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Feb 1, 2017
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)
NOW- FEB 10: Early Bird Auction Tickets!
You have TEN DAYS to secure your auction tickets at the discounted Early Bird price of $55 per person! Price includes dinner, beer, wine and music!

After Feb. 11, regular ticket price is $65 in advance and $85 at the door.
Questions? Email: AuctionAdmin@miralomasf.com
JAN 30- FEB 8: Read-a-thon!
The annual Read-a-thon (RAT) is off to a great start!

Reading logs were sent home with your student on Jan 30. You can download extra reading logs here.

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*

* 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.

FEB 3-8: Submit Art for Miraloma Art Show
Your child can submit art for the Miraloma Art Show (Feb 9) to their classroom  between Fri Feb 3 and Wed Feb 8.
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: Crazy Day
crazy day
This Friday's Spirit Day, organized by our student government, is CRAZY DAY! Come to school wearing anything crazy!
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 6: SSC Meeting
Please join us for the SSC Meeting on Monday Feb 6 @ 5:45pm in the library.

Agenda
5:45-5:50 Intros
5:50-5:55 Approve Minutes from Previous SSC Meeting
5:55-6:05 Approve New Meeting Dates
6:05-6:40 Update Miraloma's Vision & Mission Pt. 2 [Lauren]
6:40-6:45 School Updates
6:45-6:55 Public Comments, Other Announcements &
Agenda Items for Next Month's Meeting
6:55-7:00 Celebrations & Appreciations
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
FEB 20: Presidents Day
NO SCHOOL
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.

SILENT BIDDING - SIGNUP EVENTS - TEACHER TIP CONTEST - FACULTY FUN - CLASSROOM PROJECTS - LIVE AUCTION - FUND-A-NEED - WINE RAFFLE - DJ - DANCE! 
Read more on our website  
JUST IN! 
Pixar Animation Studio Tour for 4!
Go behind the scenes at Pixar Animation Studios with this 60 minute weekday tour for four! Take home a gift basket filled with Pixar souvenirs including DVDs, toys and books. Learn about what it takes to make an animated film, see the art created for previous films and get a sense of the culture created to inspire and motivate the 1,200 people who work there. 
How You Can Help

Donate 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. 

 

Buy Your Auction Tickets!

Early Bird Tickets are for sale now until Feb 10. Contact principal@miralomasf.com for financial assistance. 

  

Work on Your Classroom Projects!

Make sure to submit pictures and descriptions to our Classroom Project Coordinators, Ryan Silvers & Danica Gittelman. See project guidelines on our website

 

Catherine Homsey - auction@miralomasf.com
MAR 11: Garden Workday - postponed from Feb 4
POSTPONED! 
Please join us for the Garden Workday on Sat March 11 10am-2pm!
Geoffrey Coffey -   garden@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 
SUMMER CAMPS

* Donated to our Online Auction!
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