DRAGON DIGEST 314
January 31, 2018

IT'S TIME TO GET YOUR
EARLY BIRD AUCTION TICKETS!
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COMING UP
FEB 1: READ-A-THON ENDS TOMORROW NIGHT
NEED ANOTHER BOOK TO READ? Visit the book swap table if you have a book to be donated or have run out of books to read!

Reading ends at 9:00pm on Thursday, February 1

Read-a-Thon logs should be turned in to your teacher by Friday, Feb. 2. Winners announced next week!

Read-a-Thon Committee
readathon@miralomasf.com
NOW - FEB 9: EARLY BIRD AUCTION TICKETS ON SALE!
Auction Logo 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 9, regular ticket price is $65 in advance and $85 at the door.  Read more about the Auction below.
Questions? Email:  AuctionAdmin@miralomasf.com
FEB 2: BOOK FAIR STARTS FRIDAY

The Book Fair is back! 50% of all sales come back to the school, supporting the library and classrooms.

BOOK FAIR TIMES & DATES:
  • Friday, Feb 2 to Thursday, Feb 8, 8am-3pm daily.
  • Saturday, Feb 3, 10-2pm with bagels/coffee.
  • Open on Thursday Feb 8 during Art Show 5-7pm.
  • Online shopping is also available now! 
VOLUNTEER:
Volunteer in the Book Fair - please sign up here to take a shift. It's an easy and fun way to contribute and spend some time with our community.

Shae Brown, Book Fair Lead
bookfair@miralomasf.com
FEB 2: FIRST FRIDAY AND PRINCIPAL'S CHAT
Join us for the next First Friday Coffee + Principal's Chat

Fundraising at Miraloma: Why We Do It, How It's Done, and Where the Money Goes. It will feature Britta Narum, PTA VP of Fundraising, and Catherine Homsey, Auction Chair.

8:15 - 9:00 am (following First Friday Coffee) in the  STEAM Room 

Hospitality & Programs Committees
hospitality@miralomasf.comprograms@miralomasf.com
FEB 8: ART SHOW
February 8 is Miraloma's annual school-wide art show -- a great evening celebrating student art and having fun! The art show will be held from 5:30-7:00 pm in the Gym. It's open to all in the Miraloma Community.

Each child can submit an art piece:
  • Art of any medium and size: 3D, paintings, ceramics, fiber art, jewelry, computer animation, or videos. 
  • Students should bring their artwork to their classroom teacher before Feb 7th. If their piece is large, please email the Arts Committee to get instructions.
Ryan Silvers, Danica Gittelman,  and Mrs. Campbell (2nd Gr.)
-- 
Arts Committee
arts@miralomasf.com
FEB 15: PTA BOARD NOMINATIONS
The PTA is currently working on selecting a slate of PTA Officers for the 2018-19 school year.  

Read more about the various PTA Officer positionsIf you want to suggest people or nominate yourself, please submit the Nomination Form at the bottom of the  PTA page  by Thursday, Feb 15.

Linda Cheu, PTA Parliamentarian
parliamentarian@miralomasf.com
FEB 21-28: ONLINE AUCTION
Save the date for the online auction, Feb 21-28This is for those who can't make it to the auction event or who want to get a jump on the action. These are exclusive online deals and will NOT be available at the auction event on Mar 3. 

Auction Committee
auction@miralomasf.com
* Donated to our Online Auction!
AUCTION 2018 - MARCH 3, 2018
Watch this space each week for the latest and greatest info on the March 3rd Auction, our biggest fundraiser of the year...and always a party to remember!

NEWS & UPDATES:
Miraloma's biggest fundraiser and party will be held on March 3, 2018 from 6 pm-midnight at the Verdi Club

SILENT BIDDING - SIGNUP EVENTS - TEACHER TIP CONTEST - FACULTY FUN - CLASSROOM PROJECTS - LIVE AUCTION - FUND-A-NEED - WINE RAFFLE - DJ - DANCING!  

How can you help us at this moment?
  • Work on Your Classroom Projects!
    Make sure to submit pictures and descriptions to our Classroom Project Coordinators, Ryan Silvers & Danica Gittleman. Questions? AuctionArt@miralomasf.com
  • DONATE Wine to the Wine Raffle!
    Donate a bottle or two of good wine ($30+ per bottle) for the Miraloma wine raffle. Please hand it to Angela Han, Sarah Lowry, or your room parent at morning circle.
Catherine Homsey, Auction Chair
AUCTION 2018 - THE HOT LIST!
Each week we'll highlight items or packages that will be up for auction on March 3! 

JUST IN!
Beach House Weekend

Spend a weekend on the famed La Selva Beach near Santa Cruz!  Just steps away from the beach, this house sleeps six comfortably. Located just 15 minutes south of Capitola and 30 minutes south of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk this home is perfect for a quick weekend getaway for the whole family. Surfs Up! But only if you put your paddle up on March 3!
MARCH 9: FREE FAMILY NIGHT AT THE CAL ACADEMY
On Friday, March 9, 2018 from 6-9 pm, the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park will be open to 3rd-5th grade students + their families, as well as all Miraloma teachers and staff, at no charge.

Noah Ingber, Principal
principal@miralomasf.com
REMINDERS & FORMS

 

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