Sunday Minute – October 28, 2018

Sunday Minute – October 28, 2018

Good evening families, this is Mrs. Stevens, with this week’s Sunday Minute!



A HUGE THANK YOU to the PTA, 5th Grade Committee, and all other parent volunteers for putting on an awesome Fall Festival Trunk-o-Treat!  It was a great turn out!  Students, Staff and parents looked great in their costumes. 


School Experience Survey Begins October 29th

The School Experience Survey has returned.  Let us know what you think.  Let’s beat every school around us and make sure we have the most parents, staff and students participating in the survey this year!  The oldest student in the house will be bringing home instructions to complete the School Experience Survey. Please make some time to fill out the paper survey or the online survey at and input the 10-digit parent code found on the top right corner of the parent letter.  Please print your confirmation or return the paper survey to school.  When you do, your child’s name will be entered in a prize drawing!


Wednesday October 31st- NO COSTUMES AT SCHOOL

Parents and students, please note that there will be NO COSTUMES allowed to be worn at school on Wednesday, October 31st.  Regular school day dress code will be in effect. 


Environmental Defenders Assemblies Wednesday 10/31

This Wednesday our students will enjoy assemblies by The Environmental Defenders.  These assemblies are designed to help students identify environmental problems and possible solutions kids can do themselves to reduce pollution.


Coffee with a Cop and the Principal Thursday 11/1 @ 8:15 in Library

Join us this Thursday, at 8:15 in the library, as we get to chat with LA School Police Officer Steinburg and hear other school updates.  You bring the conversation and we will bring the coffee!


Tiger Trot DJ Party

The Tiger Trot DJ party will also be held this Thursday, November 1st at 1:30PM.  Eligible students will be notified and released to attend. 


 PTA 5th Grade Donut Day

Friday, November 2nd is another PTA 5th Grade Committee sponsored Donut Day.  See the e-backpack for a pre-order slip and more details.


Hoop Fest National Anthem Try-outs 11/2 @ 12:30PM room 28

Can you sing?  Can you sing in front of about 500 people? Are you in 5th grade? If so, you are invited to come try out to be the Hoop Fest 2018 National Anthem singer.  Try-outs will be held this Friday at 12:30PM in room 28.   


Speaking of Hoop Fest- Please see the E-backpack for the ticket order form and the meal prepay forms.  Pre-paid tickets are $12.  Tickets will be $15 at the door. Because seating is limited, there will be no tickets sold at the door if the event is sold out via preorder sales.  So basically- get your tickets early!


PTA Dine Out update

Finally, the PTA would like to say thank you for attending October’s Dine Out at Sharky’s.  We were able to fund raise $128.77, which will be applied to school-wide programs.  November’s Dine Out will be at Chick-Fil-A located in Northridge, on Thursday, November 8th from 5-8PM.  We look forward to seeing everyone there and thank you once again.


Students, let’s continue to focus on HONESTY.  Remember to be truthful in what you say and do, that’s the best policy.    


That’s it for this week’s news from school!  Have a tigerrific evening!



10/31             Fire Drill

10/31             Environmental Defenders Assemblies 1:00PM and 1:45PM

11/4               Daylight Savings Time Ends- Fall Back J

11/5               Student Success Awards Assembly @ 8:00AM on the yard near the lunch pavilion

11/5               Make-up Picture Day

11/5-11/9     Book Fair

11/5-11/9     Canned Goods Food Drive

11/6               Election Day- Auditorium Closed

11/5, 11/7, 11/8, 11/9—Minimum Days- School Dismissed at 12:33PM for Parent Conferences

11/12             NO SCHOOL- VETERANS’ DAY

11/13             PTA Exec. Board Meeting 8:05am in Library

11/13             Governance Council Committee Meetings 1:40PM in select classrooms

11/14             GATE/Gifted Parent Meeting 8:15AM-9:15AM in Library

11/15             Hoop Fest Pep Rally 2:00PM

11/15             Governance Council Meeting @2:45PM room 28

11/16             Hoop Fest @ Shepherd of the Hills

11/19-11/23 Thanksgiving Break—NO SCHOOL

11/26-12/14 Blankets of Love begins

11/27             PTA Association meeting 8:05am in Library

11/29             Fire (Emergency) Drill


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