Week at a Glance
06/13 Library Materials Due for Inventory*
06/14 Kindergarten Promotion - PAC - AMK 8:30am & PMK 12pm
06/14 1st Grade Pirate Party - Lower Field
06/14 MBUSD Board Meeting 6:30pm - District Office
06/16 5th Grade Promotion & Last Day of School
06/16 Unclaimed Lost & Found Donated After School
Library Materials Due for Inventory
LOST A LIBRARY BOOK?
While there is no fine for overdue books, if a book is lost or damaged it must be paid for in order for students to receive their report card. Click for payment info
. If you feel our records are in error please email Heidi Snively
. Thank you for your timely attention.
Last Call for Gator 5K T-shirts 6/15
If you weren't able to make the run, or if you want extra Gator 5K t-shirts featuring colorful artwork by Ella Luthro, come grab yours from the PTA room by Wednesday 6/15. Remaining shirts will be donated.
Calling All Costumes
PLEASE RETURN RENTED COSTUMES ASAP The Rent A Costume room (RAC) will be open Wed. 6/15 from 1:15-2:30pm for returns and we will happily accept costume donations, too. Questions? Call Shawna Austin at 310-569-3796.
Frisbees Needed for P.E.
FROM MS. WOOD
Our Frisbees are cracking due to wear and tear. If you have Frisbees that are going unused, we will happily put them to good play during P.E. Drop them off in the collection box outside of Ms. Wood's office by 6/16.
Wanted: Old t-shirts & Towels
HELP HOMELESS PETS
Sloane Gasperov, Lila Murphy, and Bridget Cotrell are collecting old t-shirts and towels for animals in need at various shelters. Drop off donations in the marked box in the front office by Thursday, 6/16.
Beach Party for Haiti 6/17
FAMILY FUNDRAISING BEACH DAY
Please join us at Bruce's Beach starting at 11am for a day at the beach filled with games, contests, fun, food, and prizes. We'll be raising money for elementary school children in Haiti. For more info or to RSVP email email@example.com
Save the Date
PARENT PARTY & AUCTION OCTOBER 29
Make sure to mark your calendars for this great fundraising event! Location and details to come.
Gator Gatherings 2016-17
ARE YOU A GREAT HOST, OR KNOW SOMEONE WHO IS?
Hosted parties have become an auction favorite at our Annual Parent Party & Auction, and we hope to offer more hosted parties at next year's event. The 2016 Parent Party & Auction will be held in October (instead of March) and we'd like to identify party hosts before the end of this school year.
WAYS TO HELP
Have some fun ideas for party themes? Willing to open your home as a party location? Want to coordinate an entire experience? Email Erin Coppola firstname.lastname@example.org
. Here are a few favorites from past years: Ping Pong Tournament (50 adults), Tequila Tasting (50 adults), 1st Grade Boys Movie Night (20 kids), Pumpkin Carving (60 kids). We look forward to your ideas, hospitality, and another fantastic auction next year!
EARN $$ FOR GV ALL SUMMER!
The new Shopping 4 Students
program began May 1st so you can continue to earn reward money for GV all summer at ANY Manhattan Village Mall business. Take receipts to the concierge or save them to turn in to the PTA room in the fall.
Get Your Go Green Lunch Box 8/27
FREE FOR INCOMING 1ST GRADERS
Waste Management provides one environmentally-friendly, FREE, reusable Go Green lunch box to every Manhattan Beach first grader! They will be passed out on August 27 from 9-11am at the lunch benches. Replacement parts and additional lunch boxes may be purchased as well. See the flyer for details
TRASH-FREE LUNCH WINNERS
Packing a trash-free lunch
is good for the Earth and good for GV -- and can get you prizes, too! Congratulations to our second semester TFL winners who won either a Rip Curl wetsuit generously donated by Robyn and Pat Murphy, or a gift card (In-n-Out, Yogurtland, or iTunes): Rafferty Waterson, Sheridan Stone, Camryn Spriggs, Lilly Weinstein, Kai Froeb, Trey Pedersen, Ava Herczeg, and Peyton Holcomb. Keep up the good work, Gators, and pack trash-free lunches for your summer camps and beach days!
In the Library
INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING IN THE LIBRARY NEXT YEAR?
Spots fill up early! Please click to read about the duties
then email email@example.com
to add your name to the list of potential volunteers. Thank you!
SUMMER READING Click for reading lists and activity sheets
KEEP READING ALL SUMMER LONG AT THE MB PUBLIC LIBRARY
Sign up for the online summer reading program for all ages at the LA County library website
. A summer reading program is offered for babies, children, teens and adults. The kick-off on 6/22 features balloon storyteller Annie Banannie from 11am-noon
Classes are being confirmed or canceled this week so register ASAP at mbxfoundation.org
. Email Nancy@mbxfoundation.org
to check class availability.
07/18-07/21 MCHS Girls Soccer Team Camp for Girls Age 6-12
08/01-08/04 MCHS Girls Volleyball Team Camp for Girls Age 8-12
08/08-08/12 Patty Dodd Volleyball Clinic for Incoming 2nd-8th Graders
08/24-08/26 MCHS Mini Mustang Dance Camp for Incoming 1st-8th Graders
Entering Kindergarten Play Date 6/17
HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!
If you have a child entering Kindergarten at Grand View in 2016-17, join us for a play date to make new friends at the GV Kindergarten playground on 6/17 from 4-6pm. Questions? Email Laura James firstname.lastname@example.org
, Sarah Abraham email@example.com
, or Jessica Ernst firstname.lastname@example.org
. This is not a school-sponsored event.
El Segundo Art Walk
THIRD THURSDAYS OF THE SUMMER MONTHS
El Segundo Art Walk displays art, music, and food in Downtown El Segundo and the Smoky Hollow District, 5-9pm, June 16, July 21, and August 18. Details at elsegundoartwalk.com