Park Village Weekly Newsletter

September 11, 2022

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Upcoming Events

9/12 - Room Parent Meeting at PVES Multipurpose Room (MPR) at 6:30pm

9/19 - Professional Growth Day (No School)

9/23 - Paper Picnic with Penguins & Ice Cream Social (TK & Kinder will not participate in this one , please see specified grade level times down below in the picnic section).

9/28 - Picture Day

Golden Envelope Pledge Drive


Your employer may MATCH your donation!! Please check the following PUSD Foundation's corporate matching search engine link: Identify whether your workplace participates. If they are listed, please follow up with your HR regarding the next steps of how to process the match.

By now you should have received the Golden Envelopes in your students folders. Please return the envelopes or donate virtually through the link:

Please help give them the tools they need to succeed by making a donation to Park Village Foundation’s Annual Golden Envelope Pledge Drive. Our goal is to keep ALL of the same academic and community programs that make Park Village a top-rated elementary school in Poway Unified - and a CA Distinguished School. Since 2004, the Park Village Foundation has collected donations from generous parents like you to fill the gaps in our school’s budget and provide an enriched educational experience benefiting every child in school. Last year, we spent over $100,000 providing Art, Music, Physical Education, Science, and Technology programs for our students. We cannot achieve these goals without you, our PV families!

Join us today in continuing the tradition of excellence at Park Village by making your 100% tax-deductible donation to the PV Foundation. ( The suggested contribution is $350 per student, but donations of every size are welcomed and appreciated, and payment options are available.

Your donation truly MAKES WAVES!

Room Parent Meeting on 09/12

Hello Park Village Parents,

Are you looking for ways to volunteer this year? Each class will need a room parent (or room parent team) to help relay important information to your class, coordinate events throughout the year, and provide support to your student's teacher. Typical room parent duties include forwarding important info to your classes, planning class parties, coordinating events such as teacher/staff appreciation week, collecting information, and working closely with your teacher to ensure a smooth and fun year for students. There will be a room parent meeting on Monday, September 12th (at PVES MPR Room at 6:30pm). If you are interested, please notify your teacher. It is extremely helpful for your teachers to have room parents and makes it easier for our families to receive important communications from the school as well as planning all the fun things our kids love to do! Please direct any questions to Thank you for your consideration!

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Penguin Pride - Spirit Wear Friday’s

This year every Friday we will be showing our Penguin Pride school-wide! If your child would like to participate please have them wear either their Penguin Pride gear or our school colors. Get your gear today!

Go Penguins!

Visit the shop here:

Purchased items can be delivered to your child's classroom, no shipping fees. Items delivered to directly to a home address will be charged a shipping fee. Any questions? Please email

Yearbook Photo Submission Requests - First Day Of School

Hello Parents,

The yearbook team is requesting photos of the first day of school to add to the annual yearbook. Photos will be accepted until September 30th.


1. Request access to the yearbook's Shutterfly Share Site. When submitting your request, please add your student's name and teacher in the notes.

2. Email your photo to Please note "first day of school" in the subject line.

Questions? Please email Rachel at

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Paper Picnic with Penguins - More Details

Please note: TK & Kinder will not be participating in this months Picnic as we know it is still difficult for them and parents to be separated. We look forward to our TK & Kinder classes participating in the next Picnic with Penguins event!

Our first one to kick off the new year will be a paper fundraiser, "Paper Picnic with Penguins". Please help our school by donating a ream of copy paper as your ticket to enter and have lunch with your child during their lunchtime.

“Picnic with Penguins” is sponsored by D.A.D.S (more on the D.A.D.S. Group below) and is an opportunity for all parents to come enjoy lunch with their student on campus. Some parents bring lunches from nearby restaurants and some bring in lunches made at home. If you're running late you can always get a school lunch for free! Feel free to hang out with your child while they eat lunch and use it as a great opportunity to take a break from your day to spend quality time with your children, and meet other parents.


1. There will be many adults visiting campus. All Adults are required to sign in at the front gate. Do not go through the front office and there is no need to sign out to leave campus

2. Please comply with all traffic and parking regulations on and adjacent to campus. Absolutely NO PARKING allowed in the school parking lot as this is for staff only.

3. Please do not take food onto the playground areas, and please dispose of all trash properly.

D.A.D.S. Group, the acronym stands for Dedicated And Determined Support is a group of (mostly, but not exclusively) fathers who want to make a positive impact on our children's school and school experience. In addition to organizing Picnic with Penguins, the D.A.D.S. Group sponsors and supports several school events throughout the year and engaged in many campus maintenance and improvement projects over the years.

Ice Cream Social is BACK!!

We’re excited to bring back Ice Cream Social! We have changed things up a bit and Ice Cream Social will now take place during scheduled Picnic with Penguins at lunch time. Our first one will be during your child’s lunch time on Friday September 23rd. Students will have the opportunity to purchase an ice cream for $1 and there will be two choices plus a non-dairy option. We are thrilled to bring these events back coordinated by the D.A.D.S group and Park Village Foundation.

STUDENTS grades 3-5: How to Keep Your Child's Chromebook Running Smoothly

Now that we're back in school, teachers are noticing that many student Chromebooks are not up to date. System updates fix 95% of Chromebook issues and it's not difficult to do.

PUSD Chromebook Tips - Device Updates (
This short video will describe how you and your child can keep the Chromebook up-to-date. If the Chromebook hasn't been updated in a while, you may need to check for updates multiple times.

Remind your child to completely shut down their Chromebook at least once per week, as shown in the video above. This allows the device to receive updates automatically.

More tips and Chromebook information can be found on the PVES website at

Parking Lot Reminder

Please do not park in the school parking lot. All spots are reserved for staff members only. Handicapped spots are open to those who have handicapped permits. We are already short on parking spots for all of our staff members. Thank you very much for your help.

Pick Up And Drop Off Reminders

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Yearbooks are on sale now!

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Purchase your yearbook through this link:

Friends Of The Foundation

Thank you to all the 2022-2023 Friends of the Foundation for supporting our students.

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