November 15, 2015

Week at a Glance

11/15 Pancake Breakfast 8:30-11:30am - Cafeteria*
11/17 Jog-a-thon*
11/18 MBUSD Board Meeting & Workshop 5pm - MCHS Small Theater
11/19 PTA Meeting 8:30am - Cafeteria
11/20 Deadline Book Fair Fun Night Food/Cookie Orders*
11/20 Unclaimed Lost & Found Donated After School
11/23-11/27 Thanksgiving Break

*Details Below

Pancake Breakfast Roundup 11/15

GOT TICKETS? Enjoy our Western hospitality at Gator Ranch from 8:30-11:30am. Tickets WILL NOT be sold at the door. Many thanks to our generous sponsors!

Jog-a-thon 11/17

STILL HAVE PLEDGE FORMS? Drop off last minute pledge forms in your child's classroom first thing Monday morning. All are welcome to cheer their kids on Tuesday. Jogging times are posted at

THE MORNING AFTER Can you help count Jog-a-thon lap stickers? Sign up here or join us on 11/18 at 8:15am in room 24 to help. Donuts will be served. Thank you!

National Blue Ribbon Award

GRAND VIEW'S GOT A BRAND NEW FLAG Rhonda Steinberg, Kathi Wagner, and Karen Farris proudly accepted the National Blue Ribbon Award in Washington, D.C., on behalf of our students, teachers, and parents. Read the messages to GV educators from the President, the Secretary of Education, and our Principal. Pictures at

Book Fair 11/30-12/4

FUN NIGHT FOOD ORDERS DUE FRIDAY Fresh Brothers pizza orders and Beckers Bakery cookie orders are due 11/20.

A READING WONDERLAND We are partnering with Pages Bookstore for a fair that will be better than ever! Click here to volunteer.

FAMILY FUN NIGHT + MARKETPLACE 12/1 Something for everyone! Kids can hang out and take a photo with Olaf, sing along with Music Rhapsody, and create their own bookmark and cookies! Parents can shop for holiday gifts from Pages and more than ten specialty vendors! Food orders due 11/20.

DONUTS FOR DADS 12/3 A sweet opportunity for dads to shop with their kids from 7-8am.

Walking School Bus

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Only 1 hour a week commitment! Details at or email Jenn Jappel.

Run Club M-W-F

VIP GUEST: GARRETT'S RUN SHOP 11/20 Garrett has been running competitively since childhood. He'll share tips and pass out prizes!

MB Hometown Fair Board Openings

MB RESIDENTS The Manhattan Beach Hometown Fair Board is looking for new members. Interested MB residents please email Vice President Jeanna Harkenrider or call 310-489-9916.

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Around Town

11/16 Downtown MB Defined Community Workshop 6-8pm - Police/Fire Community Room
11/17 Tween Tuesday Book Party (Grades 5-8) 3:30-5pm MB Library
11/18 Downtown Holiday Open House & Pier Lighting
11/21 FREE Coder Dojo (Ages 7-17) 10am-Noon - MB Library - Registration Required
11/21 FREE Coder Dojo Girls Only (Ages 7-17) Noon-1pm - MB Library - Registration Required
11/30-12/18 MB Santa Float Schedule
12/11 Parent's Night Out Dance Camp (Kids 1st-5th Grade) 6-10pm - MCHS / Registration
12/13 Manhattan Beach Holiday Fireworks
12/21-12/22 MCHS Boys Volleyball Holiday Camp (Ages 9-14)
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