Originally delivered on 2/1/2023 2:23 pm

SUBJECT: February Newsletter

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In Otter News...

Time is flying by fast! We're now in February and we have got a lot more in store for the year. This month, we are showing Eastbluff some love with our Family Valentine's Dance! We are also finishing up with Read-A-Thon and giving you a sneak peak at our Spring Luau! Read below for details!


Going forward, Fast Feet Club will be meeting at a new time. Please read below for additional changes.

Time Change: 7:45am-8:20am Tuesdays and Thursdays (program ends April 6th)

Coaches: Tuesdays-Stephanie Barrymore and Amber Devine

                 Thursdays-Glenn Sobotka and Will Gordon

                ** 2/2 will be coached by Stephanie and Amber        

Sign-In: Parents please sign in your child with a coach present at the field. We cannot be responsible for unsupervised children.


The coaches will walk the students to the front gate at 8:20am and do a final headcount. We want to make this club fun and safe for everyone! Thank you for your understanding!


Contact Amber Harrington at amberdevineharrington@gmail.com


We’re HALFWAY through Eastbluff’s READ-A-THON!!! Keep sending your pledge requests on PledgeStar and make sure to log your student’s reading minutes every day! 

GO NOW to www.pledgestar.com/Eastbluff

The class with a combination of MOST PLEDGE DOLLARS EARNED and MOST MINUTES READ will win the awesome championship trophy, a bean bag for their class, an otter pop party and a special surprise!

**BIG BONUS** the teacher of the winning class will receive a TARGET GIFT CARD!! 

CURRENTLY IN THE LEAD ARE: Mrs. Mandala’s 4th grade class in 1st place, Mrs. Allen’s 3rd grade class coming in 2nd, with Mrs. Fratantaro’s and Ms. Emal’s 2nd grade classes competing for 3rd place! It’s a close race!!! 

Help us reach our fundraising goal and support our amazing school! 100% of the funds raised go directly to our school to pay for enrichment programs for our students such as reading intervention, art, STEM, and so much more! Every little bit counts!  

Remember, all donations are 100% tax deductible

Click Read-A-Thon to get all the details.


Contact Anita Hsu at anitahsu9@gmail.com or Rasha Mukhliss at rashaqassab@yahoo.com

Family Valentine's Dance!

Eastbluff's first ever Family Valentine's Dance is happening next week on Wednesday, Feb. 8th from 5:30pm-7:30pm!

There will be a DJ, dancing(including dancing contests!), yummy pizza, an awesome candy bar, fun raffle prizes and best of all, this event is free! Valentine's themed attire is recommended but not necessary! Come dressed to dance!

To help us plan for pizza and treats, please RSVP here: http://evite.me/F7Ucqnj7cA.

We will be selling raffle tickets after school this week and on Friday at Flag deck for a chance to win some awesome Valentine's Swag Baskets including: a Fun on the Newport Peninsula Basket, a Star Wars/Marvel Action Basket, a Cozy Relaxation Basket, A Cuddly Lovable Teddy Bear Basket and so much MORE! Raffle tickets are $1/ticket or $10/12 tickets. Cash or venmo accepted.

Get ready to get Footloose on the dance floor!


Contact Catherine Little at cath.e.little@gmail.com

Eastbluff Yearbook On Sale Now!

Mrs. Mannon and the Yearbook Club is excited to offer our Yearbook for sale online only - starting right now! Click the link below to take you directly to the website so you can order yours today! This amazing hardcover keepsake is only $40. Last day to purchase is April 8th!

6th-Grade Parents: You can also design and order your child's 6th-grade dedication ad. This is an additional cost. The deadline is March 18th! After ordering your yearbook, go back and click on the button to "Start Your Ad", follow the prompts and make sure to click "submit" when you are all through to ensure that your ad is ordered.

To order yours today, click Yearbook.

Eastbluff Spring Luau

Aloha Eastbluff Families! We can't wait to celebrate with you on April 1st. In the meantime, if you would like to contribute any goods, services or have a monetary donation for the Luau, please let us know! Any contribution is much appreciated. To find out more, click here



Contact Lauren Radie at eastbluffluau23@gmail.com

Upcoming Events
Wednesday, February 8
Eastbluff Family Valentine’s Dance
Monday, February 20
President's Recess 2/20-2/24
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