Stanton Parents Association Newsletter

Upcoming Events

January 16-February 6th: World's Finest Chocolates Fundraiser (DATES EXTENDED)
February 5-8: Zero Waste Week
February 5th: Spring Pictures
February 14th: Friday Flag
February 17th: NO SCHOOL
February 18th: SPA General Meeting
Thank you so much for coming out for a fun Friday night Stanton event! The family dance was a huge success! Everyone had a great time Under The Sea!

None of it would have been possible without our amazing volunteers... huge shout to Antonette Sespene and Teresa VirgenTorres for stepping in to help with all the main organization and preplanning! We had our AM decorating helpers: Antonette Sespene, Alina Druga, Sandy Fong, Anna Tumlinson and Juan & Teresa VT. Our afterschool helpers: Jenny Tse, Meghan Kelly, Mary Lodge, Joy Huntsman, Ashley Gonzalez, Carly & Brianna Becerra.

Thank you Amy Ramos for feeding us all and providing the Rita’s Italian Ice for the evening!

Thank you Justin Kemp for always having the cash we need and for staying late to reconcile! Happy birthday to you!

Thank you to the teachers who came to dance the night away and a BIG thank you to Mrs Ormsby. 

All these wonderful volunteers made the event a fun, safe event: Laura Salangsang, Maria Duenas, Rob de Leon, Eli Rykoff, Ful Hussey, Tonja Alton, Aden Anderson, and Vivian Rizkalla. Huge thanks to Shirley Rodriguez for her cafeteria kitchen help, DJ Billy Ray Bradford, photo booth by AJ Rogers, and Stacy & Dylan Coppola for their generous sponsorship!  
World's Finest Chocolates Fundraiser
January 16 - February 6th, 2020

Our amazing coordinator for the event, Darlene Saunders, is extending the dates for this fundraiser. She will be available before school everyday at 7:45-8:10 and after school everyday from 2:35-3:15. You can also contact her for pickup outside of these hours. If you pick up candy next week (Monday-Thursday, Feb 3rd to Feb 6th) then payment is due no later than February 12th.

Please make sure you fill out the envelope that is in each box of candy and put your payment inside. You can drop it in the SPA box located in the office or give it to Darlene directly.
CVSan holds its FIFTH Annual Zero Waste Week for the Community (February 5th - 9th)

By participating in these events, Stanton can earn points on its GREEN RIBBON application for more money for Stanton.
We need at least THREE families participating in at least one Zero Waste Week activity for credit.  

Please note that all of the Week’s events are FREE.

Please contact Darcy Bull at if you have any questions and please be sure to let her know that you participated as well as send any pictures you take so that we can mark it down on the application.  GO GREEN!!

Wednesday, February 5th - Community Tree Fruit Gleaning

From 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., come participate in a Castro Valley tree fruit gleaning to save extra food that otherwise may have gone uneaten. We will assemble at CVSan Offices at 21040 Marshall St and then visit pre-approved sites in Castro Valley from which to harvest extra fruit and vegetables. All gleaned food will be donated to a Castro Valley food pantry. Sign up to volunteer and let us know if you have a tree that needs gleaning, by contacting CVSan at or (510) 537-0757 ext. 112.

Thursday, February 6th – Zero Waste Cooking Workshop

From 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. at the Palomares Hills Clubhouse at 6811 Villareal Drive, Castro Valley, bring your culinary curiosity and willingness to do some fun hands-on learning on how to cook with zero waste! Anne-Marie Bonneau, ZeroWasteChef, will be our instructor for the evening. Registration is coming soon.


Friday, February 7th – Movie Showing – True Cost

From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Castro Valley Library (3600 Norbridge Avenue) - Chabot Room

CVSan will be showing The True Cost, a documentary about the impact of the clothing industry on people and our environment. A facilitated discussion will follow the film. Food and refreshments will be provided.

Register for The True Cost movie showing HERE

Saturday, February 8th – Fixit Clinic with Bike Repair and Clothing Swap!

From 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Castro Valley Library (3600 Norbridge Avenue) - Chabot Room

Actively participate in the (potential) repair of your non-working items at our Fixit Clinic with the help of, “Fixit Coaches,” our repair-savvy, volunteer coaches! The Bay Area Bike Mobile will also be on hand to help you repair your non-working bicycles. This Fixit Clinic will also feature a clothing swap so be sure to bring clothing items that others may find useful.

Whether you have a non-functioning bike, electronics, clothing, or any other items, join CVSan at our Fixit Clinic to learn how to repair your own items through the guidance of our Fixit Coaches!


Do you have a passion for repair? Are you interested in being a Fixit Coach?

CVSan is actively looking for Fixit Coaches with a desire to coach others through the repair process. Contact CVSan at 510-537-0757 ext 102 or for more details and to sign-up. 

Register for the Fixit Clinic

Walk-ins are always welcome!  Registration before the event is not required but can help our Fixit Coaches bring the proper tools to support your repair. Contact CVSan at 510-537-0757 ext 102 or to register.

More information about our partners:

Fixit Clinic:

Bay Area Bike Mobile:

Tickets for the Stanton Elementary cast performance of the Aristocats is now available online. Shows are on March 27th and March 29th. Tickets can be purchased here:
Thank you to the Hospitality Committee for January's Teachers' Treat. It was a big success!
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