Linda Vista View

January 2023

Monthly Events

9 - Return to school

10 - Art Masters Lecture

12 - Lockdown Drill

13 - Lunch on the Lawn for those who "purchased" this privilege with SuperBucks/PawBucks

16 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - No School

17-31st Open Enrollment

17 - PTA Meeting @ 8:15am

19 - Cerro Villa Middle School Open House 7:30-9:30pm

23 - TK & Kindergarten Science on the Go Assembly

23 - School Site Council @ 3:00

24 - 4th grade Science on the Go Assembly

24 - Winter VAPA Showcase for 5th & 6th grade

28 - Saturday Enrichment!

30 - 6th grade Walk through the Ancient World

31 - 6th grade panoramic picture

From Nutrition Services

CLICK HERE to view the January Lunch menu (when it becomes available).

Thank you PTA!

Thank you to our amazing PTA & parents who have donated to our PTA!

This month you can see your donations in action:

  • Art Masters Lectures and Lessons
  • Science on the Go assemblies
  • Walk through... assemblies

If you would like to make a tax deductible donation, go to:

LCAP survey - Last Chance!!

Please take a few minutes to provide your input on the LCAP survey. Our goal is for 100 parents to participate & we are currently halfway there! The deadline is Friday, January 13th. CLICK HERE to make sure your voice is heard! Thank you!

Winter Family Resources

CLICK HERE to check out the many resources on the Winter edition of our Elementary Counseling website! There is a Calm Corner resource and family videos to check out!

The Orange Public Library has some great activities for kids, too!

Open Enrollment for 23-24 school year

If your child attends Linda Vista under Open Enrollment, you must complete the form each year. Open enrollment begins on January 17th and closes at 4pm on January 31st. Please make sure to CLICK HERE to complete the online enrollment form starting 1/17.

Be sure to share this info with friends and family who want to join our amazing school!

Saturday Enrichment 1/28!

If your child has been absent at least one day this year, we encourage you to have them participate in Saturday Enrichment on January 28 from 8:00-12:15. They will have an engaging day learning in fun ways while earning back one of their absences!

Stay tuned for permission slips that will be sent out when we return from Winter Break.

Incoming TK or Kindergarten student?

Do you have a young child who may be ready for Transitional Kindergarten this fall? We have an incoming TK informational meeting on January 11th at the OUSD district office. CLICK HERE for more information.

If your child will turn 5 years old by September 1, 2023, they are eligible to enroll in Kindergarten for next year. Start early & enroll starting January 18th! CLICK HERE to enroll a new Kindergarten student.

Contact the office if you have questions.

Emergency Drills

Every month, we do at least one type of Emergency Drill: Fire, Earthquake, or Lock Down.

Whenever we do a drill, Mrs. Ybarra speaks over the PA system, giving instructions so that students and staff know what to do in case of a real emergency. This is never done in a scary way, but an informative/teaching way.

This month we have a Lockdown Drill. This type of emergency would be used in a situation when it is not safe for students to be out of the building. Students are instructed to listen to their teacher for places to hide in the classroom and stay quiet. Lights are turned out and doors are locked. Again, this is done in a calm manner, as a learning opportunity.

Lockdown Drills are held four times throughout the year.Please contact Mrs. Ybarra if you have any questions.

Vacations/Absence Contracts

Please plan family vacations during school holidays and weekends, as there is no replacement for in-person instruction for your child. CLICK HERE to view the OUSD student calendar.

If your child must be gone from school for 3 days or more, please contact the office at least two weeks in advance so that we can prepare a work contract so that the absences do not count against your child as personal absences. Per the contract, your child will need to return the work on they day they return & cannot be late, per the California legal requirement.

High School Open Houses/Showcases

Planning ahead to where your student will go to high school?

Check out our OUSD high schools at their Open House/Showcase events:

Villa Park - February 1

El Modena - February 8

Orange HS - February 15

Canyon HS - February 22