We are now open for registration for the 2014-2015 school year!  Please visit our office M-F 8:00-4:00 for the necessary forms.  Report cards go home 2/28/2014!  Walk-a-thon Fundraiser is March 7th.  Mrs. Nelson's Book-fair begins on March 6th- March 13th, Literacy Week March 10th-14th (see news for details) Spring pictures are March 17th, Community Club meeting is March 18th, Pupil-Free day is March 28th-NO SCHOOL.  Spring Break Begins on March 31st-April 4th.

First Lego League Robotics Club Information Meeting for current 3rd & 4th grade students and their parents
Date: 4/22/2014, 6:30 PM 8 PM
Location: Multipurpose Room
Thank you Tea
Date: 4/25/2014, 8:45 AM 9:30 AM
Location: MPR
Community Club "Beach Party" Carnival
Date: 5/2/2014, 3:30 PM 7 PM
Location: Upper Playground
Community Club Meeting
Date: 5/20/2014, 8:45 AM 10 AM
Location: A7
Pupil-Free Day; NO SCHOOL
Date: 5/23/2014

Welcome to our Collegewood Cougar Webpage!

Dear Partners in Learning,

It is with great pleasure that I begin my second year as the proud principal of Collegewood Elementary School!  I hope that you all enjoyed your summer break and are ready for another exciting school year!  We eagerly welcome our new and returning families and staff back to school! 

Our school is an extraordinary learning community!  We have so many reasons to be proud of our teaching and learning environment.  Last year, we celebrated many accomplishments including our participation in the Cal Poly Robotics Rally, the creation of our new school vision for 21st Century teaching and learning, and the honor of being a recipient of the California Businesses for Excellence in Education Honor Roll. 

We look forward to another year of going “Above & Beyond” to provide every student with his/her optimal education experience.  As we begin our journey to fully implement the new Common Core State Standards, the Collegewood Staff is excited about utilizing the “5 Cs-Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, Creativity and Citizenship” to provide your child with a learning environment that prepares them for their future!  Teaching and learning in Collegewood classrooms provides the skills, knowledge and expertise students must master to succeed in work and life.  This year teachers and students will work together to solve real world problems that make the education process rigorous and relevant.

We are committed to working collaboratively with you, our parents, to provide results oriented instruction that focuses on the success and achievement of every student.  We count on you to partner with us to continue to implement our vision to provide a 21st Century education to each child.  We highly encourage you to take an active role in the academic growth of your children by reading to your children, monitoring the completion of homework, having rich and robust conversations, and providing meaningful experiences that build their background knowledge. 

Please know my door is always open and that you are welcome to come to volunteer any time!

Thank you for sharing your child with us!

For our kids,

Joan Perez, N.B.C.T


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First Lego League Robotic Club Information Meeting
If your child is a 3rd or 4th grader at Collegewood this year, they are invited to join next year's First Lego League (FLL) Robotics Club. New teams of 6 students will be formed and will begin to meet to prepare for the FLL robotics competitions in Fall of 2014. This information night is designed to provide students and their parents with more information about this amazing opportunity.
Surf on down to the Collegewood "Beach Party" Carnival!
Join us where the surf meets the playground! It time again for our annual Collegewood Carnival on Friday, May 2nd from 3:30-7:00. This year's theme is "Beach Party!" So surf on down and enjoy the food trucks, game booths, cake walk, live entertainment, photo booth, raffles and much,much more!
Collegewood is turning 50!!!!
Collegewood Elementary will celebrate it's 50th birthday in the Fall of 2014! If you are interested in being part of the planning committee for this major milestone, please email Sharon Altman at saltman@wvusd.k12.ca.us.
Traffic Safety Task Force
Keeping students safe is our tip priority! Reviewing our current safety plan and refining our traffic routines will enable us to continuously improve upon our drop-off and pick-up procedures. If you are interested in attending a Traffic Task force meeting please email Mrs. Perez at jperez@wvusd.k12.ca.us
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5th Grade Parent Meeting PPt.
Attached is the informational PowerPoint with information about end of the year outcomes and expectations for 5th grade.
Walnut Valley Unified School District Common Core Parent Night
Please see attached flyer to learn more about the WVUSD Common Core Parent Night.
21st Century Learning Parent Night Power Point
Common Core State Standards Initiative
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