2014-15 Gymwear Information

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Students must wear plain gold t-shirts and green or navy blue shorts or sweats all day on their “gym day” (for most students, that’s once a week).* Buying official Sayre gymwear from the Sayre FFO supports the school and FFO programs. We’re offering an all-new design this year, order at the Ice Cream Social or by submitting this form to the office before September 19. All sales are cash-only and non-returnable, so please check sizes at the Ice Cream Social before ordering, or email Naima or Lisa from the FFO to arrange to see samples. Youth and adult sizes are available! Students, parents, families, friends: show your Sayre pride!

UPDATE: the newer version of the form (linked above) has added Youth XL t-shirts, sweatshirts and sweatpants, if you have the old form, feel free to write that size in.

* See official gymwear rules in your Parent Handbook

Three Events on September 10

Sayre Parent/guardian attendance and participation is encouraged for several events scheduled for the evening of Wednesday, September 10:

6:00pm: 1st organizational meeting of Sayre’s Parent Advisory Council. (PAC)
The PAC works to keep Sayre’s parent community involved in guiding children through their education. This meeting will include nominations and elections of officers and beginning discussions of plans for PAC activities in the 2014-2015 school year. Parents are invited to join and get involved.

6:30pm: regularly scheduled Local School Council (LSC) meeting.

7:00pm: “State of the School” Address. POSTPONED, DATE TBA
This is an annual informational meeting for Sayre parents presenting information about the school’s performance and goals for the new school year.

2014 Back to School Ice Cream Social

icecreambarAll Sayre families are invited to Sayre’s Back to School Ice Cream Social on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from 5:30-7:30 pm. Join us in the playground (Sayre Ave. entrance) to kick off the school year! Pick up your packet with back-to-school paperwork, meet teachers and administrators, order gymwear, learn more about the Sayre Family and Friends Organization, and get to know other parents and students. School starts the following Tuesday, September 2, 2014. School hours are 7:30am to 2:30pm.

2014-15 Sayre School Supply list

Sayre Language Academy has released a school supply list for the 2014-15 school year. Download it here and get shopping! (It won’t help that Galewood’s OfficeMax, Office Depot, and Staples all closed earlier this year…) If you need assistance with supplies (or can donate some supplies) check out CPS’ Back to School Supply Drive.

For general info, visit CPS’ official Back to School information page. We’ll have more news soon about the Back to School Social, usually held a few days before school starts, where families can meet their teachers, pick up their paperwork, and order gymwear.

In the meantime, remember Sayre’s uniform is navy pants/skirt/jumper with a white or light blue polo shirt, button-down, or blouse. Gym uniforms are green (or navy) sweatpants or shorts with a gold t-shirt and optional green (or navy) sweatshirt.