Wildcat Weekly September 5, 2023

from: Ms. Piezas

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Fall focus on Reading

Hello Corvallis Families,

We are beginning our school year with a focus on reading. Wednesday, September 20th 5:30-6:30 will be Family Literacy Night.

We want to fill our students with a love of reading. Parents reading with their children is a great way to end the day. Reading in your home language helps give students a since of pride in their culture and offers a great bonding experience with family. Our city and county libraries are full of books in languages other than English.

Watch for videos and other tips for heling your child read at home.

All students should be reading 20-30 minutes per night. This includes being read to for our younger students.

Can't wait to hear about our students' favorite books!

This Week's Schedule

Monday: No school

Tuesday: 1:50 (TK & K) 3:05 (1st-5th)

Wednesday: 1:30 Dismissal

Thursday: 1:50 (TK & K) 3:05 (1st-5th)

Friday: 1:50 (TK & K) 3:05 (1st-5th)

September's Events

9/4 Labor Day no school

9/12 1:30 dismissal

9/13 Soul Shoppe Parenting Series 6:30-7:30 (Zoom link below)

9/19 1:30 dismissal

9/20 Family Literacy Night 5:30-6:30

9/29 Parent Conferences no school

Family Literacy Night

Wednesday, Sep. 20th, 5:30pm

14790 Corvallis Street

San Leandro, CA

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Be Safe, Be Respectful, Be Responsible

Be Safe is our first Corvallis rule. We show safety in a number of different ways.

Question of the week: What does safe look like when playing on the play structure?

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Ghost Pepper Chips and Candy

Parents remind your students that ghost pepper foods are not allowed at school. They can cause skin, mouth and eye irritation. They may also have adverse effects on digestive systems. All foods containing hot pepper will be confiscated. Do not send these to school as lunch or a snack.

Drop Off and Pick Up

Please be mindful of parking. The red curbs are marked by the city because of a safety risk. Parking in these zones presents a danger to our students. Parking is tough around our school and we want to be safe for our students.

Do not park or block the crosswalk. Again this is dangerous for our students and families.

Bus loading zones are for the safe transportation of our students. Do not park in the bus zones. The bus is on a schedule and may block you in creating a stoppage in the flow of traffic.

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Absences and Tardies

Every school day is a day of learning for our students. It's important that students are in class on time and ready to learn. Our students line up at 8:33 and are in classrooms at 8:35.

Students entering the building from 8:35-8:45 will be greeted by our staff and given a tardy slip to take to class. After 8:45 students will report to the office to obtain a tardy slip.

If your child will not attend school on a particular day you may email cor.att@slzusd.org or call 510-317-4999. Please leave a voice mail. Our office checks it several times a day.

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12 ways to help kids cope with school anxiety

Many of our students suffer anxiety. As a parent, I know how helpless we can feel when our children are suffering. Here is an article that talks about some things parents can do at home. Please reach out to your child's teacher to discuss your concerns. We want to help you and your child work through the anxiety and enjoy school.


ELPAC Information

English Language Proficiency Assessment for California

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Corvallis Gear

Ever think to yourself, I need a new Corvallis sweatshirt? Or my child is new to Corvallis and really wants a t-shirt? We have an online store front. The items are shipped directly to you and part of the proceeds go directly to Corvallis Elementary.

There are some super cute designs, so take a look!

Corvallis Gear Online Store

Get 25% off code: SPIRIT129