The Wildcat Way Aug. 19-23, 2019


Our goal is to inform families of school events and provide important announcements for the coming week. Please sign up to follow this blog with your email.  The weekly blog will be sent out at the beginning of each week through CVESD School Messenger, ClassDojo, Loma Verde’s Facebook page, and Twitter.  Thank you for reading the weekly blog.

82018271528204490774One way to help your child succeed in school is to read to and with them every day. Did you know it’s important to read to your children all the way through elementary school?   Here’s a great article that explains why. 



Image result for coffee with the principalAll parents are encouraged to join us for first Coffee with The Principal on Thursday, August 22 at 8:30 a.m. in our auditorium.   You won’t want to miss it!  Our counselor, Mr. Diego Arias, will share what we are doing to ensure our students’ social-emotional health in school.  Spanish translation and childcare will be provided. Please join us for this important information.


imgres-1Picture day is scheduled for Monday, August 26.  Flyers with details about Picture Day will be sent home this week.  We are using Lifetouch as our photography vendor this year.  Students need to wear their school uniform on picture day.


Image result for parent teacher conferenceIt is hard to believe that our Parent-Teacher Conferences are in just a few weeks. Please mark your calendars and plan for our modified schedule.
Conferences begin Thursday, September 12 and end Friday, September 20.  Remember, during the conference period,  kindergarten through 6th-grade students are dismissed at 1:00 p.m.  Conference information will be sent home by your child’s teacher.


Did you Know?

In California, State Superintendent of Instruction Tom Torlakson hosted a forum in May to encourage agencies to work together to fight chronic absence. Also this year, the state enacted a new school funding formula which will require every school district to monitor its chronic absence rate.

Attendance is important.  It is one of the indicators the state now looks at along with academics and suspensions rates.  Please be sure to make vacations plans during the 185 days that your child(ren) are not in school.  You can find the 2019-20 and 2020-21 Calendars below. Students will perfect attendance and no tardies during the 1st quarter will be invited to a special inflatable slide party at school on the last day of the quarter.



Image result for perfect attendanceCongratulations to Mrs. Snell’s class for having 100% attendance last week!  Loma Verde’s overall attendance was 95.9% last week. Our goal is at least 98% every week. Be sure to bring your child to school every day and on time. Every minute of every day counts!


2019-20 Year Round Schools Calendar

2020-21 Year Round Schools Calendar



Join us on Tuesday, August 27 from 5:30-7:00 for a fun night with the New Children’s Museum to do art activities.  This FREE event is for the whole family! Please join us in the Loma Verde auditorium.  Food will also be for sale.



August 22 –  8:30 Coffee with the Principal

August 26 – LifeTouch Picture Day

August 27 – 5:30-7:00 New Children’s Museum FREE Art Activity Night @ Auditorium

August 28 – 3:00 SSC Meeting

August 29 – Bus Evacuation Drill

September 2 – NO SCHOOL (Labor Day)

September 3 – 8:15 (K-3rd grade) & 9:00 (4th-6th grade) Jump Rope for Heart Kick-Off Assemblies

September 11 – 6:00 CVESD Board Meeting @ District Office Board Room

September 12 – 8:30 ELAC Meeting

September 12 – BBQ Lunch with parents (during student lunchtime)

September 12-20 Parent-Teacher Conferences (minimum days, students dismissed at 1:00)

September 13 – 8:15 Kindergarten ACE Awards @ Auditorium

September 13 – 5:30-8:00 PTO Movie Night

September 16 – 8:15 5th & 6th grade ACE Awards @ Auditorium

September 16 – 6:00 p.m. A.G.E. (Adolescence Growth Education) Preview Night at CVESD District Office

September 17 – 8:15 3rd & 4th grade ACE Awards @ Auditorium

September 17 – 3:00 SSC Meeting

September 18 – On A Roll Lunch with the Principal

September 19 – 8:15 1st & 2nd grade ACE Awards @ AuditoriumRelated image

September 20 – 8:15 TK ACE Awards

September 20 – 8:30 Jump Rope for Heart Event


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