The Viking View Families

October 8th

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From the desk of Principal Williams


We have seen an increase in inappropriate behaviors at school. We are working hard at Steele Lane to reinforce the positive behaviors and focus on them, but we could use some support at home. Please have a conversation with your students about the following;

-Staying seated at the lunch tables

-Not sharing food

-We have noticed some students are not eating lunch

-Keeping their hands to themselves

-Cell phones out while on campus

-Bringing candy to school;

-Speaking kindly to staff and other students

-Asking for help when they need it

-If your student rides the bus, they need to be buckled, stay seated, and not eat

We appreciate the support you provide us at home. Thank you for all you do to help make Steele Lane a special place to learn and grow.

With much gratitude,

Mrs. Williams


At our last ELAC meeting, the parents who attended would like to ask for donations for umbrellas at our lunch tables. If you would be interested in donating money towards the purchase of more umbrellas and stands, please let us know by calling the office at 890-3945.

Our next meeting will be on October 28th at 6pm via Zoom.

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Vía Esperanza

About Vía Esperanza: Vía Esperanza Centro de Educación in LELA’s campus was founded by an unprecedented collaboration between Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa City Schools, and First 5 Sonoma County.

As CAP Sonoma’s family resource center, Vía Esperanza has offered year-round programs that prepare young children to succeed in school and help parents access crucial resources needed to support their children’s success since the fall of 2013. Based on the proven effective “community school” model and bolstered by a focus on the Whole-Family/2-Generational Approach, Vía Esperanza promotes families’ health and academic success and from cradle to career, ensuring the future economic vitality of Sonoma County; with emphasis on the Latinx community.

Via Esperanza classes below:


English as a Second Language (ESL)

English Conversation Class

GED/HiSET Preparation Class

Spanish Literacy Class


Group Financial Workshops

One-on-One Financial Coaching


Abriendo Puertas

Pasitos Play Groups


Padres Unidos


Partner of the CURA Project that supported families affected by COVID-19

Cooking Club

Workout /Meditation Class

For more information please contact:

America Rosales Orozco

Via Esperanza: Family Resource Center; Program Manager

Direct Line: (707) 481-1781 Email:

Lunch Menu

Click here to view the lunch menu. Remember that lunch is free this year!

Acceptable COVID Tests

At-home tests are not an accepted test to return to school. Here is a link to see where you can get a test for free in Sonoma County.

Visit this website to see where you can get tested in Santa Rosa and Sonoma County for free.

Weekly Asymptomatic Testing for SRCS Students (NEW!!!) - Click here for the info!


1st, 2nd and 3rd graders need to bring their Chromebooks back to school. Their Chromebooks will stay on campus. Make sure to bring the following to their classroom teacher.

  • The Chromebook
  • The charger
  • The case
  • Headphones
  • Mouse

Important COVID reminders

Masks must be worn on campus. Please send your student in a mask, and if you are walking on school property you must wear a mask as well regardless if you are vaccinated. We will have extra masks if they forget or if theirs gets broken throughout the day. This is to keep all of our students and staff safe. Please send your student with a water bottle to limit touching high touch surfaces.

Please do not send your student to school if they are exhibiting any of the following symptoms;

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
If your student shows any signs of these symptoms they will be isolated and you will need to pick them up immediately, and then we will follow up with the SRCS COVID protocols.

Parent Square

ParentSquare is super important for our school community. It is how we primarily communicate.

We encourage parents to access their accounts so they can download the mobile app and update their preferences on when and how they are notified.

Log into ParentSquare today. If you are new to ParentSquare, click here for instructions (English/español). If you need more information visit this webpage from Santa Rosa City Schools.

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