AHES Panther News

2021 Connection: July 30, 2021

Panther Families,

I hope that you had a safe and memorable summer of 2021 with your family! I am looking forward to welcoming your children back to campus on August 18th!

I am excited to share my first Friday Newsletter, Panther News, for the 2021-22 school year! For those of you who are new here, you can expect a newsletter each Friday evening with all the important information for Anaheim Hills Elementary School (AHES).

I am so excited about this upcoming school year as we continue our commitment to cultivating a connected and safe environment with high-level engaging instruction and learning for our students. I look forward to working with you and supporting your children! Included in this week's newsletter are important details for your family to review in order to prepare for the upcoming school year.


Nicole Van Wilgen Moore


All Families

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Meet the Principal - Mrs. Van Wilgen Moore

Hi! I'm Nicole Van Wilgen Moore, the proud principal at Anaheim Hills Elementary School!

I was born and grew up in Orange County, CA. I went to college at Cal State Long Beach for my undergraduate degree and teacher credential program. I earned my master's degree in Educational Leadership and my administrative credential from San Jose State University.

As an educator, I have been dedicated to serving students for more than 12 years. I have experience at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels. I have been a proud member of the OUSD community for the past seven years, and have both district and site level administrator experience. It has been wonderful seeing OUSD's programs in action in our classrooms here at AHES!

As well as an educator, I am also a mom. My husband and I have two children - Degan (5) and Sawyer (3) So, between the kids and our careers we have very full and rewarding lives! As a family, we love to travel and camp in our pop-up trailer around California.

I feel so fortunate that I was able to work with our AHES community during the last unprecedented school year. We managed to make it a great one with the incredible support from our community and the hard work of our teachers and staff. This next year, we remain committed to ensuring the safety of our students and staff while also providing a rich learning experience for our students.

As we head into the new school year, please know that it is important to me that everyone who steps through our doors feel welcome here! This enables us to meet the challenges of academic excellence in a positive, collaborative, and nurturing environment. I value your input and look forward to collaborating with you. Please do not hesitate to reach out to me throughout the school year.

I am looking forward to an amazing year!

AHES 2021-2022 Suggested Supply List

Updated Tentative AHES Bell Schedule 2021-2022

You can find our updated tentative AHES bell schedule for the 2021-2022 school year here. Our bell schedule is informed by our transportation bus route for our school. I will send out the final schedule once it is approved by our district office but thought a tentative schedule might help with family planning for now. This is a tentative schedule and subject to change. You can find the tentative bell schedule here.


As we approach the new school year, there will be many updates and changes as we continue to receive new guidance. Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding!

Face Coverings

  • Students and staff will be required to wear masks indoors.
  • Students and staff will be permitted to remove their masks outdoors.

Physical Distancing

  • Physical distancing requirements are no longer in place.
  • Desks/tables inside the classroom may be closer than 3 feet.
  • Designated seating charts by class will be implemented outside at the lunch tables.


  • Individual desk/table guards will be removed from the classroom.

Additional information and updates will be provided as the information and guidance become available.

OUSD Superintendent Communication

In case you missed it, you can find Dr. Hansen's latest communication here.

Reminders - Please Review

CARES Expanded Learning Programs & Camps

Fall registration is now open!

Please register as soon as possible, space is limited at each location!

For Information

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