CORRECTED: Classroom/school supplies - Lists from Delaveaga Staff

Sat, Aug 18 11:29am

Please see CORRECTION of supplies list to 4/5 TWI    Want a get a head start on shopping for classroom/school supplies? The Delaveaga staff has shared their wishlists. See the list below!   TRANSITION ... [More]

Class roster released on Tuesday Aug 21

Thu, Aug 16 4:24pm

Hello!   The 2018/2019 class lists can be previewed Tuesday August 21 from 4-6pm in the amphitheater. ELAC will sell Agua frescas PTC will sell cookies and Dragon merchandise Anyone who can help at th ... [More]

Ms. Fish needs some classroom set-up assistance

Wed, Aug 15 2:21pm

Hello Delaveaga families!   The staff is back at school setting up for next week.    Some changes were made on campus and some teachers have moved out of the portable classrooms.    Ms. Fish in partic ... [More]

SpoonRead Summer Reading

Fri, Jul 13 11:05am

Hi everyone!  If you haven't done so already,  visit to check out the wonderful reading program our school is utilizing for this summer! SpoonRead focuses on improving your childr ... [More]

SpoonRead Summer Reading

Thu, Jun 28 10:17pm

I am reaching out to remind you about our summer reading program, SpoonRead. SpoonRead is a fun, interactive game that allows your children to enhance their reading comprehension abilities while fundr ... [More]

LAST DAY to claim Raffle prizes

Fri, Jun 8 8:52am

Hello!   Today is the LAST day to claim your raffle prizes.  The Delaveaga front office will be open from 9-2:30pm today. If you are sending someone in your place to pick up, please have them bring a ... [More]

Lost & Found Sale today

Wed, Jun 6 6:58am

Lost & Found Sale in the amphitheater today from 12 - 1 pm.   Claim your items from 12:00 - 12:30.  Whatever is not claimed will be sold for $1/piece.    Cash Only Please.

Raffle Winners

Mon, Jun 4 1:22pm

Congratulations to the Raffle winners.    See attached photos for list of winners.    Items won must be picked up from Delaveaga office by June 7th. Please bring ID. 


Sun, Jun 3 8:56am

Another year and another successful Carnival!   Thank you Delaveaga families & staff for giving your time  so that the Spring Carnival could be such a fun and successful event.    The Carnival is fore ... [More]

Urgent - Carnival help needed

Tue, May 29 8:33pm

Dear DeLaveaga families, We have 4 games (including the Bounce House) that will not open this year because their classrooms do not have enough parent volunteers.  Our carnival is 100% organized and ru ... [More]

Pop-up Canopies needed for Carnival

Thu, May 24 11:02am

Hi Delaveaga,   If you got a pop-up canopy (or 2),  please consider loaning it for the Carnival.  Please drop off the canopies on the stage, in the cafeteria, with both the bag and one leg labeled wit ... [More]

One Night Stay at Chaminade just added to online auction!

Wed, May 23 12:18pm

A One Night Stay at the Chaminade has just been added to our online auction.   Bidding closes tonight at 8pm!

Online Auction Ends Tomorrow at 8 pm

Tue, May 22 10:08am

The online auction closes at 8 pm tomorrow, Wednesday, May 23, at 8 pm.   All winning bids must be paid for by 8 pm Thursday, May 24.  It ... [More]

Sell those carnival raffle tickets and give yourself the chance to win amazing prizes!

Thu, May 17 12:03pm

Sell those raffle tickets and give your family and friends the chance to win amazing prizes from . . .   Amusement Parks, Zoos and Museums Disneyland, California Academy of Sciences, Gilroy Gardens Sa ... [More]

Original Works orders are here!

Wed, May 9 7:55am

If you ordered original works items please come by the art room after school Wednesday or Thursday to pick up your items. If you do not pick up after school your items will be sent home with your chil ... [More]

Volunteers needed for Bike to School Day on May 10

Thu, May 3 12:04pm

We're in need of some helpers the morning of bike to school day, next Thursday, May 10 starting at 7:30 AM.   If you are able to help, please email either Chris or Boone: Chris Laughlin santacruzlaugh ... [More]

PTC needs baked goods for Open House

Tue, May 1 10:05am

The PTC will be having a bake sale at Open House this Thursday.  So, we need baked goods!!  Please drop off your baked items in the teachers' lounge anytime on Thursday or bring directly to the Bake S ... [More]

Eddy Awards 2018

Sun, Apr 29 11:59am

Tickets are still available for a fabulous awards show, celebrating excellence in education. See this year's winners below: Outstanding Teacher:K-3 - Ka ... [More]

Deadline for Carnival Sponsorship is this Friday

Tue, Apr 24 10:19am

Dear Delaveaga Families, Do you own or manage a small business? We are excited to announce our new Carnival Sponsorship program. We feel this opportunity is perfect for the business that is looking to ... [More]

Walk-A-Thon contributions due on Friday

Tue, Apr 17 9:14am

DeLaveaga families: please return your walk-a-thon contributions by this Friday, 4/20.   We are at just 50% of our budgeted goal.   Thank you, Laura

Do you own a small business? Become a Delaveaga Carnival Sponsor

Mon, Apr 16 3:21pm

Dear Delaveaga Families, Do you own or manage a small business? We are excited to announce our new Carnival Sponsorship program. We feel this opportunity is perfect for the business that is looking to ... [More]

Spanish Book Fiesta Volunteers needed

Wed, Apr 11 12:52pm

Ms. Lugo is looking for volunteers who can help run the book fair before and after school starting Monday, April 23-Thursday April 26. Please come see her in library if you're available. Thanks!   We ... [More]

Reminder to return Walk-A-Thon donations by this Friday

Wed, Apr 11 9:08am

For all families except 3rd grade, please remember to return your Walk-A-Thon contributions to the office by this Friday.   (For families of 3rd graders, your Walk-A-Thon contributions will be due a w ... [More]

Office Volunteers needed

Tue, Mar 27 10:51am

Hello!   The PTC and the Delaveaga Elementary staff are working together to find office volunteers.   As many of you may have experienced, the front office can be a busy place in that first 45 minutes ... [More]

Original Works

Tue, Mar 27 8:23am

This Thursday, the students will be bringing home information about the Original Works program. This is an opportunity for parents to order their child’s artwork on a variety of different items! Pleas ... [More]

Last Day to Nominate your favorite Delaveaga teacher, staff or community member - Eddy Awards

Fri, Mar 16 4:26pm

Today is the deadline to nominate your favorite Delaveaga staff or community member.    Vote here:   ... [More]

New Date for Walk-A-Thon - March 30

Fri, Mar 16 4:23pm

Hello!   The Walk-A-Thon will now take place on March 30th with the following times:   TK, K, & 1st: 8:50am 2nd & 3rd: 9:40am 4th & 5th: 11:40am Make sure your kids wear closed-toed shoes and comforta ... [More]

Walk-a-thon POSTPONED due to rain

Tue, Mar 13 8:46am

The walk-a-thon has been postponed until further notice.  A future date will be determined after the rain subsides.

Helpers needed for Raffle

Fri, Mar 2 1:59pm

Hello Delaveaga Community!   Our Spring Carnival is right around the corner (June 1) and we need a few helpers to support the Raffle and Auction portion.    If you have a couple of hours to spare  ove ... [More]


Wed, Feb 21 8:06am

There is NO Math Night tonight.

Last Call for Pledge Drive Envelopes

Tue, Feb 20 7:27pm

Your generosity is getting us so much closer to our goal. If you didn't manage to return your Pledge Drive envelopes last week, you can still bring them in!   Your donations support our after school e ... [More]

After-School Class Registration TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27

Tue, Feb 20 9:02am

There are two ways to register for the after-school classes:   1.  In-person registration:  next TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27 at 8 am in the cafeteria.    2. Lottery registration:  Forms must be received PRIO ... [More]

Tuesday - Pizza My Heart & Pacific Cookie Company Community Night

Mon, Feb 12 9:40pm

Join us at the next Community Night, Tuesday, February 13 from 4-9 pm:    Pizza My Heart will donate 20% of DeLaveaga sales and Pacific Cookie Company will donate 30%!

Final week of Pledge Drive!

Mon, Feb 12 6:59pm

This is our final week of the Pledge Drive.  We are at 46% of our goal of $28,000 and just 23% participation.  Don't forget to hand in your green envelopes.  Any amount helps!

The Santa Cruz Education Foundation Eddy Awards 2018: Honoring Excellence in Education

Mon, Feb 12 12:25pm

The Santa Cruz Education Foundation Eddy Awards 2018: Honoring Excellence in Education The Eddy Awards provide an opportunity for the community to recognize the outstanding commitment made daily by th ... [More]

Holiday Book Drive

Wed, Feb 7 1:59pm

     Bookshop Santa Cruz is pleased to report that during its sixth annual Holiday Book Drive, customers and publishers donated over $9700 in books to local public schools. Bookshop asked the communit ... [More]

Interested in representing DeLaveaga on the District Advisory Committee?

Mon, Feb 5 11:00am

The District Advisory Committee (DAC) is looking for a DeLaveaga representative.  Meetings are held once/month at the Harbor High School library from 4 - 5:30 pm.   Upcoming meetings will be held: Feb ... [More]

Taqueria Agave Community Night TONIGHT!

Fri, Jan 19 1:33pm

Don't forget to head over to Taqueria Agave at 1836 Soquel Avenue for dinner and to support DeLaveaga.  20% of today's proceeds will be donated to our school!

Positive Discipline Parenting Classes - LAST CHANCE TO SIGN UP

Fri, Jan 12 8:30am

If we don't get a few more sign ups, we won't be able to have the classes.  Please let me know by email ( or phone (415-302-6808) TODAY if you are interested in attending.   8 ... [More]

We need more parent volunteers for Bike to School days

Wed, Jan 10 3:41pm

We have another Bike to School day this Thursday and we could really use more parent volunteers.  If you are interested, please email Molly Attolico at:

Carnival Committee - new openings

Wed, Jan 10 10:14am

Hello Dragons,   The Carnival Committee will soon begin planning the Spring Carnival and and we have a few openings!   Carnival Committee: 12-15 engaged parents who meet several times over a 4-month p ... [More]

Use the DeLaveaga promo code when purchasing Warriors tickets and $5 goes back to our school

Thu, Dec 14 12:49pm

Enjoy a Santa Cruz Warriors Game and $5 of each ticket will be donated back to your school! GAMES AND GIVEAWAYS! 12/15 vs. Memphis Hustle 1/20 vs. Aqua Caliente Clippers – Watsonville Rally Towel for ... [More]

Parent Volunteers 12/19

Sun, Nov 26 3:14pm

The school nurse and I are seeking parent volunteers to help on Tues 12/19 for the State Mandated Vision/Hearing screenings. If you can help for all, or part of the day, please click the link to sign ... [More]

Holiday Shopping on Amazon? Please use this link to support Delaveaga!

Sat, Nov 25 1:47pm

Hello Dragons!   Please use link if you do your holiday shopping on Amazon.  A percentage of your purchases come right back to our school.   Copy and paste the ... [More]

Let Me Run, Boys Running Club at DeLaveaga

Fri, Nov 17 10:02am

The PTC has been approached by a group called "Let Me Run" about starting a boy's running club at DeLaveaga this Spring.   Here is the idea behind the program:   "Have you heard: Man up. Boys don’t cr ... [More]

Girls on the Run Registration and Scholarship Information

Tue, Nov 14 12:48pm

Registration for this year's Girls on the Run is rapidly approaching (December 2 - 4) and need-based scholarships are available.  Visit for more information.   Apply for Scholarships NO ... [More]

CORRECTION: No Movie Night this week

Mon, Nov 6 11:11am

There is NO Movie Night on November 6.  The Student Council Movie Night is scheduled for Friday, December 1.

Playground Coach seeking 8 cones

Mon, Nov 6 10:49am

Do you have any orange cones lying around that you could donate to our Playground Coach for recess/lunch activities?  She needs 8 cones that are a minimum of 18" high.    Thanks! Laura

District Survey on Elementary Enrichment Programs

Wed, Nov 1 5:50pm

If you have time, please take this quick survey developed by our school district about our after-school enrichment program.   Thank you, Lara

Bike/Walk to School is looking for more parent volunteers

Wed, Nov 1 9:54am

We would like to recruit more parent volunteers for our monthly Bike/Walk to School incentive program at DeLaveaga.   Every month students are encouraged to bike/walk/skate/scoot to school in order to ... [More]

Halloween Costume Shop in the cafeteria tomorrow morning

Mon, Oct 30 1:08pm

The Halloween Costume Shop is tomorrow morning at drop off.  If you have costumes you can donate, please bring them to the cafeteria in the morning.   If you volunteered to help, please come to the ca ... [More]

Front Office / School Nurse needs clothing

Tue, Oct 10 8:20am

If you have any hand-me-downs that might fit ages 4-6, please drop them at the office.  Our littlest DeLaveaga students sometimes need a change of clothes.  We're looking for pants, shorts, socks, eve ... [More]

Dragon News needs new parent volunteer

Mon, Sep 25 1:46pm

Looking for one or two parents to take over the monthly Dragon News newsletter. Some quick facts: There are only 9 issues per school year About 95% of the content is provided by other staff/volunteers ... [More]

Picture Day is coming up!

Fri, Sep 22 12:50pm

Don't forget that Picture Day is this Monday, September 25.    If you did not receive order forms in your child's green folder, you can find extras in the office.

Creative Writing Class for 4th & 5th Graders at the Museum of Art & HIstory

Wed, Sep 20 11:16am

The 4th and 5th Graders at DeLaveaga are being offered the opportunity to take a Creative Writing Course at the Museum of Art & History.  Registration forms are being sent home with your students toda ... [More]

Food at Back-to-School Night starting at 4:30 pm

Mon, Sep 11 12:29pm

ELAC would like everyone to know that the food at Back-to-School Night will be served starting at 4:30 pm.  Get there early so that you don't have to wait in long lines!    ELAC will be serving Tacos ... [More]

Recruiting Girls on the Run Coaches

Thu, Aug 24 2:04pm

DeLaveaga is looking for coaches for this year's Girls on the Run Club.    Girls on the Run is a 10-week after-school program for 3rd-5th grade girls.   Girls will learn: Life skills such as how to be ... [More]

DeLaveaga is in need of paid Playground Supervisors

Wed, Aug 23 11:43am

We are in need of paid Playground Supervisors.  Hours are below:   7:45 am - 8:30 am 9:45 am - 10:45 am 11:15 am - 1:15 pm   If interested, please see anyone in the front office.

Weather Channel predicts rain during graduation

Wed, Jun 7 3:13pm

I suggest bringing an umbrella to graduation just in case it rains!    Congratulations to our 5th graders!!!

City of Santa Cruz Offers Free Tours of Recycling Center

Wed, Jun 7 8:06am

City of Santa Cruz Offers Free Tours of Recycling Center The City of Santa Cruz is offering free tours of its recycling center, the Resource Recovery Facility, at 605 Dimeo Lane, on the following Thur ... [More]

End of the Year Lost & Found Sale!

Tue, May 30 8:58pm

This is your last chance to claim your child's lost sweatshirts, hats, lunch boxes, and other random items, so mark your calendars!   Date: Wednesday, June 7 Location: Front Lawn   Time: Claim what be ... [More]

4th/5th Garden Workday Party THIS Saturday!

Tue, May 30 6:31pm

When: Saturday, 6/3, 9am-12pm Where: Life Lab, DeLaveaga Elementary   Join us this Saturday for the 4th/5th grade Life Lab Garden Work Party! All students and families are welcome. Thanks! Teacher Lid ... [More]

Food Sales Cancelled for Open House

Thu, May 11 8:44am

There will NOT be food for sale at the Open House this year. 

Baked Goods Needed for the Carnival Dessert Table and Cake Walk

Thu, May 11 8:43am

Please bring baked donations for Carnival to the cafeteria, anytime before 4pm. The last Carnival ticket pre-sale is Friday morning before school and immediately after school between 1:30-3 pm.  Avoid ... [More]

Please sign up to help at the Carnival!

Tue, May 9 11:14am

Did you know there are over 150 volunteer spots that need to get filled to guarantee a successful Carnival? Please check the sign-up sheet for your child's class to see how you can help. One hour goes ... [More]

We need pop-up canopies for the Carnival

Mon, May 8 12:15pm

Got a pop-up canopy laying around in your garage? Please lend it to the Carnival. Drop it off labeled in the cafeteria anytime this week. Pick up on Monday May 15th.

May PTC meeting date change

Fri, May 5 1:52pm

The May PTC meeting date has changed!  It is now Tuesday, May 16.    Hope to see you there!   Laura

Carnival Announcements!

Fri, May 5 8:17am

This is the last weekend to sell those Raffle tickets. Over 130 great prizes including hotel stays and Disneyland Tickets! Avoid the lines and get your Carnival tickets and wristbands early. Monday pr ... [More]

Goodwill Truck Donation Drive at Harbor High

Thu, May 4 9:34am

Donation Drive - Fill the Goodwill Truck on May 5 - 7 at Harbor High.     Great way to support Grad Night. Clear out the Clutter. Help create jobs. No furniture please. Open from 9 am - 3 pm.

Colors, Black & White Spirit Day

Tue, Apr 11 8:50am

This Friday is another Student Council Spirit Day!   Each grade wears a different color: TK/K-Red 1st-Orange 2nd-Yellow 3rd-Green 4th-Blue 5th-Purple If students do not have the color that represents ... [More]

LulaRoe Clothing Mamas Night Out with 20% of Proceeds going to DeLaveaga

Thu, Mar 30 9:04pm

LulaRoe is a super comfy, unique and versatile clothing line, known for their buttery soft leggings.  They also have adorable dresses, shirts, skirts, and more!   Girl sizes up to womens sizes XXS - 3 ... [More]

Santa Cruz Museum Spring Camp

Mon, Mar 13 12:14pm

This is a great opportunity for 3rd-5th graders and there are scholarships available.   Here's the link:

Pledge Drive PayPal link

Mon, Feb 27 9:11pm

I've heard that there are a couple of people having trouble donating via the PayPal link on the DeLaveaga website.  You can access it here directly: ... [More]

Avid4 Adventure Outdoor Camps

Tue, Feb 21 9:12am

This group recently offered DeLaveaga a $100 gift certificate towards a camp purchase (which will be included in our Carnival auction).  But, they have a special running this month, so wanted to post ... [More]

Seeking a Marquee Coordinator

Thu, Feb 16 1:42pm

We are looking for someone who can post the messages on the Marquee in front of our school.  The task takes about an hour every couple of weeks.  Messages will come from the front office.  It is not n ... [More]

Eddy Award Nominations for 2017 Now Open

Fri, Feb 10 1:45pm

The Santa Cruz Education Foundation announces the opening of the nomination period for the 2017 Eddy Awards on Wednesday, February 1.  The nomination period closes on Friday, March 17. The Eddy Awards ... [More]

Feb. 23: Free Movie Screening of "Screenagers: Growing up in the Digital Age"

Thu, Feb 9 8:45am

Feb. 23: Screenagers The Boys and Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County is hosting a free movie screening of the documentary “Screenagers: Growing up in the Digital Age” on Thursday, February 23 at 7p.m. a ... [More]

Donations needed for the Health Office: little boys pants, undies and socks

Sun, Jan 22 5:18pm

Happy stormy Sunday everyone!  The Health Office is quickly running out of little boys pants and underwear due to all lovely rain we've been having.  If you are using this stormy weather to clean out ... [More]

Spots still available in the After-School Art and Intro to Spanish classes

Thu, Jan 19 8:33am

There are still a few spots open in the Multimedia Art and Introduction to Spanish classes (both for 3rd-5th graders).  If you are interested in signing up your child, please fill out the registration ... [More]

A message from Kathleen Ferraro regarding the Harbor HS Senior Grad Night Donation Drive

Tue, Jan 10 12:26pm

Donation Drive! Support Harbor HS Senior Grad Night Clean out the clutter and invest in jobs.   Join the Harbor HS Grad Night donation drive. Simply donate the stuff you no longer want and you’ll rais ... [More]

Message from Asst. Superintendent, Patrick Gaffney, regarding volunteers for a Bond Oversight Committee

Tue, Jan 10 12:23pm

January 9, 2017   Good Afternoon,   Due to the generosity and support of our community, our District successfully passed Measures A and B in November of 2016.  We are in the process of identifying mem ... [More]

Helpers Needed for Lost & Found Sale

Thu, Dec 8 9:14pm

We could really use a couple of helpers to set up the Lost & Found Sale tomorrow.  Since it's been raining, we will be setting up in the Cafeteria.  If you're able to help, please arrive at 1:30 pm.   ... [More]

Girls on the Run Registration is this weekend!

Fri, Dec 2 11:05am

Join the Girls on the Run team at DeLaveaga!   Girls on the Run is a fun, life-changing, after-school program for 3rd to 5th grade girls. The 10-week program teaches girls life skills such as confiden ... [More]

Earn $100 for Delaveaga Elementary PTC by using the escrip Benefit Mobile App

Thu, Nov 10 10:34am

10 = $100 when 10 DeLaveaga Elementary PTC supporters start using Benefit Mobile!   Between Oct 15th and November 30th, 2016, when DeLaveaga Elementary PTC gets 10 supporters to download the Benefit M ... [More]

Book Fair Coin Drive/ Recaudacion de monedas

Thu, Nov 10 9:22am

Book Fair Coin Drive Bring coins and earn $ for your classroom library.  Winning grade level gets a prize determined by the teacher! Bring coins and deposit them outside library door. Last day to depo ... [More]

Girls on the Run Registration Soon! Scholarship Applications due no later than November 28.

Sat, Nov 5 12:03pm

Girls on the Run is a Running Club for girls in the 3rd, 4th and 5th grades.  Registration opens in early December.  Please click on the links provided for all the information that you will need.

Family Movie Night!

Wed, Nov 2 11:12am

The Student Council is hosting a Family Movie Night at DeLaveaga this Friday, November 4, at 6:30 pm.  Tickets are $2 per person and sold at the door.   Movie: Star Wars - A New Hope   Students must b ... [More]

How to support Measure A & B in the final weeks

Wed, Oct 26 12:32pm

The following is a message from Superintendent, Kris Munro:   There are many ways that people can support the effort.   Precinct Walking: This Saturday, October 29 and next Saturday, November 5, from  ... [More]

Bookshop Santa Cruz Offering Free Tickets to Maria Semple Event on October 28

Fri, Oct 21 8:37am

The Bookshop Santa Cruz is generously offering the parents at DeLaveaga free tickets to their Maria Semple event on Friday, October 28 at 7pm.   "Maria Semple is the bestselling author of Where’d You ... [More]

Eastside Precinct Walking for "Yes on A & B"

Wed, Sep 28 11:45am

If you are interested in precinct walking in the Harbor/DeLaveaga neighborhoods, please use the sign-up sheet below:    Alisun Thompson Friends ... [More]

Girls on the Run Club is looking for one more assistant coach!

Tue, Sep 20 8:35am

Girls on the Run, a running club at DeLaveaga, is looking for one more assistant coach.  The club takes place from March until May and culminates in a 5K run in May.  Coaches need to be willing to giv ... [More]

Baked Goods for Back to School Night

Thu, Sep 8 1:30pm

Well, I'm off to a great start.  I've forgotten to put flyers in the Thursday folders today requesting items for the Bake Sale on Back to School night, next Thursday.  Oops!    So, please mark your ca ... [More]