El Toro Weekly 11/29/2012

Science Fair
It’s time to remind students to start working on science fair projects. Final projects are due on January 14, which is only about six weeks away. With the holiday season coming up, please try to set aside time to work on the projects. Parents Night to view the science fair will be on Jan. 17th at 6:30-7:30. A few more judges are needed to help pick the projects that will represent Portola at the school district science fair. To get involved, please email emireland@yahoo.com.

Celebrate Portola
We need volunteers to help solicit auction items from local businesses for the Celebrate Portola event on Feb. 2, which will feature dinner, a silent auction and performance by Portola musicians. To get involved, please contact emireland@yahoo.com
See a sample solicitation letter.

Next PTSA Meeting
Everyone is invited to participate in the next PTSA meeting at 7 pm on Tuesday, Dec. 11. We’ll be discussing the Celebrate Portola event and other school news. For more information, contact emireland@yahoo.com

Box Tops
A quick and easy way to help raise money to support school programs without costing you anything extra is to cut out the “Box Tops for Education” logos that you will find on the package of many consumer products. Each Box Top is usually worth 10 cents, and they can add up quickly. We have collection cans for Box Tops at the office and library. Check through your pantry, you may find that you already are buying many products that contain the Box Tops for Education logo.

Gift Card Sales
Need to find a present for that hard to buy for person? Try one of these gifts cards!  With hundreds to choose from, there is bound to be a store or restaurant that the special someone will like. Or buy the gift cards for yourself for a store you make purchases at regularly like Safeway, Lucky or Target. Last day to order is December 7th. Gift cards will not expire. Gift cards will be delivered before Dec. 14th. Find order forms here.

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