News and Updates
10/25 PTA/BESF/MIP Joint Coffee Talk, 8-9 am, MPR
11/8 FoMIP Board Meeting, 6pm, Teachers' Lounge
12/6 FoMIP Board Meeting, 6pm, Teachers' Lounge
1/10 FoMIP Board Meeting, 6pm, Teachers' Lounge
1/31 Chinese New Year Bake Sale
2/1 MIP Lion Dance
2/7 FoMIP Board Meeting, 6pm, Teachers' Lounge
2/23 Save the Date, MIP Gala, Aliso Viejo Center
3/7 FoMIP Board Meeting, 6pm, Teachers' Lounge
4/11 FoMIP Board Meeting, 6pm, Teachers' Lounge
5/2 FoMIP Board Meeting, 6pm, Teachers' Lounge
6/3 Save the Date, MIP End of Year Social
6/6 FoMIP Board Meeting, 6pm, Teachers' Lounge
All families who donate during the current fundraising year and before October 31, will be entered to win a 2-night stay in the 5-star US Grant Hotel in San Diego! If your family has already donated, you will be entered into the raffle automatically. The winner will be announced November 2.
MIP Gala Volunteers Needed
Our biggest fundraiser, the Annual MIP Gala, will take place on Saturday, February 23rd. We are 6 months away and will need volunteers in different ways. We need help with soliciting donations online and from local businesses, seeking out sponsorships, web and gala program design, florals and decorating, DJ, photography, etc. Please sign up via the Sign Up Genius below. We can use all kinds of help and different talents! Thank you in advance!
2018-19 MIP Parent Mentor Program
Sign up to mentor incoming MIP families or to be a mentee family. The deadline to apply is 10/19 and matches will be made by 11/2. Fo more information and to sign up: https://www.friendsofmip.com/mentoring-program.html.
MIP Volunteer/Committee Sign-Up
MIP needs help with our different programs and projects throughout the year. There are many ways to get involved and we are so grateful for all the parent support we get. Please sign up to volunteer: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090e4faeaf29a5fa7-2018192.
$82,088 needs to be raised by October 31, 2018
Friends of MIP suggested donation:
$650 per elementary school student
$450 per middle school student
As of October 16, 2018, we have raised $155,696. We still need to raise $82,088 to meet our goal of $237,785. Don't wait, make your donation today!
CUSD does not cover the full cost of the Mandarin Immersion Program. We rely on donations from families and sponsors to pay for;
Full-time Curriculum Specialist
5 Teacher Assistants
Technology (3rd grade chromebooks, smartboards, etc.)
Mandarin library books
2018 MIP Welcome Social Slideshow
A Special Thanks To Our Generous Corporate Sponsors
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