Mustang's Newsletter

Meadow Heights Elementary School 4/29/22

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Dear Families,

Our students are excited about the upcoming Stampede! This is such a fun event for our students and families while raising funds for our school as well. The Stampede will be on May 6. We need more parent volunteers to assure this event runs smoothly. Remember, this is the first event open to all families on campus. Since this is an outdoor event, you will not have to show proof of vaccination or a negative Covid test. I hope to see many of our families at school on May 6 for our annual Stampede!

Spring Stampede: Volunteers Needed

Please come on May 6 to volunteer for the Stampede. Since this is an outdoor event, proof of vaccination or negative covid tests is not required. Use this sign-up form to choose how you would like to volunteer.

Stampede volunteer link

Stampede Grade Level Times

9:10-9:30 Kindergarten & First Grade

9:50-10:20 Second & Third Grades

11:00-11:30 Fourth & Fifth Grades

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Resourcefulness is the ability to find answers to questions using the resources available; finding creative solutions to problems.

What It Might Look Like

  • Actively seeking and finding answers to questions
  • Rereading the directions
  • Remembering something you used previously to help with a similar situation
  • Looking through your work area for what you need
  • Considering a different way to approach the situation
  • Making something new from something old

Family Education Opportunities in the Community

Beyond Warriors and Worriers: Reducing Anxiety Around Test-Taking (TK-12 Families)

May 5, 5:30pm-6:30pm

How does stress impact testing performance, whether your child is a "warrior" or a "worrier?" Join Ned Johnson, bestselling author of The Self-Driven Child, speaker, and test prep expert, to learn how to reduce student anxiety in test-taking situations. Simultaneous Spanish translation. Learn more.

Understanding Severe Mental Health Conditions (TK-12 Families)

May 24, 5:30-6:30pm

What should parents know about severe mental health concerns like anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, psychosis, and more? Join Steve Smith, PhD, Clinical Psychologist and Professor of Psychology, UC Santa Barbara, to understand more about severe mental health conditions in children and youth. Simultaneous Spanish translation. Learn more (Spanish flyer included).


***NEW*** Second Harvest distributes food at College Park Elementary every other Saturday from 9 - 10:30 a.m.

For more information on resources for parents, including food and shelter, check out the SMFCSD Wellness Resources webpage.

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May/June Dates To Remember

5/2-5/6 Staff Appreciation Week

5/6 Stampede

5/16 Principal's Coffee Chat

5/19 PTA Mtg., 6:30

5/23 School Site Council, 3:00-4:00

5/30 Memorial Day, No School

6/2 Student-Led Conferences, 4:00-6:00 PM

6/3 5th Grade Pool Party

6/6-6/10 Literacy Week

6/15 Last Day of School & Report Cards go home

Meadow Heights Spirit Wear

Purchase your Meadow Heights t-shirt, sweatshirt, hat, or other spirit wear here.

Meadow Heights Elementary School

Principal: Stephanie Fraumeni

Administrative Assistant: Janine Wrightson

School Office Assistant & Bilingual Community Worker: Erica Fowler

2619 Dolores Street l San Mateo l CA 94403

Office: 650-312-7566 Attendance: 650-312-7568

Office Hours: 8:00-4:00