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NYTimes Best Seller, Author Todd Parr comes to Miraloma to help us celebrate Inclusive Schools Week!
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givingtuesdayTHANK YOU: #Giving Tuesday Matching Campaign
Create. Build. Support. 
We did it, Miraloma! In just one short week, we came together as a community and generously gave  $26,665  to support our school. That money was doubled by some families from the Dragon Circle for a total of  $53,330!  
AMAZING. THANK YOU!
ISW2016
DEC 5-9: Inclusive Schools Week (ISW)!
Our Miraloma family is celebrating Inclusive Schools Week, Dec 5-9!   [ Read more ]
For our theme "Champions of Inclusion: Powerful things happen in Inclusive Schools" we've planned the following activities:
  • Mon Dec 5: Wear As Many Colorful Clothes As You Can Day + Author Todd Parr Assembly for all Students (+ book signing) 
  • Tue Dec 6: Mismatched Sock Day + Ability Awareness Stations
  • Wed Dec 7: Meet Someone New Day + Sit with someone new at lunch
  • Thu Dec 8: The More You Know Day + 5th Grade Research Presentations
  • Fri Dec 9: Dragons United Day + Wear Your Miraloma Dragon Wear
Building walls of inclusivity for Inclusive Schools Week!
A big THANK YOU to Ryan Silvers for spearheading the ISW Art Project this year!

Questions? Contact ISW Team of Parents & Teachers - Inclusive@miralomasf.com
Denmanprin
DEC 8: Q&A with Denman Principal Shipp
Please join Denman Principal Shipp on Thursday December 8 @ 7:50-8:30am for a short Q&A at Miraloma. She will be accompanied by Miraloma alumni currently attending Denman Middle School. All parents are invited to join and learn more about our feeder school!
sharedschoolyard
DEC 10: Denman Shared Schoolyard Kick-off Event
You're invited to the exciting kick-off event marking the grand re-opening of the Denman schoolyard for the public to use on weekends on Sat Dec 10 11am-1pm. The event will include games and activities for the whole neighborhood, free lunch, and a ribbon cutting ceremony. Activities include a climbing wall, live zoo animals, bike rides, carnival games and more! [Learn more]
staffappreciationBY DEC 13: Staff Appreciation Collection
It's the giving season and we want to give thanks to the almost 40 hard working staff members whom we don't normally thank throughout the year. These are the folks who support our teachers and our school and interact with our kids every day, e.g. our custodial & lunchroom staff, the counselors, librarian, adviser, secretary, coach and many others.

If you would like to contribute, please use this safe and secure online donation option by  December 13th.
PTAK2C
DEC 15: PTA Meeting - K2C Info Session
Kindergarten to college
Carol Lei will present about the K2C program at our upcoming general PTA session on  Thu Dec 15 @  8-9am. 
Join us to learn about an exciting new opportunity for fifth grade families, which the K2C team is piloting at a handful of elementary schools (Miraloma included), and about the K2C accounts for all our kids.

Kelley Karandjeff - programs@miralomasf.com
application
JAN 13: SFUSD Application Deadline
SFUSD Application deadline is January 13, 2017! You can turn in your child's SFUSD application for KIndergarten (for Miraloma siblings) or Middle school (for graduating 5th graders) at our front office  to Ms. Mallen by Jan 11. [read more]

Extra copies are available in the office.
tours-helpVOLUNTEER: Help with Last Tour on Dec 10!
We Need Volunteers! No prior experience needed!
Show our school to prospective families: 
SIGN UP to assist during our last tour on Sat, Dec 10th!

Kim Stewart & Sapna Satagopan - tours@miralomasf.com
newsletterVOLUNTEER: Help with the Newsletter!
Join our newsletter team and take on the responsibility to send out the newsletter every other week.

Contact us for the details!

Ottilie Cools, Jean Kuwamoto, Mercedes Coats, Brenda Gilreath - newsletter@miralomasf.com
volunteer-ongoingVOLUNTEER: Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities
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.
Jessica Gosiln - Volunteer@miralomasf.com 

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 

Healthy Snack Prep: 
Mon/Wed @ 8am to help prep in garden. Wed/Thu/Fri after school to clean up 
Alison Eastwood - Snack@miralomasf.com 

Adopt-a-Shelf in the Library: 
Help re-shelve, reorder and preserve books - 10 min per week.
Victoria Sanchez -  Library@miralomasf.com 

First Friday Dragon Wear Sales: 
Help spread the Miraloma spirit with "swag sales" on our First Friday Socials. 
Dan Linder - DragonWear@miralomasf.com 

Chicken Care: 
Sign up to care for our wonderful chickens on nights & weekends. 
Brian Leonard - Chickens@miralomasf.com 
molliestonesFUNDRAISING: Thank You Mollie Stone's!
 A huge thanks to Mollie Stone's for their generous gift of $1,000. Miraloma was one of 30 local schools selected to receive a donation in recognition of the family market's 30th anniversary.
 
You can show your appreciation by signing up for a Mollie Stone's Community Card at First Friday this week. When you shop with the card, 5% of your total bill will go back to Miraloma. 
shop-earnFUNDRAISING: 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 .
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