SCHOOL UPDATES - WEEK OF 5/7/2023;
SPIRIT DAY ASSEMBLY WEDNESDAY;
WALK-A-THON ENDS THIS WEEK!;
3RD STREET’S GOT TALENT!;
STAFF & TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK;
JMG AFTER SCHOOL SPORTS & SUMMER OPTIONS
SPIRIT DAY THIS WEDNESDAY
This Wednesday, is May's monthly school spirit day. Let's support your class to win their school spirit stick by wearing rainbow or space-themed clothing on this day
WALK-A-THON ENDS THIS WEEK!
It’s the final week of Walkathon — the big day is this Friday 5/12!
Look for QR codes around the school or go to https://www.pledgestar.com/thirdstreet/ if you haven’t yet registered. We are still in need volunteers and donations for the big event on 5/12! (Ex. Prizes for top earners, food for volunteers, etc.) Check out our sign up genius here!
Keep sending your nominations through the end of this week for an exciting new Walkathon award that will go to the student with the most most Entrepreneurial Spirit! Friends, teachers, parents — if you notice a student is going above and beyond or thinking outside the box for ways to raise money for Third Street, we want to hear about it. Email us (firstname.lastname@example.org) or stop by our booth in the lunch pavilion during or after drop off.
Buckle up for an epic water blaster battle this Wednesday at the Spirit Assembly! Top earners from each class will have a chance to spray Principal Lee and other staff with a water blaster!
Walkathon Sponsorships are available for $50 per student. Please email email@example.com for details.
We are currently at 78% schoolwide participation — help us get to 100%!! All funds benefit Friends of Third.
3RD STREET’S GOT TALENT!
Mark your calendars and start the rehearsals for the annual return of 3RD Street’s Got Talent on Friday, June 2nd at 6pm!
Check out this post for more details: https://www.thirdstreetschool.com/post/3rd-street-s-got-talent
THIS WEEK IS STAFF & TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK AND WE NEED YOU!
National Staff Appreciation week is from May 8-12pm. We are planning on showing our gratitude to each and every staff member that cares for our kids! Please see attached for the flyer of events for the staff for the week! WE NEED YOUR HELP! Please sign up (below) to contribute to food items, financial contribution, or come and show your support to kick off the week with a "Applause parade" Monday, May 8. Bring your kids and help pass out flowers and say "thank you" on Monday, May 8, from 7:30 am to 8:00 am as staff arrives and walks into school! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4dabab2ba4f5c70-staff#/. Please contact Robyn with any firstname.lastname@example.org, or 626-607-6780.
Also, share your appreciation for our amazing staff and teachers by having students post to the Padlet link below, a poem or words of appreciation for their teacher or a staff member at Third Street. Posts submitted by Wednesday, May 3, will be considered to be read aloud to the entire school, Monday, May 8.
JMG's AFTER SCHOOL SPORTS & SUMMER OPTIONS
JMG Sportswise is excited to offer our Third Street community some great after school sports, summer field trips, & summer camp experiences! Check out the details and register your student(s) here: https://www.jmgsportswise.com/third-street-elementary/
Summer Camp Field Trips
June 12 - Los Angeles Zoo
June 15 - Natural History Museum June 19 - Griffith Observatory August 7 - California Science Center August 9 - Santa Monica Pier
May 8 - 12 Staff & Teacher Appreciation Week
Friday, 5/12 Walk-a-thon Field Day
Monday, 5/29 Memorial Day - NO SCHOOL
Friday, 6/2 3RD Street’s Got Talent
Spirit Day Theme: Wear Blue & Gold
Opt in for text or email alerts from our school - See details in this post.
Traffic Safety Volunteers wanted - 1st-5th grade families can sign up for 20min slots to help our drop offs go smoothly and safely, and to enable our school's aides to be on campus helping our students get to class. For more details, please see our Traffic Safety page.
Volunteers Wanted - sign up to help in our classrooms or as a Copy Cat.
Library Helping Hands wanted - Sign up to help with programs like Read Around the World, our upcoming Swimming In Books for our Kinder and 1st Grade students, and much more. Please click on the link below and sign up -- dates available up until Spring Break. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090F45AAAD2BA0FD0-library
Check out our Instagram - Follow us @friendsofthird and connect with our wonderful online school community
Fundraising Reminders - In case the opportunity presents itself to you and your family, please bookmark our Friends of Third fundraising page for easy reference.
Don't forget you can help our school earn BIG BUCKS by signing up for Ralph's Rewards and selecting Friends of Third (org # YQ077)!
Please take a moment and download the BOX TOPS app and select Third Street Elementary as your school. Then, whenever you buy a product with the BoxTops symbol on it, simply open the app, scan your receipt and BOOM you are ready to earn $$$ our school!