Lori Kamola

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NEW Reflections Program for 2019-2020…Get Started This Summer!

Student Artwork from 2018-2019: https://youtu.be/blyAymjmafI Check out this video to learn about the 2019-2020 Reflections program! https://youtu.be/XjoCIjwKzUo How To Enter/Official Rules: ’19-’20 HowToEnter_OfficialRules For more details, click here: 2019-2020themeannouncementFullPg  

Help with PTA in 2019-2020 School Year…We Need You!

Want to get involved with Smith PTA next year? We would love to have your help! We are actively looking for people to fill the following positions: Kindergarten Garden: water and weed the garden and plant new plants as needed. Coordinate with other volunteers to have them help with watering and weeding also. Pumpkin Patch …

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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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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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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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