WEEKLY UPDATE: Week of November 9th

Chat with the Principal:  Please join me on Thursday, November 12th at 8:30 AM .  This is an opportunity to connect virtually with the principal for an informal discussion regarding all things Wolf Canyon Elementary.  There will be a monthly focus and opportunities to ask questions, share concerns, and/or receive school updates.  I hope you will consider joining me.  Please click the link below to join. 

Agenda:

  • Reopening Planning
  • Smarty Ants, iReady, and Achieve 3000 usage and best practices.
  • Q and A

Click here to join the meeting

-Week at a Glance-

Monday, 11/09

  • 4 p.m.  1st grade Pick-Up Party
  • Teachers to send home APEX Student Access Codes

Tuesday, 11/10

  • 9 a.m. – APEX Remix Kickoff
    • Theme: MIGHTY Leaders

Wednesday, 11/11

  • No School, Veterans’ Day

Thursday, 11/12

  • APEX Lesson – Mindful
  • 8:30 a.m. Chat with the Principal
  • 12p.m. – Breakfast and Lunch Meal Distribution, Drop-Off Circle

Friday, 11/13

  • APEX Lesson – Integrity

– Other Important Dates –

M, 11/16APEX Lesson – Grit8
3-30-5:30 p.m. APEX Prize Distribution, Drop Off Loop
T, 11/17APEX Lesson – Hero
W, 11/18APEX Lesson – Think Ahead
3:30-5:30 p.m. APEX Prize Distribution, Drop Off Loop
Th, 11/19APEX Lesson – Your Turn
F, 11/209 a.m. APEX Event
3:30-5:30 p.m. – APEX Prize Distribution, Drop Off Loop

11/23/20 – 11/27/20: No School, Thanksgiving Week

12/18/20 Last Day of Quarter 2

12/19/20-1/3/21 No School, Winter Break

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APEX Remix Fundrasier

Link to video https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oW9S_om762YX4gaM59GEeLSmpHN4fup-/view

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Veterans’ Day Update

The previous e-mail link was not working. Please send pictures to Amanda.Mascardo@cvesd.org

We would like to honor and highlight both our veteran and active duty service members this Veterans’ Day. We are requesting that families e-mail Amanda.Mascardo@cvesd.org pictures of Wolf Canyon connected service members and their families (in uniform if possible). We will be using these pictures to create a video to share on our School Blog and Social Media. Pictures need to be received by 4:00pm on Friday, November 7th.

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WEEKLY UPDATE: Week of November 2nd

Veterans’ Day

We would like to honor and highlight both our veteran and active duty service members this Veterans’ Day. We are requesting that families e-mail wolfcanyonoffice@cvesd.org pictures of Wolf Canyon connected service members and their families (in uniform if possible). We will be using these pictures to create a video to share on our School Blog and Social Media. Pictures need to be received by 4:00pm on Friday, November 7th.

PTA Reflections

All PTA Reflections Art Contest entries are DUE Nov. 2nd. You must e-mail a completed submission form and a picture of your art or video (if it is a film, music composition, or dance routine) to Joanne.Adamos@cvesd.org. Please visit the WC Art Blog for additional information and forms. https://wolfpackartistsblog.wordpress.com/

Parents, if you would like to help with the judging, contact Mrs. Adamos.

-Week at a Glance-

Monday, 11/02

  • 2-4 p.m. Gr. 5 Pick Up Party, Front of school
  • 3:30 p.m. SSC Meeting, TEAMS

Tuesday, 11/03

  • ELECTION DAY!  
  • 3-5 p.m. Gr. 5 Pick Up Party, Front of school

Thursday, 11/05

  • 12p.m. – Breakfast and Lunch Meal Distribution, Drop-Off Circle
  • 1:30-3:30 p.m.  Curbside Library
  • 4-5 p.m. Gr. 6 Pick-Up Party, Front of School

– Other Important Dates –

  • 11/11/20 – Veterans’ Day, No School
  • 11/23/20 – 11/27/20: No School, Thanksgiving Week
  • 12/18/20 Last Day of Quarter 2
  • 12/19/20 – 1/3/21 No School, Winter Break

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COVID-19 Testing and Tracing Program

Dear Wolf Canyon School Community,

The Chula Vista Elementary School District is working with COVID-19 testing company Kahala Biosciences to host the CVESD Safe! Testing & Tracing Program. We are excited to invite your student and your family members, on a voluntary basis, to test with us on:

Thursday, October 29 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Location: Saburo Muraoka Elementary, 1644 Santa Alexia Ave., Chula Vista, CA

The CVESD Safe! Testing & Tracing Program will help ensure school communities are safe for students  and staff through a series of COVID-19 tests and wellness evaluations. This program is completely voluntary. We see it as a great opportunity to ensure the safety of our students, teachers, and staff—even family members. We cannot safely reopen schools until rates improve in our District boundary areas. If you cannot make it on this date, there are additional opportunities on Friday. Click on the registration link below to schedule an appointment.

Testing involves your choice of Antibody Test (Finger) and/or Viral Test (Shallow Nose Swab), at NO COST to you.

Thank you!

How to sign up:

Make sure you bring the following REQUIRED items for each participant on testing day:

  1. Please wear a mask
  2. Government-issued ID or passport
  3. Health Insurance card (if you have health insurance) if you don’t have one, please come anyway

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WEEKLY UPDATE: Week of October 26th

RED RIBBON WEEK:

DID YOU KNOW?

Children of parents who talk to their teens regularly about drugs are 42% less likely to use drugs than those who don’t; yet, only a quarter of teens report having these conversations.

Red Ribbon Week®, the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the nation, is your opportunity to get the ongoing conversation started. This year’s theme is Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Drug Free.™

Visit http://www.redribbon.org to learn more about Red Ribbon Week® and get tips for talking to your kids about drugs. The life you save may be that of your own child or a dear friend.

To join the Birthday Book Club anytime during the 2020-21 school year, please fill out a form here: 

https://bit.ly/WCBBCJoin

(Instructions on how to submit payment & select your book(s) will be sent after you submit the form.)

PTA Association Meeting

Wolf Canyon PTA would like to invite you to join us at our first virtual Association meeting on Tuesday, October 27 at 6:00 p.m.

Digital details to come. (https://wolfcanyontimberwolvespta.com/2020/10/17/pta-association-meeting-tuesday-27-march/)

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Red Ribbon Week

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WEEKLY UPDATE: Week of October 19th

Parent Teacher Conferences this week.

During the conference dates, the school will be on a minimum day schedule.

From Oct. 19 – Oct. 22, students will engage in synchronous learning (teacher directed) for the first two hours of the instructional day. The remainder of the time will be asynchronous learning (independent work).

On Oct. 23, the school day will resume to our regular Distance Learning Schedule.

2021 PTA Reflections Art Contest

Calling all Timberwolf artists, musicians, film makers, dancers, writers, and photographers!Join us for an informative meeting about the 2021 Reflections Art Contest.  You can join any one of the 2 meeting sessions.  See you then!For more information contact Mrs. Adamos (Joanne.Adamos@cvesd.org).

Monday, Oct. 19th 2:00-2:30

Wednesday, Oct. 21st 2:00-2:30

PTA Association Meeting

Wolf Canyon PTA would like to invite you to join us at our first virtual Association meeting on Tuesday, October 27 at 6:00 p.m.

Digital details to come. (https://wolfcanyontimberwolvespta.com/2020/10/17/pta-association-meeting-tuesday-27-march/)

Character Trait of the week: Motivation

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WEEKLY UPDATE: Week of October 12th

Parent Teacher Conferences

Mark your calendars: Virtual Parent / Teacher conferences will take place from Oct. 15 – Oct. 22.

Your child’s teacher will be contacting you to schedule your individual parent teacher conference. The purpose of the fall parent/teacher conference is for the teacher to inform you of your child’s progress, baseline data and goals. It is also an opportunity for you to share additional information on your child’s strengths, goals and interests. student participation program.

During the fall reporting period, students will not receive an official report card; they will only receive a Fall Parent Conference Form that will have a citizenship grade, goals and baseline assessment data. You will also receive a Student Summary report that will include attendance data, past yearly assessments and information on any program participation (Dual Immersion, English learner, GATE….)

During the conference dates, the school will be on a minimum day schedule.

From Oct. 15 – Oct. 22, students will engage in synchronous learning (teacher directed) for the first two hours of the instructional day. The remainder of the time will be asynchronous learning (independent work).

On Oct. 23, the school day will resume to our regular Distance Learning Schedule:

Military Connected Families

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WEEKLY UPDATE: Week of October 5th

School Reopening Information: 

  • Our Superintendent, Dr. Escobedo will be hosting a Town Hall on Monday, October 5, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.  Please join to hear more about plans for a proposed phased reopening of schools to in-person instruction.  Click here for more information about the upcoming meeting.

  • If you haven’t already done so, please take a few minutes to review the letter sent last week from Superintendent, Dr. Escobedo regarding the district’s plan for reopening (click here to access the letter).

  • As a friendly reminder, parents/guardians will need to complete the Commitment FormThe form must be completed by Friday, October 9, 2020.  Again, this will help us as we continue to develop our plan for Wolf Canyon.

  • For your reference, click here for the district’s Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Technology:  If you are experiencing issues with school issued laptops, please stop by the office between 8:00-3:00pm M-F.

Attendance: Please ensure your child is up and ready for their assigned graded level distance learning schedule for the day. If you are not sure what the specific schedule is for your child, please contact the classroom teacher.

Parent Teacher Conferences: Fall Parent/Teacher Conferences are from October 15th – 22nd

  • During parent teacher conferences, teachers will deliver synchronous instruction for the first 2 hours of the day.  The rest of the instructional time will be assigned asynchronous work. 

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