VAPA Week 10 Announcements

October 2017

WEEK OF October 9th # 10

● We have a Growth Mindset

● We Keep all Staff & Every Student in Mind

● We Commit & Follow Through



  • Thank you to our Football & Cheer Coaches, Ms. Stewart, Mr. Guglielmo, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Thorburn, & Mr. Nickeson, for demonstrating and modeling the core value of Committing & Following Through. Our elementary football team won their first game last week and we had a full team of football players supporting their team members and displaying great sportsmanship. Our cheerleaders were also in full uniform cheering them on and pumping up the crowd! Thank you Coaches for your commitment to the sports program and our teams, our students are lucky to have you as their coaches!
  • Strengths Focus –This week we are highlighting two strengths! Shout-out to all the ADAPTABILITY & ANALYTICAL Falcons on Campus. Thank you for flexibility (adaptability) and thoroughness (analytical)!

o ADAPTABILITY – flexible, goes with the flow, easy-going:
Anthony Quintanar, Ashley Ruppert, Martha Arizmendi, Lindsay Miller, Stephanie Lopez, Ms.Jeannie

o ANALYTICAL – logical, thorough, thinks things through:                 Cristian Carrasco, Jenna Martin, Krista Cartier, Michelle Gallegos, Alexa Carcova, Stephen Phan, Chelsea Stewart, Stephanie Dominguez


  • Annual Notification Forms- Please contact parents by calling or via Class Dojo. These forms were due before we left for Fall Break, and we still have several that have not been turned it. Please see Anabel for more information or for another copy.
  • GATE Certification Informational Meeting– If you are interested in being GATE Certified, there will be an informational meeting on Monday, 10.9.17 @ 4:00 Hilltop Drive Elementary.
  • GQ – Gentlemen of Quality – Mr. Reggie and the GQ Committee are looking for gentlemen to join GQ. If you have someone to nominate please submit the form that was left in your box into Mr. Reggie by October 6th.
  • New Character Strengths: Please take some time with your class to teach and celebrate our two new Q2 Character Strengths: Curiosity & Self-Control (school-work)
  • Email Groups: Feaster Charter now has a whole staff email group, FeasterStaffGroup, that should be used instead of the Feaster Distribution Email. You can find this by going to the groups section under your folders on your Outlook Email. To make sure that your email shows in everyone’s inbox, make sure you click the icon at the bottom that says, “group broadcast” when you scroll over it. Please see Heather if you need support using this.
  • Donors Choose/Feaster Blog: Mrs. Walker is available to help anyone who is interested in funding a project for your classroom find the resources or set up a Donors Choose. Those interested in funding flexible seating, rugs, couches, bean bag chairs, etc. can email her and she will follow up with you to set up an account! o Please remember to follow @FeasterCharter on Twitter and our blog at: 

Week at a Glance

5th Grade Teachers After-School Duty **

Q2 Character Strengths: Curiosity & Self-Control (School Work)







Electives Begin (send roster to Marta)

PTO Fundraiser – MPR

Collaboration 1st & 6th grade

Feaster Charter vs. Darnel Charter (Away)

Dance Rehearsals – MPR

Fall School Picture Make-ups

3:00-4:30 Family Fun Night

Feaster vs. Wolf Canyon (Home Game @ 4:00)

Dance Rehearsals – MPR

Collaboration MS & 3rd grade

1:45 PD – Room 401 TK, K-5 Spanish Teacher, 6-8th ELA Teachers

Feaster vs. CVLCC (Home Game @ 4:00)

Dance Rehearsals – MPR

*Anti-Bully Week – Black out Bullying – wear black

Leads Out – Bonnie

Movie Night 5:00- 9:00 Moana

Saturday – Parent Academy Hedenkamp

Feaster vs. Eastlake Middle

Feaster vs. Mar Vista Middle

Looking Ahead & Other Information:

  • 10.17.17 Coffee with the Principals
  • 10.18.17 October Board Meeting

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