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COMING UP:
OCT 17:
PTA meeting, Screenagers

OCT 20: 
Early Release Day
School is out at 11:20AM 

OCT 20:
Middle School Info Session
6:30PM

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

OCT 26:
STEAM Committee Meeting
8AM

OCT 30:
School-wide Clean Up Day
9AM-1PM 
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October 12, 2016

COMING UP
  
codingOCT 14: Sign Up for After School Coding Class!
MV Code Club is coming back to Miraloma! After school classes will be on Mondays starting on October 17, running for 75 minutes each. Sessions start at 2pm and 3:30PM. The sessions are geared at 3rd to 5th graders and are appropriate for all levels including both beginners with no coding experiencing, and more advanced students. Lessons are differentiated based on skills. Kids can learn scratch coding, java script and more.

SIGN UP by Friday Oct 14

David Schwartz - STEAM@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
MiddleschoolOCT 20: Middle School Info Session
Parents of current 4th and 5th grade students are invited to the Middle School Information Session with Parents for Public Schools Representative and former Miraloma mom, Barbara Panning, on Thurs. Oct. 20 at 6:30-8pm in the Library.

With the application process on the near horizon and the enrollment fair just around the corner, get insider's insight on how to navigate middle school selection!

Kelley Karandjeff -  programs@miralomasf.com
tshirtOCT 23: FUN RUN - Collect Donations!
Collect Your Donations!
  • Go to: miraloma.walkstarter.org
  • Click [My Walkstarter]
  • Log in and configure the page (including fun avatar)
  • Set a personal fundraising goal* and click the [Publish] tab
  • Share the page via email or social media!
  • Track donations & send out Thank Yous
*This "dream goal" helps entice donors to give. The focus for students is on  running to compete for the class pizza party!

NOTE: Donations made through a student's page, will automatically be counted to that student's goal. So make sure you publicize the link to your student's personal fundraising page!  

Questions: Contact Walkstarter@miralomasf.com

Volunteer!
Help make this a fun and successful event!
We need volunteers for t-shirt distribution, bake sale, lap verifiers, water servers, check-out, and set up & clean up.

Please  SIGN UP to volunteer!

Gedalia & Sarah - Run@miralomasf.com
VoteOCT 24: SSC Meeting & Election Results
BIG thank you to all of our SSC Nominees, there will be a place for everyone at the table to join in on our meetings. This year's voting members are: 
  1. Jon Deane
  2. Kim Stewart
  3. Lauren Tilston
The Miraloma community is invited to join our first SSC Meeting  on  Monday 10/24 at 6 pm  in the library.

steammeetingOCT 26: STEAM Committee Meeting
We will be holding a STEAM Committee meeting on Wednesday, October 26th after morning circle. Come hear STEAM updates from Mr Ingber and help with the STEAM lab and with planning monthly STEAM presenters. 

David Schwartz - STEAM@miralomasf.com 
cleanupOCT 30: School-wide Clean Up Day
Join members of the Building & Grounds Committee (BGC) at the School-Wide Cleanup Day on Sun 10/30 from 9am-1pm.  We will deep clean the school to ensure it is a great place for our kids to learn and thrive.  
Please SIGN UP TO HELP  clean the cafeteria, wipe-down surfaces in classrooms, vacuum/carpet clean rugs in the rooms, or get the bathrooms sparkling.
Thanks & Go Dragons!
 
Building & Grounds Committee - grounds@miralomasf.com
hospitalityHospitality Supplies Provided by the PTA
Attention Teachers, Room Parents and Committee Leads: Did you know that the PTA can provide paper goods, utensils, cups, and beverages for school events such as class potlucks, graduation parties, community & fundraising events?

Just fill out the new Hospitality Supplies Request Form to get started. Please note that we need at least one week lead time to honor your request.

Kathryn Shedrick & Christy Gagan
Hospitality Leads - hospitality@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
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