Box Tops for Education Due March 1st

Posted on February 14th, 2019 by Allendale Columbia School

Please keep your Box Tops for Education coming! Thanks to you, we have earned over $320 from the Box Tops for Education program. AC can earn up to $20,000 each year and we are free to use the money for anything we need. To make it easier, you can print out the collection sheet here to collect your box tops. Each completed sheet is worth $5! You can also turn in loose box tops to the Welcome Desk. Contact AC parent Kristin Rorapaugh with any questions.

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PACK Coffee Connection Feb. 13th, 8-9 a.m.

Posted on February 6th, 2019 by Allendale Columbia School

PACK Coffee Connection Discusses Digital Best Practices

Join us Wednesday, February 13th, for PACK’s monthly Coffee Connection. This month, Tony Tepedino and Judy Van Alstyne will be talking about social media, digital footprints, what kids are doing online, and how to navigate these things with children and teens. All parents, host parents, grandparents, and guardians are welcome to attend. Tasty treats and coffee will be served.

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
Bruce B. Bates Design and Innovation Lab
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Treats and coffee
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Presentation

No need to RSVP! We look forward to seeing you there! 

 

Coffee Connection is the monthly parent social for all AC parents, host parents, and guardians. It’s organized by the volunteer group, Parents of Allendale Columbia Kids (PACK). If you have any questions or want to get more involved with PACK, please email the PACK President, Kristin Rorapaugh, at k.rorapaugh@gmail.com.

 

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Hunt Hollow Thanks You!

Posted on January 29th, 2019 by cnickels

Thank you to all who attended the Hunt Hollow Family Ski Day last Friday, January 25th. The weather was beautiful with great snow for skiing. The families had a fun time relaxing in the lodge, enjoying their picnic lunches, and getting runs on the slopes – a fantastic way to enjoy the day off. Lisa Campbell was so happy to share another fun ski day with AC families and we’re so grateful to Lisa for her hospitality at the ski club!

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AC Food Featured at PACK Coffee Connection

Posted on January 18th, 2019 by Allendale Columbia School

What words or images go through your head when you think about school lunches? How about “healthy” and “sustainable?”

At Allendale Columbia, it may start with providing healthy, sustainable, fresh, tasty, and allergy-safe sustenance, Food Service Director, Laura Reynolds-Gorsuch related at Wednesday’s Parents of Allendale Columbia Kids (PACK) Coffee Connection. But healthy and sustainable goes beyond the food. Laura and her team also seek to contribute to students’ overall well-being and develop practices that will sustain students into their adult lives. (more…)

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Family Skiing at Hunt Hollow

Posted on January 15th, 2019 by Allendale Columbia School

Join us for the Family Skiing Event at Hunt Hollow Ski Club next Friday when school is closed for students (faculty in-service day). Those who don’t ski can sit by the cozy fireplace in the lodge!

The cost of a ski pass is $25. Ski rentals are available for $15 and snowboard rentals are available for $20. Those interested in ski lessons would need to call the Snowsports School at Hunt Hollow for rates and availability at 585-374-5428, option 5, by January 18th.

Hunt Hollow offers a cafeteria-style restaurant or you can pack a picnic lunch and even use the available outdoor grills.

Please note that transportation and child supervision will not be provided by the school as this event is intended for families.

For more information and to RSVP, please contact Mrs. Lisa Campbell at camplisa@me.com by January 22nd.

  • WHEN: January 25th, 2019, from 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
  • WHERE: Hunt Hollow Ski Club is located at 7532 County Rd 36, Naples, NY.
  • RSVP: Contact Lisa Campbell at camplisa@me.com by January 22nd to sign up for this event.
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PACK Coffee Connection Jan. 16th, 8-9 a.m.

Posted on January 9th, 2019 by Allendale Columbia School

PACK Coffee Connection Features AC Food Program

Join us Wednesday, January 16th, 2019, for PACK’s monthly Coffee Connection. This month we will be highlighting the AC Food Program and their nutritious and environmentally-responsible values. Come meet with Laura Reynolds-Gorsuch and learn about our local, nut-free, family-style lunches and how the AC kitchen is committed to protecting our environment through our “healthy + sustainable” philosophy. All parents, host parents, grandparents, and guardians are welcome to attend. Tasty treats and coffee will be served.

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
Dining Commons
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Treats and coffee
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Presentation

No need to RSVP! We look forward to seeing you there! 

 

Coffee Connection is the monthly parent social for all AC parents, host parents, and guardians. It’s organized by the volunteer group, Parents of Allendale Columbia Kids (PACK). If you have any questions or want to get more involved with PACK, please email the PACK President, Kristin Rorapaugh, at k.rorapaugh@gmail.com.

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Volunteers Needed! Holiday Book Fair Dec. 13th

Posted on December 10th, 2018 by cnickels

Parents of Allendale Columbia Kids (PACK) invites parents, guardians, and grandparents to help make the AC Book Fair a success by volunteering! Shifts are 30-60 minutes long and include set up, staffing the welcome table, and helping with the craft table.

Sign up to volunteer here.
(sign in to MyAC required)

Learn more about the AC Holiday Book Fair on December 13th!

 

Parents of Allendale Columbia Kids (PACK) is a volunteer organization led, run, and supported by parents, host parents, and guardians. If you have any questions or want to get more involved with PACK, please email the PACK President, Kristin Rorapaugh, at k.rorapaugh@gmail.com.

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Coffee Connection December 12th 8-9 a.m.

Posted on December 7th, 2018 by cnickels

Join us Wednesday, December 12th, for PACK’s monthly Coffee Connection. This month we will have a chance to catch up with our Division Heads! Michelle Feiss, Head of Lower School; Tina Duver, Head of Middle School; and Phil Schwartz, Head of Upper School will share what’s been happening in their Divisions and answer any questions you may have. All parents, host parents, grandparents, and guardians are welcome to attend. Tasty treats and coffee from the kitchen will be served.

 

Coffee Connection is the monthly parent social for all AC parents, host parents, and guardians. It’s organized by the volunteer group, Parents of Allendale Columbia Kids (PACK). If you have any questions or want to get more involved with PACK, please email the PACK President, Kristin Rorapaugh, at k.rorapaugh@gmail.com.

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