SAVE THE DATE - LANTERN FESTIVAL
This year's Lantern Festival will be from 4-7pm on Saturday, November 5th. Save the date.
Pretzel Sales have moved to Thursday!
Help support the German language programs at AEA and purchase a delicious freshly baked Bavarian
style pretzel from the San Diego Pretzel Company every Thursday. Pretzels will be available after
school in the lunch arbor and at the back gate.
Great Kindness Challenge
AEACES is taking the Great Kindness Challenge, October 10th-15th, with daily kindness activities
planned. The is one week dedicated to performing as many acts of kindness as possible.
What is the Great Kindness Challenge?
Who: AEA Elementary & Middle Schools, and schools around the globe
What: One school week devoted to performing as many acts of kindness as possible. A 50 item checklist challenge. Activities scheduled each day.
Where: On both campuses and within our surrounding community
When: October 10th - 15th
Why: To foster a culture of kindness at our schools and within our local and global communities
Parents, Friends and Families: Please join us!
We especially need your help the morning of Monday, October 10 from 8:10-8:30a to kick-off the
challenge and greet our students with "Kindess Tunnels." Two tunnels will be created on the ramps
leading from the blacktop and one tunnel will be created towards the 1st and 5th grade classrooms.
Cheer and clap for your students as they leave the blacktop for their classrooms in the morning!
Here's the complete schedule of the events at the Elementary School:
- Monday, Oct.10th - Morning Kindness Tunnels (Parents encouraged to stay after morning line up
to create Kindness Tunnels, through which all students will walk), Kindness Read Alouds in some
classrooms, Kindness Literature Stations during all morning recesses,Kindness Checklists distributed.
- Tuesday, Oct.11th - Kind to the Earth Activities: Parents are encouraged to Park and Pick Up their children
after school, or, if waiting in line, to not have their cars idle. Classes are encouraged to do clean-ups on and
- Wednesday, Oct.12th - Crazy for Kindness Hair Day: students wear “crazy” hair to school
- Thursday, October 13th - Creativity and Kindness: Kindness morning song with Frau Claudia and students.
Staff surprise. Optional Kindness Card creation during morning recesses, given to brighten someone’s day.
- Friday, October 14th - Kindness Week classroom reflections and/or celebrations.
- Saturday, October 15th - Kind to Our Campus Community Service: Elementary families, middle school
students and community members will work together from 1:30-4:30pm to help beautify our Elementary campus
(3035 Ash St.). Note: Middle School students can earn service hours.
As an IB School, we encourage students to take these Kindness initiatives outside of school and continue the
kindness throughout the day. Encourage your student to Take Action around the community, and let your teacher know.
For any further questions, please contact our IB Coordinator,
For more information on the Great Kindness Challenge, please visit these sites:
German Currents Film Festival San Diego
Please attend the 6th Annual Festival of German Film 2016 on Sunday, October 23rd.
Festival Website: germancurrentssd.org.
Receive a 20% discount on all festival tickets!
This discount is available for online ticket sales only, and valid until Saturday, Oct. 8th at 11:59pm.
Enter "EARLYBIRD16" before your ticket selection to find the discounted ticket price.
Switzerland (2015) The classic Swiss children’s story of Heidi, her grandfather (Bruno Ganz), and their
beloved Alpine home returns to the screen for a new generation, and offers a fresh take on the young heroine
with authentic depictions of the era. WINNER: Best Children’s Film – German Film Award 2016.
Movie details and trailer.
Sunday, Oct 23rd | 10:30 AM
Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA)
OFFLINE - DAS LEBEN IS KEIN BONUSLEVEL (Offline - Are you ready for the next level?)
Germany (2015) In this turbulent coming-of-age adventure, computer gamer Jan gets hacked by an opponent and
has to go out on a journey through the real world. Teaming up with feisty gamer Karo, the two teenagers have to
overcome many obstacles before discovering their true identity.
Movie Details and Trailer.
Sunday, Oct. 23rd | 1:30 PM
Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA)
Benefiting AEA Shopping at Amazon.com
The amazon.com affiliate program has
become one of our most successful fundraisers over the last few years in part
doesn't cost anything beyond what you were going to purchase
anyway. This school year is off to a great start with August raising
over $800 and September raising almost $1,100!!!
How does the program work? Simple! The only thing special you need to know is
our link foaea.org/amazon.
Tell your friends. Tell your family. Get the word out. Shop at Amazon
and the school gets
8% of our purchase price back. That's it. If you ever forget the link, you
can always find it at the top of our newsletters.