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:
No school on Monday November 11th in honor of Veteran’s Day.
Thank you to all who attended the Fall Fest and Scholastic Book Fair and to all the amazing volunteers who helped make it a success.
See’s Candies Fundraiser - for the Future Fifth Grade fund - order forms in office or ask any 4th grader about it!
5th Grade - Outdoor Ed donations still being accepted. Bring cash or checks (payable to Strandwood Elementary) to the office.
Nutcracker rehearsals are in full swing and kids are getting excited to perform! Get your costume basics now - don’t delay. Volunteers still needed for Dress Rehearsals and Day of Show. Questions: email@example.com
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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