MCN Annual Survey

MATES Parents: Please participate in the below brief MCN survey.  You should also have a copy in your email.

It takes less then 5 minutes, and will be very helpful for planning next year’s programs and fundraisers. Responses are confidential.

MCN Survey


Science Night

Join us for MATES Science Night and Science Fair!

April 15, 2015, 6:00-8:00 pm

Science Fair projects will be on display in the MPR. Students will also be able to explore the following themed classrooms:

All About Soil – All About Soil -You will see examples of worm composting, and aquaponics (a way to grow fish and vegetables together in a way in which both benefit), and If nature cooperates, we will give out a tree sapling to the first kids who arrive.

Animal Adaptations – Animal Adaptations –Try picking up food that birds eat using different tools to simulate bird’s beaks, find camouflaged animals, how a bear’s skin insulates them from the cold, and more…

Human Body – You will have the opportunity to hear your heart beat Human Body using a stethoscope and will see how blood moves through the body. You can also test your eyes and use your muscles while learning.


We’re using VolunteerSpot (the leading online Sign-up and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming Sign-ups.

Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:

1) Click this link to see our Sign-Up on VolunteerSpot:
2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It’s Easy – you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on VolunteerSpot.

Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.


Restaurant Night- CPK

This restaurant night will be on THURSDAY, April. 2 at CPK in the Lakes. The same night as the MATES All-District Chorus Festival!


Print the below flyer, and present it to your server, and a percentage of your bill will benefit MATES.

FLYER CPK Rest Night Apr 2

THURSDAY, April 2, 2014 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

The Lakes- 2200 East Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks



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)