School Closed November 25-27: Please mark your calendars that the school will be closed November 25-27 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Family Conferences November 30:
Sign-up sheets are available in your child’s classroom.

Ann Anzalone to Speak at Overfield in January: We are very excited to announce that Ann Anzalone will be speaking to current Overfield families on January 13th at 6:30pm in the Gathering Place. Ann will talk about the affect that screen time has on brain development. This is a “can’t miss” event! http://www.annanzalone.com

1st Artist in Residence – Inlet Dance Theatre: Our first Artist in Residence is happening NOW. Josh from Inlet Dance Theatre is on campus this week working with the children. Please join us for a Celebration of Residency in the Gathering Place on Thursday, November 19th at 6pm.

Family Partnership: Please join our community! The Family Partnership sponsors Coffee & Conversation in the Gathering Place on Mondays at 8:30am and Fridays at 8:00am. This is an opportunity for parents to connect with one another and enjoy a quick jolt of caffeine! Please contact Erin Barsotti, erin.barsotti@gmail.com, Amy Harris, amyhobbsharris@gmail.com, or Kazue Yokoyama, gen.iyoga@gmail.com for more information.

Overfield Community Gala: The 2nd Annual Overfield Community Gala is February 20th at the Troy Country Club. Our goal this year is to raise $50k for a new playground! The Family Partnership is looking for volunteers to help with planning this event. If you are interested in lending your time and talent, please join us on Wednesday, December 2nd as we form our planning committees. We have an immediate need for a graphic designer to help design our invitations. If you have questions or need clarification on how you can help make the Gala a success, please email Amy Harris. If you have not yet filled out the survey about last year’s Gala, please take a few moments to give us your thoughts: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RXBRFYW

Alumni Night Tree: We are looking for an alumni parent to organize the Alumni Night Tree. Please pass on the word to your Overfield Alumni friends and family!