Addison News - January 24 2021
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Addison eAdvisor
January 24, 2021


Upcoming Events:

Monday, Jan 25th, 3-5pm FDL Pick Up/ Drop Off Gr K-5
Monday, Feb 8th, 3-5pm FDL Pick Up/ Drop Off Gr K-5
Tuesday, Feb 9th, 5-6pm PTA Meeting - Zoom


NEW! Announcement: Special Bonus Challenge Grant!
Due to donor generosity, PiE is able to offer an additional Challenge Grant this year! Donations and pledges made this week (by February 1) will be doubled up to $40,000. Contributions made now will support staffing next year. Give today to ensure your students have the instructional and emotional support they need in the Fall. Double your impact: Donate or pledge now!


NEW! Positive Parenting: Young Children Adapting to COVID
Thu Jan 28, 7 - 8PM, Join Zoom Meeting:  Join our Cloud HD Video Meeting  Meeting ID: 984 3395 8329 / Passcode: CASSY
PiE and CASSY are pleased to present an evening about strength and resilience in young children. Learn how adaptable your children are and how they have been coping through the pandemic. Find out how resourceful and resilient YOU are! Gain new skills to encourage them to be more flexible in this ever-changing environment. For parents of children from preschool to 1st grade.


Community Announcements 

NEW! California PTA - "Listening Sessions" on Race & Racism
The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee of California State PTA is excited to host three Zoom “listening sessions” this month around race, racism and PTA. We aim to listen to your authentic voices to help guide us in making all our members feel included, valued, and respected.  Each session will be a safe, confidential space for members of that particular group to honestly share, without the burden of code-switching* while participating. If you or someone in your PTA is interested, please click here for further information.

  • January 25, 6:00-7:00 pm: For Black/African American/multi-racial Black persons, facilitated by a Black/African American person.
  • January 26, 6:00-7:00 pm: For those Indigenous to California lands or multi-racial Indigenous, facilitated by a person Indigenous to California.
  • January 28, 6:00-7:00 pm: For non-Indigenous, non-Black persons of color or non-Black non-Indigenous multi-racial persons, facilitated by a non-Indigenous, non-Black person of color.


NEW! 2021 Annual CAC Sweetheart Awards - Call for Nominations
Is there a bus driver, friend, teacher, administrator, neighbor, aide, crossing guard, coach, fellow student, therapist, physician, volunteer or relative that has done something for your special needs child with an IEP or 504?  Honor that person by nominating him or her for a CAC Sweetheart Award. Submit Nomination Form before 2/19. The Awards Ceremony will be on Saturday, February 27, from 10am to noon on Zoom. The Zoom link will be emailed to nominators and nominees directly to retain privacy. For info or questions contact or go to


**UPDATED** PTA Parent Series: Parenting in a Pandemic
Free online webinars for parenting in a pandemic, organized by 6th District PTA. Please CLICK HERE to register for any of the talks below. See all the workshops from now until March for the 6th District Parenting in a Pandemic. 


Addison Info & Quick Links
Quick Links
Addison School Website
Addison PTA Website
Principal: Amanda Boyce
PTA President: Lauren Williams

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