Update from Vista Oaks
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VALENTINE GRAMS WILL BE DELIVERED THIS WEEK!
Friday students received their grams today and Monday-Thursday students will get them in the coming week.
Thank you to Charmaine and Leadership students for this fun and very popular opportunity!
THERE IS NO SCHOOL ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12TH OR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15TH IN OBSERVANCE OF PRESIDENT'S DAY.
This week in the CAASP corner we're highlighting the Khan Academy app! It's pretty amazing! For example, the Math, which is Common Core is interactive: students can swipe and use their fingers to write in numbers. It's really easy and fun to use, and kids enjoy earning points and building their worlds with earned points. There are also test prep classes/resources for HS students, as well as all usual subjects.
Also, here's a link to the practice test! It'd be great for you to sit with your child and take the practice test together so you can both see what you can do to better prepare for it: http://www.caaspp.org/practice-and-training/index.html
STATE TESTING (CAASP) WILL OCCUR APRIL 18-29. THE SCHEDULE WILL COME LATER, BUT FOR NOW, KNOW THAT THERE WILL BE NO ONSITE CLASSES IN BYRON THOSE TWO WEEKS!
YEARBOOK NEWS from CHARMAINE
You get a FREE 2 page layout in the yearbook, and it will only appear in YOUR yearbook. Please talk to Charmaine if you would like details on how to do this.
We will be taking headshot photos for yearbook, for those students AND STAFF who missed the school pictures day, or had their make-up pictures done in the gym, or for those of you who just do not like the photos you took. These will be FREE for the yearbook. We will be taking these pictures every day for a week, so you do not have to come out for an extra trip.
We would prefer to have all the pictures with the same background, so it gives a nice, professional look.
The following dates will be available to come take photos (RAIN CANCELS)
Monday Feb. 8th 9:45 am - 11:45 am and 4:00 - 4:30 pm
Tuesday Feb. 9th - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday Feb. 10th - 12:15 - 1:30 pm and 4:00 - 4:30 pm
Thursday Feb. 11th - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
NO SCHOOL FRIDAY FEB. 12th.
Friday Feb. 19th 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
If it rains on any day, then we will move it to the following week with the same times.
Also, if you have pictures of your kids attending a school function, or playing at the school, or a picture with their teacher, feel free to email it to Charmaine for a possible entry into the yearbook. Sooner rather than later will give you a better chance of getting it into the book.
IN SESSION: January 19-March 11
- NO ENRICHMENT FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12
- Spring break March 14-25
IN SESSION: March 29-April 15th
- Break for State Testing April 18-29
IN SESSION: May 3rd-13th
We will have a Winter Dance in February for students 8th grade and older (we're waiting to get the date confirmed by the BUSD District Office).
$10 per ticket, will include entrance and a snack
Watch for the weekend date in February!!
MARK YOUR CALENDAR:
- No school On Friday, February 12th or Monday, February 15th due to President's Day
- Spring Break is March 14th-25th
- Onsite classes are cancelled April 18-29