Weekly Newsletter 2/10/2016
MONTCLAIR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WEEKLY NEWSLETTER – FEBRUARY 10, 2016
OTTER BASH NEWS UPDATE
Wine Donation, February 8 – 17! Can you help us achieve our goal of a wine donation from every family? Please contribute a bottle or two of a favorite wine (valued at $15 ).
· In the morning: Hand your wine donation to the drop off greeters— No need to get out of the car!
· In the afternoon: Bring your bottles to A.T. (in the Ottertorium) and leave in the box provided.
Early Bird Ticket Pricing Ends February 13! Buy your tickets soon and consider sponsoring a teacher! https://goo.gl/50tkfw
• Save $$! Purchase tickets by February 13, the price increases on February 14!
• Reserve a Priority Seating spot at the Live Auction with a Priority Seating ticket!
• Sponsor a Teacher
$50 if purchased on or before February 13
$65 if purchased on or before February 27
$75 if purchased on or before March 12
$85 Live Auction Priority Seating
Get Involved! The Otter Bash team needs your help! We have a limited number of complimentary tickets that can be earned by fulfilling volunteer requirements. To learn how you can earn a free ticket or if you have questions about any Otter Bash volunteer opportunities, please contact Jennifer Porcinito at email@example.com.To sign up for volunteer shifts, please use the following link, or cut-and-paste the link into your browser. Thank you!
Corporate Matching, Sponsorships and Advertising. Corporate matching is another great way to increase your donations while raising critical funds for our school’s wonderful enrichment programs. There are also sponsorship and advertising opportunities available at the corporate level. For Sponsorship and Advertising details and forms, please visit the Otter Bash page at http://www.montclairschool.com/otterbash/. Please contact Marivic Hammond at for sponsorship or advertising inquiries. Thank you!
DADS’ CLUB SPRING TRI-TIP SALE!
Are you too busy to cook? Are you wanting something amazing for dinner? Here’s your chance. The Dads’ Club is selling its famous Tri-Tip! Submit your orders by Wednesday, February 24. Orders will be ready for pickup on Friday, February 26, 2:45-6pm, in the Multipurpose Room. To order, please use this link: https://goo.gl/wwNA7d
We look forward to serving you!
PARENT INFO NIGHT: HOW TO TALK TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT RACE
Montclair Elementary PTA invites you to a presentation featuring Allison Briscoe-Smith, PhD on Tuesday,March 15, 7-8pm in the Multipurpose Room. Parents, teachers, and caregivers will come away with an understanding of basic developmental awareness of children in regards to race, a grasp of what implicit bias is and how it impacts our children and support in thinking about HOW we want to engage with children about the topic of race. Dr. Briscoe-Smith is a psychologist who received her undergraduate training in social psychology from Harvard and her clinical degree in children’s psychology from U.C. Berkeley. Childcare, including a pizza dinner, will be provided. Please sign up here: https://goo.gl/2ectVw
REMINDER: FLYERS AND POSTERS
Kindly observe these reminders when posting flyers and notices around our school campus:
• Be sure to remove the notices after your event, or when the deadline expires
• If possible, use painter’s tape especially on glass surfaces. This helps with clean up and eliminates scratching or damage when removing the tape glue
Otter Bash Wine Donation Drive
Monday, February 15
NO SCHOOL: President’s Day
Wednesday, February 24
Dads’ Club Tri-tip Order Deadline
Friday, February 26
2:45pm Dads’ Club Tri-tip Pick-up (Multipurpose Room)
The MES Newsletter is published every Wednesday school is in session during the school year. Do you have something you’d like to include in the weekly newsletter? Send a 100-word-or-less informational blurb, complete with links and contact info, to Monica Mehta and Marivic Hammond at BEFORE NOON ON TUESDAY to be included that week.
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