New This Week
Education Speaker Series: Preparing Students for the Age of Technology on Tues, Sept 30 7:30-9pm @ PHS. Speakers include: Stephanie Griffin, PUSD’s Director of Instructional Technology; serial entrepreneurs Ali Partovi, Co-Founder of Code.org, and Dion Lim, CEO of Next Lesson; and Kurt Fleischer, Senior Scientist at Pixar Animation Studios. More details here.
Sign Up for Dance Class – Learn tap, jazz, hip hop, Broadway, and novelty styles of dance. Classes are on Wednesdays at the Veterans Hall and are open to girls grades K-12. For more information, call Sharlyn McIntyre at 339-8877.
Celebrate PMS Learnscape Lunchpark Fri, Sept 5 at 4pm at PMS, in honor of Piedmont citizen and school supporter Bill Drum.
Events & Happenings
AUGUST & SEPTEMBER
Look for The Spotlight, the 2014 review of PUSD, in your mail this week! Produced in collaboration with PEF and APCP, The Spotlight provides updates on the instructional program, facilities, budget, as well as School Board goals and commitments.
Join your school Parent Club to receive a 2014-15 PEF Student Directory! Membership includes access to the PEF Online Directory. Not yet a registered member? Parents may join thru online registration or call 653-1816. Membership is limited to parents and guardians of students.
The Cub Scouts of Piedmont Council host Air Day at Dracena Park where kids come to create and fly their own aircrafts, from planes to rockets. Sun, Aug 31 from 2-4pm. All children, scouts and non-scouts, are welcome. For more info, visit our website or call Jeff Lindenmuth at 547-4493.
Sing, learn music, make friends, have fun with award-winning Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir! Now enrolling, auditions for new students by appointment on Sat, Sept 6 in Pdmt. Rehearsals after school in Pdmt. NEW class: New Beginnings for baby-preschoolers ages 0-3 on Tue mornings with a caregiver. Fall semester begins the week of Sept 8. Please visit www.piedmontchoirs.org or call 547-4441.
Piedmont Language School Spanish and Mandarin Classes still have openings
– Spanish is taught onsite at each elementary school before and after school by our partner Viva el Español. Mandarin is offered on Tues & Thurs at Piedmont Community Church from 3:25-4:25pm. Kindergartn programs available for both. Classes begin the week of Sept 22. Register and learn more online. Contact: 652-5229 or moc.l1408644060iamg@1408644060loohc1408644060segau1408644060gnalt1408644060nomde1408644060ip1408644060.
Join Piedmont’s Advanced Learner Program Support (ALPS) – ALPS helped support innovative new programs for teachers and students across PUSD last year. Please consider joining us this year through online registration. Donations are tax deductible. Visit our web site & calendar or email moc.l1408644060iamg@1408644060splat1408644060nomde1408644060ip1408644060 to learn more.
Highlander Classic Golf+Tennis Tournament: Fri., Sept 12 – Piedmont Boosters Club invites you to the 7th annual tournament with Honorary Chairs Margaret and Matt Heafey. Proceeds provide funding for all PHS athletic programs. Tix here.
Register Now for FallFest 5K: Saturday, September 27 – Kick off Harvest Festival Weekend by joining this fun run/walk/stroll through the streets of Piedmont. The FF5K to benefit and raise awareness of the PUSD Wellness Center. Learn more and register here.
Rec Dept Movies in the Park – Stay tuned for upcoming features. From dusk (8:30 – 8:45 p.m.) – 10:30 p.m. Piedmont Main Park, 711 Highland Avenue. FREE family fun! Movies in September (12th and 26th) will run from 7:30pm – 7:45pm (dusk) – 9:45 pm.
Get ready for school at Dress Best for Less – 709 Magnolia Avenue/DBFL Marking Room Tues 9-1:30, Wed 9-4, Sat 10-12. Teachers – stock up on free* supplies for your class room (*includes books, games and puzzles, and some critters cages for classroom pets). Community – Thank you for the generous donations! Drop off any time in our locked DBFL donation bin. Shop 10-noon the last Saturday of every month, and fill a bag for only $10!
Sign up today to receive local, organic produce from Albert & Eve CSA – A portion of every order goes to support Wildwood or Havens Schools. Flexible orders – customized for your favorite fruits and veggies. Delivered to a home near your school. For WW: pls email ten.t1408644060sacmo1408644060c@yll1408644060ierei1408644060nna1408644060 or moc.o1408644060ohay@1408644060ztraw1408644060hcspc1408644060m1408644060; for Havens: moc.l1408644060iamg@1408644060onabl1408644060atnom1408644060assil1408644060em1408644060 or moc.o1408644060ohay@1408644060radzu1408644060gs1408644060. Albert & Eve’s Farm Tour on 8/23 @ 2pm at the Salinas farm and education center. Info: moc.e1408644060vetre1408644060bla@n1408644060odnar1408644060b1408644060.
Donations & Service Opportunities
“Mr. K Memorial Scholarship” commemorates beloved MHS teacher Tim Kaihatsu in support of students who aspire to become teachers. A number of Mr. K’s possessions will be auctioned at the MHS auction site. Donations to the scholarship fund may be made online or by check payable to “Millennium High School” noting “Mr K” in the memo line, and sent to PUSD – Mr. K, c/o Michael Brady, 760 Magnolia Ave., Piedmont, CA 94611.
PMS Gleaning: PMS students will gather any surplus fruit from your fruit trees for Food Bank network. Register online. More info: John White at su.ac1408644060.21k.1408644060tnomd1408644060eip@e1408644060tihwj1408644060.