Coppin Connection

January 29, 2020

Upcoming Dates and Calendar Info...LOTS GOING ON!

February:

  • 02/03 PICK-UP STARSTRUCK TICKETS before or after school
  • 2/4 - K Kids 2:45-3:45pm
  • 2/7 - Choir field trip
  • 2/11 - Starstruck 6 - 8pm @ Twelve Bridges Middle School
  • 2/13 - 2/17 - President's Day, No School
  • 2/18 - School Resumes
  • 3/6 - Family Dance 6-8 pm
  • 4/15 - Spring Pictures

Cold/Flu Season

We've seen an increase in the number of students absent recently due to colds, flu and even strep throat. This year seems to be a bit worse than in the past so we want to give you a few reminders to help us all stay well and healthy.


If your student gets sick, it is often most appropriate to keep him/her home from school. A student who is sick will not be able to perform well in school and may spread the illness to other students and staff, especially those who have weakened immune systems.

In general, a student should remain home if he/she has:

  1. Fever of 100 degrees or greater in the past 24 hours (We request that students to remain at home until they have been fever free without the use of medicine for 24 hours)

  2. Vomiting

  3. Diarrhea

  4. Thick mucus or drainage

  5. Bad cold, with a very runny nose or bad cough, especially if it has kept the student awake at night.

  6. Undiagnosed rash


If your student becomes ill at school, you may be called to come and take your student home from school. Please be sure that arrangements can be made to transport your student home from school and that childcare is available in case of illness. If your daytime or emergency phone numbers change during the year, please notify the front office immediately.


These guidelines are meant to serve the best interests of all students in our schools. If you have questions or concerns please contact the school or review our illness guidelines at: http://www.wpusd.org/Parent-Resources/Health-Services/index.html

Valentine Grams

Starting Monday February 3rd K-Kids will be selling Valentine Grams during lunch recess for 25 cents. This will include a pencil or heart sucker. Send a special message to teachers, classmates, friends or family. The money earned will go toward helping children in the hospital.

Intra and Inter District Transfers

We are now accepting Intra-district transfers for the 2020-2021 school year. If your child has been attending Carlin C. Coppin on an Intra-district transfer agreement you will receive a letter in the mail to renew your Intra-district transfer. Please complete the form and return it to the school office by February 12, 2020. All current Intra and Inter district transfer requests are only good for one school year and must renewed annually.

Inter-district transfers will be accepted starting February 3rd. If you have any questions please contact the school office or go to: http://www.wpusd.org/Parent-Resources/Student-Attendance--IntraInterdistrict-Transfers/index.html for more info.

Got Rocks?

Did you know that there are many students and a teacher at Coppin that have an interest in rocks and geology? Our own Mr. Lopez (4th grade teacher) is our resident expert in rocks, history and geology and has quite a collection of rocks in his classroom. Over the years, students have come to know that they can go to Mr. Lopez's room after school to learn, explore and sometimes trade rocks. Mr. Lopez will be available for rock trading and exploration on Wednesdays and Thursdays each week, before and after school. We are hoping that designating some days for rock trading will help with plans for drop off and pick up at school. If you have specific questions about our infamous "rock trading," we encourage you to email Mrs. Coyle or Mr. Lopez directly at scoyle@wpusd.org or blopez@wpusd.org. Happy trading!

TK/Kinder 2020-2021 School Year Registration

Starting January 13th the office will be accepting supporting documents to complete 2020/2021 school year registration for TK and Kindergarten. Go to: http://www.wpusd.org/Parent-Resources/Registration---NEW/Next-Year-2020-2021/index.html to start the online registration process.


If you currently have a TK student you will need to register him/her online for Kindergarten enrollment. If you have a Kinder - 4th already enrolled at Coppin you do not have to re-enroll your student(s).


To complete your registration you will need to turn in the following:

(Along with your completed online registration)

  • Birth Certificate
  • Immunizations Records
  • Proof of Residency (i.e. water or electric bill)


If you missed the TK/Kinder meeting On January 5th, please click here for the presentation.

It's Raining, It's Pouring...

The rainy season has started! Remember to dress accordingly for the wet weather, rain boots and jackets are a necessity here at Coppin. If you do not have these items please look into getting them for your student.

Starstruck

YOU MAY NOW PURCHASE AS MANY TICKETS AS YOU NEED.....NO LIMIT!!!

ALREADY PURCHASED TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PICK-UP IN THE OFFICE


Location: 12 Bridges Middle School 770 Westview Dr.

February 11th 2020

Performances at 6pm & 7pm


Classes performing at 6pm Show:

Bartlett, Buchman, Funderburgh, London, McGrath, Quinn, Radtke/Middleton, Robbins

& Stacey

Classes performing at 7pm Show:

Burke, Chapman, Colombo, Kassis, Lopez, Marello, McGuire, Newman, Silva, & Willard


(Small children sitting on laps do NOT need a ticket.)


How to purchase tickets:

Tickets cost $3/per person

ONLINE:

On Friday, January 24th at 8pm tickets will go on sale LIVE on our square store.

www.squareup.com/store/CarlinCCoppin

AT SCHOOL:

You can turn in the bottom portion of this flyer to the office with cash attached. On

Tuesday, January 28th we will be selling tickets in front of the office before & after school only for those wanting to pay cash (we will also accept credit cards).


NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN. PLEASE BE SURE YOU ARE BUYING TICKETS FOR THE CORRECT SHOW TIME BEFORE PURCHASING.

See flyer below for more information

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Morning Procedures

Please remember that school campus does not open until 7:45 am. There is no supervision for students prior to that. Please plan your mornings accordingly, we want our students to be safe!


Also, please note as the weather changes our morning routines may change. On cold/rainy mornings we will have students wait in the cafeteria instead of the courtyard from 7:45-8:00am. We will open the playground at 8:00 as usual. On rainy days, we also have kids wait in the cafeteria until their teachers come to pick them up for class.

Sight Word Busters Volunteers Wanted!

Do you love working with children? Would you like to aid in helping kids learn? Do you enjoy watching the eyes of children light up when they do well? Then Sight Word Busters is for you! We have one-hour-a-week volunteer opportunities for Carlin C. Coppin parents or guardians! Sight Word Busters is a non-profit organization that provides trained volunteers in the TK, Kindergarten, and some 1st grade classrooms to help students master their sight words (high frequency words). We currently have openings in all the classrooms and would love to have you join our Sight Word Busters team. You can find out more about us on our website: http://www.sightwordbusters.org Click on the volunteer tab to fill out an application, take a look at the online calendar to find a training that suits your schedule, and sign up for a training to be a volunteer today! Please e-mail Laura Sanchez at chickengrease@hotmail.com or text 916-768-9139 if you have any questions. Carlin C. Coppin teachers and staff would love to have your support in this endeavor. Before you know it your children will be grown, so volunteer today before it's too late. We hope to hear from you soon!

K-Kids Meeting Dates

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Support School Safety

Parking & Drop Off

Please note that parking is at a premium, particularly now that we have so many new families who joined us this fall. If you are arriving early and waiting with your child in your car, please consider parking along the street to ensure our staff can find parking when they arrive.


It is essential that you pull all the way forward in the drop off lane so that we can get all of our cars/kiddos into the drop off zone and then out of their car in a safe and efficient manner. When there are no buses in the drop off area, please pull all the way forward. You may drop off in the bus area after the buses leave. This will create more room for everyone to move through safely.


Entering Campus

If you are walking your child onto campus and plan to go past the big, black gate, you must sign in at the front office and obtain a visitor badge to be on campus. Remember to sign out when you leave as well. This helps us to account for everyone that is on campus.

Food Service News

We've gotten lots of feedback from students and families regarding some changes in food services. Here is some info from our Food Service Director Christina Lawson:



A. WPUSD has started offering chocolate milk on Fridays only. Our Food Service department is really focused on bringing in lots of fruits and vegetables this year and reducing down the occurrence of items with added sugar.

B. Want to help shape the future of WPUSD food service offerings? We are looking for teachers, parents, community members that are interested in being on some panels/focus groups regarding food service selections and branding over the next year. Please reach out to Christina Lawson at clawson@wpusd.org if interested.


C. We are lucky to be able to feature lots of CA grown produce that is seasonal and fresh. All our offerings are all CA Grown at the moment including our carrots, lettuce, plums, peaches, oranges, zucchini, strawberries to name a few!

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