1 More Week to Register for the VV Poker Tournament - Check Out these Prizes!

Thu, May 6 10:23pm

There's just one week left to register for the VV Poker Tournament happening Friday, May 14th at 7 pm, and we just sweetened the pot with some GREAT prizes for the top 5 players! A long-time favorite ... [More]

School Supply Kits Available for the 2021-2022 School Year

Thu, May 6 1:35pm

School Supply Kits for the 2021-2022 school year are now available for purchase. Order here: https://www.shopttkits.com/ Enter account #: 80388 Deadline to order: June 1, 2021 Please note that the kit ... [More]

Virtual Book Fair

Wed, May 5 10:08am

Need to update your child's library for the summer? Don't forget the Virtual Book Fair is going on now through Sunday, May 16th.  There is free shipping with book-only orders over $25 and every purcha ... [More]

Honorary Service Awards and Last PTA Meeting

Wed, May 5 10:03am

Honorary Service Awards - Please join us on Tuesday, May 11th to honor some very special people in our community for their dedication to the youth in our community.   The ceremony will take place from ... [More]

Gott's Dine & Donate - Tuesday, May 11th

Wed, Apr 28 7:37am

Mark your calendar for next week's Dine & Donate at Gott's. On Tuesday, May 11th from 11am-8:30pm, 10% of ALL orders will be donated back to the school.  No need to mention Valle Verde or show a flyer ... [More]

Last Chance to Register for Friday's Mixology Masterclass!

Mon, Apr 26 10:03pm

Tomorrow (Tuesday) is the last day to register for the Mixology Masterclass this Friday, April 30th! The $45 cost to participate includes all the mixers and booze, plus guests will have a chance to wi ... [More]

ICYMI!

Mon, Apr 26 12:16pm

In case you missed it, a private donor has pledged to match the next $5,000 raised for our Chromebook Fund-A-Need (as of 4/22 at 10 am). Donate today and double the impact of your gift to Valle Verde! ... [More]

Donate Now and Your Donation will be Doubled!

Thu, Apr 22 9:51am

In case you missed the news, we’re working to raise $30,000 to purchase 150 Chromebooks that must be replaced by fall and we need your help. An extremely generous private donor has pledged to match th ... [More]

Volunteers Needed Saturday – Please Help

Thu, Apr 22 9:13am

In case you missed it, Community Service Day is this Saturday and we need your help! Our project focus will include retouching the paint on the rainbow ball wall, as well as weeding, and campus beauti ... [More]

Last Chance to Register for i heart Art Events!

Wed, Apr 21 7:14pm

Today is the last day to register for the 2 I heart art Fun (and Fund) Raising Events that are being organized by our wonderful parent volunteer Julia Lam! Mini Mushroom Fairy House - May 5th - Great ... [More]

Chromebook Fund-A-Need Update - Help Us Reach Our Goal

Tue, Apr 20 10:24am

We are so touched to see our community rallying in support of our Chromebook Fund-A-Need! Here's an update as of 10 am today: 32 families that have donated so far We've raised $7,710 (that's about a C ... [More]

Volunteers Needed for Valle Verde's Community Service Day Next Saturday, April 24th

Sat, Apr 17 1:25pm

Please join us for a Viking Strong Community Service Day! Our project focus will include retouching the paint on the rainbow ball wall, as well as weeding, and campus beautification. Please select a j ... [More]

Fund-A-Need Update

Sat, Apr 17 7:39am

Another big shout out to those who have donated to our Chromebook Fund-A-Need! We have raised $3,675 so far! We need 200 donations of $150 to fund the 130 Chromebooks that we must purchase by fall. Co ... [More]

Chromebook Fund-A-Need - Please Help!

Fri, Apr 16 3:07pm

Huge shout out to those families who have already donated to our Chromebook Fund-A-Need!! We need 200 donations of $150 to fund the 130 Chromebooks that we must purchase by fall. Come on Vikings, let' ... [More]

Last Chance to Get Tickets for Tonight's Magic Show

Fri, Apr 16 11:20am

We are super excited for tonight's virtual magic show with Magical Nathaniel Segal! A few of you have emailed about how it will work... We will be emailing you the Zoom meeting info in advance of the ... [More]

Reminder - Zachary's Pizza Dine & Donate this Thursday

Tue, Apr 13 9:06am

This is just a reminder to plan Zachary's Chicago Pizza for lunch or dinner this Thursday, April 22nd.  From 11am - 8:30pm take-out or take advantage of their patio seating (limited space available) a ... [More]

Zachary's Chicago Pizza Dine & Donate - Thursday, 4/22

Tue, Apr 13 8:59am

Mark your calendar for next week's dine & donate at Zachary's Chicago Pizza in Pleasant Hill.  On Thursday, April 22nd from 11am - 8:30pm you can take-out or take advantage of their patio seating (lim ... [More]

Don't Miss Friday Night's Magic Show!

Mon, Apr 12 10:26am

The magician that we hired for our Family Fun Friday Night Magic Show this Friday, April 16th just appeared on Penn & Teller: Fool Us!   A handful of tickets remain to this Valle Verde family exclusiv ... [More]

Parent Square Email Info

Thu, Mar 25 2:03pm

Parent Square is the school's primary form for distributing communications. You should be receiving the Viking Voice, and all other school communications in your email via Parent Square (which has rep ... [More]

Valle Verde Student Council Talent Showcase

Sun, Mar 21 10:26am

Please remember to film and submit your videos per email that was sent to all those that submitted entry forms. If you need to, reach out to Mr. Yen (yenc@mdusd.org)   Note that everyone is invited fo ... [More]

Fun Raising Events for the Whole Family - Register Today

Sun, Mar 14 12:39pm

Let’s raise some FUN and FUNDS for our school! Join us for a series of virtual Fun Raisers, hosted safely from afar or comfortably outdoors. Check out the offerings and purchase tickets.    Make sure ... [More]

Jack's Urban Eats Dine-and-Donate - Tuesday, March 9th

Tue, Mar 2 10:38am

Have you started thinking about your meal plan for next week?  Plan to order from Jack's Urban Eats on Tuesday, March 9th (3:30-7:30pm).  20% of your meal's price will be donated back to the Valle Ver ... [More]

REMINDER: Tuesday March 9th - Jack's Urban Eats Dine-and-Donate

Tue, Mar 2 10:37am

Don't forget about tomorrow's dine-and-donate at Jack's Urban Eats from 3:30-7:30pm.  20% of your meal's price will be donated back to the Valle Verde PTA when you mention the Valle Verde Elementary f ... [More]

Quotes needed for the Yearbook!

Tue, Feb 23 4:28pm

Hello parents!  As you may know, our yearbook theme this year revolves around adaptability, bravery, and courage. We would love to include some quotes from the kids in the 2020-2021 Yearbook about wha ... [More]

Thank you for donating to our Sister School Book Drive coordinated by VVE Student Council!

Fri, Feb 19 1:37pm

REMINDER - Mooyah Dine and Donate TOMORROW

Mon, Feb 15 5:30pm

Why take time out of your day tomorrow to prepare meals when you can order lunch and/or dinner from Mooyah???  Tomorrow, February 16th from 11:30 am - 9:00 pm, order from Mooyah, mention your order is ... [More]

PTA is Seeking Volunteers

Fri, Jan 22 2:55pm

We need YOU!   The VVE PTA is actively seeking out new voices and perspectives to join our all volunteer team.   The PTA serves to enrich the lives of our students through advocacy and fundraising eff ... [More]

Dine and Donate Today - Round Table Pizza

Wed, Jan 20 11:41am

No need to cook this afternoon or tonight!  Now through 9 PM,  call Round Table on Treat Blvd and mention your order is a part of the Valle Verde Elementary School dine and donate and 20% of the sale ... [More]

Earn 10% for the Valle Verde PTA with Farm Fresh

Thu, Jan 14 12:16pm

Do you use Farm Fresh or have always wanted to try it? Receive fresh, organic produce conveniently delivered right to your home or office while earning 10% for Valle Verde Elementary PTA! No commitmen ... [More]

RSVP for tomorrow's PTA Meeting + Presentation on Votes For Quotes Project and Prioritizing An Equitable School Climate at Valle Verde Elementary

Mon, Jan 11 12:30pm

Don't forget to RSVP for tomorrow's PTA meeting and presentation of the Votes for Quote Project and Prioritizing An Equitable School Climate at Valle Verde Elementary. The PTA meeting agenda, related ... [More]

Second Chance Spirit Wear Pickup

Wed, Jan 6 1:59pm

If you have ordered Spirit Wear, sign up for a pickup slot here. Please sign up no later than 8P the day before to guarantee package placement. If none of these times work for you, please email Mara S ... [More]

Surprise Shop + Give Vendor Added - Kendra Scott!

Sat, Dec 5 1:38pm

Our Shop + Give event is happening now and we're excited to share that Kendra Scott was just added to our list of participating vendors, who have agreed to donate a portion of their proceeds to Valle ... [More]

Happy Hour for Happy Shopping - Save the Date

Tue, Nov 24 3:11pm

We are kicking off our Valle Verde Shop + Give Event with a virtual happy hour. Join us at 7:30 pm on December 3 to learn more about the businesses we’re featuring and get a chance to win a free gift ... [More]

Holiday Photo Mini Sessions Benefitting Valle Verde

Fri, Nov 20 3:27pm

Valle Verde parent, Mason Foster, is offering $350 Holiday Mini Sessions starting this weekend and $50 from each session will be donated to support Valle Verde! There are several locations and dates t ... [More]

VIKING FIT & FUN INDIVIDUAL WINNERS

Mon, Nov 16 11:59am

  CONGRATULATIONS TO VIKING FIT & FUN INDIVIDUAL WINNERS! (Most Donations Collected)  1ST PLACE: ILLARI MEDINA- $100 Amazon Gift Card   2ND PLACE: (TIE) JONATHAN AND ISABELLA LEE- $50 Amazon Gift Card ... [More]

Parent Advisory Committee Feedback re Counseling and Social Emotional Supports

Thu, Nov 12 10:37am

Hello Valle Verde Community- Frith Jacob O'Steen and I will be attending the next district Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting on 11/19 at 3:30pm. The agenda includes a short presentation from our ... [More]

Wanted: Photos from Fit & Fun Challenge for the Yearbook

Wed, Nov 11 4:04pm

Hi parents!    Do you have any good photos of your kids from the Fit & Fun Challenge? Please upload them here for inclusion in the Yearbook: https://drive.google.com/drive/u/2/folders/1-3Hn_RqbVT-iZSE ... [More]

VIKING FIT & FUN CHALLENGE INDIVIDUAL AND CLASS WINNERS

Mon, Nov 9 8:37am

    VIKING FIT & FUN CHALLENGE WINNERS! Individual Winners with Most Donations Collected 1st Place ( $100 Amazon Card) - Illari Medina (5th, Yen) 2nd Place ($50 Amazon Card) - TIE Jonathan Lee and Isa ... [More]

RSVP to the 11/10 Virtual Honorary Service Award Ceremony & PTA Meeting

Wed, Nov 4 7:23pm

Join us for a virtual PTA Meeting on Tuesday, 11/10 from 7:00 to 8:30pm. View the preliminary agenda here. If you are able to attend the meeting, you must RSVP here by 4pm on 11/10. Once you RSVP, you ... [More]

FIT & FUN CHALLENGE : SUBMITTING FINAL FITNESS MINUTES

Tue, Nov 3 6:04pm

The Viking Fit & Fun Challenge ends  tomorrow, Wednesday, November 4th.  Students will submit their FINAL FITNESS MINUTES through their Viking Fit & Fun Google Classroom.   For the students who did no ... [More]

Halloween Costume/Pumpkin Winners

Mon, Nov 2 2:56pm

Thank you to all students who entered the costume and pumpkin carving/painting contests. Mrs. Perkins, Ms. Debi, and Ms. Tracy had so much fun looking at all the entries, and it was so hard to decide. ... [More]

VALLE VERDE TEACHERS GETTING FIT VIDEO

Mon, Nov 2 8:00am

  Here is the video again.  Some people could not open from last email.   Thanks!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTOdC6POWwU&feature=youtu.be  

VIKING FIT & FUN CHALLENGE UPDATE/VIDEO OF TEACHERS GETTING FIT

Sun, Nov 1 10:38pm

Hello Valle Verde Families, We hope your students have been having fun getting fit!  The Viking Fit & Fun Challenge/Fundraiser comes to an end on Wednesday, November 4th.   Directions on submitting fi ... [More]

FIT & FUN CHALLENGE

Thu, Oct 29 12:20am

We had a great turnout for the LIVE Zumba Class.  We had 48  participants!  I was so impressed with all the energy and enthusiasm from our Vikings.  Great Job!  So fun to see Ms. Nakashima, Mr. Yen an ... [More]

LAST year’s art

Wed, Oct 28 2:34pm

Some of LAST YEAR’S ART is in front of the office. You might want to bring your children with you, each class has some art w/o names. These classes from LAST year have art to pick up: Postigo Liberato ... [More]

Fit & Fun Challenge Live Zumba Class Today at 11:30am

Wed, Oct 28 9:46am

    There is a LIVE ZUMBA FOR KIDS WORKOUT with Kathryn Durham -Hammer, Owner of WildKat Fitness.  This  Latin Dance Workout is today at 11:30-11:50am.   Parents join in with your kids!   Join Zoom Me ... [More]

Don't Miss Your 2nd Chance to Order Spirit Wear!

Tue, Oct 27 2:04pm

Our Spirit Wear vendor was kind enough to re-open orders. You can order your Spirit Wear for the 2020-2021 school year now through November 15th. Items will be distributed by last name associated with ... [More]

VIRTUAL VIKING FIT & FUN CHALLENGE

Fri, Oct 23 10:40pm

REMINDER: GET READY FOR THE VIRTUAL VIKING FIT & FUN CHALLENGE  Challenge starts on Monday!  Please help your child join the Fit & Fun Google Classroom.  Go to https://classroom.google.com/c/MTc3NDkyM ... [More]

Red Ribbon Week (Oct 23-30)

Thu, Oct 22 9:03pm

Red Ribbon Week is celebrated this year on October 23-31, 2020. This year's theme is, "Be Happy, Be Brave, Be Drug Free!" As declared in the MDUSD Board resolution #20/21-24, "the goal of Red Ribbon W ... [More]

LET'S GET READY FOR THE 2020 VIRTUAL VIKING FIT & FUN CHALLENGE!

Mon, Oct 19 10:02pm

  Since we could not have the Annual Viking Fun Run/Walk this year, we are staying healthy and fit with the Virtual /Viking Fit & Fun Challenge!  It's a 10  day fitness challenge and fundraising event ... [More]

Virtual Halloween Celebration

Wed, Oct 14 11:14am

Calling all ghouls and goblins to enter Valle Verde’s Virtual Halloween Costume Parade and Pumpkin Carving/Decorating contest! Help your kids submit photos of their costumes and pumpkin creations for ... [More]

Spirit Wear Pickup

Mon, Oct 12 6:12am

VVE Spirit Wear is in (except for masks)! Please pickup your orders directly from our Spirit Wear coordinator Mara Still.   Address for pickup: 3236 Peachwillow Ln - ACROSS FROM VALLE VERDE Pickup win ... [More]

Please share your photos!!

Fri, Oct 9 4:36pm

Hi all!  Monika Eckfield and I (Shadi Ziaei) are heading yearbook activities this year and we need your help.  This year is an unusual year for the yearbook and with distance learning in place we have ... [More]

RSVP to the October PTA Meeting

Mon, Oct 5 1:05pm

Come join us at our next PTA meeting on Tuesday, October 13th. We will receive updates about upcoming events and hear from Mrs. Perkins. View the preliminary agenda here. If you are able to attend the ... [More]

LAST CHANCE TO ORDER SPIRIT WEAR!

Wed, Sep 2 7:25pm

Tomorrow, September 8th, is the LAST DAY to order spirit wear!  We do not order extras and we don't plan on opening sales again, so please make sure you order your spirit wear here.  Orders of $100 or ... [More]

Don't Miss Out on Spirit Wear!

Wed, Sep 2 7:22pm

The deadline to order spirit wear is Tuesday, September 8th.  We do not order extras and we do not anticipate opening orders up again, so please make sure to get your orders in here.  Orders of $100 o ... [More]

Don't forget to order spirit wear - DEADLINE 9/8

Wed, Sep 2 7:05pm

The deadline to order spirit wear is fast approaching and with the long weekend coming upon us we want to make sure you don't miss out.  The deadline to order spirit wear is Tuesday, September 8th.  W ... [More]

RSVP for the September PTA Meeting

Mon, Aug 31 1:34pm

We need our voting members in attendance to approve the 2020-2021 budget and 6/30 audit. We will also receive updates about upcoming events and hear from Mrs. Perkins. View the preliminary agenda here ... [More]

10 AM Virtual Parent Call

Fri, Aug 14 9:28am

Due to the 9 AM call maxing out, Mrs. Perkins will hold another call at 10 AM this morning that will allow up to 300 participants.   Zoom Link

Virtual Parent Meeting Being Recorded

Fri, Aug 14 9:07am

Hello everyone,   The max capacity of the Zoom call this morning was 100 participants and as you can imagine it was reached quickly.  The meeting is being recorded and a link to that recording will be ... [More]

Registration Checklist

Tue, Aug 11 1:51pm

Have you completed all of the Registration steps?  Be sure to check out the Registration Checklist here to ensure you haven't missed anything!  Please don't forget to assign your child to the appropri ... [More]

Chromebook Distribution & Internet Access - Last Day to Complete Survey

Mon, Aug 10 9:41am

The Office has previously emailed all this information through VVES School Messenger, but we wanted to help with one final reminder. If you don't receive emails from the school, please contact Debi he ... [More]

Spirit Wear Shop is Open for Orders

Wed, Aug 5 10:30am

You can order your Spirit Wear for the 2020-2021 school year now through September 8th. Items will be distributed by last name associated with the order. Complete details to follow.  Place an order fo ... [More]