ANNOUNCEMENTS

It’s time to get your wine on[line]!

First, join the Ed Foundation for a virtual tasting with the incomparable Pam Starr, the founding winemaker, owner and president of Crocker & Starr.

Red, White & Rosé Tasting
With Pam Starr of Crocker & Starr
benefiting the Santa Monica Education Foundation’s annual Wine Auction

Saturday, March 20
5:00 pm – On Zoom 

Each ticket to the tasting includes three bottles of beautiful Crocker & Starr wine. Details and tickets at smedfoundation.org/crocker&starr.

Then, mark your calendar for Saturday, May 1 for the live online Santa Monica Wine Auction!

The Wine Auction will be a special live stream event where everyone can participate to support Santa Monica students. There will be exciting live and online auctions, surprises and lots of fun. Stay tuned for more details.

Please join to raise funds for essential staff and outstanding arts, STEM and more for Santa Monica’s students!

¡Es hora de poner su vino en línea!

Primero, únase a la Fundación Educativa para una degustación virtual con la incomparable Pam Starr, la enóloga fundadora, propietaria y presidenta de Crocker & Starr.

Degustación de Tintos, Blancos y Rosados
Con Pam Starr de Crocker & Starr
en beneficio de la subasta anual de vinos de la Fundación Educativa de Santa Mónica

Sábado 20 de marzo
5:00 pm – En zoom

Cada boleto para la degustación incluye tres botellas de hermoso vino Crocker & Starr. Detalles y entradas en smedfoundation.org/crocker&starr

Luego, marque su calendario para el sábado 1 de mayo para la Subasta de Vinos de Santa Mónica en vivo en línea.

La Subasta de Vinos será un evento especial de transmisión en vivo donde todos pueden participar para apoyar a los estudiantes de Santa Mónica. Habrá emocionantes subastas en vivo y en línea, sorpresas y mucha diversión. Estén atentos para más detalles.

¡Únase para recaudar fondos para el personal esencial y las artes sobresalientes, STEM y más para los estudiantes de Santa Mónica!

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Register Now – CREST G.R.O.W.S. Program

CREST G.R.O.W.S. (Gardening, Recycling, Oceans, Wildlife, and Sustainability) is an enriching class that focuses on service-learning based education in urban agriculture, water conservation, and native plants. Our emphasis is planting vegetables, flowers and harvesting. We will explore ocean conservation, wildlife, and recycling and sustainability. Participants will be engaged in outdoor, hands-on activities daily.  Program runs from March 1-26 from 3-5:15 p.m. at Grant Elementary School, for grades 3-5.

Registration opens February 3: smgov.net/reserve
Contact : 310-458-8540 • CREST@SMGOV.NET • SMGOV.NET/CREST

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Register Now – CREST Totes 2 Go Program

Totes 2 Go is a CREST pilot, pick-up and go program, that will serve 3rd-5th grade students . Participants will receive a tote bag full of lesson plans and materials. Activities are designed for your child to do at home with little parental supervision. Activities will engage your child’s imagination and encourage them to think critically, problem solve, use their creativity and will even have some fitness fun mixed in! Pick up instructions will be made available after registration ends.

Registration Begins: Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Online Registration: smgov.net/reserve
Fee $125

310-458-8540 • CREST@SMGOV.NET • SMGOV.NET/CREST

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CREST Fit Kids – March 2021

REGISTER NOW!

CREST Fit Kids is a pilot program that empowers youth ages 8-11 in building healthy lifestyles. The program offers fun fitness activities, organized games, and a variation of sports drills that build self-esteem and strong bodies. The goal is to offer a variety of child-specific sessions to get the kids accustomed to an active lifestyle as well as honing their character with positive interactions.

Registration opens 2/3 at 6 a.m. smgov.net/reserve
Financial assistant is available.

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Jogathon 2020 Success!

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Giving Tuesday – Triple Your Donation!

Triple your donation today! 

It’s #GivingTuesday and today your donation to the Ed Foundation will be tripled thanks to some exciting matches! 

Match 1: An incredible $65,000 match to fund tutoring for socio-economically disadvantaged students. 

When you donate to the Ed Foundation to support arts, STEM, wellness and other essential programs, match donors will make a dollar-for-dollar matching gift to fund tutoring for socio-economically disadvantaged youth in Santa Monica schools, up to $65,000. This match will run through December 18 and ensure socio-economically disadvantaged students receive the academic help they need during distance learning.

The $65,000 match is made possible by: $50,000 from an anonymous donor, $10,000 from the Nancy and Nimish Patel Family Foundation, and $5,000 from the Appelbaum-Kahn Foundation.

Match 2: Today only, RAND will match all donations up to $3,000

Please make your gift by 11:59 tonight at smedfoundation.org and make three times the difference.


¡Triplique su donación hoy!

Es Martes de Donación (#GivingTuesday) y hoy su donación a la Fundación Ed se triplicará gracias a estas ilusionantes donaciones para igualar.

Donación para Igualar 1: Un increíble aporte de $65,000 para financiar tutorías para estudiantes en desventaja socio-económica.
Cuando dona a la Fundación Ed para apoyar las artes, STEM, bienestar y otros programas esenciales, los donantes de para igualar donaciones harán una contribución equivalente dólar por dólar para financiar tutorías para jóvenes en desventaja socioeconómica en las escuelas de Santa Mónica, hasta $65,000. La donación para igualar se extenderá hasta el 18 de diciembre y garantizará que los estudiantes con desventajas socioeconómicas reciban la ayuda académica que necesitan durante el aprendizaje a distancia.

La igualación de $65,000 es posible gracias a: $50,000 de un donante anónimo, $10,000 de la Fundación de la Familia Nancy y Nimish Patel and $5,000 de la Fundación Appelbaum-Kahn.

Donación para Igualar 2: ¡Solo hoy, RAND igualará todas las donaciones hasta $3,000!

Por favor haga su donación antes de las 11:59 de la noche en smedfoundation.org y haga tres veces la diferencia.

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Giving Tuesday

First there was Black Friday, then Cyber Monday and then the best of all – GivingTuesday!

GivingTuesday, on December 1, is about people coming together to do extraordinary things – just like your donations to the Ed Foundation do every day. Make your gift on GivingTuesday at smedfoundation.org/donate to fund programs for WRLC students!

 

Primero fue Viernes Negro (Black Friday), luego Lunes en Línea (Cyber Monday) y luego el mejor de todos – ¡Martes de Donación (GivingTuesday)!

El Martes de Donación, el 1 de diciembre, se trata de gente común que se unen para hacer cosas extraordinarias – como hacer sus donaciones a la Fundación de Educación cada día. ¡Haga su donación en Martes de Donación en smedfoundation.org/donate para financiar programas para nuestros alumnos en WRLC!

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THIS IS THE FINAL WEEK OF JOGATHON!! 

This week, please:
  1. Make the final push for additional donations in support of our school! PTA needs these funds for necessary classroom supplieslearning apps, and activities this year and next. No amount is too small and every little bit counts! You could also win awesome prizes like an iPad or a classroom movie party! (Direct link to the RallyUp registration/donation page is here – it is not too late to register and start collecting donations! https://go.rallyup.com/will-rogers-jogathon-2020)
  2. Email us any pictures you have of your kids doing the jogathon activities to jogathon-photos@willrogerspta.com.
  3. Tune in to our Friday Assembly at 8:30am to see whether Principal Bourke or Will Rogers won the Jogathon Challenge, and who gets pie’d! The Zoom link information will be emailed to you separately.
All information and updates can be found at www.willrogerspta.com/jogathon!! Let’s Go Rogers!! Thank you!!
For anyone who missed the Assembly, here is a link to the video! https://youtu.be/caz0x2UDNEs
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Community Food Program – Thanksgiving

Please consider supporting the Will Rogers Community Food Program. As we near the holidays, items have been added to our Amazon Wish List to ensure all Will Rogers families are able to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal.  https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2B8LVLHOSW71L?ref_=wl_share

We still have a GoFundMe running as well, if you would like to make a financial contribution towards this essential program in which Will Rogers families who need a little extra support can sign up to receive backpacks full of food to take home on the weekends.  https://www.gofundme.com/f/xtt52k-will-rogers-community-food-pantry

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JOGATHON WEEK #4:

🏞This week and next, explore the great outdoors! Take pictures of you and your family at the beach, on a hike, or anywhere fun! Send 📷 to jogathon-photos@willrogerspta.com so we can post them on our website!
📚Please also make sure you are registered and collecting donations for the Jogathon! This is our big fall fundraiser, and the PTA needs these funds for necessary classroom supplieslearning apps, and activities this year and next! No amount is too small and every little bit counts! You could even win some awesome prizes like an iPad or AirPods!  ** Students in classrooms who have 100% registration (no donation required) will receive a FREE jogathon vinyl decal! So please encourage your classmates to register! **
💻Keep checking www.willrogerspta.com/jogathon to register and collect donations, for news and updates, and to VOTE for who you think won in the Principal Bourke vs. Will Rogers competition!! 🍰The winner gets to pie the other in the face at our last 11/20 Assembly!

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