Elitha Donner Elementary School

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Elitha Donner Elementary School

PTA Events At A Glance

Mark your calendar for upcoming events from the Elitha Donner PTA that include:


• 4/25 ALL DAY Spirit Day/Night, MIKES DINER

• 4/30 Autism Awareness Month – Silent Disco (in the quad during lunch recesses)

• 5/1 Track Change MOVIE MATINEE: TBD

• 5/2 SAVE THE DATE: MATH NIGHT hosted by Mathnasium

• 5/31 CHUCK E CHEESE Spirit Night

Helicopter Parents Have Moved on to a Snowplow

We all want what is best for our children no matter what their age or situation but can we go to far in trying to help them?

Read the latest thought on this topic here.

Be Aware of How Your Child Uses Connected Devices

We have all heard of the many ways children can communicate with a cell phone or tablet but do you know the latest method? It is pretty clever because it uses the same thing students in all grades use to type up their assignments. Read more here to understand why it is more important than ever to know what your child is doing when online.


On Thursday, February 21, bring the entire family and join the Elitha Donner PTA at Family Movie Night. A general PTA meeting will start the evening at 5:30 PM with the movie to follow. Pizza by the slice, beverages, and candy will be available for purchase. FREE POPCORN for all in attendance. Families are encouraged to bring blankets, pillows and camping bag chairs to enjoy the movie. STUDENTS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT, DROP OFFS ARE NOT ALLOWED. Appropriate dress attire required.

Dinner @ Chick-fil-A Tuesday January 29, 5 pm – 8 pm

Kindergarten Registration Info. for Year-Round Sites: 2019-2020 School Year

Incoming kindergarten families: No need to stand in line to retrieve a year-round elementary kindergarten registration packet for the 2019-2020 school year!  Please complete and return the below registration packet with supporting documentation by February 13, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. in order to receive a priority track selection number.  If the packet is returned after this date, you will miss the Randomized Kindergarten Track Selection Process which will result in placement according to space availability.

2019-2020 Year Round Registration Packet
2019-2020 Year Round Registration Packet – Español

Bingo With Santa Thursday December 13th

Eat Out & Help Donner Wednesday November 28th

Schools Closed Friday November 16

Elitha Donner Elementary and all Elk Grove Schools will be closed Friday November 16.

Click on image below for more information.

EGUSD Parent Communications and Notifications Information

EGUSD uses two main forms of electronic communications to share information with parents and
ParentVUE Synergy Mail
● Access: Available only through ParentVUE Student Information System for school staff, parents
and/or guardians and students.
● Format: Internal Messaging System (IMS forwards a copy of a message to parents’ email.)
● Purpose: Primary purpose of Synergy Mail is for teacher to parent/student communication.
Schools also may use this for general school information, however it is limited to email only.

● Access: Available automatically as a parent/guardian.
● Format: Phone, email and text
● Purpose: Primary purpose is to send emergency notifications, school incident notifications
and/or transportation related incidents or major delays. Please note that emergency notifications
go to parents/guardians and emergency contacts.) SchoolMessenger is also used for
non-emergency school information, upcoming events or important dates and general school or
district news.

To Learn More & Access links to ParentVUE & SchoolMessenger Click Here

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