Lori Kamola

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Upcoming PTA Executive Board Election, March 8

Join us for our meeting and election on March 8 at 8:30 in Room F. The Nominating Committee has nominated the following people for the executive board for the 2019-2020 school year: President: Lori Kamola Vice President: Freddie Evans Vice President of Membership: Starla Edwards Vice President of Ways and Means: Sian Shank Secretary: Laura …

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Dine Out For Smith! Eat at BJs

Order Your Yearbook Today!

If you haven’t already, order your yearbook today! Click here: http://www.jostens.com And, February 15 is the deadline to personalize your yearbook and place ads! You can fill out a form in the office or click here: https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1004533/Smith-Elementary-School/

Social Media and Screen Time Resources

Parent Ed: If you missed the powerful presentation on screen time and social media and their effects on our kids’ mental health, here are some of the resources shared during the presentation: Resources from the presenters: https://savethekids.us/ www.kateymcpherson.com drrobynsilverman.com Recommended Books: https://smile.amazon.com/Glow-Kids-Screen-Addiction-Hijacking/dp/1250097991/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=glow+kids&qid=1548000817&sr=8-1 Recommended app and router for internet safety/monitoring: https://www.bark.us/ www.eero.com And, it was discussed how our kids …

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Kindergarten Registration Info

Registration packets are available in the Smith school office!

Parent Ed Night: How Social Media and Screen Time Is Damaging Kids’ Mental Health (and what to do about it)

Nominations and Elections

Nominations and Elections It is hard to believe that we need to think ahead to next year’s PTA board, but we do! According to PTA rules, we need to have our election in March. That means we need to know who is on the ballot in February. So that means we need a nominating committee …

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Smith 100 Mile Club Is Starting December 10th!

THE SMITH 100 MILE CLUB STARTS ON MONDAY DECEMBER 10TH We are thrilled to announce the beginning of the Smith 100 Mile Club! This PTA-sponsored program will give you and your kiddos the opportunity to run or walk 100 miles (or more) by the end of the school year. The club will meet MONDAY through …

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Teacher of the Day: A Sweet Success!

Thursday, November 8th we celebrated our Teacher of the Day winners! Winners came to the MPR along with teachers and staff for a brief “staff meeting” lead by our student Principal of the Day Jake Steiner. Students had juice and donuts while teachers/staff had coffee and then they went along to their classrooms. Some of …

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Jog-A-Thon is now April 25th

Jog-A-Thon is on April 25th! (we’re checking the weather to see if we need to delay) Get excited!! Jog-A-Thon is coming! This is not a fundraiser, it is a fit and fun run! Families are welcome to come out and cheer on their Smith students during the event. Want to sign up to help set …

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Congratulations to our classes with a 9-way tie for first place with 100% membership! Wow!

And, this past week, we had a FUN celebration for our amazing 9-way tie for first place classes with 100% membership! That is incredible in itself…by the end of the first full week of school, the following classes had 100% membership: Collins, Szcech, Mullins, Schwitzgebel, Samaniego, Dalton, Sotello, Garland, and Spencer! These classes all earned a …

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Playground Painting Success! Thank you parent volunteers!

We are so happy with how the primary playground turned out! Thank you to our amazing parent volunteers!

October Is Dyslexia Awareness Month

OCTOBER IS DYSLEXIA AWARENESS MONTH Media Contacts: Michelle Eklund, Assistant Executive Director meklund@capta.org / (951) 314-3707 Brad Waller, Vice President for Communications bwaller@capta.org / (951) 314-3707 SACRAMENTO – Did you know that about 18 percent of the population of the United States has some of the symptoms of dyslexia, including slow or inaccurate reading, poor spelling, poor writing or mixing …

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Spirit Wear Days Are Coming!

Each and every Friday, send your child to school proudly wearing our school color, navy blue! (White with it is okay too!) Better yet, have them wear their spirit wear shirts and gear! Starting in October, we will even have contests by grade level to see who has the most school spirit! The winner each …

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Order Your Yearbook Today!

Be sure to order your Smith yearbook for the 2018-2019 School Year! Your kids will treasure it forever! Click here: Jostens Link for Smith Yearbook

Looking For Ways to Get Involved?

There are so many ways to get involved at Smith. 100% of the programs and events that the PTA offers are run by volunteers. Want to help out? Fill out this form and we’ll contact you when help is needed! (This form is also in your First Day Packet.)  Smith Volunteer We also have a couple …

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Reflections Art Contest for 2018-2019

      For all the details, click here: 2018-2019Reflections_Info Upcoming Events: Dress As Your Hero Day: Wednesday September 26th! All students are encouraged to come to school dressed as their favorite hero. It can be an everyday hero, a super hero, anyone they consider a hero. Staff is encouraged to dress up too! Art Workshop: …

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Kindergarten Garden and Playground Before and Afters!

We’ve had many Smith PTA volunteers busy beautifying our school! If you haven’t noticed already, our Kindergarten Garden has had a major makeover from one of our Smith moms, Lauren Smith and her small but dedicated group of helpers! Check out these before and after pics! Wow! The garden has been completely cleared of weeds, …

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