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SEPTEMBER 10, 2017


DISTRICT NEWS

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IMPORTANT DATES

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DISTRICT

  • 9/12 Fingerprinting for Volunteers @ORM
  • 9/21 PTO Mtg @ORM
  • 9/22-9/29 Book Fair @ ORM

ORMONDALE 

  • 9/8 Back to School BBQ @ ORM 5-7pm 
  • 9/14 ORM Parent Volunteer Training

CORTE MADERA

  • 9/7 CMS Back to School Night @5pm
  • 9/11 CMS Photo Day
  • 9/15 CMS 6th-8th Grade BBQ Lunch
  • 9/22 CMS Back to School BBQ 

last chance to order your 2017/2018 Directory!

Order your directory and help support the PTO! Make a gift of $100 and you will receive a FREE directory. 

The cut-off for directory orders is Tuesday, September 12TH!

Click BELOW to donate today and get your school directory! ​

ORDER & DONATE TODAY!

RAISE $ FOR OUR SCHOOLS WITH AMAZON SMILE!

Use the AMAZON SMILE site every time you shop and Earn $$ for our schools!

Get more information about AMAZON SMILE at pvpto.com/fundraising

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NEW SPIRITWEAR available!

Spiritwear sales at the Back to School BBQ were a big success!  Thank you for all your support. We've had requests to continue to sell Spiritwear and are working on how we'll do that - stay tuned!

PVSD BOOK FAIR!

Friday, Sept 22 - Friday, Sept 29 in the Ormondale MUR

PVSD's Wild West Book Fair is almost here!  Once again, we will host a Scholastic Signature Fair with additional easy-to-navigate cases, more series, more middle grade titles, and more adult titles.   


The book fair will be open before, during and after school in the Ormondale MUR.  Highlights of the fair will include:

  • Popsicle Preview from 2:50 - 4pm on Fri, 9/22
  • Family Fun Night with Curveball Slider Truck (vegetarian options available), from 5-7pm on Tues, 9/26
  • Bagels and Books Breakfast (for children and caregivers) from 7:45 - 8:30am on Fri, 9/29

This is a very fun volunteer opportunity with many options to suit your schedule. Make sure to check next week's weekly for a link to sign up!

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The book fair is the only source of supplemental support for libraries at both Ormondale and Corte Madera.  Last year, almost 50% of all sales came back to the libraries! Come buy a book and help build our schools' libraries!

WEBSITE THANK YOUS!

A very special thank you to Sarah Vincenzo for her creativity and dedication to improving the pvpto.com website over the past few months. Thanks to her hard work, the PTO website now has online volunteer sign ups, a streamlined donation/directory order process and more. Also, thank you to Lalanie Robins for your help producing the online sign ups! Thanks to Sarah and Lalani, we started the year in great shape with a wonderful roster of volunteers lined up for PTO events. 

ORMONDALE NEWS

SPIRITWEAR THANK YOUS!

Thank you Brooke Day for creating and producing fabulous new Spiritwear for Ormondale this year!  And huge thanks for organizing the on site sale at the Back to School BBQ - we loved being able to try before buying!

BBQ THANK YOUS!

Many thanks to those who attended and helped out at the ORM Back-to-School BBQ on Friday, Sept. 8th. It was such a fun evening and a great time for us all to enjoy talking with parents, staff, friends and kids. A big Thank You to Lori Palazzolo and Cate Styer for chairing this event. 

Thank you to all who contributed to making this event a success for our school community, including BBQ Boys, our principal Lynette Hovland, Kiran Kamboj, Lalanie Robins, Laura Guntren, Camilla Eckstein, Manou Speleman, Luis Flores, Melissa Karlsten, Josh Moore, Alexis Robertson, Angie Stern, Laura Mather, Serena Hanes, Julie Lautner, Cyriac Roeding, Jen Arends, Cynthia Wong, Wendy Keefe, Neil Day, Alana, Achterkirchen, Suman Melville, Karyn Ellis, Eva Diez, Carlos Ceballos and Lorena Pineda and our amazing janitors Jose and Everett! A HUGE Thank you to the CMS 8th Grade Student Council, led by co-presidents Gigi Pistilli and Hayden Giles. They came organized, prepared and set a spirited and energetic tone for the evening. What an awesome team! 

Camilla Lynch - ORM PTO President and Lalanie Robins - ORM Vice-President

All bowls and utensils that were left at Ormondale after the back-to-school BBQ will be in the lost and found area starting Monday 9/11/17.

CORTE MADERA NEWS

CMS BACK TO SCHOOL PICNIC

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND FROM 5:30PM TO 7:00PM

Come celebrate the start of a new year!

  • Field games organized by the 8th grade Leadership Class
  • Live DJ and inflatable obstacle course
  • Dinner and friends
  • Join other CMS families for dinner and family fun! Amigos Grill will provide burritos and families are asked to bring their favorite salad, side dish or dessert to share. A table will be set-up to accept labeled dishes when you arrive.

This is a great event for volunteering - please sign up here.  Contact Erin Sanders (erinwsanders@gmail.com) if you have any questions. Volunteers needed to help with welcome table, set-up, and clean-up.

Remember: All students need to be chaperoned by a parent. Please remind students that scooters, skateboards, or other ride-on toys are not allowed at the event.

CMS Cocoa COFFEE THANK YOU

A BIG THANK YOU to Brook Coffee, Allison Kroeger, Jen Arends and Lisa Giblin who organized our first 4/5 Cocoa Breakfast of the school year on Friday September 1st. We had a great turnout! 

Mark Friday, November 17 on your calendars for the next 4/5 Cocoa Breakfast!

COMMUNITY NEWS

Creative art for young children - fall 2017

September 20th - December 9th at Portola Valley Town Center (No classes Nov. 22-25)


 To Register
Contact the Portola Valley Town Hall (650) 851-1700 Teresa (ext. 200)
Registration Forms available @ their office, 765 Portola Rd. Or...
Register Online Today!

Download the flyer for more information and prices. 

Fall Creative Art Classes.pdf
VISIT THE PTO WEBSITE!