Eastwood News

November 2020

Eastwood TV

Join Mr. Ramsey and co-host Ms. Lena

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 2nd @ 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.

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Eastwood Takes Out - Wed. Nov. 18th

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Holiday Shopping + Fundraising = Genius!

We have some exciting new options for holiday gifting this year! You can easily and safely order some delicious holiday treats for loved ones near and far -- and raise some money for Eastwood at the same time! Follow the links below and the process is easy! Shopping is entirely online and the orders will be shipped directly to your recipients.


We will have our See's Candies and Popcornopolis online stores open from 11/16-12/4.


Please take a look and order soon to ensure delivery in time for the holidays. Direct links are available below if you click on the images.

PTA Membership Raffle!

There is still time to join Eastwood PTA to count toward our friendly participation competition! Every month participating PTA members will be added to a raffle and two winners will be drawn. All participating PTA members will have a chance to win Eastwood spirit wear, gift cards and more.


Submit your membership by FRIDAY, November 20th.


Our raffle winners will be announced during assembly, every last Wednesday of the month.…the next raffle winner will be announced on Wednesday, November 25th.


We welcome everyone to be a member of our PTA - invite siblings, grandparents, aunts/uncles, friends and neighbors to join and show their support of Eastwood!


If you’ve already joined, we thank you for your support and look forward to an awesome year!


Membership Drive for your class!


Now you have a chance to win rewards for your class.

Submit your membership by Friday, November 20th.

The class with the most memberships will win. The winning class will be announced on Wednesday, November 25th.


All participating PTA members will have a chance to win:

Zoom reading session with Mr. Ramsey

Or

Zoom lunch with Mr. Ramsey


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.

New Payment Option for PTA Membership - Zelle

NEW THIS SCHOOL YEAR!

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

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Ben Nighthorse Campbell

This week we celebrate Ben Nighthorse Campbell


He is a Cheyenne American politician who served in the US Air Force, the US House of Representatives, and was the first Native American to serve in United States Senate in over 60 years. Before his political career, Nighthorse Campbell also served as the captain of the US Judo Team for the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo.

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Holiday Drive

Donate Food Items or Toys to benefit families in our community!


This year we will be doing a Holiday Drive a little differently than years past... we will have boxes outside our school gates from 11/30-12/11. You can donate non-perishable food items and/or a new, unwrapped toy and we will help to deliver it to our partner organizations that are supporting families in our area.


Most needed food items are listed below...


General Food Donations

  • Peanut Butter
  • Tuna Fish
  • Canned Items (Fruit, Vegetables, Stews, Chili, Soups, Meats)
  • Boxed Meals
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Pasta
  • Cereal
  • Beans
  • Rice
  • “Pop Top” Food items


Kid-friendly

  • Fruit Cups (small cans with pop tops)
  • Granola Bars (healthy varieties)
  • Boxed Juice (6-8 oz)
  • Soup (pop top)
  • Tuna kits (easy open)
  • Cereal (small boxes, healthy varieties)
  • Fruit snacks and dry fruit
  • Individual serving applesauce or pudding
  • Instant oatmeal or pudding
  • Crackers/chips
  • Sunflower seeds, nuts, and trail or granola mixes


(Please note - our group is unable to accept expired or damaged food items)

Picture Days!

Mark your calendar for December 7 & 8 from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.


See Schedule for Appointments Below

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

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November Meal Distribution Days:


  • November 16, 18, 20, 30*

    • November 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 – No School/No Meal Distribution – CLOSED - Student Free Day/ Thanksgiving/Local Holiday.
    • *November 30 – Meal Distribution 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Only


Meal Distribution Time for Mondays & Wednesdays:

7:30 am - 9:30 am or 11:30 am - 1:30 pm


Meal Distribution Time for Friday:

7:30 am - 9:30 am Only


Norwalk Locations: Chavez, Dolland, Glazier, Lampton, Los Alisos, Moffitt, Morrison, Sanchez, Glenn & Norwalk High


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


Head Start and Preschool: Ramona Preschool



Complete a meal application online at www.lunchapplication.com. If you are approved to receive meals at no charge to you, you may be eligible for discounted internet service with your provider. Meal applications also benefit educational funding


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
  • Please bring the student id# or name
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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!

Family Tech Support/Portal

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

SEND US YOUR PICTURES!!!

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


Email: Eastwoodyearbook17@gmail.com

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."