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EcoHero Show September 26

This fun assembly is sponsored by the City of Grass Valley (and Nevada County .
The show will reinforce/create a sustainable culture at your school and reduce litter while increasing recycling

We include real-world examples such as performer's trips sailing from Bermuda to Iceland studying plastic pollution
Teachers and students alike will be empowered and dance.
The music is great, our creator is a GRAMMY voting member and balloted artist
Students take the learning home through videos performed during the show which have 1.7 Million + YouTube views
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Coloma Field Trip

Our 4th grade students from Mrs. Cornejo and Mrs. Hollister's classes went on a field trip to Coloma Ca. This is the site of Sutter's Mill and the origin of the California Gold Rush.
Thank you to all of the parent chaperones!
Thank you to our PTC for raising the funds for the bus.
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Book Fair August 23-30

Book Fair is Coming! Check the website for details about when your child's class will be visiting, what will be there, if you can volunteer, online shopping and more! All proceeds directly support the school library, classroom libraries and the Accelerated Reader (AR) Program.
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Back To School Night

Back to school night is this Wednesday, August 29.
We want you to get classroom information directly from your child's teacher to make this year roll as smooth as possible.
This evening is primarily for parents but children are welcome.

TK-K 6:00-6:40 2nd-3rd 6:45-7:25 4th-5th 7:30-8:10

Please be sure to drop by the book fair.
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Earth Assembly

Thanks to funding from our PTC, the world was literally brought to campus!
An inflatable globe in the MPR was a fun and enriching experience for all students. They toured the planet, were introduced the languages, cultures and landforms.

Take a minute and ask your child about the assembly.
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Our first day of school is Wednesday August 15!
School begins at 7:55AM. Students may be dropped off no earlier than 7:35AM
It is an early release day so 1st-5th grade students will dismissed at 1:05.
TK and K students are dismissed at 11:30AM through August 31.
Hot Lunch Wednesday, Aug. 15 is a hamburger. Cold lunch option is a pizza salad.
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Earned Income Tax Credit

The California Revenue and Taxation Code (RTC) Section 19853(b) requires local educational agencies (LEA) that operate the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) to annually notify households about the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Information Act.

Please click on the link to find out more about the Earned Income Tax Credit
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Elementary Band Concert

Thursday May 24, 6:30PM

Come and enjoy the Elementary Band Spring Concert! Fourth and fifth grade students from Alta Sierra and Cottage Hill combine to make our elementary band. Mr. Richardson will take you through a magical musical tour in the Magnolia gym.
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Hey! Order a yearbook!

Orders can be made on-line until the 27th for school delivery.

This includes the all important DEDICATION PAGES. Dedication pages are printed in everyone's yearbook.

You can order ONLINE at the TreeRing website and still receive it when everyone else does through MAY 6th.

Remember to personalize your child's yearbook. Also on the TreeRing website.

Here is the LINK to TreeRing
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STEAM Expo 2nd Place!

Bella Develey, Gabby Gerster, Aiden Compton and Erik VonRuden placed 2nd in the math problem solving at the STEAM Expo April 5th. They worked for 4 weeks on a problem that required planning, proving and building a prototype carton to hold batteries. This is a great group of young people. Our future is in good hands.
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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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