Join a Back-To-School Task Force

Wed, Jun 10 1:49pm

The upcoming school year raises questions for many of us on what it will look like. We want to make sure the voices of VVE are heard loud and clear on what we believe is best for our kids. If you have ... [More]

Viking Strong: Sign up today and tomorrow

Wed, Jun 3 5:02pm

The "Viking Strong 2020" sign is still up in front of Valle Verde for photo opportunities  today and tomorrow (photo attached). Due to the curfew restrictions, Sign Gypsies will do their best to get t ... [More]

District Survey - Your Feedback is Needed

Sat, May 30 7:06pm

The District is asking for staff, families and the community to complete this survey, which will inform and assist them in making decisions on school operations, student scheduling, and teaching and l ... [More]

Last Chance to Retrieve Lost & Found Items

Sat, May 30 5:45pm

Last chance to pick up your lost and found items. They are still in the quad near the MUR waiting for you. All items will be washed and donated next week.

Yearbook Update

Thu, May 28 9:30pm

Dear Valle Verde Community, We understand that everyone is wondering when & how they will receive their yearbooks, so here is a brief status report with what we know so far: We completed construction ... [More]

A Note to the Lower Classes About 5th Grade Promotion

Tue, May 26 7:08pm

The 5th graders will be doing a drive through promotion ceremony on Wednesday, June 3rd from 9:30-12pm. In order to maintain safe social distancing, we kindly request that no other classmates (TK-4th) ... [More]

Virtual PTA Meeting - RSVP Required

Mon, May 11 4:38pm

Our last PTA meeting of the year will be held virtually using Zoom this Wednesday, May 13th from 7:00 to 8:30pm. We look forward to seeing some familiar faces, as we review the budget, get important u ... [More]

VVE Staff Appreciation Parade TODAY

Wed, May 6 10:40am

Hello VVE families! Today is our staff appreciation parade in the school parking lot loop. Parade begins at 2pm! Our staff and teachers will be there to greet you as you drive by! See this flyer for more info. 

Shop in the Online Book Fair Now Through May 17th

Mon, May 4 12:55pm

We are happy to present our online book fair! All orders will be shipped directly to your home. Free shipping for all book only orders over $25, all other items will have a shipping cost. Please suppo ... [More]

Thank you for your continued support to Valle Verde!

Fri, May 1 11:31am

I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone in our community for supporting our Spring Fling auction!  Due to your generosity of forfeiting ticket sales as donations and digging deep into your h ... [More]

1 More Hour to Help Our School - Spring Fling Auction Closes at 9PM

Wed, Apr 29 11:50am

This is your last chance! The Spring Fling Auction is closing tonight at 9PM. Place those final bids and watch your notifications to make sure you don't get outbid! DON’T MISS THESE FEATURED AUCTION I ... [More]

Just 12 Hours Left to Bid on Spring Fling Auction Items!

Wed, Apr 29 11:45am

With the Spring Fling Auction closing tonight at 9PM, the time is now to place those bids! DON’T MISS THESE FEATURED AUCTION ITEMS: VVE Exclusives – Teacher for a Day, Time with Teacher, Principal for ... [More]

Virtual Staff Appreciation Week, May 4th-8th

Mon, Apr 27 2:44pm

Help Us Honor Our Staff & Teachers May 4th-8th   It’s in these challenging times that we truly recognize and appreciate how much our school and teachers play a pivotal role in our children’s lives—ins ... [More]

Oops, I goofed! Don't Miss these (not 100% Tax Deductible) Auction Items - Teacher for a Day, Teacher Time, Principal for a Day, Classroom Art, Prime Parking & More

Fri, Apr 24 4:12pm

I stand corrected! Hey, I'm only human... The items listed below are NOT 100% tax deductible, but they do 100% benefit your child's education and are 100% super special and worth a look!  The Spring F ... [More]

Peter Pan, Jr. Videos on Sale until Friday, April 24, 2020

Mon, Apr 20 1:45pm

Use this URL to order yours now.  This is a one time opportunity.  All sales close on Friday.   DVD $25 BluRay DVD $30 Digital File on Thumb drive $30

Bravo to the Cast & Crew of the School Play - View the Playbill Virtually

Thu, Apr 16 2:39pm

While we are sad that the live performances of Valle Verde's School Play were cancelled, we are so very proud of the efforts made by our 4th and 5th graders, as well as the producers, crew and parent ... [More]

Camp Galileo - A week's worth of FREE activities!

Thu, Apr 16 11:31am

Galileo Camps is now offering Camp Galileo Anywhere—a week's worth of FREE activities delivered to inboxes each weekend for families to add to their routine. For an hour each day, kids can engage in e ... [More]

RSVP for 4/15 PTA Zoom Meeting

Tue, Apr 14 10:14pm

Wednesday's PTA meeting will be held virtually using Zoom from 7:00 to 8:30 pm.  In order to receive the link to the Zoom meeting and documents to be discussed, you need to RSVP using the link below.  ... [More]

Update on Live Performance of School Play

Mon, Apr 13 4:15pm

We had high hopes that our 4th and 5th graders would be able to perform the school play in front of a live audience, however we are saddened to say rescheduling the event is not possible at this time. ... [More]

April Art

Tue, Apr 7 12:57pm

I'm not sure everyone can visit the Facebook page BUT you can visit the blog. :)   We want to brighten your day a little with the release of our NEW April Freebie Pack. This month is full of sunny Spr ... [More]

Chromebook Pick-Up Reminder

Tue, Mar 31 10:28am

Chromebooks can be picked up today from 10-12 in the MUR for those who completed the survey. The line will start near B2. Please remember social distancing when in the MUR and in line.    Thank you.  ... [More]

Update on the Spring Fling Auction Event

Tue, Mar 31 10:12am

Although we have been holding out hope that we would be able to find a new date to reschedule this year's Spring Fling Auction, we're sorry to report that the in-person portion of this year's event ha ... [More]

Census 2020: Be Sure You Are Counted!

Fri, Mar 27 2:15pm

The City of Walnut Creek has asked for our help getting this information out to the community. Please see below:   *     *      *   We know the stay-at-home requirements and the COVID-19 issues are ma ... [More]

2nd Chance for Chromebooks

Fri, Mar 27 10:51am

Good Morning,  The Valle Verde Technology survey is now accepting responses.  You can access the survey by using link below.  If your response to question #3 was no - to needing a Chromebook when the ... [More]

More art lessons

Wed, Mar 25 8:53pm

Here is a link to google drive with more art lessons.  These  drawing projects all have a bit more direction than the emergency pack.  The Emergency pack is accessible through this link as well.   htt ... [More]

Art Projects from our Curriculum Providers

Wed, Mar 25 8:38pm

I'm hoping this will work for everyone. This emergency kit that came out from Deep Space Sparkle has links to show you how to do the projects.  There is explanation for a teacher to teach them via the ... [More]

Yearbook Prices Go Up in 1 Week

Wed, Mar 25 9:53am

Calling all Valle Verde families with students in TK through 4th grade! If you haven’t ordered your yearbook, now’s the time. They are currently $30, but will go up to $40 starting April 1st.   Click ... [More]

Chromebook Pickup Info - All Requests for Chromebooks Due by 8pm Tonight

Mon, Mar 23 6:49pm

Our Administration is working hard to get the Chromebooks ready for the Valle Verde families who need them and is getting questions about tomorrow's pickup. We've included a summary below to help clar ... [More]

Chromebook Survey

Mon, Mar 23 3:44pm

The Valle Verde Elementary Google Technology Device Survey is set up to accept your responses until 8:00 pm tonight.    If you did not have the opportunity to respond it will take about two minutes to ... [More]

Chromebook Pick-up

Mon, Mar 23 2:36pm

Chromebooks will be distributed based on the Google Technology Survey responses.   The Google Technology Survey was open through Sunday, to allow time to set up devices for pick up with Social Distanc ... [More]

Chromebooks for Home Use

Mon, Mar 23 1:16pm

Sharing this to make sure everyone remains informed... If you completed the Technology survey asking for a Chromebook for your child, Mrs. Perkins will be at school tomorrow Tuesday, from 8:30 - 11:30 ... [More]

MDUSD Virtual Spirit Week

Mon, Mar 23 9:09am

See that attachment for Virtual Spirit Week.

Updated Music Info

Fri, Mar 20 9:36am

I understand that the Youtube links didn't work the way that I sent them so I am re sending them as an attachment. Mr Yen also posted them on the Valle Verde Website.

Music Assignments from Mr. Wright

Thu, Mar 19 3:20pm

MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS LESSON PLANS FOR GRADES 1-5 Mr. David Wright, MA Grades 1 Look up: Sing: Un poco loco with Lyrics – on Ipad, computer or TV                              Baby Shark with Lyrics Brain ... [More]

Accelerated Reading

Tue, Mar 17 1:10pm

Good News!!   AR is up an running. Students should be able to take tests from home now.    If you need user names and passwords contact your child's teacher.    

Update on After-School Enrichment Classes

Mon, Mar 16 1:09pm

Our wonderful volunteer Enrichment coordinator has let us know that enrichment classes will be delayed/on-hold, while school is closed. For more info about a particular class, you can reach out to ven ... [More]

PTA Meeting Tonight - Change in Location

Wed, Mar 11 5:49pm

The PTA meeting will take place at Whole Foods at 7 PM.  We would really appreciate it if you made an effort to attend as we do need to meet quorum for voting purposes.  We hope to see you there!

Valle Verde School Play Proceeding with Added Precautions Against COVID-19

Tue, Mar 10 2:26pm

We understand there are questions circulating related to evolving public health news.  This message is intended to clarify what it means for our upcoming school play, Peter Pan Jr., which is scheduled ... [More]

Last Call for Honorary Service Award Nominations

Mon, Mar 9 6:14pm

The Valle Verde PTA contributes small donations towards a state scholarship fund in tribute of 5 honorary service award recipients. If you would like to nominate a person for an award, please contact ... [More]

Calling all Valle Verde Play Alum

Sat, Mar 7 8:10am

Come celebrate and reminisce next Saturday! If you ever participated in the Valle Verde play, you probably remember Tracey Garber and Diane Kamrin. This is the 20th year they have been Directing the s ... [More]

4 Things to Know Right Now About the Spring Fling “Gone Country” Auction

Thu, Mar 5 1:05pm

  1. Volunteering has Serious Perks! Signup to help here. For lending your time, you’ll get: (1) $25 raffle ticket to be used on an assortment of raffles open to all guests, PLUS (1) Volunteer raffle ... [More]


Wed, Mar 4 3:59pm

Please claim your items from the lost and found - items will need to be removed for the school play - please claim by 3/6 this Friday. There is an enormous amount of jackets.    

Walnut Creek Orangetheory March Give Back!

Wed, Mar 4 1:48pm

Ever thought about trying out an Orangetheory fitness class or maybe you are putting off buying a membership package? Well here's a great incentive! For the month of March, Walnut Creek Orangetheory w ... [More]


Fri, Feb 28 12:06pm

  Our School Play - PETER PAN JR - is less than 2 weeks away!  Take a fantastic trip to Neverland with our VVE 4th and 5th Graders where you'll never have to grow up!  Our Valle Verde School Play, whi ... [More]

Science Fair

Wed, Feb 26 3:55pm

Valle Verde Science Fair  Thursday, February 27 6 P.M. - 7 P.M. MUR


Sun, Feb 23 10:24am

Take a fantastic trip to Neverland with our VVE 4th and 5th Graders where you'll never have to grow up!   Our Valle Verde School Play, which features our 4th and 5th graders, is celebrating it's 20th ... [More]

Final Hours for Early Bird Pricing on Spring Fling Tickets

Sat, Feb 22 3:36pm

Today is the last day to take advantage of early bird pricing on tickets to the Spring Fling Auction. Plus, we’re very close to being completely sold out! It’s go time, ya’ll! Purchase tickets here: h ... [More]

Urgent need for Science Fair Judges

Tue, Feb 18 11:13am

  We are still looking for volunteers to come on Wednesday, February 26 between 2:30 - 4 to judge the student Science Fair Projects. It shouldn't take more than an hour hopefully less.  so you don't h ... [More]

Ticket Prices Go Up This Weekend for the Spring Fling "Gone Country" Auction

Tue, Feb 18 8:51am

Spring Fling ticket prices go up after this Saturday, February 22nd. Take advantage of the best pricing now! CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS  As a reminder, the event will take place on Saturday, March ... [More]

Science Fair Judges

Wed, Feb 12 6:00pm

We are currently looking for volunteers to come on Wednesday, February 26 between 2:30 - 4 to judge the student Science Fair Projects. Last year we had about 6 judges and that is our goal  for this ye ... [More]

Winter/Spring After-School Enrichment Class Enrollment Open

Wed, Feb 12 2:09pm

Most classes start the last week of February. Class offerings include Spanish, Chess, Yoga, Tennis, Hip Hop, Coding and Robotics, Lego Engineering, Drawing, and Clay Sculpting. Click the links above t ... [More]

Throwback Spirit Day is Friday, 2/7

Thu, Feb 6 8:24am

Student Council's Throwback Spirit Day is this Friday, 2/7. Think 60s, 70s, 80s, or 90s. Western wear would be great too! You could even wear your Viking Wear including T-shirts. Viking Store will be ... [More]

MDUSD Budget Survey - Responses Due Friday, February 7th at 5pm

Wed, Feb 5 9:21am

MDUSD Superintendent Dr. Robert Martinez just sent an email asking for stakeholder input on budget solutions and budget reductions. There is a tight deadline for responses - this Friday, February 7th ... [More]

Spring Fling Auction Tickets on Sale NOW - Don't Miss Early Bird Deals

Wed, Jan 15 10:45am

The Spring Fling Auction is an annual event you don’t want to miss! We've GONE COUNTRY this year and you're sure to have a boot scootin' good time raising money for the kids. Join us on Saturday, Marc ... [More]

Help Provide Ten Holiday Meals to Our Sister School

Tue, Dec 3 12:26pm

Wren Elementary (right in Concord) needs meals this Holiday Season. Please help us provide 10 meals to our Sister School. If we can, we'll add more meals as people sign-up. You can even make a venmo d ... [More]

50% Match on DonorsChoose Projects

Tue, Dec 3 8:54am

Today is GivingTuesday and all live DonorsChoose projects will be 50% matched. Mrs. Galanter, Mrs. LaDue both have live projects and would appreciate any support they can get.  Mrs. Postigo's project ... [More]

December Gift Making Enrichment Classes

Fri, Nov 22 11:33am

Need more time during conference weeks? Need gifts for teachers, grandparents or other loved ones? Valle Verde Children’s Center is hosting December Gift Making Enrichment Classes December 3rd through ... [More]

Book Fair Info & Volunteer Signup

Thu, Nov 21 3:45pm

Valle Verde and Scholastic's Fall 2019 Arctic Adventure Book Fair is coming Monday, December 9 to Friday, December 13 in Room A2! Coloring contests and informational flyers will be given to teachers f ... [More]

Art Program Amazon Wish List

Mon, Nov 18 10:40am

Our wonderful Art Docent Program is seeking donations of art supplies for our students. Please consider making a donation via the Amazon Wish List here.   Want to know more about Valle Verde's Art Doc ... [More]

Reminder of 2 Events Tomorrow

Tue, Nov 12 8:59pm

This is just a friendly reminder of 2 events tomorrow: Our first ever evening Pastries with Perkins from 6:15 to 7:00 PM in C-6. Light bites and refreshments will be served. PTA Meeting at 7:00 PM in ... [More]

Changes to Konstella - Classroom vs Graduating Class

Tue, Nov 12 8:58pm

Hi everyone!  We are making a move to utilize Konstella at the classroom level vs graduating class.  This will help our teachers and room parents to distribute announcements and create sign-ups from o ... [More]

Buy-In Parties still available - Secure your spot now!

Fri, Nov 8 12:22pm

Forgot to sign up for a buy-in party??? There is still time to get a spot in some of the fun buy-in parties happening over the next two months. See what's available and the link to secure your spot be ... [More]

Student Council’s Stuffed Animal Day is Today

Fri, Nov 8 7:07am

Today, students may bring a stuffed animal friend to school to share the day with them. Stuffed animals should be able to fit on their desk. In addition, the Viking Store will be open after school in Room B3.

Mini Fling Brainstorming Session

Tue, Nov 5 10:07am

Please join us for a Mini Fling brainstorming session tomorrow, Wednesday, November 6th from 7:30 to 9 PM at Mike Hess. We are hoping to collaborate on ways to improve Mini Fling, our fun-filled kids ... [More]

Candy Corn Alley baked goods reminder!

Fri, Oct 25 11:03am

Hello! Thank you again to all of you who have signed up to bring baked goods for Candy Corn Alley for the Fall Carnival tomorrow! Looking forward to a wonderful time! Please bring baked goods to the M ... [More]

Fall Carnival is a WEEK AWAY! Calling all Volunteers!

Mon, Oct 21 12:48pm

Happy Monday! VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!! Fall Carnival 2019 is a week away! Join us this Saturday, Oct 26th from 1-5pm! We look forward to seeing you! This event is 100% volunteer driven to ensure that your ... [More]

Parties Just for Valle Verde Parents - Check this out!

Wed, Oct 16 1:08pm

Fall Carnival is right around the corner and we are so excited for all of the fun this annual tradition will bring to our kids!   Have you checked out the selection of Buy-in Parties we have available ... [More]

Fall Carnival NEWS - Don't Miss Early Bird Sales

Wed, Oct 9 2:03pm

The Fall Carnival is right around the corner and there are many exciting updates to share! Please find the highlights below and visit the VVPTA website for all the latest and greatest details.   Calli ... [More]

This Month's PTA Meeting Rescheduled to October 16th

Tue, Oct 8 9:46am

The PTA meeting on October 9th has been cancelled in observance of Yom Kippur. The new date for the October PTA is Wednesday, October 16th. The meeting will be at 7pm in room C-4. We apologize for any ... [More]

Spirit Wear - Order Window Reopened for a Limited Time!

Wed, Oct 2 2:17pm

Did you miss your chance to order Spirit Wear? Our hardworking Spirit Wear Chair, Christine Stroh, has reopened the ordering window now through Sunday, October 13th.    Place your Spirit Wear order he ... [More]

Get Early Bird Deals on Fall Carnival Now!

Wed, Oct 2 10:57am

We are excited to announce that we just launched sales for Valle Verde’s Fall Carnival! Please hurry over to the 2019 Valle Verde Carnival Sales Site, where you will find:  Early Bird Deals: Get a dis ... [More]

Walk and Bike to School Day is Tomorrow (Wednesday)!

Tue, Oct 1 3:29pm

Wear your sneakers and pump up your bike tires... Wednesday 10/2 is International Walk and Bike to School Day!   How can you participate? Walk or bike to school, or if you live too far, park a bit fur ... [More]


Mon, Sep 30 2:10pm

Hi Valle Verde Families! I want to thank all the parents who volunteerd for the 2nd Annual 2019 Viking Fun Run/Walk. Thank you also to all the parents/families who came out to support all the students ... [More]

Viking Fun Run/Walk

Thu, Sep 26 7:19pm

Tomorrow is the Viking Fun Run/Walk!  The students have been doing an amazing job raising money for our school!  Donations will be accpeted up until 3pm tomorrow.   Don't forget to wear school colors/ ... [More]


Tue, Sep 24 1:46pm

  The Viking Fun Run/Walk is a few days away on Friday, September 27th.   SCHEDULE RUN/WALK 1: 2ND/3RD GRADE: 8:30-9:30AM RUN/WALK 2: TK/K/1ST GRADE:  10-11AM  RUN/WALK 3:  4TH/5TH GRADE:  11:15AM-12: ... [More]


Thu, Sep 19 9:37pm

The Viking Fun Run/Walk is almost a week away on Friday, September 27th. Get your donations collected and turned in to your teacher or the Fun Run Box in the office! Donations will be collected up unt ... [More]

MYO Dine Around Fundraiser This Sunday, 9/22

Wed, Sep 18 5:11pm

Please join us at MYO this Sunday, September 22nd from 11am to 9:30pm for a Dine Around Fundraiser benefitting Valle Verde. No flyer needed. Simply mention Valle Verde at the register and 20% of your ... [More]

Last Call for Fall Enrichment Classes

Fri, Sep 13 2:04pm

Most classes start next week and many registration deadlines are today (some exceptions). Don’t miss your chance to enroll your kids in these wonderful after school classes. Please help spread the wor ... [More]


Fri, Sep 6 12:04pm

We are so excited to announce the 2nd Annual Viking Fun Run/Walk is coming to Valle Verde on Friday, September 27th.  Celebrate  health and wellness,  while raising money for Valle Verde!   All grades ... [More]

After School Enrichment Classes - Sign Up Now

Wed, Sep 4 10:53pm

Fall Enrichment classes start mid-September, so sign up now! Your child can benefit from a host of wonderful classes right after school on the Valle Verde campus. Please spread the word and help keep ... [More]


Mon, Aug 19 2:25pm

For those of you that have ordered VVE spirit wear already, we want you to know that size XS has been added as an option to the kids' t-shirts. If you have already placed your order and would like to ... [More]


Sat, Aug 17 7:02pm

Valle Verde Families! Please sign up for Parent Safety Patrol.  Click on link below  for all the details.   Thanks, Suzy Agulles

Valle Verde Safety Pick Up and Drop Off Guidelines

Thu, Aug 15 11:19am

Hello Valle Verde Families!  Please review the following Safety Pick Up and Drop Off Guidelines.     SAFETY PICK UP AND DROP OFF GUIDELINES  During school hours, both parking lots are for staff, schoo ... [More]

Back to School Valle Verde Safety Pick up and Drop Off Guidlines

Wed, Aug 14 6:59pm

Hello Valle Verde Families!  Please review the following Safety Pick Up and Drop Off Guidelines.  Have a great first day of school!   SAFETY PICK UP AND DROP OFF GUIDELINES  During school hours, both ... [More]

Back to School Teacher Luncheon - Signup to Help

Fri, Aug 2 12:38pm

Our Hospitality Committee needs your help to spoil our amazing VVE teachers! Please sign up to donate an item for their back to school luncheon on Wednesday, August 14th.  Get more info and signup her ... [More]