March 2019

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March 5th:
Science Lunch Bunch
2nd-5th grades

March 7th:
Minimum Day
Spring Conferences
6th grade Orientation for 5th grade parents
PVIS 6pm

March 12th:
PTA Meeting

March 14th:
Apex Fun Run

March 18th:
Good Stuff Night
Fourth grade

March 29th:
5th Grade Science Fair
​Minimum Day

April 1st - April 5th:
Spring Break
No School

April 8th-April 12th:
PEF Awareness Week

April 9th:
PTA Meeting

April 12th:
PEF STEM Symposium

April 15th:
Good Stuff Night

Fifth grade

April 26th:
All Pro Dads

May 11th:
PEF Main Event

May 14th:
​HSA Luncheon

May 15th:
Science EXPO

All Pro Dads:
Thank you for the volunteers who made All Pro Dads a huge success: Todd Tydlaska, Valorie Rudy, Allison Young, Dave Rudy, Megan Nicholls, Courtney Klink and Sal Saccomanno.

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: Fernanda Westman, Melissa Willis, Marta Jevenois, Madelene Cohen, Lizeth Forte, Vanesa Fernandez, Camela Mono, Ninon Pope, Julie Hickman and Sal Saccomanno.

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

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!

​•  PTA General Meeting  •
Tuesday, March 12th
8:30am - MPR

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

•  Fun Run
Thursday, March 14th

 11:00 AM - TK/Kinder/1st grades
1:05 PM - 2nd/3rd grades
2:15 PM 4th/5th grades

Apex Fun Run is an interactive program that helps promote leadership, good character and fitness while raising money for our school. Backpack flyers have been sent home with additional information. 

Apex FunRun Flyer

Come out and support our runners!

•  Class Photo Day & Student Spring Picture Day •
Monday, March 18th

•  PEF Parent University Speaker Series •
Tuesday, March 26th
Miraleste Middle School

Getting Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

Presenter: Harlan Cohen

Harlan is a New York Time bestselling author of six books, a syndicated advice columnist and a speaker. He works with grade schools, middle schools, high schools, colleges, and professional organizations to help people build grit and get comfortable with the uncomfortable.

•  Good Stuff Restaurant Fundraiser for 4th grade  •
Monday, March 18th

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

Silver Spur families are welcome to dine 4:00 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 recognize those special people serving
Silver Spur Elementary!

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.

​•  Reflections District-Level Winner  •

The first place winners from Silver Spur competed against the first place winners from each of the other elementary schools in the District in their respective categories and we have a winner.

Velan Anthony placed 1st in Film Production
​His entry will move on to the next round of competition, the 33rd district of PTA's, including schools from Beverly Hills to Montebello.

Congratulations to Velan!  Silver Spur is very proud!  And thank you to ALL of the students who participated in the Reflections program this year.  We love to see your enthusiasm for the arts!

For questions regarding this issue of The Spur, please contact Kellie Stender & Julie Wesley - Silver Spur 5th VP's Communications at
Silver Spur Elementary PTA
5500 Ironwood Road
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
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