October 2015  
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PRINCIPAL'S Message      October 4, 2015  

Dear Olive families,

Congratulations to our new Olive School Site Council (SSC) members: Andrea Short, Betty Ku and Ruben and Lizeth Garcia (shared). We are thrilled to welcome you to the council and bring your insights and ideas  for collaboration. 

Thank you to the families that supported the Panda Express Dine and Donate. Panda Express donated $122.70 to Olive.

For 3rd-5th grade families that would like to learn more about their child’s CASSPP scores the below links provide a video and a detailed look at the reports.

CAASPP Parent Guides in English - Video and PDF
CAASPP Parent Guide in Spanish - Video and PDF

All my best,
Elizabeth Sesma-Olinyk


Olive 5th Grade Videographers at Work
Our Olive student videographers are learning the basics about lighting, editing and filming. Check out their new commercial!

"Go Green" Car Raffle  Go Green” Car Raffle 
Don’t miss your chance to win a 2015 Toyota Prius 3 Year Lease by purchasing raffle tickets for the Olive Elementary PTA “Go Green” Car Raffle!  Tickets are $20 each or 6 for $100, and ticket sales will be limited to just 5,000 tickets.  Olive students will also be entered into a drawing to win an Apple iPad Air 2 for each ticket that they sell.  Check your student’s backpack for the Official Entry Form. Entry forms and payment can be returned to the office, or by mail or fax.  Please support Olive PTA in its biggest fundraiser of the year!

Running Club
Calling All Olive Runners!
The 10th Annual Novato Swarm and Stampede Cross Country Invitational is Oct. 16 at 3:45pm at Indian Valley College. It's a race for kids in grades K-8, organized by the Novato and San Marin High Schools. There will be eight separate races on trails and grass. Novato elementary schools compete each year for a traveling trophy for the school with highest participation. Last year was Olive's first year participating and we proudly placed 3rd of nine schools with 57 runners. Go Sharks! Click here for more information.

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