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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Thursday, May 3, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

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Please remember to check into the office when you are on campus.  Everyone must be wearing a visitor/volunteer badge at all times.  If you are on campus and are not wearing a badge, a staff member will ask you to check into the office and obtain a badge.  Thank you for your support.

 

 

NEW NEWS:

 

PTA CARNIVAL VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:  The carnival is only two weeks away!! We are so excited for this fun family event. We need over 100 more volunteers to make this event happen. If you haven’t signed up to help for a shift or two, please do so right now! We can’t do this without you. 

Adults (18+) sign up here: http://signup.com/go/hhwcSPE

 

Does your middle school or high school student need volunteer hours!? The Arroyo Vista PTA is hosting a carnival on May 18th. It’s a great way to get service hours for NHS, CSF, ASB, other clubs and even IB classes! We still need over 60 youth volunteers to make this carnival happen! 

Youth (12-17) sign up here: http://signup.com/go/gJJwFTa

 

If you have any questions, email tonyapierce17@gmail.com

 

 

PARENTS OF 7th GRADERS – FAMILY LIFE INFO:  The Family Life Curriculum Information and opt out permission form will be passed out to your child today and tomorrow during their science classes.  Instruction for this unit will begin May 21.  Please note that the curriculum materials HAVE NOT changed from the past years. CUSD is using the same curriculum it has used for the last several years.  Please read over the information to learn of the curriculum preview times we will be offering.  If you do not wish for your child to be present in class during the instruction of this unit, please complete the opt out form and have your child return it to Ms. Adams by May 18.  If you have any questions, contact Ms. Adams at sradams@capousd.org

 

 

 

 

CINCO DE MADDOX:  Next week we will be celebrating Cinco De Maddox to raise awareness and funds for NF and honor Maddox Steinert.  NF, or Neurofibromatosis, affect 1 in 3,000 births and causes tumors (bumps) to grow on nerve endings throughout the body.  There is currently no cure for NF.  The money raised next week will go to CTF (Children’s Tumor Foundation).  This year, Cinco de Maddox is being extended through all of next week.  Student Council officers will educate their classmates on NF, put up posters throughout the school, and place collection jars in every classroom.  Friday, May 4, will be "Super Hero Day" where students can dress up in NF colors (blue and green) and/or super hero costumes.  

 

 

RSM LIBRARY CHILDREN’S DEPARTMENT:  Join us for a kid’s book club!  May 15 @ 5:30 pm.  Geared towards 5th graders, our April selection is Louis Sachar’s Holes. Read the book then join us for a discussion about the book on May 15.  Pizza and snacks provided.  Ask the information desk if any copies are available for the kid’s book club.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Rancho Santa Margarita Library

 

Rancho Santa Margarita Library - 30902 La Promesa, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA   92688

 

 

STUDENTS NOT RETURNING IN 2018-2019:  Arroyo Vista K-8 enjoys continued success! Working together, our staff, students and parents exemplify what it means to be a community of learners.  We look forward to a positive end of the year experience and excitedly anticipate the great things to come for the next school year.  To help us plan, if your child will NOT be attending Arroyo Vista next year, please click here to complete the form. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the school @ 234-5951.

 

 

 

8th GRADE PARENTS:  ASB has a few updates for you.

  1. Our 4th quarter “Rad Grad” positive incentive program has kicked off.  Ask your 8th grader what it’s all about. 
  2. Save the following dates:
    1. June 1 - 8th grade dance from 6:00 to 8:30 pm (theme to be announced soon)

If you are interested in being a part of the committee that helps to put this dance together please contact Ms. Adams at sradams@capousd.org

I am in need of an 8th grade parent to put together our Class of 2018 slide show DVD.  If interested please contact Ms. Adams.

  1. June 5 - 8th grade Farewell Breakfast & Knott’s Berry Farm Field Trip.

If you are interested in being a part of the committee that helps put the farewell breakfast together, again, please contact Ms. Adams.

 

 

PTA NEWS:

 

 

REPEATING NEWS:

POPSICLE SALES:  Every Friday after school until the end of the school year, popsicles will be sold for $1, benefitting the 2019 5th grade science camp.  If your child would like to have a sweet treat after the end of a hard week, send them with $1 on Fridays to buy a popsicle.  Parents will be selling popsicles by the middle school and by the YMCA.

 

 

ARROYO VISTA TEXT-A-TIP:  Arroyo Vista has launched a new program called “Text-A-Tip” in another effort to keep school safe.  The program provides students with a confidential method to report problems directly to the school administrators and an OC Sheriff Deputy.  Text-A-Tip will allow students to report issues such as bullying, depression, fights, drugs, weapons, and any threats relating to campus safety.  Posters will be placed around the campus so students will be aware of the program and the phone number for sending their texts. 

Text-A-Tip to (949) 682-9341.  This program is not intended for emergency use.  In case of an emergency requiring immediate law enforcement response, students and parents should call 911.

 

 

 

 

DROP-OFF REMINDERS:  Thank you to everyone who stays in line, moves forward, and drops their children off against the curb in front of either the MS MPR or marque in front of the ES MPR.  You get that is takes everyone working together and doing the right thing to keep our children safe and makes our traffic flow.

 

 

6TH GRADE PARENTS: Immunization Requirement for students entering 7th Grade. In order to avoid long lines at orientation, current 6th grade families can bring a copy of their updated Immunization Record to the office prior to the end of the year.  7th grade students must be fully immunized or have a permanent or temporary medical exemption on file at Arroyo Vista. Per state law, 7th grade students cannot have personal beliefs exemptions.  We suggest you make plans prior to the end of the school year for your child to receive the necessary immunizations, or speak with your physician regarding permanent or temporary medical exemptions. Only a licensed Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) may provide a medical exemption. Included in the required immunizations is the Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis booster required for 7th grade. The booster may have been given any time after the 7th birthday.

Please bring your child’s Immunization Record and/or specific medical exemptions from your physician, to your child’s school health office as proof of immunization. School staff will photocopy the Immunization Record and enter the information in the district student data base. Your child will not be able to attend classes in 7th grade without proof of immunization or medical exemption on file with us for all required immunizations. For more information regarding the immunization requirements for 7th grade you may visit http://www.shotsforschool.org/k-12 . This site addresses immunizations required for all 7th grade students including those who had a personal beliefs exemption in 6th grade or are new to the state.

 

 

Vaccine

7th Grade

Polio (OPV or IPV)

4 doses (3 doses OK if one was given on or after 2nd birthday)

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis

4 doses of DTaP, DTP, DT, Tdap, or Td (3 doses OK if last dose was given on or after 2nd birthday. At least one dose must be Tdap or DTaP/DTP given on or after 7th birthday for all 7th-12th graders.)

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR or MMR-V)

2 doses of MMR or any measles-containing vaccine (Both doses given on or after 1st birthday.)

Varicella (chickenpox, VAR, MMR-V, or VZV)

1 dose for ages 7-12 years. 2 doses for ages 13-17 years.

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

YMCA NEWS

Arroyo Vista YMCA Summer Camp 2018 - June 11th-August 17th

Sign up your child for a summer full of games, crafts, outdoor activities, fieldtrips, and more.  We are a licensed facility that provides full day care from 6:45am-6:00pm.  This summer, Arroyo Vista YMCA will be visiting places like The Glow Zone, Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, Dave & Busters, Irvine Lanes, and MORE!  If you would like more information, contact us at (949) 589-8502 or email the director Jose Tabarez at jtabarez@ymcaoc.org

SPACE IS LIMITED!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

MAY

May 5 – EFC Cinco de Mayo event

May 18 - PTA School Carnival

May 28 - MEMORIAL DAY (Legal Holiday)

May 29 – 8th Grade Awards – MS MPR @ 6:00

JUNE

June 1 - 8th Grade Dance: 6:00 - 8:30 pm in MS MPR

June 5 - 8th Grade Knott's Berry Farm Trip

June 7 – Last day of school

JULY

July 31 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

AUGUST

August 1 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 2 - 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 14 - Middle School Orientation - MS MPR M-Z 8:30-9:30; A-L 9:30-10:30; All 10:30-11:30

August 21 - First Day of School J

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

Text-A-Tip:  (949) 682-9341

 

 


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Education for the Children 
Foundation 
presents our
 
20th Anniversary Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Saturday May 5, 2018
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Rancho Santa Margarita Bell Tower

 Regisration Extended until Wednesday, May 2

Arroyo Vista currently has 25 parents & teachers registered.  We are only five short of our goal.

Buffet Dinner
Silent & Live Auction
Traditional Folklórico Dancers
Signature Margarita
Cash Beer & Wine Bar
DJ and Dancing

Purchase Tickets at www.educationforthechildren.org
 
Join us for this fun opportunity to Support the Tesoro Family of Schools!

 

 


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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

 

CAASPP (SBA & CAST) ASSESSMENTS: Beginning the week of April 30, Arroyo Vista Third-Eighth Grade Students will once again be participating in the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress or CAASPP. CAASPP is the state academic testing program which includes the CAlifornia Science Test (CAST) for 5th and 8th grade students and the SBA in ELA and Math for 3-8th grade students. This system of tests is intended to provide information that can be used to monitor student progress on an annual basis, determine the impact of selected curriculum/programs, make instructional plans, and ensure that all students leave school ready for college and career.

 

Here is the schedule for each grade level:

 

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SBA TESTING SCHEDULE:

 

Third Grade SBA in ELA and Math (mornings) – May 8, 9, 15 & 16

Fifth Grade SBA in ELA and Math (mornings) – May 8, 10, 15 & 17

Fifth Grade CAST – May 22

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL SBA TESTING SCHEDULE: 

 

April 30-May 8: ELA - Block schedule on M, T, Th, and F

Monday, April 30       -           Periods 1/3/5 – Multiple Response

Tuesday, May 1          -           Periods 2/4/6 - Multiple Response

Wednesday, May 2     -           Normal Schedule

Thursday, May 3         -           Periods 1/3/5 – Performance Task

Friday, May 4             -          Periods 2/4/6 - Performance Task

Monday, May 7          -           Periods 1/3/5 – Performance Task/Make-ups

Tuesday, May 8          -           Periods 2/4/6 – Performance Task/Make-ups

 

May 14-18: Math - Block schedule on M, T, Th, and F

Monday, May 14        -           Periods 1/3/5 - Multiple Response

Tuesday, May 15        -           Periods 2/4/6 - Multiple Response

Wednesday, May 16   -           Normal Schedule

Thursday, May 17       -           Periods 1/3/5 - Performance Task

Friday, May 18           -           Periods 2/4/6 - Performance Task

 

8th Grade CAST       

Thursday, May 3         -           Periods 1/3/5

Friday, May 4             -           Periods 2/4/6

 

Headphones will be provided, but students may bring their own set of headphones or ear buds if they prefer.

 

Here is a link to the MS Block Schedule.

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/news/view?d=x&id=1525077074558&group_id=1218998903644&return_url=1525190252811

 

 

It is EXTREMELY important that your child is in regular attendance during the testing windows.  Please make every effort to do the following:

 

  1. Make sure your child is in attendance and on time to school
  2. Make sure he or she is well rested with a good night’s sleep each night
  3. Make sure he or she eats a healthy breakfast, preferably some protein, before coming to school each day

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 


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ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Thursday, April 19, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

«We have a ton of information.  Please read through to the bottom.«

 

Please remember to check into the office when you are on campus.  Everyone must be wearing a visitor/volunteer badge at all times.  If you are on campus and are not wearing a badge, a staff member will ask you to check into the office and obtain a badge.  Thank you for your support.

 

 

NEW NEWS: 

 

SPRING PICTURE DAY, APRIL 23:   Spring Picture Day is Monday, April 23.  All students will have their photos taken and will bring home a package of pictures a couple weeks later.  Parents decide if they want to purchase and what they want to return to the school.  Smile!

 

 

DINE OUT NIGHT TO SUPPORT 5THGRADE SCIENCE CAMP –April 24:  4:00-8:00 pm at the Chipotle in RSM - 22245 El Paseo Suite C. 50% of all purchaseswill go to support 5th grade Science Camp. Fliers are going home in this week’s Friday folders. Click here.

 

 

BAND NIGHT AT ANGEL STADIUM – May 19:  Join our middle school band members as they perform the National Anthem before the Angel game on Saturday, May 19.  Ticket order forms can be picked up in the main office. Tickets are $20 each and will benefit the music program. All orders are due by Tuesday, April 24thand can be turned in to the front office or Mrs. Stevens. We will have group seats together – let’s make it a fun Arroyo Vista spirit night!

 

PARENT NIGHT FOR INCOMING 6THGRADE MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS:  Attention incoming 6thGrade Parents – Please join us for information meeting on Tuesday, April 17, @ 6:00 PM in the Middle School Multipurpose Room.  We will share information regarding 6thGrade at Arroyo Vista and answer questions you might have. 

 

 

TASTE OF MIDDLE SCHOOL - FRIDAY, APRIL 20:  Current 5thgraders will have the opportunity to experience middle school.  This will include a band/orchestra performance by the 6thgrade student, eating a middle school lunch in the middle school area and a tour of the middle school area guided by middle school ASB students.  We will follow this with an assembly in the MPR.

 

 

STUDENTS NOT RETURNING IN 2018-2019:  Arroyo Vista K-8 enjoys continued success! Working together, our staff, students and parents exemplify what it means to be a community of learners.  We look forward to a positive end of the year experience and excitedly anticipate the great things to come for the next school year.  To help us plan, if your child will NOT be attending Arroyo Vista next year, please click hereto complete the form. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the school @ 234-5951.

 

 

 

8thGRADE PARENTS:  ASB has a few updates for you.

  1. Our 4thquarter “Rad Grad” positive incentive program has kicked off.  Ask your 8thgrader what it’s all about.  
  2. Save the following dates:
    1. June 1 - 8thgrade dance from 6:00 to 8:30 pm (theme to be announced soon)

If you are interested in being a part of the committee that helps to put this dance together please contact Ms. Adams at sradams@capousd.org

I am in need of an 8thgrade parent to put together our Class of 2018 slide show DVD.  If interested please contact Ms. Adams.

  1. June 5 - 8thgrade Farewell Breakfast & Knott’s Berry Farm Field Trip.

If you are interested in being a part of the committee that helps put the farewell breakfast together, again, please contact Ms. Adams.

 

EFC 20THANNIVERSARY CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA:  Come and enjoy a fun evening raising funds for our school with Education for the Children Foundation.  EFC is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta dinner and silent/live auctions Saturday, May 5 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Bell Tower in Rancho Santa Margarita. Due in large part to EFC’s annual auction and dinner, more than $11,000 worth of classroom items were donated to Arroyo Vistathis year; over the last 20 years, EFC has donated more than $250,000worth of classroom items to our school!   Tickets are now available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/20th-anniversary-efc-cinco-de-mayo-fiesta-tickets-43297133893.  If you would like to help with the event, please email Christie Martinez at info@educationforthechildren.org.

 

 

 

 

PTA NEWS:

 

CARNIVAL VOLUNTEERS:  Here we go AV families! It's time to sign up for volunteering spots for this year's carnival that will be held May 18. This exciting event is not to be missed and provides a huge amount of funding for our PTA that provides amazing programs for your children! We need over 300 volunteers this year to make this family fun event happen, so please sign up quickly. Remember, we have two signs ups, one for the YOUTH volunteers (ages 12-18) and one for all adults.

 

Youth sign up: http://signup.com/go/gJJwFTa

Adult sign up: http://signup.com/go/hhwcSPE

 

If you have any questions about volunteering, please email tonyapierce17@gmail.com. Watch for more info to come regarding ticket sales, silent auction and much, much more!!

 

 

REPEATING NEWS:

ARROYO VISTA TEXT-A-TIP:  Arroyo Vista has launched a new program called “Text-A-Tip” in another effort to keep school safe.  The program provides students with a confidential method to report problems directly to the school administrators and an OC Sheriff Deputy.  Text-A-Tip will allow students to report issues such as bullying, depression, fights, drugs, weapons, and any threats relating to campus safety.  Posters will be placed around the campus so students will be aware of the program and the phone number for sending their texts.  

Text-A-Tip to (949) 682-9341.  This program is not intended for emergency use. In case of an emergency requiring immediate law enforcement response, students and parents should call 911.

 

 

FIFTH GRADE FAMILY LIFE PARENT PREVIEW EVENING – Thursday, April 19, 6:30 PM @ District Board Room (33122 Valle Rd., San Juan Capistrano)

Fifth grade teachers will teach Family Life Curriculum in May as part of the fifth grade health education program.  Parents may preview the instructional video in advance of the instruction provided to students.  This preview is for parents only, please (no students).  This is the same video we have used for Family Life Instruction for several years.  

 

 

2018 -2019 Tesoro Dance Guard Clinics & Tryouts:  Got Dance!  Spirit! Team Work!  The Tesoro Dance Guard Team is an amazing opportunity to perform at home football games, fall & spring competitions, Disneyland Holiday Parade, school pep rallies and productions and more The Dance Guard Team is open to incoming 9th grade - 12th  grade students.  Dance Guard fulfills the CUSD Physical Education requirement.

Parent & Student Informational Meeting: 
Monday, April 16   7:00 PM   Tesoro HS Room 1005
Clinic Sessions @ Tesoro April 24 - 26  4 - 5:30 PM
Tryouts:  April 27  
Questions?  Contact caolinger@capousd.org

 

New Programs Coming this summer - The Edge:  Exciting new summer courses redesigned in partnership with CUSD and Saddleback.edu will focus on the specific skills necessary to give your students The EDGE on Day 1. Credentialed teachers will empower students through exciting activities, academic rigor and creative lessons. The Edgeequips students with the essential confidence and knowledge to achieve their full-potential. Saddleback College REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 2 https://saddleback.augusoft.net

 

Reading Classes

Reading Comprehension Essentials 1; Reading Comprehension Essentials 2 

 

Writing Classes 

Writing Skills Development 1; Writing Skills Development 2; Writing Skills Development for High School Composition 

 

Math Classes

Math 6 Critical Concepts; Math 7 Critical Concepts; Math 7 Plus Critical Concepts; Math 8 Critical Concepts; Middle School Algebra 1 Critical Concepts; Middle School Geometry Critical Concepts; High School Algebra 1 Critical Concepts; High School Geometry Critical Concepts; High School Algebra 2 Critical Concepts 

 

 

DROP-OFF REMINDERS:  Thank you to everyone who stays in line, moves forward, and drops their children off against the curb in front of either the MS MPR or marque in front of the ES MPR.  You get that is takes everyone working together and doing the right thing to keep our children safe and makes our traffic flow.

 

 

6TH GRADE PARENTS: Immunization Requirement for students entering 7th Grade. In order to avoid long lines at orientation, current 6th grade families can bring a copy of their updated Immunization Record to the office prior to the end of the year.  7th grade students must be fully immunized or have a permanent or temporary medical exemption on file at Arroyo Vista. Per state law, 7th grade students cannot have personal beliefs exemptions.  We suggest you make plans prior to the end of the school year for your child to receive the necessary immunizations, or speak with your physician regarding permanent or temporary medical exemptions. Only a licensed Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) may provide a medical exemption. Included in the required immunizations is the Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis booster required for 7th grade. The booster may have been given any time after the 7th birthday.

Please bring your child’s Immunization Record and/or specific medical exemptions from your physician, to your child’s school health office as proof of immunization. School staff will photocopy the Immunization Record and enter the information in the district student data base. Your child will not be able to attend classes in 7th grade without proof of immunization or medical exemption on file with us for all required immunizations. For more information regarding the immunization requirements for 7th grade you may visit http://www.shotsforschool.org/k-12 . This site addresses immunizations required for all 7th grade students including those who had a personal beliefs exemption in 6th grade or are new to the state.

 

 

Vaccine

7th Grade

Polio (OPV or IPV) 

4 doses (3 doses OK if one was given on or after 2nd birthday) 

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis 

4 doses of DTaP, DTP, DT, Tdap, or Td (3 doses OK if last dose was given on or after 2nd birthday. At least one dose must be Tdap or DTaP/DTP given on or after 7th birthday for all 7th-12th graders.)

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR or MMR-V) 

2 doses of MMR or any measles-containing vaccine (Both doses given on or after 1st birthday.) 

Varicella (chickenpox, VAR, MMR-V, or VZV) 

1 dose for ages 7-12 years. 2 doses for ages 13-17 years

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

YMCA NEWS

 

Arroyo Vista YMCA is Offering Track and Field at AV:  The YMCA Track and Field program provides an introduction to track and field events with an emphasis on skill development and sportsmanship.  Each student participates in one, one hour practice each week (7 practices) and two track meets.

Events: 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 4 x 100 relay, Shot Put, Long Jump, Football Toss

Details:  Childcare and Facility members receive a 50% discount rate of $80, non-members are $160.  Track Meets: Saturday, May 5 and June 2

Ages: Kindergarten - 6th grade

PROGRAM DATES:  Practice at Arroyo Vista Elementary School begins Friday, April 20.

Every Friday from 2:45pm - 3:45pm

 

This is a great athletic program for children!  If you have any questions or would like to register, feel free to contact Jose Tabarez at (949) 589-8502 or you can email him at jtabarez@ymcaoc.org

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

APRIL

April 19 – The Arroyo Vista Children's Theater Production of The Lion King Jr. @4:30

April 19 – 5thGrade Family Life Parent Preview Night- 6:30 PM @ District Board Room

April 20 - 5th Grade Taste of Middle School (Students Only)

April 20 – The Arroyo Vista Children's Theater Production of The Lion King Jr. @6:30

April 21 – The Arroyo Vista Children's Theater Production of The Lion King Jr. @6:30

April 23 – Spring Picture Day

April 24 – 5thGrade Spring Choir Concert @ Las Flores School

April 24 – Chipotle Dine Out Night. 4:00-8:00 pm.  Flyer needed.

April 26 – Middle School Elective Forms Due

April 26 – The Arroyo Vista Children's Theater Production of The Lion King Jr. @ 4:30

April 27 – The Arroyo Vista Children's Theater Production of The Lion King Jr. @ 6:30

April 28 – The Arroyo Vista Children's Theater Production of The Lion King Jr. @ 5:30

MAY

May 1 – 4thGrade Strings Spring Concert @ Tesoro HS.  5:30 start time

May 1 – 5thGrade Strings & BandSpring Concert@ Tesoro HS.  6:30 start time

May 5 – EFC Cinco de Mayo event 

May 18 - PTA School Carnival

May 28 - MEMORIAL DAY (Legal Holiday)

May 29 – 8thGrade Awards – MS MPR @ 6:00

JUNE

June 1 - 8th Grade Dance: 6:00 - 8:30 pm in MS MPR

June 5 - 8th Grade Knott's Berry Farm Trip

June 7 – Last day of school

JULY

July 31 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

AUGUST

August 1 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 2 - 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 14 - Middle School Orientation - MS MPRM-Z 8:30-9:30; A-L 9:30-10:30; All 10:30-11:30

August 21 - First Day of School J

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929 

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

Text-A-Tip:  (949) 682-9341

 

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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Thursday, April 26, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

COME CELEBRATE CINCO DE MAYO WITH EFC

 

Arroyo Vista has 16 people signed up.  Our goal is 30.  We are almost there!

 

Looking for something fun to do on Cinco de Mayo? Join the Education for the Children Foundation (“EFC”) at our Annual Spring Fundraiser on Saturday, May 5th from 6 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at the Rancho Santa Margarita Bell Tower. Celebrating 20 years and over $1.9M donated to our Tesoro family of schools (Tijeras Creek, Las Flores, Wagon Wheel and Arroyo Vista Elementary Schools; Las Flores and Arroyo Vista Middle Schools; and Tesoro High School), the EFC Cinco de Mayo Fiesta will include a silent auction, live auction, dinner/cocktails and dancing.  Tickets are just $50 per person and all profits from the event will be included in our next round of education/teacher grants (i.e. money) to our local schools.  You’ve always wanted to do something “cool” on Cinco de Mayo, so here’s your chance!  Visit www.educationforthechildren.org to register today and let’s Fiesta on Cinco de Mayo!

 

 

Top 10 Reasons to Join EFC for Cinco de Mayo

 

10. Share a fun evening with our principals, teachers and friends.

9. Celebrate 20 years with current and past board members.

8. Dr. Burch is returning to MC for the evening.

7. Enjoy cold Mexican beer

6. Refreshing specialty margaritas featuring Suerte tequila.

5. Enjoy a performance by traditional flamenco dancers.

4. A fun cash prize piñata game.

3. Bid on a night out at your favorite restaurant and much more.

2. An exciting live auction featuring getaways to Las Vegas and San Diego.

 

1. Support EFC and the Tesoro Family of Schools!

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 

 


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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Thursday, April 26, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

««

 

Please remember to check into the office when you are on campus.  Everyone must be wearing a visitor/volunteer badge at all times.  If you are on campus and are not wearing a badge, a staff member will ask you to check into the office and obtain a badge.  Thank you for your support.

 

 

NEW NEWS:

 

POPSICLE SALES:  Every Friday after school until the end of the school year, popsicles will be sold for $1, benefitting the 2019 5th grade science camp.  If your child would like to have a sweet treat after the end of a hard week, send them with $1 on Fridays to buy a popsicle.  Parents will be selling popsicles by the middle school and by the YMCA.

 

 

CINCO DE MADDOX:  Next week we will be celebrating Cinco De Maddox to raise awareness and funds for NF and honor Maddox Steinert.  NF, or Neurofibromatosis, affect 1 in 3,000 births and causes tumors (bumps) to grow on nerve endings throughout the body.  There is currently no cure for NF.  The money raised next week will go to CTF (Children’s Tumor Foundation).  This year, Cinco de Maddox is being extended through all of next week.  Student Council officers will educate their classmates on NF, put up posters throughout the school, and place collection jars in every classroom.  Friday, May 4, will be "Super Hero Day" where students can dress up in NF colors (blue and green) and/or super hero costumes.  

 

 

BAND NIGHT AT ANGEL STADIUM – May 19:  Join our middle school band members as they perform the National Anthem before the Angel game on Saturday, May 19.  Ticket order forms can be picked up in the main office. Tickets are $20 each and will benefit the music program. All orders are due by Tuesday, April 24th and can be turned in to the front office or Mrs. Stevens. We will have group seats together – let’s make it a fun Arroyo Vista spirit night!

 

STUDENTS NOT RETURNING IN 2018-2019:  Arroyo Vista K-8 enjoys continued success! Working together, our staff, students and parents exemplify what it means to be a community of learners.  We look forward to a positive end of the year experience and excitedly anticipate the great things to come for the next school year.  To help us plan, if your child will NOT be attending Arroyo Vista next year, please click here to complete the form. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the school @ 234-5951.

 

 

 

8th GRADE PARENTS:  ASB has a few updates for you.

  1. Our 4th quarter “Rad Grad” positive incentive program has kicked off.  Ask your 8th grader what it’s all about. 
  2. Save the following dates:
    1. June 1 - 8th grade dance from 6:00 to 8:30 pm (theme to be announced soon)

If you are interested in being a part of the committee that helps to put this dance together please contact Ms. Adams at sradams@capousd.org

I am in need of an 8th grade parent to put together our Class of 2018 slide show DVD.  If interested please contact Ms. Adams.

  1. June 5 - 8th grade Farewell Breakfast & Knott’s Berry Farm Field Trip.

If you are interested in being a part of the committee that helps put the farewell breakfast together, again, please contact Ms. Adams.

 

EFC 20TH ANNIVERSARY CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA:  Come and enjoy a fun evening raising funds for our school with Education for the Children Foundation.  EFC is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta dinner and silent/live auctions Saturday, May 5 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Bell Tower in Rancho Santa Margarita. Due in large part to EFC’s annual auction and dinner, more than $11,000 worth of classroom items were donated to Arroyo Vista this year; over the last 20 years, EFC has donated more than $250,000 worth of classroom items to our school!   Tickets are now available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/20th-anniversary-efc-cinco-de-mayo-fiesta-tickets-43297133893.  If you would like to help with the event, please email Christie Martinez at info@educationforthechildren.org.

 

 

 

 

PTA NEWS:

 

CARNIVAL VOLUNTEERS:  Here we go AV families! It's time to sign up for volunteering spots for this year's carnival that will be held May 18. This exciting event is not to be missed and provides a huge amount of funding for our PTA that provides amazing programs for your children! We need over 300 volunteers this year to make this family fun event happen, so please sign up quickly. Remember, we have two signs ups, one for the YOUTH volunteers (ages 12-18) and one for all adults.

 

Youth sign up: http://signup.com/go/gJJwFTa

Adult sign up: http://signup.com/go/hhwcSPE

 

If you have any questions about volunteering, please email tonyapierce17@gmail.com. Watch for more info to come regarding ticket sales, silent auction and much, much more!!

 

 

REPEATING NEWS:

ARROYO VISTA TEXT-A-TIP:  Arroyo Vista has launched a new program called “Text-A-Tip” in another effort to keep school safe.  The program provides students with a confidential method to report problems directly to the school administrators and an OC Sheriff Deputy.  Text-A-Tip will allow students to report issues such as bullying, depression, fights, drugs, weapons, and any threats relating to campus safety.  Posters will be placed around the campus so students will be aware of the program and the phone number for sending their texts. 

Text-A-Tip to (949) 682-9341.  This program is not intended for emergency use.  In case of an emergency requiring immediate law enforcement response, students and parents should call 911.

 

 

New Programs Coming this summer - The Edge:  Exciting new summer courses redesigned in partnership with CUSD and Saddleback.edu will focus on the specific skills necessary to give your students The EDGE on Day 1. Credentialed teachers will empower students through exciting activities, academic rigor and creative lessons. The Edge equips students with the essential confidence and knowledge to achieve their full-potential.  Saddleback College REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 2 https://saddleback.augusoft.net

 

Reading Classes

Reading Comprehension Essentials 1; Reading Comprehension Essentials 2

 

Writing Classes

Writing Skills Development 1; Writing Skills Development 2; Writing Skills Development for High School Composition

 

Math Classes

Math 6 Critical Concepts; Math 7 Critical Concepts; Math 7 Plus Critical Concepts; Math 8 Critical Concepts; Middle School Algebra 1 Critical Concepts; Middle School Geometry Critical Concepts; High School Algebra 1 Critical Concepts; High School Geometry Critical Concepts; High School Algebra 2 Critical Concepts

 

 

DROP-OFF REMINDERS:  Thank you to everyone who stays in line, moves forward, and drops their children off against the curb in front of either the MS MPR or marque in front of the ES MPR.  You get that is takes everyone working together and doing the right thing to keep our children safe and makes our traffic flow.

 

 

6TH GRADE PARENTS: Immunization Requirement for students entering 7th Grade. In order to avoid long lines at orientation, current 6th grade families can bring a copy of their updated Immunization Record to the office prior to the end of the year.  7th grade students must be fully immunized or have a permanent or temporary medical exemption on file at Arroyo Vista. Per state law, 7th grade students cannot have personal beliefs exemptions.  We suggest you make plans prior to the end of the school year for your child to receive the necessary immunizations, or speak with your physician regarding permanent or temporary medical exemptions. Only a licensed Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) may provide a medical exemption. Included in the required immunizations is the Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis booster required for 7th grade. The booster may have been given any time after the 7th birthday.

Please bring your child’s Immunization Record and/or specific medical exemptions from your physician, to your child’s school health office as proof of immunization. School staff will photocopy the Immunization Record and enter the information in the district student data base. Your child will not be able to attend classes in 7th grade without proof of immunization or medical exemption on file with us for all required immunizations. For more information regarding the immunization requirements for 7th grade you may visit http://www.shotsforschool.org/k-12 . This site addresses immunizations required for all 7th grade students including those who had a personal beliefs exemption in 6th grade or are new to the state.

 

 

Vaccine

7th Grade

Polio (OPV or IPV)

4 doses (3 doses OK if one was given on or after 2nd birthday)

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis

4 doses of DTaP, DTP, DT, Tdap, or Td (3 doses OK if last dose was given on or after 2nd birthday. At least one dose must be Tdap or DTaP/DTP given on or after 7th birthday for all 7th-12th graders.)

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR or MMR-V)

2 doses of MMR or any measles-containing vaccine (Both doses given on or after 1st birthday.)

Varicella (chickenpox, VAR, MMR-V, or VZV)

1 dose for ages 7-12 years. 2 doses for ages 13-17 years.

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

YMCA NEWS

 

Arroyo Vista YMCA is Offering Track and Field at AV:  The YMCA Track and Field program provides an introduction to track and field events with an emphasis on skill development and sportsmanship.  Each student participates in one, one hour practice each week (7 practices) and two track meets.

Events: 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 4 x 100 relay, Shot Put, Long Jump, Football Toss

Details:  Childcare and Facility members receive a 50% discount rate of $80, non-members are $160.  Track Meets: Saturday, May 5 and June 2

Ages: Kindergarten - 6th grade

PROGRAM DATES:  Practice at Arroyo Vista Elementary School begins Friday, April 20.

Every Friday from 2:45pm - 3:45pm

 

This is a great athletic program for children!  If you have any questions or would like to register, feel free to contact Jose Tabarez at (949) 589-8502 or you can email him at jtabarez@ymcaoc.org

 

 

Arroyo Vista YMCA Summer Camp 2018 - June 11th-August 17th

Sign up your child for a summer full of games, crafts, outdoor activities, fieldtrips, and more.  We are a licensed facility that provides full day care from 6:45am-6:00pm.  This summer, Arroyo Vista YMCA will be visiting places like The Glow Zone, Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, Dave & Busters, Irvine Lanes, and MORE!  If you would like more information, contact us at (949) 589-8502 or email the director Jose Tabarez at jtabarez@ymcaoc.org

SPACE IS LIMITED!

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

APRIL

April 26 – The Arroyo Vista Children's Theater Production of The Lion King Jr. @ 4:30

April 27 – The Arroyo Vista Children's Theater Production of The Lion King Jr. @ 6:30

April 28 – The Arroyo Vista Children's Theater Production of The Lion King Jr. @ 5:30

MAY

May 1 – 4th Grade Strings Spring Concert @ Tesoro HS.  5:30 start time

May 1 – 5th Grade Strings & Band Spring Concert @ Tesoro HS.  6:30 start time

May 5 – EFC Cinco de Mayo event

May 18 - PTA School Carnival

May 28 - MEMORIAL DAY (Legal Holiday)

May 29 – 8th Grade Awards – MS MPR @ 6:00

JUNE

June 1 - 8th Grade Dance: 6:00 - 8:30 pm in MS MPR

June 5 - 8th Grade Knott's Berry Farm Trip

June 7 – Last day of school

JULY

July 31 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

AUGUST

August 1 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 2 - 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 14 - Middle School Orientation - MS MPR M-Z 8:30-9:30; A-L 9:30-10:30; All 10:30-11:30

August 21 - First Day of School J

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

Text-A-Tip:  (949) 682-9341

 

 


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Place:  Las Flores MPR

Student Time:  Students arrive between 5:45 and 6pm

Audience Time:  Doors open at 6:45pm

Ending Time:  Usually finished by 7:35pm

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ARROYO VISTA CHILDREN’S THEATER PROUDLY PRESENTS…..

 

The Lion King Jr.

 

Please join us for an exciting evening!

Our show dates are:

Thursday, April 19 (4:30 pm)

Friday, April 20 (6:30 pm)

Saturday, April 21 (6:30 pm)

 

Thursday, April 26 (4:30 pm)

Friday, April 27 (6:30 pm)

Saturday, April 28 (5:30 pm)

 

Adult tickets $10

Children’s Floor seats $6

Ticket order forms are available in the front office and and the ticket table pre-show on play nights.

 

 

 


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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Thursday, April 11, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

«  «

 

Please remember to check into the office when you are on campus.  Everyone must be wearing a visitor/volunteer badge at all times.  If you are on campus and are not wearing a badge, a staff member will ask you to check into the office and obtain a badge.  Thank you for your support.

 

 

NEW NEWS:

 

BINGO FAMILY FUN NIGHT: Our annual Bingo Family Fun Night is Friday, April 13.  Please join us in the middle school MPR, from 6:00-8:00 pm, for a fun night of playing bingo with our Arroyo Vista families! We will be selling pizza and drinks and there will be lots of awesome prizes!

 

 

PARENT NIGHT FOR INCOMING 6TH GRADE MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS:  Attention incoming 6th Grade Parents – Please join us for information meeting on Tuesday, April 17, @ 6:00 PM in the Middle School Multipurpose Room.  We will share information regarding 6th Grade at Arroyo Vista and answer questions you might have. 

 

 

TASTE OF MIDDLE SCHOOL - FRIDAY, APRIL 20:  Current 5th graders will have the opportunity to experience middle school.  This will include a band/orchestra performance by the 6th grade student, eating a middle school lunch in the middle school area and a tour of the middle school area guided by middle school ASB students.  We will follow this with an assembly in the MPR.

 

 

8th GRADE PARENTS:  ASB has a few updates for you.

  1. Our 4th quarter “Rad Grad” positive incentive program has kicked off.  Ask your 8th grader what it’s all about. 
  2. Save the following dates:
    1. June 1 - 8th grade dance from 6:00 to 8:30 pm (theme to be announced soon)

If you are interested in being a part of the committee that helps to put this dance together please contact Ms. Adams at sradams@capousd.org

I am in need of an 8th grade parent to put together our Class of 2018 slide show DVD.  If interested please contact Ms. Adams.

  1. June 5 - 8th grade Farewell Breakfast & Knott’s Berry Farm Field Trip.

If you are interested in being a part of the committee that helps put the farewell breakfast together, again, please contact Ms. Adams.

 

EFC 20TH ANNIVERSARY CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA:  Come and enjoy a fun evening raising funds for our school with Education for the Children Foundation.  EFC is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta dinner and silent/live auctions Saturday, May 5 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Bell Tower in Rancho Santa Margarita. Due in large part to EFC’s annual auction and dinner, more than $11,000 worth of classroom items were donated to Arroyo Vista this year; over the last 20 years, EFC has donated more than $250,000 worth of classroom items to our school!   Tickets are now available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/20th-anniversary-efc-cinco-de-mayo-fiesta-tickets-43297133893.  If you would like to help with the event, please email Christie Martinez at info@educationforthechildren.org.

 

 

2018 -2019 Tesoro Dance Guard Clinics & Tryouts:  Got Dance!  Spirit! Team Work!  The Tesoro Dance Guard Team is an amazing opportunity to perform at home football games, fall & spring competitions, Disneyland Holiday Parade, school pep rallies and productions and more The Dance Guard Team is open to incoming 9th grade - 12th  grade students.  Dance Guard fulfills the CUSD Physical Education requirement.

Parent & Student Informational Meeting:  
Monday, April 16   7:00 PM   Tesoro HS Room 1005
Clinic Sessions @ Tesoro April 24 - 26  4 - 5:30 PM
Tryouts:  April 27 
Questions?  Contact
caolinger@capousd.org

 

 

 

 

PTA NEWS:

 

 

 

REPEATING NEWS:

ARROYO VISTA TEXT-A-TIP:  Arroyo Vista has launched a new program called “Text-A-Tip” in another effort to keep school safe.  The program provides students with a confidential method to report problems directly to the school administrators and an OC Sheriff Deputy.  Text-A-Tip will allow students to report issues such as bullying, depression, fights, drugs, weapons, and any threats relating to campus safety.  Posters will be placed around the campus so students will be aware of the program and the phone number for sending their texts. 

Text-A-Tip to (949) 682-9341.  This program is not intended for emergency use.  In case of an emergency requiring immediate law enforcement response, students and parents should call 911.

 

 

FIFTH GRADE FAMILY LIFE PARENT PREVIEW EVENING – Thursday, April 19, 6:30 PM @ District Board Room (33122 Valle Rd., San Juan Capistrano)

Fifth grade teachers will teach Family Life Curriculum in May as part of the fifth grade health education program.  Parents may preview the instructional video in advance of the instruction provided to students.  This preview is for parents only, please (no students).  This is the same video we have used for Family Life Instruction for several years.  

 

New Programs Coming this summer - The Edge:  Exciting new summer courses redesigned in partnership with CUSD and Saddleback.edu will focus on the specific skills necessary to give your students The EDGE on Day 1. Credentialed teachers will empower students through exciting activities, academic rigor and creative lessons. The Edge equips students with the essential confidence and knowledge to achieve their full-potential.  Saddleback College REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 2 https://saddleback.augusoft.net

 

Reading Classes

Reading Comprehension Essentials 1; Reading Comprehension Essentials 2

 

Writing Classes

Writing Skills Development 1; Writing Skills Development 2; Writing Skills Development for High School Composition

 

Math Classes

Math 6 Critical Concepts; Math 7 Critical Concepts; Math 7 Plus Critical Concepts; Math 8 Critical Concepts; Middle School Algebra 1 Critical Concepts; Middle School Geometry Critical Concepts; High School Algebra 1 Critical Concepts; High School Geometry Critical Concepts; High School Algebra 2 Critical Concepts

 

 

DROP-OFF REMINDERS:  Thank you to everyone who stays in line, moves forward, and drops their children off against the curb in front of either the MS MPR or marque in front of the ES MPR.  You get that is takes everyone working together and doing the right thing to keep our children safe and makes our traffic flow.

 

 

6TH GRADE PARENTS: Immunization Requirement for students entering 7th Grade. In order to avoid long lines at orientation, current 6th grade families can bring a copy of their updated Immunization Record to the office prior to the end of the year.  7th grade students must be fully immunized or have a permanent or temporary medical exemption on file at Arroyo Vista. Per state law, 7th grade students cannot have personal beliefs exemptions.  We suggest you make plans prior to the end of the school year for your child to receive the necessary immunizations, or speak with your physician regarding permanent or temporary medical exemptions. Only a licensed Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) may provide a medical exemption. Included in the required immunizations is the Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis booster required for 7th grade. The booster may have been given any time after the 7th birthday.

Please bring your child’s Immunization Record and/or specific medical exemptions from your physician, to your child’s school health office as proof of immunization. School staff will photocopy the Immunization Record and enter the information in the district student data base. Your child will not be able to attend classes in 7th grade without proof of immunization or medical exemption on file with us for all required immunizations. For more information regarding the immunization requirements for 7th grade you may visit http://www.shotsforschool.org/k-12 . This site addresses immunizations required for all 7th grade students including those who had a personal beliefs exemption in 6th grade or are new to the state.

 

 

Vaccine

7th Grade

Polio (OPV or IPV)

4 doses (3 doses OK if one was given on or after 2nd birthday)

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis

4 doses of DTaP, DTP, DT, Tdap, or Td (3 doses OK if last dose was given on or after 2nd birthday. At least one dose must be Tdap or DTaP/DTP given on or after 7th birthday for all 7th-12th graders.)

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR or MMR-V)

2 doses of MMR or any measles-containing vaccine (Both doses given on or after 1st birthday.)

Varicella (chickenpox, VAR, MMR-V, or VZV)

1 dose for ages 7-12 years. 2 doses for ages 13-17 years.

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

YMCA NEWS

 

Arroyo Vista YMCA is Offering Track and Field at AV:  The YMCA Track and Field program provides an introduction to track and field events with an emphasis on skill development and sportsmanship.  Each student participates in one, one hour practice each week (7 practices) and two track meets.

Events: 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 4 x 100 relay, Shot Put, Long Jump, Football Toss

Details:  Childcare and Facility members receive a 50% discount rate of $80, non-members are $160.  Track Meets: Saturday, May 5 and June 2

Ages: Kindergarten - 6th grade

PROGRAM DATES:  Practice at Arroyo Vista Elementary School begins Friday, April 20.

Every Friday from 2:45pm - 3:45pm

 

This is a great athletic program for children!  If you have any questions or would like to register, feel free to contact Jose Tabarez at (949) 589-8502 or you can email him at jtabarez@ymcaoc.org

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

APRIL

April 12 – The Voice of Literature – MS Book Club.  MS MPR @ 6:30

April 13 – Bingo Family Fun Night 6:00-8:00 pm

April 17 - 5th Grade Parent Meeting - MS MPR @ 6:00pm

April 19 – The Arroyo Vista Children's Theater Production of The Lion King Jr. @ 4:30

April 19 – 5th Grade Family Life Parent Preview Night - 6:30 PM @ District Board Room

April 20 - 5th Grade Taste of Middle School (Students Only)

April 20 – The Arroyo Vista Children's Theater Production of The Lion King Jr. @ 6:30

April 21 – The Arroyo Vista Children's Theater Production of The Lion King Jr. @ 6:30

April 23 – Spring Picture Day

April 24 – 5th Grade Spring Choir Concert @ Las Flores School

April 26 – Middle School Elective Forms Due

April 26 – The Arroyo Vista Children's Theater Production of The Lion King Jr. @ 4:30

April 27 – The Arroyo Vista Children's Theater Production of The Lion King Jr. @ 6:30

April 28 – The Arroyo Vista Children's Theater Production of The Lion King Jr. @ 5:30

MAY

May 5 – EFC Cinco de Mayo event

May 18 - PTA School Carnival

May 28 - MEMORIAL DAY (Legal Holiday)

May 29 – 8th Grade Awards – MS MPR @ 6:00

JUNE

June 1 - 8th Grade Dance: 6:00 - 8:30 pm in MS MPR

June 5 - 8th Grade Knott's Berry Farm Trip

June 7 – Last day of school

JULY

July 31 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

AUGUST

August 1 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 2 - 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 14 - Middle School Orientation - MS MPR M-Z 8:30-9:30; A-L 9:30-10:30; All 10:30-11:30

August 21 - First Day of School J

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

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Yearbook:

 

Last chance to pre-order your yearbook!  Yearbook pre-sales end 3/23. You can order a book at community.pictavo.com

 

Important info for those who do not pre-order:

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  • Hardcover and personalized books are ONLY available during pre-order
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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

«  «

 

Please remember to check into the office when you are on campus.  Everyone must be wearing a visitor/volunteer badge at all times.  If you are on campus and are not wearing a badge, a staff member will ask you to check into the office and obtain a badge.  Thank you for your support.

 

 

NEW NEWS:

 

TALENT SHOW:  The 2017-2018 Arroyo Vista Talent Show is tomorrow, March 29, @ 5:00 pm. 

 

8th GRADE PARENTS:  ASB has a few updates for you.

  1. Our 4th quarter “Rad Grad” positive incentive program has kicked off.  Ask your 8th grader what it’s all about. 
  2. Save the following dates:
    1. June 1 - 8th grade dance from 6:00 to 8:30 pm (theme to be announced soon)

If you are interested in being a part of the committee that helps to put this dance together please contact Ms. Adams at sradams@capousd.org

I am in need of an 8th grade parent to put together our Class of 2018 slide show DVD.  If interested please contact Ms. Adams.

  1. June 5 - 8th grade Farewell Breakfast & Knott’s Berry Farm Field Trip.

If you are interested in being a part of the committee that helps put the farewell breakfast together, again, please contact Ms. Adams.

 

EFC 20TH ANNIVERSARY CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA:  Come and enjoy a fun evening raising funds for our school with Education for the Children Foundation.  EFC is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta dinner and silent/live auctions Saturday, May 5 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Bell Tower in Rancho Santa Margarita. Due in large part to EFC’s annual auction and dinner, more than $11,000 worth of classroom items were donated to Arroyo Vista this year; over the last 20 years, EFC has donated more than $250,000 worth of classroom items to our school!   Tickets are now available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/20th-anniversary-efc-cinco-de-mayo-fiesta-tickets-43297133893.  If you would like to help with the event, please email Christie Martinez at info@educationforthechildren.org.

 

FIFTH GRADE FAMILY LIFE PARENT PREVIEW EVENING – Thursday, April 19, 6:30 PM @ District Board Room (33122 Valle Rd., San Juan Capistrano)

Fifth grade teachers will teach Family Life Curriculum in May as part of the fifth grade health education program.  Parents may preview the instructional video in advance of the instruction provided to students.  This preview is for parents only, please (no students).  This is the same video we have used for Family Life Instruction for several years.  

 

New Programs Coming this summer - The Edge:  Exciting new summer courses redesigned in partnership with CUSD and Saddleback.edu will focus on the specific skills necessary to give your students The EDGE on Day 1. Credentialed teachers will empower students through exciting activities, academic rigor and creative lessons. The Edge equips students with the essential confidence and knowledge to achieve their full-potential.  Saddleback College REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 2 https://saddleback.augusoft.net

 

Reading Classes

Reading Comprehension Essentials 1; Reading Comprehension Essentials 2

 

Writing Classes

Writing Skills Development 1; Writing Skills Development 2; Writing Skills Development for High School Composition

 

Math Classes

Math 6 Critical Concepts; Math 7 Critical Concepts; Math 7 Plus Critical Concepts; Math 8 Critical Concepts; Middle School Algebra 1 Critical Concepts; Middle School Geometry Critical Concepts; High School Algebra 1 Critical Concepts; High School Geometry Critical Concepts; High School Algebra 2 Critical Concepts

 

 

 

PTA NEWS:

 

BINGO FAMILY FUN NIGHT: Our annual Bingo Family Fun Night is Friday, April 13.  Please join us in the middle school MPR, from 6:00-8:00 pm, for a fun night of playing bingo with our Arroyo Vista families! We will be selling pizza and drinks and there will be lots of awesome prizes!

 

 

REPEATING NEWS:

ARROYO VISTA TEXT-A-TIP:  Arroyo Vista has launched a new program called “Text-A-Tip” in another effort to keep school safe.  The program provides students with a confidential method to report problems directly to the school administrators and an OC Sheriff Deputy.  Text-A-Tip will allow students to report issues such as bullying, depression, fights, drugs, weapons, and any threats relating to campus safety.  Posters will be placed around the campus so students will be aware of the program and the phone number for sending their texts. 

Text-A-Tip to (949) 682-9341.  This program is not intended for emergency use.  In case of an emergency requiring immediate law enforcement response, students and parents should call 911.

 

 

DROP-OFF REMINDERS:  Thank you to everyone who stays in line, moves forward, and drops their children off against the curb in front of either the MS MPR or marque in front of the ES MPR.  You get that is takes everyone working together and doing the right thing to keep our children safe and makes our traffic flow.

 

 

6TH GRADE PARENTS: Immunization Requirement for students entering 7th Grade. In order to avoid long lines at orientation, current 6th grade families can bring a copy of their updated Immunization Record to the office prior to the end of the year.  7th grade students must be fully immunized or have a permanent or temporary medical exemption on file at Arroyo Vista. Per state law, 7th grade students cannot have personal beliefs exemptions.  We suggest you make plans prior to the end of the school year for your child to receive the necessary immunizations, or speak with your physician regarding permanent or temporary medical exemptions. Only a licensed Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) may provide a medical exemption. Included in the required immunizations is the Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis booster required for 7th grade. The booster may have been given any time after the 7th birthday.

Please bring your child’s Immunization Record and/or specific medical exemptions from your physician, to your child’s school health office as proof of immunization. School staff will photocopy the Immunization Record and enter the information in the district student data base. Your child will not be able to attend classes in 7th grade without proof of immunization or medical exemption on file with us for all required immunizations. For more information regarding the immunization requirements for 7th grade you may visit http://www.shotsforschool.org/k-12 . This site addresses immunizations required for all 7th grade students including those who had a personal beliefs exemption in 6th grade or are new to the state.

 

 

Vaccine

7th Grade

Polio (OPV or IPV)

4 doses (3 doses OK if one was given on or after 2nd birthday)

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis

4 doses of DTaP, DTP, DT, Tdap, or Td (3 doses OK if last dose was given on or after 2nd birthday. At least one dose must be Tdap or DTaP/DTP given on or after 7th birthday for all 7th-12th graders.)

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR or MMR-V)

2 doses of MMR or any measles-containing vaccine (Both doses given on or after 1st birthday.)

Varicella (chickenpox, VAR, MMR-V, or VZV)

1 dose for ages 7-12 years. 2 doses for ages 13-17 years.

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

DECEMBER

 

MARCH

March 29 - Arroyo Vista Talent Show @ 5:00 pm in the ES MPR

APRIL

April 2-6 - SPRING RECESS

April 9 - SCHOOL RESUMES

April 17 - 5th Grade Parent Meeting - MS MPR @ 6:00pm

April 13 – Bingo Family Fun Night 6:00-8:00 pm

April 20 - 5th Grade Taste of Middle School (Students Only)

April 26 – Middle School Elective Forms Due

MAY

May 5 – EFC Cinco de Mayo event

May 18 - PTA School Carnival

May 28 - MEMORIAL DAY (Legal Holiday)

May 29 – 8th Grade Awards – MS MPR @ 6:00

JUNE

June 1 - 8th Grade Dance: 6:00 - 8:30 pm in MS MPR

June 5 - 8th Grade Knott's Berry Farm Trip

June 7 – Last day of school

JULY

July 31 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

AUGUST

August 1 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 2 - 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 14 - Middle School Orientation - MS MPR M-Z 8:30-9:30; A-L 9:30-10:30; All 10:30-1130

August 21 - First Day of School J

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

Text-A-Tip:  (949) 682-9341

 


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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Monday, March 19, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

Arroyo Vista’s Advanced Drama

Proudly Presents:

 

SHREK

The Musical

Shows start tonight!

Cast A: March 19, 21, & 23

Cast B: March 20, 22, & 24

Doors Open Nightly at 6:00 p.m.

Show Begins at 6:30 p.m.

Seating is on a first come- first seated basis

Ticket Prices:

Adults $10.00  Children $5.00

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 

 

 


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Reminder:

 

Please turn your Kindergaten Paperwork for the 2018-2019 school year on Friday, March 23, 2018.  Please line up on Friday morning if you want Early Bird Kindergarten and are not using the YMCA.  The doors will open around 7:30am.  If your student will be attending the YMCA or you would like the Late Bird Kindergarten then you can turn in the paperwork anytime after Friday, March 23rd.  We would like to get all the Kindergarteners in our system ASAP in order to see what our staffing needs will be. Please call the office if you have  any questions. 949-234-5951.

 

 

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CUSD Guidelines re: Possible School Walkouts

Posted 3/6/18

 

Dear CUSD Staff, Families, and Students,

 

The tragic event that transpired in Parkland, Florida, on February 14, 2018, has left a deep and significant impact on our nation, including our very own students. Our hearts go out to the families who lost loved ones and peers whose lives will be forever changed. These events spurred many emotions, conversations, and debates associated with the incident, prompting many forms of public action.  

We have listened to the voices of our students, our principals, and our parents. Many students have reached out to their principals and teachers with the desire to participate in upcoming events including the March 14, 10 a.m. nationwide walkout.  While CUSD supports the rights of our students to express their beliefs under the state and federal First Amendment rights, as a District we are not sponsoring or advocating any participation in demonstrations. Supporting the remarks by the California State PTA “care must be taken to ensure that orderly operation of the school is not disrupted and the physical safety of students is not threatened.”  We have all agreed that our focus will remain on instruction and learning and to keep students safe in classrooms.

 

If students walk out of their classrooms or the school, we will supervise and will work with our campuses to strongly encourage that these activities take place in the safest locations possible. Because this is a highly publicized known day to strangers, we continue to reinforce that the safest place to be is in the classroom.  We do not encourage students to congregate in open areas putting themselves at risk and we expect our students to follow the guidance of our principals and staff to ensure safety. In accordance with state law, we will not discipline students who choose to assemble, provided they adhere to District and school guidelines including, but not limited to:

 

  •  All activities must be peaceful and respectful
  • At no time may students leave the campus

 

Additionally, a student may be marked truant if they do not return to the classroom or if they leave the campus.

 

We continue to encourage parents to have a conversation with their students and to make their own expectations clear about participating in student demonstrations and these non-school- sponsored activities.  Principals and school staff who have been approached by students should continue to talk with them about this matter and maintain open lines of communication with parents.

 

To further support a safe campus environment, outside groups, parents/guardians, and other individuals who do not have official school business will not be allowed on campus to participate in the walkouts. As part of our normal operations, anyone visiting school campuses for school-related matters or for volunteer work must check in with the front office.

 

We are committed to the safety of all of our students and desire to assure staff, families, and students that our site staff will work tirelessly to create positive, supportive learning environment on all of our campuses in the event of any student demonstrations.

 

Our priority is student learning and safety. What we expect this month from our students will ensure that our students understand future expectations, as many other walkouts are being planned nationally.

 

Sincerely,

 

Ryan Burris
Chief Communications Officer

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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Friday, March 9, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

« DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME-SPRING FORWARD «

 

 

Please remember to check into the office when you are on campus.  Everyone must be wearing a visitor/volunteer badge at all times.  If you are on campus and are not wearing a badge, a staff member will ask you to check into the office and obtain a badge.  Thank you for your support.

 

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME-SPRING FORWARD:  Daylight Saving Time begins @ 2:00 am on Sunday, March 11. Don’t forget to set your clocks ahead one hour.  Have you replaced the batteries in your smoke alarms?  If not, Daylight Savings Time is a great time to do this.

 

NEW NEWS:

THS DANCE GUARD TEAM INFO: Tesoro High School 2018 Dance Guard Team Informational Meeting.  Parent & Student.  Monday, April 16  7 PM.  Tesoro High School.  Music Room 1005

Clinic Sessions @ Tesoro.  April 24 – 26  4 – 5:30 PM.  Try Outs ~ April 27

Questions?   caolinger@capousd.org

An amazing opportunity to perform at home football games, fall & spring competitions, Disneyland, Spring Performance tour, school productions and more…

Requirements Needed:  Great Attitude, basic dance skills and perform as a team member.

Meets the CUSD required Physical Education requirement.

 

PTA NEWS:

BINGO FAMILY FUN NIGHT: Our annual Bingo Family Fun Night is Friday, April 13.  Please join us in the middle school MPR, from 6:00-8:00 pm, for a fun night of playing bingo with our Arroyo Vista families! We will be selling pizza and drinks and there will be lots of awesome prizes!

 

TALENT SHOW:  The 2017-2018 Arroyo Vista Talent Show is on March 29.

 

PTA CARNIVAL PLANNING:  Our school carnival planning is underway, and we need your help.  Here is the sign-up sheet for the Carnival Silent Auction Grade Level Baskets.  Please place your items in the front office to be picked up.  We will be there daily for pick-ups.  Our goal is to have items by March 9 but we are happy to extend, just let your room mom know.  https://goo.gl/DAhh6U

 

 

REPEATING NEWS:

MUSIC SCHOLARHIPS FROM PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY OF OC:  Congratulations to 8th graders Danyelle Silberman, Kinsey Howard and Camryn Bishop who were recently awarded a music scholarship from the Philharmonic Society of Orange County. The Philharmonic Society provides a wide array of music education opportunities to students around Orange County. These three recipients will be able to use their scholarship for private lessons or to purchase an instrument.

 

 

CALIFORNIA HEALTHY YOUTH ACT PARENT ED NIGHT:  Arroyo Vista is hosting a Parent Education Night regarding the California Healthy Youth Act on Tuesday, March 13 at 6:00 pm in the Elementary MPR. Parents will be able to learn about the law supporting Family Life curriculum and CUSD’s current steps towards implementing the curriculum.

The existing Family Life Curriculum will be presented in 7th grade this year.  Information with permission slips for the Family Life Unit will be passed out to 7th grade students later this year and we will have a parent preview of the current curriculum materials before it is taught.  6th and 8th grade will not present Family Life material this school year.

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA TEXT-A-TIP:  Arroyo Vista has launched a new program called “Text-A-Tip” in another effort to keep school safe.  The program provides students with a confidential method to report problems directly to the school administrators and an OC Sheriff Deputy.  Text-A-Tip will allow students to report issues such as bullying, depression, fights, drugs, weapons, and any threats relating to campus safety.  Posters will be placed around the campus so students will be aware of the program and the phone number for sending their texts. 

Text-A-Tip to (949) 682-9341.  This program is not intended for emergency use.  In case of an emergency requiring immediate law enforcement response, students and parents should call 911.

 

 

 

 

DROP-OFF REMINDERS:  Thank you to everyone who stays in line, moves forward, and drops their children off against the curb in front of either the MS MPR or marque in front of the ES MPR.  You get that is takes everyone working together and doing the right thing to keep our children safe and makes our traffic flow.

 

 

6TH GRADE PARENTS: Immunization Requirement for students entering 7th Grade. In order to avoid long lines at orientation, current 6th grade families can bring a copy of their updated Immunization Record to the office prior to the end of the year.  7th grade students must be fully immunized or have a permanent or temporary medical exemption on file at Arroyo Vista. Per state law, 7th grade students cannot have personal beliefs exemptions.  We suggest you make plans prior to the end of the school year for your child to receive the necessary immunizations, or speak with your physician regarding permanent or temporary medical exemptions. Only a licensed Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) may provide a medical exemption. Included in the required immunizations is the Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis booster required for 7th grade. The booster may have been given any time after the 7th birthday.

Please bring your child’s Immunization Record and/or specific medical exemptions from your physician, to your child’s school health office as proof of immunization. School staff will photocopy the Immunization Record and enter the information in the district student data base. Your child will not be able to attend classes in 7th grade without proof of immunization or medical exemption on file with us for all required immunizations. For more information regarding the immunization requirements for 7th grade you may visit http://www.shotsforschool.org/k-12 . This site addresses immunizations required for all 7th grade students including those who had a personal beliefs exemption in 6th grade or are new to the state.

 

 

Vaccine

7th Grade

Polio (OPV or IPV)

4 doses (3 doses OK if one was given on or after 2nd birthday)

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis

4 doses of DTaP, DTP, DT, Tdap, or Td (3 doses OK if last dose was given on or after 2nd birthday. At least one dose must be Tdap or DTaP/DTP given on or after 7th birthday for all 7th-12th graders.)

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR or MMR-V)

2 doses of MMR or any measles-containing vaccine (Both doses given on or after 1st birthday.)

Varicella (chickenpox, VAR, MMR-V, or VZV)

1 dose for ages 7-12 years. 2 doses for ages 13-17 years.

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

DECEMBER

 

MARCH

March 11 – Spring forward

March 13 - California Healthy Youth Act (Middle School) – Parent Ed Night @ 6:00 pm in the Elementary MPR

March 16 – End of Third Quarter (Middle School)

March 29 - Arroyo Vista Talent Show

APRIL

April 2-6 - SPRING RECESS

April 9 - SCHOOL RESUMES

April 17 - 5th Grade Parent Meeting - MS MPR @ 6:00pm

April 19 – Bingo Family Fun Night

April 20 - 5th Grade Taste of Middle School (Students Only)

April 26 – Middle School Elective Forms Due

MAY

May 18 - PTA School Carnival

May 28 - MEMORIAL DAY (Legal Holiday)

May 29 – 8th Grade Awards – MS MPR @ 6:00

JUNE

June 1 - 8th Grade Dance: 6:00 - 8:30 pm in MS MPR

June 5 - 8th Grade Knott's Berry Farm Trip

June 7 – Last day of school

JULY

July 31 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

AUGUST

August 1 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 2 - 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 14 - Middle School Orientation - MS MPR M-Z 8:30-9:30; A-L 9:30-10:30; All 10:30-1130

August 21 - First Day of School J

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

Text-A-Tip:  (949) 682-9341

 


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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

««

 

 

Please remember to check into the office when you are on campus.  Everyone must be wearing a visitor/volunteer badge at all times.  If you are on campus and are not wearing a badge, a staff member will ask you to check into the office and obtain a badge.  Thank you for your support.

 

 

SMENCILS:  Smencils will be sold Wednesday after school by the Middle School lunch tables for $1.00.

 

MUSIC SCHOLARHIPS FROM PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY OF OC:  Congratulations to 8th graders Danyelle Silberman, Kinsey Howard and Camryn Bishop who were recently awarded a music scholarship from the Philharmonic Society of Orange County. The Philharmonic Society provides a wide array of music education opportunities to students around Orange County. These three recipients will be able to use their scholarship for private lessons or to purchase an instrument.

 

 

ARROYO VISTA PARENT ED NIGHT - SAFETY NIGHT: Please join us on Wednesday, March 7 @ 6:30 in the Elementary MPR for an information night regarding safety at Arroyo Vista and CUSD.  Mr. McGann and Mrs. Beckman will be on hand along with Mike Beekman, Executive Director of Safety and Student Services.

 

 

 

CALIFORNIA HEALTHY YOUTH ACT PARENT ED NIGHT:  Arroyo Vista is hosting a Parent Education Night regarding the California Healthy Youth Act on Tuesday, March 13 at 6:00 pm in the Elementary MPR. Parents will be able to learn about the law supporting Family Life curriculum and CUSD’s current steps towards implementing the curriculum.

The existing Family Life Curriculum will be presented in 7th grade this year.  Information with permission slips for the Family Life Unit will be passed out to 7th grade students later this year and we will have a parent preview of the current curriculum materials before it is taught.  6th and 8th grade will not present Family Life material this school year.

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA TEXT-A-TIP:  Arroyo Vista has launched a new program called “Text-A-Tip” in another effort to keep school safe.  The program provides students with a confidential method to report problems directly to the school administrators and an OC Sheriff Deputy.  Text-A-Tip will allow students to report issues such as bullying, depression, fights, drugs, weapons, and any threats relating to campus safety.  Posters will be placed in classrooms so students will be aware of the program and the phone number for sending their texts. 

Text-A-Tip to (949) 682-9341.  This program is not intended for emergency use.  In case of an emergency requiring immediate law enforcement response, students and parents should call 911.

 

 

TALENT SHOW:  The 2017-2018 Arroyo Vista Talent Show is coming on March 29.

Auditions will be held on March 8 at 3:00 pm in the Elementary MPR.  Submission forms are available in the front office starting today and are due back by February 23.   We encourage all types of performers to join and are looking forward to another fantastic show.

 

 

DROP-OFF REMINDERS:  Thank you to everyone who stays in line, moves forward, and drops their children off against the curb in front of either the MS MPR or marque in front of the ES MPR.  You get that is takes everyone working together and doing the right thing to keep our children safe and makes our traffic flow.

 

 

6TH GRADE PARENTS: Immunization Requirement for students entering 7th Grade. In order to avoid long lines at orientation, current 6th grade families can bring a copy of their updated Immunization Record to the office prior to the end of the year.  7th grade students must be fully immunized or have a permanent or temporary medical exemption on file at Arroyo Vista. Per state law, 7th grade students cannot have personal beliefs exemptions.  We suggest you make plans prior to the end of the school year for your child to receive the necessary immunizations, or speak with your physician regarding permanent or temporary medical exemptions. Only a licensed Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) may provide a medical exemption. Included in the required immunizations is the Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis booster required for 7th grade. The booster may have been given any time after the 7th birthday.

Please bring your child’s Immunization Record and/or specific medical exemptions from your physician, to your child’s school health office as proof of immunization. School staff will photocopy the Immunization Record and enter the information in the district student data base. Your child will not be able to attend classes in 7th grade without proof of immunization or medical exemption on file with us for all required immunizations. For more information regarding the immunization requirements for 7th grade you may visit http://www.shotsforschool.org/k-12 . This site addresses immunizations required for all 7th grade students including those who had a personal beliefs exemption in 6th grade or are new to the state.

 

 

Vaccine

7th Grade

Polio (OPV or IPV)

4 doses (3 doses OK if one was given on or after 2nd birthday)

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis

4 doses of DTaP, DTP, DT, Tdap, or Td (3 doses OK if last dose was given on or after 2nd birthday. At least one dose must be Tdap or DTaP/DTP given on or after 7th birthday for all 7th-12th graders.)

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR or MMR-V)

2 doses of MMR or any measles-containing vaccine (Both doses given on or after 1st birthday.)

Varicella (chickenpox, VAR, MMR-V, or VZV)

1 dose for ages 7-12 years. 2 doses for ages 13-17 years.

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

PTA NEWS:

PTA CARNIVAL PLANNING:  Our school carnival planning is underway, and we need your help.  Here is the sign-up sheet for the Carnival Silent Auction Grade Level Baskets.  Please place your items in the front office to be picked up.  We will be there daily for pick-ups.  Our goal is to have items by March 9 but we are happy to extend, just let your room mom know.  https://goo.gl/DAhh6U

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

DECEMBER

 

MARCH

March 7 – Parent Ed Night – Safety Night @ 6:30 in the Elementary MPR

March 11 – Spring forward

March 13 - California Healthy Youth Act (Middle School) – Parent Ed Night @ 6:00 pm in the Elementary MPR

March 16 – End of Third Quarter (Middle School)

March 29 - Arroyo Vista Talent Show

APRIL

April 2-6 - SPRING RECESS

April 9 - SCHOOL RESUMES

April 17 - 5th Grade Parent Meeting - MS MPR @ 6:00pm

April 20 - 5th Grade Taste of Middle School (Students Only)

April 26 – Middle School Elective Forms Due

MAY

May 18 - PTA School Carnival

May 28 - MEMORIAL DAY (Legal Holiday)

May 29 – 8th Grade Awards – MS MPR @ 6:00

JUNE

June 1 - 8th Grade Dance: 6:00 - 8:30 pm in MS MPR

June 5 - 8th Grade Knott's Berry Farm Trip

June 7 – Last day of school

JULY

July 31 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

AUGUST

August 1 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 2 - 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 14 - Middle School Orientation - MS MPR M-Z 8:30-9:30; A-L 9:30-10:30; All 10:30-1130

August 21 - First Day of School J

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

Text-A-Tip:  (949) 682-9341

 


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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Thursday, March 1, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

«Elementary Conference Week«

 

 

Please remember to check into the office when you are on campus.  Everyone must be wearing a visitor/volunteer badge at all times.  If you are on campus and are not wearing a badge, a staff member will ask you to check into the office and obtain a badge.  Thank you for your support.

 

 

DR. SEUSS DRESS UP DAY - TOMORROW:  In honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday, Elementary students are invited to wear Dr. Seuss clothing OR dress up as their favorite Dr. Seuss book character.

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA MIDDLE SCHOOL DANCE:  Our next Middle School Dance is this Friday, March 2, from 2:45-4:15.

  • Theme is:  King and Queen of Hearts, Diamonds, Clubs and Spades
  • Admission is free
  • Signed Permission slips are due back by Thursday, March 1.
  • Pizza, candy and photo available for purchase for  1$ each

NOTE:  We would appreciate bringing ones verses $20 dollar bills.

For questions please contact Shaun Adams at sradams@capousd.org

 

 

ARROYO VISTA PARENT ED NIGHT - SAFETY NIGHT: Please join us on Wednesday, March 7 @ 6:30 in the Elementary MPR for an information night regarding safety at Arroyo Vista and CUSD.  Mr. McGann and Mrs. Beckman will be on hand along with Mike Beekman, Executive Director of Safety and Student Services.

 

 

CALIFORNIA HEALTHY YOUTH ACT PARENT ED NIGHT:  Arroyo Vista is hosting a Parent Education Night regarding the California Healthy Youth Act on Tuesday, March 13 at 6:00 pm in the Elementary MPR. Parents will be able to learn about the law supporting Family Life curriculum and CUSD’s current steps towards implementing the curriculum.

 

 

PARENT CONFERENCE SCHEDULE – ELEMENTARY STUDENTS – 

FEBRUARY 26 - MARCH 2:

Grades 1-5: 8:15 – 12:45

Early Birds & Late Birds: M-F: 8:15 – 11:50

 

Lunch Schedule:

Grade 1 and 2: 11:10 – 11:50

Grade 3: 11:35 - 12:15

Grade 4 and 5: 10:35 – 11:10

 

 

ARROYO VISTA TEXT-A-TIP:  Arroyo Vista has launched a new program called “Text-A-Tip” in another effort to keep school safe.  The program provides students with a confidential method to report problems directly to the school administrators and an OC Sheriff Deputy.  Text-A-Tip will allow students to report issues such as bullying, depression, fights, drugs, weapons, and any threats relating to campus safety.  Posters will be placed around the campus so students will be aware of the program and the phone number for sending their texts. 

Text-A-Tip to (949) 682-9341.  This program is not intended for emergency use.  In case of an emergency requiring immediate law enforcement response, students and parents should call 911.

 

 

TALENT SHOW:  The 2017-2018 Arroyo Vista Talent Show is coming on March 29.

Auditions will be held on March 8 at 3:00 pm in the Elementary MPR.  Submission forms are available in the front office starting today and are due back by February 23.   We encourage all types of performers to join and are looking forward to another fantastic show.

 

 

DROP-OFF REMINDERS:  Thank you to everyone who stays in line, moves forward, and drops their children off against the curb in front of either the MS MPR or marque in front of the ES MPR.  You get that is takes everyone working together and doing the right thing to keep our children safe and makes our traffic flow.

 

 

6TH GRADE PARENTS: Immunization Requirement for students entering 7th Grade. In order to avoid long lines at orientation, current 6th grade families can bring a copy of their updated Immunization Record to the office prior to the end of the year.  7th grade students must be fully immunized or have a permanent or temporary medical exemption on file at Arroyo Vista. Per state law, 7th grade students cannot have personal beliefs exemptions.  We suggest you make plans prior to the end of the school year for your child to receive the necessary immunizations, or speak with your physician regarding permanent or temporary medical exemptions. Only a licensed Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) may provide a medical exemption. Included in the required immunizations is the Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis booster required for 7th grade. The booster may have been given any time after the 7th birthday.

Please bring your child’s Immunization Record and/or specific medical exemptions from your physician, to your child’s school health office as proof of immunization. School staff will photocopy the Immunization Record and enter the information in the district student data base. Your child will not be able to attend classes in 7th grade without proof of immunization or medical exemption on file with us for all required immunizations. For more information regarding the immunization requirements for 7th grade you may visit http://www.shotsforschool.org/k-12 . This site addresses immunizations required for all 7th grade students including those who had a personal beliefs exemption in 6th grade or are new to the state.

 

 

Vaccine

7th Grade

Polio (OPV or IPV)

4 doses (3 doses OK if one was given on or after 2nd birthday)

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis

4 doses of DTaP, DTP, DT, Tdap, or Td (3 doses OK if last dose was given on or after 2nd birthday. At least one dose must be Tdap or DTaP/DTP given on or after 7th birthday for all 7th-12th graders.)

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR or MMR-V)

2 doses of MMR or any measles-containing vaccine (Both doses given on or after 1st birthday.)

Varicella (chickenpox, VAR, MMR-V, or VZV)

1 dose for ages 7-12 years. 2 doses for ages 13-17 years.

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

PTA NEWS:

PTA CARNIVAL PLANNING:  Our school carnival planning is underway, and we need your help.  Here is the sign-up sheet for the Carnival Silent Auction Grade Level Baskets.  Please place your items in the front office to be picked up.  We will be there daily for pick-ups.  Our goal is to have items by March 9 but we are happy to extend, just let your room mom know.  https://goo.gl/DAhh6U

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

DECEMBER

 

MARCH

March 2 - Elementary Parent Conferences (Minimum Days, Elementary School)

March 2 – Middle School Dance @ 2:45 – 4:15

March 7 – Parent Ed Night – Safety Night @ 6:30 in the Elementary MPR

March 11 – Spring forward

March 13 - California Healthy Youth Act – Parent Ed Night @ 6:00 pm in the Elementary MPR

March 16 – End of Third Quarter (Middle School)

March 29 - Arroyo Vista Talent Show

APRIL

April 2-6 - SPRING RECESS

April 9 - SCHOOL RESUMES

April 17 - 5th Grade Parent Meeting - MS MPR @ 6:00pm

April 20 - 5th Grade Taste of Middle School (Students Only)

April 26 – Middle School Elective Forms Due

MAY

May 18 - PTA School Carnival

May 28 - MEMORIAL DAY (Legal Holiday)

May 29 – 8th Grade Awards – MS MPR @ 6:00

JUNE

June 1 - 8th Grade Dance: 6:00 - 8:30 pm in MS MPR

June 5 - 8th Grade Knott's Berry Farm Trip

June 7 – Last day of school

JULY

July 31 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

AUGUST

August 1 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 2 - 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 14 - Middle School Orientation - MS MPR M-Z 8:30-9:30; A-L 9:30-10:30; All 10:30-1130

August 21 - First Day of School J

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

Text-A-Tip:  (949) 682-9341

 


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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

«Elementary Conference Week«

 

 

Please remember to check into the office when you are on campus.  Everyone must be wearing a visitor/volunteer badge at all times.  If you are on campus and are not wearing a badge, a staff member will ask you to check into the office and obtain a badge.  Thank you for your support.

 

 

ARROYO VISTA MIDDLE SCHOOL DANCE:  Our next Middle School Dance is this Friday, March 2, from 2:45-4:15.

  • Theme is:  King and Queen of Hearts, Diamonds, Clubs and Spades
  • Admission is free
  • Signed Permission slips are due back by Thursday, March 1.
  • Pizza, candy and photo available for purchase for  1$ each

NOTE:  We would appreciate brnging ones verses $20 dollar bills.

For questions please contact Shaun Adams at sradams@capousd.org

 

 

TEEN TALK PARENT ED NIGHT:  Parent Education Night regarding the Proposed Teen Talk Curriculum (Grades 7 & 8) to support the California Healthy Youth Act will be held on March 13 at 6:00 pm. Parents will be able to learn about the law supporting this curriculum and ask any questions. The curriculum will be available to view at Arroyo Vista on March 6 - 9. Look forward to seeing you on March 13.

 

 

PARENT CONFERENCE SCHEDULE – ELEMENTARY STUDENTS – 

FEBRUARY 26 - MARCH 2:

Grades 1-5: 8:15 – 12:45

Early Birds & Late Birds: M-F: 8:15 – 11:50

 

Lunch Schedule:

Grade 1 and 2: 11:10 – 11:50

Grade 3: 11:35 - 12:15

Grade 4 and 5: 10:35 – 11:10

 

 

ARROYO VISTA TEXT-A-TIP:  Arroyo Vista has launched a new program called “Text-A-Tip” in another effort to keep school safe.  The program provides students with a confidential method to report problems directly to the school administrators and an OC Sheriff Deputy.  Text-A-Tip will allow students to report issues such as bullying, depression, fights, drugs, weapons, and any threats relating to campus safety.  Posters will be placed around the campus so students will be aware of the program and the phone number for sending their texts. 

Text-A-Tip to (949) 682-9341.  This program is not intended for emergency use.  In case of an emergency requiring immediate law enforcement response, students and parents should call 911.

 

 

TALENT SHOW:  The 2017-2018 Arroyo Vista Talent Show is coming on March 29.

Auditions will be held on March 8 at 3:00 pm in the Elementary MPR.  Submission forms are available in the front office starting today and are due back by February 23.   We encourage all types of performers to join and are looking forward to another fantastic show.

 

 

DROP-OFF REMINDERS:  Thank you to everyone who stays in line, moves forward, and drops their children off against the curb in front of either the MS MPR or marque in front of the ES MPR.  You get that is takes everyone working together and doing the right thing to keep our children safe and makes our traffic flow.

 

 

6TH GRADE PARENTS: Immunization Requirement for students entering 7th Grade. In order to avoid long lines at orientation, current 6th grade families can bring a copy of their updated Immunization Record to the office prior to the end of the year.  7th grade students must be fully immunized or have a permanent or temporary medical exemption on file at Arroyo Vista. Per state law, 7th grade students cannot have personal beliefs exemptions.  We suggest you make plans prior to the end of the school year for your child to receive the necessary immunizations, or speak with your physician regarding permanent or temporary medical exemptions. Only a licensed Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) may provide a medical exemption. Included in the required immunizations is the Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis booster required for 7th grade. The booster may have been given any time after the 7th birthday.

Please bring your child’s Immunization Record and/or specific medical exemptions from your physician, to your child’s school health office as proof of immunization. School staff will photocopy the Immunization Record and enter the information in the district student data base. Your child will not be able to attend classes in 7th grade without proof of immunization or medical exemption on file with us for all required immunizations. For more information regarding the immunization requirements for 7th grade you may visit http://www.shotsforschool.org/k-12 . This site addresses immunizations required for all 7th grade students including those who had a personal beliefs exemption in 6th grade or are new to the state.

 

 

Vaccine

7th Grade

Polio (OPV or IPV)

4 doses (3 doses OK if one was given on or after 2nd birthday)

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis

4 doses of DTaP, DTP, DT, Tdap, or Td (3 doses OK if last dose was given on or after 2nd birthday. At least one dose must be Tdap or DTaP/DTP given on or after 7th birthday for all 7th-12th graders.)

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR or MMR-V)

2 doses of MMR or any measles-containing vaccine (Both doses given on or after 1st birthday.)

Varicella (chickenpox, VAR, MMR-V, or VZV)

1 dose for ages 7-12 years. 2 doses for ages 13-17 years.

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

PTA NEWS:

PTA CARNIVAL PLANNING:  Our school carnival planning is underway, and we need your help.  Here is the sign-up sheet for the Carnival Silent Auction Grade Level Baskets.  Please place your items in the front office to be picked up.  We will be there daily for pick-ups.  Our goal is to have items by March 9 but we are happy to extend, just let your room mom know.  https://goo.gl/DAhh6U

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

DECEMBER

FEBRUARY

February 26-March 2 - Elementary Parent Conferences (Minimum Days, Elementary School)

MARCH

March 2 – Middle School Dance @ 2:45

March 16 – End of Third Quarter (Middle School)

March 29 - Arroyo Vista Talent Show

APRIL

April 2-6 - SPRING RECESS

April 9 - SCHOOL RESUMES

April 17 - 5th Grade Parent Meeting - MS MPR @ 6:00pm

April 20 - 5th Grade Taste of Middle School (Students Only)

April 26 – Middle School Elective Forms Due

MAY

May 18 - PTA School Carnival

May 28 - MEMORIAL DAY (Legal Holiday)

May 29 – 8th Grade Awards – MS MPR @ 6:00

JUNE

June 1 - 8th Grade Dance: 6:00 - 8:30 pm in MS MPR

June 5 - 8th Grade Knott's Berry Farm Trip

June 7 – Last day of school

JULY

July 31 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

AUGUST

August 1 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 2 - 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 14 - Middle School Orientation - MS MPR M-Z 8:30-9:30; A-L 9:30-10:30; All 10:30-1130

August 21 - First Day of School J

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

Text-A-Tip:  (949) 682-9341

 


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ARROYO VISTA K-8

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Friday, February 23, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

«Elementary Conference Week«

 

 

 

PARENT CONFERENCE SCHEDULE – ELEMENTARY STUDENTS – 

FEBRUARY 26 - MARCH 2:

Grades 1-5: 8:15 – 12:45

Early Birds & Late Birds: M-F: 8:15 – 11:50

 

Lunch Schedule:

Grade 1 and 2: 11:10 – 11:50

Grade 3: 11:35 - 12:15

Grade 4 and 5: 10:35 – 11:10

 

 

ARROYO VISTA TEXT-A-TIP:  Arroyo Vista has launched a new program called “Text-A-Tip” in another effort to keep school safe.  The program provides students with a confidential method to report problems directly to the school administrators and an OC Sheriff Deputy.  Text-A-Tip will allow students to report issues such as bullying, depression, fights, drugs, weapons, and any threats relating to campus safety.  Posters will be placed around the campus so students will be aware of the program and the phone number for sending their texts. 

Text-A-Tip to (949) 682-9341.  This program is not intended for emergency use.  In case of an emergency requiring immediate law enforcement response, students and parents should call 911.

 

 

TALENT SHOW:  The 2017-2018 Arroyo Vista Talent Show is coming on March 29.

Auditions will be held on March 8 at 3:00 pm in the Elementary MPR.  Submission forms are available in the front office starting today and are due back by February 23.   We encourage all types of performers to join and are looking forward to another fantastic show.

 

 

DROP-OFF REMINDERS:  Thank you to everyone who stays in line, moves forward, and drops their children off against the curb in front of either the MS MPR or marque in front of the ES MPR.  You get that is takes everyone working together and doing the right thing to keep our children safe and makes our traffic flow.

 

 

6TH GRADE PARENTS: Immunization Requirement for students entering 7th Grade. In order to avoid long lines at orientation, current 6th grade families can bring a copy of their updated Immunization Record to the office prior to the end of the year.  7th grade students must be fully immunized or have a permanent or temporary medical exemption on file at Arroyo Vista. Per state law, 7th grade students cannot have personal beliefs exemptions.  We suggest you make plans prior to the end of the school year for your child to receive the necessary immunizations, or speak with your physician regarding permanent or temporary medical exemptions. Only a licensed Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) may provide a medical exemption. Included in the required immunizations is the Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis booster required for 7th grade. The booster may have been given any time after the 7th birthday.

Please bring your child’s Immunization Record and/or specific medical exemptions from your physician, to your child’s school health office as proof of immunization. School staff will photocopy the Immunization Record and enter the information in the district student data base. Your child will not be able to attend classes in 7th grade without proof of immunization or medical exemption on file with us for all required immunizations. For more information regarding the immunization requirements for 7th grade you may visit http://www.shotsforschool.org/k-12 . This site addresses immunizations required for all 7th grade students including those who had a personal beliefs exemption in 6th grade or are new to the state.

 

 

Vaccine

7th Grade

Polio (OPV or IPV)

4 doses (3 doses OK if one was given on or after 2nd birthday)

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis

4 doses of DTaP, DTP, DT, Tdap, or Td (3 doses OK if last dose was given on or after 2nd birthday. At least one dose must be Tdap or DTaP/DTP given on or after 7th birthday for all 7th-12th graders.)

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR or MMR-V)

2 doses of MMR or any measles-containing vaccine (Both doses given on or after 1st birthday.)

Varicella (chickenpox, VAR, MMR-V, or VZV)

1 dose for ages 7-12 years. 2 doses for ages 13-17 years.

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

PTA NEWS:

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

DECEMBER

FEBRUARY

February 26-March 2 - Elementary Parent Conferences (Minimum Days, Elementary School)

MARCH

March 16 – End of Third Quarter (Middle School)

March 29 - Arroyo Vista Talent Show

APRIL

April 2-6 - SPRING RECESS

April 9 - SCHOOL RESUMES

April 18 - 5th Grade Parent Meeting - MS MPR @ 6:00pm

April 20 - 5th Grade Taste of Middle School (Students Only)

April 26 – Middle School Elective Forms Due

MAY

May 28 - MEMORIAL DAY (Legal Holiday)

JUNE

June 1 - 8th Grade Dance: 6:00 - 8:30 pm in MS MPR

June 5 - 8th Grade Knott's Berry Farm Trip

June 7 – Last day of school

JULY

July 31 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

AUGUST

August 1 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 2 - 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 14 - Middle School Orientation - MS MPR M-Z 8:30-9:30; A-L 9:30-10:30; All 10:30-1130

August 21 - First Day of School J

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 


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ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

 

Dear Parents,

 

I appreciate all the feedback I have received today regarding the incident yesterday.  Everyone is safe at Arroyo Vista K-8 and we continue to keep student safety as a priority.  Mrs. Nollar and I have followed up with students and I wanted to remind you Mrs. Beckman, School Counselor, is available to meet with anyone who would like to talk to her.  We are going to create a text-a-tip number for students and parents to use so we can be more effective in promoting: If you see/hear something, say something.  The PTA is looking at date to hold a school safety night that will include our School Resource Officer and district student safety department members as well as our School Counselor. 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

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ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

Dear Parents,

We received a report from a parent after school today regarding an alleged threat made by a middle school student.  The School Resource Office was alerted.  Upon investigating, it was determined not to be credible. 

Have a great night.         

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 


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Progress Report cards are now available for viewing on the Portal.  After logging in:

 

1. Click on Grades

2. Select Report Card History

3. Click on English/Spanish as appropriate.  This is a PDF of the Progress Report.

 

Please remember, students earning a D, F grade or a N or U in Citizenship or Work Habits will receive a Progress Report.

 


 

 

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ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

Dear Fifth Grade Parents,

Our campers have arrived safely to Science Camp.  The bus ride was uneventful, and everyone did great!  They are now getting settled into their cabins, meeting the counselors and hearing about the plans for the week.  They will be going on a short hike after lunch and then a night hike after dinner.  I will be going up to camp tomorrow to spend the morning and afternoon with our Wildcats.

I know how excited you are for all of our campers – rest assured they will be well taken care of.

Have a great rest of your day,

 

  

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
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Cast A ( perdominately a 7th grade cast with 6th grade extras) performs: Monday, March 19th, Wednesday, March 21st and Friday, March 23rd.

 

Dress Rehersal will be all day in the MPR on Thursday, March 15th

 

Cast B (perdominately an 8th grade cast with 6th grade extras) performs: Tuesday, March 20th, Thursday, March 22nd and Saturday, March 24th

 

Dress Rehearsal will be all day in the MPR on Friday, March 16th

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ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Thursday, February 15, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

«Presidents Holidays – No School Friday, February 16 & Monday, February 19«

 

 

SMENCIL SALE:  The Middle School Writing Club will be selling Smencils after school next Wednesday, February 21, by the MS lunch tables for $1.00.

 

 

 

Extended deadline - KIDS Run The OC:  The PTA is excited to continue the Kids Run the OC training program at Arroyo Vista! We hope the kids have fun as they learn about health and fitness and accomplish the goal of running a marathon! Students will participate in a 10-week training program before school that will consist of fun and educational activities. Through these various activities, they will be accomplishing the physical activity equivalent to running 25.2 miles. They will run the last mile of their “marathon” at the OC Marathon on May 5th, 2018.

 

Program Start Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Program Location: Arroyo Vista Park

Practice Schedule: Practices will be Wednesday mornings before school.

 

Grades 6-8:        7:05 - 7:50am

Grades 1-5:        7:20 - 8:05am

*Kindergarten:   7:20 - 8:05am *must have parent or guardian present the whole time

 

Training Program Registration Information: Fill out the forms and waivers in this packet and return them to the box in the front office no later than Wednesday, February 14th. Participating in the training program at Arroyo Vista is free, but there is a $29 fee to register for the actual race on May 5th. This cost includes an official medal, official timing chip and t-shirt on the day of the race. We will be printing Arroyo Vista shirts for the kids to run in, which are typically about $3-5, depending on the quantity we order.

 

Home Training: We will be holding practice only one time a week, on Wednesday mornings. Students will have to do some training at home for one day. We will send home a list of activities that will be the equivalent of your student running the required distance for that day.

 

 

 

STRENGTH OVER SILENCE: Mental Health and Suicide in Our Community:  You Are Invited to Attend San Juan Hills High School Future Problem Solvers Student Presentation for CUSD Middle Students and their Parents*

 

The Future Problem Solvers Club at San Juan Hills High School started a community project called Project Strength Over Silence (Project SOS). Our mission is to raise awareness about mental health and suicide in the community. Orange County has one of the highest suicide rates, and our goal is to help decrease that statistic. Our message is to be forever kind … one simple act could save a life.

 

Where: Capistrano Unified School District (Boardroom)

When: February 26, 2018 at 6:30pm

33122 Valle Road, SJC, CA 92675

 

Visit our website for more information: https://strengthoversilenceoc.weebly.com/

 

*The content of the presentation is not meant for elementary age students. Childcare is not provided.

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE:  The 2017-2018 Arroyo Vista Talent Show is coming on March 29.

Auditions will be held on March 8 at 3:00 pm in the Elementary MPR.  Submission forms are available in the front office starting today and are due back by February 23.   We encourage all types of performers to join and are looking forward to another fantastic show.

 

 

DROP-OFF REMINDERS:  Thank you to everyone who stays in line, moves forward, and drops their children off against the curb in front of either the MS MPR or marque in front of the ES MPR.  You get that is takes everyone working together and doing the right thing to keep our children safe and makes our traffic flow.

 

 

KINDERGARTEN ROUND-UP

Who:     Parents of Incoming Kindergarten Students

What:    Parent Information Meeting

When:  Friday, February 23, 2018 8:30-9:30am

Where: Arroyo Vista Elementary Multi-purpose Room

Registration materials will be distributed. The On-Line Registration will start on February 5, 2018 and we will collect your registration on Wednesday, March 23rd, so you do not need to bring immunizations or other items at this time.  Please remember that this meeting is for parents only.  We look forward to meeting you!

(If you know someone who will have a kindergarten student starting this fall who does not have a sibling in school now, please pass along this information to them.)

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 YEARBOOK ESPECIALLY FOR YOU ADS:  Especially For You Ads give parents, family, friends and classmates a place to honor students, teachers and school staff in the yearbook.  Space is limited! Final Deadline: February 23.  Ads are available online at http://community.pictavo.com or you can download the flyer here.  Please contact Darcie Cotton at yearbookdarcie@gmail.com if you have any questions.

 

 

FIFTH AND EIGHTH GRADE YEARBOOK ADS: Full, half, and quarter page ads are available online at http://community.pictavo.com or you can download the flyer here.  Please contact Darcie Cotton at yearbookdarcie@gmail.com if you have any questions.

 

 

6TH GRADE PARENTS: Immunization Requirement for students entering 7th Grade. In order to avoid long lines at orientation, current 6th grade families can bring a copy of their updated Immunization Record to the office prior to the end of the year.  7th grade students must be fully immunized or have a permanent or temporary medical exemption on file at Arroyo Vista. Per state law, 7th grade students cannot have personal beliefs exemptions.  We suggest you make plans prior to the end of the school year for your child to receive the necessary immunizations, or speak with your physician regarding permanent or temporary medical exemptions. Only a licensed Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) may provide a medical exemption. Included in the required immunizations is the Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis booster required for 7th grade. The booster may have been given any time after the 7th birthday.

Please bring your child’s Immunization Record and/or specific medical exemptions from your physician, to your child’s school health office as proof of immunization. School staff will photocopy the Immunization Record and enter the information in the district student data base. Your child will not be able to attend classes in 7th grade without proof of immunization or medical exemption on file with us for all required immunizations. For more information regarding the immunization requirements for 7th grade you may visit http://www.shotsforschool.org/k-12 . This site addresses immunizations required for all 7th grade students including those who had a personal beliefs exemption in 6th grade or are new to the state.

 

 

Vaccine

7th Grade

Polio (OPV or IPV)

4 doses (3 doses OK if one was given on or after 2nd birthday)

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis

4 doses of DTaP, DTP, DT, Tdap, or Td (3 doses OK if last dose was given on or after 2nd birthday. At least one dose must be Tdap or DTaP/DTP given on or after 7th birthday for all 7th-12th graders.)

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR or MMR-V)

2 doses of MMR or any measles-containing vaccine (Both doses given on or after 1st birthday.)

Varicella (chickenpox, VAR, MMR-V, or VZV)

1 dose for ages 7-12 years. 2 doses for ages 13-17 years.

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

PTA NEWS:

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

DECEMBER

FEBRUARY

February 16 – Lincoln Day (Legal Holiday) No School for Elementary or Middle School

February 19 – Washington Day (Legal Holiday) No School for Elementary or Middle School

February 20-23 – Fifth Grade Outdoor Science Camp

February 20 - Tesoro 8th Grade Parent Night @ Las Flores MS 6:00pm

February 22 - Tesoro 8th Grade Parent Night @ Las Flores MS 6:00pm

February 23 – Kindergarten Round-Up.  8:30 in Elementary MPR

February 23 - End of Second Progress Reporting Period (Elementary)

February 26-March 2 -  Elementary Parent Conferences (Minimum Days, Elementary School)

MARCH

March 16 – End of Third Quarter (Middle School)

March 29 - Arroyo Vista Talent Show

APRIL

April 2-6 - SPRING RECESS

April 9 - SCHOOL RESUMES

April 18 - 5th Grade Parent Meeting - MS MPR @ 6:00pm

April 20 - 5th Grade Taste of Middle School (Students Only)

April 26 – Middle School Elective Forms Due

MAY

May 28 - MEMORIAL DAY (Legal Holiday)

JUNE

June 1 - 8th Grade Dance: 6:00 - 8:30 pm in MS MPR

June 5 - 8th Grade Knott's Berry Farm Trip

June 7 – Last day of school

JULY

July 31 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

AUGUST

August 1 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 2 - 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 14 - Middle School Orientation - MS MPR M-Z 8:30-9:30; A-L 9:30-10:30; All 10:30-1130

August 21 - First Day of School J

 


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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

CALIFORNIA HEALTHY KID PARENT SURVEY FOR ARROYO VISTA MIDDLE SCHOOL:  We need your help to complete an online survey to learn more about your opinions. This survey is an opportunity for you to communicate your perceptions about your child’s school.  If you have any questions about this survey, please contact Anthony Tran, Director of Assessment, at antran@capousd.orgYou will have access to this online survey until February 15, 2018.  Your participation is voluntary. It is also very important. The information you provide will help guide district and school efforts to promote safety, enhance learning supports, and improve student achievement.

  • This is an anonymous survey.  It is designed so that no one can be identified from the data.  You do not have to respond to any questions that you feel could be used to identify you.  Simply skip any such questions.
  • All questions apply to Arroyo Vista Middle School.
  • The results are for the use of CUSD.  The California Department of Education and WestEd will preserve data confidentiality and refer any data requests to the district.

 

If you have more than one child at school, you will only need to complete one survey. Please fill out just one survey about the school using your oldest child as a reference.  Access the survey using the following URL:   https://surveys.wested.org/csps/CV743XX

 

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Monday, February 12, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

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Extended deadline - KIDS Run The OC! 

The PTA is excited to continue the Kids Run the OC training program at Arroyo Vista! We hope the kids have fun as they learn about health and fitness and accomplish the goal of running a marathon! Students will participate in a 10-week training program before school that will consist of fun and educational activities. Through these various activities, they will be accomplishing the physical activity equivalent to running 25.2 miles. They will run the last mile of their “marathon” at the OC Marathon on May 5th, 2018.

 

Program Start Date: Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Program Location: Arroyo Vista Park

Practice Schedule: Practices will be Wednesday mornings before school.

 

Grades 6-8:        7:05 - 7:50am

Grades 1-5:        7:20 - 8:05am

*Kindergarten:   7:20 - 8:05am *must have parent or guardian present the whole time

 

Training Program Registration Information: Fill out the forms and waivers in this packet and return them to the box in the front office no later than Wednesday, February 14th. Participating in the training program at Arroyo Vista is free, but there is a $29 fee to register for the actual race on May 5th. This cost includes an official medal, official timing chip and t-shirt on the day of the race. We will be printing Arroyo Vista shirts for the kids to run in, which are typically about $3-5, depending on the quantity we order.

 

Home Training: We will be holding practice only one time a week, on Wednesday mornings. Students will have to do some training at home for one day. We will send home a list of activities that will be the equivalent of your student running the required distance for that day.

 

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE:  The 2017-2018 Arroyo Vista Talent Show is coming on March 29.

Auditions will be held on March 8 at 3:00 pm in the Elementary MPR.  Submission forms are available in the front office starting today and are due back by February 23.   We encourage all types of performers to join and are looking forward to another fantastic show.

 

 

DROP-OFF REMINDERS:  Thank you to everyone who stays in line, moves forward, and drops their children off against the curb in front of either the MS MPR or marque in front of the ES MPR.  You get that is takes everyone working together and doing the right thing to keep our children safe and makes our traffic flow.

 

 

KINDERGARTEN ROUND-UP

Who:     Parents of Incoming Kindergarten Students

What:    Parent Information Meeting

When:  Friday, February 23, 2018 8:30-9:30am

Where: Arroyo Vista Elementary Multi-purpose Room

Registration materials will be distributed. The On-Line Registration will start on February 5, 2018 and we will collect your registration on Wednesday, March 23rd, so you do not need to bring immunizations or other items at this time.  Please remember that this meeting is for parents only.  We look forward to meeting you!

(If you know someone who will have a kindergarten student starting this fall who does not have a sibling in school now, please pass along this information to them.)

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 YEARBOOK ESPECIALLY FOR YOU ADS:  Especially For You Ads give parents, family, friends and classmates a place to honor students, teachers and school staff in the yearbook.  Space is limited! Final Deadline: February 23.  Ads are available online at http://community.pictavo.com or you can download the flyer here.  Please contact Darcie Cotton at yearbookdarcie@gmail.com if you have any questions.

 

 

FIFTH AND EIGHTH GRADE YEARBOOK ADS: Full, half, and quarter page ads are available online at http://community.pictavo.com or you can download the flyer here.  Please contact Darcie Cotton at yearbookdarcie@gmail.com if you have any questions.

 

 

6TH GRADE PARENTS: Immunization Requirement for students entering 7th Grade. In order to avoid long lines at orientation, current 6th grade families can bring a copy of their updated Immunization Record to the office prior to the end of the year.  7th grade students must be fully immunized or have a permanent or temporary medical exemption on file at Arroyo Vista. Per state law, 7th grade students cannot have personal beliefs exemptions.  We suggest you make plans prior to the end of the school year for your child to receive the necessary immunizations, or speak with your physician regarding permanent or temporary medical exemptions. Only a licensed Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) may provide a medical exemption. Included in the required immunizations is the Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis booster required for 7th grade. The booster may have been given any time after the 7th birthday.

Please bring your child’s Immunization Record and/or specific medical exemptions from your physician, to your child’s school health office as proof of immunization. School staff will photocopy the Immunization Record and enter the information in the district student data base. Your child will not be able to attend classes in 7th grade without proof of immunization or medical exemption on file with us for all required immunizations. For more information regarding the immunization requirements for 7th grade you may visit http://www.shotsforschool.org/k-12 . This site addresses immunizations required for all 7th grade students including those who had a personal beliefs exemption in 6th grade or are new to the state.

 

 

Vaccine

7th Grade

Polio (OPV or IPV)

4 doses (3 doses OK if one was given on or after 2nd birthday)

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis

4 doses of DTaP, DTP, DT, Tdap, or Td (3 doses OK if last dose was given on or after 2nd birthday. At least one dose must be Tdap or DTaP/DTP given on or after 7th birthday for all 7th-12th graders.)

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR or MMR-V)

2 doses of MMR or any measles-containing vaccine (Both doses given on or after 1st birthday.)

Varicella (chickenpox, VAR, MMR-V, or VZV)

1 dose for ages 7-12 years. 2 doses for ages 13-17 years.

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

PTA NEWS:

KIDS RUN THE OC:  The PTA is excited to continue the Kids Run the OC training program at Arroyo Vista! We hope the kids have fun as they learn about health and fitness and accomplish the goal of running a marathon! Students will participate in a 10-week training program before school that will consist of fun and educational activities. Through these various activities, they will be accomplishing the physical activity equivalent to running 25.2 miles. They will run the last mile of their “marathon” at the OC Marathon on May 5th, 2018.

 

Program Start Date: Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Program Location: Arroyo Vista Park

Practice Schedule: Practices will be Wednesday mornings before school.

Grades 6-8:        7:05 - 7:50am

Grades 1-5:        7:20 - 8:05am

*Kindergarten:   7:20 - 8:05am *must have parent or guardian present the whole time

 

Training Program Registration Information: Fill out the forms and waivers in this packet and return them to the box in the front office no later than Monday, February 12th. Participating in the training program at Arroyo Vista is free, but there is a $29 fee to register for the actual race on May 5th. This cost includes an official medal, official timing chip and t-shirt on the day of the race. We will be printing Arroyo Vista shirts for the kids to run in, which are typically about $3-5, depending on the quantity we order.

 

Home Training: We will be holding practice only one time a week, on Wednesday mornings. Students will have to do some training at home for one day. We will send home a list of activities that will be the equivalent of your student running the required distance for that day.

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

DECEMBER

FEBRUARY

February 16 – Lincoln Day (Legal Holiday) No School for Elementary or Middle School

February 19 – Washington Day (Legal Holiday) No School for Elementary or Middle School

February 20-23 – Fifth Grade Outdoor Science Camp

February 23 – Kindergarten Round-Up.  8:30 in Elementary MPR

February 23 - End of Second Progress Reporting Period (Elementary)

February 26-March 2 -  Elementary Parent Conferences (Minimum Days, Elementary School)

MARCH

March 16 – End of Third Quarter (Middle School)

March 29 - Arroyo Vista Talent Show

APRIL

April 2-6 - SPRING RECESS

April 9 - SCHOOL RESUMES

April 18 - 5th Grade Parent Meeting - MS MPR @ 6:00pm

April 20 - 5th Grade Taste of Middle School (Students Only)

April 26 – Middle School Elective Forms Due

MAY

May 28 - MEMORIAL DAY (Legal Holiday)

JUNE

June 1 - 8th Grade Dance: 6:00 - 8:30 pm in MS MPR

June 5 - 8th Grade Knott's Berry Farm Trip

June 7 – Last day of school

JULY

July 31 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

AUGUST

August 1 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 2 - 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 14 - Middle School Orientation - MS MPR M-Z 8:30-9:30; A-L 9:30-10:30; All 10:30-1130

August 21 - First Day of School J

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 

 

 

 

 


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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Thursday, February 8, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

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Stop by the “Skate In To Summer” School Carnival Table on the blacktop at Open House Thursday night for a Silent Auction Sneak Peek and EXCLUSIVE opportunity to bid on a week of Summer Day Camp at Camp James! Voted #1 Day Camp in Orange County for the past 10 years by ParentingOC Magazine. 

 

CAMP JAMES OPEN HOUSE DATES FOR 2018

Sunday March 25th 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Saturday April 14th 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Sunday May 20th 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Wednesday May 30 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Bidding closes at the conclusion of Open House - 7:30pm. Winner does not need to be present.

 

 

OPEN HOUSE DETAILSWe hope you are able to attend Arroyo Vista K-8’s Open House Thursday, February 8.  Open House is a great time to celebrate the fantastic year we are having and to visit your child’s classroom and see the engaging work they have been taking part in this year.  Each grade level will have a different theme based around We Love Arroyo Vista! 

 

Elementary classrooms will be open from 6:00-7:00 pm while Middle School classrooms will be open from 6:30-7:30 pm.  We are on a normal dismissal time on Thursday, February 8.  

 

We will have a School of Choice Presentation for families considering attending Arroyo Vista K-8 next year but do not live in our attendance area @ 5:00 pm in the Middle School MPR.  Tell your friends to attend.

 

Please check out the LOST & FOUND in both the Elementary Library and Middle School Library.

 

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9 DISMISSAL TIME:

Kindergarten - EB/LB 8:15 - 11:50

Elementary Grades 1-5 – 8:15 - 12:20

Middle School Grades 6-8- 8:00 - 12:00

 


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Summer School: June 18-July 25

June 18 Mandatory Orientation for A-G students

June 19 or June 20 Mandatory Orientation for CCP/Health students

 

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Answers to tons of Summer FAQ’s:  Summer info is posted March 1.

 

Registration opens for INCOMING 9th Grade students: April 13

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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Monday, February 5, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

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OPEN HOUSE DETAILSWe hope you are able to attend Arroyo Vista K-8’s Open House Thursday, February 8.  Open House is a great time to celebrate the fantastic year we are having and to visit your child’s classroom and see the engaging work they have been taking part in this year.  Each grade level will have a different theme based around We Love Arroyo Vista! 

 

Elementary classrooms will be open from 6:00-7:00 pm while Middle School classrooms will be open from 6:30-7:30 pm.  We are on a normal dismissal time on Thursday, February 8.  

 

We will have a School of Choice Presentation for families considering attending Arroyo Vista K-8 next year but do not live in our attendance area @ 5:00 pm in the Middle School MPR.  Tell your friends to attend.

 

Please check out the LOST & FOUND in both the Elementary Library and Middle School Library.

 

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9 DISMISSAL TIME:

Kindergarten - EB/LB 8:15 - 11:50

Elementary Grades 1-5 – 8:15 - 12:20

Middle School Grades 6-8- 8:00 - 12:00

 

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE:  The 2017-2018 Arroyo Vista Talent Show is coming on March 29.

Auditions will be held on March 8 at 3:00 pm in the Elementary MPR.  Submission forms are available in the front office starting today and are due back by February 23.   We encourage all types of performers to join and are looking forward to another fantastic show.

 

 

DROP-OFF REMINDERS:  Thank you to everyone who stays in line, moves forward, and drops their children off against the curb in front of either the MS MPR or marque in front of the ES MPR.  You get that is takes everyone working together and doing the right thing to keep our children safe and makes our traffic flow.

 

 

KINDERGARTEN ROUND-UP

Who:     Parents of Incoming Kindergarten Students

What:    Parent Information Meeting

When:  Friday, February 23, 2018 8:30-9:30am

Where: Arroyo Vista Elementary Multi-purpose Room

Registration materials will be distributed. The On-Line Registration will start on February 5, 2018 and we will collect your registration on Wednesday, March 23rd, so you do not need to bring immunizations or other items at this time.  Please remember that this meeting is for parents only.  We look forward to meeting you!

(If you know someone who will have a kindergarten student starting this fall who does not have a sibling in school now, please pass along this information to them.)

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 YEARBOOK ESPECIALLY FOR YOU ADS:  Especially For You Ads give parents, family, friends and classmates a place to honor students, teachers and school staff in the yearbook.  Space is limited! Final Deadline: February 23.  Ads are available online at http://community.pictavo.com or you can download the flyer here.  Please contact Darcie Cotton at yearbookdarcie@gmail.com if you have any questions.

 

 

FIFTH AND EIGHTH GRADE YEARBOOK ADS: Full, half, and quarter page ads are available online at http://community.pictavo.com or you can download the flyer here.  Please contact Darcie Cotton at yearbookdarcie@gmail.com if you have any questions.

 

 

 

6TH GRADE PARENTS: Immunization Requirement for students entering 7th Grade. In order to avoid long lines at orientation, current 6th grade families can bring a copy of their updated Immunization Record to the office prior to the end of the year.  7th grade students must be fully immunized or have a permanent or temporary medical exemption on file at Arroyo Vista. Per state law, 7th grade students cannot have personal beliefs exemptions.  We suggest you make plans prior to the end of the school year for your child to receive the necessary immunizations, or speak with your physician regarding permanent or temporary medical exemptions. Only a licensed Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) may provide a medical exemption. Included in the required immunizations is the Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis booster required for 7th grade. The booster may have been given any time after the 7th birthday.

Please bring your child’s Immunization Record and/or specific medical exemptions from your physician, to your child’s school health office as proof of immunization. School staff will photocopy the Immunization Record and enter the information in the district student data base. Your child will not be able to attend classes in 7th grade without proof of immunization or medical exemption on file with us for all required immunizations. For more information regarding the immunization requirements for 7th grade you may visit http://www.shotsforschool.org/k-12 . This site addresses immunizations required for all 7th grade students including those who had a personal beliefs exemption in 6th grade or are new to the state.

 

 

Vaccine

7th Grade

Polio (OPV or IPV)

4 doses (3 doses OK if one was given on or after 2nd birthday)

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis

4 doses of DTaP, DTP, DT, Tdap, or Td (3 doses OK if last dose was given on or after 2nd birthday. At least one dose must be Tdap or DTaP/DTP given on or after 7th birthday for all 7th-12th graders.)

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR or MMR-V)

2 doses of MMR or any measles-containing vaccine (Both doses given on or after 1st birthday.)

Varicella (chickenpox, VAR, MMR-V, or VZV)

1 dose for ages 7-12 years. 2 doses for ages 13-17 years.

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

 

PTA NEWS:

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

DECEMBER

FEBRUARY

February 8 – Open House K-8

February 9 – Minimum Day K-8

February 16 – Lincoln Day (Legal Holiday) No School for Elementary or Middle School

February 19 – Washington Day (Legal Holiday) No School for Elementary or Middle School

February 23 – Kindergarten Round-Up.  8:30 in Elementary MPR

February 23 - End of Second Progress Reporting Period (Elementary)

February 26-March 2 -  Elementary Parent Conferences (Minimum Days, Elementary School)

MARCH

March 16 – End of Third Quarter (Middle School)

March 29 - Arroyo Vista Talent Show

APRIL

April 2-6 - SPRING RECESS

April 9 - SCHOOL RESUMES

April 18 - 5th Grade Parent Meeting - MS MPR @ 6:00pm

April 20 - 5th Grade Taste of Middle School (Students Only)

April 26 – Middle School Elective Forms Due

MAY

May 28 - MEMORIAL DAY (Legal Holiday)

JUNE

JULY

July 31 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

AUGUST

August 1 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 2 - 9:00am-12:00pm.  Middle School Packet Pick Up- @ the flagpole

August 14 - Middle School Orientation - MS MPR M-Z 8:30-9:30; A-L 9:30-10:30; All 10:30-1130

August 21 - First Day of School J

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Open House Thursday, February 8th

School of Choice Presentation - 5:00pm MS MPR

Elementary Classroom Visitation 6:00-7:00pm

Middle School Showcase - 6:00-6:30pm

Middle School Classroom Visitation 6:30-7:30pm

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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Thursday, January 25, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

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TESORO HIGH SCHOOL FUTURE TITAN NIGHT - Thursday, January 25 and Friday, January 26:  Tesoro High School would like to invite students, parents, and staff to attend our Future Titan Night Girls and Boys Basketball games.  We will be having half time competitions for elementary students at both games.  We invite elementary students to partake in the competition and earn points for their school.  The Elementary School with the most points will receive a Future Titan Trophy.

When: Future Titan Night Girls Basketball Game - Thursday – January 25, 2018 at 7:00pm 

            Future Titan Night Boys Basketball Game – Friday, January 26, 2018 at 7:00pm

Where:  Tesoro High School – Big Gym – 1 Tesoro Creek Road, RSM 92688

What: Future Titan Competition - Points will be awarded to Elementary Schools for the following:

  1. The Elementary School that wins the competition (competitors will be chosen during lunch time activities the week of January 15th) – 20 points per game
  2. The Elementary School which has the highest percentage of attendance for each game.  Double points awarded for teachers to attend.  And triple points awarded for Assistant Principals and Principals to attend.

How Much? Entrance tickets are $7 for middle school and up.  Elementary Students get in free.  Elementary students will receive a t-shirt with a paid adult ticket. 

 

 

5th GRADE BAND AND STRING PLUS MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND AND ORCHESTRA CONCERT:  “Community Showcase Concert” at the Tesoro High School gym on Tuesday, January 30. Musicians from Arroyo Vista K-8 5 will be performing with musicians from Las Flores, Wagon Wheel and Tijeras Creek Elementary Schools plus musicians from Arroyo Vista and Las Flores Middle Schools, and Tesoro High School. Over 500 musicians will perform a spectacular evening of music

 

Strings Concert: 

Report time 5:30pm

Concert time 6:00pm

 

Band Concert:

Report time 7:30pm

Concert time 7:45pm

 

All students should report to the main Tesoro High School gymnasium.   

Students will need to bring their own instruments and music to the concert.

 

 

 

DROP-OFF REMINDERS:  Thank you to everyone who stays in line, moves forward, and drops their children off against the curb in front of either the MS MPR or marque in front of the ES MPR.  You get that is takes everyone working together and doing the right thing to keep our children safe and makes our traffic flow.

 

 

CUSD After-School and Early-Morning Experience

  • 7-8 Week Programs
  • Classes run one day a week, Monday-Thursday
  • Classes taught by CUSD Teachers and professional experts

Session 3: January 29 – March 29.  Our vendors will demo at your child’s school starting the week of January 16 at lunch.  Don’t forget to ask them about their lunch time activities.  Register Now At: http://www.saddleback.edu/ce or call our office at (949)582-4646.  Office Hours: Monday – Friday from 8:30AM – 4:00PM.  Don’t forget to check out our brochure! Your child will be getting that from school.

REMEMBER: Registration closes at midnight prior to the first class!

 

 

 

KINDERGARTEN ROUND-UP

Who:     Parents of Incoming Kindergarten Students

What:    Parent Information Meeting

When:  Friday, February 23, 2018 8:30-9:30am

Where: Arroyo Vista Elementary Multi-purpose Room

Registration materials will be distributed. The On-Line Registration will start on February 5, 2018 and we will collect your registration on Wednesday, March 23rd, so you do not need to bring immunizations or other items at this time.  Please remember that this meeting is for parents only.  We look forward to meeting you!

(If you know someone who will have a kindergarten student starting this fall who does not have a sibling in school now, please pass along this information to them.)

 

 

READ TO THRIVE:  Rancho Santa Margarita Library Children’s Department.  February 27 @ 5:30 pm.  Geared towards 5th graders, our February selection is Katherine Applegate’s The One and Only Ivan. Read the book then join us for a discussion about the book on February 27.  Ask the information desk if any copies are available for the kid’s book club. Our March 20 book will be The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau.  Rancho Santa Margarita Library - 30902 La Promesa, RSM.

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 YEARBOOK ESPECIALLY FOR YOU ADS:  Especially For You Ads give parents, family, friends and classmates a place to honor students, teachers and school staff in the yearbook.  Space is limited! Final Deadline: February 23.  Ads are available online at http://community.pictavo.com or you can download the flyer here.  Please contact Darcie Cotton at yearbookdarcie@gmail.com if you have any questions.

 

 

FIFTH AND EIGHTH GRADE YEARBOOK ADS: Full, half, and quarter page ads are available online at http://community.pictavo.com or you can download the flyer here.  Please contact Darcie Cotton at yearbookdarcie@gmail.com if you have any questions.

 

 

 

6TH GRADE PARENTS: Immunization Requirement for students entering 7th Grade. In order to avoid long lines at orientation, current 6th grade families can bring a copy of their updated Immunization Record to the office prior to the end of the year.  7th grade students must be fully immunized or have a permanent or temporary medical exemption on file at Arroyo Vista. Per state law, 7th grade students cannot have personal beliefs exemptions.  We suggest you make plans prior to the end of the school year for your child to receive the necessary immunizations, or speak with your physician regarding permanent or temporary medical exemptions. Only a licensed Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) may provide a medical exemption. Included in the required immunizations is the Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis booster required for 7th grade. The booster may have been given any time after the 7th birthday.

Please bring your child’s Immunization Record and/or specific medical exemptions from your physician, to your child’s school health office as proof of immunization. School staff will photocopy the Immunization Record and enter the information in the district student data base. Your child will not be able to attend classes in 7th grade without proof of immunization or medical exemption on file with us for all required immunizations. For more information regarding the immunization requirements for 7th grade you may visit http://www.shotsforschool.org/k-12 . This site addresses immunizations required for all 7th grade students including those who had a personal beliefs exemption in 6th grade or are new to the state.

 

 

Vaccine

7th Grade

Polio (OPV or IPV)

4 doses (3 doses OK if one was given on or after 2nd birthday)

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis

4 doses of DTaP, DTP, DT, Tdap, or Td (3 doses OK if last dose was given on or after 2nd birthday. At least one dose must be Tdap or DTaP/DTP given on or after 7th birthday for all 7th-12th graders.)

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR or MMR-V)

2 doses of MMR or any measles-containing vaccine (Both doses given on or after 1st birthday.)

Varicella (chickenpox, VAR, MMR-V, or VZV)

1 dose for ages 7-12 years. 2 doses for ages 13-17 years.

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

 

PTA NEWS:

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

DECEMBER

JANUARY

January 30 - 5th Grade/Middle School Band and Strings Area Concert

FEBRUARY

February 8 – Open House K-8

February 9 – Minimum Day K-8

February 16 – Lincoln Day (Legal Holiday) No School for Elementary or Middle School

February 19 – Washington Day (Legal Holiday) No School for Elementary or Middle School

February 23 – Kindergarten Round-Up.  8:30 in Elementary MPR

February 23 - End of Second Progress Reporting Period (Elementary)

February 26-March 2 -  Elementary Parent Conferences (Minimum Days, Elementary School)

MARCH

March 16 – End of Third Quarter (Middle School)

APRIL

April 2-6 - SPRING RECESS

April 9 - SCHOOL RESUMES

MAY

May 28 - MEMORIAL DAY (Legal Holiday)

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
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The Middle School Writing Club is selling SMENCILS for a $1.00 on Thursday, February 1st. After school in the MS (Elem and MS)  area and during MS Lunch (only for MS).

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Looking for something to do this weekend?  Come to the Tijeras Creek Elementary School Winter Carnival! 

When: Saturday, January 20th from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Where: Tijeras Creek Elementary School Blacktop  (23072 Avenida Empresa, RSM)

 

There will be Games, Big Slide, Rock Climbing Wall, Crafts, Vendors, Photo Booth, Face Painting, Food: Chick Fil A, Tacos and Company, Popcorn, Kona Ice and much, much more!

 

$20.00 Wristbands include Unlimited Games and Rides.

Order tickets by purchasing online at TijerasCreekCarnival2018.accelraising.com or buy tickets at the Carnival.  

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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Thursday, January 18, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

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DROP-OFF REMINDERS:  Thank you to everyone who stays in line, moves forward, and drops their children off against the curb in front of either the MS MPR or marque in front of the ES MPR.  You get that is takes everyone working together and doing the right thing to keep our children safe and makes our traffic flow.

 

 

8th GRADE PARENT NIGHT & TESORO HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE:  Please join us on Tuesday January 23 to help prepare for high school!

5:00 - 7:00 TK Burgers

5:45 - 6:30 8th Grade Parent Information in the Tesoro Gymnasium

6:30 - 7:00 Information Fair Sports/Academic Teams/Organizations/Clubs and more!

6:45 - 8:00 Open House

 

Tesoro High School 8th Grade Expo8th Grade Students and Parents do you have questions about attending Tesoro High School?  Tesoro High School would like to invite students and parents to the 8th Grade Expo on Tuesday, January 23, starting at 5:45 pm. The evening will begin in the Tesoro Gym with a presentation highlighting academic programs and extracurricular opportunities offered for incoming 9th grade students. Following the presentation there will be an Information Fair made up of athletic teams, performing art groups, clubs, and other organizations with information about their programs until 7:00 pm. If you would like to come early and get dinner TK Burgers will be available from 5:00 – 7:00 pm in front of the main gym. The Tesoro staff is looking forward to meeting their future Titans!

 

 

 

CUSD After-School and Early-Morning Experience

  • 7-8 Week Programs
  • Classes run one day a week, Monday-Thursday
  • Classes taught by CUSD Teachers and professional experts

Session 3: January 29 – March 29.  Our vendors will demo at your child’s school starting the week of January 16 at lunch.  Don’t forget to ask them about their lunch time activities.  Register Now At: http://www.saddleback.edu/ce or call our office at (949)582-4646.  Office Hours: Monday – Friday from 8:30AM – 4:00PM.  Don’t forget to check out our brochure! Your child will be getting that from school.

REMEMBER: Registration closes at midnight prior to the first class!

 

 

 

KINDERGARTEN ROUND-UP

Who:     Parents of Incoming Kindergarten Students

What:    Parent Information Meeting

When:  Friday, February 23, 2018 8:30-9:30am

Where: Arroyo Vista Elementary Multi-purpose Room

Registration materials will be distributed. The On-Line Registration will start on February 5, 2018 and we will collect your registration on Wednesday, March 23rd, so you do not need to bring immunizations or other items at this time.  Please remember that this meeting is for parents only.  We look forward to meeting you!

(If you know someone who will have a kindergarten student starting this fall who does not have a sibling in school now, please pass along this information to them.)

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 YEARBOOK ESPECIALLY FOR YOU ADS:  Especially For You Ads give parents, family, friends and classmates a place to honor students, teachers and school staff in the yearbook.  Space is limited! Final Deadline: February 23.  Ads are available online at http://community.pictavo.com or you can download the flyer here.  Please contact Darcie Cotton at yearbookdarcie@gmail.com if you have any questions.

 

 

FIFTH AND EIGHTH GRADE YEARBOOK ADS: Full, half, and quarter page ads are available online at http://community.pictavo.com or you can download the flyer here.  Please contact Darcie Cotton at yearbookdarcie@gmail.com if you have any questions.

 

 

TESORO HIGH SCHOOL FUTURE TITAN NIGHT - Thursday, January 25 and Friday, January 26:  Tesoro High School would like to invite students, parents, and staff to attend our Future Titan Night Girls and Boys Basketball games.  We will be having half time competitions for elementary students at both games.  We invite elementary students to partake in the competition and earn points for their school.  The Elementary School with the most points will receive a Future Titan Trophy.

When: Future Titan Night Girls Basketball Game - Thursday – January 25, 2018 at 7:00pm 

            Future Titan Night Boys Basketball Game – Friday, January 26, 2018 at 7:00pm

Where:  Tesoro High School – Big Gym – 1 Tesoro Creek Road, RSM 92688

What: Future Titan Competition - Points will be awarded to Elementary Schools for the following:

  1. The Elementary School that wins the competition (competitors will be chosen during lunch time activities the week of January 15th) – 20 points per game
  2. The Elementary School which has the highest percentage of attendance for each game.  Double points awarded for teachers to attend.  And triple points awarded for Assistant Principals and Principals to attend.

How Much? Entrance tickets are $7 for middle school and up.  Elementary Students get in free.  Elementary students will receive a t-shirt with a paid adult ticket. 

 

 

5th GRADE BAND AND STRING PLUS MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND AND ORCHESTRA CONCERT:  “Community Showcase Concert” at the Tesoro High School gym on Tuesday, January 30. Musicians from Arroyo Vista K-8 5 will be performing with musicians from Las Flores, Wagon Wheel and Tijeras Creek Elementary Schools plus musicians from Arroyo Vista and Las Flores Middle Schools, and Tesoro High School. Over 500 musicians will perform a spectacular evening of music

 

Strings Concert: 

Report time 5:30pm

Concert time 6:00pm

 

Band Concert:

Report time 7:30pm

Concert time 7:45pm

 

All students should report to the main Tesoro High School gymnasium.   

Students will need to bring their own instruments and music to the concert.

 

 

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

 

PTA NEWS:

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

DECEMBER

JANUARY

January 30 - 5th Grade/Middle School Band and Strings Area Concert

FEBRUARY

February 8 – Open House K-8

February 9 – Minimum Day K-8

February 16 – Lincoln Day (Legal Holiday) No School for Elementary or Middle School

February 19 – Washington Day (Legal Holiday) No School for Elementary or Middle School

February 23 – Kindergarten Round-Up.  8:30 in Elementary MPR

February 23 - End of Second Progress Reporting Period (Elementary)

February 26-March 2 -  Elementary Parent Conferences (Minimum Days, Elementary School)

MARCH

March 16 – End of Third Quarter (Middle School)

APRIL

April 2-6 - SPRING RECESS

April 9 - SCHOOL RESUMES

MAY

May 28 - MEMORIAL DAY (Legal Holiday)

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 


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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Thursday, January 11, 2018

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

«No School on Monday, January 15, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr«

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 YEARBOOK ESPECIALLY FOR YOU ADS:  Especially For You Ads give parents, family, friends and classmates a place to honor students, teachers and school staff in the yearbook.  Space is limited! Final Deadline: February 23.  Ads are available online at http://community.pictavo.com or you can download the flyer here.  Please contact Darcie Cotton at yearbookdarcie@gmail.com if you have any questions.

 

 

FIFTH AND EIGHTH GRADE YEARBOOK ADS: Full, half, and quarter page ads are available online at http://community.pictavo.com or you can download the flyer here.  Please contact Darcie Cotton at yearbookdarcie@gmail.com if you have any questions.

 

 

TESORO HIGH SCHOOL FUTURE TITAN NIGHT - Thursday, January 25 and Friday, January 26:  Tesoro High School would like to invite students, parents, and staff to attend our Future Titan Night Girls and Boys Basketball games.  We will be having half time competitions for elementary students at both games.  We invite elementary students to partake in the competition and earn points for their school.  The Elementary School with the most points will receive a Future Titan Trophy.

When: Future Titan Night Girls Basketball Game - Thursday – January 25, 2018 at 7:00pm 

            Future Titan Night Boys Basketball Game – Friday, January 26, 2018 at 7:00pm

Where:  Tesoro High School – Big Gym – 1 Tesoro Creek Road, RSM 92688

What: Future Titan Competition - Points will be awarded to Elementary Schools for the following:

  1. The Elementary School that wins the competition (competitors will be chosen during lunch time activities the week of January 15th) – 20 points per game
  2. The Elementary School which has the highest percentage of attendance for each game.  Double points awarded for teachers to attend.  And triple points awarded for Assistant Principals and Principals to attend.

How Much? Entrance tickets are $7 for middle school and up.  Elementary Students get in free.  Elementary students will receive a t-shirt with a paid adult ticket. 

 

 

5th GRADE BAND AND STRING PLUS MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND AND ORCHESTRA CONCERT:  “Community Showcase Concert” at the Tesoro High School gym on Tuesday, January 30. Musicians from Arroyo Vista K-8 5 will be performing with musicians from Las Flores, Wagon Wheel and Tijeras Creek Elementary Schools plus musicians from Arroyo Vista and Las Flores Middle Schools, and Tesoro High School. Over 500 musicians will perform a spectacular evening of music

 

Strings Concert: 

Report time 5:30pm

Concert time 6:00pm

 

Band Concert:

Report time 7:30pm

Concert time 7:45pm

 

All students should report to the main Tesoro High School gymnasium.   

Students will need to bring their own instruments and music to the concert.

 

 

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

 

PTA NEWS:

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

DECEMBER

JANUARY

January 15 - DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY (Legal Holiday)

January 30 - 5th Grade/Middle School Band and Strings Area Concert

FEBRUARY

February 8 – Open House K-8

February 9 – Minimum Day K-8

February 16 – Lincoln Day (Legal Holiday) No School for Elementary or Middle School

February 19 – Washington Day (Legal Holiday) No School for Elementary or Middle School

February 23 - End of Second Progress Reporting Period (Elementary)

February 26-March 2 -  Elementary Parent Conferences (Minimum Days, Elementary School)

MARCH

March 16 – End of Third Quarter (Middle School)

APRIL

April 2-6 - SPRING RECESS

April 9 - SCHOOL RESUMES

MAY

May 28 - MEMORIAL DAY (Legal Holiday)

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

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Yearbook ads are on sale!

There are 2 ways to order this year:

 

Order online at: http://community.pictavo.com/

OR

Submit the applicable form to the front office/PTA mailbox  with payment

 

All Grades ad form: https://goo.gl/19u7aZ

 

5th and 8th Grade ad form: https://goo.gl/U3vvjs

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KINDERGARTEN ROUND-UP

 

 

Who:              Parents of Incoming Kindergarten Students

What:             Parent Information Meeting

When:            Friday, February 23, 2018 8:30-9:30am

Where:           Arroyo Vista Elementary Multi-purpose Room

 

Registration materials will be distributed. The On-Line Registration will start on February 5, 2018 and we will collect your registration on Wednesday, March 23rd, so you do not need to bring immunizations or other items at this time.  Please remember that this meeting is for parents only.  We look forward to meeting you!

 

(If you know someone who will have a kindergarten student starting this fall who does not have a sibling in school now, please pass along this information to them.)

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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

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TEACHERS OF THE YEAR:  I’d like to congratulate Arroyo Vista K-8’s 2017-2018 Teachers of the Year, Tammy Trainor and Marie Tahbaz.  Mrs. Trainor, First Grade Teacher, and Mrs. Tahbaz, Middle School Math Teacher, are both excellent examples of the quality of educators at Arroyo Vista. We are very fortunate to have a caring, dedicated, and professional staff and are proud of all of our teachers.  Mrs. Trainor and Mrs. Tahbaz are both passionate about teaching and have the Growth Mindset it takes to help their students be successful.  Students and parents that have ever had the pleasure of being in Mrs. Trainor or Mrs. Tahbaz’s classes know how much they care about them.  Congratulations Mrs. Trainor and Mrs. Tahbaz!

 

 

SPIRIT DAYS @ ARROYO VISTA K-8:

December 18

Elementary School:  Whoville Hair and Grinchy Green Day

Middle School:  Grinchie Green

December 19

Elementary School:  Candy Cane Day – wear red and white OR your favorite holiday colors

Middle School:  Holiday or AV Paw Sock Day

December 20

Elementary School:  Ugly Sweater Day

Middle School:  Ugly Sweater Day

December 21

Elementary School:  Long Winters Nap Day – wear your pajamas and a holiday hat

Middle School:  Holiday Hats and/or Pajama Day

December 22 – No School for Students

 

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

 

PTA NEWS:

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

DECEMBER

December 11-15 – Holiday Hello Grams on sale before school on ES blacktop

December 14 – MS Choir Concert 6:00 p.m.

December 21 - End of Second Quarter for Middle School

December 22 – NO SCHOOL:  Pupil-Free Day for Elementary & Middle School Students

December 25 – Winter Recess starts

JANUARY

January 8 – School Resumes

January 15 - DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY (Legal Holiday)

FEBRUARY

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 


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ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Friday, December 8, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

Orangewood Giving Tree

Just a reminder that all of the gifts benefitting Orangewood will need to be turn in by Monday, December 11. That’s THIS coming Monday. Please place the paper ornament tag on the gift so the center will know which child to present the gift to and return the gift to the large box in the front office. (We are NOT wrapping the gifts this year.)  Thank you to everyone that has contributed!

 

 

PTA Executive Board for 2018-2019

We still have 1-2 open positions for next year’s PTA executive board!! This is a great way to get involved and have your voice heard. Please fill out an interest form (there will be copies in the PTA mailbox in the front office, as well as a PDF posted on the AV PTA Facebook page) and return them to the PTA mailbox in the front office. Let Tonya Pierce at tonyapierce17@gmail.com know if you have any questions!

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 


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ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

Thank you for your donations.  To date, Arroyo Vista has the second biggest total.   

Education for the Children - Direct Grant Funding. Deadline is Today

Each year, the EFC grant committee reviews a variety of teacher grants that display an incredibly strong commitment to providing an optimal education. We have funded writing materials, classroom technology, science materials, alternative seating and much more for our schools over the past 20 years. This year we are excited to offer you the opportunity to donate directly to the grants that you are most passionate about. 

Please find the link to your school below on Cheddar Up to see what exciting grants your teachers have submitted.

Arroyo Vista - https://arroyo-vista-grants.cheddarup.com

Las Flores Elementary - https://las-flores-elementary-grants.cheddarup.com

Las Flores Middle - https://las-flores-middle-school-grants.cheddarup.com

Tesoro High School - https://tesoro-high-school-grants.cheddarup.com

Tijeras Creek Elementary - https://tijeras-creek-elementary-grants.cheddarup.com

Wagon Wheel Elementary - https://wagon-wheel-elementary-grants.cheddarup.com

Do not miss this opportunity to make a direct impact at your school!  Deadline is Monday December 6. Any questions, please email  info@educationforthechildren.org.

See more information on the EFC website at educationforthechildren.org

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 

 

 

 


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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

««

 

Wednesday 12/6 - Book Fair Family Fun Night 5:30-7:30 elementary MPR. The book fair will be hosting a "Western Show" with a real life cowboy who will be doing rope tricks, line dancing and other cowboy activities. 

 

 

FIFTH AND EIGHTH GRADE PANORAMIC PHOTO DAY – FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8: Sumner photography will be here on Friday to take the fifth and eighth grade panoramic photos.  Please return your order envelope with payment if you are planning on purchasing a photo.

 

 

VISION AND HEARING SCREENING ON FRIDAY FOR GRADES K, 2, 5 & 8:  Vision and Hearing screening will take place on Friday, December 8 for students in grades K, 2, 5, & 8.  Please be sure to send glasses with your child if they wear them.

 

 

GIVING TREE FOR ORANGEWOOD CHILDREN & FAMILY CENTER:  The Arroyo Vista PTA is sponsoring a Giving Tree Toy Drive for Orangewood Children and Family Center. OCFC is a 24-hour emergency shelter care facility, operated and owned by the County of Orange Social Services Agency for children ages birth to 18 years, who have been abused, abandoned, and/or neglected. We will have tags on the tree in the front office for you to come and choose what you would like to donate. There are two gifts on each tag this year, feel free to share a tag with another family and each of you provide one gift. Please purchase the items and place the paper ornament tag on the gift so the center will know which child to present the gift to and return the gift to the large box in the front office. (We are NOT wrapping the gifts this year.) If you take an ornament off the tree and then are unable to purchase the gift, please let Tonya Pierce know ASAP at tonyapierce17@gmail.com. We want all of the children to receive their gifts! The last day to turn in gifts will be December 11.

 

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

 

PTA NEWS:

The book fair is @ Arroyo Vista December 4-8. The book fair will be open before and after school.

BOOK FAIR EVENTS

Wednesday 12/6- Dress Up Day- Wear your favorite Western Wear to school celebrating our Book Fair theme "Saddle Up and Read!"

Wednesday 12/6 - Book Fair Family Fun Night 5:30-7:30 elementary MPR. The book fair will be hosting a "Western Show" with a real life cowboy who will be doing rope tricks, line dancing and other cowboy activities. 

 

We need book fair volunteers. Please sign up at  http://signup.com/login/entry/ 9870136360475020103 

 

 

Book Fair Schedule:

Wednesday 12/6

8:30-9:30              Buxton

10:00-11:00         Standley

12:00-1:20           Trainor

 

Thursday 12/7

8:15-9:00              Paschall

9:00-9:30              Kruse

9:00-9:30              Cutkomp

10:15-11:15         Samis

12:00-12:45         Gicking

1:45-2:35              Schnapper

 

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

DECEMBER

December 4-8 – Wild West Book Fair – Saddle up and Read!

December 6 - Dress Up Day- Wear your favorite Western Wear to school celebrating our Book Fair theme "Saddle Up and Read!"

December 6 - Book Fair Family Fun Night 5:30-7:30 elementary MPR. The book fair will be hosting a "Westen Show"

December 8 – Vision and Hearing screening for Kindergarten, 2nd, 5th, and 8th grade

December 8 - Panoramic Photos for Eighth Grade (11:50) and Fifth Grade (11:20)

December 11-15 – Holiday Hello Grams on sale before school on ES blacktop

December 12 – MS Orchestra Winter Concert 6:00 p.m.

December 12 – MS Band Winter Concert 7:30 p.m.

December 14 – MS Choir Concert 6:00 p.m.

December 21 - End of Second Quarter for Middle School

December 22 – NO SCHOOL:  Pupil-Free Day for Elementary & Middle School Students

December 25 – Winter Recess starts

JANUARY

January 8 – School Resumes

January 15 - DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY (Legal Holiday)

FEBRUARY

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 

 

 


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ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

Dear Wildcats,

 

Arroyo Vista K-8 has reported cases of Hand, Foot, and Mouth disease recently among students. Please review the following information for a description of the illness, how it is spread, and what you should do if your child develops hand, foot, and mouth disease.  A hard copy of this letter is going home with elementary students.

 

What causes hand, foot, and mouth disease?

Hand, Foot, and Mouth disease is a common illness of infants and children caused by a virus. It occurs mainly in children under 10 years old, but may occur in older children and adults as well. It is most often seen in the summer or fall, though cases occur year-round. It is not related to foot-and-mouth disease in animals and is only transmitted person to person.

 

What are the symptoms of hand, foot, and mouth disease?

Symptoms of Hand, Foot, and Mouth disease include tiny blisters in the mouth and on the palms of the hands, soles of the feet, and buttocks. The illness may also include fever, sore throat, or cold symptoms. Mouth blisters may make eating or drinking difficult. An infected person may have none, some, or all of the symptoms.

 

How serious is hand, foot, and mouth disease?

For almost all children the illness is mild. Symptoms are the worst in the first few days but are usually completely gone within a week. Early in the illness some children become dehydrated because of the fever and mouth pain. The Hand, Foot, and Mouth disease virus can cause more severe infection in the form of meningitis or heart infection, but this is very rare. Parents with infected children who are having severe symptoms, as well as persons with weakened immune systems who are exposed to hand, foot, and mouth disease, should contact their health care provider.

 

How does a person get hand, foot, and mouth disease?

The virus is found in the fluids from the nose, throat, skin blisters and stool of an infected child. Another child becomes infected when hands, food, or toys contaminated with the virus are put into the mouth.

 

How long does it take to come down with hand, foot, and mouth disease after a person is exposed?  It usually takes 3-6 days after exposure for symptoms to begin.

 

When is a person with hand, foot, and mouth disease contagious?

A person is most contagious during the first week of illness, but the virus may be shed in the stool for weeks.

 

How can I help prevent the spread of hand, foot, and mouth disease?

• Wash hands well and often with soap and water, especially after wiping a nose or changing a diaper.

• Cover coughs and sneezes and put used tissues into a trash can.

• Clean, rinse, and sanitize toys regularly at child care and after contact with saliva.

• Prevent sharing of food, drinks, and personal items that may touch the mouth, such as eating

utensils, toothbrushes, or towels.

 

What is the treatment for hand, foot, and mouth disease?

Relief of any fever or pain is the only treatment available for hand, foot, and mouth disease. To prevent dehydration, those with fever and mouth pain should drink plenty of fluids.

 

If my child develops hand, foot, and mouth disease, must s/he stay away from child care?

No, as long as s/he does not have fever or any other symptoms that would require exclusion.

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

««

 

 

GIVING TREE FOR ORANGEWOOD CHILDREN & FAMILY CENTER:  The Arroyo Vista PTA is sponsoring a Giving Tree Toy Drive for Orangewood Children and Family Center. OCFC is a 24-hour emergency shelter care facility, operated and owned by the County of Orange Social Services Agency for children ages birth to 18 years, who have been abused, abandoned, and/or neglected. We will have tags on the tree in the front office for you to come and choose what you would like to donate. There are two gifts on each tag this year, feel free to share a tag with another family and each of you provide one gift. Please purchase the items and place the paper ornament tag on the gift so the center will know which child to present the gift to and return the gift to the large box in the front office. (We are NOT wrapping the gifts this year.) If you take an ornament off the tree and then are unable to purchase the gift, please let Tonya Pierce know ASAP at tonyapierce17@gmail.com. We want all of the children to receive their gifts! The last day to turn in gifts will be December 11.

 

 

SIGNS OF SUICIDE PARENT AWARENESS NIGHT-NOVEMBER 29:  The school counselors from Arroyo Vista K-8, Las Flores Middle School, and Ladera Ranch Middle School will be presenting information on the Signs of Suicide prevention curriculum that is being implemented this year district wide in 7th grade. This presentation will provide information on what the curriculum includes and what students will be learning, such as the signs of suicide and depression and what to do if they or someone they know may need help. Please join us to learn more on Wednesday, November 29, in the Ladera Ranch Middle School MPR at 6:00 pm. A parent letter will also be sent out to all 7th grade parents before the Signs of Suicide curriculum is presented to 7th graders at Arroyo Vista in December.  For any questions, please contact Emily Beckman, School Counselor, at ekbeckman@capousd.org.

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

 

PTA NEWS:

The Book Fair is coming to Arroyo Vista December 4th-8th. The book fair will be open before and after school. Flyers will be going home this week with your student with all the Book Fair hours and information.

BOOK FAIR EVENTS

Monday 12/4 7:30-8:15 Donuts and Coffee with Mom & Dad- The Book Fair will open at 7:30 and we will be selling donuts, coffee and water for $1. 

Wednesday 12/6- Dress Up Day- Wear your favorite Western Wear to school celebrating our Book Fair theme "Saddle Up and Read!"

Wednesday 12/6 - Book Fair Family Fun Night 5:30-7:30 elementary MPR. The book fair will be hosting a "Westen Show" with a real life cowboy who will be doing rope tricks, line dancing and other cowboy activities. 

 

We need book fair volunteers. Please sign up at  http://signup.com/login/entry/ 9870136360475020103 

 

 

Book Fair Schedule

 Monday 12/4

8:45-9:15              Diaz

9:15-10:15           Bowser

10:15-11:15         McSweeney

12:15-1:15           Elkin

12:45-1:15           Villanueva

1:30-2:30              Adlparvar

 

Tuesday 12/5

8:45-9:45              Renz

9:45-10:35           Justl

10:35-11:15         Henry

12:45-1:15           Peterson

1:45-2:35              Houldin

 

Wednesday 12/6

8:30-9:30              Buxton

10:00-11:00         Standley

12:00-1:20           Trainor

 

Thursday 12/7

8:15-9:00              Paschall

9:00-9:30              Kruse

9:00-9:30              Cutkomp

10:15-11:15         Samis

12:00-12:45         Gicking

1:45-2:35              Schnapper

 

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER

December 4-8 – Wild West Book Fair – Saddle up and Read!

December 4 - Donuts and Coffee with Mom & Dad 7:30-8:15

December 6 - Dress Up Day- Wear your favorite Western Wear to school celebrating our Book Fair theme "Saddle Up and Read!"

December 6 - Book Fair Family Fun Night 5:30-7:30 elementary MPR. The book fair will be hosting a "Westen Show"

December 8 – Vision and Hearing screening for Kindergarten, 2nd, 5th, and 8th grade

December 12 – MS Orchestra Winter Concert 6:00 p.m.

December 12 – MS Band Winter Concert 7:30 p.m.

December 14 – MS Choir Concert 6:00 p.m.

December 21 - End of Second Quarter for Middle School

December 22 – NO SCHOOL:  Pupil-Free Day for Elementary & Middle School Students

December 25 – Winter Recess starts

JANUARY

January 8 – School Resumes

January 15 - DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY (Legal Holiday)

FEBRUARY

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 

 

 


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The School of Choice application window for the 2018-2019 school year will open February 1, 2018, and close March 2, 2018.  

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Published: 11/27/17




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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Friday, November 17, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

«Thank you for responding to our call to have your children in attendance at school. Arroyo Vista ES had the second highest attendance rate in October - 97.72%. 

We missed being #1 by .01%.«

 

 

 

THANKSGIVING RECESS:  We hope you have a tremendous Thanksgiving break.  Enjoy your time with family and friends.  Please note that Monday, November 20 through Friday, November 24; all CUSD schools and the District Office will be closed for the Thanksgiving recess.  School resumes Monday, November 27.

 

 

GIVING TREE FOR ORANGEWOOD CHILDREN & FAMILY CENTER:  The Arroyo Vista PTA is sponsoring a Giving Tree Toy Drive for Orangewood Children and Family Center this year from November 17 to December 11. OCFC is a 24-hour emergency shelter care facility, operated and owned by the County of Orange Social Services Agency for children, ages birth to 18 years, who have been abused, abandoned, and/or neglected. We will have tags on the tree in the front office for you to come and choose what you would like to donate. There are two gifts on each tag this year, feel free to share a tag with another family and each of you provide one gift. Please purchase the items and place the paper ornament tag on the gift so the center will know which child to present the gift to and return the gift to the large box in the front office. (We are NOT wrapping the gifts this year.) If you take an ornament off the tree and then are unable to purchase the gift, please let Tonya Pierce know ASAP at tonyapierce17@gmail.com. We want all of the children to receive their gifts! The last day to turn in gifts will be December 11.

 

 

SIGNS OF SUICIDE PARENT AWARENESS NIGHT:  The school counselors from Arroyo Vista K-8, Las Flores Middle School, and Ladera Ranch Middle School will be presenting information on the Signs of Suicide prevention curriculum that is being implemented this year district wide in 7th grade. This presentation will provide information on what the curriculum includes and what students will be learning, such as the signs of suicide and depression and what to do if they or someone they know may need help. Please join us to learn more on Wednesday, November 29, in the Ladera Ranch Middle School MPR at 6:00 pm. A parent letter will also be sent out to all 7th grade parents before the Signs of Suicide curriculum is presented to 7th graders at Arroyo Vista in December.  For any questions, please contact Emily Beckman, School Counselor, at ekbeckman@capousd.org.

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

 

PTA NEWS:

 

 

CARE N SHARE UPDATE:  Our total collection was over 3,300 items and over 2,500 pounds and is going to RSM Cares Food Pantry

1st place - Pizza Party: Mrs. Elkin

2nd Place - Popcorn Party: Mrs. Gicking
3rd Place - Popcorn Party: Mrs. Standley

4th Place - Popcorn Party: Mrs. Houldin

Runners up with over 200 items - Popsicle Party: Mrs. Samis, Mrs. Justl, and Mrs. Adlparvar

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

NOVEMBER

November 20-24 - THANKSGIVING RECESS.  NO SCHOOL 

DECEMBER

December 4-8 – Wild West Book Fair – Saddle up and Read!

December 12 – MS Orchestra Winter Concert 6:00 p.m.

December 12 – MS Band Winter Concert 7:30 p.m.

December 14 – MS Choir Concert 6:00 p.m.

December 21 - End of Second Quarter for Middle School

December 22 – NO SCHOOL:  Pupil-Free Day for Elementary & Middle School Students

December 25 – Winter Recess starts

JANUARY

January 8 – School Resumes

January 15 - DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY (Legal Holiday)

FEBRUARY

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 

 

 


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We dropped off the Care N Share donations to RSM Cares Food Pantry and they were so happy! Our total collection was over 3,300 items and over 2,500 pounds!

 

All of the classes did an awesome job, and it was a close race to first place! Mrs. Gicking's class had a strong lead and brought in just over 400 items total! But on Wednesday, Mrs. Elkin's class brought in over 200 items to take first place with 421!!!

 

The winners are:

1st place - Pizza Party: Mrs. Elkin

2nd Place - Popcorn Party: Mrs. Gicking
3rd Place - Popcorn Party: Mrs. Standley

4th Place - Popcorn Party: Mrs. Houldin

Runners up with over 200 items - Popsicle Party:

Mrs. Samis, Mrs. Justl, and Mrs. Adlparvar

 

Thank you so much to all of our staff and students who made this a great Care N Share!

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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Monday, November 13, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

«Please make every effort to have your child present at Arroyo Vista K-8, especially on Mondays and Fridays.  Our absent rate doubles on Mondays and Fridays.«

 

 

SCIENCE FAIR

FAMILY SCIENCE NIGHT TOMORROW NIGHT: We want to remind everyone that our Family Science Night is tomorrow, Tuesday, November 14 from 6:00-7:30 pm in the Middle School MPR.  Come see all of the great science fair projects, try some hands-on experiments, view the stars and planets through UCI's high-powered telescopes, check out Brainstorm's Battlebots Robotics, buy some yummy treats at the 5th Grade Science Camp Bake Sale, and more!  This is going to be a super fun and educational family night that you won't want to miss. Everyone is welcome to attend regardless of whether they participated in the Science Fair or not. Hope to see you there.

Important dates to remember:

Monday, November 13 - Project set-up in Middle School MPR (4:30-7:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14 - Judging and student interviews (8:30 am-2:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14 - Family Science Night and Project viewing (6:00-7:30 pm)

 

 

 

CARE ‘N SHARE:  The Care ‘N Share Program at Arroyo Vista appreciates your continued support as we come up on 20 years of serving the community! Our fall collection is November 8-15. Elementary students can bring their donations to their classroom while Middle School students can drop their donations off in a bag, labeled with their full name and first period teacher, in front of the Middle School MPR between 7:30-8:00 am each day.  There are prizes for the top Elementary classes and the top 10 Middle School Students! Please look for the flyers in your child's backpack this week for more information on prizes and items needed, or check the Arroyo Vista PTA Facebook page for a copy of the flyer. Thank you so much for all of your help making this collection a success. We are looking forward to another great season of serving our local Food Pantry!

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

NOVEMBER

November 8-13 – Care N’ Share Collection Days

November 14 - Family Science Night and Project viewing in the MS MPR (6:00-7:30 pm)

November 15 – PTA Association Meeting in the MS MPR

November 20-24 - THANKSGIVING RECESS.  NO SCHOOL 

DECEMBER

December 4-8 – Wild West Book Fair – Saddle up and Read!

December 12 – MS Orchestra Winter Concert 6:00 p.m.

December 12 – MS Band Winter Concert 7:30 p.m.

December 14 – MS Choir Concert 6:00 p.m.

December 21 - End of Second Quarter for Middle School

December 22 – NO SCHOOL:  Pupil-Free Day for Elementary & Middle School Students

December 25 – Winter Recess starts

JANUARY

January 8 – School Resumes

January 15 - DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY (Legal Holiday)

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 

 


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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Thursday, November 9, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

«Please make every effort to have your child present at Arroyo Vista K-8, especially on Mondays and Fridays.  Our absent rate doubles on Mondays and Fridays.«

 

 

 

VETERANS DAY: NO SCHOOL NOVEMBER 10  - All CUSD campuses will be closed on Friday, November 10 in observance of Veterans Day.

 

 

SIGN OF SUICIDE PARENT AWARENESS NIGHTS:  The school counselors from Arroyo Vista K-8, Las Flores Middle School, and Ladera Ranch Middle School will be presenting information on the Signs of Suicide prevention curriculum that is being implemented this year district wide in 7th grade. This presentation will provide information on what the curriculum includes and what students will be learning, such as the signs of suicide and depression and what to do if they or someone they know may need help. Please join us to learn more on Wednesday, November 29, in the Ladera Ranch Middle School MPR at 6:00 pm. A parent letter will also be sent out to all 7th grade parents before the Signs of Suicide curriculum is presented to 7th graders at Arroyo Vista in December.  For any questions, please contact Emily Beckman, School Counselor, at ekbeckman@capousd.org.

 

 

CUSD AFTER-SCHOOL AND EARLY-MORNING EXPERIENCE

  • Classes run one day a week, Monday-Thursday
  • Classes taught by CUSD Teachers and professional experts

Session 2:  November 13 – January 25

REMEMBER!  If you are interested in a MONDAY class, sign up early!

Any cancelation decisions for Monday classes will be made on Thursday, November 9.

 

Register online at http://www.saddleback.edu/ce or call the Community Education office at (949) 582-4646.  Office Hours: Monday – Friday from 8:30 – 4:00

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

 

PTA NEWS:

CARE ‘N SHARE:  The Care ‘N Share Program at Arroyo Vista appreciates your continued support as we come up on 20 years of serving the community! Our fall collection is November 8-15. Elementary students can bring their donations to their classroom while Middle School students can drop their donations off in a bag, labeled with their full name and first period teacher, in front of the Middle School MPR between 7:30-8:00 am each day.  There are prizes for the top Elementary classes and the top 10 Middle School Students! Please look for the flyers in your child's backpack this week for more information on prizes and items needed, or check the Arroyo Vista PTA Facebook page for a copy of the flyer. Thank you so much for all of your help making this collection a success. We are looking forward to another great season of serving our local Food Pantry!

 

 

SCIENCE FAIR

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, November 14th from 6:00-7:30pm for our Family Science Night! All Arroyo Vista families are invited to attend whether or not your child participated in the Science Fair. All projects will be on display, Brainstorm will be doing demonstrations, there will be hands-on experiments for the kids to do and Kona Ice will be there! 

Important dates to remember:

Monday, November 13 - Project set-up in Middle School MPR (4:30-7:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14 - Judging and student interviews (8:30 am-2:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14 - Family Science Night and Project viewing (6:00-7:30 pm)

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

NOVEMBER

November 8-13 – Care N’ Share Collection Days

November 10 – Veterans Day – Legal Holiday.  NO SCHOOL

November 14 - Family Science Night and Project viewing in the MS MPR (6:00-7:30 pm)

November 15 – PTA Association Meeting in the MS MPR

November 20-24 - THANKSGIVING RECESS.  NO SCHOOL 

DECEMBER

December 4-8 – Wild West Book Fair – Saddle up and Read!

December 12 – MS Orchestra Winter Concert 6:00 p.m.

December 12 – MS Band Winter Concert 7:30 p.m.

December 14 – MS Choir Concert 6:00 p.m.

JANUARY

FEBRUARY

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 

 

 


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Wednesday, November 8th – Chipotle Fundraiser for the MS music department. Flyers are in the front office.

Tuesday, December 12th – MS Orchestra Winter Concert 6 p.m.

Tuesday, December 12th – MS Band Winter Concert 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, December 14th – MS Choir Concert 6 p.m.

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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Friday, November 3, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

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FALL BACK: Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour on Sunday morning when you get up or on Saturday night before you go to sleep.  A safety reminder- Many fire departments encourage people to change the batteries in their smoke detectors when they change their clocks because Daylight Saving Time provides a convenient reminder. "A working smoke detector more than doubles a person's chances of surviving a home fire," says William McNabb of the Troy Fire Department in Michigan

 

 

EFC:

For 20 years, EFC has been awarding funds to the Tesoro Family of Schools in the form of teacher grants, funding classroom needs and technology that directly benefit the now more than 5,000 students.

 

This year, a challenge has been made to increase the number of families becoming a FRIEND of EFC.  As part of our 20th year Anniversary, we have the challenge to encourage 350 or more families to donate at least $20.  The date has now been extended until November 5, 2017. 

 

Only 4 days left to go!  Please help us succeed at this 20th Anniversary challenge and support programs for your child’s education!

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

OCTOBER

NOVEMBER

November 3 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

November 8-13 – Care N’ Share Collection Days

November 10 – Veterans Day – Legal Holiday.  NO SCHOOL

November 14 - Family Science Night and Project viewing in the MS MPR (6:00-7:30 pm)

November 15 – PTA Association Meeting in the MS MPR

November 20-24 - THANKSGIVING RECESS.  NO SCHOOL 

DECEMBER

JANUARY

FEBRUARY

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 


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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Thursday, November 2, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

«Please make every effort to have your child present at Arroyo Vista K-8, especially on Mondays and Fridays.  Our absent rate doubles on Mondays and Fridays.«

 

 

ELEMENTARY PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES - MARK YOUR CALENDAR:  

November 2 & 3 - Minimum Days.  Grades 1-5 is 12:45 dismissal.  Early Birds and Late Owls attend 8:15 – 11:50

 

 

EFC CHALLENGE:  For 20 years, Education For the Children has been awarding funds to the Tesoro Family of Schools in the form of teacher grants, funding classroom needs and technology that directly impact your students.  This year, a challenge has been made to increase the number of families becoming a FRIEND of EFC.  As part of our 20th Year Anniversary, we have the challenge to encourage 350 or more families to donate at least $20.  The date has now been extended until November 5, 2017.  Please help us succeed at this 20th Anniversary challenge and support programs for your child’s education!  Visit  http://www.educationforthechildren.org/efc-challenge-.html to help the challenge.

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

PTA SPIRIT WEAR:  All purchased spirit wear has been delivered to the classrooms or the teacher’s boxes last week.   We had an overwhelming number of families that requested to purchase more spirit wear.  The PTA is offering one more chance to purchase the special 25th Anniversary spirit wear.   Order forms were delivered to the teachers boxes on Monday and should be going home this week.   The deadline for placing an order is Friday, October 27th.

 

 

VOLUNTEER BAKERS NEEDED:  Arroyo Vista 5th Grade Science Camp Boosters is planning a bake sale to benefit the 5th Grade Science Camp Scholarship Fund. We will be selling yummy treats at the Science Fair on November 14 and we need your help. Please visit the link to sign up - http://signup.com/go/RSrJLuY

 

 

PTA NEWS:

CARE ‘N SHARE:  The Care ‘N Share Program at Arroyo Vista appreciates your continued support as we come up on 20 years of serving the community! Our fall collection is November 8-15. Elementary students can bring their donations to their classroom while Middle School students can drop their donations off in a bag, labeled with their full name and first period teacher, in front of the Middle School MPR between 7:30-8:00 am each day.  There are prizes for the top Elementary classes and the top 10 Middle School Students! Please look for the flyers in your child's backpack this week for more information on prizes and items needed, or check the Arroyo Vista PTA Facebook page for a copy of the flyer. Thank you so much for all of your help making this collection a success. We are looking forward to another great season of serving our local Food Pantry!

 

 

SCIENCE FAIR

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, November 14th from 6:00-7:30pm for our Family Science Night! All Arroyo Vista families are invited to attend whether or not your child participated in the Science Fair. All projects will be on display, Brainstorm will be doing demonstrations, there will be hands-on experiments for the kids to do and Kona Ice will be there! 

Important dates to remember:

Monday, November 13 - Project set-up in Middle School MPR (4:30-7:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14 - Judging and student interviews (8:30 am-2:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14 - Family Science Night and Project viewing (6:00-7:30 pm)

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

OCTOBER

NOVEMBER

November 3 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

November 8-13 – Care N’ Share Collection Days

November 10 – Veterans Day – Legal Holiday.  NO SCHOOL

November 14 - Family Science Night and Project viewing in the MS MPR (6:00-7:30 pm)

November 15 – PTA Association Meeting in the MS MPR

November 20-24 - THANKSGIVING RECESS.  NO SCHOOL 

DECEMBER

JANUARY

FEBRUARY

 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 

 

 


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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Thursday, October 26, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

«Please make every effort to have your child present at Arroyo Vista K-8, especially on Mondays and Fridays.  Our absent rate doubles on Mondays and Fridays.«

 

 

After-School and Early-Morning Experience – REMINDER

No classes the week of October 30.  Your final class for Session 1 will be on the week of November 6.  Don’t forget to register for Session 2 as classes will start the week of November 13

Registration is now open at www.saddleback.edu/ce or you can call the Community Education office at (949)582-4646.

 

 

RED RIBBON WEEK:  We’ll be celebrating Red Ribbon Week October 23–31. The theme for this year is “Your Future is Key, so stay Drug Free”. Please note that decorating the classroom doors is optional. If you would like to do so, I’ve attached a few options you are welcome to use.

 

Friday, October 27: Radical Red Day – wear as much Red clothing as possible.

 

 

CLOTHING DRIVE:  October 23-27 - The 5th Grade Science Camp Booster Club is collecting gently used and new clothing, linens, purses, and backpacks plus ALL shoes, including sneakers, soccer cleats, boots, sandals, and dress shoes.  Shoes must be in pairs so please tie the laces together or rubber band them together.  Proceeds will benefit the 5th Grade Science Camp scholarship fund.

 

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

 

PTA SPIRIT WEAR:  All purchased spirit wear has been delivered to the classrooms or the teacher’s boxes last week.   We had an overwhelming number of families that requested to purchase more spirit wear.  The PTA is offering one more chance to purchase the special 25th Anniversary spirit wear.   Order forms were delivered to the teachers boxes on Monday and should be going home this week.   The deadline for placing an order is Friday, October 27th.

 

 

VOLUNTEER BAKERS NEEDED:  Arroyo Vista 5th Grade Science Camp Boosters is planning a bake sale to benefit the 5th Grade Science Camp Scholarship Fund. We will be selling yummy treats at the Science Fair on November 14 and we need your help. Please visit the link to sign up - http://signup.com/go/RSrJLuY

 

 

 

ELEMENTARY PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES - MARK YOUR CALENDAR:  

October 30 & 31 - Minimum Days.  Grades 1-5 is 12:45 dismissal. Early Birds and Late Owls attend 8:15 – 11:50

November 1 – Pupil Free Day

November 2 & 3 - Minimum Days.  Grades 1-5 is 12:45 dismissal.  Early Birds and Late Owls attend 8:15 – 11:50

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY Wednesday, November 1 – NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS:  All Middle School and High School Teachers districtwide will be meeting at various sites throughout the district.  Students do not have school on Wednesday, November 1.

 

 

EFC MORNING AT THE MOVIES - Private Showing of Thor: Ragnarok.  Sunday, November 5 @ 9:00 am.  Regal Cinemas Foothill Towne Center 22.   The Education for the Children Foundation invites you to join us for a private screening of Thor: Ragnarok on opening weekend.  Help EFC raise funds for our schools by enjoying an excellent movie with your friends, family, and principals.  Doors open at 8:15 am, so come in your PJs or your favorite Avengers costume - No weapons, masks or full face paint is allowed.  Concessions will be available.  Be sure to purchase raffle tickets to win a cash prize.   Winner to be announced right after the movie.  Purchase tickets here: Private InvitationMovie tickets must be purchased in advance by Wednesday, November 1. 

Individual -  $20 includes 1 admission and 1 raffle ticket

Family Pack - $100 includes four movie tickets, 20 raffle tickets and an EFC travel coffee mug

Extra Raffle Tickets – 6 for $5, 12 for $10, 25 for $20

 

Hope to see you there.  Note: Tickets are not available to the public and only for students of the Tesoro Family of Schools and their friends and family. 

 

 

OFFICIAL TRAFFIC REMINDERS:  Please follow these guidelines before and after school to help unsure our students are safe.

·      Please drive distraction free when you enter/exit the parking lot.  Please put down your smart phones while in the parking lot.

·      Please unload only against the curb and have your children exit on the curb side. (Students should not be walking through the parking lot by themselves.  An adult should walk their child to the crosswalk)

·      Please wait and pull forward before your children exits on the curb side

·      At dismissal, we utilize two lines when picking up at the marque.  This allows us to get more cars in the parking lot.  Please do not honk at people forming a second line and be careful where you park if you are in a hurry to get out of the lot.  You might be blocked.

 

 

 

PTA NEWS:

ARROYO VISTA’S FIRST ANNUAL TRUNK OR TREAT & FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT:

Friday, October 27th, from 6:00pm to 8:30pm--THANK YOU to all those who volunteered to be one of our Trunk or Treat Vehicles! There are still a few more spaces available if you would like to sign up below!

 

Trunk or Treat:  All children are invited to Trunk or Treat beginning at 6:00pm! Costumes are welcome!  Parents please STAY WITH YOUR CHILDREN at all times.  To sign up to be one of our Trunk or Treat vehicles, please add your name to our Google Doc at goo.gl/4hjEFZ or sign up on our AVPTA Facebook page or email kjersten.johnson@gmail.com. Please plan on arriving between 5:00 and 5:30 pm, decorate your trunk appropriately, and bring 250 pieces of candy with you to donate and hand out. 
 

Movie “Hotel Transylvania2:”  The movie will begin at approximately 6:45pm depending on lighting.  One bottle of water and one bag of popcorn will be provided per person. Don't forget to bring your blankets and low-back chairs!  SNAP ‘FUN Photo Booth will also be available at no charge from 6:00-7:00 pm to capture your fabulous Halloween costumes.

 

 

ABILITY AWARENESS DAYOur 5th annual Elementary Ability Awareness Day is coming up on Friday, October 27, and we need your help to make this year another success! Follow the instructions below to sign up if you would like to volunteer. Please sign up for as many shifts as you can, not just the one your child is in! Volunteers will help run the stations that the kids will rotate through during the day. Specific instructions will be emailed to you as we get closer to the event.  Thank you so much for your willingness to volunteer! Please let Sarah Draper (swdraper21@gmail.com) know if you have any questions or if you are having trouble signing up.


1. Click below or type in this link to go to the invitation page on SignUp.com:

http://signup.com/login/entry/587028261082614043

2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on SignUp.com)

3. Sign up! Choose your spots - SignUp.com will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. 

 

 

KANG KARATE PROGRAM TO BENEFIT ARROYO VISTA PTA:  Looking for an activity that will help your child with confidence, respect, discipline and goal-setting? David Kang's Taekwondo Center here in RSM is offering an after school class every Friday afternoon for 4 weeks starting tomorrow, October 13. Classes will be from 4:30-5:10 and will be held at David Kang's Taekwondo Center. Prices are $40 per child and $35 for each additional sibling. It's not too late to sign up! Call David Kang at 949-888-7008 if you are interested.  100% OF THE PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED BACK TO THE ARROYO VISTA PTA! 

The PTA does not warrant, recommend or endorse this service. If you decide to participate in these services, we thank you!

 

 

SCIENCE FAIRJust a reminder that all Science Fair entry forms are due this Friday, October 13, in the box in the front office. There are extra forms in the office if you need them. Projects can be done individually or in groups of 2-3 students. Don't miss out on your chance to be a part of our first annual Science Fair here at Arroyo Vista! Please let Jon Draper (jdraperdds@gmail.com) know if you have any questions or if you would like to volunteer to help out with the Science Fair.

 

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, November 14th from 6:00-7:30pm for our Family Science Night! All Arroyo Vista families are invited to attend whether or not your child participated in the Science Fair. All projects will be on display, Brainstorm will be doing demonstrations, there will be hands-on experiments for the kids to do and Kona Ice will be there! 

Important dates to remember:

Friday, October 13 - Last day to turn in Entry Form at the office
Monday, November 13 - Project set-up in Middle School MPR (4:30-7:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14 - Judging and student interviews (8:30 am-2:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14 - Family Science Night and Project viewing (6:00-7:30 pm)

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

OCTOBER

October 27 - Ability Awareness Day

October 27 – PTA Family Movie Night

October 30 & 31 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

NOVEMBER

November 1 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Pupil Free Days

November 1 - Secondary Professional Development Day.  Pupil-Free Day for Middle School

November 2 & 3 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

November 5 - EFC MORNING AT THE MOVIES - Private Showing of Thor: Ragnarok.

November 10 – Veterans Day – Legal Holiday.  NO SCHOOL

November 14 - Family Science Night and Project viewing in the MS MPR (6:00-7:30 pm)

November 15 – PTA Association Meeting in the MS MPR

November 20-24 - THANKSGIVING RECESS.  NO SCHOOL 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 

 

 


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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

«Please make every effort to have your child present at Arroyo Vista K-8, especially on Mondays and Fridays.  Our absent rate doubles on Mondays and Fridays.«

 

 

DISASTER DRILL INFORMATION:  On Thursday, October 19, Arroyo Vista K-8 will be participating in the “The Great California Shake Out 2017” disaster drill.  At approximately 8:30 am students will be asked to “duck, cover and hold,” then when given the signal by their classroom teacher, they will evacuate to the field.  This is only a drill and necessary to practice our procedures for evacuating the campus safely and orderly.  For more information visit www.shakeout.org/california

 

 

HALLOWEEN GRAMSOctober 16-20 - The 5th Grade Science Camp Booster Club are offering Halloween Grams for $1.  Proceeds will benefit the 5th Grade Science Camp scholarship fund.  Grams may be purchased by turning in the form that went home on Friday.  Extra forms are available in the front office.  We will have a Ghostly Gram box set up in the morning on the blacktop.  Exact cash only, please.  No change can be provided.  Collection dates for the grams are October 16-20.  Grams and the treat will be delivered to students on Friday, October 27.

 

WILDCAT WEDNESDAYS:  Please show your WILDCAT spirit by wearing your school spirit wear, jog-a-thon shirts or school colors on Wednesdays.   Show your school pride and wear your spirit wear on Wildcat Wednesdays!

 

PTA SPIRIT WEAR:  All purchased spirit wear has been delivered to the classrooms or the teacher’s boxes last week.   We had an overwhelming number of families that requested to purchase more spirit wear.  The PTA is offering one more chance to purchase the special 25th Anniversary spirit wear.   Order forms were delivered to the teachers boxes on Monday and should be going home this week.   The deadline for placing an order is Friday, October 27th.

 

 

VOLUNTEER BAKERS NEEDED:  Arroyo Vista 5th Grade Science Camp Boosters is planning a bake sale to benefit the 5th Grade Science Camp Scholarship Fund. We will be selling yummy treats at the Science Fair on November 14 and we need your help. Please visit the link to sign up - http://signup.com/go/RSrJLuY

 

 

 

RED RIBBON WEEK:  We’ll be celebrating Red Ribbon Week October 23–31. The theme for this year is “Your Future is Key, so stay Drug Free”. Please note that decorating the classroom doors is optional. If you would like to do so, I’ve attached a few options you are welcome to use.

 

 

Red Ribbon Week Spirit Wear:

Monday, October 23: “Block out Drugs” – wear sunglasses.  Los Angeles Police Department Officer and Arroyo Vista parent, Sgt. Eric Rogers, will be on campus at lunch with a K9 officer.

Tuesday, October 24: “Be “paw-itive” and stay away from drugs” – AV Spirit wear day.

Wednesday, October 25: “Twinkle, Twinkle little star, don’t do drugs and you’ll go far” – PJ Day (can include onesies).

Thursday, October 26:” Team up against Drugs” Wear your favorite Team Jersey for Elementary School, Twin Day for Middle School.

Friday, October 27: Radical Red Day – wear as much Red clothing as possible.

 

 

CLOTHING DRIVE:  October 23-27 - The 5th Grade Science Camp Booster Club is collecting gently used and new clothing, linens, purses, and backpacks plus ALL shoes, including sneakers, soccer cleats, boots, sandals, and dress shoes.  Shoes must be in pairs so please tie the laces together or rubber band them together.  Proceeds will benefit the 5th Grade Science Camp scholarship fund. 

SOCIAL MEDIA SAFETY FOR PARENTS:  Deputy Clayton Cranford, law enforcement professional based in Southern California and one of the nation’s leading law enforcement educators on social media and child safety and the author of “Parenting in a Digital World,” will be at Ladera Ranch MS to conduct a Parent Night on Social Media Safety.  He created Cyber Safety Cop, an internet and social media safety program that teaches parents and students how to avoid the inherent risks of social media and other web based platforms by using safe habits. Come here Deputy Clayton speak on how to effectively supervise your child’s social media sites on October 17 at 6:30 pm in the Ladera Ranch Middle School MPR. This event is only for adults.  No children please.  For more information, contact Emily Beckman, Arroyo Vista K-8 school counselor, at ekbeckman@capousd.org.

 

 

8th grade parents and students:  We have the following class of 2018 spirit wear available for purchase.  First come, first serve.  See Ms. Adams in room 402 to purchase the spirit wear.   Cash or checks accepted.  Make checks out to Arroyo Vista ASB.  The following are available for purchase:

 

White Short sleeve t-shirts: $10 17 – sm            1- med             2 -L     6 -XL      1-2XL

White Long sleeve t-shirts: $15             2 – sm                                      3-L

White Crew Neck sweatshirts: $20       6 – sm            5 – med

White Hoodie sweatshirts: $25              8 – sm

 

Contact Ms. Adams if you have any questions.  sradams@capousd.org

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL FALL BAND, ORCHESTRA, & CHOIR CONCERTS:  Join us for a “spooktacular” concert showcasing spooky and fun music! All concerts are held in the Arroyo Vista Middle School MPR.  All Arroyo Vista K-8 students and parents are invited to attend.

 

MS Orchestra and Choir Concert - Tuesday, October 24. Students report at 5:30 p.m.  Concert begins at 6:00 p.m.

 

MS Band Concert - Tuesday, October 24.  Students report at 7:15 p.m.  Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

 

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL VOLUNTARY SERVICE AWARDS: Arroyo Vista Middle School is pleased to announce that applications for our Voluntary Service Awards for 7th and 8th grade students are now available.  The awards will recognize students for their school and community service efforts.  The requirements for the award, the application and the student checklist, can be printed from our school website or picked up in the main office.  The deadline for the application/proposal is Friday, October 27, 2017.  Please turn in all paperwork to the main office.  http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com

 

 

ELEMENTARY PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES - MARK YOUR CALENDAR:  

October 30 & 31 - Minimum Days.  Grades 1-5 is 12:45 dismissal. Early Birds and Late Owls attend 8:15 – 11:50

November 1 – Pupil Free Day

November 2 & 3 - Minimum Days.  Grades 1-5 is 12:45 dismissal.  Early Birds and Late Owls attend 8:15 – 11:50

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY Wednesday, November 1 – NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS:  All Middle School and High School Teachers districtwide will be meeting at various sites throughout the district.  Students do not have school on Wednesday, November 1.

 

 

EFC MORNING AT THE MOVIES - Private Showing of Thor: Ragnarok.

Sunday, November 5 @ 9:00 am.  Regal Cinemas Foothill Towne Center 22

The Education for the Children Foundation invites you to join us for a private screening of Thor: Ragnarok on opening weekend.  Help EFC raise funds for our schools by enjoying an excellent movie with your friends, family, and principals.  Doors open at 8:15 am, so come in your PJs or your favorite Avengers costume.  Concessions will be available.  Be sure to purchase raffle tickets to win a cash prize.   Winner to be announced right after the movie.  Purchase tickets here: Private Invitation

Individual -  $20 includes 1 admission and 1 raffle ticket

Family Pack - $100 includes four movie tickets, 20 raffle tickets and an EFC travel coffee mug

Extra Raffle Tickets – 6 for $5, 12 for $10, 25 for $20

 

Hope to see you there.  Note: Tickets are not available to the public and only for students of the Tesoro Family of Schools and their friends and family. 

 

 

OFFICIAL TRAFFIC REMINDERS:  Please follow these guidelines before and after school to help unsure our students are safe.

  • Please drive distraction free when you enter/exit the parking lot.  Please put down your smart phones while in the parking lot.
  • Please unload only against the curb and have your children exit on the curb side. (Students should not be walking through the parking lot by themselves.  An adult should walk their child to the crosswalk)
  • Please wait and pull forward before your children exits on the curb side
  • At dismissal, we utilize two lines when picking up at the marque.  This allows us to get more cars in the parking lot.  Please do not honk at people forming a second line and be careful where you park if you are in a hurry to get out of the lot.  You might be blocked.

 

 

 

PTA NEWS:

ARROYO VISTA’S FIRST ANNUAL TRUNK OR TREAT & FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT:

October 27 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Trunk or Treat:  All children are invited to Trunk or Treat beginning at 6:00pm! Costumes are welcome!  Parents please STAY WITH YOUR CHILDREN at all times.  To sign up to be one of our Trunk or Treat vehicles, please add your name to our Google Doc at goo.gl/4hjEFZ or sign up on our AVPTA Facebook page or email kjersten.johnson@gmail.com. Please plan on arriving between 5:00 and 5:30 pm, decorate your trunk appropriately, and bring 250 pieces of candy with you to donate and hand out. 
 

Movie “Hotel Transylvania2:”  The movie will begin at approximately 6:45pm depending on lighting.  One bottle of water and one bag of popcorn will be provided per person. Don't forget to bring your blankets and low-back chairs!  SNAP ‘FUN Photo Booth will also be available at no charge from 6:00-7:00 pm to capture your fabulous Halloween costumes.

 

 

ABILITY AWARENESS DAYOur 5th annual Elementary Ability Awareness Day is coming up on Friday, October 27, and we need your help to make this year another success! Follow the instructions below to sign up if you would like to volunteer. Please sign up for as many shifts as you can, not just the one your child is in! Volunteers will help run the stations that the kids will rotate through during the day. Specific instructions will be emailed to you as we get closer to the event.  Thank you so much for your willingness to volunteer! Please let Sarah Draper (swdraper21@gmail.com) know if you have any questions or if you are having trouble signing up.


1. Click below or type in this link to go to the invitation page on SignUp.com:

http://signup.com/login/entry/587028261082614043

2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on SignUp.com)

3. Sign up! Choose your spots - SignUp.com will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. 

 

 

KANG KARATE PROGRAM TO BENEFIT ARROYO VISTA PTA:  Looking for an activity that will help your child with confidence, respect, discipline and goal-setting? David Kang's Taekwondo Center here in RSM is offering an after school class every Friday afternoon for 4 weeks starting tomorrow, October 13. Classes will be from 4:30-5:10 and will be held at David Kang's Taekwondo Center. Prices are $40 per child and $35 for each additional sibling. It's not too late to sign up! Call David Kang at 949-888-7008 if you are interested.  100% OF THE PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED BACK TO THE ARROYO VISTA PTA! 

The PTA does not warrant, recommend or endorse this service. If you decide to participate in these services, we thank you!

 

 

SCIENCE FAIRJust a reminder that all Science Fair entry forms are due this Friday, October 13, in the box in the front office. There are extra forms in the office if you need them. Projects can be done individually or in groups of 2-3 students. Don't miss out on your chance to be a part of our first annual Science Fair here at Arroyo Vista! Please let Jon Draper (jdraperdds@gmail.com) know if you have any questions or if you would like to volunteer to help out with the Science Fair.

 

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, November 14th from 6:00-7:30pm for our Family Science Night! All Arroyo Vista families are invited to attend whether or not your child participated in the Science Fair. All projects will be on display, Brainstorm will be doing demonstrations, there will be hands-on experiments for the kids to do and Kona Ice will be there! 

Important dates to remember:

Friday, October 13 - Last day to turn in Entry Form at the office
Monday, November 13 - Project set-up in Middle School MPR (4:30-7:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14 - Judging and student interviews (8:30 am-2:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14 - Family Science Night and Project viewing (6:00-7:30 pm)

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

OCTOBER

October 17 – Social media safety for parents.  Ladera Ranch MS MPR.  6:30 PM

October 18 – Step It Up Prize Event

October 24 – Middle School fall Band, Orchestra, & Choir Concerts.  MS MPR

October 27 - Ability Awareness Day

October 27 – PTA Family Movie Night

October 30 & 31 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

NOVEMBER

November 1 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Pupil Free Days

November 1 - Secondary Professional Development Day.  Pupil-Free Day for Middle School

November 2 & 3 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

November 5 - EFC MORNING AT THE MOVIES - Private Showing of Thor: Ragnarok.

November 10 – Veterans Day – Legal Holiday.  NO SCHOOL

November 14 - Family Science Night and Project viewing in the MS MPR (6:00-7:30 pm)

November 15 – PTA Association Meeting in the MS MPR

November 20-24 - THANKSGIVING RECESS.  NO SCHOOL 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 

 

 


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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Monday, October 16, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

«Please make every effort to have your child present at Arroyo Vista K-8, especially on Mondays and Fridays.  Our absent rate doubles on Mondays and Fridays.«

 

 

 

HALLOWEEN GRAMSOctober 16-20 - The 5th Grade Science Camp Booster Club are offering Halloween Grams for $1.  Proceeds will benefit the 5th Grade Science Camp scholarship fund.  Grams may be purchased by turning in the form that went home on Friday.  Extra forms are available in the front office.  We will have a Ghostly Gram box set up in the morning on the blacktop.  Exact cash only, please.  No change can be provided.  Collection dates for the grams are October 16-20.  Grams and the treat will be delivered to students on Friday, October 27.

 

CLOTHING DRIVE:  October 23-27 - The 5th Grade Science Camp Booster Club is collecting gently used and new clothing, linens, purses, and backpacks plus ALL shoes, including sneakers, soccer cleats, boots, sandals, and dress shoes.  Shoes must be in pairs so please tie the laces together or rubber band them together.  Proceeds will benefit the 5th Grade Science Camp scholarship fund. 

 

 

8th grade parents and students:  We have the following class of 2018 spirit wear available for purchase.  First come, first serve.  See Ms. Adams in room 402 to purchase the spirit wear.   Cash or checks accepted.  Make checks out to Arroyo Vista ASB.  The following are available for purchase:

 

White Short sleeve t-shirts: $10          17 – sm            1- med             2 -L     6 -XL      1-2XL

White Long sleeve t-shirts: $15          2 – sm                                      3-L

White Crew Neck sweatshirts: $20    6 – sm            5 – med

White Hoodie sweatshirts: $25           8 – sm

 

Contact Ms. Adams if you have any questions.  sradams@capousd.org

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL FALL BAND, ORCHESTRA, & CHOIR CONCERTS:  Join us for a “spooktacular” concert showcasing spooky and fun music! All concerts are held in the Arroyo Vista Middle School MPR.  All Arroyo Vista K-8 students and parents are invited to attend.

 

MS Orchestra and Choir Concert - Tuesday, October 24. Students report at 5:30 p.m.  Concert begins at 6:00 p.m.

 

MS Band Concert - Tuesday, October 24.  Students report at 7:15 p.m.  Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA SAFETY FOR PARENTS:  Deputy Clayton Cranford, law enforcement professional based in Southern California and one of the nation’s leading law enforcement educators on social media and child safety and the author of “Parenting in a Digital World,” will be at Ladera Ranch MS to conduct a Parent Night on Social Media Safety.  He created Cyber Safety Cop, an internet and social media safety program that teaches parents and students how to avoid the inherent risks of social media and other web based platforms by using safe habits. Come here Deputy Clayton speak on how to effectively supervise your child’s social media sites on October 17 at 6:30 pm in the Ladera Ranch Middle School MPR. This event is only for adults.  No children please.  For more information, contact Emily Beckman, Arroyo Vista K-8 school counselor, at ekbeckman@capousd.org.

 

 

ELEMENTARY PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES - MARK YOUR CALENDAR:  

October 30 & 31 - Minimum Days.  Grades 1-5 is 12:45 dismissal. Early Birds and Late Owls attend 8:15 – 11:50

November 1 – Pupil Free Day

November 2 & 3 - Minimum Days.  Grades 1-5 is 12:45 dismissal.  Early Birds and Late Owls attend 8:15 – 11:50

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY Wednesday, November 1 – NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS:  All Middle School and High School Teachers districtwide will be meeting at various sites throughout the district.  Students do not have school on Wednesday, November 1.

 

 

EFC MORNING AT THE MOVIES - Private Showing of Thor: Ragnarok.

Sunday, November 5 @ 9:00 am.  Regal Cinemas Foothill Towne Center 22

The Education for the Children Foundation invites you to join us for a private screening of Thor: Ragnarok on opening weekend.  Help EFC raise funds for our schools by enjoying an excellent movie with your friends, family, and principals.  Doors open at 8:15 am, so come in your PJs or your favorite Avengers costume.  Concessions will be available.  Be sure to purchase raffle tickets to win a cash prize.   Winner to be announced right after the movie.  Purchase tickets here: Private Invitation

Individual -  $20 includes 1 admission and 1 raffle ticket

Family Pack - $100 includes four movie tickets, 20 raffle tickets and an EFC travel coffee mug

Extra Raffle Tickets – 6 for $5, 12 for $10, 25 for $20

 

Hope to see you there.  Note: Tickets are not available to the public and only for students of the Tesoro Family of Schools and their friends and family. 

 

 

OFFICIAL TRAFFIC REMINDERS:  Please follow these guidelines before and after school to help unsure our students are safe.

  • Please drive distraction free when you enter/exit the parking lot.  Please put down your smart phones while in the parking lot.
  • Please unload only against the curb and have your children exit on the curb side. (Students should not be walking through the parking lot by themselves.  An adult should walk their child to the crosswalk)
  • Please wait and pull forward before your children exits on the curb side
  • At dismissal, we utilize two lines when picking up at the marque.  This allows us to get more cars in the parking lot.  Please do not honk at people forming a second line and be careful where you park if you are in a hurry to get out of the lot.  You might be blocked.

 

 

 

PTA NEWS:

ARROYO VISTA’S FIRST ANNUAL TRUNK OR TREAT & FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT:

October 27 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Trunk or Treat:  All children are invited to Trunk or Treat beginning at 6:00pm! Costumes are welcome!  Parents please STAY WITH YOUR CHILDREN at all times.  To sign up to be one of our Trunk or Treat vehicles, please add your name to our Google Doc at goo.gl/4hjEFZ or sign up on our AVPTA Facebook page or email kjersten.johnson@gmail.com. Please plan on arriving between 5:00 and 5:30 pm, decorate your trunk appropriately, and bring 250 pieces of candy with you to donate and hand out. 
 

Movie “Hotel Transylvania2:”  The movie will begin at approximately 6:45pm depending on lighting.  One bottle of water and one bag of popcorn will be provided per person. Don't forget to bring your blankets and low-back chairs!  SNAP ‘FUN Photo Booth will also be available at no charge from 6:00-7:00 pm to capture your fabulous Halloween costumes.

 

 

ABILITY AWARENESS DAYOur 5th annual Elementary Ability Awareness Day is coming up on Friday, October 27, and we need your help to make this year another success! Follow the instructions below to sign up if you would like to volunteer. Please sign up for as many shifts as you can, not just the one your child is in! Volunteers will help run the stations that the kids will rotate through during the day. Specific instructions will be emailed to you as we get closer to the event.  Thank you so much for your willingness to volunteer! Please let Sarah Draper (swdraper21@gmail.com) know if you have any questions or if you are having trouble signing up.


1. Click below or type in this link to go to the invitation page on SignUp.com:

http://signup.com/login/entry/587028261082614043

2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on SignUp.com)

3. Sign up! Choose your spots - SignUp.com will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. 

 

 

KANG KARATE PROGRAM TO BENEFIT ARROYO VISTA PTA:  Looking for an activity that will help your child with confidence, respect, discipline and goal-setting? David Kang's Taekwondo Center here in RSM is offering an after school class every Friday afternoon for 4 weeks starting tomorrow, October 13. Classes will be from 4:30-5:10 and will be held at David Kang's Taekwondo Center. Prices are $40 per child and $35 for each additional sibling. It's not too late to sign up! Call David Kang at 949-888-7008 if you are interested.  100% OF THE PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED BACK TO THE ARROYO VISTA PTA! 

The PTA does not warrant, recommend or endorse this service. If you decide to participate in these services, we thank you!

 

 

SCIENCE FAIRJust a reminder that all Science Fair entry forms are due this Friday, October 13, in the box in the front office. There are extra forms in the office if you need them. Projects can be done individually or in groups of 2-3 students. Don't miss out on your chance to be a part of our first annual Science Fair here at Arroyo Vista! Please let Jon Draper (jdraperdds@gmail.com) know if you have any questions or if you would like to volunteer to help out with the Science Fair.

 

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, November 14th from 6:00-7:30pm for our Family Science Night! All Arroyo Vista families are invited to attend whether or not your child participated in the Science Fair. All projects will be on display, Brainstorm will be doing demonstrations, there will be hands-on experiments for the kids to do and Kona Ice will be there! 

Important dates to remember:

Friday, October 13 - Last day to turn in Entry Form at the office
Monday, November 13 - Project set-up in Middle School MPR (4:30-7:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14 - Judging and student interviews (8:30 am-2:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14 - Family Science Night and Project viewing (6:00-7:30 pm)

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

OCTOBER

October 17 – Social media safety for parents.  Ladera Ranch MS MPR.  6:30 PM

October 18 – Step It Up Prize Event

October 24 – Middle School fall Band, Orchestra, & Choir Concerts.  MS MPR

October 27 - Ability Awareness Day

October 27 – PTA Family Movie Night

October 30 & 31 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

NOVEMBER

November 1 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Pupil Free Days

November 1 - Secondary Professional Development Day.  Pupil-Free Day for Middle School

November 2 & 3 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

November 5 - EFC MORNING AT THE MOVIES - Private Showing of Thor: Ragnarok.

November 10 – Veterans Day – Legal Holiday.  NO SCHOOL

November 14 - Family Science Night and Project viewing in the MS MPR (6:00-7:30 pm)

November 15 – PTA Association Meeting in the MS MPR

November 20-24 - THANKSGIVING RECESS.  NO SCHOOL 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 

 

 


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ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Thursday, October 12, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

«Please make every effort to be present at Arroyo Vista, especially on Mondays and Fridays.«

 

 

PARENT NIGHT: HELPING YOUR CHILD WITH STRESS AND ANXIETY: TONIGHT:  The school counselors from Tijeras Creek Elementary and Arroyo Vista K-8 are hosting a parent night presented by Western Youth Services and OCAPICA. This presentation will provide information on the signs and symptoms associated with stress and anxiety, as well as resources for helping your child cope with stress and anxiety in a healthy way. While this presentation is geared toward elementary school parents, middle school parents are welcome to attend and there will be additional parent nights geared toward middle school families throughout the year.  Please join us on Thursday, October 12, at Tijeras Creek Elementary in their MPR at 6:00pm. For more information, contact Emily Beckman, school counselor, at ekbeckman@capousd.org.

 

 

8th grade parents and students:  We have the following class of 2018 spirit wear available for purchase.  First come, first serve.  See Ms. Adams in room 402 to purchase the spirit wear.   Cash or checks accepted.  Make checks out to Arroyo Vista ASB.  The following are available for purchase:

 

White Short sleeve t-shirts: $10          17 – sm            1- med             2 -L     6 -XL      1-2XL

White Long sleeve t-shirts: $15          2 – sm                                      3-L

White Crew Neck sweatshirts: $20    6 – sm            5 – med

White Hoodie sweatshirts: $25           8 – sm

 

Contact Ms. Adams if you have any questions.  sradams@capousd.org

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL FALL BAND, ORCHESTRA, & CHOIR CONCERTS:  Join us for a “spooktacular” concert showcasing spooky and fun music! All concerts are held in the Arroyo Vista Middle School MPR.  All Arroyo Vista K-8 students and parents are invited to attend.

 

MS Orchestra and Choir Concert - Tuesday, October 24. Students report at 5:30 p.m.  Concert begins at 6:00 p.m.

 

MS Band Concert - Tuesday, October 24.  Students report at 7:15 p.m.  Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

 

CUSD EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM:  CUSD's Early Childhood Program is currently accepting applications for their half-day Fee and State-Funded programs across the district. The preschool program is for families who meet age and the income eligibility requirements for state preschool.  Eligible children must have turned 3 by September 1 of 2017 and be toilet trained.  For more information and availability please call (949)-234-5341.

 

 

 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA SAFETY FOR PARENTS:  Deputy Clayton Cranford, law enforcement professional based in Southern California and one of the nation’s leading law enforcement educators on social media and child safety and the author of “Parenting in a Digital World,” will be at Ladera Ranch MS to conduct a Parent Night on Social Media Safety.  He created Cyber Safety Cop, an internet and social media safety program that teaches parents and students how to avoid the inherent risks of social media and other web based platforms by using safe habits. Come here Deputy Clayton speak on how to effectively supervise your child’s social media sites on October 17 at 6:30 pm in the Ladera Ranch Middle School MPR. This event is only for adults.  No children please.  For more information, contact Emily Beckman, Arroyo Vista K-8 school counselor, at ekbeckman@capousd.org.

 

 

ELEMENTARY PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES - MARK YOUR CALENDAR:  

October 30 & 31 - Minimum Days.  Grades 1-5 is 12:45 dismissal. Early Birds and Late Owls attend 8:15 – 11:50

November 1 – Pupil Free Day

November 2 & 3 - Minimum Days.  Grades 1-5 is 12:45 dismissal.  Early Birds and Late Owls attend 8:15 – 11:50

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY Wednesday, November 1 – NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS:  All Middle School and High School Teachers districtwide will be meeting at various sites throughout the district.  Students do not have school on Wednesday, November 1.

 

 

EFC MORNING AT THE MOVIES - Private Showing of Thor: Ragnarok.

Sunday, November 5 @ 9:00 am.  Regal Cinemas Foothill Towne Center 22

The Education for the Children Foundation invites you to join us for a private screening of Thor: Ragnarok on opening weekend.  Help EFC raise funds for our schools by enjoying an excellent movie with your friends, family, and principals.  Doors open at 8:15 am, so come in your PJs or your favorite Avengers costume.  Concessions will be available.  Be sure to purchase raffle tickets to win a cash prize.   Winner to be announced right after the movie.  Purchase tickets here: Private Invitation

Individual -  $20 includes 1 admission and 1 raffle ticket

Family Pack - $100 includes four movie tickets, 20 raffle tickets and an EFC travel coffee mug

Extra Raffle Tickets – 6 for $5, 12 for $10, 25 for $20

 

Hope to see you there.  Note: Tickets are not available to the public and only for students of the Tesoro Family of Schools and their friends and family. 

 

CUSD After-School and Early-Morning Experience:  Session 2-November 13 – January 25

8 Week Programs; Classes run one day a week, Monday-Thursday; Classes taught by CUSD Teachers and professional experts.  Registration is live on October 16:  Register online at http://www.saddleback.edu/ce or call the Community Education office at (949) 582-4646.

Office Hours: Monday – Friday from 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM.  Don’t forget to check out our brochure.  You should be receiving one at your school in a week.

 

OFFICIAL TRAFFIC REMINDERS:  Please follow these guidelines before and after school to help unsure our students are safe.

  • Please drive distraction free when you enter/exit the parking lot.  Please put down your smart phones while in the parking lot.
  • Please unload only against the curb and have your children exit on the curb side. (Students should not be walking through the parking lot by themselves.  An adult should walk their child to the crosswalk)
  • Please wait and pull forward before your children exits on the curb side
  • At dismissal, we utilize two lines when picking up at the marque.  This allows us to get more cars in the parking lot.  Please do not honk at people forming a second line and be careful where you park if you are in a hurry to get out of the lot.  You might be blocked.

 

 

 

PTA NEWS:

ARROYO VISTA’S FIRST ANNUAL TRUNK OR TREAT & FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT:

October 27 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Trunk or Treat:  All children are invited to Trunk or Treat beginning at 6:00pm! Costumes are welcome!  Parents please STAY WITH YOUR CHILDREN at all times.  To sign up to be one of our Trunk or Treat vehicles, please add your name to our Google Doc at goo.gl/4hjEFZ or sign up on our AVPTA Facebook page or email kjersten.johnson@gmail.com. Please plan on arriving between 5:00 and 5:30 pm, decorate your trunk appropriately, and bring 250 pieces of candy with you to donate and hand out. 
 

Movie “Hotel Transylvania2:”  The movie will begin at approximately 6:45pm depending on lighting.  One bottle of water and one bag of popcorn will be provided per person. Don't forget to bring your blankets and low-back chairs!  SNAP ‘FUN Photo Booth will also be available at no charge from 6:00-7:00 pm to capture your fabulous Halloween costumes.

 

 

ABILITY AWARENESS DAYOur 5th annual Elementary Ability Awareness Day is coming up on Friday, October 27, and we need your help to make this year another success! Follow the instructions below to sign up if you would like to volunteer. Please sign up for as many shifts as you can, not just the one your child is in! Volunteers will help run the stations that the kids will rotate through during the day. Specific instructions will be emailed to you as we get closer to the event.  Thank you so much for your willingness to volunteer! Please let Sarah Draper (swdraper21@gmail.com) know if you have any questions or if you are having trouble signing up.


1. Click below or type in this link to go to the invitation page on SignUp.com:

http://signup.com/login/entry/587028261082614043

2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on SignUp.com)

3. Sign up! Choose your spots - SignUp.com will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. 

 

 

KANG KARATE PROGRAM TO BENEFIT ARROYO VISTA PTA:  Looking for an activity that will help your child with confidence, respect, discipline and goal-setting? David Kang's Taekwondo Center here in RSM is offering an after school class every Friday afternoon for 4 weeks starting tomorrow, October 13. Classes will be from 4:30-5:10 and will be held at David Kang's Taekwondo Center. Prices are $40 per child and $35 for each additional sibling. It's not too late to sign up! Call David Kang at 949-888-7008 if you are interested.  100% OF THE PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED BACK TO THE ARROYO VISTA PTA! 

The PTA does not warrant, recommend or endorse this service. If you decide to participate in these services, we thank you!

 

 

SCIENCE FAIRJust a reminder that all Science Fair entry forms are due this Friday, October 13, in the box in the front office. There are extra forms in the office if you need them. Projects can be done individually or in groups of 2-3 students. Don't miss out on your chance to be a part of our first annual Science Fair here at Arroyo Vista! Please let Jon Draper (jdraperdds@gmail.com) know if you have any questions or if you would like to volunteer to help out with the Science Fair.

 

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, November 14th from 6:00-7:30pm for our Family Science Night! All Arroyo Vista families are invited to attend whether or not your child participated in the Science Fair. All projects will be on display, Brainstorm will be doing demonstrations, there will be hands-on experiments for the kids to do and Kona Ice will be there! 

Important dates to remember:

Friday, October 13 - Last day to turn in Entry Form at the office
Monday, November 13 - Project set-up in Middle School MPR (4:30-7:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14 - Judging and student interviews (8:30 am-2:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14 - Family Science Night and Project viewing (6:00-7:30 pm)

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

OCTOBER

October 11 – PTA Reflections Art Program entry deadline

October 13 – Last day to turn in Science Fair Entry Form at the office

October 17 – Social media safety for parents.  Ladera Ranch MS MPR.  6:30 PM

October 18 – Step It Up Prize Event

October 24 – Middle School fall Band, Orchestra, & Choir Concerts.  MS MPR

October 27 - Ability Awareness Day

October 27 – PTA Family Movie Night

October 30 & 31 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

NOVEMBER

November 1 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Pupil Free Days

November 1 - Secondary Professional Development Day.  Pupil-Free Day for Middle School

November 2 & 3 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

November 5 - EFC MORNING AT THE MOVIES - Private Showing of Thor: Ragnarok.

November 10 – Veterans Day – Legal Holiday.  NO SCHOOL

November 14 - Family Science Night and Project viewing in the MS MPR (6:00-7:30 pm)

November 15 – PTA Association Meeting in the MS MPR

November 20-24 - THANKSGIVING RECESS.  NO SCHOOL 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 

 

 


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Deputy Clayton Cranford, law enforcement professional based in Southern California and one of the nation’s leading law enforcement educators on social media and child safety and the author of “Parenting in a Digital World,” will be at Ladera Ranch MS to conduct a Parent Night on Social Media Safety.  He created Cyber Safety Cop, an internet and social media safety program that teaches parents and students how to avoid the inherent risks of social media and other web based platforms by using safe habits. Come here Deputy Clayton speak on how to effectively supervise your child’s social media sites on October 17 at 6:30 pm in the Ladera Ranch Middle School MPR. This event is only for adults.  No children please.  For more information, contact Emily Beckman, Arroyo Vista K-8 school counselor, at ekbeckman@capousd.org.

 

 

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ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Friday, October 6, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

«Please make every effort to be present at Arroyo Vista, especially on Mondays and Fridays.«

 

MAKE-UP PICTURE DAY IS MONDAY:  Re-takes and students that were absent should have their picture taken Monday, October 9 in the MS MPR.

 

 

JOG-A-THON UPDATE:  A huge thank you to everyone that helped with the Jog-a-thon this year. It was a huge success! We surpassed our goal and made $59,651! We are hoping a little more trickles in and we hit that $60K mark.

 

We would like to announce the winners….

The student who brought in the highest donations, $1025, and earned the Principal for the Day is…. Loren Cotton.

 

The class with the highest donations and earning the Kona ice party is…. Mrs. Gicking.

 

The top earner for middle school donations is Carson Smith, earning 100 carnival tickets.

 

Winners of the Glow Party and Carnival tickets will be notified next week.

 

Thank you to our amazing Arroyo Vista Family. You are amazing!

 

 

PTA REFLECTIONS:  Attention all Arroyo Vista parents of talented artists.  The National PTA Reflections Art Competition entry deadline has been extended to Wednesday, October 11.  This year’s theme is "Within Reach." Students can enter through film, literature, visual arts, music, or dance choreography. ALL students are welcome to submit entries.
All artists will be awarded through our school, and a select few will go on to compete in district, state, and national levels!  

Entry form packets can be found in the front office. Entry drop off times will be:  Wednesday October 11 at 8:30 am and 1:30 pm in the elementary library. Please refer to this web page for downloads, rules, or questions:
http://www.fourthdistrictpta.org/reflections/ or contact Tara Williams at taraart@msn.com   Show us what our Arroyo Vista K-8 artists can do!

 

 

 

OFFICIAL TRAFFIC REMINDERS:  Please follow these guidelines before and after school to help unsure our students are safe.  J

  • Please drive distraction free when you enter/exit the parking lot.  Please put down your smart phones while in the parking lot.
  • Please unload only against the curb and have your children exit on the curb side. (Students should not be walking through the parking lot by themselves.  An adult should walk their child to the crosswalk)
  • Please wait and pull forward before your children exits on the curb side
  • At dismissal, we utilize two lines when picking up at the marque.  This allows us to get more cars in the parking lot.  Please do not honk at people forming a second line and be careful where you park if you are in a hurry to get out of the lot.  You might be blocked.

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL VOLUNTARY SERVICE AWARDS: Arroyo Vista Middle School is pleased to announce that applications for our Voluntary Service Awards for 7th and 8th grade students are now available.  The awards will recognize students for their school and community service efforts.  The requirements for the award, the application and the student checklist, can be printed from our school website or picked up in the main office.  The deadline for the application/proposal is Friday, October 27, 2017.  Please turn in all paperwork to the main office.  http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com

 

 

Parent Night: Helping Your Child with Stress and Anxiety - The school counselors from Tijeras Creek Elementary and Arroyo Vista K-8 are hosting a parent night presented by Western Youth Services and OCAPICA. This presentation will provide information on the signs and symptoms associated with stress and anxiety, as well as resources for helping your child cope with stress and anxiety in a healthy way. While this presentation is geared toward elementary school parents, middle school parents are welcome to attend and there will be additional parent nights geared toward middle school families throughout the year.  Please join us on Thursday, October 12, at Tijeras Creek Elementary in their MPR at 6:00pm. For more information, contact Emily Beckman, school counselor, at ekbeckman@capousd.org.

 

 

PTA NEWS:

 

YEARBOOKS:  Early Bird pricing has been extended to October 6!  Make sure to order your yearbooks now, this is the lowest price of the year.  Price will go up on October 7.  Purchase your yearbook at http://community.pictavo.com.  Please create an account before you purchase.  Our school code is: 70093

 

SCIENCE FAIR REMINDER:  Science Fair entry forms are due Friday, October 13.  Please place completed forms in the Science Fair box in the front office. You will receive a confirmation email within one week confirming that we have received it. Please contact Jon Draper (jdraperdds@gmail.com) if you have any questions or if you are interested in helping out with the Science Fair!

Important dates to remember:

Friday, October 13 - Last day to turn in Entry Form at the office
Monday, November 13 - Project set-up in Middle School MPR (4:30-7:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14 - Judging and student interviews (8:30 am-2:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14 - Family Science Night and Project viewing (6:00-7:30 pm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

OCTOBER

October 11 – PTA Reflections Art Program entry deadline

October 18 – Step It Up Prize Event

October 27 - Ability Awareness Day

October 27 – PTA Family Movie Night

October 30 & 31 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

NOVEMBER

November 1 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Pupil Free Days

November 1 - Secondary Professional Development Day.  Pupil-Free Day for Middle School

November 2 & 3 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

November 10 – Veterans Day – Legal Holiday.  NO SCHOOL

November 14 - Science Fair: 6:00-7:30pm MS MPR

November 15 – PTA Association Meeting in the MS MPR

November 20-24 - THANKSGIVING RECESS.  NO SCHOOL 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 

 


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Thursday, October 5, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

«Please make every effort to be present at Arroyo Vista, especially on Mondays and Fridays.«

 

MAKE-UP PICTURE DAY IS MONDAY:  Re-takes and students that were absent should have their picture taken Monday, October 9 in the MS MPR.

 

JOG-A-THON SCHEDULE - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6

8:30-9:00      Gicking, Renz, Schnapper, Trainor, Troffer

9:05-9:35      Adlparvar's 5th graders, Cutkomp, Kruse, Justl

9:40-10:10     Bowser, Diaz, Elkin, Houldin, Villanueva

Break

10:25-10:55  Buxton, Standley, Samis, Henry

11:00-11:30  Adlparvar's 4th graders, McSweeney, Paschall, Peterson

 


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Friday, October 27th 

7/8th Grade Band Night at Tesoro Football Game 

Tesoro H.S. Stadium

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Tuesday, October 24th

Middle School Orchestra & Choir Halloween Concert

6:00 p.m. – Arroyo Vista MPR

 

Tuesday, October 24th

Middle School Band Halloween Concert

7:30 p.m. – Arroyo Vista MPR

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5th GRADE SCIENCE CAMP PARENT MEETING 6:00-7:00PM IN ELEMENTARY MPR

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Capistrano Unified School District

ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Thursday, September 28, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

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PTA REFLECTIONS:  Attention all Arroyo Vista parents of talented artists.  The National PTA Reflections Art Competition entry deadline has been extended to Wednesday, October 11.  This year’s theme is "Within Reach." Students can enter through film, literature, visual arts, music, or dance choreography. ALL students are welcome to submit entries.
All artists will be awarded through our school, and a select few will go on to compete in district, state, and national levels!  

Entry form packets can be found in the front office. Entry drop off times will be:  Wednesday October 11 at 8:30 am and 1:30 pm in the elementary library. Please refer to this web page for downloads, rules, or questions:
http://www.fourthdistrictpta.org/reflections/ or contact Tara Williams at taraart@msn.com   Show us what our Arroyo Vista K-8 artists can do!

 

JOG-A-THON SCHEDULE - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6

8:30-9:00      Gicking, Renz, Schnapper, Trainor, Troffer

9:05-9:35      Adlparvar's 5th graders, Cutkomp, Kruse, Justl

9:40-10:10     Bowser, Diaz, Elkin, Houldin, Villanueva

Break

10:25-10:55  Buxton, Standley, Samis, Henry

11:00-11:30  Adlparvar's 4th graders, McSweeney, Paschall, Peterson

 

 

ARROYO VISTA NIGHT AT PINOT’S PALETTE:  Come support the 5th grade science camp scholarship fund at the Arroyo Vista Paint Night at Pinot’s Palette. Wednesday, October 4th 7:00pm-9:00pm. Come for drinks and desserts! Everyone in attendance will be entered to win raffle prizes. Visit the website to sign up Coming Soon - Wed, Oct 04 7PM at Pinot's Palette - Rancho Santa Margarita

 

 

OFFICIAL TRAFFIC REMINDERS:  Please follow these guidelines before and after school to help unsure our students are safe.  J

  • Please drive distraction free when you enter/exit the parking lot
  • Please unload only against the curb and have your children exit on the curb side. (Students should not be walking through the parking lot by themselves.  An adult should walk their child to the crosswalk)
  • Please wait and pull forward before your children exits on the curb side
  • At dismissal, we utilize two lines when picking up at the marque.  This allows us to get more cars in the parking lot.  Please do not honk at people forming a second line and be careful where you park if you are in a hurry to get out of the lot.  You might be blocked.

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL VOLUNTARY SERVICE AWARDS: Arroyo Vista Middle School is pleased to announce that applications for our Voluntary Service Awards for 7th and 8th grade students are now available.  The awards will recognize students for their school and community service efforts.  The requirements for the award, the application and the student checklist, can be printed from our school website or picked up in the main office.  The deadline for the application/proposal is Friday, October 27, 2017.  Please turn in all paperwork to the main office.  http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com

 

 

Parent Night: Helping Your Child with Stress and Anxiety - The school counselors from Tijeras Creek Elementary and Arroyo Vista K-8 are hosting a parent night presented by Western Youth Services and OCAPICA. This presentation will provide information on the signs and symptoms associated with stress and anxiety, as well as resources for helping your child cope with stress and anxiety in a healthy way. While this presentation is geared toward elementary school parents, middle school parents are welcome to attend and there will be additional parent nights geared toward middle school families throughout the year.  Please join us on Thursday, October 12, at Tijeras Creek Elementary in their MPR at 6:00pm. For more information, contact Emily Beckman, school counselor, at ekbeckman@capousd.org.

 

 

PTA NEWS:

JOG-A-THON UPDATE

 

Arroyo Vista Family ~ We are up to $36,734 so far.  Thank you SO much to everyone who has sent emails, posted on FB, plugged and supported this fundraiser. We are amazed that we are way more than halfway to our goal, but we still have a little more than $18,000 to go! If you haven’t spread the word about this important fundraiser, it’s not too late.

 

FRIDAY, September 29 is the LAST DAY to turn in money (to the office, your student's teacher or online at www.pledgestar.com/arroyovistapta) to qualify for prizes (sharks, raffle tickets, Glow Party admission and Carnival tickets)!

 

We will be doing the raffle drawing at next Wednesday's assembly before school and the Jog-A-Thon will be on October 6.

 

 


ATTENTION MIDDLE SCHOOL PARENTS:  Since the PTA funds programs for the middle school as well we are asking for your help.  Please look for the bright orange flyer coming home with your student this week. There are extra copies in the office if the flyer doesn't make it all the way home to you.  The top earning middle school student will receive 100 carnival tickets!  Please put all money earned along with the completed orange form in an envelope and place it in the box in the front office by Friday, September 29.  Please let Tonya Pierce (tonyapierce17@gmail.com) know if you have any questions. Thank you for your support!

 

 

YEARBOOKS:  Early Bird pricing has been extended to October 6!  Make sure to order your yearbooks now, this is the lowest price of the year.  Price will go up on October 7.  Purchase your yearbook at http://community.pictavo.com.  Please create an account before you purchase.  Our school code is: 70093

 

 

SCIENCE FAIR INFORMATIONThe PTA is excited to announce our first annual Science Fair this November! Packets went home with students (K-8) today with all of the information so be on the lookout for them. Participation is voluntary, but highly encouraged!

 

Important Science Fair dates:

Friday, October 13, 2017- Last day to turn in Entry Form at the Office

Monday, November 13, 2017- Project set-up in Middle School MPR (4:30-7:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14, 2017- Judging and student interviews (8:30 am-2:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14, 2017- Family Science Night and Project viewing (6:00-7:30 pm)

Wednesday, November 15, 2017- Project viewing by classes (8:30-1:00 pm)

Wednesday, November 15, 2017- Project pick-up by parents or students (1:00-2:30 pm)

 

The entry form isn't due until October 13, but some experiments can take a while to conduct so it's a good idea to start thinking of project ideas now. The project doesn't have to be complicated as almost anything can be turned into a scientific experiment. The goal is to get students excited about science.  Please let Jon Draper (jdraperdds@gmail.com) know if you have any questions once you have read through the packet. Extra packets are available in the front office. We appreciate your support of our first annual Arroyo Vista Science Fair! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

SEPTEMBER

September 29 – Jog-A-Thon turn in day

OCTOBER

October 6 – PTA Jog-a-thon Fall Fundraiser

October 6 – Last day for Yearbook early bird pricing

October 11 – PTA Reflections Art Program entry deadline

October 18 – Step It Up Prize Event

October 27 - Ability Awareness Day

October 27 – PTA Family Movie Night

October 30 & 31 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

NOVEMBER

November 1 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Pupil Free Days

November 1 - Secondary Professional Development Day.  Pupil-Free Day for Middle School

November 2 & 3 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

November 10 – Veterans Day – Legal Holiday.  NO SCHOOL

November 14 - Science Fair: 6:00-7:30pm MS MPR

November 15 – PTA Association Meeting in the MS MPR

November 20-24 - THANKSGIVING RECESS.  NO SCHOOL 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 

 

 


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Published: 9/29/17




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Early Bird pricing has been extended to October 6th!!  Make sure to get your books now, this is the lowest price of the year.  Price will go up on October 7th!

 

Purchase your yearbook at http://community.pictavo.com/

Please Create an Account before you purchase.  Our school code is: 70093

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Published: 9/28/17




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8:30-9:00      Gicking, Renz, Schnapper, Trainor, Troffer

9:05-9:35      Adlparvar's 5th graders, Cutkomp, Kruse, Justl

9:40-10:10     Bowser, Diaz, Elkin, Houldin, Villanueva

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10:25-10:55  Buxton, Standley, Samis, Henry

11:00-11:30  Adlparvar's 4th graders, McSweeney, Paschall, Peterson

 

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ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

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OFFICIAL TRAFFIC REMINDERS:  Please follow these guidelines before and after school to help unsure our students are safe.  J

  • Please drive distraction free when you enter/exit the parking lot
  • Please unload only against the curb and have your children exit on the curb side. (Students should not be walking through the parking lot by themselves.  An adult should walk their child to the crosswalk)
  • Please wait and pull forward before your children exits on the curb side
  • At dismissal, we utilize two lines when picking up at the marque.  This allows us to get more cars in the parking lot.  Please do not honk at people forming a second line and be careful where you park if you are in a hurry to get out of the lot.  You might be blocked.

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL VOLUNTARY SERVICE AWARDS: Arroyo Vista Middle School is pleased to announce that applications for our Voluntary Service Awards for 7th and 8th grade students are now available.  The awards will recognize students for their school and community service efforts.  The requirements for the award, the application and the student checklist, can be printed from our school website or picked up in the main office.  The deadline for the application/proposal is Friday, October 27, 2017.  Please turn in all paperwork to the main office.  http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com

 

 

Parent Night: Helping Your Child with Stress and Anxiety - The school counselors from Tijeras Creek Elementary and Arroyo Vista K-8 are hosting a parent night presented by Western Youth Services and OCAPICA. This presentation will provide information on the signs and symptoms associated with stress and anxiety, as well as resources for helping your child cope with stress and anxiety in a healthy way. While this presentation is geared toward elementary school parents, middle school parents are welcome to attend and there will be additional parent nights geared toward middle school families throughout the year.  Please join us on Thursday, October 12, at Tijeras Creek Elementary in their MPR at 6:00pm. For more information, contact Emily Beckman, school counselor, at ekbeckman@capousd.org.

 

 

PTA NEWS:

JOG-A-THON UPDATE

 

Arroyo Vista Family ~ We are up to $36,734 so far.  Thank you SO much to everyone who has sent emails, posted on FB, plugged and supported this fundraiser. We are amazed that we are way more than halfway to our goal, but we still have a little more than $18,000 to go! If you haven’t spread the word about this important fundraiser, it’s not too late.

 

There are two more shark days left - Thursday and Friday.  FRIDAY, September 29th will be the LAST DAY to turn in money (to the office, your student's teacher or online at www.pledgestar.com/arroyovistapta) to qualify for prizes (sharks, raffle tickets, Glow Party admission and Carnival tickets)!

 

We will be doing the raffle drawing at next Wednesday's assembly before school and the Jog-A-Thon will be on October 6.

 

 


ATTENTION MIDDLE SCHOOL PARENTS:  Since the PTA funds programs for the middle school as well we are asking for your help.  Please look for the bright orange flyer coming home with your student this week. There are extra copies in the office if the flyer doesn't make it all the way home to you.  The top earning middle school student will receive 100 carnival tickets!  Please put all money earned along with the completed orange form in an envelope and place it in the box in the front office by Friday, September 29.  Please let Tonya Pierce (tonyapierce17@gmail.com) know if you have any questions. Thank you for your support!

 

SCIENCE FAIR INFORMATIONThe PTA is excited to announce our first annual Science Fair this November! Packets went home with students (K-8) today with all of the information so be on the lookout for them. Participation is voluntary, but highly encouraged!

 

Important Science Fair dates:

Friday, October 13, 2017- Last day to turn in Entry Form at the Office

Monday, November 13, 2017- Project set-up in Middle School MPR (4:30-7:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14, 2017- Judging and student interviews (8:30 am-2:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14, 2017- Family Science Night and Project viewing (6:00-7:30 pm)

Wednesday, November 15, 2017- Project viewing by classes (8:30-1:00 pm)

Wednesday, November 15, 2017- Project pick-up by parents or students (1:00-2:30 pm)

 

The entry form isn't due until October 13, but some experiments can take a while to conduct so it's a good idea to start thinking of project ideas now. The project doesn't have to be complicated as almost anything can be turned into a scientific experiment. The goal is to get students excited about science.  Please let Jon Draper (jdraperdds@gmail.com) know if you have any questions once you have read through the packet. Extra packets are available in the front office. We appreciate your support of our first annual Arroyo Vista Science Fair! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

SEPTEMBER

September 28 – Jog-A-Thon turn in day

September 29 – Jog-A-Thon turn in day

OCTOBER

October 6 – PTA Jog-a-thon Fall Fundraiser

October 11 – PTA Reflections Art Program entry deadline

October 18 – Step It Up Prize Event

October 27 - Ability Awareness Day

October 27 – PTA Family Movie Night

October 30 & 31 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

NOVEMBER

November 1 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Pupil Free Days

November 1 - Secondary Professional Development Day.  Pupil-Free Day for Middle School

November 2 & 3 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

November 10 – Veterans Day – Legal Holiday.  NO SCHOOL

November 14 - Science Fair: 6:00-7:30pm MS MPR

November 15 – PTA Association Meeting in the MS MPR

November 20-24 - THANKSGIVING RECESS.  NO SCHOOL 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 

 

 


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Published: 9/26/17




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The school counselors from Tijeras Creek Elementary and Arroyo Vista K8 will be hosting a parent night presented by Western Youth Services and OCAPICA. This presentation will provide information on the signs and symptoms associated with stress and anxiety, as well as resources for helping your student cope with stress and anxiety in a healthy way. Please join us on Thursday, October 12th, at Tijeras Creek Elementary in their MPR at 6:00pm. For more information, contact your school counselor, Emily Beckman, at ekbeckman@capousd.org.

 

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Counselor

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ekbeckman@capousd.org

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ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Thursday, September 14, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

«Picture Day is Friday«

 

 

 

SCHOOL PICTURES FRIDAY:  Arroyo Vista K-8 Students will have their pictures taken on Friday, September 15You do not need to send in money now.  Proofs will come home a few weeks later and you can place an order at that time.

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL VOLUNTARY SERVICE AWARDS: Arroyo Vista Middle School is pleased to announce that applications for our Voluntary Service Awards for 7th and 8th grade students are now available.  The awards will recognize students for their school and community service efforts.  The requirements for the award, the application and the student checklist, can be printed from our school website or picked up in the main office.  The deadline for the application/proposal is Friday, October 27, 2017.  Please turn in all paperwork to the main office.  http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com

 

 

TBIC FUNDRAISER DINE OUT NIGHT - SEPTEMBER 20 FROM 6:00-9:00 PM:  Please join us at HH Cottons in San Clemente for a fundraising opportunity. Proceeds will go towards a calming sensory room for the TBIC (Therapeutic Behavior Intervention Class) program as well as an additional sensory room for all of the Arroyo Vista students. We look forward to seeing you there!  201 AVENIDA DEL MAR, SAN CLEM ENTE, 92672

 

 

PTA NEWS:

Don't Forget...Wednesday, September 20 at 8:30am is our first PTA Association of the 2017-2018 School Year and at 8:15am,  Freshly Pressed, co. is hosting our "New Family Meet and Greet"!! Both are in the Middle School MPR and we look forward to seeing you there!

 

 

WELCOME NEW ARROYO VISTA FAMILIES:  We would like to formally welcome all new Arroyo Vista families to the school!  We are sure you will find an embracing, supportive, and exciting environment here at Arroyo Vista Elementary and Middle School.  Trisha Coy, fellow parent and owner of FreshlyPressed.co, is sponsoring a “New Family Meet and Greet” at the first PTA Association Meeting on September 20th. Please join us at 8:15am in the Middle School MPR for breakfast treats, coffee, and some other fun surprises!  We look forward to helping you connect with other families, answering any questions you may have, and providing you valuable information about all the wonderful events that your children will be able to participate in throughout the school year.   Mark those calendars for September 20! 

 

 

PTA FALL FUNDRAISER INFORMATION:  The PTA is excited to announce that this year's Fall Fundraiser is once again the JOG-A-THON! This means we will not be selling anything and 100% of all money earned will go directly to the PTA to fund valuable programs such as Brainstorm (STEM), Meet the Masters, K-3 music, field trips, assemblies, middle school grants and so much more! Since we will not be paying 50% of our proceeds to an outside company, we hope that we can reach our school goal of raising $55,000 this year! The Jog-a-thon will be on Friday, October 6th so mark your calendars.

We need your help to make this fundraiser a success! Look for the white Jog-a-thon envelopes coming home this Friday and read through all of the details. Inside the envelope you will find information on how to donate online (so your family and friends near and far can donate) as well as information on how your child can earn their prizes. There will be 5 turn-in days in the mornings before school in the elementary library from 7:30-8:15 am. Please plan to get to school EARLY so your child is not late to class, the lines tend to be very long! These turn-in days will be the only ways for your child to earn their prizes so don’t miss out!  The following are the five prize turn-in dates:    
                                          
Tuesday, September 19

Thursday, September 21

Tuesday, September 26

Thursday, September 28

Friday, September 23

 

 

BONUS SHARK OPPORTUNITY: Everyone can earn a bonus shark by simply registering on Pledgestar and sending seven e-mails to friends and family. (See green sheet inside the envelope for directions on how to register on Pledgestar.) Once you have sent the e-mails, fill out and sign the pink "Bonus Shark" sheet and turn it in at our first prize turn-in day, THIS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 from 7:30-8:15 am in the elementary library. Don't miss out on this chance to earn a bonus shark! 


ATTENTION MIDDLE SCHOOL PARENTS:  Since the PTA funds programs for the middle school as well we are asking for your help.  Please look for the bright orange flyer coming home with your student this week. There are extra copies in the office if the flyer doesn't make it all the way home to you.  The top earning middle school student will receive 100 carnival tickets!  Please put all money earned along with the completed orange form in an envelope and place it in the box in the front office by Friday, September 29.  Please let Tonya Pierce (tonyapierce17@gmail.com) know if you have any questions. Thank you for your support!

 

 

SCIENCE FAIR INFORMATIONThe PTA is excited to announce our first annual Science Fair this November! Packets went home with students (K-8) today with all of the information so be on the lookout for them. Participation is voluntary, but highly encouraged!

 

Important Science Fair dates:

Friday, October 13, 2017- Last day to turn in Entry Form at the Office

Monday, November 13, 2017- Project set-up in Middle School MPR (4:30-7:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14, 2017- Judging and student interviews (8:30 am-2:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14, 2017- Family Science Night and Project viewing (6:00-7:30 pm)

Wednesday, November 15, 2017- Project viewing by classes (8:30-1:00 pm)

Wednesday, November 15, 2017- Project pick-up by parents or students (1:00-2:30 pm)

 

The entry form isn't due until October 13, but some experiments can take a while to conduct so it's a good idea to start thinking of project ideas now. The project doesn't have to be complicated as almost anything can be turned into a scientific experiment. The goal is to get students excited about science.  Please let Jon Draper (jdraperdds@gmail.com) know if you have any questions once you have read through the packet. Extra packets are available in the front office. We appreciate your support of our first annual Arroyo Vista Science Fair! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

SEPTEMBER

September 15 – Picture Day

September 19 – Step It Up Pledge Sheet and Money turn in day

September 19 – International Talk Like a Pirate Day

September 20 – PTA Association Meeting in the MS MPR

September 22 – Middle School Dance - Rock the Roar!

September 30 – PTA Reflections Art Program entry deadline

OCTOBER

October 6 – PTA Jog-a-thon Fall Fundraiser

October 18 – Step It Up Prize Event

October 27 - Ability Awareness Day

October 27 – PTA Family Movie Night

October 30 & 31 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

NOVEMBER

November 1 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Pupil Free Days

November 1 - Secondary Professional Development Day.  Pupil-Free Day for Middle School

November 2 & 3 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

November 10 – Veterans Day – Legal Holiday.  NO SCHOOL

November 14 - Science Fair: 6:00-7:30pm MS MPR

November 15 – PTA Association Meeting in the MS MPR

November 20-24 - THANKSGIVING RECESS.  NO SCHOOL 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 

 

 


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Published: 9/15/17




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Arroyo Vista Middle School is pleased to announce it will be distributing Voluntary Service Awards for our 7th and 8th grade students for our 2017-2018 school year.  The awards will recognize their school and community service efforts.  The requirements for the award, the application and the student checklist, can be printed from our school website or picked up in the main office.  Deadline for the application/proposal is Friday, October 27, 2017.  Please turn in all paperwork to the main office. 

 

VOLUNTARY SERVICE AWARD FORM

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ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT SCHEDULE:  Wednesday, September 13.  This is one of the most important school events for parents to attend.  This is your opportunity to hear about your teachers’ procedures, goals, volunteer opportunities and what you can expect your child to learn this year.  Please make arrangements for child care – this evening is for adults only.  Here is the schedule for September 7. 

 

 

Minimum Day Schedules for Elementary School:

·         Early Bird Kindergarten students attend 8:15 – 11:50 

·         Late Bird Kindergarten students attend 8:15 – 11:50

·         1st – 5th Grade Students are dismissed at 12:20

 

Back to School Night Evening Schedules:

  • Grades K-2:  6:00 – 6:40
  • Grades 3-5:  6:45 – 7:25

 

Middle School dismisses at our regular Wednesday time: 1:25

 

 

TBIC FUNDRAISER DINE OUT NIGHT - SEPTEMBER 20 FROM 6:00-9:00 PM:  Please join us at HH Cottons in San Clemente for a fundraising opportunity. Proceeds will go towards a calming sensory room for the TBIC (Therapeutic Behavior Intervention Class) program as well as an additional sensory room for all of the Arroyo Vista students. We look forward to seeing you there!  201 AVENIDA DEL MAR, SAN CLEM ENTE, 92672

 

 

PTA NEWS:

 

SCIENCE FAIR INFORMATIONThe PTA is excited to announce our first annual Science Fair this November! Packets went home with students (K-8) today with all of the information so be on the lookout for them. Participation is voluntary, but highly encouraged!

 

Important Science Fair dates:

Friday, October 13, 2017- Last day to turn in Entry Form at the Office

Monday, November 13, 2017- Project set-up in Middle School MPR (4:30-7:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14, 2017- Judging and student interviews (8:30 am-2:00 pm)

Tuesday, November 14, 2017- Family Science Night and Project viewing (6:00-7:30 pm)

Wednesday, November 15, 2017- Project viewing by classes (8:30-1:00 pm)

Wednesday, November 15, 2017- Project pick-up by parents or students (1:00-2:30 pm)

 

The entry form isn't due until October 13, but some experiments can take a while to conduct so it's a good idea to start thinking of project ideas now. The project doesn't have to be complicated as almost anything can be turned into a scientific experiment. The goal is to get students excited about science.  Please let Jon Draper (jdraperdds@gmail.com) know if you have any questions once you have read through the packet. Extra packets are available in the front office. We appreciate your support of our first annual Arroyo Vista Science Fair! 

 

 

 

WELCOME NEW ARROYO VISTA FAMILIES:  We would like to formally welcome all new Arroyo Vista families to the school!  We are sure you will find an embracing, supportive, and exciting environment here at Arroyo Vista Elementary and Middle School.  Trisha Coy, fellow parent and owner of FreshlyPressed.co, is sponsoring a “New Family Meet and Greet” at the first PTA Association Meeting on September 20th. Please join us at 8:15am in the Middle School MPR for breakfast treats, coffee, and some other fun surprises!  We look forward to helping you connect with other families, answering any questions you may have, and providing you valuable information about all the wonderful events that your children will be able to participate in throughout the school year.   Mark those calendars for September 20! 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

SEPTEMBER

September 13 – Elementary Back-to-School Night.  Grades K-2: 6:00-6:40.  Grades 3-5: 6:45-7:25.  1st – 5th Grade dismissal - 12:20.  Kinder dismissal – 11:50

September 15 – Picture Day

September 19 – Step It Up Pledge Sheet and Money turn in day

September 19 – International Talk Like a Pirate Day

September 20 – PTA Association Meeting in the MS MPR

September 22 – Middle School Dance - Rock the Roar!

September 30 – PTA Reflections Art Program entry deadline

OCTOBER

October 6 – PTA Jog-a-thon Fall Fundraiser

October 18 – Step It Up Prize Event

October 27 - Ability Awareness Day

October 27 – PTA Family Movie Night

October 30 & 31 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

NOVEMBER

November 1 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Pupil Free Days

November 1 - Secondary Professional Development Day.  Pupil-Free Day for Middle School

November 2 & 3 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

November 10 – Veterans Day – Legal Holiday.  NO SCHOOL

November 14 - Science Fair: 6:00-7:30pm MS MPR

November 15 – PTA Association Meeting in the MS MPR

November 20-24 - THANKSGIVING RECESS.  NO SCHOOL 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 

 

 


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ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

 

Dear Arroyo Vista Middle School Families,

 

Way to go Arroyo Vista MS! You don’t fool around!  We are off to an amazing start to our Step It Up fundraiser. We had over 199 families register over 230 students and send out 3,042 emails to family and friends last night and we have already raised over $6,100 online in just 24 hours.  We have some individual students who have raised $300 or more online in the first night.  It’s that easy.

 

Because of this amazing success, we have EXTENDED the deadline to send your 10+ emails for one more day, and your child will still qualify for all of the SUCCESS SHEET prizes!  If you have not already done so, please click the link below to send out your emails. The entire process should take less than 10 minutes.

 

Please be aware that NO records are kept and these emails will not be used for ANYTHING other than this fundraiser.  We hope you will help us with this important fundraiser that helps make the Middle School experience a memorable one. The funds we raise benefit ALL STUDENTS, including yours!

 

www.stepitupkids.com/ArroyoVista92688

 

Thank you in advance for your support of our students,

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 


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ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

 

Dear Arroyo Vista Middle School Families,

 

Our Middle School ASB fundraiser starts today and we need your help.  We know that parents and students are busy, and that is why we want to make the ASB fundraiser as EASY and SUCCESSFUL as possible.  Our entire STEP IT UP fundraiser can be completed in TEN MINUTES or less!  Really!  We need your help to support Arroyo Vista MS by completing the first night email campaign “Homework Assignment” that students will bring home from the assembly today.

 

To get our fundraiser off to a great start, we are asking families to REGISTER and SEND OUT AT LEAST 10 EMAILS TONIGHT to friends and family, enlisting their support.  Don’t forget to ADD YOURSELF so that you, too, can donate online.  All donations are processed via PayPal, so they are safe and secure, and the emails you send will only be used for this fundraiser (not saved for any other purpose).

 

While you have until the end of our fundraiser to raise money and qualify for the various prizes and events, this First Night Email Homework Assignment will not only earn your child some fun BONUS PRIZES, but will help us get off to an amazing start!  The PTA Jog-A-Thon, the largest PTA fundraiser is on October 6.   

 

Please register at: www.stepitupkids.com/arroyovista92688

 

We look forward to an incredible turn out, and thank you for making a difference in the lives of our students.

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

SEPTEMBER

September 6 – Step It Up Homework Assignment turn in day

September 19 – Step It Up Pledge Sheet and Money turn in day

September 13 – Elementary Back-to-School Night.  Grades K-2: 6:00-6:40.  Grades 3-5: 6:45-7:25.  1st – 5th Grade dismissal - 12:20.  Kinder dismissal – 11:50

September 15 – Picture Day

September 19 – International Talk Like a Pirate Day

September 20 – PTA Association Meeting in the MS MPR

September 22 – Middle School Dance - Rock the Roar!

September 30 – PTA Reflections Art Program entry deadline

OCTOBER

October 6 – PTA Jog-a-thon Fall Fundraiser

October 18 – Step It Up Prize Event

October 30 & 31 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

NOVEMBER

November 1 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Pupil Free Days

November 1 - Secondary Professional Development Day.  Pupil-Free Day for Middle School

November 2 & 3 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

November 10 – Veterans Day – Legal Holiday.  NO SCHOOL

November 15 – PTA Association Meeting in the MS MPR

November 20-24 - THANKSGIVING RECESS.  NO SCHOOL 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

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ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Thursday, August 31, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT – TONIGHT - FROM 6:00-7:45:  Parents, please join us on Thursday, August 31 for Middle School BTSN, an informative parent only night.  Students should fill out the schedule located on the AV Website - http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com - so parents can follow their child’s schedule, starting with first period at 6:00 p.m. and going from room to room every 10-12 minutes.  Parents should bring the completed schedule to the classrooms.  A school map is also included so you can locate classrooms. Ask your child to circle or highlight the classrooms on the map for you.  Since this is an evening for parents, we ask that students not attend as we have no supervision.

Middle School dismissal on Back-to-School Night is normal dismissal - 2:40. 

Friday, September 1 is a minimum day 12:00 dismissal for Middle School students.

 

Back-to-School Night provides a unique opportunity for communication between parents and our faculty.  It is a chance to become acquainted with the teachers and with the courses your child is taking.  We look forward to having you join us!

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS AND PARENTS:  

Just a reminder:  All Middle School Spirit Wear and Paw Sock order forms and money are due to Ms. Adams tomorrow.  We only place spirit wear & socks orders ONCE a year.  Spirit wear and socks orders will arrive and be delivered to your child by the end of September.  Order forms for all are available online or via Ms. Adams.  Make checks out to Arroyo Vista ASB

 

     * Our middle school ASB Fall Fundraiser kicks off on Tuesday 9/5 - check out the info packet your child will bring home with them on Tuesday.

 

     * Middle School Back to School Dance - Rock the Roar date has been postponed from 9/8 to 9/22.  Make the calendar change.

   

     * Anyone needing to complete an Eagle Scout Project need a project?  If so, contact Ms. Adams at sradams@capousd.org.  We have a middle school campus improvement project ready for you!  

 

 

PATRIOT DAY FLAG CEREMONY: Join the Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, and Girl Scouts of Arroyo Vista in front of the Elementary school on Monday, September 11th at 7:45am for our annual Patriot Day Flag Ceremony.

 

 

PTA NEWS:

BACK TO SCHOOL PICNIC:  Save the date for our annual Back-to-School Picnic - Friday, September 1, from 5:30-7:00 pm on the elementary playground. Join us for music, fun, games and food. The Seriously Smashed food truck will be serving Italian treats, cash and credit card accepted. Visit them at seriouslysmashed.com Mustache Mike's will be offering deserts. We will be offering fingerprinting services through Live Scan.  Please sign up for a time slot in the school office and to pick up the appropriate volunteer paperwork. 

 

 

MEDICATIONS:  If your health care provider feels that your child will need to take medication during school hours this year, you will need to have the “Parent/Guardian and Physician Request for Medication” completed by your health care provider.  This form also requires parents’ signature, which gives your permission for the administration of medication at school.  PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ADMINISTER ANY MEDICATIONS UNTIL THE PAPERWORK IS RECEIVED. This form can be found on Arroyo Vista’s website under “Quick Links”.

 

 

CELL PHONE USE:  Parents, please remind your students that their cell phones should be off and away between 8:00 and 2:40. Please refrain from texting your child during the school day. If you need to contact your child in an emergency, please call the school office.

 

 

SCHOOL LOOP INFORMATION FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL:  Important Notice Regarding Use of School LoopSchool Loop will be re-activated and available to use on the first day of the new school year, Tuesday, August 12, 2017.   Parents and students will not be able to register new accounts or login to existing accounts until this time.  School Loop is school-specific, so if you are new to Arroyo Vista, and had an account at a different CUSD school, you will still need to register for an account again through the new school’s website.  The link is on the homepage of the school’s website.  You will need the Student ID Number and an email address to complete this process.

 

School Loop is a different application than the Portal.  It is available to secondary level parents and students only.  Parents are encouraged to use both applications.  The Portal may be accessed at any time during the school year and parent and student accounts only need to be established once as they rollover with updated student data each year.  Don’t have a portal account? Contact the school office when it reopens and request the information needed to create an account.

 

 

 

CUSD AFTER-SCHOOL EXPERIENCE FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS

Session 1: September 5 - November 9

No classes the week of Sept. 11th and the week of Oct. 30th

To quickly reference what is offered at your school, please select the following link:

  •  

 

  • 8 Week Programs
  • Classes run one day a week, Monday-Thursday
  • Offering classes featuring arts, academics, STEM and sports.

 

Demo Week for Session 1 Classes

Demos will be held from August 28th – August 31st.  Our instructors will conduct demos for these classes during lunch. Be sure to ask your children about their lunchtime activities!

 

Register Now At: http://www.saddleback.edu/ce/experience-cusd

Office Hours: Monday – Friday from 8:30 – 4:00

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

AUGUST

August 31 – Middle School Back-to-School Night.  6:00 – 7:45.  Normal dismissal time. 

SEPTEMBER

September 1 – 12:00 p.m. dismissal for Middle School (lunch will be served)

September 1 – PTA Welcome Back Family Picnic

September 4 – Labor Day.  No School

September 13 – Elementary Back-to-School Night.  Grades K-2: 6:00-6:40.  Grades 3-5: 6:45-7:25.  1st – 5th Grade dismissal - 12:20.  Kinder dismissal – 11:50

September 15 – Picture Day

September 19 – International Talk Like a Pirate Day

September 20 – PTA Association Meeting in the MS MPR

September 22 – Middle School Dance - Rock the Roar!

September 30 – PTA Reflections Art Program entry deadline

OCTOBER

October 6 – PTA Jog-a-thon Fall Fundraiser

October 30 & 31 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

NOVEMBER

November 1 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Pupil Free Days

November 1 - Secondary Professional Development Day.  Pupil-Free Day for Middle School

November 2 & 3 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

November 10 – Veterans Day – Legal Holiday.  NO SCHOOL

November 15 – PTA Association Meeting in the MS MPR

November 20-24 - THANKSGIVING RECESS.  NO SCHOOL 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 


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Anyone needed to complete an Eagle Scout Project and you need a project for this?  If so, contact Ms. Adams at sradams@capousd.org   We have a middle school campus improvement project ready for you!  

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Middle School's Back to School Dance -

Rock the Roar date has been postponed from 9/8 to 9/22.  

 

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Our middle school ASB Fall Fundraiser kicks off on Tuesday 9/5 - check out the info. packet your student brings home with them on Tueday.

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Remember Middle School Parents/students that Spirit wear orders & monies for middle school students are due back to Ms. Adams by tomorrow.  

 

Cash or check accepted.  Make checks out to Arroyo Vista ASB

 

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ARROYO VISTA K-8

A California Distinguished School

http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Monday, August 28, 2017

 

Our Mission is Learning.  Make Today Count!

 

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT – THURSDAY, AUGUST 31 - FROM 6:00-7:45:  Parents, please join us on Thursday, August 31 for Middle School BTSN, an informative parent only night.  Students should fill out the schedule located on the AV Website - http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com - so parents can follow their child’s schedule, starting with first period at 6:00 p.m. and going from room to room every 10-12 minutes.  Parents should bring the completed schedule to the classrooms.  A school map is also included so you can locate classrooms. Ask your child to circle or highlight the classrooms on the map for you. 

 

Middle School dismissal on Back-to-School Night is normal dismissal - 2:40. 

Friday, September 1 is a minimum day 12:00 dismissal for Middle School students.

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS AND PARENTS:  

Just a reminder:  All Middle School Spirit Wear and Paw Sock order forms and money are due to Ms. Adams by Friday, September 1.  We only place spirit wear & socks orders ONCE a year.  Spirit wear and socks orders will arrive and be delivered to your child by the end of September.  Order forms for all are available online or via Ms. Adams

 

Mark your calendar for our Middle School Back to School Dance ~ Rock the Roar!

                Friday:  September 8 from 2:45-4:30 

                Admission is $5 - However, we are offering a chance for free admission!

                Details for free dance admission will follow our Fall Fundraiser Kick-off

 

Middle School Fall Fundraiser Kicks off on Tuesday, September 5 – stay tune for more details!

 

 

PTA NEWS:

BACK TO SCHOOL PICNIC:  Save the date for our annual Back-to-School Picnic - Friday, September 1, from 5:30-7:00 pm on the elementary playground. Join us for music, fun, games and food. The Seriously Smashed food truck will be serving Italian treats, cash and credit card accepted. Visit them at seriouslysmashed.com Mustache Mike's will be offering deserts. We will be offering fingerprinting services through Live Scan.  Please sign up for a time slot in the school office and to pick up the appropriate volunteer paperwork. 

 

 

MEDICATIONS:  If your health care provider feels that your child will need to take medication during school hours this year, you will need to have the “Parent/Guardian and Physician Request for Medication” completed by your health care provider.  This form also requires parents’ signature, which gives your permission for the administration of medication at school.  PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ADMINISTER ANY MEDICATIONS UNTIL THE PAPERWORK IS RECEIVED. This form can be found on Arroyo Vista’s website under “Quick Links”.

 

 

CELL PHONE USE:  Parents, please remind your students that their cell phones should be off and away between 8:00 and 2:40. Please refrain from texting your child during the school day. If you need to contact your child in an emergency, please call the school office.

 

 

SCHOOL LOOP INFORMATION FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL:  Important Notice Regarding Use of School LoopSchool Loop will be re-activated and available to use on the first day of the new school year, Tuesday, August 12, 2017.   Parents and students will not be able to register new accounts or login to existing accounts until this time.  School Loop is school-specific, so if you are new to Arroyo Vista, and had an account at a different CUSD school, you will still need to register for an account again through the new school’s website.  The link is on the homepage of the school’s website.  You will need the Student ID Number and an email address to complete this process.

 

School Loop is a different application than the Portal.  It is available to secondary level parents and students only.  Parents are encouraged to use both applications.  The Portal may be accessed at any time during the school year and parent and student accounts only need to be established once as they rollover with updated student data each year.  Don’t have a portal account? Contact the school office when it reopens and request the information needed to create an account.

 

 

ASB REMINDERS AND UPDATES:  ASB MS Spirit wear: ASB Middle School Wildcat Spirit wear will be sold during registration/orientation on August 15 and then from August 15 – September 1.  We will have sample Spirit Wear at MS Orientation.  Spirt Wear orders will be delivered to your child approximately the middle of September.  The ASB MS Spirit Wear design is the same as last years.

 

Incoming 8th graders:  Class of 2018 spirit wear has been designed especially for you!  Your wildcat spirit wear is white and has a different logo on it than the 6th and 7th grade spirit wear. 

Order forms can also be downloaded via our website: http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com.    We accept cash and checks.  Checks can be made out to Arroyo Vista ASB. 
 

 

 

CUSD AFTER-SCHOOL EXPERIENCE

Session 1: September 5 - November 9

No classes the week of Sept. 11th and the week of Oct. 30th

To quickly reference what is offered at your school, please select the following link:

  •  

 

  • 8 Week Programs
  • Classes run one day a week, Monday-Thursday
  • Offering classes featuring arts, academics, STEM and sports.

 

Demo Week for Session 1 Classes

Demos will be held from August 28th – August 31st.  Our instructors will conduct demos for these classes during lunch. Be sure to ask your children about their lunchtime activities!

 

Register Now At: http://www.saddleback.edu/ce/experience-cusd

Office Hours: Monday – Friday from 8:30 – 4:00

 

 

 

 

Joe McGann

Principal, Arroyo Vista K-8

 

 

ARROYO VISTA K-8 'SAVE THE DATE' UPCOMING EVENTS

AUGUST

August 31 – Middle School Back-to-School Night.  6:00 – 7:45.  Normal dismissal time. 

SEPTEMBER

September 1 – 12:00 p.m. dismissal for Middle School (lunch will be served)

September 1 – PTA Welcome Back Family Picnic

September 4 – Labor Day.  No School

September 8 – Middle School Dance - Rock the Roar!

September 13 – Elementary Back-to-School Night.  Grades K-2: 6:00-6:40.  Grades 3-5: 6:45-7:25.  1st – 5th Grade dismissal - 12:20.  Kinder dismissal – 11:50

September 15 – Picture Day

September 19 – International Talk Like a Pirate Day

September 20 – PTA Association Meeting in the MS MPR

September 30 – PTA Reflections Art Program entry deadline

OCTOBER

October 6 – PTA Jog-a-thon Fall Fundraiser

October 30 & 31 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

NOVEMBER

November 1 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Pupil Free Days

November 1 - Secondary Professional Development Day.  Pupil-Free Day for Middle School

November 2 & 3 - Parent Conferences, Elementary – Elementary Minimum Days

November 10 – Veterans Day – Legal Holiday.  NO SCHOOL

November 15 – PTA Association Meeting in the MS MPR

November 20-24 - THANKSGIVING RECESS.  NO SCHOOL 

 

 

The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

 

 

Absence Line: 949-234-5929

23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  92688
949-234-5951 Phone | 949-589-6924 Fax

 


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Please have your student fill out the attached schedule so that you can follow your student’s schedule, starting with first period at 6:00 p.m. and going from room to room every 10-12 minutes.  Parents should bring the completed schedule to the classrooms.  A map is located on the back to locate classrooms. Ask your child to circle or highlight the classrooms on the map for you.

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 Important Notice Regarding Use of School LoopSchool Loop will be re-activated and available to use on the first day of the new school year, Tuesday, August 12, 2017.   Parents and students will not be able to register new accounts or login to existing accounts until this time.  School Loop is school-specific, so if you are new to Arroyo Vista, and had an account at a different CUSD school, you will still need to register for an account again through the new school’s website.  The link is on the homepage of the school’s website.  You will need the Student ID Number and an email address to complete this process.

 

School Loop is a different application than the Portal.  It is available to secondary level parents and students only.  Parents are encouraged to use both applications.  The Portal may be accessed at any time during the school year and parent and student accounts only need to be established once as they rollover with updated student data each year.  Don’t have a portal account? Contact the school office when it reopens and request the information needed to create an account.

 

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Parents, please remind your students that their cell phones should be off and away between 8:00 and 2:40. Please refrain from texting your child during the school day. If you need to contact your child in an emergency, please call the school office.

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 If your health care provider feels that your child will need to take medication during school hours this year, you will need to have the “Parent/Guardian and Physician Request for Medication” completed by your health care provider.  This form also requires parents’ signature, which gives your permission for the administration of medication at school.  PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ADMINISTER ANY MEDICATIONS UNTIL THE PAPERWORK IS RECEIVED. This form can be found on Arroyo Vista’s website under “Quick Links”.

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Thank you students and parents for making the first day of school such a great success.  I saw a lot of smiling faces and eager learners throughout the campus.  This is going to be a tremendous year!  Tomorrow we will be on our first early out Wednesday schedule. 

Grades 1-5 dismiss at 1:20

EBK and LBK dismissal is at 12:08. 

Middle School dismissal is at 1:25.

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CUSD After-School and Early-Morning Experience is back!

 

  • 7-8 Week Programs
  • Classes run one day a week, Monday-Thursday
  • Offering art, coding, drama, chess and academic enrichment classes
  • Classes taught by CUSD Teachers and professional experts

 

Session 1: September 5 - November 9

 

Register Now At: http://www.saddleback.edu/ce or call our office at (949)582-4646

REMEMBER: Registration closes at midnight prior to the first class.

Office Hours: Monday – Friday from 8:30AM – 4:00PM

Please check out our brochure that your child will receive within the first 2 weeks of school.

 

 

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  ASB MS Spirit wear: ASB Middle School Wildcat Spirit wear will be sold during registration/orientation on August 15 and then from August 15 – September 1.  We will have sample Spirit Wear at MS Orientation.  Spirt Wear orders will be delivered to your child approximately the middle of September.  The ASB MS Spirit Wear design is the same as last years.

 

Incoming 8th graders:  Class of 2018 spirit wear has been designed especially for you!  Your wildcat spirit wear is white and has a different logo on it than the 6th and 7th grade spirit wear. 

Order forms can also be downloaded via our website: http://avk8.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com.    We accept cash and checks.  Checks can be made out to Arroyo Vista ASB. 
 

 

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SCHOOL LOOP INFORMATION FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL:  Important Notice Regarding Use of School LoopSchool Loop will be re-activated and available to use on the first day of the new school year, Tuesday, August 12, 2017.   Parents and students will not be able to register new accounts or login to existing accounts until this time.  School Loop is school-specific, so if you are new to Arroyo Vista, and had an account at a different CUSD school, you will still need to register for an account again through the new school’s website.  The link is on the homepage of the school’s website.  You will need the Student ID Number and an email address to complete this process.

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Please mark your calendars! School starts on August 22, 2017.  Beginning this summer, having an updated Parent Portal is more important than ever because it is how you will be notified of your child's new teacher for the 2017-2018 school year prior to Opening Day (8/22/17).  Information regarding your child's new teacher and room number will be available for you to access through the Parent Portal on August 21, 2017 after 3:00pm.

 

Class lists will not be posted at the school site.  To update or activate your Parent Portal, simply log onto https://sites.google.com/a/capou.../parent-and-student-portal/ where you will find directions for updating your Parent Portal account. If you have not created an account, please ask your school's office staff to assist you.

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6TH GRADE PARENTS: Immunization Requirement for students entering 7th Grade. In order to avoid long lines at orientation, current 6th grade families should to bring a copy of their updated Immunization Record to the office prior to the end of the year if you haven’t already.


To enroll in classes for 7th grade, your child must be fully immunized or have a permanent or temporary medical exemption on file with your child’s school. Per state law, 7th grade students cannot have personal beliefs exemptions. 

To avoid the back-to-school rush, we suggest you make plans prior to the end of the school year for your child to receive the necessary immunizations, or speak with your physician regarding permanent or temporary medical exemptions.  Only a licensed Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) may provide a medical exemption. Included in the required immunizations is the Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis booster required for 7th grade. The booster may have been given any time after the 7th birthday. 

 

Please bring your child’s Immunization Record and/or specific medical exemptions from your physician, to your child’s school health office as proof of immunization.  School staff will photocopy the Immunization Record and enter the information in the district student data base.  Your child will not be able to attend classes in 7th grade without proof of immunization or medical exemption on file with us for all required immunizations.  For more information regarding the Tdap or additional school immunization requirements for 7th grade you may visit http://www.shotsforschool.org/k-12 .  This site addresses immunizations required for all 7th grade students including those who had a personal beliefs exemption in 6th grade or are new to the state.

 

Sent on behalf of Wendy J. Pospichal Ed.D.

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