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THE WORD ON 3RD


SCHOOL UPDATES - WEEK OF 02/11/2024:

CASINO & COCKTAILS EVENT TICKETS ON SALE NOW;

3RD STREET ALUM IS DONATING A PIANO TO OUR SCHOOL;

PTA’S OPEN POSITIONS FOR 2024-2025

 

CASINO & COCKTAIL EVENT TICKETS ON SALE NOW

Join us Friday, March 1st from 7pm-10pm for the Casino & Cocktails fundraiser at BA/SE (6555 Barton Avenue). Ticket sales are now live but limited and sell out FAST so get yours here: (https://one.bidpal.net/casinoandcocktails2024). The silent auction launches online for everyone to access on February 23rd and we already have some MAJOR items up for grabs including weekend getaways, VIP tickets to the Price is Right, Lakers tickets, free summer camp weeks, coveted homework passes & more. To donate to the silent auction contact Melissa Woolley melissa.woolley@gmail.com or Jenn Rojas jcornwall17@gmail.com.



3RD STREET ALUM IS DONATING A PIANO TO OUR SCHOOL

The Breakwater Studios team who made the Oscar-nominated film, The Last Repair Shop, would like to donate a Steinway Upright piano to one of the schools Mr. Kris Bowers graduated from. Mr. Bowers is a co-director of the film and a graduate of 3rd Street Elementary School.



PTA’S OPEN POSITIONS FOR 2024-2025

We still need to fill the roles of PTA Treasurer and PTA Auditor for the 2024-2025 school year. Intrigued? If you have questions or want to join this amazing team, please email alisharanen@gmail.com.

You can also be on the planning committees for Book Fair, Staff Appreciation Week, and more!


ADDITIONAL REMINDERS:


BLACK HISTORY MONTH EXHIBITION FEBRUARY 21, 2024

We are looking forward to another wonderful exhibition for the second year! This year’s theme is: African Americans and the Arts!


Students may submit their object or art works to the Library on Tuesday, February 20th, and we will have an opening reception for participating students and their families the following day (2/21) at 7:30am.


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.


YEARBOOKS! GET YOUR YEARBOOKS! (AND LOVE ADS)! SUBMIT PHOTOS!

Now’s the time to purchase a school year of memories, add an ad of celebration, and submit photos for our 2023-2024 yearbook!

Order your copy today for a discounted price of $25. Click on this link to order your yearbook today!  Our school code is 228294M.

Congratulate students or thank a special teacher!  Click on this link to design and order your ad today. Our school code is 228294M.  

Contact 3rdstyearbook@gmail.com with any questions.



UPCOMING IMPORTANT DATES

Tuesdays Early dismissal (1:30pm)

Monday, 2/19 Presidents’ Day - NO SCHOOL

Wednesday, 2/21 Black History Month Exhibition Opening @7:30am

Friday, 3/1 Community Meeting at 8:15am

School Spirit Day theme: Backwards/Inside-out Day

Casino & Cocktails fundraising event 7-10pm


ONGOING

Submit your photos to our Yearbook team here!

Questions? Email 3rdstyearbook@gmail.com


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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