October 16, 2016                                                           Volume 25 Issue 10


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 …



Coffee with Principal Park - Thursday, October 20 @ 7:45 am in the MPR

Mr. Park and our new FLES teacher Julie Li will be presenting.


Box Tops Contest - Deadline this Friday, Oct. 21st

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/


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 

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Fall Scholastic Book Fair – Oct 24th to 28th

This year’s theme is the Bookaneer Book Fair – Where books are treasured!  With the help of Scholastic Books, we are planning an exciting fall book fair in Room 12.

We will need many volunteers to make this book fair successful.  Please contact us if you want to help.

Book Fair Co-Chairs
Amie Butman amiebutman@gmail.com & Jill Episcopio jilleppiscopio@hotmail.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!  Just follow these steps:

•  Visit www.memorybook.com/parentpay

•  Enter our school code 83711

•  Add yearbook options ($26 or $29) and love lines ($7) to your cart and complete the student details in the online form.

•  Submit order, payment and you're done!

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Adobe Bluffs Cares! Thanksgiving Food Drive

The community needs our help! Adobe Bluffs is partnering with Friends & Family Community Connection to provide Thanksgiving Food Boxes for PUSD families in need.  Many families right here in our district struggle to put food on the table over the holidays.  Please help by providing as many items as you can from the lists below. Return items in attached …