Soaring Over MDE

October 4, 2021

Picture Day is Wednesday!

Photos will be taken through your child's class. We will try to get students prior to recess, however there are no guarantees. (Please remember the photo only shows the top 1/3 of the body. Shoes need to remain school appropriate.)

If you ordered photos in August and your child was unable to take their photos at Walk-Through Day, you do not need to re-order. If you ordered and want your child to re-take photos, the packets must be returned with your child (not the office) on Wednesday. They will bring them to the photographer to turn in.

ONLY students who did not take OR are doing a re-take will be taking their photos on Wednesday.

Still need to order photos CLICK HERE

Recycling Adult Volunteers Needed

Sign Up HERE

We are up and running for our recycling program. A huge Thank You to Cactus Kellie, for re-establishing and implementing the program for our site!

We do need MORE volunteers (that have been cleared through Alma in the office) each day. We are able to have two volunteers 11-1 each day. Above you will see a sign-up genius. If you are able to commit to one day a week, we would love to have you. (If a day you would like is already taken, please check in with Kellie Hunt.)

You may have noticed...

If you drove down Mt. Zion last Sunday or last Monday, you may have noticed many cars were being detailed. There was a little incident with the beautifully stained fence that is on the corner. The fencing company made it right (and then some) with all staff cars involved.

FCR (Fresh Coat Restoration-925-655-7528) Went above and beyond to make sure all staff vehicles that were affected were taken care of. Aquawashes, mobile car wash & detailing (925-899-9274) was the fantastic detailing company that was brought in, to correct the error. If you have any fencing or car detailing needs, I cannot recommend these companies more. Both were incredibly professional companies that have stand by their work!

Thank you to both companies for the beautiful jobs you both did!

Bike or Walk to School Day

Mt. Diablo Elementary School is participating in Bike/Walk to School Day, THIS Wednesday, 10/6/2021. Join children and adults around the world to celebrate the benefits of walking and bicycling to school. Get "caught" walking or biking, you may earn a little prize.

Marquee Messages

We have received a few questions regarding the marquee messages. Thee is a flyer in the office for you to fill out. Please know all messages are entered on Friday at 3:30pm for the following week.

Each message is $10.00 and must be submitted at least two weeks in advance.

  • Changes to the message will be made if message is too long

  • Messages should be no longer than 45 spaces.

  • Marquee may not be turned on during weekends, holidays or evenings, we have no control over this.

  • No solicitations or advertising allowed.

  • Cash or checks only. Please make checks to MDE PFC.

  • If paying with cash, bring exact amount. The office does not have change.

  • No changes allowed to the message once it is posted to the marquee

Follow the bottom sample as space is limited:

  • Example: Happy Birthday, Bobby Love, Mom, Dad, & Mary

Upcoming Dates:


    • 6 Picture Make-up Day (done in classes)

    • 11 Teacher In-Service Day (No students at school)

    • 18-29 School-wide Conferences (School day is 8:00-1:30) conferences arranged by teachers

    • 25-29 Red Ribbon Week (Spirit week)


    • Thanksgiving Break: 11/22-26