VAPA Weekly Announcements 4.21.2019

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

WINGS ● We Include everyone ● Never Give Up, have a ● Growth Mindset to ● Soar off to college

Shout Outs:

  • Shout out to the Parent Involvement Committee for Committing & Following Through by organizing and hosting a successful Spring Kermes!
  • Shout out to Ms. Heather Galyen, Ms. Claudia Palacio, Mr. Josh Thorburn, & Ms. Ana Mercado for having a Growth Mindset by organizing/chaperoning our recent trip to China. It was an amazing experience for both the 11 middle school students and the adults! We can’t wait to start planning our next trip!
  • Shout out to our Mrs. Macleod, Mrs. Hernandez, Marta, Melissa, Marcela, Cassandra, Ms. Jeannie, Dr. Sleiman and Mr. Velasco for providing the additional support while Ms. Dominguez and I were chaperoning students in China last week!
  • Shout out to Coach Liz for organizing our first Feaster Cup! Way to Keep all Staff & Every Student in Mind!

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Additional Information:

  • Survey: Please follow the link to take a less than 15-minute survey on your perceptions of student behavior and attitudes, school programs and policies, and the overall school climate as they relate to student well-being and learning. The deadline to take the survey is 5.3.19. https://surveys.wested.org/cscs/MX379KT
  • Community Service in the Media Center: Do you have a middle school student who needs hours for community service or a student who just loves to help out after school? If so, please contact Heather Galyen via email or by calling x2947. Students volunteers will help check iPad covers, set up teachers with the Apple Classroom app and turn on your student iPad location services.
  • Classroom App: Many of our teachers are using the Apple Classroom app which allows you to see the student’s iPad screen right from your iPad, open a specific app and even lock the student’s screen – all from your teacher iPad. If you are interested in this tool, please contact Heather Galyen. If you are using this app and are having issues, please contact Heather Galyen
  • Sound the Alarm: Please help us spread the word by sharing the following information on your Class Dojo page and via JupiterEd – you can also include the attached PDFs in your message:
    • The city of Chula Vista will be installing FREE smoke alarms on Saturday, May 4th from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Parents can request installation by visiting SoundTheAlarm.org/SanDiego
  • Pasta for Pennies: We are getting closer and closer to our $3,000 goal for Pasta for Pennies! At last count, we had raised $2,360.78! Kindergarten is in the lead with $415.47 raised so far! Remember, you can also donate online by going click this link! All of these donations go towards research for finding a cure for Leukemia and Lymphoma.

Week at a Glance

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Looking Ahead & Other Information:

  • 4.30.19 Dia de los Ninos – Quad Area
  • 5.3.19 Bonnie’s Leadership Academy (Leads off Campus)

STEM Weekly Announcements 4.21

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

WINGS ● We Include everyone ● Never Give Up, have a ● Growth Mindset to ● Soar off to college

Shout Outs:

  • Shout out to the Parent Involvement Committee for Committing & Following Through by organizing and hosting a successful Spring Kermes!
  • Shout out to Ms. Heather Galyen, Ms. Claudia Palacio, Mr. Josh Thorburn, & Ms. Ana Mercado for having a Growth Mindset by organizing/chaperoning our recent trip to China. It was an amazing experience for both the 11 middle school students and the adults! We can’t wait to start planning our next trip!
  • Shout out to our Mrs. Macleod, Mrs. Hernandez, Marta, Melissa, Marcela, Cassandra, Ms. Jeannie, Dr. Sleiman and Mr. Velasco for providing the additional support while Ms. Dominguez and I were chaperoning students in China last week!
  • Shout out to Coach Liz for organizing our first Feaster Cup! Way to Keep all Staff & Every Student in Mind!

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Additional Information:

  • Survey: Please follow the link to take a less than 15-minute survey on your perceptions of student behavior and attitudes, school programs and policies, and the overall school climate as they relate to student well-being and learning. The deadline to take the survey is 5.3.19. https://surveys.wested.org/cscs/MX379KT
  • Community Service in the Media Center: Do you have a middle school student who needs hours for community service or a student who just loves to help out after school? If so, please contact Heather Galyen via email or by calling x2947. Students volunteers will help check iPad covers, set up teachers with the Apple Classroom app and turn on your student iPad location services.
  • Classroom App: Many of our teachers are using the Apple Classroom app which allows you to see the student’s iPad screen right from your iPad, open a specific app and even lock the student’s screen – all from your teacher iPad. If you are interested in this tool, please contact Heather Galyen. If you are using this app and are having issues, please contact Heather Galyen
  • Sound the Alarm: Please help us spread the word by sharing the following information on your Class Dojo page and via JupiterEd – you can also include the attached PDFs in your message:
    • The city of Chula Vista will be installing FREE smoke alarms on Saturday, May 4th from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Parents can request installation by visiting SoundTheAlarm.org/SanDiego
  • Pasta for Pennies: We are getting closer and closer to our $3,000 goal for Pasta for Pennies! At last count, we had raised $2,360.78! Kindergarten is in the lead with $415.47 raised so far! Remember, you can also donate online by going click this link! All of these donations go towards research for finding a cure for Leukemia and Lymphoma.

Week at a Glance

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Looking Ahead & Other Information:

  • 4.30.19 Dia de los Ninos – Quad Area
  • 5.3.19 Bonnie’s Leadership Academy (Leads off Campus)

Week 32 VAPA Announcements

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

Shout Outs

  • Shout Out to Ms. Aderholdt for being nominated and winning the Max FM’s Max Out My Class. Ms. Aderholdt was nominated for providing exciting opportunities for her students to connect with others and opportunities to be independent. Elizabeth and her class will be recognized and will receive various prizes!
  • Shout Out to Ms. Gates for having almost all of her students meet or exceed standard on the ELA interim assessment! Way to go! 

     

Information

  • Pasta for Pennies Fundraiser: the Pasta for Pennies fundraiser is going on now! You can donate pennies in the classrooms or online: http://events.lls.org/pages/sd/FeasterCharterSchool-2018. Remember, any monetary amount other than pennies can be put it a different class box to count as negative points!
  • iPads: The Media Center has been checking our Mobile Device Management system and they have noticed that some profiles are still being removed. Roel and Heather will be emailing you if a student in your class has deleted this profile. Please have a conversation with your students letting them know: they must use only their device, students should not be sharing devices and if the profile is removed, it will result in the iPad being taken away until testing.
  • Tutoring: If you are interested in tutoring after-school there is an opportunity to get paid! Please see the coaches for the form, you’ll need to fill it out and turn in regular attendance.
  • Donors Choose: We have had several emails with Donors Choose requests! A school wide project has been put up on the site: https://bit.ly/2qABY2A . If you have other flexible seating supplies you would like added, please send Heather a link! Please also help us by sharing the link to our school project on your social media accounts!
  • Twitter Chats: Twitter is a great resource for connecting with other educators. You can find a list of Twitter Chats online at: https://sites.google.com/site/twittereducationchats/education-chat-calendar/chat-calendar-pst. There are Twitter chats for grade levels, TOSAs, and general education concepts.

Week at a Glance

5th Grade-School Duty

** Q4 Grit & Optimism**

Pasta for Pennies Fundraiser

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Spring Pictures Assessments:

1st Grade LM Writing

VIP Awards Assembly

4:00 (last year’s 3rd graders)

4:40 (last year’s 4th graders)

Spring Pictures

Assessments:

1st Grade LM Reading 4th Grade Math PT

VIP Awards Assembly

4:00 (last year’s 5th graders)

4:40 (last year’s 6th graders)

Sports

4:00 Feaster Boys Soccer vs. McMillin (Away)

K Promotion Pictures

Assessments:

1st Grade LM Reading 4th Grade Math CAT

PD – SBAC Training

VIP Awards Assembly

4:00 (last year’s 7th graders)

4:40 (last year’s 8th graders)

Assessments:

1st Grade LM Reading 4th Grade Math CAT

Achieve 3K Pizza Party

SBAC Flash Mob Assembly

Sports

4:00 Feaster Boys Soccer vs. Lauderbach (Away)

Saturday

Dia de los Ninos (Memorial Park)

Looking Ahead & Other Information:

  • 4.30-5.4 SBAC Testing
  • 5.4 Last day to order supplies