Village and ECDC Family Newsletter

January 13th-17th

Upcoming Dates

January

1/13/20: School Site Council Meeting (SSC) @ 3:00 pm/Village Library

Committee Approval of VES Safety Plan

1/16/20: Village Presentation to CUSD Board Meeting @ 4:00 pm

1/17/20: Teachers Only Work Day- No Students

Thank you PTO for Providing a Staff Luncheon for our Teachers!

1/20/20: MLK Holiday- No School

1/23/20: Fire Drill @ ECDC and Village

1/24/20: Kona Ice Day

1/28/20: Map Testing Begins

1/30/20: Late Start Thursday -School Begins at 10:00am

2/25/20: Winter Box Top Collection Due- Bring Box Tops to your child's teacher!

2/22/20: Coronado's Got Talent (Auditions are 1/12)

2/29/20: Arts Extravaganza (Saturday Event: TK-5, 8:00 am- noon, Free event- Open to first 80 students) Permission Slips to be sent out 2/3/2020 in Monday Folders

3/18/20: CSF Telethon

3/25/20: Village Jog a Thon 8:30 (Grade level running times, TBD)

3/26/20: ECDC Jog a Thon 10:30- 11:30 (TK Dismissal @ 11:50)

4/30/20: Bingo for Books`

5/21/20: Art Walk and Art Auction @ Village (New Format: A whole family event!)

CSF Events

Coronado's Got Talent Information-https://www.coronadostalent.com/ Event 2/22

Coronado Safe Talk

Coronado Safe Website

https://coronadosafe.org/


Coffee Talk 1/13 -Sign Up in link above

Executive Functioning Skills-Parenting Skills Class (2/10, 3/9, 4/20, 5/11)- Sign Up in link above

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Dear Parents,

Beginning the week of January 27th through February 10th, your child will take a MAP® Growth™ test from NWEA® on a computer. We give students MAP Growth tests to determine their instructional level and to measure academic growth throughout the school year (and from year to year) in Mathematics and Reading for grades 2nd-5th and for Kindergarten and 1st grades, in math.


MAP Growth tests are unique in that they adapt to your child’s level of learning. If your child answers a question correctly, the next question is more challenging. If they answer incorrectly, the next one is easier. This results in a detailed picture of what your child knows and is ready to learn—whether it is on, above, or below their grade level.


Since MAP Growth tests provide immediate and accurate information about your child’s learning, it’s easy for teachers to identify students with similar scores that are generally ready for instruction in similar skills and topics, and then plan instruction accordingly.

MAP Growth reports also provide typical growth data for students who are in the same grade, subject, and have the same starting performance level. Each school year, students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade take the tests. Following each testing period, you will receive a report showing your child’s growth, which you can review with your child’s teacher for more insight.


We are truly excited to focus on your child’s individual growth and achievement. For more information about the MAP Growth test, visit: NWEA.org/Parent-Toolkit.


Please see the Village and ECDC schedule below.

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