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Book Fair is coming to Pony Express!!!
Fall Scholastic Book Fair online from October 26th to November 8th

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Hello Pony Express Family,

 On October 26th through November 8th we are having our Fall Scholastic Book Fair online this year!  Your orders will be directly shipped to your homes with free shipping on orders $25 or more. You will have access to the entire Scholastic collection of books so be sure to use the search tool where you can search by character, subject, or specific title!

 

Get your Hoodies Here!
Final Week to Order.

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Pre-orders are now available on our School Store from October 13, 2020 to November 2, 2020 .

Order at https://pony-express-pta.square.site/

Both Youth and Adult sizes available for purchase.

Hoodies will be available for pickup approximately November 27th, 2020 from Pony Express. We will email you a pickup time once the hoodies are ready. A free Gift Included with the purchase of the Hoodies.

PTA is also selling Pizza Guys and Jamba Juice BOGO cards.

Runnin’ For Rhett for 4th-6th Graders
Next Zoom Meeting 10/14/20

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4th to 6th graders are invited to participate in Runnin’ For Rhett!

Next Zoom Meeting  October 14 , 2020 

https://zoom.us/j/6266508970?pwd=UldWS2VHTXZJZWtVdHpwOW9CRnRhQT09

Meeting ID: 626 650 8970
Passcode: Rhett2020

 

The Basics: Runnin’ for Rhett is a free after school running program that culminates in a 5K
race anytime in December. Learn more about Rhett and his inspiring story at runninforrhett.org.

School Site Council BALLOT FORM.
Vote for two Candidates on the Ballot .

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Hello Pony Express Families,

Pony Express Elementary School Site council Nominations are in. Thank you to all the parents who volunteered . 

Please vote for two candidates on the ballot list attached and either drop of at the office to email your votes to Principal Dobrescu.  Gino-Dobrescu@scusd.edu

For any further questions please contact Principal Dobrescu 

 Gino-Dobrescu@scusd.edu

PTA Board Members 2020-21

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We would love to introduce ourselves to all of you!

We are a group of parents, teachers, family members and community members who help run Pony Express PTA.

We welcome you to the school that is “The Best in the West”. We know this school year will look different but we will be working virtually to help students, teachers and staff.

If you have any questions or would like to help, please feel free to contact us at ponypta@gmail.com.

PTA General Meeting!
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 6pm

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The Pony Express PTA is inviting you to join us for the FIRST Virtual PTA Meeting of this school year!

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 6pm

ZOOM link and password will be sent out to those who request it by emailing ponypta@gmail.com.

”Meet” our Principal & PTA board

Find out we have planned for the School Year.

Virtual Back to School Night
Check out the schedule!

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Please make an effort to attend so you can meet Pony’s teachers and learn about their virtual classroom with all the rules, expectations, and available electronic resources.

Your teacher will communicate their individual zoom ID and Passcode to you.

Tuesday, September 8th:

  • 2nd grade from 6 – 6:30 pm
  • 6th grade from 6:45 – 7:15pm

Wednesday, September 9th:  

Pony Express Distance Learning Schedule
2020-2021

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GRADES EK/K WITH TRADITIONAL 9 AM START TIME
9:00 – 9:50 AM School Begins with morning circle and SEL lessons
Class Time: ELA Instruction and small group/ELD support
9:50 – 10:00 AM BREAK
10:00 – 10:50 AM Class Time: Math Instruction and small group/ELD support 
10:50  – 11:00 AM BREAK
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Class Time and Small group/ELD support (Core Subjects)
12:00 – 1:00 PM LUNCH 1:00 – 1:30 PM
Class Time and small group/ELD support
 

Final PTA General Meeting & Board Election – May 26
May 26 Tuesday, 6pm via Zoom

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We’re inviting everyone to our final PTA general meeting on Tuesday, May 26 at 6pm.

We are also going to elect the School Year 2020-21 PTA Board Officers. If you are interested to volunteer as a Board Officer, please email us at ponypta@gmail.com.

Positions open for election : PTA President     PTA Treasurer      PTA Secretary

Position Description available at https://capta.org/pta-leaders/run-your-pta/job-descriptions/

Be Part of the Sam Brannan Band
Calling all 6th Graders!

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Don’t play an instrument?? No worries!! 

This is the perfect opportunity for 6th Graders to check out the awesome music program Sam Brannan Middle School has to offer!  Check out the website and discover all the great opportunities you have in music. 

Mr. Jeremy Hammond will teach and lead both beginning band and advanced band.  There are even some cool after school offerings such as drum line, color guard, and jazz band.