Ev Staff News

November 30, 2018


The steps we have taken towards this lofty vision are many. The strategies used to attain this vision, for the most part, have made attempts to be inclusive, equitable, diverse and driven by the students and families in our school community. As we approach the end of the year I wanted to take a minute to remind us of all we have done to move towards a powerful community of learners.

  • Universidad de padres started and we began to develop parent leadership
  • Town Hall meetings with community and staff to identify areas of strength and need
  • Valley Vibes Orchestra began at EV
  • After school enrichment provided by the PTO
  • Sonoma County did an asset map of our neighborhood
  • We met the program officers from Cowell
  • Worked as a staff to adopted a set of values and beliefs around literacy
  • Parents funded a Parent Outreach Coordinator for 2 days a week. The beginnings of the FRC!
  • We adopted Readers and Writers as our literacy currciulum
  • We opened a fully operational FRC providing mental health services
  • Teachers collaborate weekly
  • Teachers receive on going professional development
  • Teachers College provides PD on site
  • On going parent forums on important topics
  • Students are making progress in reading!
  • We are reclassifying ELs at a high rate!
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From Bob Gossett

Dear EV Staff,

I just wanted to make sure and tell you how much I appreciate the sing-a-longs at your school. Your students are well behaved, participate in a very appropriate way and put a smile on my face each time I finish singing with them. I think when you retire from doing something you love and you still get to do something you love to do, you are a pretty lucky guy. Thank you for your efforts and be proud of those kids - they are the best!


Bob Gossett

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Mondays and Wednesdays

To help alleviate some of the confusion around where we are meeting here is some information.

Wed. Dec. 5 - in room 21 please bring scope and sequence, calendar and planning tool for Readers and Writers

Wed. Dec. 12 - in room 21 TBD

Wed. Dec. 19 - on your own

In the future, you will meet at your grade level location. Please agree and let me know. Facilitators need to know where to go!!

I will let you know if we are meeting in room 21 first on Wednesdays. Monday staff meetings always in room 21.

Up Coming Events


Mon-Wed Maite, Gen and Nora out - Chris and Dave are the TICs

Mon. 3 Staff meeting with Chris and Kevin

Wed. 5 Grd Level meeting 1:40pm - 12 - meet in room 21

Thurs. 6 Maite at Leadership Meeting & DELAC

Fri. 7 Wreaths

Fri. 7 Family Celebration

Wed. 12 Socorro on campus & Grd Level meeting 1:40pm - 13

13 & 14 Holiday Fair

Fri. 14 Principals TK-12 & Staff Party

Wed. 19 Grd Level meeting 1:40pm - 14

Thurs. 20 Elementary Principals

Fri. 21 A-Z for Parents 8am, Coffee Day and Sing a long


Mon, Tues, Wed - Hareem at EV

Mon. 7 Staff meeting

Wed. 9 Grd Level meeting 1:40pm - 15

Fri. 11 Principals TK-12

Mon. 14 District Grade Level Meeting

Wed. 16 Maite, Chris and Gen at UCD & Grd Level meeting 1:40pm -16

Fri. 18 Restructuring Team

Wed. 23 Grd Level meeting 1:40pm -17

Fri. 25 Elementary Principals & ELAC 6pm

Mon 28 Staff meeting

Wed. 30 Staff Development (non stu day)


Wed. 6 Grd Level meeting 1:40pm -18

Thurs. 7 DELAC

Mon. 11 Staff meeting

Wed. 13 Grd Level meeting 1:40pm -19

Thurs. 14 Coffee Day & Principals TK-12 & Rebecca from TC

Fri. 15 Staff Development (non stu day)

Tues. 19 District Grade Level Meeting

Wed. 20 Grd Level meeting 1:40pm - 20

Thurs. 21 Elementary Principals

Fri. 22 Restructuring Team & SSC & ELAC

Mon 25 Staff meeting

Wed. 27 Maite, Chris and Gen at UCD & Grd Level meeting 1:40pm - 21