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Newsletter

MAY NEWS

Dear HP Families


As we wrap up our last Newsletter we, the staff of HPCS-Vacaville, would like to say THANK YOU!


Thank you for sharing your student with us. Thank you for doing the hard work of making sure that your student is successful with their education. The motto should always be 'Forward Movement' and we saw that time and time again with our students this year. We know that would not be possible without all of you, the third part of our academic triangle. You are the most important person in your students education with our program. You are doing the day to day of sitting at your table (maybe the couch, back porch, or even while laying in bed) teaching those math skills, reading and writing and learning about the world around them. Teaching your student is a full-time job and most of us, as homeschooling or independent study parents our selves, understand that task. We know that their are many choices for your students education and we want to thank you for partnering with us and making us, HPCS-Vacaville, your choice.


:: THANK YOU

to all of our families for getting your student to testing this week! If your student did not finish, was sick or your family was gone, your teacher will be working with you to do make-ups.


:: CAUGHT BEING GOOD

    James K.  grade 4

    Nathan H.  grade 1

Congratulations! Please see Mrs. Stone for your prize.


:: ELEMENTARY PARK DAY

The link has gone out for you to sign up your family. If you have not seen it, please contact your teacher so that you can get signed up to join us for a fun-filled morning at the park on May 10th.


:: LAST CLASS DATES

    Last Middle School On-Site Class day- May 16th

    Last High School On-Site Class- May 17th 


Last day of school is May 28. Please be mindful that your student will still be doing school work at home till then. The above last days of On-Site classes does not mean the end of the work. Almost to the finish line.

Let's finish strong!


:: GRADUATION

    Middle School Graduation- May 22

    High School Graduation- May 23 


:: LENDING LIBRARY

Please start bringing all of your items back from the Lending Library. Please check-in using the same binder for check-out  and place back on the shelf.


:: TEXTBOOKS

Please return all school textbooks or items purchased with budget monies to your teacher by May 18.





At A Glance



MAY 10

Elementary Park Day- must RSVP


MAY 15
Last Middle School On-Site Classes


MAY 16
Last High School On-Site Classes


MAY 22

Middle school graduation


MAY 23

High school graduation


MAY 24

Last day for textbooks and reimbursable items to be turned in 


MAY 28

Last day of school



MAY 30-AUGUST 9

SUMMER BREAK

ENJOY!



AUGUST 12

First day of school

2019-2020 school year




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:: SPELLING BEE NEWS

Congratulations to Rylee P. who won the K -3 Spelling Bee.


Congratulations to Ahyana S. who won the 4-6 Spelling Bee. She will be representing Heritage Peak Vacaville at the Solano County Spelling Bee on March 5!



:: SCHOLARSHIP RECOGNITION

Congratulations Gabriel C.!

Gabriel has been selected to receive a 2019 Susan Steelman Bragato Scholarship from the California Charter Schools Association.

Woohoo!



:: FIT CLUB

Welcome parents please bring your child once a week to try out for club we will be offering running classes, obstacle courses, hiking, rockclimbing, waterpark days and other fitness ideas such as yoga. Parent involvement is required there is no drop off with the instructors. We are welcoming parent ideas please contact Carley Anderson or Brandy Wilder for more information.

Carbanderson@yahoo.com

707 999 0328

Or bldawson9842@yahoo.com

707 416 8472



:: ELEMENTARY

Elementary Parents below are a few reminders for Friday classes:

   Please arrive on time for drop off and pick up ( 5 minutes before and as close to 12:00 as possible)

   Please send the following items with your child

       Pencil Box with pencil, glue stick, scissors, crayons

       Back Pack to hold things

       Snack ( students only have about 5-10 minutes to eat this)

       Water ( make sure it has a lid)



:: YEARBOOKS

We are upgrading yearbook purchasing this year.  It is all done on-line. Please scroll to the bottom of the page for the form with directions on how to order.  Right now yearbook price is $24 but the price will be going up.  So encourage families that are interested to buy it now and not wait!



: BATTLE OF THE BOOKS INFORMATION

Battle of the Books

This fun reading club is geared towards 2nd-8th grade students but open to K-8th grade as long as the younger students can read or listen to parent(s) read the books.

This year it will be formatted differently than previous years.  All students will meet with Ms. Tatti to review books and prepare after select Friday classes.  As it gets closer to the event, teams will be formed so students can then prepare briefly as a team.  The event will take place on Friday, March 1 at 1pm.

K-4th Grade Students are to read the following books:

   Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear by Lindsay Mattick

   Who Was Harry Houdini? by Tui T. Sutherland

   Locomotive by Brian Floca

5th-8th Grade Students are to read the following books:

   Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo

   Dead End In Norvelt by Jack Gantos

   The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

Fall meeting times will take place in Room 1 at 12:10pm-1:10pm after elementary classes.

The meeting dates are: 9/21, 10/5, 10/19, 11/2, 12/7.

To sign-up your student(s) please e-mail Ms. Tatti at: atatti@heritagepeak.org.  Include in the e-mail the following information:

   Parent’s Name

   Student’s Full Name

   Student’s Grade

   Homeroom Teacher

At the first meeting on 9/21 we will be going over Finding Winnie and Flora and Ulysses so please have students begin with these books if possible. Parents are welcome to attend the meeting but not necessary for older students.


 

:: NON-SCHOOL SPONSORED EVENT- US History Educational Trip Opportunity

Information and enrollment meeting SEPTEMBER 20th 6:00pm at Heritage Peak Charter School, Vacaville site.

Dear Parents/Guardians,

I’m pleased to announce that I will be organizing a non-school sponsored educational trip to Washington D.C and New York City through EE Explore America. This will take place in June of 2019.

This trip will be open for CURRENT 7th-12th grade students, their parents/guardian, and staff.

We will be traveling with EF Explore America, the world's largest private educational organization. With over

50 years of experience, their unparalleled resources and expertise have helped millions of students step out

of their comfort zones and into the world around them. At the enrollment meeting, I'll answer questions, review the itinerary and officially begin to enroll students and parents on the tour. This is a great opportunity so I hope you and your child will be able to come and learn more.

Please RSVP via email to vstone@heritagepeak.org no later than Sept. 17th.

Thank you,

Vanessa Stone 

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