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November 16, 2012 Please be sure to read each Friday Gram carefully, so you don’t miss any of the important information you need to know to be successful in the ECE program!

ECE student groups will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair the week of December 3-7th and they still need volunteers to help. This is an opportunity for all ECE students to collaborate, build community and give books to children! Please consider working an hour or two during this week. Sign up on the StWEA board outside Dr. Jill’s office and across from Melody’s office! The book fair will take place the week of December 3rd-7th but our online store is

open NOW through DEC. 12th. The holidays are quickly approaching- Feel free to start purchasing books to help us reach our goal! Feel free to share this link with your friends and family!

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Mark Fuerbringer, the Camp Director for the Potawatomi Area Council Boy Scouts of America is looking for summer camp staff. Camp Long Lake, which is about 70 miles North of Milwaukee is looking to fill about 30 summer camp staff positions. Interviews will be between Christmas and New Years. A 2013 Staff Application is attached to this e-mail. If you have any concerns or questions about the program please follow these steps: Go to Lollapalooza meeting! Contact the Graduate Assistant (KateLynn Rentz at: Contact your advisor (Dr. Jill or Melody Brennan: check program plan first) Schedule a meeting with the Program Director: Dr. Jill

ECE Student SHOUT OUT! Molly, a Minnesota Vikings cheerleader and a UW-Stout junior in the early childhood education program, was a special guest this fall in the four-year-old kindergarten class at UW-Stout’s Child and Family Study Center. This fall Molly has been working with the four-year-old kindergarten class as part of her practicum requirements.

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Upcoming Spirit Days: Monday: Crazy Sock Day If you have any suggestions for a spirit day (of your choice) please contact: Brandi R. Fanetti ECE Ambassador:

ECE APPAREL! The ECE apparel is finally ready to be ordered and just in time for the holidays! Before we can officially submit our order, I need to know exactly how many ECE students and faculty will be ordering. There will


be a sign-up sheet next week outside of Dr. Jill Klefstad’s office for anyone who be ordering a shirt, fleece pullover, fleece vest, ¼ zip sweatshirt. Please put your name under each option you will be ordering. Once you sign your name please take an order form. Fill those out and get them to me with your cash or check at one of the Lollapalooza’s next week. We are trying to get these in before break so please get the forms and money to me next week. We may or may not get them in before the holidays but the sooner we get all the orders in the better chance we have. The costs of each are as follows: Women’s and Men’s Silk Touch Short-Sleeve Polo: $22.00

Fleece Pullover: $35.00 Fleece Vest: $35.00 Women’s and Men’s ¼ Zip Sweatshirt: $35.00 Samples of each apparel item are available to view in 102 Comm. Tech if you would like to try the apparel on before purchasing. Below is the logo that was selected to represent the ECE community this year. It will be displayed on each apparel option located on the left, upper corner of each clothing option.

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COLOR RUN! One more exciting piece of news is that members of the ECE community will be able to participate in the Color Run this coming July. Registration begins on January 1st, 2013. There will be a sign-up sheet next week located outside of Dr. Jill Klefstad’s office for anyone who may be interested in participating in this exciting event. More information on the event is yet to come but if you might be interested please sign your name so information can be provided to you. Thank you, Tara Gilbert SOE/ECE Ambassador

St.WEA St. WEA's December meeting date is being changed from Wednesday, the 5th to

Wednesday, the 12th. Please mark your calendars and share this change with your friends and classmates! Wednesday from 6-7pm in Heritage Hall room 103

SAEYC SAEYC meeting date: Monday,

December 3rd

Heritage Hall room 208 from 7:00-8:00pm

Lollapalooza Schedule - Fall 2012     

Monday’s at 4:00pm-5:30pm HERH 417 Tuesday’s at 12:20pm-1:15pm HERH 333 Wednesday’s at 1:25pm-2:20pm HERH 333 Thursday’s at 12:20pm-1:15pm HERH 333 Friday’s at 10:10am-11:05am HERH 417

Lollapalooza Update This week we had 7 people attend the lollapalooza!

Thanks and have a great weekend!  Dr. Jill Klefstad and KateLynn Rentz

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