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Welcome

I would like to extend a warm welcome to our entire learning community of Valhalla Elementary School. We provide a caring and professional staff, excellent curricular programs and a safe, healthy, positive learning environment. As we are current (and always progressing) with standards based instruction and practices, it is our aspiration to continue our mission. 

Sincerely,
Marji Calbeck, Principal
 
Link to The Valhalla Chronicles - May 2017
(Principal's Newsletter).             

ATTENTION PARENTS OF 2017-2018 INCOMING 6th GRADERS!!

Don't miss the incoming 6th grade parent information night at Valley View Middle School on May 24, 2017 at 6:30pm.

For more information click here.


 

Registration for 2017-2018 Kindergarten and TK

Register your child for Kindergarten or TK for the 2017-2018 school year on-line now! It's easier than ever. Just click on the website below. 

 

https://air.mdusd.org/air/

 

Print the Air registration and bring it to the office along with your child's birth certificate, immunization records, parent's picture ID and proof of address (car registration, property taxes, payroll stub, federal/state taxes-no bills please)

 

Remember your child must be 5 years of age by September 1, 2017. If your child was born between September 2, 2012 and December 2, 2012, he/she can be registered for Transitional Kindergarten.

 


 

Registration is not complete until you physically come to the office with a copy of the Air registration and all the documentation listed above.

 

If you are interested in an Intra-District Transfer to another school for your Kinder or TK student, the Intra District Transfer form must be turned in to the District Office by Feb. 28, 2017.

Student Information and Records Disclosure

TO: MDUSD Community

FROM: Dr. Nellie Meyer, Superintendent

RE: RECENT CA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION COURT ORDER

Dear Parent or Guardian:

I am emailing today, to make you aware of a recent court case in ...more

Useful Links

Kindergarten Registration information for the 2017-2018 school year. Mt. Diablo Unified School District Do you need to view School Lunch Menus? see Valhalla's attendance area? see our Test Scores? The District Web Site has this information and more. Visit the Parent Portal to find out the latest topics of interest to you.

 
Visit the MDUSD Superintendent's webpage for messages contains information about what's happening in our school district.  There's also a link to sign up for the Mailing List and have Messages e-mailed to you.
 
Link to MDUSD's Common Core State Standards (Recently adapted standards) Web page
 
California Department of Education Web Site to view information about standards and test scores.

2016-2017 Academic Calendar

Monday, August 22, 2016
First Day of School

Monday, September 5
Labor Day, no school

Monday, October 10
Teacher In-Service Day, no school

Friday, November 11
Veterans Day, no school

November 21 - 25
Thanksgiving Holiday and Recess, no school

December 19 - January 2, 2017
Winter Recess, no school

Tuesday, January 3
School Resumes

Monday, January 16
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, no school

Monday, February 13
Teacher In-Service Day, no school

Monday, February 20
Presidents' Day, no school

Monday, March 6
Teacher In-Service Day, no school

March 31
Cesar Chavez Day, no school

April 3 - 7
Spring Recess, no school

Monday, May 29
Memorial Day, no school

Friday, June 9, 2017
Last Day of School

 

"MDUSD welcomes the participation of all students, parents and community members in all District sponsored activities conducted on campuses or at off-site locations. The District will work diligently to see that these activities are not limited by physical access barriers, thereby ensuring the opportunity for participation by all in these activities." 

MDUSD Food Services


 

Cafeteria Menus:  LINK

Online lunch payments can be made here:  Link

General Food Services Website: Link 

Contact Cafeteria at (925) 682-8000, ext. 86409.

Calendar of Events

MAY

May 1-May 5

Staff Appreciation Week

Thur., May 4

8:30-3:00 UCB Vision Screening

Tue., May 9

9:30-10:30am Kindergarten Orientation – Thor Hall

Fri., May 12

7:30-8:10 Muffins for Mom – Thor Hall

Wed., May 17

6:30-7:00 Ice Cream Social

7:00-8:00pm Open House

Thur., May 18

Oakland A’s  v Boston

Mon., May 22

3:45-4:45 School Sit e Council – Library Annex

Mon., May 22

Spring Choral and Third Grade Song Flute Concert in Thor Hall:

6:00pm Song Flutes

7:00pm  Chorus

Tue., May 23

7:00-8:00pm 5th Grade Colonial Play – Thor Hall

Wed., May 24

5:45-7:30 Valley View’s Open House

Mon., May 29

No School – Memorial Day

Wed., May 31

1:15-3:00 Volunteer Tea – Thor Hall

Wed., May 31

7:00-7:30 Kindergarten Sing-a-Long

Fri., June 2

11:45-12:45 Calbeck Café – Amphitheater

Thur., June 8

9:00-10:30am 5th Grade Promotion followed by 5thGrade Promotion Party

Fri., June 9

Last day of school

8:15-11:15 ALL Kindergarteners

12:30 Grades 1-5 Dismissal

last dine out FUNdraiser


 

Our last dine out FUNdraiser of the year!

Roundtable Pizza

716 Contra Costa Blvd.

Thursday, May 25th 11:30-9 pm

15% of your total order goes back to Valhalla. Must present flyer or show on your mobile device when ordering.

Contact Jen Tennant at jten421@gmail.com for more information

School Schedule

Regular Day Schedule

Kindergarten
Early Slip: 8:10 a.m. - 12 noon 
Late Slip: 9:55 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Grades 1-5
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays: 8:08 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Wednesdays: 8:08 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Reporting Absences

You may report your child's absences as follows: 

*By calling 687-1700, between 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
*By writing a note 
*By e-mail 
 
Please report your child's name, grade and teacher, date of absence, the reason for the absence and your name and relationship to the child. 
 
District policy states that absences must be cleared within 72 hours after student returns to school. If no notification is received, the absence will be considered a truancy. 

Please remember that all visitors must check in at the school office between the hours of 8:20 a.m.-2:35 p.m. A "visitor" badge must be worn at all times. 

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