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Destination Imagination 2015

20 - 23 May 2015

Three years in a roll! This year, three teams of Earhart students have advanced to the 2015 Destination Imagination [DI] Global Finals competition in Knoxville, Tennessee. DI develops opportunities that inspire & equip students to become the next generation of innovators. In May, more than 1,100 teams will gather from 45 states, 7 Canadian provinces & 13 countries to compete & showcase their team challenge solutions.

Fundraising Events:
The Earhart DI teams need to raise $43,000 to participate in Global Finals. The students are asking for the community’s help to enable them to reach their fundraising goal.
Direct Tax Deductible Donation
Dine to Donate @ Chef's Wok
Monday - Thursday, 20 - 23 April 2015, Dinner Time
Parking Lot Sale @ Earhart School
Saturday, 25 April 2015, 8am - 2pm
Dine to Donate @ Alameda East Ocean Seafood Restaurant
Monday, 27 April 2015, Dinner Time
Dine to Donate @ Alameda Tomatina
Wednesday, 6 May 2015, Lunch, Dinner & Takeout
Books, Inc.
Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Pump It Up
Thursday, 7 May 2015, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Glowing For Globals @ Encinal High
Friday, 8 May 2015, 7pm - 9pm
Dine to Donate @ Off the Grid
Saturday, 9 May 2015, 11am - 2pm
Dine to Donate @ Alameda Panera Bread
Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 4pm - 8pm

It's easy to donate by simply clicking on the "" links above for each event's digital flyer, then present the flyer to the store or restaurant.
Glow in the Dark Fun Run: Families across Alameda & beyond are invited for an evening glow-in-the-dark fun run/walk at Encinal High. Get some exercise while enjoying music, entertainment, raffle prizes & glow sticks. [Online Registration Form]

For all event details & make tax deductible donations, please see the teams' GoFundMe page.

Congratulations to the students advancing to Global Finals.

2014-2015 Yearbook Orders

It's yearbook time! Reserve yours today!!

It's almost the end of the school year, so be sure to reserve a yearbook that captures your student's year-in-review. This year, we are using a new yearbook provider, which means new and convenient ways to get a yearbook full of 2014 - 2015's most treasured memories. Picaboo Yearbooks, our new yearbook printer, will allow parents to:

Order online – Convenient online ordering means no more checks or cash for your child to bring to school
Order any time you want, there's no deadline! Yearbook orders made by May 1 will arrive May 22 and will be given to your student(s) in class
Orders after May 1 will be shipped directly to your address [cost of yearbook, plus shipping and handling]
Hard Cover: $32; Soft Cover: $22
Got questions? Please contact Lara Asmundson .

More Earhart News

Movie Night - The Penguins of Madagascar

Friday, 17 April 2015, 7pm - 8:30pm

Please bring your family to enjoy a movie night, which is a free event that Earhart PTA sponsors to help build community at our school.
There will be free popcorn, treats and water. Please plan on bringing your own blanket or towel so that your child can comfortably watch the movie while seated on the floor, as we will have limited chairs.
Please be advised that this is a family event with no paid supervision so you may not drop your child off and leave.

T-Shirt/Sweatshirt/Tote Sale

Earhart is having a t-shirt, sweatshirt & tote sale. Items you can order are navy blue &/or grey children’s, women’s, & unisex t-shirts; children’s & adult hooded sweatshirts; & large canvas tote bags. Order forms were sent home before Spring Break. Samples are available in the office for you to see.

Family Portrait Day

Saturday, 25 April 2015; 9am - 1pm

Hot Shot School Portraits will be at Earhart taking family portraits, starting at 9:00 a.m. The $49 non-refundable deposit covers the sitting fee & $20 towards purchasing prints & digital files from your session. Hard copies of the flyers will be sent home this week.

Visit Hot Shot Online Signup webpage to select a time & make payment for your Individual/Family Portrait Session.

Oakland A's Baseball Games

We are excited to participate in the Oakland A’s Step Up to the Plate for Education program for the 2015 season! Students, parents, & their friends & families have the opportunity to purchase special discounted tickets for select A’s games. As part of the program, before the end of the school year, the A's will make a donation to our school. To purchase tickets & view the available games, please visit our school’s personalized link. Tickets for the select games are limited – to participate in this special offer, we recommend purchasing tickets ASAP to reserve the best seats! Head out to the ball park, enjoy a game & help out your school!

Art & Music Show 2015

Thursday, 26 March 2015

March is national Youth in Art Month & the theme for California is "Art Builds Bridges". The show is a time for each class to display their talents. Every class picks one project that's completed this school year. We also suggest creating "Artist's Statements" - such as, "What is your inspiration for your art work?" "What influences your work?" "What does your art express?" "What makes your art unique?" "What does your art means to you?" "What motivates you to create art?" "What emotions or ideas are you trying to convey?" "How does art make you feel?" "Why is art important?" "How can art be powerful?" "What tools & materials do you use?"

White Zone

For Drop Off & Pickup ONLY!

Let's improve the morning drop off congestion at Earhart School. Be part of the “Solution Team” and pull forward, drop and go. It takes everyone working together to make drop-off and pick-up safe and efficient!

Please refer to this map for drop off and parking locations. Remember, be courteous to all families by following the outlined guidelines. These guidelines are meant for everyone and will make the morning drop off easier on everyone.

If you are available to help support this safety project please leave your name in the office. Thank you for your support and cooperation!

Animal Shelter Fundraiser

The Destination Imagination team, Smartees, are doing a project for the Alameda Animal Shelter. They are raising money by collecting aluminum cans and plastic bottles that they will turn in for the redemption. Money raised will be donated to the Angel Fund of the Alameda Animal Shelter. Please bring cans & bottles and put them in the bins near the school entrance.

Media Center Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed in the Media Center the first hour of the day on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:20 – 9:20, and on Friday from 11:50 – 12:50. Please call Manny Ellison, Media Center Teacher if you are interested.

2015 - 2016 PTA Board Members

President: Kate Schnoebelen
Executive Vice President: Sara Custer
Treasurer: Stan Schonberg
Recording Secretary: Stephanie Long
VP of Membership: Monica Bhatnagar/Michelle Poh
VP of Fundraising: Melisa Alfieri/Sara Bauermeister
Auditor: Shari Yu
Historian: Michelle Kaneshiro
Parliamentarian: Jeanette Abe
Volunteer Coordinator: Stacy Reid

Operation Dignity

One of our Fifth grader classes has chosen to work on a service project this year that will assist homeless and formerly homeless veterans in Alameda and the greater Bay Area. They will be supporting the work of Operation Dignity.

Operation Dignity assists homeless veterans and their families. They provide emergency, transitional and permanent housing for homeless veterans in Alameda County. They also offer comprehensive support services, nutritious meals and a strong peer community. Their goal is to help veterans rediscover hope and provide the tools needed to live a self-sufficient and stable life. They are providing a hand up, not a hand out.

Operation Dignity is always in need of hygiene kits for their Mobile Outreach Unit as well as "starter sets" for veterans moving into transitional housing right here on Alameda Point. In order to help with this need we will be collecting unused small size hygiene products throughout the year. Soaps, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, etc. can be given to any 5th grader or can be dropped into the basket near the Pod 4 door any time throughout this year. Be sure to ask your friends, neighbors, and family members to help as well. Thank you for your support!

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