October 14, 2013

This week Wolf Canyon is part of a program to Walk, Ride or Roll to school. Help our school win up to $1,000 for school supplies just by carpooling, walking, biking, or taking the bus to school. Here’s how. First, create a free iCommute SchoolPool account at iCommuteSD.com. Next, walk, ride, carpool or take the bus to school each day this week. Finally, log your trips online using the iCommute TripTracker tool and you’ll be automatically entered into drawings for great prizes. The top three schools with the highest percentage of alternative commute trips logged will win $1,000. To learn more visit iCommuteSD.com or call 511 and say “SchoolPool.”

Picture Make-up day is Monday, (tomorrow) October 14. If your child missed the Picture Day in quarter 1 or would like to retake the picture remember to remind him/her to get his/her picture taken tomorrow.

Bricks for Kids classes begin this Tuesday, October 15.

Safety Patrol is collecting Teddy Bears (new only) in partnership with the Chula Vista Police Department now through October 24. All Teddy Bear donations will be delivered to Children’s Hospital during the holiday season.

This Thursday, October 17 from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm is our annual Safety Night. We will review the Safe Schools Plan and the goals we are working on to keep your child safe. The first 30 families who come out will receive a free Internet Safety Software CD provided by the San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis.

Common Core Workshops for Parents in English and Spanish:
Saturday, October 19 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at Loma Verde Elementary (1450 Loma Lane, Chula Vista)
Tuesday, October 22 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am at the CVESD Education Service and Support Center (84 East J Street, Chula Vista)
Wednesday, November 6 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Hilltop Elementary (30 Murray Street, Chula Vista)

Looking Ahead:
Red Ribbon Week is October 21 – 25
Kids News Day is Tuesday, October 22.
Law Enforcement Day is Friday, October 25 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am.
Masquerade Festival is Saturday, October 26 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Common Core Tip of the Week: Read one non-fiction text aloud or with your child each day. If you have an Ipad or Tablet try the free app Pulse and create your own menu of favorite magazines and periodicals.

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