spots. Thank you for your consideration.

PICTURE DAY
Wednesday, October 23, is Picture Day. Order forms were sent home last week. Order forms and payment are due on Picture Day. Checks should be made payable to Lifetouch. The photographers do not carry any money, so please send the correct amount if sending cash. If you prefer to order online, the instructions are listed on the form. Additional order forms are located outside of the school office.

Picture Day is also Chapel Day. Your child may bring a change of clothing to have their picture taken, however they will be asked to change back into their Chapel attire for the remainder of the day. Pictures will be in our yearbook; please follow our policy of modest attire found in the PLS handbook.

PIZZA HOT LUNCH
Wednesday, October 23, is our next Pizza Hot Lunch. Order forms were sent home last week and must be returned to your child’s teacher by today, Monday, October 14. Please make checks payable to PLS Boosters. Extra order forms are available outside of the school office.

Note: If you have more than one student ordering, you may write one check. However, we do ask that you complete a separate order form for each student and that you turn each order form in to their respective classrooms. (Please do not send orders for different classrooms in the same envelope.) We ask that payment be enclosed with your youngest child’s order form. If you have any questions, please contact the school office.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR TRUNK OR TREAT!
The Boosters will be hosting a Trunk or Treat event on Saturday, October 26, from 6:30pm to 8pm. The Boosters are in need of families to decorate their car trunks and pass out candy. There will be a prize for the best decorated car, as well as a costume contest, cake walk, and other fun activities. The Boosters are also in need of donations in the form of baked goods and treats, as well as game operators. Time spent baking treats, passing out candy, and/or helping out with games will count towards your volunteer hours! If you are able to help with this event, sign-up sheets are located outside of the school office.

VETERANS DAY PROGRAM AT PLS
Everyone is invited to our Veterans Day Program on Friday, November 1, at 2:00pm in the PLS Ark. We are planning a special bulletin board to honor veterans. Please submit photocopied pictures (which will not be returned) of family members who have served or who are serving in the military along with a caption card that includes their name, branch of service, dates served, and/or participation in which wars. If needed, we can make copies of photos in the school office. Please bring pictures and caption cards to the church or school office, or scan and send them to jmcclung@parklandlutheran.org, by Wednesday, October 23. (Previously submitted photos will be reused – no need to resubmit.)

ELHS VETERANS DAY PROGRAM
Evergreen Lutheran High School’s National Honor Society and Student Council would like to invite you to their Veterans Day Celebration on Friday, November 8. Breakfast for veterans, active military, their friends and families will begin at 8:00am. There will be a special themed chapel at ELHS, followed by a presentation starting at 9:30am. Please RSVP by Wednesday, November 6, to Mrs. Bishop at rbishop@elhs.org, 253-946-4488, or online at www.elhs.org.

PLS SPORTS

CROSS COUNTRY
Thank you to all who represented Parkland Lutheran at the 22nd Annual TELSS Cross Country Meet, hosted by Bethany Lutheran. The final results will be announced in next week’s Communicator.

The TELSS Cross Country Meet concludes the PLS 2019 Cross Country season. A big thank-you to all of our runners and our coach! Go Vikings!!

VOLLEYBALL
This week:
• Practice Cancelled: Tue., Oct. 15
• RAGE A-Team Volleyball: Sat., Oct. 19, 9:00am Double Match@ Emerald Ridge High School

Next week:
• Practice: Tue., Oct. 22, 3:30pm to 5:00pm @ PLS
• Away Game: Thur., Oct. 24, 4:00pm vs. Faith Lutheran @ Evergreen Lutheran High School
o 7306 Waller Rd E, Tacoma, WA 98443
o Player dismissal @ 3:10pm
o Shuttle sign-up will be available in Mrs. Enstad’s room
o B-Team game at 4:00pm; A-Team game to follow
• RAGE A-Team Volleyball: Sat., Oct. 26, 9:00am Double Match@ Puyallup High School

SOCCER
This week:
• Practice: Mon., Oct. 14, 3:30pm to 5:00pm @ Gonyea Park
o Shuttle sign-up will be available in Mrs. Enstad’s room
• TELSS Soccer Tournament: Tue., Oct. 15, 9:45am @ Ft. Steilacoom Park
o 8714 87th Ave SW, Lakewood, WA 98498
o The tournament schedule is posted on the athletics page of our website
o Players should wear their soccer uniforms to school
o Players should bring a sack lunch (no microwave/refrigeration available)
o Player dismissal @ 8:30am
 If they do not need a ride on the shuttle, players may go straight to the tournament
 Players not coming to school before the tournament should be on the field by 9:15am
o Player return @ approximately 3:30pm
o Shuttle sign-up will be available in Mrs. Enstad’s room
o The TELSS Soccer Tournament will conclude the PLS 2019 Soccer season. A big thank-you to all of our players, coaches, and volunteers!

If you have any questions regarding our sport’s program, please contact our Athletic Director, Mrs. Enstad @ menstad@parklandlutheran.org.

PLS WEEKLY CALENDAR

MONDAY 10/14/19
• Chapel 8:40am
• Piano Lessons
• Pizza Orders Due
• Soccer Practice 3:30pm to 5:00pm

TUESDAY 10/15/19
• TELSS Soccer Tournament @ Ft. Steilacoom Park 9:45am
• Power Hour 1:45pm
• Christianity 101 Class 6:30pm

WEDNESDAY THRU FRIDAY 10/16/19 – 10/18/19
• No School – PNW Pastor/Teacher Conference @ Cannon Beach, OR

SATURDAY 10/19/19
• RAGE Volleyball Double Match @ Puyallup High School 9:00am

SUNDAY 10/20/19
• PLS 125th Anniversary Celebration
o Students Meet at PLS 2:40pm
 Pre-K & K: Meet in Music Portable
 1st & 2nd Grade: Meet in Library Portable
 3rd thru 8th Grade: Meet in Homerooms
o Festival Service 3:00pm
o Dinner Program 4:30pm

MONDAY 10/21/19
• School Resumes