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Jan 18, 2017
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25 Miraloma families volunteered at the San Francisco Food Bank this weekend, helping to prepare 1,750 individual bags of green beans.  Thanks to Jean Kuwamoto for coordinating the volunteers!  Everyone had a great time and is excited to return to the Food Bank in the near future.
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NOW: Survey On Miraloma Communications
The Web & Communications team is working on migrating the website and newsletter to a new platform to improve our school communications. We would love to get some feedback from our community regarding what is working and what is not. Please take a minute to fill out our survey so that we can learn from your preferences and experience!
Mercedes Coats - communications@miralomasf.com
JAN 25: PTA Meeting
6pm in the library
JAN 26: Early Release
SCHOOL IS OUT AT 11:20AM
JAN 27: Lunar New Year
NO SCHOOL
JAN 30- FEB 8: Read-a-thon!
The Miraloma Read-a-thon 2017 will be held Jan 30-Feb 8.
Students will log their minutes read during those 10 days. Find out the details on www.miralomasf.com .

Reading Logs will available online and a paper copy will be sent home with your student at the end of January.

Author Visit
Emma Bland Smith, local author and dear friend of the Miraloma community, visited Miraloma for a book signing and reading event. Her book "Journey" is fascinating tale for young readers on how a wild wolf makes it's way from Oregon to Northern California. It comes with beautiful illustrations as well as a map, timeline, photos, further reading, discussion points and activities. 
You can   ORDER HER BOOK HERE.

BY FEB 3: Submit Art for Miraloma Art Show
Your child can submit art for the Miraloma Art Show (Feb 9). Art of any medium and size: 3D, paintings, ceramics, fiber art, jewelry, computer animation or videos. 
Ryan Silvers & Danica Gittelman - arts@miralomasf.com
FEB 3: First Friday Coffee
Join your fellow Miralomans for a cup of joe, a pastry and some good conversation! Our Coffee Socials take place on the first Friday of the month at 8am outside the Cafeteria
Contact us if you can bake/bring a breakfast treat to share.
Kathryn Shedrick & Christy Gagan - hospitality@miralomasf.com
FEB 3-8: Book Fair
Save the date! The Scholastic Book Fair will be held Feb 3-8 in the Miraloma Library
Shae Brown -  bookfair@miralomasf.com
FEB 4: Garden Workday
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Please join us for the Garden Workday on Sat Feb 4 10am-2pm!  One known project is to rebuild the Oak tree irrigation system on the playground (which was unfortunately dismantled by students at recess). Parents: please tell your children not to destroy the school's landscaping.
Geoffrey Coffey -   garden@miralomasf.com
FEB 9: Miraloma Art Show
You are invited to celebrate our student artists with a reception Thu Feb 9, 5-8pm in the Gymnasium. Submissions will be accepted until Fri Feb 3.
Ryan Silvers & Danica Gittelman - arts@miralomasf.com
FUNDRAISING
FEB 22-MAR 1: Online Auction!
Save the date for the online auction for those who can't make it to the auction event, or who want to get a jump on the action: Feb 22-Mar 1
These are exclusive online deals and will NOT be available at the auction event on Mar 4.
MAR 4: Auction!
Miraloma's biggest fundraiser and party will be held on  March 4, 2017 from 6pm-midnight at the Verdi Club.
JUST IN! 
Two Tickets to Hamilton!
The hottest ticket on Broadway is coming to San Francisco, but in case you didn't get tickets to this sold out show we will have two orchestra seats at the auction! Don't miss this chance to see Lin Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical. Special thanks to a generous Miraloma family for this donation.
How can you help us at this moment?

Wine!

Donate a bottle or two of good wine ($30+ per bottle) for the Miraloma style raffle. Please hand it to Christine Tawadrous or your room parent at morning circle. 

 

Sign Up Parties/Events!

Host a Sign Up Party/Event! Submit your Sign-Up by Feb 1, or contact our Sign-Ups Coordinator, Linda Cheu, if you have a great idea but need some help putting it together.

 

Connections!

We'd love connections in the hospitality business & vacation rentals. Please contact our Procurement Lead, Jean Kuwamoto

 

Classroom Projects!

We're hoping to receive classroom art projects from all classes! Have or need ideas? Please contact our Classroom Project Coordinators, Ryan Silvers & Danica Gittelman or check out the info on our website

 

Catherine Homsey - auction@miralomasf.com
VOLUNTEER
VOLUNTEER: Help with the Art Show!
Please consider volunteering to help set up the show Wed night Feb 8 and/or tear down Fri Feb 10.
Ryan Silvers & Danica Gittelman - arts@miralomasf.com
VOLUNTEER: 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: 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 
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