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Don't You Worry 'bout a Thing

It’s Movie Night!

Bring the family and enjoy an evening of fun and music. Admission is free! Concessions support the fourth-grade trip to NatureBridge.

See you there!

Garden News

Check out the garden blog for exciting news about what your kids are growing and what all that construction noise was about.

Smells Like School Spirit

Next week—March 20 through 24—is Spirit Week! Here’s what you need to know.

  • Monochromatic Monday: Wear all one color, head to toe.
  • Topsy-Turvy Tuesday: Wear any or all of your clothes inside out.
  • Wacky Socks Wednesday: Wear your most fun or extravagant socks. If you don’t have crazy socks, wear an unmatched pair.
  • Mix & Match Thursday: Wear shoes, socks, or clothes that don’t match. Please note that today is also Picture Day, so whatever you do, make sure your top half will look presentable in a photo. Or not—your call, but don’t say we didn’t warn you.
  • School Colors Friday: Elementary students, wear blue and yellow. Middle school students, wear your class color.

Science Fair Display

Hi Everyone – please note that all Science Fair projects are on display in the Multipurpose room until 4:00pm, March 10th (that’s tomorrow afternoon)!

Mira Vista Gardens in the News

Check out this article from Earth Island Journal featuring Mira Vista!

Your teachers—and gardens—need you!

Spring has sprung, and our teachers would LOVE to take their classes out for lessons in the gardens, but they can’t do it without a parent garden volunteer.
How can you help?
Join your teachers in the gardens on Fridays from 1 to 2:20 p.m. and watch your child’s love for nature grow.
Please save the date
Please join us at our garden work party from 10 a.m.  to 1 p.m. on March 11. We’ll be weeding, mulching, and having fun.
Have questions? Email gardens@miravistaschool.com.

How's it growing?

Have you checked the garden blog lately? Exciting things are happening as teachers and the garden committee plan for spring.

Save the date: Garden work party, March 11 (weather permitting).

And We Ran

The Mira Vista Healthy Kid’s Fun Run was a great success! Every class from kindergarten to 8th grade participated, and fun was had by all!

So the run is over, but it’s not too late to submit contributions. The deadline to donate for the Fun Run has been extended through February 27. The website will continue to accept donations, and students can still bring in pledges to the classroom. All prizes for donations collected will be given out on February 28.

The Fun Run is a PTA fundraiser to help raise money for important programs such as  field trips, art, music, gardens, teacher grants, and so much more. We really appreciate your support!

Pajama Party Volunteers Needed

The Pajama Party is coming up on Thursday March 2nd! As ever, we need help to pull off this wonderful event. Please fill out the Google form linked here if you can volunteer to help out on the night.

We need people to work the refreshment table, sell book bags, organize the book exchange, read bedtime stories and of course set-up/clean-up.

Thanks for your support of the Pajama Party year after year!

 

We Run This

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The Healthy Kids Fun Run program at Mira Vista School kicked off on January 31! From now until the Fun Run Day, Wednesday, February 15, your student’s job is to go out and get pledges! You can make donations online to either specific students or the school in general. Funds will be used to help all of our students. This will be a great event with lots of fantastic prizes!

We are also looking for a few parent volunteers from each class on the day of the run to help track laps and hand out water. The schedule for the Fun Run is:

Run 1:   8:30-9:15 (Kindergarten)
Run 2:   9:25-10:15 (7th & 8th Grade)
Run 3: 10:25-11:15 (1st & 2nd Grade)
Run 4: 11:25-12:15 (4th & 5th Grade)
Run 5: 12:35-1:25 (3rd & 6th Grade)

Your donation is tax deductible – Tax ID # 94-6184036