Welcome to The Del Mar Heights School PTA Website!
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Del Mar Heights Elementary School is a wonderful place for our children’s education. It is the PTA’s mission to enhance your child’s scholastic environment. We are honored to serve this community and hope you support us by becoming a PTA member today.
The School Play is Back!
The PTA is calling kids at every grade level to join in our school performance, which will be written and performed by Del Mar Heights students. Playwriters start in January, followed by students participating in drama, sound effects, dance and set & costume design. The performance will be in May. Our very own Juliette Milner has put together this new program!
Sign up by next Friday, Dec. 20 at reinventingmusicaltheater.org. Also, please join our parents and teachers in volunteering to help run the show! Email email@example.com.
ArtPartners at Del Mar Heights School
A program to connect students to artists and their work.
Students at Del Mar Heights Elementary School will have the opportunity to learn about the work of professional artists through a new program, ArtPartners created and coordinated by art teacher Andrew Smith.
ArtPartners brings local artists into the school classrooms to share about their life, work, motivation, and process of creation. “I want to demonstrate to our students that creativity and art in practice is not limited to the classroom or to the world of the art show.” reflects Mr. Smith, “I want students to understand that art is a living, active part of the lives and livelihoods of adults and artists in our community.” Artists scheduled to visit Del Mar Heights as participants in the ArtPartners program include local painters, sculptors, textile designers, photographers, surfboard designers, and performers.
The first artist to participate in ArtPartners is local watercolorist Mark Sherman. He will spend an afternoon with fifth-grade students sharing about his work and helping them explore their own creativity in his chosen medium. Follow the all the happenings through Mr. Smith's blog http://delmarheightsarts.blogspot.com/
Fly Me to the Moon
Del Mar Heights SciFri, Friday, January 10th
K-2nd grade: 6-6:45 p.m.
3-6th grade: 7-7:45 p.m.
Come hear from one of Del Mar’s most prized possessions- Dr. Candace Kohl! Dr. Kohl was one of the first cosmochemists to study lunar rocks and has searched the world for meteorites. She even has an asteroid named in her honor! She brings not only her amazing experiences and stories, but also some real samples!
REGISTER NO LATER THAN JANUARY 8th at http://tinyurl.com/mexkems!
Seating is limited. First come, first served!
*Parent participation required* *No siblings please* *No food or drink in the MUR*
January is Understanding Differences Month
Understanding Differences is a unique, award winning, disability awareness program created by Del Mar Heights Elementary School. This school-wide program teaches students empathy and understanding through participation in science sessions, simulation exercises and by listening to guest speakers. Each year, throughout January, the Del Mar Heights community participates in a variety of activities designed to foster tolerance. Understanding Differences is supported by the staff and PTA, over 75 parent volunteers, UCSD undergraduate psychology volunteers as well as by multiple community volunteers with disabilities. This program was honored by the North Coastal Council PTA with a Program Award of Excellence and has been awarded the California School Boards Association Golden Bell Award.
For more information contact Alexa McGuire at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the Date: Saturday March 15th, 2014 is The Spring Gala!
We are changing things up! This year our Spring Gala will be a festive but casual party at the Fairgrounds where costumes are optional. It will feature food, fun and an auction of class art, as well as many fabulous items, VIP perks and experiences.
We need auction items! If you'd like to get a jump start on helping, please review the Donation Flyer and Donation Form. Please do not collect money or purchase anything for the auction as donations should be based on our collective connections (there will be no class baskets this year). We are only asking room parents to assist with getting the word out so that we ensure we reach every family. Thank you and Happy Holidays!
The PTA Spring Gala Committee
PTA Member Meeting
Wednesday, January 15 at 8am. in the Library
Join us for another PTA Member meeting Wednesday at 8:00 am. We will be discussing upcoming events/programs.
See you there!
Volunteers Needed for Mileage Club
Mr. Phillip needs at least 3 people each week to help mark cards while our kids enjoy running laps during lunch recess. Work on your tan and watch the kids rock! The recess is from 11:45-12:25. Please contact Ian Phillip at email@example.com to volunteer.
Garden Club Wednesday's
We will be continuing our Christmas gift crafting while enjoying some food from the garden. Come join the fun while making our school garden a wonderful place to learn and expand our children's minds.
Integrated Arts Lunch Clubs
During Lunch Recess
Lunch Clubs are up and running! Mr. Smith has implemented some amazing clubs through out the week for our kids to take a part of. Follow Mr. Smiths Blog to keep updated on the amazing things our kids our creating and learning!
Mondays - Student choral group.
Tuesdays - Drama Club (with parent volunteer, Mrs. Von Reis)
Thursdays - Art studio
Fridays - Heights Writes- A writing group which meets to work on our written work and plan our publications.
12/19: WinterFest Kindergarten at 11:30 Grades 1-6 at 1:30
January Understanding Differences
1/10 : SciFri-Fly Me To The Moon
6:00- 6:45 pm; K-2nd; SciFri -
7:00- 7:45 pm; 3rd-6th; SciFri
1/15 : PTA Member Mtg - in the School Library, 8 am _______________________ 1/25: DMSEF 5k Run
1/31: SciFri - Senomyx: Sensing the Future through Flavor Innovation,6pm
2013-2014 PTA Meeting Dates:
September 11 at 8am
Click HERE to see Agenda
January 15 at 8am- Library
March 19 at 8am
May 21 at 8am
June (volunteer appreciation)
*Meetings are held in the MUR)*
We welcome your suggestions!
Please contact the PTA with your suggestions for new programs or any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org. or fill out the form below (anonymous). Thank you!