MIRALOMA DRAGON DIGEST - 194
IMPORTANT DATES
Weds, Nov 5:
Grounds Committee Mtg
6:30-7:30pm, Little Chihuahua

Thurs, Nov 6:
LGBTQ Dinner for Families
5:30-7:30pm, Aptos

Fri, Nov 7:
First Friday Coffee Social
8:00am, Outside Cafeteria

Fri, Nov 7:
PTA Meeting
8:15-9:00am, Cafeteria

Sun, Nov 9:
School Clean Up Day
10:00am - 12:30pm

Tues, Nov 11:
Veteran's Day - NO SCHOOL
Mon-Fri, Nov 17-21:
Parent/Teacher Conferences
School days end at 12:50pm this week to accommodate conferences!

Fri, Nov 21:
Principal's Chat
8am, Cafeteria

Fri, Nov 21:
Phase 3 Moving Day 3-7pm
Talk to your teacher for more
info or email:
volunteer@miralomasf.com

Sat, Nov 22:
Phase 3 Unpacking 12-4pm
Talk to your teacher for more info or email:

Wed-Fri, Nov 26-28:
Thanksgiving Break - NO SCHOOL

NOTIFY SCHOOL OF ABSENCE/TARDINESS:

If your child will be absent or is tardy by more than 30 minutes, please SUBMIT THIS FORM to Ms. Mallen. (No need to call the school)
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November 5, 2014 
IN THIS ISSUE...
 
COMING UP:

 

Nov 5: Grounds Committee Meeting - Tonight 6:30 @ Little Chihuahua

Nov 6: LGBTQ Dinner for Families - 5:30pm at Aptos Middle Sch.

 

Nov 7: First Friday Coffee Social - 8am, outside cafeteria

 

Nov 7: PTA Meeting - 8:15am, in the cafeteria

 

Nov 9: School Clean Up Day - 10am, help spruce our school

 

Nov 11: Veteran's Day - NO SCHOOL next Tuesday! 

 

Nov 17-21: Parent/Teacher Conferences Week - school's out at 12:50pm

 

VOLUNTEER:
FUNDRAISING:
NOTICES:
groundsNOV 5: Grounds Committee Meeting @ Little Chihuahua - TONIGHT
All are welcome to attend the Ground Committee Meeting tonight! We will be discussing upcoming projects for the School Clean Up Day.

Time: 6:30-7:30pm   Location: The Little Chihuahua Restaurant

Joe Burgard - grounds@miralomasf.com
LGBTQNOV 6: Fall Into Pride Dinner - LGBTQ Event for Families
The SFUSD Student, Family, and Community Support Department and the Office of School Health Programs invite you to the 4th Annual Families Dinner, Fall Into Pride on Thursday, Nov. 6th.

Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PM  Location: Aptos Middle School
RSVP by October 31, 2014     More info
CoffeeNOV 7: Friday Coffee Social + PTA Meeting - starting at 8am 

Join us on Friday for the First Friday Coffee Socialat 8am outside the Cafeteria.

 

After the Coffee Social, please join us the PTA Meeting! In the Cafeteria from 8:15-9:00 AM. Bring your cup o' joe!

  • Lice Presentation (learn everything you need to know!)
  • Construction Update from Principal Bass
  • Updates on Fundraising, Budget & Inclusive Schools Week
  • Find out more about the PTA here.
cleanupNOV 9: Help at School Clean Up Day - Sunday, 10am-12:30pm
See you at School Clean Up Day - this Sunday from 10am to 12:30pm! Come support our teachers by assisting with cleaning of classrooms and facilities, helping with classroom relocation preparation, and networking with your parent community.

Joe Burgard - grounds@miralomasf.com
ConferencesNOV 17-21: Parent/Teacher Conferences - School ends @ 12:50

Look for an invitation from your student(s) teacher to sign up for a Parent/Teacher Conference during the week of Nov 17-21. These are important check-ins with your child's teacher(s) to see how they're doing!

 

Each teacher handles their classroom sign-ups and makes every effort to provide a range of time-slots to accommodate families, especially those with more than one child at Miraloma. Check with your teachers for more info.

 

School will end at 12:50pm each day that week. After school programs will begin at 12:50pm.

 

Principal Bass - principal@miralomasf.com

volunteerVOLUNTEER:  Miraloma Needs Your Help - sign up today
Miraloma Families! If you have some spare time, please sign up below to help in various ways at school. Thank you!

Brigette Prater - volunteer@miralomasf.com


Show our school to prospective families - sign up for a tour today
Jennifer Kesteloot & Amanda Hughen - tours@miralomasf.com

Students' Healthy Snack Prep:
Mondays and Wednesday @ 8am in the Garden to help prep snacks.
Alison Eastwood - snack@miralomasf.com

First Friday Coffee Social:
Sign up to bring coffee (paid by PTA!) to one of the Friday Coffee Socials. hospitality@miralomasf.com

Dragon Wear Sales at First Friday Socials:
Help spread the Miraloma spirit with "swag sales" on Fridays.
Elena Lipkins - dragonwear@miralomasf.com 

Adopt a Shelf in the Library:
Help re-shelve, reorder and preserve books - 10 min per week.
Victoria Sanchez - library@miralomasf.com

Care for Our Chickens:
Brian Leonard - chickens@miralomasf.com 
funrunFUNDRAISING: Reminder to get your FUN RUN pledges in!

Thank you to all who have turned in their pledges! We are almost there! Help us reach our goal of $75,000 and collect the last $11,000! 

 

Donations by credit card*:

https://miralomasf.schoolauction.net/funrun2014/give

 

Donations by check:

Include name of student in memo field and deposit in the PTA box in the office.

 

*Email RunTreasurer@miralomasf.com for an overview of online pledges for your child. 

bagsFUNDRAISING: Donate Bag Credits at Whole Foods @ Ocean Ave!

Going grocery shopping? Grab your bags and head over to Whole Foods on Ocean Ave. From today until January 18, 2015 every time you bring your bags and donate your bag credit, it will go to MiralomaTell all your friends and family - those nickels really do add up!

 

Britta Narum - fundraising@miralomasf.com 

marchNOTICE: Million Misfit Sock March - How'd Miraloma Do?
Thank you Miraloma! 296 students and teachers (plus 200 family and friends) wore misfit socks to celebrate being different! Your support helped us reach and surpass our goal, totaling 2,274 participants from San Francisco in this year's Million Misfit Sock March.

Charlotte, Fern, and Brownie Troop 61907

NOTICE: GATE Identification Info for 2014-15
gatenews

There will be no new GATE identifications for students in Grades 3-5 this school year due to the absence of end of the year academic student data. Contact our GATE Coordinator, Ms. Kitsuda, directly if you have any questions or concerns.

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