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September 27, 2015                                                           Volume 24 Issue 4

Upcoming Events

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This Week

• Monday, September 28:  Professional Development Day - No School

The Following Week

• Thursday, October 8:  Coffee with the Principal in MPR from 7:45-8:45 am

see more events on the AB google calendar

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Adobe Bluffs News

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Statewide Testing Results Released

This past spring, students across the state in grades 3-8 and grade 11 took part in California's new statewide testing in English and Math.  The test, called the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), is aligned with our new Common Core state standards, which are designed to encourage critical thinking, analytical writing, and real-world problem solving. This is …

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BoxTops - Deadline Friday, October 16, 2015

It's time again for the easiest fundraiser we have at Adobe Bluffs.  Get your BoxTops ready because they are due October 16th!  The student with the most Boxtops can choose between a movie ticket or an hour jump session at Get Air.  And the class with the most BoxTops gets an Otter Pop party!!!

Remember...

• Have them in a baggie in sets of 50 max

• Label the bags with student and teacher name

Last year Adobe Bluffs raised about $1000 from BoxTops alone!  Let's beat that number this year!

Also, be on the lookout for a labeled box in the office.  You will be able to drop off Boxtops anytime to make raising money even easier for you!

For more information on BoxTops, contact Heidi Graver at onedaysurreal@gmail.com or go to www.boxtops4education.com.

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"Let Your Imagination Fly" 2015-16 Reflections Theme - entry deadline, Monday, October 26th, 2015

EXPLORE THE ARTS!  PARTICIPATE IN PTA REFLECTIONS!!! Reflections is an annual PTA sponsored art recognition program that gives students, ages preschool through 12th grade, a chance to show off their talents, express themselves, and be recognized for their artistic endeavors.  Each year there is a different theme. This year's theme is:  "Let Your Imagination Fly." Just reflect on the theme …

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3rd Annual Shoe Drive!

Help raise money for Adobe Bluffs Elementary by donating unwanted or outgrown shoes.  They can be in any condition so long as they are in pairs.  Shoes with Heart cleans, repairs and recycles used shoes and sends them to developing nations for kids and adults who need shoes.  Please drop off your shoes in the marked shoe bins.  We will be collecting shoes until October 30th.

Click here for Shoe Drive Flyer.

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Silent Auction Help Needed!

Our annual Silent Auction will be held Friday, December 4th from 6-8 pm.  Let's all do our part to help Adobe Bluffs Educational Foundation raise enough money for new Chromebooks for our school!

You can help by:

• Donating an auction item from your small business or company.  Have a connection at a local restaurant?  Do you have a special skill you could share? - singing lessons, art lessons...  Have a connection for hotel stays, electronics, sports equipment, jewelry or other items?  Please let us know.  Open to your ideas!!!

• Help solicit donations from local businesses - restaurants, kid's activities, fun outings, sports/celebrity memorabilia, hotel stays

• Coordinate an art piece from your class to sell at the auction

• Help on the day of the event

Pledge your support at the link below or email Ami Lau at ami_lau@yahoo.com.

Silent Auction Help

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