May 16 - 20, 2016
Dates to Remember
May 16 OPT Meeting at 5:00 PM, Library
May 16 ELAC Meeting at 6:00 PM, Library
May 17 School Site Council Meeting at 2:45 PM, Conference Room
May 18 BBQ for Classified Staff 11:30 AM, Bus Barn
May 18 Disco Day
May 18 Band Performance at 5:15 PM
May 18 Open House at 5:30 PM
May 19 Senior Walkabout at 12:00 PM (Approximately)
May 19 Seahawks Assembly at 1:45 PM, MPR
May 19 Curriculum Advisory Council Meeting at 4:00 PM (Ronette)
May 19 Mentor BBQ at 6:00 PM, Flowery School (All Invited)
May 19 Boys and Girls Club Summer Training at 7:00 PM, Room 8.0
May 24 Academic Coordinator Meeting at 3:30 PM, Laura
May 25 Volunteer Tea at 1:30 PM, Library
May 25 AVANCE Graduation Set-Up at 3:00 PM, MPR
May 25 AVANCE Graduation at 6:00 PM, MPR
May 27 Fun Day, 5th Grade, Field and Solar Panels
May 30 Memorial Day Holiday
May 31 Field Day/BBQ/Talent Show
May 31 Art Escape Ends
June 1 Awards Day at 8:30 AM, MPR
June 1 Parent Universtiy End of the Year Celebration from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
June 2 5th Grade Promotion at 8:30 AM
June 2 Last Day of School
June 3 Final Day for Certificated Staff
Ms. Campos, THANK YOU for organizing Kite Day!
Delia, THANK YOU for organizing a successful Cafecito con la Directora/Coffee with the Principal. This was our last meeting of the year.
Lida, THANK YOU for scheduling our events for our upcoming new school year.
Our Classfied Staff are invited to attend the Classified BBQ this upcoming Wednesday. Laura, Lauren and I will be covering lunch duty. We will need your support with transitions before and after lunch (All Hands on Deck). I appreciate your support!
2016 SVUSD CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES BBQ!
In recognition of Classified School Employee Week, May 15-21, the Superintendent & the Board of Trustees of the Sonoma Valley Unified School District cordially invite all Classified Employees to attend a BBQ.
Please join us on Wednesday, May 18, anytime between 11:30 am & 1:00 pm for lunch.
SVUSD Classified Employees of the Year will be recognized at Noon.
Location: SVUSD Bus Barn @
18751 Railroad Ave
Senior Walkabout, Thursday, May 19th
Sonoma Valley High School's seniors will be visiting the elementary and middle schools to share their huge accomplishment. This will be an opportunity for students to celebrate and inspire. The seniors will be walking though the hallways wearing their cap and gown as they greet our students. The lunch schedule will need to be modified in order for all of our students to participate. I will provide more details as we approach the date. In advance, I appreciate your SUPPORT and FLEXIBILITY.
11:00 Dismissal from Senior Awards
11:30 Dunbar bus departs
11:40 All other buses depart
11:50 Walkers to Prestwood
12:00 Arrive elementary schools
12:25 Board / 12:30 depart for middle schools
12:45 Arrive middle schools (Dunbar, El Verano and Sassarini buses to Altimira. Flowery bus and Prestwood walkers to Adele.)
1:15 Board and travel to SHVS
1:30 -3:00 Sack lunches in the back field for senior picnic
A Message from Ms. Dagner, Intervention Teacher
- Complete cums (Please do not remove from the main office)
- Complete blue and pink cards
- Textbooks should go back to the bookroom if you are not going to be utilizing the upcoming school year (Please check-in with Laura or Lauren before dropping off any books)
- Store and remove any personal belongings before summer school begin
A Message from Curriculum and Instruction Department
Summer CCSS PD Opportunity June 6-7, 2016
Objective: To provide SVUSD educators collaboration time to focus on Assessment and Performance Tasks (PT)
Who: SVUSD Educators
What: Summer 2 Day Voluntary Professional Development (12 hours paid hourly at the certificated hourly rate)
Secondary Mathematics Focus - Assessment focus where teachers would work on Performance Tasks, incorporating literacy strategies, balancing chapter/unit tests with understandings, knowledge and skills, shared assessments by grade level, on-going formative assessments used in classrooms
Elementary Mathematics Focus - Identifying Performance Tasks for the 2016-17 school year and planning for classroom use of them
Secondary Literacy Focus - Aligning existing PT’s or writing new PT’s to include the SBA Performance Tasks demands and ELD standards.Using hyper-doc to integrate PT’s online for students.
Elementary Literacy Focus - Identifying and Creating Performance Tasks in Science and Social Studies for the 2016-17 school year for use in your classroom. In addition, Google, hyper doc and online support for PT’s.
When: June 6-7, 2016 - 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM - Lunch on your own. (If teachers have a conflict with June 6th and 7th, alternative days can be worked. The goal is that teachers are choosing and/or developing Performance Tasks or CC Units with grade-alike or content-alike colleagues)
A Message for Ms. Wesson
Our final Seahawk Assembly is this Thursday at 1:45. The life skills are patience and effort.
I will not be hanging up these final awards since Open House is the day before and the end of the year is quickly approaching. I will take down the current awards after Open House.
Make sure to send out your parent letters and get your awards from the box.