Nov 30, 2013
The National PTA Reflections program encourages students to explore the arts and express themselves by giving positive recognition for their artistic efforts. This year's theme is "Believe, Dream, Inspire". Encourage your child(ren) to unleash their artistic talents in: Dance choreography, Photography, Film Production, Musical Composition, Literature and Visual Arts. Reflect on the theme. Create Original artwork. Be recognized. All submission due this Monday, December 2nd. Winners will be submitted to the Los Angeles Tenth District PTSA. Winners of the 10th District PTSA will be forwarded to the California State PTA, and if chosen, will compete at the National PTA level.
Starting this Monday, December 2nd thru December 13th, you can bring joy and a message of hope to children in our communities by donating a new, unwrapped toy. Please drop off your new, unwrapped toy in the toy boxes located in each classroom.
If you are a crafty parent and would like to showcase and sell your creations during our Book Fair -Family Fun Night this Friday (12/6) respond to this post by December 3rd via email to Susanne Foldes: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Book Fair will be open from 6-8pm in the Library. We will have performances by our Mt. Washington Children’s Chorus, Stage Time Theater Class and Mayaya Dance Class, there will be Book Readings and we will be showcasing all of our student entries from the Reflections Arts Program in the MPR.
The Craft Fair will take place in the surrounding areas.
There is a $25 Table Fee which will go into the PTA’s fundraising fund, but you keep the rest of the profit from the night. In your email please include your name, what you’ll be selling and a contact phone number. Please respond by December 3rd to email@example.com. Thanks very much!
The whole school is excited about our upcoming Book Fair. An amazing selection of books are headed our way! At the Book Fair you will find the latest and finest titles for kids, as well as books of interest to parents. Mark your calendar for our Family Fun Night Event, Friday, December 6, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, where the whole family can join in the fun. And, you can contribute books to your child's classroom library. The Book Fair is a great way to get everyone excited about reading.
The PTA will also be collecting donations for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Books specifically marked for donations will be on sale for $1.00 each, and some of the Book Fair proceeds will be donated, as well. There will also be a collection jar at the Book Fair. So please help and donate.
The Book Fair will be open on Tuesday, December 3, from 8:30am to 2:00 pm, Wednesday, December 4, from 8:30am to 3:00 pm, Thursday, December 5, from 8:30am to 3:00 pm, and Friday, December 6, from 5:00pm to 8:00 pm.
If you are out of town or can't make it to our Book Fair, you can also help support our school by shopping online: Book Fair Link
- Send wish lists to family and friends
- All orders ship free to the school - Holiday Shipping: All orders ship together to the school via UPS after the online fair ends, December 7, 2013. Shipment arrival times vary by state but generally shipments are received within 5-7 business days of the online fair end date.
- Browse an expanded book selection - including Storia eBooks
Mark your calendars for Friday, December 20th for a great way to kick off the holiday break. We'll be showing a family friendly holiday flick (title TBA) in the MPR. Doors will open at 5:30pm and movie will start at 6:30pm. There will be plenty of goodies for purchase so plan to have dinner and snacks with us. This will be our last fundraiser for 2013-let's end the year stuffed with popcorn and red vines for a good cause.
PLANNING ON DOING ANY AMAZON SHOPPING? IF SO, BE SURE TO USE THE MWES LINK AND AMAZON WILL GIVE BACK FOR EVERY PURCHASE YOU MAKE
Be sure to use this link: http://amazon.com/?tag=mwptaorg-20 when purchasing from Amazon. Please forward the link to friends and family. For every purchase made when using this link, Amazon will donate a portion of the sale to Mt. Washington Elementary School. This is an easy way to earn money for the school.