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Copy of Friday Newsletter (8.27.21)

We are getting so close! Next week we will start welcoming our students back into the building and we couldn't be more excited! We thought we would share with you all again some of the events happening so you can make sure you are prepared:


August 27 (TODAY) Class assignments posted on Skyward Family Access at 4:00pm


August 30 Meet Your Teacher for all grades PS – 5th

  • Times: Last name A – L 2pm – 2:25, Last name M – Z 2:30 – 2:55pm
  • Mask guidance for this event: parents and students are required to wear masks while on campus regardless of vaccination status.
  • Students will enter the building through exterior classroom door. (see attached map). 
  • Only students will enter classrooms; parents will wait outside the door or in their vehicle. *Please note, parking is only allowed in the parking lot OR Centennial Field for overflow. Please do not park in the bus ramp area*
  • Feel free to have your student(s) bring their school supplies with them to this event and leave them in the classroom. This will lighten their backpack(s) for the first day of school.


August 31 First day of school for grades 1-5 (SVSD’s 2021-2022 calendar)

Students and/or parents should not arrive on campus before 9am, unless an appointment has been made with a staff member. The first bell will ring at 9:05am, and then a second bell rings at 9:15am, by which time all students are expected to be in their classroom for attendance. We ask that you contact the office as early as possible for any changes.


  • Arrival
  • Busses begin to arrive at 9am 
  • Car drop-off for A - L - 9am and M – Z 9:05am - see map for drop-off & pick-up locations.


  • Dismissal - Students will board their bus directly from the classroom. Students who are picked up will be brought to the front of the school by an SES staff member to their designated pick up area.
  • The first dismissal bell will ring at 3:36, Monday -Thursday.  
  • The first dismissal bell will ring at 1:36 on Friday.  


Aug. 31 – Sept. 2 Kindergarten Family Connection Meetings


September 3          

  • First day of school for kindergarten
  • PTSA Boo Hoo/Yahoo Coffee for kindergarten parents, 9:15am in front of school building     
  • Friday Early Release (SVSD’s bell times schedule)


September 6 Labor Day holiday—no school


September 7 First day of school for preschool


September 16   Virtual Curriculum Night, 6:00-8:00pm—stay tuned for more information


September 28   Picture Day