Off The Wall; This, that and the other

South San Francisco, CA   August 13, 2014 
 
 

Off The Wall is a collection of information from our Facebook page

 

*Scholarships from California Water Service Company
California Water Service Company (Cal Water) has established a scholarship program to assist students residing within Cal Water service areas who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services, a division of Scholarship America. Scholarship Management Services is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applications are now being accepted through September 15, 2014. More info CLICK HERE

 

*The Boys & Girls Clubs of North San Mateo County is looking for van drivers in South San Francisco to transport kids from school to the Club when school is out. The position is about 2 hours daily, 2:30-4:30, and pays $14/hr. Please contact Sharon Dolan at 650-589-7090 x14 or sdolan@theclubs. org.

 

*August 13th: There has been a break in the water service main pipe on Manzanita and water service has been shut off for that block and possibly others in the service area.
One neighbor said they were told they could be w/o water for 8-10 hrs (as of 6pm or so this evening)
David Hernandez says ‘Flood on Manzanita’ while another neighbor shared “We are at least putting it to good use!! Look at everyone using buckets/bowls to water their lawns!!!” and we say WTG!
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This is why it is so important that our infrastructure be upgraded, especially the transmission water pipeline that crosses Westborough and is being upgraded.
##Manzaita water main broken water main on manzanita 8.13.2014 manzanita water main break 8.13.2014
Calwater (650) 558-7800 day & after hour #
Westborough Water (650) 589-1435

 

 

 

 

*Little Help Please! Any former PEE WEE BB players around? We are looking for those who played with Jeff Pee Wee BB Jeff Tentes General ContractorsTentes around 1977-1979 on the General Contractors Team. Thanks for sharing & helping us find players – be great to hear their memories and see what they are up to now.
(Inquiry from Jeff & Erin Tentes)

 

 

 

*SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION: Are you having any problems with the construction going on at any of our schools?

School construction concerns can be addressed by Bond Director Larry Scott Bond Office is 650-246-5976

School construction concerns can be addressed by Bond Director Larry Scott Bond Office is 650-246-5976

School construction concerns can be addressed by Bond Director Larry Scott Bond Office is 650-246-5976

School construction concerns can be addressed by Bond Director Larry Scott Bond Office is 650-246-5976

Recently we had neighbors report excessive dirt being blown into the air and on their property from the SSFHS field renovation. We brought this matter to Councilwoman Liza Normandy and she has provided this contact for neighbors to use to help bring resolution to any concerns. Thanks Liza!
Bond Director Larry Scott Bond Office is 650-246-5976.
(we also had a few neighbors from the Ponderosa/ Avalon area with concerns as well, please use this # too)

 

 

 

 

*BACK TO SCHOOL BLUES: OK – so far who has cried more this morning- the kids or you? back to school crying
Does anyone take the traditional first day of school pictures each year? How fast they grow!

John C. Baker Oh, it’s the kids crying, of course. On back-to-school morning the missus and I always clink our coffee cups together in celebration.

Lilian Xiomara Sanchez I do!! I took pictures every year to see how my daughter grows each year

Angela Silva We did and I’m so glad we have the photo, these are little milestones. No tears and I still got to give him a kiss on his cheek in his 4th grade classroom

Erica A. Hernandez One kid happy to see her friends again, one kid miserable. I torture them every year with the “first day” pictures!

Deborah Ann Portillo glad they are back

 

*SUPERMOON; As dusk turns into night time we thank Michele Wilson & Sonny Koya for  sharing  Sunday’s Supermoon. While not quite as big/ bright tonight, it still will be incredible. Those up in the early morning may get treated to the meteor shows shining through – if we have clear skies.

Supermoon photo courtesy of Michele Wilson

Supermoon photo courtesy of Michele Wilson

Supermoon photo share from Michele Wilson

Supermoon photo share from Michele Wilson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*ACCIDENT Thank you to Natalie Carrillo for this update today, we hope everyone is doing OK: accident on ECH at Chestnut brandi 8.11.2014
‘Accident on the corner of El Camino n Chesnut in SSF, one person taken by ambulance the other driver is okay.’

 

 

 

 

*Thanks to John Baker for this share: Congratulations to new South City High Principal Cynthia Rapaido, hired late last month after a distinguished term as Assistant Principal at San Mateo High.

Welcome to SSFHS new principal Cynthia Rapaido. Photo; UCSF

Welcome to SSFHS new principal Cynthia Rapaido.
Photo; UCSF

 

Principal Rapaido will have a meet-and-greet tea time on Monday (Aug. 11) at the SSFHS Library at 4 p.m.

With a new principal and two new vice principals on the B Street campus, it’ll be an interesting transition and I have faith that it’ll be successful.

(more info on our new principal from UCSF)

 

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