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Jan 25, 2017
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COMING UP
NOW-FEB 6: Annual School-Wide SSC Survey
Please take a moment to complete the Miraloma Family Survey by Feb 6 (one per family).  This survey gives valuable input for the SSC and PTA that helps make budgeting choices and inform strategic decisions. 
Note:  A second parent survey will be conducted by SFUSD later this Spring, which is used by the district to compare schools and measure progress against goals. ( We have shortened the Miraloma Family survey to avoid repetition of questions on the district survey)
JAN 25: PTA Meeting
Join us tonight (Jan 25) at 6:00pm in the library to hear from Marcus Wong from the YMCA after school program. This is your chance to hear all about the after school program and have your questions answered!
JAN 26: Early Release
SCHOOL IS OUT AT 11:20AM
JAN 27: Lunar New Year
NO SCHOOL
JAN 30- FEB 8: Read-a-thon!
Starting next week, our students record all minutes read, both in the classroom and at home during the 10 day reading marathon!
All reading counts: books, newspapers, magazines, graphic novels, internet stories, homework reading, books on tape, etc. [read more]

Reading STARTS: Mon Jan 30, 2017 @ 2pm
Reading STOPS: Wed Feb 8, 2017 @ 9pm
Reading Logs Due: Thu Feb 9, 2017*

Reading Logs will be sent home with your student by Monday Jan 30.  You can download extra reading logs here.

* NOTE: Reading logs must be turned in ON TIME and with the logged minutes totaled at the bottom of each sheet (please staple 'In Class' and 'Take Home' logs together). Only logs with a total and legible, accurate totals can be counted.

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 3-10: Book Fair
Come and raise funds for your library by purchasing books for your classroom or your fabulous reader(s). 50% comes back to the library as much needed funds for new books. We will have a great selection of titles for all levels.

The book fair is open on weekdays Feb 3- Feb 10 @ 8am-3pm!
Extra opening hours:
Sat Feb 4 @ 9am-3pm
Mon Feb 6 @ 5-6pm
Thu Feb 9 @ 5-7pm (during the Miraloma Art Show)

Student Purchases
If you can't accompany your student, please send your student with a signed blank check to 'Miraloma PTA' and 'Book Fair' in comment field. Include any purchase directions, so our librarian and volunteers can help and supervise book purchases.
 
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
BY FEB 24: Mayor's Teacher of the Year Award
Know of a teacher who deserves recognition?
Nominate a Miraloma teacher for the Mayor's Teacher of the Year Award 2016-2017 by Feb 24!
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.

EARLY BIRD TICKETS at $55 will be for sale Feb 1-Feb 10!
JUST IN! 
Train Concert and Meet & Greet!
See Grammy-winning band, Train, on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at the Shoreline Amphitheater. This exclusive package includes premium seats and a chance to go backstage for a meet and greet with the band after the show. Featuring songs from their new album, "A Girl A Bottle A Boat" including the single "Play that Song."
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 at the Book Fair
Sign up to  VOLUNTEER during one or more sessions (Feb 3-Feb10), or to set up (Feb 2), or pull down (Feb 10)
It's fun and a great way to spend time with Miraloma readers, help them pick out books and supervise book purchases when parents aren't present.

Shae Brown - bookfair@miralomasf.com
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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