Run Club will be in session!
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Lots of fundraisers for the end the school year. Please spread the word.
This week and next week: Get a sweet treat at Blush Mondays and Tuesdays through May. Just drop your receipt into the collection box and Kolb will receive 30% of your total
Through June: Dine at Hot Crab Mondays-Thursdays. Ask for a postcard when you're ready to pay and Kolb will receive 10% of your bill...
Final Dine Out: Tuesday 6/7 @ Lazy Dog. Lunch and Dinner. Be sure you print out the attached flier and give it to your server so Kolb can receive 15% of your total
Last Day of School: 6/10: 1pm-5pm Celebrate the end of the school year with all your friends at Rockin' Jump! Be sure you mention you're a Kolb jumper. Pay $18 for 2 hours of jump time and $5 will be donated back to Kolb
MOBILE GIFT CARDS THAT EARN FOR YOU.
Benefit Mobile is a new mobile app that allows your families to shop and support Kolb Elementary School PFC! Confirm your eScrip Benefit Mobile Account - and your families can start earning from Safeway, Vons, Carrs/Safeway, Tom Thumb and Randalls (among many other merchants) with the free Benefit app. Enter your group ID when prompted at www.benefit-mobile.com/escrip.
Your ID is 500029558.
Safeway, Vons, Carrs/Safeway, Tom Thumb and Randalls gift cards will be available by June 1, 2016, so now is the time to get everyone signed up and ready to earn 3% back all summer long!
The Dublin Unified Board of Trustees approved a $283 million general obligation bond measure which goes before the voters on the June 7, 2016 ballot. Measure H campaign is looking for parent volunteers to help with phone banking on April 28th, May 17th, and May 31st to reach out to voters in support of Measure H. Phone banking will be held from 5:30pm-8:30pm at Dublin Toyota, located at 4321 Toyota Drive. Volunteers can sign up with Volunteerspot or go to: http://www.yesonhfordublinstudents.com/calendar. For more information you can visit the Measure H information page on the district website at http://www.dublin.k12.ca.us/Page/11917
Spring Carnival is around the corner. Please click on the "Welcome Spring Carnival" picture on the left, it will take you directly to the link where you will find more information.
Kolb Spring Carnival is on Saturday 04/30/16 from 11:30am to 3:30pm at Kolb Elementary School. Free admission. Bring all your Families and Friends!!!
Kolb PFC 2016-2017 Board Election Ballot
Please circle the name you wish to vote for. Please put form in ballot box in front office by end of school day April 29, 2016.
President: Shazia Nomani
Vice President: Erica Broudy
Secretary: Monika Verma
Lead Treasurer: Ursala Richardson
Director of Volunteer/ Room Parent Coordinator: Sreetapa Biswas
Director of Communication and Technology: Rabia Babar
Please note the following positions are open:
Co- Treasurer and Director of Spiritwear
If you are interested, please email Shazia Nomani at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kolb PFC Board is looking for a parent volunteer with accounting background, who can conduct an internal and financial review of our PFC books for this school year 2015-16. If you are interested in helping us or know someone who can assist us please email email@example.com
03/30/2016 Join us for Family Science Night in MPR at 6:30-8:00pm.
For more information, please see the flyer under "Upcoming Events" tab.
03/06/2016 1pm-4pm Annual Dublin Bowl-a-Rama!
Please see flyer under "Upcoming Events" tab for Registration Forms.
KOLB ANNUAL TALENT SHOW IS HERE!!
3rd to 5th Grades perform on Tuesday March 8th @ 6:30PM (MPR)
DKA to 2nd Grades perform on Tuesday March 22nd @ 6:30PM (MPR)
02/26/2016 Spirit Day Favorite Team! Wear your favorite Sports Team Jersey. Spirit wear & Menchies on Sale at 12-1pm.
Saturday 03/12/2016 at 9:30am Saint Patrick's Day Parade. (Flyer under "Upcoming Events" tab)
As we approach the half way mark in the school year, the Kolb PFC Team would
like to THANK our amazing community; parents, teachers and staff for all your
continuous support and hard work. Our team work has made Kolb a caring and
We would also like to wish everyone a healthy, happy New Year and look forward to an exciting 2016 with fun events and fundraisers like Butterfly Kisses, Spring Carnival, Muffins with Mom etc.
We are happy to announce that the Hour of Code was a huge success at Kolb! Kolb had the highest student participation from all the elementary schools in the DUSD. A shout out to our wonderful teachers and parent volunteers for helping our students with this amazing event. Our Kolb Eagles really enjoyed coding!
Please note that our Box Top Spring Challenge will end on February 19th, 2016. Parents keep those box tops coming, our school earns cash with every box top that you send. Top collecting classes will win a Pizza Party!
Happy New Year to you all!
Kolb Elementary’s first Daddy Daughter Dance will be held on February 20th. Come enjoy a date night with your Dad or the special man in your life (Uncles, Grandpa’s are welcome to escort you as well!) There will be dancing and music provided by ADB Productions. Tickets will be presold on February 5, 2016 at 8am outside the gate by EDCC. Due to the capacity limit of our multipurpose room, there will only be 100 pairs of tickets sold and 25 extra child tickets to be sold. ** Tickets must be PREPURCHASED, as no tickets will be sold at the door. Tickets can be bought using CASH OR CHECK ONLY. Ticket prices will be as follows:
$20 Daddy/Daughter (1 child and 1 Dad) ticket which includes the following:
Extra Daughter ticket can be bought for an additional $5
(All children MUST be Kolb students. Any child brought who is not an enrolled student at Kolb will not be allowed to attend)
Please print and fill out ticket purchase form and bring with you when you purchase your tickets. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org (Forms are under "upcoming Events" tab)
* We wish everyone could participate in this event. However due to space limitation and restriction to accommodate all supplies needed to host this event, the max allowed occupancy dictates our allotted amount of tickets to sell. We apologize in advance for those unable to attend. *
Eagle Fun Run was a HUGE SUCCESS! We were able to meet BOTH our goals: our students had FUN & we raised $26,542. Go Eagles!
THANK YOU to the Kolb Community, as this event would not be possible without our wonderful students, teachers, staff, parents and volunteers. The Eagle Fun Run team would like to extend a BIG thank you to our amazing sponsors: JEI Learning Center, Dr. Dante Gonzales, Manel Sousou, Shir Martial Arts, Byron & Roberts LLC, Inderjit Makkar Real Estate, BJ's Restaurant, Johnny Garlic's, Papa John's pizza, Play Well Teknologies, Safeway, Costco, Lowe's, Home Depot, The Habit Burger Grill, Jamba Juice, Drinkwater & Marleau Family, Lopez & Nomani Family, Mr. & Mrs. York and our favorite bird Kolby.
A special thanks to our event photographer, Qiuyun Shao who took some amazing pictures which are available on www.kolbpfc.org for our Kolb families.
Eagle Fun Run WINNERS are:
Two classes that submitted the highest donations are Ms. Barnes Class (K4) & Ms. Freylers Class (F3).
Students that submitted the highest donations are: Arjun Balaji (K6), Liam Broudy (K2), Xuah Ki (C4), Catlia Joie Galang (G1), Kaydee Johnson (G1), Delilah Reyes (D2), Sanjith Satish (D3), Ellie Kennedy (D3), Mackenzie Chang (F3), Sanjana Badami (J3) and Allie O’Brien(L3)
Students that completed the most laps are: Logan Robbins (K6), Melaina Destro (K3), Gabriel Martinez (K4), Sachit Hegde (K4), Adam Downie (C1), Sahiti Gandham (B1), Brandon Chook (C3), Noah Redfern (D2), Sean McGinley (G1), Zoya Nomani (F1), Nathan Downie (F1), Prathik Ankala (H2), Mauricio Mendiola (H3), Elliott Leow (L3), Cayden Pradhan (L3) and Anish Patel (L6)
Teachers that completed the most laps are: Ms. Barnes (K4), Mr. Synder (C3), Ms. Brundage (D2), Ms. Coyle (D3), Ms. Freyler (F3), Ms. Renworth (H4), Ms. Reilly (L1) & Mr. Naranjo (L2).
Congrats to the winners! Thank you all for making Eagle Fun Run an exciting and memorable experience for all our Kolb families.
Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving Break!!
~Eagle Fun Run Team
Dublin Partners in Education (DPIE) had the opportunity to present a $600 check to each Parent-Faculty Club at every school in the Dublin Unified School District Friday the 13th of November at the Superintendent's Council. Our PFC President, Shazia Nomani, was at the meeting to accept on behalf of Kolb Elementary School.
October was a busy and fun month for our eagles with Homecoming Parade, Book Fair, Family Movie Night, Red Ribbon Week, Halloween Parade and Trunk or Treat! Wishing everyone a Happy & Safe Halloween!!
PFC Team is excited to announce that this year, we had 43 students who submitted drawings for the 2015/16 Yearbook Cover Contest! Thank you to all the students for their amazing entries and congratulations to our two winners!!
Box tops Fall Challenge was also a huge success; a shout out to all our wonderful teachers and parents for their support. Together as a school we submitted 5744 box tops, thank you Suzanne Chang for chairing box tops for our school.
Congratulations to both the classes for winning a Popsicle Party!!
On Thursday November 5th Kolb Elementary is having their biggest fall fundraiser, Eagle Fun Run. This will be a fun physical day that gives the students a chance to run and do an obstacle course showing their Kolb spirit. It will be a day filled with music, live DJ, lots of fun and excitement. We hope Kolb parents will join this festive event to cheer on all of our students. Go Eagles!!
11/13/2015 KOLB SPIRIT WEAR and CRAZY HAIR DAY
All Students need to wear their Kolb shirt or Navy Blue shirt and have Crazy Hair to win!!!
*Spirit Wear Sale from 1:45-2:45 outside the Main Gate
*Kona Ice on sale from 2:00-2:45pm
11/03/2015 BAJA FRESH dine out will be on Tuesday November 03rd, 2015 from 1:30-8pm.
*Please check for the flyer on the "Upcoming Events" tab.
Kolb Spirit Award for September goes to:
2nd Grade, D1-Ms. Rutherford's Class
3rd Grade, F3-Ms. Freyel's Class
4th Grade, J3-Ms. Burrell's Class
5th Grade, L4-Ms. Ostlund's Class
Congratulations for outstanding accomplishment in showing School Spirit for the month of September!
*Presented by KOLB PFC *
Happy Fall!! THANK YOU to all the Wonderful Kolb Parents for donating and supporting Kolb PFC at our Fall Check-In, we are happy to announce so far we have collected $15,000 in donations. Please give in mind that funds can be donated any time online throughout the school year. Also check with your Employers if they participate in Matching Gift Program, all you need to do is get a Matching Gift from your company and submit along with your donation to Kolb PFC. In this way you may be able double, even triple your donations through your corporate matching gift program!
We wanted to take this opportunity to also introduce some of our silent fundraisers:
v Boxtops –earn cash for your school by clipping and turning the Box Tops coupons from hundreds of participating products. We are having a Box Top Fall Challenge the class that turns in the most box tops wins a Popsicle Party.
v AmazonSmile – when you shop at AmazonSmiles. Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Kolb, here is the link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/45-1598621
v Target Red Card – allows parents to choose a debit or credit card that’s saves them 5% on all Target purchases and 1% then is donated to Kolb. (Kolb School ID is 152560)
v eScrip – is a hassle-free way for Kolb to raise funds through everyday purchases made at eScrip merchants. Log on to www.escrip.com and enter the school or Group ID as 500029558 and register your loyalty cards, as well as debit and credit cards.
We have some more good news to share, our First Dine Out at Fresh Pixx made $213.49; Jamba Juice sales were able to bring $472.00 and Kona Ice sales on Spirit Friday made $51.00. As always, thank you Kolb Parents for all that you do for your children and for your continued support of our school community.
WELCOME TO OUR NEW PRINCIPAL Joyce Gibson
Kolb Elementary School is excited to welcome Joyce Gibson as its new principal, effective the 2015-16 school year. Gibson’s appointment was confirmed by the Board of Trustees at the Monday, July 27 special meeting of the Board of Trustees. Gibson comes to Dublin after a long and successful tenure in the Antioch Unified School District. Most recently, Gibson served as principal at John Muir Elementary School. She has taught several elementary grades and served for a year as a Northern California Trainer for elementary social science curriculum where she prepared and conducted professional development trainings for Scott Foresman Publishing Company. She began serving as an elementary school vice principal in 2007, served as a middle school assistant principal at Antioch Middle School and Gibson earned her Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and her administrative credential from Cal State East Bay.
“Joyce is a wonderful human being, educator and administrator who will do a terrific job as Kolb Elementary School’s new principal,” said Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Keith Rogenski. “She will import heart, integrity, sensitivity and tremendous skill and experience to her new home here in Dublin.”