Book Fair Friday Opening Hours Update

Thu, May 23 4:47pm

To accommodate Field Day activities,  Book Fair will OPEN from 11:00 am to noon and  reopen after lunch on the lawn from 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm.

West Valley Gear at Family Night!

Tue, May 21 8:44pm

Good Evening West Valley Families! We will be selling our vintage Walkathon shirts (from the last four years) for $1 each at Family Night this Thursday (while supplies last). We will have a table in f ... [More]

Running club Pizza Party

Thu, May 16 12:06pm

Hi parents:   We have one more party for Running Club. Those who ran 60 laps or more earned a pizza party for tomorrow Friday 5/17. Below is the list of students who earned it. Owen Ouyang          3 ... [More]

WVPTO Reimbursement Requests Due Friday, May 31st!

Thu, May 16 8:36am

Don’t forget to turn in your Reimbursement Requests! Our WVPTO Treasurers have requested all reimbursement requests (and receipts) be turned in no later than Friday, May 31st. To submit a reimbursemen ... [More]

Help Needed! Art Show Final Preparations!

Wed, May 15 10:18am

The 2nd Annual West Valley Art Show is fast approaching.  May 23rd is the big day! Over 1000 art pieces produced by our students will be on display!   Ms. Sanchez and numerous parent volunteers have b ... [More]

Clarification: running club ice cream party tomorrow 5/15

Tue, May 14 5:45pm

Hi parents:   Sorry for not specifying the date in the previous announcement. The party will be on 5/15, which is tomorrow. :-)   Ray xuyuan_03@yahoo.com

Tomorrow! WVPTO Board Elections and 2019-2020 Budget Meeting

Tue, May 14 5:45pm

Interested in who is going to be on the WVPTO Board next year?    Want to join the WVPTO for 2019-2020 school year?   Interested in what we'll fund with the WVPTO Budget on for the 2019-2020 school ye ... [More]

Ice cream party for Running Club

Tue, May 14 10:51am

Dear West Valley parents:   We had a great year for Running Club. Kids had a lot of running, and also a lot of fun. As a tradition, we will hold two parties. Following kids earned their spots in our i ... [More]

Popsicle Sale Fundraiser - Tomorrow (5/14) after school!!!

Mon, May 13 5:04pm

                             Girls on the Run         ~ Popsicle Sale Fundraiser ~   Tomorrow (Tuesday, May 14th) at dismissal in front of the office   $1 each (cash only)   Thanks for your support!  ... [More]

"One" - Project Cornerstone book recap

Fri, May 3 4:19pm

Hello,  During April, parent volunteers read the book One by Kathryn Otoshi in your child’s classroom. The story stresses the impact one person can have in creating change. When one person stands up f ... [More]

Galileo Summer Camp at West Valley

Fri, May 3 1:29pm

WVPTO Direct Donation Drive - Final Numbers and Winners

Sun, Apr 28 8:53pm

Agenda for WVPTO Meeting - April 24th @ 6:30pm

Tue, Apr 23 9:10pm

All parents, caregivers and West Valley staff are welcome to attend.

Project Cornerstone Leads needed for next year!

Tue, Apr 23 8:30pm

Project Cornerstone leads are needed for next year! Leads support and train volunteers and communicate the program content to parents and teachers.  Assignments can be divided between 2-3 leads as the ... [More]

Pennies for Patients Wrap Up

Mon, Apr 15 11:54am

Student Council would like to share that we met our Pennies for Patients goal!  West Valley's total amount raised was $3,072.14! There was $971.14 in coins, $1,666 in cash, two $25 checks, and $360 ra ... [More]

WV Student Council Math-A-Thon

Mon, Apr 15 11:52am

WV Student Council will be holding a Math-A-Thon through St. Jude Children's Hospital. The fundraiser will run Monday, April 15th - Friday, May 3rd.  During this fundraiser, the students will complete ... [More]

WE DID IT! Thank you West Valley families for your generous donations!

Sat, Apr 13 2:03pm

Dear West Valley Families, You are AMAZING! I am still tallying all the donations that came in these past few days but I wanted to at least give you a progress report as I don't have a final number ye ... [More]

ONE DAY LEFT TO DONATE!!! Please support our amazing school!

Thu, Apr 11 9:48am

Good morning West Valley families! Our annual WVPTO Direct Donation Drive ends TOMORROW! We are SOOO close to our $125,000 goal! If you have not donated yet, please consider making a donation today. W ... [More]

WV Yearbook Reminder - Order Deadline April 22nd

Wed, Apr 10 10:10pm

Attention All Wildcats - Time is running out….. Yearbook sales end soon on April 22nd. If you haven’t bought a West Valley yearbook yet, reserve a copy now to ensure your child gets to take home this ... [More]

FOUR DAYS and $26,000 to go! Please donate today!

Mon, Apr 8 9:31pm

We are FOUR days and $26,000 away from our $125,000 fundraising goal!   Your donations fund programs and support staff at West Valley not paid for by CUSD such as Art, K-3 Music, C-Lab, Instructional ... [More]

$43,000 and SEVEN days to go! Please donate today!

Fri, Apr 5 9:49am

We are SEVEN days and $43,000 away from our $125,000 fundraising goal! If you have already donated, THANK YOU! If not, there is still time! Don't forget, if you donated through your company via corpor ... [More]

Project Cornerstone March book update for parents

Wed, Apr 3 6:42pm

Hello, Please see the YMCA message for this month: During March parent volunteer read The Empty Pot, by Demi. This Chinese traditional tale teaches children the value of courage, honesty, integrity, r ... [More]

WVPTO DDD - Classroom Competitions & Pie in the Face!!!

Sun, Mar 31 10:10pm

Don't forget - Multicultural Night this Friday!

Wed, Mar 27 9:30pm

The annual West Valley Multicultural Night is this Friday, March 29th from 4-7pm! Join us for food, music, activities and entertainment! Hope to see you there!

WVPTO DDD - What are WV teachers saying???

Sun, Mar 24 9:17pm

The WVPTO Direct Donation Drive is more than halfway over with less than 3 weeks to go. To date we have raised just over $49,000 (approx 39% of our $125,000 goal). We're making decent progress but sti ... [More]

Volunteers needed for Classroom Gardens - Spring 2019

Wed, Mar 20 3:54pm

The West Valley Garden is waiting to be planted! Our school has a tradition of using the garden to enhance science education through outdoor experiences, hands on activities and ecosystem observations ... [More]

Agenda - WVPTO Meeting 3/20 - tonight

Wed, Mar 20 10:16am

WVPTO meeting tonight, 3/20, at 6:30 in the GLC.  All parents and caregivers are welcome.   Board Meeting Agenda Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 6:30pm    GLC   General Meeting   Principal’s Report [Jeff] ... [More]

WVPTO Direct Donation Drive - Please support West Valley with a donation!

Mon, Mar 18 9:03pm

The annual West Valley Parent Teacher Organization Direct Donation Drive (WVPTO DDD) is going on now through April 12th! To date we have raised just over $38,000, about 30% of our $125,000 goal. Funds ... [More]

Box Top Ends Friday March 15th!

Thu, Mar 14 7:51pm

This is a friendly reminder to turn in your box tops tomorrow!   Thank you!   Warm regards,  Marlene

Pennies for Patients

Mon, Mar 11 11:45am

Student Council is collecting donations for Pennies for Patients through Friday, March 15th. The proceeds will go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.  Donations are spent on patient and community serv ... [More]

WVPTO Direct Donation Drive - Increase your donation with Corporate Matching!

Sun, Mar 10 9:53pm

The West Valley Parent Teacher Organization Direct Donation Drive (WVPTO DDD) officially kicked off less than two weeks ago and to date we have raised just over $21,000 (about 17% of our $125,000 goal ... [More]

Project Cornerstone February book update

Sun, Mar 3 9:46pm

Hello,  In February our parent volunteers read in your child’s classroom the book Nobody Knew What To Do, by Becky Ray McCain. This book tells the story of how one child found the courage to be an UP- ... [More]

WVPTO Direct Donation Drive Fundraiser is underway!

Sun, Mar 3 8:53pm

The annual West Valley Parent Teacher Organization Direct Donation Drive (WVPTO DDD) officially kicked off this past week! Funds raised by this direct ask campaign will be used to support approximatel ... [More]

Multi-Cultural Festival Pre-Festival info meetings (2 dates to choose from)

Tue, Feb 26 12:23am

Dear West Valley Multi-Cultural Festival Committee Leads and Members,   2019 Multi-Cultural Festival is coming up, and is scheduled for Friday, March 29th, 4-7pm   Please come to one of the following ... [More]

Clarification regarding CUSD25 and WVPTO Direct Donation Drive Fundraisers

Mon, Feb 25 9:07pm

Dear West Valley Families, Welcome back from February break! We hope you and your family had a safe and fun week off. The end of February is when WVPTO traditionally kicks off our annual Direct Donati ... [More]

Box Tops Time!

Wed, Feb 13 6:37pm

                                                                                                    Greetings Parents!                                                                                   ... [More]

WV Yearbook Reminders: February Photo and Order Deadlines

Wed, Feb 13 3:58pm

Yearbook Reminders for West Valley Families   Order Deadline: February 28th Haven’t had a chance to order your child’s West Valley yearbook yet? There’s still time! Purchase before February 28th for t ... [More]

WVPTO Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, February 13th @ 6:30pm GLC

Tue, Feb 12 12:01pm

Golden Eagle Summer Camp Promo

Mon, Feb 4 9:01pm

Thinking about Summer Camp??? Enjoy a fun-filled week at Golden Eagle Summer Sports Camp and support the WVPTO at the same time! By using the promo code wv2019, you will save $20 off your registration ... [More]

Valentine's Day Gram Sale

Mon, Feb 4 8:55pm

Valentine's Day Gram Sale    Student Council is holding a Valentine's Day Gram Sale! Lollipops are being sold for 50 cents a piece to promote kindness.  They will be sold at lunch in front of the offi ... [More]

"Trouble talk" - Project Cornertone update

Fri, Feb 1 4:34pm

Hello, The Project Cornerstone book read parent volunteers during December and January was Trouble Talk by Trudy Ludwig. This book is about the power of words and how they can be destructive. The main ... [More]

School Wide Book Drive

Sun, Jan 27 9:10pm

  School-Wide Book Drive    Student Council has extended the morning book collection to Monday, January 28th from 7:45-8:00!   We will be putting on a school-wide Book Drive to help share a love for l ... [More]

Family Science Night is coming Feb 1st! Mark your calendars and sign up to volunteer!

Wed, Jan 23 8:38am

  Family Science Night - Friday, Feb 1st, 5:30-8:00 pm in GLC Family Science Night will be here in less than 2 weeks! This is an annual event to promote imaginative thinking and to allow our students ... [More]

Dance Showcase at Homestead High School - Sat. Jan 26th

Wed, Jan 16 5:31pm

November ProjectCornerstone update- "Say Something"

Mon, Dec 10 9:58am

Hello,  During November, volunteer parents read the book Say Something by Peggy Moss in your child’s classroom. In Say Something, the narrator sees and hears teasing, put-downs, pushing, excluding and ... [More]

Book Fair Results and Thank You!!

Fri, Dec 7 10:48am

Dear West Valley Families, Thanks to all who came and shopped at the Fall Scholastic Book Fair! As a result of your continued generosity, our sales totaled more than $13,000. This resulted in a profit ... [More]

West Valley Yearbook Reminders: Photo and Order Deadlines in December

Mon, Dec 3 5:34pm

Yearbook Reminders for West Valley Families   Fall Photo Deadline: December 14th We need your help to make a great yearbook! Photos from all fall activities are due December 14. We can still use more  ... [More]

Running Club: raffle tickets and volunteer need

Sun, Dec 2 5:16pm

Dear West Valley parents:   We had a great start for Running Club program on last Friday. Many kids came out to run/walk/jog/dance. It is great to see kids so excited and happy. There are two importan ... [More]

WV Healthy Cereal Drive - extended one more day to 11/30!

Thu, Nov 29 4:29pm

Cereal donations are still low so we have extended the drive by one more day to Friday, Nov 30th. If you can bring in a box or two at drop off tomorrow it would be much appreciated. Thank you!

WV Healthy Cereal Drive ends tomorrow!

Wed, Nov 28 7:36pm

Cereal donations are on the low side as of this morning. If you can bring a box or two at drop off tomorrow it would be much appreciated. Thank you!

Holiday Shopping Days at Sports Basement (11/28 - 12/1) benefiting West Valley!

Tue, Nov 27 8:10pm

10% of your purchase goes to West Valley Elementary. Basementeers get 20% off.  Non-Basementeers get 11% off. 

WV Healthy Cereal Drive starts TOMORROW (Tues 11/27 to Thur 11/29)

Mon, Nov 26 4:21pm

Red Ribbon Week 11/13 - 11/16

Mon, Nov 12 8:53pm

It's Red Ribbon/Spirit Week! Show your school spirit by participating in the following theme days:   Tuesday, November 13 - Sports/Dance Day Wednesday, November 14 - Crazy Sock Day Thursday, November ... [More]

Red Ribbon Week 11/13 - 11/16

Fri, Nov 9 6:10pm

It's Red Ribbon/Spirit Week! Show your school spirit by participating in the following theme days:   Tuesday, November 13 - Sports/Dance Day Wednesday, November 14 - Crazy Sock Day Thursday, November ... [More]

Simon's hook - October Project Cornerstone update

Tue, Nov 6 8:45pm

Hello, During October, Project Cornerstone readers read in your child’s classroom the book Simon’s Hook by Karen Gedig Burnett. In this book, Simon is teased because he’s having a “bad hair day.” Simo ... [More]

Halloween Haunted Yard

Fri, Oct 26 12:43pm

  Don't miss a Halloween haunted yard hosted by one of our West Valley families. Their yard is decorated with various scenes and props such as a mad scientist, cemetery, fortune teller, vampires, and ... [More]

West Valley 2018-2019 Yearbooks Now On Sale

Thu, Oct 18 11:41am

Don’t miss out on the new and improved West Valley Yearbook!   In 2018-2019, your yearbook will have: Eight more pages to cover more school activities. Plus, for the first time we can include Spring e ... [More]

WVPTO Meeting Agenda - Tomorrow - 7:00-8:00pm

Tue, Oct 16 9:34pm

WVPTO meeting is immediately following the Social Media Safety Seminar (https://www.konstella.com/app/school/52ed386b03642fe28f2b79f5/events/5bbe8e7ee4b06ef242457418)   WVPTO Meeting  Wednesday, Octob ... [More]

Running Club is almost ready to go! We're asking for one more parent volunteer

Tue, Oct 16 11:33am

Dear West Valley parents:   It appears our Running Club program will be ready to go in early November, thanks to our database admin, at-home helpers and our school office staffs who made the preparati ... [More]

Popsicle Sale Fundraiser tomorrow 10/16 after school!

Mon, Oct 15 8:05pm

  POPSICLE SALE FUNDRAISER FOR 5TH GRADE SCIENCE CAMP WHEN: TUES, OCTOBER 16th AT DISMISSAL  WHERE: IN FRONT OF THE OFFICE COST: ONLY $1 EACH ~ CASH ONLY ~   Thanks for your support!

Running Club is back! We need a few more volunteers to make it happen

Thu, Oct 11 2:01pm

Dear West Valley parents: Running Club is a program loved by many kids. They enjoyed running, jogging, walking, dancing, cheer-leading and playing with their friends during lunch time 2 times a week. ... [More]

Walk-a-thon News #6: Sponsorship $ Due Date, Silent Auction, Photos & a BIG THANK YOU!

Thu, Oct 11 8:41am

Quick Links: Walkstarter | WAT Website | Survey | Yearbook Photos | Silent Auction    

Walk-a-thon 2018: THANK YOU, Reminders, and Feedback

Mon, Oct 8 10:44pm

A HUGE THANK YOU to the staff, students, families and all our generous volunteers for making the 2018 Walk-a-thon a success! The numbers are still rolling in, but we had another great turnout with 87% ... [More]

Walk-a-thon News #5: It's almost here! Helpful Tips and Reminders!

Thu, Oct 4 6:23pm

Walk-a-thon is THIS SATURDAY, October 6th, 8:00am - 3:00pm! Visit wvpto.org/walkathon for the Schedule of Events. 100% of proceeds go to enhance our school and make it a better learning environment fo ... [More]

Walk-A-Thon Silent Auction Update!

Wed, Oct 3 7:59pm

The auction team has automated certain portions of our Silent Auction process. New this year ... our Silent Auction Catalog is available online only! Please check out the catalog here: https://wvpto.e ... [More]

Project Cornerstone September book update

Wed, Oct 3 11:30am

Hello, We are excited to start a new year of Project Cornerstone! Parent volunteers will visit your child’s classroom monthly to read stories, lead discussions and share activities to help all kids fe ... [More]

Social Media Safety Seminar - WV Parent Education Night

Mon, Oct 1 1:32pm

West Valley Parent Education Series Social Media & Technology Safety Seminar October 17, 2018, 6:00 - 7:00PM (preceding the WVPTO meeting) FREE

Cancelled - Popsicle Sale this Tuesday

Sun, Sep 30 8:31pm

Due to rain in the forecast, we are rescheduling the popsicle sale for another week.

Walk-a-thon News #4: Volunteers Needed, Pledge Donations, Permission Slips and Bake Sale Items!

Thu, Sep 27 5:14pm

Quick Links: Adult Volunteers | Teen Volunteers | Auction Catalog | Walkstarter | WAT Website  

WVPTO Meeting Agenda - Meeting Tomorrow! 6:30pm

Tue, Sep 25 4:33pm

Please join us!    WVPTO Meeting - Tomorrow Night! 9/26 @ 6:30pm  GLC - Adult Learning Center   All parents and caregivers are welcome and encouraged to attend.   Hope to see you there! WVPTO Board

Walk-a-thon News #3: Permission Slips, Pledge Donations, Volunteer Sign-ups, and Auction Catalog!

Thu, Sep 20 5:39pm

Quick Links: Adult Volunteers | Teen Volunteers | Auction Catalog | Walkstarter | WAT Website   Links: Walk-a-thon Website Adult Volunteer Sign-up Sheet Teen Volunteer Sign-up Sheet Walkstarter Regist ... [More]

Walkathon News: Three Week Countdown!

Fri, Sep 14 3:50pm

 

Homestead High School 6th Annual Youth Cheer Camp - Sept. 29th

Mon, Sep 10 7:02pm

 

Last Call for Spirit Wear!

Thu, Sep 6 11:42am

Our Spirit Wear campaign is ending tomorrow!  Get your West Valley Wildcat gear while you can! Order online at: http://www.wvpto.org/spirit-wear.html  Paper forms are also available in the school offi ... [More]

Walkathon News: Save the Date and Get Involved!

Thu, Aug 30 3:09pm

Quick Links: Friends & Family T-shirt Orders | Walk-a-thon Website    

After School Enrichment Classes offered at West Valley Fall 2018

Thu, Aug 30 1:16pm

Please note: the days for Band at West Valley were reversed.  See the correct info for band below in red.   For any other discrepancies you may encounter, please refer to the class vendor or linked we ... [More]

Spirit Wear!

Tue, Aug 28 9:22pm

Our Spirit Wear campaign is underway! Get your West Valley Wildcat tees, sweatshirts, tote bags, and baseball caps! Samples for sizing and color choices are available to look at and try on in the scho ... [More]

Agenda - WVPTO Meeting - Wednesday, August 29th @ 6:30pm - GLC

Mon, Aug 27 5:41pm

Please find below the meeting agenda for    WVPTO meeting Wednesday, August 29th 6:30 pm West Valley GLC building   All parents and caregivers are welcome and encouraged to attend.   Hope to see you t ... [More]

Welcome Back Wildcats! Important Info - Please Read!

Wed, Aug 15 9:56am

Hi West Valley Families! Welcome (almost) back! I hope you had a wonderful summer! As you know, this afternoon class lists will be posted at the school. Once you know what classroom(s) your child(ren) ... [More]

West Valley Spirit Wear

Tue, Aug 14 10:55pm

SHOW YOUR WEST VALLEY PRIDE! Fridays are Spirit Wear days at West Valley! Spirit Wear is a WVPTO fundraiser and proceeds support the enrichment programs at West Valley. Offering tees, sweatshirts, tot ... [More]

Valet Drop Off Guide & Signups

Fri, Aug 10 9:36am

Hello West Valley Families!    The Valet Committee at West Valley would like to welcome you all to an exciting new school year!     Dropping off? Please be patient as our new valets get the hang of th ... [More]

WV Walk-a-thon – 10/6/18 – Donations Needed!

Thu, Aug 9 4:35pm

Save the Date! West Valley’s annual Walk-a-thon will be on Saturday, October 6, 2018! We are currently seeking donations for our Silent Auction and looking for Sponsors.   Silent Auction Donations Don ... [More]

For incoming kinders only (playdates)

Wed, Aug 8 3:12pm

Hello Families of incoming Kinders! The start of the school year is approaching, and excitement is high! We have 2 playdates coming up, an opportunity to get to know other children and parents and ask ... [More]