Welcome to the Sherman Oaks Parent Teacher Committee (PTC) website
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Monthly Dine Out
Eat at Mountain Mike's (301 E. Hamilton Ave.) on Thursday, October 17th and 20% of your purchase will be donated to the Sherman Oaks PTC. Available for dine in, carry out or delivery. No fliers necessary, just mention Sherman Oaks!
Halloween Fiesta Planning Meeting!!!!!
All parents are invited to our next Halloween Fiesta Planning Meeting this Thursday, October 17th at 8:00 am. Each grade is responsible to run a food booth to raise money for their grade's field trips. Come represent your child's grade to make sure your child's class has funds to attend field trips this year. We need a lot of volunteers to run this event!! Come see how you can contribute! We will have coffee and refreshments.
We are currently seeking volunteers to 1) sell food in short shifts at your grade's booth 2) supervise during the fiesta in short shifts and 3) setup and breakdown the haunted house. If you can donate an hour of your time on this night, contact Susi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sherman Oaks Annual Halloween Costume Drive
Do you have Halloween costumes that your child will no longer use? Donate them to our costume drive so that other SOaks kids may use them! Please drop them in the box in the school office. Drop Off Days: Oct 1st - Oct 18th (during office hours). Distribution Day: Monday, Oct. 21st, 2:25 pm - 3:00 pm.
Join the Sherman Oaks Cub Scouts!
Pack 324 of Sherman Oaks is recruiting new scouts! Join one of our pack meetings on the first Monday of the month. We usually have a fun activity for the kids and will be available to answer any additional questions about our organization for parents. Come see what we are about! Cub Scouts is open to boys and girls in grades K-5. Our next pack meeting will be on Monday, October 21st at 2:30 pm. Room C3 (in the office building, next to the teacher lounge).
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Literary Pumpkin Contest
Turn a pumpkin into your favorite book character! Bring your decorated pumpkin and book to the library from October 14th - October 28th to be put on display. You may decorate or paint a real pumpkin or carve an artificial pumpkin (real carved pumpkins will not be accepted). Winners will be selected on October 29th. Winners will be selected for each grade in the following categories: Staff, Parent/Family, Funniest, Most Original, Most Creative and Fan Favorite.
MAD Science After School Enrichment Programs - REGISTRATION STILL OPEN!
Mad Science "Crazy Chemworks" is coming to Sherman Oaks! This after school science enrichment class is open to K-5th graders. Classes are held on Fridays from 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm beginning October 4th thru December 13th. Registration fee is $169. Register online at thebyarea.madscience.org. Call (510) 438-9702 for more information.
Lego Education After School Enrichment Programs
Registration for Lego Education 'WeDo 2.0' ends Wednesday, October 23. Cost is $130 and is open to grades K-3. This course strengthens student's understanding of science and engineering practices. From 11/4/19 - 1/13/20 K-1 meet Mondays, 2:10 pm - 3:20 pm. 2-3 grades meet Thursdays, 2:10 pm - 3:20 pm. Limited number of scholarships available. Complete registration form here and return to the office:
TURN IN YOUR BOX TOPS!!
Turn in your Box Tops and receipts to your teachers EVERY FRIDAY. You can also drop them in the red Box Top box in the front office. Continue to collect and turn in your Box Tops and receipts throughout the year to help raise money for Sherman Oaks PTC!!! Our goal is to raise $500 this year! Once we reach our goal, the whole school will get a treat! (Click on the yellow button to left to learn more.)
Free Parent Classes to learn how to live a 'Digital Life'
The Family Engagement Institute of Foothill College is coming to Sherman Oaks Elementary to provide free classes for parents. Learn how to use technology, computers and mobile devices, including how to write emails, how to connect to your school and district website and how to use the internet in a safe manner for you and your child. Every Tuesday (9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12) from 8:30 am - 10:30 am. Child care for children ages 1-5 will be provided. Instruction will be available in English and Spanish.
Sherman Oaks Family Resource Center
The brand new Sherman Oaks Family Resource Center is officially open! It is located right next to Sherman Oaks Elementary and is a wonderful play space and free library offering programs and other resources for families with children ages 0-5. Stop by for Open Play Monday mornings from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and Wednesday afternoons from 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm. Bring your babies for Infant Music and Movement class on Wednesdays from 9:00 am - 9:45 am for non-walkers and from 10:00 am - 11:00 am for walkers. Call (408) 795-1140 ext. 4994 for more information about other programs offered. Click here for the October schedule of events - FRC Calendar - October and additional flyers Family Resource Center Upcoming Events and Fliers
The FRC presents THE HOME DEPOT Craft Workshop
Saturday, October 19 from 9:30 am - 11:30 am. This is a free event offered at the Family Resource center for children ages 2-12. Come build a clock tray or a tow truck!