The CDM Read-a-Thon was a HUGE success! Once all the funds come in, we will have raised over $37,000 thanks to our generous CDM community.  Thank you to all our families for supporting our students, school and staff!
We actually raised more money this year than we thought when planning the event.  So, we don’t have enough of the water bottles or dragons to deliver to our students this week.  Don’t worry!  We have ordered more and will distribute the week after we return from Winter Break.  We are still going through the data, but here are some fun things to know about how we did:
  • The student with the most Reading Minutes was a 5th Grader who read for 1,370 minutes!
  • Our families sent 1,608 emails requesting pledges!
  • We had a whopping 193 Dragons raise $100 or more!
  • A fantastic number of 38 Dragons raised $250 or more!
  • We had THREE Dragons that raised $500 or more!
  • Amazingly, ONE Dragon raised $1,000!
Again, THANK YOU to everyone that participated in any way.  We are truly grateful for all of your support!
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Welcome to Carmel Del Mar, the school with a heart! We are glad you are here!

The Carmel Del Mar PTA (Parent Teacher Association) is a volunteer-based, parent-funded organization whose mission is to positively impact, support, and enhance the overall learning environment at Carmel Del Mar.

We organize events and programs that support the school community, and provide all children with opportunities to connect and learn. We also fund school-site needs and offer mini-grants to all teachers.

If you would like to support us, you can do so by becoming a member, volunteering and attending our events and fundraisers!

To keep track of what is happening at the school, signup for our newsletter or use the PTA Family Calendar.

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