Weekly Wrangler

November 18th, 2022

~ Message from Ms. Triplett ~

Wrangler Families,

We are so thankful for all of our Lang Ranch families, students and staff. Thank you for supporting our school and making it the best in the west!

When we return, we are looking forward to our 3-5th grade History Bee and GATE parent meeting on Wednesday, November 30th and Reflection Gallery Night on Thursday, December 1st. Also, we will be celebrating Inclusive School's Week December 5 - 8th.

We hope everyone has a wonderful Fall Break! We will see you back at the Ranch on Monday, November 28, 2022.

Happy Trails!

Ms. Triplett

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School Dismissal on December 16th is now at 12:30pm!!

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Dear Wrangler Parents,

Please be advised that our elementary school calendar has changed recently. On Friday, December 16, 2022, the Friday before Winter Break begins, all elementary school students will have a minimum day. This day will follow the same schedule as conference week and the last day of school. Dismissal will be at 12:30 PM that day. Students will still eat lunch on campus.

Once again, Friday, December 16, 2022 will be a minimum day schedule with students being dismissed at 12:30 PM.

Free Covid Test Kits

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The district has once again provided free covid tests for students. Please come by the front office if you would like a 2-pack at home test kit. Stay safe Wranglers!

Odyssey of the Mind News!

Lunchtime Odyssey of the Mind will start on Friday, December 2nd for Kindergarten and 1st grade students. Students will eat lunch, and then come to the library at 11:30. Odyssey of the Mind is a fun, group, creative problem solving program.

Please contact mlauterman@conejousd.org for more information.

History Bee Coming to Lang Ranch!

**Attention students in grades 3-5**

This year Lang Ranch will be participating in the Who was? History Bee. Questions are framed around the Who was? biography books.

Round #1 will take place at lunch on Wednesday, November 30th in the MPR, at 12:15 for 3rd graders, and 12:45 for 4th and 5th graders. Round 1A is 30 multiple choice oral exam questions. The goal of this round is to narrow down to top 10+ students. If we need another preliminary round, round 1B, it will take place the following day and is a 60 question fill in the blank oral quiz.

Top students will advance to the school level quiz on February 22, 2023.

Crazy Hair & Neon Day!

This Friday, November 18th is our Pep Rally and our first Spirit Day of the year! Dress up in your favorite neon colors and crazy hair!

Holiday Boutique coming - December 7th!

Looking forward to seeing everyone at our December 7th Holiday Boutique! If you are interested in becoming a vendor, please contact Vaishali at vbhargava@conejousd.org.
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Cornerstone Spring Picture Link

Dear Parents,

All portraits taken by Cornerstone Photography including the Make-Up Day are available online for viewing and ordering! To view your original Picture Day portrait or your Make-Up Day portrait, click the link below and enter your online code which is LANG and your Student ID. If you do not know your child’s student ID, please contact our school office and we will provide it for you.


Online Code: LANG+Student ID (For Example: LANG123456)

For additional questions, you may contact customercare@cornerstone.photo or (805) 529-1635.

Fire Up Your Feet!

Starting this Tuesday, 10/18 from 8:00 - 8:20 AM, lace up your running shoes and come on down to the field to run, walk, and jog before school.

It’s a great way to start your day! Run club will be on both TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS at 8:00am!

We need volunteers to help make our run club a success! If you'd like to support our student runners please email Kim Hargrave at khargrave@conejousd.org. Thank you!

Important Upcoming Dates


  • 1st - NO SCHOOL
  • 2nd - PTA Restuarant Night (The Stand Restaurant)
  • 10th - Jog-a-thon
  • 11th - NO SCHOOL
  • 18th - Pep Rally & Spirit Day: Crazy Hair & Neon Day!
  • 21st - 25th - NO SCHOOL


  • 1st - Reflections Gallery Night
  • 6th - PTA Restaurant Night
  • 12th - Senior Chorus Concert
  • 13th - Kinder & Junior Chorus Concert
  • 16th - Pep Rally & Spirit Day: Pajama Day!
  • 19th-31st - NO SCHOOL Winter Break!

Advisory Council Opt-In

2022-2023 Opt-In Communication for CVUSD Advisory Council/Committee Updates

In CVUSD, parent/guardian engagement and participation is a top priority! Participation is encouraged through many organizations and activities. Several CVUSD Advisory Councils/Committees that support parent/guardian participation are listed below, with the OPTION for you to select any or all to receive communications from the school’s identified parent/guardian representative and/or from school site administration. This communication would provide information and updates to you related to the Advisory Council/Committee meetings. Please select the Council(s)/Committee(s) that you would like to receive information and updates on, approximately monthly. If you have students at multiple school sites, please submit the form for each school. Additionally, if you opted-in last year, please plan to do so annually. Importantly, should you choose to opt-in to receiving these updates, the parent/guardian representative for the Advisory Council(s)/Committees(s) and/or the administration will not share your email address with others. You also have the ability to opt-out at any time in the event you no longer wish to receive the Advisory Council/Committee information.

If you would like to learn more about these Advisory Councils/Committees, or other ways to get involved at CVUSD, please go to: https://www.conejousd.org/domain/1365

If you have any questions in this regard, please contact Ms. Triplett, mtriplett@conejousd.org.

Click below for this month's Counseling News!

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Minimizing Classroom Interruptions!

In order to minimize classroom interruptions, we have implemented procedures with forgotten items. We are receiving a large amount of deliveries for lunches, instruments, water bottles, library books, clothing and backpacks. Please encourage your students to be prepared and check for their belongings before leaving your house. We appreciate your support!

~ Lunches

Please note that lunches for grades 1-5 that are delivered to the school will be placed on the table outside of the cafeteria. Students should collect them from the table. They will not be delivered to the classroom.

~ Instruments

Forgotten Instruments will be kept in the front office. Students can come to the front to see if their parent has dropped it off.

~ Messages to students

If you need to get a message to your student during the day, please contact the teacher directly.

Keeping our Wrangles Safe!

Glass Containers

We have had several glass containers shatter on the grounds in the last few weeks. Please send your students to school with containers not made from glass. This includes items for their lunch box or water bottles. Thank you for your support in keeping our Wranglers safe!

Raptor & Volunteer Paperwork Procedures

Please remember to sign into our Raptor system in the front office if you are on campus volunteering or visiting during school hours.

ALL volunteers need to fill out new volunteer forms yearly. This includes volunteers for the classrooms, the Library, and PTA. You can pick up forms in the front office or click here to print them from the website. Turn all forms into the front office. We will only accept packets that are complete. Listed below you fill find the checklist for the packet:

  1. Registration Form
  2. Code of Conduct Form
  3. Copy of your TB test with doctor's signature. (active for 4 years)
  4. Copy of your Drivers License
  5. Please note: YOU MUST HAVE YOUR PAPERWORK IN 2-3 DAYS BEFORE YOU VOLUNTEER. The office needs a few days to enter it into our Raptor system.

Thank you for helping us keep our little Wranglers safe!

Drop Off and Pick Up Procedures

  • Students may not be dropped off or picked up after school through the front entrance!
  • Please be mindful and DO NOT park in Staff parking spots to drop off students. Those are reserved for staff members only.

A few friendly reminders for the drop-off and pick-up line:

  1. If you are using the drop-off and pick-up lines, please pull all the way forward and do not leave your vehicle.
  2. All students using the drop-off and pick-up line should be ready to leave the car with their backpacks.
  3. There is NO parking in the drop-off and pick-up lines.
  4. All students should enter campus through our gates on Sandhurst and Knightsbridge.

Lost & Found

Lost and Found is located by the Multi Purpose Room. Students may check on the light blue cart for lost items. Parents may enter through the double doors before or after school to check for lost items.

Please do not enter through the front of the school to look for lost items.

The items will be donated at the end of each month.

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We are so very grateful to our PTA! Thank you to all of the Board, Committee Members and Volunteers who put forth their efforts in bringing all of the wonderful events, classroom assistance and keep the culture of our community thriving! Your support is what makes our school AMAZING!
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Jog A Thon Results & Thank You's!

Lang Ranch Elementary PTA is ‘happy’ to announce that this year's Jog-a-thon was a success! As we go into our fall break celebrating the holiday of Thanksgiving, we would like to thank all of those students, families, and faculty who participated and helped make this event fun for the students and successful in supporting the programs at LRE that we know and love. Classroom volunteers, cheerleaders, set-up and clean-up crew, making airgrams and simply registering on Pledgestar all helped make things run smoothly. Thank you for your donations, sponsorships, time and energy! We can keep our amazing programs up and "running" because of you!


Top lap runners:

TK: Avery L. (Ms. Wildermuth)

K: Colette B. (Ms. Barnhart)

1st: Jett H. (Ms. Mareno)

2nd: Andy L. (Ms. Alexander)

3rd: Everly C. (Ms. Bradshaw)

4th: Brady H. (Mr. MacDonald) & Keegan B. (Mr. Barnett)

5th: Roly E. (Mr. Gallis),- & TOP LAPS OVERALL WITH 33 LAPS

Top fundraisers:

TK: Wyatt M. (Ms. Ito)


1st: Luca S. (Ms. Sweet)

2nd: Evan S. (Ms. Gifford)

3rd: Ciana F. (Ms. Logan)

4th: Miles P. (Ms. Carroll)

5th: Kaya G. (Mr. Gallis)

Top fundraising class :

Ms. Speidel's Kindergarten class

Congrats to all of our Wranglers and thank you for your hard work, dedication and endurance! Please enjoy the video below with photos from the event. If you have other photos please send them to LREyearbookpics@gmail.com.

We were so happy to jog with our MCs Chris Helin, Taylor Wells and our sponsors!


Platinum Tow

Yige, Yiya & Yiru Gu and Family

Amelia Richard and Family

Pearson/Cusack Realty

Simi West Dental Group

Finn, Jett, & Lilah Hackbarth and Family

Ezra Lee and Family

L Bei Family

Rigal Family

The Yobe Family

Picnic Time

Melissa Goble, Realtor

Glendale Dodge Chrysler Jeep

Behind the Scenes,

Worldwide Logistics

Card My Yard, Newbury Park

Valentino's Pizza & Deli


Fusion Grill

Leone's Italian Ice

SkyZone Thousand Oaks

Dave & Buster's

Chick-fil-a Westlake Village

Kona Ice

Reflections Gallery Night!

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PTA Restaurant Night - Lazy Dog

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School Cents Holiday Points x 4!!

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Yearbook Submissions!

Now accepting pictures from

Wrangler Roundup, First Fay of School, Walk to School, Fall Festival and Unity Day.

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Blood Drive Coming to Lang Ranch

A blood drive truck will be on site on January 18th, March 22nd and May 31st. Our goal is to get 55 adults registered to give blood at each date. Please use the QR code below to register. If you have any questions, please contact Joe Pisani at jpisani@conejousd.org.
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For any all day absences or late arrivals, please contact at us before 8:45 a.m. Call our attendance line at 805-241-4417, option #1 or email the attendance liaison at kkawaguchi@conejousd.org to report an absence with a detailed reason for absence.

It is important that all positive cases of COVID-19 are reported to the health office. If your student tests positive for COVID-19, we need to know in order to ensure we are supporting your student through their recovery. The health and safety of our student body and staff is a top priority. If you have any questions or concerns related to COVID-19, please reach out to our office.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Kristine Kawaguchi at 805-241-4417 Ext 319 or kkawaguchi@conejousd.org.

Thank You Melissa Goble and Pacific Festival Ballet for Sponsoring our Newsletter!

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