It’s not too late!

Fri, Oct 18 12:09pm

Drop those Drive for Schools tickets off by 9 am, Monday October 21st in the office! Your child’s classroom will still get credit and the tickets will make it in the grand prize raffle at the Boardwal ... [More]

It's almost too late!

Mon, Oct 14 1:28pm

Delaveaga Families, *It's the LAST WEEK to sell Drive For Schools tickets.  We are asking each family to sell at least two booklets.  Ask family members and neighbors if they'd like to win $25,000. *N ... [More]

Recruiting "Girls on the Run" coaches

Mon, Oct 14 9:56am

We are looking for volunteer coaches for the Girls on the Run program at DELAVEAGA! You do not have to be a runner or athlete to volunteer as a coach—just someone who wants to inspire girls to live he ... [More]

Two More Parent's needed this Sunday, Oct 6th 3-5

Thu, Oct 3 4:22pm

Our Drive For Schools fundraiser needs you! We have a table outside of Shopper's Corner THIS Sunday, October 6th that needs to be manned from 3-5pm.  The table will be completely set up for you and at ... [More]

Drive for Schools Fundraiser

Thu, Sep 26 12:16pm

Drive For Schools has begun!  Today in your child's Thursday folder they received a manila envelope with Drive for Schools tickets.  We ask that every family try to sell two ticket books.  Tickets sel ... [More]

Thank you for participating in the annual Pledge Drive!

Wed, Sep 25 8:46pm

Thank you DeLaveaga families for supporting our school during the annual Pledge Drive! Your generous tax deductible donations helped us raise $39,900! It was a record year for dollars raised and stude ... [More]

Last call for Pledge Drive donations!

Sun, Sep 15 8:32pm

Way to go Dragons! We are in our last week of the Pledge Drive - our biggest fundraiser of the year.  We are so close to hitting our goal, and with it, sustaining the additional staff and programs the ... [More]

Box Tops for Education

Thu, Sep 12 1:39pm

Donate without spending, and help us buy library books! Watch the following video to see how you can easily donate funds. All Box Tops donations are used to purchase library books. If you don't have a ... [More]

Parent Rep Needed for a Redistricting Committee

Sun, Sep 8 12:18pm

We are looking for one parent rep for a Redistricting Committee. This is the next step following the recommendations from the Declining Enrollment Task Force from June. There are 4 meeting as follows: ... [More]

Bring that check to Back to School Night

Wed, Sep 4 8:26pm

We are nearly halfway to our goal of raising $30,000 for the annual Pledge Drive! Bring a check or cash to your child’s teacher during Back to School night, or drop it off at the front office in the p ... [More]

Staff breakfast sponsored by YOU, the Delaveaga families

Tue, Sep 3 4:26pm

Hello Dragons!   In the beginning of every school year,  the PTC organizes a breakfast/brunch for our hardworking staff.  This year the staff  breakfast will be on Sept 20th!     Click HERE to sign up ... [More]

Over $6,000 in donations in the first week of our pledge drive

Thu, Aug 29 3:38pm

Hello DeLaveaga Families, The pledge drive has brought in over $6,000 in just the first few days! Thank you for your generous donations!  Our school is grateful for any donation you can make for our b ... [More]

Changes to...

Fri, Aug 23 9:57am

Hello DeLaveaga Families, We’ve made changes to the Pledge Drive this year and I wanted to make sure you saw them. The Pledge Drive letter was sent home with your child on the first day of school. Her ... [More]

Amazon Smile and Back-to-School Shopping

Thu, Aug 22 10:28am

If you still need to do some back to school shopping, consider supporting the DeLaveaga Elementary School Parent Teacher Club by shopping at smile.amazon.com/ch/91-2144793.   When you shop at smile.am ... [More]

Welcome Back -- What's New

Mon, Aug 19 8:16pm

Hello Dragons!   We hope you all had a great summer! In what seemed like a blink of an eye,  it's time for the kids to head back to school.  For some that's a relief, and for others, summer could have ... [More]

Raffle/Auction Winners

Tue, Jun 4 9:47am

Hello DeLaveaga Families!   Last day to claim your auction or raffle prize is this Thursday by 2:30pm. Bring your ID for pick up at the Front Office. See images below to see if you've won.   Tonight i ... [More]

All library books due now!

Tue, Jun 4 9:25am

Please return all library books now. We still have 37 out! That's about $700 dollars worth! If you have lost it, please send in cash or a check payable to De LaVeaga PTC. If you cannot afford to pay, ... [More]

CARNIVAL - Everything you need to know

Tue, May 28 7:34pm

Hello Delaveaga Families!   Our Spring Carnival is a just a few days away so we wanted to give you some last minute details!   Tickets  Our remaining pre-sale dates are May 29 from 12:10-12:45pm,  May ... [More]

Carnival Shifts - SIGN UP NOW

Wed, May 22 4:22pm

Hello Families!   Thanks to the folks who managed to sign up so far in the classrooms. The paper sign-ups are now over and we are doing electronic sign-ups.   Click HERE to sign up for your child's cl ... [More]

Food Donations for Carnival and/or Learn to Make Tamales

Wed, May 22 10:51am

ELAC will be selling tamales in the Spring Carnival. We are looking for parents who can donate some food, that is listed in Perfect Potluck (https://www.PerfectPotluck.com/IFNH7426) and in the flyer a ... [More]

AUCTION ENDING AT 8PM

Sun, May 19 12:27pm

Hello Delaveaga community,   Our annual online auction ends at 8pm tonight! You still have time to put in your bids and win over 100 amazing items including, Disneyland tickets, restaurant gift cards, ... [More]

Claim Your Child's Lost & Found Tonight at Open House

Thu, May 16 9:27am

All Lost & Found items will be set out tonight in the Little Theater.  Please swing by and collect your children's lost clothing!   This is NOT a Lost & Found sale.  Whatever is left over after tonigh ... [More]

Online Auction is LIVE

Fri, May 10 7:52am

Hello Delaveaga community,   Our annual Online Auction is now live.  We are very proud to present a robust auction with 136 incredible items that include Disneyland tickets, hotel stays, restaurant gi ... [More]

Food donations for Open House, May 16

Thu, May 2 12:58pm

ELAC provides delicious food to purchase at Open House and with your generous food donations, 100% of the funds raised will help support the After-School Intervention Programs.   https://www.perfectpo ... [More]

Piñata Library Fundraiser

Wed, May 1 12:36pm

Our piñata fundraiser will end soon! Donate $1 to the library and get a ticket to see if you will win a candy filled unicorn or doughnut piñata this Friday! Last day to donate is Friday before lunch. ... [More]

Eddy Awards Ceremony - Tuesday, April 30

Wed, Apr 24 8:27am

Join the Santa Cruz Education Foundation on Tuesday, April 30, as we celebrate the great teachers, administrators, and volunteers of the Santa Cruz City Schools.    Our very own 1st grade teacher, Kim ... [More]

Support the Arts!

Mon, Apr 22 5:54pm

Support the Arts!! Don't forget to order your Original Works! Last day to order is Wednesday, April 24th. Your student(s) brought home the ordering information in their Thursday folder. 

Friday Deadline

Mon, Apr 22 11:38am

Hello Dragons!   This Friday is the last day to confirm your Sponsorship for our Spring Carnival.    Not only are the sponsorship perks great exposure for your small business, but your fee is tax-dedu ... [More]

Watershed Rangers (grades 3-5) registration forms due tomorrow, Wednesday, April 17

Tue, Apr 16 11:33am

The Coastal Watershed Coalition is providing a Watershed Rangers After-School Class for 3rd, 4th & 5th Graders this Spring.   The Classes are FREE and will be held on Thursdays starting April 25th for ... [More]

800,000 minutes of reading celebration

Wed, Apr 10 12:22pm

Wonderful new Watershed Rangers class for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders

Tue, Apr 9 11:13am

The Coastal Watershed Coalition is providing a Watershed Rangers After-School Class for 3rd, 4th & 5th Graders this Spring.   The Classes are FREE and will be held on Thursdays starting April 25th for ... [More]

Nominations are this TUESDAY

Sun, Apr 7 5:39pm

Who wants to join the PTC board?   Every year we hold elections for the PTC Board and every position is up for grabs. See the timeline below:   Nominations take place at our April 9th meeting, YES THI ... [More]

Congratulations, Kim Hecko!!!

Wed, Mar 27 9:42am

DeLaveaga's first grade teacher, Kim Hecko, is this year's Eddy Award winner for Outstanding Teacher grades K-3!    Congratulations, Kim!!!   Click here for a full list of winners: http://sceducation. ... [More]

YEARBOOK ORDERS - Due now!

Tue, Mar 26 10:41am

Don't miss your chance to order a yearbook! Order your yearbook online HERE. Or turn in your order envelope with cash or check to school! Questions: allison.land22@gmail.com ~~~~~~~~~~ ¡No pierdas tu ... [More]

UPDATE: Beach Clean Up

Sat, Mar 23 1:24pm

Hello!   The PTC and Save Our Shores are striving to make this a ZERO WASTE event! Help us out by bringing your own reusable (gardening) gloves and bucket or reusable bag from home. This will help sig ... [More]

Beach Clean Up - This Sunday - Family Volunteer Day

Wed, Mar 20 6:53pm

Our annual Family Volunteer Day- Beach Clean Up is this Sunday !   Join us at Cowell Beach from 9am-11am, this Sunday, March 24th.   Complimentary coffee and hot chocolate available. Bring your own mu ... [More]

Last week to submit nominations for the Eddy Awards

Tue, Mar 12 10:12am

The Eddy is an annual award that the Santa Cruz Education Foundation gives to recognize the outstanding commitment made daily by the dedicated educators, staff and volunteers of Santa Cruz City School ... [More]

Walk-a-thon!!

Mon, Mar 11 11:40am

The rain has finally taken a break and just in time for our annual Walk-a-thon.    This event is incredibly fun for the kids and it heavily relies on help from parents. Please consider coming down to ... [More]

Do you own a small business?

Wed, Feb 27 1:53pm

Hello Delaveaga families,   Do you own a small business and are interested in becoming a 2019 Carnival Sponsor?   See attached Sponsorship letter for more detail!   Thank you, Shiri Gradek

Two Volunteers Needed for Bike To School - THIS THURSDAY

Tue, Feb 19 11:29am

Hello!   Ecology Action is looking for two volunteers to help with Bike to School this Thursday.   Set up at 7:30am and work the event until 8:35am.   Please email Erin edevitt@ecoact.org  as soon as ... [More]

After-School Enrichment classes openings update

Thu, Feb 14 11:17am

Inventions & Electronics is now open to 3rd graders.  Enrollment will close on Friday, February 22.   Inventions & Electronics Grades 3-5 Mondays 5 spots available   Basketball Grades 1-3 Monday 2 spo ... [More]

2019 Eddy Award Nominations are now open!

Thu, Feb 14 10:45am

The Eddy is an annual Award that the Santa Cruz Education Foundation gives to recognize the outstanding commitment made daily by the dedicated educators, staff and volunteers of Santa Cruz City School ... [More]

Notification of meeting to address school grounds closure

Thu, Feb 14 10:28am

Dear DeLaveaga Families, As some of you may know, the district will be locking the school grounds evenings, weekends and through the summer.  Mr. Greenlee and Kris Munro will be hosting a meeting to d ... [More]

Basketball after-school class now open to 1st graders

Wed, Feb 13 5:03pm

First graders may now enroll in our after-school basketball class.  There are just 4 spots left! Classes will be held on Mondays from 2:30-3:30 pm, beginning March 4.   If you would like to sign up yo ... [More]

PIZZA & COOKIES TONIGHT

Wed, Feb 13 12:04pm

What's for dinner tonight?   Pizza and Cookies are a match made in heaven! Come show your love for Delaveaga Elementary once again with dinner at Pizza My Heart followed by dessert at Pacific Cookie C ... [More]

Spots available in our after-school enrichment program

Mon, Feb 11 5:08pm

We have the following space available in our after-school enrichment classes, which will start in March.  If you want to enroll your child in any of these classes, please fill out a registration form ... [More]

SUPER TUESDAY

Mon, Feb 11 12:39pm

Hello Delaveaga families!   Just a reminder about all the Tuesday activities!   Family Coding Night (Spanish) - 5:30-7:30pm in Cafeteria (pre-registered)   Carnival Interest Meeting - 6-6:30pm in Libr ... [More]

MONDAY REGISTRATION - After-school Enrichment

Fri, Feb 8 9:12am

Dear families,   As a reminder, registration for the Spring session of our after-school enrichment classes will be held on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, at 8 am in the cafeteria.    If you cannot make the in-p ... [More]

AmazonSmiles

Tue, Feb 5 11:28am

Will you be our Valentine? Shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/91-2144793 and AmazonSmile donates to DeLaveaga Elementary School Parent Teacher Club.

CORRECTION

Mon, Feb 4 8:41pm

Hello Delaveaga families!   There was an error in the Dragon News about the Carnival interest meeting and the next PTC meeting.  The correct date for both these meetings is February 12th, not the 5th ... [More]

REMINDER: After-School Class Registration is next Monday, February 11 at 8 am

Mon, Feb 4 10:11am

Registration for the Spring session of our after-school enrichment classes will be held on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, at 8 am in the cafeteria.  If you cannot make the in-person registration, you may drop o ... [More]

After-School Enrichment Classes Spring Session Details

Mon, Jan 28 11:56am

Registration for the Spring session of our after-school enrichment classes will be held on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, at 8 am in the cafeteria.  If you cannot make the in-person registration, you may drop o ... [More]

Classroom Yearbook Pages

Mon, Jan 28 11:39am

Several classrooms do not yet have a parent volunteer to design their yearbook page.  If your child is in one of the following classes, please help the teacher by taking on this fun project!   First G ... [More]

Pledge your love for Delaveaga

Fri, Jan 25 12:48pm

Hello Delaveaga Dragons!   Did you know that our annual Pledge Drive raises almost 1/3 of the funds we need to support our ongoing programs?   Between now and February 14th, we ask that every family g ... [More]

Tomorrow is the last day

Sat, Jan 19 9:44am

LAST CHANCE - Tomorrow is the last day of this fundraiser.   Help us earn up to $2500 for Delaveaga!   Local brokerage, Strock Real Estate is generously donating up to $2500 and it doesn't require you ... [More]

Girls on the Run at DeLaveaga

Wed, Jan 16 10:15am

Registration fees go up this Monday for Girls on the Run registration. DeLaveaga’s team (3rd-5th grade) still has space available, and you can still apply for scholarships. We practice March - May on ... [More]

Spring After-School Classes Information

Wed, Jan 16 8:45am

SAVE THE DATE!  SCCS EXPLORE After-School Enrichment Classes Coming Soon!   Fun, NEW After School Classes Coming to Delaveaga, including -- Rainforest Island and Puppet Arts!  This spring, Santa Cruz ... [More]

$2500 for Delaveaga

Mon, Jan 14 9:01am

Help us earn up to $2500 for Delaveaga!   Local brokerage, Strock Real Estate is generously donating up to $2500 and it doesn't require you spending a dollar. Here's how it works.    Between January 1 ... [More]

6:30pm Tonight!

Tue, Jan 8 12:48pm

We invite all Delaveaga parents to attend the first PTC meeting of 2019,  tonight at 6:30pm in the school library.   Tonight we will cover:   Update from Principal Greenlee Upcoming fundraisers for Ja ... [More]

Office closes today at 2:30pm

Thu, Dec 20 11:53am

Hello!   Just a reminder that today is the last day of school before winter break and it is also an early bell schedule.    In addition to the early schedule, the front office will close today at 2:30 ... [More]

FRIDAY WINTER SALE

Mon, Dec 10 1:06pm

Don't miss our WINTER SALE! -Select Dragon Merchandise will be 15% off! -Delicious Popcorn with all the fixings, 50 cents a bag -Holiday Cookies from Santa Cruz Momma Cookies <https://www.facebook.com ... [More]

Girls on the Run Registration Opens December 1

Fri, Nov 30 12:41pm

Girls on the Run is a running club for girls in grades 3-5.  Registration opens this Saturday, December 1st. Go to www.gotrsv.org <http://www.gotrsv.org>  to register. The program runs March - May in ... [More]

Sip & Shop has been cancelled

Fri, Nov 30 12:30pm

The Sip & Shop on Thursday, December 6, has been cancelled due to a conflict with another DeLaveaga evening activity. 

Tomorrow is Last PTC Meeting of 2018

Mon, Nov 26 12:31pm

Tomorrow's (11/27) PTC meeting will be the last meeting of the year.  We are combining November and December's meetings.    We hope to see you there!   6:30 pm in the Library

Holiday Shopping

Tue, Nov 20 10:54am

Dear Delaveaga Families,   Please consider using the link below to make some of you Amazon purchases this holiday season and through out the year.  You can still access your Prime account and perks, b ... [More]

THANK YOU

Fri, Nov 16 9:52am

Dear Delaveaga Community,   As we head into the season of giving thanks,  the PTC Board would like to take a second to acknowledge the community that we are so thankful for.    First, we'd like to tha ... [More]

Girls on the Run at DeLaveaga

Wed, Nov 14 11:02pm

A Message from Tera Martin, the DeLaveaga Girls on the Run Head Coach: We are gearing up for the 2019 season of Girls on the Run at DeLaveaga! Scholarship applications for Spring 2019 Girls on the Run ... [More]

Book Fair open 2 more days

Mon, Nov 12 8:33pm

Dear families,     The book fair will be open on Tuesday from 7:45-8:30 and after school from 2:30-3:30 Wednesday from 7:45-8:30, 12:30-1:30 and in the evening from 5:30-7:30. Thanks for your support! ... [More]

DOS ALAS PICNIC CANCELLED

Sat, Nov 10 10:41am

Good morning families,   Due to poor quality air, the picnic has been cancelled.    Thank you!   Buenos días familias,   Debido a la mala calidad del aire, se cancela el picnic.    Gracias.   

AmazonSmile donates to the DeLaveaga PTC

Thu, Nov 8 10:29am

Did you know your purchases can make a difference? AmazonSmile donates to DeLaveaga Elementary School Parent Teacher Club when you do your holiday shopping at smile.amazon.com/ch/91-2144793.

ELAC & PTC Meetings moved to November 27

Fri, Nov 2 1:28pm

Mark your calendars!  The November meeting date for ELAC and PTC has been moved to Tuesday, November 27.    5:30  pm - ELAC in the cafeteria 6:30 pm - PTC in the library

Book Fair Volunteers

Thu, Nov 1 8:19am

Dear parents,     I need help on Nov. 5 at 8:00 to set up the book fair. Nov.6-14 before and after school for cashiers Nov. 14 from 5:30-7:30 for cashiers Nov.15 for taking down the fair No previous e ... [More]

Please donate costumes to the DeLaveaga Costume Shop

Fri, Oct 26 1:38pm

If you have gently used costumes that you can donate to DeLaveaga, please leave them on the stage in the cafeteria by October 30.    Your donations will ensure that every student at DeLaveaga has a co ... [More]

Coin Drive for Classroom Libraries

Tue, Oct 23 10:28am

Our two week coin drive for classrooms libraries started yesterday! Winning grade spans get a day without homework. More importantly, the donated funds go towards classroom libraries. To make it even ... [More]

DUE TODAY -

Mon, Oct 22 8:53am

Hi Dragons,   All Drive For School money, tickets (used and unused) are due today by 2:30pm, and no later.    Thank you for buying and selling the tickets! Let's hope we reach our goal!   Thank you! S ... [More]

Mustache Day 10/19

Wed, Oct 17 12:05pm

Show your school spirit this Friday 10/19.   The class with the most spirit wins the Royal Crown for the week. 

Coding/Advanced Coding after-school class starts tuesday

Mon, Oct 15 11:03am

These classes are both in Room 11.

Creative Math After-School class starts today in Room 11

Mon, Oct 15 10:20am

Creative Math starts today.    Room 11

Book Drive

Mon, Oct 8 1:34pm

Our bi-annual used book drive started last Thursday and ends this Friday. We need about 300 books donated! We are collecting like-new, clean, children's books of all levels free from writing and stick ... [More]

Spots available in Flag Football

Fri, Sep 21 12:42pm

There are still spots available in our after-school program for Flag Football!  Kids will be divided by grade level (grades 1-3 play together and grades 4-5 play together).  If interested in signing u ... [More]

Delay in start date for Creative Math, Coding/Advanced Coding, and Flag Football

Fri, Sep 21 12:38pm

The start date for the after-school enrichment classes:  Creative  Math, Coding/Advanced Coding, and Flag Football has been delayed by two weeks.  The classes will begin the week of October 15.    New ... [More]

EAT PIZZA TONIGHT

Wed, Sep 19 2:40pm

We hope you all can make out this evening for our annual Woodstock's Pizza Community Night.   Take out or Dine In-  mention Delaveaga and Woodstock's will give back up to 25% of proceeds. Tonight from ... [More]

Volunteers for Bike/Walk/Skate/Scoot to School Day on October 4

Sat, Sep 15 12:43pm

We would love a couple of parent volunteers to sign in kids when they arrive.  We need you from 7:30-8:30 am.  If you are interested in helping, please reply with your email and cell phone.   Bike/Wal ... [More]

Drive for Schools - New parent organizer needed

Thu, Sep 6 10:18am

The Drive for Schools fundraiser needs a new lead to run this fundraiser which brings in over $12K every year.   This school year needs a helper/shadow to work with parent volunteer  Aimee Thayer-Garc ... [More]

Thank you for contributing to the Staff Breakfast

Thu, Sep 6 9:12am

Thank you for contributing to the staff breakfast. All the food looked amazing and the staff was very grateful. Attached are some pictures from this breakfast buffet.    If you didn't or couldn't help ... [More]

Calling all Bakers - we need more contributors to the Staff Appreciation breakfast

Tue, Sep 4 11:58am

Hello Delaveaga families.    Thanks to the folks who have already signed up to contribute the Staff Appreciation Breakfast.    If you love to bake or would like to buy pre-made breakfast items for the ... [More]

Staff Welcome Back Breakfast - Potluck

Wed, Aug 29 5:33pm

Show your Staff appreciation by bringing something to the Welcome Back (Staff) Breakfast on Sept. 6th.   Click the link to join the potluck! https://www.PerfectPotluck.com/ZPRN3841