YG Family Newsletter- October 21, 2021

YG Family Newsletter- October 21, 2021

Dear friends and families of Yujin Gakuen:

We have a couple of meetings today- a site council meeting this afternoon and a PTO meeting this evening. The U of O will resume their COVID-19 testing program this week and will be picking up the test kits tomorrow, Friday October 22nd. Tests are going home with students this afternoon.

Yours sincerely,
Kocho Sensei

Please see below for announcements.

PTO Meeting

Topic: YG PTO Zoom Meeting
Time: This is a recurring meeting Meet anytime

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 912 1559 0068
Passcode: YGPTO


1) Teacher introduction
2) Kocho Sensei Report
3) Treasurer’s Report
4) Tee shirt update
5) Parent Survey – Auction, fall celebration ideas, fundraising and volunteer opportunities/interest other than Duck games.
6) Q&A

Yujin Gakuen Directory

Dear Yujin Gakuen families,
We understand that during this time of our continued COVID-19 precautions, it can be more challenging to meet parents from our school community and help foster connections for our children outside of school. If you would like to be included in our YG directory this year, please use this Google Link to share your contact information and we will organize these into a PDF that will be emailed to our YG families.

Site Council Meeting – Thursday, October 21st

Zoom Information:

Topic: YG Site Council Meeting
Time: 3:15-4:00 pm

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 997 1698 5375
Passcode: 905671

Stakeholders Reports-

  • Admin:
  • Teachers
  • Classified
  • Families

Questions or concerns raised by Parent Groups:

Old Business:

More information about the site council can be found on the YG website:

BEGINNING STRINGS for Students in 3rd, 4th and 5th grade – Registration starts Oct 18th!

String Academy is a fun and exciting opportunity for your child to learn to play the violin, viola, cello or bass! The Eugene-Springfield Youth Orchestras (ESYO) is once again offering this wonderful program online. Teachers are experienced professionals with a passion for bringing the joy of music to young students. Our online program includes fun and educational activities to keep children engaged and learning! And we provide the instruments!

Watch this fun String Academy Video of our teachers playing songs and introducing instruments!

• Online classes meet twice a week over Zoom starting November 1st either M/W or TuTh.
• Times available: 7:25-8:10 am or afternoons 3:45-4:30 pm or 4:30-5:15 pm.
• Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
• Income-based scholarships available!


Find out more and sign up here:

String Academy opens the door to the joy of making music, with benefits that can last a lifetime!

Dress for the Weather

Mornings are getting chilly and now with a little drizzle, so please help your child dress for the weather when they wait lined up outside in the morning and for when they go out to recess. This will help to ward off colds and illness.

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Breakfast & Lunch Menus

Breakfast and lunch menus are available on the 4J Menu Website. Make sure you filter to Kelly/YG.

REMINDER: Nut Free Home Lunches & Snacks

Home lunches or snacks need to be “Nut Free,” meaning to peanut or tree nut products, such as

• Peanuts, walnuts, almonds, pecans, hazelnuts, cashews, pistachios, Brazil nuts, pine nuts, macadamia nuts, etc.
• Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches
• Granola Bars with nuts
• Cookies with nuts
• Trail Mix with nuts
• Cereal with nuts
• Or any products that contain nuts

In normal times we can have nut free tables at lunch for students with allergies, but that is not possible this year.

U of O Concessions Booth Helpers Needed!

We are in need of volunteers for the Oregon Football Game on Saturday, October 30th, against Colorado. More information can be found at the YG PTO UO Beverage Booth page.

If you would like more information, please email the PTO at:

To sign up, please go to:

This is our biggest fundraiser every year, and we appreciate all the help that staff and parents provide. Some items that the PTO has helped fund recently:

·Taiko Drums
·Japanese Intern
·School Mural

Thank you,

Yujin Gakuen PTO

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 21, 2021
3:15-4:00, Site Council Meeting on Zoom
6:30-7:30, YG Site Council Meeting on Zoom

Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Regular School Day
Parent Conferences in the Evening

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 – No School – Parent Conference Day

Thursday, November 11, 2021 – No School – Veterans’ Day

Friday, November 12, 2021 – No School – Parent Conference Day

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