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First Day of School is ….tomorrow!

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Hello Eagles, Ms. Garcia here with your Sunday information for July 21st, 2019.

Well, after lots of family time, rest, and relaxation, the day is finally here! Teachers and staff have been working really hard to get ready for the first day of school and the 2019-2020 school year. It is not easy work, but we love it and we can’t wait to see you.

School starts on Monday, July 22nd at 8:50 for a minimum day. Kindergarten-3rd grade is dismissed at 1:40 and 4th-6th grade is dismissed at 2:00. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday are full days and of course, all Fridays are minimum days. Kindergarten has minimum days for the first week of school.

Tomorrow morning, please make sure to check the class lists and head straight out to the playground to find your line up area. I know it is tempting to stop at the classrooms first, but teachers are still preparing right up until the bell rings, so let’s give them that important morning time so they can be their absolute best for our kiddos. We will have our very first and very short Monday Morning Meet Up at 8:50 on the playground.

Unfortunately,  I cannot make any classroom changes at this time. Please allow at least two weeks for students to settle in before making any requests. Because of our small school size (Which is a great asset), there is little room for movement especially if we have full enrollment. So, I apologize for this.

Don’t forget, we are working with Connecting Families Resource Center for before School Child Care. Please make sure to sign up online. Click on the link>>> https://connectingfrc.org/

After school child care is not yet offered by Connecting Families Resource Center. If you are interested, please let us know. I will continue to work with the organization to meet your child care needs.

That’s it for now. Can’t wait to see you tomorrow bright and early!

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PTC Back to School Night Tonight!

Don’t forget to stop by between 5-7PM to check out class lists. There will be fun games instead of a movie so kids can mix and mingle. PTC members will be available to answer simple questions. There will also be snacks for sale!

Don’t forget, school starts Monday for a minimum day.

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Hello Sunday!

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Hello Eagles,

Ms. Garcia here with some Summer Sunday information for you for the week of July 15- July 19th.

School starts on Monday, July 22nd at 8:50 for a minimum day. Kindergarten-3rd grade is dismissed at 1:40 and 4th-6th grade is dismissed at 2:00. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday are full days and of course, all Fridays are minimum days. Kindergarten has minimum days for the first week of school.

Class lists will be posted sometime between 5:00PM and 7:00PM on Friday, July 19th during the PTC Back to School Night. Come mix and mingle with other families before school starts. The movie Toy Story will be playing and snacks will be for sale.

We have about 30 families who have not yet verified residency. Please make sure to complete this process as soon as possible. If residency is not verified by July 19th, students will not be placed on a class list.

Don’t forget, we are working with Connecting Families Resource Center for before School Child Care. Please make sure to sign up online. Click on the link>>> https://connectingfrc.org/

After school child care is not yet offered by Connecting Families Resource Center. If you are interested, please let us know. I will continue to work with the organization to meet your child care needs.

That’s it for now. Can’t wait to see you on July 22nd!

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Parent Handbook for the 2019-2020 School Year Now Available

Click on the link to view the Parent Handbook. Parent Handbook Allen 19-20. You can also find a copy on the Parents tab of this blog anytime!

Can’t wait to see you bright and early on Monday, July 22nd for the first day of school at our Monday Morning Meet Up on the playground. It is a MINIMUM DAY! Dismissal for Kindergarten-3rd grade is at 1:40 and dismissal for 4th-6th grade is at 2:00.

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Affordable Before School Child Care at ALLEN for the 2019-2020 School Year

Many have asked if Allen School has before school child care and now through a partnership with Connecting Families Resource Center, we do! We need a minimum of 5 families to start the program of the first day of school, July 22 at 6:30 AM! Please sign up online today. The benefits of this program are it is aligned with our Social and Emotional Learning Program, they offer homework help, service learning for Allen School, physical activity, and more.  Child Care will occur in Room 401 at Allen School. Click on the link to register today. Connecting Family Resource Center

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Final Sunday of the 2018-2019 School Year

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

This is our last week of school and Eagles always finish strong! Wednesday, June 5th is our last day and it is a minimum day. 

Please know that we have 6th Promotion on Tuesday at 9:15. Please be patient as parking and traffic will be difficult. Wednesday is Kindergarten Promotion at 9:15. Again, please practice patience with traffic and parking.

Verification of Residency will take place on Friday, June 7 from 7:00am to 3:30pm.  Remember this mandatory process must be completed in order for your child to begin the 19-20 school year. If you are unsure of what paperwork you need, please call the office.

Math Night was a blast! We will certainly be doing this again next year! Thank you to Mrs. Davies, Ms. Mathis, and all of our teachers for making this happen!

As a reminder, our handicapped parking lots are reserved for those with the appropriate placard. They should never be used for drop off or pick up of students at any time.

Thinking ahead to next school year, if you are interested in serving on a parent leadership committee such as School Site Council, PTC, or District Advisory/District English Language Advisory Committee, please let me know! If not, I may approach you to join (wink..wink!)

Have you taken the Hanover Survey to let us know how we are doing? Remember, information from this survey is used to make improvements to Allen School. Take the survey here Parent Hanover Survey

Finally, our local Bonita Fire Department is having a pancake breakfast on Sunday, June 9 from 8-11am to help support our firefighters.  The donation is only $5 and may be purchased at the fire door.  They will have various booths, demonstrations and you can even learn CPR.  Please come out and support our local firefighters.

Are you available the first week of July? We have a super cool new playground program we are starting. These are fun games for students to play during recess, but we need help painting the playground courts. If you are interested, please send me an email or stop me in the hall. Once I have a good posse of parent and community volunteers, I will send out the date. I say we make it a PAINTING PARTY!!

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

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Memorial Day Weekend! Info for the Week of May 27th

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Hello Eagles, Ms. Garcia here with your Sunday information for the week of May 27th.

Verification of Residency will take place on Wednesday, May 29 from 7am to 3:30pm and then again on Friday, June 7 from 7:00am to 3:30pm.  Remember this mandatory process must be completed in order for your child to begin the 19-20 school year.

Mark your calendars for Math Night which is Wednesday, May 29 from 5:30 to 7:00pm.  This free event is open to everyone.  There will be games, prizes and you can come and go as you please.

Volunteers, please mark your calendars for Friday, May 31 from 8-9:00am.  Staff will be serving you breakfast in honor of all you do year long to support our students and school.   We are so very grateful.

As a reminder, our handicapped parking lots are reserved for those with the appropriate placard. They should never be used for drop off or pick up of students at any time.

Thinking ahead to next school year, if you are interested in serving on a parent leadership committee such as School Site Council, PTC, or District Advisory/District English Language Advisory Committee, please let me know! If not, I may approach you to join (wink..wink!)

Have you taken the Hanover Survey to let us know how we are doing? Remember, information from this survey is used to make improvements to Allen School. Take the survey here Parent Hanover Survey

Finally, our local Bonita Fire Department is having a pancake breakfast on Sunday, June 9 from 8-11am to help support our firefighters.  The donation is only $5 and may be purchased at the fire door.  They will have various booths, demonstrations and you can even learn CPR.  Please come out and support our local firefighters.

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

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Testing Reminders!

Hi Parents and Families,

CAASPP testing continues this week with 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students. Please make sure to have students get a good night’s rest, eat a great breakfast, and come to school every day and on time.

We can do this!!

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It’s Sunday! Thank you, Allen

 

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Ms. Garcia here with your Sunday information for May 19, 2019.

Thank you, Allen School! Our Allen teachers, staff, and volunteers responded beautifully and kept the focus on every child feeling safe and protected during our lockdown and secure campus incident last Friday. I also appreciate each of our parents and our families members for their patience and understanding throughout the incident with the limited information we had. I would also like give a shout out for the support we received from CVESD district office, CVPD, and SD County Sheriff’s Office. Thank you! I will be sending a letter on Monday with more information. Again, it truly takes a village.

That said, Allen School ROCKS and we have lots going on our last few weeks, so get out your calendars:

Mother/Son Games will be this Friday, May 24 from 5-7:30pm.  Tickets are $5 each and are being sold before and after school.  If you would like to help with this event, there is a sign up sheet in the office.  It will be a fun-filled night of fun and games so make sure to get your tickets soon.

Verification of Residency will take place on Wednesday, May 29 from 7am to 3:30pm and then again on Friday, June 7 from 7:00am to 3:30pm.  Remember this mandatory process must be completed in order for your child to begin the 19-20 school year.

Mark your calendars for Math Night which is next Wednesday, May 29 from 5:30 to 7:00pm.  This free event is open to everyone.  There will be games, prizes and you can come and go as you please.

Volunteers, please mark your calendars for Friday, May 31 from 8-9:00am.  Staff will be serving you breakfast in honor of all you do year long to support our students and school.   We are so very grateful.

Finally, our local Bonita Fire Department is having a pancake breakfast on Sunday, June 9 from 8-11am to help support our firefighters.  The donation is only $5 and may be purchased at the fire door.  They will have various booths, demonstrations and you can even learn CPR.  Please come out and support our local firefighters.

Well, that is it for now. I will see your bright and early for our Monday Morning Meet Up at 8:50.

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Hello Sunday! What’s ahead…

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Hello Eagles, Ms. Garcia here with some Sunday Information for the coming week, May 13 through May 17.

Happy Mother’s Day to all our beautiful and brilliant Eagle Moms!

A very big Eagle thank you goes out to PTC, all our families, and students who celebrated Allen’s phenomenal teachers and staff members this past week. We all felt the love from you and because of you, we are recharged so we can finish this school year strong!

The Mother/Son Games will be on Friday, May 24 from 5-7:30pm.  Tickets are $5 each and are being sold before and after school.  It will be a fun-filled night of fun and games so make sure to get your tickets soon.

Verification of Residency will take place on Wednesday, May 29 from 7am to 3:30pm and then again on Friday, June 7 from 7:00am to 3:30pm.  Remember this mandatory process must be completed in order for your child to begin the 19-20 school year.  Also, remember, each time you move you must come in and do a Verification of Residency. We want our Eagles to stay with us. This paperwork is critical to keep updated.

Mark your calendars for Math Night on Wednesday, May 29 from 5:30 to 7:00pm.  This free event is open to everyone.  There will be games, prizes and you can come and go as you please.

Volunteers, please mark your calendars for Friday, May 31 from 8-9:00am.  Staff will be serving you breakfast in honor of all you do year long to support our students and school.   We are so very grateful.

We are continuing with CAASPP and Local Measures testing so keep up the great attendance of being here every day and on time…or a little early!

Well, that is it for now. I will see you bright and early in the morning!

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