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Vallecito News
Posted 3/6/20

March 6, 2020

Upcoming Events

  • March 12: Science Fair: STEAM Showcase (5:30-6:30)
  • March 16: Non-Student Day - Staff Professional Development
  • March 17: Site EDI Meeting (8:20)
  • March 18; Parent Family Life Night (6:00) at MES
  • March 20: Rock-a-Thon
  • March 20: Report Cards Go Home
  • March 24: Site English Learner Advisory Comm.(5:00)
  • March 25-27: Fourth Grade to Coloma


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Cooperative Adventures with Mr. Nettell.

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Mindfulness with Ms. Salina.

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It's easy! Share the 99Pledges link that was emailed to you and make a donation. 

Then, share the link with your friends and family far and wide.  You can also turn cash donations into the office using the envelope that was sent home in last week's Friday Folder.


We are two weeks away! Encourage your kids to ask friends, family, neighbors, coaches and everyone else to donate!


The kids will walk at different times throughout the day. We need tons of volunteers, sign up if you can:



9:00am-10:00am: 4th & 5th Grades

10:40am-11:40am: TK, K & 1st Grades

12:50pm-1:50pm: 2nd & 3rd Grades



Can't be at the event? Sign up to donate items like coffee, cuties, or even donut holes that can be dropped at Val before the event!




Vallecito STEAM Showcase: March 12, 2020

5:30 - 6:30 pm


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

Visit for more information.



Corona Virus/ COVID 19 Update

As with all matters concerning public health and well-being, the Miller Creek SD has been working closely with the Marin County Department of Public Health and the Marin County Office of Education. Our County Health Officers continue to remind everyone that there are a number of basic, common-sense actions that can have a favorable impact on reducing the spread of the virus when implemented consistently and across settings. 


Click HERE for more information about our Corona Virus/ COVID 19 protocols at school and a community meeting opportunity.


Questions or concerns about COVID-19 can be directed to the Communicable Disease Control Unit of the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services at 415-473- 4163. They are staffing this line for extended hours and weekends in order to respond to community questions. 



Home and School Club News

Stay connected with the Vallecito Home and School Club!

Click HERE for the HSC Newsletter.

Click HERE for the most recent meeting minutes and opportunities to volunteer.



Our 4th and 5th Grade Lunchtime Book Club is starting a new book titled  A Place to Belong by Cynthia Kadohata.  All upper graders are invited to join and families are encouraged to read along with us.  Thank you to Ms. Sims for organizing this program.


2020-2021 Student Calendar

The Miller Creek School Board recently adopted the 2020-2021 Student Calendar. 

Here it is for your reference: 2020-2021  MCSD Student Calendar


Please make note of the student breaks and schedule your out of town trips during those times.  There are only 180 days in the school year and the Vallecito teachers make every day count!



Community Flyers 


New Flyers this Week:   

Books for Baseball Program

Free Vision Screening and Eyeglasses

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


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Mark your calendar and tell your friends!



“Give Back Tuesday” to Benefit Can Do!


Treat yourself to a night out, while supporting Can Do!  From 4pm - 9:30pm, Iron Springs Public House will donate 10% of ALL restaurant and bar sales to Can Do! 

No need to identify yourself- just enjoy their good food & signature beverages.

Call 415-457-6258 to make your reservation today! 

Iron Springs Public House – 901 4th Street, San Rafael


 Master BBQ Class March 14th! 

Join award-winning BBQ guru, Chef Jim Modesitt, for a Master BBQ Class which  includes all food and supplies and transforms BBQ novices into the “King or Queen” of barbecue!! 

 Space is limited! Register HERE!

 Book Lover's Talk   

 Share your love of reading with fellow parents! 

March 18th 10:30am at Book Passage! 

Register HERE!  





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: 
Elizabeth Foehr, Principal: