The Cypress Village Forecast


Monday, 10/19/2020
Front Office Hours: 7:45am - 3:00pm

Tuesday, 10/20/2020
Front Office Hours:  7:45am - 3:00pm
Upper Grade Music

Wednesday, 10/21/2020
Front Office Hours:  7:45am - 2:30pm
Minimum Day

Thursday, 10/22/2020
Front Office Hours:  7:45am - 3:00pm
Upper Grade Music

Friday, 10/23/2020
Front Office Hours:  7:45am - 3:00pm
School Spirit Day (Wear Spirit Wear or School Colors)
Primary Music
6th Grade Walk Through (Virtual Assembly)

Daily Home Screening for Students           
Parents CLICK HERE. Please complete this short check each morning before your child leaves for school.

School Picture Days (All Models) - Save the Date
School Picture Days have been scheduled for all models: 
Tuesday, February 23rd 
Wednesday, February 24th
Thursday, February 25th
Please note the date adjustments from last week. All models will have their photos taken. We will have a daily schedule as these dates get closer, but far enough in advance for families to plan.

Social Emotional Resource - Care Solace
The Irvine Unified School District fosters a culture that promotes the health, safety, and well-being of students and parents. In an effort to continuously support this commitment, the district has made an agreement with Care Solace. Care Solace is an online resource with a live 24/7 concierge meant to assist individuals in finding local mental health related programs and counseling services. Care Solace is a tool for families to connect with community-based mental healthcare resources and providers. The proprietary care navigation system taps into a vast database of mental healthcare resources to find carefully vetted local therapists and programs in minutes. CLICK HERE for more information.

Red Ribbon Week - October 26th -October 30th
Be Happy! Be Brave! Be Drug Free!
You are invited to participate in a week of spirit to celebrate our choice to be drug free. Please CLICK HERE for the flyer with daily activities. Please remember to follow the school dress code.

Please CLICK HERE to make your Yearbook purchase.
PTA is looking for a Yearbook team (4-5 members) to put together the yearbook this year. Projects like making the yearbook are totally dependent on volunteers. This is a project you can do from the comfort of your home and training to build the book will be provided by the vendor. You are also not obligated to attend any meetings. Please email us with your interest with the following email :

GATE - Parent Representative Needed
Parents of GATE students at Cypress Village:
Each school site is asked to have one parent representative participate in our distinct level GATE meetings. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact our site's GATE Coordinator, Mary Olson, For more information about this opportunity, please review this document. 
GATE Site Parent Representative overview of meeting

All parents of GATE students are invited to participate in the parent Book Club. The book this year is William Damon's The Path to Purpose- How Young People Find Their Calling in Life.
Parent Book Club interest form

If you would like to hold a position on the district Community Advisory Committee for GATE, please read about the upcoming board election. Note: You must already be the site representative for your child’s school and you must have a child already in the GATE program.
CAC-GATE Board Election process

Free and Reduced Lunch Price Applications Available in the Front Office or On-Line
Students whose families are on limited incomes may qualify to receive free or reduced lunch.  If you would like to apply for your child to receive free or reduced-price lunch, please click here

PTA News
Save the Date - Chipotle Dine-Out Night (All Models)

Chipotle Dine-Out Night is 12/9 from 5pm-9pm. More information to come! Thank you for your support at our last dine out at Chick Fila! 

PTA Membership Drive
The easiest way to support the PTA is to become a PTA member.  It only costs $10 and anyone can join!  We like to encourage both parents to be members, plus grandparents, relatives, friends, teachers, and neighbors!  When you join the PTA, you not only receive voting rights at our general association meetings, but also access to PTA member discounts at national and local businesses. CLICK HERE for membership information. CLICK HERE to join.

Please review the most recent newsletter that was sent out to the IVA community today by our Director of Virtual Learning, Kris Linville: CLICK HERE

Follow IVA’s Instagram Account: @ivaiusd

Picture Day
IVA Picture Day is scheduled for Wednesday, February 24th. More details to come as the date gets closer.

IUSD’s Virtual Academy Website
If you haven’t checked out IUSD’s Virtual Academy website, you can click here for more resources, IVA’s calendar, and more information:

Parent Conference Dates
Spring Conference minimum days - March 22-26

Other Important Dates
Minimum Days
Tuesday, November 24 Last day before Thanksgiving break
Friday, December 18 Last day before winter break
Friday, January 15 Friday before MLK and Student/Teacher Holiday
Friday, May 28 Friday before Memorial Day
Friday, June 4 Last day of school

You can access the IVA Calendar for the 2020-2021 school year here: IVA 2020-2021 Calendar