Serrano Elementary

Week Sixteen: December 14th

A Weekly Staff Bulletin

Hello Eagles!

5 days left Eagles and tons happening. Looking forward to seeing all of you at the holiday party on Wednesday at 3pm. Also, we are shutting down shop and taking off at 3pm on Friday to enjoy the start of our vacay - the countdown is on.

Please don't hesitate to contact me for any support you may need this week.




Duty Schedule Reminder

DUTY Schedule Reminder:

  • 7:45-8 lunch tables: Schmuhl
  • 8-8:15 blacktop: Raidmae/O'Hare
  • 10:15-10:30 blacktop: Fisher
  • 10:15-10:30 big apple, looking to playground: Beckham
  • 10:35-10:50 primary swings, east: Ilinescu
  • 10:35-10:50 lunch benches and blue playground: Cycenas
  • 2:20-2:35 stairs with bus, near computer lab: Pettibone
  • 2:20-2:35 entrance to parking lot/ sidewalk near Kinder: King
  • 2:20-2:35 crosswalk near library: Cinadr
  • 2:20-2:35 center island: Vigneault
  • 2:20-2:35 crosswalk by office: Ivory


Rutledge, Strawn, Welch, Karr, Coony

Weekly Calendar - Week SIXTEEN


  • SETV Episode #7 - Thank you 6th Grade SETV team for continually providing us good news!
  • 3rd Grade Awards 8:30a


  • Mrs. Castro's Birthday
  • Letters to Troops DUE. Please have in my office by lunch and have the parent release form filled out. Extra forms below mailboxes.
  • 2nd Grade Awards 8:30a
  • VPHS Future Teachers Visit 10:15 - 10:50, if you are not interested in having them visit your class and have not told me already, please email me


  • Last day for Canned Food and Toy Collection
  • 1st Grade Awards 11:30a
  • Modified Wednesday - Early Release. VPE @ 1:30p. REMINDER: WFBB Training - Bring an Independent Narrative Writing that you have done in class to reference with rubric and also your Binder and Spiral to VPE for training
  • Serrano Holiday Party - 2133 E Vista Royale Drive, Orange, CA


  • Choir Caroling to Classrooms to celebrate the holidays - please see email from Choir Teacher to sign up for caroling if you are interested and haven't signed up yet
  • ELF SERVICE 8:30-10:00 - bring your appetite!
  • 4th Grade Field Trip (1/2 grade) - see student or teacher for which date they are attending
  • VPHS Future Teachers Visit 10:15 - 10:50, if you are not interested in having them visit your class and have not told me already, please email me


  • 4th Grade Field Trip (1/2 grade)
  • Holiday Spirit Day: Dress to celebrate the holidays. Santa hats and holiday shirts are acceptable. Remember - no face paint or hair dye
  • Holiday Parties - Room Moms: Please make sure all aspects of your parties are approved by teacher

Pajama Day and Holiday Dress

It has come to my attention that some grade levels have scheduled pajama day some day this week and that is GREAT. However, the school-wide pajama day will be during the "Week of the Reader" so if you haven't planned to have grade level pajama day this Friday, it'll be a Holiday Dress Day.


This survey is due by the end of January - please take at your soonest convenience. Takes about 10 minutes.


  • The new chromebook schedule is in effect - please make sure each cart is in either room 23 or the computer lab at the end of every day and let me know if you have any questions.

Physical Education Standards

Teachers - Very Important

If you plan on utilizing some time throughout the week to fulfill your 100 weekly minutes of PE, please make sure you are leading activities that are in line with the State of California PE Standards and if you have questions or would like suggestions about activities, please see Mrs. McLeary. It is very important that the safety of kids is a top priority in any physical education activity. Thank you for your help in this endeavor.

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