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Bambino's restaurant family fundraiser will be January 27, 2018. Don't forget to your flyer. Click here to download your copy.

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Posted by: Alma Healy
Published: 12/14/17




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MDUSD schools are closed on FRIDAY, 10/13, due to poor air quality. Diane Adair Daycare will also be closed. Student safety is our first priority. SCHOOLS ARE SCHEDULED TO REOPEN ON MONDAY, 10/16. I will keep website updated here with any new information. Please help spread the word to our community. 

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Posted by: Erin Fairholm
Published: 10/11/17




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Kindergarten 11:15am

1st Grade      11:30am

2nd Grade     11:40am

3rd Grade      11:50am

4th Grade      12:00noon

5th Grade      12:10pm

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Posted by: Alma Healy
Published: 10/4/17




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Pre-K & Kinder: 9:50am-10:10am  Kinder-Yellow

1st Grade:         9:15am-9:45am     1st - Blue

2nd-3rd Grade   8:30am-9:10am     2nd-Orange/3rd Purple 

4th-5th Grade    10:15am-11:00am  4th-Red/5th-Green

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Posted by: Alma Healy
Published: 10/4/17




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All room parents and regular volunteers should plan on attending this Volunteer Training session to learn the expectations and procedures for being a regular volunteer at school. 

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Posted by: Erin Fairholm
Published: 10/2/17




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On November 8th come to Round Table Pizza located at 3375 Port Chicago Hwy. for a delicious pizza dinner and they will donate 20% of your total order to Monte Gardens Elementary. Don't forget to present this flyer when ordering. Fundraiser goes from 11:00am to 9:30pm.

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Posted by: Alma Healy
Published: 9/22/17




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Come in to the Chipotle at 785 OAK GROVE ROAD E1 in Concord on Wednesday, October 11th between 5:00pm and 9:00pm.
Bring the attached flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of
the proceeds will be donated to Diablo Basics Parents Club
(DBPC).

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Posted by: Alma Healy
Published: 9/22/17




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Parents Club meeting Thursday, 9/21, 5:00 pm. Childcare is provided. Come learn how DBPC supports our school. 

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Posted by: Erin Fairholm
Published: 9/20/17




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Don't forget to stop by for the Scholastic Book Fair will run on September 18th through the 22nd.

 

 

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Posted by: Alma Healy
Published: 9/12/17




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An ELAC Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 28 from 5:00-6:00pm in room B-6.

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Posted by: Alma Healy
Published: 9/11/17




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Parents of 1st graders are welcome to come on Thursday, September 28 to read and eat breakfast on the lawn from 8:15-9:00am on the field.

 

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Posted by: Alma Healy
Published: 9/11/17




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This month's School Site Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 13 from 1:15-2:15 in B-6. 

 

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Posted by: Erin Fairholm
Published: 9/11/17




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Stop by the Old Spaghetti Factory for their 'Let's Eat Out' fundraiser night to support Monte Gardens.

Must bring this flyer so that Monte Gardens can receive 15% of your dinner's proceeds.

 

 

 

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Posted by: Alma Healy
Published: 9/11/17




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On Wednesday, September 13th, join us for a fun night at the Concord Old Spaghetti Factory with family and friends!

Stop by between 11:30am and 9:00pm and present the flyer below so the proceeds will go to Monte Gardens.

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Posted by: Alma Healy
Published: 9/1/17




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Thursday, 8/31/17 6:00-7:00 pm in MU

This is a mandatory information night for all parents/guardians with students attending outdoor education. Come learn about camp facilities and programs and required forms needed. 

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Posted by: Erin Fairholm
Published: 8/28/17




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Packets including forms for Back to School Bonanza will be available for pick-up starting at 8:00 until 4:00 pm.

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Posted by: Erin Fairholm
Published: 8/7/17




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Back to School Night will be held on August 29:

 

5:30-5:50 MUR for Kinder and new parents 

5:55-6:40 K, 1, 2 classrooms

6:45-7:30 3, 4, 5 classrooms

 

Child care will be provided at Diane Adair from 5:30-7:30. Donations are appreciated. Parking will  be available on the blacktop.

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Posted by: Erin Fairholm
Published: 5/31/17




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The first day back to school is August 22. 

 

2017-2018 Bell Schedule will be the same:
Grades 1-5:

School Begins: 8:10 AM
Dismissal: 2:45 PM; Wednesday Early Dismissal at 12:45 PM

Kindergarten: 
AM-8:05-11:30 AM  M-F
PM: 9:45-1:10 PM Wednesdays: 9:05-12:30 PM

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 5/31/17




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Back to School Bonanza will be held on August 16 from  2 -6:30 PM in the MUR. To help reduce crowds, please come according to last name:

2:00-3:30 S-Z

3:30-5:00 J-R

5:00-6:30 A-I

We will be offering child care while you are at the Bonanza. There will be supervision in the Kindergarten play area. Please be sure to sign your child in and out. Children MUST be 3 years or older AND toilet trained.  If you will need child care, please email bonanzachildcare@gmail.com and include the number of children, their ages, and the time you will be arriving. You must pre-register for child care. Thank you for understanding. If you'd like to volunteer to help speed the process, please sign up using the following link.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e084fadaf2baafe3-back1

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Posted by: Erin Fairholm
Published: 5/31/17




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There will be early dismissal on June 9 at 12:30 for the last day of school.   

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 5/31/17




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Fifth grade promotion will be held on Thursday, June 8 at 8:30 AM in the MUR.  

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 5/31/17




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On June 2, Monte Gardens teachers will host our annual volunteer tea from 9:55 - 11:00 AM in the MUR to say thank you to all the wonderful volunteers in our community!  Please join us to help celebrate, all are welcome. 

 


 

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Posted by: Erin Fairholm
Published: 5/31/17




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The annual end-of-year book swap will take place May 24 and 25.   Students should bring gently used books on May 24.  They will receive a ticket for each book the bring in.  The following day, May 25, students will "swap" by turning in their tickets for new-to-you books. This is a great way to start the summer with new reading material!  Happy Reading! 

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 5/19/17




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CAASPP includes computer adaptive assessments in English-Language Arts and Mathematics for students in grades 3-8, and 11. This year 5th grade students will be field testing a new computer adaptive Science test, CAST, that will replace the paper and pencil Science test 5th graders previously took. This year, testing dates are as follows:

Grade 3-5:   May 1 – May 26, 2017

For more information about testing options for your student, please visit the Assessment, Research and Evaluation tab of the Mt. Diablo Unified School District webpage at http://www.mdusd.org/departments/r-n-e/r-n-e

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 5/19/17




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Mrs. Schwarz' class will be hosting our annual plant sale this Thursday and Friday, May 11 & 12.   Beautiful plants will be available for students to purchase when they visit the plant sale with their class. Plants cost as little as $1.00 each, and make perfect Mother's Day gifts.  A few larger plants ranging to $10.00 will also be available. Parents may visit the plant sale after school until 3:15 PM. The proceeds from the sale go towards field trips, special projects and supplies for the students in the special day class. Remember to bring your money on Thursday and Friday and support this wonderful class.

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 5/8/17




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Sign-up to help make a delicious luncheon to celebrate our wonderful teachers and staff!

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0f4ea4aa2da7f58-teacher3

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 5/8/17




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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 5/8/17




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Join us for the last ELAC meeting of the school year on Tuesday, May 30 from 5-6PM in the MUR. All are welcome.  Childcare provided.

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 5/1/17




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There will be no school on Monday, May 29 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. 

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 5/1/17




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Join us for the next School Site Council meeting on May 24 from 1:15 - 2:15 PM in Room B-6.  All are welcome.  Agendas for meetings are posted on the School Site Council page. 

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 5/1/17




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OPEN HOUSE will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 6:00-7:00 PM. We hope to see all parents and students at Monte Gardens Open House. The purpose of this event is for students to show their parents what they have been learning!

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 5/1/17




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The student council will be hosting earth week activities starting Monday, April 17 through Friday, April 21.   Daily activities listed below:

 

Monday, April 17- Wear Green

Tuesday, April18- Leave your mark on the Earth

Wednesday, April 19- Trash Challenge

Thursday, April 20- Wear Blue

Friday, April 21- Garden in a Cup

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 4/12/17




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5th grade promotion picture day is Friday, April 14. 

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 4/12/17




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Kindergarten Parent Information Night will be held Thursday, April 13 from 6:00-7:00 PM. This meeting will be held in the Dianne Adair Day Care Center on campus. Monte Gardens’ teachers will share the expectations for Kindergarten students. The meeting is for parents only (No students). Please share this information with families of incoming Kindergarten students.

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 4/12/17




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The next school site council meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 26 at 1:15 PM in room B-6.  Meeting agendas and minutes can be found on the SSC page.  

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 4/10/17




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This is a free, fun social event for students and parents, welcoming incoming 6th graders,honoring our current Middle School students, & celebrating our 8th graders graduating in June. 

 

To attend, register online NOW at: https://goo.gl/kLm15z

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 4/10/17




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The next ELAC meeting will be held on Friday, April 21 at 10:30 AM in room B-6.  All are welcome. Childcare provided.  

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 4/10/17




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The next parents' club meeting will be held on Friday, April 21 at 8:30 AM.  All are welcome.  Childcare provided.  

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 4/10/17




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We will hold a Parent Education evening on assessment on Thursday, April 20, 2017 in the MUR at 5:30PM. Diane Viera-Lopez, our Resource Specialist and Christen Schwartz, Math Coach for the Contra Costa County Office of Education (and Monte Gardens’ parent) will present information on CAASPP testing for Monte Gardens parents. This will be an informative evening and will cover information on how our school is performing as well as how to prepare your child for the upcoming assessments. Child Care will be provided in classroom D-4.

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 4/10/17




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Next restaurant night will be at Bambinos in Concord on April 18 from 5 -10 PM. Dine in or take out.  15% of proceeds will go back to DBPC.  

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 4/10/17




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There will be no school on March 31 in honor of the Cesar Chavez holiday.  

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 2/27/17




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Please complete the parent survey by March 30 to provide important information to help guide district and school efforts.

 

Access the login page for the survey using the following URL:

 

surveys.wested.org/csps/QK377CY?lang=en

 

Use the following school code and click the Take Survey button:

 

School Code (case sensitive): JX97GZ

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 2/27/17




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Join us for the next parents' club meeting on Friday, March 24 from 8:30AM - 10 AM in the MUR.  All are welcome.  Childcare provided.

 

 

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 2/27/17




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Join us for the next ELAC Meeting on March 23 from 5 -6 PM in Room B-6.  All are welcome.  javascript:document.form.event_override.value='publishAndShare';jQuery(document.form).trigger('submit');

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 2/27/17




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Join us for the next school site council meeting on March 22 from 1:15 - 2:15 PM in Room B-6.  All are welcome.  

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 2/27/17




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Join us for a family movie night on Friday, March 10 from 6 - 8 PM in the MUR.  Pizza and drinks for sale.  Cookies provided by DBPC.  

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 2/27/17




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Join us for the next restaurant night on March 8 from 1 - 8PM at Sweet Tomatoes in Pleasant Hill.  Bring attached flyer and 30% goes back to MGE!

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 2/27/17




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There will be no school for students on March 6 for a teacher in service day.  

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 2/27/17




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The STEM Fair (science fair) will be held on March 3 in the MUR.   Displays of 4th and 5th grade experiments will viewable from 2:45 to 4:30 PM.  

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 2/27/17




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A School spirit day will be held on Friday March 3 and the theme is Crazy Hair Day.  Please follow school dress code in student handbook.  

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 2/27/17




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Read-A-Thon starts March 3 through March 9.  Students should read and log minutes on the sheet that came home in the Monday Envelope.  Pledges and form due back March 17.  

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 2/27/17




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Monte Gardens will hold its first Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) Day this Friday, February 24.  This is a day for all students, K-5, to participate in STEAM activities.  

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 2/22/17




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Spring pictures are this Friday, February 24. 

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 2/22/17




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There will be no school on Monday, February 20 in observance of Presidents Day.  

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Posted by: Julia Flinker
Published: 1/23/17