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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Outdoor Ed Dinner Thursday, April 18, 5:30 PM

SSC Meeting Friday, April 19, 8:00 AM, Library

Principal Chat Friday, April 19, 9:15 AM, Staff Lounge (RM 117)

Beacon in Bloom Friday, April 19, 3:30 PM

SFUSD Arts Festival April 27-May 5, Asian Art Museum

High School Application Meeting - 7th Grade Families April 29, 6:00 PM, Library

Spring Band Concert Tuesday, May 7, 7PM, Auditorium

Spring Orchestra Concert Thursday, May 9, 7PM, Auditorium

Outdoor Ed Field Trips May 11-May 18

Dave & Buster’s Year End Party Monday, May 20, 4P-8:30PM Dave & Buster’s

8th Grade Picnic Friday, May 24, Hellman Hollow GGP

8th Grade Dinner Dance Friday, May 31, 6PM

8th Grade Promotion Monday, June 3, 9AM, GWHS

 

ATTENDANCE: Call (415) 750-8442 or email reidy-millerk@sfusd.edu

PRINCIPAL CHAT:  Please join us for the last Principal Chat of the school year pm Friday, April 19 @ 9:15 AM in the Staff Lounge (Rm 117).  Topic: TBD, possible open Q&A. Coffee and Continental breakfast will be provided by the Presidio PTSA. All parents/guardians are welcome!

WE NEED YOU! To tell us how we’re doing.  Please complete the following Culture & Climate Survey by Friday 4/19/19. You can find the survey here: https://tinyurl.com/CCFamilyPMS

LIBRARY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Do you love crafts? Our librarian, Holly Friel, needs 1-2 parent volunteers to lead weekly craft activities at lunch in the library 1-2 days per week from 11:45am-1:15pm.  Can be any day that works for you, except Wednesdays. No experience necessary. We have the supplies, just need the volunteers! Please email frielh@sfusd.edu if you are interested.

LIBRARY DONATIONS WANTED: There are 2 ways to donate, 1. Please donate on Donors Choose for a new upgraded library reading space (https://www.donorschoose.org/project/what-and-where-to-read/4040028/) or 2. Check out our Sign Up Genius to donate the last few remaining items to make our Library look it’s best (https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0d4da8a62da1f58-presidio).

2019 SFUSD ARTS FESTIVAL: The San Francisco Unified School District proudly presents the SFUSD Arts Festival; a celebration of student creativity in visual, literary, media, and performing arts hosted by the Asian Art Museum in the Civic Center from April 27-May 5, 2019. (The museum will be open on Monday, April 30th for school groups only.) For over 30 years this unique San Francisco event has been a point of destination for families, teachers, artists, and community members from San Francisco and beyond. The promise of equity and access in arts education for all students preK-12 during the curricular day, made real by the SFUSD’s groundbreaking Arts Education Master Plan, finds its point of destination in this festival, where all who attend may see for themselves the inspiration and creativity inherent in all of our youngest San Franciscans! Festival admission is free and includes access to the museum's collection and special exhibition galleries. Have a little time and want to volunteer, sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4da4a723a6fb6-sfusd3

High School Info Night with PPS-SF (for current 7th grade Families): As you may have heard, many 8th Grade families are not happy that their student didn’t get into the high school of their choice.  Parent for Public Schools will be hosting an event to so 7th grade parents can start learning about High School Applications NOW. This will help you be prepared when you return to school in August. Come join us on 4/29/19 at 6pm in the Library.

Presidio Middle School Year End Party at Dave & Buster's: Please join us on Monday, 5/20/19 for our year end party at Dave & Buster's. Please RSVP here. Date: Monday, 5/20/19 Event time: 4pm - 8:30pm Location: Dave & Buster's in Daly City: 130 Serramonte Center, Daly City, CA 94015.  All ages are welcome.

** There will be NO HOMEWORK on Monday night or tests on Tuesday, so come party with us! **

PRESIDIO PTSA SPOTLIGHT

MEMBERSHIP CHAIR:  Commitment is 1-2 hours a month. Two evening meetings a month. Attending scheduled events and helping enroll new PTSA members. No experience necessary. Interested in working closely with the Principal and motivated parents/guardians and teachers? Want to be a part of the conversation around PTSA budget and supported programs? Please consider applying to Presidioptsa@gmail.com TODAY!

THE PRESIDIO PTSA NEEDS YOU! We are looking for volunteers to fill several positions on the PTSA Executive Board for the 2019-2020 school year. Please email presidioptsa@gmail.com if you are interested in any of the following positions. Vice President, Secretary*, Membership Chair, Communications Chair, Fundraising Chair, Legislative Chair, Parliamentarian.  We will also need a variety of volunteers to help with communications, fundraising and student store. *Required to meet bylaws. Questions?  Please contact 2018-2019 PTSA President Karla Bobadilla @ lafayetterocks@yahoo.com.

YEARBOOKS STILL AVAILABLE: Yearbooks are still available to purchase at www.treering.com.  Please use activation code: 1015372493931878 if you have not logged in previously.

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HAVE YOU SEEN OUR 8TH GRADE END OF YEAR WEB PAGE? Check it out here: https://pms-sfusd-ca.schoolloop.com/8thgradeyearend

 

8TH GRADE END OF YEAR ACTIVITIES: Packets are due signed by both parents and students on April 3rd. Community Service hours (2 hours total) are due by May 23rd before the 8th grade picnic. Hours must have been completed from August 2018-May 2019.


8TH GRADE PARENTS: Are you a parent of an 8th grader and interested in helping plan end of the year 8th grade activities? This would entail helping plan the 8th grade field trip, graduation dinner and dance, and other activities. E-mail Ms. Jenny at herttuaj@sfusd.edu if you are interested!

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MIDDLE SCHOOL CAMPS ARE OPEN FOR REGISTRATION.  Join Camp Beacon for a summer full of sports, cooking, field trips and all kinds of summer silliness! This camp is available to all rising middle school students.

Sliding-scale pricing is available for SFUSD free and reduced lunch families. For more info, check out our Middle School Camps page here: https://richmondsf.org/youth/summer-camp/middle-school/

YEARBOOK CLUB:  Students who are interested in joining the yearbook club should come to room 203 after school on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 3:45-4:45.  We really need some 7th graders! Questions? Please email janet@richmondsf.org or mia@richmondsf.org.

LOOKING FOR SIBLING PICS: Did you snap some great pics over the break or anytime during the school year?  Please send pics of your currently enrolled Presidio siblings to janet@richmondsf.org to be included in the yearbook. We are also still accepting 8th grade baby pics and pics from school events if you have them. Please be sure to let me know your student(s) names.


STUDENT NICKNAMES IN THE YEARBOOK?  Please let our Yearbook Team know if your student has a preferred nickname.  Please email janet@richmondsf.org with your student's given name and their preferred nickname.