The Phoenix, June 6, 2019

It’s a WRAP!

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THANK YOU to all of our volunteers, our outgoing 8th grade parents, the boards of our PTSA and Korematsu’s Music Parents Association. We couldn’t have done it without you. Whether you volunteered in classrooms, volunteered for an extracurricular, worked for the WriterCoach Connection, went on a field trip, contributed to Teacher Treat Day, worked on the yearbook, volunteered for one of our band programs, coached sports, or helped your child with homework, you made (and make) our school a better place. We can never say enough good things about this kind, caring and generous community. We are very lucky!

Good luck to our 8th graders as you move on to high school. We are expecting great things from you, and know you will change your communities and the world for the better!!

Oh yeah…. the first day of school is Monday, August 19, 2019! It is a minimum day.

We will publish registration and incoming 7th grade information very shortly. We do publish over the summer.

GOODBYE TO MS. La Due

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Deepest thanks and best regards to English teacher Sarah La Due. From the day you set foot on the campus, you changed it for the better, and served as a role model for all of us. You leave a better school behind. We thank you for your inspiration and the way you’ve touched us all. Your new school is lucky to have you. We wish you well. Stay in touch!

TONIGHT PROMOTION CEREMONY

Students need to report to the gymnasium no later than 5:30 p.m. Dress appropriate for church, mosque, synagogue is appropriate for this event. Make sure they dress warmly. Dresses with spaghetti straps, bare torsos, long gowns, high heels, tuxedos are inappropriate for this event.

DRESS WARMLY. YOU MIGHT WANT TO BRING THIS

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Enter through the Lawrence Street gate. Please be prompt. The gate will close at 6:00 p.m. so that we can all enjoy the ceremony.
Please respect the neighborhood when visiting. Please carpool to campus, and please park multiple blocks away and walk to campus so that we alleviate both traffic and parking congestion in the neighborhood. Our neighbors thank you!

Promotion Ceremony Letter

JOIN CHEER AT EL CERRITO HIGH

This message is for current 8th graders: Anyone interested in tryouts for El Cerrito High School Cheer Team for next year, please send your name and contact info to:
rmclachlan@wccusd.net.

I’ll put you on the list to be contacted in summer when tryout dates are finalized. Thanks.

76’ers Trip to Washington, DC

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A FEW SPACES ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE
76’ers Trip to Washington, DC
FOR RISING 7th GRADERS – WILL BE IN 8th GRADE

There are some spaces available for the 76’ers trip to Washington DC, Presidents’ Week break, February, 2020.
Please contact Tim Shaw for more information. timj.shaw@yahoo.com

ALL-SCHOOL ICE CREAM SOCIAL

Save the date!

Our all-school ice cream social is August 17th at Castro Park. The whole family is welcome. Catch up with old friends and meet new. Details to publish shortly.

HEADED TO EL CERRITO HIGH?

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1. Sign up for the etree. This is the main form of communication on campus. Email echsetree@gmail.com. Subject: SUBSCRIBE.
2. El Cerrito High School Website
3. ECHS Registration Information:
4. Walk through Registration Dates:

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2. Other Social Media (not an exhaustive list):
El Cerrito High School Twitter
El Cerrito High School PTSA Facebook
El Cerrito High School PTSA Twitter
El Cerrito High School Instagram
or Text @ecgauchos to 81010 Or add @ECGauchos if you are already registered on Remind

SUMMER READING

Lots of ideas about how to keep up with summer reading here.
Read from a phone, a table, a computer….all summer! Free! Here!
https://www.smore.com/dg78f-wccusd-library-services

Big Changes to Box Tops

Box tops is going digital. Over time, you’ll be taking pictures of receipts with your phone and submitting them with an App. The change is starting now. There’s a video that explains the changes. Please share!

https://www.boxtops4education.com/coordinator

The Phoenix, May 16, 2019

KOREMATSU SPRING DANCE PERFORMANCE

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May 22 and 23, 2019
7:00 p.m.
MPR

Did you know Korematsu has a thriving Dance program? Are you coming to Korematsu next year? Are you already enrolled?

Join us and support our students as they perform their work. This is the perfect performance for elementary school students!
Suggested contribution: $4.00. We’ll be in the MPR.
Hope to see you there!

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WE NEED YOU!

Both the Korematsu PTSA and Korematsu Music Parents Association are in need of board leadership and volunteers for the 2019-2020 school year. These are important positions, because we really do support the school with additional funds, programs and opportunities for students and teachers. Your involvement is really important. We really do make a better school!

Please look over these opportunities and seriously consider giving some of your time. These are not overwhelming time commitments. You make of it what you will. The community is wonderful. You will enjoy yourself, meet people and leave enriched. We promise!

As a reminder, if we do not have a PTSA President, both the music program and the programs PTA funds are in jeopardy. We’d be able to ride for a while, but it will catch up with us. This will mean no math tutoring, no teacher classroom grants, no etree, no funding for drama program, no money for sports and sports equipment, no money for field trips, no funding for 8th grade Field Day, No Celebrate Korematsu, and finally, no organized parent forum for community-building and information exchange. We’d also lose our insurance, as PTA provides insurance for all of our events. Please contact us! We’d love to talk to you. Contact: korematsuptsa@gmail.com

Here’s just a sampling of the opportunities available.

Korematsu PTSA President
Coordinate and oversee the unit’s activities. Plan the year’s calendar, approve the budget and along with the EVP, run five meetings a year.

Korematsu PTSA Vice President
Ideally be a 7th grade parent ready to be the president in 20/21. Along with the president, coordinate the unit’s activities – mainly Celebrate Korematsu. Plan the year’s calendar, approve the budget and along with the President, run five meetings a year.

Korematsu PTSA Membership Chair
Process PTSA memberships. Most of the work occurs in August and September. The work is largely online, and can be done from home.

Korematsu Teacher Treat Day Coordinator(s) – Coordinates monthly teacher luncheon. Use email to solicit donations of food and volunteers. Set up staffing schedule.

Celebrate Korematsu Chair – Head up a team that collects and processes donations for the Celebrate Korematsu auction. The majority of the work is December/January.

Incoming School Mixer/Ice Cream Social Chair – Welcome new and returning families to Korematsu by chairing the August Ice Cream Social. Ensure we have treats on hand, promote the event through the e tree.

Back-to-School Picnic – Welcome new and returning families to Korematsu by chairing the Back-to-School picnic. Order food, gather volunteers, promote the event through the e tree.

Korematsu Volunteer Coordinator – Find volunteers to staff events.

Korematsu E Tree Editor – Do you like to write? Work to write this weekly newsletter.

Golden Gate Fields Coordinator – Contact Golden Gate Fields to secure at Dollar Days Date, promote event to ensure enough volunteers are on hand, attend event and assure its smooth running.

Cookie Dough Coordinator – Run Fall Cookie Dough Fundraising Campaign. Contact Vendor, pass out and collect forms, organize the distribution of product when it arrives.

Restaurant Night Coordinator – Contact area restaurants and arrange “Restaurant Night” events. Promoted the events through the etree.

Science Fair Coordinators – Work with the science teachers to grade science projects and plan Korematsu’s science night. Order awards if necessary. Assist when projects move to District, County and State science fairs.

Yearbook – Work with Korematsu staff and teachers to produce the yearbook. Advertise various deadlines to the school community.

2019-2020 KMPA Open Board Positions

We are in need of 4 volunteers to fill the following band positions for the upcoming school year. Please consider volunteering your time to the KMPA Band Board. It doesn’t take a lot of time and most of the work can be done in the evenings from home. The following positions need to be filled:

Chair
Treasurer
Financial Secretary
Jazz Ensemble E-Tree

Now is a great time to shadow the current volunteer! If you know of an incoming 7th grade family that would be interested in volunteering, please send them my way. We cannot continue with the amazing work that we do without volunteers! Please contact nancykawase@hotmail.com for more information.

Korematsu Scientists – Place in Statewide Championship!

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For the first time in many years, WCCUSD won medals in the California Science and Engineering Fair. Korematsu’s Eleanor Addison and Nora Thompson took home 3rd and 4th place medals respectively, competing against the top 800 student finalists from regional fairs across the state. Held at the California Science Center in Los Angeles on April 29-30th, the event opened with an inspiring lecture by the 2018 Nobel Laureate, Dr. Frances Arnold. The following morning our young scientists stood for 5 hours of grueling interviews by roving teams of judges.

Congratulations to our winners — we hope this inspires a new generation of Korematsu students to enter next year’s science fair.

END-OF-YEAR EVENTS

There is a lot going on!
The Calendar:
ONLINE HERE!

https://korematsumiddleschool.org/?page_id=13

  • Dance Performance 5/22 – 23 @ 7:00 MPR
  • Faculty Vs Student Volleyball 5/24 1:00 PM
  • Memorial Day Holiday 5/27
  • End of year band concert 5/29 @ 7:00 MPR
  • Testing Pie-in-the-face Event May 22, 2019, 7th last period of the day – Gym
  • Awards Night 5/30 @ 7:00 MPR
  • Study Trip (Ms. Davis) “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” 5/31
  • Art and Jazz Festival 6/3 @ 6:00PM Courtyard
  • Promotion Rehearsal 6/5 Morning
  • 8th grade Picnic and Softball game 6/5 Lunch – dismissal
  • Promotion Ceremony 6/6 @ 6 Courtyard
  • LDOS 6/7 – Noon Dismissal
  • August 6,7,8 Registration

It is time to plan 8th grade activities!

In this link, you will find three tabs:

  • Picnic
  • Promotion Rehearsal
  • Promotion Ceremony

Please sign up to volunteer if you are able!

We do ask that 7th Grade parents help with 8th grade rehearsal and promotion so that the 8th grade families can enjoy the events!

SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER INN

NEW TECHNOLOGY COMING!

This summer, the District is purchasing and/or refurbishing all student tablets. In August students will return to newer, faster and more secure devices! YAY!

In order to accomplish this, all student tablets will be collected before the last day of school on June 7th. (Your principal or school administration team will communicate the specific collection plan for your particular school.)

Remind your student to prepare for collection with this one step:

● If there are files stored on the tablet’s hard drive or their H:\ drive, please remind your student to move those files to Google Drive before tablet collection, so that they can be accessed from the new device. Once tablets are collected, anything stored on the hard drive of the computer will not be retrievable. Some computers will be retired and some will be completely refurbished. Your student will not get the same machine back.

Also know:

● Students will take a tablet home if they have an IEP that specifically calls for a tablet.
● Summer schools will have devices. Seniors doing independent study will be able to take them home.

Thanks for your support in the transition!

¡YA VIENE LA NUEVA TECNOLOGÍA!

Este verano, el Distrito comprará y/o renovará todas las computadoras portátiles (tabletas) para estudiantes. ¡En agosto, los estudiantes contarán con dispositivos más nuevos, más rápidos y más seguros! ¡HURRA!

Para lograr esto, todas las computadoras (tabletas) de los estudiantes se recogerán antes del último día de clases el viernes 7 de junio; (el director o el personal de administración de su escuela le comunicarán el plan de recolección específico para su escuela en particular).

Recuérdele a su hijo/a que se prepare para la recolección haciendo lo siguiente:
● Si hay archivos almacenados en la memoria de la computadora o en su unidad H: /, recuérdele a su hijo/a que transfiera esos archivos a la Unidad Google antes de la colección de las computadoras, para que pueda tener acceso a estos archivos desde el nuevo dispositivo. Una vez que se recojan las tabletas, cualquier cosa almacenada en la memoria de la computadora no se podrá recuperar. Algunas computadoras serán retiradas y otras serán completamente renovadas. Su hijo/a no obtendrá la misma computadora de vuelta.

Además debe saber lo siguiente:
● Los estudiantes llevarán una computadora (tableta) a casa si tienen un Programa Individualizado de Educación (IEP) que específicamente requiere del uso de una tableta.

● Las escuelas en las cuales se realizará el programa de verano tendrán dispositivos. Los estudiantes de doceavo grado que realicen estudios independientes podrán llevar las computadoras a casa.

The Phoenix, May 2, 2019

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF JR.

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TONIGHT AND FRIDAY!
Come see Fiddler on the Roof Jr.!
May 2nd, and 3rd
7:00 p.m. in the Korematsu MPR

Over 50 Korematsu drama students have been working hard to bring you our spring musical, Fiddler on the Roof Jr. Bring the whole family!

Fiddler on the Roof Jr.
May 1st, 2nd, and 3rd
7pm in the Korematsu MPR

Tickets are a recommended donation of $4 at the door.

CHINA APPLICATION IS NOW AVAILABLE!

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PRIORITY DEADLINE MAY 3

The online application is available at https://www.pccedu.org/ambassadorprogram

The application due date for priority consideration is May 3.

SPRING (PRIMAVERA) DANCE! CANCELED

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Due to scheduling conflicts, the Spring Dance is Canceled.

Thanks to all that volunteered!

SAVE THE DATE RESTAURANT NIGHT

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Monday, May 6th
El Cerrito’s Los Moles
Cino de Mayo Mas Uno
(Cinco de Mayo Plus One)

Come and join us at this popular, delicious and local favorite!
You eat, we profit!!

Los Moles Flyer.pdf

Annual Speech and Debate Showcase

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019
7:00 p.m.
El Cerrito High School Performing Arts Theater

Coming to El Cerrito High?

Interested in joining our award-winning Speech and Debate team? Come check us out!

You’ll see the best performances from this year’s students, and get a chance to meet team members and learn about the program.

No prior speech or debate experience is necessary.

See you there!

AFTER HIGH SCHOOL

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EIGTH GRADE FAMILIES WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND

EL CERRITO HIGH SCHOOL
PERFORMING ARTS THEATER
NEW START TIME
7:00 p.m.

KOREMATSU PTSA NEEDS YOU!

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Every PTA unit needs a president in order to be a complaint, functioning unit. We need a president.
We have a wonderful unit with over 300 members! We support the school in a lot of really important ways.
We provide very generous classroom grants to teachers, we pay for numerous field trips, the drama program,
we run the teacher luncheons and publish this e tree every week.

We need a leader! The secretary and treasurer positions are filled with competent and reliable people.
We need you to lead the way! Take a chance of leadership! You’ll have fun and we promise a rich and rewarding experience.

The vice president supports, with the objective of becoming a leader the following year.

We are also looking for a membership chair! We have over 300 members and we are very proud of this! We are #1 in membership in the entire Bayside Council of PTAs. The majority of the work occurs in August and September, and has been made much simpler due to new online software! This is a good position for someone who is detail-oriented and doesn’t mind using a computer to enter names and addresses.

Please contact us! korematsuptsa@gmail.com

MULTICULTURAL NIGHT

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Tuesday May 14th 2019 is Multicultural Night at Korematsu.

Everyone is invited to join us in the MPR for a multicultural potluck. Bring a dish to share.

6:30 p.m. Dinner
7:00 PTSA business

7:30 p.m. Socialize, enjoy student art and projects and learn about all the cultures that make Korematsu amazing!

SPRING BAND / ORCHESTRA / CHOIR / THEATER / DANCE FESTIVALS

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HILLSIDE FEST 2019

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El Cerrito’s 6th Annual Hillside Festival, May 3-5, features a wide variety of activities for young and old throughout the 100-acre natural area: hikes and walks about geology, native plants, birds, insects, wildflowers, history, poetry-geocaching, wildland fire prevention, and more. There’s even meditation in nature, and Dog Scouts!

Hikes range from strenuous to easy. Download the full schedule and map to events at www.ectrailtrekkers.org.

Sponsored by El Cerrito Trail Trekkers and El Cerrito’s Environmental Quality Committee. FREE

The Phoenix, Thursday, April 18, 2019

SBAC Testing Starts Monday, April 22, 2019

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The SBAC testing season is upon us. While the SBAC is not the only measure of student success, it is an important indicator for our students, our school and our school district. We encourage all to take it seriously.

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Here are some important reminders:

  • Please have students bring their tablets and chargers with tablets fully charged. The test is taken on the tablet.
  • If, for some reason, students are not routinely bringing tablets to school, please have them bring the tablets because tablets might need software updates, and the updates can only be done at school.
  • Please have students bring headphones if they have them.
  • Students should bring home SBAC brochures, where they recorded the testing targets they hope to reach. Ask your student about it, and review it together.
  • Please schedule all non-emergency appointments (Dr. dentist, etc.) after school hours so that all students can test.
  • Please make an extra effort to have students show up on time.
  • Students should eat a good breakfast prior to the test and get a good night’s sleep.
  • These efforts will help to make the testing period smooth and orderly.
  • Thank you for your help!

Practice Tests can be found here: https://sat170.cloud1.tds.airast.org/student/V728/Pages/LoginShell.aspx

SPRING (PRIMAVERA) DANCE!

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
1:30- 3:00 p.m.
Parent Volunteers/Contributions Requested!

The dance committee is planning a Primavera Dance with primarily Spanish language music for Wednesday, May 15th. We would like to get parent volunteers and food donations. We will need 3 volunteers for set up during 7th period (12:45-1:25 pm), 4 during the dance (1:30-3 pm), and 3 volunteers to cleanup (3 pm-3:30). Food for about 70 students can include cupcakes, rice crispy treats, fruit snacks, cookies, fruit, lemonade, orange juice, Capri Sun or anything else parents want to donate.

SIGN UP TO DONATE OR VOLUNTEER HERE!

Contact: mariela.alcocerruiz@wccusd.net

Only a Few Yearbooks Left!

We have nearly sold out of all our yearbooks. Online sales are now closed, but a very small number of yearbooks are still available for sale in the Korematsu office. Yearbooks will be distributed at the end of May.

Thank you to everyone who purchased books. And thank you to all of the people who helped with this year’s book, and without whom it would not have been possible: to the students from the DECA yearbook club (and beyond), who helped with the theme, cover art, and gathering of photos; to the parents who submitted photos; to the PTSA, who have sent out emails and spread the word about photos; to the KMS office staff, who have taken orders, helped with photos, and fielded questions throughout the year; and to Jackson Lee, who was the faculty advisor this year, and who provided so much support to the students. Thanks to a great team!

CHINA INFORMATION SESSION AT DEANZA!

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Monday, April 22, 2019
DeAnza High School LIBRARY
5:00 – 6:00 PM
5000 Valley View Rd, Richmond, CA 94803

Habra Traducciones al Espanol
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China! This Summer!

This summer, the WCCUSD will once again offer to District students the China Global Ambassador Program!

Program highlights:
The main program dates are July 12 – 27. The program for all groups will be approximately 16 days including travel.

The program fee per student is only $690 ($800 for applications received after May 3). Fee includes flight, lodging, food, and activities. Passport, if needed, and a China visa are additional. (Passport approximately $145; Visa $140 + processing fees. Your costs may vary. Please check).

High school & middle school students will again be able to earn 3 semester units of college credit which translates to approximately 10 high school credits.

At least 100 total students from District high schools and middle schools (for middle school applicants, 8th graders will be given preference). Each high school and middle school are allotted a minimum number of spaces in the program.

Student Ambassadors will engage in cultural exchange activities with Chinese students at a school or university campus and do sightseeing to key Chinese cultural sites (Great Wall, Forbidden Palace, etc.)

While there is no firm GPA requirement, PCC will look to select students that have the academic and social-emotional skills necessary to represent our District well as student ambassadors. Principals must also approve the application.

The online application will be available in mid-April at https://www.pccedu.org/ambassadorprogram, and the priority due date is May 3. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by May 15, 2019.

There is an in-person information sessions Monday, April 15, 2019 El Cerrito High School Cafeteria, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., 540 Ashbury Avenue, El Cerrito, CA 94530. Be there!

Habra traducciones professionales al Espanol!
Questions?: info@pccedu.org

SAVE THE DATE RESTAURANT NIGHT

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Monday, May 6th
El Cerrito’s Los Moles
Cino de Mayo Mas Uno
(Cinco de Mayo Plus One)

Come and join us at this popular, delicious and local favorite!
You eat, we profit!!

Los Moles Flyer.pdf

AFTER HIGH SCHOOL

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EIGTH GRADE FAMILIES WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND

The Path to College
for 8th, 9th, 10th Grade Parents, Guardians and Students
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
El Cerrito High School Theater
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Habra Traducciones al Espanol!

The Phoenix, Friday, April 12, 2019

Plea from Ms. La Due:

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We are now in our final month of rehearsals for Fiddler on the Roof Jr., and we are in dire need of help with something: there is a “cart” we need to pick up and rent from Hayward. The shop is only open weekdays from 10am-3pm, so obviously that is a difficult (impossible, unless I get a sub) time for me to pick it up. Is there anyone who has the ability to go get it for us? I’ve attached a picture so you can see the size. Thank you in advance — if I don’t find someone to get it for us, I will probably have to take a sick day in order to drive and get it myself, which is not great for me or my students!

If you can help with this, please e-mail me at sarah.ladue@wccusd.net and I will give you all of the necessary information! Thank you!

CHINA GLOBAL AMBASSADOR TRIP INFORMATION SESSION

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There will be an in-person Information Session

Monday, April 15, 2019
5:00-6:00 p.m.

El CERRITO HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA
540 Ashbury Ave, El Cerrito, CA
OPEN TO ALL!

The WCCUSD is pleased to offer the China Global Ambassador Program again this summer.

  • The main program dates will be July 12 to 27. The program for all groups will be approximately 16 days including travel.
  • The program fee per student is only $690 ($800 for applications received after May 3). Fee includes flight, lodging, food, and activities. Passport, if needed, and a China visa are additional.
  • The fee for chaperones is $275 (teachers preferred).
  • Applicants will be notified of acceptance by May 15, 2019.
  • High school & middle school students will again be able to earn 3 semester units of college credit which translates to approximately 10 high school credits.
  • We will be taking at least 100 total students from District high schools and middle schools (for middle school applicants, 8th graders will be given preference). Each high school and middle school are allotted a minimum number of spaces in the program.
  • We plan to take at least 20 chaperones.
  • Student Ambassadors will engaged in cultural exchange activities with Chinese students at a school or university campus
  • The groups will also do sightseeing to key Chinese cultural sites in the Beijing Area (Great Wall, Forbidden Palace, etc.). For the sightseeing portion of the trip, we are planning to be based in the same hotel as last year in the Beijing suburb of Langfang.
  • This year, our main China location will change to the city of Anshan. We also will have a group of students/chaperones return to the same school in the city of Linfen where a group went last year.
  • We will use an online application this year. PCC Education will make the final selection of applicants, but students will need the principal to sign off on them to be considered.
  • While there is no firm GPA requirement, PCC will be looking to select students that have the academic and social-emotional skills necessary to represent our District well as student ambassadors.
  • The online application will be available in mid-April at https://www.pccedu.org/ambassadorprogram. The application due date for priority consideration is May 3.
  • Students are encouraged to fund raise to pay for the program fees. Scholarships are also available for qualified applicants based on financial need (there is also an option on the online application to donate to support scholarships).

Any questions that students or parents have about trip details should be directed to the contact email on the flyer: info@pccedu.org.

SAVE THE DATE RESTAURANT NIGHT

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Monday, May 6th
El Cerrito’s Los Moles
Cino de Mayo Mas Uno
(Cinco de Mayo Plus One)

Come and join us at this popular, delicious and local favorite!
You eat, we profit!!

AFTER HIGH SCHOOL

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EIGTH GRADE FAMILIES WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND

The Path to College
for 8th, 9th, 10th Grade Parents, Guardians and Students
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
El Cerrito High School Theater
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Habra Traducciones al Espanol!

The Phoenix, Friday, April 5, 2019

TEACHER LUNCHEON

Friday April 12, 2019

DROP OFF IN THE TEACHER LOUNGE BY 10:30 a.m.

Please volunteer to donate food or your time.

WE ARE CELEBRATING SPRING!

Bring your best Spring ideas! Quiche, Frittata, Salads, ham, asparagus….whatever you fancy!

Sign up in this Link!

Korematsu wins big at District and SF Bay Area Science Fairs

State championship in Los Angeles NEXT!

From psychology to computer programming, biology to physics, or math to engineering, each year with the coming of spring students across the country tackle science projects.

From the District Fair

The science fair has a long tradition in the West Contra Costa Schools, and Korematsu sent a large contingent of winners from our school fair onward this year. Held at El Cerrito High, the annual WCC Science/STEM Fair had 141 students from eight middle and high schools attending. We did very well again in 2019, snagging 28 of the 75 ribbons, plus several Special Awards. Korematsu notably won half of all the first place prizes at this year’s District ceremony!

In 7th Grade at the District fair, First place awards went to Korematsu students: Meah Bauer, Eghosa Otokiti, and Sam Schweitzer. Second place winners included Taran Johnson, Amy Pebler, and Emilia Walker, with 3rd place prizes going to Drake Fillingim, Alma Hasley, Haroon Mishal, Gilbert Bade, Ana Lucia Elices , Matthew Parra, and Maeve Urban. And in 8th Grade, taking first place at the District were Rika Adam, Eleanor Addison, and Tess Roorda. Second place, prizes went to Grace Maguire, Deidre Miller, Cooper Matthews, Benjamin Pilling, Amelia Wardle Stacey, and Nora Thompson. Third place awards went to Theo Boyrs, Johan Phan, Sangye Richen, and Henry Warmerdam, while 4th place went to Liliana Arias Purcell and Mira Steinberg. Seventh graders Sam Schweitzer and Eghosa Otokiti, and eighth graders Tess Roorda and Rika Adam also received special prizes from Bio-Rad and $50 each, while Eleanor Addison received $75 and the Norm Seraphin Award, given in honor of a long-time El Cerrito science teacher.

To the Bay Area Fair

From almost 50,000 student projects at public and private middle and high schools spanning 9 Northern California counties, including San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin, Napa, Sonoma, Solano, Alameda, West Contra Costa and Mendocino, the top 300 Bay Area projects are picked annually to compete in the SF Bay Area Science Fair. Our 1st through 3rd place winners above at the District fair thus moved on to the Golden Gate STEM Fair (SF Bay Area Science Fair). At a packed awards ceremony on Saturday March 23rd at the US Army Corps of Engineers’ Bay Model in Sausalito, Korematsu had a strong presence. Competing against winners from across the bay region, 13 of our students took home prize ribbons:

1st (8th grade Biological) Eleanor Addison’s Sunscreen: Protection or Poison?
2nd (8th grade Biological) Nora Thompson’s Lights of the Sea
3rd (7th grade Physical) Meah Bauer’s How do animals keep warm in cold regions?
3rd (7th grade Engin/CS) Eghosa Otokiti’s Can you hear me now
3rd (8th grade Physical) Cooper Matthews’ Testing Bernoulli’s Principles of Water…
4th (7th grade Behavioral) Alma Hasley’s Do You Eat With Your Eyes?
4th (7th grade Physical) Amy Pebler’s Parachute for the Pool
4th (8th grade Biological) Rika Adam’s Hot, Cold, or Room Temperature
4th (8th grade Biological) Benjamin Pilling’s Flicker Fusion: LED Lighting and Age
4th (8th grade Engin/CS) Johan Phan’s Chess: Characteristics of random play
4th (8th grade Behavioral) Tess Roorda’s Does Facial Appearance Affect Perceived Traits?
4th (8th grade Biological) Amelia Wardle Stacey’s Plant Growth and Magnets

Eleanor and Nora also received special awards from NASA and NOAA respectively.

And on to the State

For the second year in a row, Korematsu will move on to compete with the top young scientists from 22 regional fairs across the state for over $75,000 in prizes. With support from the District our two top finishers, Eleanor Addison and Nora Thompson, along with one other student from West Contra Costa, travel to the 68th Annual California Science & Engineering Fair on Monday, April 29 and Tuesday, April 30 at the California Science Center in Los Angeles.

Congratulations to all our hard-working young scientists!

3 steps to Prepare for Korematsu 2019-2020 School Year (New Students)

1. Verify CURRENT address with your Elementary Secretary before June 7th.
2. To receive parent/ student updates + info, subscribe to PTSA korematsuptsa@gmail.com
3. Follow us on our website for info about Orientation- Korematsumiddleschool.org
a. Aug. 6th 9am-12pm 7th Grade
b. Aug. 7th 9am-12pm 8th Grade
c. Aug. 8th 9am-12pm Make-up Day

School Calendar 2019_20_rev_9_10_18.pdf
School Calendar 2019_2020_Spanish rev_9_10_18.pdf

CHINA. THIS SUMMER!

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(8TH GRADERS GIVEN PREFERENCE)

The WCCUSD is pleased to offer the China Global Ambassador Program again this summer.

  • The main program dates will be July 12 to 27. The program for all groups will be approximately 16 days including travel.
  • The program fee per student is only $690 ($800 for applications received after May 3). Fee includes flight, lodging, food, and activities. Passport, if needed, and a China visa are additional.
  • The fee for chaperones is $275 (teachers preferred).
  • Applicants will be notified of acceptance by May 15, 2019.
  • High school & middle school students will again be able to earn 3 semester units of college credit which translates to approximately 10 high school credits.
  • We will be taking at least 100 total students from District high schools and middle schools (for middle school applicants, 8th graders will be given preference). Each high school and middle school are allotted a minimum number of spaces in the program.
  • We plan to take at least 20 chaperones.
  • Student Ambassadors will engaged in cultural exchange activities with Chinese students at a school or university campus
  • The groups will also do sightseeing to key Chinese cultural sites in the Beijing Area (Great Wall, Forbidden Palace, etc.). For the sightseeing portion of the trip, we are planning to be based in the same hotel as last year in the Beijing suburb of Langfang.
  • This year, our main China location will change to the city of Anshan. We also will have a group of students/chaperones return to the same school in the city of Linfen where a group went last year.
  • We will use an online application this year. PCC Education will make the final selection of applicants, but students will need the principal to sign off on them to be considered.
  • While there is no firm GPA requirement, PCC will be looking to select students that have the academic and social-emotional skills necessary to represent our District well as student ambassadors.
  • The online application will be available in mid-April at https://www.pccedu.org/ambassadorprogram. The application due date for priority consideration is May 3.
  • Students are encouraged to fund raise to pay for the program fees. Scholarships are also available for qualified applicants based on financial need (there is also an option on the online application to donate to support scholarships).
  • There will be in-person information sessions during the week of April 15. Please stay tuned for details.

Any questions that students or parents have about trip details should be directed to the contact email on the flyer: info@pccedu.org.
2019 China Student Ambassador Program Flyer.pdf

SAVE THESE DATES! WE ARE TALKING COLLEGE!

Investing in Academic Excellence (IAE) presents:

Do you think know what your child needs during the high school years for success after graduation?

We invite you to hear from a leading expert in the field of college admissions. His insight might surprise you!

The Path to College: For the Parents/Families of Freshmen and Sophomores
(EIGHTH GRADE FAMILIES ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND)

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
6 pm-9 pm
El Cerrito High School Library
Second Floor of the Main Building

En Camino a la Universidad: Para Familias de Alumnos
de los Grados Noveno y Décimo
(Familias de Alumnos de los Grados Octavo Estan Bienvenidos)

Martes, 7 de Mayo de 2019
de 6 pm a 9 pm
Teatro de El Cerrito High School

Sponsored by Investing in Academic Excellence: investinginacademicexcellence@gmail.com

Patrocinado por el Comité de Inversión en la Excelencia Académica. Tendremos materiales en español y simultánea traducción

IAE College Seminars flyer 2019.pdf

Youth Summer Camps for Public Speaking

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THE PRACTICE SPACE!

If you enjoy debating, acting, telling stories, or giving speeches, join our summer camps! We build your confidence through fun activities so you can share your voice with the world. Spaces are limited, so register today at https://www.practice-space.org/event-directory/.

We offer 4 camps:

Young Speakers Camp, Ages 8-11, June 17-21, 8:30am-2:30pm. This one-week camp for elementary students builds confidence through presentation, basic debate, and storytelling, with games imagination and fun. Learn to speak your mind, tell your story, and listen to what others have to share. This camp helps students of all levels, whether they are shy or outgoing.

Middle School Speakers Camp, Ages 11-13, June 24-28, 8:30am-3:30pm. This one-week camp for middle schoolers is for beginning debaters and actors who want to develop confidence and improve their speaking skills. Choose between basic debate or dramatic monologues, so this camp helps you whether you are more argumentative or more creative at heart. This camp is a good option for those who want to try public speaking through a gentle introduction.

Persuasive Debaters Camp, Ages 13-18, July 22-26, 8:30am-3:30pm (optional add-on week: July 29-August 2). This in-depth debate camp builds skills in argumentation, logic, and strategy through parliamentary-style debate. It is helpful for students interested in debate competitions during the year – sign up for 1 week of classes or 2-week option with advanced practice rounds.

Confident Communicators Camp, Ages 11-18, August 5-16, 8:30am-3:30pm. This two-week camp helps middle and high school students express themselves and find their unique voice. Choose to major in persuasion and debate, performance and acting, or podcasting and storytelling. Meet students from all over the Bay Area and receive lots of coaching to improve your skills.

Check out our website for more information!

Or email us at: admin@practice-space.org

Bay Area Book Festival

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The Bay Area Book Festival is celebrating its 5th Anniversary on May 4-5 in downtown Berkeley with more youth and kids programming than ever before. With over 250 authors, there are exciting programs for everyone in the family.

Quick Links:
Young Adult Programs
Children & Family Programs
Young Authors Writing Contest (deadline is April 12)
Full Schedule
Under 18? Programs are FREE (if seats are available, or purchase tickets to the programs you don’t want to miss, here: Tickets and Info)

The festival’s Free Outdoor Fair showcases live literary presentations on four stages geared toward families, children and young adults; independent booksellers and book artists, literary organizations and writing associations, educational institutions, libraries, publishers, and scores of emerging authors from a range of genres; the ever-popular free book giveaway sponsored by Half Price Books; cozy reading lounges; Literary Death Match ─ a thrilling, humor-centric competition between established and emerging authors; and a delicious food court.

Children of all ages will flock to an interactive Family Fun Zone for DIY book and journal making, arts & crafts with found objects, mind games, robot building, and more. Two-time Grammy-nominee for “Best Children’s Album” Alphabet Rockers returns for another inspiring program of hip-hop, craft-making, and community action. Also performing live shows both days of the festival, the beloved Oakland-based group sparks an intergenerational conversation about the world, creating a soundtrack for social justice.

Help spread the word to your students, educator networks, parents, and young friends. Please use our Marketing Toolkit with poster art, graphics, social media copy, and more. We look forward to seeing you at the Bay Area Book Festival!

LAST CALL FOR FINGERPRINTING FOR THIS SCHOOL YEAR!

We are getting close to the end of the school year and our volunteer process will soon close for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Our last day for volunteer applications will be on May 13, 2019.
The last day for fingerprint appointments will be on May 16, 2019.

The district website has also been updated. (Click here to view website)

We will resume the volunteer process in August 2019, day to be determined.

The Phoenix, Wednesday, March 6, 2019

A NOTE FROM MR. U. CONTRA COSTA COUNTY NATIONAL HISTORY DAY

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PARENT NIGHT

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TEACHER APPRECIATION LUNCHEON

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Sign up in this Link!

BASEBALL TRYOUTS

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on Castro Field
Friday March 8th at 3:00 PM.
Be there!

Korematsu Girl’s Softball Meeting

Hi Potential Korematsu Softball Parents-

I have just learned that the moons and the stars have aligned making it possible to have a Korematsu softball team. I am planning to have a meeting this coming Thursday, March 7th at 3:00 p.m. at Castro Field. If your daughter is interested in playing but cannot attend the first meeting, please email me at usflawboy@yahoo.com. If you know of anyone else who would want to play, please forward this email to them. For those of you who are playing softball with ABGSL, you can do this also as practice and games would typically occur before 5:30.

Thursday, March 7th @ 3:00 p.m.
Castro Field

Please have your player come if they are interested in playing. If you cannot come to this meeting, please email me (Guy Fong) at usflawboy@yahoo.com to let me know that you’re daughter is interested in playing.

YEARBOOK PHOTOS WANTED

Do you have photos from the science fair or STEM fair?.

Dances, events, DC trip, sports?

Photos can all be dropped in the Yearbook Dropbox folder :
https://www.dropbox.com/request/dmoKUQUIljZQ2Ov6yVKI

WCCUSD 2ND ANNUAL DANCE FESTIVAL

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The Phoenix, Thursday, February 28, 2019

MIDDLE COLLEGE INFO NIGHT

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Thursday, February 28, 2019
5:50 -6:30 p.m.
GE 225

Hear from staff members
Hear from current students
Take a tour of our campus
Get your questions answered
Get valuable information to help you decide if our program is right for you

Link to Flier Here!

IN-CLASS VOLUNTEERS WANTED

Ms. Pulley is looking for a couple of extra set of hands in her classes, particularly after lunch.
If you are available, and are interested in assisting in class, please reach out to her directly.
adriana.pulley@wccusd.net

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2019 WCCUSD STEM FAIR WINNERS!

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Click on this link for a great article + videos on the fair!

WCCUSD STEM FAIR

Take the Youth Truth Family Survey

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This is an opportunity to provide honest feedback to improve your school.

PARENTS AND GUARDIANS……TAKE THE SURVEY!

This survey should take no more than 15 minutes. The questions ask you to indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with statements on a scale of 1 to 5. There will also be an opportunity for you to share any open-ended comments.

If you write any comments, please don’t include your name or anything else that might identify you. Your responses are anonymous, and they will be combined with the responses of other parents and guardians before being shared with school and district leadership.

Take the Youth Truth Family Survey Here!

WE CAN’T RECOMMEND PARENT UNIVERSITY MORE!

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Saturday, March 2, 2019

TOPIC: Understanding the Education System/The structure of California Schools/Academic Standards/Funding.

Breakfast starting 8:15-8:30 a.m.

Class: 9:00 a.m. – Noon

Breakfast and Childcare provided

contact: tanise.smith@wccusd.net

Sign Up Here: https://tinyurl.com/Korematsu-PU

Parents and guardians, please join Tanise Smith for our Parent University classes. The curriculum is based upon the California State PTA’s wildly popular and research and data-driven “School Smarts.” This is an opportunity for you to learn how the school system works, and how you can best support your child. Even those of you that think you know will come away with new knowledge. And knowledge empowers us!

PTSA SEARCH

It’s that time of the year. We’re looking for new officers for next year.
We have plenty of opportunities to participate.

You’ll meet your child’s classmate and
make a real difference here on campus.

Please consider….:
President
Executive Vice President
Financial Secretary
Vice President Fundraising
– Yard Sale Chair
– Annual Giving Co-chairs
– Restaurant Fundraisers Coordinator
– Golden Gate Fields Coordinator
-Jenny K Fundraiser Coordinator
Volunteer Chair
Membership Chair
Teacher Luncheon Day Chair
Band Parents Association Chair
Fairmont Elem Comm Liaison
Kensington Elem Comm Liaison
Madera Elem Comm Liaison
Stege Elem Comm Liaison
ELAC Parent Liaison

Interested? Contact us!
korematsuptsa@gmail.com

THE ULTIMATE CRAB FEED!!!

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El Cerrito High School/Korematsu Middle School Ultimate Frisbee Club presents its

Fourth Annual Ultimate Crab Feed!!

WHEN: Saturday, March 2nd, 5:30-9:30 pm

WHERE: El Cerrito Community Center

Unlimited crab with salad, pasta and bread, and fantastic raffle prizes!

$50/person

For tickets: ultimatecrabfeed2019.eventbrite.com

For information: ultimatecrabfeed@gmail.com

Crab Feed Flyer 2019.pdf

JAZZGIRLS DAY 2019

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The 8th Annual Berkeley JazzGirls Day is on Saturday, March 2, 2019,
1-5 p.m. (registration opens at 12:30 p.m.) at Berkeley High’s
Community Theatre. Elementary and middle school girl musicians ages
10-14 who play or sing jazz—or are thinking about trying it out—are
invited to join professional female jazz musicians and educators for
the afternoon. Activities include master classes, and jam sessions.
Female high school jazzistas from the Berkeley High jazz program serve
as mentors and volunteers.

Berkeley JazzGirls Day is FREE and open to ALL girls who sing or play
an instrument. No pre-registration is required. Just come with your
instrument! (JazzGirls do not need to be enrolled in Berkeley
schools.)

http://www.bhsjazz.org/jazzgirls-day-2/

The Phoenix, Thursday, February 7, 2019

THANK YOU

It really does take a village!

Thank you to all that played a role in Celebrate Korematsu. Whether you set up, broke down, cooked, cleaned, donated an item, solicited an item, transported equipment, watched kids in between sets, sold tickets, listened to the kids while they practiced, and more, we thank you deeply. This truly is a community effort, and we deeply appreciate your efforts.
Right now, unofficial results put us at $20,000 gross. We’ll report again when we have it all accounted for. THANK YOU AGAIN!!

Take our Celebrate Korematsu Survey

Just a few quick questions will help us plan next year!
https://goo.gl/forms/P5f7KraKMTfrzkZ03

CELEBRATE KOREMATSU ITEM PICK-UP

The next pick up date for items is Friday, February 8th from 2:30-4:30pm at Korematsu Middle School in the Parent Room across from the office (Building A, First Floor). Walk through the orange gates and turn left.

PARENT UNIVERSITY

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WE CAN’T RECOMMEND PARENT UNIVERSITY MORE!

First Class Saturday, February 9, 2019

Breakfast starting 8:15-8:30 a.m.

Class: 9:00 a.m. – Noon

Breakfast and Childcare provided

GRIDDLE OR WAFFLE MAKER REQUESTED AS WELL…..

contact: tanise.smith@wccusd.net

Sign Up Here: https://tinyurl.com/Korematsu-PU

Parents and guardians, please join Tanise Smith for our Parent University classes. The curriculum is based upon the California State PTA’s wildly popular and research and data-driven “School Smarts.” This is an opportunity for you to learn how the school system works, and how you can best support your child. Even those of you that think you know will come away with new knowledge. And knowledge empowers us!

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SCIENCE FAIR WINNERS!

Special Congratulations to those of you moving on to the WCCUSD Science Fair.
WCCUSD SCIENCE FAIR AT EL CERRITO
Judging February 12th
Awards February 14th, El Cerrito High

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SCIENCE FAIR THANK YOU’S

Thanks to our science fair chairs Marit Oieroset and Crystal Nie and all the volunteers that collected, judged, set and cleaned up. But wait, there’s more! We now move on to the WCCUSD SCIENCE FAIR AT EL CERRITO HIGH. Judging February 12th and Awards February 14th. Good luck to our students moving on.

THANK YOU TO ACS!

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Thanks to ACS and all from Chevron and CAL that came out to host our Science Night.
It was an amazing event, and we hope its the beginning of a collaborative partnership! Check out the pictures on our Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/KorematsuMiddleSchoolPTSA/

KOREMATSU TEACHER LUNCHEON

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All you need is love… and food.

Friday, February 8th Korematsu Teacher Luncheon

Show your appreciation for our teachers by sharing the food you love.

Bring your favorite foods: main courses, salads, sides, non-alcoholic drinks, desserts, and more all welcome. Homemade, store bought, take-out, hot or cold, omnivore/herbivore/locavore… ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING is gratefully received.

Cash or check made out to Korematsu PTSA (comment line for “Teacher Lunch”) at the front desk.

Drop food off in the front office or in teacher staff room (Bldg A annex), no later than 10am Friday, February 8. Be sure to pick up dishes/containers at the end of the day.

Want to volunteer? Click the sign-up link below:

SIGN UP FOR TEACHER TREAT DAY IN THIS LINK

Questions? Elaine Addison, (510)-612-5673 misspoppyuk@aol.com

A big thank you to all who volunteered food, funds, and time for our luncheon last month— our staff and teachers truly appreciate all the wonderful cooking!

ATTENDING ECHS?

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TWO IMPORTANT LINKS
IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO ATTEND ECHS
Please check these out!!

2019-2020 ECHS Scheduling Information
2019-2020 ECHS Registration Information

PIZZA TIME!!

The Deca Club will be selling Pizza every Wednesday in the month of February to fundraise for Cancer Awareness Month?
The sale will be from 1:25 to 1:45 every Wednesday in the month of February.

UC BERKELEY’S GIRL ENGINEERING SUMMER CAMPS

Girls from Korematsu are invited to apply to UC Berkeley’s Girls in Engineering summer camps! All Bay Area girls who are currently in 5th, 6th, or 7th grade can apply to our camps. (Flyer is attached.) For more information, please visit our website: http://girlsinengineering.berkeley.edu/

While there is a fee for our camps, camp is free for families who demonstrate financial need (by qualifying for free or reduced price lunch, CalFresh, or Medi-Cal). No scholarship application is required.

Contact: Lizzie Hager-Barnard, Ph.D.
Program Director, Girls in Engineering
University of California, Berkeley
510-643-0694

LINK

CREATING A PEACEFUL SCHOOL

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The Phoenix, Thursday, January 31, 2019

CELEBRATE KOREMATSU

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Just a few tickets left!
https://www.auctria.com/auction/CelebrateKorematsu2019

TEACHER LUNCHEON

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Show your appreciation for our teachers by sharing the food you love.

Bring your favorite foods: main courses, salads, sides, non-alcoholic drinks, desserts, and more all welcome. Homemade, store bought, take-out, hot or cold, omnivore/herbivore/locavore… ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING is gratefully received.

Cash or check made out to Korematsu PTSA (comment line for “Teacher Lunch”) at the front desk.

Drop food off in the front office or in teacher staff room (Bldg A annex), no later than 10am Friday, February 8. Be sure to pick up dishes/containers at the end of the day.

Want to volunteer? Click the sign-up link below:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1ohOhsTq7X3PIqbgiSJf4tuWaRghP4fs8d6rPZUca9zE/edit?usp=sharing

Questions? Elaine Addison, (510)-612-5673 misspoppyuk@aol.com

A big thank you to all who volunteered food, funds, and time for our luncheon last month— our staff and teachers truly appreciate all the wonderful cooking!

Korematsu Science Fair

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Featuring the American Chemical Society

February 5, 2019
6:30 p.m.
Korematsu MPR

Come see the work of our students at our annual science fair.
This is a family-friendly event, where younger students can see more advanced projects. It’s fun for them to see.

We are pleased to announce special guests…..The American Chemical Society will be on hand with a science show and hands-on demonstrations! Don’t Miss it!

The tentative schedule for the evening is…..

6:30pm: Arrival, Korematsu science fair project viewing and hands-on activities.
7:00pm: Chemistry show on stage.
7:30-8:00 p.m. More hands-on demonstrations, talk to the scientists, and viewing of projects.
8:00pm: Wrap up

Final Days to Buy Yearbook Before the Price Goes Up!

Right now, you can get a Korematsu Yearbook for $30. But the price goes up next month to $40!
So order your yearbook TODAY to get the lower price. https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1003883/Fred-T.-Korematsu-Middle-School/

ALSO! Personalizations must be added by Feb 8. So if you want to add a name or other feature to your yearbook, be sure to order now.

AS EASY AS 1, 2, 3
Spread your payments over time with our three-payment installment plan.*

GET STARTED

*Credit card installment plan available on orders of $30 or more.

Reserve Your Yearbook! Order Today!!

THE YOUNG WOMEN OF COLOR COLLECTIVE 1st ANNUAL MOVIE NIGHT

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SOFTBALL COACH WANTED

Contact Mr. Burnham
mburnham@wccusd.net

KOREMATSU MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMER BAND CAMP

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CAMP RAVENCLIFF

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Join us for our 19th summer in beautiful Humboldt County along the Eel River. Campers will enjoy the great outdoors among redwood trees and participate in activities that include canoeing, sports, arts and crafts, performing arts, and so much more. In partnership with the YMCA of the East Bay, El Cerrito is offering three sessions of camp for summer 2019. The first session, Mini Camp will be a shorter, 5-day/4-night session, session for campers entering 3-9th grades. This is a great option for campers who want to give camp a try or campers who already love it but need to be back for the weekend. The second session, Traditional Camp is for campers entering 3-9th grades and is a full week session that features an overnighter in the backwoods. The third session, “Teen Week”, will round us out for the summer and is available for campers entering 8-12th grades. CIT’s and TILT’s will have the option to select either the first or second session and are welcome to join us for Teen Week!

We will also be holding an “Information/Meet & Greet” on Thursday February 28, 2019 at 6:30PM at the El Cerrito Midtown Activity Center.

Official Site: http://www.el-cerrito.org/1316/El-Cerrito-Camp-Ravencliff

Session 1 “Mini Camp” Monday July 15 – Friday July 19 (5 days, 4 nights)
For ages 8 – 14; Teen Leadership Program for ages 15 – 17

Session 2 “Traditional Camp” Sunday July 21 – Saturday July 27 (7 days, 6 nights)
For ages 8 – 14; Teen Leadership Program for ages 15 – 17

Session 3 “Teen Week” Saturday July 27 – Friday August 2 (7 days, 6 nights)
For ages 13-17