• Oct. 27, 2019


    Dear Solana Vista Families,


    Red Ribbon Week!  Our theme is “Pledging to Lead an Active and Healthy Lifestyle”.  Our PTA has planned a great week for Solana Vista!  Each day students will have the opportunity to focus on a different way to live a healthy life.

    Schedule:      October 28th - November 1st

    Monday:       Wear Red Day and take the RRW pledge.

    Tuesday:        Be Fit-  Walk & Roll to School Day

    Wednesday:   Be Sun Safe - Wear your favorite hat or shades and remember to apply your sunscreen!

    Thursday:      Happy Halloween!  Get in the Halloween spirit and wear your costume to school.

    Friday:          Sports Dress-Up Day - Dress like your favorite athlete or sports team.

    Class T-shirts are here!  Each student at SV has received a class T-shirt.  Each class chose a word to represent the class for the 2019-2020 school year.  If the T-shirt finds its way to your home, please take good care of it as students will be encouraged to wear the shirt for special school events!

    2nd Annual SBSD STREAM Fest!  Solana Beach Schools Foundation presents the 2nd annual SBSD STREAM Fest! Save the date: Saturday, November 2nd from 10 AM to 2 PM on the grounds of Solana Pacific Elementary. This year's theme is ReYOUse, promoting awareness around conservation and recycling efforts to help our planet. There will be engineering challenges, interactive stations, robotic exhibitions, food trucks...just to name a few! Check out the fliers and posters on campus and use the QR code to download the ReYOUse app for more information! STREAM Fest is a free event for all ages, so bring your families and friends! We hope to see you on November 2nd! You can visit https://2019sbsdstreamfest.glideapp.io to learn more and to get excited about this great event!

    Yearbooks Pre-Order Link is Ready!  You may pre-order a yearbook for your child by going to:  https://svyearbook.picaboo.com.  This year’s theme is “Making a Difference…One Hello at a Time”.

    Box Top Competition!  Don’t forget to clip/collect Box Tops and send with your child to school.  A friendly competition among the classes goes on all year long.  Each month, the class that has collected the most box tops is the recipient of the coveted Box Top trophy!  All box tops provide funding for our school!

    Mark Your Calendars:

    • Oct. 28 - Nov. 1:  Red Ribbon Week
    • Nov. 2:  SBSD Stream Fest (10:00 am – 2:00 pm) @Solana Pacific
    • Nov. 11: Veteran’s Day (No School)
    • Nov. 18-22:  Parent Teacher Conference Week (Dismissal @12:05 daily)
    • Nov. 18-22:  Fall Book Fair (Proceeds support SV Media Center)
    • Nov 25-29:  Thanksgiving Break (No School)

    A little something to think about:

    Why teach Digital Citizenship to our students?  Isn’t that for older kids?

    It’s important to address the 21st century skill of digital citizenship, in which students connect, collaborate, and communicate responsibly and safely.  In addition, online activities/social media play a huge part in the social emotional well-being of children, teenagers, and adults.  Common Sense Media (https://www.commonsense.org/education/video) is a wonderful website with excellent information for parents about digital citizenship.  In addition, take a look at this article: Why is Digital Citizenship Important…Even for Youngest Kids at http://worcestertlc.weebly.com/digital-citizenship1.html. 


    Katie Zimmer

    Principal, Solana Vista School