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Important Dates

April 12 Alamo Nation Favorite Team Spirit Day
April 15 - 19 Spring Book Fair
April 19 Alamo Nation Wear Your Favorite Color Day
April 25 Ed FUNd Party:  Trivia Night at Dan's Bar
April 28 PTA 3x3 Adult Basketball Tournament
May 2 Open House 5:30 - 6:30 pm

 

Announcements

·       KUDOSThank you to all of the volunteers who helped make this year’s talent show, “Talent Through the Decades” a huge success.  Thank you to Kristin Bush, Carrie Carleton and Christine Wheatley, the Executive Producers of the show.  Thank you to Mr. Hitomi, Mrs. Border and Mr. Roberto for all of your support.  Thank you to the teachers/staff for the wonderful video which helped kick off the talent show.  Thank you to Lindsey Gorski for creating the logo for the show.

·       ALAMO SCHOOL SPRING BOOK FAIR OPENS NEXT WEEK!  As always, the Scholastic book fair promises to be a great event to support the Alamo PTA and your family's love of reading! The book fair will be open daily in the library from April 15 - 19. This year the book fair will offer a new digital payment option!!  You can simply set up an account and have funds immediately available for your child to shop the book fair.  It can be a safe alternative to sending your child to school with cash. Look for more information to be sent home in your child's red folder on Friday.  We are looking for volunteers to help during the Book Fair.  Volunteer sign-ups can be found at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0D4DABA92DA5FC1-spring1

Spring Book Fair Hours will be:

-Monday April 15: 8:20am - 3:30pm

-Tuesday April 16: 8:20am - 3:30pm and 6:00pm - 8:00pm

-Wednesday April 17: 8:20am - 2:30pm

-Thursday April 18: 7:30am - 3:30pm

-Friday April 19:  8:20am - 1:00pm

Tuesday, April 16 is Family Reading Night and the Book Fair will be open from 6pm - 8pm when you can take advantage of a special buy 4 books, get the 5th book FREE saleWe will also be open from 7:30am - 8:30am Thursday morning for the always popular "Dads and Doughnuts" - please join us for coffee and doughnuts while you shop with your child!

Please contact Rachel Berger at Rachel.berger11@gmail.com or Carrie Sardelich at cjsardelich@comcast.net for more information.

  • PTA - BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT. The first regional adult basketball tournament of its kind – Alamo PTA presents Alamo’s 3x3 regional basketball tournament! It offers paid referees, scorekeepers, and the opportunity to play in recreational or competitive divisions. Three pool games guaranteed with at least one playoff game. This tournament is capped to the first 32 teams registered, and registration is open to the public. Must be 21 and over to play. Tournament to be held at Monte Vista High School in Danville on Sunday April 28, games start at 11 am. Team registration: $100. Register here: https://alamoschool.wixsite.com/3x3basketball Sponsored by SuiteLife. Additional sponsorship opportunities available! See website for details.
  • BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT VOLUNTEERS. We are seeking volunteers to help with check in and snack shack. Please take a moment to sign up and be part of this groundbreaking day! Thank you! To sign up, visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050C48ACAA2FA1FD0-tournament
  • Staff Appreciation Week (4/29- 5/3).  Staff Appreciation Week (4/29- 5/3) is quickly approaching and planning the fun week is well underway!  We need your video submissions for a montage to be presented to the staff!  Your video should include a short clip (10 seconds or less) of your child(ren) saying something nice about the teachers/staff at our school!  It could be a simple "Thank You!", "I love Mrs. 'Smith' because..., " "My favorite thing about Alamo School is...", whatever you're kids come up with!  Just use your phone to record in a well lit area and have them speak up!  Please text or email up to 3 separate videos to Jenn Hoffmann at (925 366 9622) or schmallie33@hotmail.com.  Please direct any questions to her as well!  The PTA is able to host several fun "events" for our staff, along with gifts and small gestures with the help of your generous $5 donations at the beginning of the year.  We'd love your help in providing food on two particular days... this is a super easy way to say "THANK YOU" to our wonderful teachers and support staff for all they do. Please follow the two sign up genius links to see where you can help (thank you to those who have already signed up – your help is greatly appreciated!) -
  • Breakfast: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090449a9a92b0-staff2

    Cookies: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090449a9a92b0-staff3

  • PTA Executive Board.  We still have open positions for 2019-2020.  Please contact Michelle Parkinson at michelleparky@gmail.com for more information regarding open position descriptions: 
  • Open PTA Positions: 

    Executive Board: 

    President

    Treasurer

    Financial Secretary

    Standing Committee Chair:  Educational Enrichment

    Chair Positions:

    Family Reading Night

    Parent Education

    Directory and Directory Advertising

    Parent Volunteers

    Internet Communication

    PTA Website

    PTA Membership

    Holiday Shoppe

    Run for Education

    Run Club

    3x3 Basketball

  • PTA Honorary Service Awards.
  • Honorary Service Awards are awarded to our PTA volunteers at the Service Award luncheon hosted by our Alamo Staff on Wednesday, May 15th.  Now is the time to submit nominations for our dedicated volunteers.  Please send nominations to Christine Wheatley at chme1@hotmail.com by April 25th.

    PTA Honorary Service Awards:

    -Very Special Person Award (VSP) – This award is given to recognize an individual or organization for their service to PTA.

    -Honorary Service Award (HSA) – This award is given to recognize an individual or organization for outstanding service to children and youth in your community, going above and beyond what is asked of them.

    -Continuing Service Award (CSA) – This award is given to recognize an individual or organization for ongoing or long-time service to children and youth, providing support year after year.

    -Outstanding Teacher Award (OTA) – This award may be given to recognize a teacher for outstanding service to children and youth through PTA, school, or community.

    -Outstanding Administrator Award (OAA) – This award may be given to recognize an administrator for outstanding service to children and youth through PTA, school, or the community.

    -Golden Oak Service Award (GOSA) – This award is given to recognize, as the most prestigious of the Honorary Service Awards, an individual or organization that has made significant contributions to the welfare of children and youth in a school or community.

    ·       Yearbook .

    Have you ordered your Alamo School yearbook for the 2018-2019 school year? This is the last week to pre-order yearbooks. Order forms can be found in the school office. Checks can be made out to Alamo School PTA for $25. Yearbooks will be distributed the last week of school. Contact Lahillebrandt@aol.com with any questions. Yearbook Order Form 2018 -2019.pdf 

    ·       Alamo School MagnetsNew Alamo School magnets are on sale for $6.  If you’re interested in purchasing, please contact Kristin Bush at bush_kristinl@yahoo.com

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We are happy to announce our Directory Cover contest winner this year

1st Place - Vienna Lewis - 4th Grade

Winner 1


with runners up

Bethany Liu - 3rd Grade and

Winner 2


Gigi Barnert - 5th Grade!

Winner 3