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Victoria Elementary School
2910 Arlington Avenue, Riverside, California 92506
Office Phone: 951.788.7441
Fax: 951.274.4223
 
School Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 2:05 p.m.
(Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri.)
7:45 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.
(Wednesday Only)
 
Office Hours: 7:20 a.m. -3:40 p.m.
 
 
HEARTS
2:05 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
951.788.7440  EXT. 45214
CELL PH. 951.534.7286
 

  • HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE
     
    This holiday season, Victoria students and their families are participating in a coin and toy drive to assist our needy families.  Parents may send coins with their child to give to his/her teacher.  Unwrapped toys may be placed in the toy box located in the school's office.  All contributions are appreciated.  Drive dates: November 3 through December 11th.
     
    Holiday Border

     
     
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  • District of Choice Applications are Being Accepted through January 1, 2014
     
    RUSD welcomes families living outside RUSD boundaries to submit a District of Choice transfer application for the 2015-16 school year beginning on November 1, 2014.  Applications are available to any student who does not live within RUSD boundaries, but is interested in attending RUSD schools. 
     
    Please keep in mind that a District of Choice transfer request is to the desired district and not a particular school site.  However every effort will be made to accommodate specific school requests based on space availability.
     
    Online applications are available at http://www.rusdlink.org/Page/255 or you may visit Pupil Services at 5700 Arlington Avenue in the city of Riverside, California from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.;  there will be a kiosk available for those without internet access.
     

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  • RRW Flyer
     
     
     
    Please join Victoria in celebrating Red Ribbon Week. To follow student activities please follow the link: 
     
     
     

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  • POWER OF ONE!
    On October 6th, Victoria students enjoyed an anti-bullying assembly.  Students interacted and role-played with each other and the POWER OF ONE presenters.  Victoria School stands AGAINST BULLYING!
    Power of One
     
    Power of One
     
     

     
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    Victoria Staff of the Year  -- Year Ending 2013-14
      
    Mrs. Graciela Patterson
     
    Please Congratulate Victoria's Teacher of the Year, Graciela Patterson!  Mrs. Patterson started at Victoria as Bilingual Instructional Assistant in 1999 and continued her education to become a kindergarten teacher in 2002.  Thank you Mrs. Patterson for 14 years of dedication to our students.
     
     
     
     
    Aracely Robles
     
    Please Congratulate Mrs. Aracely Robles as Victoria's Classified Staff of the Year!  Mrs. Robles began working at Victoria as a Noon Program Supervisor in 2009.  She has continued to serve as a Bilingual Community Assistant and was recently promoted to Translator.  Thank you Mrs. Robles for your dedication to our students.
     
     
         Victoria's Volunteer of the Year
    2013-14
     
    Tracy Pluimer
     
    Please Congratulate Mrs. Tracy Pluimer, Victoria's Volunteer of the Year!
    Mrs. Pluimer gives endless hours and service to our students.  She assists teachers with their PE programs and is always willing to lend a helping hand for many school-wide events.  Tracy is  a parent of 5 students that have all attended our school.  We are very fortunate to have her.  Thank you, Mrs. Pluimer.
     
     

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  • Welcome Back!
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    We hope your summer was restful and everyone is excited to return to school.  School starts on August 25 from 7:40 a.m. - 2:05 p.m., except on Wednesdays all students are released at 12:50 p.m. for teacher collaboration time. On the first day of school your child will bring home a folder with a lot of important information and forms that should be filled out and returned to school the next day.  Your support with this is very much appreciated.
     
    Class lists are posted on August 22.  Our staff is working very hard to ensure that every student has a successful year.
     
    Back-to-School Night is Thursday, August 28.  A flyer will come home outlining the night's events.  Our PTO and Outdoor Ed. Booster Club will be present to answer questions you may have regarding how you can get involved or questions about their organization. 
     
    Please take the opportunity this school to volunteer at least one hour of time to your child's school.  If every parent volunteered one hour, that would be about 600+ hours helping make our school an even better experience for your/our students.  Of course, parents are always welcome to volunteer as much as they would like.  In September, we will host a Volunteer Orientation and all parents are welcome to attend.  At the orientation, volunteers are shown how to use the school office equipment, should the need arise.  Volunteers working more than 4 hours per week are required to have a TB test and fingerprinting by the Department of Justice.
     

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    Victoria Alumni

    Poly High School student Pacal Cornejo-Reynoso first
    discovered music as a fourth grader enrolled in the
    elementary strings program at Victoria Elementary School. 
    And, now after years of dedication to his craft,
    Pacal will accomplish what most musicians only dream of
    as he takes the stage at New York’s world-famous Carnegie Hall.

    For more on Pacal, follow the link:

     

     

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  • Noon Supervisors Needed
     
     
     
     

     
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  • Follow the link and give suggestions on how to improve our schools.
    Student Success for All
     

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  • Valentine's Day DJ Party  

    Come and Join the Fun!


     

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  • Joggers

    Students Enjoyed Our Jog-a-thon





     

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  • Lunch on the Lawn was a Huge Success. 
     
    Parents and students enjoyed eating lunch together on January 21. 
    Our next Lunch on the Lawn is scheduled for February 27.
     



     
     
     
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  • Jog a thon   

    This year the Victoria PTO will be sponsoring a JOG-A-THON

    Wednesday, February  5th
     
    Kindergarten 12:00 – 12:20

    Grades 1-2 - 12:25 12:55

    Grades 3-4 1:00 - 1:25

    Grades 5-6 1:30 - 1:55

     

    In addition to being a health-focused enrichment activity, where students run, walk, or jog as many laps as possible, the JOG-A-THON is also our Spring Fundraiser. 

     

    We encourage family and friends to support every child with a pledge.  For more information, follow this link:  Jog-a-Thon Additional Information

     

     

    Questions or if you’d like to help contact Tracy Pluimer at (714) 926-9447
     


      
      
     
     
     


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  • 2013-14 Science Fair Winners
     
     
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     1st Place     Jordan S
    2nd Place     Shae G. 
    3rd Place     Sarah H.
    4th Place     Aryan P.
    5th Place     Erin O.
     
    Honorable Mention, Nia-Maya P.
     
     

     
     
     
     
     
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  • District of Choice Applications to be Accepted Beginning Nov. 1

    RUSD is a District of Choice and welcomes families living outside RUSD boundaries to submit District of Choice transfer requests for the 2014-2015 school year between Nov. 1, 2013 and Jan 1, 2014.

    Click HERE to download an application in English.  Para Espanol, oprima AQUI.

    As a designated District of Choice, any K-12 student may apply to attend Riverside schools, even if RUSD is not their home district. Per state law, a student's home district may not prevent District of Choice transfers into the Riverside Unified School District. The District of Choice option is available to any student who does not live within RUSD boundaries but is interested in attending RUSD schools for the 2014-2015 school year. Admission to the district through a District of Choice transfer does not guarantee students a place at their school of choice. However, every effort will be made to accommodate specific school requests.

    Questions may be directed to the RUSD Pupil Services Department at 951- 352-1200.

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  • Affordable Health Coverage Just Got Easier
     
     
     
     
    Click on Link Below for Access
     
     
     
     
     

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  • Back to School Night has been postponed until September 12, 6:00 p.m. due to the rainstorm on August 29.
     
     
    Back to School Banner
     
     
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    BBQ
     
    PTO is providing a BBQ dinner at 5:00 p.m. for $5.00 per person.

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    Welcome Back!
     
    The office will be open daily for registration starting Thursday, August 15 from 8:30-2:30 p.m.   The first day of school is August 26. Class assignments will be posted in front of the school August 23 on a bulletin board.  In addition, the board will be available on the first day of school.  School hours are 7:40-2:05 with the exception of Thursdays.  Each Thursday, is our staff collaboration day and all students who are not enrolled in the HEARTS program are released at 12:50 p.m.  During the first week of school, parents will receive a parent packet containing valuable information including emergency cards .  Please fill out and return all of the requested documents.  The eagle folder may be kept for your student.  Lunch applications may be completed online at http://https://riversideusd.rocketscanapps.com/  Online applications are processed within 72 hours verses paper forms taking up to 2 weeks for approval.
     
     
    For a suggested school supply list click this link:  English    Spanish
     

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  • RED, WHITE and BLUE DAY at VICTORIA
     
    "Carnival Admission"
     
    Pies, Peanuts, Popcorn, Cookies, Watermelon, Blow Pops
     
    Anyone for Nachos?
     
    Parta Potty
     
    Props and Food Courtesy of the Kindergarten Team
     

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  • Wednesday May 29th
    Bullying Assembly
     
    Bully Game
     
    What is The Bully Game?  It's the magical game show that students all over southern California are calling Great, Awesome, and Magitastic!  Magician John Abrrams will be bringing us this spectacular program that combines zany comedy, amazing magic, and audience participation.  Best of all, IT TRUELY IS A GAME SHOW where Victoria students are the contestants.  The entire audience is involved and everyone learns valuable lessons about preventing bullying.

     
     
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  •  Victoria's People of the Year Receive Awards

    Teacher of the Year
    Ms. Lisa Murtaugh is Victoria's Certificated Employee of the Year!  In RUSD, she has taught Upper/SH/SDC for approximately 7 years.  Ms. Murtaugh and her students originated the AOK Club (collecting donations for those less fortunate during the holidays); helped plant our fruit orchard and attend to our vegetable garden.    Thank you, Ms. Murtaugh! 
     
     
     
    Classified Employee of the Year
     
    Mrs. Sophia Miera is Victoria's Classifed Employee of the Year!  Sophia prepares and serves our staff and students healthy meals in the cafeteria.  She has worked in the cafeteria and as a Noon Program Supervisor for approximately 5 years and always greets everyone with a smile.  Thank you for your dedicated service, Mrs. Miera!
     
     
     
    Volunteer of the Year
     
    Mrs.  Debra Sharp is Victoria's Volunteer of the Year!  Currently she serves as Outdoor Education President.   Over the past 10 years,  Debra has volunteered, in many capacities serving the PTA and PTO.  Her faithful service is very much appreciated.  Parent participation is the key that keeps our students attending Science Camp for 1 whole week each May (paid for by parent fundraising events); bus transportation to field trips; Red Ribbon Week - keeping kids off drugs; DJ dances; Father/Daughter Dance; Mother/Son BBQ; organizing and  running book fairs; Science Fair; Jog-a-thons; Victoria Road Runners during lunch recess; Sports Day; Picture Day helpers and countless other activities.  Thank you Mrs. Sharp for your dedicated service!
     
    When Parents and Teachers work together, children are the beneficiaries.
     

     
     
     
     
     
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  • Students Enjoy a Beautiful Spring Day
    for a Jog-a-thon.
     


     
     
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  • Parents Are First Graders for the Day!
    Follow the Link Below to See How They Did It
     
     
     Parents as Students
     
     
     
     

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  • Substitute Morning and Noon Supervisors Needed 

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    Victoria school is in need of substitute morning (7:15-7:45) and noon (10:40 and 12:30) supervisors. This is a wonderful opportunity for parents to get involved with their child's school, and get paid! Applications are available in the school's front office or click on this  Application link.  All applications must be returned to Victoria School for the Principal's authorization.  Please do not take application to Human Resources.




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    Teacher Reading to Students
     
     
     
    2013-2014 Kindergarten Registration Begins
     
     
    8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily.  Register early to receive an invitation to our Kindergarten Orientation.   Registration forms are available in the office, or for your convenience, forms may be printed at home. 
     
     Click Here to Print Forms.: http://tinyurl.com/b49nwg8
     

     
     
     
     
          
     
     

     
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  • TARGET STORES' GRANT provides funding for iPODs in the Classroom.
    The small size of the iPOD fits into the hands of Kindergarten students.
     
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WILLIAMS COMPLAINT PROCEDURE
English Form
Spanish Form

 

Substitute Noon Supervisors Needed
Turn application into the office or call for information at 788.7441
APPLICATION
 
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VICTORIA ELEMENTARY H.E.A.R.T.S

Helping Elementary Achievers ReachThe Stars

 
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 Reaching

 
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Purchase your student's meal online.
Click link below:
 
OR
 
 Apply for free or reduced meals here:
Meal Prices: 
Breakfast: $1.25                     
Lunch: $2.75
 
Menu
 
In addition to hot lunch,
our Farmers' Market
Salad Bar offers fresh
fruits, vegetables and
protein daily.
          

Baby Eagle Photo

Daily Schedule

 
Look for this label on products purchased.
 
Do you know how much we could earn for our library if every student was able to bring in 50 Box Tops?  That would work out to be $3000  Do you know what our library/computer lab could do with that money?  New books, fun activities, new computer equipment... the list goes on and on.  It is very simple to gather 50 Box Tops.  So talk to your friends, neighbors, aunts, uncles, and cousins to get them to clip Box Tops for your school. For more information click on link.
 
 
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