The Shining Star

News about all things Canyon View

December 2019

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THANK YOU TO THE CITY OF IRVINE FOR ADDING A CROSSWALK!

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YOUR CHILDREN ARE WATCHING!

Parents, please take the time to walk to either of the designated crosswalks to cross the street.

This is essential for student safety, and by modeling safe choices,

you are teaching your children how to be safe as well.


Drivers, please make sure to drive slowly and follow all traffic laws.

Safety Reminders for all Families...

Safety is our number one priority. To ensure the safety of all of our children, please remember...


we do not allow food items to be distributed for birthdays. Dietary restrictions, food allergies, and the varied nutritional preferences of our parent population require considerable and deliberate coordination of any event involving food, and we cannot facilitate such oversight for every student's birthday. We would like to suggest, in lieu of individual treats, that you consider the donation of a Birthday Book to our library. A special dedication card will be placed in the book and the book will be shared with your student's class. After that, the book will be placed in the school library as a continuing memory of your child's special day.


Thank you for your care and attention to our students!

Things to know for the coming week...

  • Upper Grade Vocal Music Concert on Tuesday, December 10 @ 6:00pm in the MPR.
  • Sixth Grade DARE graduation on Wednesday, December 11.
  • Kindergarten field Trip to Centennial Farms on Wednesday, December 11.
  • Every Friday is Spirit Day! Wear your Canyon View Spirit Shirt to show your school spirit. Go Shining Stars!

Mark your Calendars!

  • Monday, December 16, 2019: Monday Morning Meeting @ 8:20am
  • Friday, December 20: EARLY DISMISSAL @ 1:30 for all 1st-6th grade students
  • Friday, December 20: All TK/Kinder students are Early Birds
  • WINTER BREAK: December 23-January 3.
  • School Resumes on January 6, 2019

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Shopping Locally or Online Can Support Canyon View!!

Parents! Don’t forget to support Canyon View with every purchase you make online or around the local community. Subscribers to the charitable share programs below have a percentage of your purchases come back to Canyon View. It couldn’t be easier to support all the wonderful programs and events Canyon View has to offer for our children! It takes just 60 seconds to sign up!


AmazonSmile is a great way to donate to Canyon View doing what you already do online. When you open in Amazon Smile (even Prime accounts) Amazon gives 0.5% of your purchase to our Shooting Stars! (For example: If you are the type of family that buys everything on Amazon and spends $5,000 per year, then $250 goes to Canyon View when you shop thru this absolutely free program!) Go to your Amazon Account and search AmazonSmile to add “5386 Canyon View Elementary School”.

AmazonSmile Sign-up



Communities For Cause is another great (and painless) way to donate to Canyon View. So far, 23 parents have used this App and have raised over $605 since joining this program! Local merchants like Super Mex, Rita’s, Mokkoji Shabu Shabu Bar, Daphne’s, Best Buy, Zov’s, Jersey Mike’s, Cinnamon Productions, and many more are businesses you visit or use every day….so get started today!


Download Communities For Cause iPhone or Android app, select Canyon View as your donation recipient, and see all the local stores, services, and restaurants who will give a percentage back to our school simply for entering your purchase information in the app and having the merchant verify it. Free money for Canyon View!

Communities for Cause Sign-up

Book Fair Chairperson Needed!

If you are interested in volunteering, please email Hannah Kim or Priscilla Cottone

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