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January 22, 2019

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LOS CERROS MIDDLE SCHOOL
2015 California Gold Ribbon School
968 Blemer Rd   Danville CA 94526   925-855-6800 

Evan Powell, Principal

Allison Mulliken, Assistant Principal

 


UPCOMING EVENTS 

 

January

1/31           PTA Executive Board Meeting 9:00am Staff Lounge

 

February

2/1             Spelling Bee

2/4-2/8      National School Counselors Week

2/4-2/8      Words Matter Week

2/7             8th Grade Parent Night 7:00pm – MPR

2/8             Boosters Meeting 8:45am Conference Room

2/15           TK-12 Staff Development – No School

2/18           President’s Day Holiday – No School

2/18-2/22  Stress Free Week

2/21           8th Grade Panoramic Picture – 8th Grade Lunch

2/23           Polar Plunge SF

2/28           PTA Executive Board Meeting 9:00am Staff Lounge


SCHOOL NEWS

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K-Cup Collection Update

 

A huge thank you to everyone who donated k-cups for our 6th Grade science collection.  We collected 1000 + K-Cups and were able to recycle all of them.  It was so successful that we are going to continue collecting them all year long.  Please continue to send them to Room 8 or the library and we we will take it from there.  We appreciate your support!  Katie Chivers and KIm Carter.

 

Sister School Board Game Drive 1/28-2/1

 

Dear Los Cerros Community,

 

We will be collecting new and "gently used" board games for our sister school, Sun Terrace Elementary, the week of January 28th- February 1st.  These games will be used for Sun Terrace's annual game night in mid-march and then will be distributed to the students that attend afterward.  Now is a great time to clean out those closets and donate to a great cause!

 

If you are looking for more ways to support our sister school, please see the amazon link below.  Items purchased from the list will go to Sun Terrace's Sunbeam Store.  Students earn "Sunbeam" buck to spend in the store through positive works in the class and on the playground.  Use the amazon smiles link (also listed below) and you not only help out Sun Terrace, but Los Cerros as well.  

 

https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1G5REWXF470Q8/ref=nav_wishlist_lists_2?_encoding=UTF8&type=wishlist

 

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After School Sports

Interested in participating in Dodgeball after school?  Please come the informational meeting in the gym on Thursday, January 10 right after school.  We will hold the buses a few mins for students attending the meeting. 

Dodgeball (Grades 6-8)

January 10 – February 22

Team Informational Meeting: Thursday, January 10 (after school in Gym)

Practices/Games: Jan: 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31 Feb: 5, 7, 12

Games Feb: 19, 21

 

Donors Choose

Have you heard of the SRVEF Teacher Grant Program or Chevron Fuel Your School?  These grant programs are run through DonorsChoose.org and, if funded, directly impact the schools, students & staff within SRVUSD.  Your Los Cerros teachers have been working hard to create projects that will support the learning experience of our LC students.  Check out all the ideas we are hoping to have funded on our LCMS Donors Choose Page.  LCMS teachers are always thinking up great classroom projects to promote excellence at Los Cerros!!

 


LOS CERROS BOOSTERS

Double Your Donation!  Employee Matching Programs

Thank you to everyone who has donated to the LCMS Boosters Fund this year!  We are on track to meet our goal and fund classrooms.  If you have donated, remember to check with your employer for donation or volunteer matching grant programs.  Companies like Workday, Chevron, Kaiser, Wells Fargo, Salesforce, and many others will match your donations -- but submit this year!  You can find direct links to your employer by visiting srvef.org.

The Boosters are also preparing for Casino Night in the spring.  Want to be part of the group that plans this fun fundraiser night and online auction?   The next meeting is on Friday, January 11 at 8:45 at Los Cerros -- join us!  Interested in joining the Boosters Board?  Contact Liz Ball

 

 


LOS CERROS PTA

Are you interested in getting involved at Los Cerros?  PTA has many open positions for the 2019-2020 school year!

We are currently looking to fill the following positions:

Executive Board

  • President
  • Secretary
  • Parliamentarian

Committee Chairs

  • Fundraising
  • Red Ribbon Week
  • Special Needs

If you would like to get involved but are not ready for a leadership position, please consider joining one of our committees as a committee member.  It's a great way to help while getting to know Los Cerros PTA.  A full list of our committees can be found on the PTA website 

 

 

Amazon Smile

Shopping online this holiday season?  Support Los Cerros PTA by shopping Amazon Smile!  A portion of every purchase will be donated to LCMS PTA when you use this link.

 

PTA Member Benefits

As a member of California State PTA, you advocate for children, promote parent and family involvement in schools, and improve the lives of all children and families. Here are a few extra perks of membership available exclusively to PTA members like you!  

 

Thank you for your donation to the Los Cerros Middle School PTA! You are helping improve the lives of our children and our community. If the PTA receives more funds than are needed for a particular project or event, or if there is an area of greater need, the PTA may reallocate donations to provide the best support and care to our children, parents, and teachers. Thank you for your support!

PTA Member Perks
 

Full benefit details are available at  pta.org & capta.org

***Member Cards are available in the Los Cerros Office

 

PTA Social Media

LCMS PTA is on social media!  Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to stay in touch.

  • Facebook: Los Cerros Middle School PTA
  • Instagram: @lcms_pta
  • Twitter: @LCMS_PTA

 


DISTRICT NEWS

 

SRVEF Imagineering Classes (Winter Break)

Imagineering

The San Ramon Valley Education Foundation (SRVEF) is offering three STEAM enrichment classes this winter break.  Each class will run January 2, 3, & 4, 2019 from 9am-12pm.

Game Design with Roblox Studio - at Iron Horse Middle School

Physical Computing with Arduino - at Iron Horse Middle School

Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi - at California High School

 

**Winter Break Promotion from SRVEF**

Refer a friend and you both save $10! Once you register for an Imagineering Winter Break Class, you'll receive a unique Refer-a-Friend discount code that can be shared with friends. You'll earn a $10 credit for each new referral! For more information about class topics, locations, and dates, visit our registration page 👉 www.bit.ly/srvef_imagineering.  

 


COMMUNITY NEWS 

18-19 DC Trip

**These activities are not sponsored by SRVUSD.

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