The Wildcat Way May 20-25, 2019

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Thank you for a wonderful Staff Appreciation Week with special treats, notes, gifts, and delicious food! We truly appreciate your kindness and generosity!

 

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Monday, May 20 – 6th graders to Camp Marston for the week

Monday, May 20 – Incoming Kindergarten Screening

Tuesday, May 21 – Incoming Kindergarten Screening

Tuesday, May 21 – 11:30-2:00 DAC/DELAC Meeting @ ESSC

Wednesday, May 22

Thursday, May 23

Friday, May 24 – 8:15 TK ACE Awards in the auditorium

Saturday, May 25 – TEDXkids @ Southwestern College

 

The 19 Saturday Scholars students were honored at the Navy Surface Warfare Medical Institute in Balboa Park on Saturday, May 18 along with their Navy mentors for their science projects on various medical topics. It was a special ceremony for students and families.

 

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Our Loma Verde Mini Mermaid Running Club participated in the Chula Vista Community Fun Run on Saturday, May 18, 2019.

CAASPP TESTING – GRADES 3 & 5 

Our 3rd and 5th graders will be CAASPP testing at least one part of the test this week.

Testing Reminders:

  • CELL Phones and Smart Watches will be collected by teachers during testing.
  • BE ON TIME each day!  Students who are late will have to do makeups.
  • Visitors and/or Volunteers are not allowed in the classroom during testing.
  • Classrooms will not be interrupted during testing.  Students may not leave the classroom once testing has started.  (Check doctor and dentist appointments)
  • Send a Snack Bag for your child during the testing week: Granola Bars, Crackers, Pretzels but NO CANDY, Cheetos, Taki’s (refrain from things that are messy or sticky).

 

HANOVER SURVEY 

Related imageWe need your input again, please!  We hope all families will participate.  Topics on this important survey include school appearance, finances, technology, instruction, as well as attitudes about safety, transportation, climate, and communication.

Please take this very important survey.   Your opinions count and we need your ideas to help make our school a better place for children.  The parent Hanover Survey is available in English and Spanish. The parent link will take you to the landing page where you will be able to select the language of choice.   Parent Survey Link

 

RESIDENCY VERIFICATION

Image result for residency verification clipartOur annual proof of residency for returning students begins Wednesday, May 22.   All bills used to prove residency must have a date of May 22nd or later.  Our office will be open for extended hours to accept documents. A flyer was sent home last week with more information. Please call our office at 619-420-3940 if you have any questions.  You must prove residency before your child will be placed on a class list.

 

ACE Awards:

TK-6th grade ACE Awards are coming up!  See the schedule below for dates.awards

  • 5/24 TK ACE Awards 8:15 a.m.
  • 5/30 1st & 2nd ACE Awards 8:15 a.m.
  • 5/31 Kinder ACE Awards 8:15 a.m.
  • 5/3 5th & 6th ACE Awards 8:15 a.m.
  • 5/4 3rd & 4th ACE Awards 8:15 a.m.

 

SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL AND ELAC REPRESENTATIVES NEEDED!

A letter will be sent home this week requesting volunteers to be on various school committees.  Please complete the form and return it to the office.  We appreciate your involvement in helping our school!

 

Attention Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten Parents:

Remember that you need to submit your child’s physical and dental exams to our school nurse by the dates noted below.  If you are unable to obtain the exams please talk to Nurse Isla so that she can assist you.

physicalexamPhysical Exams or waivers are due before the end of the school year for all kindergarten students. This requirement does not apply to transitional kinder students.

dentalDental Exams or waivers are due no later than May 31st for all transitional and kindergarten students.

 

 

6th GRADE PROMOTION

images-3Our Sixth Grade Promotion is scheduled for Wednesday, June 5 at 8:30 a.m.  The promotion will be held outdoors near the 500 building next to the soccer field.

 

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We started our Morning Mileage Club five weeks ago.  We have had 337 K-6 students participate at least one day with a group total of 1,388 miles walked/run!

Here’s the breakdown by grade for the week of May 13-17: K-19 miles, 1st-56 miles, 2nd-26 miles, 3rd-30 miles, 4th-38 miles, 5th-39 miles, 6th-43 miles

TOP CLASSES for the week: Taylor-26 miles, Murdoch-24 miles, Johnson-22 miles, Polanco Campos-21 miles, Snell-19 miles.

Overall Top Classes since start date: Murdoch-117 miles, Johnson-113 miles, Polanco Campos-109 miles!

Top grade level: 1st grade with 262 miles run in 5 weeks!

If you can help out one or more mornings a week, please join us from 7:30 to 7:55.   We are looking for a few more parents to also help.  Visit track in the morning or stop by the office to see Mrs. Watson to volunteer.  Thank you!

 

ATTENDANCE

attendanceLoma Verde’s overall attendance was 96.8% last week. Classes with 100% attendance last week were: Navaroli, Rincon, Martinez, Jones, and Polanco Campos. Our goal is 98%. Be sure to bring your child to school every day and on time. Every minute of every day counts!

TEDX CHULA VISTA IS COMING!

A TEDxChulaVista Day is coming! One of our Loma Verde 6th graders will be speaking.  We wish her well during this very special event on Saturday, May 25.

 

 

2019-2020 & 2020-2021 SCHOOL CALENDARS AVAILABLE

The District Approved calendars for the next two school years are out.  Please consider dates when planning family vacations.  It is imperative that our school brings down our rate of Chronic absenteeism. 2019-20 Calendar   2020-21 Calendar .

 

 

May 27 – MEMORIAL DAY (NO SCHOOL)

May 28 – 8:30 Saturday Scholars Science Fair in the auditorium

May 30 – 1st & 2nd grade ACE Awards

May 31 – Kindergarten ACE Awards

June 3 –  5th & 6th grade ACE  Awards

June 3 – 1:30-2:30 Volunteer Appreciation Tea

June 4 – 3rd & 4th grade ACE Awards

June 4 – Yearbooks Distributed and Signing

June 5 – 8:30 6th Grade Promotion

June 5 – LAST DAY of SCHOOL (minimum day)

 

 

 

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