Special PTA Newsletter - May 1, 2019
Tue, Apr 30 11:54pm
Frank Otis Elementary
Otis PTA Outlook 
Keep On Bidding!
The Online Auction is  Still OPEN! 
The SOLID GOLD Online Auction is open to everyone (that includes grandparents, neighbors and the public) to bid on items donated by our school and business community. Peruse camps, show and sports tickets, museum passes, and many other exciting finds by clicking on the "catalog" button.
The online auction closes at 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 4.

  • Two Disneyland Park Hopper tickets -  BID HERE!
  • Phoenix (Gather-Work-Create) One Month Membership - BID HERE!


Come one, come all, to the PARTIES WITH SPACES REMAINING! Sign up and bring friends-every dollar goes toward Otis PTA-supported programs. These themed parties are hosted by generous members of our community, so check your calendar, and revel with a cause!

Golden Girls Party - THIS Saturday, May 4
Amazing food, DJ, specialty cocktails, and more! Seriously: CANCEL YOUR PLANS. You don't want to miss it! (Adults Only)
Award winning home brew paired with cheeses, meats and tasty sliders! Tastes to savor! (Adults Only)
Get a close-up look at all of the cool firefighting gear and equipment, plus a tour of the firehouse. $15 per person.
Back by popular demand! An hour-long yoga session in the peaceful Phoenix Alameda space, followed by beverages and nibbles. (Adults Only)
Only THREE spots left! Pub crawl along Park Street - hosts pay your tab! (Adults Only)
Enjoy tastes of Spain with fellow Otis parents and meet parents from the Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC) charter middle and high school. (Adults Only)
Let Mom be the focus for a bit! (Adults Only)
A fun morning with other Otis moms. (Adults Only)
Private pilates reformer class, followed by wine and cheese at Club Pilates. (Adults Only)
You will be amazed by what you make at Alameda Art Lab, and the company can't be beat! (Adults Only)
Learn how to brew! (Adults Only)
BBQ burgers and different types of bourbon "on tap." Only TWO spots left! (Adults Only)
Otis dad, award-winning artist, and experienced art instructor Mandar Wagholikar will lead this two-hour workshop, complete with wine and nibbles! Get creative! (Adults Only)

Otis parent Shelly Sheppard, O.D., will lead kids in learning more about how the eye works. Pizza lunch included! Only TWO spots left!!
Watch "Kiki's Delivery Service" and "My Neighbor Totoro" and talk a little about the filmmaker's choices and style with Ms. Chapman in the Media Center. (recommended for kids in grades 3-5)-Only TWO spots left!

First-grade teachers host a Movie Night in Room 103! Kids will enjoy a screening of the original "Toy Story" with pizza dinner.

For Kinder and 1st Grade Families: There are two special Storytime With 5th Graders available to the highest bidders:
  • Saturday, June 1, 1:30-3:30 p.m., with three student from Ms. Smith's class. Click HERE to bid.
  • Tuesday, June 4, after school from 2:50-5:00 p.m. (hosts will pick up kids from school/aftercare), with three students from Ms. Goodwin's class. Click HERE to bid.
SOLID GOLD isn't over! Join us online, and support Otis with your bids -- and  W I N S ! ! ! Good luck!