Weekly Monarch eBulletin

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Hello Monarch Parents,
It is that time of year again when we start our planning for the upcoming school year. Since our school continues to run at maximum capacity, it is imperative that you reply to our census that was sent out and also carefully read the information below regarding continuing student registration. Thank you in advance for your help with this huge job!
Sal Embry, Principal
News & Updates:

Important!! MRES Census of all students returning next year
It’s that time of year to start working on our enrollment numbers for the 2017-2018 school year. This year our Census is electronic, via Google Docs.
The Census gives us an idea of the number of returning students as well as those who will be leaving MRES.
If you have not already done so, please complete form (one per student) ASAP.
If we do not hear back from you, we will assume your student will not be returning to Monterey Ridge Elementary.
Please click on link: https://goo.gl/forms/ppRlwA58WQd6UEA72
This is NOT continuing student registration.
Continuing registration will take place in May and is for all students continuing at MRES for the 2017-2018 school year.

Tickets for "Monarch Nights: An Evening of Whimsy and

Tickets are still available for "Monarch
Nights: An Evening of Whimsy and Wonder." We'll be hosting our annual
dinner & auction on April 1st from 6:00-10:00pm at the Maderas Golf Club.
Join us for a fun evening of dinner, dancing and of course the live auction!

Buy your tickets online at bit.ly/MonarchNightsTickets2017 or at
Friday Flag from now through March 24th. Tickets are $65/person. We're also
offering auction attendees the opportunity to purchase a table for ten in
advance with premium reserved seating. This guarantees you'll be able to sit
with your friends at the event and gets you a front row seat for all the
action! Reserved tables can be purchased for $700 and must be paid in full at
time of purchase. In addition, we ask that you have a list of the people who
will be sitting at your table so we can keep track of attendees.

Get your tickets before they're gone and join other MRES parents
for a fun-filled adult night out!

Noon Duty Subs Needed
If you, or someone you know is interested in applying to be a noon
duty substitute at Monterey Ridge, please contact Mrs. Boykin via email:
gmurphy@powayusd.com.  Noon duty work hours are typically 10:40am - 1:45pm.  
New Statewide Science Assessment for 5th Grade
The new, online statewide assessment for science will be given to
all of our 5th grade students between March 22 and March 29.  Your child’s
teacher will let you know the exact test date for his/her class.  

Student Art Show
Get your creative juices flowing and submit an art project for the
upcoming art show on April 18th at MRES! The theme for this year's art show
will be "Inspired by the Masters". This is a great opportunity for
all of our students to look up their favorite artists and produce paintings,
drawings, collages, photographs and sculptures inspired by the masters of art.
Please use the following link to register. The deadline for registering is
March 31st. For any questions contact Poonam Paranjpe at poonam.paranjpe@me.com  
Register here: Student Art Show Registration

Continuing Student Registration
(Mandatory for students currently enrolled @ MRES)
Last Name:  Q- Z     May 15th  6:30am – 9:00am
 (Mon)                        May 15th  3:00pm – 4:00pm
Last Name:  A- H    May 16th  6:30am – 9:00am
 (Tues)                      May 16th  3:00pm – 4:00pm
Last Name:  I– P    May 17th  6:30am – 9:00am
 (Wed)                     May 17th 1:15pm – 2:15pm
              (**click here for more details)
Note: Students that are not registered for next school year will not be placed in a classroom.
TK/Kindergarten New Student Enrollment
Enrollment for new TK/Kindergarten students will take place on
Tuesday, May 2nd  8:00am - 2:00pm.  
(click here for more information)
TK/Kindergarten Parent Orientation
Mark your calendar for Thursday, April 27th @ 5:00pm in the
Multi-Purpose Room.

This meeting is for parents only, and is completely optional.  (click here for more information)
TK Interest Wait List Information
Parents of children with a fifth birthday between June 1st
and September 1st, 2017 who wish to enroll their child into a TK class,
MUST place their name on a District Interest Wait-List. After March 1, 2016, at
8:00 AM, go to the District Website and select "TK Interest Wait
List" to put your child's name on the list. The
assigned TK school site will notify parents on the Interest List starting in
June, or later in the summer,  of an opening in TK. The parent will then
be given 48 hours to enroll. Due to increased numbers of students required to
enroll in TK, please note space is very limited and will be determined on a
first-come, first served basis.
Mark Your Calendar

  • March 31 - Deadline to register for Student Art Show
  • April 10-14 - Spring Break / NoSchool
  • April 17-21 -Earth Week
  • April 18 - Student Art Show
  • April 22 - Earth Day in our Community Garden
  • April 24 - State Testing for Grades 3, 4, 5 begins



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