February 9, 2014

Parent Party Fundraiser, 3/8

PACK YOUR BAGS! 1st class tickets will be available soon to fly back to the glamorous Sixties at the Grand View Parent Party Fundraiser on 3/8. What will YOU wear to the destination? A swingin' '60s mini with go-go boots and a frilly cravat ala Austin Powers? Dazzling Pan Am glam? Or come as a saucy Mad Men secretary, or as a Sean Connery-era Bond Girl! Whatever you choose, pack your bags and Come Fly with Us!

THE PARENT PARTY NEEDS YOU! Help is needed IMMEDIATELY to prepare silent auction items. Volunteers are also needed the day of the party to make it truly amazing. Sign up today! It's a great way to give back and make new friends. For more info contact Andrea Hutter.

Construction Rules Tighten Around GV

TRAFFIC CONGESTION SPURS TEMPORARY RULE CHANGE The City of MB has temporarily tightened construction materials delivery regulations around GV to assist in getting children to and from school safely. Large deliveries of materials are limited to between the hours of 9am and 2pm and MBPD will be out to reinforce the new rule.

Valentine Cookie Sale, 2/10-11

PROCEEDS SUPPORT BUDDY BENCH INSTALLATION Treat your Valentine to a cookie and you'll help provide a Buddy Bench on the playground. Our Student Council has teamed up with Cake Bakeshop for this sweet fundraiser. Cookies will be for sale 2/10 and 2/11 from 2:15-3:15pm by the cafeteria tables. At $2 each, they're a perfect way to say Happy Valentine's Day to teachers, friends, and family!

GV Day at Four Daughters, 2/12

RELAX. DON'T COOK. KICK BACK FOR A GOOD CAUSE. Gator Grub at Four Daughters Kitchen on Wednesday! Just say Grand View and 20% of your bill goes to GVPTA. Supporting GVPTA and a GV family's local business -- what could be better? 3505 Highland Ave. MB. Open 7am-3pm and 6-11pm.

Trunk Show Benefits GV, 2/13

SCORE LAST-MINUTE VALENTINE GIFTS! 2nd Annual Malibu + Manhattan Beach Designer Blowout Sale! Please come share the love, 10% of the proceeds will go to GVPTA. Thursday, 2/13, 10am-4pm at 2711 Vista Dr. Manhattan Beach. Participating designers (confirmed):
Head Regal - Boho-Beach-Elegant home + accessories + beauty
Heather Gardner Malibu - Celebrity jewelry designer
Tysa Designs - Elegant clothing that transforms from daytime kickback to evening fabulous

Hula Hoop Challenge 2/14

AFTER SCHOOL - UPPER PLAYGROUND The Hula Hoop Challenge has become a favorite GV tradition! It's fun! It's healthy! It's a little bit wacky! Bring your own hoop, or borrow one of ours. 2:15pm for grades 1-2-3 and 2:45pm for grades 4-5 and Kindergarten. The ice cream window will be open from 2:15-3:15pm.

TWIRL OVER TO THE LOST & FOUND! Unclaimed items will be packed for donation by 3pm on 2/14. Thank you to Pam Nemzer for keeping the Lost & Found so neat & tidy!

Win a Class Ice Cream Party!

BOX TOP COMPETITION NOW TO 2/26 Drop off Box Tops in classroom bins by 2/26 to qualify to win one of two ice cream parties. One party will be given for the most Box Tops collected, and the other will be won by lottery. Classrooms earn one chance at winning the party lottery for every 50 Box Tops collected. We are well on our way to meeting this year's goal with over $400 raised!

Jr. Lifeguard Training/Conditioning

DEADLINE FOR SIGN-UPS IS 3/1 Support MBX and get your child ready for Jr. Lifeguards tryouts. Sessions available for kids new to the program or returning participants who want a workout. Click for details and sign- up info. 

Hometown Fair Board Openings

MB RESIDENTS The Manhattan Beach Hometown Fair Board, a 20-member, all volunteer board, is looking for new members. If you are a resident of Manhattan Beach interested in helping to plan and participate in the South Bay’s favorite fair, held annually in early October, please call Bea Zimbalist, Vice President, at 310-344-0054 or email paidgames@mbfair.org.

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