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Mark Your Calendar!

PTA & FOB Meeting
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
6:30pm - Library
Spring Recess
April 14-18, 2014
Open House
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
4:30pm - 7:00pm
Beethoven Book Fair
April 21-25, 2014
Beethoven Online Book Fair
April 16-May 6, 2014
Beethoven Yard Sale + Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase
Saturday, April 26, 2014
8:00am - 1:00PM
Silent Auction
Saturday, May 3, 2014
6:00pm - 11:00pm


Established in 1993, the Friends of Beethoven Booster Club is an organization of parent volunteers whose purpose is to raise money to enhance the students’ learning environment at Beethoven Street Elementary School.  The Booster Club is also responsible for the ongoing cultivation of community partnerships with local businesses, community-based organizations, and government organizations that will contribute to and support Beethoven Street Elementary School.


Friends of Beethoven

      Jeff Manpearl (Co-President)

      Andy Telanoff (Co-President)

Beethoven PTA

    Kathy Vigil (President)

Ronda Cech-Ray
You've Been Stung!
Rhonda has 2 children at Beethoven they are in 2nd and 5th grade.   Ronda can be found every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday helping run Morning Miles.   Rhonda is quite the baker. She donates food for events and volunteers in the classroom.   Thank you Rhonda for everything you do for Beethoven! 

Recent Awards & Grants

 > Salad Bars 2 Schools

 > Mar Vista Community Council "Community Beautification Grant" 

Real Milk California Sweeptstakes

> Bizzy Blondes Real Estate: 500 color fund raising flyers

> George Chung Realtors: Including Beethoven flyer in house to house newsletter

> Tiffany Rochelle at Pardee Properties: $500.00

> Whole Foods Garden Grant (2013): $1,000 for garden bench and garden supplies

PTA Drive

Join and make a difference!

Each class that has 100% participation will receive an ICE CREAM PARTY

Friends of Beethoven's Facebook Page


FOB Archive


The Annual Book Fair Is Coming!

The book fair will be here soon - it runs from Monday April 21 - Friday April 25.  Save your $$s now! Volunteers needed.


Beethoven Yard Sale + Marvista Green Garden Showcase Combo - April 26, 2014

It is time for spring cleaning!  Please bring in your unwanted items to the parent center for Beethoven’s Yard Sale on Saturday – April 26th from 8:00 AM – 12:00 noon. 
While you're there, check out the Mar Vista Green Garden showcase tour on the same day!  Beethoven is one of the featured gardens.


We are looking for donations for the event such as: Gift Cards to Restaurants, Hair Salons, Pet Stores, Camp donations, Etc... We are also looking for items for the event. See below for the link to the letter for businesses introducing the the Auction and Beethoven to them. Also see below the link to the donation form for them to complete. 
Each grade level will be responsible for making a basket for the event. Below are the classes baskets. The baskets are a fun creation from each grade level, if you have a fun idea let me or your room parent know.
Kinder - Beach Basket - Should include (Suggested): Beach Towels, Goggles, Beach Toys, Sun Screen, Beach Chairs, Boogie Board Something to put in all in, a large rolling cooler or a very large beach bag. (Something with wheels would be great.)
1st Grade - Camping Basket - Should include (Suggested): A Tent, Camp Chairs, and Lantern. If funds allow include whatever else you might find cool to add.
2nd Grade - Movie Basket - (Suggested) Movie Tickets, Red Box Gift Cards, Netflix, Candy, perhaps a few family DVD's.
3rd Grade - Cooking Basket
4th Grade - Wine and Spirits Basket
5th Grade - Jeanna & Andrea
Donation forms:

Enrichment Classes

Enrichment Classes started on April 1, 2014 but you can still sign up. 
Spring Session start tomorrow April 1, 2014.  Each class starts 10 minutes after school dismissal and lasts 1 hour.  Only Kindergartners will be escorted from their classroom to the after school class.  If your child is in STAR, they will be taken to the appropriate area after the class is concluded.  This session will be 8 weeks *unless otherwise noted*. 
  • Monday – Beethoven Garden Club – (K – 5th grade)
  • Monday – RockSTAR – (1st-5th grade)
  • Tuesday – Karaoke Time Machine – (1st-5th grade)
  • Tuesday – Chess / Advanced Chess – (K – 5th grade)
  • Tuesday – Soccer – 1:45-2:25 – (K-2nd grade) 2:35 – 3:15 (3rd-5thgrade)
  • Wednesday – Farm Style Cooking for Kids (age 7+)
  • Wednesday – How to Draw Cartoons – (K-5th grade)
  • Thursday – Boarders – (K-5th grade)
  • Thursday – Touch Typing/iPad Instruction – (3rd – 5th grade)
  • Thursday – Baseball with Mr. O! – (1st – 5th grade)
  • Friday – Sew Much Fun – (1st – 5th grade)
  • Friday – Come on …Let’s Dance! – (K – 1st grade)
  • Friday – Flag Football – (1st – 5th grade)

April PTA Meeting: Important Event

This month's PTA meeting on Tuesday April 8 at 6.30pm in the Library is an important one as new parent leaders will be chosen for next year and the 2014 - 2015 budget will be reviewed . 

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