As a collaborative Valle Verde community of staff, students, and parents, we commit to fostering an environment that supports strong character, creativity, independence, and critical thinking for all of our members. Every student will receive core instruction with targeted learning opportunities, utilizing technology and multiple learning approaches. Our students' educational experience will be enriched through the visual and performing arts. Collectively, we strive to embrace all individuals in a supportive environment that encourages different opinions and ideas, self-reflection, and on-going growth. Parents, students, and staff will take an active role in becoming a successful 21st century learning community.
Kindergarten Readiness Meeting
For incoming Kindergarteners and Transitional Kindergarteners for the 2015-16 school year, we are having a Readiness meeting on Monday, February 2, 2015. The meeting will start at 6pm in the MUR. This meeting is for parents only. At the conclusion of the meeting you will receive an appointment card for Registration for Tuesday, February 3. Please bring completed packet and all original documents with you on Registration Day. Please don't hesitate to contact the office at 925-939-5700 with any questions.
2015-2016 Enrollment Information
The Viking Voice
The Viking Voice
January 26-30, 2015
It takes every Viking to sail our ship.
26 Staff Development Day – NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
27 Valle Verde Spelling Bee
29 Fifth Graders go to the Delta
2 Kindergarten Readiness Meeting; MUR; 6pm
3 Kindergarten Registration; C6; by appointment
3 Student Council Meeting; B pod; 7:35am
3 PTA Meeting at 7pm in the B pod
4 Dine Around at Mary’s Pizza Shack
6 100th Day of School!!
10 Mr. Funnelhead Assembly (Water consciousness)
12 Kindergarten Friendship Day
12 School Site Council Meeting
13-16 No School-Friday, Feb 13 and Monday, Feb 16 are school holidays
NO SCHOOL DAYS: Monday, January 26 is a Teacher In Service day. Students will not attend school. Friday, February 13 is Lincoln’s Birthday and Monday, February 16 is President’s Day.
VALLE VERDE CHILDREN’S CENTER We are the on-site before and after school program located at Valle Verde Elementary. We provide care for students TK through 5th grade. We offer full time, part time and drop in care to meet your family needs. We also offer a homework club for 1st through 5th graders. So come over and meet us, we have an enthusiastic staff with unlimited activities to enrich your child’s world. Check out our new web site at www.valleverdechildrenscenter.org for pricing and more information. Please note: Due to liability issues, children not enrolled in Valle Verde Children’s Center may not be on the playground after school when we are using it. This applies to both the Kindergarten and the big play yard. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. Christine Muller ,Center Director
ERROR!!-In the Food Services one year calendar, they have January 30 as a No School Day. This is a misprint. SCHOOL WILL BE IN SESSION ON JANUARY 30TH.
NOON SUPERVISORS: Valle Verde Parents: We need Noon Supervisor Substitutes for the 2014-2015 school year. It is a paid position, only 90 minutes during the student’s lunch. As a substitute you would work only as needed, when our regular Noon Supervisors need time off. If interested, please see Laura in the office.
SAFETY REMINDER: Please do not send glass containers in your child’s lunch bag. For safety reasons, we would prefer you send plastic lunch containers.
SOUL SHOPPE PARENT WORKSHOP PRESENTATION LINK Check out the PowerPoint from our parent education night: http://soulshoppe.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/SS-Parent-Night-Final-2014.pdf
SCIENCE FAIR: Our Science Fair is fast approaching and we are in need of judges. The Science Fair is on February 18, 2015. If you are interested in judging, we will need you here from 12:30pm until 4:00pm to judge projects and interview finalists. Interested parties, please see Debi in the office. Thank you!!
FOOTHILL PARENT NIGHT: Foothill Middle School will have a Parent information night on March 4, 2015, at 7:00pm in the MUR. For more information, please see the attached flyer.
SNACK BAGS NEEDED: The office is in need of snack bags to use as ice bags. If you would like to make a donation, please bring the snack bags to the office. Thank you for being such a great community!
VIKING REWARDS: This week, our Viking Reward winners are: Sophia T., Gala F., Lauren H., Maya Y., Avery H., Ramzi H., Vincent L., Chase C., Maxie N., Sean D., Nicole E., Olivia A., Lily S., Lincoln R., Kevin L. and Olivia S. Great job, Vikings!!
VIKING PRIDE: Congratulations to Mrs. Fedotoff’s class for showing their Viking Pride. Our Valle Verde Bear will reside in B4 this week.
GOLDEN LUNCHBOX The Golden Lunchbox goes to Mrs. Postigo and Mrs. Cuneo’s class for honoring the 3 B’s in the lunch room. Way to go Vikings!
PTA NEWS: Questions, email email@example.com
PTA NEWS: Come to the next Parent Teacher Association meeting on Tuesday, February 3rd at 7pm in the B pod. Officer and committee positions open for the 2015/2016 school year. If you are interested in getting involved or have questions, please email Brandi at firstname.lastname@example.org Agendas and meeting minutes can be found on the school website at http://vves-mdusd-ca.schoolloop.com.
ENRICHMENT: After school enrichment classes begin this week! Classes (available for K-5th graders) include art, flag football, chess, dance and so much more. If you missed this session, spring classes will start again in March.
SPRING FLING: Discounted tickets for tables of 10 people will be going on sale in early February. Save the date for this Mardi Gras themed dinner, dance and auction at the Walnut Creek Marriott on Saturday, March 28th from 6pm-midnight. And don’t forget the Mini Fling (party for the kids) on Friday, April 3rd from 5-8:30pm. "Let the good times roll!"
DINE & DONATE WITH MARY'S PIZZA SHACK! Wednesday Feb 4th. Mary's Pizza Shack will donate 20% of your purchase back to Valle Verde. "Mary's Pizza Shack serves homemade pizzas, pastas, sandwiches, salads and soups perfect for the whole family."
CYO TRACK AND FIELD: The 2015 SJV CYO Track and Field Season starts taking registration Dec 15, 2014 to Mar 1, 2015
The program is open to all kids from Grades 1 to Grade 8 that live within the St John Vianney Parish boundaries.
While the program is run by the Catholic Youth Organization, it is open to children of all denominations. The Track and Field Team in the last two years has had over 100 kids participating.
VALLE VERDE WEBSITE: http://vves-mdusd-ca.schoolloop.com/
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OUR VISION: As a collaborative Valle Verde community of staff, students, and parents, we commit to fostering an environment that supports strong character, creativity, independence, and critical thinking for all of our members. Every student will receive core instruction with targeted learning opportunities, utilizing technology and multiple learning approaches. Our students’ educational experience will be enriched through the visual and performing arts. Collectively, we strive to embrace all individuals in a supportive environment that encourages different opinions and ideas, self-reflection, and on-going growth. Parents, students, and staff will take an active role in becoming a successful 21st century learning community.