Washington USD has set up training for each school site to address bullying. Our training will be offered to parents, staff, students, and will be given by international speaker: Kevin Bracy, who will be speaking on Channel 10 ABC, this Sunday evening, 12/21/14, between 6 and 7 PM.
The segment is called, "Beyond Bullying." Please watch this program and check out Kevin's website at www.kevinbracy.com
Parent Night is Thursday, January 29th from 6-7.
Teacher training is Wednesday, February 11th.
6-8th assembly is February 12th from 10:15-1107.
Student workshop is Friday, February 20th from 1-2:30.
Elkhorn Calendar Events
Local Control and Accountability Plan
LCAP Parent Notification information is below. This information is about how Washington Unified is using its funds for student achievement.
Hour of Code Week
Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) is an annual program dedicated to inspiring K-12 students to take interest in computer science.
JOIN US!! WWW.CODE.ORG
Code.org is a non-profit dedicated to expanding computer science education. The Code.org vision is that computer science should be part of the core curriculum in every school, alongside other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses, such as biology, physics, chemistry and algebra.
It's free for everyone!
2014 TDAP and Immunizations
Is your child in 6th grade? Attend one of the immunization clinics to get an immunization or have your student receive their TDAP shot for 7th grade. For more information, please visit the Yolo County Health Department Immunizations and Flu Shots website.
Elkhorn Students Help Inspire Dream Act Video
Want more information about the California Dream Act? Visit the California Student Aid Commission website.
Elkhorn Unveils New Library!
September 2013 -- Thanks in large part to the $10,000 grant from IKEA and a lot of hard work over the summer, we were able to unveil our new Elkhorn library! Our library is divided into two sections, a K-5 wing and a 6-8 wing. To help with our unveiling IKEA came and read to one of our Kindergarten classes!
Thank you IKEA and Elkhorn community for making this dream a reality!
Elkhorn API on the move!
Congratulations, Tigers! Your hard work paid off last year during our state tests. Our school's Academic Performance Index (API) went up 16 points from 708 to 724! We also meet all the growth targets for our subgroups!
We still have a lot of work to do and our school remains under Program Improvement, but this news is pretty exciting! Everyone did a lot of work, and it really paid off! Keep up the great work!
¿Estás listo para el 7mo grado? Necesitarás comprovancia de la vacuna encontra de la toz ferina.
New Vaccine Requirement!
¡Se requiere vacuna!
FREE TDAP VACCINATION
For students without insurance or on MediCal, the CommuniCare Salud Clinic has free immunizations. You can make an appointment or drop by the walk-in T-dap clinic on Tuesdays and Fridays, 1-5 pm. Salud Clinic is located at 500 Jefferson Blvd #180, West Sacramento, CA 95605. The phone number is 916-403-2900.
Elkhorn Village School
Elkhorn Village provides a comprehensive bilingual education for students in Kindergarten through third grade. Next year, fourth graders will have an opportunity to learn California history in Spanish. In the last several years we have only had one bilingual Kindergarten class. However, if enough students register for the program, we will have two bilingual Kindergarten classes this coming year. If you have a child, or know of a child, who will be 5 years old by September 1st, speaks Spanish, and would like to experience Spanish in an academic setting, please call us for more information.
Pennies for Patients - '14
December 11, 2013 -- Thank you to everyone that came out for our Night with Santa! There was a lot of food, arts and crafts, caroling, and pictures with Santa! Everyone seemed to have a wonderful time! Thank you for supporting the PTA!
Elkhorn Students Complete G.R.E.A.T. training!
October 30, 2013 -- Fourth grade students celebrated the end of their Gang Resistance Education and Training (GREAT) training today with the West Sacramento Police Department, including Officer Kirkland and the Chief of Police.
Officer Kirkland and his assistant have worked with all of the fourth graders twice a week for four weeks, culminating in today’s activities. All students received certificates, T-Shirts, and a pizza party!
Nightmare on Puberty Street visits Elkhorn!
October 4, 2013 -- All of our 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students had the opportunity to see Kaiser Permanente's Educational Theater play Nightmare on Puberty Street. The play shows students how to deal with peer pressure, puberty, be themselves, and how to ask for help when they are unsure of a situation. Thank you to the actor-educators that did such a wonderful job with the play and answering questions from our students!
School Board Member Visits Elkhorn!
August 30, 2013 -- We were very proud to have school board member Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez visit Elkhorn!
Read about her visit, in her own words, on her school board Facebook page.
Help PTSA earn cash for Elkhorn!
Our Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) is collecing Box Tops for Education! Bring your 'tops to your classroom teacher or 1st period teacher. BoxTops earn cash for our PTSA to help buy school supplies, school events, and field trips for Elkhorn students! Help support our PTSA by bringing in your Box Tops!
Shop at Target? You can help Elkhorn!
If you shop at Target and have a charge card you can help our school! Sync up your card with our school #36573 by calling 1 (800) 659-2396 or doing it online. 1% of your total purchase is donated to Elkhorn!
2014-2015 Class Spirit Colors
Here are this year's class/spirit day colors for each grade level - show your class spirit!
Students, did you know your class color follows you into high school at River City?