Scholastic Book Fair

bookfairThe Scholastic Book Fair is at VES! All students will visit the Book Fair with their classrooms during the week. Here are the book fair hours: Monday, 10/23 – 9:30-3:30 Tuesday, 10/24 – 9:30 – 3:30 and during conferences from 4:00 – 7:30pm Wednesday, 10/25 – 9:30 – 3:30 Thursday, 10/26 9:30 – 3:30 and during conferences from 4:00 – 7:30 read more

Birthday Lunch with Mrs. Velure

DMcakP-XkAAY_LA.jpg smallOnce each month students who have a birthday that month are invited to join Mrs. Velure for lunch. It is a great time for students to make a special connection with their principal and gives Mrs. Velure the chance to get to know those students a little better. The students with birthdays that month are presented with a certificate, sticker and a birthday pencil. read more

Our new-look elementary gradebooks/Parent Portal

If something looks different when you check grades in Parent Portal (aka Infinite Campus), it’s by design. As part of our focus on personalized learning, we modified Parent Portal to match a grading system that measures learning — the concepts a student knows and can apply. Too often in the past, traditional grades were goals to reach in order to stop learning. That’s not productive or a reflection of how people actually learn. Learning is a process — sometimes it comes quickly, sometimes it requires extra review and practice. And a final grade, especially at elementary, should reflect a year’s worth of learning. Here’s what’s different in Parent Portal: Subjects (math, reading, etc.) are organized by Power Standard and learning targets. Each subject has Power Standards and under each Power Standard are learning targets. Students show their teacher they have learned each target and once all targets are learned, we are confident the student can apply that Power Standard.... read more

Victoria PBIS Pride

DMBlqjPWAAM8X2-We filled our golden ticket tower AGAIN! The students continue to Be SAFE, RESPONSIBLE AND RESPECTFUL throughout each day. The golden tickets are the way we reinforce our expectations for the Victoria Elementary community. We will be celebrating our success with another fun event or activity at VES…….stay tuned! Great work everyone! read more