Pajama Day/ Family Reading Night

Family Reading Night is this Thursday, March 5th!
6:00-7:30 p.m.


Come help us celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday! Students may wear pajamas to school on Thursday and then enjoy an evening of reading!

(Kids can even wear their pajamas all day if they want!)

Teachers will read stories and lead participants in follow-up activities in six different classrooms.

Also, you can enjoy reading books with your children while having a little snack of milk and cookies in the MPR.

Restaurant Night- March 4th

It’s MATES night at the Habit Burger Grill AND Shave It!
Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Habit Shave It March 4 FLYER

Join us on Wednesday, March 4th for dinner and dessert.  Spend time with friends, family, and neighbors while raising money for MATES. Print out this Pieology Flyer and present it to the cashier, for a portion of your bill to be donated to MATES. Please share with other local community members!
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Wed. March 4th, 2015

11 East Hillcrest Drive Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (corner of Hillcrest and Moorpark Rd)

Benefit Dinner Thank You!

IMG_0956The MATES Benefit Dinner and Auction was lots of fun AND a HUGE success!

Thank you to event chairs Divo Denove and Nadia Hefni Foster, and their awesome team: Frankie Pine, Nicole Flynn, Lainie Donnell, Apinya Nguy, Holly Kositchek, Christine Evangalista, Michelle Farris, Edith Chrikjian, Karen Gauthier!

We’d also like to thank the Boccaccio’s staff, auctioneer Jack Impellizzeri, and DJ Frank LaGuardia for keeping the night fun and entertaining!

We will announce the final amount raised soon, but initial estimates are over $30,000! THANK YOU!

See pics from the event here.

Auction items

Here are some of the auction items that are part of the 2015 MATES Benefit Dinner and Auction on February 7th!


Wellness & Lifestyle: 

Buto & Alter Orthodontics – Generously donated by Dr. Alter (K parent) is a complete orthodontic treatment package; includes initial examination, diagnostic orthodontic records, orthodontic consultation, and comprehensive orthodontic treatment. Good for adult or child! See for more details about his practice.
Value: $5,935          Starting Bid: $2,000


Elegant Gardens Nursery – Thinking about redesigning (or designing!) your dream garden? Bid on a comprehensive landscape design service and $750 gift certificate towards plants from Elegant Gardens Nursery, your one-stop landscaping and gardening resource!
Value: $1450      Starting Bid: $600

Recreation & Fun: 

Disneyland & Mickey Mouse – Basket includes autographed 1st series Mickey Mouse DVD, vintage Mickey things, and includes 4 Disneyland Park Hopper Tickets.
Value: $800      Starting Bid: $300
DJ LaGuardia – How would you like to have DJ LaGuardia spinning tunes at your next party? Mr. LaGuardia will equip your party with state-of-the-art sound system and get the party going.
Value: $750       Starting Bid: $250


*Dates subject to availability unless otherwise indicated
Silver Strand Beach House – 4 night stay, sleeps 12 
Enjoy a long weekend stay in this gorgeous 3-story beach house in Silver Strand, Oxnard. Included with stay is welcome bottle of Champagne, bicycles, golf cart, beach toys, ping pong, darts, shuffleboard, boogie boards, etc. All fees included; available between May 1st – September 30th  (excludes holiday weekends).
Take a look at the photos:
Value: $3300    Starting Bid: $1500
Tahoe Condo @ Northstar – 1 week stay, sleeps 6-8 
Spend a week this Summer in beautiful Tahoe at this fully remodeled 2 bed + loft condo located a short walk from the Village of Northstar and the gondola to the Ritz-Carlton. Available April – November.
Value: $2800   Starting Bid: $1200

Exclusive School Items: 

2015-16 MATES Parking Pass – no more stressing about getting to school on time!
Starting Bid: $100

For a complete list of Auction items, including our silent auction items, click HERE.