by Emily Becker
After dropping off your student, follow the TRAFFIC FLOW shown above. Please do NOT take a left turn into Rockdale, but continue on Omar Way. 

Take a minute to review our Traffic & Parking Guidelines
If your child will be absent or is tardy by more than 30 minutes, please  SUBMIT THIS FORM to the school secretary. 
(No need to call the school)

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 for 10% off and 10% back to our school!

Mollie Stone's Community Card - up to 5% of your total store purchase to Miraloma!

Mar 8, 2017
Auction THANK YOU!
Miraloma did it again!  What an amazing turnout  on Saturday  and what a party! The energy in the room was contagious and the generosity evident every paddle raise and sign-up . It was inspiring to see the community come together ensuring our children have a top notch education.
See this Auction mailing for the results   -  the total revenue is now up to $254,000 !

Thanks to everyone who donated their time, effort, services, products and money to the auction. The list is long, but we would like to acknowledge the generous in-kind donation by Stellar Auctions for the professional auctioning services. 

And an extra shout-out to our awesome bar-tending teachers who are always going above and beyond to make our school great. 

This was truly a community effort - and what a community we have! We are honored to be a part of it.

The 2017 Auction Team - auction@miralomasf.com

MAR 8: Mini-Auction Ends TODAY!
Scoop up those very last Signup slots! Yes! While many Signups sold out quickly, we have a few more slots available! Our generous hosts offered larger events this year and some agreed to open up even more slots due to high demand! 

Be quick as it will close Wednesday March 8 at 9:30pm.
MAR 9 & 10: Auction Item Pickup! - THIS WEEK!

Make sure to pay your auction invoice before picking up your items. Invitations to Self Check-Out were sent on Sunday. 
Contact AuctionAdmin@miralomasf.com with any billing questions.


Classroom Projects - THIS WEEK
FAN Room @ 8am: Danica Gittelman/Ryan Silvers will be in the FAN room next to Lost & Found shelves THIS WEEK ONLY. Come pick up your classroom project this week!

Gift Certificates - THIS THU & FRI
Online Auction & Live Auction Items can be picked up from the Office on Thu Mar 9 & Fri Mar 10.

There are no Gift Certificates to be picked up. Guests will be contacted by the hosts. (Hosts will receive their guest lists in the coming weeks).

Faculty Fun
Contact the teacher to coordinate. (Teachers will receive the list of guests for signup Faculty Fun events)  

Catherine Homsey - auction@miralomasf.com
MAR 11: School-wide Clean Up Day 
SIGN UP to help on Sat Mar 11 from 9am-2pm at the School-wide Cleanup Day to deep clean the school and ensure it is a great place for our kids to learn and thrive. Come help clean the cafeteria, wipe-down surfaces in classrooms, vacuum/carpet clean classroom area rugs, or get the bathrooms sparkling. Classroom area rugs will only be cleaned if volunteers sign up to clean that room.

Andrew Gordon - grounds@miralomasf.com
MAR 11: Garden Work Day 
Please join our garden team on Sat Mar 11, 10am-2pm for a landscaping work party on the playground. We will be digging and installing irrigation along the natural areas in preparation for planting, and will also paint the curb and eastern wall below the chain link fence. If you are bringing students, please let Ms. Danny know: . We will meet on the playground.

Geoffrey Coffey - garden@miralomasf.com
MAR 14: Joint SSC-PTA Meeting 
Please join the SSC & PTA for our combined meeting on Tue March 14, 6-7:30pm in the Library. Key topics on the agenda are:
  • Survey Chair, Liz Hamel will present School Survey results 
  • Principal Ingber will present the preliminary site budget from the District.
  • Vote on our PTA Board 2017-18. See proposed slate of candidates below.
President: Sarah Sims
Secretary: Elizabeth Brooks
Treasurer: Kevin Rogers
Financial Secretary: Angela Han
Communications: Mercedes Coats
VP of Fundraising: Britta Narum
VP of Programs: Kelley Karandjeff
VP of Membership: Christie Lee Duffy
Volunteer Coordinator: Brigitta Doughterty
Auditor: Jen Wana
Historian: Sonia Lele
Parliamentarian: Linda Cheu
MAR 16: Early Release Day
MAR 18: Shared Schoolyard Kick Off Event
Join the Shared Schoolyard Project and Supervisor Mark Farrell at Miraloma Elementary School on Saturday, March 18 from 11am-1pm for an exciting kick-off event marking the grand re-opening of the schoolyard for the public to use on weekends. The event will include games and activities for the whole neighborhood, free lunch, and a ribbon cutting ceremony.  [Facebook Event]

RSVP now - free event 
MAR 21: PTA Program: Kids and the News 
Join us on Tue Mar 21, 6:30-8pm for a discussion on "How to talk to your kids about what's happening in the news".
XYZA News co-founders Sapna Satagopan (Miraloma parent) and Joann Suen will lead this event and discuss how to speak as a family about difficult events, help kids digest news in a way that makes sense to their lives, learn what sources are age appropriate, and how to understand the difference between "fake" and "real" news.

RSVP by Monday 3/20/2017 - free event for Miraloma parents, guardians, teachers & staff.

Kelley Karandjeff - programs@miralomasf.com
MAR 27-31: Spring Break
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 

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 


* Available at our Online Auction, Feb 22 - Mar 1!




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