Cheetah Chatter, Apr. 5, 2018

April 5, 2018

Wednesday, April 4~ SSC Meeting 5:00-6:00pm in Room 28

Friday, April 6~ Hangoutathon for Families! 2:15pm-5pm in the MUR

Monday, April 9-13 Spring Break- No School

Monday, April 16~ CSA Mobile Food 2:00-4:00 pm

Monday, April 16~ Spring Pictures

Monday, April 16~ May 18 CAASPP Testing (3rd, 4th, 5th grades)

Tuesday, April 17~ Parent Engagement Night 6-7pm in the Library

Wednesday, April 18~ Town Hall meeting on School Safety @ GR 6:30pm

Friday, April 20~ Spirit Day~ Mismatch Day

Friday, April 20~ Mini Walkathon 1:00-3:00pm

Tuesday, April 24~ Spring Concert 8:45am in the MUR

Wednesday, April 25~ Triple P Positive Parenting Program 5:30-7:30pm

Thursday, April 26~ Cool Cat Assembly 8:35am

Thursday, April 26~ Spring Concert 9:00am in the MUR

Friday, April 27~ ELAC meeting 8:40-10:00am in Room 28

Friday, April 27~ TECHBridgers, Smart Phone workshop for parents 6-7:30pm

Theuerkauf Steam Summer School In Partnership with Olimpico Learning

For Current K-4th graders

June 11th- July 6th from 8:30-12:30pm

  • Summer School will teach Math and Literacy through exciting hands-on science activities. Students will also work on the Lexia computer reading program and on ST Math

  • There will be several presentations/assemblies each week!

  • Breakfast and lunch provided

  • This exciting STEAM school opportunity is FREE to Theuerkauf students

If you are interested in having your child attend, please fill out the form and return it to the office by Friday, April 20th.

Enrollment is on a space available basis. Once you return the form, you will be notified of final acceptance by April 30th.


Make your Calendar for Spring Picture Day!

Monday, April 16, 2018

Please see attachment for more information.


Spring CSMA Concert in the MUR Come see your child perform!

Tuesday, April 24th at 8:45am

Chorus, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade

Thursday, April 26 at 9:00am

TK, Kindergarten, and 1st grade


Cool Cat Winners

Stacey C, Cruz S, Marzia A, Ruby R, Christopher G, Najae R, Chrysel M, Axel T, Jayden R, Ashley T, Gisselle A, Rubi R, Lucas A, Kane B, Kinberly C, Samiuela L, Sophia G, Daniel L, Isaac P, Lionel V, Edith B, Rocco B, Manjot T, Santiago R, Gabriella H, Alexis P, Yahir B, Nanae O, Charles O, Serena R, Karla A, Marilyn N, Jose S.

Bike Winner is: Nicolas M.

Parent Award: Landre W, and Emerita N.


Parent Engagement Night: Measuring Student Progress, 4/17 @ 6-7pm

Get informed about what tests your student takes and when. This presentation will focus on all of the different tests and assessments students take at Theuerkauf depending on the time of year, and depending on grade level. States testing is coming up for 3rd-5th - how is that different from the district assessments they take?

Dinner, childcare and interpretation provided. See you there!!!

Smartphones and Communications Workshop

Friday, April 27 6:00 - 7:30pm in TH Library

The TechBridgers Club run by Los Altos High School students will be offering a Smartphone and Communications Workshop on Friday, April 27 from 6:00 - 7:30 pm in the school library.  We will teach Theuerkauf and Monta Loma parents how to use your smartphone to connect to school websites and programs, use Google Translate and check your email. Light refreshments and child care is provided. Please register via the form attached by April 20th. Questions?  Please contact Kristen Calderon at

Kick, Lead, and Dream (KLD) Soccer Camp registration open now!

Parents, would your child benefit from a two-week, $10 camp?  Kick, Lead, and Dream (KLD) is a soccer camp where motivated high school students (KLD Coaches) volunteer to become role models, to provide underserved or low income kids from the Mountain View and Sunnyvale public schools (KLD Campers) the opportunity to improve their soccer skills, learn valuable leadership qualities, and gain the confidence to dream BIG!  Campers are provided with free refreshments and camp t-shirts. KLD's goal is to make the camp experience something campers will always remember. Free round-trip bus transportation, from select pick-up points in Mountain View and Sunnyvale to camp is also provided. Sunnyvale bus pick ups are expected to be at Lakewood School, Columbia Middle School and Vargas School.  Mountain View pick-ups will be Crittenden and Castro (TBD). Sign up online to participate in this 2-week, $10 camp!


APPLY: Applications are open now in English and Spanish online. The deadline to sign up is May 15, 2018.

DATES OF CAMP:  June 11 - June 22, 2018

DAYS: Mondays - Fridays, no weekends

TIME: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

LOCATION: Cooper Park, Mountain View, CA

PARK ADDRESS: 500 Chesley Ave, Mountain View

​FOR: Underserved/low-income students from public schools in Mt. View & Sunnyvale, Current 2nd through 8th grade for the 2017/2018 school year.

COST: $10 per Camper (bring on first day)


Before School and After School Clubs

Chess Club every Tuesday and Thursday 7:45am in the Library

CSMA Chorus every Thursday 1:00-2:00pm in the MUR

CSMA Art every Thursday 1:00-2:00pm in room 29

Ukulele Group Monday 3:15-4:00pm in Library

Mexican Folk Dance Class- Thursdays 2:00-3:00pm in the MUR

Mexican Folk Dance (Advance Class)  Thursdays 3:00-3:30pm in the MUR

STEAM K-2 CLUB- Thursdays 12:50-1:50pm in room 14


*Cheetah Cubs starts their Spring session on Wednesday 4/18/18


Walkathon Update

Due to rain, the walking part of the Walkathon is postponed. However, we'll still MAKE IT RAIN with fundraising! Please return your child's fundraising envelope Friday!

We will still be Building Community, though--we just RETOOLED our plans! From 2:15pm-5pm this Friday, the MUR is the JOB SITE of our Hangoutathon Party! Amazing homemade food, family games, building toys, music, and work site decorations will transform the MUR after school into a community-building party. Play with our games or bring yours from home! Food and drinks are for sale with coupons, which cost $1 each (CASH ONLY, menu attached).

The PTA and ELAC have worked so hard to bring you this wonderful event, and we hope you enjoy it as much as we enjoyed planning it and bringing it to you!

The walking portion of the Walkathon will now take place the afternoon of Friday, April 20.

School Safety Town Hall

Wednesday, April 18 -- 6:30 p.m.

Graham Middle School Auditorium

With Mountain View Police Department, El Camino YMCA, and CHAC.

How can we we all work together to keep our schools safe? Join us for a community conversation about school safety hosted in conjunction with our partners.

Please reserve your free seat here.



MVEF Thanks!

MVEF hopes you enjoyed the Open Houses at our elementary schools last week and the Middle School open houses this week.  MVEF is proud to fund some of the programs that make our schools incredible. MVEF funds Living Classroom, environmental field trips, hands-on science, middle school athletics and extended day electives, as well as Community School of Music and Arts in class art and music lessons. If you have not donated yet, or want to learn more about MVEF's contribution to your child's education go to


Online conversation: School safety

Please join in! The MVWSD community is sharing thoughts in an online conversation about school safety. Please share your input on what are the most important considerations and star others' thoughts as we continue planning for school safety.


Walkathon Permission Slip 

Parent Engagement Night #3 

School Safety Town Hall 

Olimpico Summer School program 

Smartphones Workshop flyer 

We Choose-Pedal in the Park 

Spring Concert 

Spring Pictures 

Women’s Day 

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