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May 13, 2014

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TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK!!!

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. ~Henry Brooks Adams

 

A Message from Mrs. Thompson

It is with mixed emotion that I inform the HH community that this will be my last year serving Hidden Hills.  Hidden Hills has been a wonderful home for me over the last four years, and I am truly proud of all of the accomplishments achieved by this community of learners.  I have formed wonderful connections over my years here - with parents, staff members and of course, our students.  These,  I will always treasure.   Hidden Hills will forever hold a special place in my heart.  I will be moving on as a Principal of a small elementary school in Martinez Unified School District.  While I look forward to this professional opportunity, I will really miss my HH friends!

With warmth and endless appreciation,

Kim Thompson

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

Come to a Meet and Greet with Ms. Stibich!

Tomorrow, May 14th from 6-7:30 pm in the MPR

Light Refreshments

Children are welcome!

 

SAVE THE DATE!

HH OPEN HOUSE

Thursday, May 29th from 7-8 pm

Third Grade Recorder concert, 6:15 pm in Amphitheater

 

Upcoming District Boundary Forums- First one tonight!

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District is hosting two meetings to collect input from the local community regarding attendance boundaries for its newest school. The new school in the Dougherty Valley area of east San Ramon will begin construction in June and is scheduled for completion in Spring, 2016. The new school will accommodate one of the last pockets of new housing built in the area and will help relieve and equalize enrollment at the other four elementary schools in the Dougherty Valley.
District staff recently presented a proposal to the Board of Education with suggested neighborhoods that would attend the new school. District staff will present similar information and collect input from the local community at two community meetings:
Tuesday, May 13, 7-8:30 PM at Live Oak Elementary School, 5151 Sherwood Way, San Ramon
Thursday, May 15, 7-8:30 PM at Quail Run Elementary School, 4000 Goldenbay Ave., San Ramon

While much of the student enrollment will come from the yet-to-be developed neighborhoods in the community, District staff is proposing moving a few neighborhoods within the Live Oak and Quail Run Elementary School attendance areas into the attendance boundary for the new school.
For a list of streets under consideration please click HERE or visit www.srvusd.net to view the April 22nd staff presentation to the Board of Education. Following the two community meetings, staff will collect the input and bring it to the Board of Education for further discussion. The District will hold the Board of Education discussion meetings at a school in the Dougherty Valley (dates/locations to be determined) as a convenience to parents.

 

Last chance to paint your tile on Wednesday May 21st 2-4pm!!!
10th Year for Tile Project! Support your School with your Art work!!! Paint 4x4 tile for only $50

This is the only year that the tiles will be place on the steps of Hidden Hills amphitheater. Fill out the attached form and send it with payment to your teacher or drop it in the office.
 
Only 25 spots left! No spots are guaranteed for walk-ins, unless paperwork and payment is submitted prior to event. If you have any questions, please contact Gita Goyal.

 

PTA News

The PTA is sponsoring many upcoming events. To find out more please click here: PTA

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:


Hawks Ed Fund Looking for New Treasurer

The Hawks Ed Fund Board is looking for a new treasurer.  Are you an accountant or have an accounting background?  Please reply to Ed Fund President Matt Johnson to discuss details.

 

HH Dads, Come Join us for a Poker Tournament!!!  Invite your friends!

Blue Dog Events - Men's Poker Tournament

Event Date: Saturday, May 31, 2014
Location: Athen's Burgers, 6999 Dublin Blvd., Dublin, CA
Event Time:     Registration, Dinner and Drinks start at 6:00pm; Tournament starts at 6:45pm
Ticket Cost: $100;  100% of proceeds going to Hidden Hills Hawks Education Fund.

Make checks out to: HHHEF or Hidden Hills Hawks Education Fund.

Dinner and drink ticket will be provided, with a not host bar open the entire night. There will be prizes for the top winners and a special bounty award for eliminating Hawktion auctioneer, Brandon Valdez. All skill levels are welcome and professional dealers will be at each table.  Questions? Please contact Rahul Keswani.


Yard Duty Sign Up

Dear Parents, we are in need of volunteers for yard duty for May and June.  If you are able to give even an hour of your time during the school lunch break please sign up at the link.  We couldn't do this without your help and support.

 

SCHOOL NEWS:

Medication at School

Parents, please remember that medications of any kind are not allowed to be on campus without a doctor’s note.  Our staff is not allowed to administer any medication (allergy medicine, Tylenol, Advil, etc.) without a doctor’s note.  Please see our school nurse or the front office for any questions that you may have.
 

Important News from Child Nutrition

The SRVUSD Child Nutrition Department will never deny a student meal as our students’ welfare is of utmost importance to us.

Please be sure there are sufficient funds in your Mealtime account in order for your student(s) to purchase meals for the remainder of the school year.  Students may purchase meals using their Mealtime account or with cash.  If your student is purchasing meals with cash and also has an outstanding balance, any monies remaining from the cash transaction will be applied to the negative balance. 

E-mail notifications are being sent to all households that currently have a negative balance.  Please ensure these accounts are paid in full no later than June 9th.  If you are unable to resolve your outstanding balance in full at this time, please contact our office at (925) 824-1808 to make special arrangements. 

We also want to remind you our district participates in the National Free and Reduced Lunch Program.  In order to determine if your family is eligible for this program, a meal application can be submitted through the parent portal at http://www.srvusd.k12.ca.us/parent_portal and then by clicking on the green Infinite Campus button.  A paper application can also be obtained at the Child Nutrition Office located at the SRVUSD Service Center, 3280 Crow Canyon Road, San Ramon, or you may call (925) 824-1808 and an application can be emailed or faxed to you.  The paper application must be completed and returned to the Child Nutrition Office at the above address for processing.   

Please contact us at (925) 824-1808 if you have questions or if we can be of assistance to you.

Sincerely,

SRVUSD Child Nutrition Department