UPDATE: OCTOBER 6, 2016

NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 10 
There will be no school on Monday, October 10th for Staff Development Day.  See you on Tuesday.

EAT AT ZACHARY’S TODAY, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 11 AM to 9:30 PM
zachReady to do good and get a mid-week break from cooking? Dine at Zachary’s on Solano Ave in Berkeley today,Thursday, October 6. Print the attached flyer and present it at time of payment and Zachary’s will donate 15% of your bill to Korematsu PTSA. OR simply mention Korematsu when paying. Click on this link for the Flyer!!

FRIGHT WRITE STORY AND ART CONTEST
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 11
Unleash your creative spirit! All students are invited to participate in “Fright Write,” an annual story, art, and comic strip contest sponsored by the PTSA. Submissions must be given to the office or English teacher by Tuesday, October 11 (new deadline). See more details in this flyer.

WEAR IT LOUD, WEAR IT PROUD: ORDER NEW KOREMATSU SPIRITWEAR NOW
korematsu-spirit-wear
Support Korematsu by wearing our new cool spirit wear. Grab yours now! See flyer here:

Ways to order:

  1. Drop off completed order form and check (payable to Korematsu PTSA) at the office.
  2. Mail completed order form and check (payable to Korematsu PTSA) to Korematsu PTSA, Korematsu Middle School, 7125 Donal Ave. El Cerrito, CA 94530Order
  3. Online with a Credit Card at: http://www.korematsumiddleschool.org Click on the “DONATE” button. In the “NOTES TO SELLER” section, enter the size and the quantity.

YEARBOOK 2016-17 CLUB: FIRST MEETING ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7
yearbookThe Yearbook Committee is looking for photographers, writers, graphic artists, or any enthusiastic or creative parent volunteers and students. The first meeting of the committee is Friday, October 7 at both lunch periods in room A217. Meetings will typically be every other Friday, at both lunch periods. See flyer here.

CULTIVATE A COLLEGE-GOING CULTURE:
COLLEGE AND CAREER WEEK AT KOREMATSU, OCTOBER 17 TO 21
It’s never too early to start planning for college and career. From October 17 to 21, colleges will take centerstage at Korematsu as teachers and staff don their college spiritwear. The PTSA will also organize a series of fun and informative lunchtime talks on career and college pathways by experienced professionals. More details to come!

8TH GRADERS will take PSAT 8/9, a precursor to the SAT, on Wednesday, October 19. The PSAT 8/9 includes 3 tests (Reading, Writing and Language, and Math) with multiple-choice questions. All students testing that day have been automatically registered. There is no cost to take the test.

KORE ULTIMATE DISC CLUB

screen-shot-2016-10-05-at-9-58-38-pmDo you see those discs flying before and after school? Think it looks like fun? Join the amazing ultimate team or just stop by and check out a practice. This fun club sport meets two times a week. All you need is work out gear and a disc, and cleats if you have them. It’s not the official season yet, but there will be exciting scrimmages against other schools.

Practice is held: Tuesday ECHS Soccer Fields from 4:00pm – 6:00pm and Saturday ECHS Football Field from 10:00am – 1:00pm

For more details, contact Leandra Johnson ayeleandra@gmail.com or Beth Lewis lewisbeth3@gmail.com.

76’ERS FIRST MEETING ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 7 PM
The first meeting of the 76ers this year will be at 7 pm, Friday Oct 7, in the Korematsu Multipurpose Room. There will be a few updates about the trip as well as a slide presentation focusing on Capitol Hill and the major monuments around Washington. For those already on the list, $400 is due at the meeting. Checks should be made payable to Black Diamond Travel. Parents who can’t make the meeting need to mail the check to Mr. Tim Shaw at 117 Lancaster Way, Vallejo, Ca 94591.

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