And the participation winners are...

Wed, Apr 11 7:48pm

Thank you again West Valley families for supporting our annual Direct Donation Drive! I'm excited to announce this year's participation winners!   Classrooms with the highest participation rate as of ... [More]

Over $150,000 raised! Thank you WV families!!!

Sun, Apr 8 11:15am

Dear West Valley Families, You are AMAZING! I finally finished tallying all the donations that came in this week. Including corporate matching, we raised just over $150,000 during this campaign. I bel ... [More]

Project Conerstone parent update

Fri, Apr 6 3:49pm

Dear Parents/Guardians, The book discussed in your child’s classroom during March was “How Do I Stand In Your Shoes?” by Susan DeBell, Ph.D. This lesson promotes empathy by providing students with str ... [More]

Last day to donate to WVPTO Direct Donation Drive for classroom credit!

Fri, Apr 6 1:52pm

Last day to donate! Every donation makes a difference! Support West Valley!   Your donation fund programs and support staff at West Valley not paid for by the district such as art, K-3 music, C-Lab, i ... [More]

Progressive Dinner Party (WAT Silent Auction item) - May 5th - You can still sign up!

Wed, Apr 4 11:27am

Dear Parents, If you didn’t get a chance to sign up for the Progressive Dinner Party (for Adults) during the Walkathon Silent Auction, there are still 10 available spots! Progressive Dinner Party – Sa ... [More]

2nd Annual WV Multicultural Festival!

Tue, Apr 3 7:44am

Dear WVE Families, We are excited to announce the 2nd annual school-wide WV Multicultural Festival! REMINDER: Please remember to mark your calendars and save the date! Tuesday, April 10th, 2018,  4:00 ... [More]

FOUR days and $24,000 to go! Please donate today!

Mon, Apr 2 6:11pm

We are FOUR days and $24,000 away from our $125,000 fundraising goal!   Your donation fund programs and support staff at West Valley not paid for by the district such as art, K-3 music, C-Lab, instruc ... [More]

$40,000 and SEVEN Days to go! Please donate today!

Fri, Mar 30 1:39pm

We are SEVEN days and $40,000 away from our $125,000 fundraising goal! If you have already donated, THANK YOU! If not, there is still time!   Here are the class standings for the classroom competition ... [More]

Classroom Competition/Direct Donation Drive Update

Mon, Mar 26 9:12pm

Good evening West Valley Families! We have less than TWO weeks to go until our WVPTO Annual Direct Donation Drive ends! As of this evening we have raised just over $66,000 of our $125,000 goal. If you ... [More]

Two weeks left to donate! Exciting incentives to announce!

Fri, Mar 23 12:57pm

Hi West Valley Families! We have just TWO weeks left to go on our annual WVPTO Direct Donation Drive. If you have already donated to our campaign, THANK YOU for your support! As of today, we have rais ... [More]

WVPTO Meeting Agenda for Tonight

Wed, Mar 21 12:11pm

Please find attached our meeting agenda for tonight's WVPTO meeting. Just a reminder the meeting will be held at 6:30pm in the GLC. All parents and caregivers are welcome and encouraged to attend. You ... [More]

WVPTO Direct Donation Drive - Halfway Update

Mon, Mar 19 12:52pm

Hello West Valley Families!    We're officially halfway through our 6 week fundraising campaign which ends on Friday, April 6th. To date we have raised almost $45,000, about 36% of our $125,000 goal.  ... [More]

AmazonSmile triple donation promotion for WVPTO!

Mon, Mar 12 11:08am

The AmazonSmile triple donation promotion starts today! Amazon is tripling the donation amount to 1.5% when customers make their first eligible purchase from March 12 - 31. This is a ... [More]

Cooke Sale Fundraiser After School Tomorrow (3/13)!!!

Mon, Mar 12 11:00am


WVPTO Direct Donation Drive - Week #2 Update

Wed, Mar 7 1:20pm

Hello West Valley Families! We are halfway through week 2 of our 6 week fundraising campaign. To date we have raised just over $20,000, about 16% of our $125,000 goal. If you have already donated, THA ... [More]

2nd Contest: Box Tops Winners Are......

Thu, Mar 1 9:05am

Hi Parents,   The second contest for Box Tops has ended on February 16th .  The top 3 classrooms with the most box tops are:   Shih  -1st Grade:  335 Karas - 5th Grade:  304 Erikson - 1st Grade: 296   ... [More]

WVPTO Annual Direct Donation Drive Begins This Week!

Tue, Feb 27 8:11pm

Dear West Valley Parents, I hope you had an enjoyable and safe February Break! Now that school is back in session, we are kicking off our annual Direct Donation Drive, which funds approximately half o ... [More]

Last chance to submit photos for WV 2018 yearbook

Sun, Feb 18 3:37pm

Hello Parents:   Last chance of submitting photos for 2018 yearbook. Please submit photos including Valentine's party and 5th science camp to below link before 02/21/2018 10:00pm.   https://images.jos ... [More]

Reminder: Goodwill Donations at West Valley on March 13th

Tue, Feb 13 4:01pm

Dear West Valley Families,   Just a friendly reminder that we have arranged to have a Goodwill Truck come to West Valley again. This time it is scheduled for Tuesday, March 13th from 12pm - 6pm.  As y ... [More]

"When Sophie gets angry"- Project Cornerstone update

Mon, Feb 12 10:13pm

Dear Parent/Guardian:  In January Project Cornerstone parents read in your child’s classroom the book When Sophie Gets Angry-Really, Really Angry by Molly Bang. In the book, Sophie becomes very angry ... [More]

Golden Eagle Summer Camp Promo

Mon, Feb 12 9:09pm

Thinking about Summer Camp??? Enjoy a fun-filled week at the Golden Eagle Summer Sports Camp and support the WVPTO at the same time! By using the promo code wv2020, you will save $20 off your registra ... [More]

"Fieldhouse" Author Assembly Today!

Wed, Feb 7 9:29pm

Thank you to the Fraleigh Family for donating today's assembly!   All West Valley Students attended an author assembly today, by Scott Novosel.     Scott Novosel, the author of "Fieldhouse", came and ... [More]

West Valley's garden is waiting to be used!!!

Wed, Feb 7 1:33pm

Spring seems to be here to stay. West Valley has a long tradition of using our outdoor garden to enhance science education with hands on experience. How about planting a little garden with your classr ... [More]

WVPTO Meeting Agenda for Tonight

Wed, Feb 7 1:21pm

Please find attached our meeting agenda for tonight's WVPTO meeting. Just a reminder the meeting will be held at 6:30pm in the GLC. All parents and caregivers are welcome and encouraged to attend. You ... [More]

Please submit photos of Crazy Hair day for yearbook and check orders

Thu, Jan 25 6:25am

Hello Parents:   Please submit photos from the crazy hair day to yearbook:    Yearbook order link:  If your order succe ... [More]

Family Science Night - Friday, February 9, 5:30-8:00 pm

Wed, Jan 24 1:27pm

Dear West Valley Families,   Family Science Night will be here in less than three weeks! This year's theme is "Gadgets in Motion!"   FSN is an annual event to promote creative and imaginative thinking ... [More]

2018 Yearbook Photos & Orders

Thu, Jan 11 10:40pm

Hello Parents:   Please submit photos from the first day of school, WAT, Halloween parade/class parties, field trips, spirit day, science camp or other school events here: ... [More]

Save The Date - Movie Night - Jan 19, 2018

Mon, Jan 8 4:35pm

Join the WVPTO for Family Movie Night in the GLC. This time we'll be showing Despicable Me 3. Bring your sleeping bag and pillow and join your friends for a fun movie night! Snacks will be available f ... [More]

Mad Science Slime Party - You can still sign up!

Wed, Jan 3 10:05pm

Dear Parents,   If you didn’t get a chance to sign up for the Mad Science Slime Party during the Walkathon Silent Auction, it’s not too late! If you would like your child to attend, there are still 14 ... [More]

Dec. 13th WVPTO Meeting Agenda

Wed, Dec 13 1:30pm

Please find attached the agenda for the WVPTO meeting this evening at 6:30pm in the GLC. Hope to see you there!

Share Your Input! Draft Projects Comment Tool for Bay Area Bicycle Plan

Mon, Dec 11 9:26pm

If you are concerned with the safety of your student(s) getting to/from West Valley, CMS , and Homestead using the sidewalk and bike path over 85, there is an opportunity for you to suggest improvemen ... [More]

1st Contest: Box Tops Winners Are...

Thu, Dec 7 9:13am

Hi Parents,    The first contest for Box Tops has ended as of last Friday.  The top 3 classrooms with the most box tops are:   Shih  -1st Grade:  538 Mercik - 2nd Grade:  382 Erikson - 1st Grade: 367 ... [More]

Friday Movie Night

Wed, Dec 6 2:33pm

2 Days to Friday Night Movie Night!!!   This Friday, Dec. 8th at 6:00 PM we'll show the movie Nut Job 2. It is a fun movie for the family to enjoy together with the West Valley Elementary School commu ... [More]

Book Fair Results - and a Huge THANK YOU!

Tue, Dec 5 8:28am

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 $12,900. This resulted in a profi ... [More]

MEET AND GREET: Clifford The Big Red Dog

Thu, Nov 30 7:44am

Book Fair Family Night Tonight!  Doors Open At 5:30 pm. Play games, win prizes and pose for pictures at the Wild West Photo Booth! Special appearance of Clifford The Big Red Dog from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm!  

Cereal drive ends tomorrow! Please bring a box to donate!

Wed, Nov 29 7:06pm

West Valley Elementary’s Annual Healthy Cereal Drive ends tomorrow (Thursday, November 30th).  Students can drop a box off in front of the office between 7:45 and 8:00am or bring their donations direc ... [More]

"BIG"- Project Cornerstone monthly update

Wed, Nov 29 8:33am

Hello, This month, parent volunteers read in your child’s classroom the book Big by Coleen Paratore. The focus of this book is to learn about becoming a BIG person. Big is not defined as large or tall ... [More]

Running Club needs a few more volunteers

Tue, Nov 14 2:10pm

Dear West Valley parents:   Thanks for those who have signed up to help. We now have 6 parents in our field team. It is well enough to run once a week, but not enough to run two days a week as we plan ... [More]

Cereal Drive Committee Lead Needed

Wed, Nov 8 8:42pm

Good evening West Valley families!   We are hoping to run our annual Cereal Drive to benefit Sunnyvale Community Services (SCS) the week of November 27th. We will be collecting HEALTHY cereals, contai ... [More]

Cancelled - Star Gazing Night

Wed, Nov 8 1:12pm

Good afternoon West Valley families! Unfortunately, we have to cancel Star Gazing Night tonight as it is cloudy and we won’t be able to see anything. Plus there is a chance it could rain. We're so sor ... [More]

Running Club: calling for volunteers

Tue, Nov 7 10:54am

Dear West Valley parents:   West Valley Running Club is a beloved program that not only involves running or jogging or walking, but also music, cheer leading and simply fun on the field. It will start ... [More]

October PCS update for all parents

Mon, Nov 6 11:43am

Dear Parents/Guardians:  During October, parent volunteers read the book Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae in your child’s classroom. In this book, Gerald, a gangly giraffe, wants to join in at th ... [More]

Safe Routes to School Mapping Training

Thu, Nov 2 6:40am

Hello West Valley Community!   Does your student walk, bike, or scoot to school? Are you concerned with the  safety of the route your student takes? The City of Sunnyvale is creating Safe Routes to Sc ... [More]

West Valley Valet - Drop-off Rules & Safety

Mon, Oct 30 4:57pm

Hello West Valley Families!   Happy Halloween from all of us at West Valley Valet! The Valet program is running full steam ahead, thanks to our student and parent volunteers! In order to maintain safe ... [More]

Updated Yearbook Information

Fri, Oct 27 8:37am

Great news for the yearbook!  The Yearbook Staff have been working with the PTO and have made two big changes this year.  We are happy to announce that the PTO will be purchasing yearbooks for all of ... [More]

It's not too late! Walkathon Pledge Donations are still being accepted!

Mon, Oct 23 11:28pm

Hi Parents -- THANK YOU to those of you who have already submitted Walk-a-thon pledge donations. To answer the question that several others have asked: YES! We are still accepting Walk-a-thon pledge d ... [More]

Cupertino Rec After School Enrichment at West Valley - Spaces still available!

Fri, Oct 20 1:34pm

Cupertino Rec After School Enrichment at West Valley began this week. Most classes still have spaces left and it's not too late to enroll your child in one or more of the following:  -Chess -Drawing S ... [More]

Box Tops Campaign #1 Has Started

Fri, Oct 20 8:18am

                                                                                                                                                                                                   Greet ... [More]

WVPTO 10/18 Meeting Agenda & Superintendent Visit Tomorrow

Tue, Oct 17 8:44pm

Good evening!   Please find attached the agenda for our WVPTO meeting tomorrow evening. The meeting will be held in the GLC at 6:30pm. All parents/caregivers are welcome and encouraged to attend. Meet ... [More]

WAT Silent Auction Payment & Pick up on Thursday & Friday

Wed, Oct 11 10:38pm

  Hi Everyone,   Thank you to all of our donors and bidders for helping to make our silent auction a success! Just a reminder that we are continuing auction checkout this week.  Please click here for ... [More]

Walk-a-thon 2017: THANK YOU, Auction Winners, and Reminders

Sun, Oct 8 10:35am

A HUGE THANK YOU to the staff, students, families and all our generous volunteers for making the 2017 Walk-a-thon a success! The numbers are still rolling in, but we had another great turnout with wel ... [More]

Project Cornerstone update-September

Fri, Oct 6 10:14pm

Hello parents/guardians, During September, Project Cornerstone parent volunteers read the book “Friends to the End” by Bradley Trevor Grieve, in your child’s classroom. This book uses engaging photogr ... [More]

Walkathon News #4: Helpful Tips and Reminders

Thu, Oct 5 9:33pm

Quick Links: Adult Volunteer Sign-ups | Teen Volunteer Sign-ups | Raise-a-thon Online Pledges  | Walkathon Website    

Bake Sale Items Needed for the Walk-a-thon

Thu, Oct 5 2:14pm

We need donations for our Walk-a-thon Bake Sale!!!  We are collecting baked goods (or other creative food items) to sell  during the Walk-a-thon.   You can drop your bake sale items off tomorrow morni ... [More]

Reminder - Early Dismissal at 12:40pm

Thu, Oct 5 8:52am

Just a reminder that we have early dismissal for parent teacher conferences starting today though next Friday, October 13th. All students will get out at 12:40pm.

Reminder of submitting first day of school & WAT pictures for Yearbook 2018

Tue, Oct 3 2:30pm

Hello Parents:   Don't forget your camera to take pictures of WAT on Saturday and submit your favorite photos of your kids directly to the yearbook site below:  ... [More]

Safe Routes to School - Mapping Project

Mon, Oct 2 8:06pm

Hello West Valley Community!   The City of Sunnyvale is creating Safe Routes to School maps for all of the schools in its boundaries. We are in need of 4-5 parents to attend mapping training, where yo ... [More]

Walkathon News #3: Volunteers, Pledges, Silent Auction, and More!

Thu, Sep 28 8:06pm

Quick Links: Adult Volunteer Sign-ups | Teen Volunteer Sign-ups | Raise-a-thon Online Pledges  | Walkathon Website  

WVPTO - 9/27 Meeting Agenda & 8/23 Meeting Minutes

Wed, Sep 27 9:52am

Good morning!   Please find attached the agenda for our WVPTO meeting this evening. The meeting will be held in the GLC at 6:30pm. All parents/caregivers are welcome and encouraged to attend. You may ... [More]

Walk-a-thon News: Volunteer Sign-ups, Permission Slips, and Pledge Donations

Thu, Sep 21 6:50pm

  Walkathon website: Adult Volunteer Sign-ups: Teen Volunteer Sign-ups: Raise-a-thon Online Registr ... [More]

Cupertino Rec After School Enrichment at West Valley

Thu, Sep 21 5:39pm

Registration is now open for Cupertino Rec After School Enrichment at West Valley. Classes begin the week of October 16th. Class offerings include: -Drawing Studio -Sculpture & Clay -Chess -Persuasive ... [More]

Picture Day Order Forms

Thu, Sep 21 9:00am

Kids looked great on Picture Day!  If you forgot to submit your order forms, please drop it off in the office and I will pick them up by Friday eod.  You can also order online via the following: http: ... [More]

Picture Day - Wed, 9/20

Mon, Sep 18 3:04pm

Online URL is different from the form.  Please use this one if you want to prepay online: School Picture Day will be on Wed, 9/20.  Order forms/en ... [More]

Movie Night Tomorrow - THE SMURFS - The lost village

Thu, Sep 7 10:23am

Movie Night is coming and this time we'll see The Smurfs - The lost village Which will take place tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 8, 6:30 PM (sorry for the typo in today's flyer which is in the Thursday folde ... [More]

WVPTO Programs & Fundraising volunteers still needed!

Tue, Sep 5 8:50pm

Dear West Valley Families, We hope you had a safe, fun (and not too hot) Labor Day weekend! The WVPTO runs a number of programs and fundraisers throughout the school year which directly benefit our ch ... [More]

Walk-a-thon Updates: Auction, Sponsorships, and T-shirts

Fri, Sep 1 9:51pm

Silent Auction Donations Deadline extended! If you have an item, service, or hosted party you'd like to the Silent Auction, please contact Robin Lai as soon as possible. Time is running out to guarant ... [More]


Fri, Aug 25 3:21pm

HOMESTEAD HIGH SCHOOL Fall Football CHEER CAMP Hosted by The HHS Mustang cheerleaders (who will be cheering at the WV Walkathon)                            WHO:          KINDERGARTEN- 8TH GRADE GIRLS ... [More]

Classroom volunteers still needed!

Mon, Aug 21 8:45pm

Hi West Valley Families! I hope your child had a great first week of school last week and enjoyed the solar eclipse viewing at school today! We are still in need of Room Parents, Flag Makers and Proje ... [More]

Get involved in the 2017 Walk-a-thon!

Thu, Aug 17 4:07pm

West Valley’s biggest fundraiser and community event is just around the corner on Saturday, October 7 from 8am-3pm and promises to be an exciting day filled with friends, family, food, and fun! But we ... [More]

Dropping kids off at the Valet? Read the Guide! Follow the rules!

Fri, Aug 11 1:31pm

Hello West Valley Families!   Please read the attached Guide for Drivers (pdf) in order to ensure the safe and efficient movement of automobile and foot traffic during the first couple weeks of school ... [More]

Last Year's Yearbooks For Sale Tomorrow

Thu, Aug 10 10:31pm

Hi folks,   We have 25 yearbooks left over from last school year.  Did you miss out on buying one or would you like to purchase another one?  You can purchase one tomorrow from 10:30-3:30 at Goodwill ... [More]

Welcome Back Wildcats! Important Info - Please Read!

Thu, Aug 10 8:52pm

Hi West Valley Families! Welcome (almost) back! I hope you had a wonderful summer! As you know, tomorrow (Friday) afternoon class lists will be posted at the school. Kinder Kick Off will be from 2:30 ... [More]

Student Valet Sign-ups 2017-2018

Tue, Aug 8 12:39am

Hello West Valley Families!    The Valet Committee at West Valley would like to welcome you all to an exciting new school year!   Become a Valet! If your child is a 4th or 5th grader interested in val ... [More]