VAPA Week 13 Announcements

October 2017

WEEK OF October 30th # 13

● We have a Growth Mindset ● We Keep all Staff & Every Student in Mind ● We Commit & Follow Through


  • Shout out to Ms. Ana Mercado for Keeping all Staff, Students, & our Community in Mind by reorganizing and managing the traffic before and after school. The new system is keeping our students and parents safe! Thank you!
  • Shout-out to Ms. Carolina and Natalia for committing and following through by creating and organizing 14 performances with different outfits, music, and decorations in two weeks! Our students danced their hearts out and did an excellent job! Below are some pictures from the performances

• Strengths Focus –This week we are highlighting two strengths! Shout-out to all Falcons that have ARRANGER & BELIEF as one of their top 5 strengths! Thank you for helping us make sense of situations and your beliefs.

ARRANGER – makes sense of things, flexible, able to organize, constantly seeking best configuration for optimal efficiency: Marissa Hernandez, James Wylie, Katelyn Zinskey, Betty Silva, Josh Thorburn, Claudia Palacio, Melissa Tellez, Gina Haggard, Jeannie Ruiz, Reggie DePass, Sarah Motsinger

BELIEF – ethical, compassionate, true to self and ideals, responsible: Marissa Hernandez, Josh Thorburn, Jeannie Ruiz, Melissa Guerrero, Alida Appel


  • Sixth grade is hosting Fall Dance on Thursday, November 9, 2:00-3:30, to fundraise for camp. Students in 4th to 8th are all invited! Tickets are sold in room 701 before or after school for $2, or may be purchased at the door for $3. Please send home flyers on Monday. Students need their parent signatures to be able to purchase tickets. Please ask any sixth-grade teacher if you have any questions.

Week at a Glance

Mindlab Teachers – dismissal duty

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






We are More Powerful Together! Wear Purple

– Mindlabs Trimester 2


Children’s Museum: – Martinico,

SanRoman, Culbertson, Tellez

Literature Parade 9:00 – 10:00 Blacktop area

3:00 – 4:00 Halloween Trick or Treating

4:00-5:00 Elementary Football Game (home)

1:45 PD – SPED PD

4:00 Elementary Football Game (AWAY)

Instructional Rounds – Leads

Innovation Station – Olocco

Looking Ahead & Other Information:

  • 11.7 Longevity Service Awards Reception (Muraoka)
  • 11.10 Veteran’s Day Holiday – No School!

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