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Family Friday updates

posted Oct 4, 2013, 1:30 PM by Birney PTA
For those of you who won't make it to Family Friday today, here's a rundown of the news we'll have.
  • Today we kicked off our fall fundraiser, which will run from today, October 4, 2013 until October 21st. Students received catalogs and win incentive prizes for selling catalog items. You can also shop online from and select Shop Online. After you've selected your items, you will have a chance to enter your student's name and Alice Birney Elementary in San Diego, CA for your student to get credit for the online sales. Make sure to get those orders in by Monday, October 21st to receive the orders in time for the holidays. This fundraiser pays for all field trips and assemblies for the 2013-2014 school year.

  • The next PTA meeting will be Thursday, October 17th, 6:30PM in the Birney auditorium. Free food and childcare provided.
  • The next Family Dinner Night will be Monday, October 21st from 5PM-8PM at Souplantion, 6171 Mission Gorge Rd., 619-280-7087. Buy a meal and a drink and 25% of proceeds go back to Birney. Come out and let your kids enjoy the frozen yogurt bar.
  • The first Parents' Night Out of the year will be at U-31 on Friday, October 25th from 6-9:30PM. There will be a raffle and silent auction; contact Carrie at Free childcare available at Birney if you RSVP by October 18th; please have a designated driver ready to drive you and your loved ones home if you're planning on drinking alcohol. We are looking for donations for raffle prizes, so if you've got them, let Carrie know.
  • The Halloween parade will start at 3PM on October 31st at Birney. Send your costume to school with your child; please send something he or she can wear over his or her clothes and no weapons at school, even costume ones.