Wildwood Weekly

February 19, 2023

Restorative Practices (Part 1)

Just like any healthy family, school, or community, Wildwood has a plan and process for restoring relationships when harm has been done. Just as students need coaching when they encounter academic challenges, they also need guidance for managing social difficulties when they arise.

Next week, I will describe our 4-step Restorative Practices plan in detail, but for now, I would like to share with you the programs and measures we have in place to prevent problems before they occur. You've likely heard the axiom, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure". Here at Wildwood, we find this to be true, and we are proud to highlight the proactive measures that are in place at our school which help keep physical and relational harm at a minimum on our campus:

  • PTA Sponsored Events and Assemblies that Build Community
  • A Proactive and Responsive Office Team
  • Tremendous Teachers
  • A Caring and Skilled Campus Supervision Team
  • Parent Volunteers
  • Engaging Lessons
  • Unity Day (Oct.)
  • Inclusive Schools Week (Dec.)
  • Kindness Week (Feb.)
  • SEL Lessons
  • Counseling / Coaching
  • Morning Greeters
  • Pep Rallies
  • Staff Training
  • Tigerific Tickets
  • ROAR Core Values
  • Strong School-Home-Student Communication
  • A Community Committed to Care

That's quite a list! We appreciate EVERY member of our our school community who contributes to the amazing culture of care that pervades our campus.


Mr. Lynch

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- Important Dates -


17th: NO SCHOOL: President's Day

20th: NO SCHOOL: President's Day

22nd: Talent Show Practice After School

24th: Spirit Day (Crazy Day) and Pep Rally

27th: Book Fair Week Begins

28th: SSC Meeting at 4pm


1st: Talent Show Practice After School

2nd: Cookies & Jammies Night at 5:30pm

8th: Talent Show Practice After School

10th: Talent Show at 6:30pm

16th: Bingo Night at 5:30pm

17th: NO SCHOOL - Professional Learning Day

23rd: PTA General Association Meeting at 5:30pm

Wildwood Important Dates and Events 2022-2023

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- School News -

Wildwood's Official Spirit Wear Online Store Is Open!

As part of our 50th Year Anniversary Celebration, we are excited to announce that we are ramping up our school spirit with the launch of a NEW Wildwood Spirit Wear online store. T-shirts, hoodies, sweatpants, backpacks, hats, blankets, even dog hoodies...it's ALL there!

The Grand Opening Sale has begun and continues through February 27, but the store will be open year round. This sale is 25% off everything and free shipping for orders over $75. Make sure to enter the code "Spirit227" to claim your discounts.

A few more details:

  • All orders ship directly to you in 10-12 business days
  • Wildwood Elementary makes 10% off of every purchase
  • All orders placed online have a fixed shipping rate of $8.99...no matter the order size
  • You can make purchases all year long, but the best deals can be found at this Grand Opening Sale and the 3 annual sales: Beginning of School Year Sale, Winter Sale, End of School Year Sale

Shoe Tying Recognition

During the next few weeks, the principal will be out at many recesses handing out small prizes to TK-2nd grade students who demonstrate their ability to tie their shoes. Since success is a series of small victories, please be practicing with your young Tigers so they can claim this victory and win a prize.

Phone Call Protocols for Students

For safety reasons, students may ONLY call home from the front office phone or health office phone. Students with cell phones MUST have them turned off and kept in a backpack at all times during the school day. Students with watches that have text or phone capabilities may not communicate with them during the school day. Students who violate these standards of conduct will lose the privilege of bringing these devices on campus.

Lost & Found

If your child lost a clothing item (LOTS of jackets), lunch bag, or water bottle on campus, it's likely we have found it. Our Lost & Found cart is usually stored in the MPR, and we will begin placing it out front on the last day of every school week for you to sift through. At the end of the month, all remaining items will be donated to a local charity.

School Spirit Day - Feb.24

Our next school spirit day is February 24. The theme will be "Crazy Day", so start planning that crazy hair, crazy socks, crazy hats...CrAzY EvEryThiNg!

Talent Show Update

Our annual Wildwood Talent Show will take place on March 10 at 6:30pm.

To see more details about talent show preparation, click HERE to view the Talent Show Flyer that went home in Wednesday folders on January 11.

- PTA News -

Join the PTA Leadership Team

Our PTA Nomination Committee has been hard at work trying to recruit some hard working, fun loving and creative folks for next year's PTA Board. We have gotten a lot of interest, but we are still looking for a VP of Ways and Means.

This person will be part of our team and responsible for:

  • Leading the teams that put together Fall Fest and our Spring Jog-A-Thon
  • Working with our Food Night Chair to organize monthly food nights (good news is someone already signed up for this!)
  • Working with our Original Works coordinator

If you have good coordination skills and a strong work ethic, we would love to hear from you!!! Please send an email to wildwoodptamembership@gmail.com by 2/21/23 at 4pm the if you are interested. And if you want more information on what it's like to be the VP of Ways and Means, please reach out to our current VP of Ways and Means, Sarah Casey, at sarahbsheppard@hotmail.com. She would be happy to chat with you.

Wildwood PTA Nomination Committee

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Yearbooks are now ON SALE!

For a limited time only! Please log on to buytheyearbook.com, select our school, and follow the steps to place your order.

Also, if you are a parent of a graduating 5th grader, please contact Sarah Casey for dedications at sarahbsheppard@hotmail.com

It’s almost time for the Book Fair!

Students are encouraged to join us in the MPR February 27 - March 3 before school, during lunch recess, and select days after school for our Literati Book Fair!

Volunteers are crucial to the success of this event!

Please use the link below to offer your time and talents to help students discover the power of books to bring us together! PLUS all volunteers will receive a 20% discount!


Online Book Fair

Can’t make it to the fair in person? Our online book fair is NOW OPEN! Visit the link below or click the image to shop, purchase gift cards, or browse our selections. The link will remain active throughout the duration of the Book Fair.


Literati Book Club

Discover new books every month with the Literati Kids Book Club!

● Each book box is personalized to a child’s interests and reading level, helping

kids build vocabulary, confidence, and a love of reading.

● Each monthly box includes five just-right books, personalized stickers, frameable

artwork, and surprise extras.

● Literati’s children’s literacy experts find and share the gems you otherwise

might’ve missed, filling boxes with book discovery magic.

● 10% of every dollar spent on Literati Kids will always go back to your school.

Now the whole school benefits when you fill your home with books! Sign up for the Book Club and start earning 10% back for Wildwood at literati.com/schools

School Cents

Did you buy your special someone a gift from The Oaks? Spend some quality time together with dinner and a movie? Send those receipts to Jen at (909)374-1598 or drop them off at the front office. We have until Feb 28th to earn TRIPLE points for our amazing school!

- Community News -

Free Online Tutoring to all California Residents - Available 24/7

As previously communicated, the state of California has made available 24/7 free online tutoring through a new initiative offering homework help in every K-12 subject.

To make accessing this resource even easier, the CVUSD has added a link (Brainfuse icon) to this free online tutoring program directly in each CVUSD student’s Classlink account.

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Health and Safety

It is important that all positive cases of COVID-19 are reported to the health office. If your student tests positive for COVID-19, we need to know in order to ensure we are supporting your student through their recovery. The health and safety of our student body and staff is a top priority. If you have any questions or concerns related to COVID-19, please reach out to our office.

Free COVID Test Kits

The district has once again provided free COVID tests for students. Please come by the front office if you would like a 2-pack at home test kit.

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"Healthy Screen Habits" Video

A recording of the January Parent/Guardian Workshop, “Healthy Screen Habits,” hosted by the CVUSD’s BreakThrough Student Assistance Program and the Conejo Schools Foundation is now available to watch. Click here to watch the recording.
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