Friday is Retake day.

PTA Announcements

Photo Retake Day
This Friday is Retake Day. All students who were absent on the original date will have their pictures taken on Friday. If you are not completely satisfied with your portrait you can try again. For retakes please return the entire, undamaged portrait package to the photographer on Retake Day. Write any suggestions for the photographer on a piece of paper so it shows through the envelope window. Retake Day is rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, the portraits will be taken indoors against a neutral backdrop. Retake Packages will be distributed by the school approximately 3 to 5 weeks after Retake Day. Parents w/questions (late orders; missing orders, refunds etc.) should contact the dedicated Lifeguards at Coffee Pond: By phone: 1-800-632-2323 ext "0", By Email: Lifeguards@coffeepond.com, By US Mail: Lifeguards Coffee Pond Productions, Inc. 19 Strathmore Road, Natick, MA  01760.

Lilja Auction
Please mark your calendars for Friday, April 8, 2016 at the Wellesley College Club for our school auction. This event happens every other year and is a main source of fundraising for our school. Please stay tuned for details on the event and ways to get involved.  

Thanksgiving Drive
Lilja will again be working with the Natick Service Council to provide local families in need with a Thanksgiving meal. Each classroom will sponsor a family and provide all the fixings for a traditional Thanksgiving feast. You should received information from your room parent/s this week. Food will be delivered to the Service Council on Tuesday 11/24.

Tilly & Salvy’s
Thank you to everyone who attended the Pumpkins for Our School Festival.  Lilja received $1500 from this event.  We greatly appreciate all that Rick and his team at Tilly’s do for Lilja School and the Natick community.  They are always giving back to our community, this event in October raised over $4800 for Natick schools and they have donated over $63,000 to Natick schools since 2001. 

PTA Meeting and Harvest Fest
Thank you to the families that were able to attend the opening of the Lilja Learning Commons on Tuesday night. There are great things happening in the Learning Commons and many more to come in the next few months. Thank you to Becky Moss for a great presentation.  
We lucked out with the weather last week and enjoyed our Harvest Fest under the tent. Thank you to everyone who donated items to the event and the families that were able to come out. It was a great night of dancing with DJ Mike and a successful fundraiser for the PTA.  

Outside Events

Coats for Kids
Lilja is once again participating in this great program. There is a box set up in the lobby for donations. PLEASE note that only the following items will be accepted: Warm winter coats, gently used, good quality, all sizes needed. Once the coats are collected they are professionally cleaned by Antons and distributed by social service agencies to those in need within the local community. PLEASE DO NOT put coats with rips, tears, broken zippers, permanent stains, sweatshirts, vests, or Spring coats. The coat drive will go till January 6th.

Please do not hesitate to contact a member of the board with any questions.