School Meal Applications

Please fill one out today!


Emergency Cards

Please return your child's emergency info card

Sept 1:
PTA Meeting + Volunteer Fair
8-9am, Cafeteria
Sept 2:
First Friday Coffee Social 
8am, outside Cafeteria

Sept 5:
Labor Day Holiday

Sept 12:
School Site Council (SSC) Meeting
6-7pm, Library

Sept 14:
Back to School Night
Save the date!

Sept 15:
Early Release Day
School's out at 11:20am


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)

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August 31, 2016

lunchappASAP: School Meal Applications and Online Payment Options
Every year,  all families at SFUSD need to submit a Free and Reduced School Meals Application regardless whether you are applying for subsidized meals or not.  Read more on how this info is essential for SFUSD.

(No printout needed.)

New to SFUSD?
Until your application is processed, you will need to provide your child(ren) a sack lunch or send money to purchase school meals. 

Want to pay for school lunch online?
Register for MealpayPlus, where you can view your child's meal account history, pre-pay for meals and monitor your balance.
formsASAP: Emergency Cards & Immunization Forms Due
Fill out your child's Emergency Card (distributed by teachers on Monday).  This is essential information for the school to have on hand in order to contact you regarding your student.

This year there are  immunization requirements to attend school in SFUSD.  Every student must have their health form on file. Please 

Return both by Friday to our school secretary, Ms. Mallen!
SEP 1: PTA Meeting & Volunteer Fair
2016-17 PTA Membership:
Be sure to renew or sign up for PTA membership (renewals are required EACH school year)

Join the PTA Board and Mr. Ingber for the first meeting of the new year and a Volunteer Fair on Thurs, Sept 1 from 8-9am in the Cafeteria.

Ready to volunteer? 
Learn more about each Committee and volunteering opportunity at Miraloma. Come to the meeting and fair to get involved and have fun making our school great!

Sarah Sims, PTA President - pta@miralomasf.com
SEP 2: First Friday Coffee Social
Join your fellow Miralomans for a cup o' joe, a pastry and some good conversation! Our First Friday Coffee Social takes place every month on the first Friday - our kickoff event takes place Friday, Sept 2 from 8-9am outside the Cafeteria.

Please contact the Hospitality Committee if you are interested in helping out on the Coffee Crew this year.  Read more on these monthly get-togethers on our website.

Kathryn Shedrick & Christy Gagan, Hospitality Leads - hospitality@miralomasf.com
SEP 7: Inclusive Schools Meeting
The Miraloma Inclusive Schools Group will hold meetings every 1st Wednesday of the month after morning circle.
All families are welcome for this monthly meeting to talk about inclusivity at Miraloma.  Please join us on Wed, S ept 7, 8am in the cafeteria.

Mr. Ingber -  principal@miralomasf.com
SEP 14: Back to School Night 
back to schoolBack to School Night is Wed, Sep 14 from 5:30-7pm!

While this is not a mandatory event, we highly recommend that an adult representative of every Miraloma student be present.
  • 5:30-5:40: All teachers and families meet in the cafeteria for Welcome/Introductions
  • (5:35 Teachers dismissed to their classrooms)
  • 5:40-5:45: All parents/guardians travel to classrooms
  • 5:45-6:15: Classroom presentations**
  • 6:15-6:30: Final Questions/Stop by other rooms/etc.
  • (6:30: Teachers dismissed)
  • 6:30-7:00: PTA reception in cafeteria
**All families with more than one sibling will be encouraged to attend the oldest sibling's classroom presentation.

Childcare: Please try to make arrangements for your child(ren) to stay at home for this event. Limited childcare will be provided on the yard for school age children. Drop off and pick up will be in the GYM.

Thank you in advance for taking an active role in your student's education at Miraloma Elementary School.

Mr. Ingber - principal@miralomasf.com 
sscSEP 12: School Site Council Meeting 
Join the 2016-17 School Site Council (SSC) for their first meeting of the year on Monday, Sept 12 from 6-7pm in the Library.

The School Site Council (SSC) is an elected group of an equal number of parents, teachers and/or staff. and advises the principal on the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the school's overall improvement plan and school budget. Learn more here and join them for their open-to-the-community meetings!

earlySEPT 15: Early Release Day - CONFIRMED
Our first Early Release Day is on Thu, Sep 15: School is out 11:20am! All Early Release days for the year are posted to the school calendar.

Read more on why we have 
Early Release Days at Miraloma.
funrunOCT 23: Fun Run - Save the Date!
What is the Miraloma FUN RUN?
The FUN RUN is a school wide community event and one of the major fundraisers here at Miraloma. 
  • Everyone is welcome to come! It's a wonderful opportunity to meet the Miraloma community, get some exercise with your kids, and raise funds for our school.
  • It is styled like a walkathon where friends, family and co-workers sponsor our students/teachers as they walk/jog around a quarter mile track. 
  • Each student/family asks sponsors to donate money for their student runner.
  • After the RUN we gather at center field for a community picnic.
Please SAVE THE DATE - October 23! Email us to get involved and watch this space in the newsletter for more information as it becomes available. We are looking forward to seeing you out on the track!

Be a RUN Sponsor!
Promote your business, support our school and the annual FUN RUN!
  • The RUN is a fantastic opportunity to promote your business to our school community.
  • RUN Sponsors get a lot of visibility and shout outs.
  • See your name/logo on RUN banners (so everyone that tours Miraloma can see!), event signage, and our keepsake t-shirt!
  • See the various Sponsorship Packages or email us!
Gedalia & Sarah (Fun Run Co-Chairs) - run@miralomasf.com
recessVOLUNTEER: Volunteer at Recess!
Recess is an integral part of our children's socio-emotional development. A huge part of making ottilie sure recess at Miraloma can be a positive space for all of our students is by having enough caring and responsible adults on the yard to help provide supervision.
We would love to find at least 12 volunteers for each recess You need absolutely no experience to be qualified for this.

Morning Recess
  • Kinder-3rd grades: 9:20am-9:40am
  • 4th/5th grades: 9:50am-10:05am
Lunch Recess:
  • K/1: 11am-11:20am 
  • 2nd/3rd: 11:30am-11:50am
  • 4th/5th: 12:00pm-12:20pm
Please contact me to volunteer!

Pamela Lyss-Lehrman - recess@miralomasf.com 
chickenVOLUNTEER: Help Care for our Chickens
Sign up to care  for our wonderful chickens on nights & weekends.

Sharon, Deb & Brian -  chickens@miralomasf.com
snackVOLUNTEER: Help with Snack Prep
The Snack Committee provides fresh fruits and vegetables to each classroom daily, so our kids have a healthy snack in between breakfast and lunch. We need parent volunteers weekly on:
  • Mon/Wed at 8am in the garden to help prep produce for the classrooms.
  • Wed/Thu/Fri after school to pick up snack bins from classrooms and clean them out.
Contact Alison Eastwood - snack@miralomasf.com
  • Dogs/Pets - only service animals are allowed on school grounds
  • Treats* - only non-edible treats at Halloween/Valentine's
  • Birthdays - celebrated at morning circle on Monday
  • Toys - to be kept in backpack during school hours
  • Play Structure - off limits before & after school
*When including a treat with your child's lunch, please try to make a healthy choice and avoid sweet treats, chips with artificial flavors/coloring, etc. See SFUSD Wellness Policy.

School Procedures
Morning Circle Schedule
  1. Monday Funday*
  2. Tuesday Topics**
  3. Workout Wednesday
  4. Thoughtful Thursday
  5. Flexible Friday
* Birthdays!
** Announcements
donationFUNDRAISING: Donate to our Annual Fund
One Time or Monthly!
donationFUNDRAISING: Shop & Earn for Miraloma
There are several ways for you to earn money for Miraloma while doing your regular shopping. See details on our website.

Shop via the Amazon link

Shop at the eScrip Online Mall

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