2015-2016 Upcoming Events

Exciting News!

Garden Community Event

Since we got so much accomplished, we are cancelling tomorrow's (Sunday, 3/20) garden day. Thank you to all of you for coming out today and those of you who helped earlier this week with all the wood preparation. I also want to thank Thrive Milpitas (www.thrivemilpitas.com) for donating all the pizza for lunch today. :)

Lastly, thank you Renee Jankowski for all the beautiful drawings and Lori Pushanitis for applying for the Whole Foods Garden Grant. I am so proud to be part of the Noble community. I can't wait to see how excited the kids will be when all the signs are up!

Time: 9am - 4pm (Sat 3/19 )

Location: Noble Elementary School Garden

Questions? Contact Sim at sgerardpta@gmail.com

Lion Dancing and Martial Arts at Flagpole

Thank you Sun's Kung Fu Academy for coming to our school and demonstrating Shaolin Kung Fu in celebration of Chinese New Year!

Check their website: http://sunskungfu.com

Date & Time: Thursday, March 3, 2016 @ 8:45am


If you would like to help us at any of these events below, please email us at sjnoblepta@gmail.com.We would love to hear from you, thank you!

Noble Elementary School Website:


Yearbook for Sale

You can still order your yearbook online. Shipping charges apply. You will still have the option to personalize 4 extra pages for free.www.2016nobleyearbook.picaboo.com

We received a $2000.00 green grant from Lowes that will help our terra cycle storage. This will allow us to move our School counselors into a larger room and have a better environment during counseling sessions. Also, extra bins for terra cycling. We would like to Thank Glo Fung for her grant writing expertise in securing this grant for our school… "Thank you!"

Also, we were awarded a $700.00 Target field trip grant. Mrs. Bettencourt will be able to take her class and their reading buddies to adventure Play ground. We would like to Thank Mrs. Bettencourt for her grant writing expertise… "Thank You!"

Questions? Contact at sjnoblepta@gmail.com


Sunshine School - Berryessa


South Bay Dental Center


2505 Berryessa Road, San Jose

Genius Kids - Berryessa


Mimi Du - Realty World

(408) 307-4489


Salon Elegante

(408) 259-3302

1633 Alum Rock Ave, San Jose

Thrive Milpitas

Chiropractic care, acupuncture, massage, yoga, and more




Renee Jankowski for bringing this awesome program to our school and for all her hard work and dedication. Thanks to her, our children have had a wonder opportunity to build confidence and lasting love for the arts. Thanks Renee!!

and to Starting Arts



It's not too late to donate your gently used clothes, shoes, etc.

You can always donate anytime. Request a bag for free with a prepaid shipping label, click here: http://www.schoola.com/stitch/requestbag. Clean out your closet and give back—$2 of every $5 spent goes to our school. They will send you a bag and there is no shipping cost to return it. Remember to select Noble elementary in San Jose, CA 95132.

To buy clothes, go to www.schoola.com and search for Noble Elementary in San Jose, CA or type in 95132 to buy clothes donated by our school and 40% will go back to our school. Thanks for your help!

Noble Knights Spirit Wear

Order Noble Knights t-shirts and sweaters for the whole family. Click here for more information.

Help Us Earn $$

Just by Shopping at Amazon!

Start shopping at Amazon by clicking on this link:

You can bookmark it, so you don't have to look for it every-time.

Garden Project: Planting Seeds

We just received a donation from Home Depot and have a variety of seeds--broccoli, cucumbers, bell peppers, green beans, tomatoes, carrots, lettuce, etc. and will start working with our teachers to plant seeds into biodegradable pots with their students. If you would like to help, please email sgerardpta@gmail.com. Thank you!

Spring Carnival

Come and enjoy a night out with your family!

We will have games, photo booth, face painting, music, dancing and more...

Date: Friday May 20th

Noble Elementary- 4:30-7:30pm

Tickets are .50 cents each

Pre-sale orders are $25.00 and you will receive $5.00 worth free! $25.00 = 60 tickets

You can buy your pre-sale tickets in front of the school May 12th-19th right after school.

Noble Goes to the Movies

Hurry and turn your order form in by this Thursday May 12!!

Tickets: $8.00 each

Kids' size concessions pack*: $5.00 each

Movie: The Jungle Book

Date: Sunday May 15th

Time: 11:30 am

Where: AMC Eastridge,

2190 Eastridge Loop, San Jose, CA 95122

Talent Show Tryouts

This Thursday, May 5 is our Talent Show!

There will be two assemblies in the morning during school and two shows in the evening. The first show is at 6:30pm, the second show is at 7:30pm, both in the MultiPurpose Room.

Performers should arrive at the MultiPurpose Room at least 15 minutes before showtime. A reminder will be given to your child about which show they are in. If your child does not receive a notice and does not know which show they will be in, please email Erin Pound at sjnoblepta@gmail.com.

Free Science Night

Bring your children to enjoy an on campus Field trip on Friday, April 29th from 7pm to 8pm. Math and Science Nucleus will teach a lesson on the science of toys, electricity, and magnetism. This is a PTA sponsored event and there are 150 spots. Please be sure to sign up your children in the front office so we may know how many children will attend. This is a “make and take” so we want to be sure all children that attend will have the supplies necessary. Concessions for sale. Hope you can make it!

Drama Program...Tickets on Sale NOW!

Starting Arts at Noble presents: Disney's Peter Pan Jr.

We will be selling Peter Pan Jr tickets for $10/person after school.

Performance Dates:

"Batman" cast: Sat, April 9th @ 4 pm, Sun, April 10th @ 5 pm

"Superman" cast: Sat, April 9th @ 7 pm, Sun, April 10th @ 2 pm

Location: Hoover Theatre - 1635 Park Ave., San Jose 95126

Teacher Potluck

THANK YOU for helping us and making this another successful potluck!! We would like to show our appreciation to all our Noble Teachers by having a Potluck during the Parent-Teacher Conferences (Friday, 3/11 to Friday 3/18). Lots of teachers will be working late so we think it's a great way to show them how much we value their time and energy.

Examples of things to bring: fruit salad, veggie platter or salad, hummus, pasta, pizza, enchiladas, spring rolls, fried rice, chow mein, desserts, water, juice, etc. Please bring your dish or drinks to the office before 11:00 am. Sign up forms are in the Yellow Wed Envelope or Office.

Thank you!!

Spaghetti Feed

Location: The Old Spaghetti Factory

51 North San Pedro, San Jose CA

408-288-7488 to make reservations

Date & Time: Thursday, March 3rd from 5pm to 9pm

Click here to print flyer. Help us raise money for our school!

Free Parent Workshop

Topic: Taking Writing to the Next Level (new)

Date & Time: Monday, March 7th @ 8:30 am

Location: Noble Elementary in Room #5

Bounce a Rama

Date & Time: Saturday, January 16th from 10am to 9pm

Join us for a day at Bounce a Rama for lunch/dinner, rides, games, etc. Click here to see the flyer: 25% of all sales go back to Noble Elementary!

Noble Food Drive

We would like to ask for your help with the food drive at Noble. There are large bins at our school and we would love to fill them!! Please bring can goods and non-perishable items and drop them into the bins. We hope to feed as many families as possible. Thank you!

Free Parent Workshop

Topic: Writing - Nuts and Bolts

Date & Time: Monday, January 11th @ 8:30 am

Location: Noble Elementary in Room #5

Free Ornament Night!

Please join us this Friday, 12/11 @ 6:30pm in the Noble Multi-Purpose room. We will make cards, crafts and ornaments. Hope you can make it!

Win an iPad Mini!

GIVE the Gift that Gives..................Every $100 GC purchase you get chance to win a iPad mini!!! (courtesy of a Noble family)

Order your gift cards online with Enrollment Code 38867L2L34191 at www.shopwithscrip.com and drop your check off at the office. Your online order won't be processed till we receive your check. Click here to download the order form, fill it out and drop it off along with your check at the office by Friday December 11th, 2015 (2pm). Please make checks payable to Noble PTA. Thank you for supporting our kids and all the programs that PTA brings to our community! You make all of this happen.

Questions? Please email to noblegiftcards@yahoo.com

Teacher Potluck

Special thanks to all the families who brought food! We would like to show our appreciation to all our Noble Teachers by having a Potluck during the Parent-Teacher Conferences (Friday, 11/13 to Friday 11/20). Lots of teachers will be working late so we think it's a great way to show them how much we value their time and energy.

Examples of things to bring: fruit salad, veggie platter or salad, hummus, pasta, pizza, enchiladas, spring rolls, fried rice, chow mein, desserts, water, juice, etc. Please bring your dish or drinks to the office before 11:00 am. Sign up forms are in the Yellow Wed Envelope or Office or click here.

Thank you!!

Free Movie Night at Noble

Movie: Madagascar 3

Date & Time: Friday, October 23, 2015 @ 6:30pm

Location: Noble Elementary Multi-Purpose Room

This is a FREE event to all Noble families and Friends. Dinner will be available for purchase.

Fall Festival

Volunteers needed, please click here to view the sign up sheet and email us at sjnoblepta@gmail.com and let us know which slot(s) you can assist. Thanks!

Bring your entire family out and celebrate fall! Come enjoy a night of fun! There will be food, music, dancing, games, prizes, picture booth, arts and crafts and more! Avoid the long lines and purchase your tickets early in front of the school, before and after school on October 12th and 13th or purchase your tickets at full price on the day of the event.

Tickets are .50 cents each, Pre-sale orders are $25.00 and you get $5.00 worth free!

$25.00=60 tickets

Date: Friday, October 16, 2015

Noble Elementary: 4:30pm to 7:30pm

Kid Power

You worry about your kids safety. You want to teach them how to be safe in an ever evolving world. We want to help!

NOBLE PTA has partnered with Kidpower to bring a FREE Parent-Caregiver Child Protection Workshop to our school. In this workshop adults learn how to use the Kidpower Child Protection approach for keeping their kids safe and for helping their children learn and develop age-appropriate People Safety skills. Your class can focus on any age range, infancy to teen. Participants practice ways to foster the skills through upbeat, experiential practice without using fear as a motivator.

To learn more about this workshop and to sign up, please contact Chiara Sani, chiarasani0@gmail.com, 408 888-8453. For more details on the contents of the workshop please click here. If you wish to learn more about Kidpower and their mission, visit www.kidpower.org

Workshop will be held in the Multipurpose room at Noble School on October 6th from 7-9pm. Please join us!

Morning at the Movies with Noble!

Join us for a fun morning with your family & friends and the Noble School Community to watch the animated PG Movie, Hotel Transylvania 2! Flyers went home in the Wednesday folder. Remember to wear your Noble shirts. Hope to see you there!

Date & Time: Sunday, October 4th @ 11:30am

Location: AMC Eastridge

Walk-a-Thon this Thursday (10/1)

Our annual Walk-a-thon is this Thursday, October 1st, at 1:15pm out on the blacktop. Last year we raised almost $5,000, and we hope to do the same again this year! If we raise $2,500+, the students get to slime Ms. Diana and Ms. Peterson, and if we raise $4,000+, the students will slime Mrs. Ortiz! Let's help our students reach their goals :) Students can ask family and friends to pledge money based on number of laps walked or a specific set amount. All money raised goes to support amazing programs here at Noble. Please do not bring pledge money to the walk-a-thon. All pledges will be collected during the two weeks following the event.

Come on out for music, snacks, prizes, and LOTS OF FUN! Let's make this our best year ever!

Please have your kids dress in comfortable clothes & running shoes. Sunblock and hats are encouraged. Hope to see you there!

Date: Thursday, October 1st

Time: After school

Location: Noble Elementary Black Top

Thank you to everyone that came out to volunteers! The kids did a great job!

Ono Hawaiian Restaurant

ONO will help us raise funds for our Noble PTA and all the activities we support (i.e. Fall Festival, Workshops, Project Cornerstone...and many more) by giving back 50% of all proceeds!

DATE: Friday September 25th

TIME : 4-8 pm

WHERE: 1706 OAKLAND Rd., San Jose 95131

Click here to see the flyer. Another one will go out in next week's Wednesday envelope.

Do you have any questions? Please contact Maggie Chi - mchichi@gmail.com or Chiara Sani - chiarasani0@gmail.com.

Can't wait to see you there! Don't forget to wear your NOBLE gear proudly......magic may happen! Thank you!!!

First PTA Meeting

Date: Monday, Sept 21, 2015

Time: 6:30 pm

Location: Teacher's Lounge (Enter from the Office)

Dinner & child care provided!

Click here to see our newsletter

Welcome Back to School Breakfast

Date: Friday, Aug 29, 2015

Time: 8:30 am

Please join us in Room 5 for coffee and breakfast.

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PTA Membership Sign Up!

Please join with us to make a difference in the education and welfare of our children. Regardless whether you are signing up as a new member or renewing your membership, please complete the same PTA membership form that went back in last Wednesday envelope, pick up from the school office or print from the attachment, and return it with your dues payment to the office or classroom. Classes with 100% Parents and Teacher participation will receive an ICE CREAM PARTY!

Click here to print the Membership Forms (English)

Click here to print the Membership Forms (Chinese)


Yearbooks Available Online

We have great news! You can still order your personalized Noble 2014 - 2015 yearbooks! Personalize your yearbook by going online. Please make sure to have a credit card handy.

To order the 2014 - 2015 yearbook, go to www.nobleelementary.picaboo.com

Thank you!

Noble PTA