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Running club 4:00 pm
Running club
Jan 6 @ 4:00 pm
More info at http://mimspto.org/activities/non-pto-activities/running-club/
PTO Executive Board Meeting 6:00 pm
PTO Executive Board Meeting
Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Sociable 145: LEGO Challenge Sociable for Kindergarten – 3rd Grade (Kids Only) 4:15 pm
Sociable 145: LEGO Challenge Sociable for Kindergarten – 3rd Grade (Kids Only)
Jan 7 @ 4:15 pm – 6:00 pm
The kids will build three Lego models using instructions and creativity.  We will provide snacks. Hosts:  Sandra Lozano, Judith Luong, and Meghan Spicer Date:  Friday, March 27, 2020 Time:  4:15 pm – 6:00 pm Location:  TBD Cost:  $20 per child Buy sociables at https://qtego.net/qlink/mimspto and if you need help, download the Qtego Instructions document.
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Spirit Day with Coffee-Q 7:00 am
Spirit Day with Coffee-Q
Jan 10 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am
The Coffee-Q truck will be at MIMS for a Spirit morning. You buy a taco, coffee, and other yummy goodness during pick up, to share with teachers or staff, or to take to the PTO meeting. They give us money for the things our school and kiddos need. YAY! Double win.
PTO General Meeting 8:45 am
PTO General Meeting
Jan 10 @ 8:45 am – 10:00 am
 
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Sociable 124: Dumplings! Dumplings! Dumplings! (Adults Only) 6:00 pm
Sociable 124: Dumplings! Dumplings! Dumplings! (Adults Only)
Jan 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enjoy a fun evening making dumplings (to eat) and getting to know each other!  Novice and expert dumpling-makers welcome.  Dinner and drinks provided. Hosts:  Wendy Chung and Andy Chen, Jing (Jocelyn) Li and Matthew Yang, Christina and Frank Lin, Amy and Fernando Tang, Trini Merlan and Michael Solis Date:  Saturday, January 11, 2020 Time:  6:00 pm …
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Running club 4:00 pm
Running club
Jan 13 @ 4:00 pm
More info at http://mimspto.org/activities/non-pto-activities/running-club/
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ES UIL Info Session 5:45 pm
ES UIL Info Session
Jan 15 @ 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm
ES UIL Info Session @ MIMS Learning Commons
Learn about the events available for students to compete in at this info session for elementary school UIL. You’ll learn about event details, answer questions, and discuss coaching. If you have questions, contact Nissa Simpson at uil-es@mimspto.org.
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Cub Scout Pack 989 5:15 pm
Cub Scout Pack 989
Jan 16 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
 
Sociable 125: Mediterranean Dinner (Adults Only) 7:00 pm
Sociable 125: Mediterranean Dinner (Adults Only)
Jan 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Grownups only dinner sociable.  Get to know other MIMS parents over wine and a delicious Mediterranean dinner at the home of Cara and Jamal Bullocks. Hosts:  Beckye and Steve Gross, Karyn and Jonathan Taibel, Cara and Jamal Bullocks, and Lisa and Eric Barrow Date:  Thursday, January 16, 2020 Time:  7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Location:  Galleria …
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Sociable 151: Cupcake Wars 8:20 pm
Sociable 151: Cupcake Wars
Jan 18 @ 8:20 pm – 9:20 pm
Cupcake Wars for 8th Grade Girls (Kids Only) It’s time to get creative!  Compete to decorate the best cupcake! Hosts:  Amanda Chambers, Janine McClenny, and Karalee Gatlin Date:  Saturday, April 18, 2020 Time:  2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Location:  Home of the Chambers Family Cost:  $15 per person Buy sociables at https://qtego.net/qlink/mimspto and if you need …
Sociable 152: Zongzi (Chinese Hallacas/Sticky Rice Bundles) – (Kids and Parents) 9:10 pm
Sociable 152: Zongzi (Chinese Hallacas/Sticky Rice Bundles) – (Kids and Parents)
Jan 18 @ 9:10 pm – 10:10 pm
Zongzi (Chinese Hallacas/Sticky Rice Bundles) – (Kids and Parents) Zongzi, also known as Chinese Hallacas or Sticky Rice Bundles to westerners, is a traditional food for the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival.  It is mainly made of glutinous rice with other fillings, wrapped in bamboo or reed leaves and cooked by steaming or boiling.  Nowadays, apart …
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – No school
Sociable 126: ABC 13 Tour (Kids and Parents) 9:45 am
Sociable 126: ABC 13 Tour (Kids and Parents)
Jan 20 @ 9:45 am – 11:15 am
Come for a tour of ABC 13!  Up to 20 parents and kids will get a personalized tour of Channel 13.  You can watch part of the 11 am news, take pictures with our TV trucks, and see where reporters and anchors work.  Dates are flexible.  If purchased as a class field trip, we can do …
Sociable 127: Winter Spectacular Ice Skating Sociable (Kids and Parents) 10:00 am
Sociable 127: Winter Spectacular Ice Skating Sociable (Kids and Parents)
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Enjoy ice skating fun with other activities, including sledding and broom ball.  Drinks and snacks will be provided.  No drop offs please. At least one parent needs to be present. Parents only need to purchase a spot for themselves if they plan to skate. Hosts:  Christina Lin, Michelle Quinn, Janine McClenny, Lara Gaona, Jocelyn Li, …
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Sociable 128: MIMS Dragons Love Tacos for Pre-K – 3rd Grade (Kids Only) 4:30 pm
Sociable 128: MIMS Dragons Love Tacos for Pre-K – 3rd Grade (Kids Only)
Jan 21 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
We have tacos and salsa.  You come as your favorite dragon.  We’ll read the books Dragons Love Tacos and Dragons Love Tacos 2 while you eat, but you have to promise not to set the books on fire with your dragon breath!  Kids leave fed, read, and with a dragon craft to take home!  Food …
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Sociable 129: Paella Party (Adults only) 7:00 pm
Sociable 129: Paella Party (Adults only)
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Come join us for an evening of Spanish tapas and delicious paella.  Wine and beer will accompany these scrumptious small dishes.  Come for the food, stay for the friends. Hosts:  Angie Veneziale and Amanda Chambers Date:  Saturday, January 25, 2020 Time:  7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Cost:  $45 per person Buy sociables at https://qtego.net/qlink/mimspto and if …
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Scouts: Scouting for Food Pack 989 Food Drive 7:45 am
Scouts: Scouting for Food Pack 989 Food Drive
Jan 27 @ 7:45 am – 8:15 am
Scouts: Scouting for Food Pack 989 Food Drive @ Mandarin Immersion Magnet School
Scouts from pack 989 will collect food donations at morning drop-off from 7:50-8:15.
Running club 4:00 pm
Running club
Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm
More info at http://mimspto.org/activities/non-pto-activities/running-club/
MIMS Chess Club: In-house tournaments 5:00 pm
MIMS Chess Club: In-house tournaments
Jan 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:20 pm
Monday Inhouse Tournament(5:00 to 6:20pm) In-school unrated tournaments. Students are placed into sections (based on their skills) to play in a tournament setting. Open to all levels of chess players 1st to 8th
Spirit Night with Mendocino Farms 5:00 pm
Spirit Night with Mendocino Farms
Jan 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Spirit Night with Mendocino Farms @ Mendocino Farms Uptown Park
Rescheduled from November: You eat delicious food at Mendocino Farms (Uptown Park location only) and put your receipt in the MIMS PTO bowl. They give us money for our students – 50% back! Yay! Required: Mendocino Farms Spirit Night for Mandarin Immersion School to get the donation.
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CNY: Pick Up Tickets, Wristbands, T-shirts 7:00 am
CNY: Pick Up Tickets, Wristbands, T-shirts
Jan 28 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Pick up pre-ordered Chinese New Year wristbands, tickets, and t-shirts. Place additional orders. Tickets & Wristbands You can still buy discounted wristbands and tickets, as well as pre-order your t-shirts. Read more here or go directly to the store to order. Those will be available to pick up T-Th, Jan. 28-30, from 7-9 am and 3:30-6 …
Scouts: Scouting for Food Pack 989 Food Drive 7:45 am
Scouts: Scouting for Food Pack 989 Food Drive
Jan 28 @ 7:45 am – 8:15 am
Scouts: Scouting for Food Pack 989 Food Drive @ Mandarin Immersion Magnet School
Scouts from pack 989 will collect food donations at morning drop-off from 7:50-8:15.
CNY: Pick Up Tickets, Wristbands, T-shirts 3:30 pm
CNY: Pick Up Tickets, Wristbands, T-shirts
Jan 28 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Pick up pre-ordered Chinese New Year wristbands, tickets, and t-shirts. Place additional orders. Tickets & Wristbands You can still buy discounted wristbands and tickets, as well as pre-order your t-shirts. Read more here or go directly to the store to order. Those will be available to pick up T-Th, Jan. 28-30, from 7-9 am and 3:30-6 …
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CNY: Pick Up Tickets, Wristbands, T-shirts 7:00 am
CNY: Pick Up Tickets, Wristbands, T-shirts
Jan 29 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Pick up pre-ordered Chinese New Year wristbands, tickets, and t-shirts. Place additional orders. Tickets & Wristbands You can still buy discounted wristbands and tickets, as well as pre-order your t-shirts. Read more here or go directly to the store to order. Those will be available to pick up T-Th, Jan. 28-30, from 7-9 am and 3:30-6 …
Scouts: Scouting for Food Pack 989 Food Drive 7:45 am
Scouts: Scouting for Food Pack 989 Food Drive
Jan 29 @ 7:45 am – 8:15 am
Scouts: Scouting for Food Pack 989 Food Drive @ Mandarin Immersion Magnet School
Scouts from pack 989 will collect food donations at morning drop-off from 7:50-8:15.
CNY: Pick Up Tickets, Wristbands, T-shirts 3:30 pm
CNY: Pick Up Tickets, Wristbands, T-shirts
Jan 29 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Pick up pre-ordered Chinese New Year wristbands, tickets, and t-shirts. Place additional orders. Tickets & Wristbands You can still buy discounted wristbands and tickets, as well as pre-order your t-shirts. Read more here or go directly to the store to order. Those will be available to pick up T-Th, Jan. 28-30, from 7-9 am and 3:30-6 …
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CNY: Pick Up Tickets, Wristbands, T-shirts 7:00 am
CNY: Pick Up Tickets, Wristbands, T-shirts
Jan 30 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Pick up pre-ordered Chinese New Year wristbands, tickets, and t-shirts. Place additional orders. Tickets & Wristbands You can still buy discounted wristbands and tickets, as well as pre-order your t-shirts. Read more here or go directly to the store to order. Those will be available to pick up T-Th, Jan. 28-30, from 7-9 am and 3:30-6 …
Scouts: Scouting for Food Pack 989 Food Drive 7:45 am
Scouts: Scouting for Food Pack 989 Food Drive
Jan 30 @ 7:45 am – 8:15 am
Scouts: Scouting for Food Pack 989 Food Drive @ Mandarin Immersion Magnet School
Scouts from pack 989 will collect food donations at morning drop-off from 7:50-8:15.
CNY: Pick Up Tickets, Wristbands, T-shirts 3:30 pm
CNY: Pick Up Tickets, Wristbands, T-shirts
Jan 30 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Pick up pre-ordered Chinese New Year wristbands, tickets, and t-shirts. Place additional orders. Tickets & Wristbands You can still buy discounted wristbands and tickets, as well as pre-order your t-shirts. Read more here or go directly to the store to order. Those will be available to pick up T-Th, Jan. 28-30, from 7-9 am and 3:30-6 …
Cub Scout Pack 989 5:15 pm
Cub Scout Pack 989
Jan 30 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
 
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Scouts: Scouting for Food Pack 989 Food Drive 7:45 am
Scouts: Scouting for Food Pack 989 Food Drive
Jan 31 @ 7:45 am – 8:15 am
Scouts: Scouting for Food Pack 989 Food Drive @ Mandarin Immersion Magnet School
Scouts from pack 989 will collect food donations at morning drop-off from 7:50-8:15.
Fú Fri-Yay 8:00 am
Fú Fri-Yay
Jan 31 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Fú Fri-Yay @ Whole Foods (Post Oak & San Felipe, upstairs lounge)
Join us for Fú Fri-Yay at Whole Foods (on Post Oak & San Felipe) for coffee and great conversation. We’ll meet after drop off, upstairs in the lounge area. Don’t forget to grab your coffee and treat at the barista first. This is a great way to meet new parents, ask questions, or just socialize. …
MIMS Chess Club: Beginner & Advanced Beginner Class 4:15 pm
MIMS Chess Club: Beginner & Advanced Beginner Class
Jan 31 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
MIMS Chess Club, Spring 2020 – chessclub@mimspto.org Mondays, 5;00-6:20pm, Chess Club In-house Tournament, Room 305 Fridays, 4:15-5:15pm Chess Club Class for Beginner (Room 303) and for Advanced Beginners (Room 305) Fridays, 5:20-6:20pm Chess Club Class for Intermediate and Advanced levels Room 305
MIMS Chess Club: Intermediate & Advanced Class 5:20 pm
MIMS Chess Club: Intermediate & Advanced Class
Jan 31 @ 5:20 pm – 6:20 pm
MIMS Chess Club – Spring 2020, chessclub@mimspto.org Mondays, 5;00-6:20pm, Chess Club In-house Tournament, Room 305 Fridays, 4:15-5:15pm Chess Club Class for Beginner (Room 303) and for Advanced Beginners (Room 305) Fridays, 5:20-6:20pm Chess Club Class for Intermediate and Advanced levels Room 305