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Kindergarten Enrollment Open Now!

Spread the word! The screening day for incoming kindergarten students is April 26. If you miss this screening, no worries. You can enroll anytime by contacting the school office at 272-2319.
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Bon Voyage Mrs Payne!

Alison Payne is retiring! She has been a fixture at Alta Sierra School for the past 14 years. As school secretary, she interacted with thousands of students and families to make their time at Alta Sierra a success. She was a great support for teachers and administrators over the years and a tireless advocate for our school and community.

We will miss you Alison! Enjoy this new stage of your life.
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Book Fair is Coming!!!

The book fair will be open during Open House and classes will be scheduled for visits May 15-18.

Check out the webpage for our Book Fair by following the link:
The online fair will run from May 6th-19th.

If you can help, please visit our volunteer sign-up either through our webpage or by following this link:
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Come to Open House Thursday!
5:30 - Book Fair opens
Food trucks on campus with family friendly prices
Enjoy the company of your friends and neighbors
6:00 - Classrooms open for tours and exploration
7:00 - Classrooms close
Oh yeah...check the lost and found in the MPR please. There are lots of good clothes in there.
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Reading Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the Lions Club Reading Challenge!
1st grade Lena Von Ruden
2nd grade Audrey Triebull
3rd grade Isabella Chavez
4th grade Darringer Shaw
5th grade. Ari Okrent
Kindle winner 1st grader Addison Asuncion
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Love & Logic Classes - Cancelled

Unfortunately there were not enough parents interested in the classes, so the third session at Alta Sierra has been cancelled. The program will be offered again in the fall.
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SAVE THE DATE - March 3 Denim and Diamonds Spring Auction Fundraiser

Tickets on sale now!
Wear your favorite jeans and brightest bling to the Alta Sierra PTC annual spring fundraiser March 3, 6:00PM-10:00PM at the Alta Sierra Country Club.
Enjoy a fun parents' night out while supporting our children's education. All funds go to the Alta Sierra Elementary School PTC.
$25 per person/$40 per couple
There will be live and silent auctions, hors d'oeuvres and desserts. Enjoy live music by Amanda Gray.

Childcare is available on site but limited to the first 20 children. Pre-register in the school office.

Tickets on sale on this website or the school office.
Visit the Alta Sierra PTC Facebook page for more information.
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School is open! Friday, March 2

School is open today as it looks like our roads are clear. Please be safe on the roads. Remember that today is a minimum day! 12:00pm release at the elementary schools, 1:20pm at Magnolia
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Changes to the After School Rec Program

Due to the increased number of late student pick-ups from the After School Recreation Program, the late fee is increasing effective January 1, 2018. The new rate will be $10.00 plus $1.00 per minute for each student.
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Character Counts!

We had a terrific assembly to kick off Character Counts. Ask your child what they thought of the assembly

The six pillars are; Trustworthiness; Respect; Responsibility; Fairness; Caring; and Citizenship. CHARACTER COUNTS! recommends always using these pillars in this specific order to all the use of the acronym of T.R.R.F.C.C. to help remember each pillar.

The Six Pillars of Character are the core ethical values of CHARACTER COUNTS! These values were identified by a nonpartisan, nonsectarian (secular) group of youth development experts in 1992 as “core ethical values that transcend cultural, religious and socioeconomic differences.
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Bus Schedules for 2017-2018

The bus schedule is released! Please click on the blue title from this announcement to look at the schedule. It can also be found under the parents tab.
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Young at Art!

Looking for something to do during spring break? Visit the Young at Art display at the Nevada County Eric Rood Government Center. Student art work from Alta Sierra and many county schools is on display.
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