Good Eggs Fundraiser in October and November

Good Eggs is partnering with Harvey Milk for a fundraiser this fall!  Use the code HARVEYMILK when you check out your groceries to enroll and get $25 off your grocery order.  When you shop on Good Eggs, 10% will go back to the school during October and November! All your orders during October and November will automatically count toward the fundraiser.

**Sign up by October 15th and enter to win a week of free dinners**

Monday morning reminders

Three events on Tuesday, Sept. 13:

  • SSC Meeting, @5:15pm in the library
  • Youth Sports Talk @ 5:30p in the cafeteria
  • PFC Meeting @ 6:30p in the cafeteria (free food and childcare provided)

Friday, Sept 16: Early Dismissal / pickup @12:40p
read about early dismissal days here
If  your child is in aftercare, pick them up as normal at by the end of afterschool program. Otherwise, you’ll need to arrange for picking up your child at 12:40p in the school yard.

Tuesday, Sept. 20: PFC Event Committee meeting, in the school library
If you signed up to organize an event, or just want to learn more about upcoming events, attend this meeting in the school library – questions? email

We also emailed a security alert by principal Machado to the mailing list.

Annual Giving Campaign has Started

banner-2016The annual giving campaign started at Back to School night and continues through December 31, 2016. Visit the dedicated campaign website to donate online (please include email address in Note field), learn about corporate matching, or see where to mail a check (and save the 3% online processing fee).
Watch the banner on the Collingwood gate to see the thermometer rise.

Early Dismissal Days

We have Early Dismissal Days for parents to add to their calendars. Read more about Early Dismissal Days.

2016-2017 Early Dismissal Dates:
Fri, Sep 16, 2016 @12:40pm 
Fri, Oct 21, 2016 @12:40pm
Mon-Fri, Nov 14 – 18, 2016 @2:30pm (Parent Conference Week)
Fri, Jan 20, 2017 @12:40pm
Fri, Feb 10, 2017 @12:40pm
Fri, Mar 10, 2017 @12:40pm
Fri, Apr 14, 2017 @12:40pm
Fri, May 12, 2017 @12:40pm

If you normally pick-up your child at 3:30pm…
If you normally pick up your child after school, please note the dates above and pick your child up at 12:40pm.

If your child is enrolled in after school…
If your child is enrolled in YMCA after school program, your children will be taken by staff from the classrooms directly to aftercare. You will pick them up as you normally do, before the end of the after school program.


Wondering where your Harvey Milk newsletter is?

If you signed up for the Harvey Milk Newsletter, but haven’t received yours (and know your spouse or friends have), these tips may help you. We will also post the newsletter each Monday on the website home page.

  1. Did you sign up using the online form?
  2. Did you receive a confirmation email, and click the link inside? If not: Gmail users might search their “Promotions” tab for email from If you find a Harvey Milk email, drag and drop the email from Promotions to your primary Inbox. Or add “” to your Google (or Yahoo or AOL) Contacts.
  3. After clicking the confirmation link, did you then receive a welcome email? If not, again, Gmail users might check their Promotions tab and drag the email to their primary tab/inbox to train gmail that it isn’t a promotion.
  4.  If you are still having troubles, email  We’ll check for your email on the mailing list.

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