Miami Beach Senior High PTSA ENewsletter 
November 3, 2016 - Issue # 9

So Many Events - Don't Miss out!

MEET ARTS & TECHNOLOGY AT TREASURE ISLAND
The Treasure Island Art Meets Technology Fair will take place November 5 from 12 noon to 3:30 pm at Treasure Island Elementary School. It is geared for students Grade 2 through High School. At the event, there will be local artists, designers, app developers, industrial designers, and tech companies showcasing and demonstrating what they do. There will be workshops for children and their parents to have hands-on experiences on arts and technology.




THE PTSA SOCIAL EVENT "EVENING IN THE GARDEN"
Parents, the first PTSA Social event of the year has finally arrived! Come out and support your school, while enjoying a parent night out. "Evening in the Garden" is a wonderful way to meet other parents, teachers, and neighbors, coming together to enjoy wine and amazing Vietnamese food. 

This PTSA fundraiser will support our teacher grants to provide classroom supplies, activities, technology, and competitions, as well as assisting students in their test preparation.  These grants fill in where state funding in not enough to cover.  Come out and support our local Miami Beach public high school! 

Don't delay - buy your tickets now! A limited amount of tickets will be sold.

Please join us on November 11 at 7:00 pm!  Click here to reserve for this unique experience.

$40/$55 tax deductible receipts will be provided. 

 
 
If you are unable to attend, you can sponsor your favorite teacher.
Contact Chrysta at chrysta@the-beach.net to coordinate a sponsorship.   
You can also send a donation to PTSA: please click here.  



THE LEGISLATIVE & LOCAL ADVOCACY FORUM
Dear Parents, Teachers and Students,
Want to get a better understanding about what the PTSA is advocating for on behalf of your children?  The PTA and PTSA understand that there are many topics parents are interested in.  The 305 PTA and the Miami Beach feeder pattern PTA/PTSA are hosting the First Annual Legislative Platform at Beach High Auditorium on Monday, November 14, 6 - 8 pm.  
We encourage all families and teachers to come out to this important meeting and gain a better understanding of our Legislative Platform.  We will have a special guest, Iraida R. Mendez-Cartaya,  Associate Superintendent. 

   
 
THE STUDENT EXPO AT NAUTILUS MIDDLE SCHOOL




 
THE MBSH PTSA GENERAL MEETING
The PTSA General Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 16 at 6 pm in the Media Center. The program is entitled "Not One More". We will hear from Dr Judy Schaechter, Director of Pediatric Medicine for UM/Jackson Health, about her vision that not one more child should die by gun violence. Dr. Schaechter leads a team at the University of Miami and Jackson's Holtz Children's Hospital - the Injury Free Coalition for Kids of Miami - which collaborates with partners throughout South Florida to prevent childhood injury and violence.




 
GIVE MIAMI DAY 11.17.16 - SUPPORT YOUR PTSA!
Be a part of the most exciting annual giving event in South Florida - give to Beach High PTSA and the Miami Foundation will increase the donation! Our PTSA gets our teachers and students the support they need to enhance their learning. We are registered with Miami Give Day on November 17. Please SHARE this with your friends and family!
When you give to "Miami Beach Sr. High PTA", the Miami Foundation and its partners will maximize the community's generosity by making a bonus gift for every donation between $25 and $10,000 received on November 17 through givemiamiday.org.
Make a donation on November 17 so that we can continue to provide much-needed programs and equipment for our classrooms, programs and departments.

 

 
THE 18TH ANNUAL ALUMNI HALL OF FAME INDUCTION
On November 18, we will celebrate a very special day at Beach High. Seven distinguished individuals will be recognized on that day. These individuals are among the most acclaimed alumni of our school. Please see the Hall of Fame inductees below.



 
DASHBOARD

Calendar November-December
  • November 3, registration deadline for December 3 SAT.
  • November 4, registration deadline for December 10 ACT.
  • November 5, SAT test. Registered students.
  • November 5, November 8, No school, Teacher Planning Day.
  • November 9, UDT meeting,room 709,  2:30-3:30 pm.
  • November 11, No school, Veterans' Day.
  • November 11, "Evening in the Garden": Join us for this year's first PTSA social event! 7 pm. See article below.
  • November 14, First Annual Legislative and Local Advocacy Forum, Beach High Auditorium, 6 - 8 pm. See article below.
  • November 14-25, MYA (Mid - Year Assessments) testing: English Language Arts,
  • Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry.
  • November 15, Student Expo, Nautilus Middle School, 6 pm. See flyer below.
  • November 16, "Not One More", PTSA General Meeting. 6 - 7:30 pm, Media Center. See article below.
  • November 16, Herf Jones Ring payment day.
  • November 16, EESAC meeting, Media Center, 2:30 pm.
  • November 17, Give Miami Day: support your PTSA! See article below.
  • November 17, ICC meeting, 2:30 pm.
  • November 18, late registration deadline for December 10 ACT (late fee required).
  • November 18, 18th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Induction. See flyer below.
  • November 22, late registration deadline for December 3 SAT (late fee required).
  • November 23, No school, Teacher Planning Day.
  • November 24-27, No school, Thanksgiving Holiday and recess.
  • November 28-December 16, FSA EOC's: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Biology, and US History. Eligible students.
  • December 3, SAT test. Registered students.
  • December 10, ACT test. Registered students.
  • December 13, PTSA Board meeting. 7:30 - 9 am, Media Center. Everybody is welcome!
  • December 14, EESAC meeting, Media Center, 2:30 pm.
  • December 21, registration deadline for January 21 SAT
  • December 23, last day of school.
  • December 24 - January 8, Winter Break.
  • January 9, 2017, First Day of School after Winter Break.

 
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