El Toro Weekly 1/10/2013

Science Fair
Science fair projects are scheduled to be due on Monday, Jan. 14, unless specified differently by your student’s teacher.

*On Jan. 15, volunteers are needed to help set up projects in room 7 and 8 right after morning drop off. Thank you to the people who have already emailed regarding judging. I will email you more details in the next few days.  We still need a couple more volunteers to judge the projects and select the finest to represent Portola at the district science fair. To get involved, email emireland@yahoo.com
*Family night at the science fair will be on Thursday, Jan. 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served

National Junior Honor Society’s Coin Drive
NJHS is currently running a coin drive. Funds collected will be donated to charity so let’s support them in their efforts.

Second Quarter Is Ending Soon
The second quarter will end on Friday, Jan. 18. Please check PowerSchool to ensure your student has no missing assignments to avoid any unwelcome surprises on the report card.

Celebrate Portola is set for Saturday Feb. 2
Celebrate Portola Dinner Show and Auction will be at the El Cerrito Community Center. We need your help to set up decorations and arrange the silent auction. A VolunteerSpot site is set up for you to sign up for the different jobs that need to be filled. Just click on the button below.

We also need help soliciting donations for the silent auction. Please see attached flyer for ideas.

To get involved, or contact Evangeline at emireland@yahoo.com

It’s also time to place your orders for tickets for this event. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students, $5 for performing band members. Prices go up $5 at the door.  Seats are limited so order today! There are three ways to place your order:

1)      Return the attached flyer with your payment to the school office in an envelope addressed to “Celebrate Portola Tickets”.
2)      Email CelebratePortola@gmail.com with your name and order. Confirmation reply email will instruct you where to mail your payment.
3)      Go to PortolaNews.com/auction. All online sales are processed through Paypal.

Reminder: School Closed on Jan. 21 and Jan. 22
Monday, Jan. 21 is a district holiday in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.  Tuesday, Jan. 22 is a secondary work day and there is no school for middle and high school students.

PARC Meeting Monday Jan. 28

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