Wildcat Family News

We are going to have the BEST year EVER!

September 23-27, 2019

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Every Day is a Great Day to be a Wildcat!

Dear Wildcats -

Please mark your calendars for these chnages to our regular schedule:

10/4 No School
10/7 - 10/18 Early Dismissal 1:10PM TK - K and 1:30PM 1st - 5th
11/11 No School

11/25-29 No School

12/19 Early Release 1:30PM TK - 5th

12/20-1/3 No School

Upcoming Events:

9/25 The Habit Burger Restaurant Giveback 2PM- Closing
9/25 Running Club - special charm run
9/26 Coffee with the Principal 8:45AM

9/27 Running Club - Foot Distribution
10/3 FUNd Run
10/7 - 18 Goal Setting Conferences - Early Dismissal
10/21-25 Book Fair
10/22 Family Book Fair Night
10/23 TK/K Family Counting Night 6:00-7:15pm @ Arroyo Seco .
10/24 Dias de Los Muertes

10/25 - Wear Costumes, Costume Parade 8:45AM, Class Parties, Trick orDoor and Pizza Guy Giveback
10/30 Family Science Night 6PM MPR

11/1 Diwali

11/11 No School

11/25 - 29 Thanksgiving Break

11/15 Harvest Gala
12/6 Winter Wonderland
12/12 Aladdin Performance 6PM
12/14 ACE Winter Movie Event @ the Vine 9:30AM

12/19 Early Release 1:30PM TK - 5th

12/20 - 1/3 Winter Break

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Campus Catering Menu Change for Monday

Choice # 1 will be 3 Cheese Quesadilla ( NO BEAN & CHEESE QUESADILLA )

Choice #2 Pillow Pull Apart

Choice #3 SunWise Sandwich Strawberry and Chips

Yearbook Photos~

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5th Grade Families:

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Join us for Dinner, Drinks, Dancing and Fun at Poppy Ridge Golf Course, for our 4th Annual Harvest Gala, Friday, November 15th, and help us raise money for CHROME BOOKS for our classrooms!

Our 2019 theme.....Havana Nights!

We will be hosting silent and live auctions with some AMAZING experiences from around Livermore and the Bay Area.

*** Adults Only ***

TICKETS: https://aceharvestgala.ticketspice.com/ace-harvest-gala-2019

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Habit Burger Restaurant Giveback - 9/25 2-10pm *You will need a flier - stay tuned!

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Yearbook Sales~

Yearbook prices are as follows:

$25 soft cover /$30 hard cover NOW through September 30

$30 soft cover /$35 hard cover October 1 through January 31

$35 soft cover /$40 hard cover February 1 - March 15


*TK families select Kindergarten from the drop down.

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Aladdin Rehearsals~

9/24: ALL 2nd – 5th Cast Members 3 - 4 MPR (K-1st Grades 3:00-3:30)

9/26: Speaking Roles only 3 - 4 MPR

10/15: ALL 2nd – 5th Cast Members 1:30-2:30 MPR

10/17: Speaking Roles only 1:30-2:30 MPR

10/22: K-1 3:00-3:30, 2nd – 5th 3:00-4:00 MPR

10/24: K-1 3:00-3:30, 2nd – 5th 3:00-4:00 MPR

10/29: K-1 3:00-3:30, 2nd – 5th 3:00-4:00 MPR

11/12: Speaking Roles only 3 - 4 MPR *All speaking roles should be off book*

11/14: Speaking Roles only 3 - 4 MPR

11/19: Speaking Roles only 3 - 4 MPR

11/21: Speaking Roles only 3 - 4 MPR

12/3: K-1 3:00-3:30, 2nd – 5th 3:00-4:00 3 - 4 MPR


12/9: CREW + Aladdin, Jafir, Jasmine, Abu, Sultan, Genie, 3 - 4

12/10ALL 3 – 4,

12/11: 2nd – 5th 3-4:30 K- 1 3:00-3:40

12/12: Performance 6PM

12/13 Performance 8:45AM

REHEARSAL TRACKS: Please start practicing with your Wildcat~


REHEARSALS: Students should come with a snack and water.

COSTUMING: As Halloween costume sales start - be on the look out for your child's costume.

If you are interested in CREW~ stay tuned! Crew sign ups will be sent out in late October.

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Halloween at ACE will be SPOOKTACULAR

Halloween at ACE will be celebrated on 10/25!

- Students wear their costumes on 10/25

- Parade will begin at 8:45AM on 10/25

- Class parties will be on 10/25

- Trick or Dooring will be on 10/25

Halloween 10/31 will be a regular school day. Students will only wear their costumes to school on the 25th.

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Don't forget to download the Boxtops for Education App!

Plan to Volunteer?

When parents and families get personally involved in education, research has shown that their children do better in school and grow up to be more successful in life. Please apply to obtain (OR RENEW) your Civicore clearance as soon as possible.


4th & 5th Graders - SIgn up to be ACE - our mascot!

Be the Wildcat Mascot~ We are looking for enthusiastic students (4th and up) that would like to wear the mascot costume for various events/spirit Friday’s etc. Sign up here: https://www.wejoinin.com/sheets/mybej
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Coffee with the Principal~

Coffee with the Principal: Join Principal Aderman and other Wildcat parents for an informal monthly coffee chat in the MPR to talk about Wildcat happenings and programs. We will meet the 4th Thursday of the month from 8:45AM - 9:30AM. Our first meeting will be September 26th! Hope to see you there!
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Thank you~

Volunteers are crucial and very valuable to our school, making our ACE community as successful as it is!

Welcome and thank you to Zulien Rivero, our new PTA Parliamentarian!

Thank you to Michelle Current, Michelle Pyfrom, Danielle Nyholm, Katie George, Brittany Graff, Deanna Willis, Lisedt Magana-Zook, Sabhyata Dubey, Heather Garcia, Payal Sutton, and Esmerelda Urizar for their help with vision and hearing testing.

Thank you to Julia Lee, Rich Hill, Dave Garia and Patrick Butherus for being guest presenters.

Thank you to PTA for organizing the Yahoo Breakfast!

Thank you to everyone that came to the Yahoo Breakfast!

Thank you Amy Frazzitta for chairing our Yearbook.

Thank you to Michelle Pyfrom for chairing our Harvest Gala.

Thank you to Jennifer Gallagher for offering to coordinate the FUNd Run!

Thank you to Aileen Billdt for offering to coordinate Winter Wonderland.

Thank you to Jody Amos for coordinating the online donations for the FUNd Run!

Thank you to Mehvish Tapal and Virginia Garcia for co-chairing our Diversity Committee

Thank you to Anne Maragaret Manay & Brittany Graff for chairing our Running Club!

Thank you to Vanessa Castro for helping us with our school wide reading assessments.

Thank you to our amazing classroom volunteers!

Thank you to our rockstar Running Club volunteers!

Our Rockstar PTA Board has been working tirelessly planning for another AMAZING year of Wildcat memories!

Kudos to:

President - Angela Butherus
Executive VP – Kristina Plattner
Secretary – Sarah Hill
Treasurer – Charles Pyfrom
Hospitality – Nancy Renton
Financial Secretary – Nicole Jeffrey
Auditor – Jennifer Darling
Historian – Andrea Purl

Parliamentarian - Zulien Rivero

Early Dismissal Dates~


- EVERY WEDNESDAY is 1:30pm Dismissal.

-Conferences: October 7 - 18 Early Release Days for ALL Students (1:10pm TK/K and 1:30 1-5 )

-December 19th: 1:30pm Release

- Conferences: March 2-5th Early Release Days for ALL Students (1:10pm TK/K and 1:30 1-5 )

- Last Day of School 12:30pm Dismissal for ALL TK-5.

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::::: OCT 3rd = WILDCAT FUNd RUN :::: ACE Families, our Wildcat FUNd RUN is coming up! This is our TOP EARNING fundraiser of the year! Stay tuned for the pledge link to send out to your family and friends! Each class will need parent volunteers too (your teacher can give your specifics). We will have some GREAT prizes for our Wildcats again this year!

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Please join us for a fun holiday movie morning at The Vine Cinema! Feature film: TBD Children {and parents} are encouraged to come in their pajamas! Santa will be in the lobby, taking photos from 9:39-9:55am and the movie will start promptly at 10:00am. Tickets are $8 each. 100% of the proceeds go back to Altamont Creek PTA, so let's sell out the theater at 230 seats!!! ***Ticket purchase link coming soon!***

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Friday, December 6th is Winter Wonderland! FREE EVENT FOR ACE FAMILIES! Join us inside the MPR for holiday crafts and a visit with Santa. Doors will open at 6:30pm and we will have a variety of crafts and games for the kids. The kids will have the opportunity to build a candy craft, write letters to Santa, play some games and enjoy some hot cocoa. It's going to be another fun PTA event. We hope you will join us!

Follow us on social media~

Facebook: Altamont Creek Elementary

PTA Facebook: Altamont Creek PTA

Instagram: @ace_wildcats

Twitter: @CreekAltamont