Weekly Update Oct 26

Weekly Update Oct 26
Posted on 10/25/2020
Principal Grondek

Good Morning PBE Families,


We hope this email finds you doing well and enjoying the fall weather and activities with your family.

PBE STRONG Contribution Drive

We are in our final week of the PBE String Contribution Drive! We thank you for your generous support of our school! By donating, you are helping our students benefit from social/emotional support as well as science enrichment. To make a contribution, please visit fopbe.org. There are a number of great perks that come with your donation including a raffle ticket for prizes and PBE STRONG gear. Any amount is appreciated and all proceeds go directly to benefit students at every grade level.

Materials Distribution

Please mark your calendars and plan to visit our school campus next week to pick up additional materials to support your child at home. If you are unavailable for pick up during the times includes below, please reach out to Jennifer Toledo [email protected] to make alternate arrangements.

 Tuesday, October 27

7:00-8:30 a.m.                     Students with Last Names A-M         

11:30a.m.-12:30 p.m.           Students with Last Names A-M           

Wednesday, October 28

7:00-8:30 a.m.                     Students with Last Names N-Z       

11:30a.m.-12:30 p.m.           Students with Last Names N-Z           

Thursday, October 29

7:00-8:30 a.m.                     All last names


Families should pull up along the curb on the Tourmaline St. side of school (near the school office). Please remain in your vehicle. As a staff member approaches your car, roll down your window and indicate the name of the child(ren) for whom you are picking up materials. Your child’s items will be delivered to your vehicle. All family members in the car over the age of 2 should wear a mask upon opening the windows of the car.


Families should park at the church located on the corner of Fanuel and Tourmaline and walk along the side walk on the Tourmaline Street side of the school. Please wait in the designated area and wait for a PBE staff member to approach you to assist in the delivery of your child’s materials. As you leave campus, please cross the street and walk away from campus on the south side of Tourmaline. All family members over the age of two will need to wear a mask and must adhere to all of the health orders in place, including 6 feet of social distancing while in line.


Red Ribbon Week Spirit Week- October 26-30

Along with students across our nation, each year PBE Penguins participate in Red Ribbon Week- a time to discuss and celebrate making healthy choices. We encourage students to participate in our fun spirit days listed below.



October 26th


October 27th


October 28th


October 29th


October 30th

“Mindful Monday”


Crazy Hair Day

“Turn it Around Tuesday”


Wear your clothes backwards

“Wellness Wednesday”


Wear a team (soccer, baseball etc) shirt or workout clothes

“Thankful Thursday”


Wear PBE swag or t-shirts with a positive message

“Fun Friday”


Wear a costume and come to the PBE Zoom Halloween Party

1:30-2:00 p.m.


Meeting ID: 898 2171 1240


Halloween Zoom Party- Friday October 30th  @1:30-2:00 p.m.

We invite all PBE students and families to wear a costume and connect with classmates during our PBE Halloween celebration via Zoom. We will play some Halloween themed music and smile and wave at our friends.


Zoom Details


Meeting ID: 898 2171 1240


FOPBE Halloween Activities

Be sure to check out the FOPBE weekly message for information about the annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest and the Neighborhood Self-Guided Halloween Tour.


SDUSD Announces Next Phases of Reopening Plan

San Diego Unified School  District planners have outlined the next phases for our return to the PBE campus and announced plans to release a timeline for the next phase following the next County Health Department update on Tuesday, October 27. You may check out the link below to visit the San Diego Unified Newscenter for more details. https://sandiegounified.org/about/newscenter/all_news/sdusd_announces_next_phases_of_reopening_plans

Monday Morning Assembly @ 8:15-8:25 a.m.

We invite all PBE students to join us for our Monday Morning Assembly hosted by Principal Grondek. Our Monday Morning Assembly is an opportunity for our school to come together as a community and celebrate our common goals of being bucket fillers and spreading kindness. 

Zoom Details

 See your email for Zoom details.

We thank you for your support of our teachers and school!


Take care,


Jennifer Grondek