Addison News - February 28, 2021
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Addison eAdvisor
February 28, 2021

 

Upcoming Events:

Monday, Mar 1st - Friday, Mar 5th Read Across America Week
Monday, Mar 8th 3:30-4:30pm FDL Materials Pick Up/Drop Off
Tuesday, Mar 9th, 5-6pm PTA Meeting (Zoom) 
Friday, Mar 12th Progress Reports


Time to Order a Yearbook!
It's time to order your student's 2020-2021 yearbook  - a year like no other! You definitely want to remember this one. If you are interested in ordering a yearbook for your student(s), complete the online form: https://my.cheddarup.com/c/2020-2021-addison-yearbook-sale. Yearbooks are $20 - online payments are highly encouraged! Payments can be made via check/cash, however all orders must be placed using the online form. Scholarships are available – please contact Nancy (npanayides@pausd.org) in the school office for more information.

 

Save the Date - Student Photos: March 17th & 19th
Individual student photos will be taken on campus on the following dates: 

  • Cohort A & AM Kinders: Wednesday, March 17
    Cohort B & PM Kinders: Friday, March 19
  • FDL Students: Friday, March 19 - by appointment (more details coming)

All students are encouraged to participate in the yearbook.  If a student is not available/able to have his/her photo taken on campus, instructions will be available on how to submit a student photo to the yearbook editors. Please contact addisonschoolpta@gmail.com for more information.

 

Community Announcements 

 

NEW! PTA Council Seeks Volunteers 
The PTA Council Nominating Committee is currently seeking expressions of interest from individuals in the community who would like to learn more about becoming a member of the PTA Council Executive Board for the 2021-22 school year. We are looking for community members who have a passion for improving the educational experience of all students and preferably have experience on their school PTA or site council. Talk to us about stepping into a leadership role or how you can participate on a committee. Contact the Nominating Committee at : parliamentarian@paloaltopta.org

 

NEW! March 4, 2021 Priority Setting Meeting County Wide - Teen Health & E-Cig. 
Good News Teen e-Cig rates of use in middle/high schools have dropped during the COVID pandemic. In anticipation of school reopening, the Santa Clara County Department of Public Health has been holding priority setting community of excellence workshops on tobacco prevention. The final meeting March 4, 2021, where State/Local nonprofit and youth teen grant funding opportunities through 2025 will be discussed.  Please attend this zoom meeting if you are a school parent, PTA leader, student council, or community nonprofit youth group leader interested in funding innovative ideas such as social platforms, etc.. Have Questions? Contact Jade Chao at president_19_20@paloaltopta.org. 

 

PTA Parent Series: Parenting in a Pandemic
Free online webinars for parenting in a pandemic, organized by 6th District PTA. Please CLICK HERE to learn more/register for upcoming events.

 

NEW! A parenting support series offered by Palo Alto Unified School District Wellness & Support Services and AACI
Beginning March 2
Register Here. Parenting can be very challenging during the Pandemic for a lot of parents. Please join us for a free, 1.5-hour webinar every week starting from 3/2/2020 for ten weeks. You do not have to attend every single session but pick the topics that you are interested in. The workshop series will cover a wide range of parenting topics, addressing important questions such as internet overuse, build connect with teens, Teen’s mental health, cross-cultural conflicts, de-escalate children’s emotions. By the end of the series, you will be equipped with better understanding, presence, calmness, and the skills needed to be able to communicate with your children. Hope to see you in one of the sessions!

 

NEW! Green Tip! Consult The Powers That Be 
Did you know that Palo Alto Utilities has "Sustainability for Kids" newsletters? They were published last summer on topics such as Water Conservation, Electrification and Natural Gas. Check out the Home Efficiency Genie while you're there! https://www.cityofpaloalto.org/gov/depts/utl/services/utilities_newsletters.asp

 

NEW! Let’s Talk: Youth Mental Health in Palo Alto
Fri Mar 5 6:30-8:30 PM on Zoom
Advocacy Through Art, a local nonprofit founded by Palo Alto teens, presents Let’s Talk: Youth Mental Health in Palo Alto in partnership with Project Safety Net and Palo Alto Youth Council. Let’s Talk: Youth Mental Health in Palo Alto is a completely free event open to all parents, students, and community members. The event will feature a student panel and a roundtable discussion with professionals in the mental health field. Please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lets-talk-youth-mental-health-in-palo-alto-tickets-138169892869 for more information and to RSVP.

  

Addison Info & Quick Links
Quick Links
Addison School Website
Addison PTA Website
PAUSD
Principal: Amanda Boyce
PTA President: Lauren Williams

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650 Addison Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone: 650-322-5935
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