March 11, 2019
Weaver Whale Mail
A Great Place to Learn
Igniting Unlimited Possibilities for All Students!

Mark Your Calendars
3/14: Open House 6:00pm
3/15: No school- teacher development day
3/18-3/21: CARES Campaign
3/21: MTM parent training/assembly - 8:30am
3/22: Flag Ceremony with HSA Award Ceremony - 8:30am
3/22: PTA Platinum member breakfast - 9:00 - 10:00am
3/29: Flag- Reading Incentive - 8:30am
3/30: Weaver Goes Gatsby
4/3: Weaver STEAM Fair
4/6: District STEAM Fair
A Message from the Principal!
Dear Weaver Families, 
Dr. Robert Briggerman was a friend, mentor, and colleague to many of us in our Weaver and Los Alamitos community. His warm smile and hearty laugh instantly drew people towards him as someone you could trust for guidance and support. Dr. B’s presence and leadership at Weaver Elementary will be missed by all of us. We are heartbroken by his sudden death. It reminds me that life is precious, and that time should be invested in our loved ones! May we continue to hold Dr. B and his family in our thoughts and prayers.
I am grateful for the Weaver community and our Los Al team for surrounding our students and families with so much support. Each of us have been impacted by this loss in a different way, but we remain inspired by Dr. B’s unshakable drive to bring love and kindness to students. He is a Weaver Whale through and through and we will always hold him close to our heart. Let’s celebrate Dr. B’s legacy as an amazing school administrator and loyal friend.

Kind regards,
What's Happening at Weaver!
Weaver Goes Gatsby is on Saturday, March 30, 2019. Buy your tickets and check out the silent auction (now live!) at  

We are also still accepting donations.
Contact Jackie Skeris if you have a donation text:(917) 921-0475. 

Sign up to help with Weaver Goes Gatsby! 
Please consider volunteering to help sign up

Day of the event

Prior to the event 

C. A.R.E.S. Celebration: March 18 – 29
The Weaver Ambassadors are proud to sponsor the C.A.R.E.S. Celebration. During this time, we will celebrate our school community that demonstrates Compassion, takes Action, embraces Responsibility, shows Empathy and gives Support to others by engaging in activities and a community service project that promotes a culture of kindness.

C.A.R.E.S. Week: March 18 – 22: Theme Days
The 2019-2020 PTA board slate recommended by the nomination committee are as follows:

President: Vicky Vu
EVP: Ruth Anne Kurkjian 
1st VP Ways and Means: Michiko Inananga
2nd VP of Membership: Brian Maris
Treasurer: Amanda Baltz 
Financial Secretary: Michelle Shahon 
Recording Secretary: Lisa Massoumi
Auditor: Scott Fox
Historian: Sue Hsieh

Upcoming events until next PTA meeting:
3/14- Flag ceremony with Giving tree
3/14- 6pm OPEN House
3/15- No School
3/18-3/21- CARES campaign
3/18-3/27- CARES campaign for Long Beach Ronald McDonald House
3/21- MTM parent training/assembly
3/22- Flag ceremony with HSA Award ceremony
3/22- PTA Platinum members breakfast with Mr. Larson, Dr. Kropp, and Dr. Pulver
3/28/329- Brent Poppen assemblies
3/28- Class Act lessons with Doug Bayse of Pacific Symphony
3/29- Flag Ceremony with Reading Incentives and ambassadors
3/29- Class Act lessons with Doug Bayse of Pacific Symphony
3/30- Weaver Goes Gatsby
4/4- Class Act lessons with Doug Bayse of Pacific Symphony
4/4- Weaver Science Fair with Growing Up STEM Magic show after school
4/4- 5th grade show
4/5- Discovery Cube Golden State Water assembly for 4th and 5th graders
4/8- Ambassador meeting
4/8- Class Act FAMILY night at McGaugh Elementary
4/11- Class Act IME for K-1st
4/12- Flag ceremony with Giving tree
4/12- PTA General meeting
Yearbooks on Sale NOW!

Order your yearbooks and personal ads now!
Yearbook Order Form
Yearbook Personal Ad Form
Yearbooks are $35 Before March 22 nd  and personal ads are $5.   
On March 23 nd , yearbooks increase to $40 and ads $7. 

Order online at , yearbook code 3684419.  
Save time, pay via credit card, and pay for ads and yearbook at the same time.

Turn in order forms to the Weaver office.
Yearbooks are full color, hardcover, and include each student at least twice.
Previous years’ yearbooks can be viewed in Main Office.
They are a wonderful way to remember this year at Weaver for you and your child.
Don’t wait! Yearbooks sold out last year.  The only way to guarantee you receive a yearbook is to order them now!

District Happenings
LAEF’s Spring Break Sports Camp (NEW!)
Jump into our new Spring Break Sports Camp! Sign up at . Camp will be from April 22-26. LAEF is proud to provide high qualified instructors from TGA Premier Sports! This is an experience your children will not want to miss
There will be four single sport tracks to choose from; Cheerleading, Golf, Tennis and Volleyball.    Sibling discounts available – 10% off the 1st sibling and 15% off every sibling thereafter. Camp fee increases after April 12th. Before-care and after-care are available for purchase for the week.
All registration information presented at . Call (562) 799-4700 x80424 or email .
Registration will open on Friday, March 22!
Catalogs with all class details will be available on March 20.
Session 1 = June 10-21
Session 2 = June 24 - July 3
Elementary Campus = Lee Elementary School
Secondary Campus = Oak Middle School
Learn more at
L AEF is proud to help prevent summer learning loss through a wide variety of enrichment opportunities! In addition to our Summer Enrichment Institute, we offer several for-credit classes for high school students, as well as many sports and arts camps facilitated by our amazing district coaches and directors. More information will be available weekly, so be sure to visit !
Other Weaver News & Updates
Cub Scout Den 2 is partnering with Soldiers' Angels to help keep our troops and veterans toes feeling toasty, and you can help! We are doing a collection drive of NEW socks in all colors and sizes in their ORIGINAL packaging. The socks will be distributed to veterans in VA Hospitals and included in care packages to deployed service members. 

You can donate NEW socks in ORIGINAL packaging through Friday, March 29. 

The collection bin is in the main office.
It's time to register or re-register your Ralph's card!
Did you know that Weaver benefits from the shopping you do every day? If you or someone you know shops at Ralph's, it's easy to get money back for our school.
Simply register your Ralph's card at  or call  800-443-4438 . But remember, you MUST re-register every September/Fall even if you have registered before. Be sure to get family and friends to register too! Friends of Weaver's number is TV093.
For more detailed instructions visit
Weaver Families! Thank you for your hard work. Our Summer Box Tops totaled to $500.00. Awesome job cutting and collecting! Our goal this year is $1000.00 or more.  
These funds help our school with new resources and help our children grow in their educational experience.
  We will be collecting more box tops year round, so please keep sending them to school. Thank you!
Submission Guidelines:
  • Send brief, written content in the body of your email to Regina Brown at:
  • Forms and flyers must be attached as a PDF.
  • Submission deadline is the Thursday prior to Monday's mail (may send 2 weeks max ahead of event date. Special consideration will be granted to qualifying events).
Regina Brown
Whale Mail Chair
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