"We're Going Places!" - May 29th, 2023
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Greetings, First Street Families!
Thank you so much to everyone who came out to celebrate our students at our Open House night on Thursday. We lovely having this last hurrah with you before we head into summer!
Remember that there is no school Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day. We will see your Roadrunners back bright an early on Tuesday morning!
As the school year wraps up, consider joining us for a few of our last events of the year. June 7th we will be gathering at McBean Stadium for First Street Night at the Ballpark. Use the link below to purchase tickets and join us for a fun night at the park!
We will also be holding our final PTO meeting of the year on June 8th from 5:00pm-7:00pm in the school library. We will be planning the outline of events for our 2023-2024 school year. We hope you can join us!
Have a beautiful week, Roadrunners!
First Street School
School: 916 645-6330
Call/Text: 916 409-6808
Month at a Glance
May 29th - Memorial Day, No School
May 30th - Wear Black Spirit Day
May 31st - Necklace Spirit Day
June 1st - Dress Like a Teacher or Staff Member Spirit Day
June 2nd - Fun Hair Spirit Day
June 5th-9th - Early Dismissal Week
June 7th - Night at the Ballpark - Potters Game!
June 8th - PTO Meeting (rescheduled from June 7th)
June 9th - Last day of School
Early Release Week : June 5th - June 9th
Please note that our final week of school will be an early release week with all students dismissing at 1:40pm each day.
We are excited to wrap up the year with your student with fun activities and shortened days!
Night at the Ballpark : June 7th
Check out the update below for information about how to get tickets for the First Street School Night at the Ballpark!
Come celebrate our school and enjoy a ball game with our awesome community on June 7th.
Our choir will be singing the National Anthem, and the winner of our Potters Ticket Fundraiser will get to throw out the first pitch!
We can't wait to see you there!
It is time to start thinking about summer hours for our school and district office.
The last day our school office will be open for the 2022-2023 school year is Friday, June 16.
Our office will open back up again for the 2023-2024 school year on Monday, August 7.
The District Office will begin summer hours (10:00am-2:00pm) on Tuesday, June 20 through Friday, August 4th.
They will be closed on Monday, June 19th in observance of the Juneteenth holiday and Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Starting on Monday, August 7 they will be open from 7:30am-4:30pm (please note: they are extending our closing time from 4:00pm to 4:30pm).
Online Registration Is Open for New Families, New TK, and New Kinder Students
Enrollment is open for the 2023-2024 school year!
We are excited to help you register your TK, Kinder, and new students here at First Street School. Please share this information with people you know so they have the important information they need about registering!
We are hoping to have a TK classroom on our campus next year, so please ask our office for more information about enrolling your TK student!
If your student turns 5 between September 2, 2023 and May 31, 2024, they are eligible to join our TK program!
If your student turns 5 by September 1, 2023, they are eligible to join our Kinder classes!
Please reach out to our office for more information or follow the link below to register your student. We have computer/internet access and support in our office in English and Spanish.
Does your student want to throw out the first pitch at a Potters Game?
1. Sell Potter tickets using a QR Code (your schools code is in the bottom right corner
2. Sell tickets starting, Monday March 20, 2023
- Any Tickets that are available are up for purchase. **Excluding 4th of July**
3. Ending date, May 22, 2023 at 12:00pm
4. When people make a purchase, have them indicate your school & your name in the notes/messages area. More information on how to do this at this link: https://potters.isportstix.com/order/group/FSROADRUNNERS/
5. All purchases are 50% PROFIT for your school’s parent organization…those funds usually purchase needed items for school/students/staff.
6. If your school sells the most tickets, your staff will receive a VIP Group BBQ.
7. WPUSD SCHOOLS - NIGHT AT THE POTTERS, as indicated below.
FIRST STREET “NIGHT AT THE POTTERS” SCHEDULE
Wednesday, June 7th
Updates and Important Information
A big thank you to our Roadrunner Ambassadors who worked so hard this year! Our 5th grade participants have been Ambassadors for two years now. We are so proud of their dedication to our school!
Portrait of a Learner
Take a moment to provide some feedback to our District for our Portrait of a Learner. We are working to set goals for the long term success of our students and in order to do so, we have to know what our community wants to see in our students as they go out into the world after school.
Learn more about this process on our district website here: https://www.wpusd.org/our-district/initiatives/portrait-of-a-learner
First Street School PTC Updates
Join the PTC Facebook Page
Did you know PTO (CHAMPS) has a Facebook group? Join our group to share updates about ways to get involved with & support school happenings from the parents’ perspective.
Box Tops for Education
Box Tops for Education
Box Tops collection continues digitally all year with the Box Tops app. First Street School gets $0.10 for each Box Top scanned for our school. While that isn't much on its own, the whole school community collecting them from Participating Products throughout the year can earn enough to pay for things like software memberships, supplies for classroom activities, or other low cost school support.
- Earn Box Tops for participating products by scanning receipts with the Box Tops app.
- When you shop online or use delivery services, you can earn Box Tops by forwarding your e-receipt to firstname.lastname@example.org or by uploading it with the Box Tops app. Learn more about submitting e-receipts here.
Important Links and Information
Affordable Connectivity Program
Internet connectivity is an important part of academic success in education today. Luckily, there are a lot of different options to ensure that your student has access to internet at home. If you do not have internet at home, you may qualify for discounts on internet and computers through the federal Affordable Connectivity Program.
Find out if you qualify by following the instructions at the link here: https://getmyinternet.org/?j=9063912&sfmc_sub=198464893&l=2048712_HTML&u=202253676&mid=6409703&jb=17020&utm_source=edu_acp_2022.09.12&utm_medium=email
Updated COVID Protocols
Effective this year, California Department of Public Health has replaced most of the requirements about student quarantine with recommendations. The one remaining requirement is that students who are ill must be fever-free for at least 24 hours without the aide of fever-reducing medications before they are able to return to school. Please see the documents below for more detailed information.
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