April 1st, 2019 Newsletter

Valley Oaks School

Please Note:

Important dates are at the end of this newsletter.

Interview of a Staff Member - nurse Dana Rodriguez

This is our fourth year having the youthful and highly trained Ms. Rodriguez as our school nurse. There are only three nurses for the school district so she is also the school nurse for all of Casa, Kenilworth, and Grant! You will not meet a more gentle, more calm and patient, steady and insightful nurse or person than Ms. Rodriguez! She says she "is available to you if you have any health concerns - especially concerns about things that are affecting your ability to study or be engaged in school work. You can email her directly (DRodriguez@PetK12.org)." You will see her regularly at Valley Oaks doing required vision and hearing screenings for 8th and 10th graders.

She is a U.C. Berkeley graduate and grew up in Fairfax in Marin. It was a dreadful car accident at age 21, that led to... click here to continue reading ...

Schedule to Meet with Mr. Jamerson, VOS Academic Counselor

At any time you are welcome to schedule an appointment to meet with Mr. Jamerson. Talk about transcripts, grades, co-enrolling at SRJC or another school, job applications, post-high school plans like college applications, financial aid, careers, etc., PSAT, SAT, or any of your academic counseling needs. Here is the link to his calendar to set an appointment.

Important Upcoming Dates

April 12th, Friday - PE Group Work Out for Group #1 from 2:30 to 4pm, rain or shine.

April 23rd to April 26th, Tuesday through Friday - CAASP state mandated testing, building #2,

some time between 9:30 and 3:30pm; Freshmen and Sophomores will not be tested. Almost all of our regular student appointments will be canceled and two-week assignments will be given the week of the 15th.

April 26th, Friday - PE Group Work Out for Group #2 from 2:30 - 4pm, rain or shine.

May 7th, Tuesday - Two Valley Oaks students attend & make a presentation about VOS to

the PCS school board, 5:45pm to 7pm, at the School Board Meeting. All are invited!

(Tentatively: students Henry Wilson & Jayley Jackson)

May 9th, Thursday - VOS Open House night 6pm - 7pm. All students are required to attend and

to present their Academic Portfolio to a family member.

May 10th, Friday - PE Group Work Out for Group #1 from 2:30 to 4pm, rain or shine.

May 20th - 24th, Monday through Friday - last appointments of the semester; Students are

reminded about the 3x4 Returning Student Assignment due in August; Students bring back

all school materials including iPad-charger-brick.

May 24th, Friday - PE Group Work Out for Group #2 from 2:30 - 4pm, rain or shine.

Our Valley Oaks School website has the important dates for the entire school year.