The 2018-19 school-year is on, Roadrunners!!
Welcome and thank you for visiting our site. The Strandwood PTA is a group of active parents and teachers who work together, with support from our school and community, to sponsor and manage over 50 special programs and events. We are dedicated to improving and enriching the educational experience of every student here at Strandwood Elementary.
Here's the lowdown on what's Going on around campus:
Nutcracker Show Day is here! Break a leg, performers and thank you to all the amazing volunteers!
Strandwood Green Team is partnering with TerraCycle® and Hasbro® to keep recyclable toys out of the landfill. Bring your broken, well-loved Hasbro® toys & games to Strandwood and give them a second life by recycling them.
Strandwood Green Team Kids meeting after school on Wednesday December 5th at 12:30 p.m. in Room B3. Help making posters to raise awareness for our Hasbro Toy Recycle Drive going on this month, discuss the environmental impact of toys and learn about eco-friendly holiday gift alternatives. Questions: email@example.com
Strandwood's Student Council is sponsoring the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Pennies for Patients fundraiser. Now until Dec. 14, kids can bring in pennies, dimes, quarters, dollars, etc. to donate to their classroom's box. Each child also received an individual box to take home. Or donate online. Go to www.studentseries.org and search for Strandwood. Our goal is to raise $1000!
TK/Kinder registration day is scheduled for Tuesday, February 5th. Packets will be available to pick up in the office on January 8th. Tours for incoming students will be held in January, February and March. More info available on the Strandwood MDUSD website.
Join our PTA for 2018/19 and make a difference! We rely upon all our amazing parent/caregiver volunteers, to help make a Strandwood a safe, welcoming school, supportive to all students. For $8.25 be part of the largest children's advocacy group in the nation and let your voice be amplified.
A dollar a day ($180) per student is what we are asking our families to contribute to our help PTA provide all the programs, classroom assistants, technology, specialists and more for our students. Any amount of donation helps. Follow links to donate to FUND FOR EXCELLENCE. Find out if your company matches donations!
Strandwood composts! We believe in the importance of teaching our children to always Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle as much as possible. Strandwood Green Team will be on campus this year helping students learn composting routines in the lunchroom and working on ways to keep Strandwood green. Check out Talkin' Trash to see a great video on kids learning to sort lunchroom waste. Volunteers needed in lunchroom - please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Plan on volunteering in the classroom, field trip or school event? You must be Finger-Printed and TB-Tested, on file with MDUSD to do so. Go here for MDUSD Volunteer instructions and forms. Check out the many ways to volunteer and get involved.
Keep an eye out for the LCAP Speaker Series this year: click here for more information.
Did you know? Not only are we a California Distinguished school, we were selected two years in a row for the 2016 and 2017 Best of Pleasant Hill Awards for Elementary School and for the first time Strandwood has been recognized as National Blue Ribbon School 2016! For more on this special award go HERE
Coming up soon
the roadrunner newsletter
This weekly newsletter provides parents with important announcements, articles from the Principal and PTA President and information about Strandwood’s staff, students and community. The Roadrunner will also provide links to important flyers and new items on the school website. The Roadrunner will be sent to everyone in the Email Club on Monday mornings.
The Email Blast will be sent Thursdays as needed to cover any recent news, events or reminders. The Email Blast is more condensed then the Roadrunner and usually won’t contain any articles or in depth stories.
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