September 29, 2013

GV Tri-Tips at the HTF this Weekend!
Pre-Pay! Sponsor! Volunteer!

LOCALLY WORLD FAMOUS!  Pre-pay for sandwiches at gvpta.com!  Can't make it to the Fair this year?  Consider a booth sponsorship!  Prefer to pre-pay or donate by check?  Please print this Tri-Tip Form to do so.

THE MOST FUN VOLUNTEER GIG!  Join the fun at our award-winning Tri-Tip Booth!  Sign up for the job of your choice: marinating, prep work, set up, grilling, or working at the Hometown Fair.


Enjoy Golf?  Want to Support GV?

1ST ANNUAL GVPTA GATOR GOLF EVENT 10/4  You KNOW you and your buddies want to be there for this inaugural event!  Cost is $100 and includes pre-tournament contests, a round of golf, prizes, and more.  Sign up today!


PTA Membership Drive

WE'RE OFF TO A GREAT START FOR 2013-14!  Thanks to all who have donated!  To keep it interesting, the FIRST class in each grade level to reach 100% membership will win a free ice cream, and EVERY class with 100% membership earns a fun Pajama Day!  Show your support online at gvpta.com or pick up a form from the front office by 10/31.  Here are current classroom stats.


MBUSD Goals Workshop, 9/30, 4:10pm

GOALS DRIVE BUDGET DECISIONS  The School Board will gather employee, parent, and community input on the adopted 2013-14 goals and begin the process of developing future goals, as they are a main driver of the budget process, which begins in January.  The workshop agenda with attached goals is online.  There will be a brief special School Board meeting at 4pm prior to the workshop.  The meeting agenda is online.


Candidate Forum 10/2

Three Open School Board Seats. Learn about candidates Christine Cronin-Hurst, Ellen Rosenberg, Jennifer Cochran, and Kathleen Paralusz who will speak at Mira Costa on 10/2.

REGISTER BY 10/21 - VOTE ON 11/5  With low voter turn outs expected for this local election, every vote will greatly impact your child's education.  Register online by 10/21.  Moved in the last year?  Re-register.  Never seem to make it to the polls?  Sign up to vote by mail.
 

Announcing Directory Cover Artists

KATE RAMALLO (FRONT COVER) AND JAKE OLIAK (BACK COVER)  Thank you to all our talented artists!  Entries will be displayed in the library hall.

CONFIRM YOUR INFO  Returning families, check your email to confirm your Directory data.  New families, download the Directory Form and return it ASAP.  For more info email studentdirectory@gvpta.com.


Celebrate Walk to School Month

WIN PRIZES IN OCTOBER!
10/02  Walk to school and come to the flagpole for a hand stamp.
10/09  The Bus turns 3 - walk to school and meet the Bus for a photo op on the upper playground from 8-8:15am.  Join us for cake after school at the lunch benches.


Celebrate Walk to School Month

WIN PRIZES IN OCTOBER!
10/02  Walk to school and come to the flagpole for a hand stamp.
10/09  The Bus turns 3 - walk to school and meet the Bus for a photo op on the upper playground from 8-8:15am.  Join us for cake after school at the lunch benches.
Week of 10/14  Nominate your walking route for a chance to win a Pinkberry card.
Week of 10/21  Two classrooms with the most walkers win pedometers.
Week of 10/28  Two classrooms with the most walkers win a pizza party.
See the flyer for more info or visit gvpta.com.


Think RAC for Halloween

RENT A COSTUME  The RAC was featured on the recent US Dept. of Education tour of our school and is open every Wednesday from 1:15-2:30pm.  A complete costume rents for only $5 plus a $10 deposit, and we have a large supply of adult options!  More info at gvpta.com.


Scrip MSOs = Classroom Fun

ICE CREAM!  MAYBE A MOVIE!  Every classroom reaching 50% Monthly Standing Order participation by 10/31 will win an ice cream sundae party. The classroom with the highest overall participation rate will win a movie party.  It's so easy!  To receive scrip on a monthly basis, submit an MSO for your regular purchases.  Sign up online or fill out an order form in the front office.


New Gator Gear

LET THE FRENZY BEGIN!  They're here!  I Heart Tees in two-tone pink!  Order online or stop by the store this Friday.  Want to show even more spirit?  Volunteer!  Gator Gear... get your green (and pink!) here!


Lost Necklace - Sapphire Stones

SENTIMENTAL - IF FOUND CONTACT THE FRONT OFFICE


Upcoming Events

 
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Around Town

AMATEUR ARTISTS AGE 1-100 - SUBMIT ARTWORK BY 9/30  Submit an application to exhibit artwork at the Joslyn Center during the MB Hometown Fair, 10/5-6.  Amateurs only, please.  Get details and an application.

MANHATTAN BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY
Bookmark Contest Entry Form Due 10/19
Pajamarama with Ms. Melissa 10/25, 11/22 at Pages
4th/5th Book Club with Ms. Melissa 10/2, 11/6 at Joslyn Center
Family Storytime with Ms. Melissa 10/19, 11/16 at Pages

MIRA COSTA GIRLS V-BALL "DIG PINK" FUNDRAISER 10/17  Breast cancer fundraiser, raffle, silent auction.



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