Cheetah Chatter Oct. 10, 2018

October 3, 2018

Important Dates

Tuesday, October 2-5~ 5th Grade Science Camp

Thursday, October 4~ Coffee with the Superintendent, 8:45-9:15am, Library

Monday, October 8-12~ Teacher-Parent Conference Week- Minimum Day~Dismissal 12:30pm

Wednesday, October 10~ School Site Council meeting 5:15pm in Staff Lounge

Wednesday, October 10~ Parent U “Cyberbullying” Graham Auditorium 6:30-8pm

Monday, October 15~CSA Mobile food pantry 2:00-4:00pm

Wednesday, October 17~ School Site Council meeting 5:15pm in Staff Lounge

Friday, October 19~ College Day!

Thursday, October 25~Cool Cat Assembly 8:35 on the Blacktop

Thursday, October 25~ ELAC Meeting 9:00am (after assembly) in Room 25

Friday, October 26~ Fearkauf Fest 3:30-5:30pm

From the Principal

It’s been a great week here for our Theuerkauf Cheetahs! We look forward to seeing you at Coffee and Conversations with Superintendent Dr. Rudolph on Thursday, October 4th, at 8:45 am in the school library.


Selling Cheetah Gear Thursday, October 4th

The PTA will be selling Cheetah Gear Thursday morning (10/4) outside the Library. You can pay with cash, check, or credit card.

School News

Don’t Forget October 8-12 is Parent-Teacher Conference Week

K-5 Dismissal is 12:30pm /TK- Dismissal is 11:55am

Please Welcome Omar Lorenzana

We are excited to welcome our new full-time At-Risk Intervention Supervisor, Omar Lorenzana. You can find him out supporting students at recess, and lunch, or at his desk in Room 25. Welcome Omar!

Coffee with the Superintendent

Please join us next Thursday, October 4th, at 8:45 a.m. in the Library for Coffee and Conversation with the Superintendent, Dr. Rudolph. More details in the flyer attached. See you there!

Cool Cat Winners

TK~ Chahine A., Nicole A., Calvin W., Zara G., Reuben T., Jesus A.

Kinder~ Rumi B., Emma J., Eric Y., Mia R.,

1st~ Mira T., Dominic L., Jaiden W., Mateo G., Darina S., Alison U.

2nd~ April H., Alejandro M., Elaine P., ALisa D., Adrian C., Genesis T.

3rd~ Aden S., Maricella M., Maynor G., Prisha M.

4th~ Adriana O., Cristopher B., Adriana S., Miles L.

5th~Chris H., Shylah A., Dana S., Byron G.

SDC~Emanuel S., Raul A., Amari E.

Cafeteria Helper~ Alejandro G., Isaac P.

Teacher~ Ms. Yost

Office Staff~ Sherri M.

Parent~ Augustina Y.

Congratulations to all the Cool Cat Winners!

Before School and After School Clubs

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

Cheetah Cubs every Tuesday 8:45-9:45am in Rm 25  

CSMA Art every Thursday 12:50-1:50pm in Rm 25  

Olimpico Robotics Club (4th-5th grade) every Thursday 12:45-2:15 in Library  

CSMA Chorus every Thursday 12:45-1:45pm in Rm 11 at Stevenson  

Ukulele group every Monday 3:15-4:15 in the library

CSMA Chorus

There is still space for the Chorus group on Thursdays after school. Since it is combining Theuerkauf and Stevenson students, and happening in Room 11 on the Stevenson campus, our new staff person- Omar, will be escorting students to and from the class. If your child is enrolled in Chorus, they will be walked over after lunch to Stevenson, Room 11. After class, they’ll return to Theuerkauf, so please pick up your child at the front of Theuerkauf school at 1:45pm on Thursdays. Thank You!

District News


Your donation to the Mountain View Education Foundation benefits your child and every child in the district. Last year MVEF funded more than 4,800 hours of art and music classes in over 150 classrooms. These standards-based Community School of Music and Arts lessons are made possible by donations from parents like you!  Provide a well-rounded and competitive education for your child and every child. Donate today at

Family Talk: Puberty program

Health Connected, in partnership with the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, is holding "Family Talk: Puberty program designed to promote healthy communication within families that lasts a lifetime!" Through drawings, multimedia, and activities, Health Connected's parent-child communication expert, Vanessa Kellam, will guide families as they explore the physical changes that many youth experience during puberty. In a relaxed setting, families will learn, laugh and share, making a potentially sensitive subject more comfortable.

Date: Oct. 24, 2108

Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Location: PAMF Palo Alto Center, Third Floor, Jamplis Building, 795 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301

This 90 minute program is recommended for children between 10-12 years old and their families; however, adults may bring children younger or older, depending on their maturity level. Families of all structures - moms, dads, grandparents and trusted adults - are welcome! Tickets are $25 per family (plus handling fees).

To register:

For questions, call PAMF Health Education at: (650) 853-2960.

Mentor Tutor Connection Volunteer Information Session - October 23rd

You can change the life of a student!

Come learn about volunteer opportunities to Mentor high school students and Tutor students in grades K-8  in our Mountain View and Los Altos schools.

There is no obligation to sign up as a volunteer.  You're welcome to just come and learn more about what we do.

All volunteers must be high school graduates.   
:          October 23rd

Time:         5:30 - 6:30 pm

Location:         MVLA District Office - Board Room

        1299 Bryant Avenue, Mountain View, CA

Register:          REGISTER ONLINE


MV Parent U presents “Cyber bullying: What parents need to know about cyberbullying and its effect on students' mental health.”

When: Wednesday, October 10th from 6:30-8pm at the Graham Middle School Auditorium.

Presenters: Uplift - Deanna Flores, Prevention and Early Intervention Program and Santa Rodriguez, Family Partner

* Learn how to help our kids stay safe online.

* Discussion of online dangers and how to create a safe space for children to talk to their parents.


* Interpretation (Spanish support)

* Child care

* Transportation (Bus departs from Crittenden Middle School at 6 p.m. and Castro Elementary at 6:!5 p.m. and returns at 8:30 p.m.)

* Raffle prizes!!!

Please register here


Coffee with the Superintendent

Parent U

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