October 9, 2016                                                           Volume 25 Issue 9

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"What Is Your Story" 2016-17 Reflections Theme

ABES PTA would like to invite your student (s) to be a part of this year's Reflections Program, a national art recognition program, and showcase your creativity.

This year's theme:  What Is Your Story

Deadline for all entries is Friday, October 14th.

Entries are now being accepted in any of the following categories …



Board of Education Candidates Forum - Monday, October 10, 6pm to 8pm

Come listen to the PUSD Board of Education Candidates to get a better understanding of their views and positions so you can make an informed decision at the voting booth.  The Forum will be at the Poway Unified School District Office at 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA  92128.  See the flyer for more information on the candidates and the forum.


Red Ribbon Week - October 17-21, 2016

Join Adobe Bluffs Elementary School’s celebration of making healthy choices during Red Ribbon Week October 17-21.  Activities are as follows:

Monday, Oct. 17: Red Ribbon Week Kick Off. Wear Red!

Tuesday, Oct. 18: Healthy Choices Are Key to Your Dreams. Wear Your Pajamas!  Sign the pledge & get a treat.

Wednesday, Oct. 19: Being Active Keeps You Healthy: Wear Your …



The District wants your input on the qualities for a Superintendent

PUSD is launching a nationwide search for a Superintendent and the district wants the inputs of its stakeholders regarding the qualities for this position.  You can provide your input via an online survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YRNKPWY or by attending one of the following forums:

• Monday, October 17th at 11:30am in the District Office Community Room

• Monday, October 17th at 5:30pm in the District Office Community Room

• Tuesday, October 18th at 6:30pm (For Spanish speakers) at Valley Elementary School 


Box Tops Contest

Do you save Box Tops? Each Box Top that you save earns money for our school. To participate, it's simple.....clip Box Tops, then label a ziploc bag with your child's name and room number, and drop inside the Box Tops bin located in the office. Make sure you have at least 10 Box Tops before returning a bag. BONUS: The classroom with the MOST Box Tops returned before October 21st will win a pizza party! Here's a link to all the simple ways you can earn Box Tops.  http://www.boxtops4education.com/


Save the date for Thursday, October 27th  for our Adobe Bluffs Pizza Night from 5:30pm -7:30pm in the MPR!

Enjoy a Flippin Pizza dinner served by your AB teachers and help raise $$$ for our school!!

Flippin Pizza order forms will go home next week!


Support Poway Unified programs for Special Needs Students.

Sunday, October 30th come run in a 15K, 10K, 5K, or a 1K fun run with Family Festival to follow that includes pumpkin smashing, bounce houses, and games.

For more information go to:  http://www.jack-o-smash.org/ or see the following flyer.


Save the date for our Mom’s Night Out!  Nov. 17th at Miguel’s in 4S Ranch

10514 Craftsman Way San Diego, CA  92127

15% of the proceeds benefit the AB Foundation!


GATE Testing Registration, Deadline on Nov. 30th

Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) involves services for students whose cognitive needs may require modified classroom curriculum and instruction to accommodate their learning differences and ensure their achievement. Parents may request GATE testing for students in grades 2-7. Adobe Bluffs will test on January 18th. To request GATE testing for your child, complete a GATE Parent Questionnaire/Test Consent form online …



SILENT ACTION - Friday, December 2nd 6-8 pm

Mark your calendars!

This is our Adobe Bluffs Educational Foundation's largest fundraiser of the year and we need your help!

Can you donate an auction item from your small business or company?  Have a connection at a local restaurant? Do you have a special skill you could auction? - singing lessons, art lessons, baking, science, behind the scenes tour…



Don't forget to order your 2016-17 Yearbook!!

Last year's book sold out!!

Order your child's yearbook online.  Online ordering is simple!