Weekly Wildcat Smore Newsletters:
Every Friday, our Weekly Wildcat newsletter will be shared with you via email and will also be posted below. 

REPORT CARDS PROCESS (End of next week)
Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, all PUSD schools moved to Distance Learning beginning March 16. As PUSD transitioned to Distance Learning, your child was provided opportunities to participate in learning activities focused primarily on reading, writing, and mathematics. Though rubric/grading marks were not utilized in Distance Learning, feedback was provided by the teacher to the student. 

Prior to school closures, students had received academic achievement feedback via the Trimester 2 progress report. In all marks for trimester three, “DL” was utilized to denote Distance Learning. 

Parents you will be able to access your child’s Elementary Progress Report at https://sis.powayusd.com/PXP2_Login.aspx
 
*Choose I am a parent
*Login with their PUSD password.  If you do not know your parent password, go to    password.powayusd.com
*Click on your child’s name if you have more than one child
*Click on Report Card on the left
 

LIBRARY BOOK RETURN
Please check your bookshelves for any library books that may have been overlooked.  Email Joni to arrange a time for dropping off those items.  jgilbert@powayusd.com
  
2020-21 NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT
TK/K-5 New Student Online Enrollment Continues. Information can be found at https://powayusd.com/enrollment  
 
NEWS FROM MRS. CARDINALE, COUNSELOR:
Counselor's Corner Newsletter
 
Sundance T-Shirts
Do you have an opinion on what Sundance Spirit Wear should look like for next year?  Come and join the Sundance Spirit Wear team!  Please contact Sonja Thoma at SundanceSpiritwear@gmail.com for more information.
 
2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR
If your address has changed after you have registered, please notify Joni right away.  We will require a new Residence Verification Form and   two proofs of residency to verify your address.  If you will not be attending Sundance for the 2020-2021 school year, please contact us as soon as possible.  jgilbert@powayusd.com   
These updates are very important as we move into planning for the new school year.
 
SDSU K-12 READING PROGRAM
The San Diego State University K-12 Reading Program has opened early, reduced rates, and converted all classes to a live online format, to help parents and schools maintain student education during these unusual times. The classes are live, teacher-led online classes are available now and throughout the summer, for Pre-K through 12thgrade students.  

The curriculum is high caliber and has been taught in a live, online format for 5 years already with over 50,000 school-age students.  The classes are led by highly-trained teachers with many years’ experience teaching effectively in online classrooms.  Skills taught include:
Early Elementary: letter recognition, phonemic awareness, sight words, phonics
Mid-to-Late Elementary: fluency, phonics, long-word decoding, comprehension, textbook reading, writing
Middle and High School: doubling reading speed, comprehension, writing, notetaking, test preparation, textbook strategies

 Many parents are seeking solutions to keep their children productively engaged and ready to hit the ground running when in-person school resumes. Should a parent have trouble opening the attachment they could also visit our website at https://sdsu.readingclasses.org/.
 
MESA VERDE ASES
If you are a current 5th grade parent who is interested in a before or after school program, you are asked to complete an online interest form for ASES for the 2020-2021 school year. The survey link will also allow MVMS to express interest in the ASES program at other PUSD middle school if MVMS is not the intended middle school for 2020-2021.
 https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdFrGiMwq18WJnWnqXP-DIM3fXBVgL_wpJOgHkj2aFV358Ndg/viewform
  
NEW INTEGRATED CALENDAR AVAILABLE
Wouldn’t it be great to have ALL of the Sundance events (PAC and Foundation) on your phone and always up-to-date with the latest info?  This amazing technology (Google Calendar) can be yours by visiting: http://www.twintrailsfoundation.org/calendar and clicking the "Add to Google Calendar" button at the bottom of the page. By importing this calendar to your phone you will automatically have the most up-to-date information at your fingertips. Those with iPhones might also be interested in these instructions for “Seeing Google Calendar events on Your Apple Calendar”.  This will keep you in the loop, do it now and thank us later! 
 
SUNDANCE PARENT FACEBOOK PAGE
Some Sundance Parents have created a Facebook Page to help build more community within our school.  This group is not administered by the school in any way but provides a chance to connect with other Sundance Parents: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1456800417734747/ 
 

 
 



 

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