News Blast: May 3, 2011
This special issue of the Spring Social News Blast is dedicated to the fabulous Teacher Outings that will be available for bid at the Spring Social and Auction next Saturday, May 14th.
Some in live, some in silent - these festive, fun adventures will allow your child to see his/her favorite teacher in a new way by spending time together outside the classroom. They're sure to be lasting memories!
Horseback Trail Ride and a Picnic
A very lucky group of 3-5 girls will spend an afternoon on horseback at a local stable for a trail ride and picnic lunch with Miss Clair and Ms. Carey.
Movie and Dinner
Four (4) movie aficionados will join Ms. Lewis for an after school or weekend movie of their choice in Saratoga or Cupertino. After the movie, the fun will continue with a walk to a nearby restaurant for dinner.
Meet amazing animals that will capture your heart. Four (4) marine life enthusiasts will join Ms. Turdici and Ms. Ryan for a fun-filled day at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. The trip will include lunch and a souvenir from the gift shop.
Dinner at Benihana
In Japan, the preparation of food is an art form. At Benihana, they have elevated it to the art of entertainment. A group of six (6) food lovers will meet to enjoy an exciting display of teppanyaki style Japanese cooking with Ms. Stacey and Mrs. Senner at Benihana in Cupertino.
Are you ready to bounce off the walls? Twelve (12) students will have a blast spending an evening in this unique trampoline fun center with Ms. Gwynne, Mrs. Tuttle and Ms. Lettire. The night will include a pizza dinner at Sky High.
Joy to the World! Six (6) little angels will join Mrs. Van Overen for Christmas caroling during the holiday season. After the singing, the group will warm up with some hot cocoa and treats.
Mani/Pedi and Dinner
Let’s get those nails all shined up and pretty!! Four (4) lucky students will be treated to a Mani/Pedi session along with either lunch or dinner after by Mrs. Pratt and Ms. Gaulden.
Color Me Mine/Petroglyph and Dinner
Who wants to paint!! Four (4) lucky students will be treated to a creative painting session along with either lunch or dinner after by Mrs. Pratt and Ms. Gaulden.
Santa Cruz Getaway
Voted "World's Best Seaside Amusement Park" by Amusement Today in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010.
Four (4) lucky students will enjoy an exciting day at the beach and boardwalk in Santa Cruz, including lunch and dinner, with Mrs. Gwynne and Mrs. Carey.
The group will then spend the night in Santa Cruz and return the following morning after breakfast.
Mr. Popper’s Penguins Movie and Dinner
Ms. Millerick will host three (3) students to the new film Mr. Popper’s Penguins starring Jim Carrey. The movie is an adaptation of the beloved children's book, which won the Newberry Award.
After the movie, the group will enjoy dinner out. With a release date of June 15, this outing will be scheduled accordingly.
San Francisco MOMA and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Five (5) middle school art enthusiasts will join Mr. Souder for a thought-provoking tour through the SFMOMA and the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.
From the outset, the SFMOMA has championed the most innovative and challenging art of its time. And, the Yerba Buena Center will captivate the students with visual arts, performing arts and film and media exhibitions.
The day will include lunch for the group.
San Francisco Giants Game Day
Three (3) lucky students will travel to San Francisco to cheer on the World Series Champion Giants for an afternoon of fun with Miss Clair.
The day includes lunch at AT&T Park and a souvenir.
Winchester Mystery House
A haunted house on Halloween - what could be better?
Four (4) brave students will join Mrs. Carey and Mrs. Stacey on a tour of the Winchester Mystery House in San Jose during Halloween.
For a lifetime, Sarah Winchester built and built and rebuilt her house to avoid this treacherous curse and escape her husband’s legacy of damnation. But this Halloween, a portal, a gateway between Heaven and Hell, has been irretrievably opened. Those who perished long ago are seeking revenge, now ready to sacrifice souls before midnight strikes.
Guests find themselves trapped inside a mansion empowered by the undead, traveling through the Corn Fields of Winchester Mystery House, into the haunted ruins of the family Graveyard and ultimately, a showdown with Sarah herself in infamous Séance Room. Survive it all, LIVE, only at Winchester Mystery House.
The group will then have dinner - if they can...
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