November 26, 2012

Wolf Canyon will have a Military PRIDE assembly on November 30th in the school auditorium (grades K-2 9:15 am – 9:45 am and grades 3-6 10:00 am – 10:30 am. The purpose of this assembly is to honor our families serving in the military and explain the reason behind the holiday. We would like to invite all family members who have served and are currently serving in the armed forces to participate and wear their uniforms.

Wolf Canyon is collecting Toys as part of the Districtwide Toy Drive to support needy families. If you would like to donate a toy (new only) please bring the unwrapped toy to the school office. The Toy Drive runs for 1 week only – November 26 – 30. All toys will be collected and distributed to those in need in time for Christmas.

Learn how your school is preventing English Learner students from becoming ‘Long Term English Learners’ at upcoming parent workshops. We will offer two sessions, the first in English on 11/28 and the second in Spanish on 12/6. Both sessions will provide free child care (ages 2 and up) and translation services. Register Online at You can also register via email to or call 619.425.9600 ext. 1761

Infórmese de cómo su escuela está previniendo que los estudiantes que están aprendiendo inglés se conviertan en ‘Estudiantes de Inglés a Largo Plazo’ en los próximos talleres para los padres. Vamos a ofrecer dos sesiones, la primera en inglés el 11/28 y la segunda en español, el 12/6. En ambas sesiones se provee cuidado de niños gratis (de 2 añosde edad en adelante) y servicios de traducción.

Please clips those boxtops and send in for the 2nd round on Friday, December 21! This is a great way to earn easy money for the school.

Thank a teacher for their hard work, dedication, enthusiasm and willingness to go the extra mile for our students and their families. In addition to your priceless gratitude, students and teachers will have a chance to win fantastic prizes. Enter by December 8, 2012! Go to to write and submit you thank you card online, or stop by any Mission Fed Branch or Cox store to fill out a thank you card by December 8, 2012, letting your teacher know exactly why you are thankful for them.

Mission Federal Credit Union is also offering a great incentive to support schools called Mission 4 R Schools. Anyone opening a new account and mentioning Wolf Canyon will automatically earn a $25.00 donation that will be sent directly to the school. You might want to consider teaching your child money management skills by opening a savings account for your child. This is a terrific way to support Wolf Canyon during these tough financial times.

The “Draw a Wolf’ yearbook cover contest is back. All entires should be drawn on “normal” sized paper (8.5 x 11 white copy paper) and may be turned in to the school office no later than November 30th.

Looking Ahead – Mark your calendar for the Annual Wolf Canyon Kids Art Fair Friday, December 7 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Not only is this a great way to support the school but you will have a great masterpiece to hang on your walls at home or at your office. Please remember to RSVP so we will have your child’s artwork on display. If not you will still be able to purchase your child’s work that night in the special designer frame. Also, on hand that evening are representatives from “Bricks 4 Kids” and “Smart Mind Robotics”. These programs will be offered in the 3rd and 4th quarter after school. To get more information and register your child stop by the classrooms that will host this information. Space is limited. Bricks 4 Kids will be offered for students in grades 1-3 and Smart Mind Robotics will be offered for students in grades 4-6.

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