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Happy October! I can't believe that we have now completed the first month of school. I am so impressed with the many positive interactions I have seen between teachers, students, and parents during my daily campus walk-throughs.

As a school community, we are conscious of and driven to serve the needs of our students. This applies to the whole child including their social, emotional, and physical needs and safety. As such, we regularly review and refine our building, grade level team, teacher, and individual student goals. This is one of the exciting parts of my job: Seeing and engaging our staff in these types of conversations (Ex. Improving instructional practices based on what we know about our students).

As we continue to get to know our students, we will be able to share details with you in the month of November via Parent- Teacher Conferences. That said, please do not hesitate to reach out sooner, if there are matters that need immediate attention. Happy Fall!!

Sincerely,
Mr. Santos, Principal


 

Parent Pickup Reminders:

-As you wait along 5th AVE W in the parent pickup line, please pull over as much as possible without crossing the painted white fog line for our walkers.

-Please be courteous to our neighbors and do not block driveways or mailboxes.

-If your child has bus privileges, please have them utilize the bus as much as possible. This will make our pickup process quicker!

-Please see this link for pickup procedures:
https://sheltonview.nsd.org/our-school/parking-transportation

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Upcoming Important Dates

Oct. 4th-5th – 5th Grade SBA Testing (makeup from 20/21 school year)
Oct. 4th-15th – 4th Grade SBA Testing (makeup from 20/21 school year)
Oct. 12th – X-Country Meet @ Frank Love Elem. 4:45-5:30PM
Oct. 19th – X-Country Meet @ Shelton View Elem. 4:45-5:30PM
Oct. 22nd – ASB Sports Day (see flier on Pg. 6!)
                  -   Vision & Hearing Screening @ Shelton View 
Oct. 26th – Individual Picture Day 
                  -  X-Country Finals @ Lockwood Elem. 4:45-6PM


*X-Country practice every Monday 8:45-9:20AM @ SV
*3rd Grade Choir every Wednesday 8:45-9:20AM in the Music Room *4th & 5th Grade Choir every Friday 8:45-9:20AM in the Music Room *Every Wednesday early release at 2:25PM


 

Did you know?

School lunches (which include a milk!) are free for all students this year! However, if your child chooses to get milk a la carte it will cost 50 cents per milk. Please plan accordingly! 

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Lost & Found

Our Lost and Found rack, located by the school gym, is quickly filling up! Have your child stop by the Lost and Found to find what’s theirs!

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The health room is in need of clothing donations. If you are cleaning out your closets and have these items, please consider donating them to school. These are the most needed items:

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-Leggings, sweat pants, and other elastic waist pants for girls and boys. (Sizes 5-10)

-Socks and Underwear 

-Shoes that might fit students in K-3

Important Reminders:

Will your child be absent or late to school? Please be sure to inform the office by either calling the 24-hour attendance line at 425-408-5210 or email svoffice@nsd.org.

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Volunteer Information

We love our parent volunteers! NSD has moved to an online background check that (once it has been approved) can be seen at all schools in the district. Please visit the following link to fill out your background check! https://www.nsd.org/get-involved/volunteer/become-a-volunteer

Note: Background checks need to be done yearly.



 

Once a Shark Always a Shark!

A BIG thanks to two former Shelton View Sharks for their donation of school supplies! Anirudh (not pictured – 10th Gr.) and Srisha (9th Gr.), Founders of the Non-Profit Organization Nile4U, filled our cabinets with $500 worth of much needed supplies. THANK YOU BOTH!!!

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EAP/HiCap Families

Hello Shelton View HiCap families! My name is Lynn Dunne, and I am your representative on the HiCap Parents Council this year. I am here to help us to connect as a community and to work with the HiCap Parents Council to improve testing and education for all HiCap students. At our summer event many HiCap families signed up to be added to our HiCap directory. If you were not able to attend our event and would like to be included in this directory or if you have any questions please reach out to me at lynnhdunne@gmail.com
Also, make sure to subscribe to the HiCap parents council mailing list for up to date information about EAP and HiCap services in the
district https://hcparents.blogspot.com/p/subscribe.html



 

VISION AND HEARING SCREENING AT SHELTON VIEW

Each year in Northshore schools, students in grades Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 5, and 7 receive hearing and vision screenings. We are currently scheduled for vision and hearing screenings on October 22nd. If you would like to exempt your child from either of these health screenings, please contact the school nurse.

It is important to understand that these are basic screenings, and are designed to identify students who may require further testing. They are not intended to replace regular exams by qualified health care providers. A student who does not pass any screening will be rechecked in a few weeks, and you will be notified only if there are concerns after the second screening.

Vision screening uses the PlusOptix. The PlusOptix is an autorefractor that takes a measurement of the refraction of the eyes. The results are a baseline refraction measurement. The illumination technique used by Plusoptix, is totally harmless to the child's eyes. If your child wears glasses or contact lenses for distance or near vision, please be sure they have them on the screening day.

If your child has a hearing loss and is being followed by a healthcare provider or specialist and you do not wish for them to participate in the screening, please let the school nurse know. If you have concerns about hearing loss and school accommodations, contact your student’s teacher or the school nurse.

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For our Virtual Families:

Tuesday, October 26th is Individual Picture Day! Every student attending the Northshore Virtual Program has been assigned a classroom teacher at Shelton View for when they return to in-person schooling. Your child’s teacher will be sending you their class’s picture time. If possible, please join your child’s SV class during their picture time. If you are unable to come during the timeframe the teacher sends out, you are welcome to come between 12:10- 12:40PM.

See the red box below to order pictures, and bring the receipt for the photographer. Paper copies are available in the office as well.
Picture retakes will be on Tuesday, November 23rd from 9:30-11:30AM.
Please email svoffice@nsd.org with any questions!

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Unsure about COVID protocols? The county health guidelines require students to have a negative COVID PCR test before they can return to school for 1 or more symptoms of any duration. They also must have had no known contact with someone with COVID-19. Once you have provided the school with the negative test result, your child can return to school if they have been fever-free, without the use of medication, for 24 hours and the other symptoms have improved.

Be sure to keep an eye on the NSD website for any COVID protocol updates!

https://www.nsd.org/covid19



 

Coats and Jackets

Fall weather means rain in the Northwest! Please make sure your students are bringing a coat or jacket to school daily as there isn't always a cover available during recesses. While many students love to wear hoodies instead of a coat or jacket, most hoodies are made of cotton and soak in the rain instead of repelling, thus the student comes to class cold and wet. If you are in need of a donated coat or jacket for your student, you may contact Threads and Threads in Canyon Park.

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Shelton View Mission:

Shelton View is a caring, diverse community of students, families, and staff dedicated to creating a collaborative learning culture whose goal is for all to feel safe and valued, while ensuring academic and social success for all.