Crazy Hat Day is Friday!

In celebration of reaching another Read A Thon goal, Ortega students can wear their craziest hats on Friday!!!

Crazy Hair Day is Tomorrow & Pajama Day is on Friday!

Awesome News! School-Wide we have raised over $6,000, with every dollar raised going to fund art, science, computer and garden classes as well as Ortega's new Soul Shoppe program (information night on the 27th). This also means that we have now reached 2 of our school-wide incentives for Read-A-Thon: Crazy Hair Day (Tomorrow) & Pajama Day (Friday). Remember, March 29 is the last day to get your donations in to win a shirt, raffle tickets, or even an art party with Ms. Denise happening April 5th. For information and to download pledge sheets, reading logs or pledge a student online visit our Read A Thon webpage. Click to Visit Our Webpage

ORTEGA TALENT SHOW THIS WEEK/ 5TH GRADE DINNER INFO & FAMILY HOEDOWN INFO

Ortega's Got Talent 2019 Variety Show! School day time performance is this Thursday at 9am. Family members welcome. Evening performance is this Friday at 7pm. All performers and crew arrive at 6pm having already eaten and dressed in costume. 5th Grade Family Dinner volunteers needed! Friday March 29th! Please consider volunteering and sign up by clicking the link below. https://ortegapto.ivolunteer.com/event_031 Ortega Family Hoedown! Friday April 5th! We are looking for volunteers for Ortega's 3rd Annual Family Hoedown. Please consider volunteering and sign up by clicking the link below. https://ortegapto.ivolunteer.com/event_032

General PTO Meeting 3/27/19 at 6:30pm

You’re invited!!! What: Ortega’s General PTO Meeting Featuring Soul Shoppe Parent Night Paid for by your PTO When: Wednesday, March 27, 6:30-8:30pm Where: Ortega’s MPR Join us for our general meeting and the introduction of Soul Shoppe, an exciting new program we will be implementing this year. Childcare will be provided. Each adult guest can enter to win** two 1-day Disneyland park hopper tickets. **Must be present to win.

Turn in Reading Logs and Pledges Tomorrow

We are almost halfway through the reading portion of our Read A Thon! Please have students turn in completed reading logs (with signatures) and any physical pledges received to their teachers tomorrow. New logs and pledge forms will be also be sent home. Every student that raises $100 will receive a special Read-A-Thon t-shirt on Monday. Update: We are SO CLOSE to our first school wide goal of $2,500 where students get to wear crazy hair to school! GO ORTEGA!! More information, reading logs, pledge sheets and prize details can be found out on our Read A Thon website at https://www.ortegapto.org/read-a-thon

Remember to Log those Minutes!

*Reading Logs went home with students this past Friday.* In order to allow time for tallying, minutes are recorded each week. New reading logs will be handed out again next Friday for a total reading period of 2 weeks. Each student who fulfills the required reading will get an award for participation. The student who reads the most in each grade will be awarded a specially printed Read A Thon Book Bag Prize as well as have his/her name and photo taken for our newsletter and front hallway. More information, reading logs, pledge sheets and prize details can be found out on our Read A Thon website at https://www.ortegapto.org/read-a-thon Questions? Contact Ortega's Read A Thon Coordinator Brand

Parent & Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast Friday

Ortega's teachers and staff are hosting a Breakfast for all Volunteers & Parents this Friday in the library from 8am-9:30am. Drop in anytime for some yummy treats- all provided by our amazing teachers and staff. Yard duty will also be provided for students.

Read A Thon Starts Friday!

Ortega's Read-A-Thon is a chance to foster the love of reading in our students while raising funds to support our school. ​ This year's theme is "Ortega Art" and the reading portion will run from March 8th-March 22nd. Students will then have 2 weeks to read and log in their reading time. Be on the lookout for Reading Logs in your student's backpacks this week! Pledge sheets should have gone home with your students and pledges are due by March 29th in order to qualify for prizes. For convenience, pledges can also be made online by clicking here. More information and prize details can be found out on our Read A Thon website at https://www.ortegapto.org/read-a-thon Questions? Contact Ortega's R

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