Welcome to the September 3, 2014 edition of the Peralta Broadcast!
- Thurs, Sept 4 Back to School Night, 6:30pm
- Wed, Sept 10 PPTG Mtg, 6:30pm
- Saturday, Sept 13 Garden Fun Day
- Mon, Sept 22-25 Fall Book Fair
- Mon, Sept 22 K-2 Picture Day
- Tues, Sept 23 3-5 Picture Day
- Wed, Oct 1 PPTG Mtg, 6:30pm
A new year at Peralta Elementary, and a new website for the School and Parent Teacher Group. Our goals for the new website are to make information about Peralta and the PPTG more accessible to everyone; from updating and streamlining the content, to making the site look good on mobile phones. You can now also buy t-shirts on-line! We're looking forward to continuing to improve this site and make it an even better resource for current and potential Peralta familes. Take a look around and let us know what you think!
The Peralta Fund is in full swing! Click to donate. As of last night, here are the class participation rates:
Mr. Davis - 50%
Ms. Cassie - 44%
Ms. Killebrew - 41%
Ms. Rogers - 40%
Ms. Stewart - 40%
Ms. Lucker - 38%
Ms. Arbogast - 37%
Ms. Kemp - 36%
Ms. Thomas - 35%
Ms. Larson - 34%
Ms. Bandy - 32%
Ms. Calquhoun - 26%
Remember: If the whole school overall hits 80%, the kids get to celebrate!
How to donate:
Many families choose to donate online, where you can set up automatic monthly payments or do a one-time donation.
Or bring your check (payable to ‘PPTG’) to the office at Peralta. There's a box for the Peralta Fund above the teacher mailboxes.
Email Katherine Day (mailto:email@example.com?subject=I%20Want%20To%20Donate!) , Peralta Fund 2014! coordinator, and mom to Thomas (3rd, Stewart) and Theo (1st, Lucker)
BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT - TOMORROW
Don't forget that tomorrow is Back to School Night, 6:30pm. See you there!
GARDEN WORKDAY - 9/13
The gardens are a source of pride and beauty for Peralta, but the number of people showing up for Garden Workdays has been declining. Please consider coming to the next Garden Workday, Saturday 9/13 9am-1pm. We would also love to know how to make it easier for you to participate. Please email Leah Rivers (mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org) with any ideas or thoughts you might have.
SCHOOL PICTURE DAYS - 9/22-9/23
Schedule those haircuts and shine those shoes - it's nearly school picture time.
K thru 2 - MONDAY SEPTEMBER 22 3 thru 5 - TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 23 Makeup Day - THURSDAY NOVEMBER 13
PPTG MEETING - WED 9/10
Do you have an irrational fear of the PPTG Meeting? Then this month's meeting is for you - short and sweet. The agenda is:
1) Presentation on Measure N by Marc Tafolla 2) Volunteer Fair Meeting social/dinner starts at 6:00 pm, meeting at 6:30, FREE CHILDCARE!
If you have a Target Red card you can enroll your account in a 1% cash back program for Peralta. You enroll your card online via your account. More info here! (http://peraltaschool.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7c1e8ec8a4cc5f87a6964cac9&id=339ef5c832&e=453c95996e)
AMAZON AFFILIATE PROGRAM
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CREEK TO BAY DAY - Sat. 9/20
9am - noon 876 46th St
Please join the Longfellow Community Association on Creek to Bay Day as we team up with the city of Oakland for a neighborhood wide litter clean-up and seed-bombing! We will start off at the Temescal Community Garden which sits near the culverted Temescal Creek. We will have coffee and pastries at the meet-up. Kids welcome!! More Information HERE (http://peraltaschool.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7c1e8ec8a4cc5f87a6964cac9&id=ede6e587f6&e=453c95996e) .
DOVER EDIBLE PARK WORK PARTY
st Sunday of the Month "Dover Edible Park workPARTY, Potluck, n' Free Farm Stand" 57th and Dover St. North Oakland Sunday, Sept 7th 11-1pm
Laughter Yoga Workshop at 12pm with Oakland Lifefire Laughter Yoga (http://peraltaschool.us1.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=7c1e8ec8a4cc5f87a6964cac9&id=2939f97216&e=453c95996e)
Join Phat Beets Produce and Dover Neighbors for our monthly workPARTY, Potluck, and FREE FARM STAND. Bring something for the potluck, help us clear and plant a section of one of Oakland's edible parks (1/4 acre), and shop at our FREE FARM STAND with produce from the garden, local breads, free plants and more. Bring something to give away. We are also blessed with the a FREE Laughter Yoga workshop by Oakland (http://peraltaschool.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7c1e8ec8a4cc5f87a6964cac9&id=ec9e7103c3&e=453c95996e) LIfefire Laughter Yoga. (http://peraltaschool.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7c1e8ec8a4cc5f87a6964cac9&id=f29db5c7b2&e=453c95996e)
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Fresh Fellows Youth Program installing a new garden at Dover Edible Park...
SHOP AT ASHBY LUMBER, BENEFIT CLAREMONT MIDDLE SCHOOL Don't buy at Ashby Lumber just yet... wait.
Thanks to a special program from Ashby Lumber, 5% of all sales made on Saturday, Sept 6 will be donated to Claremont Middle School. So, don't buy at Ashby this week- wait until Saturday, Sept 6.
Shop at Ashby Lumber, Sat. Sept 6 to benefit Claremont Middle School.
Please feel free to re-post this on your neighborhood email group and send to your favorite contractors.
TELEGRAPH AVENUE COMPLETE STREET IMPLEMENTATION PLAN
From Jamie Parks, AICP
It has been a few months since I've sent an update on the Telegraph Avenue Complete Street Implementation Plan, but City staff have been working hard to take all the feedback we heard and develop a single set of recommendations. The City will share our DRAFT recommendations for Telegraph Avenue at two public open houses in September:
· Thursday, September 11, 6-8pm; Beebe Memorial Cathedral (3900 Telegraph) · Saturday, September 13, 10am-12pm; Gogi Time Banquet Room (2600 Telegraph)
The purpose of these meetings will be to (1) show draft concepts and plans to make Telegraph Avenue a safer street for travel by all roadway users and (2) solicit feedback and comments that can be incorporated into the final plan. Both meetings will cover the same material, so hopefully at least one of the times works for you.
The draft plan is currently in final review, and will be posted to the project website (www.oaklandnet.com/TelegraphAvenue) in the next couple weeks in advance of the open houses. I will send another announcement when additional materials are posted.
In the meantime, we will begin distributing flyers and otherwise raising awareness for the events. Please help by forwarding this announcement to your friends and colleagues as appropriate. As always, please contact me if you have any questions the project, and thank you for your continued interest in a better Telegraph!
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