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You for Vice President

Dear PTA Members,

We want to thank Amy Keyishian for serving for the last two years as our PTA vice president. Her term will be complete in June, and we are looking for a new VP for next school year.

The remaining officers on our executive board will be renewing for one more year, so

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More Chromebooks Are Coming

Thanks for a great turn out on Saturday for the Mira Vista Tech Fair. A lot of our families just got their first home computer for free, compliments of OTX West! Those on the wait list for a Chromebook will be able to pick it up at the next PTA meeting on Tuesday, October 4.

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PTA Meeting Tuesday, September 13

Don’t miss the first PTA meeting of the school year! It’s tomorrow, Tuesday, September 13, at 6:30 pm, and childcare will be available.

What’s the PTA all about? Your brand-new PTA president is here to tell you.

Share Your Talents with Us

What makes Mira Vista a thriving, supportive school? You do, by contributing your time and efforts so all our kids can grow academically and socially and understand the value of community. There are many ways to help out your neighborhood school, and there is a job for everyone. (Have you taken our What Kind

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The Year So Far, Part 2

Next in our series of great stuff that happened at Mira Vista this fall and winter:


This year Mira Vista was fortunate enough to have a representative from Playworks on our playground before school and during every recess. Coach V. brought equipment for sports (like soccer) and other activities (like jump ropes and hula

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Math Night!

Here’s a special video from one of our first grade teachers, Ms. Spafford, to tell parents about Math Night – September 4, 2014. at 6:30 pm.

PTA Resources for Back to School

The California State PTA has developed the following parent resource guides in partnership with the National Education Association.

Successful Kindergarten Transition Helping Your Child Learn To Read Preparing Your Child for School Raising Scientifically Literate Children Help Your Teen Get the Most Out of High School

Additional Resources

Learn more about the new state standards

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Welcome to summer!

Dear Mira Vista,

We’re super excited that school is out for the year—but not for the reason you think. We’re excited because the fall is going to bring some amazing new programs and changes to Mira Vista, and because we have lots of exciting work to do over the summer. Here’s a quick peek at

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PTA Survey

At our PTA meeting this evening, we invite you to take a survey about PTA activities. Once you have done so, please send an email to communications@miravistaschool.com to be entered in a drawing for a book prize pack. The drawing is open until Friday, May 14. Winners will be announced on Monday, May 19.


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Message from New PTA Presidents

Dear Mira Vista,

We are excited to greet you as your new PTA presidents. We are grateful for the opportunity and humbled by the prospect of leading such an amazing parent and teacher volunteer group. We’re both parents of two boys (Sierra has a second grader and David has a first grader, and we both

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