Marin PTA Parent Resource Page for School Cancellation and Shelter in Place
March 16, 2020
***Please note that this page is a work in progress! It will be updated periodically as needed.
Stories Read aloud: Story Online
Reading activities: Scholastic
Math, ELA, Science and Social Studies: NYC Schools
KQED CA state standard based resources for educators
For suspected COVID-19 cases call your doctor. If you don’t have a medical provider or insurance, call Alameda County Acute Communicable Disease Control, 510-267-3250
Students (and/or their guardians) may pick up breakfast and lunch between 11:00am -1:00pm at Albany High School Cafeteria (603 Key Route Blvd), Monday-Friday (March 16-April 3). These are grab-and-go meals and may not be eaten on campus. If you have any questions, please Sabina Feinburg, Executive Chef at 510-558-2608.
Home fitness: Family Workouts
Get outside: East Bay Regional Parks Trail Challenge
Mobile Crisis Number: (510) 981-5900
Crisis Line: (510) 981-5244
Alameda County mental health referrals: 1-800-491-9099
File claims for being laid off, disability, or FMLA
UNICEF info for parents
Let's keep students connected via phone or online platforms - log in to get your copy - if you need a copy to the link for the directory you can also email us.
Outschool - free during school closures
A GIANT list of all of the education companies offering free subscriptions during school closings
Wow in the World science and technology
Smash Boom Best great debates
Short and Curly ethics explorations
We Are Teachers list of top podcasts for kids (elementary, but also MS and HS)
Science and Philosophy Videos
Activities, Arts, Crafts, Games, Books etc.
Open Library free library resource offering e-books and audio books
Lunch doodles with Mo Willems
Big list of even more kid lit authors doing readings, art, and activities
American's Test Kitchen kid-friendly recipes, currently open access
Science Museum in London games and apps
Color Our Collections coloring pages
Virtual field trips to museums, zoos, outer space, etc.
Monterey Bay Aquarium live cams
UC Berkeley peregrine falcon live cams: 3 eggs this year!
Hoffman Academy free online piano classes
Do you have additional resources to contribute? E-mail us here.
Welcome to the Marin School PTA website
Instructions for RETURNING families:
If you are a continuing family and you are already in our Membership Toolkit system, you must
click --> Login to your existing account.
Please note, this must be re-done at the beginning of each school year to activate your account. Once you've confirmed all your information for the year, you can complete your PTA membership.
If not redirected automatically after logging in, look in the "My Donations/Info" tab in the top menu.
Instructions for NEW families:
If you're NEW here, your first step is to
click --> Register for an account.
Use our online system to:
Enter or update your/your student's information (for the Marin School Directory*)
Pay for your PTA membership ($40/family)
Or pay for your PREMIER membership (one $450 donation--see below)
See what fun events are coming up and what your PTA donations are funding at the school
Buy tickets to events
*The Marin School Directory is a valuable resource for Marin teachers and families,
- It is most useful when we get a majority of families choosing to be included.
- You can select what information is published.
- Entering your information through your account on this website is the ONLY way to be included in the directory.
- There is even a mobile app so you can carry the directory with you (available for Apple & Google Play).
- Paper copies will be printed when we have at least 80% participation in the directory.
The Premier Membership
Want to make one donation to the PTA that covers the whole year?
With a Premier Membership, you pay it and forget it!
$450 donation covers all PTA donations for the whole year and includes:
- PTA membership $40/family
- AUSD Enrichment donation--extra music, art, poetry, chess, provided during the school day, funded entirely by parents $80/student
- Every movie night for your whole family (about 5 fun movie events every year) $10/ticket
- Hundrathon donation ($100/student)
- Two tickets to the Moonlight Auction $40/ticket
- The comfort in knowing your financial contribution to the Marin PTA is done for the year--and it's a great deal!
Double your generous donation with employer matching programs. See below
Many companies in the Bay Area provide matching donations for your charitable donations.
Click here to check if your employer participates in a matching gift program.
Tax Id: 94-6172513
Easy ways to support Marin!
Go to smile.amazon.com and choose Marin Elementary PTA. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Marin's PTA every time you shop, at no cost to you. Amazon will donate .5% of the purchase price to our PTA.
The BOX TOP$ for EDUCATION program has been made even easier. Download the Box Tops App, buy qualifying products, and scan your receipt. Your children need chores anyway, right? Have them identify the qualifying products in your household and scan away to donate to Marin PTA.
When you pay the one-time $25 fee to become a "Basementeer" you will automatically receive 10% off every purchase and Sports Basement will donate 10% to our Marin PTA.
Join us for our PTA meetings.
We have four meetings throughout the school year.
Our next meeting will be on March 4th, 2020 in the Multipurpose Room.
Everyone is invited! If you are not a PTA member, don't worry! You can join at the meeting or just visit.
Light refreshments will be provided. Free childcare and snacks (5 yrs & up), available on a first come, first served basis. Please sign up in advance for childcare in the office. We hope to see you there!
Some Highlights to look forward to:
- AUSD Calendar Committee report
- 2020-2021 Board Member Elections
- Principal Pfohl Report
We will discuss upcoming events. Come see how the PTA budget supports our kids, teachers, parents, district, and community.
We will give members an opportunity to join the committees and projects that best suit their talents and interests.
PTA MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2019-2020
Meetings are held in the Multipurpose Room from 6:30-8:00 pm
September 25, 2020
November 13, 2019
March 4, 2020
May 6, 2020*
*The May meeting may be held in the Multipurpose Room directly after Marin Morning at approximately 8:45am.
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Our website is maintained by volunteer support.
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We are working hard to add information that will help our parents stay connected with our PTA and school community.