Monthly Archives: August 2013

Jamba Day – September 4th!

Jamba Juice wants to welcome you back to school!  Get a 16 ounce Jamba Juice for only $1 between 3-6 pm on Wednesday, September 4th.  At the El Cerrito Plaza Jamba Juice only.  Flyer here.

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The First El Toro Weekly of the 2013-14 School Year is Here!

Get your e-copy of the El Toro Weekly for August 26, 2013 (en Engles y en Espanol tambien) here.

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Volunteer Fingerprinting and TB Testing Event

All WCCUSD volunteers should be fingerprinted and TB tested.  If you drive on school-sponsored field trips or attend school-sponsored overnights. You do need to have these District required credentials. Kensington Hilltop Elementary School is hosting both fingerprinting and TB testing … Continue reading

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WCCUSD Strategic Plan Town Hall Meetings

Now is the time to provide your feedback on the draft 2013-2018 District Strategic Plan.  Please join us at one of the two Strategic Plan Town Halls to learn about the proposed plan, participate in small group working sessions, and … Continue reading

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First PTSA Meeting of the 2013-14 School Year

Tuesday, September 10th 7:00 p.m. Portola Middle School, 1021 Navellier Street, Room 7.  Come meet the PTSA.  After introductions, we will discuss this year’s goals, and present and approve the year’s budget.  The full agenda can be found at Portola PTSA … Continue reading

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After School Chess

We are proud to offer after school chess with the Berkeley Chess Club.  Classes start Wednesday, September 11-November 20th, 1:45-2:30 p.m.  $144 for 12 weeks. Chess is fun and can be learned quickly.  Studies have found that chess helps improve … Continue reading

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Back-to-school Family Picnic

Everyone is invited!  Thursday, August 29th, 5:30- 7:30, Cerrito Vista Park, Picnic Area, which is located on the upper level of the park.  This park is (almost) directly across the street from Portola on Moeser.  We recommend you enter at … Continue reading

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Year of Innovation – A Message from Principal Burnham

As the Principal at Portola Middle School, each new school year brings equal doses of pride, excitement, hope and determination. The one word that is at the forefront of my mind this year is innovation. Due to the hard work … Continue reading

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After School Spanish Conversation Class – FULL!

Learn the basics of Conversational Spanish in 3 simple steps: pronunciation, using key words, and daily use of language.  Tuesdays 3-4 pm, starting on August 27. Portola Campus – Classroom TBD. The class is free – but please register.  For … Continue reading

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Garden Work Party

There will be a garden work party on Saturday, August 17th 2-5 pm to spiff up the campus before the students arrive for their first day of school.  No green thumb required!

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