Update from Vista Oaks

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THERE IS NO SCHOOL ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12TH OR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15TH IN OBSERVANCE OF PRESIDENT'S DAY.

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Scholastic Book Orders

We have scholastic flyers in for January and February. Our school code is P7VC6

You can grab a flyer from the school or go to scholastic.com and order.

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CAASPP CORNER!

This week in the CAASPP corner we're practicing our click and drag skills!


Follow this link for fun practice with this skill: http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/bubblefun/bubblefunmathbasics.htm


Also, here's a link to the practice test! It'd be great for you to sit with your child and take the practice test together so you can both see what you can do to better prepare for it: http://www.caaspp.org/practice-and-training/index.html

STATE TESTING (CAASP) WILL OCCUR APRIL 18-29. THE SCHEDULE WILL COME LATER, BUT FOR NOW, KNOW THAT THERE WILL BE NO ONSITE CLASSES IN BYRON THOSE TWO WEEKS!

New Brochures Help Explain California Common Core State Standards


What kinds of things will my child learn in mathematics and English language arts in first grade? In high school? New brochures focused on the California Common Core State Standards for mathematics and English language arts/literacy (ELA) are now available.


w Mathematics

Ø Kindergarten through grade two

Ø Grades three through five

Ø Grades six through eight

Ø Grades nine through twelve

w ELA

Ø Kindergarten through grade two

Ø Grades three through five

Ø Grades six through eight

Ø Grades nine through twelve


The brochures on the mathematics standards showcase example problems, and the brochures on the ELA standards highlight the progression of learning through the grade levels. Each brochure also provides suggestions for parents/guardians to support their students’ learning and a list of additional resources.

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Come support our student Liam Dewitt who is performing in the symphony!

YEARBOOK NEWS from CHARMAINE

You get a FREE 2 page layout in the yearbook, and it will only appear in YOUR yearbook. Please talk to Charmaine if you would like details on how to do this.


We will be taking headshot photos for yearbook, for those students AND STAFF who missed the school pictures day, or had their make-up pictures done in the gym, or for those of you who just do not like the photos you took. These will be FREE for the yearbook. We will be taking these pictures every day for a week, so you do not have to come out for an extra trip.


We would prefer to have all the pictures with the same background, so it gives a nice, professional look.


The following date is still available to come take photos (RAIN CANCELS)


Friday Feb. 19th 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


If it rains on any day, then we will move it to the following week with the same times.


Also, if you have pictures of your kids attending a school function, or playing at the school, or a picture with their teacher, feel free to email it to Charmaine for a possible entry into the yearbook. Sooner rather than later will give you a better chance of getting it into the book. Staff, we'd love to have any pictures that you've taken in class as well!

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There are no sign language classes on Thursday, February 18th!

Enrichment Calendar

IN SESSION: January 19-March 11

  • NO ENRICHMENT FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12
  • Spring break March 14-25


IN SESSION: March 29-April 15th

  • Break for State Testing April 18-29


IN SESSION: May 3rd-13th

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR:

Here are some upcoming breaks in school:
  • No school On Friday, February 12th or Monday, February 15th due to President's Day
  • Spring Break is March 14th-25th
  • Onsite classes are cancelled April 18-29

Prom: A Starry Night in Paris!

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Tickets on sale now!!!! Charmaine is looking for 4-5 moms to help during prom. Please contact her if you can help with set-up, running prom, and/or take-down.