School News & Upcoming Events | October 28, 2018
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WHO'S ON CAR LINE DUTY ?

THIS WEEK : DONAHUE & GILANI

NEXT WEEK : STERNBACH & ROSEN
CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN AT BAY LAUREL
PARENTS! YOU'RE INVITED TO OUR ANNUAL DOLPHIN HALLOWEEN PARADE!
From 8:30-9:00 AM this Wednesday, 10/31/18 , all Dolphins will take part in Bay Laurel's Annual All-School Halloween Parade!

Parents are invited to the blacktop to watch as all students, from TK through 5th grade, show off their awesome costumes. Many classrooms are having Halloween parties in their rooms after the parade so please check with your room parents to find out what is going on in YOUR child's classroom.

Questions? Please contact us at BayLaurelPFA@gmail.com .
GIRL SCOUTS HOST 50/50 CANDY SPLIT
BRING YOUR CANDY TO MORNING CAR LINE ON THURSDAY, 11/1
Dolphins, are you ready for Halloween? Do you head out for Trick-or-Treating with your friends? Do you get too much candy?

If you answered yes to the last question, bring it to morning carline on Thursday, November 1st ! Girl Scout Troops #2496 and #3606 will be collecting your unwanted candy from 7:45-8:15AM .

All candy donations from the 50/50 Candy Split will benefit Operation Gratitude .

Questions? Please contact us at BayLaurelPFA@gmail.com .
PARTY BOOK IS LIVE!!
GRAB YOUR SPOT BEFORE IT SELLS OUT!
Haven't checked out Party Book yet? Then you are MISSING OUT!!! Missing out on some great events as well as another way to contribute to Bay Laurel while having some fun!!

We have some exciting parties coming up in November and December. Remember: 100% of the proceeds go back to Bay Laurel! Click on the link , register and sign up for a party! Then, tell your friends to join you!

Here are just a few of the parties still available:

  • Looking for something to get the sillies out for your 2nd or 4th grader? Check out the Kid's Improv Party & Fun! Sign up deadline is THIS Thursday, November 1st.



  • Learn how to make delicious Challah bread at the Challah Baking party. Party takes place on Friday morning, December 7th.

  • Impress your friends with your knowledge of scotch. Everything you ever wanted to know at the Scotch Tasting party on December 8th. Don't worry if you don't drink Scotch, enjoy dinner and a great night out with Bay Laurel friends!

Don't wait -- some parties have already sold out! Sign up now!
BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY PHOTO MINI SESSION NOW!
RACHAEL B PHOTOGRAPHY GIVES 15% BACK TO THE PFA!
Haven't booked your family's holiday photo session yet? Never fear, Rachael B Photography is here!

Fellow Bay Laurel mom and fab photographer, Rachael Buechler of  Rachael B Photography , is here to help! Rachael is hosting sessions just for Bay Laurel, taking place Sunday, 11/4 at Orcutt Ranch in West Hills . The best part? She will donate 15% of your session back to the Bay Laurel PFA! Sign up now!

Questions? Email our Fundraising Team at BLESfundraising@gmail.com .
PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES
TK/KINDER: 11/2 THRU 11/8 | GRADES 1-5: 11/9 THRU 11/16
Just a friendly reminder that there are TWO weeks of Parent/Teacher Conferences approaching!

TK/Kindergarten conferences will take place beginning Friday, 11/2, and run through Thursday, 11/8. TK/K students will be dismissed at 12:15PM each day EXCEPT Wednesday (dismissal at 11:30AM).

Grades 1-5 conferences will take place beginning Friday, 11/9 and run through Friday, 11/16 (remember that Monday, 11/12 is a "no school" day). Students in Grades 1-5 will be dismissed at 12:15PM EVERY DAY (including Wednesday).
COMMUNITY DISCOUNT CARDS
LAST CHANCE TO BUY THIS AWESOME FUNDRAISING CARD!
Who doesn't want discounts that are good through 8/31/19? For just $10, you'll get discounts at merchants such as: Fresh Brothers Pizza, Golden Spoon, WARRIOR&CO Yoga, Menchie's, Fazio Cleaners...AND MORE!

Last chance to buy your Community Discount Card before they're gone! Final day to purchase is Friday, November 2nd!

Click the button below to head over to the Bay Laurel PFA Store on MySchoolAnywhere to purchase! (select "Discount Cards" in the "Shop by Category" drop down menu)
Have questions? Please email our Fundraising Team at BLESfundraising@gmail.com .
LVUSD SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE FORUM
JOIN THE SCHOOL BOARD GUEST SPEAKERS AT AGOURA HIGH
On Tuesday, October 30th at 7pm , Agoura High School will be hosting a School Board Candidate Panel in its Performing Arts and Education Center. This is an opportunity for our students and community members to get to know the candidates for election to the LVUSD School Board and their platforms prior to the election the following week.

Get the information you need to make an informed voting decision that will affect thousands of students and teachers for the next several years. Make sure to join us for this free community event!

Click here to register for free ticket and get more information.
DID YOU KNOW?
THERE ARE OVER 26 DIFFERENT LANGUAGES SPOKEN AT BAY LAUREL!
We also have over 100 students who are English Learners. ELD stands for English Language Development and we have an awesome ELD program at Bay Laurel that emphasizes reading fluency, comprehension, vocabulary, and writing all in a small group environment.

For more information, please reach out to Shannan Harveson at sharveson@lvusd.org
GOT MYSCHOOLANYWHERE?
BAY LAUREL'S DIRECTORY IS DIGITAL - GET ACCESS TO IT NOW!
Did you know that Bay Laurel's student/family directory is digital? Yes, all families have access to student and family information, classroom information, and the PFA Online Store?

Download the app to your phone by clicking here and you will have a handy reference tool in the palm of your hand. Remember to update your information as it changes..

Questions? Please contact Jayne Polan , our parent volunteer in charge of the School Directory.
BAY LAUREL PFA WEBSITE
STAY UP-TO-DATE ON ALL SCHOOL HAPPENINGS!
Be sure to bookmark the Bay Laurel PFA website for everything you need to know at Bay Laurel, including:

VOLUNTEERS, WE NEED YOU!
PARENT VOLUNTEERS ARE WHAT MAKE BAY LAUREL AMAZING!
Bay Laurel still needs volunteers for THIS school year for the following roles:

--Family Fun Day Chair(s)
--Literacy Week Chair(s)
--Restaurant Fundraising Chair(s)
--MakerSpace Chair(s)
--Teacher Raffle Chair(s)
--Bay Laurel PFA Arts Committee

If we don't have volunteers - we cannot have these community events!

To learn more about volunteer opportunities for the 2018-19 school year, please contact our PFA President, Dawn Sue-Dare ( blpfapresident@gmail.com ) .
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