Congratulations Cynthia Rothman!
2017 IPSF Mega Innovation Award Recipient
$20,000 to support STEAM at Cypress Village

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Upcoming Events

May 5

International Night MPR

May 6

OC Soccer Club Game Night 5pm Great Park

www.orangecountysoccer.com/tickets


May 6
Kids Run the OC Marathon
May 7
Irvine Games
May 23
End of the Year PTA Association Meeting and Celebration MPR 6pm
May 24
STEM Family Night
May 25

Minimum Day

May 26-29

No School - Memorial Day

June 2

Angel's Game - Irvine Unified Family Night

June 8
Minimum Day
June 9

Last Day of School - Minimum Day

April 25

PTA Association Meeting - 6pm MPR

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Please review the below programs available for students and families:

ACE Programs

The ACE program is a high-quality district-wide program that provides opportunities for our students 1st - 6th grade to participate in classes both fun and academic while staying in their school environment. These fee-based enrichment classes are coordinated by volunteers at Cypress Village and are taught by pre-approved professionals.

New ACE Classes Here

Fit Factory Wednesdays

The City of Irvine is excited to offer another year of fun fitness and healthy hearts through Fit Factory Wednesdays at Cypress Village. Through weekly exercises and healthy snacks, students will gain knowledge on how leading healthier lifestyles create a prosperous future. The program will focus on physical fitness through a variety of drills, exercises, and organized games in a creative and fun atmosphere.

Fit Factory General Information:
Program Dates: October 12, 2016-May 17, 2017
Location: Cypress Village Elementary School
Days: Every Wednesday, grades: 1st-6th Grades
Time: 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Program fees:
October - May: $99.00
October - January: $49.00
February - May: $59.00
Below is more information on Fit Factory and Fit Factory e-form registration:

New FF Flyer 2016.pdf

Fit Factory e-form.pdf

Calling all Volunteers

Interested in supporting Cypress Village? We have many volunteering opportunities, through teachers, PTA, and the front office that will allow you to take a more active role in the Cypress Village community. Please stop by and check-in at the front office if interested in learning about more ways to support our school.

Kids Run the OC

The KROC, Kids Run the Orange County, program helps pre-adolescent kids and families become more physically fit in order to promote a healthy lifestyle. Students from each participating school will be led through a popular and fun training program at their school led by an OC Marathon certified community volunteer. By the end of the program each student will have accumulated the equivalent of 25.2 miles of fun activity and will be ready to finish their own Marathon by completing the "Final Mile" at the Kids Run The OC event next May 6th, during the OC Marathon Running Festival weekend.

Please let our PTA or front office know if you are interested in volunteering and taking an active role in bringing this program to Cypress Village Elementary. Volunteer information sessions are scheduled for October and November.

2016-2017 Parent Information Brochure

Parenting Classes

A SPECIAL INVITATION to parents at Portola Springs, Cypress Village, Woodbury, Jeffrey Trail and Stonegate Schools:

DON’T MISS THIS!

Have more joy in your family and learn the best strategies to raise capable kids who succeed in school and in life.

Manage parenting challenges with methods that can change kid’s behavior while improving connection, communication and life skills.

The outstanding 6 week POSITIVE DISCIPLINE PARENT CLASS is being held at Beacon Park School starting Feb 1, 2017

WEDNESDAY MORNINGS from 9:30-11:30 - $70 per person, $85 for couples – some scholarships available

WEDNESDAY EVENINGS from 6:30-8:30 – (Note: Monday evening class available at Creekside)

Contact Susan Holt at 949-936-7502 or email: susanholt@iusd.org to register – bring a friend!

Don’t miss it or our other classes – see the attached flyer or check the links below for more information

https://iusd.org/guidance_resources/documents/ParentClassListings2016-17revised.pdf

https://iusd.org/guidance_resources/documents/BeaconParkSchoolPDFeb2017-Final.pdf

IPEP

What is IPEP?

Irvine Parent Education Programs (IPEP) are FREE seminars and educational worshops offfered to Irvine parents throughout the school year. Their goal is to empower parents with the skills and strategies necessary to become active participants in their child's education. Free workshops start February 21st. Click on the link for description, dates and times.IPEP Spring Workshops

IPSF News

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January IPSF Ambassador Report

ENRICHMENT DAY
Monday, February 20 is a district-wide school holiday. If you do not have plans for your student, we have good news! Students in Grades 2-8 are invited to spend the holiday at IPSF Enrichment Day. The day will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Westwood Training Center. Students may pre-register for four classes in a variety of engaging and fun subjects. Cost is $90 per student. Online enrollment will open on January 23 at www.ipsfacademy.org/ee.

ANNUAL CAMPAIGN – THANK YOU!
Thank you to the hundreds of generous supporters who made the 2016 IPSF Annual Campaign a success! View a list of their names on our online Donor Honor Roll. With your participation, IPSF can continue to provide crucial funding to Irvine schools for classroom support, music, science, and health & wellness. Not on the list? It’s not too late! Make a gift by January 31 to add your name to the final 2016 Annual Campaign Donor Honor Roll.

As a token of our appreciation for supporters who gave a gift of $50 or more during our 2016 Annual Campaign, your IPSF hot/cold beverage tumbler will be available for pick up on Saturday, January 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the IPSF office. Please look for an email from IPSF with additional information.

IUSD, UCI, AND IPSF TEAM UP FOR MATHLETICS
IUSD middle school students and their families are invited to Mathletics Night at UC Irvine Men's Basketball! Mathletics Night allows students to apply math skills learned in class to in-game basketball statistics, all while cheering on our local Anteaters – ZOT!

Join us as UCI Men's Basketball take on UC Riverside at the Bren Events Center on Saturday, February 18. There will be no charge for game tickets for IUSD middle school students and up to 3 guests (4 tickets total). The tickets are complimentary, but you must complete the online registration no later than February 13. See the flyer for additional information. www.UCIRVINESPORTS.com/IUSD2017

BECOME A COX SCHOLAR
Our partners at Cox Communications are now accepting applications for their scholarship program. The Cox Charities Foundation awards college scholarships up to $5,000 to graduating high school seniors across California, including Orange County. From science and engineering to business and the arts, these Cox Scholars are pursuing careers that incorporate their passion for giving back to their community.

Student can apply now at www.coxcharitiesca.org. The deadline to submit is February 1.

 

SUPPORT IPSF! MAKE YOUR IMPACT TODAY!

Please join me in becoming a supporter of IPSF so that we can continue to provide a world class education for your student, and every student. Return the donation form you received with your mailer or go online to make a donation at www.ipsf.net/donations.html.

For more information about where your donation dollars make an impact, visit ipsf.net.

 

Driving on Our Campus

Please review our drop off and pick up procedures by watching the folowing safety video .

Suggested School Supply List 16-17

Cypress Village Elementary School will provide all of the necessary supplies for your child to have a quality educational experience. You may, however, choose to assist the school by purchasing the following supplies for your student. Please note that the school uses Wet Ones as our Antibacterial wipes due to allergy needs of students. All students will need a backpack (no wheels in kindergarten) and a lunchbox if they are bringing lunch/snack to school. We encourage you to pack food items in tightly sealed containers to avoid ant issues. Thank you to our Cypress Village community for generously supporting our school program and assisting our students and teachers.

Cypress Village Supply List 2016-17

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Childcare Information

On site before and after school child care is provided by Rainbow Rising (949) 333-1488


Irvine's Community Parks (IPAC) also offers daycare to our students ( 949) 724-6750.