March 1, 2023
ALTA VISTA NEWS
Reminder: Parent-Teacher Conferences
ALL STUDENTS IN TK-5 WILL BE DISMISSED AT 1:15 THROUGH MARCH 10th.
Math Olympiad Update
Alta Vista's Math Olympiad team continues show amazing results in nationwide competitions. They recently completed the fourth of five olympiads and have consistently scored in the top 10% of all teams. Our students continue to impress us with their persistence and dedication, whether working independently or collaborating during weekly sessions.
Thank you to our volunteer coaches, Nir Azriel and Gautam Gopinadhan, for their efforts in bringing Math Olympiad back to Alta Vista.
Class Composite Pictures Now Available
Class Composites are now available to view and order! Follow the link below and input the code: ALTAVISTA! to view your class composite and order today!
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Helping Earthquake Survivors in Turkey
The immense needs in Turkey and the surrounding areas continue to grow. If you would like to contribute to the efforts to help survivors and the communities that have been impacted by the recent earthquakes, please consider making a donation to the Red Cross or one of the organizations listed below. Thank you for making a difference in the lives of others.
Thank you to Alta Vista parent Duygu Aykol
for providing this list of agencies that are helping in the region.
TODAY'S PAWS & PRIDE ASSEMBLY
🐾🐾🐾 MEET TEAM ALTA VISTA 🐾🐾🐾
This week, we meet Poornima Sridharan, a teacher on Alta Vista's second grade team.
Poornima Sridharan - Second Grade Teacher
What is your favorite thing about Alta Vista?
As a first time teacher in the United States, I have received so much kindness and support from all my colleagues and staff to help me be good at my job. The trust and camaraderie amongst the staff and parents is amazing and I love being here with my students every single day!
Tell us about your family.
I grew up in India with my parents and younger brother. Me and my husband, Ganesh have been married for over 12 years and have 2 lovely boys, Shreyas and Thejas.
What do you like to do when you are not at school?
I love singing and listening to music. I have also recently started working out and I've been loving it so far.
HOME & SCHOOL CLUB NEWS
UPCOMING SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY EVENTS
Spring Online Auction
Project Linus Family Community Service Project - March 25th, 10:00-11:30
Let's gather in the cafeteria as a community to help make no-sew fleece blankets for local unhoused and hospitalized children for Project Linus. All supplies are provided by the Home and School Club and all training will be provided. Advance signups are required - please sign up here. This is a family event - invite grandparents, older siblings and anyone else who would like to attend this fun event! For questions, please reach out to AVHSC VP Claire Kalia at email@example.com.
Spring Book Fair - Volunteers Needed
This year's Scholastic Book Fair will be held from March 27th-31st. Volunteers are needed for one hour shifts throughout the week. Please click on the link below.
USD NEWS & INFORMATION
2023-2024 USD LCAP Education Partner Survey
Union School District is dedicated to student success. Ongoing feedback among our educational partners is key to ensuring that our students thrive. USD is in the process of updating the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP), and your participation and perspective is critical in this decision-making process. The LCAP is a three-year plan 2021-2024 that describes the goals, actions, services, and expenditures to support positive student outcomes that address required state and local priorities. The LCAP provides an opportunity for a District to share their stories of how, what, and why programs and services are selected to meet their local needs. Click to submit an LCAP Survey Response
See the attached flyer for more information about Union's Summer Camp.
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER
March 2-10: Parent-Teacher Conferences (TK-5 Dismissal 1:15 Every Day)
April 10-14: Spring Break
Alta Vista Elementary School
Location: 200 Blossom Valley Drive, Los Gatos, CA 95032