La Mariposa Elementary School

Providing a safe, nurturing learning environment

Announcements

  • Dinner Dance Bid by ProxyDinner Dance  
    Do you really want to bid on items but can't be there in person? Here is your opportunity. You CAN bid on items by simply completing the Bid by Proxy form. Print, complete, and turn in your form to your child's classroom NO LATER THAN this Friday, March 6, 2015. At the Dinner Dance, we will include your bid in the silent and/or live auctions. Winning bidders will be contacted the week of March 9, 2015 for payment. Remember, 100% OF THE DONATIONS from the auction GO TO OUR CLASSROOMS & SCHOOL! For your convenience, we gladly accept cash, check, Visa, Mastercard and American Express. Click here to download the 2015 Bid By Proxy. If you have any questions, please contact Aaron Laskey. Thank you for your support!
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  • ENERGY is coming to La Mariposa’s Science Week!!Energy
    We have lots of fun and exciting Science activities planned all week for the entire school. Do you have a bit of ENERGY to spare? We are requesting a volunteer from each class to help with a 30 min workshop during the week, please check with your child’s teacher if a volunteer is still needed. We also need volunteers during our lunch demo sessions. Each slot is for 1 hour and you would help keep the kids safe and the noise level appropriate. The demos will occur by the side bus gate under a few pop-up tents. Check out the SignUp Genius link here. Please contact Patti for more information.
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  • Talent Show Photographs Talent Show
    Click here to view photographs from the 2015 Talent Show.
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  • Getting Down to the Nitty Gritty:
    Top 10 Surprising Truths About Head Lice
    Is your head itchy, yet? There’s nothing like just the mention of lice to provoke parental anxiety that borders on hysteria in even the best of us. Unfortunately, much of this panic is based on fear and lack of knowledge. The good news is, PVSD has done their research and created a policy (Board Policy 5141.33) in line with a study published in Pediatrics: The Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Just in case you like reading medical journals, we’ve provided you with the link here. However, if you'd like a quick way to clear the hair- we mean air- on the topic of head lice; check our TOP TRUTHS —we think you should read them all, but we really like #1, #2, and #9…and remember, when a child has lice—it’s extra important to BE NICE!
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  • Incoming 6th Grade Parent Night at Las Colinas
    Parents of current 5th grade students are invited to attend a parent information meeting at Las Colinas Middle School on April 29 at 6:30pm.
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  • Dinner Dance 
    Wondering about what items are going to be at the Dinner Dance this year? Here are just a few of our FANTASTIC items to bid on!
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  • PVSD and PV Lions Club Run, April 12Peel Out
    The Pleasant Valley Lions Club and the Pleasant Valley School District present a day of running for the community. Click here for details.
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  • Healthy Lifestyles
    The PVSD Board of Trustees recognizes the link between student health and learning and desires to provide a comprehensive program promoting healthy eating and physical activity for District students. The PVSD Wellness page has some great resources for both nutrition and physical activity, even a wonderful section on local walking, hiking, and biking trails.
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  • Yearbook Photos
    Now is the time! Please submit your photos for the Yearbook as soon as possible. We are especially looking for photos for the "class pages." Please share some photos from your class centers, parties, field trips, lunchtime fun, etc. Our committee is small and we appreciate these submissions! If you are already in the classroom and taking photos, it's just one more step to email them to us. Please use these guidelines to help us create the best memory book for our kids!  Send photos and/or questions to Susan at curlysue822@yahoo.com or Kamala at kamblivity@gmail.com 
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  • Platinum Sponsors 
    THANK YOU to the following businesses and families for supporting La Mariposa!
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  • Coffee with the Principal

    Each month our principal will host an informal discussion meeting with parents and community members.  This is an open meeting where she will share information on topical issues. Parents and community members are invited to provide positive feedback and to express questions and/or concerns. Click here for meeting dates.
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  • Student Handbook

    Click Here to access the 2014-2015 La Mariposa Student Handbook 
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  • Get Connected

    Haven't signed up for the La Mariposa PTA weekly emails?  The La Mariposa PTA is mostly paperless.  This means the easiest way for you to know about all the great events and programs for our La Mariposa Tigers is to get on our email list.  To be added, please email LaMariposaPTA@gmail.com

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