Extra!Extra! Village Families
Lost and Found: We have ordered mobile lost and found carts. Starting next week, we will be placing the lost and found items on FRIDAYs in front of the school all day. Please continue to place names on all items so they can be easily returned to students. Of the 25 items collected this week, only three of the items had names on them.
Masks: On Monday the California Health and Human Services Agency hosted a press conference briefing on Covid-19. Although the state mask mandate for general public settings expired on Tuesday of this week, guidance has not changed for public school settings.The school mask mandate is still in effect and CUSD will continue adherence to CDPH guidelines. I understand this has been of great interest to our community, and the state has promised an update by February 28.
Superintendent Mueller's Newsletter:
Little Jumps, Big Changes: 2/14-3/4
See details below
February 24th- Picture make-up for NEW students only- See details below.
March 2nd- PTO Meeting per Zoom @ 7:00 PM (Zoom link to come)
March 28th-April 3rd Spring Break/No School. *** IT IS ONLY ONE WEEK***
April 13th-15th Parent Conferences as Needed/Early Release 1:40
April 18th District Holiday/No School
May 30th Memorial Day Holiday/No School
June 16th 5th Grade Promotion/Last Day of School/Early Release
Press Release: CUSD Announces Expansion Of Transitional Kindergarten Classes Next School Year
CUSD Announces Expansion Of Transitional Kindergarten Classes Next School Year
Coronado Unified School District is excited to announce the expansion of Transitional Kindergarten (TK) beginning in the 2022-23 school year. TK is the first year of a two-year kindergarten experience. Four-year-olds who turn five between September 2 and February 2 are eligible to enroll in TK this coming school year.
Half-day (3 hour) TK classes, with a 12:1 student teacher ratio, will be offered at both Village and Silver Strand Elementary Schools. Currently the classes are scheduled for the morning but depending on enrollment could also be offered in the afternoon.
Based on research indicating that an early and strong foundation for learning matters in long term student success, California recently passed legislation expanding funding for early childhood education. TK is still optional but provides an additional option for parents and serves as a stepping stone between preschool and kindergarten.
Parents and guardians interested in learning more about the program should complete a pre-registration survey, by March 4, 2022 to receive additional information/updates about student enrollment for the 2022-2023 school year. Link to Survey: https://bit.ly/3gKHEAU
For Village Students Grades 3, 4 and 5- Please see CAASPP Testing information below
PTO Weekly Update 2/21/2022
Hi parents! Movie night was a great success. You just witnessed your PTO dollars at work -bringing our community together for a care-free, fun-filled event for families. Plus, as a community, we had the opportunity to support a local small business and one of our very own Village Elementary families, Golden State Hotdogs.
Thank you for joining in the fun, staying and helping clean, for your contributions, and for strengthening our greater good. It Takes a Village and the PTO strives to bring us together!
If (and only if) you'd like to volunteer, we gladly welcome you!
SAVE THE DATE!
PTO Meeting Wednesday, March, 2 at 7 pm via Zoom. The link will be shared the day of the event on our Facebook Page, Konstella, and via text message.
Looking forward to seeing you all there,
Doreen Genmark, PTO President
Yearbook and New Student Picture Day
School picture makeups for students NEW to Village: THURSDAY, February 24th, 1:30 PM.
NOTE: This is only for students that missed the first portrait day. We are unable to offer makeup portraits to students that had one taken in the fall.
Yearbooks will go on presale March 1st via the Jostens website. Cost will be $25. We are looking for picture submissions of the first day of school and Band and Choir. The last day to submit is February 28th, 2022. Please email to email@example.com
You can also order the last two years yearbooks for $10/ each. For old yearbooks please email us and we will send one home with your child.
Care Solace: Our district has partnered with Care Solace to help students and their families quickly connect to verified mental health and substance use treatment providers in our community. Our counselors can help connect you directly to their support, you can call them at 888-515-0595, or search anonymously at www.caresolace.com/coronadousd.
Their Care Companion team is available 24/7/365 and can support you in any language. Your Care Companion will make phone calls on your behalf to find and book appointments with providers who are matched to your needs. Care Solace has access to thousands of providers or programs that work with all insurances, Medicaid, or offer sliding scale or private payment options. For more information or questions please reach out to your student’s counselor.
WeTip Reporting System
WeTip Reporting System
The school district has launched a new concerned person online reporting system called We Tip. Students may use this to report any bullying, harassment, abuse, or safety concerns and it is 100% anonymous and confidential. The system offers three ways to report (text, phone, and QR code). This reporting tool is available 24/7, even when our school is closed. To make a report go to the ‘See Something, Say Something – We Tip’ button on our website, counseling PowerSchool page or find the poster around campus. See the flyer below for additional information.
Click below or use the QR Code
Bikes and E-Bikes:
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY AT VILLAGE ELEMENTARY
Interested in Volunteering at Village Elementary?
The volunteer assistance you provide in our schools is valuable. We recognize your experience will enrich the educational program, increase supervision of students and contribute to school safety while strengthening our schools’ relationships with the community.
If you are interested in serving as a volunteer for the CUSD, please contact Kelley Englehart in the Human Resources Department of the district office. We may be contacted by e-mail or by phone.
To become a volunteer the following procedures and documents must be completed. You can access these documents simply by clicking the links below.
- School Volunteer Application
- Verification of a negative Tuberculosis Test (TB) within the past four years
- Must show proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Status
We thank you for your service to our students and school community.
To volunteer in the public schools, TB test and DOJ/FBI fingerprint documents must be submitted to human resources.
Frequently Asked Questions - Regarding Fingerprints
The attached document contains answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
COVID Protocols- Please Read Carefully
Absences NOT Related to Illness should be reported via pre-COVID protocols (phone/email/paper absence notes). Contact Attendance Technician, Melinda Clay @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Absences - STUDENT ILLNESS: Student Absence Reporting Form:
- USE THIS Village Absence Reporting Form. A member of our COVID Response Team will review the information you submit and contact you for additional information, if necessary. Students who are sick must be cleared before returning to campus. All students who have been absent from school must report to the office before going to class. If their absence has not been cleared, parents will be notified. Thank you for your support in adhering to this policy.
Student Returning to School After CCD: All students must check in at the front office with Mrs. Clay in attendance to receive their health pass if they did not print thiers out when sent to them.
Students Presenting Symptoms of COVID19 (Symptomatic)
Students with Covid-related symptoms must provide documentation of a negative molecular test (PCR, NAAT or LAMP) to return to school. Test results should be emailed to COVIDteam@coronadousd.net. Once the test is accepted, students will receive a “pass” to return to school.
Vaccination Status: The current decision tree allows close contacts who are asymptomatic and vaccinated to remain in school. Please complete this optional form to verify your student’s vaccination status. https://bit.ly/3jBGytn
MASK Protocols: Please take the opportunity to review the district’s mask enforcement protocols and mask guidelines from the CDC with your student. Information can be found by following this link: https://bit.ly/2W2d0MA
Concurrent Curriculum Delivery (CCD) CUSD in collaboration with our teachers, have agreed to provide Concurrent Curriculum Delivery via Zoom to students if they are directed to quarantine or isolate. This program is only available to students directed not to attend in person by the COVID Command Center.
Sample CCD Format for the Elementary Aged Student:
ELA: 1 Hour of Whole Group Instruction with Benchmark and Writing Instruction
Math: Whole Group instruction for 1 Hour and 15 minutes of Number Corner
Sanford Harmony: 15-20 minutes
Specials on Googel Classroom
Social Studies and Science
COVID Team Center: The center is open daily from 8-3. Parents/staff can leave messages and a team member will follow up. Phone: 619-437-1305 Ext:1040
Students earn superhero tickets throughout the week for being safe, respectful, responsible and kind. They can earn them from any adult on campus who sees them exhibiting superhero behaviors.
Each Monday and Friday, after school, students will be able to bring their tickets in to trade for prizes. If they would like to save up their tickets, they can!
15 tickets=1 prize!
If your student has enough tickets to trade in for a prize, they will be escorted to the office before school lets out to pick a prize!
See below for other options.