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Sunday Night Information!

Hello Eagles, Ms. Garcia here with your Sunday Night Information for January 20th, 2019.   

  • There will be no school tomorrow in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.    School will resume on Tuesday and it will be a regular school day.  
  • The Variety Show auditions are this Thursday after school.  Make sure to turn in your Variety Show permission slip prior to the audition.  The Variety Show is scheduled for Thursday, March 7.   
  • Due to inclement weather we had to cancel our January Family First Friday.  It has been rescheduled to Friday, February 1 from 8:00 to 9:00.  Please stop by for a free cup of coffee along with a time to meet with other Allen families.  Ms. Garcia will also share some info on the school.
  • If your child is here on a Zone Transfer, please make sure to pick a form up in the office and turn it in on January 22.  In order for your child to attend Allen next year, this form must be completed and turned in.   
  • Our first basketball game for the season will be held here at Allen this Thursday at 4:00.  We will play Hilltop Elementary.  Please come out and support our team.   Thank you to Ms. Farlow for making our 2nd season happen! Go Eagles!
  • Finally, there will be a School Site Council meeting this Wednesday at 3:30 in Room 404.  All are welcome to attend.
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Invitation from Sunnyside School

The principal at Sunnyside, Robert Cochran, has graciously invited parents of English Language Learner students to a presentation from a CVESD District Coordinator of Language Acquisition about the upcoming English Language Proficiency Assessment (ELPAC). Please take advantage of this invitation and learn from an expert in this assessment.

Here is a letter from Mr. Cochran in English and Spanish…

Dear Parents,

            You are invited to Sunnyside’s English Learner Advisory Council (ELAC) meeting on January 25th, 2018 from 8 – 9 in the morning in the Sunnyside Auditorium.  You are receiving this letter because your child is an English Learner and will be taking the ELPAC assessment this spring.

            Ms. Patricia Pimentel, District Coordinator of Language Acquisition will be coming to share information concerning this new assessment, English Language Development standards, and how these differ from the prior assessment and standards.

            Translation will be provided.

            Refreshments will be provided. 

            We hope to see you there!

                                                                        Robert Cochran, Principal

                                                                        Sunnyside Elementary School

Estimados padres,

            Usted está invitado a la reunión del Consejo Consultivo de aprendices de Inglés de Sunnyside (ELAC) el 25 de enero de 2018 de 8 – 9 de la mañana.  Usted está recibiendo esta carta porque su hijo es un estudiante de inglés y estará tomando la evaluación de ELPAC esta primavera.

            La Sra. Patricia Pimentel, Coordinadora Distrital de adquisición de idiomas, vendrá a compartir información sobre esta nueva evaluación, los estándares de desarrollo del idioma inglés, y cómo difieren de las evaluaciones y estándares anteriores.

            Se proporcionará la traducción.

            Se proporcionará refrescos. 

            ¡ Esperamos verlos allí!

Robert Cochran, Director

                                                                        Escuela primaria Sunnyside

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Rescheduled: Family First Friday

Hi Eagles,

Because of this wet weather, we will not be able to have our Family First Friday coffee barista (Daniels’ Coffee) tomorrow. Not to worry, it is rescheduled for Friday, February, 1st from 8:00-9:00 AM.

 

Ms. Garcia

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School Resumes January 15th for a Minimum Day

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Hello Eagles, Ms Garcia here with your Sunday night information.

Save the Date:  It’s time to get your Variety Show act together!!!  Auditions for the Variety Show are scheduled for Thursday, January 24.  The Variety Show is scheduled for Thursday, March 7.  Info on rehearsal and forms will be available when we return.   

Our Family First Friday meeting will be on Friday, January 18 from 8:15 to 9:15.  Please stop by for a free cup of coffee along with a time to meet with other Allen families.  Ms. Garcia will also share some info on the school.   

Please bring in all your Box Tops when we return to school.  They really do add up and make a difference for our school.  Thank you to Mrs. McCallister for organizing this project.   

Zone transfers will be available beginning January 18.  If your child is here on a zone transfer please make sure to pick a form up in the office and turn it in on January 22.  In order for your child to attend Allen next year, this form must be completed and turned in.   

School will resume on Tuesday, January 15.  It will be a minimum day.   

I’ll see you bright and early at our “Tuesday” Morning Meet Up at 8:50.

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Don’t forget!!

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Hello Eagles…just another reminder!

Save the Date:  It’s time to get your Variety Show act together!!!  Auditions for the Variety Show are scheduled for Thursday, January 24.  The Variety Show is scheduled for Thursday, March 7.  Info on rehearsal and forms will be available when we return.   

Our Family First Friday meeting will be on Friday, January 18 from 8:15 to 9:15.  Please stop by for a free cup of coffee along with a time to meet with other Allen families.  Ms. Garcia will also share some info on the school.   

Please bring in all your Box Tops when we return to school.  They really do add up and make a difference for our school.  Thank you to Mrs. McCallister for organizing this project.   

Zone transfers will be available beginning January 18.  If your child is here on a zone transfer please make sure to pick a form up in the office and turn it in on January 22.  In order for your child to attend Allen next year, this form must be completed and turned in.   

School will resume on Tuesday, January 15.  It will be a minimum day.   

Happy New Year!

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Reminders for Winter Break

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Hello Eagles, Ms. Garcia here for some reminders:

Save the Date:  It’s time to get your Variety Show act together!!!  Auditions for the Variety Show are scheduled for Thursday, January 24.  The Variety Show is scheduled for Thursday, March 7.  Info on rehearsal and forms will be available when we return.   

Our Family First Friday meeting will be on Friday, January 18 from 8:15 to 9:15.  Please stop by for a free cup of coffee along with a time to meet with other Allen families.  Ms. Garcia will also share some info on the school.   

Please bring in all your Box Tops when we return to school.  They really do add up and make a difference for our school.  Thank you to Mrs. McCallister for organizing this project.   

Zone transfers will be available beginning January 18.  If your child is here on a zone transfer please make sure to pick a form up in the office and turn it in on January 22.  In order for your child to attend Allen next year, this form must be completed and turned in.   

School will resume on Tuesday, January 15.  It will be a minimum day.   

Have a wonderful Holiday with your families and friends!

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Allen Information for December 10th through December 14th.

Hi Eagles, Ms. Garcia here with your Sunday information for the week of December 10th through December 14th.

  • Thank you to Elizabeth Hoffman and her family for representing Allen School so well at last Wednesday’s Board Meeting. She was able to share a little bit about what she loves at Allen School in front of a pretty big audience. Great job, Elizabeth!
  • There will be a kickball game at Allen this Wednesday at 4:00. Come on out and root for the Eagles!
  • The Glow Party for those who qualified from the fundraiser will be this Wednesday at 9:45 in the auditorium.
  • There is a School Site Council Meeting this Thursday at 3:30 in either Room 404 or 405 (that will be confirmed next week). This is an open and public meeting.
  • Basketball tryouts for 4th-6th graders from 3:30-4:30 on Thursday and  2:30-3:30 Friday. Please make sure to have your signed form turned into Ms. Farlow.
  • We are starting to calculate the best attendance for one primary class and one upper grade class…we wonder who it may be. The ones so far will be revealed at the Monday Morning Meet Up….but that can always change!!

Well, that is it for now. Have a great rest of the day and I will see you bright and early at the Monday Morning Meet Up at 8:50.

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Eagles! Here is Sunday Information for the Week of December 3rd through December 7th.

Hi Eagles, Ms. Garcia here with your Sunday Information for December 2nd, 2018.

Our first and second grade students had an opportunity last week to attend the play “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas” at the Old Globe Theater in Balboa Park. First, I want to say thank you to Ms. Farlow and Ms. Gilman, our VAPA teachers, for getting the grant for our students to experience a day at the theater. Additionally, I am so proud to hear that our Eagles were a great and polite audience!

There are a few events coming up that I would like to invite you all to attend:

  • One of our Student Council Officers will be speaking at the Board of Education Meeting on behalf of Allen School during our Cohort of Schools Board Report. It will be on December 5th at 6:00 at the Board Room at the district office on 84 E. J Street.
  • There is a kickball game on Wednesday at 4:00 at Parkview Elementary School. Go Eagles!
  • Our School Site Council meeting had been changed to next Thursday, December 13th at 3:30 in Room 405. This is an open and public meeting.

Finally, I want to give a big thank you to Mrs. Rechif and Mrs. McConkey for coordinating our families and Safety Patrol members to be part of the Chula Vista Starlight Parade this past weekend. It’s wonderful to have opportunities to come together!

Well, that is it for now. See you bright and early at our Meet Up Monday at 8:50.

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Thankful for the week of November 26th-November 30th!

Hello Eagles, Ms. Garcia here with your Sunday information for November 25, 2018.

  • Allen Elementary School hopes you had a wonderful week off and a wonderful time with family and friends on Thanksgiving!
  • We are full of gratitude for all the food donations our Eagles contributed to make sure our local families have what they needed for a great Thanksgiving. I believe  will be starting a toy drive shortly, so we will keep you posted on that.
  • Don’t forget to sign up to be part of Allen Elementary’s Polar Express theme “float” during the Chula Vista Starlight Parade on Saturday, December 1st. See the front office or Mrs. Rechif for more information. ALL are welcome!! Let’s show them how the small, yet mighty, Allen School celebrates winter!
  • We have an Eagles home kickball game on Wednesday November 28th at 4:00. Come on out a support our Eagles. Thank you, Ms. Farlow for making this happen!

Well, that’s it for now. See you bright and early for our Monday Morning Meet Up at 8:50.

 

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Allen Elementary School wishes you and yours a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all Allen Eagles!

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