September 2013 Events Newsletter                                                                                                    
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Support the Vision for Student Success!

THANK YOU to those who have already donated!
SM 5000 - Discounted Registration!
October 6

The Santa Monica 5000is back! For the third year, this 3k/5k/10k race benefits the Education Foundation and our schools' athletic programs.  Sign up today to be part of this incredible community event on October 6th and support athletics!  Discounted Registration through September 16th! 
Here's how it works:
1. Go to  to register for the race. $5 of every registration goes to your favorite sports team, school P.E. department or the Education Foundation (you'll see where to designate your funds on the registration page).


Fees are $25 for youth and $40 for adults.

Get 10% off your registration fee from now through September 16! 
Use promo code SM5000family.


2. Can't run or walk? You can still support your favorite sports team, P.E. department or the Education Foundation by going to  


3. Become a fundraiser! Just go to to find the donation page for your team, school P.E. department or the Education Foundation.

Santa Monica Bike It! Walk It! Week
October 7 - 11

Let's keep active for a whole week! null On the same day as the SM5000, from 9am to noon, the City of Santa Monica will sponsor a free Beach Bike Rodeo at the Beach Bike Campus located at Ocean Park Boulevard and Barnard Way.  Bring your bicycle and helmet so you are ready to learn new skills for Bike It! Walk It! week, held Monday, October 7 to Friday, October 11.*   


Each elementary and middle school in Santa Monica is participating in its own unique way: check your school site for details. Get out your walking shoes, bikes, skateboards and scooters, and go car free the entire week!


*Note: Samohi's BIWI Day is on October 2; Malibu schools' BIWI Day is on October 11.

Buy Local EXPO
September 21, 12pm - 5pm

Cirque du Soleil's TOTEM
A Benefit For Our Schools!
January 24 
School Events Supporting VSS

nullZumba for Education! Grant Elementary School is hosting a fitness fundraiser Saturday, September 21 from 3pm to 4pm in the Grant Auditorium. A percentage of proceeds will go to the SMMUSD Vision for Student Success. $25/person. All schools in the district are welcome to join - come dance with us and support ALL schools.

Is your school doing a fundraiser for the Vision for Student Success? Let us know so we can invite everyone!  
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