Muir pta programs

Class Gardens 

It is so rewarding to watch the children plant a seed, watch it grow, and eventually dig out a carrot they can munch on! They try new foods, they see the vital connection between land and table, they gain an awareness of and appreciation for the natural world. Muir PTA strives to give every class a garden box to grow their connection to the environment and sustainability. Campus Beautification Days are also a way we come together to foster our campus and relationships!

Walk & Rollers 

Muir has a high number of students that walk and ride to school. To increase safety for those students and options for others Muir PTA is excited to bring the Walk & Rollers program to our school for the 2020/2021 school year. Organization of routes, meet spots and safety plans will begin over the summer. Email:


With a focus on mindfulness Muir hosts Yoga Mornings at Muir during the school year! Sessions are every Wednesday before school at 7:50 Cafeteria. We are so excited to be able to share some yoga poses, breathing tips and mindfulness practices with our John Muir community. We encourage students to focus on breakfast as they can join any time before the bells rings. Parents and family are invited to join and we encourage using this techniques at home!


All Muir students now have access to a free BrainPOP subscription to use at home! Please ask your child’s teacher for login instructions if this information has not already been shared with you.

BrainPOP is a group of educational websites with over 1,000 short animated movies for students in grades K-12 covering the subjects of science, social studies, English, math, engineering and technology, health, and arts and music. BrainPOP is used in more than 20% of U.S. schools and it is also used in schools in several other countries. The videos and other materials are designed to engage students and assist teachers. The content is aligned to state education standards. For more information, please visit

Recess Art 

Every other Wednesday our wonderful parent volunteers coordinate tables of arts and crafts for our students to enjoy during lunch recess. Students get to use this time and supplies to create freely! Guided activities can be provided for students that crave structure, but this activity is an extra outlet for all students to explore.

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