School News & Upcoming Events | September 9, 2018

**REMINDER: NO SCHOOL on Monday, September 10th**
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WHO'S ON CAR LINE DUTY ?

THIS WEEK : AMICO & GOLDS

NEXT WEEK : DONAHUE & LARKIN
DON'T FORGET TO PAY FOR AFD!
REMEMBER, 100% PARTICIPATION = 100% SUCCESS!
There are only a few weeks left for our Annual Fund Drive and and we need everybody to participate.  Currently, we are only at 55% participation !  

Thank you to those who have already contributed to our AFD to help ensure our kids continue to enjoy technology, music, art, PE, a reading specialist, a librarian, yard aides, a computer lab, school supplies for the classroom, AND SO MUCH MORE! Without your participation, we will not be able to fund the incredible educational experiences that your child enjoys at Bay Laurel. 

Please turn your form in to your child’s teacher, to the office or pay online: https://www.myschoolanywhere.com/cart-new.a5w?cart=BAYLAURELELEMENTARY119748

Extra forms are available in the office or you can print it at home via the link on the PFA website .

Don't forget that many companies have a donation matching program - inquire with your HR department!
BACK TO SCHOOL BREAKFAST!
LAST CHANCE TO BUY TICKETS FOR OUR BREAKFAST FUN-RAISER!
Join your fellow Dolphins at our "Back-to-School Breakfast" Fundraiser at The Stand in Calabasas! Bay Laurel is taking over The Stand on Sunday, September 16th, from 8:00-10:00 AM!

For just $14 per person, enjoy unlimited housemade pancakes, breakfast burritos, scrambled eggs, bacon, Stand potatoes, orange juice, and coffee!

TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE, NO LATER THAN 9/12/18! Tickets can be purchased online here: https://thestand.ticketleap.com/baylaurel/

Questions? Contact our Fundraising Team at blesfundraising@gmail.com .
NEW DOLPHIN PARENTS WELCOME COFFEE
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH, 7:45-8:15 AM IN THE MPR
Calling all New Dolphin Parents! If you have a child who started at Bay Laurel THIS year, please stop by the MPR after drop off on Tuesday, 9/11. The PFA will be hosting a welcome coffee, and you'll get a chance to meet Ryan Gleason, Director of Education & Leadership at LVUSD. Hope to see you there!

Afterward, stay for the PFA Meeting immediately following the coffee!
MONTHLY PFA MEETING
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH @ 8:15AM IN THE MPR
All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend the first Bay Laurel PFA meeting of the school year! Learn about what YOUR Bay Laurel PFA does for the school, get to know the Board members, and find out about upcoming activities.

GET INVOLVED! We have opportunities to help that are big or small to fit anyone's schedule.
FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
THIS FRIDAY @ 6:30PM ON THE BAY LAUREL FIELD
Get your your lawn chairs and blankets ready....and join us for a fun night of food and fun while watching a great family flick! There will be food booths to grab dinner before the show starts. You can also buy spirit wear!

Help support our 5th Grade class and purchase some tasty treats at their Bake Sale! Items for sale will be $1, $2 and $5....only cash accepted!

Questions? Please contact us at baylaurelpfa@gmail.com .
FALL SPORTS ENRICHMENT WITH COACH DANTE
LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER - CLASSES START SEPTEMBER 11TH
Register Now!! Coach Dante's popular sports enrichment classes are back for 2018-19! Basketball, Dynamic Sports, or Flag Football -- sign up today and get your child involved in Coach Dante's awesome sports classes!

Registration forms and waivers are located on the "After School Care/Enrichment Programs" page of the PFA Website. Once completed, please return all forms and payment to the school office.

Questions? Please email us at baylaurelpfa@gmail.com .
BAY LAUREL HOMEWORK CLUB
SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION NOW FOR THE 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR!
Bay Laurel's Homework Club has been helping our students succeed since 2010! All Homework Club staff members are LVUSD employees, and are First Aid and CPR certified.

Enrollment applications for the 2018-19 school year are now being accepted! Homework Club is open Monday through Friday until 4:00PM (extended care available until 4:30PM for an additional fee).

For questions, please contact Donna Ouaknine (805-338-1967) or Debbie Dreiman (818-277-8776).
GET READY TO PARTY, BAY LAUREL!
PARTY BOOK IS BACK, AND BETTER THAN EVER!
What the heck *IS* Party Book, anyway?

Party Book is a collection of social and educational gatherings for students, parents...or maybe even both! Generous hosts donate the cost of the party so that 100% of the ticket revenue goes directly to the PFA, which funds incredible academic programs, specialists, events, and other opportunities at our school!


Questions? Want to host, but need ideas? Email the Party Book Chairs, Sandhya Kawatra ( spkawatra@gmail.com ) or Samantha Barnett ( sgboroda@gmail.com ) for more information.
BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION
SAVE THOSE BOX TOPS - CLASSROOM CONTEST STARTS 10/1/18!
Start saving those Box Tops, folks, because a Box Tops Contest will begin on Monday, October 1st!

From Monday, 10/1/18 through Friday, 10/12/18, submit as many Box Tops as you can (don't forget to write YOUR name and your TEACHER'S name on your submission!). The classroom with the most Box Tops submitted will win a popsicle party! Top individual contributors can win a free kids' meal certificate from Islands!

Questions? Please email our Box Tops Coordinator, parent volunteer Erin Mediuch, via email at erinmediuch@yahoo.com .
COMMUNITY DISCOUNT CARDS
NEW FUNDRAISING CARD SAVES YOU MONEY FOR A WHOLE YEAR!
Who doesn't like getting a good deal? Saving money every time you go out for pizza, frozen yogurt, yoga, or a manicure...and on top of that, using that discount for an ENTIRE YEAR, 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!

Want to buy one? 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 .
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 needs volunteers in the 2018-19 school year for the following roles:

--Grade-Level Party Book Liaisons
--Family Fun Day Chair(s)
--Literacy Week Chair(s)
--Grade-Level Yearbook Liaisons
--Spring Dance 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 ) .
THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS 2018-19 SPONSORS!
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For questions about anything in our newsletters, please contact the PFA at baylaurelPFA@gmail.com.