January 20, 2013

No School on Monday, January 20. School resumes on Tuesday, January 21.

Tuesday, January 21 is our General PTA meeting at 7:00pm. Please show your support, come out and get involved. Volunteers are needed for several of the upcoming events.

The Wolf Canyon PTA is looking for a few good men/women to serve on next year’s (2014-2015) board. When you volunteer on the PTA Board, you contribute your invaluable experience and your commitment to keeping Wolf Canyon programs alive. For more information click the hyperlink. CALLING ALL PARENTS

The following positions are available: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Auditor, & Historian. Nomination forms will be sent home and are also available in the school office. SUBMISSONS DEADLINE is February 11, 2014. Election will be held at March 18, 2014 PTA Meeting. Candidates must be paid PTA Member by February 18, 2014.

Friday, January 24 is Wolf Day Encore. Come dress or made up as your best Timberwolf. This event is sponsored by Student Council.

Robotics will start on Friday with very cool Robotics Projects that will test student’s building abilities and emphasize critical thinking.
*2nd-3rd graders will construct a Kicker, Goalie and a Cheering Fans to complete a Soccer game that parents can come and see.
*4th-6h graders will build a Vehicle with interchangeable wheels, gears and will use it to have a GOLF game, navigate over
obstacles and even attach a ball shooter. Classes are limited.Register online at http://www.smartmindrobotics.com.

Bricks4Kidz will begin the next 6 week session on Tuesday, January 21, ending February 25. Class is from 3:30-4:30. This is a lego engineering class where students will build and design models using lego bricks, motors, and batter packs. The theme this session is life science, models include: a dinosaur, butterfly, venus fly trap, and more. For more information visit http://www.bricks4kidz.com.

Yearbooks are on sale now! Order your copy of the school yearbook for just $36.00 during the pre-sale period now through February 28. Yearbooks ordered after the pre-sale period will be $45.00 each. All orders must be placed no later than March 31. All orders must be made Online this year. There will be no orders handled by the school office.
Visit ybpay.lifetouch.com and enter ID#11854014 to reserve your copy.

The next 2 Saturday Wolf Canyon Parent Workshops on the Common Core State Standards will focus on the following:

January 25
10:00 am – 11:00 am SHIFT 3 – English Language Arts: Lexiles and Levels it’s So Complex, What Does it ALL Mean?
SHIFT 4 – English Language Arts: Looking for the Evidence and Text-Based Answers

11:00 am – 12:00 pm SHIFT 3 – Mathematics: Speed, Accuracy the Fluency Connection
SHIFT 4 – Mathematics: Deep Understanding is More Than Tricks

February 1
10:00 am – 11:00 am SHIFT 5 – English Language Arts: Writing from Sources
SHIFT 6 – English Language Arts: Words! Words! Words! How to Develop Academic Vocabulary

11:00 am – 12:00 pm SHIFT 5 – Mathematics: Application and How to Use Your Math
SHIFT 6 – Mathematics: Practicing and Understanding, The Dual Intensity Challenge

Chula Vista Elementary School District is offering workshop sessions for parents of children learning English as a second language on January 29 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the CVESD Education Service and Support Center located at 84 East J Street, Chula Vista. Childcare will be provided for children 3 and up. Call 619-425-9600 extension 1764 to register. You can also register online at http://evenbrite.com/event/9815156397 or email Isabel.Piza@cvesd.org. Both sessions will be in Spanish with interpretation in English.

Looking Ahead:
Thursday, January 30 Grades 3-6 Science and Technology Night 6:30 pm
Friday, January 31 Grades K-2 Science and Technology Night 6:30 pm
Monday, February 3 9:15am Wolf Canyon School Speech Competition for students in grades 4-6
Thursday, February 13 Minimum Day (Kinder is dismissed at 1:30 pm and all other students are dismissed at 1:45 pm)
Friday, February 7 National “Wear Red Day” to support the American Heart Associations continuous work to fight Heart Disease
Friday, February 14 NO SCHOOL
Monday, February 17 NO SCHOOL

Friday, February 21 School Dance 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

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