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925-682-8000  x7505

Principal~

Mignon Perkins                                  

perkinsm@mdusd.org

 

Office Manager~

Debi Massey                            

masseyd@mdusd.org

 

Secretary~

Laura Curtis                                       

curtisl@mdusd.org

All Volunteers, classroom or field trip, must be fingerprinted and TB tested. Please click here for more information.

Intradistrict Transfer Information

INTRADISTRICT TRANSFER APPLICATIONS: Completed online applications for grades 1-12 must be submitted between October 15, 2018 and November 15, 2018 for the following school year. No online applications will be accepted after the November 15, 2018 deadline. Intradistrict requests for Kindergarten will be accepted starting February 18, 2019 through March 18, 2019. Students MUST be enrolled at their school of residence prior to submitting a transfer request.

 

To reach the district web page for more information and applications, please click here.

 

The Viking Voice

The Viking Voice

October 15-19, 2018

It takes every Viking to sail our ship.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Character Trait Skill: Responsibility

 

OCTOBER

 

13th                   Community Service Day at Valle Verde (9am-1pm)

 

15th                   Intradistrict Transfer window opens

 

15th                   “Owl on the Prowl” presentations for Second Grade

 

16th                   Wren Avenue Elementary showcase of the Arts at 6pm

 

17th                   Picture Make Up Day!

 

17th                   Celebration of Success at 6pm at Concord High School

 

18th                   School Site Council Meeting at 3pm in C6

 

18th                   DELAC Meeting at Willow Creek at 5:30 pm

 

24th                   Ms. Nakashima and Ms. Pfaff’s classes to John Muir House

 

25th                   Fourth graders make California Cookies

 

25th                   Mrs. Reed’s class to John Muir House

 

26th                   Box Tops Due

 

26th                   Fifth grade Haunted House

 

27th                   Fall Carnival and Haunted House (12-4pm)

 

NOVEMBER

 

13th and 14th       Dine and Donate at Rocco’s

 

15th                   Intradistrict Transfer window closes

 

SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

OFFICE HOURS: Our office is open M-F, from 7:30am to 3:00pm. You can reach us at 925-939-5700. Our attendance hotline is 925-682.8000 x7505. 

 

INTRADISTRICT TRANSFER APPLICATIONS: Completed online applications for grades 1-12 must be submitted between October 15, 2018 and November 15, 2018 for the following school year. No online applications will be accepted after the November 15, 2018 deadline. Intradistrict requests for Kindergarten will be accepted starting February 18, 2019 through March 18, 2019. Students MUST be enrolled at their school of residence prior to submitting a transfer request.

 

WELCOME: Please join me in welcoming Joann Kim, our new Reading Instructional Assistant!  Just in case you are wondering... that means additional support for our Reading Intervention Program with Amber Duran and we are excited to have her at Valle Verde Elementary!

 

THANK YOU:  to Frith Osteen for a successful second annual "Walk and Roll To School Day"

The overall school participation: 30%

The Classroom Winners was based on percentage of student participation averaged with class size) First place was Ms. Philips' class with 66 %, Second place was Ms. Nakashima's with  57 % and Third place was Ms. Rattaro's with  50 % participation. 

 

PICTURE MAKE-UP DAY:  Students having their pictures taken on Picture Make-Up Day (October 17) should bring the reorder form and the original pictures back to the photographers. Thank you.

 

LUNCH MONEY: Please note that we have changed our lunch money system. Lunch money envelopes will now be deposited in the Lunch Money lock box on the wall in the office. Envelopes and postcards for Titan can still be found in the drawer.

 

SISTER SCHOOL:  Our Sister School, Wren Avenue Elementary, is having a Fall Arts Showcase. Come out to Wren Avenue Elementary and show some Valle Verde support and see all the Wonderful art projects their students have created.

 

FIELD TRIPS: We love our volunteers!! If you are driving on a field trip, you should have your fingerprints and TB test on file with the district. Also, we are required to have chaperone and insurance information on file. Our files must be renewed every year. The chaperone/driving form has the minimum requirements listed. We also need your Declarations page, listing the coverages. Please be sure to list your last name as well as your students’ last name on the form. Thank you for helping us stream line this process.

 

CAMPUS RESTROOMS: Adults are not allowed in the campus restrooms. These restrooms are for students only. Adults can come into the office and use the restroom in the Nurse’s room. Thank you.

 

FAMILY LIFE MATERIALS: Parents of Fifth grade students are invited to preview the materials at Willow Creek Center (1026 Mohr Lane, Concord) Room C-2. The available dates and times are January 28- February 1, 2019 from 8am to 8pm.

 

VOLUNTEERING:  For volunteering instructions, please click

https://mdusd-ca.schoolloop.com/pf4/cms2/view_page?d=x&group_id=1516177890221&vdid=i4ea1lrm2y3nd

 

 

PTA NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE DAY: We need your help to beautify our campus! Join us this Saturday, October 13th from 9am-1pm to help with many projects at Valle Verde. This is a great thing to do as a family. Please bring paint rollers (the handle part) and/or paint brushes. The more supplies we can borrow, the better. For those of you who don’t have painting supplies bring work gloves, rakes, weed pulling tools and rakes. Sign-up here: http://www.walnut-creek.org/about-us/community-resources-programs/community-service-day

 

BOX TOPS Our first Box Top deadline is October 26, 2018. It’s easy to find Box Tops. In fact, you may have some in your home right now. View the product list attached, and clip the Box Tops. Place them in a Ziploc bag marked with your child’s name and teacher’s name and turn them in to the office labeled “Box Tops”. Top three individual box top collectors will receive a Scholastic Gift Certificate to be used at our Book Fair in December. Classes that receive over 500 Box Tops by October 26, 2018 will get a popcorn party.

 

FALL CARNIVAL Valle Verde Fall Carnival is just around the corner! We look forward to seeing you for a day full of FUN! This event is 100% volunteer driven to ensure your child has a blast while we raise funds for our wonderful school and students.

The link below is your one stop spot to sign up to help, buy tickets and see what treats are in store.

https://valleverde.schoolauction.net/fallcarnival2018/

We sent home raffle tickets for your child to sell within the community – 20 $1 tickets to be placed in the GENERAL raffle drawing (not the basket raffles, those are for day of tickets/will call tickets) and 2 $5 Golden Tickets for chances for the Kindle PaperWhite or Nintendo Labo pair. Please return all tickets (even unsold ones) and funds to the box in the office. If you want more tickets to sell, please contact vvefallcarnival@gmail.com

 

FALL BUY-IN PARTIES: We have some fun and exciting plans for all grade levels, as well as parties for the adults. Most buy-in parties will go on sale today! Additional parties will be on sale as dates are confirmed. Parties include bowling, the Ultimate Fieldhouse, an Internet party with teachers and more. See link here: https://valleverde.schoolauction.net/fallcarnival2018/catalog

 

HAUNTED HOUSE You don’t want to miss our Haunted House featuring Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Stop by on Friday, October 26th from 6-9pm (lights on from 6-8pm) and Saturday, October 27th from 12:30-4pm (during Fall Carnival). This is a fundraiser for our 5th graders and will go toward their activities.

 

DINE AND DONATE Thank you to everyone who supported our school by eating at Jack’s this week. Our next Dine and Donate will be at Rocco’s on Tuesday, November 13th and Wednesday, November 14th. Stop by for lunch or dinner and mention Valle Verde and a portion of your bill will go back to Valle Verde. No Flyer Is Needed.

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED We have a few committee chair slots open.  See the short description below and if you are interested, please email vvptaprez@gmail.com

  • Gift Cards/Escrip Chair - Coordinate gift card fundraiser with Escrip company and promote fundraiser to the VVPTA community.   Be the point person for parents/families with questions. 
  • Red Ribbon Week - Act as a liaison between school and students to coordinate a great Red Ribbon Week.   
  • Spring Fling Co-Chairs (2 open slots) - Coordinate our dinner, dancing, live and silent auction fundraising event with a committee.  Committee is filled but we are looking for our leaders. 
  • PEAK Rep - Attend PEAK Foundation meetings on behalf of Valle Verde PTA which are held monthly at 7pm, often the Monday before our PTA Meetings.  

WALK AND ROLL Thank you to Frith O’Steen for organizing the Rock and Roll to school day at Valle Verde this week. It was fun to see so many of our students riding or walking to school. Congrats to Mrs. Philips’ class for winning the Golden Sneaker Award. 2nd place went to Mrs. Nakashima’s class and 3rd to Mrs. Rattaro’s class.

 

 

PTA QUESTIONS OR SUGGESTIONS: Contact Sarah Marks at vvptaprez@gmail.com

 

 

 

VALLE VERDE WEBSITE: http://vves-mdusd-ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Be Safe    Be Respectful  Be Responsible

 

BoxTop Products.pdf (PDF)

Please note: Dates and times on School Calendar are subject to change. Follow The Viking Voice for the most up-to-date information.

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Lunch Menus and Nutritionals

Daily Lunch cost is $3.25

 

To pay for lunches online go to family.titank12.com or download the Titan app.

 

October 2018 Lunch Menu

 

October 2018 Lunch Nutritional Information