Week at a Glance
08/31 Be a Greater Gator!
09/02 Room Parent Application Deadline
09/02 MBUSD Board Meeting 6:30pm - District Office
Join GVPTA and Donate by 9/17
BE A GREATER GATOR!
Complete four easy steps by Thursday, September 17. Click here to join the PTA, donate to MBEF, and to buy a yearbook and Family Fun Night tickets
. These four easy steps will go a long way to support the many ways the PTA enhances your child's educational experience at Grand View. Thank you!
Unique Volunteer Opportunities
VOLUNTEER IN YOUR CHILD'S CLASSROOM Click here by 9/2 to express your interest in being a Room Parent. We also need docents for Young at Art, Grades of Green, and Growing Great. Final assignments will be announced by 9/10. Questions? Contact Jo Karambelas.
SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL From October to May a council of teachers, staff, and parents led by Mrs. Steinberg meets to discuss school curriculum and budgetary matters. Click to learn more about being a SSC representative and to indicate interest. Applications due 9/18.
Trash-Free Lunch Contest
TRASH FREE, THAT'S ME!
Start the new school year off right and pack a trash-free lunch EVERY day! Click for ways to pack trash-free lunches
. The student who brings the highest number of trash-free lunches in September will win dinner for four at Rock & Brews-El Segundo. To reduce waste, the contest tracking form and prize details
will not be sent home. Please download the form from the link to print at home.
Classroom Emergency Kits for 2015-16
ORDER ONLINE BY 9/15 Every student must have an emergency kit at school. EDP students need two kits: one for the classroom and one for the EDP room. Order online at moreprepared.com. Kits have a 5-year shelf life, so order only if you don't have yours from last year to send with your child. Kits will be delivered to your child's classroom in late September. Questions? Email Kristen Lukas.
Lost & Found
UNCLAIMED ITEMS CLEARED OUT ONCE A MONTH
Please check the Lost & Found ASAP once an item has gone missing. Unclaimed articles will be bagged for donation on the last Friday of every month, beginning 9/25. The Lost & Found is located at the end of the Library hall, next to the Cafeteria.
Register for GAP Classes this Week
SOUND ARTS REGISTRATION OPENS 9/2 & FOR ALL OTHER CLASSES ON 9/3
GAP is an exciting way to enrich the school experience with classes in science, sports, chess, and the arts. Online registration at mbxfoundation.org
opens at 9am on 9/2 for Sound Arts and at 9am on 9/3 for all other classes. For more info email Gina Marcarelli or call 310-415-6883. Classes begin the week of 9/28.
It was great to see so many families pitching in to make our school even more beautiful! A special shout out to Pride Day Chair Scott Holcomb! See pictures at gvpta.com
BACK TO SCHOOL LUNCH
Teachers and staff say thank you to GVPTA for providing lunch on the first day back. So thoughtful and so delicious! Special shout out to Hospitality Chairs Julie Tendoesschate and Sandie Weitz for hosting the lunch and the new parent coffee socials!
Calling All 5th Graders
VOLUNTEER AT THE HOMETOWN FAIR
Contact Mary Morigaki to find out about helping with the free activities at Kid Country. Volunteers will receive a HTF t-shirt and snacks. Call 310-545-7888 or 310-503-4688.
Dogs at Grand View
NOT ALLOWED AT ANY TIME
Please leave your dog at home when volunteering at school or when running an errand on campus. Do not tether dogs on or close to school grounds. Dogs are not allowed even when school is closed. Thank you for your help.