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Genius Hour

3rd Trimester Genius Hour Enrichment Clusters 

How do YOU learn?

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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. 

Field Day

Monday, 6/12 is FIELD DAY FUN!

Grades TK, K, 1 & 5

8:30-9:30

Grades 2, 3, & 4 

9:40-10:40

Call or sign up in the office to volunteer!

Grades 4 & 5 need water balloons filled and brought that morning...

5th Grade Fun

We're celebrating our 5th graders...

5th grade Party  

Mon. 6/12 1:00-2:40

Culmination 

Tues. 6/13 8:30 am on the blacktop 

Chairs available or bring your own

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.

Thank you to our COMMUNITY PARTNERS!

 

Acacia Elementary Connections

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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.

Fri. 5/26

Kinder Show @ 8:30 am

ELAC Mtg & Dinner @ 5:30 pm

Mon. 5/29

MEMORIAL DAY - NO SCHOOL

Wed. 5/31

FINAL DAY FOR READING COUNTS POINTS

Jr. Achievement Teach for a Day with visiting "teachers" from high school

Fri. 6/2

Spirit Assembly @ 8:25 

Tues. 6/6

Reading Counts Lunch with Principal 

Reading Counts Movie

Wed. 6/7

Awards Assemblies

Grades 2-3 @ 8:30 am

Grades 4-5 @ 9:30 am

Grades K-1 @ 12:00 pm

Thurs. 6/8

4th Grade Performance "Sing California Sing" @ 7:00 pm

Fri. 6/9

TK Awards @ 8:15

Kinder Farm Field Trip

1st Grade Zoo Field Trip

4th Grade Gold Rush Experience

Mon. 6/12

Field Day

8:30-9:30 for K, TK, 1 & 5

9:40-10:40 for 2, 3, & 4

Tues. 6/13

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

5th Grade Culmination @ 8:30 on the blacktop

See Calendar for all dates

How do you learn?



We wish our cubs and families a SUPER SUMMER! Pursue your passions and interests, read, relax, and have lots of FUN!


APEX FUN RUN THANK YOU
We thank everyone who donated to the fun run fundraiser - you helped PTA raise over $13,000 for our students!!


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

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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 - Read More

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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 - Read More

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The CA School Dashboard aims to synthesize and make accessible a wealth of state and local data to help schools achieve better outcomes for California's students. - Read More

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Annual Notifications Information
Nondiscrimination Statement, Physical Education Requirements, Student Sexual Harassment, Title IX, Uniform Complaints, Williams Complaints - Read More

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Policies, Manuals & Guidelines
Discipline Policy and Procedures and Annual Notification of Rights and Responsibilities; Assembly Bill, Acceptable Use Policy - Read More

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SARC
View the current CVUSD School Accountability Report Card (SARC) - Read More

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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Kirsten Walker