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Today: 10/24/14
8:30 AM COFFEE WITH THE PRINCIPAL

Attendance Line

Please don't forget to call the office attendance line to let us know that your child is absent.

(408)423-1905

Gentle Reminder

 

Please label or write your child's first and last name in all jackets, sweaters and sweatshirts.  Remember, many jackets do look alike!

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RED RIBBON WEEK

Next week is Red Ribbon Week (Monday, October 20th through Friday, October 24th).  Our PTSA and Student Council have worked together to make it a very meaningful and educational week for the students.  In addition to the traditional message of saying NO to drugs and alcohol, we will use the week as a time to teach healthy choices including healthy living and healthy eating. 

 

Monday – Student Council will decorate the campus with red ribbons.  PTSA will provide necklaces for all students.  They should be worn all week.

 

Tuesday - Students may wear Red.  Officer Garcia will present assemblies, mainly on anti-bullying.

 

Wednesday – Students will be encouraged to "Walk and Roll to School" to promote a healthy lifestyle.  At recess, student council will take pledges for a sticker to say NO to drugs for grades 1-5.

 

Thursday - "Sock It to Bullying" Students will be allowed to wear crazy socks to school.  At recess, student council will take pledges for a sticker to say NO to drugs for students in grades 1-5.

 

Friday - "Be a Jean-ius, Don't do Drugs.  Live a healthy Lifestyle."  - Students can wear jeans and Montague spirit clothing to school.

Students will be given a "candy bag" with Red Ribbon Week Messages purchased by PTSA.

 

We will also be doing a door decoration contest with a pizza prize going to a K-2 class and a 3-5 class.  PTSA will provide the prize.  Student Council will be judging on Friday afternoon. 

 

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC PROGRAM

There have been many questions about the program.  We are still waiting for clarification from the district on how they will be providing instruments for all who need them.  But as of now, we will begin the program and students may attend even if they don't have their instruments yet. 

 

Friday Afternoons with Pamela Page in Room 25

3rd Grade violins:  1:00-1:35

4th & 5th grade strings:  1:40-2:15

4th & 5th Grade band instruments:  2:15-2:45

 

Sincerely,

Dr. Lorrie Wernick,   Principal

 

 

On-line Registration Information

For convenience, parents now have the option of registering their children for school on-line.  If you have a child who will be entering kindergarten, please register your student soon.  This helps the school determine how many kinder teachers will be needed in the fall.

Online Registration Link:

https://air.scusd.net/air

Fill out the forms on-line, and then email them to dserrano@scusd.net or call the office at 408-423-1910.   Registration is handled in the office between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM, Monday through Thursday.

Safety First

Hello Montague Families,

I hope your first few weeks of school have gone well.  With more kids walking at the beginning of the school year, we are sharing this brief safety brochure with you.  It contains good reminders for all of us to be aware and safe as we go through our week.  Thank you.

 

Safety Brochure

Transitional Kindergarten

The California Legislature passed the “Kindergarten Readiness Act of 2010” (Senate Bill 1381), which amended the California Education Code to change the birthdate defining admission to Kindergarten. Children who are five years old before the following dates will be admitted to Kindergarten:

  • For the 2012–13 school year, the date is November 1
  • For the 2013–14 school year, the date is October 1
  • For the 2014–15 school year and each school year thereafter, the date is September 1.

To accommodate children who are not yet eligible for Kindergarten admission by these dates, but turn five before December 2, the District is hoping to implement a Transitional Kindergarten program. A Transitional Kindergarten is the first year of a two-year kindergarten program that uses a modified kindergarten curriculum that is age and developmentally appropriate.

A child will be eligible for Transitional Kindergarten if he or she will have a fifth birthday between:

  • For the 2012–13 school year, November 2 and December 2
  • For the 2013–14 school year, October 2 and December 2
  • For the 2014–15 school year and each school year thereafter September 2 and December 2.

Please see the flyer linked below for more information regarding Transitional Kindergarten, including an important note about the uncertainty of funding for this program.

 

Transitional Kindergarten Flyer (English)

Transitional Kindergarten Flyer (Spanish)

District Standards by Grade

Extended Day Information

Montague/Callejon Preschool Information

Parent Education Website

Santa Clara Unified School District works each day to provide its students and families with quality information and support. For more information for parents, please visit the SCUSD Parent Education Website.

SCUSD Lunch Program

My Nutrikids Lunch Program

Visit My School Bucks website for information on our school lunch program.