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Fwd: Parents for Public Schools Meeting this Saturday! Special Guests: Mayor Gavin Newsom and Gwen Chan

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  • Mindi Canner
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 18, 2006
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      > Please help to spread the word to your school and parent email groups!
      > (flyers available in English/Chinese/Spanish at www.ppssf.org)
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      > We look forward to seeing many of you this Saturday!
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      > Parents for Public Schools Annual General Meeting:
      > What do YOU want the City to do for our public schools?
      >
      > Special Guests:
      > Mayor Gavin Newsom and Interim Superintendent Gwen Chan
      >
      > Date: Saturday, April 22, 2006
      > Time: 8:30am - 1:00pm
      > Location: Denman Middle School
      > 241 Oneida Avenue @ San Jose Avenue
      > 2 Blocks from Balboa Bart Station - Parking on the school yard
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      > We hope to see you at our Annual Membership Meeting on
      > Saturday April 22nd: Next Steps for Our Schools
      >
      > This is a great time to connect and share ideas with other PPS folks
      > from around the district and meet new additions to the PPS staff and
      > Board of Directors. We'll be sharing our accomplishments for this
      > year.
      >
      > Most importantly we want to hear from YOU on how the City can help
      > support our public schools to provide a Parents for Public Schools
      > summary to the Mayor's Policy Council on Children and Families.
      >
      > We are very excited that Mayor Gavin Newsom will be joining us to
      > hear PPS parent feedback and discussion. Also, Interim
      > Superintendent Gwen Chan will be addressing our group as well.
      >
      > We are offering a choice of 3 workshops each designed to help
      > parents to encourage public school enrollment and improvement in
      > different ways.
      >
      > The childcare will feature a special free woodworking workshop with
      > Michael Buck of
      > Junior Woodchucks, as seen at Alvarado, Marshall and Bret Harte.
      >
      > Agenda
      > 8:30 am Registration, Childcare*, Refreshments and Networking
      > 9:00 am PPS updates and new initiatives
      > 9:30 am PPS board elections
      > 9:45 am Remarks from Gwen Chan, SFUSD Interim Superintendent
      > 10:00 am Discussion : What can the City do for our schools?
      > * Group breakouts in English, Spanish and Cantonese
      > 11:00 am Remarks and discussion with Mayor Gavin Newsom
      > 12:00 pm Workshops: (Lunch provided with reservation)
      > * What do successful schools have in common? Best practices
      > presented by Springboard Schools
      > * How to market your school to increase enrollment
      > * How to help your child be successful in school when there is a
      > language
      > barrier(workshops in Cantonese and Spanish)
      >
      > Call 415 468 7077 or email info@... to register for childcare
      > and to request a lunch.
      > Interpretation will be available in Spanish and Chinese
      >
      > Denman Middle School will be holding a carwash on the school yard -
      > so make
      > sure you bring some cash with your dirty car!
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      > Sandra Halladey
      > Parents for Public Schools of San Francisco
      > 415 468 7077
      > www.ppssf.org
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