Weekly Wrangler

December 2, 2022

~ Message from Ms. Triplett ~

Wrangler Families,

Looking to this week, we are excited to celebrate Inclusive Schools Week! Students will be completing activities to learn about and promote inclusivity around campus. Tuesday is our Restaurant Night at Lazy Dog and Wednesday is our Holiday Boutique. On Friday, report cards go home to students.

Be sure to read the remainder of this newsletter, as it contains important information on upcoming events, free tutoring and more!

As a reminder, Friday, December 16th is a minimum day for all elementary students. Dismissal will be at 12:30pm.

Happy Trails!

Ms. Triplett

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School Dismissal on December 16th is now at 12:30pm!!

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Dear Wrangler Parents,

Please be advised that our elementary school calendar has changed recently. On Friday, December 16, 2022, the Friday before Winter Break begins, all elementary school students will have a minimum day. This day will follow the same schedule as conference week and the last day of school. Dismissal will be at 12:30 PM that day. Students will still eat lunch on campus.

Once again, Friday, December 16, 2022 will be a minimum day schedule with students being dismissed at 12:30 PM.

Free Covid Test Kits

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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. Stay safe Wranglers!

Odyssey of the Mind News!

Lunchtime Odyssey of the Mind will start on Friday, December 2nd for Kindergarten and 1st grade students. Students will eat lunch, and then come to the library at 11:30. Odyssey of the Mind is a fun, group, creative problem solving program.

Please contact mlauterman@conejousd.org for more information.

Makerspace Needs Donations

As you clean up from holiday celebrations, for two upcoming projects, we could use:

  • Shirt boxes (shirt boxes only please - any color and size)
  • Empty ribbon spools (any size)
  • Scotch brand tape and glue sticks

There is a bin in the lobby where you can drop donations any time. Thank you for your continued support of this hands-on learning space!

Holiday Boutique coming - December 7th!

Looking forward to seeing everyone at our December 7th Holiday Boutique! If you are interested in becoming a vendor, please contact Vaishali at vbhargava@conejousd.org.
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Free Online Tutoring to all California Residents - Available 24/7

Governor Gavin Newsom announced that every Californian can now access free online tutoring available 24/7 through a new initiative offering homework help in every K-12 subject and skill-building resources for adult learners. Real-time homework assistance can now be accessed 24/7 here and on the websites of any of the 1,130 local public libraries around the state.

Important Upcoming Dates


  • 1st - Reflections Gallery Night
  • 6th - PTA Restaurant Night
  • 12th - Senior Chorus Concert
  • 13th - Kinder & Junior Chorus Concert
  • 16th - Pep Rally & Spirit Day: Pajama Day!
  • 19th-31st - NO SCHOOL Winter Break!


  • 2nd - NO SCHOOL
  • 3rd - First Day back from Winter Break
  • 13th - PTA Executive Board Meeting
  • 16th - NO SCHOOL MLK Day
  • 18th - Blood Drive
  • 18th - School Site Council Meeting
  • 18th - Science Night
  • 23rd - Grades 3-5 Strings Performance
  • 25th - PTA Restaurant Night
  • 25th - Talent Show Auditions
  • 25th - Band Performance
  • 26th - Talent Show Auditions
  • 27 - Pep Rally
  • 27th - PTA General Association Meeting
  • 27th - Wranglers Around the World
  • 30th - Spring Enrichment Classes begin

Click below for this month's Counseling News!

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Minimizing Classroom Interruptions!

In order to minimize classroom interruptions, we have implemented procedures with forgotten items. We are receiving a large amount of deliveries for lunches, instruments, water bottles, library books, clothing and backpacks. Please encourage your students to be prepared and check for their belongings before leaving your house. We appreciate your support!

~ Lunches

Please note that lunches for grades 1-5 that are delivered to the school will be placed on the table outside of the cafeteria. Students should collect them from the table. They will not be delivered to the classroom.

~ Instruments

Forgotten Instruments will be kept in the front office. Students can come to the front to see if their parent has dropped it off.

~ Messages to students

If you need to get a message to your student during the day, please contact the teacher directly.

Keeping our Wrangles Safe!

Glass Containers

We have had several glass containers shatter on the grounds in the last few weeks. Please send your students to school with containers not made from glass. This includes items for their lunch box or water bottles. Thank you for your support in keeping our Wranglers safe!

Raptor & Volunteer Paperwork Procedures

Please remember to sign into our Raptor system in the front office if you are on campus volunteering or visiting during school hours.

ALL volunteers need to fill out new volunteer forms yearly. This includes volunteers for the classrooms, the Library, and PTA. You can pick up forms in the front office or click here to print them from the website. Turn all forms into the front office. We will only accept packets that are complete. Listed below you fill find the checklist for the packet:

  1. Registration Form
  2. Code of Conduct Form
  3. Copy of your TB test with doctor's signature. (active for 4 years)
  4. Copy of your Drivers License
  5. Please note: YOU MUST HAVE YOUR PAPERWORK IN 2-3 DAYS BEFORE YOU VOLUNTEER. The office needs a few days to enter it into our Raptor system.

Thank you for helping us keep our little Wranglers safe!

Drop Off and Pick Up Procedures

  • Students may not be dropped off or picked up after school through the front entrance!
  • Please be mindful and DO NOT park in Staff parking spots to drop off students. Those are reserved for staff members only.

A few friendly reminders for the drop-off and pick-up line:

  1. If you are using the drop-off and pick-up lines, please pull all the way forward and do not leave your vehicle.
  2. All students using the drop-off and pick-up line should be ready to leave the car with their backpacks.
  3. There is NO parking in the drop-off and pick-up lines.
  4. All students should enter campus through our gates on Sandhurst and Knightsbridge.

Lost & Found

Lost and Found is located by the Multi Purpose Room. Students may check on the light blue cart for lost items. Parents may enter through the double doors before or after school to check for lost items.

Please do not enter through the front of the school to look for lost items.

The items will be donated at the end of each month.

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PTA Restaurant Night - Lazy Dog

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School Cents Holiday Points x 4!!

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Yearbook Submissions!

Now accepting pictures from

Wrangler Roundup, First Fay of School, Walk to School, Fall Festival and Unity Day.

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Blood Drive Coming to Lang Ranch

A blood drive truck will be on site on January 18th, March 22nd and May 31st. Our goal is to get 55 adults registered to give blood at each date. Please use the QR code below to register. If you have any questions, please contact Joe Pisani at jpisani@conejousd.org.
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For any all day absences or late arrivals, please contact at us before 8:45 a.m. Call our attendance line at 805-241-4417, option #1 or email the attendance liaison at kkawaguchi@conejousd.org to report an absence with a detailed reason for absence.

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.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Kristine Kawaguchi at 805-241-4417 Ext 319 or kkawaguchi@conejousd.org.

Thank You Melissa Goble and Pacific Festival Ballet for Sponsoring our Newsletter!

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