School News & Upcoming Events | Week of October 13, 2019
WHO'S ON CAR LINE DUTY ?
THIS WEEK (10/14 - 10/18): AMICO & NASTARIN

NEXT WEEK (10/22 - 10/25): DONAHUE & GOLDS
UPCOMING EVENTS AT A GLANCE:
For details on any of these events, visit the " 2019-20 School Year Info " page of the PFA website.
  • FRI, 10/18/19 -- 5th Grade Bagel-in-a-Bag, Box Tops Contest ends
  • MON, 10/21/19 -- Fall Recess - No School!
  • FRI, 10/25/19 -- Bay Laurel's First Annual Trunk-or-Treat, 6pm on the field
  • MON-FRI, 10/28-11/1 -- Red Ribbon Week & Book Fair
  • THU, 10/31 -- All-School Halloween Parade, 8:30 AM
  • FRI, 11/1 -- 50/50 Candy Split, hosted by Girl Scout Troops
BAGEL-IN-A-BAG: EASIEST BREAKFAST EVER!
SUPPORT THE 5TH GRADE FUNDRAISER THIS FRIDAY, 10/18
The 5th graders will be doing their annual Bagel-in-a-Bag fundraiser on Friday, October 18th from 7:45-8:15am . Bagels, cream cheese and water will all be available for $1. Grab breakfast as you drop off through car line! Don't forget to buy one for yourself as well as your Dolphin.

Bring small bills, please!!
PARTY BOOK IS OPEN!
GRAB A FRIEND AND SIGN UP!
If you have not yet bookmarked this site , do it now! This is where all of the cool Party Book parties can be found throughout the year. The proceeds from the ticket sales will go 100% back to the Bay Laurel PFA to fund activities and programs for our Dolphin students. These parties are only for Bay Laurel parents and/or students. Check out our Party Book FAQs for more details.

This week we would like to feature our first scheduled Party Book party: A Workout at F45 in Calabasas with Sunlife Organic treat. This party will make you sweat with 45 minutes of mix circuit and HIIT style workouts geared toward everyday movement. After, Sunlife Organics will provide 12oz of their Athlete and Wolverine smoothies for a post workout treat. **This is a Bay Laurel parent only party.

Party Date: Monday, October 21, 2019
Registration Deadline:  Monday, October 21, 2019
Party Time:  7pm
Party Location:  F45 Calabasas - 23693 Calabasas Rd, Calabasas, CA 91302

Contact our Party Book chair Samantha Barnett ( sgboroda@gmail.com ) for more information!
BOX TOPS CLASSROOM CONTEST ENDS THIS WEEK!
TURN IN YOUR CLIPPED BOX TOPS BY FRIDAY, 10/18!
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Turn your Box Tops into the office collection box for our Fall Collection Drive by Friday, October 18 !  Each Box Top earns $0.10 for our school.  Find Box Tops on hundreds of products from brands like: Annie's, General Mills, Hefty, Kleenex, Lysol & Ziploc.
 
Turn them in while you can, as the entire Box Tops program is going digital and phasing out the clipped Box Tops.  Don't forget to  write YOUR name  and  your TEACHER'S name  on your submission! Use a baggie or print a collection sheet found in the Box Tops section of the PFA website.
 
The class with the most Box Tops submitted wins a  popsicle party  PLUS top individual contributors can earn a  free kid's meal at ISLANDS ! Good luck!
 
Questions? Please email our Box Tops Coordinator, parent volunteer Erin Mediuch emediuch@gmail.com.
1ST ANNUAL TRUNK-OR-TREAT ON FRIDAY, 10/25
JOIN US FOR A SPOOKY GOOD TIME FROM 6-8PM ON THE FIELD!
Mark your calendars for Bay Laurel's FIRST Annual Trunk-or-Treat ! On Friday, October 25th from 6:00-8:00 PM , Bay Laurel's campus will be transformed into an amazing trick-or treating "neighborhood"! Wear your costumes and bring a treat bag -- see you on the field!

Questions? Email us at baylaurelpfa@gmail.com .
ALL-SCHOOL HALLOWEEN PARADE
GET THOSE COSTUMES READY!
On October 31st , Bay Laurel will have an all-school Halloween Parade on the black top from 8:30-9:30am . Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. Students should come in costume but remember to leave the masks and all weapons at home. If your child will not be comfortable wearing their costume the rest of the day, you might want to provide a change of clothes for them. You do NOT need to come to the office and get a visitor pass to watch the parade.

Some classes may be having a Halloween party that day. Your room parents will let you know more details around what's being planned for your classroom and when. You WILL need to get a visitor pass to attend a classroom party.

See Principal Cortina's Friday email for a flyer with more details.
COMING SOON: RED RIBBON WEEK & BOOK FAIR
BOOK FAIR IN THE MPR FROM MON. 10/28 TO FRI. 11/1
Red Ribbon is a week long national celebration of healthy bodies and minds. Bay Laurel celebrates with fun themed activities for each day of the week. See the schedule below. We will also be hosted a Book Fair in the MPR during the week.

Questions? Please contact your PFA Special Programs Directors, Beth Jagtiani & Stephanie Golditch .
SAVE THE DATE: 50/50 CANDY SPLIT
DONATE YOUR CANDY TO OPERATION GRATITUDE IN MORNING CAR LINE!
Got too much candy trick-or-treating? No problem, bring it to school on Friday, Nov. 1st and donate it to Operation Gratitude. Donations will be collected during car line or out in front of the school. Questions? Please contact Troop Leaders Aliza Sudry (Troop #1836) or Dawn Sue-Dare (Troop #3606) .
WE NEED PARENT VOLUNTEERS!
SIGN UP FOR VOLUNTEER SLOTS ON MEMBERSHIP TOOLKIT!
Parents, please make sure to create a user account on Membership Toolkit because we need volunteers! Currently, we're looking for:
  • Trunk or Treat "Hosts" (FRI 10/25/19)
  • Book Fair (MON 10/28 - FRI 11/1)
  • Red Ribbon Week (MON 10/28 - FRI 11/1)
  • Bay Laurel Jog-a-Thon (January 2020)
  • Family Game Night (FRI 2/21)
You can also download the Membership Toolkit app to stay up-to-date with Bay Laurel events and happenings!

For questions about your Membership Toolkit account, contact our Directory Chair, Jayne Polan, at jaynepolan@gmail.com .
DONATE TO OUR LIBRARY W/BIRTHDAY BOOK CLUB
CELEBRATE YOUR CHILD'S BIRTHDAY WITH A DONATED BOOK!
Celebrate your Dolphin's birthday with Birthday Book Club!

For $25 , your child will select from a variety of brand-new titles in the library for their Birthday Book. Their donation is commemorated with a decal, placed inside the front cover, and is added to our school's library collection.

Questions? Contact our Birthday Book Club chairs,  Lauren Rank  &  Ronit Schwartz .
LVUSD COMMUNITY 360 PROGRAM
FREE TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR THESE AMAZING EVENTS
LVUSD's Community 360 program offers various educational events throughout the year...for FREE. Tickets for all upcoming Community 360 events are available at community360.me/events .
BE A BAY LAUREL SPONSOR!
ADVERTISE WITH US FOR 2019-20
Do you have an amazing business and you want to get the word out? Become a 2019-20 Bay Laurel Sponsor and display your business ad on the marquee, in the digital newsletters, on the PFA website, and in our Online School Directory! Options start as low as $500 for the whole year.

Contact Samantha Barnett or Wendy Russo at BayLaurelSponsorships@gmail.com for more information!
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