Village Elementary Families

Week of September 19th-23rd

Village Updates and Reminders

PTO: Today is the Day! JOIN PTO TODAY!! Our goal is 100% family participation!

Our goal is 100% participation in our PTO Membership! Join today! It's SOOO easy!! https://villagepto.org/membership/


Recess Games of the Week:

Every week, we offer two "spotlight" games for students in order to spark new interest in games and learn new skills. We introduce games during PE time the week before and then the games are showcased at recess the following week.


Games of the Week:

Lower playground: Magic Tag

Upper playground: Kickball

Magic Tag Rules: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szNKICMQBoM



Picture Day is this week! Practice those SMILES!!

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Important Dates

**Every Wednesday is Early Dismissal at 1:40 pm**


September:

This Week

Upcoming Weeks:

9/19: Superintendent Mueller Site Visit

9/21: VES Picture Day -See schedule below


Upcoming Weeks:

9/26: 1st School Site Council SSC Meeting (Approval for Safety Plan)

9/28: Superintendent Mueller Site Visit

9/30: Teacher/Staff Workday-No School for Students


October:

10/9: Choir Performance at Fire Station

10/10: District Holiday-No School

10/12: Picture Make-Up Day

10/24-28: Fall Family Conferences; Dismissal at 1:40 pm all week for grades K-5


Other:

11/11: Veterans Day--No School

11/12: CSF Gala: Denim and Diamonds at the Hotel Del! Save the date!

11/21-25: Thanksgiving Holiday-No School

12/3: Artisian Alley- Fall Craft Fair benefiting Coronado Band and Choir

12/15: Band and Choir Holiday Concert at CHS 6:00pm

12/19 -1/2: Winter Holiday-No School

1/16: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday-No School

1/27: Teacher Workday-No School

2/13: Presidents Day-No School

2/20: Presidents Day-No School

3/2: Read Across America

3/3: Band and Choir Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

3/22: CSF Telethon- Band and Choir Participates- More Information to come

3/27 through 3/31: Spring Break Holiday-No School

4/10: District Holiday-No School

4/12-14: Family Conferences by Invitation; School Dismissal at 1:40 pm for Grades K-5 W-F.

5/1-5: Certificated (Teacher) Appreciation Week

5/4: Choir Spring Concert (Details to come!)

5/22-27: Classified Employee Appreciation Week

5/29: Memorial Day-No School

6/15: Last Day of School; NOON dismissal for grades K-5, Promotion @ 8:30 am

Picture Day Schedule for Wednesday- Please plan ahead so that your student is ON TIME, at 8:10 AM

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Parents- Please Review Village Elementary's Technology Acceptable Use Policy

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Social Media Links

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Coronado Schools Foundation - Welcome Video 2022-23

Take a look at how Coronado Schools Foundation (CSF) helps Village Elementary and the rest of the Coronado Unified School District! The link is here!

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Everyone a Reader Volunteer Opportunity

Looking for volunteer reading tutors:

Village Elementary Everyone A Reader Team!!


Do you have a passion for reading? We have a wonderful volunteer opportunity for anyone who would love to share their time with a child. Our reading tutors receive 2+ hour training and then work 1 hour per week with “their” students on developing confidence and fluency in reading.


Everyone A Reader is a program designed and overseen by the San Diego County Office of Education and has proven to be a highly successful and positive way of supporting children in the process of learning to read.


Our mission is to fill the present need for additional tutors, and we are inviting you to consider becoming part of our wonderful team of moms, dads, grandparents and members of our community who are all giving the gift of reading to a child.


EAR volunteers must attend a 2+ hour training. If you have been trained previously, you do not need to attend. Training day and time information coming soon.


Please contact Lindsey Cummins 619-522-8915 x5201, or return the bottom portion (Link below) to the office/classroom teacher, if you are interested in tutoring.


https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zdaQeu-LKWtD18-LnTwJwQRTPqmcc0Bl_XwCNbgaGQQ/edit

SCHOOL-BASED MILITARY FAMILY LIFE COUNSELORS (MFLC)

SCHOOL-BASED MILITARY FAMILY LIFE COUNSELOR

Your school-based MFLC is here and ready to listen and provide feedback to support military students and parents through short-term, situational, problem-solving counseling sessions. Start your conversation today! Complete the MFLC Parent Acknowledgement Form attached and return it to your school site front office or classroom teacher.

· Village Elementary (TK-5th Grade), Kimberly La Sala – 619-816-0320


Link to Permission Slip: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bz3qxn_BuyvasPVGh6AP7mM0KWwK37zs6OJBwMco6u8/edit

Village Elementary Handbook

Please review information in the handbook. Important information regarding absences, technology, school expectations and much, much more!

Village Behavior Expectations-

Each week at Village, we will work together to reinforce expectation for our campus. This week, we will concentrate on classroom expectations and practice lining up. It always helps when home and school are on the same page, so I am hoping that you will take time to review and help support our students with reminders and encouragement.


Weekly Campus Expectation Review:

Week of September 5th: Playground (Review Classroom & Lines)


Superhero Character Monthly Focus

  • September-Citizenship


At the end of each month, we will celebrate students through our ACE Assemblies. More details to come on when and where those celebration will take place. If your child is being recognized, you will know at least a week in advance.

A: Academic Achievement

C: Character Focus of the Month: September-Citizenship

E: Effort: Perserverence, Grit and Growth Mindset


Superhero Tickets

Students earn superhero tickets for making good choices at school. Students can choose to use their superhero tickets to cash in on prizes (Monday and Friday After School in the office) or save them for bigger rewards.

Key Links

Key Links and Resources

Village Breakfast and Lunch Menus

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Community Opportunities- Not Sponsored by CUSD

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Important Information about Village Elementary: Get Involved!

Village Parent and Teacher Organization (PTO):

Please, please become a member of PTO! Without the generous membership donations of time and money, Village would not be the incredible school that it is today! PTO pays for field trips, assemblies and presentations, grade level and teacher funding and school culture building. They host several events throughout the year like the Jog-a-thon, Bingo for Books, and Movie nights! Please check out our Village PTO page for more information and announcements.


Coronado Schools Foundation (CSF):

CSF is the Coronado Schools Foundation and is separate from our Village PTO. CSF raises money for special programs and pathways at Village. Our Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA), Innovation Lab (ILAB), Band and Choir are all paid for by CSF. Without your generous donations, our students would not be provided these opportunities. Please consider signing up for Hive365 to help keep our programs alive and thriving for our students.


Volunteering:

Volunteering will be in full swing. In order to volunteer you must complete the volunteer application. This includes a negative TB test within the last 4 years, no exceptions. Good News: We will have a volunteer TB survey on August 15th from 1-3 pm, at Village Hall. If you plan to volunteer, please come to this event! If you do not come to the event, and plan to volunteer, you will need to have a Dr.'s office prove your negative TB test or have a new negative TB test verification. Please be patient with us as we try to get volunteers on campus ASAP, all the while, following state and county mandates.


Link to Information: https://coronadousd.net/Parents--Students-/Volunteers/index.html

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Communications

CUSD and Village Communication

We are committed to providing you with pertinent and timely information throughout the year. The Village website and Facebook are updated regularly, and you’ll receive a weekly principal email with a link to our Village Family Newsletter (every Sunday at 5:00pm). Please take time to read through this important information and reminders.


Social Media:

Please connect directly with Village Elementary regarding questions and concerns. It is our district protocol/policy that site administrators and school staff DO NOT monitor local Coronado social media sites (ie: Coronado Moms and Dads, Coronado 92118, Coronado Happenings and Crown Talk). Dr. Bergener and office will only monitor posts made by us to the Village Facebook Site and our Village Instagram page. We will try to respond in a timely manner. We highly encourage you to contact Dr. Bergener, Ms. White, your child's teacher or office staff per email or phone, if you have a question or concern.


Our social media motto:

We lift people up, bring people together and celebrate the greatness of our Coronado Village community!

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Care Solace

Care Solace

Our district has partnered with Care Solace to help staff, students, and their families quickly connect to verified mental health and substance use treatment providers in our community. Our counselors can help connect you directly to their support, you can call them at 888-515-0595, or search anonymously at www.caresolace.com/coronadousd.

Their Care Companion team is available 24/7/365 and can support you in any language. Your Care Companion will make phone calls on your behalf to find and book appointments with providers who are matched to your needs. Care Solace has access to thousands of providers or programs that work with all insurances, Medicaid, or offer sliding scale or private payment options. For more information or questions please reach out to Jennifer Slusher at Jennifer.slusher@coronadousd.net or Michelle Kasney at michelle.kasney@coronadousd.net.

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Champions Childcare at Village (for Preschool through 5th grade!)

Champions Childcare at Village for Preschool through 5th grade!


Coronado Unified School District has an agreement with outside care provider Champions to provide before- and after-care for Village Elementary School students at our school site (note that Champions is an outside contractor using our facilities).


NEW! Plans to provide before and aftercare for preschool and TK to accommodate care before and after half-day programs.


Ms. Alexi and Ms. Mary, our site leaders, will be happy to answer any questions that you might have!


Please see the Champions website for more information, or call 619-865-1577. Family Support Line: 1-800-246-2154.