Murwood Elementary
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  Wednesday , May 24, 2017
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Calendar

May

26 Minimum Day - TK/K dismissed at 11:20 AM
                           Grades 1-5 dismissed at 12:30 PM
29 Memorial Day Holiday - NO SCHOOL
June

2 Disco Bingo - 6 PM
5 Track and Field Day
9 Last Day of School - TK/K dismissed at 11:20 AM
                                     Grades 1-5 dismissed at 11:45 AM
Principal's Message

Parents,

Thank you to everyone who attended Murwood's Open House last night.  We are grateful to our teachers and staff for all their hard work that went into an incredible year, wrapped up in one beautiful night.  

I have to take a moment here to thank our custodians, Vee and Carmela.  Every day they polish this campus to make it the cleanest, safest learning environment for our students.  We are so grateful for them.
 
Please mark your calendar for the Master Plan Open House at the District Office on Wednesday, May 31, from 4-6 p.m.  Here's your chance to see the next step in the plans for site upgrades.

Carol Nenni
Murwood Principal
From the Office
 
Minimum Day Reminder
We have a minimum day THIS Friday, 5/26 - TK/Kinder will dismiss at 11:20a, 1st-5th will dismiss at 12:30p.

Kindergarten Parents
Please remember that Oral Health Exam forms are due 5/31.  If you are not up to date, you would have received notice from our district nurse at the end of March.   A reminder note from the office was also sent home in last week's Wednesday envelope for those students who still need to meet this requirement.  Dental forms can be picked up in the office if you have misplaced yours.
From the PTA President
 
I hope you all enjoyed Open House last night.  It is always such a treat to get to go into our child's classroom and see all that they have learned throughout the year.  Thank you to the teachers, Mrs. Nenni and all who made last night possible.  It was fantastic!

Don't forget to mark your calendars for June 2nd - Disco Bingo and our farewell to Mrs. Banfield.  It's going to be such a fun night.  

Track and Field Day is right around the corner.  You don't want to miss this opportunity to volunteer.  It is such a fun day not only for the kids, but for us parents too.  Look for the link in the E-news.

I hope you all have a great Memorial Day Weekend!
 
Danielle Scheg
PTA President
From the Murwood PTA
 
We have many spots left open for PTA parties, so come on down to Murwood and sign up for your choice of parties for students and adults.  Sign ups are posted on the bulletin board across from  the MPR doors.
News from WCI PTA
 
We invite the incoming 6th grade parents to hear the staff talk about WCI and to ask any questions at our next PTA meeting Wednesday May 24th 9:30 AM in the library (9 AM coffee & treats). We hope to see you there and welcome to WCI!
From the Walnut Creek School District
Special Education Forum

Date: Tuesday, May 30
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: Walnut Creek School District Office -  960 Ygnacio Valley Road
Facilitators: Marie Morgan, Superintendent
                    Lisa Cheney, Director of Curriculum
                    Brian Inglesby, SELPA Director
See attached flyer for more information.
News from Las Lomas High
Send a Note to a Graduate!
 
A popular tradition at the Las Lomas All-Knighter is the Post Office.  This is where Seniors receive notes written by friends, family, teachers and staff.  This is an easy way to send a "thinking of you" message, a favorite quote or a congratulatory note to a graduate on graduation night.  Please encourage friends and family members to join you in writing a brief message of congratulations to your graduate!
 
Email messages to: llhs2017postoffice@gmail.com Please include:
  • Student's first and last name in the subject line of email
  • The senders name at the end (so student knows who is sending the message)
Messages will be printed and placed in the graduate's post office box at the All- Knighter.  Also, a collection box will be located in the LL Attendance office for letters.  Please make sure the graduates name is clearly visible. 

Letters must be received by Monday, June 5th to insure the graduate will receive them on graduation night. Questions?  Contact Sarah Lewis at slewis11@sbcglobal.net  or Julie Powell at juliepowell7772@yahoo.com
Disco Bingo
SAVE THE DATE!

Come join us on June 2nd  at 6 PM for Disco Bingo, as well as a farewell to Mrs. Banfield!
Track and Field Day
SAVE THE DATE!

Track & Field Day is Monday, June 5th
 
This is a full day of Fun and Fitness for the entire school! Track & Field Day requires about 70 parent volunteers to make it a success! Online volunteer sign-ups are available NOW! Please click on the link below and THANK YOU!
 

If you have any questions, please contact Sabrina Jones at  sabrinaannjones@yahoo.com .
Keyspot Summer Camp
 
Camp begins June 12 and ends August 18. 

Camp Keyspot enrollees will spend their summer immersed in opportunities for cooperative learning with old friends and new. Weekly field trips, along with two swim days, are going to keep even the most active campers engaged and content.

There is still time!
Be sure to get your WCEF donation in before the end of the year. We've currently raised $880,000. We're hoping to move closer to our goal before the end of June. Visit our website today to   donate online and show your support.
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Open Houses this Week
We're excited to celebrate Open House this week at all our WCSD schools. Open House is a wonderful opportunity to appreciate all the hard work our students and teachers have put in this year. 
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Dine Out For WCEF on June 13
Mark your calendar for the last Dine Out For WCEF event of the year. Tuesday, June 13, Boudin will host our last Dine Out from 4-9:00 pm to kick off your summer. Boudin will be donating 30% of your order back to WCEF when you show this flyer at the time of purchase. 
Community eFlyers and Events

These links are all Walnut Creek School District approved flyers that are electronic. Please use the links below to view the newest flyers or click on  Community Flyers  to view all electronic flyers on the Walnut Creek School District website.  
Quick Links

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