October 9, 2016 


School Directories are In!

The School Directories are ready and will be coming to your 
home soon! 

On  Tuesday, October 11th,  the new 2016/2017 Directories will be distributed to your eldest child in the PVSD school district.  If you ordered a directory, please check their backpacks!!

A huge thank you to Judy Gilbert for all of her hard work and dedication on the Directory.
Pizza Fundraiser!

Ormondale and Corte Madera Families

Amici's in Menlo Park
880 Santa Cruz Avenue

On Monday, October 17th
5pm to 9pm
Dine In or Take Out (no deliveries)

Amici's will generously donate 25% of your food and beverage purchase to help support ORM and Corte Madera's  PTO!

Raise $ for our Schools With Amazon Smile

Please use the PV PTO Amazon Smile link every time you shop on Amazon. By doing so, our schools will receive 0.5% of your purchase as part of the Amazon Smile program. 

Your purchase will not be affected by using this link - you will still get the benefit of your Prime membership and your purchase information will not be shared. 

Just bookmark this  PV PTO Amazon Smile link and use this link every time you shop!
Volunteers Needed for the Turkey Trot!

The Annual Turkey Trot Fundraiser for the PVSD PTO will be on Saturday November 19th from 8:00 - 11:00! 

We need day volunteers the week prior to the event to help out with Field Activities for kids.  Please sign up by October 16th or we will need to cancel these events!

For those of you new to the District, or this event, the Turkey Trot is a 1K or 5K run/walk that takes place in the neighborhood surrounding Ormondale.  The event is open to all community members and PVSD families. 

Ormondale Upcoming Events

October 14th - Ormondale Photo Day

October 19th - Ormondale Super Staff Lunch 

October 31st - ORM Halloween Parade 

November 10th - PTO Mtg. at CMS; 9am

November 19th - Turkey Trot

View the full PTO calendar  here
Corte Madera

CMS Upcoming Events

October 12th - Corte Madera Super Staff Lunch

October 13th - Corte Madera School Pictures

November 4th - Corte Madera  6-8th BBQ Lunch 11:43am

November 10th - PTO Mtg. at CMS; 9am

November 18th - Corte Madera 4/5 Cocoa Breakfast 7:30am

November 19th - Turkey Trot

View the full PTO calendar  here .

Attention 6th, 7th and 8th Grade Parents!

Oktoberfest is here!!   October 12  is the Super Staff Luncheon.  We are still in need of a few food items and we need parents to help set up, cover yard duty and clean up.  Please click the link and sign up today!

CMS Yearbook on Sale Now!

The 2016-2017 Corte Madera Yearbook is on sale now! 

CLICK HERE to order your yearbook, place an ad, order custom gifts or upload your own photos!

Portola Valley Schools Foundation
2016-17 Annual Campaign

Record-Breaking $350,000 Challenge Grant 
25 generous District families have pledged to give a total of $350,000 if we can raise an additional $450,000 by Donation Day,October 21st

If you haven't given yet, please help unlock this record-breaking grant. 

Attention Portola Valley School District Grandparents!

Would you like to receive a biennial newsletter describing the going ons in the district? We published one on October 5th! Sign up here to receive the Community Connect.

Community News

Bats!  Join us for this free event that is both fun for kids and engaging for adults. 

This event features Corky Quirk of NorCal Bats and her rescued bat ambassadors. See up close how bats fly, eat, and use echolocation.

Sunday, October 30, 2016 ● 3:00 p.m.
Wunderlich County Park ● 4040 Woodside Road

Click here to let us know you are coming.