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THE WORD ON 3RD

Updated: Feb 12


SCHOOL UPDATES - WEEK OF 01/14/2024:

MLK JR DAY MONDAY 1/15 - NO SCHOOL;

CASINO & COCKTAILS SEEKING DONATIONS;

SWIMMING IN BOOKS

 

DR MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR DAY MONDAY 1/15/2024 - NO SCHOOL

As our students have learned about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s work and legacy, we encourage families to take time during this day of observance to talk with each other about his important work for this country, and for humanity.


ANNUAL CASINO & COCKTAILS AUCTION EVENT IS SEEKING DONATIONS

The “Casino & Cocktails” annual parent night out fundraising event and silent auction will be held in March this year (more details to come). We’re now accepting donations for the silent auction and we need your help!


Have an awesome vacation property available? Donate a weekend! Season tickets to a hot sporting event? We’ll take them off your hands! Other top sellers include things like summer camp credits, tickets to Disneyland, live show takings, restaurant gift cards, private chef packages, and more! The funds raised go towards all of the amazing FOT-sponsored programs that our kids know and love, like PE, Tech Lab, Science Lab, Music, and more.


To donate to the silent auction, fill out the form attached in your Room Rep’s email and return it to Melissa Woolley at Melissa.Woolley@gmail.com and Jenn Rojas at Jcornwall17@gmail.com.


If you’re interested in joining the planning committee for this exceptional event, please reach out to Jenn and Melissa!


1ST GRADERS DIVE INTO “SWIMMING IN BOOKS”!

The Swimming in Books program for our younger 3rd Street students begins January 22!


The following link is for sign-ups: https://forms.gle/K4APRKJkat7WKLtL7


Ms. Sartore and team would LOVE some help to kick off the program next week! If you are interested, please sign up here: 


ADDITIONAL REMINDERS:


MCC STUDENT COUNCIL MEMBERS ARE THERE TO SUPPORT STUDENTS

The Making Caring Common Student Council members will be wearing gold hats throughout the school days so they can be easily identified and recognized on campus. Please let your students know to look for the gold hats if they need a friend, someone to talk to, or help with anything.


JMG AFTER SCHOOL WINTER SPORTS

Using Sports to teach communication, socialization and GROWTH MINDSET!

The season starts this week, and registration is still open!

(UTK - KINDER & 1st picked up at classroom and walked to 3rd St Field)

Monday - Basketball UTK-5Jan 22-April 29 (12 Classes)2:30-3:30p$274/Student/Season

Tuesday - Multi-sport UTK-5Jan 16- April 30 (15 Classes)1:30-2:30p$342/Student/ Season

Wednesday - Soccer UTK-5Jan 17- May 1 (14 Classes)2:30-3:30p$319/Student/ Season



UPCOMING IMPORTANT DATES

Tuesdays Early dismissal (1:30pm)

Monday, 1/15 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Day - NO SCHOOL

Friday, 2/2 Community Meeting in the Auditorium @8:15am

School Spirit Day! Theme: Dr. Seuss Day (wear red)


ONGOING

Submit your photos to our Yearbook team here!


Purchase your 2023-2024 Yearbook here! Use school code 228294M.


Purchase Third Street merch here!


Click here to join our PTA and support many initiatives at our school!


Gift your student, teacher, staff something extra special for their birthday this year! Click here to add a shoutout for them on our June Street main entrance marquee!


Want to be involved with Making Caring Common at Third Street? Email Jocelyn at jocelyn@mindovermediapr.com.


Opt in for text or email alerts from our school - See details in this post.


Traffic Safety Volunteers wanted - Traffic Safety Valet Sign Up is encouraged for our 1st through 5th grade families. Each slot is only for ~20 minutes and helps our drop offs go smoothly and safely, and enables 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 and at events!


Check out our Instagram - Follow us @friendsofthird and connect with our wonderful online school community


Community Meeting Recording - Please click COMMUNITY MEETING for recordings of past meetings


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!

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