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The mission of Orchard Elementary School is to create a safe and supportive environment that emphasizes self-esteem and the mastery of academic and life skills to help students become life-long learners.  Goals include cultivating each child’s intellectual capabilities, their awareness of moral, cultural and human values, as well as multicultural differences and being environmentally responsible.  It is a strongly held belief by the Orchard School community that teaching and learning are the responsibilities of students, staff, and parents working collaboratively.

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2/15/17

Tell us what you think! Community input is an important part of quality education for all VUSD students. Your feedback through a brief parent survey is greatly appreciated.
LCAP Survey

http://www.vacavilleusd.org/lcap

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2/14/17

Orchard M.A.D. (Making A Difference) Club sold guesses to "Guess How Many Hershey's Kisses Are in the Jar?", there were 276 kisses in the jar and our winner was only 24 kisses off. CONGRATULATIONS to 2nd grader Jacob Barkus for being a great guesser! 

 

To date the M.A.D. Club has raised over $900 for Molly the Golden Gate Lab Rescue puppy. Thank you to everyone that donated and participated in Movie Night and the Kisses fundraisers.

 

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2/2/17

more enrollment info

Enrollment periods are open or coming soon for many VUSD schools or programs. Schools and programs enrolling in the winter do not have neighborhood boundaries and are open to all students. Do you know all of the educational opportunities available to your student? See more.
 

Enrollment for Buckingham Charter Magnet High School, Fairmont Charter Elementary, ACE Charter Elementary, Sierra Vista K-8, Ernest Kimme Charter Academy for Independent Learners.

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1/30/17

This one hour PARENTS ONLY education session (sorry, day-care is not available) will provide you with tried and true suggestions for 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grade. Also, further suggestions for relaying math concepts to your student, on-line resources, and hands-on activities meant to be done at home.

The focus of the meeting is not what is presented in class room (you all have a very good idea of that), but will focus on what you as a parent can use to help clarify the math concepts already learned/taught in the classroom for your student when they get stuck on certain math concepts.

We hope that you can attend the parent education Math session Wednesday, February 1st from 6:30-7:30pm in the MP Room. This parent education session will be presented by VUSD math consultant Pam Hutchinson who is affiliated UCD.

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1/26/17


Wash your hands often with soap and water.  If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer and rub your hands together until dry.

Cover your coughs and sneezes.  Use a tissue to cover your nose and mouth when you sneeze and always throw the used tissue in the trash.  Remember to wash your hands after you cough or sneeze.  You can also cover your cough and sneezes with your sleeves if you do not have a tissue available.

Stay home when you are ill to avoid spreading the virus to other people.

Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.

Influenza vaccination is recommended for everyone six months of age or older.

Source:  Solano County Public Health Department

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1/9/17

Wondering what is happening with Measure A school improvement projects? Visit the new Project Update page for current pictures and general information about Measure A projects throughout VUSD.

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2016-2017 Bell Schedule

Office Hours 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

You may call 453-6255 to report an absence.

AM  Kindergarten: 8:20 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. everyday

PM  Kindergarten: 11:40 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. MTTHF   Wed. 8:30-11:50 a.m.

KINDER   minimum daysAM =  8:20 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. 

                                                PM= 8:30-11:50 a.m.

Grade 1-3:  8:30 a.m. to 2:35 p.m. MTTHF

minimum days = 8:30 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.

 

Grade 4-6: 8:30 a.m. to 2:40 p.m. MTTHF

minimum days = 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

 

Wednesdays grades 1-6: 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

 

Attendance at school is important for academic excellence and mastery of subjects. Please be on time every day.

 

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