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THIS WEEK

Books & Bingo Night this Friday 2/7

Join the Bayside K-5 STEAM staff for a fun night of bingo and pizza on Friday, February 7th from 5-7pm in the Bayside Gym. With a focus on literacy, students will walk away with a new book, and parents will walk away with strategies to help their children succeed in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Admission is free! See attached flyer for more details. We would love donations of dessert items and other help. Please Signup to help here: www.konstella.com/cd/FDicwv 

ELAC Meeting, Tues 2/4

ELAC meeting in the Staff Lounge on Tuesday, February 4th at 7:30am.

6th Grade Basketball Sports Night, Tues 2/4, 5:30-7:00 in the Gym

This is a mandatory meeting for all 6th grade Basketball athletes AND parents/guardians. Before Sports Night, please officially register for your child's team here: https://tinyurl.com/SMFC6BB, and fill out the Sports Night packet which your student will be bringing home soon. One form in the packet is for making a donation to help cover the cost of the Middle School Athletics program. You can skip writing a check by donating online ahead of time here: https://www.smfcedfund.org/athletics.html. Your support of athletics at Bayside is greatly needed and appreciated!

Bayside Campus & Facility Needs Meeting, Thurs 2/6

The San Mateo-Foster City School District is developing a Facilities Master Plan for the new decade and is seeking parent input. At this meeting, the District will review projects completed at Bayside under the current plan, review a preliminary list of projects and hear public input. Help advocate for future Bayside students by attending: Thursday, February 6th, 8-9am, in the Bayside Staff Lounge.

2020 Readathon

The Readathon is in full swing this week! Please help your child activate and send out pledge requests using their 99Pledges fundraising page. If you need help logging in, visit smfcedfund.org/readathon for instructions. Our goal is to raise $25 per student and $100,000 as a whole. Two students from each school will be invited to a Readathon Reception with a reading by guest author, Elisa Kleven

UPCOMING

FAB Lab, Friday, 3/27

Mark your calendars for the Bayside award-winning FAB Lab on Friday, March 27th at 6:30pm in the Bayside Gym! What IS FAB Lab?  An evening of hands-on learning and discovery at a variety of activity tables and exploration stations, FAB Lab celebrates and showcases Bayside's STEM program. Students, families, staff and teachers gather to participate in building or exploring squish rockets, augmented reality sandboxes, robotics obstacle courses and much more. Students collaborate to build giant Sierpinski Pyramid art. Attendees bring home their creations to continue the discovery and fun of learning.

If you're interested in helping our FAB Lab Planning Committee, please contact Tammy Shueh or Catherine Immanuel for more information.  Volunteers & Food Donations are needed to help with FAB Lab 2020 - so please Sign Up Now!  We welcome adult and high school students to come and help/volunteer.  Thanks for your support!

OTHER REMINDERS

Not yet a PTA member? Join Online! You also can donate to the PTA to support STEAM, STEM, Arts, PE, teacher supplies and much more at Bayside here: PTA Donations.

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