May Shark Bites

SBE Monthly Newsletter

-----SCHOOL NEWS------

STATE Testing happening now

State Testing is going on now for 3rd-6th grades.

If your student will be missing school for any reason please try to coordinate it when your student's class IS NOT TESTING.

This is a big help to everyone!

Staff Appreciation

Our staff makes a WORLD OF DIFFERENCE with everything they do. This week appreciation is being shown from all over the world with goodies and special treats.

Thank you PTO for coordinating all the events for the week.

Our staff truly appreciates the recognition.


Shell Beach Elementary cool fact: Did you know there are 49 staff members who all help to make sure your student has a positive learning experience.

Pasta for Pennies

Pasta for Pennies results are in!

Congratulations to Mr. Schmieg's 6th Grade class for being the top donors for our fundraiser! They raised a total of $689.66 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma society.

Overall our school raised a total of $2,920.40.

-----PTO News-----

Election Results

Please help us say THANK YOU to all the volunteers that will be on our PTO Board next year!


President - Cindy Brandenburg

Vice President - Heather Nelson

Secretary - Donna (Nona) Cettolin

Treasurer - Andrea Hale

Kindergarten Rep - Katrina Lawton

1st Grade Rep - Breanna Young

2nd Grade Rep - Kinsey Gaston

3rd Grade Rep - Kim Kaufman

4th Grade Rep - Valerie Brown

5th Grade Rep - Erin Stuart

6th Grade Rep - Heather Richwine


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Scholastic Book Fair

Come help support our Library and shop at the Spring Book Fair.

Spring Book Fair runs 5/20/2019 - 5/24/2019

Hours are as follows:

Monday 9:20-9:40 a.m.

Tuesday – Friday 8:25 to 8:45 a.m.

After school from 3:00 to 3:30 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday -

Wednesday night from 5:00 -6:00 pm we will have family event featuring board games and books.


Starting on May 15th you may order online here.

Help support our school at Brooks Burgers Give Back Night

Wednesday, May 8th, 4:30-7:30pm

220 5 Cities Drive

Pismo Beach, CA

-----EVENTS-----

Upcoming Events

  • May 6-10 -Staff Appreciation Week
  • May 8th -12:15 Minimum Day for all students
  • May 8th - 4:30pm-7:30pm Brooks Brothers Give Back Night
  • May 10th -Kinder Roundup
  • May 20-24 -Scholastic Book Fair
  • May 22nd - 5-6 pm Book Fair and Family Board Game & JOY Give Back Night
  • May 24th -Spelling Bee (4th - 6th grades only)
  • May 27th -Memorial Day -No School
  • May 30th -6 pm Open House and Science Fair
  • May 31st -Jamba Juice (last recess)
  • June 3rd 9:50am Kindergarten Certification Celebration (MPR)
  • June 6th Shark Olympics and Family Picnic Lunch
  • June 6th 6 pm PTO Meeting in the school library
  • June 7th 12:15 Minimum Day/ Last day of school