Thursday, September 17, 2020

Successful Cook’s Night Out

THANK YOU for supporting us and Chipotle! We raised $417 last night for our students. We realize it was busy and wait times became longer than anticipated. Thank you for your patience. We hope you were able to meet and/or catch up with other Husky families yesterday.

We have 2 other dining fundraisers to come in October. Look out for our announcements on those events soon!

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Dine at Chipotle Tonight

See you at Chipotle *TONIGHT*! Orders can be placed either in person (show them this flyer) OR through the Chipotle app or website for pick up at the Alhambra location between 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm. You must enter and apply VKKARLH as the promo code. Deliveries and purchases of gift cards unfortunately do NOT count. Hope to see many of you tonight! 🌯🌮🥗🥑

📍2121 W. Main Street Ste 210, Alhambra

Monday, September 14, 2020

ASES Virtual Program Is Free for All Huskies

ASES has made its daily, virtual program FREE for all Marguerita students. There are no attendance or time commitments, and students are free to attend as many or as few of the scheduled activities that they like.

For more information and to register, please contact lecea_crystal@ausd.us or call/text 626-632-8674.

*Marguerita PTA does not endorse any commercial entity, product, or service. No endorsement is implied.


Saturday, September 12, 2020

Join PTA and enter to win a Parker-Anderson gift certificate!

Join Marguerita PTA and become a member today! We've been able to provide so many amazing programs for our kids, and we have some creative things planned for this year. Support us with membership for just $10!

https://www.margueritapta.org/p/membershipsignup.html


RAFFLE! All current members will be entered to win one of two $75 gift certificates for Parker-Anderson Online Enrichment Academy (classes start Monday!). Winners will be drawn and notified on Sunday by 8pm! Be a member today!


Check out our video introducing this year's Board and highlighting our events from last year.

https://youtu.be/K2J308WfCPU

Thursday, September 10, 2020

9/10 Distributions Postponed

From Principal Johnson:
"Please be advised that we have to postpone today's supply distribution for 1-4th grade due to the unhealthy air quality. The health and safety of our staff is very important. The drive thru distribution for 1st through 3rd grade (including the personal belongings of our 4th graders) will be postponed. You will receive a memo from Mr. Kohout with the new date and time.
Thank you for your understanding and support.
Stay safe."

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Distribution Day for Grades 1, 2, and 3

Distribution may include classroom supplies, personal items, and yearbook (if purchased). Location is the front of Marguerita School.

Monday, September 7, 2020

September 16th at Chipotle Alhambra

Save the date to "dine with us" at CHIPOTLE (Alhambra) on September 16th! Orders can be placed either in person OR through the Chipotle app or website for pick up at the Alhambra location between 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm. Must enter and apply VKKARLH as the Promo Code.

Friday, September 4, 2020

Fall Book Fair Canceled

Our Fall Book Fair has been canceled. If you have Scholastic Vouchers that are expiring in October of this year, hold on to them and we will honor the vouchers when we have our next book fair.

Thursday, September 3, 2020

FREE Meals to Anyone 18 and Under

From AUSD: IT'S OFFICIAL! Starting this Friday (September 4th), AUSD will feed any child 18 and under for FREE.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Let’s Dance!

We are gearing up for the biggest fundraiser of the school year. We will be doing a DANCE-A-THON! If you would like to join the committee or help in any way, please reach out to us and fill out the Google form below.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf43FZIX0PBIENo384OyQCJRG6c-3p3Rna4Ljmtu-NGV6CLeQ/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

4th/5th Grade Supplies & Personal Items Distribution 9/1

From the school: Round 1 Distribution: Consumables, Supplies, Personal Items, & Yearbook. If you did not return a textbook from last year, feel free to return it during this time. If your child is NOT continuing to play their instrument for this year, you may return it during this time (please label).

Monday, August 31, 2020

Save the Date - September 16th!

We are bringing back Cook's Night Out this year. This is a fundraiser for our school to support Marguerita PTA. Save the date to "dine with us" at CHIPOTLE (Alhambra) on September 16th! More details to follow.

Sunday, August 30, 2020

Did you miss the Volunteer Orientation?

The Volunteer Orientation recording is now available. Find out the levels of clearance required of different volunteering positions, the new process for getting cleared this year, and what's different for returning volunteers.

Click here for the recording: Volunteer Orientation 2020 Video


The forms can be found on the school's website.


Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Virtual Volunteer Orientation

You are cordially invited to Marguerita's Virtual Volunteer Orientation on 8/27/2020 (Thursday) from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30a.m. You will receive information about the volunteer application process.

Meeting link was emailed on 8/21 from the school.

Monday, August 24, 2020

Box Tops for Education



1. BUY Box Top Products

Look for the Box Top logo on the packaging.  Hundreds of household and grocery items are eligible to earn Box Tops! 


2. SCAN / EMAIL Your Receipt

Download the Box Tops for Education App for your Apple or Android device. Input some basic information, select Marguerita Elementary as your recipient, and then use the app to submit a photo of your entire receipt within 14 days.


3. EARN CASH for your school

It's that easy! Every time you repeat steps 1 and 2, you help Marguerita provide valuable programs and opportunities for its students!

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Sign up for PTA Membership for $10!



Please sign up for the Marguerita PTA Membership for $10 per person! Membership is for an entire year.  There is no commitment to volunteer or attend meetings (even if we would love you to!).  We need membership fees to pay for the California PTA dues, insurance, etc.  The PTA exists to enrich the students' education.  Will you please sign up for membership for $10?  We take credit card payments online.  THANK YOU!


Friday, August 21, 2020

Chalkathon

Support our schools and complete the 2020 Census!

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Marguerita PTA Receives a $5,000 Grant



A HUGE thanks to our Grants Committee!  Marguerita PTA received the National PTA COVID-19 Community Relief grant, Sponsored by TikTok, NortonLifeLock and Huntington Ingalls Industries for $5,000!  This money will be used for online enrichment opportunities such as art, music, and sports.

We sent out a survey asking what you'd like to see PTA do and 60% of you want to see additional learning activities or opportunities for student enrichment outside of standard class curriculum.  Share your ideas with us by leaving a comment or emailing us at info@margueritapta.org.

Congrats Huskies!

Monday, August 17, 2020

Distance Learning Q&A, Greetings and a Raffle at Wednesday's Virtual Meeting

Please join us for a virtual PTA meeting this Wednesday at 7 p.m.
  • Distance Learning Q&A - Get tips and feedback on technology, organization, time management, socialization and other related topics.
  • PTA Board Introductions - Come say hi, and know that we'll be here all school year as a partner to help your child succeed and thrive.
  • Enrichment Class Raffle - all attendees will be entered to win a $75 gift certificate for Parker-Anderson enrichment classes.
Everybody is welcome. RSVPs are requested: https://forms.gle/q3igYH1Yrj9BQdGY9

Thursday, August 13, 2020

PTA Association Meeting



Come to PTA's Association Meeting to approve this year's budget. We will also have a Meet & Greet afterwards to introduce you to the Board and answer ANY questions you may have, including tech tips and how you can get involved to enrich your child's education.

Meeting date: Wednesday 8/19 @ 7:00 pm

Meeting agenda: 
Master Calendar Approval
Treasurer's Report
Budget Approval
Audit Report Approval
PTA Board Meet & Greet

Please RSVP for the meeting here: https://forms.gle/q3igYH1Yrj9BQdGY9

Curbside Meal Distribution


Saturday, August 8, 2020

Kinder Classroom Supplies Kits $25

Kinder parents!

If you would like PTA to put together the classroom supplies kit for your student, please pre-order now. All items included in the kit are selected by Marguerita Kinder teachers. This year, the kits will include resources typically used in the classroom.

Pre-order now, and save time running around to gather all the supplies.

Click HERE to see what the kit includes and to start your order.

Friday, August 7, 2020

BTS with AmazonSmile

Go Back to School shopping with AmazonSmile! Remember to choose Marguerita Elementary-PTA as your charity to donate to. Turn on AmazonSmile in the Amazon app to start generating donations. This feature is available on iOS and Android phones.

Visit www.margueritapta.org and search "Amazon" to view step by step instructions.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Do you need a device?

If your child needs a device for the upcoming school year, please fill out an AUSD device checkout form.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdlFUp-TqRdibzB-oY7cB1D_5r-JQGzahe0ir_0_MAaPIH09A/viewform


Visit https://www.margueritaelementary.org for more info and announcements.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Textbook Returns 📚📖

It's time to return classroom library and book club books this THURSDAY, August 6th.

8-10am: current 6-8th graders
10am-12pm: current 2-5th graders

Please place your child's books in an enclosed bag and label it with your child's full name, student ID number, and teacher's name from 2019-2020 school year. TEXTBOOKS DO NOT NEED TO BE IN A BAG. If you have multiple children in different grades, you may choose one time.

Chromebooks and instruments are NOT to be turned in at this time.

Please observe social distancing guidelines and stay in the car. There will be a walk-up station to assist you if you are not coming by car.

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Marguerita School Starts 8/12 with Distance Learning

From AUSD: All students will begin on Aug 12th with Distance Learning.

Link to documents in English, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Spanish.


Monday, July 6, 2020

Camp P.A.S.E.O. Offer

Camp P.A.S.E.O (Parker-Anderson Summer Enrichment Online) offers virtual summer camp with a variety of enrichment classes.

*Marguerita PTA does not endorse any commercial entity, product, or service. No endorsement implied.

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Math Assessment Offer for Marguerita Students

Mathnasium is offering and administering math assessments for all Marguerita students for free. Use the results of the assessment to create a plan for your child's summer.

*Marguerita PTA does not endorse any commercial entity, product, or service. No endorsement implied.

Saturday, June 20, 2020

We want your input!

We are applying for the National PTA Emergency Relief Funding grant in the amount of $5,000. This grant is meant to serve our school community during this difficult time as we continue to meet the needs of our families and students during Covid-19. We want your input. Please take a moment to share 1-5 ideas (goals, programs, events or services) that you feel are important to address during this time as our PTA continues to work to ensure every child reaches his/her potential.


Maintaining Family Well-Being During Covid-19

In collaboration with Foothill Family and Pacific Clinics, AUSD will be hosting a webinar called, "Maintaining Family Well-Being During COVID-19." There will be sessions in English, Mandarin/Cantonese, Spanish and Vietnamese. You can view the flyer for additional details regarding sign-up, dates and session times. The flyer will also be accessible on the school district's website www.ausd.us.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Safety at the Class of 2020 graduation drive thru

While distance learning for the school year ended, Marguerita teachers and staff needed their #huskiesROCK masks to congratulate their graduating 8th graders for last week's drive thru graduation #classof2020 #margueritahuskies #wearyourmask #safetyfirst #beatCOVID

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

AmazonSmile Now on iOS Phones



AmazonSmile customers can now support Marguerita PTA in the Amazon shopping app on iOS and Android mobile phones! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations.
  1. Open the Amazon Shopping app on your device 
  2. Go into the main menu of the Amazon Shopping app and tap into 'Settings' 
  3. Tap 'AmazonSmile' and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process 



Monday, June 8, 2020

Alhambra City Council Meeting 6/8/2020 at 6pm

Please tune in to the city council presentation regarding traffic planning, and how this may directly impact our school communities and the neighborhoods that surround it. 

Here's the link to the City of Alhambra website where you can find the agenda for the meeting.


Monday, May 25, 2020

Teacher Appreciation Shirts

Marguerita Teachers will be getting their Teacher Appreciation shirt this week. Join us in thanking our Marguerita Teachers for ROCKING distance learning! #huskiesROCK #distancelearning #rolemodels #teacherappreciation