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Dear Parents, What an exciting time to be a Riptide.  5th graders will be taking their panoramic picture on Thursday, January  19th at 2:00 p.m.  Please remember to make your donation to MBEF. Your donations give us the ability to have so many wonderful programs at Robinson. Through your generous donations we are able to fund, among other things, a P.E. teacher, a librarian, a reading specialist...
“No act of kindness no matter how small is ever wasted.” - Aesop The Great Kindness Challenge (GKC) is one week dedicated to creating a culture of kindness on campuses nationwide. Robinson is proudly participating in this initiative. All students will receive a GKC checklist with 25+ kind deeds on Monday, January 23. Please encourage your child to complete the checklist by Thursday, January 26...
Riptides, get your creative juices flowing: It's time to start designing your t-shirt for the Family Fun Run Design Contest! Students from all grades are encouraged to submit drawings, one of which will be selected to go on the front of Robinson's 17th Annual Family Fun Run t-shirt to be worn the day of the race. The contest entry forms went home in your child's binder last week, and are also...
Make your child’s education one of your priorities for the new year. A healthy lifestyle, less technology, more outreach are all great ways to start the year – but don’t forget a gift to MBEF to enrich and empower your child at school. mbef.org/givetoday/ Thank you to all of the families who have contributed to MBEF to date!
Robinson Elementary is NOW enrolled to participate in the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee. The school invites you to create a free Word Club account at spellingbee.com to access your child’s study materials. Through Word Club, you will have free, direct access to study materials for your classroom spelling bee. These classroom bees will be held in the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade classroom the week...
January parties with available spots are: 1st Grade American Girl Tea Party, French Cuisine Cooking Party and 1st-3rd UCODE Party. February Parties: MixT Scent Event and 1st Grade Tempest Party (only 4 spots left!). For more info on these events and to purchase tickets click here. Questions about Party Book? Contact Melissa Iacono.
Submissions now being accepted for the Growing Great art contest. Forms available in the Robinson front office and in your next Growing Great class lesson. Deadline for submissions is February 17th. Winners will have their entry displayed on the wall of Manhattan House restaurant.
Read this month’s SBFC e-newsletter This month’s e-newsletter features an article by MBUSD parent and therapist Leah Niehaus. Great info for all elementary school parents! Click here to access. Don’t miss the curated gallery of articles and resources for the elementary school parent. Search for any topic of interest. For those parents at the middle school and/or high school, please visit, MBMS...
Parenting Strategies Training: Series Begins January 18 Attend these free, 4-week training workshops are led by Deborah Medlicott-Wilson, M.A., and Rocky Wilson, Ph.D and said to be one of the most informative adolescent parenting programs in Manhattan Beach. P.S.T. will cover communication, anger, control issues, discipline, respect, responsibility, schoolwork, limit setting, parties, drinking,...
MBMS and 5th grade families are invited to join in on the third installment in MBMS PTA’s Connected families book series discussion. MBMS Vice Principal, Margot Parker, will facilitate and direct parents through large and small group discussions centered around the book: “UnSelfie, Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World” by Michele Borba. Ed.D. It will take place on Friday, January...