El Toro Weekly 05/09/2013

Everyone is Invited
The PTSA will hold its next meeting in Room 8 at 7 pm on Tuesday, May 14, to close out the year and elect a new executive board. 8th grade parents to meet afterwards to finalize end-of-year activities.
*Band families will meet on Monday, May 13, at 6 pm in the band room to elect new leadership.
*The English Language Advisory Committee will have its next meeting on Friday, May 17, at 4 pm in Room 8.

Career Day is Coming
Career Day will be held during 2nd and 3rd periods on Wednesday, May 15. If you are available to speak to students about your career, please contact Ms. Lodge or Mr. Fulumirani through the main office at 524-0405.

Progress Reports
Keep an eye out for Progress Reports, which are scheduled to be sent around May 10.

Yearbook orders
Yearbooks may be ordered at www.jostens.com or through the school office. They are $40 each. Checks will be accepted until Friday, May 10, after which only cash will be accepted. Yearbooks will be distributed the first week of June. To check if you have already ordered one, email pmsyearbook@yahoo.com

Support Student Athletes

The Portola track team will compete in a track meet at Benecia Middle School on Thursday, May 16.

End of Year Celebrations
Help our 8th graders enjoy their last days of middle school. The 8th grade dance will be held on Tuesday, June 4. The 8th grade promotional rehearsal followed by a picnic will be on Wednesday, June 5. Promotion ceremony for 8th graders is set for Thursday, June 6.

Bowling With Ms. Baldwin
Have fun bowling with Ms. Baldwin and support a good cause at the same time! Tickets are still available at $15 each, checks should be made out to Portola PTSA. The bowling session will be at Pinole Lanes on May 18th from 3-4pm. To participate, email emireland@yahoo.com.

Grown-up Fun
Enjoy wine perfectly paired with cheese in a fabulous garden in Kensington while helping raise funds for the PTSA from 4pm-7pm on June 1. Only $20 per person, with checks made out to Portola PTSA. For more information, email emireland@yahoo.com