We have an incredibly exciting month planned out on the Tierra Linda Campus. Our PTA is actively preparing for the Dance-a-thon. This is the largest fundraiser for the year and covers many of the enrichment activities that make our school so engaging to students. Please visit our website for additional information and sponsorship forms. Read full letter here more here.
October is Ally Month!
I pledge to be an Ally!
I will be a friend by offering words of kindness and support to targets of bullying.
I will not talk about or laugh at others.
I will join my classmates to stand up for others and speak out against bullying.
I will talk to a trusted adult if I see bullying.
Red Ribbon Week - October 20th-24th
Monday students pledge to be drug free on a classroom poster by tracing their hand and signing their name. Classroom posters to be joined together as a “quilt” of all of the students on the campus.
Students encouraged to create ALLY posters for judging. Top 10 winners, from each grade level, get extra recess. Top 3 posters entered in PVSD competition.
Student Sprit Day: Wear Crazy Socks to “Sock out Drugs”
men and women will join students during lunch. Students may bring their autograph books to lunch.
Student Spirit Day: Wear Tye Dye “Peace out to Drugs”
ACHS athletes will come during lunch time to hang out and talk with students. Students can bring their autograph books to lunchStudent Sprit: Jersey day – Team-up against drugs
Our Dance-a-thon fundraiser was Friday, October 10, 2014. This is our largest fundraiser and supports – Field Trips, Science Night, Assemblies, Music, Performing Arts, Life Lab Gardens, Red Ribbon Week, Rotary Track Team, Class Plays, Physical Education, Speech Team, PTA Reflections, and the Art Docent Program.
Our goal this year is $30,000 and if we reach it we will SLIME Mr. Waggoner!
CHAMPS: Safe and Civil Schools, CHAMPS, is classified as Positive Behavior and Intervention Support (PBIS) and describes a set of strategies and procedures designed to improve behavioral success by employing non-punitive, proactive, systematic techniques. Tierra Linda has been designated a CHAMPS Demonstration School by the Ventura County Office of Education.
Tierra Linda Speech Program: All students in grades K-5 participate in classroom speech tournaments in the areas of poetry, storytelling, expository, or dual categories. Our Speech Team, made up of 4-6 students from every grade level, is selected to perform at the speech assembly. Students in 3rd Grade attend the Pleasant Valley Education Foundation Speech Tournament.
Junior Optimist Club: Sponsored by the Camarillo Noontime Optimist Club, our student leadership organization invites all students in 4th and 5th grade to work to better our school and community. There are 104 students in the club and four subgroups including Executive Officers, Community Outreach, Recycling, and Campus Beautification.
Life Lab Gardens: Each classroom on campus has the opportunity to participate in the Life Lab Gardens. Planter boxes are prepared by students with an emphasis on local crops, hands-on experiential learning, and environmental stewardship. The Life Lab Gardens are maintained by teachers, students, and parent volunteers.
Fitness Lab @ Recess: The Fitness Lab @ Recess program has been developed to integrate more physical activity, movement, and positive social skills during unstructured playtime. With financial support from our PTA, we have included more games, clear expectations, and a plan for sustainability.
Art Docents: The Art Docent Program is a parent run art program consisting of eight lessons per grade. It introduces students to a variety of art forms including watercolor, ceramics, oil pastel, still life and mosaic. These lessons allow students to explore their creativity while enjoying a guest teacher for the hour – Mom or Dad!
Amanda's Corner: Amanda's Corner, sponsored by the Amanda McPherson Foundation, is an after-school social group facilitated by Mrs. Taylor. Students have the opportunity to play games while making new friends and learning appropriate strategies for playing cooperatively with their peers.
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Halloween parade
6:00 PM Regular Board Meeting