CUBS' CONNECTION

NOVEMBER

A TIME FOR GRATITUDE!

We are all so blessed to live in this wonderfully, supportive community! Thank you for valuing education, imparting character to our children, and your generosity. Together we are raising a new generation of young people who will emulate what we demonstrate daily.


We appreciate your time as you volunteer in our classrooms, at school events, and even at home. Valley View is truly a unique school due to our team effort of providing additional experiences beyond the regular classroom. Programs like, Science Lab, 21 Commons Tinkerlab, Cubs Choice, Art Docent, and special assemblies are all examples of these. We hope to continue to add even more!


I am especially grateful for all the staff at Valley View Elementary School! I have never worked with a more dedicated team of professionals who care about children and giving them their best everyday. Thank you to the entire Valley View team!

MEET MORE OF OUR STAFF!

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UPCOMING DATES TO CALENDAR


Nov 6 - VOTE in multipurpose - enter from back stage ramp, not the lunchroom please

Nov 7 - Picture Make Up Day

Nov 9-Nov 16 - Parent Conferences & minimum days; Kinder out at 12:10; 1st-6th out at 12:20

Nov 12 - Veteran's Day - school holiday. So thankful for all who've served in U.S. Armed Forces!

Nov 19-23 - Thanksgiving holiday - school holiday. Enjoy your family & friends!

Nov 26 - PTC Meeting 7:00-8:00p in library

Nov 27-30 - 6th gr Alliance RedwoodsTrip

Dec 2 - Studio Movie Grill Fun-draiser with holiday movie; tickets on sale soon!

Dec 20 - Minimum day; Kinder out at 12:10; 1st-6th out at 12:20

Dec 21-Jan 4 - Winter Holiday/Christmas break - school holiday

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SAFETY PLEASE!

Read Important Safety Reminders

SUPERVISION REMINDERS:

Supervision begins on our playground at 7:30am. Please remain with your child until this time. Even though you may see staff arriving at the back of school before this time, supervision still begins at 7:30am. After school, students need to be picked up or walk home immediately as supervision ends at 2:35pm.


PARKING LOTS:

Close and careful watch continues to be needed at all times while you are driving on our school campus. Children can be dropped off near crosswalks to be crossed by our guards or dropped off in the parking lot loop. Please have students exit your cars on the sidewalk side of the car. Also, patiently wait for the cars in front of you to leave in an orderly fashion. If you need to get out of our parking lots quickly, then consider dropping your student off on the street near a crosswalk. All of us prefer patient parents in our parking lots. Lastly, only families with kindergarten students are to be using the upper parking lot near the administration office.


ON CAMPUS AFTER SCHOOL IS DISMISSED:

Please supervise your children on campus after school while visiting with friends or waiting. Just like you at your home, we want to preserve our plants and trees at school too. Please keep your children out of the bushes and from pulling on tree branches. During school, children are taught to walk all over the campus. This is the expectation after school as well. Lastly, the handrails are never for climbing or swinging. Thank you in advance for helping us to keep all our children safe!

LOOKING BACK...

STUDENT COUNCIL BEGAN WITH KINDNESS & COMPASSION!

Our 4th-6th grade leaders started off the year with a project focused on others. Kindness and compassion are among the most admirable qualities we can pass on to our children. They were very excited to accumulate as much as they could to GIVE away. 2,097 non perishable food items were collected and donated to KCRA for local food banks and family services. Thank you families for supporting this worthy endeavor!

RED RIBBON WEEK OCT 22-26

TWO WEEKS OF CHARACTER LESSONS & A FUN RUN!

It came and went rather quickly, but was worth every minute of it! Boosterthon Fitness, Leadership & Character program. Bryce-O-Roni, Dare-Devil Devin and Rock-Paper Shiloh spent 9 days on campus teaching and playing with our Cubs. They augmented our shared goals of building character and a school family of respect. Thank you to all who were able to help with lap marking, water serving, and cheering us all on at the Cub Fun Run. Our families were very generous in giving and helping PTC towards reaching our annual goal. Please extend our gratitude to all your family and friends who also donated! The character traits taught during the last two weeks included; Integrity, Zest, Growth Mindset, Citizenship, and Teamwork. Be sure to ask our children about these traits. Great dinner conversations! We are still taking pledges thru 11/9/18 at funrun.com.

HALLOWEEN HOLIDAY FUN!