May 4, 2022 Bulletin

PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE:

Dear Families,

 

Thank you for your bucket filling messages during this week’s Teacher and Staff appreciation week!

 

Thank you for your support with our statewide assessments.  Our 3rd-4th graders are finishing their math assessments today and our 5th graders will finish science next week.  All students will take their end of year iReady assessments May 16th-18th.  Please avoid scheduling any travel or appointments during this time.

 

Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers for your support this year with so many things, such as Project Cornerstone, PTA, Readathon, School Site Council, ELAC, materials preparation, and more.  We are so grateful for you and would like to honor you at our Volunteer Tea.  This year, the Volunteer Tea will be held in-person, outdoors!  All volunteers are invited to join us on Wednesday, May 18th @ 3:00 pm under the Blue Canopy.  Childcare will be available in the library.  Volunteers will have a chance to mingle with each other and with staff over some treats and iced tea.  If you are able to attend, please RSVP to [email protected] so we can know how many treats to prepare!

 

Be a parent leader at Bubb!  If you are interested in being part of our School Site Council (SSC), please visit this webpage to view SSC overview videos in English and Spanish and the SSC handbook.  You may nominate yourself as a candidate by filling out this formSelf-nominations for School Site Council are due May 6th.  Elections will take place 5/11-5/18.

 

Have a wonderful week!

 

In partnership,

Principal Cyndee


IMPORTANT DATES

4/25 to 5/6 Statewide Assessments 3rd & 4th Grades

4/25 to 5/13 Statewide Assessments 5th Grades

5/1 to 5/31 Asian Pacific Heritage Month

5/15 to 5/19 iReady Assessments

5/27 End of Trimester 3--Minimum Day

5/30 Memorial Day– No School

6/3 Last Day of School


SCHOOL NEWS

Lost and Found 

Is your student missing a sweater, jacket, lunch box, or thermos?  Remind your student to check the lost and found located in the hallway at the second wing of classrooms.  Parents can also check in the evenings or weekends. Any unclaimed items will be donated to charity at the end of the school year.


5th Grade Yearbook on Sale!

5th Grade Yearbook team has been working to create a special keepsake for graduating 5th graders, featuring all of their years at Bubb (Kinder through 5th grade)! The Yearbook is on sale now! You can choose hardcover or softcover books. Reserve your copy today by clicking here to order. Any questions? Feel free to email Tingting Zhang([email protected]).


DISTRICT NEWS

Board meeting preview: May 5

The Board of Trustees will meet on Thursday, May 5 at 6 p.m. Some of the meeting’s topics include:

* Dyslexia Plan

* Federal Program Monitoring Results and Next Steps


For meeting details and agenda, please click here: https://www.mvwsd.org/trustees.


Superintendent's Community Check In: May 6

Please join us for our Community Check-In with Dr. Ayindé Rudolph on Friday, May 6 at 3:30 p.m. Bring your questions. Spanish interpretation will be provided. Click here to register: http://mvw.sd/cc56


Interpreters and Translators Needed!

Looking for a part-time job with a positive social impact? Are you bilingual in Spanish, Korean, Russian, Vietnamese, Tagalog, or ASL (Sign Language)?  MVWSD is now hiring organized and friendly individuals to become interpreters and translators for school and district events, documents, and parent meetings.  To find out more, click here: http://mvw.sd/translators


Parent U: High School Readiness

Date and Time: May 11, 2022, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Registration Link: https://mvw.sd/pu051122

Do you have a child who is about to enter high school? Join us at our final Parent University session of the year to learn about high school campus life from students and staff at Los Altos High School and Mountain View High School. You and your child will hear tips from the experts about how to make the transition as smooth as possible and get the most out of your high school experience. You do not want to miss out! 

To submit questions prior to the event, go to mvw.sd/questions. We will do our best to address your question during the session.


Senior Citizens/SSI recipients: Apply now for tax exemption

Homeowners aged 65 or older, and residents who qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) who reside in the Mountain View Whisman School District are eligible for an exemption for their principal residence from Measure B/parcel tax.


An exemption from Measure B/the parcel tax will be made available, upon application, to any owners of a parcel used solely for owner-occupied single-family residential purposes who:

* are receiving Social Security Income for a disability regardless of age;

* are 65 years of age prior to July 1 of the tax year; or

* are receiving Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, regardless of age, and whose yearly income does not exceed 250% of the 2012 federal poverty guidelines issued by the United States Department of Health and Human Services


For application and information, call 650-526-3500 or visit https://www.mvwsd.org.


MVEF “Buy Now” Auction Items

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Gala, we were able to exceed our goal and to raise just over $90,000, helping us closer to our year-end stretch goal of raising $1.1 Million. We have a few items left from our auction which are now posted at "buy now" prices! Please take a look and spread the word to your friends! There are still some great items left, including some summer camps! If you have any questions or need help purchasing an item, please reach out to Dena Seki at [email protected]

 

District Chess Tournament Registration Open

After two years of online tournaments, the 19th Annual MVWSD Interscholastic Chess Tournament will be held in person at Bubb Elementary on Sunday, May 22, from 12:00 to 5:00.  The registration form and complete instructions can be found at tinyurl.com/mvwsdchess, and the deadline is May 21.  Any questions can be sent to Mark Ruzon, tournament director, at [email protected].

 

PTA NEWS - BubbPTA.org

May 10 Special PTA Meeting: Hosting 2022 MVWSD Chess Tournament

We are holding a special virtual meeting of the full Bubb PTA membership at 8:30pm, Tuesday, May 10, to finalize Bubb as the host of this year's 2022 Mountain View Whisman School District Chess Tournament! (click here for more details of the May 22 tournament)


We will also approve important changes to the PTA budget related to the operation of the in-person 2022 Bubb PTA book fair. These are very timely actions so we could use as many participants as possible for this special meeting. We promise to be quick! 


Let us know that you can join us by REGISTERING for the Zoom meeting


The Triumphant Return Of Bubb PTA Outdoor Movie Night!

After a COVID-inspired absence, Bubb PTA Outdoor Movie Night had a triumphant return last Friday night with a showing of Lego Movie 2 (often referred to as the Godfather 2 of Lego movies)! It was so great to see so many Bubb families (and alum!) together again



Final Virtual Talent Show Submissions This Week!

Piano! Dancing! Martial Arts! Snorkeling! Share your skills in the 2022 Bubb Talent Show! Videos 2 minutes or shorter showcasing our super talented Bubb Cubs and Staff can be submitted through THIS FRIDAY, May 6. The talent show playlist will be sent out by May 13.

 

Check out the official 2022 Bubb Talent Show page, complete with links and other instructions on submitting your videos, including tips for getting the best quality videos. If you need some help recording your act, please contact Principal Cyndee.  She can help you record at lunch or after school. Like last year's show featuring more than 50 Bubb Cubs, your video will be merged in a larger showcase that will be posted on a private YouTube channel. 


Thank You For Participating in Teacher/Staff Appreciation This Week!

It has been wonderful to see all the ways Bubb Cubs and their families have shown appreciation to the deserving teachers and staff at our school this week! You can still visit the Bubb Gratitude Wall after school hours through Thursday, 4pm to write notes to teachers and staff. Thank you also to the parents who have created, set up and staffed the Wall!


Incoming Kinders Google Group

Calling all parents with incoming Kinders in 2022-23! Join our Kinder Google Group: https://groups.google.com/g/bubbkinder2022/about. It’s a great way to share information and connect with other new Kinder families.

 

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