Mashburn Elementary Blue Bear Notes
December 12, 2014
7 Mindsets-Live to Give
The holidays are crazy times full of shopping, cooking, and family gatherings. It is also a time of giving, joy, and saying thank you for our many blessings. This holiday season the Mashburn family has not only spread joy within their own families, they have spread the holiday cheer to the streets of Atlanta. Due to your gracious hearts we have packed and delivered over 100 backpacks to people in need. Our halls were filled with food, water, shampoo, and warm clothing and on Tuesday night all of the items were packed and sent off. From our hearts to yours we would like to say thank you for spreading joy and instilling a giving heart in your child.
Father-Daughter, Mother-Son, Mashburn 5K, 5th Grade Graduation, Talent Show, Birthday Marquee, and Denim & Diamonds.
Also, you may not be familiar with what each of these committees does, but you may have some talents or skills you would like to share in a volunteer capacity. If you have special skills or talents, such as event planning, sales, photography, customer service, creative design, or if you just have passion for helping our children, we'd love to have you as a volunteer. Contact us today through e-mail, or ask your Room Mom, teacher, or anyone with a blue PTA badge for more information. Together We Are Better!
Social Studies Fair Participants
Media Center Project/Volunteers
We have a big project going on in the media center and we need your help to get it rolling. We are attempting to label some of our books in order to help our students to find “Just Right Books”. This is a project that will impact all of our students and we know you all have a heart for all our Bluebears. If you have an hour, or even a few minutes, to spare over the next few months please consider stopping by and labeling a few books for us. Mrs. Sears will be able to show you what to do.
Mrs. Sears also needs more regular volunteers in the media center. Please contact her if you can help.Together We Are Better!
On Saturday, December 6, Mashburn Robotics teams competed in the Forsyth Regional Robotics Tournament at Forsyth Central High School. Out of 25 teams, the Mashburn teams placed 6th and 14th in overall robot missions. They also presented research projects in front of a team of judges. Students involved in this competition were Paul Fiorillo, Patrick Haley, Ryan Bartling, Taylor Simpson, William Shimmons, Collin Faulk, Alex Burns, and Weston Woolard.
Forsyth County Tech Fair
Math Olympiad Team
It's a great time of year to buy a yearbook! Please remember, we do not order extra books-so get your order in soon. Order forms available at the front desk, or online at Mashburnpta.org. You can also order via ccard at Community.Pictavo.com
In order to have a great yearbook-we need GREAT PICTURES! Please take a few minutes to transfer any photos you might have taken with your smartphone by adding the Pictavo app from your app store. It's free of charge and we need the pictures! You can also upload photos at Community.Pictavo.com-both easy options. Don't wonder if your child will be in the yearbook-make it happen! Send in their photos today!
Mrs. Jones' 5th Grade Bear Necessities class competed in the first ever Winter Weather Jingle Video Contest from the Georgia Emergency Management Agencys Ready Georgia
campaign! In order to raise awareness among students and parents about the importance of preparing for winter weather. The jingle played on the classic holiday song Walking in a Winter Wonderland with new words that emphasize preparing and safety.The videos were shared on the Ready Georgia Facebook page and YouTube channel during Winter Weather Awareness Week. And here is the winning jingle!