October 2, 2019
Dear Loma and CT Families,
My Top 3 Moments of the Week...
- Seeing all the amazing Student Council posters in the Loma forum. I wish we could keep them up all year!
- Celebrating our 3rd– 5th graders Citizen of the Month at the Friday assembly. I am so proud of these hard-working, kind, and thoughtful kids.
- Watching a big group of CT students hula-hooping at lunch recess. Thanks to Lisa for bringing the fun!
Summit Road Pedestrian Bridge Construction
In order to be in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), upgrades to the path and pedestrian bridge at Summit Road need to be made. The project is scheduled to begin on October 7th with an estimated completion date of December 2nd. The bridge and path will be closed during construction. We have made arrangements for apedestrian safety fence to be placed from the Loma crosswalk to the stairs that lead into the dirt parking lot, and an additional fence that will run down the parking lot exit and end at the crosswalk that leads to the island between the left and right exits. We are also planning to have a crossing guard at Summit Road during drop-off/pick-up times. We strongly encourage families to drop-off/pick-up in the school parking lot during this period of construction.Thanks in advance for your patience!
Back by Popular Demand - Clay Roberts Returns!
It takes a special mountain to raise a child. With this in mind, you are cordially invited to attend a vibrant community conversation regarding what our mountain can do to continue intentionally raising healthy, successful children on October 7, 2019. Clay Roberts, a nationally recognized author, speaker and consultant will be on hand to guide us in this endeavor. He will share researched-based strategies for how our community can become more deliberate in helping our young people succeed. Please RSVP to Eileen Bevans-Franks at: email@example.com
Kids and Company will provide childcare for K-8 students enrolled in Loma Prieta schools. Please reserve space for your child by contacting Bridget Freiri (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than October 4 at 6:00 p.m.
Karren Zook, Principal
The Gala - Saturday, October 5th from 4 to 10:30pm
Last Call for Tickets!
The Gala is a celebration of the spirit and generosity that exists in our Mountain Community. Please join us as we continue the tradition of supporting so many important school programs. There are still tickets available so get yours today at https://www.lpef.org/gala. We look forward to celebrating with you!
It's Back! Reserved Parking Spot Raffle
It's reserved parking spot time. Raffle tickets can be purchased at the Loma and CT front offices and will be on sale through Friday. The winner will receive the priceless gift of a reserved parking spot for one year. Buy your raffle tickets today!
Adult and High School Volunteers Still Needed
Have some time on your hands? Have a high school student who needs service hours? We still have many critical Gala volunteer opportunities open. In addition to adult volunteers we have many volunteer opportunities for high school students. You can find volunteer opportunities here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f084aadab2babf85-thegala.
Get Your Bid On
The online silent auction will launch on Friday. You do not need to attend the Gala in order to bid on truly amazing experiences, items and baskets. You can view the online auction at, https://one.bidpal.net/lpefgala2019/welcome. Happy bidding!
Spirit Day – Friday, October 4th, wear your favorite animal costume or bring your favorite stuff animal to school.
Girls on the Run (GOTR)
Volunteer coaches are needed to continue our Girls on the Run team this spring! See the attached flyer for details.
We are looking for boys and girl’s basketball coaches for our middle school teams. The girl’s season starts October 14th and the boy’s season begins on December 16th.
If you are interested in coaching the Cheetahs, please contact Nancy Lanovaz at email@example.com
Loma Prieta Community Foundation Presents:
Centering and Silence (meditation) every Friday at 8:30 am starting October 25
Are you an overly busy parent? The Loma Prieta Foundation is sponsoring a free weekly meditation series led by Kevin Omi starting Friday, October 25 at 8:30 am at the temporary community center (portable beside Building Blocks Preschool). Please see attached flyer for details.
Loma’s Upcoming Events
10/4 SoW assembly and Spirit Day
10/5 Gala at Maison du Lac 4-10 :30pm
10/7 Staff Development Day – No School for Students
10/10 Student Council Elections
10/11 SoW assembly
10/14-10/16 – 5th grade Pigeon Point field trip (10/14-10/16 Ramsay) (10/16- 10/18 (Shoemate)
10/18 SoW assembly
Wild Times @ CT English MS
Early Release EVERY Wednesday @ 1:30 pm
10/5/19 LPEF Gala @ Maison du lac 4-10pm
10/7/19 NO SCHOOL-Teacher in service day.
10/9/19 CT HSC Mtg. 8:30 Rm 21
10/9/19 LPJUESD Board Mtg. 7pm Loma Forum
10/10/19 6th Grade Living History Day
10/24/19 Kona Ice for sale @ Building Blocks