Soleado Elementary School PVP Council of PTAs Thirty-Third District PTA California State PTA
Soleado Elementary School 27800 Longhill Drive Rancho Palos Verdes California 90275 (310) 377-6854
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"Wishing Everyone a Happy Holiday!"
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The Next PTA/Booster Club General Meeting
There is no PTA/Booster Club general meeting in December. Our next meeting is Tuesday, January 14, 2014. Come see who our next faculty speaker is with interesting news about the classroom.
Orange Ribbon Week Booster Report
Booster Club now has 47% of Soleado families participating in direct drive donations but we are still short of making those purchases toward iPads. If you have made pledges and still need to write those checks please contact the Booster Club and we will get your incentives to you.
It is not too late to make donations toward a 21st century learning environment. Click here to donate.
Parent Resource Room is Open!
Attention all volunteers!!! The new sign-in area has it's own room past Rhonda's desk (to her right, our left). This is now officially the Parent Resource Room. Here you will be able to: • Get information about PTA and Booster Club • Find ways to volunteer • Have a place to meet and volunteer at school without using the staff lounge ;) Come on by! More will be resources will be added in 2014.
Submit Your Nominations for Council
The PTA PVP Council Nominating committee needs/wants your suggestions for next year's officers. Please return by mail or e-mail by Jan. 8, 2014 to the Council Parliamentarian Julie Arico at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click above to earn a percentage of your purchases from Amazon.com back to Soleado. Buy Amazon.com gift cards from $10 and up and get free one day shipping for a limited time. Remember to use this link everytime you shop at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/?_encoding=UTF8&tag=sol066-20
Click above for details and printables on Parent's Night Out, early bird reservations due today AND our Misto fundraiser, both set to happen this Friday, December 13th.
Parent's Night Out will be Friday night 6:00 to 10:00 P.M. in our MPR. Soleado students are $30 with siblings at $20, even non-Soleado siblings! Pre-registration has started and today is your last day. Click above to print the form.
Purchases at Misto Italian Caffé and Bakery will bring 20% back to Soleado all day Friday. In addition, all gift certificates purchased Saturday and Sunday will bring the same 20% fundraiser. See their website for what's on the menu: http://www.mistocaffe.com/
Do you have gently used kids' clothes at home that you're looking to donate or give away? Schoola Stitch is a new online consignment store that sells new and gently used children's clothes and donates part of the sales to schools. It's so easy to do! Just request a bag, fill it with clothes, and either take it to UPS at Peninsula Center or call UPS for a pick up. Stitch will sort it, put it online, and then track sales. For every item sold from a Soleado family, we'll receive up to 40% of the sale price! Use this link for more information: http://www.schoola.com/stitch/soleado-elementary-rancho-palos-verdes-ca
Reflections Winner Congratulations to 2nd grader Nickki Y. for her award in Dance Choreography for this year's Reflections contest. Our apologies as she was not mentioned in our previous winners list.
Photos Needed for Slideshow Night 2014 Our end of year Slideshow Night is in the works but we need your best photos. We will set up folders on memberplanet.com for you to upload your pics to. Check back now and then for additional folders after logging into Member Planet or email your photos to our Historian, Daniel at email@example.com
The Costume Closet is still working on improvements and needs the help of all volunteers. This week and next Wednesday/Thursday the Costume Closet will be open and there are still times available. Please sign up at supersaas.com which has been updated from January through March.
Menders and Ironers do not need to sign up on Supersaas, you do however receive credits for hours worked.
Colonial Days are big for us and the elementary schools in the spring. There is a week reserve policy and many schools from the South Bay use our resource. Look to the Costume Closet for ALL your dress up needs! http://www.palosverdes.com/costumecloset/
A big thank you Eva Ruiz and Noell Whitaker for chairing the Teacher's Luncheon "Fire and Ice" dedicated for our wonderful staff taking place Dec. 11th. Many parents also helped with the hot and cold themed menu and decorations. Ultimately it is the teachers we want to appreciate for all they do everyday!
Thank you to Catherine Lucas and Paula Persson for preparing the PTA Memberships that went out with the directories. We hope members will use their discounts at Staples and Legoland to start using their benefits.
A big thank you to Linh Tu for getting us approved as an Amazon affiliate. We are already seeing orders come in through the link and we hope that parents will continue to support Soleado through their Amazon purchases. (See link above.)
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