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FUN RUN 2016
World Peace: Run with it!

Order Run T-shirts & sibling medals by OCT 5
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Annual Fund Campaign

SEP 30:
 
OCT 1:


OCT 7:
First Friday Coffee

OCT 23:
Fun Run
11AM-2PM Rain or Shine!

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)
BRENDA GILREATH
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September 28, 2016
SSC: Nominate Yourself by SEP 30!
If you want to get truly involved and have time to meet once a month (usually on a Monday @ 6pm), please NOMINATE yourself to serve on the School Site Council (SSC)

Don't let the 'elections' scare you off - we generally have just enough nominations to have all nominees serve on the SSC, either as parent member or alternate.


COMING UP
AnnualFundFUNDRAISING: Have You Contributed to the Annual Fund?
Donating to the Annual Fund is one of the most important ways you can help our school offer the programs that make it so great. Your generous donation goes directly to Miraloma, is 100% tax deductible, and requires minimal volunteer hours. Our goal is 100% participation! Please see the Annual Fund letter for more information on how the fund is spent.

PTA Tax ID#: 94-618 4034
 
Andrea Freeman - fundraising@miralomasf.com
mealBY SEP 30: Deadline Extended for Meal Applications
Don't let Miraloma miss out on funding! Turn in your meal application by Sep 30!

Added bonus: any school that gets 100% of its meal applications turned in by Sept 30 will be in a draw to win prizes! (e.g. movie tickets, portable stereo, basket/soccer/kick balls)
SSCnominationBY SEP 30: Nominate Yourself for the SSC 2016-2018
The  School Site Council (SSC)  will be conducting elections for new parent members. Elected members serve a two-year term. The SSC meets once a month to advise the principal on the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the school's overall improvement plan and school budget.

It is important to involve individuals who are most affected by our school's operations in the decision-making process. 
If you are interested in joining the SSC, please SUBMIT THIS ONLINE NOMINATION FORM by September 30.

Questions? Email  SSC@miralomasf.com 
PictureSEP 30: Picture Day
You can now order your pictures online. No need to fill out the form and bring exact payment to school, unless you want to pay by check.
Go to mylifetouch.com and use Picture ID: BY416527Q0 to order your pictures.
gardenpartyOCT 1: Garden Party with Ice Cream Treats
Pull on your work gloves, pick up those clippers and shovels, and dig into Miraloma's outstanding educational garden! This is a kid-friendly event on Sat, Oct 1, 10 am-noon with ice cream treats at noon.
  • We will plant trees and flowering shrubs along Omar, deadhead perennials on Myra, prune all trees and shrubs for Fall, and spread fresh mulch throughout. 
  • We have a few small carpentry assignments by request of garden teacher Ms. Danny. 
  • We will present a color rendering of the landscape Master Plan on exhibit for comment and discussion
Spend a few hours outdoors in the season of Miraloma's best weather, catch up with old friends (and meet some new), and put down some roots in our garden - and thereby, in our community.
Please join us!

Geoff Coffey & Garden Team - garden@miralomasf.com
walkandrollOCT 5: Walk and Roll to School Day
Students and families who want to walk and roll as a group can meet Ms. Danny at Starbucks on Portola and we will be on our way to school by 7:30am. Coach Jeff will greet you with a prize at the entry gate to morning circle. The first 40 walkers and rollers to get to school will have an extra prize from SFUSD.
Find out more on Walk and Roll to School Day

Contact me if you can volunteer to chaperone this walk!

inclusiveOCT 5: Inclusive Schools Parent Meeting
The Miraloma Inclusive Schools Group holds 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 Oct 5 at  8am in the cafeteria .

Mr. Ingber -  principal@miralomasf.com
screenagersOCT 17: PTA Meeting & Documentary & Discussion
Join us on Monday, Oct 17 @ 6-8pm in the Auditorium!
$5 in advance, $10 at the door
Limited seats available
 
This private screening is open to our school community -- school/after school staff, parents, caregivers, students, and siblings included. Portion of proceeds go to Miraloma!
Note: recommended for ages 10 and up. 

Kelley Karandjeff - programs@miralomasf.com
funrunFUNDRAISING: Become a Fun Run Sponsor
Promote your business, support our school and the annual FUN RUN, this year on Sunday, Oct 23rd! 
  • 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!
  • Check out the various Sponsorship Packages or email our Corporate Sponsorship Lead, Bronagh Hanley, at runsponsor@miralomasf.com
Gedalia & Sarah (Fun Run Co-Chairs) - run@miralomasf.com
tshirtOCT 23: FUN RUN - order your t-shirt now! Limited time only!
This year's theme, " World Peace: Run with It" celebrates our community's commitment to social justice and a hope for a better, more peaceful world for our children! 

The Run T-Shirt is the perfect vehicle to thank sponsors who have donated generously to our school. Help us support them and wear your Run T-shirt proudly on 
October 23rd
!

 
Don't Forget! If you want a medal for your non-Miraloma sibling, add it to your t-shirt order.

Rain or shine, help us as we work to again make this event as green and earth friendly as possible by packing in and packing out your own family picnic. More savory items, and fruit, will be sold this year, alongside the fantastic sweet baked treat sale. We are excited to announce that this year all supplies will be biodegradable!

Gedalia & Sarah (Fun Run Co-Chairs) -  run@miralomasf.com
toursVOLUNTEER: Assistance during School Tours!
Show our school to prospective families: sign up to assist during an upcoming tour! The first tour is Oct 21st.

Kim Stewart & Sapna Satagopan - tours@miralomasf.com
libraryVOLUNTEER: Volunteer in our Library
REGULAR VOLUNTEERS: Own-a-Shelf
Sign up to own your shelf/ves in any part of the library (sign up sheet posted in library). What does ownership entail? Come in whenever we're open and re-shelve and reorder your shelf's books alphabetically/numerically and pull those books that need cleaning and repair. A fun task for the Dewey Decimal fans and those who must have order! Sign up in the library now to claim your favorite section.

DROP IN: Help on your Schedule
Too busy to commit to a regular visit? Come on in and spend a few minutes with us on a drop-in basis. Wanna clean? Shelve books? All help welcome and we love the company!

Victoria Sanchez - Library@miralomasf.com
recessVOLUNTEER: Volunteer at Recess!
Recess is an integral part of our children's socio-emotional development. A huge part of making 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. Please contact me to volunteer!

[See recess schedule on our website]

Pamela Lyss-Lerman - 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
cashbackFUNDRAISING: Shop & Earn for Miraloma
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

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