May 24, 2015

Week at a Glance

0525 Memorial Day - No School
05/26 Pajama Day
05/26 Edu-Doc Screening 6:30pm MCHS - Limited Tickets*
05/27 Fresh Brothers Coupons at Run Club*
05/27 Superheroes & Villains Day
05/28 Silly Shades & Happy Hats Day
05/29 Favorite Band/Singer Day
05/29 Prizes at Run Club*

*Details below

Paint-a-Gator 6/6

FAMILY MURAL PAINTING FUN AT THE SPRING FAIR 10AM-5PM Click here to sign up your family for a 30 minute time slot to paint the new Grand View Gator Mural in the amphitheater behind the Cafeteria. No artistic talent required. Thank you to BE Education - Beautify Earth for making this project possible.

49th Annual Spring Fair 6/6

10AM-5PM - UPPER PLAYGROUND Featuring the fabulous talent show, tasty eats from local restaurants, game booths, inflatables, and much more!

VOLUNTEER FOR FUN Help make the Fair amazing! Volunteer at your grade level sponsored booth, the Chili Booth, MakerSpace Booth, Book Booth, Student Store, and more. Sign up today! For more info visit or contact Jo Karambelas.

FAIR SPONSORS WANTED Please consider donating $100 by 5/27 and your name (or company name) will be featured on our front gate sponsorship banner. Click for details. Thank you!

TEACHER/STAFF RAFFLE Enter to win a memorable experience with GV teachers and staff. Raffle offerings were sent home in the Tuesday Envelope and can be found at Raffle tickets will be available at the fair and all proceeds go to MBEF.

BAKE SHOP NEEDS VOLUNTEERS AND BAKED GOODS Bake a batch of your favorite cookies, cupcakes, or bars. Drop off donations after school 6/5 in the cafeteria or on 6/6 from 7-10am. Email what you are bringing to Bea Zimbalist.

CHILI COOK OFF Dust off that crock pot, test that secret family recipe, and enter the Chili Cook Off! Contestants please contact Amanda Zaumeyer or Ali Snyder.

BOOK SALE BOOTH Clean out your closets and go under the beds to donate used books, DVDs and CDs to the Grand View Fair Used Book Booth. Drop off your donations in the Library hallway. There will also be a drop box at the flag pole and at the Bell Avenue entrance. Questions? Contact Bobbie Kokorowski.

BOOTH TICKETS Order your Fair tickets online at or turn in the flyer to the PTA room. Tickets can be used at ALL fair booths. 6/3 is the deadline for classroom delivery. 6/5 at 2pm is the deadline for pre-order will call pick-up. Questions? Contact Courtney Halle.

Volunteer Thank You 6/10

FROM RHONDA STEINBERG It is time for our teachers to thank each parent volunteer for the amazing number of hours given to make Grand View the "Happiest Place on Earth." If you have volunteered in the classroom, in the library, in the science lab, on a field trip, for a PTA event, or for a grade level extravaganza then you have earned a free ticket for our Annual Parent Volunteer Thank You get together. A light breakfast will be served and child care will be provided on the upper playground.
For: EVERY Parent Volunteer
When: 6/10 7:30-8:15am
Where: Cafeteria
Why: Because We Appreciate YOU

School Supplies for 2015-16

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. Kits will be mailed to your home in a handy reusable bag for your child to bring on their first day of school. 6/30 is the firm final date to place an order. Questions? Email Kristen Lukas.

Classroom Emergency Kits for 2015-16

DEADLINE TO ORDER 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. And for peace of mind, some families order extra kits to keep at home and in the car. For your convenience, GVPTA offers online ordering with Kits have a 5-year shelf life, so order only if you don't have yours from last year to send with your child in the fall. Kits will be delivered to your child's classroom in late September. Questions? Email Kristen Lukas.

Growing Wild Gives 10% to GVPTA

ALL MERCHANDISE (EXCLUDING FLOWERS) Just mention Grand View when you're shopping at Growing Wild and 10% of your purchase (excluding flowers) will be donated to GVPTA until 6/18. Thanks, Growing Wild!

Run Club

RUN CLUB FINISHES AT THE END OF MAY On 5/27 every runner gets a pizza coupon courtesy of Fresh Brothers and "The Slice" mascot will make a guest appearance. On 5/29 there will be prizes!

RUN ACROSS AMERICA - 34 STATES We are passing through Hartford, Connecticut, and our runners have collectively completed 6,515 miles. For more info visit

MB CITY COUNCIL HONORS VICKI TYLER Congratulations Vicki! Vicki's enthusiasm, vision, determination, and dedication has made Run Club a student and parent program favorite.

Sundance Edu-Doc at MCHS - 5/26 6:30pm

"MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED" Come to Mira Costa High School on 5/26, 6:30-8pm for a FREE screening of an edu-documentary that explores how schools can change to prepare for the demands of the 21st century marketplace. Want to know what MBUSD is already doing to advance our kids and where it could go in the future? Stick around for the panel discussion from 8-8:30pm with parents, teachers, and administrators following the screeningLimited tickets available. RSVP required at View trailer here Sponsored by MBEF and the Manhattan Beach PTA Council.

Summer Fun Ahead

CAMP EDP Info at on the Extended Day Program page. Questions? Email Susana Anton.

CAMP VIP Info at Among our many selections are fun and upbeat transitional classes with lots of hands-on activities, plus plenty of selections for upper grade students. Sign up with friends or even visiting relatives! Camp VIP/MBX net proceeds are donated to MBUSD to support programs across all grade levels. Questions? Email Nancy Rosenburg or call 310-503-1771.

All levels. Boys and girls age 7 and up.
Rosecrans Avenue Beach Camps 7/6-7/9 and 7/20-7/23 with Patty Dodd
Rosecrans Avenue Beach Camp 8/10-8/13 with Olympic Silver Medalist Mike Dodd
Indoor Camp 8/10-8/14 at American Martyrs Gym.

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