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Friday, September 12, 2014

Be In The Know
With Your FFO!

Fun, Fit, Family Saturdays

  • Our first Fun, Fit, Family Saturday is TOMORROW!! We hope your family is planning to come join in the fun, organized games and activities to help prepare for the Desert Dash. We will play from 8-9am up on the track at Orange Grove Middle School. Bring the whole family and don’t forget to wear hats and sunblock and fill up those water bottles.
  • We still need some help leading the activities also; If you are planning to come and willing to help, please, sign up here.

Desert Dash T-Shirts
  • Have you purchased this years cool Desert Dash t-shirt? all the kids and parents will be wearing them at the Dash and on Fridays for school spirit day Quantities are
    limited,so please use the order form in this Messenger to order shirts for the entire

Desert Dash
  • Mark your calendars: Saturday, October 25, at 7 a.m. in beautiful Sabino Canyon!!!
  • Thank you to ALL of our generous sponsors!! SPONSORSHIP opportunities still available! (To do so, please also see the Desert Dash t-shirt order form below.)
  • VOLUNTEER FOR DESERT DASH! It takes an army to make the Dash a success!
    This is a huge community building event. Contact Betsy McKenna, & Grace Sultan, and ask them
    to include you on the DD sign up genius.

Mustang Bucks
  • 100% Participation for 100% of our students!! Please, make sure to get your family contributions in to support our Mustang Bucks Direct Giving Campaign.  We like to focus on participation in this fundraising effort because every donation counts and it benefits ALL of our students and teachers.
  • This money is essential and funds field trips, science and art supplies, technology, playground equipment, and capital improvements. For example, thanks to your generous donations we are gearing up to send our fifth grade team up to Payson for science camp, our kinders off to the pumpkin patch and our first graders and multiagers down to Tucson Village Farm!
  • You can learn more and donate at  (click the Fundraising tab)
    Thank you to all of those who have donated so generously already!!!!!!! 

Staying In Touch
There are so many ways to keep up with what’s happening with the FFO at Manzanita:

  • Attend our first FFO meeting:  next Friday, September 19th, at 8:15 a.m. in the library!
  • Make sure you subscribe to the online newsletter by entering your email address at 
  • Check the FFO website at

Thank You from your FFO!! We have THE BEST village around!! 

~Ashleigh Kruk, MZ FFO President 

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