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Posted 2/7/20

February 7, 2020

 

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 10-14: Kindness Week
  • Feb 12: Capoeira School Performance Assembly (12:45)
  • Feb 13: District Equity Working Group (4:30) at Lucas Valley Elementary
  • Feb 13: VAL Talent Show (6:00)
  • Feb 17-21: Mid Winter Break
  • Feb 27: District English Language Learner Committee (5:00)
  • March 12: STEAM Showcase (5:30-6:30)

 

Celebrating the 100th Day of School with a Hundreds Chain

 


 

Global Play Day - The Power of Unstructured Play!

 


Black History Month Celebrations at VAL

Capoeira Assembly: Feb 12 at 12:45 - All are Welcome!

Focus Artists in Art Class: 

 

4th -5th Grade: Faith Ringgold

3rd: Jean Michel Basquiat

1st-2nd: Romare Bearden

K: Jean Michel Basquiat

 

As part of our February Black History Month celebrations, we will hold an assembly on February 12 at 12:45 featuring ABADA- Capoeira of Marin.   Capoeira is a unique Afro-Brazilian martial arts form.  All parents are welcome to attend.

Thank you to the Vallecito Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee and the Home and School Club for sponsoring this event. 

 

In addition, our EDI parent group is hosting a door decorating party! Please join us on Monday, February 10 at 2:35 on the blacktop with your kiddos. All supplies will be provided. Spread the word. There are 22 classroom doors to decorate.

 


Kindness Week February 10-14th

 

Vallecito kicked off our Kindness Week celebrations with a school assembly featuring skits by our student council and Community Heroes lunchtime club.  We will continue to focus on choosing kindness next week with Buddy Notes, Kindness Chains, Pink Eagle tickets, and a Spirit Day on Friday, February 14th.  Students are encouraged to dress up as their favorite superhero or sports outfit to show they are on "Team Kindness."

 

Our Vallecito Community Heroes


 

Vallecito STEAM Showcase: March 12, 2020

Marin County Schools are transitioning the traditional Science Fair model to a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) SHOWCASE to better align with the Next Generation Science Standards.

This year’s theme is “SUSTAINABILITY!”

Vallecito's STEAM SHOWCASE is  

Thursday, March 12th from 5:30 - 6:30 pm. 

All students are encouraged to participate.

Look for more details on Monday.

The Marin County Office of Education will hold the TK-5th grade STEAM Showcase on April 1st. 

Visit marinschools.org for more information.

 


 

Corona Virus Update

Dr. Matt Willis, Public Health Officer, provided the attached update for our school community related to the corona virus (in English and Spanish). This information contains the most current data and recommendations available. 

English

Spanish


POPCORN PARTY & DONATION DAY 2/14! 

SHOW THE CAN DO! LOVE NEXT FRIDAY, FEB. 14TH

Our Family Giving Campaign has not yet achieved the goal of $700,00 

WE NEED YOUR HELP!!!

This campaign directly funds Art, PE, SEL, Garden and TK-2 music. 

 

Can Do! will be on campus during morning drop off on 2/14 with coffee! 

DONATE TODAY! 

All donations of any amount will be entered into a raffle for Spirit Wear! 

After school on 2/14 Can Do! will serve POPCORN to celebrate Vallecito's triumph in our Fall Contest! 

 

 

PARENT SPONSORED 

PARTY FOR A PURPOSE! 

Join the parent FUN and support our school! 

Parent- hosted events are here and there is an event for EVERYONE!

  Sip & Shop February 13th

Big Jim’s BBQ Class      March 14th

Book Lover’s Lunch March 18th   

BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY!!!

www.cando4schools.org

THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT!

 

 


Can You Help?

We are in desperate need of parents to help support our Green Team and lunch sorting program. Please email Ms. Foehr if you are available. efoehr@millercreeksd.org


 

Community Flyers 
Parents can access all community flyers by visiting the Community Resources page on the Miller Creek School District Website. 

 


 

Contact Us 
Vallecito Elementary School 
50 Nova Albion Way, San Rafael, CA 94903 
Front Office: (415) 492-3750 Attendance Line: (415) 492-3752 
Denise Tosti, School Secretary: dtosti@millercreeksd.org 
Elizabeth Foehr, Principal: efoehr@millercreeksd.org