– School Dismissal @ 2:05pm today and next week!
Friday, Nov. 2nd – Friday, Nov. 9th
for Parent – Teacher Conferences
– No School on Tuesday, Nov. 6! (Election Day)
- VOTE YES ON MEASURES E & G!
And if you can, help out with phone banking on Sunday, Nov. 4th!
- Madera Matters Newsletter – Oct. 2012 Edition (PDF)
- Sign up for Paperless Blue Folders
Enroll by mid-November to participate 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! Thanks to parents who have signed up – you saved 1000+ sheets of paper this week alone!
- Add your info to the Madera Directory
Madera News & Events
- Thousand Page Reading Club (PDF)
Fill out reading logs by November 5, 2012
nb. if you have the old ‘by month’ form bookmarked, change it to this one and use it from now on! The other form is going offline.
- 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.
- 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 (Pixar’s “Brave“)
Friday, November 16, 2012
Dinner – 6:00pm – 6:45pm | Movie starts @ 7:00pm
A fabulous pizza dinner served by Madera 6th Graders & a free movie brought to you by Dad’s Club & Madera PTA.
Order your pizza in by Wednesday, Nov. 14th – download & turn in the order form! (PDF) 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 (PDF)
Saturday, November 17, 2012
11:00am – 2:00pm
Get a jump start on your holiday shopping while supporting Madera! Come and shop at Barnes & Noble on Saturday November 17, 2012 and mention “Madera Elementary School” at check out. A percentage of the net sale will be contributed directly to Madera.
- Bay Area Science Festival
October 27 – November 3, 2012
- El Cerrito Green Team Clean-up
Saturday, November 10, 2012
10:00am – 12:00pm
- Portola Fundraiser @Jenny K’s
November 12 – 16, 2012
Jenny K, located at 6921 Stockton Avenue in El Cerrito, will donate 20 percent of all purchases to Portola Middle School. Proceeds will benefit WriterCoach Connection at Portola, a successful literacy program that brings trained volunteers to campus for one-on-one coaching to advance students’ writing and critical thinking.
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