Stephen Stokes • Sep 25th, 2018
Fall has fallen upon us! The cooler weather will be here and we are in full force with our school schedule this week. It is a rare week where teachers get 5 consecutive days of teaching to move through the curriculum. Speaking of moving.. This week has been Lets Move Week! I just read an amazing article that I want to quote the first…Read More...
Stephen Stokes • Sep 16th, 2018
The first 4 weeks are in the books! Can I breathe now? That was an epic start to a school year. We have been to the beach, had a vacation, open house, a room dedication, and grandparents luncheon! All while bringing in our newest member to the SVAS family, Mrs. Violet Ferguson-Edwards. We officially welcome her as she is now on payroll. What a…Read More...
Stephen Stokes • Sep 3rd, 2018
Week three and a three day weekend to fuel the 4 days coming. Are you feeling the energy of this new year? So much is happen- ing right now that it is hard to keep up!
The big event is this Thursday evening September 6 at 6:00 PM. We will be in the gymnasium to start for a 30 min general session. After that you…Read More...
Stephen Stokes • Aug 27th, 2018
How was your week? Here at school it was a great week that culminated in a beautiful day at Carpinteria State Beach.
I want to thank all the parents that went to our yearly family beach day. And a special thanks goes to our own Pastors Phil and Jan White for driving to the beach and staying with our youngsters all day. I was…
Stephen Stokes • Aug 20th, 2018
Welcome Back! So much to say on our first letter for 2018!
We are so excited to have our new classroom ready to reveal very soon. The workers have been diligent in their efforts to get our teacher and students into their amazing environment. This room with our fantastic Kindergarten room sets the standards for which all our rooms must meet. These are both appealing…Read More...
Stephen Stokes • May 20th, 2018
Summer and its unique needs are right around the corner. I have a great idea for you and the entire family. How about a Sum- mer Reading Program?
Pick our 5 or 6 books to read, Different books for each person, Maybe one book that everyone reads together!
Then each week make reports on what you have read to each other. Create discussions and encourage deep…Read More...