The Hero Herald

VanderMolen Elementary School - Home of the Heroes

Be sure to arrive to school on time!

Hero Families!


To ensure all of our Hero students are at school on time please be sure to allow your self extra time in the morning! You can help this process by pulling all the way down to the end of the drive thru lane. Beginning Monday, January 24th we will have the gate between the MPR and Library open for students to come on campus. (see campus map below).We hope this will help the process of arrival in the morning. It is important for our students to be on time each day. Thank you so much for your cooperation!

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PTA Association Meeting

Tuesday, Feb. 22nd, 5:30pm

This is an online event.

Topic: PTA Association Meeting

Time: Feb 22, 2022 05:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)


Join Zoom Meeting

https://cnusd-k12-ca-us.zoom.us/j/93961716101

Be on the lookout for the Principal Patrol Squad!

Congratulations to our Principal Patrol Squad award recipients! We are so proud of you! Be on the lookout, the Principal Patrol may be coming to your home soon too!
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School Climate

Please take a few minutes to fill out this survey (click on the survey or scan the QR Code below), so we know how to improve our school climate.

Thank you for your input!

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Candy Grams!

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Mark Your Calendars! Spring Picture Day - B & C Track - Feb. 11th

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School Calendar change

The CNUSD Board of Education took action on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021 to transition VanderMolen Elementary School to the single traditional academic calendar to replace the current year-round system effective July 1, 2022. The 2022-2023 school year will begin in early August. Once the calendar has been finalized, families will be notified.


The district originally implemented a year-round calendar to more efficiently utilize overcrowded facilities. At this time, VanderMolen’s enrollment numbers and projections allow the school to move to our Traditional school calendar, which offers a variety of benefits for the school and families.

For families who are interested in transferring schools, the school transfer request period is now open through January 15th. More information on transfer requests can be found on our website here.


Thank you,


Brian Leedy, Principal

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Parents - Please self screen your children. if they have any symptoms please keep them home. Thank you!

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Student Quarantine Decision Tree

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Bring your masks!

Hero Families - Please have your child bring a mask to school every day. We have masks available for students whose masks are lost or broken, but it is very helpful when students bring a mask from home. Thank you so much for your support!

Cyber Security on the Web

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Our student valet system is off to a GREAT start! I bet you noticed already how much smoother arrival has been. Please pull ALL the way forward to the final cone. It makes a HUGE difference in our arrival times.

Did we mention how amazing our Valet team is? This is our drive thru lane at 7:35. SO MUCH FASTER! Please remember to pull ALL the way down to our last valet! #HeroesSOAR

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Traffic Reminders

VanderMolen Update 8/29/21

Bike/Scooter Safety Reminder

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2021-2022 Bell Schedule

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Bring a refillable water bottle!

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Expired Student Password - How to Change Your Password!
Amazon Smile Registration for VanderMolen

How to access your child's progress report on Parent Connect. Click below!

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