Viking Pride

May 3, 2022

Thank you to VPFA Equity Committee for our creative and informative board!

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Dear Valhalla Community,

Can you believe we only have 21 more days together this year? We are working so hard to make it count! We appreciate all of the proactive communication and continuous support!

We had so much fun at our Movie Night, Art Fair & the 80's Auction Dinner Dance! Thank you for your support, hours of volunteering and community building! Please check out our pictures of how much fun we had and the amazing artwork!

We are very excited for all of our upcoming events including: DIne and Donate at our local Round Table Pizza (thanks Simon), Volunteer Tea, VPFA final meeting, Concert, Multicultural Night, Open House with Kona Ice, & 5th grade celebration! Can't wait to see you there!


Miss Pappas 😎

Thank a teacher!

Do you want to give your favorite teacher some well-deserved recognition? During the month of May the Pleasant Hill Education Commission will be highlighting the contributions of Pleasant Hill teachers on social media. Fill out the following survey to have your teacher recognized!

Summer Activities:

DVC college for kids program: click here for info!

PH Rec and Parks Summer Camps: click here for more info!

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CAASPP Testing Grades 3-5...

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Dine and Donate - Round Table Pizza (5/9 - 11)

Please join the restaurant FUNdraiser at Round Table on Golf Club Rd!

May 9 (Mon)-11(Wed)

11 am - 9 pm

716 Contra Costa Blvd, Pleasant Hill

Order Online


Volunteer Tea: May 11 after school at Thor Hall from 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Calling all volunteers: noon duty, garden, classroom, reading lab, events, VPFA, etc!

The noon duty supervisors will watch your kids on the blacktop.

Please attend our annual event to treat and thank all you all.

*No need to RSVP we will see you there!*

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VPFA May Meeting: Wednesday, May 11 6:00pm

This meeting will be held in person in the Library Annex and via zoom.

Join from PC, Mac, Lnux, iOS or Android:

Password: V4lh4ll4
Meeting ID: 521 237 8180

Valhalla Spring Concert

Who: Fourth & Fifth Grade Band & Orchestra Students

When: Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 6-7 pm

Where: Thor Hall, Valhalla Elementary School

*Any ?s ask Julie Larson

Multicultural Night: Friday, May 13 6:00 -8:30 pm

Please join us for Multicultural Night in Thor Hall!

*Special Guests, Illustration Workshop, Dance Class, Music, Bring a cultural dish to share + Food Trucks. You don’t want to miss it!

OPEN HOUSE: Wednesday, May 18, 6:30- 7:30pm

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Shave Ice Social: May 18

We will have the amazing Kona Ice Truck parked outside our school from 6 PM to 8 PM for our Shave Ice Social during the Open House on May 18. Come purchase some sweet cold treats and tell your friends and neighbors: 20% of the sales will be donated to our school!!

Oakland Greek Festival, May 20-22 πŸ˜Žβ˜•πŸ΄πŸ’ƒπŸŒž

Dear Valhalla Community,

I wish I could take you all to Greece with me this summer! The next best thing is to meet me at the Oakland Greek Festival, May 20-22 ! There is lots of parking, delicious food and treats, vendors, live music and dancing! It is a great family outing. It's also very reasonably priced and the weather should be perfect! I will be in the Kafeneon (in the Cafe) all weekend! I hope to see you there!

OPA! Click here for more info!

Miss Pappas

Last Day of School: Thursday, June 2

TK/K : 11:15 am dismissal

1-5: noon dismissal

Mister Softee Send Off into Summer

Mister Softee will be parked at Valhalla from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM on our last day of school, June 2, to send us sweetly into summer.

Purchase soft-serve cones and other ice cream treats on your way out or come back after lunch. Tell your friends and neighbors: the more we sell, the higher the percentage will be donated to our school

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All-In-One Registration Day... August 9, Tuesday

Location and time TBD

First Day of School... August 11, Thursday

Please say hello to our two new Valhalla Vikings! πŸ’™πŸ’›

Family Movie Night! 🍿πŸŽ₯🌟

Valhalla Art Fair!!πŸ’™ πŸŽ¨πŸ’› Thank you teachers, students and famlies for this incredibly creative and fun event!

Blast to the 80s was a huge sucess! 🎫 πŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ•ΊπŸ»πŸŽΆπŸ’™8️⃣0οΈβƒ£πŸŽ΅πŸŽ§

We had so much fun! Thank you to all of the teachers, staff, and famlies for sharing this special night together! πŸ™πŸ’™ Special guests included Dr. Clark and the artist formerly known as Prince! πŸ’œ
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See's Candies Valhalla Storefront OPEN! πŸ’πŸ«

Our year-round store is open! YEAR ROUND SEE'S, people!!!

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Please check out the menus below! We encourage all students to utilize the cafeteria and it is complimentary for all kids!

Breakfast will be served during first recess and lunch is served during lunchtime!

MDUSD Food Services

May & June 2022 - Breakfast

May & June 2022 - Lunch

You have seen this info below before!


If your child, or a child you know of, is eligible for either class please visit MDUSD's online enrollment to enroll that child online.

Click here for additional info including the paperwork needed to complete registration & Items that are not needed for in-person registration, but that will be due at the β€œAll in One” day on Tuesday, August 9th.

When you have all of your documents, please review the available slots HERE to sign up. Sign up should take no longer than 10 minutes per person. If you need a different time/day, please call us at the office to make an appointment to do your in-person registration.

Valhalla Needs YOU!


*Teacher: Substitute Teacher EdJoin Job Posting (Pay is $230)

*Special Education Assistant Substitute (SEA SUB) -

Special Education Assistant Substitute (SEA SUB) click here to apply and for further information.

*Substitute Secretarial/Clerical: Click here to apply for secretary substitute and for further info!

*Noon Supervisor Substitute: Click here to apply for noon supervisor substitute and for further info!

Please reach out to Miss Pappas for more info or any questions! Thank you!

Be a volunteer:

MDUSD has approved parent volunteers inside and outside the classroom. Volunteers must have a valid TB test, fingerprints on file, & proof of vaccination. Please reach out to Mrs. Rebecca Gibbs, our secretary, to show proof of vaccination. Please reach out to your teacher for further information regarding helping in the classroom or sign up on Konstella to volunteer at lunch. Click here to sign up for lunch duty supervision!

Click here to apply to be a volunteer on campus including lunch duty, PE, classroom parents, the library, reading lab, the garden or to help at future field trips.

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