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September 25, 2019

PARENT PROJECT JUNIOR

In coordination with the Santa Clara County Office of Education, Alta Vista is hosting Parent Project Junior, a series of workshops for parents of TK through fifth grade students. Each week's session will focus on a different topic, including Structuring for Success, Encouraging Positive Choices, Parenting the Strong-Willed Child, Improving School Performance, and more.


The weekly sessions will take place in the Alta Vista Staff Room, beginning at 8:30 AM and concluding at 10:00 AM. Mark your calendar and join us for the first workshop on Wednesday, October 2nd at 8:30. There is no charge for the program and participants will receive free materials for use at home. If you would like to attend Parent Project Junior, please fill out the form below and return it to the school office.

PARENT ENGAGEMENT SERIES

Each year, Union School District provides a variety of parent workshops/speakers to support our families with curriculum knowledge, parenting strategies, technology, and self-care. This year, the District is conducting a short survey to better meet the needs of each school community. Please take a couple of minutes to complete the survey and remember to fill in Alta Vista as your child's school. If you have a middle schooler and would like to provide feedback, please fill out a second survey and mark the appropriate school name.

This survey closes on September 30, 2019.

MONSTER DASH WALK-A-THON

The Monster Dash Walk-a-Thon will be held on Saturday, October 19th, from 9am-3pm. This fun, whole school event is the biggest fundraiser for the Alta Vista Home and School Club (AVHSC). Your participation and generous donations help fund our amazing enrichment programs at Alta Vista! Students collect pledges and walk laps.


Bring your chairs and popups. The kids can walk laps or enjoy the DJ, Haunted Hangout, Face Painting, Pumpkin Decorating, Crazy Hair, and other fun activities. We'll also have BBQ and concessions for sale.

​Save the date for this fun family-friendly event! Stay all day or come and go throughout the day. Have to play a sport that day? No problem. Just make sure to let us know before you check out and you can earn a total of 10 laps for sports credit.


For more information and to register for the Monster Dash, please visit:

https://altavistawalkathon.dojiggy.com

REMINDERS

Chorus - Third, fourth, and fifth graders are invited to join the Alta Vista Chorus. Our Chorus program is led by Mrs. Jane Threet and is held on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 7:45. The fall session begins on Tuesday and concludes with a performance on December 11th. More information about the program, as well as the required permission slip, can be found at the bottom of this newsletter.


Dining for Dollars - Let's raise some dough for Alta Vista! AVHSC is hosting a Dining for Dollars at Firenza Pizza on Tuesday, October 1st. Enjoy Family Night and No Homework Night at Firenza Pizza. Firenza Pizza will donate 20% of the proceeds back to Alta Vista Home & School Club.

MOMENTS @ ALTA VISTA

COMING EVENTS - SAVE THE DATE

9/26 - FIRST GRADE FIELD TRIP TO HERITAGE THEATER (CAT IN THE HAT)

9/30 - KINDERGARTEN EXTENDED DAY SCHEDULE BEGINS

10/1 - USD FAMILY NIGHT (NO HOMEWORK)

10/1 - AVHSC DINING FOR DOLLARS AT FIRENZA (SEE FLYER BELOW FOR MORE INFO)

10/8 - AVHSC MEETING @ 6:30

10/11 - PICTURE RE-TAKE DAY

10/11 - KINDERGARTEN FIELD TRIP TO YSI VASONA

10/14 - FOURTH GRADE FIELD TRIP TO LEVI STADIUM

10/14 - SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL MEETING @ 3:00

10/14 - USD BOARD MEETING @ 6:00

10/19 - ALTA VISTA MONSTER DASH WALK-A-THON

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