October 27, 2021 Bulletin (English)

PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE:

Dear Families,

Thank you for completing your child’s after school tutoring permission forms.  If you need help, please contact me or our School and Community Engagement Facilitator, Eduardo Rios Pacheco (eriospacheco@mvwsd.org).  I will be sending additional information to students who are receiving on-site tutoring soon with the start date.

This week’s COVID pooled tests all came back negative.  Thanks to everyone in the community for continuing to stay vigilant so that our children can stay safe and in school.

Last week, our students participated in a Level 1 Earthquake Drill.  Students practiced the duck, cover, and hold procedure and evacuated the buildings.  Students and staff were also directed to notice their surroundings and see if any objects or furniture might sway and fall in an actual earthquake.

In the event of an actual emergency situation PARENTS should:
*Stay calm and cooperative for the protection of all students and staff on site.

  *Report to the Sign-Out Area (the car circle in front of the school).
*HAVE YOUR ID READY. Safety first. We want to reunite you with your child as quickly and efficiently as possible. *Stand in the appropriate line according to the first letter of the student’s last name. *Complete and sign the student release form. *Receive a ticket or card. NO TICKET, NO STUDENT *Move to the side wait area (near the library).  *A staff member with the corresponding ticket will be sent to the Reunion Area to bring your child to you at the wait area. *BE PATIENT. Staff will bring children to the waiting area to meet their parents. Give the staff the matching ticket.  *Parents and children should leave campus immediately. The campus will not be secure to enter after a disaster. Students should not expect to collect their backpacks or belongings. *Allow emergency responders to do their job.
Additional considerations:
*DO NOT enter through the Barbara side of the school.  Do not park in the car circle or parking lots. These areas are designated for emergency vehicles and first responders.  *DO NOT send a neighbor, friend or relative not listed on your child’s emergency card to pick them up in your place. Can’t recall who’s on the list? Plan ahead – Email the school secretary so we can verify and update at any time – corozco@mvwsd.org   *DO NOT remove your child from school grounds without signing a student release form. Why? We want to be absolutely sure that children are safely reunited with their families. *DO NOT call the school or district office. ALL staff and students will have evacuated the building and no one will be able to answer your call.  *Follow us on Facebook and Twitter (@bubbmvwsd).  In addition to sending text messages, we will also utilize social media to send emergency updates. *Ask your child to recall the emergency procedures they follow at school, while the information is still fresh in their minds.  It is also a great time to discuss your emergency procedures at home. 

The rainy weather last week was great for California, but disrupts our usual school routines.  Even pre-COVID, we want our students to spend recess breaks outside as much as possible for the physical and mental break from the classroom.  If it is wet outside, but not raining, students will still have snack, lunch, and recess outside.  During snack, students may stand to eat.  At lunch, we make sure to dry (and sanitize) the table and seats before each group of students eats.  If it rains, students will stand in the covered hallways for snacks and then have playtime in the classrooms.  For lunch, grade levels will take turns in the MUR, seated 6 feet apart, and then will have the remainder of their playtime in the classrooms.

As always, please reach out to me with any questions or concerns.  I appreciate your grace, empathy, and understanding as the staff and I continue to work harder than ever to ensure your children remain safe while learning, growing, and having fun.

In partnership,

Principal Cyndee

IMPORTANT DATES

10/28 PTA Meeting-Virtual 7:30om

10/29 Monster Mash 7:00pm

11/1 to 11/14 Scholastic Virtual Book Fair

11/5 End of Trimester 1- Minimum Day

11/11 Veterans Day-- No School

11/22 to 11/26  Thanksgiving Recess--No 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 trimester.

 

DISTRICT NEWS

Parent University: Supporting Literacy Grades 3-8

Date: October 27, 2021 Time: 5:30-7:00pm 

Registration Link: mvw.sd/pu102721

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body” - Joseph Addison. 

Join Instructional Coaches Melanie Stanley, and Katie Stern share creative tips and strategies to better support your child in their literacy skills. By supporting your child’s literacy you can take part in developing their reading ability, comprehension, and language skills.  To submit questions prior to the event, go to mvw.sd/questions. We will do our best to address your question during the session.

Note: While this presentation is tailored towards families with children in third grade and above, all are welcome. If you’d like to see a presentation that is aimed more toward families with younger students, check out the recording of last year’s literacy-focused Parent University event.

Drafts available: Single Plans for Student Achievement

Each year, our schools create Single Plans for Student Achievement (SPSAs or “site plans”) that guide the work for the coming year. These plans help us prioritize programs and strategies that will best serve our students. In the fall, elected parent representatives from School Site Councils and English Language Advisory Committees work with principals and school staff members to create a draft that is reviewed and approved by the MVWSD Board of Trustees.  Parents and staff members may give feedback through Nov. 19 to their principal and elected parent representatives to SSC and ELAC. You may review the draft plans here.

Trick or Treating for Donations with MVEF

BOO! Don't be afraid, you still have time to donate to MVEF!  We are trick or treating for donations for MVWSD!  Each and every year we rely on generous donors like you to help MVEF fund programming and experiences at your school and every school in the district, ensuring that your child and every child has an inspiring, well-rounded education.  MVEF funds Music, Art, Science, Middle School Sports and Electives helping to create a competitive, well-rounded education.   Please see our website at mvef.org for more information and to donate online.  You can also use your credit card to pay in monthly installments.

MV Public Library: Upcoming Events 

Learn and Make A-Z Animals: Halloween Edition: Learn about some of nature's creepier creatures just in time for Halloween, on Thursday, October 28th from 4-4:45 pm. Are spiders really dangerous to humans? Why are bats associated with vampires? Let's find out together. For children grades 2-5 on Zoom. We will do a craft together at the end of our learning journey. Registration Required: mountainview.gov/librarycalendar.

Day of the Dead Balloon Skull Decoration: In celebration of Day of the Dead/Día de los Muertos the library will host a virtual program on Monday, November 1st from 4-4:40 p.m. on Zoom. Tweens (ages 9-12) will learn about the Day of the Dead and how it's celebrated. Then, balloon skulls will be decorated while festive music is played in the background. Registration Required: mountainview.gov/librarycalendar.

Learn and Listen with Matt de la Peña: Matt de la Peña, bestselling author and national award winner will speak to tweens about his journey from reluctant reader to author and the power of education. Happening Tuesday, November 2nd from 3:30- 4 p.m. on Zoom for children ages 9-12. Registration Required: mountainview.gov/librarycalendar.

PTA NEWS - BubbPTA.org

Last 2021 PTA General Meeting - TONIGHT

Our last PTA meeting of 2021 is tonight from 7:30-8:15 p.m. on Zoom. We’ll be welcoming our new VP of Family Events, making announcements about upcoming Read-a-Thon and giving you an update about plans for the PTA’s fall and winter family events. A complete agenda is available HERE. You can register for this and all remaining 2021-22 school year PTA meetings HERE. 


Monster Mash! 

Calling all Bubb Cubs to join us for our 2nd annual Monster Mash virtual Halloween dance party this Friday, Oct. 29, 7-8pm! Don’t forget your costume! SIGN UP


Bubb Book Fair Starts In 5 Days!

Our Scholastic Book Fair is from November 1-14. Start building your book list with the Book Fair flyer! Our homepage goes LIVE on Nov 1 and will have fun interactive activities you can do in the exciting new 360 Virtual Store. This is the perfect way to start shopping for fun holiday gifts, and all purchases benefit Bubb directly.

"Garden" Volunteer Needed 

Are you a parent that does pickup or dropoff at the gate near the YMCA/Bubb Garden? We would love to request your help in rolling the two yard waste bins from the Bubb Garden (if filled) to the curb every Monday and roll it back on Tuesday. Please contact Rebekah Laffoon at bubbvolunteer@gmail.com if you can help!

Join the PTA

Please CLICK HERE to join the Bubb PTA. When signing up, you can also make a donation to Bubb PTA. Your membership and donations are vital, helping the PTA provide important resources for our teachers and students, as well as fun family events, and enrichment activities throughout the school year!


2021-22 Bubb Spirit T-Shirts Available 

Official 2021-22 Bubb spirit t-shirts are still available! Order from a variety of youth and adult sizes while supplies last. Delivery via your Bubb Cub will take up to two weeks. Email Jessica Yeh at cyeh1998@gmail.com or Ming Luke at gming.luke@gmail.com with any questions 

FLYERS

MVLA Speaker Series with Dr. Michael Bradley 

MV Public Library: Upcoming Halloween Events

MV Public Library: Upcoming Day of the Dead Events

November Lunch Menu

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