eNews: November 26, 2013

Calendar

November 26  PV Voice deadline

November 27, 28, 29   Thanksgiving Holiday!  No School

December  4  PTA Coffee;  ABC Reader Training: Book 4;
                       Site Council
December  7  PV Toy Swap, 10am – 1pm

December 12  Noon Art
December 13  Family Movie Night, 6:30pm, MP Room

December 20  Minimum Day
December 23 ~ January  3  Winter Break

Palo Verde PTA and School News
New This Week

December Green Commuter Individual and Mileage Tracker Classroom Awards

Congratulations to Rooms 2, 6 and 15- our October Golden Sneaker Award winners. Mileage tracker forms for November are due by Friday, December 6. We will be holding our November Golden Sneaker raffle at the assembly on Wednesday, December 11. We will also be holding another raffle that day to award individual prizes to those students who walked, biked or carpooled to school three months in a row and turned in their mileage tracker forms for September, October and November. If your child green commuted all the three months, please print out the mileage tracker form

and submit it for the raffle by December 6. Thank your for choosing to walk, bike or carpool to school.

Toy Swap,  December 7th 10-1pm

Are your old toys collecting dust? Bring your action figures, puzzles, games (board and video) legos and most other toys to the swap. Please, no broken toys, stuffed animals or books (the library will have a book swap later this school year). 
How it works: 
We’ll start accepting items at 9:30. Each person will receive tickets based on the type of items they bring to the swap. For example: action figures, 1 ticket; puzzles and board games, 2 tickets; video games and building sets, 3 tickets. From 10am until 1pm, tickets can be redeemed for toys at the swap on a first come, first served basis.

 

At the end of the swap all leftover toys will be donated to Goodwill (or another charity…I’d appreciate suggestions). 
Questions or comments? Please let me know. Joslyn Leve, Green Team, joslynml at hotmail dot com.

Coming Soon… Family Movie Night!

Join your Palo Verde friends on Friday night, December 13, for a special holiday edition of Family Movie Night.  Bring your own reusable water bottle and a floor blanket or cozy pillow to the MP Room at 6:30pm. PTA will provide the fresh, hot popcorn and the movie.  You help us make it a party!  Please note, this is NOT a drop-off event.  All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.  Family Movie Night is a FREE social event for all Palo Verde families sponsored by the PTA.  Questions? Contact Heather Schultz.

Palo Verde Run Club

Hello Palo Verde Community!  Instead of holding a Girls on the Run program this year at Palo Verde, the PV coaches, Mrs. Brown, and I decided to instead have our very own Palo Verde Run Club, which will be open to both girls and boys in 4th and 5th grades.  The Palo Verde run club will be absolutely free of charge for families.  We are thrilled to offer a health-promoting after school club that is free for students and open to both girls and boys.  The Palo Verde Run Club will meet twice each week starting on March 10th, after school from 3:00-3:40 on Mondays and one other day during the week that is yet to be determined. The club sessions will not only focus on noncompetitive running, but also on teamwork, building compassion/empathy, and on developing confidence and a positive self-esteem in our student-athletes.  Be on the lookout for more details to follow after winter break.

 

Have a great week!

 

Christina Nosek

Palo Verde Run Club Coach & 5th Grade Teacher


Turkey Time is eScrip Time!
With Thanksgiving fast approaching, now is the perfect time to make sure you are signed up to earn with eScrip while you plan your own harvest feast. 

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Win, Sign up with eScrip Today!

At the end of November, 3 registered eScrip participants will be chosen to win a Mollie Stone’s Market $10 gift card.
 
Sign up with eScrip and raise money for Palo Verde when you shop. Up to 6% of what you spend at Mollie Stone’s and other participating merchants will automatically be donated back to Palo Verde every time you use a registered card.

 eScrip is one of our biggest fundraisers for the school.  Every participating family makes a difference!
Just go to www.escrip.com and click on “sign up”.
Our group ID is 137331259 (or search “Palo Verde PTA”).

  

 Questions about eScrip, contact Iva Reid (izreid (at) gmail (dot) com)

PAUSD, City of Palo Alto Community eNews
Palo Alto City Library Presents
Parenting Program: Discipline 103
Thu Dec 5 at 3:30pm Lucie Stern Community Center, 1305 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto
Parents will learn how to discipline through the various stages of development from birth through teen-aged years. Registration is required.  Parents Only.
 
Hot Reads for Cold Nights: An evening of selected reads to warm your nights
Fri Dec 6, 7:30-8:30pm, Downtown Library, 270 Forest Avenue, Palo Alto
Join Deborah Anthonyson, Palo Alto librarian, raconteuse and book-talker extraordinaire for an hour of readings and recommendations of some great books for winter.
Registration & Information: www.cityofpaloalto.org/library
 
The Palo Alto Police Department’s Traffic Team enforcement
The Palo Alto Police Department’s Traffic Team has notified us that they will be stepping up enforcement around our schools during the fall in an effort to ensure the safest possible school commute environment for everyone.  While they will continue to cite adult drivers who commit safety violations occurring around our schools, they will be focusing their attention on safety violations by student bicyclists and pedestrians.
For Info: Traffic Team at joshua.salkeld@cityofpaloalto.org
The Palo Alto Philharmonic Association Presents
 
Symphony Concert II
Sat Dec 7 8pm Cubberly Theater, 4000 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto
Presentation of  the premiere performance of Symphony No. 3 by Composer-in-Residence Lee Actor.  The concert opens with Finlandia and the concert continues with the sparkling Concerto for Flute, Harp, and Orchestra (K.299) by Wolfgang Amadeus.
CONTACT:  Nat Collins, president@paphil.org 
 
Palo Alto Chinese Parents’ Club (PACPC) & Palo Alto University Presents
How to raise an ABC (American Born Chinese)
Sat, Dec 7, 11 am, 5150 El Camino Real, Room D11A+D11B, Los Alto, CA
Dr. Raymond Shen will talk about how American society works, the culture and generation gaps between Chinese immigrant parents and their ABC kids and what Chinese parents can do to help their ABC kids.
Reservation: Space is limited, Please click PACPC event — How to raise ABC kids
 
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula
YOUTH OF THE YEAR 2014 
Thu Feb 27, 2014, 6 – 8:30PM, Moldaw-Zaffaroni Clubhouse,2031 Pulgas Ave., East Palo Alto
Our teens will share their stories of resilience, character, and accomplishment. Individual Ticket: $250, **Seating is Limited**, For more Sean Mendy, smendy@bgcp.org, 650-646-6073
 
LGBTQQ presents  monthly meeting
Dec 17, 3:45 – 5pm,Conf Room A, PAUSD office, 25 Churchill Street, Palo alto
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQQ)
Committee represents this population within the Palo Alto Unified
School District, and advocates for their recognition, rights and health and social-emotional well-being. We meet on a monthly basis and meetings are open to the public.  
 
Ragazzi Boys Chorus Winter Concerts
Sat Dec 7 at 5pm, First Congregational Church, 1985 Louis Road, Palo Alto
Ragazzi Boys Chorus presents A Cheerful Noise. Take some time out of your busy Holiday schedule to enjoy the vocal beauty and youthful energy of our upper-level trebles and changed-voice singers,

 
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eNews: November 19 , 2013

Calendar
November 19, 20 Restaurant Night at Armadillo Willy’s
November 21  Noon Art

November 26  PV Voice deadline

November 27, 28, 29   Thanksgiving Holiday!  No School

December  4  PTA Coffee;  ABC Reader Training: Book 4;
                       Site Council
December  7  PV Toy Swap
December 12  Noon Art
December 20  Minimum Day

December 23 ~ January  3  Winter Break 

Palo Verde PTA and School News
New This Week

Continuing Our Dine Out Fundraising Success – Armadillo Willy’s!
Thanks to the efforts of our “Dine Out” leader Hena Kauser and everyone in our Palo Verde community who has participated, we have already raised over $700 this year from our restaurant fundraisers!  Our next event will be Tuesday, November 19th and Wednesday, November 20th at Armadillo Willy’s, 1031 N. San Antonio Road. The restaurant will donate 20% of the sales generated by our school between 5:00 pm and 9:00 pm on the selected dates and includes dine in, take out and beverages. Look for the flyer that should be coming home prior to the event. Enjoy a night with a clean kitchen while you raise funds to support PTA programs and initiatives!

Spirit Gear Orders
The ordered items were passed out to the kids on Wednesday, Nov 13. If you didn’t receive your items or if there were any errors, please contact Ritu Das (rituparnad at yahoo dot com) asap.

Palo Verde Run Club

Hello Palo Verde Community!  Instead of holding a Girls on the Run program this year at Palo Verde, the PV coaches, Mrs. Brown, and I decided to instead have our very own Palo Verde Run Club, which will be open to both girls and boys in 4th and 5th grades.  The Palo Verde run club will be absolutely free of charge for families.  We are thrilled to offer a health-promoting after school club that is free for students and open to both girls and boys.  The Palo Verde Run Club will meet twice each week starting on March 10th, after school from 3:00-3:40 on Mondays and one other day during the week that is yet to be determined. The club sessions will not only focus on noncompetitive running, but also on teamwork, building compassion/empathy, and on developing confidence and a positive self-esteem in our student-athletes.  Be on the lookout for more details to follow after winter break.

 

Have a great week!

 

Christina Nosek

Palo Verde Run Club Coach & 5th Grade Teacher

From Last Week

 

Turkey time, is eScrip time!
With thanksgiving fast approaching, now is the perfect time to make sure you are signed up to earn with eScrip while you plan your own harvest feast. 
At the end of this month, 3 registered eScrip participants will be chosen to win a Mollie Stone’s Market $10 gift card. Make sure you are registered with eScrip for your chance to win. And while we are on the subject of Mollie Stone’s…

 

Do you have a Mollie Stone’s Market Community Card? Is your card registered to earn with eScrip?

If you answered

No, well now is a great time to start. Use this Customized Sign Up Form and take it to Mollie Stone’s Market and pick up a Community Card. They are also available at every check stand and you start earning from your very first purchase!  

  • Group Name: Palo Verde PTA
  • Group ID #: group number is 137331259
If you Do have a Mollie Stone’s Market Community Card, make sure you use it at check out every time. Just give your card or phone number at check out. Your purchases will add up to eScrip earnings for Palo Verde PTA just by shopping.

For more information and links to the Mollie Stones sign up form and flyer, visit www.escrip.com/molliestones .

Questions about eScrip, contact Iva Reid (izreid (at) gmail (dot) com)

PAUSD, City of Palo Alto Community eNews

The Palo Alto Philharmonic Association Presents
Symphony Concert II
Sat Dec 7 8pm Cubberly Theater, 4000 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto
Presentation of  the premiere performance of Symphony No. 3 by Composer-in-Residence Lee Actor.  Music Director Thomas Shoebotham will open the concert with Finlandia and the concert continues with the sparkling Concerto for Flute, Harp, and Orchestra (K.299) by Wolfgang Amadeus.
CONTACT:  Nat Collins, president@paphil.org 

Parent Arts Network presents Fall Arts Education Symposium

Wed Nov 20, 6:30-8:30 pm, County Office of Education, 1290 Ridder Park Dr, San José   [map]
Topics covered: new Common Core Standards and the Arts; funding for the Arts; free & low-cost arts programs for schools; resources for students & parents.
Dinner provided.  Register for FREE. [online].
More info:www.artspiration.sccoe.org/parent-arts-network
Info & carpools:  Erwin Morton, erwin@morton.net, 650-224-0425.

Parent Arts Network presents Fall Arts Education Symposium

Wed Nov 20, 6:30-8:30 pm, SC County Office of Education, 1290 Ridder Park Dr, San José   [map]
Topics covered: new Common Core Standards and the Arts; funding for the Arts; free & low-cost arts programs for schools; resources for students & parents.
Dinner provided.  Register for FREE. [online].
More info:www.artspiration.sccoe.org/parent-arts-network
Info & carpools:  Erwin Morton, erwin@morton.net, 650-224-0425.

Palo Alto Children’s Theatre  – Calling all Actors
Sat Nov 23, 12:30 – 2:00pm,  Palo Alto Children’s Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road 
Get involved in Play House for  production  of The Princess and The Frog, The Ugly Duckling, The Princess and The Pea, Lost in Seuss, The Three Little Pigs and The Little Mermaid
For information  email spencer.orbegozo@cityofpaloalto.org  
 
4-hour Kidpower Full-Force Parent-Child Workshop for 6-12 year-olds with their adults   Sunday, Dec 15, 1:00pm-5:00pm, Palo Alto
Families practice personal safety skills together for handling every day emotional and physical safety problems and self-defense skills for stopping emergencies. Partial scholarships available. Pre-registration required. 
visit  http://www.kidpower.org/what-we-do/california-services/register/  
 
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eNews: November 12, 2013

Calendar
November 14  Project Cornerstone: School Wide Extensions

November 21  Noon Art

November 26  PV Voice deadline
November 27, 28, 29   No School

December  4  PTA Coffee;  ABC Reader Training: Book 4; Site Council
December 12  Noon Art
December 20  Minimum Day
December 23 ~ January  3  Winter Break 

Palo Verde PTA and School News
New This Week

Turkey time, is eScrip time!
With thanksgiving fast approaching, now is the perfect time to make sure you are signed up to earn with eScrip while you plan your own harvest feast. 
At the end of this month, 3 registered eScrip participants will be chosen to win a Mollie Stone’s Market $10 gift card. Make sure you are registered with eScrip for your chance to win. And while we are on the subject of Mollie Stone’s…

 

Do you have a Mollie Stone’s Market Community Card? Is your card registered to earn with eScrip?

If you answered

No, well now is a great time to start. Use this Customized Sign Up Form and take it to Mollie Stone’s Market and pick up a Community Card. They are also available at every check stand and you start earning from your very first purchase!  

  • Group Name: Palo Verde PTA
  • Group ID #: group number is 137331259
If you Do have a Mollie Stone’s Market Community Card, make sure you use it at check out every time. Just give your card or phone number at check out. Your purchases will add up to eScrip earnings for Palo Verde PTA just by shopping.

For more information and links to the Mollie Stones sign up form and flyer, visit www.escrip.com/molliestones .

Questions about eScrip, contact Iva Reid (izreid (at) gmail (dot) com)

From Last Week

Double your PiE Donation

November 1-15

Did you know that without your donations to Palo Alto’s Partners in Education (PiE), Palo Verde wouldn’t have classroom aides, new science enrichment programs, Spectra Art, Project Resilience, or 80% of our reading specialist hours?  From November 1-15 you can double your donation to PiE through a $225,000 matching grant.  We ask $800 per student, or roughly $4.40 per school day, but please give whatever is meaningful to you and your family by visiting www.papie.org or by filling out a donation envelope at the Palo Verde school office.   

Questions? Contact the
Palo Verde PiE Chairs at paloverde (at) papie (dot) org

Book Fair Success!

Thank you to all families who participated in the Palo Verde Book Fair. We sold over $10,000 worth of books and raised more than $2,000 for our school librarian to use to continue to build our fantastic library collection. A very special thank you goes out to Liliane Lehman and Tina Mondragon, the Book Chairs who made it all happen. They made it look easy, but their commitment and organization truly made the Book Fair such a success. And, much gratitude to everyone who volunteered time to help set up, run the cash registers, re-stock, and tear down. Hope everyone enjoys their new books!  

PAUSD, City of Palo Alto Community eNews

PiE News: Double Your Donation. Double Your Impact.

Nov 1- 15
Double the impact of your school donation during Palo Alto Partners In Education (PiE) Donation Days and make a difference for all our kids.  Your donation to PiE can be matched-dollar for dollar-up to $225,000 total, thanks to the “Donation Days Challenge” offered by generous PiE supporters.  Donate at  www.papie.org/donate or leave your donation form in the PiE box in your school office. 
Thank you for helping our kids and our schools through PiE!

Reading Volunteers Needed for East Palo Alto 3rd Graders – 1 Hour per Week

Brentwood Academy 2086 Clarke Ave, East Palo Alto (behind Home Depot)
All Students Matter needs parent volunteers for a structured reading program called Reading Scholars at Brentwood Academy. Volunteers help 3rd graders who are reading below grade level.  Info:  www.allstudentsmatter.org or jkc_kennedy@yahoo.com 

Brain Development Study at Stanford School of Medicine Research Lab (grades 3-4)
We are looking for healthy 3rd and 4th graders for a research study exploring brain development in children over the course of an academic school year. Anticipated duration is three separate 1-2 hour sessions. Total payment of $75.00 for your participation and some fun prizes

 Aurora Light Show and Unveiling Event at City Hall Plaza 
Sat Nov 16 @5pm,  King Plaza City Hall, 250 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94301
This free, family-friendly event is the culmination of a two-year effort by PA school children to install Aurora, a life-size tree sculpture with thousands of LED lights. The event begins with leaf-making at 3pm and the lighting ceremony begins at 5pm.  Volunteer: harry@hirschman.com.  Info: http://kck.st/19uf3Hv

The Board Policy Review Committee Meeting

This committee, which includes two board members, meets to review new mandates, policies derived from State of California legislation, and other policy needs for the district.  This committee has no power to adopt policies.  Any  policies recommended for adoption are brought to the full Board of Education.
 
Special meeting of the Board of Education
This special meeting of the Board of Education is being held to review the Elementary Single Plans for Student Achievements.  Approval is considered at a subsequent meeting of the Board.

Parent Arts Network presents Fall Arts Education Symposium 
Wed Nov 20, 6:30-8:30 pm, Santa Clara County Office of Education, 1290 Ridder Park Dr, San José
Topics covered: new Common Core Standards and the Arts; funding for the Arts; free & low-cost arts programs for schools; resources for students & parents.
Dinner provided.  Register for FREE. More info:
www.artspiration.sccoe.org/parent-arts-network. Info & carpools:  Erwin Morton, erwin@morton.net, 650-224-0425.

Our Distracted Mind: Brain, Memory and Multi-tasking
Wed Nov 13, 7-9pm, Los Altos High School Eagle Theater, 201 Almond Ave, Los Altos
Dr. Adam Gazzaley will explain: Attention, distraction, and the myth of multi-tasking.  Brain limitations such as processing speed and attentional limitations. The impact that multi-tasking has on our safety, memory, education, careers and personal lives.  This is part of the Mountain View Los Altos Schools Parent Education Speaker Series.  Info: http://www.lamvptac.org/2013/08/28/our-distracted-mind-brain-memory-and-multi-tasking/
 
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Palo Verde eNews cannot be used for political campaigning, advertising of for-profit businesses, or solicitation. All items submitted for publication are subject to approval and editing by the editor.

eNews: November 5, 2013

Calendar

November  6  PTA Coffee; ABC Reader Training Book 3;

                       Site Counsil
November  7  Noon Art
November  8  Food Drive Ends

November 11  No School   
November 14  Project Cornerstone: School Wide Extensions

November 21  Noon Art
November 26  PV Voice deadline

November 27, 28, 29   No School 

Palo Verde PTA and School News

PALO VERDE FOOD DRIVE:  Last week!
This is the last week of the Palo Verde Food Drive.  You have probably noticed the Second Harvest Food Bank bins at the front and rear entrances of the school.  The bins will be out until Friday, November 8.  The food and funds will help the Food Bank meet the growing needs in our community.  You can donate food by dropping off non-perishable food donations in the barrels located at the front & rear entries of the school.  Please no refrigerated or frozen items, leftovers or other perishable foods.  You can also donate funds directly by visiting our online Food Drive at 

Double your PiE Donation
November 1-15

Did you know that without your donations to Palo Alto’s Partners in Education (PiE), Palo Verde wouldn’t have classroom aides, new science enrichment programs, Spectra Art, Project Resilience, or 80% of our reading specialist hours?  From November 1-15 you can double your donation to PiE through a $225,000 matching grant.  We ask $800 per student, or roughly $4.40 per school day, but please give whatever is meaningful to you and your family by visiting www.papie.org or by filling out a donation envelope at the Palo Verde school office.   

Questions? Contact the
Palo Verde PiE Chairs at paloverde (at) papie (dot) org

Book Fair Success!

Thank you to all families who participated in the Palo Verde Book Fair. We sold over $10,000 worth of books and raised more than $2,000 for our school librarian to use to continue to build our fantastic library collection. A very special thank you goes out to Liliane Lehman and Tina Mondragon, the Book Chairs who made it all happen. They made it look easy, but their commitment and organization truly made the Book Fair such a success. And, much gratitude to everyone who volunteered time to help set up, run the cash registers, re-stock, and tear down. Hope everyone enjoys their new books!

Important eScrip Update to Keep Earning for Palo Verde PTA from Safeway
Effective November 1, 2013 credit card payments at Safeway will no longer earn for eScrip.

To continue to make the most of your shopping at Safeway, eScrip supporters need to use: debit card, check, cash, gift cards or other cash-like payment types. Make sure you have registered your Safeway Club Card with eScrip to earn.

Of course, you can pay for your groceries with a credit card, but credit card purchases will no longer generate contributions for Palo Verde PTA.
Look for more information about ways to continue earning with the eScrip program in an upcoming Friday folder flyer.

  

Questions? Please contact the Palo Verde eScrip Coordinator, Iva Reid at izreid (at) gmail (dot) com 


eScrip
is one of our biggest school fundraisers, please take a few minutes to sign up or update your information now and keeping earning for Palo Verde all year long!

Here’s How it Works
Register any one (or all) of your existing grocery loyalty, debit or credit cards for use in the program.

Participating merchants will then automatically make contributions to Palo Verde, based on purchases made by using your registered cards.

Just go to www.escrip.com and click on “sign up”.
Search and select “Palo Verde PTA”.
Follow the registration steps and you’re done.

Still time to win with eScrip

 Every participating family makes a difference. So everyone registered with eScrip will be entered into a draw to win one of three $10 Piazza’s Fine Foods gift cards at the end of the October.

PAUSD, City of Palo Alto Community eNews

PiE News: Double Your Donation. Double Your Impact.
Nov 1- 15
Double the impact of your school donation during Palo Alto Partners In Education (PiE) Donation Days and make a difference for all our kids.  Your donation to PiE can be matched-dollar for dollar-up to $225,000 total, thanks to the “Donation Days Challenge” offered by generous PiE supporters.  Donate at www.papie.org/donate or leave your donation form in the PiE box in your school office. 
Thank you for helping our kids and our schools through PiE!


Peninsula Youth Theatre Presents “Peter Pan”

Nov 9-17, Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St, Mountain View
Fly to Neverland with Peninsula Youth Theatre.  The beloved musical “Peter Pan” will be performed November 9-17 at the Mountain Center for the Performing Arts.  
Tickets & Info: www.pytnet.org.
 
Palo Alto Childrens’s Theater Presents “Jungle Book”
Nov 7-17  Palo Alto Children’s Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto
Based on Rudyard Kipling’s time-honored children’s novel, this spellbinding story with Indian-inspired designs and traditional music is a crowd pleaser with multi-generational appeal.
http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/gov/depts/csd/theatre/default.asp 

Volunteer Docents Needed

Ongoing Every Friday 9-11am, Art Education, 25 Churchill Ave, Portable F, Palo Alto
Volunteer docents needed to give presentations about the lives and work of Master Artists to PAUSD elementary students.  Training provided by Arts Coordinator, Sharon Ferguson.  Art History background preferred but not required. Flexible hours. 
Info: Emily at Art Education (650) 329- 3939, emarshall@pausd.org

PAUSD Board Meeting

Tue, Nov 5, Closed Session @5:30pm (Conference Room A), Open Session @6:30pm (Board Room) PAUSD, 25 Churchill Ave, Palo Alto
This special meeting will be televised (Channel 29) and on the internet.  The regular meeting will be televised and on the internet.  Materials for both meetings are posted and can be found at:  http://pausd.org/community/board/agenda.shtml  


Special Meeting of The Board of Education

Tue Nov 5 at 8:30AM in the Board Room at 25 Churchill, Palo Alto

The Board will discuss adopting a planning timeline for the 2013-14 school year with the intent of reaching a decision as to the location and programming of a thirteenth elementary school by May 2014. This meeting is open session.  
The full Agenda can be found at  http://pausd.org/community/board/downloads/brd_packet/pkt_110513_am.pdf 

PALO ALTO FIRE DEPARTMENT SANTA LETTER PROGRAM

Nov 1-Dec 7, drop off at any Palo Alto Fire Station
Get your children’s Santa letter answered and postmarked from the North Pole.  Early receipt of the letters would help us to manage the processing of the replies. Information needed: Child’s full name, Child’s home address, Boy or girl, Present that he/she would like (Gift name).
Contact: Jon.matsumoto@cityofpaloalto.org

Singing Palo Alto Utilities Pirates

Treasure-burying pirates, egg-burying penguins, contractors and good fairies (aka Palo Alto Utilities employees) sing a rousing rendition of their message about calling 811 before you dig!  Every 3 minutes, another major pipeline in the US is hit because people failed to call the free 811.  Kids, parents, dogs…everyone who digs will dig this short video reminder:  https://vimeo.com/78299578

   

 

 
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