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Valinda School of Academics

Hacienda La Puente USD

  • 1030 Indian Summer Ave, Valinda, CA 91744 • 626.933.4700 

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    PARENT/GUARDIAN INFORMATION

     

    Reopening Protocols for K-12 Schools

    COVID19_School_Guidance_Checklist (PDF)

    CPP revised 7-26-21 (PDF)

    Reopening_K12 schools T1 updated 8-11-21 (PDF)

     

    Valinda School of Academics Office Hours

    Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

     

    Food Bank List: Follow Link Below

    https://vsa-hlpusd-ca.schoolloop.com/file/1500178972784/1569050190113/3722724891133690628.pdf

     

    Parent/Guardian Workshop Schedule

    2021-2022

    Parent/Guardian Mtg. Calendar 21-22 (PDF)

    Parent Education Valinda Flyer - English (PDF)

    Parent Education Valinda Flyer - Spanish (PDF)

     

    If your child is out, please contact our office:  (626) 933-4700 and speak with Mrs. Leizle Guerrero to clear an absence.  You may also email her at LGuerrero@hlpusd.k12.ca.us to clear an absence.  Thank you!

     

    AERIES Data Confirmation Instructions

    Data Confirmation 2021-2022 (PDF)

     

     

    2021-2022 Kinder Parent/Guardian Letter (English)

    2021-2022 Kinder Parent/Guardian Letter (Spanish)

     

    School Resumes 8/4/21

    Parent/Guardian Welcome Back Letter 2021-22 (English)

    Parent/Guardian Welcome Back Letter 2021-2022 (Spanish)

    Student Business Days 2021-22  (English)

    Student Business Days 2021-2022 (Spanish)

     

    Parent-Student Handbook

    Parent-Student Handbook English 2021-22 (PDF)

    Parent-Student Handbook Spanish 2021-22 (PDF)

     

    HLPUSD Enrollment Link: Enroll Your Child

    https://www.hlpschools.org/enroll

    Kinder Round Up Power Point Presentation 2021 (link)

     

    Del Haven After School Program

    -The following link will direct you to the website with the process to enroll your child in the after school program.

    https://sites.google.com/hlpusd.k12.ca.us/after-school-program/home

     

    Upcoming Meetings/Information

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    School Monthly Calendar 2021-2022

    August 2021 Parent-Guardian Calendar (PDF)

    First Day of School August 4, 2021

     

    Cafeteria Menu

    August 2021 Breakfast and Lunch Menu (PDF)

     

    Back to School Night (PDF)

    Noche de Regreso a Escuela

     

    Tutor.com Flyer (PDF)

     

     

    Student Activities

    ASB Leaders at work!

    Our ASB advisors accompanied by our ASB Student Leadership team traveled to the Annual Care Conference to build capacity on several areas such as:  promoting student engagement, collaborative teamwork, and etc.  Students were able to incorporate strategies learned within workshops within school site activities.

     

    First Lego League Robotics Team @ State Competition

    Congratulations to our FLL Robotics Team for placing 3rd overall at the state competition held at La Canada High School.  The team also received the Gracious Professionalism Award as well.  Way to go Valiants!

    The Mobile Dairy Classroom came to visit Valinda where students received an interactive lesson about different animals.  Students had the opportunity to meet Milky Way (the cow) and Freckles (the goat).  

    Valinda's ES Science Olympiad Team

    The Elementary Science Olympiad Team competed in multiple events (i.e. Egg Drop, Paddle Boat) this past Saturday at Occidental College.  Both the coaches and team demonstrated great teamwork and dedication.  Click here to see a glimpse of the day!

    Valinda's MS Science Olympiad Team

    The Middle School Team competed in multiple events (i.e. Battery Buggy) at Rio Hondo College on February 23rd.  The team showed great determination and resilience.  Congrats to both the coaches and team!  Click here for a glimpse.

     Read Across America- Parent Luncheon

    During Read Across America week, our parents had the opportunity to visit Valinda during lunch and read their favorite books with their children.  It was so great to see so many of our parents promoting the importance of reading with their son/daughter. 

    Teacher and Student Recognition @ Board Meeting

    Valinda's teacher (Mrs. Imelda Rodriguez) and students (Ronnie Johnson and Rose Danting) were recognized at the Board meeting for their exceptional hard work and diligence.  Congratulations to all!

    Student LCAP Advisory Group

    Valinda's own, Ethan Davila, participated at the District Leadership Team Meeting in which students had the opportunity to provide their feedback in regards to LCAP "needs" for students moving forward within HLPUSD.  

    First Lego League Robotics Team @ International Competition 2018-2019

    Valinda's Robotic Team competed against multiple international schools (i.e. Korea, Japan, India, etc.) @ the Legoland International Robotics Competition.  Our Valiants ended up taking home the 2nd place trophy.  Congratulations!

    Congrats to our Kinder Class for promoting!

    DUAL IMMERSION PROGRAM

    Make the choice to prepare your student to be a 21st century learner!

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    Haga la decisión de preparar a su estudiante a ser un aprendiz del siglo 21!


    What is Dual Immersion?/¿Qué es doble inmersión?

    Goals of Dual Immersion/Metas del Programa

    Research on Dual Immersion/Investigaciones

     

    Below are links to enrichment opportunities in Spanish.  English and Math resources can be found on the HLPSchools front page.  Spanish resources are online only.  

    Interactive Websites for Students

    Duolingo

    https://aprenderespanol.org/

    https://www.thespanishexperiment.com/

    https://www.profedeele.es/actividad/gramatica/genero-masculino-femenino/

    arbolabc.com

    https://www.digitaldialects.com/Spanish.htm

    https://calicospanish.com/

    https://rockalingua.com/games

     

    Packet/Handouts

    Kinderspanish.pdf (PDF)

    First spanish.pdf (PDF)

    Second spanish.pdf (PDF)

    Third spanish.pdf (PDF)

    Fourth spanish.pdf (PDF)

    Fifth Spanish.pdf (PDF)

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    About Us

    Valinda School of Academics is a K-8 school within the Hacienda/La Puente Unified School District.  At Valinda, our K-8 program supports the academic, social, and emotional development of all students by preparing them to be 21st Century Learners aligned with Common Core, access to technology integration, and providing multiple career pathways.  Our students have access and opportunities within multiple programs such as: Dual Immersion, Code to the Future Immersion, Robotics (First Lego League), Journalism, Student Leadership (ASB), Sports, and much more.  At Valinda School of Academics, our friendly and dedicated staff and administration are committed to fostering student growth, and ensuring that our students thrive in a safe and nurturing school environment.  

    Fast Facts

    Schools

    32

    Expense per Student

    $11,022

    SCAR's

    Enrollment

    22,000

    District Area

    58 Sq Miles

    Superintendent

    Annie Bui (Interim)

    Employees

    1,700

    District Score

    7

    Governing Board