Welcome to Valley
Andrew Johnsen, Ed.D. , Principal
Office Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.,
Wednesday 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
School Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Breakfast Service begins at 7:30 each morning
A Message from Dr. Johnsen, Valley Principal
Welcome to Valley Elementary!
At Valley we are very proud of our “scholars” – our 700 students who work hard every day to meet their academic goals and take their first steps towards college. Our classrooms are places where kids use scholarly language and scholarly behavior to think about important ideas and build their academic skills, while taking care of each other and having fun. Our teaching staff is highly skilled and dedicated to meeting the academic and social needs of each student. And our support staff works hard to ensure that our learning facilities are in top shape for each day of learning. If you’ve been at Valley for a while, you know all of this. If you’re new to us, welcome – you’ll soon find that our is a gem in PUSD and your kids will love it here!
Parents are key partners for the success of our students, and I hope that this website will help you find all the information you need to be an active participant in your child’s education. Here you will find information about our school’s dual language program, calendars, lunch menus and much more. Links to Compass Learning and other instructional supports are here as well. If you find any outdated information or see something missing, please let us know – we want to make sure that this site is as helpful to you as possible.
It’s going to be a great school year – Go Tigers!!
Andy Johnsen, Ed.D.
Valley Elementary School
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Click here for the September 2013 Meeting Power Point
Accountability Progress Reporting
Click here for the 2013-14 School Calendar
Transitional Kindergarten for the 2014-15 School Year
For the 2014-2015 School year, all students turning 5 from September 2 through December 2 will automatically be placed in TK. There is not a waiting list or anything special they need to do. They just need to enroll in May.
Students turning 5 from June 1 through September 1 can get on a waiting list to be placed in a TK program. Enrollment numbers at each site will determine how many wait list students can be placed at any given school. Students will be selected from the waiting list in the order that they signed up.
The waiting list will be accessed through the district website and will open on March 10. There will also be a parent information night on Thursday, March 6th at 6:00 p.m. in the Painted Rock Multi-purpose room. Parents only need to attend the information night if they have questions about the TK program. They do not need to attend to get on the waiting list.
While not guaranteed, we anticipate a TK program at every elementary site next year. Actual enrollment numbers will determine if this happens.