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ALPINE UNION THE DESTINATION SCHOOL DISTRICT OF EAST COUNTY!

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AUSD TEACHER OF THE YEAR - MARY HOFFMAN

We are pleased to announce that Mary Hoffman, BOES teacher, is the 2018 AUSD District Teacher of the Year. Even without a flowing cape, arms of steel or magic powers, Mary is a powerhouse teacher who is dedicated and always eager to research and learn the best new instructional strategies and implement them immediately in her classroom. Congrats to Mary.

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IMPORTANT AUSD SAFETY LETTER

Providing a safe environment for our students and staff remains a top priority every day. Please click here to access an important safety letter.

JMMS PROMO VIDEO - CHECK IT OUT

Click on the video below to check out the promo video onJMMS.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mg_Wpa5XGxw

WELCOME FUTURE 6TH GRADERS!

On February 22, JMMS welcomed all 5th graders from AES, BOES and SHES. Students were given a tour of the campus and classrooms, an orientation on 6th grade and a chance to have some fun on campus. We can't wait to see our new Dust Devils next year!
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CAREER DAY

Career day is scheduled for Friday, March 16th at JMMS. This highly anticipated annual event, which is coordinated with the Alpine Chamber of Commerce, provides students with a dynamic and tangible experience that facilitates a connection between their academic pursuits and potential professional endeavors in the future.

READ ACROSS AMERICA DAY

In observance of Read Across America Day/Dr. Seuss Day, several of our schools held events and invited community members and parents to participate by reading with students. Thank you to all the volunteers who came out and shared their love of reading with our students.

SPRING BREAK REMINDER

Spring break runs from Monday, March 26th through Monday, April 9th. We hope you all take the time to rest up and enjoy family time together.

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME CHANGE

Daylight Savings time begins at 2:00 AM on Sunday, March 11th. Be sure to turn your clocks forward on this day.

ORGANIC GARDEN PROGRAM - THANK YOU BARONS MARKET

The garden boxes at Alpine Elementary School and our other schools are starting to sprout flowers and vegetables. Soon we will have fresh vegetables growing and teachers will be conducting lessons on organic gardening and how things grow. We couldn't have done it without community support. We would like to thank everyone who helped with this project and send a special thank you to Barons Market.
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PTA DINE OUTS


Mark your calendars for these future PTA Dine Out dates. Visit these locations on these dates and some of the proceeds will go directly to help PTA endeavors.


March 7th - Alpine Chill

March 12th - Greek Village Grill

March 19th - Subway

ANNUAL SYNERGY UPDATE VERIFICATION

The AUSD annual update verification on Synergy will be starting soon. Parents of all current students will need to update their address, phone, medical and other information for the next school year. We will be notifying parents as soon as this becomes available for us.

OPEN HOUSE AND ART SHOW FOR EACH SCHOOL SITE

Teachers and students have been preparing for the annual Open House events. Please plan on visiting your school site for this very special night. You will be amazed at what the students have waiting for you.


CELC - March 20th 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

BOES - March 21st 5:45 pm to 7:00 pm

SHES - March 21st 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

AES - May 31st 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm (and ice scream social)

NOMINATE AN AUSD EMPLOYEE HERO

Do you know an AUSD employee or team who deserves to be recognized for excellent work and commitment? If so, please take a quick moment to nominate a recipient for the AUSD “'Everyday Heroes” Employee Recognition Program. This program honors classified employees who demonstrate excellence in work performance, school and community involvement, and leadership and commitment to our District, community and students. Twice a year the Board of Trustees recognizes staff in the “Everyday Heroes” program. Parents and community members are encouraged to recognize the hard work of our employees. Click here to submit a recommendation.

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NOTES FROM THE PTA/PTSA

The BOES Annual Art Show is March 21st along with Open House! Come see what the Art Docents have been teaching your children all year and see your child’s classroom. The children are very excited to show off their creativity!


Shadow Hills Elementary School had a fantastic turn out during this years APEX Fun Run. PTA would like to thank the teachers, families, staff and kids for their support and motivation during this great fundraiser. We will be starting improvements and updates in our auditorium including the sound system, lighting and stage that the kids perform on throughout the year. Shadow Hills and the PTA have also been working hard on improving our Dual Language Library. The kids will soon have a large verity in Spanish books to choose from when checking out books from the library. We have our upcoming Open House and Art Show. Please join us March 21 at 5:30 at the school lunch tables. If you have interest in volunteering with Shadow Hills PTA please contact Chantelle San Nicolas @ chantelle_shes_pta@yahoo.com.

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KEY DATES AND HAPPENINGS AT OUR SCHOOLS!

3/5 College Spirit Day

3/6 SHES PAC Mtg

3/6 JMMS Soroptimist Speech Contest @ Alpine Library

3/7 SHES ASB Dress Up Day Grade Level by Color

3/7 Elementary Early Dismissal

3/7 JMMS Q3 Progress Reports

3/7 AES Minimum Day - Backwards Day and the Movie is "Coco"

3/7 AUSD Day - Alpine Chill, Alpine District PTA Dine out

3/7 AES EduDance for 5th Grade

3/7 CELC Dual Language 1st Grade Orientation

3/7 JMMS Basketball at Montgomery Middle

3/7 SHES 1st Grade Dual Language Orientation

3/8 AES Walking with the Principal

3/8 JMMS Workability Field Trip

3/8 JMMS Basketball at Cajon Valley

3/8 CELC Dual Language Parent Info Night

3/9 JMMS Riley’s Farm Field Trip

3/9 CELC Spirit Awards

3/10 JMMS Service Saturday

3/10 Kiwanis Speech Contest at Kiwanis Meeting @ AES

3/12 College Spirit Day

3/12 Alpine District PTA Dine Out @ Greek Village Grill

3/12 Superintendent Visit to AES

3/13 AES PTSA Meeting

3/13 CELC SSC Mtg

3/13 SHES SSC Mtg

3/13 JMMS Basketball @ Hillsdale Middle

3/13 SPAC Mtg

3/14 AES Pi Day

3/14 AES EduDance for 5th Grade

3/14 AUSD Board Meeting @ BOES

3/15 AES Walking with the Principal

3/15 JMMS Field Trip to Medieval Times

3/15 AES Safety Drill

3/15 BOES SSC Mtg

3/16 St. Patrick’s Day

3/16 SHES Spirit Assembly

3/16 SHES Card Making Class - DeLuna

3/16 BOES Emergency Drill

3/16 AES 5th Grade Field Trip-Reuben H. Fleet

3/16 AES 3rd Annual Alpine Community SOCK HOP A Leader In Me Event

3/16 JMMS Career Day

3/19 to 3/23 BOES Scholastic Book Fair

3/19 College Spirit Day

3/20 AES 3rd Grade Field Trip Fort Cross

3/20 CELC Open House

3/20 JMMS DIPAC Mtg

3/21 AES SAM Meetings for Teachers

3/21 SHES 2nd Grade Dental Screening

3/21 AES EduDance for 5th Grade

3/21 AES Future Focus Meeting

3/21 SHES Open House and Art Show

3/21 BOES Open House and Art Show

3/22 JMMS Spring Picture Day

3/22 AES Walking with the Principal

3/22 Casas/Velazques Nanny Goat Performance

3/22 AIPC Meeting

3/23 SHES Zoo Field Trip

3/23 AES 3rd Grade Field Trip- Wright's Field - Thank you AEF & BCLT!

3/26 to 4/9 Spring Student Recess all Schools Closed

4/9 AUSD Certificated Professional Growth Day

4/10 School Resumes