Middle School Podcast Links

Dear MCCV Community,

Here is the complete set of podcast links from the middle school Podcast PBL group. I hope you enjoy what the kids have put together.

Thanks for listening,

Mr. Ruddell

Click here for the menu of Podcasts from PBL 2023


MCCV Robotics 2023

This past Saturday March 6, 2023 MCCV’s inaugural Lego Robotics Team took part in the 20th annual Sonoma County Robotics Challenge.

22 students across 8 teams competed in two of the eight events; Sumo and Freeform.

Throughout the semester, students built a variety of robots which developed skills like problem-solving, critical thinking, creativity, and collaboration. The coaches are beyond proud of the ingenuity, grit and positive attitudes that students have demonstrated.

The MCCV Robotics team wants to express our appreciation for all community members who generously donated to the 2022 Fund-a-Need; funds from that were used to purchase 15 brand new Lego Spike Kits which allowed the Robotics program to get up and running. A special thank you to all the parent volunteers and coaches, the MCCV PTA, and Ms. Eichert. Thank you for making this season possible!

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Year-Round School Calendar 2022-23

Year-Round School Calendar 2023-24

MCCV Family Google Calendar

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Next Newsletter: May 26, 2023

Friday, May 12 - TONIGHT!

MCCV Music Concert (Grades 4+5) Band and Chorus - MCCV Lodge

6:00PM - Chorus

6:45PM - Band

May 15-19

6th Graders to Caritas Creek

May 15-19

8th Graders to Ashland, OR

Tuesday, May 16

All Day, Westside Relays - Fifth Grade - Petaluma High School Track

Friday, May 19

8:30-9:30am, Coffee with the Principal + PTA

Tuesday, May 23

6:30-7:30pm, Middle School Band Concert - MCCV Lodge

Tuesday, May 23

6:00-8:00pm, PCS Board of Education Meeting

Wednesday, May 24

12:45pm, Ice Cream Sale Fundraiser for 6th Grade Camp

Wednesday, May 24

1:00-2:00pm, Advisory Council - Library

Thursday, May 25

6:00-7:30pm, MCCV Open House

Friday, May 26

All Library Books Are Due Today


May 29 - No School, Memorial Day Holiday

May 31 - K/1 Animal Presentation

May 31 - Multicultural Potluck

May 31 - Bake Sale & Art Sale (Save the Bees Fundraiser)

June 1 - Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast

June 1 - Middle School Dance

June 2 - 6th Grade Greek Gods Museum

June 5-9 - Summer Library Book Checkout on Family Accounts

June 8 - 8th Grade Graduation

June 9 - Last Day of School (Noon Dismissal)



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MCCV 4th/5th Music Concert for Band and Chorus

Fri., May 12, 2023

In the Lodge

6:00PM - Chorus

6:45PM - Band


Middle School Band Concert - May 23

May 23, 2023


MCCV Lodge

Please join us for the Middle School Band Concert at 6:30pm on Tuesday, May 23!


Ice Cream Sales Fundraiser for 6th Grade Camp - May 24!

Calling all Cheetahs!

On Wednesday, May 24th at 12:45pm, the 6th graders will be hosting an ice cream sale in front of the school. The proceeds from this sale will help offset the cost of the 6th grade camp at Caritas Creek . Please help give all our 6th graders this amazing opportunity. The ice cream is individually wrapped, and will be sold for $3 each. Dairy and gluten free options will be available as well. We hope to see you there!


MCCV Open House

Thursday, May 25


Dear MCCV Families,

Open House is a time to come and celebrate your children's learning. On Thursday, May 25th, families are invited to the school from 6:00-7:30pm to walk through classrooms and look at their child's and classmates' work. All learning spaces will be open, and your child will give you a tour of where they spend their days. They will lead you through not only their classroom but other classrooms in the cluster and beyond as well as places of interest on campus. Students and families often enjoy visiting previous year's classes to reminisce and future clusters to anticipate what is ahead.

This is a family event - students will stay with their grownups, and vice-versa. We look forward to seeing you. There is so much to celebrate!

Well wishes and gratitude,
Liza Eichert

Garden News

Springtime is planting time! The students planned what we will plant and prepared the beds.

Yay garden!

Multicultural Potluck!

Click Her To Sign Up To Bring Food to The Multicultural Potluck

May 31, 2023


During the 4th Quarter of our school year, Mr. Yu’s PBL will be hosting a Multicultural Potluck! Students and families are encouraged to bring food from their respective cultures and share it with other students in our school! The point of a potluck is that everyone brings food and has a little of what they want.

Our goal is to educate our campus about different foods from different cultures. Our date for the potluck is May 31st, 12:00-1:00pm. We Hope to see you there!

-The Multicultural Potluck Team

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All library books are due the week of May 22

Thank you for an amazing year in the library.

All library books are due the week of May 22.

The library closes for the school year on May 26.

We will re-open the library from June 5 - June 9 for summer checkout on family accounts.

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Tickets on Sale Now! 2023-24 Back to School Concert with Arann Harris at Griffo Distillery

Link to Purchase Tickets

Friends of Cherry Valley Library Fundraiser
Friday, July 287:00–10:00pm

Griffo Distillery & Tasting Bar

1320 Scott St, Petaluma, CA

Please join the Friends of Cherry Valley Library (FCVL) for a Back To School Concert Fundraiser at Griffo Distillery. This concert features a live performance by musicians Arann Harris and friends, as well as light snacks and two delicious Griffo cocktails! There are only 100 tickets—so don’t wait! All profits from this event will go to the Friends of the Cherry Valley Library.

Griffo Distillery - Award winning, small-batch distillery and tasting bar in Petaluma, distilling craft spirits including gin, whiskey, vodka, coffee liqueur, mixers and cocktail kits as well as hand sanitizer.

Arann Harris - Arann’s distinctive voice comes from playing at countless campfires, hole-in-the-wall bars and coffee houses around the country. The themes of Arann’s lyrics could read like a journal of his travels: farming, animals, food, friends and “dirt-bag, wine-country livin’.” Yet traces of Arann’s urban upbringing can always be found in his music, providing kids raised on hip hop and other modern genres a bridge to the rich history of American folk.
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Feeling Overwhelmed & Worried About Your Kids?

Petaluma City Schools has partnered with the Society for Social Health & Well-Being to offer a monthly series of Social-Emotional Health Workshops and Parent Discussion Groups to provide more support, opportunities to grow & connect as parents (with each other) and foster a greater sense of community. We hope you’ll make time to join us! RSVP today.

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Safe Streets For All Survey

Take the Safe Streets For All Survey! Whether you walk, bike, or drive to school, improving Safe Routes to School makes our streets safer for all road users! This important survey will inform future Safe Routes to School programming and projects (including potential infrastructure improvements such as bike lanes, crosswalks, etc) to facilitate safer transportation. This year, local public works/planning departments in every jurisdiction are working on their Active Transportation Plan updates. An infrastructure project typically needs to be in a Transportation Plan in order for it to be funded. Parent (and school staff) voices are critical for identifying potential projects and priority routes in the vicinity of schools.
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MCCV Quick Links

MCCV Website | Aeries Portal | PCS Food Services

PTA Online Spriit Store | PTA Website | PTA Facebook Group Page

|2022-2023 School Calendar | Family Google Calendar

Link to PCS Food Service Facebook Page with Menus Posted

Champions Childcare at MCCV

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