Feb 12  - Otter Trot

Feb 15 - Feb 19, M - F
President's Week District Recess

Feb 26 - Friday Flag

March 9 - 5th grade parent night at Meadowbrook 6:00

Apr 11 - Apr 15, M - F
District Recess Spring Break

May 30, Monday
Memorial Day Holiday

Jun 8, Wed 5th grade Promotion 8:30 am

Jun 9, Thursday
School Ends

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All visitors to our campus must check in through the Administration Office at the front of the school.


Please take a few minutes at home to carefully check your child’s health before he/she leaves for school each morning.
A student's absence should be reported on the School Absence Hotline by calling: 858-613-0693.
The following are a few suggestions, which may help to guide you:


Illness during the night
Fever is present (100 degrees or greater)
Complaints of nausea, upset stomach, vomiting, headache, diarrhea prior to leaving for school
Development of a rash on face and/or body
Has a severe cold, cough and/or sore throat
Has inflamed eye(s) with discharge from them
Please Remember: An ill child cannot function properly in the classroom. The spread of illness and disease through class or school can be more easily monitored if sick children remain at home during the acute stage of an illness. If the school health tech detects any of the above, your child will be sent home.

People with influenza-like illness are to remain home until at least 24 hours after they are free of fever (100o F [37.8o C]) without the use of fever-reducing medications.

Homework can also be requested on this phone message, please indicate when you will be picking it up.

Welcome to Shoal Creek 
Mark Atkins, Principal
School Hours: M, T, W, TH 8:15 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.
Friday 8:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.


The Chatter: Newsletters/2015-16 Stuff/TheChatter.pdf

Stuff You Otter Know: Newsletters/2015-16 Stuff/Stuffyouotterknow.pdf

February 15-19 No School Winter Break

Friday Flag - February 26, 2016

PTA Volunteer of the Month Kerry Wernz

Yearbook:2016 Yearbook Information - E-mail.pdf

Otter Trot – Our Annual Otter Trot Jog A Thon is THIS Friday, February 12th! It it features electronic lap tracking, fun prizes and is for all kids, hosted by Ultra Fun Run. This is the last week to bring in donations. You can register your child and donate online at ultrafunrun.com. Our school code is otters run. This event funds many programs for our school, including our PE Program and teacher. Parents are welcome to attend the Otter Trot and there are many ways to be involved.  Visit tiny http://tinyurl.com/ottertrotto see ways that you can volunteer.   Visit Otter Trot FAQ.pdf   for updates and frequently asked questions. Let's pull together and donate as much as we can this week to make it our biggest Otter Trot yet!

Otter Trot Schedule 8:30-9:30 TK/K - 9:30-10:30  1/2/3 grade   10:30-11:30 4/5 grade



Our 1st MATH FESTIVAL AND MATH NIGHT were a big success!  Thank you, PTA, for helping make this event possible.  If you missed the event, you can sitll get the "Math at Home" materials - click here:

Math at Home - Grades 1-5
Math at Home - Grades TK-K

Why is math taught differently now?
Dr. Raj Shah explains why math is taught differently
than it was in the past.

11 Resources to Help You With Math
Math at Home with the Common Core
Want to know more about Common Core Standards?

Check out these resources!
Parents Guide to Student Success (from the National PTA)
Top Ten Things Parents Should Know About Common Core
Common Core Myths vs. Facts

Our lunches include: salad, entrée, fruits, vegetables and milk for just $2.75!
View the elementary school menu online.
Click here to view the menu online.
Add funds to your child’s lunch account:  www.myschoolbucks.com
Apply for free and reduced lunch:  www.applyforlunch.com
For more information: www.powayusd.com/nutrition/


Shoal Creek Traffic Guidelines

Shoal Creek Disaster Plan

Interested in working in your child's classroom or visiting our campus?
  School Volunteer and Visitation Policy

5th Grade Band Students - Click this link for all the latest information from Mr. Erb under "5th Grade Instrumental Music"

The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact the Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128-3406, 858-521-2800, extension 2761.