MIRALOMA DRAGON DIGEST - 214
ORDER YOUR YEARBOOK!
Please order before May 1st to secure a copy of
this year's amazing, picture-filled keepsake.
 
HAPPENING THIS WEEK!

Thur, April 23:

Bike & Roll to School Day

Meet Ms. Sierra at Starbucks on Portola at 7:25am 

 

Sun, April 26:

Spring Festival
Come to this community event to celebrate our school -- and volunteer to run a game or bring bake sale items! 

 

Tue, Apr 28:

Miraloma LBGTQ Family Potluck

6-8pm, Cafeteria


Tue, Apr 28:

Library closes for construction

A QUICK LOOK AHEAD

Fri, May 1:

Rainbow Spirit Day

 

First Friday Coffee Social

 

Order Yearbooks by this date

 

Thur, May 7:

Volunteer Breakfast

Teachers host a thank you event for all volunteers

 

Fri, May 8:

Miraloma Talent Show

6-8:30pm, Denman MS

 

Wed, May 13:

PTA Meeting

(last one of the year!), 8:15am in the cafeteria


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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April 22, 2015  
IN THIS ISSUE...

UPCOMING EVENTS & DEADLINES:
APR 23: Bike & Roll to School Day  - TOMORROW! Meet at Portola Starbucks at 7:25am and join in the fun!

APR 26: Spring Festival - VOLUNTEERS still needed! Sun,12-3pm

APR 28: Miraloma LBGTQ Family Potluck - sign up to bring something! 6-8pm, cafeteria

MAY 1: Rainbow Spirit Day - each class dresses in a different color

MAY 1: Order Your 2014-15 Miraloma Yearbook Today!

MAY 1: First Friday Coffee Social - 8am, outside cafeteria

MAY 7: Volunteer Breakfast Hosted by Teachers - 8-9am, cafeteria

MAY 8: Miraloma Talent Show - 6-8:30pm @ Denman

MAY 13: PTA Meeting (Final of the Year!) - 8am, cafeteria


ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Open Enrollment for After School Programs for 2015-16  - click for links to registration forms and info for both MEEP and YMCA
SBAC Test Prep - online practice to prepare students!

VOLUNTEERING:
REMINDERS / FLYERS:

Support the DONORS CHOOSE Project for Ms. Kim in K8!

AUCTION SignUp Party Calendar and List by Buyer

FREE Muni Passes for Low/Middle Income Youth (under 18)

SFUSD Approved Flyers Link  - our school district's latest info
SUMMER CAMP INFO:  (*donated to Miraloma Auction)

Camp Edmo *                                  Gallileo *

Camp Edtech *                                Legarza Basketball *

Camp Tawonga *                            Little Artistas *

Circus Center *                               MEEP Summer Camp * (Reg by May 8th!)

Destination Science                       San Francisco Gymnastics *

Elliot Smith's Tiger Basketball *   Steve & Kate's Camp *

bikeAPR 23: Bike & Roll to School Day - TOMORROW @ 7:25!

Join Ms. Sierra at 7:25am outside Starbucks on Portola (near Mollie Stone's) to walk or roll to school, tomorrow Thur, April 23rd. Don't be late for this fun activity that is an annual celebration of the joys and benefits of biking, rolling, or other active ways to get to school. 


Ms. Sierra - garden@miralomasf.com

springfestAPR 26: Miraloma Spring Festival! Join in and help out! Sun, 12-3pm

THIS  Sunday, April 26 from noon-3pm!

Spring Festival is the end of the year school community event. It's a great way for this amazing group of people to get together and celebrate a job well done---can you believe the year is almost over? 

Please sign up to help!  Spring Festival needs EVERYONE
to pitch in and help with set-up, running games, bake sale
and clean up.

We'll have lots of terrific games, delicious food, great live music, and our fabulous bake sale!  A SPECIAL TREAT this year will be our "Leave Your Mark" station where kids can create street art on the Upper Yard!

Entry is FREE and all the games are FREE! Bring $$ for food trucks, bake sale items, and fancy face paint options. 

Kristin Jamieson & Andy Ngo - springfest@miralomasf.com
lgbtqAPR 28: Miraloma LGBTQ Family Potluck! 6-8pm, Cafeteria

San Francisco Unified recognizes LGBTQ Pride month in April and Miraloma will be hosting a potluck to celebrate our school's LGBTQ and Gender Variant community and allies.

 

Who: All are welcome! Families and students that identify as LGBTQ or Gender Variant. Friends and Allies of our LGBTQ and Gender Variant Community.

When: Tuesday, April 28th, from 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Miraloma Cafeteria

What to bring: SIGN UP here to bring something to the potluck

 

Mr. Bass - principal@miralomasf.com
yearbookMAY 1: Order Your Miraloma Yearbook!

We only take orders for the yearbook in April. Only 9 more days before the deadline... Order now!

 

Order Yearbook 2014-2015 -  ORDER BY MAY 1st!

Yearbook orders will be delivered to the classroom of your oldest child in the last week of the school year.

Mercedes C., Kevin C. & Ottilie C. - yearbook@miralomasf.com
rainbowMAY 1: Rainbow Spirit Day!
On Friday, May 1st join in the RAINBOW celebration of love! Rainbow Spirit Day celebrates everyone's right to love whomever they choose. Miraloma celebrates this by having each grade dress in a color to represent the rainbow:
Kindergarten: red
1st: orange
2nd: yellow
3rd: green
4th: blue
5th: purple
volunteerbreakfastMAY 7: Volunteer Breakfast Hosted by Miraloma Staff

Volunteers - come be appreciated! Our school would not be the awesome school it is without the help and support of our many volunteers!  Please join the staff for a breakfast in your honor on the morning of Thursday, May 7th right after drop-off from 8:00-9:00 am in the Cafeteria.


The Miraloma Staff

talentMAY 8: Miraloma Talent Show

Save the date! Mark your calendars for the Miraloma Talent Show on Friday, May 8th hosted at Denman! Plan on a night of wonderful performances from our Miraloma students - dancing, singing, roller-skating, and a lot more!

 

WHEN: Friday, May 8, 6pm-8:30pm

WHERE: Denman Middle School


Mr. Warner, Ms. Threlfall & Ms. Osborne (The Talent Show Committee) 

libraryLIBRARY VOLUNTEERS: Help Organize Before Library Gets Packed

The library will be packed up April 28th for its construction phase and closed to the kids for the remainder of the year. 

 

In order to expedite the packing process, we're asking for volunteers to help complete one last clean up of the shelves THIS WEEK so that we can pack them up without much fuss. Please stop by the Library to help out when you have a few minutes.

 

A big THANK YOU to all who have helped in the Library this year! 

 

Victoria Sanchez Masel and Ms. Niland - library@miralomasf.com

sbacTEST PREP: Prepare for the SBAC with Online Practice Tests

Smarter Balanced Assessments Test Prep is available online using Google Chrome, Safari, and FireFox Web browsers. You can find this information on the Miraloma Website > Community > Parent Resources


Mr. Bass - principal@miralomasf.com

volunteer VOLUNTEER: 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


**Spring Festival**:

Volunteer to help at Spring Festival on Sunday, April 26th - it's super fun!

Kristin Jamieson and Andy Ngo - springfest@miralomasf.com


Art Supply Closet:

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

Ms. Mallen - admin@miralomasf.com

 

STEAM Committee:

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

David Schwartz - STEAM@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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