Extra! Extra! Village Families

Week of 9/6/2021

Upcoming Dates


Labor Day- No School


8:00-9:00 am PTO Meet and Greet- In front of Village School

See Konstella App for all information related to PTO

Questions regarding PTO:

PTO Phone Number: 619 787 4655

6:30-7:30 pm 2nd-5th Grade Choir and 5th Grade Band Meeting per Zoom

-See Zoom link below

9/8/2021: Early Release @ 1:40 PM (Every Wednesday)

9/9/2021: 4:00 PM CUSD Governing Board Meeting

9/10/2021: Wear Red, White and Blue! -VES Spirit Day

Upcoming Weeks:

9/13: Supt. Mueller Site Visit

9/14 and 9/15: Choir 7-8 am, 2nd-5th Grades- Must sign up at attend Zoom Meeting on

9/20: Fire Drill and CUSD App Launches

9/30 and 10/1: 5th Grade Band Begins for 5th Graders

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VIllage Updates

Labeling: Thank you for labeling your child's waterbottle and lunch box with name and room number... it helps us get it back to the right location. Need to see the lost and found? Come to the front office before or after school!

COVID Updates:

New Decision Tree available- See below

Water Fountains will be turned back on this week!

Computers: Most all village students received their computers this past week. 1st and 2nd graders also received their computers last week, yet proved to be quite heavy for their bodies to carry while biking, scootering or walking to school. Individual teachers are working to create a plan for their students/families. Be on the lookout for information regarding your classroom computer procedures regarding bringing them back and forth each day vs. keeping them at school, etc.

**Purchase an OPTIONAL Mobile Device Protection Plan for just $20 a year

Arrival and Dissmissal:

This week we made some tweeks and are excited to see the routines run more smoothly.

1. Please be kind and a role model for your student and the students around you. We as a staff will make the same committment.

2. Please stay back and allow our teachers to get to their spots for dismissal. The crowding has created safety issues and congestion. If cones are out, those are "student and teacher only zones". Please respect those boundaries for student safety.

3. Dogs. We love our dogs, know they need exercise, but we also need to keep the safety of our children at the forefront of our minds, when arriving to and dismissing from school. This past week, there was an incident with two dogs, and it caused alarm for many to see the safety concerns that arose from having dogs present in front of campus, with all of the crowds. We ask that you keep your dogs at home when picking your children up. If you must bring them with you, please keep your dogs clear from gates, stand considerably back from other students and families.

Choir and Band

Are you interested in Choir or Band! Come Tuesday Night to a Zoom Information Meeting!

Choir: T/W from 7-8 AM for 2nd -5th Graders

Band TH/F from 7-8 AM for 5th Graders

Join CUSD Elementary Music Parent Information Night:


Meeting ID: 223 534 3957

Passcode: bubh4Y

Weekly Newsletters: Please ask around to help us reach all of our families! If you or your spouse, or a friend is not receiving our weekly newsletter, please have them contact Melinda Clay in the front office. Her email is: melinda.clay@coronadousd.net She will help you get situated and your information up-to-date in our system. Once we have the system updated with your contact preferences, it will take 24-48 hours for the systems to sync up, and you should be receiving regular communications on Sunday night with our family newsletter.

ELPAC: Instructions for Parents to Access student ELPAC scores. English Language Proficiency Assessments for California ELPAC

Student Lunch: We're fortunate to have this regulated free lunch option for students. In order to maintain this program, students must take all parts of the meal. This includes the selection of one of 3 entrées, one juice or one milk, and anything from the salad bar (fruits and vegetables). There are unlimited fruits and vegitables. In order to get the free lunch you must get an entrée and at least one fruit, vegetable, juice, or combination.

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CSF WELCOME VIDEO- Click this link!

Thank you to CSF for creating this timeless video that highlights all the beautful programs you support and create in our district!



Your school-based MFLCs are here and ready to listen and provide feedback to support military students and parents through short-term, situational, problem-solving counseling sessions. Start your conversation today! Complete the MFLC Parent Acknowledgement Form attached and return it to your school site front office or classroom teacher.

· Village Elementary (TK-2nd), Kimberly La Sala – 619-816-0320

· Village Elementary (2nd-5th), Michele Alexander – 619-592-0609

MFLC Permission Slip

Complete the MFLC Parent Acknowledgement Form attached and return it to your school site front office or classroom teacher.

NEW CUSD Absence Reporting System for COVID Related Absences

NEW CUSD Absence Reporting System for COVID Related Absences

September 3, 2021

Dear CUSD Parent/Guardian:

Please save this letter - you will likely refer to it throughout this school year.

To streamline communications and assist in our efforts to keep all of our students healthy and on campus as much as possible, we request that families utilize our NEW Student Absence reporting form each time your student is absent (due to illness) by following the appropriate link for your student’s school. We ask that you complete this form as soon as possible to provide our teams ample time to support your student’s needs. Absences not related to illness should be reported via pre-COVID protocols (phone/email/paper absence notes).

Student Absence Reporting Links - For Illnesses Only:

Ø Coronado High School

Ø Coronado Middle School

Ø Silver Strand Elementary School

Ø Village Elementary School

Ø Crown Preschool Absence Reporting

Ø Adult Transition Student Absence Reporting

Testing Overview

CUSD led a Statewide pilot program to provide on-site testing for COVID19. In certain instances, your student may be able to return to campus sooner by presenting a negative COVID test, as determined by the published COVID19 Decision Tree.

Your student may test at the COVID Command Center at the high school or any testing site and then provide their results via email to COVIDteam@coronadousd.net.

Parents are encouraged to register their student for CUSD’s onsite testing program by accessing the following link: https://www.primarybio.com/r/coronado

Moreover, the current COVID decision tree provides additional flexibility (modified quarantines) for individuals who are fully vaccinated for COVID19. Please complete this optional form (for parents of students 12 and up, mainly at CHM and CHS) to verify your student’s vaccination status. https://bit.ly/3jBGytn

Concurrent Curriculum Delivery

CUSD prioritizes the continuity of your student’s learning. As a result, CUSD in collaboration with our teachers, have agreed to provide Concurrent Curriculum Delivery to students if they are directed to quarantine or isolate. This means that, while they may not be present physically in classrooms, they will be able to ZOOM into their classrooms to continue their learning until they are able to return safely in-person. This program is only available to students directed not to attend in person by the COVID Command Center. Please look for additional communication from your student’s teacher(s) on how to access CCD. This is a unique program that is not offered at most school districts - CUSD is proud to support your student’s continuity of learning and we appreciate your collaboration to support Every Child, Every Day.

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Instructional Assistants Needed- 30 hours/week

Please spread the word! We need your help! If interested, please see the link above and apply.

NEW Decision Tree Released September 2nd, 2021: Please see below

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CUSD COVID Protocols:

COVID protocols:

  • Everyone must wear a mask while indoors (regardless of vaccination status).
  • Students will sanitize their hands as they enter and exit each classroom.
  • Masks are optional outdoors for all in K-12 school settings, but strongly encouraged when gathering in large groups or when physical distancing is not possible.

COVID19 Updates and Safe Reopening Information from Superintendent Mueller: Our collective focus and responsibility is safely returning our students and staff, in person, to campus five days a week. The State and County Department of Public Health direct public policy on public health guidelines and we will comply with and enforce their guidance. State and CDPH directives have been issued, challenged and changed a number of times through out the pandemic and we anticipate this pattern will continue. CUSD will follow current mandated guidelines to support our focus on keeping all grade levels and staff safe and on campus in full day schedules.

In an effort to keep our community informed, we have created the following “user-friendly” summary to provide updates regarding the latest information on frequently changing guidance on public health protocols. Please take time to acquaint yourself with this important document. If you have questions or need additional information about this plan, please contact the COVID Response Team at COVIDtest@coronadousd.net.

Click here for the link to the COVID19 Guidance Updates and Safe Reopening Plans

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CUSD Updates:

Coronado Unified School District: www.coronadousd.net

Read the latest newsletter from Superintendent Mueller, released 8/27/21, at https://coronadousd.net/ highlighting:

  • Video and written messages from Superintendent Muller
  • PTO information and membership forms for each school site
  • CUSD transportation statement
  • Free lunch meals for all enrolled students details
  • CUSD mobile app info
  • ELPAC student score report access information
  • School calendars, resources, and more

District Calendar Link: District Calendar

Governing Board Meeting Recordingsclick here, Next Meeting: September 9th, 4 pm

Safe Harbor **Previously known as Coronado SAFE** Aloha Club Welcome Baskets - To welcome new military families to Coronado, the NBC School Liaison Program partners with an amazing local organization called Safe Harbor. Through their Aloha Club, they connect new families with existing ones in the community to serve as a resource and help build connections throughout the year. They also offer a "Welcome Bag" delivered to your door. To sign up visit https://coronadosafe.org/new-to-coronado.

Arrival and Dismissal

In alignment with our safety protocols, on the 2nd day, parents will not be permitted past the gates upon arrival to school. Students will enter on their own and will be escorted, if needed, by school staff to their classroom

Arrival and Dismissal Gates

Grades TK, K, 1st, 3rd- Enter at 6th Street Gates, near lower playground

Grades 2, 4, 5: Enter at H St Gates, near Flag Pole and Village Hall

Staggered Arrival Times:

8:00 TK/K, 1st, 4th, 5th

8:05 2nd, 3rd

Staggered Dismissal Times:

2:50: K, 1st, 4th, 5th

2:55: 2nd/3rd

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School Hours

Village School Hours:

TK (This is the schedule ALL year. It will not change to extend the school day.)

M- F: 8:10-11:50 AM

**Students will be provided lunch at 10:45 AM

**Students may choose the free lunch option, or bring your own.

Kinder-5th Grades

M, T, TH, F: 8:10 AM -2:55 PM

W: 8:10-1:40 PM

Staggered Arrival Times:

8:00 TK/K, 1st, 4th,5th

8:05 2nd, 3rd

Staggered Dismissal Times:

2:50: K, 1st, 4th, 5th

2:55: 2nd/3rd

Kinder-5th Grade Lunch Schedule:

11:00 Kinder
11:20 1st

11:45 2nd
12:05 3rd
12:30 4th
12:50 5th

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PTO Information

We are so very excited for our partnership with our Village PTO! The PTO board has been diligently working hard over the summer to plan and organize for our upcoming year.

We need your help! Our PTO membership kickoff is coming soon and our goal is to have 100% participation from each family and staff member. Our first PTO meeting will be held in person with a virtual option for those who are not physically able to attend.

Please join us in creating the best year yet as we ensure that every student, everyday, has a challenge, and connection and a champion!

Coming Soon

1st PTO Meeting Date

Membership Drive

Village PTO Calendar of Events for 2021-2022

Officers and Volunteers Solicitation

PTO Contact: ContactNadoVillagePTO@gmail.com

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Coronado Schools Foundation (CSF)

Village Elementary is fortunate to benefit from our generous and committed Coronado community. The Coronado Schools Foundation (CSF) funding has enabled Village to offer students STEM experiences in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics and in Visual and Performing Arts. This year, Coronado School’s Foundation returned over $900,000 to our schools! Please support our students and schools through CSF!!

Learn more about CSF, and become a part of Hive 365!!! https://csfkids.org/

Student and Parent Technology Information (Including ClassLink)

Student and Parent Technology Information (Including ClassLink)

Student & Parent Technology Support

Synergy ParentVUE and StudentVUE



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