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416 Gladys Dr
Pleasant Hill, CA, 94523



Happy Spring, 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:

Get ready to bang your head at our annual Dinner Dance Auction! It’s for the kids!

Get ready to bang your head at our annual Dinner Dance Auction! It’s for the kids!

  • Headbanger’s Ball: Our annual Dinner Dance Auction is around the corner: March 23rd! Bidding for Good opens tonight at 6pm! Get ready to bid on your favorite returning items and check out what's new!

    We still need a few more volunteers for the Valhalla auction the evening of Friday, March 22. Every year we swap volunteers with another school so our parents can relax and enjoy our own dinner dance auction. Contact if you are able to help out!

    Got wine to donate?? Contact

  • 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:

  • 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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