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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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National PTA Arts Competition

Let's show how talented and artistic our Alisal students are!
Calling all artists in the categories below to submit entry form before the October 1st deadline. Click on the link above to enter.

* Dance choreography
* Film Production
* Literature
* Music Composition
* Photography
* Visual arts

To learn more visit:
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PTA Reflections - Call for entries

"Reminder PTA Reflections submissions are due October 1st. Students can submit original entries in various categories that reflect this year’s theme “Look Within”
Checkout this video with your kids:
Student winners from the local level have the opportunity to move up through their district, region, council and state PTA programs to the national level.
To learn more about categories and to submit entries visit:
Or email:"
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PTA Reflections - 'Look Within'

Reflections is a national arts recognition and achievement program for students. Since 1969, 10 million students across the nation have participated. Let's show how talented and artistic our Alisal students are!

Each year, the Reflections program encourages students of all ages to create and submit original works of art in the medium of their choice that reflect on the annual theme “Look Within” (Dance choreography, Film Production, Literature
Music Composition, Photography, Visual arts)

There also is a special artist division to provide all students the opportunity to participate in the program. Submissions are reviewed by visual, literary and performing art experts, and students are recognized for their artistic ingenuity in bringing the theme to life.

To learn more visit:
Or email:
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Fall Book Fair This Week at Alisal!

"The Fall Book Fair will be at Alisal this week, September 23 - 26! All students will visit the Book Fair with their classes. In addition, everyone is invited for a free Ice Cream Social on Tuesday evening, September 24th, from 5:00 - 8:00. The Book Fair will also be open after school on Wednesday and during the lunch-recess on Thursday. An exact schedule, including the classroom visits, was sent home with all students.

We still need a few more volunteers to make this event a success. We especially need help during the Ice Cream Social. Please click on the link above if you can help. Thank you!

Questions about Book Fair? Contact Lisa Kama, Book Fair chair, at"
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School Site Council (SSC)

Attention parents! We have a few positions open on our School Site Council this year! This committee is a group made up of teachers, parents, and classified employees who work with the principal to develop, review and evaluate school improvement programs and school budgets. The meetings take place one time per month. If you are interested in joining this committee, please email Lisa Padway for more information. Our first meeting will be held at Alisal on 9/26 at 3pm.
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Fall Book Fair is Coming!

The Fall Book Fair will take place September 23rd - 26th at Alisal. All classes will visit the Book Fair with their classes. In addition, families are invited for a free Ice Cream Social on Tuesday, September 24th from 5:00 - 8:00 PM.

A detailed schedule for the Book Fair will come home with your child soon. In the meantime, we are in great need of volunteers to make this event a success. Interested volunteers can sign up by clicking on the link above.
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Yearbook Classroom Volunteer Meeting

Did you sign up to be a yearbook classroom volunteer? Please mark your calendar for our first meeting on Monday, September 16 from 9:00am-10:45am in the Alisal computer lab. We will show you how easy it is to take pictures with your smartphones and then simply upload them to Dropbox. Professional photographer and Alisal parent Galen Ducey will also be there to show us tips to take yearbook-worthy pictures using just our phones - no fancy camera necessary! Let's make this yearbook the best one ever!

Questions? Feel free to contact Valerie Fang at
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