Valentine View

An e-newsletter from Valentine Hills Elementary School

December 6, 2019

Upcoming events at Valentine Hills

For up-to-date information on events happening at Valentine Hills, visit

Fri, Dec 6

8:00 Choir

Mon, Dec 9

7:40 Large Group Orchestra @ HVMS

6:00 PTO Meeting

Tue, Dec 10

*Large Group Orchestra-cancelled for today only

10:15 Orchestra Concert for grades 3-5

11:00 Reading Buddies

Wed, Dec 11

7:40 Large Group Band @ HVMS

8:00 Junior Coach Meeting

11:00 Reading Buddies

Thu, Dec 12

7:40 Large Group Orchestra @ HVMS

11:00 Reading Buddies

Fri, Dec 13

8:00 Choir

9:25 CARES Council Meeting

Future Dates:

Dec 20: Winter Community Sing (10 am-gr 2,3,5 and 2 pm-gr 1,4)

Dec 23-Jan 1: Winter Break

Principal Points

Principal Samec's December video announcement.


Elementary and Middle School students are invited to Irondale's KnightKrawler FIRST Robotics STEM Fair on Saturday, December 7 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Edgewood Middle School's gym. Students can take part in:
  • Hands-on science-related learning stations
  • Robot demonstrations
  • Miniature battle robots YOU can drive!

The flyer can be found here. We hope to see you there!

Events for 5th Grade Families at Highview

A number of events have been planned to help support the transition of our 5th graders into Highview Middle school next year.

Highview Deans:

They will visit Valentine Hills Elementary School on Febr 4 from 3:15-3:50 p.m. They will present information to 5th graders about class options and life at Highview.

5th Grade Parent Information Night at Highview:

It will be Feb 4 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Highview Middle School. All current 5th grade families are invited to come and learn more about academic programming and student activities at Highview Middle School.

Valentine Hills 5th Graders visit Highview:

They will visit Highview on May 19 from 12:45-2:00 p.m. They will listen to presentations about what to expect in 6th grade and a tour of the school.

First Day of School for 6th Graders:

It will be on Tue, Sep 8 (school hours are 7:45 a.m.-2:25 p.m.) There will be orientation activities for the new 6th Graders & other students new to Highview. Returning 7th & 8th Grade students start on Wed, Sep 9.

If you have any questions, please call Highview at 651-621-6700.

Breakfast with Santa

Join the Mounds View Lions and Edgewood LEO Club for their All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast with Santa on Sun, Dec 8 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Edgewood Cafeteria. Breakfast includes waffles, sausage, milk, juice, and coffee. Cost for adults is $8, ages 6-12 is $5 and under age 5 are free. Enjoy free activities and get your picture taken with Santa for $5. There will be FREE eyesight screening for children 6 mos. to 6 yrs. We hope to see you there!

Time to Order Yearbooks!

Yearbook order forms have gone home. You can return the form with a check written out to Valentine Hills or exact change to school or order on-line thru Lifetouch and use Yearkbook ID 9106620. The deadline is January 31. We will have a very limited supply of extra ones that students can purchase in June.

This year the yearbook cost is only $15.00! Order today.

Lost & Found

Please be sure that you or your child has checked lost & found before the Thanksgiving Break. Items will be bagged up and donated over Winter Break in December. Thank you!
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