May 11, 2014

Gator Run 6/7 8am - Benefits MBEF

DISCOUNT FAMILY RATE ENDS 5/30 - Register your entire family now for this year's Murad Family Foundation Grand View Gator 5k and receive the family discount rate of $75. This community-wide event brings serious runners, joyful joggers, and walkers together to raise funds for MBEF.

Run Club VIP Guests this Week

MATT LEINART & A SPECIAL DADS DAY! Join us on 5/13 with VIP guest runner, Dad, NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Matt Leinart. On 5/15 all Dads are invited to participate as VIP runners or to pass out lap tickets.

122 kids ran a collective 267 miles at Run Club last week. 13 have run over five miles and will earn free Popsicles. It's not too late to join Run Club! Details at

Gator Gratitude

TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK Thank you to Julie Tendoesschate, Andrea Krohn, and all those who brought delicious lunches, brunches, flowers and treats all week! The teachers and staff appreciate YOU! Contributors may pick up serving dishes from the PTA room.

School Supplies for 2014-15

ORDER ONLINE BY 6/30 Visit 1st Day School Supplies, locate Grand View, and select your child's grade for NEXT YEAR.

Our teachers have carefully chosen their supply lists. Please support their choices and save yourself gas, time, and frustration by purchasing your complete kit online. The kits are GREEN and will be delivered to classrooms in reusable bags instead of throw-away boxes--with free shipping! 6/30 is the firm final date to place an order. For more info contact Kristen Lukas.

Free Financial Planning Workshop 5/15

SHADE HOTEL - 6PM Join MBEF for an evening of learning at a FREE workshop focused on Financial Planning and Planned Giving. Our very own Manhattan Beach estate planning experts will advise you on ways to receive significant financial and tax benefits while making a positive impact in your community. Wine and appetizers will be served. RSVP to Ally Barron by 5/13. For more info visit

4th/5th GATE Screening 5/21

PERMISSION SLIP DUE 5/16 4th and 5th grade GATE screening will be held 5/21 at 2pm at Grand View. Click here for the permission slip. Return the slip to Shelley Benke in Educational Services by 5/16. Visit for more info about the GATE program.

FREE Computer Reading Program

FOR SUMMER 2014 The FREE Enriching Reading Proficiency program is tailored to fit your child's reading needs and summer schedule. Click to find out about the parent training schedule. Training registration is due 5/15 and training space is limited!

Spring Beach Volleyball Camp

TRAIN WITH THE BEST Beach Volleyball Olympians and Professional Beach Volleyball Champions Barbra Fontana, Eric Fonoimoana, and Holly McPeak will be coaching to help kids thrive in the sand. There are one-week camps for boys and girls ages 8-11 and 12-13 looking for a place to learn their first skills or improve upon what they already know. Details and sign-ups at

Wanted: MB Parks & Rec Rep

MBUSD REP OPENING The MB Parks and Recreation Commission requires one representative from the Manhattan Beach Unified School District who is appointed by the Board of Trustees. Interested? Submit this application to the District office by 5/19.

Summer Fun

CAMP VIP The schedule and registration are available at Great opportunities for kids entering 3rd-6th include Let's Draw and More, Active Kids Healthy Kids, Read All About It (creating a publication with the staff of La Vista at MCHS), Performing a Play (taught by the popular Miss Radha), and much more. For more info email Nancy Rosenburg or call 310-503-1771.

CAMP EDP Registration, emergency forms, and permission slips can be found at For more info email Susana Anton.

MIRA COSTA GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CAMP Be part of the internationally recognized volleyball tradition of excellence. Info and registration.

ELITE BEACH VOLLEYBALL CAMP Kids train with pros and Olympians. Info and registration.

MB PARKS & REC SUMMER CLASSES Registration will begin 5/12 for residents and 6/2 for nonresidents. Info and registration.

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