Cheetah Chatter, Mar. 28, 2018

March 28, 2018

Wednesday, March 28~ Triple P Positive Parenting Program Session 4 5:30-7:30pm

Wednesday, March 28~ PTA Association Meeting at 6:30pm in Library

Thursday, March 29~ Cool Cat Assembly

Thursday, March 29~ Open House 6:00-7:30pm

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

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

Friday, April 6~ Walkathon 1:00-5:00pm

Monday, April 9-13 Spring Break- No School

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

Monday, April 16~ Spring Pictures

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

Friday, April 20~ Spirit Day~ Mismatch Day

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

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

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

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


Save the Date: Walk-a-thon is on Friday, April 6th

Theuerkauf Steam Summer School In Partnership with Olimpico Learning

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.



Open House Night - Thursday, March 29, 2018

This is an exciting time to visit the classrooms and see the learning that has taken place this year in your child’s classroom.

The Taco Truck is back!  Come on out and enjoy dinner with other families and support our PTA.

6:00-7:00pm - Visit your child’s classroom      

6:00-7:30pm - Art4Schools Art Show in the MUR

Please note: This year CSMA Music will be playing a video in the MUR highlighting our district’s CSMA music program.  We look forward to seeing all families at the end of year band and strings concert that will be held at the CSMA center.

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!!!


Attention 5th Grade Parents!  Requested Action Due Today

Online elective selection for next school year (middle school) started March 20th. All current 5th graders will select their course electives for 6th grade online this year. Parents, you can use the PowerSchool parent portal account. (If you don’t have an account, please contact your school staff). Then logon and select your student’s electives. Students must select their electives by March 28th, 2018. If you need assistance, please contact the Theuerkauf front office or Kristen Calderon in Room 28.


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


FREE DINNER AND BABYSITTING! AND MOVIES! Now that we have your attention, come to the PTA Association meeting tonight, Wednesday, March 28 at 6:30PM in the library. Come help us with final Walkathon plans, and enter our drawing for 4 movie passes!

Interpretation, dinner, and child care provided during the meeting.



The Theuerkauf Building Community Walkathon is April 6! Show your school spirit and love of our community by walking and by fundraising with friends and family! Your student should have received a Walkathon permission slip with their report card. Please return it to your student's teacher so your child can participate. The permission slip is attached to this newsletter.


You also should have received the fundraising envelope. It includes instructions about how to raise money for our PTA. Thank you!

SELPA 1 CAC Steering Committee Meeting

Come on and help us finalize Parent Education selections and plan for next year. SELPA 1 CAC helps families of students receiving special education services and educates the public about disabilities and inclusion.

Monday, April 16, 9:30-11, Los Altos School District Office, 201 Covington Rd


Wed. Apr. 18, 2018, 7-9PM, Santa Rita Elementary School, 700 Los Altos Rd, Los Altos

Taking Care of You: Mindfulness and Parenting with Challenges

With Dr. Linda Lotspeich, Child Psychiatrist and Clinical Professor. Parenting a child with disabilities can lead to difficult emotions and stress.

The practice of mindfulness, including meditation, can reduce stress, improve self-esteem and allow you to better manage these emotions.

Learn to move from coping to living a more meaningful life in the present moment, while still planning for the future.

Tue. Apr. 10, 2018, 7PM-8:30PM, Los Altos Library

Parent Chat

Are you concerned about the emotional well being of your child? Come to Parent Chat, peer to peer support for parents of teens. Hosted by the Mental Health

Subcommittee of SELPA 1 CAC.

Mon. Apr. 16, 2018, 7PM-9PM,Los Altos Library

Let's Talk

A chance to ask questions and share ideas, resources, and support with other parents of students with IEPs, 504s, learning differences, mental health challenges, etc.

All are welcome, participants must respect confidentiality.


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.



Olimpico Learning Registration Form 

Parent Engagement Night #3 

Spring Break Camp 

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