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Thursday, June 1st is the last day of school! 
The schedule is as follows:
 
Kindergarten: 8:20 AM -11:45 AM
1st Thru 3rd Grades: 8:30 AM  - 12:00 PM
4th & 5th Grades: 8:30 AM - 12:05 PM
 
ENJOY YOUR SUMMER!!!!
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Published: 5/21/17




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Mrs. Fernandes' Kindergarten class for the most donations with $1,360 and Mrs. DeMichiel & Murphy's 1/2 class for the most pledge requests with 53 pledges.
 
Congratulations to these two classes on their efforts for the the Fun Run.  Both classes will receive a popsicle party and their teachers will receive a gift card. 
Please be on the lookout for all Fun Run donation prizes to come home this week in a bright orange envelope.  They will be delivered to the teachers and they will distribute them to your students.
Thank you to everyone for such a successful Fun Run this year.  We appreciate everyone's help and support in making it a fun event for the kids each year.  See you out there again next year!!
 
Nicole Judson & Katy Power
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Published: 5/21/17




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Summer camps will be offered at Monte Vista  High School for programming and 2D video game design.  Check out the flyer HERE!

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Published: 5/19/17




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No school Monday May 29th in observance of Memorial Day.

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Published: 5/19/17




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San Ramon Valley High School seniors that attended Greenbrook Elementary will return to the hallowed halls for one last walk.  The seniors will Walk the Halls on Wednesday, May 31st at 1:30 PM to celebrate their journey from elementary school to their high school graduation.  Let's clap these students out to commemorate their success and wish them luck!!!  Bring some tissue; it might get a little dusty in these halls.

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Published: 5/15/17




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No experience Required!  Mrs. Hayes would like to have some volunteers help prepare the library for the summer.  End of school year activities include:  shelving all student books, ensuring the shelves are in proper order, and conducting inventory.  Just drop in to the library anytime during the day Monday through Friday, May 15 - May 26.  Mrs. Hayes will show you what to do.  Contact Mrs. Hayes in the library if you have any questions.

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Published: 5/15/17




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Please join us on Tuesday, May 16th, at 8:30 am in the MPR for our LAST General PTA Meeting of the year.  This will be a special meeting because we will be electing our new officers for the upcoming school year and approving our new budget.  Stop by and see for yourself what is going on at Greenbrook now and next year!  We will have time for any questions you may have as well.  Please contact Nicole Andre, PTA President, with any questions - nicoleandre18@sbcglobal.net.

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Published: 5/15/17




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We need your help to make Field Day a Success!!!  Volunteers are needed to run stations for the kiddos on Wednesday, May 31st from 9:30-11:00 AM.  Volunteers can sign up HERE!

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Published: 5/15/17




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We need your help!!!  Volunteers are needed for the Father/Daughter for setup, check in, games and clean up.  If you are able to help out please check out the signup genius HERE.

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Published: 5/15/17




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Please join us on Tuesday, May 16th, at 8:30 am in the MPR for our LAST General PTA Meeting of the year.  This will be a special meeting because we will be electing our new officers for the upcoming school year and approving our new budget.  Stop by and see for yourself what is going on at Greenbrook now and next year!  We will have time for any questions you may have as well.  Please contact Nicole Andre, PTA President, with any questions - nicoleandre18@sbcglobal.net.

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Published: 5/7/17




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The Lost & Found is bursting at the seams....again!  On Monday and Tuesday, May 8 & 9 the Lost & Found will be in front of the school.  Please stop by and claim whatever is yours.  Also, the Lost & Found can be found in the quad area from Wednesday through the end of the school year.  All remaining items will be donated at the end of the school year.  Thank you!

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Published: 5/7/17




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Greenbrook Elementary is offering a $1000.00 scholarship award for a graduating senior who is an Alumni of Greenbrook. This award will be presented at Greenbrook Elementary School during the Fifth Grade Promotion Ceremony in June of 2017.
 
Applications can be obtained at the San Ramon Valley High School Career Center or on the Greenbrook website at www.ges.srvusd.k.12.ca.us.  Responses can be returned to the High School Career Center or emailed to Jen French at jennfrenchy72@gmail.com.  All Responses are due by May 19th 2017.
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Published: 4/30/17




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Calling ALL Superheroes!
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to capture your #1 superhero (Dad, Grandpa, Uncle or big brother).
Fighting crime is a tough job, come recharge your superpowers with dinner and dancing the night away. Practice your superpowers with fun filled games.

Your Mission begins: Greenbrook MPR
Friday, May 19, 2017 at 6PM
Suggested Donation: $15 per superhero

Please turn all items into the“2017 Father Daughter “ box in the office, no later than MAY 11th. Please make checks payable to Greenbrook PTA or place cash in sealed envelope labeled with your child’s name and teacher.
Contact Kim Wagner at kkwagner1228@yahoo.com with any questions.
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Published: 4/23/17




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Know anyone that does a lot at the school and deserves recognition for their efforts?  Want to nominate them for a volunteer award?  Well, here's your chance!  Simply fill out the volunteer awards submission form and turn it in to the office.

Then join us Tuesday, May 16th at 7:45 AM in MPR for the annual volunteer breakfast.  Let's celebrate another year of accomplishment and show our appreciation for the parents that help make it happen!  Please submit forms by Friday, May 5th!

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Published: 4/23/17




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Join us May 23, 2017 at 9:30 AM in the MPR for Grades 1-3 Music Class Patriotic Concert. Students should dress in patriotic colored t-shirts - red/white/blue - and jeans.

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Published: 4/18/17




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Superintendent Rick Schmitt will hold two forums for parents this spring at which he will provide an update on District initiatives, talk about balanced parenting and the best way to support students' academic and personal growth.
Thursday, April 27, 2017:  Monte Vista High School Theater - 7:00-8:30pm
Tuesday, May 9, 2017:  California High School Theater - 7:00-8:30pm
Following his remarks, there will be time for questions. We look forward to seeing you there!
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Published: 4/18/17




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Looking for a summer school option? District summer sessions are now open for registration.  Click HERE and scroll down to Summer Programs.  Classes are filling up so hurry and register!!

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Published: 4/18/17




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The winning classes for the Spring collection were Fernandez, Barron and Hall. Each class gets an extra recess.  Congratulations!
This collection drive earned $140 for the school.
The collection box will remain in the office and Box Tops can be turned in anytime.
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Published: 3/26/17




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Thanks to your generous donations, the 2017 Book Swap & Donation was a HUGE success.  On Friday, March 17th, every student was able to take a home a "new to you book." We were also able to donate 300+ books to both our sister school, Ford Elementary in Richmond, and Turner Elementary in Antioch to help support their libraries and literacy programs.
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Published: 3/26/17




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The Lost & Found at Greenbrook keeps growing and growing!  Next week (weather permitting) we will be rolling out the Lost & Food to the front of the school.  Please take some time to go through it and find anything that belongs to your student.  On days it is not in front of the school, you can always find the Lost & Found rack outside of classroom 505.  Any items left after next week will be donated to a worthy cause. Thanks for your help!

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Published: 3/26/17




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Miss the Friday deadline for A's ticket orders?  Good news.  The deadline for ordering tickets has been extended to Wednesday, March 29th.  If you have ordered tickets already you should have received an email confirming your order. 
Come on out and join fellow Greenbrook families for a night of fun at the A's game.  Giants fans welcome!  Questions: Contact Katy Power at shop4greenbrook@gmail.com.
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Published: 3/26/17




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We all have so much going on this time of year that things get crazy.  So, we have extended the Fun Run Shirt Order deadline to Wednesday, March 29th.  Please return your order forms to the office by end of school on this date.  Thank you for supporting Fun Run!  Questions? Contact Katy Power and Nicole Judson at gbfunrun@gmail.com.
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Published: 3/26/17




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There will be no school April 3rd through April 7 for Spring Break!!!

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Published: 3/26/17




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Looking for a way to show your school pride and make your car pretty?  Purchase a car magnet for $5 in the front office.

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Published: 3/19/17




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And the winner are....
The winning classes for the Spring collection were Fernandez, Barron and Hall. Each class gets an extra recess.  Congratulations!
This collection drive earned $140 for the school.
The collection box will remain in the office and Box Tops can be turned in anytime.
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Published: 3/19/17




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Calling out all Greenbrook girs!!!  Bring you mom, someone else's mom grandma, aunt, big sis...and SHE BOP your way to GIRLS ROCK DANCE PARTY! 
Dress up as your favorite 80's celebrity icon and get ready for some totally tubular girl bonding. 
Dessert bar and refreshments provided
1 adult + 1 child = $24
$6 each additional girl, suggested donation.  Registration can be turned into the office.
Questions?  Contact Tina Nishino.
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Published: 3/19/17




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Buy your Fun Run T-shirts!  Fun Run shirts are now on sale thhrough Friday, March 24th.  Shirts are $15 for youth sizes and $20 for adult sizes.  Adult shirts will only be available in grade specific colors.  Show your kids a little extra support with a shout out by our DJ for $25. 
There will be shirt preview day on Wednesday, March 22nd.  Turn in completed order forms with checks made payable to Greenbrook Eagle Fund in the main office.
Questions? Contact Nicole Judson and Katy Power at gbfunrun@gmail.com.
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Published: 3/19/17




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Come out and support Greenbrook Eagle Fund as the Oakland Athletics take on the Seattle Mariners! First come, first serve as we have a limited number of tickets.
 
Cost: $30 per ticket (Field Level)
Date: Friday, April 21st
Time: 7:05 PM Start Time
 
Flyers will come home soon so be on the lookout!  All ticket orders are due March 24th.  This sold out last year so make sure to turn in your ticket orders early!!!
Questions: Contact Katy Power at shop4greenbrook@gmail.com.
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Last Day to Purchase Tickets!  Ticket sales close Monday night at 11:59 PM.
Enchanted Evening
2017 Auction Gala
Friday, March 24th
6:00-11:00 PM
Canyon View, 680 Bollinger Canyon Way
 
Join us for a magical evening of fun, community, and raising money for our childrenDoors open at 6:00 PM for cocktails and silent auction followed by dinner and live auction featuring weekend getaways, sporting events, Principal for the Day, and more.  The night continues with dancing and a full no host bar.
Tickets: $85
To purchase tickets click HERE or download the flyer and return with payment to the front office to the box labeled 2017 GALA.
 
Questions: Contact Jamie Braden
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Published: 3/19/17




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PTA invites our community to come together for the 37th Annual Advocacy Day for Education, March 24, 2017 in San Ramon. Join parents, educators, and elected officials for an informative and thought-provoking day. We will explore topics regarding student success, well-being, safety, and how to advocate for a student-centered approach to education. Guest speakers include: Challenge Success Parent Education Director, California State PTA leadership, local superintendents and our state legislators.  For more information and registration, go to the Event Page Register Now!

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Published: 3/5/17




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Thank you Greenbrook for supporting the 5th Grade Picnic fundraisers!  The Mixed Bag, car magnet, and apple sales helped us reach our final goal!  Still want to order from Mixed Bag Design?  Continue to shop online at www.mixedbagdesigns.com/?fundraiserid=21088 through July and Greenbrook will get credit. 
 
Congratulations and thank you to the following families who have been notified and won prizes in the Mixed Bag drawing for having extraordinary sales: St. Laurent, Bhatia, Thomsen, Johnson, Edgren, Mills, Ellis, Fereira, Gazama, Blanco, Parra and Mrs. Erickson!
 
Didn't get your Greenbrook Eagles car magnet?  They are available for purchase for $5 in the front office. Thank you!
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This years Teacher Appreciation will take place Wednesday 3/15 to Friday 3/17. We look forward to honoring our amazing Greenbrook staff and have outlined what will be happening below. We are always looking for extra hands to help so if you are interested, please email Kierstin Kropp
Your TA parent reps will be in touch for the specific classroom needs.  
Here is a peek at what we have planned for the entire staff during the week:
Wednesday 3/15:
Breakfast in the Teachers lounge (Check out the Signup to help out!)
A catered lunch time snack
Thursday 3/16:
Catered lunch in the teachers lounge
Afternoon coffee cart service and cookies to all of the classrooms
Friday 3/17:
Catered lunch "snack"
Candy/ Treat Bar so they can bring some weekend treats home
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March 8-15 - Book Collection:
Donate your gently-read children's books
(K-5 is greatly appreciated) inside the library by the circulation desk before or after school.
March 17 - Book Swap:
Each student will select one "new to you" book
during scheduled class visits.
DONATE AS MANY BOOKS AS YOU WANT!
Books not used in the exchange will be donated to our sister school, Ford Elementary in Richmond, and Turner Elementary in Antioch as both schools are in need of books for their classrooms and libraries.
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Wednesday, March 15th will be a Spirit Day!  Show your school spirit and wear your sports gear!!!!

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Click HERE to see the newest episode of GBTV and see what's happening around campus!

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The Fun Run is coming soon and that means it's time to get drawing!  Create a Fun Run drawing for a chance to have your child's design on their grade's Fun Run shirts.   A winner from each grade will be selected and their design will appear on all shirts for that grade.  Drawings MUST be in black marker or pen or they will not be accepted.  Ms. Murphy will pick the winner for each grade. Submissions are due no later than WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8thNo late submissions will be accepted. 
 
Fun Run T-Shirt sales will start the week of March 6th and run through March 24th.  Order forms will be coming home soon. Questions? Contact Nicole Judson and Katy Power at gbfunrun@gmail.com.
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Monday, March 6th & Tuesday, March 7th will be parent teacher conference days.  We will be following the minimum schedule as follows:
 
Kindergarten - 8:20 - 11:45
Grades 1 & 2 - 8:30 - 12:00
Grade 3 - 8:30 - 11:55
Grades 4 & 5 - 8:30 - 12:00
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Visit the upcoming fair with a resume as the district recruits for vacant positions.  Classified Position & Substitute Information Fair
  • CHILD NUTRITION ASSISTANTS
  •  INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANTS
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION        PARAPROFESSIONALS
  • AUTISM SPECIALIST PARAPROFESSIONALS
  • NOON DUTY SUPERVISORS
  • BUS DRIVERS
  • CUSTODIANS
March 15 Iron Horse Library, March 28 Vista Grande Library, April 25 Diablo Vista Library, May 3 Quail Run Library from  6 - 7 pm.
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Published: 2/26/17




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Friday, March 3rd will be a staff development day and there will be no school.  If you come to school you will be a lonely leprechaun!

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The PTA Health & Wellness Fair will be returning to Greenbrook on Wednesday March 1st from 5:30-7:30 PM in the MPR.  Join us for a night of fun, interactive booths, activities, demonstrations, and a celebration of healthy living! 
Have any questions, need more information or would like to volunteer? Contact Amelia Andaleon at amelia@spirituallyfityoga.com.
If you would like to volunteer, sign up HERE!
Check out the flyer below!
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Published: 2/26/17




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Join is from 4:00 PM to Close at On Fire Pizza. Eagle Fund will get 10% of all sales for the night. Come check out our new paddle in the wall!

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Published: 2/22/17




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Please help our graduating 5th graders have an awesome farewell picnic at the end of the school year by supporting our Mixed Bag Designs fundraiser!  We are about 2/3 of the way to our goal!
SALE EXTENDED TO NEXT FRIDAY, 2/24
Shop at http://www.mixedbagdesigns.com/?fundraiserid=21088 
and enter your child's name to get prize credit. 
COUPON!  Extra 20% off all sale items with promo code PRES17 this weekend only!
Sell $75 in product and get entered in the drawing for Mixed Bag items!  Drawing done after sale ends.
 
Congratulations to the following families for getting in the drawing so far: Ellis, Dunn, Gazama, Bhatia, Sylvestri, Facteau, Johnson, Leiser, Blanco, Edgren, Alapan & Fereira and our amazing teachers Ms. Kearsley & Mrs. Erickson
Also, look for the Greenbrook Decals sale at Talent Show and the apple sales booth at the Health and Wellness Fair.  Thank you for your support!
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Published: 2/18/17




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Six Flags Read to Succeed Ends Soon!

Every Greenbrook student grades K-5 is invited to participate in Six Flags 2017 Read to Succeed and earn a free pass to Six Flags Park Vallejo valid during the 2017 summer season! To participate, a student must read 6 hours (360 minutes) of recreational (not for an assignment or homework) reading by February 22nd!
Reading Logs were sent home January 19th. 
Can't find your reading log? You can print one out HERE or pick one up at the library.
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Published: 2/11/17




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There will be no school on Monday, February 20th.

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After School Enrichment Spring Session is coming soon!!  Registration is February 13th - February 24th. Be on the look out for more detailed registration information next week.  We are excited to announce that our DRAMA Program is back for grades 2nd - 5th, and the performance will be 101 Dalmatians Kids.  We are also offering Superstar Guitar, Hip Hop, Robotics, Bricks4Kidz, Toyology, Hoops, Flag Football, Critters n' Clay, Cooking Buddy, Yes for Chess, and of course GBTV!  Most classes will begin the week of February 27th through mid-May.  Any questions, contact Enrichment Coordinator, Nicole Andre at greenbrookenrichment@gmail.com.
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Are you looking to get more involved in our awesome school?  The PTA needs you!  We have tons of great opportunities to get involved and have fun!  The time commitment is nominal for many positions.  Grab a friend and fill a position together!  We are here to help you - we have binders on each position and there are many people that are here to help answer any questions.  YOU CAN DO IT!  And you will be so glad you did!  We need you, Greenbrook needs you, our kids need you!  The following positions are currently seeking nominations.  Please consider! Email Michelle Lambert for more information and to get involved!  All executive positions will be voted in during an upcoming PTA meeting.  All PTA Association Committee and Chairs will be appointed by the PTA President following the nominating process.
Executive Officers: (Voted in during an upcoming PTA meeting)
President
Executive Vice President
Treasurer
Financial Secretary
Recording Secretary
Parliamentarian
Historian - OPEN
Auditor - OPEN
Executive Board Committees and Chairs:
Communications - OPEN
Assistant Communications - OPEN
Health and Wellness - OPEN
Inclusion/Diversity - OPEN
VP Legislative
Membership/Welcoming - OPEN
Assistant Membership - OPEN
VP- Parent Education
Room Parent Coordinator
Special Needs
PTA Association Committees and Chairs: ALL OPEN (appointed by the PTA President)
Book Club
Directory
Enrichment
Family Game Night
Father/Daughter
Greenbrook Goes Global
Ice Cream Social
Lost and Found
Marquee
Mother/Son
Red Ribbon Week
Reflections
Registration
Science Night
Run Club
Teacher Back to School Lunch
Yearbook (5th grade parents only 2-3 people)
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Published: 2/11/17




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Shop at any Sloat Garden Center location during your school's Growing up Green week, mention your school, and your school will receive 10% of purchases back in the form of a Sloat gift card, which can go towards your school's beautification projects, fundraisers or classroom activities. The school with the highest participation will receive 20% of purchases back.
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Box Tops for Education Class Competition
It's time to turn in Box Tops!
Greenbrook is collecting Box Tops this Spring. The deadline to submit Box Tops is
Friday, February 17, 2017. Cut out your Box Tops and place them in the labeled box in the office. Please enclose in a zip lock bag or envelope and label with your child's grade and teacher. The classes that submit the most Box Tops will get an extra recess!
What are Box Tops? They can be found on hundreds of products. Cut out the Box Tops for Education logo and turn it in. Make sure to check the expiration date. Each Box Top is worth 10 cents for Greenbrook. Ask friends and family to cut out Box Tops and donate to Greenbrook.
Questions--contact Sarah Russell.
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Tuesday, February 14th will be a Spirit Day.  The theme is Think Pink.  Show your Greenbrook pride and wear your pink!!!

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Words Matter Week February 6 - 10, 2017
During the week of Feb. 6-10th, we will be celebrating Words Matter Week. We know how much words affect us, positively and negatively. Allow this week to provide for a conversation around words that matter to you and your family. We will be promoting Words Matter Week and spreading positivity by participating in the Great Kindness Challenge. A fun Random Acts of Kindness Challenge meant to spark the awareness that our words and actions have the power to make others feel good about him or herself or they can bring others down. Students will also be creating a Words Matter Mural in the MPR. Each day students can place positive words on a post it and stick it on the Mural throughout the day.  By the end of the week we hope to have a mural of positive words that matter to all of us at Greenbrook. Come check it out!
2/10: Spirit Day - BRIGHT COLORS

Friday, February 10th will be a Spirit Day.  Wear any bright colors to continue with our positive vibes of Words Matter Week.

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It's baaaack!  Check of the latest episode of GBTV HERE.

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Seeking volunteers and tables for PTA Health and Wellness Fair.
Health and Wellness Fair Committee Meeting Monday January 30th 9-10:30am at Amelia's house.
Questions?
Amelia Andaleon
Greenbrook PTA Health and Wellness Chair
360-808-0074
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TALENT SHOW INFORMATION
Don't forget to turn in t-shirt/ticket/DVD form by Friday, February 3rd to the office.
Grades K - 2 Show
Rehearsal Date: February 8th from
2:00-4:30pm
**Everyone attends from 2:00 - 4:30pm. This includes Emcees, Stage Crew and Performers**
Please bring your props you intend to use. We will send them home with you when the rehearsal is over.
Next Rehearsal Date: February 22nd from 2:00 - 3:30pm
Please bring props and plan to leave them until the night of the show.
**Tickets will be passed out after this rehearsal**
 
Show: February 24th
9:30 am day show (GB students)
6:30 pm night show (tickets needed)
 
Grades 3 - 5 Show
Rehearsal Date: February 7th from
3:15 - 5:30pm
**Everyone attends from 3:15 - 5:30pm. This includes Emcees, Stage Crew and Performers**
Please bring your props you intend to use. We will send them home with you when the rehearsal is over.
Next Rehearsal Date: February 21st from
3:15 - 5:00pm
Please bring props and plan to leave them until the night of the show.
**Tickets will be passed out after this rehearsal**
 
Show: February 24th
1:30 pm day show (GB students)
8:00 pm night show (tickets needed)
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Parenting 2017 & Beyond Conference! 
               Save $10 when you register by February 17, 2017!
The San Ramon Valley Council of PTAs' annual parent education conference specializes in topics and information related to children in preschool through high school and targets parents, educators and community members. 
Saturday, February 25, 2017
8:00am to 3:00pm

Dougherty Valley High School
This year's conference features a keynote address by Michele Borba, who will be speak on "Empathy: The Best Antidote for Bullying and Lessons for Success in the Digital Age," and introduce her latest book, UnSelfie, which gives 9 proven and teachable habits to nurture children's empathy and why developing empathy is key predictor to help kids succeed in our global, digital-driven world. As an expert recognized internationally for her work in bullying prevention and character education, Michele's work aims to help strengthen children's character and resilience, build strong families, create compassionate and just school cultures, and reduce peer cruelty. She has appeared on the Today Show, CNN, and The View among others to share her expertise.
 
Your conference registration also includes selection of one morning and one afternoon small-group seminar, continental breakfast and lunch.  Seminar topics include executive functioning, family dynamics, nutrition for healthy sleep and stress reduction, manifesting mindfulness as kindfulness, drug abuse & trends among teens, online safety, raising children with special needs, college planning and funding, tools to guide the gifted child, multicultural parenting, and many others.

Click HERE for registration and breakout session classes that will be offered.
 
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Help Greenbrook win a visit from children's author Jan Brett.  Click on this link and fill out the entry form.  The school or library that has the most parents, teachers, friends, or supporters who enter the contest will win a free school or library visit from Jan in the 2017-2018 school year.  Contest ends April 3, 2017.  2nd to 10th prizes of 10 Jan Brett books.   11th to 100th prize of a signed Jan Brett Poster.

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Morning Yoga is moving to THURSDAYS!  Join us every Thursday morning from 7:45-8:15 AM in the MPR!

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The Greenbrook PTA invites you to spend a fun night with your family and friends playing BINGO!  Each registered player receives one entry into a drawing, BINGO cards, snacks and the chance to win FABULOUS prizes
When: Friday, February 3rd
Time: 6:30-8:30 PM
Where: In the MPR
Doors open at 6:00 PM.  First games starts at 6:30 PM SHARP. 
Suggested Donation: $8 per person/$10 at the door
Earn extra drawing tickets and help keep the kids at our sister school warm this winter!  For every pair of new socks (for kids K-5) earn an additional drawing ticket!!!  Socks will be collected at the door.
Download the flyer here and return to the box in the front office.
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Tuesday, January 31st will be a minimum day.  The schedule will be as follows:
Kindergarten - 8:20 AM - 11:45 AM
Grades 1 & 2 - 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade 3 - 8:30 AM - 11:55 AM
Grades 4 & 5 - 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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Published: 1/29/17




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Shop at any Sloat Garden Center location during your school's Growing up Green week, mention your school, and your school will receive 10% of purchases back in the form of a Sloat gift card, which can go towards your school's beautification
projects, fundraisers or classroom activities. The school with the highest participation will receive 20% of purchases back.
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Published: 1/14/17




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Please join "Safety Sam" at the 13th Annual Storybook Awards held on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at the Dougherty Performing Arts Center from 5pm to 6pm.
Refreshments will be served in the Exhibit Hall, which opens at 4pm. One highlight of the evening will be the unveiling of the Storybook "The Super Summer Scavenger Hunt with Safety Sam" and book signing by the author and winning illustrators after the ceremony. Other highpoints include reading of the storybook by author Dana Mentink, presentations by elected officials, door prize drawing for students and the opportunity to take pictures with "Safety Sam!" It will be an exciting event for the students and the community. For more information and to register, please view the link.
 
For more information, visit www.street-smarts.com. We look forward to seeing you there!
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Published: 1/10/17




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TK & Kindergarten Enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year will be open from January 23, 2017 through February 17, 2017.
January 23, 2017: Online Enrollment opens (parents of current TK students do not need to complete the online enrollment application*).
January 24-27, 2017: New TK and kindergarten students with siblings at their resident school site - bring your online enrollment application summary and required documents to your resident school site. Current TK students - bring your required documents* to your resident school site (parents of current TK students do not need to complete the online enrollment application).
January 30 - February 17, 2017: All new TK and kindergarten students - bring your Online Enrollment summary and required documents to your resident school site. Current TK students - bring your required documents* to your resident school site (parents of current TK students do not need to complete the Online Enrollment application).
February 17, 2017: Completed enrollment packages must be received and verified by
February 17th in order to be included in a lottery should it be necessary at your resident school. Completed enrollment packages are received and verified at your resident school. Enrollment applications received after February 17 are received on a first come first serve basis.
 
*Required documents for current TK students:
Residency Verification
- Current PG&E  or water bill if the address has not changed
- Mortgage/Rental/Lease + PG&E/water bill if a move has occurred
Updated Immunization Record if applicable
Kindergarten questionnaire with AM/PM preference

SRVUSD strictly follows California Education Code on age eligibility for entry to TK and Kindergarten programs.  Please carefully read the age eligibility requirements below.  You must enroll your student in the age appropriate grade level per the guidelines listed below.
 
Kindergarten:
Children who turn five years of age on or before September 1, 2017 are eligible to enroll in Kindergarten only.
 
Transitional Kindergarten:
If your child turns five years of age on or between September 2, and December 2, 2017, you may only enroll in the TK program.
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Posted by: Katy Power
Published: 1/10/17




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Monday, January 23rd will be a conference day.  School will run on a minimum schedule as follows:
Kindergarten - 8:20 AM - 11:45 AM
Grades 1 & 2 - 8:30 - 12:00 PM
Grade 3 - 8:30 AM - 11:55 AM
Grades 4 & 5 - 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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Posted by: Katy Power
Published: 1/10/17




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Greenbrook Elementary School PTA
invites you to join us: Tuesday, January 24th at 8:30 AM in the MPR
Getting Ready for Middle School
Tips, Tricks & Middle School Myths
presented by Charlotte Wood PTA
Family Engagement Chairperson
 
Special Guest Speaker Lauren Brown will be presenting:
Facts you and your child should know about social media and smart phone safety as well as drug and alcohol prevention before they reach middle school. Lauren Brown is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who works at the Danville Police Department as the School Program Coordinator. She works with elementary and middle schools in Danville providing a variety of prevention programs and parent education and is a liaison between the schools and the Police Department.
 
*Coffee and treats will be served.
Little ones are always welcome to attend
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Posted by: Katy Power
Published: 1/10/17




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Join us Wednesday, January 18th from 5:00-9:00 PM at Melo's in Danville for a Greenbrook Dining Event.  Bring in a flyer and Eagle Fund will receive 20% back!!!

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Posted by: Katy Power
Published: 1/10/17




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There will be no school on Monday, January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr Day!

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Published: 1/10/17




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After School Enrichment presents a bonus Winter Session of GBTV!  GBTV is open to all 4th and 5th graders.  Don't miss your chance to make your debut on GBTV - check out the flyer for dates and registration details.  GBTV is always a quick sell-out, so register today or get left in the cold!  

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Posted by: Katy Power
Published: 12/18/16




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The Greenbrook Holiday Festival returns Wednesday, Deccember 14th to the MPR from 3:30-8:00 PM.  This is a great opportunity to finish your holiday shopping and pick something up for you!  The MPR will be filled with vendors selling unique items.
The Kid's Shoppe will be open in Rooms 603 and 604!  Kids can shop for their family members with the help of our volunteers.
Also, don't forget to bring cash or checks as many vendors and the Kid's Shoppe do not accept credit cards.
Dinner options available from Los Ponchos, Face Painting, Local Vendors and Hobbyists, Photo Booth, Bake Sale, prize drawings.  Bring in donations for sister school and receive a ticket for the drawing!
Check out the flyer for more information.  Questions?  Contact Jen French.
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Posted by: Katy Power
Published: 12/11/16




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Show off your school spirit...and your best ugly sweater!  Kickoff the winter break by breaking out your sweaters on Wednesday, December 21st and showing some Greenbrook pride!

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Posted by: Katy Power
Published: 12/5/16




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Student Council is collecting donations for our Sister School, Ford Elementary in Richmond.
Student Council is collecting donations of:
·#2 Pencils
·  Glue Sticks
·  Socks
The Supply Drive will be from December 5th - December 16th. Items can be dropped off in the bins in the office.

 
Questions? Contact Katie Cummings at kcummings2@srvusd.net.
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Posted by: Katy Power
Published: 12/5/16




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There will be no Monday Morning Yoga Club for the rest of December.  Yoga Club will resume on January 23rd, 2017

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Posted by: Katy Power
Published: 12/5/16




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After School Enrichment presents a Special Enrichment one day Gift Making Class from Cooking Buddy.  Your child will make 4 complete gifts all by themselves!  This special class is being held on Friday, December 16th, from 3:00-5:00 pm.  Please see the attached flyer for registration information.  Register soon as the class will sellout!

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Posted by: Katy Power
Published: 12/4/16




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Get in the holiday spirit with the Greenbrook Holiday Sing-A-Long for Grades 1-3.  The performance will be Tuesday, December 20, in the MPR from 9:30-10:00 AM.
You can view Mrs. Randall's website here for more information.
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Posted by: Katy Power
Published: 11/27/16




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I know a place not too far,
Award-winning food with 5 stars.
Just down a ways, a little jaunt.
Deep dish, thin crust, what type do you want?
Blue Line Pizza has whatever you desire.
This place is great; I'm not a liar.
Meet me there and let's get some food.
Pizza, salad, dessert, whatever your mood!
 
Join us at Blue Line Pizza in downtown Danville on Tuesday, December 13th from 6-9 PM.  A flyer MUST be presented for Eagle Fund to receive credit. We will receive 15% back with the flyer.  Good for take out orders as well!  Flyers will be coming home soon.
 
Questions?  Contact Katy Power at shop4greenbrook@gmail.com.
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Posted by: Katy Power
Published: 11/27/16




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There will be two Kindergarten Readiness Information Nights in January 2017:
Wednesday, January 18th: 6:30-7:30 PM at San Ramon Valley High School
Thursday, January 19th: 6:30-7:30 PM at California High School
 
More information is available here.
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Posted by: Katy Power
Published: 11/6/16




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What is AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Greenbrook every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop using Amazon Smiles, you'll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to Greenbrook.

How do I shop at AmazonSmile?

To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.

How do I select a charitable organization to support when shopping on AmazonSmile?

On your first visit to AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. We will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation. Greenbrook is an available selection, SRVEF-Greenbrook Eagle Fund.
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Posted by: Katy Power
Published: 9/27/16




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Worth Ranch is donating back to your school. Come in and mention Greenbrook and they will give back 10% of your bill.

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Posted by: Katy Power
Published: 9/27/16




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If we missed you at Back To School Night, click the link below to access Mrs. Murphy's Principal's Presentation.

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Posted by: Angie Corritone
Published: 8/25/16