Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Weekly Update - January 25, 2016

What you need to know for this week:

Jog-a-Thon...Thank you! Donations Due Wednesday, 01/27/16
A big thank you goes out to all the parents who donated their time and items to make Wednesday's Jog-a-Thon a huge success! We especially want to thank the Port family for the donation of oranges.
The next step is for the students to collect the money from their sponsors.  The Jog-a-Thon envelopes are due this coming Wednesday, January 27. Remember, these donations will support your children’s activities during intersession. Don't forget the prizes for raising money!

-Raise more than $25 and you may participate in flip flop/t-shirt day
-Raise more than $75 and you will get escape rated to Liberty Station for lunch (student purchase) and
-Raise over $100 and you get to enjoy a pizza party at school ( Feb 11th)

Thank you!
Ellen and Kyle

Fundraiser at Panda Express on Tuesday, January 26
Please join us to raise some funds for the Parent Association, with all proceeds benefitting all the students at HTMMA! If you are planning to eat out anyway that day, eat at Panda Express and be sure to BRING the attached flyer (must be printed out on paper!).
Click here for flyer: Fundraising at Panda
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 from 12:00 PM ­ 11:00 PM
At This Panda Express Location: Sports Arena & Rosecrans
3146 Sports Arena Blvd. #2 San Diego, CA 92110

Middle School Carnival Dance Friday January 29
From 4 pm to 6 pm @ High Tech Middle (across from The Rock Church). Cost is $5 per student, plus photo booth and treats to be sold inside!


See famous Krump/Hip Hop dancer Quinell -  Thursday January 28
Quinell "Bash" Dixon will be visiting HTMMA this Thursday, January 28th between 4-6pm.   This event is open to EVERYONE!

Quinell "Bash" Dixon of MTV America's Best Dance Crew Season 6's Street Kingdom! Quinell has been in the Krump/Hip Hop dance community for many years training
and dancing at the highest level.
Please watch his latest video here
Quinell will be discussing his Nonprofit Organization D2ISkullies and will be selling his popular apparel and accessories  and his new T-shirt design for $20!

We are extremely lucky to have Quinell spend time with us this Thursday.  He will also teach our new team a dance piece for our medley! Everyone (including students not on the dance team) are welcome to join us and learn this routine! Students from HTHMA are welcome!

As a thank you, we are accepting a $5.00 donation for his time.  Please contact Mrs. Tran for any questions, comments or concerns.

Save the date for FIERCE---an 8th grade young women's night! February 11 from 5pm-8pm.
Teachers have planned an event to empower, inspire and educate our 8th grade young women about self-love, self-care, sexual health, boundaries in relationships, nutrition and fitness. We have put together a panel of health professionals to speak to our girls and we are kicking the night off with a yoga session led by a certified personal trainer. We are so excited to share this time with our girls! It is a free event at HTMMA and dinner will be provided. Please encourage your child to attend. We hope to make this a tradition!

Bake sale containers missing?
If you are still missing a container from the December bake sale, please contact Sharon at sharontmayer@gmail.com.

Perk Up! We have a Coffee/Hot Cocoa Cart!  ...and we’ve moved to Monday mornings! :)
The HTMMA coffee cart will be open Monday mornings from 8:00am-9:15am. Please stop by at the bottom of the stairs and enjoy a delicious cup of coffee or hot cocoa and support our school at the same time. Let’s put our money back into our own school one day a week! If you want to send your student with your money and order, we will deliver it to you curbside :)

Bagels to support High Tech High Media Arts (upstairs)
HTHMA (high school) PA is going to start selling bagels every Tuesday morning.  If you’re short on time Tuesday mornings, you can send your child with a couple of bucks for a bagel :)

FREE Money for HTMMA!
Here are FOUR super easy ways to donate money to the school without spending an extra cent. See details on our website.

  • Target Red Card….FREE MONEY!
  • Amazed with Amazon? :)
  • ESCRIP
  • Box Tops….Let’s Rack Them Up!  You can find out which products and websites offer Box Tops at: http://www.boxtops4education.com/


HTMMA Logo Wear...show your spirit!
For sale at Naiby’s desk. T-shirts: $15, Sweatshirts: $30, cash/check only please. **HTMMA T-shirts can be worn to school on Fridays, and sweatshirts can be worn every day**

Upcoming Dates:

01/26 Fundraiser at Panda Express (12 pm - 11 pm...Flyer attached)
01/27 JOG-A-THON Funds Due
01/29 Middle School Dance at HTM (4-6 pm)
02/03 Parent Association meeting at 9 am
0/02 to 02/05 SLC’s; Early dismissal at 12:30

*every Monday, Coffee Cart at HTMMA stairs 8-9:15

*every Thursday, FIJI Yogurt sales after school

Monday, January 4, 2016

Weekly Update: Jan 4th, 2016


What you need to know for this week: 1/4/16

We are kicking off 2016 with great information and ways to continue to support HTMMA’s success and amazing community in the coming year :)

Jog-a-Thon update
How is your child doing with Jog-a-thon sponsorships?! Before winter break, the students received their Jog-a-Thon packet to request sponsorships from friends and family over the winter break. Jog-a-Thon is HTMMA's biggest fundraiser which supports intersession (ask your child about their intersession!). Please encourage them to reach out to loved ones for their support. There are many ways to support the jog-a-thon which will be held January 20th. Look for a volunteer sign up soon. If you have questions or would like to volunteer, contact Kyle at Kyle.l.wade@gmail.com or Ellen at YellenL@aol.com.

Parent Association Meeting on Wednesday, January 6 at 9 am
All are welcome to join the PA board at our monthly meeting on January 6, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. in the conference room just right of the main commons.

Start Your Morning with Steve this Friday, January 8 at 9 am
Join Steve for HTMMA's bi-annual LCAP and Title I meeting. Together, you will learn about and discuss how HTMMA is using its public funding, and how student progress being measured. See you here!

Perk Up! We have a Coffee/Hot Cocoa Cart!  ...and we’ve moved to Monday mornings! :)
The HTMMA coffee cart will be open Monday mornings from 8:00am-9:15am. Please stop by at the bottom of the stairs and enjoy a delicious cup of coffee or hot cocoa and support our school at the same time. Let’s put our money back into our own school one day a week! If you want to send your student with your money and order, we will deliver it to you curbside :)


Money for our school!
Target RED card, Box Tops, Escrip, Amazon, there are so many ways to earn 'free money' for our school!