Blue Folder – October 25, 2013

Madera News & Events

  • 6th Grade Camp
    Monday, October 28, 2013 –
    Thursday, October 31, 2013
  • Portola Panel – Save the Date!
    Wednesday, November 6, 2013 | 7:00pm
    Have questions about Portola Middle School? Our very own Madera graduates who are now in 7th and 8th grade will be back on November 6 for this year’s Portola Panel. Principal Burnham will also be on hand to answer questions.
  • International Night
    Friday, November 8th | 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    A Madera tradition! This is a night where students and families can bring a dish to share, wear traditional cultural dress and celebrate the diversity of our community!
  • The Last Child in the Woods: Discussion Group / Potluck
    Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 | 7:00pm – 9:00pm
    at the Arlington Park Clubhouse
    Save the date! Join Principal Makela for the vivacious discussion of the book that is…
    The Last Child in the Woods: Saving our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder by Richard Louv!
  • CookingVeggiesSupport the Garden / Outdoor Classroom
    Sign up for Farmigo Produce Delivery!
    “I just LOVE Farmigo. I get to select what I want each week. Easy website to use and most of all the quality and freshness of my produce has been consistent and amazing.” – Sasha
  • Madera Directory 2013-14
    We are currently at about 110 students in the Directory and we’d like to get more – want to get listed?
    Fill this out and we’ll add you!

    The directory is a private listing of contact info for Madera families / very helpful for finding out email addresses for parents of kids you want to invite to birthday parties, among other things.
  • Want to see what Halloween at Madera looked like in the 1960s?
    Check out our facebook page!
  • Madera Olympics / Thank You!
    Thank you to our Madera Olympics volunteers!  The Madera Olympics was held last Friday and was a resounding success.  Approximately 500 students participated by running, jumping, crawling, and hopping for two hours on a perfect fall afternoon.  Thank you again to our wonderful Madera parents who turned out to make the event both fun and successful.  This event could not have happened without you!
    – The Madera Olympics Committee

Community Happenings

  • Junction Avenue Block Party
    Sunday, October 27, 2013 | 11:00am – 5:00pm
    @ Junction Ave. between Cutting & Knott
  • Halloween Trunk-or-Treat Tailgate Party (PDF)
    Thursday, October 31, 2013 | 4:30pm – 7:00pm
    @ El Cerrito Community Center, 7007 Moeser Lane
    Bring bags of wrapped candy or toys for Trick-or-Treating at your spook mobile, which will be located in the El Cerrito Community Center parking lot during our annual Halloween Carnival and Haunted House. Decorate your spook mobile with witches, ghosts, goblins, and music. Decorated spook mobiles will automatically be entered into a contest. The winner will take home 4 passes to the Rialto Cinemas Cerrito Theater! Entry is free.
  • SingleTrack High at El Cerrito Theater
    Saturday, November 9, 2013| 10:30am.
    This inspiring documentary showcases the extraordinarily positive impacts of the high school cycling movement. Proceeds from ticket sales go to benefit the El Cerrito Open Space Fund and the El Cerrito and Albany High School Mountain Bike Teams.

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