News  and Updates


April 2017

4/24~26 - BOGO Book Fair
4/28 - Spirit Da
May 2017
5/1~5 - Teacher Appreciation Week
5/5 - 5th Grade Mixer

June 2017
6/1 - MES Field Day


Vineet Nigam
Vice President-Fundraising

Vice President-Volunteers


Corresponding Secretary

Recording Secretary

Longview Representative

BOGO Book Fair
Scholastic BOGO Book Fair
Coming April 24-26 - A great way to stock up on books for Summer reading.

Buy One Get One (of equal or lesser value) FREE!

Please consider lending a hand to make this a successful event. If you need to work only part of shift, please indicate the times that you can work in the comments section of the sign up. All offers to help are appreciated. Please sign up here!
REMINDER: Spirit Day is Coming on Friday, 4/28
Show your school  spirit on Friday! Dress in your favorite Matsunaga or Longview  spirit wear OR simply wear school or grade-level colors:

Blue or Green for Matsunaga and Red or Yellow for Longview.  All MES  spirit wear (including grey Gecko shirts), even if not fully green or blue, "counts"! Grade-level colors are as follows:


The top TWO  classes from each grade level at Matsunaga will win a prize! The top  TWO
 classes at Longview will win a banner for their classroom!

Still in need of a class shirt? Additional shirts in all sizes (including adult sizes for the green and blue shirts) are arriving this week. Also available the Ladies Blue "Football" Tees.

Class shirts are $15 and the Football tees are $25. 
To order, please send cash or check(made payable to MES/LV PTA) and indicate the color and size needed in an envelope marked PTA President.

Questions or concerns contact

Staff Appreciation Week May 1-5
We will again be celebrating our amazing staff. we are serving breakfast on   Wednesday May 3. Lunch is   Friday May 5th

More details to follow. Highlights include bringing flowers for the staff throughout the week and a delicious lunch on Friday. We'll be asking for dessert donations again this year.

The week will be filled with lots of volunteer opportunities.  Please consider volunteering your time or sending in a donation or BOTH!  We need your help to make this a successful event.  And our staff truly deserves it.  Thank you. Please sign up here:

5th Grade Mixer  Friday, May 5th
6:30 - 8:30 Kingsview Middle School  

A special event for 5th grade students and parents, hosted by KMS.

Please come tour your new school, make some new friends, and meet some the amazing staff!
(Parents must attend with their child, no drop-offs, please.)
Please sign up to donate snacks/drinks or volunteer to help during the event.
MES Field Day at the Plex is Coming 6/1!

Field Day Permission Slips were sent home this past week! Please fill out, sign, and return to school as soon as possible, but no later than   May 8th. Be sure to fill the forms out completely including your child's lunch choice and transportation information and don't forget to sign. Parents please save the date as we will need many parent volunteers to make this event a success! Look for a sign up soon!

PTA Board and Committee chairs for the next year
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The PTA Executive Committee would like to encourage our Matsunaga/Longview parents to take an active role in shaping the direction of our school.  

If you are interested in running for any position on the Matsunaga/Longview PTA board or chairing one of our many committees for the 2017-18 school year, please contact Elissa Ehrenstein

Please join us at the next PTA meeting on  Tuesday, May 2 at 7pm in the Media Center.

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