Issue #242  previous newsletters  |  www.miralomasf.com
Feb 10, 2016

HAPPENING THIS WEEK!
Feb 15:
President's Day - NO SCHOOL
A LOOK AHEAD...
Feb 19:
Academy of Sciences Family Night

Feb 20:
Chinese New Year's Parade

Feb 22 - 26:
Parent/Teacher Conferences

Feb 24 - Mar 2:
Online Auction

Feb 26:
Blast From The Past Day

Mar 1:
PTA Nominations Due

Mar 2:
PTA Meeting, 8:00 am

Mar 4:
First Friday Coffee - sign up to bring coffee

Mar 5:
Miraloma Auction 2016
NOTIFY SCHOOL OF ABSENCE/TARDINESS:

If your child will be absent or is tardy by more than 30 minutes, please  SUBMIT THIS FORM
to the school secretary.  
(No need to call the school)
QUICK LINKS & RESOURCES
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SCHOOL & PTA CONTACTS
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YMCA: 415-690-6403

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eScrip Online Mall!
   
Sign up for the Basementeers program for 10% off and 10% back to our school!


Mollie Stone's Community Card - up to 5% of your total store purchase to Miraloma!

In this issue...
UPCOMING EVENTS & DEADLINES:

AUCTION 2016 - March 5
JUST IN: Auction Hot List - latest info on donations you'll want to bid on!
AUCTION NEWS & UPDATES! - latest info on the biggest fundraiser of the year!

FUNDRAISING:
Annual Fund - one time or monthly
Mollie Stone's Community Cards - get one  today

VOLUNTEERING:
Chicken Help Needed - weekends & holidays
Volunteer Alerts - Check out our ongoing needs

SUMMER CAMP INFO (*Donated to our auction!):
Edmo*

DISTRICT INFO:
Shan-Yee Poon Ballet Classes - Trial & Discount Avail
San Francisco's K2C College Savings Program - College Days February - April
justin2AUCTION 2016 - March 5th: Hot List
Each week we'll highlight items or packages that will be up for auction on March 5th!

JUST IN!
WINE COUNTRY GETAWAY



In just a couple of hours, you could be at this gorgeous home in the stunning Alexander Valley. Dip in the pool, have dinner on the deck and relax in the hot tub after enjoying all Sonoma has to offer.

Wine tasting, restaurants, beautiful scenery, outdoor adventures... Bid on a weekend at this home and make it happen!
earlybird2FEB 3-12: Three Days Left for Early Bird Auction Tickets!
You have THREE MORE DAYS to secure your auction tickets at the discounted Early Bird price of $50 per person! Price includes dinner, beer, wine and music!

Buy your auction tickets now!

After Feb. 12, regular ticket price is $60 in advance and $80 at the door.

Questions? Email: AuctionAdmin@miralomasf.com
calacademy2FEB 19: Family Night at the Academy of Sciences
Family Night at the California Academy of Sciences is open to all 3rd-5th grade students and their families at Miraloma.

Admission is FREE and transportation will be provided if needed.

For tickets, go to www.calacademy.org/family-night-feb-19 or call 415-379-8493.
ptanomsBy MAR 1: Seeking Nominations for PTA Board 2016-17
The PTA Nominations Committee is currently working on selecting a slate of PTA Officers for the 2016-17 school year.

If you want to suggest people or nominate yourself, please submit this form by Friday, March 1.
auctionblurb2AUCTION 2016 - March 5th
Watch this space each week for the latest and greatest info
on the March 5th Auction, our biggest fundraiser of the year...and always a party to remember!

NEWS & UPDATES!

Get ready for Miraloma's biggest fundraiser & party on March 5!

SILENT BIDDING - SIGNUP EVENTS - TEACHER TIP CONTEST - FACULTY FUN - CLASSROOM PROJECTS - LIVE AUCTION - FUND-A-NEED - WINE RAFFLE - DJ - DANCE!
Read more on our website

Key Dates:
  • Feb 1: Donation Deadline!
    • Finish your Classroom Project
    • Donate wine! Help make our Miraloma-style raffle a success! Hand bottle(s) of $30+ to Christine Tawadrous or roomparent
    • Thank you for hosting a Sign Up event! - no more submissions needed
  • Feb 3-Feb 12: Early Bird Auction Ticket Sales - $50
  • Feb 13-Mar 4: Auction Ticket Sales - $60
  • Feb 24-Mar 2: Online Auction!
  • Mar 5: Auction Event @ Verdi Club - Tickets $80 at the door
  • Mar 9-11: Pick Up your Auction Items from the Office
Contacts:
Catherine Homsey - Auction@miralomasf.com
Jean Kuwamoto - Donations@miralomasf.com
Linda Cheu - Signups@miralomasf.com
Ottilie Cools & Yasmijn Adhikari  - AuctionAdmin@miralomasf.com
k2cFebruary - April: K2C "SAVE FOR COLLEGE DAYS"
Kindergarten to College (K2C) has several Save for College Day events coming up February - April 2016 and are inviting all students with K2C accounts (all Miraloma K-3 students) and their families to attend.

Download the flyer for more information.

You may also contact Carol Lei, 415-554-7341, or carol.lei@sfgov.org for more information.

sportsbasementBY MARCH 1: Sign Up for Free to Become a Basementeer!
Things have changed, but you can still support Miraloma by shopping at Sports Basement through their new Basementeers program! Sign up for FREE by March 1 to become a Basementeer and get 10% off and earn 10% for Miraloma!
chickenChicken Help Needed on Weekends and Holidays!
A huge thanks to every family helping to care for the chickens on weekends and holidays, as well as those who help each week day either closing them in at night, or working with the students for morning chicken chores. THANK YOU!

The calendar is now up for weekend & holiday chicken coverage through mid-May. Please consider signing up for a day or a weekend. Let us know if you need to be trained. Thank you.

The Chicken Team - chickens@miralomasf.com
recess2Recess Volunteers Needed
In years past, Miraloma had a team of recess volunteers (parents, family members, guardians) who supervised various activities on the yard helping to create a positive space for all of our students. Coach Justin and I hope to get this started again this semester.

At Miraloma, we have two recesses called "morning recess" and "lunch recess." We need at least 25 volunteers so that each recess is appropriately staffed and supported by adults.

You need absolutely no experience to be qualified for this. Playworks will train all volunteers. 

Morning Recess:
K-3: 9:20am-9:40am --- NEED TWO VOLUNTEERS
4-5: 9:45am-10:05am --- NEED ONE VOLUNTEER

Lunch Recess:
K-1: 11-11:20am --- NEED ONE VOLUNTEER
2-3: 11:30-11:50am --- NEED ONE VOLUNTEER
4-5: 12-12:20pm --- NEED ONE VOLUNTEER

Contact us if you can volunteer!

Pamela Lyss-Lerman - recess@miralomasf.com
ongoingvolVOLUNTEER ON-GOING: Sign Up Anytime to Help
Many hands make light work!
Please take a moment to reach out to these committees if you can help them out. And thank you for all that you do.

Healthy Snack Prep:
Mon/Tue/Thur @ 8am to help prep, with weekly Cart Set Up & Clean Up. Learn more:
Alison Eastwood - snack@miralomasf.com

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

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

Chicken Care:
Sign up to care for our wonderful chickens on nights & weekends.
Brian Leonard - chickens@miralomasf.com
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