Issue #244  previous newsletters  |  www.miralomasf.com
Feb 24, 2016
HAPPENING THIS WEEK!
Feb 22-26:
Parent/Teacher Conferences
12:50 release every day

Feb 24-Mar 2:
Online Auction

Feb 26:
Blast From The Past Day

Feb 29 - Mar 4:
Ocean's Week

Mar 1:
PTA Nominations Due

Mar 2:
PTA Meeting
8:00 am
A LOOK AHEAD...
Mar 4:
First Friday Coffee - sign up to bring coffee

Mar 5:
Miraloma Auction 2016

Mar 17:
Early Release, 11:50
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
Lunch

SFUSD

Miraloma 
SCHOOL & PTA CONTACTS
Admin@ (Secretary)
PTA@ (PTA President)
AFTER SCHOOL CONTACTS
MEEP: 415-859-9605

YMCA: 415-690-6403

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One Time or Monthly!

Shop & Earn Online!


Earn $ in stores or at the 
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!

NOTICE

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 CAMPS
 (*Available in our ONLINE AUCTION Feb 24-Mar 2):
Edmo*

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

JUST IN!
SF GIANTS WITH GREGOR BLANCO



Tour AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants, behind-the-scenes where only the players and coaches go: Giants' clubhouse (kids only), Giants' dugout and even the field, guided by Giants leftfield Gregor Blanco.

Giants and baseball fans, take advantage of this unique and once in a lifetime opportunity. The experience includes Jr. Giants gear and four premium lower box seats as the Giants take on the Philadelphia Phillies, Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 7:05pm.
onlineauctionNOW-MAR 2: ONLINE Auction! Start Bidding Today!
Yes! Our online auction starts today at NOON.   Over 100 items are up for bidding online now!  You can put in your bids until Wednesday Mar 4.  This is a FANTASTIC DEAL:
  • Exclusive online deals
  • Lower start bids
  • Convenience of bidding from home
  • Easy to have friends & family join in the fun
  • No entrance fee
  • No babysitting cost
These items will NOT be available at the live event on March 5th. So don't miss out and start bidding online today! 

BROWSE CATALOG & START BIDDING!
NOTE: You can log in with the email address you used for ticket purchase, or click the [Sign Up] button.

Ottilie Cools & Yasmijn Adhikari  -AuctionAdmin@miralomasf.com
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.
firstfridayhelpMAR 4: First Friday Social - Help Needed!
We need two parents to help out with the First Friday Social on March 4: one person to pick up coffee at Starbucks and one to help with cleanup. You can sign up here.

Kathryn Shedrick -- hospitality@miralomasf.com
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! (21+ event)
  • Sign Up Parties & Events
  • LIVE Auction
  • Classroom Art Projects
  • Faculty Fun
  • Teacher Tip Contest
  • Fund-A-Need
  • Wine Raffle
Browse the   Auction Catalog and filter on [Gala] to see what will be available at our March 5th auction event at the Verdi Club!

Buy Your Auction Tickets
Secure your tickets for our auction at the Verdi Club on March 5th! (Contact  Mr. Bass for financial assistance request)
  • Couple tickets get 1 shared bidder number
  • Visa, Mastercard, Discover accepted (NO American Express)
  • Tickets are $60 in advance or $80 at the door
  • Food, beer, wine, music by live DJ are included
Sign Up to Help
BEFORE, AT or AFTER the Auction -   Sign Up to Volunteer today!

Key Dates
  • 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
Need more info? Check out our  Auction pages.

Contacts
Catherine Homsey - Auction@miralomasf.com
Jean Kuwamoto - Donations@miralomasf.com
Linda Cheu - Signups@miralomasf.com
Jaime Dever - AuctionEvent@miralomasf.com
Ottilie Cools & Yasmijn Adhikari  - AuctionAdmin@miralomasf.com
discloseNotice of Potential Disclosure of Information
The California Department of Education (CDE) is currently in litigation in which the plaintiffs, Morgan Hill Concerned Parents Association and the Concerned Parent Association, have requested numerous documents and student data collected and stored by CDE, which may include personally identifiable student information. To comply with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), CDE is required to inform parents and students of the disclosure of such information.

Find out more the about the CDE Morgan Hill case. You can file a form to objectEspanol) by April 1, 2016, to the disclosure of personally identifiable information related to your children. SFUSD is not a party to the litigation and is not required to disclose any student information, nor do we intend to do so. If you have any questions, or require more information, please contact CDE directly at 916-319-0800.
lostLost & Found
Please check the lost and found during the parent/teacher conferences this week. All items will be donated the first week of March.
firstfridayhelpRevised Lice Policy
Visit our  Lice Information Page  for revised policy and more info on Lice Detection, Removal & Prevention.
k2cFEB - APR: 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. [more information]

Contact Carol Lei (415-554-7341) - carol.lei@sfgov.org
sportsbasementBY MAR 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!
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
ongoingvolVOLUNTEER! Sign Up 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.

Auction:
Help making this another successful fundraiser & party! Sign up to help!
Jaime Dever - 

Recess:
We need at least 25 volunteers to staff each morning and lunch recess (see recess schedule). No experience needed . Playworks will train all volunteers.
Pamela Lyss-Lerman - Recess@miralomasf.com 

First Friday Coffee:
Sign up to pick up coffee for one of our First Friday Socials! 
Kathryn Shedrick - 

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

First Friday Dragon Wear Sales:
Help spread the Miraloma spirit with "swag sales" on our First Friday Socials.
Chicken Care:
Sign up to care for our wonderful chickens on nights & weekends.
Brian Leonard - Chickens@miralomasf.com
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