This week at Proctor – 3/7

3/8 – Dine and Donate:

Two Dine and Donate opportunities this month

Option 1:

Join us Tuesday3/8 at Bird and the Bottle or Monti’s for this month’s Dine & Donate opportunity. Get your babysitter and make your reservation at Monti’s in Montgomery Village or Bird & Bottle on Fourth Street for Tuesday, March 8. Lots of reservations already in place- it will be fun to see friends out and about on Date Night!

Make your reservations the easy way at opentable.com – put Proctor Terrace PTA Dine and Donate in the reservation notes. Please see attached flyer

Bird & Bottle: (707) 568-4000
Monti’s Rotisserie & Bar: (707) 568-4404

Option 2:

Visit Ozzie’s Grill during March From Tuesday 3/1 to Thursday 3/31. Fridays and Saturdays excluded from this offer. 

Enjoy Ozzie’s great burgers, shakes and fries! Each time you visit, present this flyer or a digital image on your device, and a donation will be made to the Proctor Terrace Outdoor School Scholarship Fund based on your purchase.

Ozzie’s Grill: (707) 538-0775
Open Monday – Sunday 11:00am – 8:00pm


3/8 – Safe Biking Presentation

There will be a Safe Biking Presentation for Parents on Tuesday, 3/8 at 8:15am in the multi-purpose room.


4/1 – Math Fair Volunteers:

We are looking for volunteers to play math games with students! No math experience is necessary.  Games will be quick to learn and fun to play! Consider helping all-day or only for a few hours.

When: Friday, April 1 from 7:45am-2:45pm
Where: Proctor Terrace MPR
Who: KA-6 grades
Why: To support math learning while playing games!

Please email Kristy Coleman (kcoleman@srcs.k12.ca.us) if you are interested or have questions about this fabulous volunteer opportunity or click here to sign up!


4/9 – Dinner, Dance & Auction:

Don’t forget- SAVE THE DATE- April 9 for the Dinner, Dance, Auction spring fundraiser.

Join the parents and PTA of Proctor Terrace for a “Night in Italy” on Saturday,April 9th at 6pm at Ellington Hall, 3535 Industrial Drive. Enjoy a pasta dinner catered by Bruno’s on 4th, libations, silent and live auction, dancing and more!

Ticket prices are $30 per person or $275 for a table of 10.  For an additional $5 per person, Santa Rosa’s own “Rosie” the trolley will shuttle you from Proctor Terrace to the Ellington and back to PT (spaces are limited for this option so be sure to reserve your spot along with your ticket now!)

Treat yourself to a Night in Italy, without leaving Santa Rosa!  We look forward to seeing you there!  Buy your tickets on our website.

P.S. We are still looking for donations including wine, season tickets, restaurant gift cards, vacation rentals, and more. Please email the DDA committee atdda@proctorterracepta.org if you can help!

Millie Grazie,
The DDA Committee


SRCS Superintendent Search 2016 Survey:

As part of the Santa Rosa City Schools superintendent search process – gathering stakeholder input – our Board of Education has approved an online survey. The survey has been developed in both English and Spanish and is set to run through March 21st.

All input is welcome, so please take a few minutes to complete this survey!

English Survey:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/J3RM7W6

Spanish Survey:
https://es.surveymonkey.com/r/JGY5S8T


Local Control and Accountability Plan for the 2016/2017 School Year Survey:

California state law sets out the system for funding public schools. State leaders largely decide how much money is available to schools each year as part of the state budget process.

In 2013, California adopted a new formula for deciding how much money each school district gets, called the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF).

School districts will decide how to use the funds, but under the new system they must get input from their local communities. They also have to tie their budgets to improvement goals by creating a Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP).

The information from these surveys help the district write the LCAP for the following school year. Please see surveys below. Thanks for your participation! 

More info on LCFF & LCAP:
http://www.srcs.k12.ca.us/District/CI/LCFF/Pages/default.aspx

 

The live surveys are here:
http://www.srcs.k12.ca.us/District/CI/LCFF/Pages/default.aspx


Emergency Kit Request:

ATTENTION PROCTOR FAMILIES

We are asking that all students bring in a zip loc bag filled with the following items in the event of an emergency:

  1. Non-perishable food items for example cheese and cracker packages, beef jerky, etc.
  2. Box of juice
  3. Family Picture
  4. Note pad and pencil for drawing or a small activity book

The bags will be stored in your students’ classroom. We want to make sure we keep your children as comfortable as possible in the event they need to remain on campus for safety reasons during an emergency situation.


 

Heated Lunch Items:

Please do not to send food items with your children that needs to be heated in a microwave. Students are not allowed to use microwaves on campus and our cafeteria worker does not have the time to do it for them.


Noon Supervision Position:

We have an opening for Noon supervision. This is a paid position. Please email Mrs. Olmsted if you’re interested.


Amazon Update:

Please remember to use this link before you shop at Amazon. You canbookmark this link and use it for future Amazon visits.

Every bit helps, thanks! Here’s the current breakdown of Amazon money through 3/7/2016:

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2/24 – Disfruta!:

¡Disfruta! spanish classes begin this week!
Registration and payment must be received online before your child’s class begins. If you have already registered, please look for a confirmation email with room assignments this evening. Note: we have now opened our Tuesday and Thursday classes to all ages. Sign-up instructions are listed below.

Enroll your child in a 2nd day of Spanish!
We are opening up our Thursday computer-based class to all ages. Computers will be used to supplement our Spanish curriculum. Add a second day of Spanish. (2:30-3:15)

How to sign up:

  1. Click here to visit our website. Click on your child’s school.
  2. Fill out the registration form
  3. Make payment ($125)
  • PayPal (no account necessary)
  • Credit card (by phone)
  • Check (Payable to: Language Truck)
  • Mail to: PO Box 4051 Santa Rosa, CA 95402

Schedule:
No class for Spring Break: March 21-25
Proctor Terrace:

  • Wednesdays K-2nd 1:30-2:15 (2/24-5/4)
  • Thursdays 3rd-6th 2:30-3:15 (2/25-5/6)

3/4 – Movie Night:

Our next movie night is Friday, March 4th. Doors open at 6pm and we’ll screen ‘Butty with a Chance of Meatballs 2‘ at 6:30pm. Jammies, blankets, and pillows are encouraged. Admission is totally FREE but refreshments will be on sale at the snack bar. Doors open at 6pm and the show begins at 6:30pm.

A supervising adult is required for all children. The movie is rated PG (Parental Guidance Suggested) and some scenes may be unsuitable for young children. Here are some notes from parents at IMDB and here is the Common Sense Media parent guide.

Contact Emily White at em3119@gmail.com if you have questions or would like to help.

Buy your Dinner, Dance & Auction tickets at Movie Night and receive a special gift!


Dinner, Dance & Auction:

Don’t forget- SAVE THE DATE- April 9 for the Dinner, Dance, Auction spring fundraiser.

Join the parents and PTA of Proctor Terrace for a “Night in Italy” on Saturday,April 9th at 6pm at Ellington Hall, 3535 Industrial Drive. Enjoy a pasta dinner catered by Bruno’s on 4th, libations, silent and live auction, dancing and more!

Ticket prices are $30 per person or $275 for a table of 10.  For an additional $5 per person, Santa Rosa’s own “Rosie” the trolley will shuttle you from Proctor Terrace to the Ellington and back to PT (spaces are limited for this option so be sure to reserve your spot along with your ticket now!)

Treat yourself to a Night in Italy, without leaving Santa Rosa!  We look forward to seeing you there!  Buy your tickets on our website.

P.S. We are still looking for donations including wine, season tickets, restaurant gift cards, vacation rentals, and more. Please email the DDA committee atdda@proctorterracepta.org if you can help!

Millie Grazie,
The DDA Committee


WANTED: YOUR SMALL JUNK ITEMS FOR OUR ART PROJECT!

The art docents are collecting small items to be used in an upcoming 4th grade assemblage art project, inspired by the work of sculptor, Louise Nevelson.Students will be gluing items on to a 9″x12″ board.

We are looking for any small cast-offs that you are willing to part with including: buttons, wooden blocks, craft sticks, small toys (broken is fine), hinges, locks, keys, hardware, thread spools, corks, jewelry, beads, any craft supplies, wire, you-name-it, we-want-it!

There will be a collection box in the long hallway next to the Art Docent supply closet for your donations, marked “ASSEMBLAGE SUPPLIES“. Thank you for thinking of us as you dive into your spring cleaning. Your junk is our treasure.

Gratefully—Your 4th Grade Art Docents


Noon Supervision Position:

We have an opening for Noon supervision. This is a paid position. Please email Mrs. Olmsted if you’re interested.


Emergency Food and Water:

You will soon receive an email home from the teachers requesting a bottle of water, and a small quart-sized bag per child:

The bag should contain: 

  1. A photo of your family
  2. A notebook & pencil or other distraction
  3. A snack such as beef-jerky or cheese crackers
  4. A small flashlight like this

These bags will be kept in your child’s classroom in the event of a prolonged emergency such as an earthquake.

In the event that you cannot provide these items please let your teacher or class parents know and we’ll provide these items for you.

We’re also starting a PTA Committee for emergency preparedness. Are you a prepper? Do you know all about what it takes to survive short-term during an emergency? Please consider joining this committee. Thanks!


PTA Board for 2016-2017 School Year:

Are you interested in joining the PTA in a leadership position? Please let us know via email. We’ll begin the election process for 2016-2017 PTA positions at the March PTA meeting (3/3/2016 @ 7pm).

Board positions include:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary

Additionally there will be many committees and opportunities to help in the 2016-2017 year. These committees are directly responsible for fundraising efforts to benefit your children.

If you have any questions, please email Kristina Kiessig


Amazon Update:

Please remember to use this link before you shop at Amazon. You canbookmark this link and use it for future Amazon visits.

Every bit helps, thanks! Here’s the current breakdown of Amazon money through 2/24/2016:

After-School Art Program starting this week

We are excited to offer a “Mixed Media Art” enrichment class after school on Wednesdays, 1:30-2:30.   This art class will focus on multiple medias: from clay building, to painting, to collage, to sculpture, to oil and chalk pastels, and many more!
To register; please login at: ArtandSoulMusic.com and sign-up under Proctor Terrace Elementary School or fill in attached form.
Questions? Call 575-7701 or email info@artandsoulmusic.com

Hi Parents,

As we enter our sixth week of school, we want to thank all of you for your new and continued support and participation in the Proctor Terrace Parent-Teacher Association.  If you have not yet had the opportunity to join, here is a great video that highlights how the PTA positively effects our children and their classrooms. Click here  for more information on joining the PTA.

We also invite you to visit the PTA website http://proctorterracepta.org/ for updates pertaining to the 2015/16 school year. We are working hard to keep you updated on the latest enrichment programs, volunteer opportunities and school deadlines.
 
On the site you will find:

  1. A new calendar of events, with instructions for adding the continuously updated calendar to your smartphone, tablet, computer or other device:
    http://proctorterracepta.org/calendar
  2. A list of current and planned after-school enrichment opportunities:
    http://proctorterracepta.org/enrichment-opportunities
  3. Information regarding the Proctor Terrace eScrip program:
    http://proctorterracepta.org/donatepurchase/escrip
  4. Current volunteer opportunities:
    http://proctorterracepta.org/howtohelp
  5. Our updated Dine & Donate program, with calendar of upcoming events:
    http://proctorterracepta.org/donatepurchase/dine-and-donate
Earlier this week your student received an optional student directory form for you to complete. The student directory is a phone book for parents and students. There are also sponsorship opportunities if you would like to advertise your local business. This form is due October 6th.

Thank you very much for your participation in another successful walkathon. Please be sure to collect and return the Wookieethon pledge donations by October 5th.

Thank you for your interest and participation in enriching our students lives. Your volunteer efforts and donations go a long way towards providing a bright future for our children.

We hope to see you at the monthly PTA meeting, this Thursday, October 1st, at 7PM in the school library.

Proctor Terrace PTA

After School Enrichment Programs

Many wonderful After-School Programs are starting up at Proctor Terrace this school year. No need to drive all over town for fun and quality activities!

AVAILABLE PROGRAMS:

  1. Move Over Mozart piano lessons offered for grades K-6 are held on Thursdays and will begin October 1st. For more information or to register, please call Lynn Fleck at 824-0307 or visit MozartPianoLearning.com or click here for flyer.
  2. Spanish class is for grades K-2 on Wednesdays 9/23/15. Registration and info can be found here: LanguageTruck.com or click here for flyer.
  3. KidVets Science classes for grades 2-6 begins 9/28/15. For more information, please email Pam Wittenberg or click here for flyer.
  4. Girls on the Run is offered for girls in grades 3-5 and will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays. More information can be found here: gotrsonomacounty.org.

COMING SOON:

  1. Art class – ArtandSoulMusic.com will be offered on Wednesdays
  2. KidScience will be on Thursdays, KidScienceAdventures.com
  3. Amazing Athletes will be on Tuesdays, AmazingAthletes.com/sonomanapa
  4. Lego by Play-Well TEKnologies
  5. Spanish classes, Disfruta, will be offered for 3-6th graders in the Winter/Spring

Please support these programs by enrolling your students. Thank you!

Heather Green & Kris Lee (email hannegreen@sbcglobal.net and karnoldlee@sbcglobal.net)

After-School Program Coordinators

PTA Update April 9th, 2015

Principal’s Corner


Safety Reminders:

Students are not to arrive at school before 7:50. We do not have supervision before that time. Also students are to go to their class lines and not be playing on the equipment, riding bikes or scooters on campus. If your child brings a scooter to school, they are to lock it up in the bike cage.

 

PTA General Meeting

PTA General meeting will be held  Tuesday the 12th at 6:30pm Everyone is welcome to  attend the PTA meetings. PTA likes seeing new faces and likes to hear new ideas. Keep in mind this is a great way to learn more about your child’s school and how you can get more involved! Also we have a few open spots that you could help with and  join our fabulous We have a Proctor Parent who has stepped up to take the Secretary position for our PTA Executive Board next year and she would LOVE to have another parent share the role with her.  Being on the Board is a fantastic way to get involved with your child’s education and to meet awesome people.  Please consider helping out, by co-charing you will always have support and all training will be provided by the current Secretary, thank you! Also other   PTA Executive Board  open spots for the next school year as well as a few Committee Chairs including Walk & Roll, Book Fair.  Get involved and become a part of something wonderful for our children.  Please contact ProctorPTABoard@gmail.com if you are interested or have any questions, thank you!!

 Passport Day May 1st:

This year your child will be able to travel the world by visiting different classes that will be representing different country’s! This is a great way for children to learn different cutlers, try different types of food, and have an all day filled with lots of FUN! Please talk with your child’s teacher as they will need volunteers and items donated for the day!

Open House:

This year open house will be May, 7th from 6:00pm- 8:00pm please come see what your children have been working on all year! Also please visit the other classrooms and ask the next grade level teachers any question’s so you and your child will see what they might be working on next year. Also all grades will be dismissed at 11:35am so please do not forget to make arrangement for your child to be picked up if you are not going to be able to.

PTA 2nd Annually Golf Tournament:

The PTA 2nd Annual golf tournament will be held this coming May 8th 2015 Tee off time will be 1:15pm at the Bennett Valley GC. This is a great event to help support the PTA programs. A few things to keep in mind, is if you register before April, 3rd you will receive a $15 discount for individuals or a $60 discount on a foursome.

Last year’s event was a sold out success!!! We raised over $20,000 in conjunction with the annual auction. Participants included Proctor Terrace families, alumni, as well as our Proctor Terrace Community.

We are looking for volunteers who can help with seeking sponsors and donors, golfer registration and game day support. No experience with golf is necessary, just a willingness to help our school. There will be lots of fun under the sun, a few holes in one and a tone of laughs so please contact Troy Cox to ask questions about golfing or helping out!

If you would like to help with this year’s event please go to sing up genius  www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0C4EA9AE2EA7FE3-annual/11546924   or contact:

Troy Cox, Tournament Director
707-523-0103 Home
707-494-2697 Cell
troym84@gmail.com

Please join us for a fun day of golfing!!!

 

 

PTA Weekly Update: March 8th, 2015

PTA General Meeting:

PTA  General meeting will be held this Tuesday the 10th  at 6:30pm please attend as we have a lot to look into for the rest of this year and start filling up the open spots for next year. Here is a list of a few open spots and more might be available so please attend .

  • Membership-
  • Tigerfest
  • Dine and Donate
  • Ice cream Social
  • Walk & Roll-
  • Teacher and Staff Appreciation-
  • Assemblies-
  • Welcome Back Picnic-

Dine and Donate:

We are getting ready for a fun Beach Part themed Dine and Donate night coming this April, 2015. will post more after the meeting this Tuesday but if you would like to help make this event happen please come to the meeting and see what is involved for this event to happen!

PTA 2nd Annually Golf Tournament:

The PTA 2nd Annual golf tournament will be held this coming May 8th 2015 Tee off time will be 1:15pm at the Bennett Valley GC. This is a great event to help support the PTA programs. A few things to keep in mind, is if you register before April, 3rd you will receive a $15 discount for individuals or a $60 discount on a foursome.

Last year’s event was a sold out success!!! We raised over $20,000 in conjunction with the annual auction. Participants included Proctor Terrace families, alumni, as well as our Proctor Terrace Community.

We are looking for volunteers who can help with seeking sponsors and donors, golfer registration and game day support. No experience with golf is necessary, just a willingness to help our school.There will be lots of fun under the sun, a few holes in one and a tone of laughs so please contact Troy Cox to ask questions about golfing or helping out!

If you would like to help with this year’s event please contact:

Troy Cox, Tournament Director
707-523-0103 Home
707-494-2697 Cell
troym84@gmail.com

Please join us for another exiting day of golfing

Catholic Charity Donation Drive:

We are accepting donations to help the Homeless starting March,9th -April, 10th. There will be bins in the hallways of the school to collect NEW ITEMS ONLY.

  •  New Socks for All ages children and adults
  •  New Underwear for All ages children and  adults
  • Ponchos
  • Household items
  • Trash bags
  • Zip lock bags
  • Toileteries
  • Cleaning Supplies

 

Spring Break:

Spring Break from March 23rd- March 27th. Have a fun safe happy Spring Break!