D39C Collaborative Weekly Update

Here’s what’s going on and what’s coming up at D39C!

39 DAYS OF GIVING: Together, we are halfway towards our goal of $139,000! We’ve raised $70,000 for D39C! To reach our goal, we ask families to donate $500/child (suggested) along with a $39/child for their homeroom. Of course, all donations of any amount are welcome. You can donate and sign up to volunteer at http://www.design39collaborative.org/signup/ between now and October 1st!

MATCHING DONATION: Does your employer match your donation dollars? Find out if and how your company may match your donation to enhance our learners’ experiences even more. Some even provide volunteer grants too! You can find out at the Double the Donation website (click link) and then donate here: http://www.design39collaborative.org/signup/.

D39C SPIRITWEAR:  You can still buy your gear online now HERE! We will also sell SpiritWear at the 2/3 and 4/5 grade-span Back to School night on Tuesday, September 19th. A Spiritwear pop-up booth will also be held at the Welcome Center on Friday, September 22nd at drop off (8:30AM – 9AM) and at pick up (2:30PM – 3PM). Stop by and shop!

MATH CLUB: Does your 2nd – 8th grader love math? Come to the D39C Math Club Information Meeting  Friday, September 15th at 7:00PM in the Showcase. Registration is now open and instructions are on the website. Sign up to coach or help under the “Volunteer Signup” tab of the website. Volunteer coaches need Level 2 clearance. Please get the forms here or stop by the Welcome Center for help. Any questions, please email mo-headcoach@d39c.org.

QUIZ BOWL INFORMATION MEETING: Is your student interested in science, history, math, or literature? Consider joining the nationally ranked Design39 quiz bowl team! Interested 6-8 graders will make new friends, explore a variety of subjects, and learn how to collaborate with others in a team environment. Our interest meeting will be held on Friday, September 15th at 6:30PM in the Fishbowl Room in the Loft. Email d39quizbowl@gmail.com for questions.

RUN39: Run39 kicks off on Wednesday, September 20th, and will meet Wednesdays & Fridays from 8-8:30AM (Gates open 7:50-8AM). Please complete registration by September 18th, include the following in an envelope titled ‘Run39’ and drop off at the Welcome Center: 1) Completed Permission Slip and 2) A suggested donation of $5 per student. (Checks payable to to “The D39C Collaborative” [Memo: Run39-Student Full Name]. Join us on Facebook at Run39! Contact Ashwin for further details.

DEBATE39: Parents interested in helping set up a Debate Club at D39, please attend the next update meeting on Wednesday, September 27th @ 8:50AM in the Welcome Center. Those with debate club info/experience – PLEASE JOIN US! Questions, contact: randaoconnor@gmail.com.

CALLING 6th GRADE MOMS: All 6th grade moms are invited to a Meet & Greet on Wednesday, October 4th at 5pm at Sababa Kitchen! It would be great to welcome our new families with open arms and reconnect with returning ones so we can all feel more acquainted with the D39 community. Sababa Kitchen will donate $1 back to D39C for each person who signs up for their BOGO offer at www.sababakitchen.com/lovedelsur. Please RSVP by Wednesday, September 27th. Questions, contact the lead organizers: dml0212@yahoo.com or randaoconnor@gmail.com.



SEPTEMBER DINE-OUT: Our very first Dine-Out is Wednesday, September 27th from 5-9PM at 4S Ranch Flippin’ Pizza. Take a break from cooking dinner and help D39 earn 50% of proceeds! You can even call ahead as early as 10am on that day for pickup or dine in.

RALPH’S: D39C families can now register for the new cycle of Ralph’s Community Contribution Program at www.ralphs.com or by calling 800-443-4438. By registering, you can help D39C earn between 1% and 4% of eligible household monthly purchases just by shopping at Ralph’s! For more details, go to the Ralph’s website here. The Collaborative’s NPO number is #81141. Thanks for your support!

AMAZON SMILE:  Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to The D39C Collaborative whenever you shop on AmazonSmile using this link.  Feel good about shopping while helping to raise funds for D39C!

SAVE THE DATE: Amazing Race39 on Saturday, October 14th @ 1pm – 4pm