News and Announcements

Monthly Walk to School Day

In an effort to help increase foot traffic and reduce car traffic, we are going to start holding Walk to School Days on a monthly basis. Please join us on March 25th for our March Walk to School Day! Students will be able to get some fun treats before school and let us know how they got to school that day.
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Meet and Greet Event for New Families

January 28th, 6-7pm @ Alisal Library.

The Alisal Welcome Bear Committee would like to invite you and your family to a meet and greet. Have some tea and light snacks and meet other parents that are new to the area. This a great opportunity for the kids to meet some of their schoolmates, and to get answers to any questions you may still have. Click on the link for more information!
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Alisal Online School Experience is coming soon!

Starting November 4th, you can log on and bid on over 75 fun activities generously donated by our Teachers, Staff, and Community for your kiddos. Many fun ones are coming back (like "PE Teacher for a Day") and some new ones, too (like, "2 Southwest Airlines tickets RAFFLE"). Get ready for Monday morning when the auction goes live!
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Alisal Online School Experience Auction is LIVE!

By popular demand, our School-Experience Online Auction is back for another year! We have added new fun activities for your kids, for your family, and just for you.

This incredibly fun, optional online auction runs from Monday, November 4th through Thursday, November 14th.

Take a quick peek to see if anything strikes your fancy.

We hope you find this as fun as we did in dreaming it up!
-Alisal PTA, Teachers and Staff

p.s. Bonus - this year winners will be reminded in advance when their experiences are getting close!
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PTA Reflections Winners

Congratulations to all the PTA Reflections Program participants!

Our Winners!!!!

Primary Division
Aadhira Velavan-Literature
Aparna Srinivasan-Visual arts

Intermediate Division
Jillian Loeser-Photography
Srishti Samhita-Visual arts
Kavin Subramanian-Film Production
Abigail Molle-Music Composition

Winners art work is submitted to the regional director for competing at the next level. All other student submissions can be picked up from the office on Friday.
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Making it safer and easier to walk or bike to Alisal

The school drop / pick-up is overall a big part of our daily lives - so anything we could do to make this whole process safer and easier would help everyone. Safety while walking / biking is especially important as we’re all trying to get in on time within a short window, creating stress -- and children walking or biking are the most vulnerable in those situations. And if safety improves perhaps it will entice more parents to switch to walking or biking, which benefits all of us.

To this end, we’re organizing a town hall for parents to share their areas of concern and suggestions for improvement — all are welcome to attend and we’re especially interested in hearing from those who currently walk or bike to school. While many of the factors that influence this experience is outside of the school’s immediate control and will require working with the town council, perhaps there are some easy wins that could help all of us.

This is a short session — so please come prepared to share your thoughts, ideas and questions.

Date: October 14, 2019
Time: 3:00 to 3:45 pm
Location: Alisal Library
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Save the Date!

Alisal's Totally Awesome 80s Fun Run is back! Come support your Awesome Alisal runner on the morning of October 11th. More information to come, so be on the lookout! Can't wait to see you there!
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PTA Reflection Arts Submission due Oct 10th

Kudos to all the kids for submitting entries to the PTA Reflections Competition. We will be collecting the art submissions on October 10th in the Library at 11:30am. If you have already dropped them off in the office, do not worry we will pick them up. Once we receive all submissions, we will notify the parent/guardian on the advancing entries.
For any questions feel free to reach out to
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Walk and Roll to School Day

Join the fun on Walk and Roll to School Day
The students, parents and teachers at Alisal Elementary School will celebrate Walk and Roll to School Day on Wednesday October 9. This is a great opportunity to celebrate our health , the environment and our school spirit . With the suggestions below , we’re hoping every student will participate .

What’s going on??
- Lots of walking and rolling ! Walk with your family , neighbors and friends.
- Bike parking at the bike racks ; helmets required, bring your own lock.
- Giveaways for kids who walked or rolled to school
- A school-wide mode chart to see how we get to school.
- Live music

If you live nearby:
Walk or bike with your child

If you live farther away:
- Bike with your child on their own bike or on a trail-a-bike.
- Take the bus with your child and walk from the bus stop.
- Carpool with another family , park 4 blocks away and walk from there .
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