eNews: May 20, 2014

May 21   ABC Reader Thank you & Year End Wrap Up;

              PV Volunteer Thank you Tea;

              Restaurant Night

May 22   Proj. Cornerstone: Dance Party!

               Restaurant Night
May 26   Memorial Day, NO SCHOOL
May 29   Promotion – 5th graders ;

              Last Day of School – minimum day,

              ICE CREAM SOCIAL at 1:15 pm

Palo Verde PTA and School News

Restaurant Night  May 21, 22
It is time for the last restaurant fundraiser of the school year at California Pizza Kitchen (531 Cowper Street, Palo Alto) on May 21st and 22nd.
CPK will donate 20% of your purchases to our school. Purchases include dine in, take out, catering and beverages.
Flyers will be sent out soon in the Friday folders.

Shop at eScrip merchants & earn all summer long for Palo Verde!

If you haven’t signed up for eScrip yet, please take a few minutes and do so now by visiting  escrip.com/signup . Simply search by our Group Name (Palo Verde PTA) or Group ID (137331259) and follow the registration instructions.

There are many ways to earn, and there is no cost to you!!  

If you are already an eScrip supporter, make sure all your participating grocery club and payment cards are registered and up-to-date.

Remember, to earn, you will want to use your registered cards at every opportunity.
Thank you. We appreciate your time and support!
Questions: contact your eScrip coordinator, Iva Reid at izreid(at)gmail(dot)com

Fireworks, Soccer, Fun!  San Jose Earthquakes Fundraiser for PV PTA
Join us for a fabulous night of soccer on Saturday, June 28th at 7:30 p.m.  The San Jose Earthquakes will take on the Los Angeles Galaxy right here in our “backyard” – the Stanford Stadium. The Palo Verde PTA will receive $5 for each ticket purchased by a Palo Verde family. What better way to spend a summer Saturday than with soccer, fireworks, your family and your friends! Please look in your child’s Friday folder or in the office for the ticket form. Please return all forms to the office.
 PAUSD, City of Palo Alto Community eNews

Camp Edmo
Jun 9 – Jul 25 at Palo Verde Elementary
Entering K-4th graders participate in Arts & Science, Animation and Nature activities designed by Edventure More in partnership with the California Academy of Sciences, Children’s Creativity Museum & MOCHA. Wacky weeks include Incredible Edibles, Magic & Medieval Times, Critterville and Planet Power. First Time Campers Use Code: FIRSTNEWS14 For $50 Off Your Total! Visit campedmo.org, call 415.282.MORE (6673), or email info@edventuremore.org.
Camp EdTech
Jun 9 – Jul 25 at Palo Verde Elementary
Make what you play. Play what you make.  Entering 5th – 8th graders create android- compatible apps, use hardware and software to control analog components like lights and buzzers, make, direct, edit & star in their own short films and animations, develop 2-D and 3-D video games or express their unique perspective of the world via digital photography. First Time Campers Use Code: FIRSTNEWS14 For $50 Off Your Total!  Visit campedtech.org, call 415.282.MORE (6673), or email info@edventuremore.org.

Children’s Theatre Summer Camps
This program explores theatre through collective creation, story development and improvisation. Students learn about aspects of technical theatre such as set construction, painting, costumes, and make-up.
Various camps consists of Creative Dramatics, Summer Theatre Academy, From Storyboard to Screen, Teen Theatre Lab and Story Acting. Click here to Register and Enroll Online!
Join the YMCA Youth Summer Day Camp!
June 2 – August 8,  9- 4pm (extended care hours available)
For entering grades Kindergarten – 9 grade.  With more than 100 years of camping experience, YMCA camps are a safe and nurturing place where children build self-esteem, leadership skills, and a sense of responsibility for themselves and the world around them. For more info : 408-351-2454 and ealmazan@ymcasv.org
College for Kids celebrates 22 years of fun learning this summer!
Mon-Thurs, Jul 7-Jul 24, 1:30-4:30pm, College of San Mateo
This award-winning academic enrichment program for students entering grades 5 through 8 combines the fun of a summer camp with the learning opportunities of a college setting. The popular summer camp encourages youngsters to explore new subjects and develop their skills through hands-on classes in math, sciences, creative arts, robotics, digital media, sports and more.  For more info: www.CollegeForKids-smccd.com or call (650) 574-6149.
Gunn High School Strong Schools Bond Projects
Facilities Steering Committee Meeting
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Gunn High School Staff Lounge
The Palo Alto Unified School District will host a Gunn High School Facilities Steering Committee Meeting to review the schematic design of the Central Building Project.
Community Service Opportunity at College for Kids
Summer 2014, College of San Mateo
Join a team of 20 other high-school students working with motivated middle school students in our award-winning summer camp.  Assist teachers and gain hands-on classroom experience in subjects including art, sciences, computers, sports, and math.  Earn community service credits and a certificate upon completion of program. For more : CommunityEd@smccd.edu or (650) 574-6149.
Gunn Spring Choir Concert
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 7:30 PM, Spangenberg Theatre
Join us for a fantastic musical celebration of this wonderful school year and our fond farewell to the graduating class of 2014. Music will include Handel, Poulenc, Whitacre, Bardos, Stroope, Pentatonix and much more. Tickets on sale at the door or in advance at the Gunn Student Activities Center. $7 Adults, $5 Students. Questions? Email Liz Matchett (lizmatchett@yahoo.com) or Kristen Lee (klee@pausd.org),
Palo Alto City Library presents
Second Annual Splash Into Summer
Sat, June 7 at 11 am – 2 pm / Rinconada Park and Pool, 777 Embarcadero Rd.
For All Ages. Join us for fun, food and games to celebrate the beginning of summer. Pool fees apply if using the pool otherwise all other activities (magician, juggler, child ID) are free.
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