Bayside Updates - This Week & More
Tue, Oct 23 7:02pm
Bayside Academy

Welcome back from October Break. Here are some Bayside updates:

Parent Ed - Tomorrow, 7-8:30pm at District Office

The SMFC PTA Council is hosting a Parent Ed event about Emotional Health tomorrow, October 24th, 7-8:30pm. Bayside Counsellor Ms. Alexander will be there along with StarVista, a counseling/mental health group. They will be discussing how to foster healthy emotional development in our children. Location: 1170 Chess Drive in Foster City. 

Halloween Teacher Appreciation Snacks and Treats - Wednesday, October 31st

To celebrate and appreciate our wonderful teachers and staff, the PTA is organizing some yummy snacks and treats on Halloween. If you're able to contribute, signup here.   

Julia Robinson Math Festival - Saturday, November 3rd

Bayside is proud to host the nationally recognized Julia Robinson Math Festival on Saturday, November 3rd, 10am-12pm. The Festival features games, puzzles and activities that encourage students to develop their math skills and creative problem-solving abilities in a collaborative, fun atmosphere. If you (or your high school student) are interested in assisting at a Math Games table or elsewhere, please signup here: Julia Robinson Math Festival Signups

Measure V - Support Our Kids - Mail in Ballots by Nov. 6th! 

Ballots arrived in the mail and it is critical that we give a big push to YES on Measure V. Join a phone bank. It's easy and you'd be surprised how much fun with a group. The phone banking location for all of the advertised dates will be at the Garden by Equal Play in Downtown San Mateo.  The address is 11 North Ellsworth Avenue and the website address is https://equalplay.space.  Please spread the word!  Thanks!
Phone bank dates: Tuesday 10/23 & Tuesday 10/30 - 5:30-8:30pm; Friday 11/2 5-8pm; Tuesday 11/6 5-8pm.
 
Seeking Basketball Coaches for the Winter Season!

Got game? PE Coach/AD William Katen is seeking basketball coaches for: Girls 8th B, Boys 7th A and B, and Boys 8th A and B. This is a great chance to make a positive impact in the lives of kids and to have fun too! Contact Coach Katen for more info: wkaten@smfc.k12.ca.us

Mixed Bags PTA Fundraiser

The Mixed Bags Fundraiser is happening now. Get started early on your holiday shopping and 40% or more goes directly to the Bayside PTA. To order online, visit www.mixedbagdesigns.com/bayside-academyMore information here: Mixed Bags.  

Our next PTA meeting will be on November 7th at 8:20am. Thank you for being engaged in your child's education - Go Eagles!

Yours in service,

The Bayside PTA Board 

October is the California State PTA's Dyslexia Awareness Month.