March 2018



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March 5th:
Lifetouch Class Photo Day & Student Spring Picture Day

March 7th:
6th grade Orientation for 5th grade parents
PVIS 6pm

March 8th:
Minimum Day
Spring Conferences

March 8-9th:
4th Grade Field Trip

March 13th:
PTA Meeting

March 19th:
Good Stuff Night
4th grade

March 19th-23rd:
PEF Awareness Week

March 21st:
Science Expo

March 23rd:
Fun Run

March 29th:
Choral Music Performance

March 30th:
5th Grade Science Fair
​Minimum Day





April 2nd - April 6th:
Spring Break
No School

April 10th:
PTA Meeting

April 23rd:
Good Stuff Night

5th grade


April 27th:
All Pro Dads




All Pro Dads:
Thank you for the volunteers who made our 1st All Pro Dads of the year a huge success: Todd Tydlaska, Margaret Sipes, Kathy Rodriguez, Courtney Klink and Dana Conlon.

Sweetheart Dance:

A heartfelt thank you to Tracey Lee and Megan Nicholls for organizing a lovely Valentine's event.  Thank you to all of the volunteers including: Julie Beuerlein, Carla Randig and Nikki Stark





FOCUS in the Car Line:
F = pull Forward as far as possible!
O = Only turn right in & out of lot
C = Cell phone use is not allowed
U = Unload from the right side of your car
S = Stay in your car



Silver Spur Elementary 

Palos Verdes Unified School District

Peninsula Education Foundation

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Support Silver Spur PTA



​Save those Box Tops!!
Box Tops is an easy way to earn money for our school! Just by purchasing Box Tops products, clipping the coupons and sending them into school, we earn cash that can be used to buy anything we need.  Send them to school in a ziplock bag labeled with student's name.   Keep clipping and collecting!  Thank you for supporting Silver Spur!




•  Class Photo Day & Student Spring Picture Day •
Monday, March 5th




Lifetouch will be back on campus to take Class Group Photos and Spring Student Photos. Forms were sent home in backpacks.




​•  PTA General Meeting  •
Tuesday, March 13th
8:30am - MPR




Come have a cup of coffee with us!
All are welcome and encouraged to attend.





•  Science Expo •
Wednesday, March 21st
5pm - 7pm
Silver Spur MPR & Blacktop



Bring your family and enjoy an evening of Science!


Want to play with robots? See a fuel cell car? Try a portable ultrasound machine? Come and join us at Silver Spur's first annual, all-grades Science Expo. There will be many exciting guests and lots of hands on activities! The evening will be filled with innovation and inspiration!


Create a project with your family to display:

Kinder/1st grades - A Collection
2nd-3rd grades - Make a Model
4th-5th - Be creative / Use your 5th grade fair project

Please RSVP by March 13th if you are bringing a project to share:
silverspurscience@gmail.com




•  Fun Run
Friday, March 23rd
 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM (TK/Kinder)
& 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM (1st – 5th)
on the school field


Come out and support our runners!

​More details to come!



•  PEF Parent University Speaker Series •
Tuesday, March 27th
6pm-7pm
Miraleste TAB - Theatre Arts Building



The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids 

Presenter: Dr. Madeline Levine


A psychologist with close to 30 years of experience as a clinician, consultant and educator, Dr. Levine is also a New York Times bestselling author. She will explore the reasons why teenagers from affluent families are experiencing epidemic rates of emotional problems. Materialism, pressure to achieve, perfectionism, and disconnection are combining to create a perfect storm that is devastating children and their parents alike. 




•  Good Stuff Restaurant Fundraiser for 4th grade  •
Monday, March 19th




Fourth Graders...it's your night!  
Come support your school and enjoy a great meal!  


Silver Spur families are welcome to dine ALL DAY until 9:00 pm

20% of sales generated will go towards the efforts of
​Silver Spur Elementary!


It's easy, just let your server know and write Silver Spur when you sign your bill!

Good Stuff Restaurant in  Palos Verdes - Promenade Mall,
550 Deep Valley Drive, RHE
(310) 544-7829​


​•  Honorary Service Award Nominations  •

Help us acknowledge those who are everyday
Superheroes here at Silver Spur!
Nominate someone today:​



Honorary Service Awards (HSA) are an opportunity to acknowledge individuals and organizations for exceptional service and dedication to the well being of our children and community.  Consider all volunteers on campus - from public positions to those who work behind the scenes, quietly and efficiently - the nominees do not need to hold an official PTA position.​ If you know someone special who you think should be considered and recognized, please take a moment to click on the link above to complete the form.



​•  PEF Awareness week •
Coming soon...March 19th-23rd




​•  Main Event 2018 - Save the Date  •
May 12th


Tickets will go on sale in March. Keep an eye out for more information!

Also, the online auction will go live at 8am PST on April 13 until April 23. Visit www.maineventauction.com and bid on tickets to sporting events, health and fitness packages, sports camps, college prep classes, Magic Castle tickets and much, much more!

For more details about Raffles and the Event
click here




For questions regarding this issue of The Spur, please contact Megan Heal & Julie Wesley - Silver Spur 5th VP's Communications at silverspurpta5vp@gmail.com
Silver Spur Elementary PTA
5500 Ironwood Road
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
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