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					                                        Mountain Avenue Elementary School
                                               2307 Mountain Avenue
                                              La Crescenta, CA 91214
                                        (818) 248-7766 FAX (818) 248-6352
                                             Ms. Rebeca Witt, Principal

                                  Word of the Month: TRUSTWORTHINESS

           When I act in a trustworthy manner, I show I am being responsible and dependable.
Thursday Update (online at                                       March 12, 2009

Flag Ceremony – Join us tomorrow for our weekly student recognition followed by a special presentation by Mr.
Gunnoe’s class.

Minimum Day – Tomorrow, March 13 is a minimum day for report card preparation. Students will be
dismissed at 12:30 p.m. Report cards will go home on Thursday, March 19.

Ms. Bell’s Class - The week of March 16-20 is your scheduled time to help with traffic duty before school.
The safety of our children is in your hands!

St. Patrick’s Day – St. Patrick’s Day is Tuesday March 17. Put on your green and remember, no pinching

New Student Registration – Registration for 09/10 new students, grades 1-6, begins Tuesday, March 17 from
8:30 a.m.- 3:30 a.m. Registration packets are available in the office.

M.A.C.K. NIGHT OUT IS MARCH 28 - Come to the M.A.C.K. Night Out Luau and support the new
Computer Lab by bidding on fabulous auction items at all price levels. This year's raffle tickets are $2-$50 and
include teacher donations, opportunity balloons and the new 50/50 raffle that allows you to win 50 percent of the
cash raffle or $2,500! Pre-sales of raffle tickets will be available on March 20 and 27 at Friday Flag and Friday

A partial list of silent and live auction items includes, grade-level baskets, weekends at Shell Vacations in Napa
Valley and Waikiki, Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort in Puerto Peñasco, Mexico, St. Anton Condominiums in
Mammoth, Sheraton Universal and Universal Studios, a Big Bear Cabin, Dodger Tickets and Tour of Fire Station
21 and lunch for a child and 5 of his/her friends. Plan your bidding wish list and visit
for auction item updates.

MACK NIGHT OUT LUAU GRADE LEVEL BASKETS!! It's still not too late to make a donation for your
child's GRADE LEVEL BASKET THEME. Deadline for basket donations is extended until Monday, March 16.
Support and donate to your child's grade level basket theme. It's sure to be one of the sought after items at this
year's event. You won't want to miss out on this great evening so be sure to join us and get your tickets.
Questions?? Contact Marilyn Shimabukuro 248-4720, Marjan Khazra 541-6668 or Vanetta Barton 248-5068.

             Kindergarten - Memory Keeper                         4th Grade - Coffee Break

             1st Grade - Pajama Party                            5th Grade - Cupcake Treat

             2nd Grade - Family Night Out                        6th Grade - Sports Fan

             3rd Grade - Reading Corner for Kids

Box Tops for Education: Congratulations to Bella Busalacchi and Michael Lineberger for turning in the most
Box Tops during our last contest. Winners in the class competition: Primary Grades: Mrs. Hall – 1st place, Mrs.
Kimura - 2nd place. Upper Grades: Mr. Gunnoe - 1st place and Mrs. Ewing - 2nd place.

Chorus Rehearsals – There will be no chorus rehearsals on Friday, March 13, Monday, April 13, and Friday,
April 17.

Spring Pictures – Tuesday, March 31. Dress in something bright for your picture and don’t forget to smile!

Rosemont Open House – Attention 6th graders: Rosemont’s Open House will be on Wednesday, April 1 from 7-
8:30 p.m. Don’t miss this great opportunity become familiar with your new school!

Mountain Avenue Open House – Save the date! Our Open house will be on Thursday, April 2 from 6:30-8:00.
Thursday will also be a minimum day.

Spring Break – Our Spring break will be from April 13-17. School resumes on April 20.

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