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HAPPENING THIS WEEK!

Thu/Fri, Feb 19-20:

NO SCHOOL for President's Day & Lunar New Year 

 

Fri, Feb 20:

Last Day for $45 Early Bird Auction Tickets

 

Fri, Feb 20:

Nominate a Teacher for the Mayor's Teacher of the Year Award

 

Mon-Fri, Feb 23-27:

Parent-Teacher Conferences start on Monday!

A LOOK AHEAD...

Wed, Feb 25:

Online Auction Begins

 

Fri, Feb 27:

Beach & Hawaiian School Spirit Day

 

Thurs, Mar 5:

Hour of Code Class

Sign up today for this free class!

 

Sat, Mar 7:

Miraloma Auction

Get your babysitter!

 

Mar 9-13:

Oceans Week

 

Mon, Mar 16:

SSC + PTA Joint Meeting

6-7:30pm in Library

 

Thur, Mar 19:

Early Release Day

 

Fri, Mar 27:

Geography & Heritage School Spirit Day

 

Mon-Fri, Mar 30-Apr 3:

Spring Break


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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February 18, 2015 
IN THIS ISSUE...
 
EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

- help with one of our school's most valuable programs

- new this year, school is closed Thursday, 19th and Friday, 20th

FEB 20: Nominate a Teacher for Mayor's Teacher of the Year Award - deadline is Friday!

FEB 20: $45 Early Bird Auction Tickets
- get yours by Friday!

FEB 27: Beach Party & Hawaiian Day - celebrate Miraloma's "aloha" spirit by dressing in beach and Hawaiian wear!

MAR 5: Hour of Code Class - sign up for the 1-hour class today! One session for K-2 and one for 3-5th.

 

AUCTION 2015 - MARCH 7th:

SUMMER CAMP INFO: 
(*Available for bidding in our Online Auction Feb 25-Mar 4!)
VOLUNTEER / DONATE:
REMINDERS / FLYERS:
HotAUCTION 2015 - MARCH 7th: Hot List
Each week we'll highlight items or packages that will be up for auction on March 7th!


These items... JUST IN!
DISNEYLAND!

 

Do your kids love Disney? Of course they do! Surprise them with a magical Disneyland getaway. 


Get tickets to the park and two nights at the Anaheim Marriott


This way your vacation dollars go straight to your kids' school.

Awesome!

 

 

GETAWAY IN SONOMA!

Get away from the fog for a weekend of sun and fun! A generous Miraloma family is offering their Sonoma home - with a pool - for a 2-night stay to the winner of this amazing auction package. 

 

You'll also enjoy a family friendly tour of Larson winery and tickets to Train Town! 

 

Get your bidding muscles ready - THIS is going to be a hot ticket!

teachersFEB 20: Nominate A Teacher for the Mayor's Teacher of the Year Award
The SF Education Fund is partnering with the SFUSD & Mayor's Office & UESF to select the Mayor's Teacher of the Year recipients. It's time to get more Miraloma teachers nominated! 

In the past, our own Hana Huang, 1st grade teacher, has won this award and many students saw when it was presented before a Giants game 3 years ago.


Please go to 
www.thankateachertoday.org and nominate our teachers (you can also post a thank you note from that site). [more info
earlyFEB 20: $45 Early Bird Tickets -- deadline is Friday to get this rate!
Please register now to secure your tickets for our Auction at the Verdi Club on March 7th, 6:00pm-midnight!

Early Bird Tickets are available until FEB 20 for $45, regular Auction Tickets are $55 in advance and $75 at the door (Visa, Mastercard, Discover accepted).
CodeMAR 5: Hour of Code @ Miraloma

MEEP and the Miraloma STEM Committee are pleased to bring an Hour of Code to Miraloma on Thursday March 5, 2015. Visit www.code.org for more information!

 

Class size is limited to 20 students. Please register early. This is a free event. 

David Schwartz - STEM@miralomasf.com

recesscoordASAP: Seeking Parent Recess Volunteer Coordinator

We are seeking someone to fill the role of Parent Volunteer Recess Coordinator. You will help revitalize our school's recess committee, recruit volunteers, and manage volunteering schedules (sign-ups, reminders, etc). We are looking to have robust community participation at our two daily recesses (9:30-10:05 & 11-12:40). 

 

Thanks for considering taking on this vital role!

 

Brigette Prater - volunteer@miralomasf.com

auctioninfoAUCTION 2015 - MARCH 7th
Watch this space each week for the latest and greatest info on the March 7th Auction, our biggest fundraiser of the year... and always a party to remember!

Everything you need to know right now!

Get ready for our biggest fundraiser and the ultimate party of the year on March 7 @ 6pm at the Verdi Club! (21+ event)
  • SILENT & LIVE AUCTION
  • DRINKS & NIBBLES
  • ENTERTAINMENT & DANCING
Buy Your Auction Tickets! 
Please
register now to secure your tickets for our auction at the Verdi Club on March 7th. (Contact Mr. Bass for financial assistance request)
  • Couple tickets get 1 shared bidder number
  • Visa, Mastercard, Discover accepted (NOT American Express)
  • Tickets are $55 in advance, $75 at the door, or buy by Feb 20 at Early Bird price of $45!
Turn in Your Donations - by Feb 20
We need all donations in by Feb 20, as the auction catalog will go live on Feb 24. Make sure your donation can be viewed by all before the auction!

Sign Up to Help

BEFORE, AT or AFTER the Auction - Sign Up to Volunteer today!

Online Auction
Our online auction will be held Feb 25 - Mar 4. Visa, Mastercard, Discover accepted. Stay tuned! Questions? Contact Ottilie Cools

Need more info? Check out our Auction pages.

Britta Narum & Catherine Homsey - auction@miralomasf.com

electionsMAR 1: PTA Board Nominations for 2015-16 School year
Know someone who is interested in serving the Miraloma community by sitting on PTA Board? We are accepting nominations for open positions on the PTA Board for the 2015-16 school year.

Submit nominations by March 1st. Open positions:
 Volunteer Coordinator, VP of Programming, Secretary, Parliamentarian, and Auditor. 
Elections will take place on March 16th at the Joint SSC/PTA Meeting. 

Our Nomination Committee members (out-going PTA Board members, Al Collins and Jean Kuwamoto) are happy to answer any questions you may have. And 
visit the PTA page for more info on each role.
BatmanDONATE: Batman or Spiderman Toys for Miraloma?
Miraloma Families! If any of you have any Batman or Spider-Man toys that are no longer needed at your house, we could use them as incentives for a couple of our higher needs students. You can drop off any donations with Ms. Mallen or in my office. Thanks in advance!

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


Auction Volunteers:

Sign up to help with our amazing Auction - before, during and after!

Britta Narum/Catherine Homsey - auction@miralomasf.com


Art Supply Closet:

Help Ms Mallen organize and track supplies.Takes minimal time!

Ms. Mallen - admin@miralomasf.com

 

STEM Committee:

Join the STEM committee and help define/design our new lab! Science & Tech industry connections, welcome and needed, too. Learn more here.

David Schwartz - STEM@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 

Thank you for reading!
Mercedes Coats, Newsletter Editor
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