Star Wars Tickets Raffle, Lilja Directories, 4th Grade Bake Sale, and More

PTA Announcements

Star Wars Tickets Raffle

The PTA is raffling off three tickets to the IMAX 3D 5:00PM showing on Friday, December 18th at Jordan’s Furniture in Natick.  This is a sold out show and on the official opening day.  Proceeds will be used to support various initiatives at Lilja School.  The deadline to purchase your chance online is Wednesday, December 16th at 8:00 PM.  Purchase your chance to win. Thank you to the Mangan Family for donating these tickets. The drawing will be done online at 8:30PM on December 16th and the winner will be notified.

Lilja Directory

The directory has arrived and been distributed to all of the classrooms.  We only provide one copy per family.  If you did not submit your information for the directory or have had a change since the beginning of the year, we will be doing an insert page in January.  Please check the eblast and website for the form in the next few weeks.  Please contact Christine Kingdon with any questions.

4th Grade Fundraising Bake Sale

Please stop by this Saturday, December 12th from 9a-3p and pick up some goodies from our bake sale supporting the end of the year activities for the 4th graders. The sale will be held during the Natick Recreation Department's 3rd graders practice/game times. We will have homemade goodies as well as pre-packaged snacks and beverages available. If you would like to donate food or time, we would appreciate the help. Please sign-up to help out. Any questions, contact Linsey Evans at 

Cultural Arts Corner

The Cultural Arts are alive and well at Lilja with our programs kicking in to high-gear this month. On Wednesday, December 2, author Suzy Kline--of Horrible Harry fame--visited the 2nd grade and inspired many a budding young writer through her lively 1-hour presentation.

On Monday, December 7, we celebrated the grand re-opening of our gym by holding our first all-school performance. The male a Capella group, Ball in the House, kick-started the week with a lively music routine that the kids loved. Be sure to ask your Lion(s) about the assembly.

For the dates of more cultural arts performers and guests, you can view the PTA calendar here
Cultural Arts Committee: Kyla P'an, Patti Donovan, Kathy James, Paige Adams, Theresa Strang

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, December 16th - Restaurant Night at California Pizza Kitchen (Linden Street in Wellesley) Print out a flyer to bring with you.
Wednesday, January 29th - Lilja PTA meeting at 7:00 PM in the Lilja Learning Commons

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 submit coats with rips, tears, broken zippers, permanent stains, sweatshirts, vests, or spring coats as they cannot be accepted. The coat drive will go until January 6th.

Questions, concerns, or ideas? Please do not hesitate to contact a member of the board.