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October 26, 2016

COMING UP
funrunFun Run Wrap Up - Collect Donations!
Thank you Miraloma for a hugely successful Fun Run! See and share your Fun Run 2016 pictures!

Laps Run!
Our kids ran 4308 laps! And.... it's a tie! Congratulations to both SECOND and THIRD GRADE winning a pizza party with 805 laps run!
Fun Run WalkstarterCollect Donations! - by Nov 1
We have collected just over $50K so far! (66% of our $75K goal). Remind friends and family to get their donations in by November 1! 
You can also make a donation with the [DONATE NOW] button on miraloma.walkstarter.org, or donate by check (deposit in the PTA box in the office).

Special thanks to Irving Pizza and Hole in the Wall Pizza for donating the pizza's and Mollie Stone's for donating dogs & buns.

Gedalia & Sarah (Run Co-Chairs) - Run@miralomasf.com
cleanupOCT 30: School-wide Clean Up Day - Volunteer!
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
paradeOCT 31: Halloween Parade
kids_halloween.jpg This year's Halloween Parade will start at 1:15pm on Monday Oct 31

Students will change into their costumes at school:
  • Bring costume to school in a bag
  • Family members can meet students on the Upper Yard in their usual Morning Circle locations.
  • Check with your student's teacher to see if they need in-class volunteers.
DO NOT bring:
  • Edible treats of any kind - to honor our healthy eating values (read our treat policy) and to help contain the energy of our children
  • Weapon-like props (guns, scythes, sickles, swords, wands, etc.) or fake blood
Adults:
  • You are welcome/encouraged to dress up (no face masks)
  • Please remain on the outside of the Morning Circle
  • Take pictures/videos and share them on our Shutterfly Site.
Have a safe and happy Halloween!
inclusiveNOV 2: 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, Nov 2, 8am in the cafeteria.
Mr. Ingber -  principal@miralomasf.com
discoveryNOV 5: Discovery Day at AT&T Park
The 6th annual Discovery Day at AT&T Park is Sat Nov 5, 10am-4pm. Get ready to unleash your inner scientist.  [ more info ]
DENMAN CORNER
Thank You from our feeder school
A big THANK YOU from the Denman PTSA to the  wonderful Miraloma community, who donated $533 during the Fun Run for parking on the Denman yard.
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 
enrollVOLUNTEER: SFUSD Enrollment Fair 
Please SIGN UP for 2 HOURS to join Mr. Ingber at the Miraloma booth on Sat. Oct. 29, 9:30am-2:30pm.
Volunteers are needed to represent the school, answer questions and engage those interested families!
The fair is held at City College of San Francisco.
[ Read more ]
artleadVOLUNTEER: Inclusive Schools Week Lead & Art Project Lead!
ISW 2015

We are looking for Volunteers!

 

Inclusive Schools Week (ISW), Dec5-9, is a fantastic week of school-wide activities to celebrate inclusivity. This year's national ISW theme is "Champions of Inclusion: Powerful things happen in Inclusive Schools".  

 

We need an ISW Lead*, who coordinates volunteers and works with the ISW Art Project sub-lead on all in-class and all-school ISW art projects. This ISW superstar is responsible for ISW communication and coordinates volunteers to create in-class activities and present an all-school assembly (if time permits). In addition, the Lead helps coordinate the parent volunteers for our PE Ability Awareness stations as well as helps with the Family Potluck.


*If you have someone you'd like to share the work with, Co-lead pairs are welcome! 

 

We are also looking for an ISW Art Project lead, who creates the ISW themed school-wide art project.


For those interested, the ISW Lead and Art Lead are short term positions - work begins in late October/Early November and ends the first week of December. And check out our photos if you're unfamiliar with ISW but would like to see what the week is all about!


Interested? Contact: volunteer@miralomasf.com

toursVOLUNTEER: Assistance during School Tours!
We Need Volunteers! No prior experience needed!
Show our school to prospective families: 
SIGN UP up to assist during an upcoming tour! The first tour is Oct 21st, second tour is Nov 4th.

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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