Weekly Wrangler

December 16th, 2022

~ Message from Ms. Triplett ~

Wrangler Families,

Have a wonderful Winter Break!! See you back at the ranch on January 3rd.

Happy Trails!

Ms. Triplett

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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 name/email.

Spelling Bee Coming on January 20th!

Calling alll 4th & 5th graders! If you would like to try out for our Spelling Bee, please come to the MPR during lunch on January 20th. The winners will move forward to the School Bee.

Come try out!

Makerspace Needs Donations

As you clean up from holiday celebrations, for two upcoming projects, we could use:

  • Shirt boxes (shirt boxes only please - any color and size)
  • Empty ribbon spools (any size)
  • Scotch brand tape and glue sticks

There is a bin in the lobby where you can drop donations any time. Thank you for your continued support of this hands-on learning space!

Important Upcoming Dates


  • 2nd - NO SCHOOL
  • 3rd - First Day back from Winter Break
  • 13th - PTA Executive Board Meeting
  • 16th - NO SCHOOL MLK Day
  • 18th - Blood Drive
  • 18th - School Site Council Meeting
  • 18th - Science Night
  • 23rd - Grades 3-5 Strings Performance
  • 25th - PTA Restaurant Night
  • 25th - Talent Show Auditions
  • 25th - Band Performance
  • 26th - Talent Show Auditions
  • 27th - Pep Rally
  • 27th - PTA General Association Meeting
  • 27th - Wranglers Around the World
  • 30th - Spring Enrichment Classes begin


  • 10th - PTA Executive Board Meeting
  • 10th - BINGO Night
  • 13th - PTA Restaurant Night
  • 15th - Kindergarten LOVE Show
  • 17th - NO SCHOOL
  • 20th - NO SCHOOL
  • 22nd - School Site Council Meeting
  • 24th - Pep Rally
  • 24th - Talent Show

Covid Test Expiration Date Information

Per Federal Drug Administration (“FDA”), some at-home COVID test expiration dates may be extended to a later date. If the Expiration Date column says that the shelf-life is "extended," there is a link to "updated expiration dates" where you can find a list of the original expiration dates and the new expiration dates https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/coronavirus-covid-19-and-medical-devices/home-otc-covid-19-diagnostic-tests.

Find the original expiration date on the box label of your test and then look for the new expiration date in the "updated expiration dates" table for your test. The majority of the free at-home COVID tests provided by CVUSD are the iHealth COVID-10 Antigen Rapid tests (see below). Please check the link https://www.fda.gov/media/158007/download to determine whether the expiration date has been extended. Most have been extended at least six (6) months.

We have also been recently notified by the district that a few defective iHealth COVID-19 test kits that had an absent or very faint control line, or no liquid left in the test vile. The defective test kit lot numbers have been identified as:






Lot numbers are listed on the backside of the iHealth COVID-19 test kit packaging (see screenshots below).

If you discover an iHealth COVID-19 test kit in your inventory with one of these lot numbers, we advise that you discard the test kit immediately.

Should you have any questions, concerns, or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact me. Have a safe, healthy & festive winter break.

Keep safe and well,

Kristine Kawaguchi, MPH

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Science Night is back!

SAVE THE DATE: Jan 18th is Lang Ranch PTA Science Night! Plan to join for us for a fun night with Mad Science assembly and exploration booths!!

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PTA General Association Meeting

Join the PTA for the first Generl Association meeting of 2023! We will be recapping all events and fundraising from the past couple months and will be discussing the events for the remainder of the school year.

Friday, January 27

8:45am in the MPR

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

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