For TK and Kindergarten Students you may order a sack lunch from the cafeteria. The lunch is brought over to Valentine and all the Kindergarten children eat on the Lunch Court on the Valentine campus. Information to set up a Lunch Account is found under Parents then Cafeteria Services on the Valentine Website. You will need the student’s ID number that will be given to you during the Welcome Wagon.
Class lists will be posted on the windows of the Little Theatre at 6:00 P.M. on Friday, August 10, 2018.
You and your Kindergarten student are invited to the Kindergarten Welcome Wagon on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 8:15 AM. Parents and students will gather in the Kindergarten playground from 8:15-8:30 AM and then go directly to the classroom to meet your teacher and learn about your exciting TK and kindergarten year at 8:30 AM. Parents will leave the classroom at 9:00 A.M. for a school tour followed by a TK & Kindergarten Parent Welcome session in the Little Theatre until 10:00 A.M. The welcome session will contain important information on school events and procedures. The TK and Kindergarten teachers find it very helpful to have some information on your student. If you would like to fill out this form digitally, please click on Google Form in order to fill this out online. If you would like to download, please click here for the form, print, fill out, and bring to the Welcome Wagon to give to your teacher.
The All School Ice Cream Social will be on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 5:00-7:00 P.M. on the Valentine Playground. Please join us to celebrate the beginning of a new school year. All parents, students, and staff are invited to attend.Volunteer FairPlease join us for the Volunteer Fair on Monday, August 13, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 PM. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet new families and to sign up for the many volunteer opportunities available for parents throughout the school year.
All parents are invited to Valentine’s Back to School Night on Thursday, August 16, 2018. This is the opportunity to hear from your student’s teacher his/her plans and expectations for the 2018-19 school year. This is a very important information meeting for essential classroom information. This is a Minimum Day for students in TK, K & 1st grades; dismissal time is 12:30 P.M. Back to School Night is a PARENT ONLY event. The schedule for the evening is:5:30 PM- 6:00 PM Classroom Presentations for Special Academic Instruction (SAI) in Rooms 8 & 96:00 PM- 6:40 PM Classroom Presentations for TK, Kindergarten, First and Second Grades6:45 PM- 7:30 PM Classroom Presentations for Third, Fourth & Fifth GradesThis is a parent only event.
When class is dismissed at 2:30 P.M. (12:30 P.M. on Minimum Days) you may wait for your child in your car in the Kindergarten Circle where a staff member will assist the student in getting into your car. Each TK and kindergarten family will be given a colored sign with your child’s name to display in your car window. Only cars with these signs will be able to enter the Kindergarten Circle during dismissal time.
Parents or other adults may not enter the campus at pick-up time. Please do not wait in the hallways at the 2:30 P.M. dismissal. Intermediate grade classes are still in session. The sound from conversations travels into classrooms involved in learning activities.
All information in the First Day Packet MUST be completed before the first day of school. It is critical for us to have all contact information of your student that is accurate in case of emergencies. This emergency information is obtained through your InfoSnap registration.
We highly recommend completing your child’s First Day Packet several weeks before school starts so you will have adequate time to read our school and district policies and input information.
Last year, more than 41,000 parent volunteer hours supported activities and events at Valentine both in and out of the classroom. Please attend the Volunteer Fair on Monday, August 13, 2018, 5:00 PM- 7:00 PM on the Valentine Playground to learn about and sign up for PTA programs and volunteer opportunities at Valentine. Your involvement makes a difference.
We hope we have helped you feel more at ease about your first days at Valentine and look forward to seeing you soon.