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Principal:  Cher Situm

Office Manager:  Barbara Jones

Office Asst: Heidi Barker

Bookkeeper:  Cherie Charbonneau

TSA:  Natalie Turpen


Phone: 925.855.2800

Fax: 925.736.0224

Attendance Line: 925.855.2898

Office Hours: M-F 7:30am-4:00pm

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September is Attendance Awareness Month

International Culture Week 9/26-9/30

Festival Around the World

Thursday, September 29th


Here's what you and your family can look forward to:


Cultural traditions and activities

Music from around the world

International food tastings

Cultural Performance Showcase by our very own students and their families


Come enjoy this night with your family!

This free event is presented by the PTA Inclusion and Diversity Committee of Sycamore Valley Elementary School


If you would like to help with this event, please contact Maria Vandarakis vandarakism@gmail.com

Sycamore Reminders

Please make sure your have done your "Annual Update" 

This is vital in updating current information regarding

your student/students.  

"Annual Update" will close September 30th.



Click here to sign in to your parent portal to complete your "Annual Update"


Annual Fun Run Friday October 7th

Our annual Fun-Run is a fun & fit activity encouraging all students to reach their personal best!
 Water is provided, and each student receives a water bottle and T-shirt for participating.
 Participants are encouraged to wear hats and sunscreen if it’s sunny and good walking/running shoes.

9:00 – 9:45am 2nd & 3rd Grades , Mrs. Johnson 1-2 Combo
10:00 -10:30am Kindergarten & 1st Grades
10:45 – 11:45am 4th & 5th Grades

All money raised goes directly back to our school. Last year, we raised over $42,000 helping fund essential programs such as Art Docent, Teacher Mini Grants, Variety Show, Yearbook, Family Fun Nights, and more. We know this will be another successful year!

Start collecting pledges online or in-person now. Pledge Forms with parent signature need to be turned-in by Thursday, September 29th, 2016. (Pledge forms were sent home this past Wednesday in Shark Folders). Pledge Forms with lap total and any amount due will be returned after the Fun Run by Tuesday, October 11th.  Money students collect in-person should be turned in AFTER THE EVENT beginning Tuesday, October 11th thru Friday, October 14th outside the school office.


Please do not turn-in money to the teachers, classroom or office. Money must be turned-in outside the school office. Checks are preferable (include “For Fun Run” and student’s name in the memo section). If you turn-in cash, please place it in a labeled and sealed envelope. Be sure that student’s asks for pledges from family, friends and neighbors. Stay away from strangers and going door-to-door. Please don’t allow your child to sponsor another child.

Students who raise more than $75 will get a prize!
 Students who raise more than $125 will get an even BIGGER prize!
 The top 20 students who earn the most pledge dollars will be invited to an ice cream social at Sycamore park

Today: 9/25/16

September Dates to Remember:


Enrichment flyers went home in Wednesday folders

(Enrichment sign-ups are done directly thru the instructor)


Labor Day -  No School


8:35am - PTA meeting MPR 

6:30pm - Shark Fund Mtg Staff Lounge


8:35am - New Family Coffee MPR 


Enrichment Classes begin


Minimum Day - All students attend from 8:30am-noon


8:35am - Fun Run mtg MPR


International Culture Week


Festival Around the World


No School - Staff Development Day


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