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PTA General Meeting!
Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 at 6pm

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

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 at 6pm

Join Zoom Meeting
https://scusd.zoom.us/j/2773450166

Meeting ID: 277 345 0166
Password: PTA1250

We have quite a few important items on our agenda.  Addendum to our budget, approval of new expenses, most importantly election for next years PTA Board. Our current board officers will be completing their terms this year.

Students eat FREE at LEATHERBYS!
Wednesday, January 20th 2021 -* All day event * *While Supplies Last*

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Students Eat Free at the Leatherby’s ELK GROVE location.

Represent Pony Express Elementary by wearing any of the Pony Express Spirit Wear or your Pony Express Wrist Band, Key Chain or Bookmark!!

Your child will get a FREE Kids Burger and Fries no strings attached!

Curbside and Takeout options available! Please safely social distance and wear a mask.

We would love to see your pics. Post them on our Facebook and Instagram page or send your pics to ponypta@gmail.com

While supplies last.

It’s GIRL SCOUTS COOKIE Season !!!
Orders now available online!

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Dear Pony Express Families!

 

It is Girl Scout Cookie Season!   Girl Scout Troop 1996 (based at Pony Express Elementary School) is selling cookies right now!  In the past years, you would see us selling cookies afterschool at Pony Express but given the pandemic, we are unable to host any booths this year and are selling our cookies online and keeping it contactless for safety reasons.   We are offering the following cookies:

 

Toast-Yay!  (a NEW flavor that tastes like French Toast)

Thin Mints

Winter Art Show!!!
Help us create an Winter Art Moment!

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Hello Pony Express Riders,

“Help us create a Pony Express Art Moment! 

Color this snowflake and email it back to us. After the winter break, we’ll post a digital collage on our social media platforms. 

Color, paint, draw, collage… use any materials you like. We can’t wait to see what you create!”  email your creations to ponypta@gmail.com 

We may get a chance to show off our Young Artists on NAtional PTA website.

If you are unable to open the file you are welcome to use a snowflake print from online.

Virtual Silent Auction – NEW ITEMS ADDED
Ends TONIGHT!!!! @ 6pm

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We are excited to announce our first annual Pony Express Elementary PTA Virtual Silent Auction!

Proceeds from this online silent auction will help support teachers and staff with school supplies, books, playground equipment, assemblies, technology, and other much needed items at Pony Express Elementary in Sacramento City Unified School District.

This event is hosted by Pony Express Elementary PTA, a non-profit parent teacher association.

                http://ponypta.hgabid.com/

LCFF FORM -20/21

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Hello Pony Express Families,

Please complete the LCFF application.

ONLY one application per household.

Our state funding depends on all of our households to fill this form – 44.44% of our households are still in need to complete it.

 

School Supply Distribution Schedule
Starting Monday November 30th - December 2nd

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Hello Pony Express Families,

Please find below the distribution schedule for your childs school supplies.

Monday, November 30th ~ Kinder from 1:30 – 2:30pm and Mrs. Lo’s class from 2:30 – 3:30pm.

Tuesday, December 1st ~ 3rd grade  from 2:30 – 3:30pm and 4th grade from 3:30 – 4:30pm.

Wednesday, December 2nd ~ 5th grade from 2:30 – 3:30pm and 6th grade from 3:30 – 4:30pm.

Chipotle Fundraiser- TOMORROW 4pm-8pm
Eat Chipotle Help PONY EXPRESS!!!

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DELTA SHORES CHIPOTLE

Dine and Donate to Pony Express while dining at Chipotle TOMORROW from 4:00pm-8:00pm!
Eat on the patio or order takeout directly from the Chipotle at Delta Shores and Chipotle will give proceeds to our school.
Spread the word – and thanks for your support!

New! Order Online for Pickup Option:

Use code NFQQM29 before checkout in “promo”field. Orders placed on Chipotle.com or through the Chipotle App for pickup using this unique code will be counted towards the fundraiser.

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!
Orders are now closed. Thank you for your support!

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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.

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.

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