December 13, 2015

Week at a Glance

12/14 5th Grade Book Club Meeting Lunchtime - Rm. 24
12/14 Deadline for Contributions to Support Staff Gift*
12/16 Skechers Giveaways at Run Club 7:45-8:10am*
12/16 Private Sale & Fundraiser 6-9pm - 465 30th St. MB*
12/17 Wear a Holiday Sweater
12/18 Wear Gator Green
12/18 Deadline to Donate Socks/Sweaters - Office
2/18 Unclaimed Lost & Found Donated After School
12/21-01/01 Winter Break

*Details Below

From Principal Rhonda Steinberg

USED iPADS NEEDED We have an ongoing need for iPads for use by the new 4th and 5th grade students that we gain throughout the year. If you receive a new iPad this holiday season, please consider donating older ones to Grand View. Thank you!

Make GV Staff Holidays Bright

WANT TO SEND HOLIDAY CHEER TO OUR AMAZING SUPPORT STAFF? Send in a voluntary holiday contribution to the support staff who brighten your day. Click here to contribute online by 12/14. Thank you!

Run Club Prizes 12/16

PRIZES ON WEDNESDAY We have three pairs of Skechers to give away on 12/16. STATS Over 320 Gators have participated in Run Club since October, and Mrs. Means' 5th graders have had the most participants to date with 76%. Participation by grade level: 1st: 44%. 2nd: 40%. 3rd: 56%. 4th: 55%. 5th: 45%.

Private Sale & Give Back 12/16

LOCALS ONLY EVENT! Jules Feng and Amber Laforet welcome local friends to the Feng family home at 465 30th St. MB for a private sale from 6-9pm on 12/16. A portion of sales will benefit the Petty family. Head Regal: home + travel native CA inspired distressed bags and vintage fuzz-lined blankets for kids and adults. Jules Los Angeles: resort inspired clothing for the everyday woman. Designed by the beach, made in Los Angeles. Click for event details.

Gator Gratitude

JOG-A-THON Thanks to the following families who kindly donated prizes: Turner, Wilhelm, Hutter, Tendoesschate, Kennedy, Tyler, and Raker. Special thanks to the Barnes family who generously donated an iPad as the 1st place raffle prize, and to the Sorenson family who donated a Kindle. Thank you to all the donors, sponsors, parents, and to the kids who ran their hearts out for Grand View. We have raised in excess of $80,000 and pledge payments are still coming in!

BRAVO Congratulations to the performers, supporters, volunteers, and Laurie Draper for a fabulous "Alice in Winterland." Click for program and photos.

MBX BASKETBALL FUNDRAISER Our super GV dads fought valiantly for five games behind Captain Chad "Pistol" Fahlbusch's prolific jump shots and finished in third place. You are Number One in our hearts!


Pack Trash-Free at GV

KEEP IT GREEN! Remember to keep packing a trash-free lunch by using trash-free lunchboxes, reusable containers, and reusable sandwich or snack bags. Our exciting semester raffle is coming up in January! The more you pack trash-free, the more chances to win! Prizes include a Rip Curl wetsuit, gift cards for fun stuff, and more. For more info email Stephanie Brutocao.

Upcoming Events

01/03 Gator Gazette Resumes
01/18 No School - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Unclaimed Lost & Found Donated After School

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Around Town

12/13 MB Parks & Rec Gingerbread House Workshop - MB Art Center
12/13 MB Fire Dept. Spaghetti Dinner 4-6:30pm
12/13 MB Holiday Fireworks
12/14-12/17 MB Santa Float Schedule
12/17 MCHS Winter Choir 7-9:30pm - Costa Auditorium
12/21-12/22 MCHS Boys Volleyball Holiday Camp (Ages 9-14)
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