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BOO! IT’S A SPIRIT WEEK BOO-NAN-ZA!

The energy is in the air and this week’s action packed lineup of exciting school-wide events is sure to get us all pumped up for the main event this Sat 10/26 from 11a-3p.

Read on for the all details of the week’s To-Do Items:

1- STILL NEED TICKETS? PRE-ORDER HERE: https://www.biddingowl.com/Auction/tickets.cfm?    

*The more you buy, the more you get for free!  All early bird ticket bundles also include a $10 gift card to Whole Earth Provisions!

2- OCTOBERAMA SILENT AUCTION IS LIVE!

We have a special collection of items offered online this year including vacation homes, concert tickets, and more!  Click here to start bidding:

https://www.biddingowl.com/Auction/index.cfm?auctionID=19145

BUT WAIT THERE’S MORE!!!

Stop by the silent auction room during Octoberama to bid in person on teacher experience packages, principal for a day badges, and marquee messages! *All bidding closes at 2:30p Oct 26th

3- THE CAKE CONTEST IS HERE!!!

Enter your custom cake creation for a chance to win 10 FREE OCTOBERAMA TICKETS! Can’t bake, just buy a cake to decorate! 

*Entry forms are available in the main office or can be downloaded here:

Cake Contest Flier 2019.pdf

4- OCTOBERAMA RAFFLE THIS WEEK!

Enter for your chance to win a giant plush Dino, a $100 MSRP LEGO set, or a custom WOOM bicycle! Raffle table open all week at school drop off and pick up on the front lawn by the main doors (weather permitting)

Tickets $1 ea; cash only  *winners will be announced Fri afternoon on the intercom before dismissal

5- ARE YOU READY TO ROCK? OCTOBERAMA PEP RALLY THIS FRIDAY 7:45a-8a 

All Mathews friends and families are invited to the blacktop (don’t forget to get your visitors badge first) for a powerhouse performance by the incredible Ann Richards School Drum Line + dance moves by our very own Mazilla!

This year’s 2019 Octoberama Dia de Los Mathews T-shirts will also be unveiled!  T-shirts will be available for purchase Fri after school in the office and all day Sat at the event. 

6- WANNA BE A PART OF THE MAGIC OF OCTOBERAMA?

Sign up to run a short session of your class game booth (30 min to 1 hr of FUN!) or reach out to our volunteer coordinator for additional opportunities such as ticket sales, prize runners, or set up/break down crew. Brooke Salman – brookesalman@gmail.com

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Thank you Octoberama 2018 Sponsors!

MAIN EVENT SUPPORTERS:

Sprinkle Family, Steve & Jakob

West Lynn Vet

MIDWAY SPONSORS:

Whole Earth Provision Company

Land Rover

Austin Gastroenterology – Pradeep Kumar, MD

Juiceland

PSW

Prosperity Bank

The Sam Viersen Family Foundation

McCalla Family

Thomas Family

Jules Familia

Schofman-Wells Family

Bob & Shelly Wynn

ARCADE BOOSTERS:

Dillon Overton & Atticus Duncan Family

Spibelt

Castleview Productions

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J Pinnelli Company, LLC

Pentagram Design

Mini & Raj Patel

Frost Bank

Latra Szal Law

Jay-Reese Contractors, Inc.

Roadrunner Decks

Kwaddle

Curry-Endresen Family

CARNIVAL PATRONS:

Dia De Los Ninos

Laura Britt Design Interiors

Austin’s Pizza

Lucky’s Puccias & Pizzeria

Wiggy’s Wine & Spirits

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Thank You Octoberama 2017 Sponsors!

MAIN EVENT SUPPORTER

Sprinkle Family, Steve & Jakob

West Lynn Vet http://www.westlynnvet.com/

Whole Earth Provision Company http://wholeearthprovision.com/

MIDWAY SPONSOR

Bob and Shelly Wynn

Schofman Family

McCalla Family

Dillon Overton & Atticus Duncan Family

The Sam Viersen Family Foundation

Castleview Productions https://castleviewproductions.com/

Galaxy Café http://www.galaxycafeaustin.com/

Juiceland  http://www.juiceland.com/

Kaighin Team | Financial Advisors http://www.kaighinteam.com/

Austin Gastroenterology | Pradeep Kumar, MD http://www.austingastro.com/

Prosperity Bank https://www.prosperitybankusa.com/

The Rochlen Family | Soccer Assist http://soccerassist.org/

Stone & Acre Real Estate https://www.stoneandacrerealestate.com/

ARCADE BOOSTER

Kazzoun Family

Austin Mobile Mechanics https://www.austinmobilemechanics.net/

Austin’s Pizza https://www.austinspizza.com/

Frost Bank https://www.frostbank.com/

J Pinnelli Company, LLC http://pinnelli.com/

Jay-Reese Contractors, Inc https://www.jayreese.net/

Austin Kula Karate http://austinkulakarate.com/

Old West Austin Neighborhood Association http://www.owana.org/

Pentagram Design https://www.pentagram.com/

Spibelt https://spibelt.com/

The Little Yoga House https://thelittleyogahouse.com/

Wiggy’s Wine & Spirits http://www.wiggysliquor.com/

CARNIVAL PATRON

After Hours Kids Clinic http://www.afterhourskids.com/

Ballooms https://balloomcreations.com/

Caffe Medici https://caffemedici.com/

Shillington Architecture LLC http://www.shillingtonarchitecture.com/

South Oaks Family Medicine http://www.southoaksfamilymedicine.com/

The Benson Co http://www.bensoncarpetandfloors.com/

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Octoberama Donations

The Octoberama Committee is asking that each child donate $5-10 to cover the costs of repairing class booth games, games supplies, and any additional prizes that may need to be purchased for Octoberama.  Please place your donation inside the donation box labeled “Class Booth Donations” in the front office.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email the Octoberama chairs, Jenny Pitts (Jenny.Pitts@arcadis.com) or Catherine Albertson (catherine.albertson@googlemail.com).

As always, thanks so much for supporting Mathews!  Please check our event website for more details: https://octoberama.com/

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Silent Auction & Great Gatherings Preview!

The Silent Auction stays busy!
The Silent Auction stays busy!

We are days away from Octoberama and we wanted to give y’all a taste of what to expect at the Silent Auction this Saturday, October 17th from 11:00am – 2:30pm in the Mathews Elementary Gym. Cash & Credit accepted for all items.

Arts & Entertainment

  • House concert by Emmy award-winning singer-songwriter Monte Warden
  • Private songwriting lesson with Brandi & Monte Warden of renowned Moonkiss Music
  • Passes to ACL Live tapings: D’Angelo & the Vanguard, Kendrick Lamar
  • Tickets to Zach Scott Theater performance of ‘A Christmas Carol’
  • Tickets to The Long Center performance of ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’
  • Tickets to Esther’s Follies vaudeville comedy show

Recreation & Family Fun

Vacation stays in Port Aransas, Rockport, Destin, Austin SOCO, Snowmass, New York City

Passes to Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Violet Crown Theater, Austin Speed Shop private tour, Thinkery children’s museum, Snaopology kid’s camp, Eastside Music School, Armstrong Community Music School, Champions Academy Gymnastics & Cheer, Dart Bowl, Elite Martial Arts

Sikara & Co. private shopping event, Paper Source private paper party, L’Estelle Kitchen House private garden event venue, Logan Integration personal coaching, Valencia photo booth rental

Books – Beautiful Bound Sets

Hundreds of iconic literature series for children and young adults

Salon & Spa

Blo Hair Salon, Ron King Salon, Phantastic Nails, Embellish Nails

Health & Fitness

Castle Hill Fitness, Mat & Kitchen, True Form Pilates, The Bar Method, Pure Bikram Yoga, Texas Rowing Center

Teacher Experiences

Enjoy special activity time and unique gifts from Mathews teachers and staff

Professional Services

Flamingo Automotive, Petals, Ink. Floral, Spacewise Organizing, Logan Integration Personal Coaching

Merchandise

Fun craft projects and toys, Sweet gift items for friends and family, Gorgeous beauty products, Stylish jewelry pieces, Many assorted household items

Restaurants

Kome Sushi, Eastside Café, Odd Duck, Gordough’s, Cru Wine Bar, Lick Honest Ice Creams, Arro, The Grove, Chuy’s, Wahoo’s, Easy Tiger, Freeboards, House Wine, Austin Java, Jeffrey’s, Josephine House, Juliette, Fabi+Rosi, Fresa’s Chicken al Carbon, L’Estelle Kitchen House, Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill, Piazza Gavi, Whole Foods, 24 Diner, Daily Juice, El Naranjo, Bangers, G’raj Mahal, Austin Java, Cipollina

Great Gatherings

  • Fall Family Campout at McKinney Falls State Park
  • Ladies’ Sunday Brunch with friends, food, mimosas, and more!
  • Family Kickball in Clarksville Park
  • Fancy Camera Photography Basics Workshop
  • Family Community Class at Ballet Afrique
  • Blind Wine Tasting Party & Auction
  • Evening of Dancing in West Austin Park under the stars and twinkle lights
  • Travis County Strength Introductory Boot Camp: One Hard Workout Hour!
  • Ice Skating Party at Whole Foods Market Skating on the Plaza
  • Children’s Tea Party in the Treehouse with tea and cookies