Happy Mother's Day!

Week of May 9 to the 13, 2022

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Message from the Principal

This year has flown by...and here we are in May, just 5 weeks from the end of our school year!...and what a busy 5 weeks it will be!


We thank our lucky STARS for each of our Newhall Elementary School teachers, thank you for making last week memorable for them! A special shout-out to our Newhall Elementary PTA for planning the week-long celebration.


Happy Mother's Day


Dear Newhall Elementary moms, you are a teacher, confidant, friend, problem-solver, Band-Aid-applier, lunch-maker, tear-wiper…As a mother, you play so many different roles for your kids. Somehow, you excel in all of them! You are exactly what being an extraordinary mom is all about. Watching you with your kids is an inspiration for me. I hope your day was full of love and appreciation. Happy Mother’s Day!


California Pivotal Practice Award


Newhall Elementary School was selected as 2022 California Pivotal Practice Award winner! The California Pivotal Practice (CAPP) Program is being utilized by California in 2022 in place of the California Distinguished Schools Program. The program highlights innovative practices implemented during the 2020/21 school year when California required schools to offer distance learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I am so proud of our community, students, teachers and staff! Congratulations Newhall Eagles!


California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP)


California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP)- We will start standardized testing this Monday, May 9. Please make sure your scholars get plenty of rest, healthy food, and come to school ON TIME and ready to put their BEST effort into their assessments.


May 9 - 13
● Grades 3-6 English Language Arts Computer Adaptive Test (CAT) and Performance Tasks
May 16 - 20
● Grades 3-6 Math Computer Adaptive Test (CAT) and Math Performance Task
May 23 - 27
● 5th Grade California Science Test


Classified School Employee Week


The week of May 16 - 20 will give us the opportunity to celebrate the rest of the Newhall Elementary Staff, our classified staff. Classified employees play crucial roles in our schools and communities. From supervising to teaching them important skills and ensuring that schools are operating smoothly, classified employees are integral in providing a comfortable and safe learning environment for all Newhall Elementary School students.


Parents, we invite you to show your appreciation by sending a gift card. If you are able, please send your gift card directly to the office in an envelope labeled Classified School Employee Week by Friday, May 13. We are hoping to receive at least 25 gift cards. Our classified staff includes: office, instructional assistants, curriculum specialists, custodians, safety supervisors, behavior support specialists, librarian, science tech, computer tech, and project manager.


With gratitude,

Ms. Tapia



Upcoming Events

Kindergarten Parents! Please Read

On Monday, May 9 we will be hosting a super fun and interactive BMX Assembly for all students. The assembly will take place at 1:40 pm on the big yard. Because we don't want our youngest students to miss out on this fun activity, all kindergarten classes will be dismissed at 3:00 pm from their regular dismissal area.


If you have any questions or need to make other arrangements call the office in the morning at 661-291-4010.

PANDA EXPRESS FUNDRAISER - Friday, May 13

Helps us raise fund in this last fundraiser of the year! Meet for lunch or dinner and show this flyer to make sure we receive 20% of your order!
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Monday, May 9

BMX Assembly for students only


Tuesday, May 10

El Cafecito con la Sra. Tapia/Coffee with the Principal (In person Mother's Day themed Coffee with the principal. RSVP via ParentSquare. Invite coming soon!)


Wednesday, May 11

School Site Council Meeting via Zoom (3:15 PM, see school website for meeting link.)


Friday, May 13

Panda Express Fundraiser Newhall location from 10am to 9:30pm


Monday, May 16

PTA Association Meeting via Zoom- All parents invited!

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Tuesday, May 17

PIQE Graduation (6:00PM in room 8. Walnut entrance)


Friday, May 27

Spirit Day: Out of This World (Space, Star Wars, Celestial Bodies)


Monday, May 30

Holiday - Memorial day (No school)


Thursday, June 2

NSD Celebration of the Arts at Newhall Elementary School (4:00 - 7:00 PM)


Wednesday, June 8

School Site Council Meeting via Zoom (3:15 PM, see school website for meeting link.)


Thursday, June 9

Sixth Grade Promotion Ceremony (Newhall Family Theatre, 8:30 AM. Tickets required)


Friday, June 10

Kindergarten Promotion Ceremony (Newhall Family Theatre, 8:30 AM)

Last day of school