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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
(Principal's Newsletter).             


 

Calling all Kindergarteners! Class of 2029!

Join us for a Popsicle Playdate!

Come and meet some of your new classmates and enjoy a popsicle!

Saturday August 19th from 10:00-12:00 at Golden Hills Park

 

at the end of Bernice Lane & Blue Ridge Drive, Martinez, Ca 94553

Any Questions please reach out to:

Beth Beuchotte 

Geeta Kerawalla 

Brandi Turner 

 

Don't Forget Kindergarten Orientation on Monday August 21st from 3:00-4:00pm to meet your new teacher and see the classroom!

important information to know before the beginning of school year


 

Registration for new students

FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE NEW TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT ONLY

If you have a child coming to our school for the very first time register your child 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).

 

If you are registering a kindergartner, 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.

 

At this point, the district if not accepting any more Intra-District Transfers. 

2017-2018 Academic Calendar

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
First Day of School

Monday, September 4
Labor Day, no school

Friday, November 10
Veterans Day, no school

November 20 - 24
Thanksgiving Holiday and Recess, no school

December 25 - January 5, 2018
Winter Recess, no school

Monday, January 8
School Resumes

Monday, January 15
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, no school

Monday, February 12
Teacher In-Service Day, no school

Monday, February 19
Presidents' Day, no school

Monday, March 19
Teacher In-Service Day, no school

Friday, March 30
Cesar Chavez Day, no school

April 2 - 6
Spring Recess, no school

Monday, May 28
Memorial Day, no school

Thursday, June 7, 2018
Last Day of School

 

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.

Calendar of Events

 

AUGUST

1       School office opens 8:00am-3:30pm

15     All-In-One Day  4:00pm-7:00pm

19     10:00am – 12:00, Kindergarten Popsicle Playdate at Golden Hills Park - Martinez

21     Kindergarten Orientation 3:00-4:00pm 

22     First day of school for all students               

30     Back to School Night grades K, 1, 2 from 6:45-8:00pm

31     Back to School Night grades 3, 4, 5 from 6:45-8:00pm

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. 

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.

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