2/25/2014 Weekly Message

Feb 25, 2014 by

2/25/2014 Weekly Message


Online Auction Camp Pre-Sale is HERE!

Thursday, February 27th at 4pm through Monday, March 3rd at 10:00pm
We have an amazing selection of summer camps! Starting Thursday we’ll kick off the online bidding for all of our summer camp programs. Whether it’s soccer, baseball, swimming, dancing or just having fun, all of the top camps are there. CLICK HERE to check them out and get your wish list set!

FULL Online Auction Launches Next Week!

Wednesday, March 5th through Wednesday, March 12th
Mark your calendars for the start of our popular online auction. We’ll have hundreds of items available, but only to the highest bidder!

Get your Otter Ball tickets now!

$65 per person On Sale only through March 9th. Don’t miss out – it’s going to be a blast! CLICK HERE TO BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW!


Registration for the spring session of after-school enrichment classes is open through Wednesday, March 5th. To register for classes, CLICK HERE. Classes will start the week of March 24th and run through the week of June 2. If you have any questions, please contact .


Raising Resilient Girls from the Girls Leadership Institute

Wednesday, March 19th, 7:00-8:30pm
Multi-purpose room
This highly anticipated presentation is open to the public and already has over 300 rsvp’s. Sign up now on GLI’s Eventbrite link. Childcare RSVPs will be collected closer to the date – stay tuned. See attached flyer for more details.


The MES Science Fair will take place on Wednesday April 9th. Stay tuned for more information.


This year’s show will be on Saturday, May 10th at 6:30pm in our beautiful new multipurpose room. Signups are in the office–look for the binder with the Variety Show flyer on the front. The show is limited to the first 25 acts so be sure to sign up soon!


The purpose of this survey is to obtain parent perceptions of school climate as they relate to student well-being, opportunities, and learning. The information will help guide district and school efforts to promote safety, enhance learning supports, improve student achievement, and reduce health risks that stand as barriers to learning. Please help Montclair by sharing your opinions about the school by Friday, February 28th. Montclair CHKS Parent Survey English

Community News

Photo Subjects Needed
MES mom Lauren Wohl-Sanchez needs some willing teenagers and adults to photograph for the Berkeley Public Library and the Berkeley Public Library Foundation. Photos will be used exclusively by the Library and Foundation and will appear in printed materials and possibly online. Contact Lauren at or 510-915-4720.

Tea Collection Fundraiser
Tea Collection is raising money for MES! Now through Sunday, March 2, Tea Collection will contribute 15% of sales back to Montclair Elementary for all orders using the code SDS14MONT—plus free shipping.
Kaia Fit Discount

Kaia Fit offers results-based, all-women’s fitness classes right across from Montclair School. See the attached flyer for special deals for MES moms, teachers, and staff, and find out how you can earn $200 towards school supplies for your child’s class.