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Stanton Parents Association Newsletter

Upcoming Events

DATE CHANGE: January 14th: Science Committee Meeting - 7PM
January 16-30th: World's Finest Chocolates Fundraiser
January 17th: No school
January 20th: No school
January 20th: 5th Grade Affairs Meeting
January 21st: SPA General meeting
January 22nd: Panda Express Fundraiser
January 24th: Movie Night
January 25th: Garden Party
January 31st: Family Dance
February 5-8: Zero Waste Week
DATE AND TIME CHANGE
Science Committee Meeting - Jan 14th, 7PM

Help us bring more Science to Stanton!

We're looking for any and all interested parents and guardians to help us set a course to bring more Science Enrichment programs to Stanton. Topics could include the Science Fair coming next Spring, the Science Olympiad sponsored by Castro Valley Science, and the Science Enrichment Program brought to us by Stem Sprouts. Our first meeting will be on January 14th at 7PM.
Email science.cmte@stantonspa.com for location.

Join us for Stanton MOVIE NIGHT
Friday, January 24th


Admission is FREE

Doors open at 6:30 p.m./Movie starts at 7 p.m!

An adult MUST attend with a child for the duration of the event.
Snacks will be sold, so bring some change and small bills, please!
Remember to bring a short lawn chair, blanket, or sleeping bag.  
Feel free to come in your jammies! 

Family Dance
January 31st  6-8:30PM


Come for a night of fun Under the Sea in Stanton's Multipurpose Room. Tickets will be available here. We also need volunteers for this fun event. You can sign up online here.  Alternatively, you can visit the office where there are volunteering opportunities posted in the shape of seastars! Grab one for a free admission to the dance!
 
Support Measure I

Vote YES this March to keep high quality teachers in the classroom and protect our outstanding local Castro Valley schools! You can learn more about this campaign here
 

WE NEED YOU!

We will phone bank, precinct walk, email and text voters to let them know about this important measure, Measure I. We will train you and provide you with the support you need.  During the campaign, there will be several events; phone bank nights and precinct walks, designed to get the word out to all Castro Valley voters to Vote Yes! for Castro Valley Students.  

Your volunteer support is essential and critical for the success of this campaign and to get this measure passed. Sign up here

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 darcybull@comcast.net 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 jordan@cvsan.org 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 emmanuel@cvsan.org 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 emmanuel@cvsan.org to register.

More information about our partners:

Fixit Clinic: www.cvsan.org/repairworkshops

Bay Area Bike Mobile: https://www.bayareabikemobile.org/

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