October 12, 2021
Important Dates:

October 11-15: Conferences-Minimum Day Schedule
October 16: Run for Education - Montair Community Run
October 17: Montair Carnival: A Whole New World
October 17-22: Book Fair
October 19: Montair Foundation Public Meeting- 6pm 
October 25: 5th grade Parents Outdoor Education Information Night via Zoom
October 25-29: Red Ribbon Week
October 29: Halloween parade and parties

Message From The Principal
Dear Montair Families, 

We hope everyone enjoyed the weekend, SRVEF Expo, Run for Education and the changing fall weather. As families prepare for conferences this week, please reach out to teachers if you have any questions in needing to schedule a time.
Safety of all students is important to us when students arrive and are dismissed from school. Please be mindful of the following pick up and drop off procedures. Students should exit their cars from the passenger side of vehicles. They should wait until they reach the drop off loop before exiting their car. Students should not be dropped off along the Estates Dr., Quinterra Ln. or in the inner loop of the drop off loop in the parking lot. It is not safe for students to walk or run between cars to get onto or off campus. During pick up, if parents are picking up their children on foot, please wait at the grassy area by the marquee until the bell rings. Please do not congregate near classrooms or in the patio area. Finally, no one should not park illegally on Houston Court or Estates Drive when picking up children. Please be courteous of our neighbors. 

We have a couple of fun events in store for this week. On Saturday, October 16 from 9:00-11:00, we have the Montair run on the Iron Horse Trail. There will be staggered start times every 2 minutes. We will be giving official finish times for the 5K run. If you have questions, please Paul Grabowsky or Karen Robman. 
In addition, our carnival is this Sunday, October 17th from 12:00-4:00. We’ll have a pumpkin patch, lots of games, food trucks, and a giant slide. We look forward to seeing you there! 
Please take a moment this week after conferences to give us feedback on social-emotional learning. Your child’s teacher will have an SEL survey for you to fill out and drop off in the office. We appreciate you sharing your insights. If you prefer doing a digital survey, you can fill it out HERE.  
Enjoy your week…

Warm regards, 

Elizabeth Lyons, Ed.D.
Montair Elementary School 
Montair Carnival: A Whole New World

The event you’ve been waiting for! The Montair Carnival: A Whole New World is on Sunday, October 17th from 12-4pm (doors open at 11:30 for our SDC community)

Wristbands are now on sale now through the Montair Store

Unlimited Games, Hair / Tattoo, 1 Kids Meal with bottled water, popcorn/cotton candy option, 5 raffle tickets

Unlimited Games, Hair / Tattoo, 5 raffle tickets

1 Adult Meal with bottled water, 1 Coffee Cart Item, 5 raffle tickets
Message from the PTA
Happy Fall Montair!

We are SO THRILLED to be having our Montair Carnival: A Whole New World back on campus this year. We have some of the classics coming back, like the Cake Walk, Raffle, and the midway games... as well as some super exciting new activities for the whole family to enjoy. Get ready to see a magic show, take a ride down the giant slide, and pick your family pumpkins!

Our Carnival is a wonderful community event for our school and we rely heavily on parent volunteers to keep it running smoothly. Room parents sent out sign-up geniuses for each class, and if you already signed up for a time slot or to bring in cake or water- THANK YOU!

If you do have an hour of your time to give on Sunday, please sign up here:

An email was also sent out to anyone who purchased their wristbands already about an additional PTA Waiver. If you haven't purchased your wristbands yet, and plan on coming to the Carnival, please fill out this google form. We will be requiring it and checking onsite. You can help keep our lines moving quickly by submitting this beforehand. Thank you!

While you're enjoying the Carnival, stop by the Spirit Wear table or check out the first introduction to our upcoming Wreath Fundraiser. And don't forget our Book Fair in the Library courtyard!

We are looking forward to a wonderful weekend with all of Montair!
Montair Dad's Club Pumpkin Patch. Find us at the Montair Carnival on 10/17/21
Cake Decorating Contest! Bring in your best decorated cakes, either "A Whole New World" themed or Halloween or anything you can imagine! Cakes must be dropped off at the MPR on 10/17/21 by 1pm in order to be judged.
Your Voice Matters. Public Montair Foundation meeting on Tuesday, October 19th at 6pm. Zoom meeting ID: 873 2954 8442
Montair’s Book Fair Takes Off October 17th!
When: In-person shopping begins from during Montair’s Fall Carnival on October 17th from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and continues through October 22nd during recess, lunch and after school. The fair will be open after school until 3:00 p.m. on October 18th, 19th, 21st and 22nd and until 1:30 p.m. on October 20th

Where: The fair will take place outdoors in the library courtyard. 

Special Evening Event with Dr. Lyons: The fair will be open from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the evening of October 20th. Dr. Lyons will be reading a featured book from our fair. All are welcome to attend!

Online shopping: The eFair is now open! If you would like to shop for a student and support the school from the comfort of your home, feel free to visit Montair’s eFair at efairs.follettbookfairs.com and enter code Y9DXX. Any eFair book orders will be shipped to the school after the book fair is complete.
Culture in the Community on 10/17/21 from 10-2 at the San Ramon Community Center.
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