Cheetah Chatter, Dec. 6, 2017

December 6, 2017

Wednesday, December 6~ Kinder Info Night 6-7pm in Library

Friday, December 8~ Spirit Day~ Pajama Day

Wednesday, December 13~ SSC Meeting 5:00-6:00pm in Room 28

Thursday, December 14~ Roll, Walk and Ride to School

Thursday, December 14~ Winter Song Fest 6:00-7:30 in MUR

Monday, December 18- January 1-No School

Tuesday, January 2~ Staff Development Day- No School

Parent Participation Requested - Theuerkauf Social and Emotional Learning Committee

This year Theuerkauf staff and parent members will research a social and emotional learning program and start planning for the implementation for the 2018-2019 school year.

There will be 6 meetings this year.  Meetings will occur on Thursdays at 3:30-4:30pm. The dates are...







Action:  Please email Principal Santiago at if you are interested in joining this committee by Wednesday, January 10, 2018.

What is a social emotional learning?

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is the the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply, knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. -


An Arts4Schools art show titled, “Picture This”, featuring work created by Theuerkauf students will be on display throughout the Community School of Music and Arts, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. The exhibit will be up up from December 9th, 2017-January 18th, 2018.  Please join us for the opening reception on Saturday, December 9th from 3:00-5:00pm.

Please recognize these outstanding artists and include them in your school newsletter to congratulate them on their great work.

Amanda P.

Gerardy L.

New school web site goes live today!

Theuerkauf has a new school website. Please visit to see a preview of the new site. In time, it will replace our current website at its permanent address.

The new site's graphics and colors align with the District's new visual identity and logo. The navigation is based on best practices and analytics. There is improved functionality and accessibility. The site is easily translated with a click of a mouse, using Google translation.

Thanks for your patience as we transition to the new website. If you have any comments on the new website, please email them to

Theuerkauf’s Kindergarten Information Night

Wednesday, December 6th at 6:00pm in the library

Come meet our wonderful teachers who will describe our full-day kindergarten program and answer any of your questions.

Lost and Found Clothing will be Donated

Please be sure to check the lost and found for any of your child’s clothing that may have been left at school. Girl Scouts will be picking up the clothing before winter break to donate to various places.

Annual Winter Songfest – December 14th at 6pm

Come and join us for our annual Winter Songfest on Thursday, December 14, 2017 in the MUR at Theuerkauf from 6:00-7:30pm.

Each grade level will sing a couple winter holiday classics! A flyer with more details will be sent home this week.

Curious Chefs - After School Cooking Workshop for Kids at Theuerkauf

At this workshop, children will prepare simple, delicious, nutritious and colorful dishes. Through color, interesting plating and fun food-related activities they will learn about making healthy food choices. At the end of the workshop they will sit down together to enjoy the food prepared by them.

Please see the attached flyer to register your child.


January 9th - February 13th 1st-3rd Grade- 3:15pm on Tuesdays

January 11th- February 15th 4th & 5th Grade 1:00pm on Thursdays

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment for new MVWSD students starts Jan. 5: What parents need to know

For NEW students: Open Enrollment is from January 5-February 2 online. You can register your child for the 2018-19 school year when online registration opens on January 5 here:

District new student information night, covering the registration process, is on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 5:30 p.m. (Spanish) and 7 p.m. (English) at Castro Elementary School, 505 Escuela Ave.

School kindergarten information nights are at 6 p.m. on Dec. 6 for all elementary schools.

New student information nights at Mistral Elementary (Spanish-English dual immersion program) and Stevenson Elementary (parent participation program) are on Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 6 p.m. These nights are a good opportunity to learn about a specific elementary school or program.

For CURRENT students in transitional kindergarten-7th grade: Parents will be asked by email to confirm enrollment in January. Parents may complete a school transfer request application online January 5 - February 2.

For more information, call 650-526-3500 or go to

After School Cooking Class 

Open Enrollment 

Winter Song Fest 


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