March 13, 2016

Week at a Glance 

03/13 DST Starts - Spring Forward 1 Hour
03/14 MBUSD Board Meeting 6:30pm - District Office (New Date)
03/16 FREE Science Expo 3-7pm*
03/17 PTA Meeting 8:30am - Cafeteria
03/18 Wear Green or Gator Gear
Kindergarten Orientation 9am - GV Cafeteria

*Details Below

Science Expo 3/16 - FREE

FREE EVENT THANKS TO GVPTA There is no charge for this event so come and explore science with your family! In addition to conducting exciting experiments, you can look forward to fun science vendors and some tasty eats at popular food trucks. Volunteering at the Science Expo is a great experience and a fun way to help Grand View. Sign up to help at VolunteerSpot.

Gator Gratitude

PARENT PARTY WOW! What a night!! Many thanks to the party goers and auction bidders, and sincere thanks to the party committee for a fun and successful fundraiser: Jamie Bedner, Theresa Blaskovich, Kim Blum, Christie Caras, Joni Clark, Erin Coppola, Jen Cram, Heather de Roos, Aimee Fahlbusch, Liz Fatone, Haruko Froeb, Stephanie Graham, Liz Grampp, KC Johnson, Jill Lamkin, Anicia Mendez, Anna Moore, El Raker, Kristin Sharif, Nicole Shepley, Lisa Thompson, Amanda Zaumeyer, and Bea Zimbalist.

Gator Run Art Contest

KIDS! WE WANT YOUR ARTWORK! Draw, paint, or color our Grand View Gator running like a champion across the Gator Run finish line. This will be the Gator Run's 21st anniversary. Submit your artwork in the PTA work room by 3/21. The winning artwork will be featured on t-shirts, banners, flyers, postcards, and websites. Please use only four (or fewer) colors. Black doesn't have to count as one of the colors. Questions? Email Betsey Keely at

Honorary Service Award

NOMINATIONS OPEN The Honorary Service Award is a PTA award recognizing deserving parents, teachers, or community volunteers for outstanding service to our students and/or our school. We encourage all parents and staff to submit nominations for individuals you feel deserve to be honored. Please submit the HSA nomination form to the school office by 3/31.

Run Club

JOIN US M-W-F 7:45-8:05AM 53% of our school has participated in Run Club this school year! Join the fun --it's a great way to get ready for our annual 5K coming in June. Congratulations to our first graders for "running away" with top participation honors last week.

Parents Night Out 3/18

MCHS DANCE TEAM FUNDRAISER Enjoy a night out while your 1st-5th grader spends an evening with members of the National Award Winning Mira Costa High School Dance Team learning dances choreographed by the coach. See the flyer for details and sign up info.

Summer Camp Expo 3/19

GET SUMMER OFF TO A GREAT START! The Meadows Summer Camp Expo will be at MBMS on 3/19. There will be reps from over 40 camps plus food, activities, and a silent auction. Camp VIP and MB/X partner camps are open for registration at Questions? Contact Nancy Rosenberg at or 310-503-1771. Proceeds from Camp VIP and MB/X are donated to MBUSD.

Upcoming Events

03/19 Meadows Summer Camp Expo 10am-2pm - MBMS
03/21 Gator Run Artwork Deadline
03/25 Unclaimed Lost & Found Donated After School
HSA Nominations Due
04/04-04/08 No School - Spring Break

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Around Town

03/14 Deadline to Register for Junior Guard Conditioning (Returning JGs Only) Offered by MCHS Aquatics
03/15 MB Farmers Market 11am-4pm - Metlox
03/18 Parents Night Out Dance Camp (1st-5th Graders) 4:45-9pm - MCHS
03/20 MB/X Mini Mustang Youth Track Meet Fundraiser
03/24 Meet Your Lawmakers 6:30-8pm - MCHS Small Theatre
03/25 Deadline to Register for MCHS Spring Break Youth Tennis Camp - Register Here
03/26 Kiwanis Toy Drive 8:30am-3pm - Mira Costa
04/04-04/07 MB Parks/Rec Sand Volleyball Camp with Patty Dodd
05/14 Roundhouse Run for the Oceans 9:30am
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