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August 30, 2015                                                           Volume 24 Issue 2

Upcoming Events

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This Week

• Thursday, September 3 - Thursday Sing in MPR at 7:45 a.m.

• Thursday, September 3 - Back-To-School Night

The Following Weeks

• Thursday,  September 10 - Odyssey of the Mind Information Session, 5:45-6:30 p.m.

• Thursday, September 10 - PTA Association Meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

• Friday, September 11 - Welcome Back Picnic, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

• Saturday-Sunday, September 26-27 - Taste of Asia and Moon Festival at Balboa Park

see more events on the AB google calendar

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Adobe Bluffs News

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Back to School Night - Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Meet your teachers and find out what is in store for your children this year!  Stop by the PTA and Foundation tables to learn more about exciting events planned this year and how to support your school!

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Odyssey of the Mind Information Session - Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 5:45-6:30 p.m.

 

Odyssey of the Mind is a creative problem-solving competition for K-college students where the kids come up with ALL the ideas and do ALL the work.  Teams of up to 7 students select a problem, create a solution, and then present their solution through an 8 minute skit in a competition against other teams in the same problem and division.  For more information, click here.

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PTA Association Meeting - Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Please attend our first meeting of the year to learn more about how our organization supports our school.  It will also be a great opportunity to meet our new principal, Eddie Park, and learn about his vision for Adobe Bluffs.

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Welcome Back Picnic - Friday, September 11, 2015 at 6:00-8:00 p.m.

PTA and Foundation invite you and your family to join us and celebrate the start of an exciting school year!  This is an annual event for Adobe Bluffs families to come together and get to know each other.  You are welcome to bring your own food and picnic at the school fields.  Or, take advantage of our awesome selection of food trucks!  We look forward to seeing you all there!

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Taste of Asia and Moon Festival - September 26-27 at Balboa Park

Celebrate the upcoming Moon Festival and sample Asian delicacies!  The Confucius institute at SDSU and the Houses of China, Korea, India and the Philippines are hosting this weekend long event at Balboa Park.  They are invited Adobe Bluffs families to attend this event and join in the celebration!  For more information, click here: Taste of AsiaMoon Festival.

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ORDER Spirit Wear TODAY! - Order Deadline on Friday, September 11, 2015

ORDER Spirit Wear TODAY! - Order Deadline on Friday, September 11, 2015

We have some old favorites, as well as some NEW offerings!  Deadline to order is Friday, September 11.  Feel free to contact Sandra Oh, sandrauoh@yahoo.com if you have questions about your order.

Click here for AB Spirit Wear order form.

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PTA President's Message - August 2015

Adobe Bluffs PTA Welcomes You Back to School!

Whether you are returning to school or you are here for your first year...WELCOME!  Your PTA is so excited to kick off another great school year at Adobe Bluffs.  Not only is it a fun time to get back into their learning environment and connect with friends, it is fun to have our school family back together, as a whole, as we guide our kids through these elementary years.  We would like to extend a warm and wonderful welcome to our new principal, Eddie Park.  We know that you are going to love his enthusiasm and all the great things he will bring to AB.

Your PTA invites you to consider all the ways that you can contribute to support our students in their learning endeavors.  The PTA provides tremendous support to our teachers, staffs and kids day in and day out.  But we cannot do it without your support!  You can support the PTA in some very simple ways:

• JOIN!  There's power in numbers.  Become a PTA member for only $12.  And encourage all family members and friends to join as well!

• GIVE!  We offer the opportunity for our families to donate (in lieu of multiple fundraising efforts) to support all the wonderful ways we make an impact in enhancing our students' learning opportunities.  To provide these programs, your PTA suggests a donation of $100 per student.  And of course, you can donate more!  Your valuable donation is tax-deductible and is greatly needed.

• DISPLAY YOUR PRIDE!  We will be offering some new incentives this year that you can proudly display in support of ABES.  You could be rewarded if you are seen showing your pride!

• VOLUNTEER!  The experience will be meaningful to both you and your child(ren).

Thank you in advance for all you will continue to do to support our school this year.  We look forward to spending another year learning and growing with our AB family!

With Aztec Pride,

Janice Lutz, PTA President
Kristine Brownlee, EVP & Sponsorship Chair
Autumn Dobbins, VP Membership
Amie Butman, VP Volunteers

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