11/14/22 Newsletter

Happy Monday, APG Community! Please take a moment to read our  November 14 PTSA NewsletterOur Newsletter updates are provided for all our families and staff to stay informed and engaged with our APG school community. Check our daily updates on our WebsiteInstagram and Facebook pages, as well as weekly updates to our school Calendar.  The PTSA has got you covered!

1.  Donate, donate, donate! 
We need YOUR help as we are falling behind in getting donations for our school. We’ve only raised $27,000 so far and have quite a way to go to reach our goal of $150,000. Please visit our FUNDRAISING PAGE and donate today. We’d love to see EVERY APG FAMILY contribute any amount to support our school. Thank you!

2.  Three APG Fundraisers partnering with local businesses

a.  11/14 – 12/9:  Black Bird Bookstore, ONLINE HERE; use code ‘APG2022’ in the text box labeled “add a gift message” at checkout webpage. Please share with all your family, friends and neighbors – anyone can shop and use the code online.

b.  12/10 – 12/18: Sports Basement Holiday Shopping Event IN-STORE or ONLINE [FLIER] Sign up to be a Basementeer and choose AP Giannini as the charity recipient of school donations.  You’ll get 20% off items at Sports Basement and we get donations to our school.

c.  Ongoing, every Sunday at the 37th Avenue Farmer’s Market:  visit two booths – Pure Cane Sugarcane Juice and Kunugi Noodle – run by APG families and mention “AP Giannini” to have proceeds donated to our school.

3.  Volunteer and help our programs thrive 
Our school would benefit from having many more volunteers help out. The more help we get, the bigger difference we can make in our school community. Thanks for your time!

—> PTSA Board Members needed Co-Treasurer;  Exec VP;  Volunteer Coordinator; email us for details

—> Chicken Care over Fall & Winter Breaks; email Katie

—> Bikes & Helmets:  We’re updating our school bikes and helmets and could use bike enthusiasts to help us out with purchases and clean-ups/ tune-ups.  EMAIL US today!

—> Garden Workday, 12/4, 9a-2p in our Garden.  Join us to lend a hand to spruce up our school garden!  Donations of succulents and soil are welcome.  Email Sara with any questions.

—> Lunchtime help in Wellness, Garden or Cafeteria, please sign up online HERE

We have immense gratitude for all our wonderful APG teachers, principals, staff, and Beacon team! We are fortunate to have talented and caring staff who help make APG the BEST public middle school in the city. Many of you will meet with your student’s teachers during conferences this week ~ please share a message of THANKS with them for everything they do for our community.  

Enjoy a restful Fall Break and Thanksgiving holiday with your families next week. See you back at school on November 29th. Let’s go Jaguars!