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Students will not attend school on Monday, May 28th in honor of Memorial Day.

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 5/14/18




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The last day of school for students is Thursday, June 7th!  Students will follow an early dismissal schedule:  TK/K 7:45 - 11:20 am; 1st-5th 7:45 - 11:50 am. Have a wonderful summer!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 5/14/18




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Don't miss out on the last family night of the year!  You will enjoy delicious food, traditional Mexican dancing, and much more at the Spring Fiesta Family Night!  Volunteers needed. Hope to see all of our amazing HH families there!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 4/30/18




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It's the final Coffee with the Principal for the 2017-2018 school year!  Please join Principal Sawyer for coffee, donuts, and informal conversation! It's time to start planning for next year. Your input is welcome!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 4/27/18




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We LOVE our teachers and staff!  Please join us as we celebrate the amazing work that our teachers and staff contribute to your child's education! How can you thank your child's teacher for all that they do?  Any expression of appreciation will do!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 4/27/18




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Show your school spirit by dressing up like your favorite superhero, on Thursday, April 26th.  Let's have some fun!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 4/16/18




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The In N Out trailer will be at Hidden Hills for Open House/STEM Night on Thursday, April 19th from 5:00 - 6:30 pm.  You must purchase tickets in advance.  

$5.00 for each meal which includes:  a hamburger or cheeseburger, chips and a drink.

 

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 4/9/18




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Be sure to join us for Open House/STEM Night!  You will be able to visit the classrooms, check out the Science Fair in the MPR, participate in a design challenge in the Creation Station, enjoy hands-on science with Inside the Outdoors in Room 12, and best of all enjoy In N Out for dinner!  

 

In N Out tickets will be pre-sold only!  

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 4/9/18




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Enjoy Spring Break with your family and friends!  We will see all of our scholars back in school on Monday, April 9th!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 3/30/18




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Enjoy coffee, donuts, and informal conversation with Principal Sawyer at Coffee with the Principal, on Friday, April 13th at 8:00 am, in the library.  Hope to see you there!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 3/30/18




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There will be no school from Monday, April 2nd to Friday, April 6th, due to Spring Break.  School will resume on Monday, April 9th.

 

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 3/19/18




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The Bubble Run event will take place on Thursday, March 29th during the school day.  Shirt orders for the event, must be turned in no later than March 9th.

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 3/19/18




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Our #1 priority at HHES is to keep our scholars safe!  More than 30 parents attended a recent Coffee with the Principal and heard important safety information from district staff and OCSD.  

 

How can you help us keep our scholars safe?  Be sure to sign in at the office when visiting campus and report any suspicious behavior in or around the school.  We appreciate your support in "saying something, when you see something"!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 3/12/18




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Monday, March 12th to Friday, March 16th is Literacy Week at Hidden Hills.  The spring buy-one, get-one free book fair will be open for class visits this week, during lunch recess on Thursday and Friday.  It will be open after school on Wednesday and Thursday.

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 3/12/18




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Join us on Tuesday night, March 13th at 6:00 pm in the MPR for our PTA Association meeting and election.  A literacy event will follow at 6:30 and the book fair will be open from 6:30 - 7:30.

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 3/8/18




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St. Patrick's Day Tags and Easter Peeps Tags are available for $1.00.  Available for purchase after school on Tuesday, March 6th thru Thursday, March 8th.

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 3/6/18




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Please attend Coffee with the Principal on Friday, March 9th at 8:00 am, in the MPR.  Don't miss out on this special presentation on school safety!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 3/2/18




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Please join us on Tuesday, February 20th, from 6-8 pm for the Family Star Party, in the MPR.  This is a free event hosted by the PTA.  Let's enjoy the stars together!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 2/19/18




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The PTA is hosting the very first "Ties and Tiaras" Parent/Child Dance on Friday, February 23rd from 6:30 - 8:00 pm, in the MPR.  Pre-sale tickets will be sold for $20 for 1 parent and 1 child.  Each additional adult or child will be $5.  Tickets at the door will be $25 for 1 parent and 1 child.  This includes a live DJ, free photo booth, treats, and crafts.  Don't miss out on this special evening!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 2/19/18




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Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held from 2/26 - 3/2/18.  Students will be dismissed early this week.  ALL kindergarten students will attend from 7:45-11:20 am and ALL 1-5 students will attend from 7:45 - 12:15 pm.

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 2/19/18




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School will be closed on Friday, February 16th and Monday, February 19th in honor of the Presidents' Days.  

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 2/9/18




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Members of ELAC will meet on Tuesday, February 13th at 8:00 am in Room 10.

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Published: 2/5/18




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All 5th graders will attend Science Camp from February 7th-9th.  Donations are still being collected to fund this worthwhile educational experience.

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 2/2/18




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All students will participate in Jumprope for Heart on Friday, February 2nd during their scheduled PE time.  We are proud of our scholars for their donations to the American Heart Association!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 1/24/18




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It's never too early to begin talking to your child about their future.  We will be discussing colleges and careers with all of our scholars during College and Career Week!  

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 1/19/18




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Please plan to join us for some fitness fun, on Wednesday, January 24th from 5-6 pm, in the MPR.  We look forward to seeing you and enjoying some healthy family fitness FUN!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 1/19/18




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It's time to "round up" all of our incoming kindergarten students!  If you have a child that will be 5 years old by September 1st, please plan to attend Kindergarten Round Up on Thursday, February 1st at 1:00 pm, in the MPR.  

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 1/19/18




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Pajama Day – Thursday, January 18th – All students are encouraged to show their school spirit by wearing pajamas to school!  Regular shoes are required (no slippers or open-toed shoes allowed).

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 1/11/18




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DHHS FUTURE DOLPHINS’ NIGHTS – BASKETBALL GAMES

All Hidden Hills scholars are future Dana Hills Dolphins!  Come show your Dolphin Pride at the Future Dolphins Nights Basketball Games in the Dana Hills High School gym.  The first 100 elementary-aged future dolphins to check in at either game will receive a free Future Dolphin t-shirt!  Also, the top 4th and 5th grade Scholars will compete in a free throw competition against the other Elementary Schools in the area. The boys will compete on Friday, January 26th and the girls will compete on Thursday, February 1st.

Friday, January 26th at 6:45 p.m. - Boys Basketball

Thursday, February 1st  at 6:45 p.m. – Girls Basketball

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 1/11/18




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Hidden Hills Elementary School – Academy of Technology will be a part of CUSD’s first Innovation Showcase! We will have our own booth and will be displaying student work, STEM creations, and photos.  Please plan to come and show your support for Hidden Hills, Academy of Technology!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 1/4/18




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Students will have an opportunity to purchase inexpensive gifts for their family and friends.  

 

Volunteers are needed to help our students shop!  Please sign up to volunteer!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 12/6/17




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20% of your purchase will be donated to Hidden Hills PTA!  Be sure to tell the cashier that you are there to support Hidden Hills.

6:30 am to 10:00 pm

 

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 12/6/17




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All of our scholars are encouraged to wear a holiday hat on Thursday, December 21st!  Show your school and holiday spirit!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 12/6/17




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Our 5th grade scholars will perform at the Winter Music Concert on Thursday, December 21st at 10:30 am, in the MPR.  Please plan to join us!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 12/6/17




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Don't miss out on the holiday-themed Talent Show, on Friday, December 7th at 6:00 pm in the MPR.  Tickets are $1.00 at the door. The PTA and our talented students have something very special for you to enjoy!  

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 12/6/17




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We are truly grateful for all of our students and their families!  School will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday - Monday, November 20th through Friday, November 24th. 

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 10/31/17




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We honor the service of our Veterans!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 10/31/17




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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 10/31/17




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Bring all of your family and friends to enjoy the Fall Festival at HHES on Friday, 10/27, from 5-8 pm.  We will have games, a chili cook-off, music, and lots of family FUN!  Hope to see you there!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 10/23/17




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The ribbon has been cut and it's official!  The Hidden Hills Creation Station is now open for students to visit with their class to participate in STEM activities.  On Friday, October 27th, at the Fall Festival, all of our HH families are invited to participate in a Family Design Challenge! Let's see who's up for the CHALLENGE!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 10/23/17




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We are excited to offer hands-on science experiences for our students, provided by Inside the Outdoors.  This week 1st graders will enjoy a lesson on "Scales or Slimes" and 2nd graders will learn about "MAD plants".

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 10/23/17




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Please plan to join Principal Sawyer for coffee, donuts, and informal conversation on Friday, October 13th at 8:00 am, in the library.  

All parents are welcome to attend!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 10/3/17




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Published: 10/3/17




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All HH students and their families are invited to attend the upcoming Dana Hills High School football game on Friday, September 29th.  Students will get in for free with a paying adult. 4th and 5th grade representatives will participate in a football toss competition! This is a super fun way to enjoy a Friday night with your family! Please plan on joining us and cheering the Dana Hills football team on to victory!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 9/21/17




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Please consider becoming a parent member of School Site Council at Hidden Hills.  A letter requesting names of parents who might be interested was sent home with students.  This is an opportunity for you to be involved in decision-making at Hidden Hills!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 9/14/17




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The first principle of the Energy Bus for Schools is "You're the Driver" of your own bus!  This month we are teaching our scholars to be responsible for their own behavior, school work, and chores at home.  Another important component of the Energy Bus Schools for Leadership Journey is shared leadership.  We want all of our scholars to become leaders!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 9/14/17




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We are a newly Certified Energy Bus School and a PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention and Support) School.  We wanted to incorporate the principles, from both of these positive school culture programs, into our motto.  The new motto at Hidden Hills is:

OWN your actions; WORK to succeed; LEAD with kindness, SHOW respect!  Yes! Yes! Yes!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 9/14/17




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I'm proud to share that 6 boxes of donations were sent to the American Red Cross in Houston, Texas from the families at Hidden Hills.  We love our Energy Bus passengers in Texas and wanted to support the many families who survived Hurricane Harvey.  It's never too early to teach the importance of compassion and service! Way to go OWLS!  At Hidden Hills we Lead with Kindness!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 9/14/17




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Please attend Back to School Night on Thursday, September 14th as follows:

 

Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd grade class presentations - 6:00 - 6:45 pm

3rd, 4th, 5th grade class presentations - 7:00 - 7:45 pm

 

This evening is planned for parents only.  Childcare offered by the YMCA for $5.00 per family in portables 1 and 2. 

 

A special Annual Title 1 Parent Meeting is planned for 5:00 pm, in the library.  

 

 

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 9/7/17




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All parents are invited to Coffee with the Principal on Friday, September 8th, at 8:00 am, in the library.  Please join Principal Sawyer for coffee, donuts, and informal conversation.

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 9/1/17




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Dear Parents,

 

Welcome Back!  We are in the second week of the school year and are excited to have all of our scholars back in school and to welcome those new to Hidden Hills!  It’s my honor to be the principal of this amazing neighborhood school!  We have so much to look forward to as we continue to implement strategies that support our Academy of Technology!

 

As you know, Hidden Hills is now a Certified Energy Bus School.  We will kick-off our journey by sharing the 7 principles of the Energy Bus with our students on Thursday, August 31st at the morning flag ceremony.  Please feel free to join us and learn more about the Energy Bus for Schools Leadership Journey.

 

There are quite a few Energy Bus Schools in Texas (some of which are in the Houston area).  To show our support, we will have a “We Love Our Passengers in Texas” drive and collect items to donate to The American Red Cross.  Some ideas of items to donate include:  socks, toothbrush, toothpaste, comb/brush, deodorant, unscented lotions, diapers, diaper wipes, puzzles, and word search books.  We will collect all donations from now through September 11th and ship out our care package by Friday, September 15th

 

Let’s share a little positive energy with our passengers in Texas by letting them know that we’re thinking about them and their families!

 

Upcoming School Events:

Monday, September 4th –             Labor Day (No School)

Wednesday, September 6th -      Fall Picture Day

Friday, September 8th -                 Coffee with the Principal – 8:00 am (Library)

Tuesday, September 12th -           PTA Meeting – 6:00 pm (Library)

Thursday, September 14th -         Back to School Night – EARLY DISMISSAL – 7:45 - 11:50 am Grades 1-5

                                                                                                           *All TK and Kinders attend from 7:45-11:20 am

                                                                                                                6:00 - 6:45 pm- Grades K, 1, 2 Classroom Visits

                                                                                                                7:00 - 7:45 pm- Grades 3, 4, 5 Classroom Visits

 

We look forward to seeing all of our parents at Back to School Night!  This is an opportunity for your child’s teacher to share the grade level curriculum, class rules, routines, policies, and procedures.  This is an ADULTS ONLY event!  Childcare will be provided for $5.00 per family at the YMCA.  Please RSVP (949) 249-6110.

 

Communication is so important to the success of any school!  Please feel free to contact me via email pasawyer@capousd.org or by phone (949) 495-0050.  I’m always available to answer your questions or address any concerns.  We are partners in your child’s education; working together to ensure their success!

 

Sincerely,

 

Pamela Sawyer

Principal

 

 

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 8/30/17




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All students will take school pictures on Wednesday, September 8th!  Be prepared to smile and say, "cheese"!

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 8/30/17




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School will be closed on Labor Day.  Students will not attend school on Monday, September 4th.

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 8/28/17




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Join in the FUN on Friday, August 25th , from 5-7 pm. 

You can purchase an ice cream sundae for $3 and a root beer float for $2. Reconnect with old friends and introduce your family to your new friends!  #welcomeback

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 8/22/17




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As a reminder, in order to protect your child's personal information, we do not post the class lists outside the office the day before school begins. This information will become available on the Parent Portal after 3 pm on Monday, August 21st.  To ensure the contact information in your Parent Portal is up to date, click here:  https://portal.capousd.org

 

Contact the school office at (949) 495-0050 if you need assistance.

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 8/8/17




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You still have time to enroll your child for the 2017-2018 school year!  First you must go to the Capistrano Unified School District website and complete the online application.  Then, come into the school office, with all required documents, and complete the process.  The school office will reopen on Wednesday, August 2nd.

 

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 7/28/17




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The school office will be open as follows:

August 7th - 21st - 8:00 am to 3:00 pm (closed for lunch 12-1)

 

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Posted by: Pamela Sawyer
Published: 7/28/17


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