Blue Folder – October 26, 2012

PTA Announcements

  • Sign up for Paperless Blue Folders
    If you like getting your blue folder content here (on the website or via email) – sign up & save a tree, save the PTA the cost of paper, and save the Blue Folder stuffing volunteers some time! Enroll by mid-November to participate – thanks to parents who have signed up – you saved 1000 sheets of paper this week alone!
  • Add your info to the Madera Directory
    Make your contact info available to other Madera parents. An updated version of the directory will be coming out on October 29.
    If you need to correct your listing, contact Nerissa.

Madera News & Events

  • Madera Market open today!
    Friday, October 26, 2012
    After School @ Upper Playground
  • MASEP Afterschool Enrichment Program – Late Fall
    Information Pamphlet
    Course Schedule

    Registration begins October 22, 2012 – you can now register online.
    Classes begin Monday, November 5, 2012
  • Pre-Bookfair Cheesecake/Candy Bar “FUNraiser”
    Now – Thursday, November 9, 2012
    Download bookfair cafe order form (excel spreadsheet file)
    We will have a FUNdraiser contest before the actual bookfair scheduled November 17, with a percentage of net sales counted towards the total kick back to Madera for this event! Whoever orders the most Godiva Chocolate Bars and Cheesecake Factory Cakes by November 9th will be the lucky winner. The grand prize winner will get a FREE Nook Tablet!  See the bookfair cafe order form (.xls file) to get started.  All orders MUST be emailed to Terri Lynn by end of school day Nov. 9th  or placed into Barnes & Noble basket in school office.
  • Portola Information Night
    Thursday November 1
    6:30pm – 8:00pm @Portola Middle School
    Principal Burnham, Portola teachers, and some students will be there to show you the campus and answer questions about the school and classes. Both parents and kids are welcome.
  • Madera Alumni Portola Panel
    Wednesday, November 14, 2012
    7:00pm – 8:00pm in the Multi-Purpose Room
    Come hear from current 7th and 8th graders about Portola, and ask the students, some Portola parents, and Principal Burnham about life at Portola. Both parents and kids are welcome.
  • Pizza / Movie Night (save the date!)
    Friday, November 16, 2012
    As is tradition, the event is run by your fabulous 6th Grade Madera Students. Instead of spaghetti night, the students will be serving pizza. Pizza orders will be done in advance (more to follow). The students are eager to raise money for Science Camp. Other goodies will be sold as well. All donations are welcomed and much appreciated.
  • Barnes & Noble Bookfair (save the date!)
    Saturday, November 17, 2012
    11:00am – 2:00pm

Community Happenings

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