Bulldog Bulletin -Weekly eNews-

Here is what's on top at Buena Vista! 5/18/2022

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Bring your own chairs!!!

We are excited to have an outdoor 5th grade promotion so that we don't have to limit the attendance of our 5th grade families and can keep everyone safe. That said we are asking all guest to please bring your own chairs for the celebration (soccer game or little league style).

Note from the Principal

Greetings Buena Vista Parents,


Hope you are all doing well. One week left....


Stay Safe

Last week, Bay Area Health released an advisory regarding the “swell” in COVID cases. We are seeing this same increase in COVID cases in our schools. Because masking is the strongest mitigation strategy, I strongly recommend having students wear a face covering at school. Please remember to keep your child home if they are experiencing any symptoms. Visit our District COVID Dashboard for the most current information.


Want to Join School Site Council?

We are looking to expand our SSC for next year. We are looking for two additional parents to join our committee. If you are interested in joining our work (we meet once a month) please fill out this interest survey and I will reach out to you with details.


Next Year

If you'd like to share your insight regarding your child's learning style for consideration during classroom placement, you can fill out this input form. I do not take teacher requests. We always look at creating well-balanced, diverse and dynamic classrooms.


It's a great day to be a Bulldog!


Respectfully,

Angela Gramlick

Principal

Mental Health Awareness Month

As we continue to recognize mental health awareness month, we want to share resources that promote student wellness. District wide, we will be teaching bullying prevention strategies, and linking emotional and social well-being with positive peer relationships. There is a strong link between bullying and negative outcomes on academic and social development which can impact mental health.


If you would like to speak with your children about this topic at home, here are some excellent resources to support your conversations. Thank you for your partnership.

Resources For Parents

Important Dates and Events!

  • May 18th-20th-4th grade Outdoor Education Field Trip


  • Friday, May 20th-BV Volunteer Tea-MUR 7:30-8:30am


  • Friday, May 20th--5th grade Human Growth and Development


  • Friday, May 20th--TK/Kindergarten (2022-23) Ice Cream Social-Kindergarten playground


  • May 27th-Last Day of School/5th Grade Promotion 10am

Attention 5th Grade Families

Important information for parents and guardians of fifth graders:

This year your child will study lessons on human growth and development. These lessons cover important topics related to puberty, which many 5th graders are beginning to experience. The lessons help children to understand the physical and emotional changes they may experience during puberty and to acknowledge these changes as a normal part of growth and development, learn scientifically accurate anatomy and physiology of their bodies, and understand their responsibility for their own personal hygiene. Additionally, lessons help girls to understand the menstrual cycle and what to expect during a period.

The Always Changing Program is based on national research and consultation with school nurses, health educators, parents, and medical professionals. To view the student video click here. For additional parent resources visit: www.pgschoolprograms.com.

If you have further questions about this program, please contact Connie McCarley at cmccarley@walnutcreeksd.org.


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Thank You for Supporting WCEF’s ‘FORE! Education’ Golf Tournament!

We held our first annual golf tournament on Monday, May 16, at Rossmoor, and it was a huge hit! We are so grateful for our community coming together around this new venture to support our 8 public schools and 5,000+ students.


A standing ovation for all of the golfers for their participation, our 19th Hole Reception attendees, our amazing WCEF volunteers, and a massive shout-out to all of the Fore! Education Golf Tournament sponsors!


Finally, save the date for next year’s tournament: Monday, May 15, 2023!


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Important Links and Resources!

Is your child home from school?

Parents, please remember to call the attendance line if you student will not be coming to school: (925) 944-6822 ext 3801


Thank you!

It's a great day to be a bulldog!

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