Message from Mrs. Thomsen
Last Friday our Dolphins ran their hearts out during the Fun Run! Thanks to our fantastic PTA, we all had such a great time. We have extended our fundraising for one more week! Thank you to all who have supported our school programs such as our Science and Engineering Specialist, Reflections, Art Masters, TeamKids Challenge, and Robotics program! Click here to go to our Fundraising Site.
Del Cerro will be having a Used Clothing Drive to raise funds to remodel our Library! Students would like to purchase some new flexible seating in order to create comfy reading nooks and study areas along with new paint and fabric for the windows. Our 5th grade Girl Scout Troop 3379 and the Del Cerro ASB Officers and PAL students will be helping with this fundraiser too. All money raised will be used to update and improve our library space. PTA will be purchasing new library books. The students are working hard to create an inspiring, comfortable, and relaxing library space. Please drop off bags April 8-12.
Del Cerro will have new fencing and gates installed on campus. This fencing will strengthen our campus security.
During our February PTA Meeting, I shared the following information:
- The front of the school will have an attractive wrought iron fence with two self-closing gates. The other areas of the school, including the steps at the rear of the school, will also have additional fencing and gates as well. All gates will be open during arrival and dismissal times.
- Additionally, the gate next to our lunch table area will be closed in front of the school nearest the parking lot. A concrete path will be poured on the kindergarten side of the existing fence. This is the path our students will use to walk to the lunch tables.
Our MPR remodel/update will be completed during Spring Break. The very top portion of the MPR walls will be painted a bright white. We have four more banners to hang as well (shout-out to Mrs. Mansour for her graphic design work for our school!). They are our new Mission and Vision statements, new school chant, and motto.
Del Cerro will add another specialized academic program to our campus. Next school year we will join Trabuco Mesa and Montevideo in housing three Autism classes on site. We are looking forward to welcoming new staff and students to our wonderful school.
- April 15-19 Spring Break (No School)
- April 22-26 Sixth Graders go to Science Camp
- May 8-28 Window opens for CA State Testing grades 3-6
School Tour Slide Deck
Pictures from our Fun Run
Pictures from our STEAM Showcase
The VEX Robotics, the newest addition to our Innovation Lab. We are hoping to be able to purchase one more class set so that more students can have opportunities to build and code the robots. Our 6th grade will compete in SVUSD's VEX Robotic Tournament this year.
Coding with Ozobots
A SWIM Team student demonstrating how to use color markers and paper to code the ozobot. So cool!
Green Screen Fun
The SWIM Team (students with innovative mindsets) having some fun with the green screen...hmmm.... I don't recall posing for this picture!
Coding with Ozobots
Students can create holograms using the CoSpaces EDU app and Merge Cubes.
Even Mrs. Butler got into the fun! Virtual Reality with Google Goggles and the Expeditions app. Where do you want to visit today?
SWIM Team students hard at work making magic with the Green Screen Studio!
Principal for a Day!
After our morning campus tour and visits, we headed to the district for a luncheon with all of the other Principals for a Day. During the lunch, Mr. Hokerson addressed the room to convey how much he enjoyed his visit and the innovative teaching and learning that is happening at Del Cerro.