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                                  Welcome to Highland Ranch
Cindy Venolia, Principal

14840 Waverly Downs Way, San Diego CA 92128
Phone: 858-674-4707 Fax: 858-485-7642
ESS: 858 485-7310
Attendance – 858-485-4876
Office Hours:  M-F 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
School Hours:  7:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.

RANCH ROUND-UP ~ May 29, 2015

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  • June 1- Foundation Meeting in the Library 7:00 pm
  • June 4 – Family Picnic (5:00 – 7:00) and Math Night  (5:00 – 6:00)
  • June 5- Spirit Day- Beach/Hawaiian Day
  • June 9- 5th Grade Promotion in the MPR 8:30-9:30
  • June 10 - 5th Grades to Lake Poway
  • June 11- Last Day of School- minimum day 11:15 release

Lunch menus are online at http://powayusdnutrition.com/index.php?sid=0502141943502717&page=menus

THANK YOU KIDS WHO CARE:  Kids Who Care would like to thank all those who supported us this year. We raised over $400.00 for Mostly Monkeys in Ramona.

Save the Date for our June 4th Happy Trails Summer Picnic and Math Night: 

Hi, my name is Nathan and I will be one of the Math Leaders who will be running the show at our upcoming Math Night, on Thursday June 4, from 5-6. We are happy to be sharing this night with our fabulous PTA and their Family Picnic Night, which is from 5-7pm. Check out the attached flyer and be sure to RSVP. This will be your ticket for the raffle, and we want to have enough games for everyone to take home It will be a night of fun! There will be a variety of Math games to play for all students, K-5, a raffle with fun prizes, and games to take home with you. Our doors will open at 5pm. You can come and go as you please and also enjoy the PTA Picnic, at the same time.    Bring your own picnic and have some fun out on the blacktop for a fun night with your school friends. Leave your pets at home along with your skateboards and scooters. Feel free to bring balls to play with on the handball courts. We will be selling desserts and there will be free water and lemonade available. Desserts available will be candy bars and snack size cookie bags 2 for a $1.00.  

Foundation News

The last  Foundation meeting of the year will be this coming Monday, June 1st, in the school library at 7:00 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend!

PTA NEWS: 

Please visit the PTA website for full descriptions of all PTA events and news (including details on everything listed below) at http://hrespta2.wix.com/hrespta Spirit Store: https://hrespta.myschoolcentral.com Shop for all things PTA! Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/highlandranchpta Like our page! This is just another way to stay connected to HRES PTA!

BOX TOPS:  Thank you for for supporting our school by clipping Box Tops for Education!  Please turn in all your clippings to your teacher by Monday June 1st.  The class with the most Box Tops will get a Popsicle party!  What a perfect way to celebrate the end of our school year! Please remember to continue collecting Box Tops in the summer! Join us on June 4th  from 5:00-7:00pm for the Happy Trails to Summer Family Picnic: Bring your own picnic and have some fun out on the blacktop for a fun night with your school friends. Leave your pets at home along with your skateboards and scooters. Feel free to bring balls to play with on the handball courts. We will be selling desserts and there will be free water and lemonade available. Desserts available will be candy bars and snack size cookie bags and juice bags 2 for a $1.00.

Run for the Ranch Update: Thank you for all of your donations and your support of our APEX Fun Run. The donations keep coming in and we are almost up to $13,000! Upon PTA approval this money (and other money raised throughout the year not used to fund PTA programs) will be used to fund teacher grants, renew school wide subscriptions, new playground equipment, chrome books, assemblies, family nights plus all the other PTA funded events throughout the rest of the year and used to start up the year next school year. We really couldn’t do this without your support! Thank you!!! 

PARKING REMINDER – Please show good character and respect the safety of YOUR children.  Do not park in red zones, do not leave cars unattended, and speak respectfully to staff when directed.  Make sure you don't move our neighbors' trash cans.  We’re all on the same team!

CONTINUING STUDENT ENROLLMENT:  If you did attend last night’s continuing enrollment, please come by the office between the hours of 9:30 to 3:00 and bring your signature verification form (on the PUSD website).  Also, if you have a 4th grade student this year, bring your student health form (also on the PUSD website under Continuing Students).  These forms are also attached to this Connect Ed

http://www.powayusd.com/registration/

WRITE ON!  The San Marcos Writing Project invites students entering grades two through six to participate in a Writers Workshop!  The dates are July 27 to 31st from 8:30 to 11:30 and its right here at Highland Ranch.  Your child should have brought home a bright red flyer, but if not, please go to San Marcos Writing Project website - all the information is there:  http://www.csusm.edu/education/outreach/smwp.html 

PTA NEWS: 

Please visit the PTA website for full descriptions of all PTA events and news (including details on everything listed below) at http://hrespta2.wix.com/hrespta Spirit Store: https://hrespta.myschoolcentral.com Shop for all things PTA! Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/highlandranchpta Like our page! This is just another way to stay connected to HRES PTA!

Community Corner:

Girl Scout Troop 8092 is collecting items for Ronald McDonald House.  We are collecting soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, brush, combs, wash clothes, hand towels and socks.  All items must be new and can be full size or travel.  Thank you for helping us complete our Bronze award.

BHMS News - This is BHMS with important information regarding Continuing Student Registration for students who are currently enrolled in a PUSD school.   Registering your child for the 2015/2016 school year is REQUIRED. We will have Continuing Student Registration forms available on our BHMS website after August 1 st . Detailed instructions will be provided on our website and the two registration forms should be returned during 6 th grade registration on Tuesday, August 11 th . Please be sure the forms are signed, dated, and completed as requested.   6th Grade Registration – Tuesday, August 11, 2015  Bring two required forms - Available on the BHMS Website AFTER August 1, 2015  A-GH 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.  Gi—N 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.  O-Z 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.  Campus tours every half hour between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Gather at the front gate. 

Committee Chair Openings: Please consider helping PTA! We don’t want to cancel any of our events next year. Please look at the list below to find all of the PTA committees. Open committees are labeled open. The chairpersons for next year are listed, but that doesn’t mean you can’t help that committee. We need your support. If you want to volunteer or simply have questions please feel free to email Kristi Schneider at hrespta2@gmail.com!

  • Book Fair-Hazel Gates
  • Book Room-Pallavi Kulkarni
  • Box Tops-Mai Johnson
  • Character Counts-Esther Lee
  • Dances-Corey Blanton & Lisa Moss
  • Fall Festival-Christy Grider & Corey Blanton
  • Family Week-Shauna Layne & Bryn Dean
  • Friday Flag Food Sales-OPEN
  • Holiday Boutique-Kristi Schneider & Shona Wigley
  • Hospitality-OPEN
  • Family Fun Nights-OPEN
  • International Night-OPEN
  • Photography-Rahul Sharma
  • PTA/J Room-Esther Lee
  • Red Ribbon Week-OPEN
  • Reflections-OPEN
  • Restaurant Nights- Rachel Ashcraft
  • Run For The Ranch-Shauna Layne
  • School Pictures-Kristi Schneider
  • Science Fair-Janna Wernli
  • T-Shirts-Janna Wernli
  • Teacher Appreciation Week-Corey Blanton & Christy Grider
  • Variety Show-OPEN
  • Walk to School-OPEN
  • Yearbook-Renee Wiggins