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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.[spacer height=”20px”] 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.[spacer height=”20px”]

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We Run This

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

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Interested in Healthier Meal Options at School?

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Dear Mira Vista Parents,

Some parents and staff at Mira Vista have been exploring options for healthier school lunches and breakfasts. We have the opportunity to partner with a program called the Conscious Kitchen, which provides healthy, fresh meals cooked onsite with zero waste. And

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Can you dig it?

Are you handy? Or do you know someone who is? Mira Vista’s gardens could use a helping hand or two before the school year ends. We need some help to:

Dig fence postholes Fix irrigation Repair garden beds Empty out the green bins (which have filled with rain) Spread mulch

And, of course, we can

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Green thumbs and handy people, we need you!

Our fantastic gardens need some help. We are seeking parents who are handy with tools and construction or who want to help teachers take their classes out to the gardens. The garden committee has plans for a new shed and a greenhouse, and we can always use handy people to help with other projects like

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Call for Apples

If you’ve got backyard trees with an overabundance of apples, we could use those apples! Last year the apple press and fresh apple cider were a huge hit at the Fall Festival, and we’d love to bring them out again, but our apple crop is smaller than usual this year. If you can help, please

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Fall Festival 2015

Join us Saturday on campus for food, fun, and games as we celebrate the harvest season in our community. Bring friends and neighbors—this event is open to everyone! Costumes welcome.

What happens at Fall Fest?

Games for all ages Haunted House Snack shack and taco truck Spiritwear booth—get your MV shirts and sweatshirts here! Yard

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Free Fingerprinting Events

West Contra Costa Unified School District is offering free fingerprinting at local schools for parents and guardians who are signing up to volunteer on campus. If you’ve completed your online or paper application, bring your digits to Lupine Hills Elementary on October 3 between 9 am and noon.

Get the full schedule of fingerprinting opportunities

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Garden Work Party with Wells Fargo

On Tuesday, September 29, we will host a garden work party with volunteers from Wells Fargo from 10 am to 1 pm. Stop by if you can, even if it’s only for an hour. Please bring a water bottle, gloves, and a shovel if you have one. No gardening experience necessary!

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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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