The Bulldog Bark Newsletter
Motivate, Engage, Inspire!
“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” — Margaret Mead
Issue 25: February 3 - 7, 2020
Thank You

Thank you to everyone that came out to McDonald's for our Mc Teacher Night! It was awesome seeing our community come together to support our school!
STAR BASE

Each year, Vessels fifth grade students go on a field trip to Star Base in Los Alamitos. The Star Base program engages students through inquiry-based, hands-on, science activities. During their trip, students study Newton's Laws, explore nanotechnology, navigation, and mapping. They use computers to design space stations, all-terrain vehicles, and submersibles. Students also use metric measurement, estimation, calculation geometry, and data analysis to solve questions. Teamwork is a must and they engage in group work to solve questions.

It is always a great experience for our Bulldogs and engages them in inquiry, science-based activities, and fun!

If you would like to read more about the program you can click here .
Important Upcoming Dates and Events


February 4: School Site Council at 3:00 p.m. in Room 14

February 7: Flag Ceremony and PTA Meeting (Aladdin sneak peek)

February 10: Lincoln's Birthday (no school)

February 17: Washington's Birthday (no school)

February 18: Aladdin musical performance at 6:00 p.m. in the MPR

February 19: Aladdin musical performances at 6:00 and 7:30 p.m. in the MPR

February 21: Spring photos

February 21: Father Daughter Dance in the Vessels MPR from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
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Students in Grades 3-6 can practice for the SBAC test by clicking here or here .
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