05/25/22 Imai Gazette

Principal’s Message: 


Dear Imai Families,


As an educator and a mom I was devastated to hear of another school shooting and can not fathom what the families are going through. No parent should have to worry about sending their child to school and not ever seeing them again. I am left wondering what we can do about it. How do we show 19 students and their teacher that their life mattered? I am left with questions I don’t know the answers to. Please feel free to reach out to me if you are having a tough time with this tragedy and need someone to talk to. 



Please remember that this week we are collecting all K-2 chromebooks and next Tuesday and Wednesday, we are collecting upper grades. We need your support so please help us out by returning it before the deadline. 


Chromebooks and Chargers Turned-In Schedule

**chromebooks will be returned in the fall**

Tech department will do some updates, repair broken keys and fix anything that is broken.


Return to your child’s teacher

Week of May 23-27

2nd grade

Students please bring to the MUR (before school, recess, lunch or after school)

Week of May 23-27

3rd-4th grade

Students please bring to the MUR (before school, recess, lunch or after school)

May 31st-June 1st

*5th graders not returning to MVWSD

Students please bring to the MUR (before school, recess, lunch or after school)

May 31st-June 1st

Please help us out by turning in your child’s device and charger on time to avoid repeated emails/phone calls/autodialers. Thank you in advance!


We are so excited to finally reveal our new mascot and logo. Thank you everyone for your feedback and input! 

(video link)


Please be on the lookout for the email for the summer challenge. 


Have a wonderful rest of the week!


Arline Siam




Upcoming Events



27- End of 3rd trimester Minimum day

30- Memorial day No school



2- 5th Grade Promotion @ 1:30pm

3- Last day of school Minimum day

3- Report cards sent home



Reporting Absences

If you are reporting a student's absence, please email [email protected] or call the attendance line at (650)526-3490 ext 3080.

Reminder: Please include your student's name, your student's room or teacher, the reason for absence, the date of absence(s) and the relationship of the person leaving the message. Thank you from the office staff!


District News:


available June 3: i-Ready Diagnostic 3 Assessments and Student Reports 

Parents can access their children’s i-Ready Reading and Mathematics score via their Powerschool Parent Portal on June 3 at 3:00 pm. Parents will have access to three reports for their child - For Families Report, Common Core State Standards Report (CCSS), and the Diagnostic Growth Report. Here’s how to access PowerSchool Parent Portal i-Ready Reports. Please contact your child’s school office if you have any trouble accessing reports. 


In your inbox: Tutoring survey: We want to hear from you!

Approximately 3,000 students enrolled in academic support this year beyond the regular school day using an array of tutoring models. Our schools partnered with 8 agencies/programs to serve our students’ needs as part of the Learning Recovery Plan. For those of you who had students participate in the program, please tell us about your experience by completing the Tutoring Survey in your inbox before May 25. Thank you!


Parent U Recording Available: Preparing for High School

Recordings of the last Parent University event of the year, “Preparing for High School,” are available if you missed the presentation: English (https://vimeo.com/709681000) and Spanish (https://vimeo.com/709929410). Find recordings of past Parent U presentations at https://www.mvwsd.org/parentu.


TK-4 grade students: Turn in Chromebooks by end of year

MVWSD is proud to provide a device for learning to every student, as well as access to the Internet both at home and school. Regular access to the Internet facilitates instruction by allowing students to research and communicate, and ensures equitable access to learning for all students. 


Please help us keep our 1:1 program and student devices in good working order by making sure your children (grades TK-4 only) return their Chromebooks to their homeroom teachers before the last day of school. All students (grades TK-7) who are not returning in the fall should turn in Chromebooks by June 3.


If you are returning in the fall, your TK-4 student’s Chromebook will be re-issued to your student in August. For questions, please contact Jon Aker at [email protected].


View and comment on MVWSD’s Local Control Accountability Plan draft 


The District is finalizing its draft of the LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan). This is the District’s three-year plan that corresponds with the first three years of the District’s new Strategic Plan 2027. These documents are the blueprints that guide all of the District’s work for the benefit of our students.


Stakeholders are now welcome to comment on the draft LCAP plan. You may read the presentation and supporting materials at mvwsd.org/lcap and make comments before May 25. Stakeholders may also attend the public hearing during the Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, June 2 at 6 p.m. on Zoom (the link is: mvwsd.org/trustees).


COVID vaccines for ages 5 to 11 at the MV Community Center

The Food and Drug Administration last week authorized a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. The County-operated vaccination site at the Mountain View Community Center has been extended to Saturday, May 28. Parents can make a vaccine appointment for their children at https://covid19.sccgov.org/covid-19-vaccine-information.


 MVEF: Additional ELA Teachers Next Year!

Due to increased support from our donors, MVEF has nearly met the stretch goal to raise an additional $300,000 to hire two additional English Language Arts teachers next year, one at each of the MVWSD middle schools. We are happy to announce that MVEF has committed the funds to the District so they can hire the ELA teachers. We are so grateful for the support we have received, and are looking forward to seeing the benefits of smaller class sizes to our students’ education next year!


 Crittenden Musical: Lion King Jr. 

Crittenden Middle School presents the musical Lion King, Jr. on Thursday, May 26 at 7:00 p.m. and Friday, May 27 at 4:00 & 7:00 p.m in the Auditorium (1701 Rock Street). Tickets sold at the door. Please click here for more information.



2022 Summer Camp Flyers

Eng Speak Up and Speak Out Infographic for Students

Mountain View_InPlay-ElementaryFlyer_2022

Agencies in SCC that can help you apply to ERA Final

2022 ERA Step Process Flyer-EN

Lion King Jr. 2022

2022 Lion King Ticket Form 



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