JAGUAR UPDATE

Sunset Valley Elementary 05.15.2020

WINDING DOWN

It's hard to believe that we are down to our last week of virtual school. We are going to do our very best to spend time celebrating our success and focusing on our relationships with our kids and families. Please be sure you're aware of all the things happening this next week!


-Mrs. Rachel Flood

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ATTENTION! SVE's Plan for Supply Pick Up

Important information for the SVE SUPPLY PICK UP!


  • Pick Up days will be May 21st & May 22nd
  • Please see the helpful graphic and map, included below.
  • Your family will have a scheduled pick up time, based on the last name of your oldest child.
  • Please make an easy to read sign with the last name and place it in your window.
  • In an effort to be efficient, we will have two lanes for pick up- one in our bus lane and the other in the car rider line.
  • Please note which lane you are assigned to, which is also according to the last name of your oldest child. Your supplies will be located in your designated lane. In order for us to serve you quickly, it is important that you drive through the correct lane.
  • During pick ups, SVE staff members will bring the supplies directly to your car window. We ask you to please stay inside of your car throughout the process.
  • During supply bag packing and during pick ups, SVE staff members will adhere to social distancing and safety guidelines.


Regardless of day/time you are scheduled:

Last names A-M will use the red lane (bus lane)

Last names N-Z will use the yellow lane (car rider lane)

*see below for your designated pick up day and time


CHROMEBOOK GUIDELINES:

  • If you are coming back to SVE or any LSR7 school in the fall: Keep your Chromebook.
  • If you are not returning to SVE or LSR7 in the fall: please return your Chromebook on your assigned date to pick up student supplies.


PLEASE RETURN TO SVE STAFF DURING YOUR DESIGNATED TIME:

  • Any book provided by your classroom teacher
  • Books checked out from the SVE library
  • *To prevent book damage during transition, please bag books in ziploc or grocery sack.
  • *When returning items, please stay inside of your car. A staff member will retrieve the items directly from your car.


MEDICATION

  • If you have medication to pick up, health services will be onsite to return student medications on May 21-22. Communication has been sent to families who have Over the Counter medications with us, and we will be placing those in your child's bag of belongings to be picked up.


*Please note- If you ordered Spring Pictures, a Yearbook, or had Father/Daughter Dance photos, those will be placed with your child's things from the classroom.

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FROM THE PTA

YEARBOOKS

Yearbooks are ready and will come home during end of the year pick up! If you already purchased a yearbook, it will be placed with your child's belongings for distribution at pick up. If you have not purchased a yearbook yet and would like to, we have 50 extras to sell. The yearbooks are $16. Please go to www.svepta.org to purchase. These will be first come, first served. Orders placed by May 13 will be included in your child's belongings at pick up on May 21 & 22. If your order was placed after that, you will receive an email with pick up information.


If there is a problem with your yearbook, please contact Genevieve Boehm at gboehmpta@gmail.com ASAP. Any questions or concerns, same email.


OTHER ITEMS

The PTA has a few leftover spirit wear items to sell. Please check the website for items available. If purchased in time before pick up, your items will be included in pick up items. If not, you will receive an email with pick up instructions.

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JAGUAR JOURNAL: TODAY Friday, May 8th!

Today, your child's teacher pushed out a link to a FlipGrid entitled, Jaguar Journal. Students and staff will be able to post a quick 30 second teacher appreciation shout out video to wrap up our Teacher Appreciation Week!


We are asking that each student post only one video and then go on to watch all of the other posts. Video submissions will be monitored /approved, and commenting options will be disabled.


MAY (Appreciation)

5/13- Summer School Catalog Released

5/18- Summer School Enrollment Opens

5/21 & 5/22 Student Supply Pick Up

5/22 Last Day of School (Virtual Learning)

5/25 Memorial Day


JUNE/JULY

June 29-July 23 New Summer School Dates

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION IS OPEN

This is a friendly reminder that registration for our 2020-2021 Kindergarten Class is open. To date, we already have about 25 kindergarten students registered. Click HERE to watch a video that explains the process and shares some more information about SVE. Click here if you are ready to begin the registration process. We cannot wait to meet our new Jaguars!


*KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION CLOSES MAY 22!*

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FROM THE SVE LIBRARY: MRS. NIERMAN

Hi there! As we celebrate National Library Week this week, I wish I could spend time with each of our grade levels reading aloud! But since that isn't possible, our library department has worked to be creative and to provide encouragement for our parents and families at home. I'm including these two pieces for you to use at home with your child(ren):


  • Sora Video - this short video provides a fun introduction/reminder of e-book availability and access for students.

  • Flipgrid - librarians and library clerks have recorded book talks -- there are some very entertaining options here!


Remember that you can always connect with me via email or on Schoology!

Are You Moving?

If your family has plans to move either within or out of the LSR7 school district this summer and your child(ren) will no longer be attending SVE, please contact our Attendance Secretary/Registrar, Mrs. Lydia Kirkham (lydia.kirkham@lsr7.net) as soon as possible. Doing so will ensure that we have accurate numbers to begin our school year and ensure that we get all of the required paperwork to your child's new school. Additionally, if you have plans to home school or return to SVE from home schooling, please share this as soon as possible as well. We would like to make transitions in and out of SVE as smooth as possible for everyone.
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Read Along with SVE Staff via Schoology

In addition to joining your child's teacher or grade level "group" on Schoology, please be sure to ask your child if they have joined the Read Along with SVE Staff Course on Schoology, too! This course was started at the beginning of the school year and features teachers and staff reading books aloud for our Jaguar Nation to enjoy. Many students have joined already, and we will be positing additional book readings here, so be sure to get connected! (The access code to join is shown to the left.)
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