Soleado Elementary School PVP Council of PTAs Thirty-Third District PTA California State PTA
Soleado Elementary School 27800 Longhill Drive Rancho Palos Verdes California 90275 (310) 377-6854
PTA President: Sara Robinson, Booster Club President: Jennifer Novak
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Principal's Message Click above for Mrs. Stutzel's message.
International Fair is coming on Sunday, May 18th. Sign up for a booth and represent a country by May 1st. Here are the countries represented so far: South Africa, India, Great Britain, Czech Republic, Korea, Japan and USA. The Fair will be a fun time to show our families the different cultures of Soleado.
Our last meeting of the school year is Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 9:00 A.M. in the MPR.
Come hear Mr. Kuykendall, Principal at Ridgecrest and
Mrs. Villaescusa, our very own TK teacher and Andrea Sala from PEF. Also, we will have Ms. Hlavac giving us a recap of attending Capitol Convoy. We have many guest speakers!
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The American Revolution is Coming! Costume Closet needs volunteers in April and May. Earn costume rental credits and help out our PVPUSD Schools. Soleado's 5th grade 'Walk Through the Revolution' will be on May 22nd followed by the Colonial Fair on the 28th. Sign up on supersaas for any available time slot!
We have started to use the Parent Resource Room as a place for parents to meet occasionally to gather and socialize to get to know one another - especially the parents of younger grades and new families to our school.
We will have a standing Soleado Social Hour at school on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month from 8:30 - 9:30am in the Parent Resource Room April 25th.
AAYF 3rd Grade Exhibit This year Soleado 3rd graders will have their Faces of Cubism on display at the PV Art Center from May 2 to May 25. This is a wonderful event open to the public. We hope everyone will come! (Click on the flyer above for a detailed view.)
See you there, Trudy Bragg and Mirka Villain Soleado AAYF School Chairs
Thanks to the Soleado Student Council all students will do a 6th Art At Your Fingertips project again this year. The project will be Multi-FACE-eted, a self-portrait print collage based on colorful prints by Andy Warhol.
3rd/4th/5th grades had theirs on Friday and Tuesday already.
TK - Wed April 23, 10:00-11:00am
2nd grade - Wed April 23, 12:50-2:30pm
1st grade - Thurs April 24, 12:50-2:30pm
Kinder - Fri April 25, 12:15-2:00pm
If you would like to volunteer in your child's classroom for this Art At Your Fingertips project please contact Trudy Bragg at email@example.com
Also, 5th Grade "Sill Life In Lines" artwork will be on display at iBerries and the PalosVerdes Library Main Branch display case for the first 2 weeks of April. Go visit and enjoy!
PEF Main Event Is In Full Swing! Save the date for May 10th! The theme this year is very fun – Let's BOND – a James Bond inspired event! It's going to be a fabulous evening! Casino tables, auction, live entertainment and dancing! FUN! It's really best if you can coordinate a table or two from your school. We do seat people by school and it creates a lot of enthusiasm when we have the school cheering by section. If you have friends who want to volunteer at Main Event, we LOVE grown up volunteers and have plenty of jobs for them! See pvpef.org for more info. For the auction see: maineventauction.com
Science Fair Winners Congratulations to the following students for their award winning projects.
Red Wine Stains
What Weight Paper Makes a Paper Airplane Fly the Furthest?
Do Plants Grow /upside Down?
Mint Cool Down
Do Bananas Get Tanned?
The Most Efficient Way to Reduce the Number of Bacteria on My Toothbrush
Clean the Pennies
Which Type of Sugar Forms the Best and the Fastest Crystals?
The Audio Distraction Reaction
Do Distractions Change Driving Video Game Scores?
The Toothpaste Games
Is a Laser Light Beam Bent by Sugary Liquids?
Can the Words We Speak Alter the Molecular Structure of Water?
The Flight of Frisbees
Which Plants Are the Most Fire Resistant?
Optical Illusion Challenge
Handwashing: Soap and Water vs. Hand Wipes
Melting Ice Cubes
Will the Small Ball Bounce Higher?
Which Vinegar Makes an Egg More Bouncy?
Does a Bigger Owl Pellet Have More Bones?
Mrs. Ellis would like to thank the judges, the Science Committee, Mrs. Stutzel and Ms. Rhonda, and a special thanks to Linh Tu for time and energy devoted to this year's Science Fair! We are very proud of ALL our budding scientists and thank you for your participation and hard work!
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Many thanks to Linh Tu for coordinating the Science Fair entries, judges and refreshments with the Science Committee of Mrs. Ellis, Mrs. Beall, Ms. Rogers, Mrs. Villaescusa, and Ms. Hale. There were 250-300 visitors to our Thursday Night event last week.
A big thank you to the following parents for coming in to judge the Science Fair entries: Brendan Robinson, Eugene Kong, Brent Liu, Hanieh Tehrani, Kimberly Holland-Chominsky, Ramon Primicias, John Accardo, Sharon Valente, Praveen Gattu, Jody Davis and Adelaide Vaughn.
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