Peralta Fund

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Budget Update at PPTG Meeting, Wednesday April 6

Come to the PPTG monthly meeting this week to hear an update on our 2011-2012 budget.

The regular meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. Arrive at 6 p.m. if you’d like to join us for dinner—a healthy and delicious spread prepared by Ellen Oppenheimer and the students in her after-school cooking . . . → Read More: Budget Update at PPTG Meeting, Wednesday April 6

Brewing Community on Friday, Feb. 4

We’ll be offering freshly-brewed French Organic coffee and bagels w/cream cheese this Friday for donations.  A great way to warm yourself up and support PPTG!

All items on the picnic table have been donated to Peralta, and we ask a small donation of one dollar for each.

All remaining bagels are donated for kids’ . . . → Read More: Brewing Community on Friday, Feb. 4

Brewing Community: Friday, Jan. 21

Please join us for coffee, bagels, and yes, lox, this Friday at drop-off.

The bagel cart will be serving organic French Roast (courtesy of Urban Blend Cafe) at the Dana Street entrance for one dollar donation per item. First timers especially welcome!

Are your cupboards seeming a bit risque?

Mine are.

My cereals are topless & my trash bags are bottomless – but it was all for a good cause. Peralta.

Last week we submitted over 1500 box tops and bonus box top certificates for a total of $192. This brings our current earnings to around $200.

For those that . . . → Read More: Are your cupboards seeming a bit risque?

Brewing Community: Dec. 8 and Dec. 16

As the year winds down, we’re squeezing in two coffee breaks after morning drop-off.

Take a few minutes to enjoy the Noah’s bagels and the great French Roast Organic coffee donated by Peralta parent Sonia del Rio, of Oakland’s Urban Blend on Wednesday, Dec. 8 and Thursday, Dec. 16. This time, the coffee will . . . → Read More: Brewing Community: Dec. 8 and Dec. 16

Peralta Fund: We Did It!

THANK YOU PERALTA FAMILIES! As of today, 192 families representing 258 Peralta students have pledged or contributed to the Peralta Fund!

That’s a record-breaking 82% of families participating! Schoolwide Ice Cream Party, here we come! With donations still trickling in, this year’s Peralta Fund Campaign broke a new record! This was a community effort. Thanks . . . → Read More: Peralta Fund: We Did It!

The Peralta Fund: Don’t Stop Now!

There’s just one more week left to make your donation to the Peralta Fund, our biggest fundraiser of the year. About 150 families, or 63% of the school, have donated as of Sept. 23. The goal is 80% participation, and we are getting close to that ice cream party!

Every contribution, no matter how . . . → Read More: The Peralta Fund: Don’t Stop Now!

Meet Other Parents Over Coffee and Bagels: Monday 9/13, 8:15 a.m.

PPTG is introducing the first “breakfast benefit” this coming Monday, offering bagels and coffee for a donation of one dollar each. We’ll be selling the small morning meal at the Dana Street entrance beginning at 8:15 a.m.

Parents are invited to eat near to the Peralta Garden for a bit of time after drop-off, . . . → Read More: Meet Other Parents Over Coffee and Bagels: Monday 9/13, 8:15 a.m.

Get Ready for School, Get Our School Ready!

Many hands are still needed to get campus in shape for opening day.

We need help with: Friday, August 27, 9am-5pm: Teachers will be at Peralta, prepping their rooms. Among the tasks (but not limited to these): Sonia needs help putting the library together; kids can help! Linda Hughes is looking for tennis balls . . . → Read More: Get Ready for School, Get Our School Ready!

Picnic for New Peralta Families, August 28

All incoming families are invited to join us for a picnic on Saturday, August 28 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Peralta.

The picnic is a chance for children to meet future classmates, tour the school, and ask questions. Peralta Secretary Hellen Richardson will also be there to provide information and answer questions. Snacks . . . → Read More: Picnic for New Peralta Families, August 28