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Homework Club 3rd - 5th Grade

Homework Club SignHomework club is offered every year, thanks to our 5th Grade Teacher, Mrs. Dettle and a team of SVHS students.  Homework club meets every Thursday from 3:00-4:30 in Mrs. Dettle's room.  It is FREE and everyone is welcome.  

COMPUTER LAB

computer labDid you know the district has a technology plan that includes specific skills at each grade level, including cyber safety?  In the computer lab students work on word processing skills, district benchmarks, practice vocabulary and math skills, take comprehension tests with Accelerated Reader (A.R.), and work on reading skills with the Lexia program.

Additionally ALL students have access to chrome books in their classrooms to further develop their academic skills through the use of technology.  Our PTA has helped to fund our chrome book purchase.  Students in 3rd - 5th grade are privileged to have "one to one" use of chrome books. 

We have MOVEMENT!

ParachuteThere are health standards and physical education standards at all grade levels. Research on perceptual movement shows that cognitive and sensory motor skills help people interact with the environment as well as improve hand-eye coordination.  These skills play a role in academic performance.

What Vine Hill Offers

Music at ALL grade levels with Mr. Andrews

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 Your child will sing, play xylophone and percussion.  Fourth and Fifth graders will also play ukulele and recorders.  All children will be exposed to reading music and theory as part of our general music program.

 

4th and 5th Grade After School Band

Band will be a FREE program on Wednesday and will be held 1:00 - 2:30 pm for 4th and 5th graders interested.  All recorder players are welcome to join.  We also want traditional band instruments like flute, clarinet and trumpet.

Band Starts - September to May

EVERY WEDNESDAY from 1:00 - 2:30pm

BAND INTEREST FORM

Essential Elements for Bank Book 1 

(For your Instrument)

Email Mr. Andrews for more information 

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LIFE LAB

Life Lab

Our PTA supports and funds the fantastic Life Lab Program at Vine Hill.  Life Lab is a garden-based science and nutrition program enabling students to discover the wonder and excitement of scientific inquiry as the outdoors becomes their classroom. Students learn about site preparation, planting, maintenance and harvesting. Continued emphasis is placed upon interdependence with nature. Problem-solving techniques and an awareness of nature's cycles are some of the valuable learning attained.

Academic INtervention Assistants and Yard Duties

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AIA's are scheduled by the principal to rotate through classrooms to support the teachers.  They work with small groups, provide classroom management while the teachers work in small groups and/or provide one-on-one assistance.  Their assistance helps lower teacher-student rations for a portion of the date.

 

Our generous PTA also funds our AIA's (Academic Intervention Assistants and Yard Duties on campus.  

New this Year - Music Mondays

ukeleleMusic Monday

Start Date - September

Day - Monday

Location - Music Room

Times K- 3rd : 2:25 - 2:45 

Times 4th - 5th : 2:45 - 3:15

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WOW SCIENCE!

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Our PTA fully funds WOW Science at Vine Hill.   Your child will soon come home bursting with excitement about something learned with Mrs. Maysongsong-Ray. With a focus on highly visual and engaging experiments, our extra science classes keep kids interested in the excitement of all that's possible with science, technology and engineering!   

SCIENCE FAIR

Science Fair

Has your student started thinking about a science fair project yet? Watch your Friday Folder and email inbox between November and December for details. Get excited, be creative and let’s get that experiment underway

LIBRARY

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The Library has a selection of over 10,000 books and videos.  All classes have regularly scheduled times. The Scotts Valley Educational Foundation (SVEF) funds the library programs at ALL four Scotts Valley Schools.

We have Enrichment Programs too!

Our PTA endorsed enrichment programs change through out the year.  See what is new and what is coming up!