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June 7, 2020


important dates & district news

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  • 6/11: Last Day of School


  • June 11: LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!
  • June 11: 3rd Grade "Drive Out" (for 3rd grade families only): 
    • 10:00 a.m. Frederick's class 
    • 10:30 a.m. Rickert's class 
    • 11:00 a.m. Woolfe's class


  • 6/8-6/10: Independent online learning
  • 6/8-6/11: Grad Week for 8th Graders
  • 6/10: School material drop-off and yearbook pick-up (more details to follow) 
    • 6th Grade: 9-11:30am
    • 7th Grade: 12:30-3:00pm
  • 6/11: School material drop-off and yearbook pick-up (more details to follow)
    • 4th Grade: 9-11:00am
    • 5th Grade: 11:00-1:00pm

District News

PV Summer Academy

This summer, the district is excited to offer a learning experience to its students in rising grades 1st-6th. The PV Summer Academy is quickly approaching, and will meet from June 15th-July 10th. There are a total of 19 days of instruction, as Friday, July 3rd is a school holiday. The first two weeks of the program will take place online, using now familiar Distance Learning methods of delivering instruction, and then possibly transitioning to on-site learning at Ormondale for the last two weeks. Contact has been made to students' families who have been recommended by classroom teachers, and additional information will be emailed early next week.  Please watch for these specifics. 

Any questions may be directed to Adam Ahlbach ([email protected]), Lead Teacher for the PV Summer Academy.


please donate facial coverings

In anticipation for next school year, we are working to gather a supply of donated facial coverings to have on hand for kids and staff at both schools.

If you would like to volunteer to sew or donate facial coverings we will be collecting for both schools over the summer.

Please contact us at [email protected]​ if you can help. 



WEBINAR - Parenting in Place: Navigating Tech with Kids and Teens During COVID-19
June 9, 2020 
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Presented in partnership with CHC and Common Ground

Everyone is online right now – navigating work and school from a computer, phone, tablet or TV screen. But summer is just around the corner. Should the rules regarding screen-time be different? How can you help your children and teens find the right balance?  Devorah Heitner, PhD, understands the digital world and appropriate digital milestones.  She can answer your questions and help you explore new and safe digital experiences for your children. Dr. Heitner is an engaging, wise and humorous speaker and author of Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World. Click here to register.


pto thank you's

Thank you to Jennifer Arends for making sure all the ORM & District staff had a lovely birthday greeting on their special day. All our staff truly appreciate the gift of love on their birthday. 

And thank you to consistent volunteers Mandy Facchino and Dale Kane for organizing copying for our teachers. Your work throughout this year and the many year’s past has made a tremendous difference to ORM teachers and students!

Thank you to the creative Anne Fazioli-Khiari for lining up the great cultural arts and assemblies for students this year. 

We are grateful for Jessie McEvoy volunteering as our PTO Fundraising Partnerships Coordinator this year.

what a year

As this school year comes to an end, we would like to reflect on all the fun times that have brought us together such as the PVSD Day at the Giants game, the Back to School BBQ, the Book Fair, Halloween Parade, Enchanted Garden Dance, Turkey Trot, Christmas Concert, Teacher Appreciation Events and fun assemblies. It has been a special year with a surprise twist at the end. The PTO wishes all of our district families health and safety over the summer break. We are deeply grateful for your generous support including volunteer hours, monetary gifts and smiles that made all these events possible. See you next year!  


corte madera news

graduation week is here!

The PTO would like to send along our congratulations and best wishes to our graduating 8th graders! Many of these kids have been together since the first day of Kindergarten -- some since Preschool, even -- so it's especially heartening to celebrate this milestone in PVSD style! And for for pivoting traditional grad week events into a memorable, socially-distant and still FUN way, a HUGE thank you to the graduation party committee members: Michelle Bellomo, Megan Collins, Karyn Bechtel, Maria Matsumoto, Kim Zamboldi, Tricia Christensen & Kathy Gurtner. 

Congratulations, graduates! There are some special grad week events planned (with an email with more info to follow):

Monday, June 8: No Distance Learning. Check English class Google Classroom for links to Virtual Photo Booth & Virtual Yearbook signing.

Tuesday, June 9: No Distance Learning. Virtual Photo Booth & Virtual Yearbook signing. 8th Grade Virtual Mini-Sports Fair with Mr. Flahavan and Ms. Cox: 10:30-12 pm.

Wednesday, June 10: No Distance Learning. Finish up Virtual Photo Booth & Virtual Yearbook signing

Thursday, June 11: No Distance Learning. CMS 8th Grade Virtual Graduation @ 5 - 6 pm (Last Day of School). Link to be provided via email to families.

Friday, June 12 : All remaining school-issued Chromebooks (not dropped off on 6/5) returned to CMS between 9am-12 pm.

hot lunch thank you!

Another BIG thank you to Veronica Jerng, who managed the hot lunch program for the FOURTH YEAR in a row. This is an important year-long responsibility and we so appreciate your commitment! 

A special thank you also to the always lovely Ashlie Contos and Irene Delgado who handle the daily flurry with such grace and smiles. The students and parents love the chance to interact with you each day. :)

And finally, thank you to the weekly lunch volunteers: Karyn Bechtel, Tricia Christensen, Tia Miller, Holly Hey Panos, Kim Zamboldi, Gloria Sin, Renae Killen, and Mary Birkel.

staff birthday thank you!

A special thank you to Jami Worthington for making sure each CMS teacher was properly celebrated with a nice card on their birthday! She's been quietly doing this for years, and we are so appreciative! Thanks, Jami!

PV Foundation news

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community news

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