Husky Herald

April 21, 2023

Edition #30

Vintage Hills Elementary School

42240 Camino Romo

Temecula, Ca. 92592


951.695.4268 Fax

951.695.4265 Attendance line

Dear Vintage Hills Families!

We have continued this week with our school-wide focus on empathy. There are numerous children's books that focus on empathy! Here is a website that includes a few examples, many that can be found as read-alouds on YouTube like this one: The Invisible Boy.

Thank you to those of you who could join us for Open House! It was so wonderful to see the excitement and pride on our students’ faces as they shared their classrooms, assignments, and projects with you!

Mrs. Zickefoose and Mrs. Stephens

Congratulations to our spirit banner classes

Mrs. Thompson's class and Mrs. Ramaekers' classes were awarded the banners this week for their hard work with writing!

Bookmark Contest Award Winners!

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Golden Ticket Recipients

Congratulations to all of our Golden Ticket drawing winners who were rewarded with Pizza with the Principal!

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Movie Night

Thank you to all who joined us for an exciting movie night and a HUGE thank you to our AMAZING PTA for putting together such a fun event!
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Husky Hoedown

It is time for our annual Huky Hoedown!!

May 6, 2023

4:00pm to 7:00pm on the Vintage Hills Playground

EVERYONE must purchase a writstband for $10.00 each.

Spring Baskets to be raffled off. (Raffle tickets will be sold separately)

Order forms went home in Wednesday envelopes. Orders are due by Friday 4/28/23



Trading Cards Not Permitted

All Trading cards (Pokemon, etc.) are not permitted at school. Please ensure that your child does not bring them to school as they create a distraction and often lead to conflicts between students.
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Social Studies Curriculum Adoption Feedback Opportunity

TVUSD engages in an ongoing cycle of reviewing our curriculums to ensure that they continue to align with our district goals, current learning standards, teaching practices, and the rapidly changing associated technologies. This year we created a team of teachers from every grade level, at every school site, to review and pilot new history social science curriculums. This pilot team had the opportunity to review the updated History Social Science Framework (adopted in 2016), and The Fair Education Act (adopted in 2012). They also received presentations from 4 publishers on the California Department of Education’s approved curriculum list prior to selecting TCI and Studies Weekly as the two curriculums TVUSD would pilot. After piloting each curriculum for 9 weeks, our pilot team reconvened to make a collaborative recommendation to the school board for adoption approval.

As a parent or guardian of an elementary school student, we are interested in your feedback. The materials have been available for public review at the District Office, and we recognize the need to make them more accessible to you. Both of these curriculums are also available at our school site. If you would like to come review both curriculums, please note that we will ask you to sign-in through our Raptor system, and we will ask you to complete a Google Form following your review of the instructional materials. Your input will be collected and used as part of the process in selecting the best curriculum to support history social science standards for TVUSD elementary students.

Future Temecula Middle School Parents!

If your 5th grader is going to attend Temecula Middle School for 6th grade, you are invited to attend the Parent Orientation on April, 24 from 6:00pm - 7:00pm in the Temecula Middle School MPR.

Click here for the invitation with all the details!

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Spirit Sticks & Smencils

Spirit Sticks and Smencils are on sale every Wednesday at lunch for all grades!

$1.00 each for a Spirit Stick or a Smencil......Cash only!

Enrollment for TK/Kindergarten 2023.24 is Open!

Please spread the word to your friends and neighbors so they can secure their spot for their incoming Huskies!

Transitional Kindergarten 2023.24...........

Students who turn 5 between September 2, 2023 through June 2, 2024 are now eligible for enrollment in TK for the 2023.24 school year!

Vintage Hills Elementary's TK and Kindergarten enrollment is NOW OPEN for the 2023/24 school year!

Hurry and enroll online here.

New Student Enrollment for 1st-12th graders for 2023.24

New student enrollment for 1st - 12th graders for the 2023.24 school year opens April 17, 2023. This is only for new TVUSD students.

Online enrollment here.

Vintage Hills Community Parking Lot

The Vintage Hills Community Parking Lot on Meadows Parkway is not to be used for drop off or pick up of Vintage Hills Elementary students at any time. This is not a part of our school property.

This lot is for the use of the pool, park, tennis courts, playground and the Vintage Hills Community offices.

Please be respectful of our neighbors and keep this lot clear for it's intended use. We appreciate your cooperation!

Benefits and Discounts for Eligible Students

Even though all meals are free, any family that thinks they may qualify should complete a meal application. These applications allow eligible families to receive many benefits and discounts!

Parent Volunteer Application

If you would like to volunteer in your student's classroom please go online and complete the Parent Volunteer Application.

Once the application process is complete you may contact your teacher to set up a volunteer schedule.

If you have already completed this process last year you do not have to do it again!


April 24, Monday

  • 10:00am - 12:00pm TMS 6th grade student Orientation
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm TMS Parent Orientation

April 28, Friday

  • Superhero Day...Dress like your favorite Superhero

May 3, Wednesday

  • 10:00am-11:45am TK to Alpaca Hacienda

May 4, Thursday

  • May the 4th Day........Wear Star Wars gear
  • 8:00am-8:45am Strings performance Rm. 42

May 6, Saturday

  • Husky Hoedown

May 8-12

  • Staff Appreciation Week
  • 3rd - 5th CAASPP Testing Week

May 9, Tuesday

  • 1st gr Assembly Sky Dome in MPR

May 15, Monday

  • 9:00am-1:00pm 4th grade Gold Rush Assembly MPR

May 16, Tuesday

  • 8:45am - 2:45pm 1st grade to Safari Park
  • 9:00am - 10:00am PTA Meeting

May 17, Wednesday

  • 10:00am - 11:00am Kinder Tide Pools Assembly MPR

May 18, Thursday

  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm MMS 6th gr orientation

May 19, Friday

  • Dress like a Teacher or Twin Day

Traffic Loops

Please remember that both drop off/pick up loops are to be continuously moving. Please do not park in these loops as traffic gets backed up quickly. Please park in the lot if you need more time to drop off or pick up your student. Thank you for your help in keeping our students safe as well as your cooperation to help us maintain a smoothly running drop off and pick up.

Handicap Parking

This is a very important reminder....Handicap spots are for those that have the handicap license plate or visable placard ONLY! Please do not park in these desiginated spots if you do not have the appropriate license plate or placard.

We have parents that need to use the handicap spots during drop off and pick up daily.

We appreciate you following the law and helping us to keep our students safe!

Attendance Matters

Attendance Matters! Missing just two days every month puts students at risk of falling behind. Attendance is the first way you can help your child succeed in school.

Please report all absences using one of the following:

  1. Call the 24 hour absence line to leave a message: 951-695-4265

  2. Call the front office during school hours: 951-695-4260

  3. Email Kelly Page, Attendance Clerk:

Please give the date, name of your child, teacher name and reason for absence.

Attendance Matters

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