Winter Break is Coming!
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:
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Parent / Teacher conferences are coming up and that means EARLY DISMISSAL days as follows: Grades 1-5, will dismiss December 11-22 at 1:14pm. Wednesdays will remain the same with a dismissal time at 12:30. TK and Kindergarten classes will not adjust.
Teachers will send (or have already) out conference sign ups directly to parents.
And then? Holiday Break is here!! = December 23-January 7th. The school office will be open sporadically during this time.
Does your child love math??
XXI Math Kangaroo Competition is coming to Strandwood! PTA will be hosting a Math Kangaroo private test-taking center for our students, (open to 1st - 5th grade only). Compete with students across the nation, at each grade level! All participants receive a t-shirt and other gifts. Prizes awarded to top scores at each level of participation. $20 participation fee, financial assistance available.
Registration is has been extended through December 20th (after Dec 20th the fee to register goes up to $35). Only 30 spots available at Strandwood.
For details on how to register, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- Thank you to all who have joined our PTA and made donations to our Fund for Excellence. We continue to welcome new members and accept donations through-out the school year. Follow links to donate to FUND FOR EXCELLENCE and to JOIN THE PTA. All forms from Jump Start Day can be found here.
Congratulations, Strandwood! Not only are we a California Distinguished school, we have been 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! Thank you for being awesome! For more on this special award go HERE
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. There are so many ways to volunteer and get involved - find out: 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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