It's Back to School time, 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:
- JUMP START DAY is Tuesday August 14th. Download your JSD packet HERE. Food trucks, Spirit Wear, Discounted Dinner Dance tix, and more! Come to find out your child(ren)'s teacher, stay for the fun!
First day of school is Thursday August 16th. PTA hosts a welcome back coffee & pastries after drop off, in front of the multi-use room. Stop on by!
Back to school nights (times may change...):
Aug. 20: TK/AM Kinder and Grades 1-2 from 5:30-7:30 PM
Aug. 21: PM Kinder and Grades 3-5 from 5:30-8 P
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. PTA accepts donations through-out the school year. Follow links to donate to FUND FOR EXCELLENCE.
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: email@example.com
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
Keep an eye out for the LCAP Speaker Series this year: click here for more information on LCAP via MDUSD.
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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