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2015-2016
SCHOOL YEAR

Welcome to The Mustang Weekly! 
Designed to Help Families
Stay Connected and Get Involved 
in School Activities & PTA Events at Valley View!  

 


 UPCOMING EVENTS


Wednesday, Oct 7   
 
 Walk & Roll to School Day

Friday, Oct 9
  Fun Run!

Wednesday, Oct 14
  National Bring Your Parent to Lunch Day


Friday, Oct 23
  Fall Festival - Hootenany


THIS WEEK AT VALLEY VIEW...

FARMIGO IS BACK!
Help raise funds for Valley View students by purchasing fresh fruits & vegetables from local farmers online and have your food delivered to school every Wednesday. Become a Farmigo member and receive 20% off your first order with coupon code LOCAL20.  Click FARMIGO for more details.
 

MEDICAL REMINDER
Please make sure you've completed your emergency cards in the office.  It is important that you list any and all medical conditions and medications for your child so the office has the information. This helps us keep your child and others safe.
   Thank you,
  
Barbara Jernstedt - Health Clerk, Valley View 

 


SPONSORS & VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

The 2015 Fun Run is on Friday, October 9th.  It's just 3 weeks away & we need Volunteers before, during & after the event! Sponsorships are available for $250/single block or $450/double block. Sponsor names/logos will be printed on each shirt and
on all promotional signage and event pledge forms. 
To Sponsor or Volunteer, contact Sally Richards or Katlyn Haus or Priti Patel.

 
NATIONAL BRING YOUR PARENT TO LUNCH DAY
Join your student for lunch at school on Wednesday, October 14th.  Bring lunch for you and your child or pick up lunch at the school cafeteria.  More info coming soon.
  Lunch times:
  11:30am - 12:15pm (Grades 1-2)
  12:15pm - 1:10pm (Grades 3-5)

 

HEY Y'ALL!  HOOTENANY IS FRIDAY, OCT 23! 


The Hootenany is our Annual Harvest Celebration. It's truly an Old Time Fun Fest for the whole family! We will have Music, Games for all ages, Food, Lots of pumpkins, the Traditional 5th Grade Haunted / Not-So-Haunted House, and Tons of FUN!  Stay tuned for more details!


Hootenany Volunteers    
We need 2 people to work with the VP Activities.  This involves coordinating with teachers, volunteers, and overseeing event activities & schedule. Parent volunteers are vital to make this a spooky, enjoyable, safe, and kid-centered event. 

Interested? Please contact Susane Head at activities@vvespta.org or call/text at 925-785-5230
 


BOX TOPS = CLASS DOLLARS

Deadline to turn in Box Tops to your classroom is Friday, October 23.  
For more info,contact Janet Lau at:
ptownjanet@sbcglobal.net

 
CHESS CLUB SIGN UP
Yes for Chess is an interactive after school program that is both educational and fun! No prior chess experience required, intended for students from K - 5. Participants are grouped by age and experience.  The cost for a 16-week session is $208. Fee includes student workbook, instruction & chess play. Spots will be reserved for the first 25 to sign up.
Class Meets: On Wednesdays from 8:15 AM to 9:00 AM (classroom TBA)
Class Dates:
September: 16, 23, 30  

October: 7, 14, 21, 28   
November: 4, 18   
December: 2, 9, 16   
January: 6, 13, 20, 27
For more info see YesForChess / Email Info@YesForChess.com or Call (510) 921-2031
 
PUSD FAMILIES WITH SPECIAL NEEDS EVENT
Please come to the Pleasanton PTA Special Needs Committee's first event of the year on September 29, 2015. The event is from 7:00PM - 8:30PM at the Village High School MPR. Pre-registration is requested. This event will provide an overview of the Special Education Department with presenters to include the Director of Special Education Marla Silversmith and Assistant Director Tara Kyle.

 
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