Eastwood News

March 1, 2021

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  • Monday, Mar. 1 - Friday Mar. 19 - See's Candy Spring Fundraiser
  • Wednesday, Mar. 3 - Eastwood TV @ 8:30 am
  • Thursday, Mar. 11 - Roundtable with Mr. Ramsey 5:00pm via Zoom
  • Wednesday, Mar. 24 - Eastwood Dines Out
  • Monday, Mar. 29 & Tuesday, Mar. 30 - Eastwood Picture Days

Black History Month

Our celebration of Black History Month concludes with recognizing two amazing athletes whose hard work, mental focus and physical dedication helped them achieve amazing feats in their sports and in history.

Serena Williams


Serena Williams is arguably one of the best tennis players of all time - she's won multiple Grand Slam titles, Olympic gold medals and more. Serena grew up in Compton, California and worked hard each day to train with her dad and sister. She faced a great deal of adversity and criticism throughout her career but she had a remarkable spirit to rise above the criticism and still be the best year after year.


Quote from Serena Williams

"You have to believe in yourself when no one else does."

Hank Aaron

Henry “Hammerin’ Hank” Aaron was one of baseball's all-time greats. He played 23 seasons in Major League Baseball and was the first player to record 500 homers and 3,000 hits. He's best known for hitting his 715th home run and breaking the long-standing record. After retiring as a player, he became one of baseball's first Black executive leaders and worked for the rest of his life to push for civil rights and opportunities for people of all races and backgrounds.


Quote from Hank Aaron

“Failure is a part of success. There is no such thing as a bed of roses all your life. But failure will never stand in the way of success if you learn from it.”

ROUNDTABLE WITH MR. RAMSEY

March 11, 2021 @ 5pm - via Zoom

(link will be provided in a separate email)

-Get updates on whats happening at Eastwood

-Hear updates on how Eastwood is preparing for potential reopening.

-Bring your questions regarding potential school reopening and new Covid procedures

Now OPEN -- our Eastwood Spring See's Candy Shop!

From now until March 19th!

Make someone's Spring a little brighter - treat them (or yourself!) to the yummiest candy on earth, AND support our Eastwood Elementary's Spring See's Shop event at the same time!


Click on the picture above to help us reach our fundraising goals. **The individual eggs and small Egg Hunt boxes contribute 50% of each sale to the school... they are a great Spring gift for anyone in your life.**

Picture Day is HERE!

Eastwood Picture Day is scheduled for March 29th and March 30th from 1:00pm-5:00pm. Ordering information and schedule coming soon!

Eastwood TV

Join Mr. Ramsey and co-host Ms. Lena

WEDNESDAY, March 3 @ 8:30 am

for the next LIVESTREAM


Let's stay connected! Click HERE to be directed to EastwoodTV and Subscribe!


If you have missed any of the LIVESTREAM Assemblies,

you can still watch them ALL as they are available to view on our EastwoodTV YouTube Channel.

Coping (Special Edition)

2021-2022 PTA Executive Board

The PTA nominating committee has been working hard to find the exceptional volunteers at Eastwood to serve on 2021-2022 PTA Board. The proposed slate will be presented at Mr. Ramsey Roundtable on March 11, 2021. See you there!

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Support Eastwood while you're shopping at Amazon!

Eastwood Elementary PTA is now a designated charity in Amazon Smile. You can earn .5% for Eastwood on eligible purchases simply by saving your shop link and updating your app.


Follow the steps below to point your donations to Eastwood and start earning money for our school today!

Send us a pic to show you signed up by the end of February and you'll be entered into a drawing for a $25 Amazon gift card!


Instructions for signing up for Amazon Smile!

1. Visit smile.amazon.com

2. Sign in with your Amazon.com credentials

3. Select Eastwood Elementary PTA as your designated charity

4. Bookmark smile.amazon.com and/or turn on AmazonSmile in your shopping app

5. To set up AmazonSmile in your Amazon app:

- Open the app and find "Settings" in the main menu (three horizontal lines on the bottom right hand corner)

- Tap on "Amazon Smile" under the Programs & Features section and follow the on-screen instructions to turn on AmazonSmile in the app.

6. Start shopping as you normally do - and Eastwood Elementary PTA will earn 0.5% back on eligible purchases!


-- Win a $25 Amazon gift card! --

Attach a screenshot of your AmazonSmile screen showing Eastwood Elementary PTA as your charity to our Eastwood PTA page on Facebook, or send the pic via email to eastwoodpta1@gmail.com. All entries will be entered into a drawing for a $25 Amazon gift card. Drawing will be held on March 1, 2021!


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Coming soon... Spring Cleaning on your calendar?

Save the Date for our Savers Eastwood Fundraiser!

We will be collecting bags of donated clothing, shoes and household items (blankets, towels, etc.) and turning them in mid-May. Get ready to clean out your closets and earn money for Eastwood! More details coming soon...



MEALS ARE AT NO COST TO FAMILIES Until JUNE 30th, 2021

Meal Distribution

March Meal Distribution Days: 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29, 31.

Distribution Times & Locations:

  • Mondays & Wednesdays: 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Fridays: 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Only

Norwalk Locations: Chavez, Dolland, Glazier, Johnston (NEW!!), Lampton, Los Alisos, Moffitt, Morrison, Sanchez, Glenn & Norwalk High.

Ramona Preschool distribution will be on Mondays & Wednesdays only.

La Mirada Locations: Eastwood, Foster Road, Hutchinson, Los Coyotes, La Mirada High.

Meals are FREE to all families through June 30, 2021.

Meals help make the school day seem a little more normal.

Meals are delicious, nutritious, fun & convenient!

We appreciate you! Your participation in picking up meals helps support our food services program and our employees for the 2021/2022 school year. Thank you.

Reminder:

  • Masks must be worn.
  • Maintain a physical distancing of 6-feet.
  • If you are sick, send someone else to pick up the meals.
  • Please bring the student id# or name.

Thank you,

Anna Apoian, Director, Nutrition Services

Contact Us! www.yourchew.com; 562-210-2146 (English), 562-210-2052 (Spanish)

SEND US YOUR PICTURES!!!

Remember to continue to send in your photos for the 2020-21 Yearbook!


Email: Eastwoodyearbook17@gmail.com

District Issued Devices Available for EVERYONE

  • Our goal is to ensure that EVERY STUDENT has a District Issued Device to use. Please make sure to visit the school website and/or click the Device User Agreement to be directed to the form.
  • WIFI HOTSPOTS are also available. Make sure to fill out the SEPARATE FORM for this to be processed. Click the Hotspot Request here to be directed to the form.

Spirit Wear

Let's show our spirit and be sure to wear your Eastwood gear on Wednesdays!


FYI - Spirit Wear is only available for pick up on Fridays after 12 noon.


Email us at EastwoodPTA1@gmail.com and we will do our best to help you out!


Go EAGLES!

Join the PTA

Join Eastwood PTA to help support Technology, Arts and more for your student(s) and our Eastwood families, staff and community!


Click HERE to be directed to the TOTEM website or use the QR code pictured on the left. Also located on the Eastwood PTA page on our school website (under the PARENTS tab).


Membership Fee on Totem: $10 per membership, with a $1 convenience fee per membership.

Benefits: Totem also allows you to download your PTA membership card to your phone wallet, view and receive discounts with participating partners, and the option of auto-renewing membership annually.


Share the link with friend and family so that can support your learning too!

Zelle Payment Option for PTA Membership

Eastwood is offering a quick pay option with Zelle. You can access Zelle through your banking website/app OR download the Zelle app.

Include in Message: Type MEMBERSHIP with PTA member's name, student(s) name, grade, and his/her teacher's name.

Membership Fee on Zelle: $10 per membership. Send Payment to: eastwoodptatreasurer@gmail.com

Family Tech Support/Portal

Supporting families as partners in the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District

Eastwood PTA

The mission of Eastwood PTA is to positively impact and support the lives of our students by enhancing their academic growth and social experiences.


"Always together, never apart.

Maybe in distance, but never in heart."