Monday, January 26, 2015

Parent night with internet safety expert Lori Getz

Parent Night with Internet Safety Expert Lori Getz

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM 

Silver Spur MPR 
5500 Ironwood Street
Rancho Palos Verdes, California, United States 90275

Sign up and reserve your spot using this link:

See details below:

Join the Silver Spur, Vista Grande, Soleado, Mira Catalina and Rancho Vista PTA's. as we welcome nationally renowned Internet Safety Speaker- 

Parents from these five schools are invited to attend.
Please RSVP by 1/29/2015 to ensure enough seating is available.  

Since 2004 Lori has worked as an Instructional Technologist in Los Angeles, CA. She has a Master of Arts in Educational Technology from San Diego State University and is certified by as an Internet Safety Specialist.

Lori is an educator, mother, and Internet safety expert. She has appeared on the "Dr. Phil Show," "Today," and several other local news and radio programs. Her insight comes from both her professional and personal life working with children, tweens and teens.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Parent Child Dance and EWASTE Goodwill Invitations


Parent/Child Dance

Soleado's Sweethearts Dance on February 6th is right around the corner!

Invitation flyer will be sent home, so please check your child's backpack.

RSVP not later than January 29th. Space is limited to 200 guest and we know it will sell out.

The dance is from 7pm - 9pm at Ridgecrest. Food, music, crafts, and light snacks will be served at the dance.

Look out for your invitation today! (Also on Edline and our blog as well…)

EWASTE Drop off

Good news!

You don't have to save your giveaways for our Goodwill and Ewaste fundraiser drive in your garage until the end of April…

You can drop off your items every Monday between 2pm - 3pm starting February 2 until April 13th.

Directions for Drop Off:

1.      1. Enter through the lower parking lot by Kids Corner.

2.      2. The container is located RIGHT NEXT TO THE RED SHED…there will be a sign.

3.      3. Please do not park in Kids Corner parking lot unless you have large items to unload.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at the Dance and dropping off your old unwanted items!

For further information please contact Michelle Jongkind at

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Internet Safety-Parent Night

Soleado Families,

You are invited to attend the following *FREE* event:

     Parent Night with Internet    

      Safety Expert Lori Getz

              Tuesday, February 3, 2015 
                 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
         at Silver Spur Elementary School MPR

Please RSVP by January 29th to ensure enough seating is available by clicking on this link:

School Site Council Nominations Ballot link

Soleado Parents,

The nominating committee will be meeting to begin forming the Soleado PTA Board for the 2015/2016 School Year.  Please take a few minutes to think about who you think would be a good leader/advocate for Soleado and its students.  We are asking that you CLICK HERE to fill out the straw ballot  

We have also included descriptions of the board positions, as well as chair positions under each Vice President for you to review here.   If anyone is interested in getting involved, but does not want to serve on the PTA Board, volunteering to be a chairperson is a great way.  We hope to see many new faces next year.  Thanks for your support.

You can also email your nominees to julieclam@gmail.comif that is easier for you, and paper copies are available in the Front Office for your convenience. 

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Important events for January and February at Soleado

Soleado Parents,

Just a few fun and important events to mark down on your calendars for January and February…

·         PTA/ Booster General Meeting on Tuesday, January 13 at 9:00am. Mrs. Beall will be our teacher representative talking about the STEM program at Soleado.

·         Family Social on January 14th from 3-7pm at PUMP IT UP in Torrance. Tickets cost $15 preordered or $17 at the door. A flyer will come home with more information this week. FUN IS GUARENTEED! 60% of all sales go back to Soleado…so come by and enjoy a fun filled night out with the kids! (Dinner can be purchased as well)

·         Father/Daughter- Mother/Son Dance on February 6th from 7-9pm. This event raises money for our school, but more importantly, it is a memory that you will share with your child forever. More information to come…

·         Parent Education Night at Silver Spur Elementary Schoolon February 3rd 6:30pm. A special guest speaker, Lori Getz, will educate us on the topics of Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety. 

·         Join our year-round supporters…Joey's Smokin' Bar-B-Que , Highridge Car Wash , and Amazon are all committed to support Soleado School with YEAR ROUND fundraising. 

o   We get 10% of all Soleado Family purchases at Joey's Smokin' Bar-B-Que. 

o   The Highridge Car Wash gives us 10% for every Soleado car washed on Tuesdays!

o   Amazon- with link on Edline- gives Soleado money back on every purchase you make!

 Remember, giving a little or a lot makes a big difference for our programs to continue at Soleado! 


Mrs. Stutzel and your PTA and Booster Club

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Upcoming events at Soleado

Happy New Year Soleado Families!

It was so enjoyable to come back from a delightful winter break to the sunshine at Soleado. I hope that you and your family enjoyed the break and were able to spend some quality time together.

I would like to make you aware of some exciting Parent Education Nights coming up in January. 

On January 20th from 7-8pm at Ridgecrest Intermediate School, our Safe School Coordinators will be presenting Internet &Technology Safety. This will include a discussion on laws, online resources for parents, how to monitor your child use of technology, and other important information related to the topic of internet safety.

On January 26th from 6-7:45pm at Soleado, some of our wonderful Soleado Teachers will host a Parent Math Night. As you rotate through the classrooms, the teachers will discuss some of the changes in math and how we are beginning to teach it differently than it was in the past. 

NO SCHOOL on January 19th and January 30th.

I will send you information by the end of the week in regards to upcoming BOOSTER CLUB events for January and February. We have a Family Social scheduled for January 14th and a Father/Daughter and Mother/Son Dance on February 6th…more information to follow….

Welcome Back and I look forward in sharing a spectacular 2015 with our Soleado Families!

Mrs. Stutzel