University Elementary at La Fiesta

Principal Lunde's Weekly Update

Jan. 11, 2021

As we navigate the new year, let's practice using our Breathing Tool and Patience Tool. With the current distance learning scenario, the rise in COVID19 cases, the current events at the federal level, and the regular daily grind of being parents, pause to breathe. Each of you are juggling an already full plate that continues to get more added to it.

  • Seek ways to listen to your children and allow for space so that emotions can be felt and worked with or managed.
  • Step away for 5 minutes so you can feel and manage your thoughts and ideas.
  • Dig deep and trust each other and the intent of our Seawolf Community.

Use the Check-In With Mrs. Lunde Googleform to set up a time for a student or family to connect with me to be thought partners in the work we are doing for your children.

Maker World - Week 2!

How does UELF use project based learning to develop the Maker Mindset and target key learning skills like reading, writing, and mathematics?

Join us on Wednesday, Jan. 13th at 3pm to work with the Exploratorium Tinkering Studio. Using the supply list attached, collect "common items" around the house to engineer Balancing Sculptors. See you there on GoogleMeet!

*Thank you UELF PTA for sponsoring Maker World 2021!

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Jan. 15 - Supply Pick Up Day

Friday, Jan. 15 is the Supply Pick-Up Day , 7am to 5:30pm. In this bag students will find Maker World 2021 resources and communications that will be used for the Maker events. Please support your child to put Supply Bag materials in a safe place to reference them. Consider having a box or a bag that comes out for school learning time and that gets tucked away during non-school learning time. Identify strategies for separating school and home time; this helps to build boundaries and target time management skills with school activities. See you on Friday!
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UELF Informational Meet & Greets for 2021-2022

Do you have neighbors registering kids for the 2021-2022 school year? Invite them to the UELF meetings so they can hear about our creative and inquisitive community.

UELF Site Council

Monday, Jan. 11th, 4pm

This is an online event.

Weekly Family Meeting with Mrs. Lunde

Thursday, Jan. 7th, 4:30pm

This is an online event.


Meeting Topic - What is PBL?

Join on Googlemeet
Jump & Jive

Mondays and Fridays at 8am

Kinesthetic Math

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 3pm

Arts & Reads

Wednesdays at 12:30pm

Links to ELAC & Family Check-In


  • 1/7 - Family Check-In - Odyssy of the Mind & Maker World Kick-Off Slidedeck & Video

Every UELF Seawolf Family Commits To:

Be part of your PTA and connect with the families of our school.
Be a Garden Champion by: