No. 14 ● November 25, 2019


Message from the Office: 

Dear Parents, 

This Wednesday, November 27th, we celebrate our Thanksgiving Mass at 8:30 a.m. You are all invited.
Therese Chester de Barrera
Coming up this week...
1. Spanish Exams: Until November 27th. Good Luck!

2. Thanksgiving Mass: Wednesday, November 27th. at 8:30 am in the MEK Auditorium.

3. Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, November 28th. Please send your children with a - home made - Indian, Turkey or Pilgrim Hat. Esquites will be given out to all the children at lunch time!

4. Sweater Drive: We are asking for used/new sweaters and jackets (for children and adults) in good condition (CLEAN, in see-through bags and with the size and gender marked). These will be given out to the Oro, Estado de Mexico community.

5. Barranca Garage Sale: December 10th: If you have any clothes, kitchen utensils, shoes or toys in good condition and you would like to donate them  to the Ladies of la Barranca, please send them to school this week.

Coming up next month...
1. Green Drive: PLEASE read the recycling instructions carefully and supervise that it is sent correctly. We have been receiving trash. The instructions are not being followed and our Green Committee mothers are cleaning what you are sending! 
Please keep saving for the last green drive of the year which will take place on Monday, December 2nd. 

2. Advent Blessing: Monday, December 2nd at 8:30 a.m. You are all invited to bring your Advent Wreaths to school!

3. Bake Sale: Wednesday, December 4th. Sponsored by 2nd grade.

4. Open House: Friday, December 6th at from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  It is Early Dismissal, therefore, please send your green notes on Thursday, December 5th, 2019. We will NOT receive any notes on Friday.

5. Christmas Bake Sale: We will be having our Christmas Bake Sale during Open House. Baking is a super fun activity to do with your children. Please send or bring your baked goods such as cakes, cookies, brownies, etc. to school on Friday, December 6th BEFORE 10:00 am. We would like to remind you that all the profits will go to charity: El Oro, Estado de Mexico. Thank you in advance for your kind heart and generosity!
5. Kinder's Open House: Tuesday, December 17th at 9:00 a.m. 

6. Early Dismissal: Thursday, December 19th. Please send green notes on Wednesday, December 18th.

7. Christmas Vacation: From Friday, December 20th until January 7th. Classes resume on Wednesday, Jaunary 8th, 2020.
Big School
Friday's Free Dress: Children may not come to school wearing shorts, torn jeans, cut blouses, short skirts, etc. 

Hot Lunch: If you would like to buy a card, it is available at the office for $625.00 pesos or each hot lunch costs $25.00 pesos. The menu is available at
Birthday Cake Policy: Parents may come to school to sing happy birthday to their child. Please bring individual treats such as cupcakes, doughnuts, cookies, brownies, etc. ICEES or CAKES that require slicing are not allowed. Please send a note to your child's teacher in advance asking for the time you can come to school. No pictures may be taken. No Candles!

Things everyone should remember...

  • ALL students BIG SCHOOL and KINDER must be in school by 7:55 a.m. If your child is not in route and you are bringing him/her to school, you need to make the necessary arrangements to arrive on time. The only students that will be allowed to enter school after 7:55 a.m. are the ones who went to a doctor, visa/passport appointment and informed the office at least one day in advance and must show a document proving the appointment; in which case you may drop off your child ONLY at 9:30 a.m. (Big School and Kinder) or 11:00 a.m., (only for Big School). No other reasons will be accepted. Do not call school to let us know you are running late, your child will not be allowed to come in after 7:55 a.m. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • To ensure the safety of ALL children, if your child is taking medicine and bringing it to school, PLEASE send it in a closed recycling bag or container with your child´s name and the time he/she has to take it.
  • Uniform & Free Dress: We would like to remind you that children are not allowed to come with torn uniform and on free dress day with torn jeans, short/seethrough/cut blouses or short skirts.
  • Fridays Dismissal On Fridays, due to heavy traffic, the bell will ring at 14:20 and buses will leave at 14:30. Please be on time at your bus stop.
  • Party Bus Permission Slips: If your child is having a party and you rented a bus to take your guests, please send a green bus slip and attach the list with the complete name of the children you are taking. All the children who are attending the party MUST also send their green slip signed by the parent. We would like to remind you that when you rent a bus, it is not the school’s responsibility and 2 adults must ride the bus with the children. Bus permission slips are available for purchase at the School's office or you may print them free of charge at
  • There are NO PERMISSIONS to take your child/children out of school for trips, dance practice, sports tournaments, etc. during school hours, unless:
    • Your child has a doctor or a visa or passport appointment. In which case you may pick your child up ONLY at 11:00 am.
    • Your child’s doctor or a visa or passport appointment is early in the morning. In which case you may drop him/her off ONLY at 9:30 am or 11:00 am
    • No other reasons will be accepted.  Please do not call the school.  THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS!
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