Please use the 2018-19 School Calendar to plan your vacations during school holidays so your student can attend all 180 school days both years. Thank you.
Missed a memo? Find it here: Memo Archive
MENU: The current Monthly FoodLab Menu can be found at the top of the Menu and Calendar page.
Subscribe to the Pacific Elementary mailing list. We also encourage you to join the Pacific School Facebook Page and the Parents' Club Facebook Page.
Upcoming School Holidays:
Prospective Family Night and Preschool Open House, Wednesday, January 23, 6:00-7:00 p.m. We encourage all families interested in Pacific School for 2019-20 to attend. No RSVP required.
Judges Needed for Science and Engineering Fair, Jan. 24 and 25. See the 1/18 Memo for details.
FORMS DUE NOW:
Parents, please contact the office by February 1, 2019 with any change you may be considering for your child's enrollment here at Pacific School (including Pacific Preschool) for the upcoming school year. Please continue to refer your friends to our wonderful school!
Interdistrict Transfer Request Forms due by February 1, 2019: If you do not live in the Davenport school district, you will need to apply to your school district of residence every year for an inter-district transfer to attend Pacific Elementary School. Click here for the Inter-district Transfer Request form. You will complete this form and take it to your school district office (not our office) in plenty of time for the February 1 deadline. DO IT NOW!
Wellness Committee Tues, 1/22
The wellness committee will be discussing updates to the wellness plan at 3:15. All are welcome. More info here.
Lego Robotics Starts Jan. 28
Grades 1-3, 2:50-3:50 Mondays
Grades 4-6, 3:15-4:15 Mondays
Visit www.kidztopros.com for more info and to sign up. Scholarships available.
March 8 Student Film Festival
Save the date and start making films! All students encouraged to participate. More details here.
Life Lab Garden Updates - Click here to read more about all that has been happening this fall in Pacific School's Life Lab garden.
Buy your FoodLab Cookbook now!
Community Musical Performance
UCSC Opera presents Amahl and the Night Visitors at the Music Center Recital Hall on January 26th, 11am and 1pm. The production is ticketless and free for children with a suggested donation of $10 for adults, but no one will be turned away (though seating is first come, first served). Parking is $5. Amahl is a 55 minute opera in English for singers and chamber orchestra by Gian Carlo Menotti that tells the story of three mysterious kings stopping to rest at the humble home of the young shepherd, Amahl, and his mother.
FREE Parent Education Speaker Series Hosted by Kirby School. Join experts for discussion of the following topics:
Cyber Education - February 12
Board Meeting Tuesday, Feb. 19, 4:00 pm Staff and public are welcome.
The company that makes the weather station (Ambient Weather) at the school has added a new service for viewing the information in a web page. It's called Ambientweather.net and has a large graphical display with no ads! Click here for the link!
Parents' Club Corner
Buy Art and Wine Tickets Now
Friday, March 1, 6:00-8:30. Wine, dessert, hors d’oeuvres, local art, child care available.
ART & WINE VOLUNTEER SIGN UP
Be part of one of the most enjoyable Pacific School Fundraisers. Do a lot, do a little, whatever you can --- it’s a fun evening (grown-ups only) for a good cause.
Art & Wine is scheduled for March 1, from 6-8:30pm at the Bonny Doon Tasting room in Davenport. Volunteers Needed for:
Wine donations; Art donations; Childcare details; Advertising; Flower arrangements; Wine Tasting event; Order food with Emelia; Day of the event volunteers; Set Up; Set up artwork & manage Silent Auction; Check in guests; Wine pull/ Drawings Ticket Sales; Clean up 8:20pm-9:30pm
If you can fill one of the many volunteer opportunities that make this event amazing, please contact Kristen, call or text (831) 359-1073 or simply email, email@example.com. I will also put a sign up sheet in the office.
Join the Pacific School Foundation Google Group!
Get up-to-date information on events and on how the Parents' Club is fundraising to support all the Pacific School’s programs in music, theater, art, and the food and garden programs. The link to the group is here.
Next Meeting Tuesday, Feb. 12, 5:30, Rosie McCann's Downtown SC
2018-19 Parents' Club Meetings
Parents' Club meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 5:30 pm of the month except *end of school. Our 2018-19 schedule - mark your calendars!
February 12 (Downtown Santa Cruz, Rosie McCann's)
March 12 (Pacific School, MU)
April 9 (Downtown Santa Cruz, Rosie McCann's)
May 14 (Pacific School, MU)
*June 4 (Downtown Santa Cruz, Rosie McCann's)
Dates for Fundraisers and Community Events:
Art and Wine Event- February 22
Bingo Night - April 19
Annual Pledge Drive - November 1- February 1
Grandparent's Day in the Life Lab - May 10
Film Festival - March 8
4th of July
To find out more about Parents' Club, visit our Facebook Page. You can also join our Google Group to receive email updates about meetings, fundraisers, etc. To do so, visit the Google Group page and then click "Join Group to Post".
Amazon Smile Fundraiser
Do you shop on Amazon? Visit smile.amazon.com and type in "Ps The Foundation For Our Future" or simply use this URL: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/77-0279872. Select it just once, and then every time you shop on Amazon, use the smile.amazon.com website (instead of just amazon.com). Pacific School Foundation will be gifted 0.5% of your purchase totals. It really adds up!