February 3, 2014

The Wolf Canyon K-Kids is once again collecting pennies, spare change or donations of any amount to support our Pennies for Pasta campaign to fight against blood cancer. Donations are being accepted now through February February 21 and will go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The class that brings in the most donations will be given a pasta party compliments of the Olive Garden. Brother, can you spare a dime!

Monday, February 3 at 9:15am the winners from each 4-6 grade classroom will take part in the school wide Speech Competition. Wolf Canyon will select one winner for 4th, 5th and 6th grade to advance to the District Competition.

Friday, February 7 is National “Wear Red Day”. Support our efforts to support the American Heart Association. All Jump Rope for Heart donation envelopes will be collected and students will have the opportunity to participate in the school wide Jump Rope for Heart event. Have a heart, get donations and save a life.

Traffic Alert – Please note that there will be some road closures in the housing area west of La Media February 3 – 28. Students who ride the bus will need to refer to the notice that was sent home. Also, please remember that the bus loop is not a drop off/pickup area for children. Please remind all folks dropping off and picking up your children to do so at the front of the school.
For everyone’s safety please enter and exit the school slowly and remember to model for your children the importance of not using cell phones while driving.

The Wolf Canyon PTA is looking for volunteers to serve on next year’s (2014-2015) board. 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. Submissions DEADLINE is February 11, 2014. Election will be held at March 18, 2014 PTA Meeting. For more information click the hyperlink. CALLING ALL PARENTS

Now’s the time to nominate and recognize individuals in the Wolf Canyon community for the Honorary Service Award. To nominate someone please complete the nomination form no later than February 25. Forms were sent home with students and are also available in the school office.

Order your copy of the school yearbook for just $36.00 through February 28. Yearbooks ordered after the February 28 will be $45.00 each. Yearbook orders will be available through March 21. To order click the following link and enter ID#11854014 https://ybpay.lifetouch.com/Order/SelectJob.

Come out and observe our classrooms and see Common Core Standards in Action on from 9:00 am – 11:00 am on February 21 and 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm on February 27. There will be a brief in-service before the observations in the school library.

Boxtops are a great way for our school to earn supplies and materials. Please look for groceries that have the labels for Boxtops for Education, cut it out and send all boxtops no later than February 17.

Mark your calendars for 2 very special events: March 10 from 9:00 am – 10:00 an at the next Principal Coffee Chat, Mr. Larry Alvarado will give presentation on behavior management tips for parents to use at home. On April 10 at 6:30 pm to learn about the changes in State Testing and our plans to begin a Dual Immersion program at Wolf Canyon for the 2014-2015 school year.

All school/district/community fliers can be accessed on Peachjar. Click on the Peachjar icon on this blog or download the App to your devices and these fliers will come to you electronically.

Coming up:

Thursday, February 13 Minimum Day
Friday, February 14 NO SCHOOL
Monday, February 17 NO SCHOOL
Friday, February 21 School Dance 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Wednesday, March 5 Kindergarten Registration begins
Monday, March 10 Parent Training

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