• April 14th, 2014

    Brandon PTA announcements for the week April 14, 2014

    BOOK FAIR – THANK YOU
    The Spring Book Fair was a great success! Thank you to all the families who supported the fair. Over $1375 was raised for our wonderful Brandon Library and 78 books were donated to classrooms.
    Special thanks to the parent volunteers who helped run the fair. The Book Fair would not be possible without your help.

    CALLING ALL FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL PHOTOS!
    A handful of parents emailed first day of school photos and we WANT more to create an exclusive page for these photos.
    Please email 1st day of school photos to: terrahillyer@hotmail.com ASAP so your student can be represented in the Brandon School 2013-2014 Yearbook!

    SANTA BARBARA FAIR PRE-SALE TICKETS
    Buy pre-sale DISCOUNTED ride tickets for the Santa Barbara Fair and Expo and raise money for Brandon School!
    The fair at the Earl Warren Showgrounds is April 23rd-27th with the theme “25 Years of Magic.”
    Pre-sale ride tickets cost $5 less than prices during the fair and Brandon School earns 15% of all ride tickets sold!
    Pre-Sale Unlimited Ride Wristbands:
    Rides on Wed/Thurs: $17
    Rides on Fri/Sat/Sun: $22
    (a savings of $5 compared to prices during the fair)
    Tickets will be on sale before and after school in front of the school office on Friday, April 18th; Monday, April 21st and Tuesday, April 22nd
    CASH SALES ONLY
    You can also email your ticket order to Christie Paloczi: cpaloczi@37.60.239.169 to pick up your order and pay at your convenience in the school office.

    BRANDON T-SHIRTS & SWEATSHIRTS
    Show your Brandon pride with a Brandon Islanders T-Shirt or Sweatshirt.
    Youth T-Shirts are $7
    Adult Long-Sleeved T-Shirts are $15
    Youth Hooded Sweatshirts are $20
    Shirts and Sweatshirts will be on sale in front of school on Thursday, April 24th and Thursday, May 8th at 1:30 pm.
    Questions: contact Mimi Dent at mimident@hotmail.com

    PTA HONORARY SERVICE AWARD NOMINATIONS
    Through the Honorary Service Award program, the PTA recognizes individuals who have given outstanding community service to the children in our school community. The recipients are generally people who continually go above and beyond in their contributions. The individual may be a parent volunteer, a school staff member or a member of the community at large. Please take this opportunity to nominate a person you feel is deserving of this recognition. Nominating forms were sent home in Friday Folders and need to be returned to the school office by Friday, April 25th. If you have questions, please contact April Medina-Watson at aprilmw@cox.net.

    BRANDON CARNIVAL – SAVE THE DATE – FRIDAY, MAY 16th
    The Brandon Carnival is coming! Save the date – Friday, May 16th from 3:00-6:30 pm. For ways you can help the carnival, please see the flyer that came home in Friday Folders. If you have any questions, please contact one of the carnival chairs: April Medina-Watson at aprilmw@cox.net or Kelly Choi at kchoi@sbsdk12.org.

    BRANDON’S PARENTING SUPPORT GROUP – TUESDAY, APRIL 22nd from 6:30-8:00 pm in Room 21
    Join other Brandon parents to support each other and help our children grow in positive ways. Presented by preschool teacher/emotional support specialist Tosh Montee and Brandon counseling intern “Miss Tracy.” Please see signup sheet in the office. Childcare will be determined based on number of attendees bringing children. For more information, please call Tracy Johansson at 689-2733.

    KINDERGARTEN AND TRANSITIONAL KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT
    Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten enrollment have begun. If you are a new kindergarten or transitional kindergarten family, please pick up an enrollment packet in the office and sign-up for a kindergarten screening time.

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    CALENDAR OF EVENTS
    BOWWOW – Bike on Wednesday, Walk on Wednesday – Every Wednesday
    Pre-Sale Fair Tickets On Sale – Friday, April 18th, Monday, April 21st & Tuesday, April 22nd
    Parenting Support Group – Tuesday, April 22nd from 6:30-8:00 pm in Room 21
    Brandon T-Shirts On Sale – Thursday, April 24th at 1:30 pm & Thursday, May 8th at 1:30 pm
    Brandon Carnival – Friday, May 16th from 3:00-6:30 pm
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