Thursday Notes
The Raskob Parent Association Weekly Newsletter
December 1, 2016                                                 Volume 6   Issue 11

Presidents' Message
Dear Parents and Guardians,

We hope everyone had a fabulous Thanksgiving and that everyone is recovering from too much Turkey.  The cold is a welcome surprise after our drought years and we're sure it will reduce calories effectively!

We are very pleased to say that the See's Candy sales were a wonderful success and congrats to the students who did such great work! So much for loosing calories...

See below for details about our top sellers!

We are very excited to have our Quarterly Coffee  this Friday at  8:30am - Please join us to hear Stacy Outten talk about our child's lives at Raskob.

Also please remember to gift our facility and staff by December 7th.
There are 2 ways to donate:
1) give cash or a check (made out to Tiffin Groff) to Marlen at the front desk OR
2) use PayPal to  

Lot's of events coming our way as we head into the heart of the Holiday Season!

All the very best,
How Does Holiday Gift Giving Work?
A Raskob Tradition -
Staff Holiday Gifts -
 Give today!

Every year families pitch in to thank the entire Raskob staff at the holidays with a card and $100.

We're asking each family/guardian to contribute $50 to help cover the entire staff.  Tiffin Groff will be collecting the money on behalf of RPA and distributing the staff gift.
Important Details
Donation is due by Dec. 7th.
Multiple ways to pay: 
1) give Marlen cash or a check (made out to Tiffin Groff); or
Announcing See's Candy Winners!

Cards + See's Candy Fundraising = a
HUGE success! 

We want to thank everyone for helping to continue to raise money for RPA to help further our investment with school enrichment projects.  
BIG  thank you to our top three sellers who will each get their amazon gift certificates for top sales!  

This year we raised 27% more than the 2015-2016 school year which resulted in $1754 more in gross sales, $600 net which equals 35% more net revenue to our school fund.  

The three top sellers are:

First Place:  Sasha Carey @ $1,226.75
Second Place:  Rebekah Gelini @ $1060.35
Third Place:  Lyndon Groff @ $662.90

Both cards and candy will be delivered Thursday, December 8, 2016. 

In This Issue
Important Dates
Dec. 2
RPA Meeting and Quarterly Coffee 8:30 am California Room @HNU

Dec. 9
Spirit Day Assembly

Dec 16
Minimum Day (12:00) NO ASP

Winter Performance at the Public Market (HNU cafeteria) concerts starts at  10:45am .

Dec 16 - Jan. 2, 2017
Winter Break NO SCHOOL

Nominate Awesome Teachers Today!!!
recognizes the finest educators in the SF Bay & LA. $1,000 Honorarium.

 support innovative student community service projects. Grants range $250-750.

Quick Links

Parent Education
Assistive Technology Workshop for Dyslexia


  Click here for more info.

Next week starts  Hour of Code, a worldwide event where kids learn basics of computer literacy by building websites, apps, data bases and computer drawing.