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Weekly Update Bulletin

02/05/2017

Good Evening Cheetah Families,
 
This is Mandy Bedard, principal of Tierra Bonita, with your weekly announcements.
 
LCAP SITE FORUM – FEBRUARY 9TH
We want your input on District needs and focus areas for student success at our school.  Our LCAP meetings help us to decide our budget priorities for the upcoming school year.  Your voice matters!  Parents are invited to join us on Thursday, February 9th from 6 – 8 PM in our multi-purpose room.  Childcare and refreshments will be provided.  Please RSVP on the attached flyer and return it to your child’s teacher by Tuesday, February 7th
 
If you can’t attend, please take the online survey:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TQZV2LC
 
 
TBEF DINE OUT NIGHT – SAVE THE DATE
Mark your calendars for our next Family Dine Out Night which will be Thursday, February 16th at the Chili’s on Scripps Poway Parkway.  Chili’s will donate 15% of the event day sales back to Tierra Bonita.  Let’s fill Chili’s up with TBES families just like we did during the Islands dine out night!
 
 
PTA MEETING
All are welcome to our next PTA Association and Board meeting this coming Wednesday, February 8th beginning at 6:30pm in the staff lounge.  Come find out more about our upcoming spring events and ways that you can get involved.  
 
 
TRANSITIONAL KINDERGARTEN INTEREST LIST 2017 – 2018 – MARCH 1ST
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.  The wait list opens on March 1st
 
Follow this link to the District website to access the wait list: http://powayusd.com/en-US/Departments/Learning-Support/Enrollment/Transitional-Kindergarten
 
Additional information about Transitional Kindergarten can be found on the District website. 
 
Please note, parents of children with a fifth birthday between September 2, 2017 and December 2, 2017 do not need to place their child’s name on the wait list.  Your child should be enrolled in TK and the wait list is not necessary.  You will need to enroll your child at Tierra Bonita on Tuesday, May 2nd.
 
 
PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION
This coming school year, Tierra Bonita Elementary School will open a NEW half-day Preschool Class.  The class hours will be 8 – 11 AM with 4 year old students attending on M/W/F and 3 year old students on T/Th.  Parents can choose to participate/volunteer in the class 2-3 days per month for a reduced tuition as noted on the website.  “Registration Request” forms for 2017-2018 will be accepted February 1 – March 1, 2017. The form is available and can be completed online: http://powayusd.com/preschool
All completed forms are automatically sent directly to the PUSD Preschool Administration Office.  A lottery process may be required if the requests for a class exceeds openings in the class. Parents will be notified starting the week of March 13th about class placements or wait list status. Registration Request forms received after March 1st will be processed in the order received. Children must be 3 before September 1, 2017 to enroll in preschool. State-funded free Preschool class registration begins at the end of April for families who are income eligible.  For more information: go to website above or call (858) 521-2800. 
 
 
WE NEED YOUR HELP FOR STARS!
We are collecting sponsorships and donations for our 13th annual STARS Dinner and Auction. Please see the attached letter for information about business or family sponsorships and donations to be included in the silent and live auction. Thank you for partnering with us for the benefit of our kids! 
 
Items that have sold well at past auctions include: gift cards/certificates for goods or services, merchandise or goods, event tickets (sports, concerts, theater, etc.), children’s camps or lessons, signed memorabilia, vacation homes, unique outings (ie. behind the scenes or VIP tours, ride on a fire truck/lifeguard boat, honorary Sherriff training, private boat cruise, etc.).
 
STARS Tickets will be going on sale soon...watch for a ticketing link coming soon. For now, save the date - April 1st, 6-11 pm. It is sure to be a fabulous evening of fundraising...FUN for the adults, FUNDS for our kids' awesome school!
 
Want to join the STARS team? Please email tierrabonitastars@gmail.com
 
 
Thank you and have a wonderful evening!


 
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