Bel Aire News Flash
Weekly Bel Aire Campus, PTA & Foundation News

Key Dates:
March 22
7:00-8:30pm
"How to Raise Resilient, Gritty, and Passionate People"
Mill Valley Middle School Gym
425 Sycamore Ave.
MILL VALLEY
March 22-26
Beauty and the Beast

Evening
Performances
Wed-Sat, 
March 22-26
6:30pm
Matinees
Sat-Sun,
Mar 26 & 27
2:30pm
March 23
Liberia Spirit Day: Buck for Luck
Wear Class Colors
March 24
Liberia Spirit Day:
Fuzzy Faire
Wear Jammies and Bring Stuffies

March 24
Birthday Book Order Deadline
March 29
Adoptive Parent Meeting with Dr. Allan Gold
8:30-10:00am
BA SDR
March 31
Yearbook Order Deadline
April 5
Green Transportation
April 7
Deadline to Submit Art for the BA Art Show
April 10-14
Spring Break
NO SCHOOL
April 26
Bel Aire Open House
BA News Flash 3.22.17


OPENING TONIGHT
Bel Aire students present . . . 
Beauty and The Beast!
Join the Bel Aire students on a fantastic journey and be a part of an enchanted celebration with Beauty and The Beast. Every moment is guaranteed to be magical! Performances start today! BUY TICKETS NOW - March 22nd - 26th, 2017.
Buy Beauty and the Beast Tickets
 

Casts Schedule:
Magic Cast - 
Wednesday, (6:30) 3/22, Friday, (6:30) 3/24, Saturday (2:30PM) 3/25
Enchanted Cast - Thursday, (6:30) 3/23, Saturday (6:30PM) 3/25, Sunday (2:30PM) 3/26

The Liberia Project 2017
The final days of our school-wide Liberia fundraising are this week.
Thursday's theme: Buck for Luck and class colors
Friday's theme: Fuzzy Faire Day - Treat sale, games, photo booth, etc. All monies go to The 2017 Liberia Project.

We are trying to help our sister school in Monrovia bring technology into the classrooms. Currently, they have no Internet wiring and no tablets or computers in their pre-K-9 school.

The class at Bel Aire that raises the most money will win a special party. We accept cash, checks made out to The Rotary Club of Tiburon-Belvedere Foundation, or online donations. Thank you for your support!
For more information about the history of this partnership and to donate using a credit card, please visit our site . You can also access the site from the Bel Aire homepage.
Last Call for Birthday Books!
The final day to order birthday books it March 24th. Order one for your summer baby today.

Adoptive Parent Workshop with Dr. Allan Gold
Wednesday, March 29, 8:30-10:00am
RUSD School Psychologist, Dr. Allan Gold, will host a workshop addressing the issues, challenges, and rewards of being an adoptive parent.  Please join him on Wednesday March 29th at the Staff Development Room at Bel Aire School from 8:30-10:00am for this unique oppportunity to meet other parents of adopted children and to engage in a helpful and beneficial discussion.
Please RSVP by replying to this email to Dr. Gold at agold@reedschools.org by Friday, March 24th.  We look forward to seeing you there.
Green Transportation Wednesday 
April 5
Wednesday, May 10 is National Bike to School Day, so we will push the give away prize back a week.  This will be a larger event similar to International Walk to school day.
Bel Aire Open House and Art Show 
April 26

First Ever Bel Aire Art Fair
Wednesday, April 26th
6:00-7:30pm

Students may submit an art project from school OR home. It will be displayed in the MPR on the April 26 for Open House. All types of art welcome.
Please submit your entry to your classroom teacher by Friday, April 7th.
Questions contact Mrs. Bontz or Mrs. Bjeldanes
Regatta Classroom Art Auction is 
IN THE CLASSROOM!   
This year there is an exciting change to the Regatta Art Auction procedure.  Your classroom art will be displayed in your classroom during Bel Aire Open House, April 26, 6:00-7:30pm, and available for purchase via silent auction that same night!  
You and your loved ones may bid on the art using a bidding sheet displayed during Open House.  Feel free to make as many bids as necessary to win the project!  The lucky winner with the highest bid gets to take the project home that evening!  The Regatta team will follow-up with the winner to collect payment. Get ready to bid! It's Regatta season!!

Any questions, contact Zey Nasser: zeynasser@yahoo.com or Ghazeleh Jamei: gjamei@memarch.com

PTA News
Yearbooks!
Less than 2 weeks left to purchase your 2017 Bel Aire Yearbook!!!
The deadline of March 31st is quickly approaching - order today so you don't miss the chance for your son/daughter to relive the 2016/2017 year!  Pre-ordered yearbooks will be delivered to your classroom in June.  Books are only $28 and can be purchased by clicking the link below - today!
Late orders will not be processed until books arrive in June when we will have a limited number of books to sell on a first come, first served basis for $40 each.  If you have questions please contact Joannie Cahill:joannie_00@yahoo.com
Tonight - Parent Ed Event: "How to Raise Resilient, Gritty, and Passionate People"Wed, March 22,  7:00 - 8:30 PM, Mill Valley Middle School Gym
To register, please click here: resilient-gritty-and-passionate-people-tickets
For more information, please click here: Parent Ed events

From the RUSD PTA
TONIGHT -  Parent Ed Event: "How to Raise Resilient, Gritty, and Passionate People" -7:00 - 8:30 PM, Mill Valley Middle School Gym
To register, please click here
Rising to the Complicated Challenges of Family Relationships in the Digital Age by Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair
Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 6:30-8:30pm
Marin County Office of Education, 111 Las Galinas Road, San Rafael
For more information on Parent Ed events, please
click here: RUSD Parent Ed
Foundation News
Family participation rates matter! Regardless of dollar amount, high participation percentages allow the district to apply for grants. Currently, 57% of families have participated. We ask the remaining families to consider a donation or pledge, in any amount, and help us reach our goal of 100% participation! 

Thank you to the 551 families who have donated to the Foundation's Family Giving Campaign! 

Did you know?
* You can make a pledge now and pay by June 30th?

* Monthly payment plans are available.

* Many companies offer corporate matching. 

* You can donate stock.

* You can make your donation via credit card and earn points and miles!


Interested in volunteering on the Foundation Board next year? There are many ways to get involved. Please visit our website and go to the "about" tab to see a detailed description of open positions! 

 

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