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CHLA Blood Drive

Wednesday, 2/22 was a great success!

Thank you to the Acacia parents & staff, CVUSD staff, and community members who participated in the Blood Drive!

We are so proud of our students who organized this important and helpful event! #JoyfulLearning


Acacia's Homework Philosophy


As part of SEM, Acacia has a unique and student-centered Homework Philosophy.

Our students read, pursue their interests and passions, and work toward personal learning goals. 

Makerspace

Our Makerspace is open at lunch for grades 2-5 on Mondays & Wednesdays

Next Challenge Coming Soon! Get in GEAR! Due Friday mornings before school for 1:00 judging.

Needed DONATIONS:

All kinds of Tape, Playdoh, Toilet Paper & Paper Towel Tubes, Straws, K'nex, Legos...

Talent Show


Come see our Cub Talents...

ACACIA'S STARS OF TOMORROW

Friday, 2/24

6:30 pm

Performers need to arrive at 5:45

Acacia in the News


As a special tribute to military service members overseas, the Los Angeles Rams partnered with Wells Fargo to pay a visit to Acacia in November 2016. Click here to watch the video!

Click here for the January 2017 article in the Ventura County Star featuring Acacia's Homework Philosophy.

Click here for the September 2016 Acorn article about our Homework Philosophy.

Click here for the December 2015 "Little Geniuses" Acorn article about our Genius Hour.

Acacia Elementary Connections

Q Please be sure to register your email address in the Q-parent portal as we will be
sending more messages through email and app, and fewer through phone calls.

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Schoolwide Enrichment Model (SEM) School

At Acacia, we believe in the strengths, passions, talents, and interests of our students, and we strive for joyful learning. In the 2015-16 school year we started to implement an approach called Schoolwide Enrichment Model (SEM) that is grounded in 39 years of research and practice. It stems from best practices in Gifted and Talented Education and brings a student-driven focus to high level learning for all students. We believe that gifted education is not who you are, but rather what you do. Through the 3 E's of ENJOYMENT, ENTHUSIASM, and ENGAGEMENT we aim to cultivate self-directed learners  who pursue their passions and create a successful future!

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Dates to Remember

REMEMBER - Every WEDNESDAY is an EARLY WEDNESDAY! TK/Kinder dismissal @ 1:00 and grades 2-5 dismissal @ 1:30 pm.

Prospective Family Info Sessions/Tours now on the first THURSDAY of the month @ 9:00 am - Call the office to reserve a spot!

Thurs. 2/23

School Tour @ 9:00 am

TALENT SHOW MANDATORY DRESS REHEARSAL 2:45-5:00 in MPR

Fri. 2/24

Acacia Cubs "Stars of Tomorrow" TALENT SHOW 

Assemblies @ 12:30 & 1:40

Evening Show @ 6:30 pm (performers arrive at 5:45)

2/27 - 3/3 CELEBRATE READING WEEK

Mon. 2/27

Teacher Lunch Auction TODAY for winning students from BINGO Night

Tues. 2/28

SSC Mtg @ 2:50 in Rm 6

Thurs. 3/2

School Tour @ 9:00 am

Fri. 3/3

Final Genius Hour Enrichment Clusters for Round 2 - Some clusters on Field Trips

Mon. 3/6

Shakespeare Focus on the Arts Day

Classroom Workshops

Assembly for Grades 1-5 @ 1:30

Tues. 3/7

PTA Executive Board Mtg @ 6:30 pm in Staff Lounge

Thurs. 3/9

Author, Scott Sutton, Visit & Assemblies

Fri. 3/10

SPIRIT ASSEMBLY

Mon. 3/13

PTA APEX FUN RUN LAUCH RALLY

Fri. 3/24

PTA APEX FUN RUN

9:00 & 10:20 Run Times (grades TBD)

CVUSD School Choice Window February 1-March 1.

Click here for CVSUD School Information Nights

See Calendar for all dates

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SEM

Acacia's Schoolwide Enrichment Model (SEM) engages all students in memorable activities to enhance the existing curriculum.
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LCAP

Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) - Our school district is stronger when we engage our staff, students, parents, and community in processes that assist with two-way communication
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CAASPP

The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) test has replaced the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR), as the new state academic testing program
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Annual Notifications Information

Nondiscrimination Statement, Physical Education Requirements, Student Sexual Harassment, Title IX, Uniform Complaints, Williams Complaints
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Policies, Manuals & Guidelines

Discipline Policy and Procedures and Annual Notification of Rights and Responsibilities; Assembly Bill, Acceptable Use Policy
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SARC

View the current CVUSD School Accountability Report Card (SARC)
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Gold Ribbon School

Acacia was 1 of 5 CVUSD Elementary Schools to receive the Gold Ribbon Award in 2016. This statewide distinction recognizes the strong and effective programs that Acacia provides students. Go Acacia!!

Acacia Elementary

55 West Norman Ave.
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
(805) 495-5550
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