For more than 100 years, Pacific Union College Elementary School has provided quality, Christian education to children in kindergarten through eighth grade. Our diverse curriculum features a strong focus on core subjects, integrated with art, music, sports, culture, and Christian values.
Beach Day - September 24 We are looking forward to seeing you this weekend at Doran Beach. Please plan to arrive in time for a worship service at 11:00 a.m. and a vegetarian potluck immediately following at noon.
For those who wish to camp, we have just a few sites left (the cost is $2.50 per person per night). Reservations can be made (and payments given), directly to the school office. If you wish to bring a motorhome, please call 707-565-2267 directly to makea reservation. The day use cost for entering Doran Beach is $7 per car.
Week of Prayer & Bible Studies Starting in October Pastor David Carreon will be conducting a Week of Prayer the first week in October for all PUCE students. Pastor Wendy Witas will be offering Bible study classes starting October 10 - classes will be called the "Digging for Treasure Club." Classes will take place here at the school on Monday and Tuesday afternoons starting at 3:30 p.m. and will last about 40 minutes per class. Classes are recommended for students in third grade and up. Please sign your child up in the school office by September 26 if you would like them to participate.
PUCE Soapbox Derby, October 2, 2016
Theme: Books, Movies, Games
Registration/Practice Run: Register to race in the derby by September 28 to receive a $5 discount. Rental cars will be available (they will fit all ages: kids or adults). We only have one derby car kit left for sale ($99). A practice run will be available at 4 p.m. on Friday, September 30, on the road next to the PUC Church (same location as the derby).
Items Needed: Sponsor for the purchase of the iPad for the raffle ($400) and gallon jugs with handles.
Raffle Tickets and Proceeds: Please continue to sell your raffle tickets. If you have completed your envelope or will not be selling them, please return them to the office. All proceeds will go to PUCE.
Help Needed Next Week: We need individuals who are willing to make follow-up calls to sponsors who have not yet contacted the school. Please contact pucesoapboxderby.com or call 292-8584.
Volunteer Schedule for the Derby:
Now- Building parts of the course (contact Dr. Dick) and game set-up (contact Sharee)
Friday, September 30 morning - Collecting and hauling items (a truck would be helpful)
Saturday night, 7:30 p.m. (PUC Church Fireside Room) - blowing up balloons and corn dogs
Sunday - contact your child's teacher to help.
- 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.: set up for booths, race course, food
- Set up, 8 a.m.: 8th Grade (volunteer hours)
- 10:30-11:30 a.m.: 5th & 6th Grade
- 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: 1st & 8th Grade
- 12:30-1:30 p.m.: K & 2nd Grade
- 1:30-2:30 p.m.: 7th Grade
- 2:30-3:30 p.m.: 3rd & 4th Grade
Schedule for Soapbox Derby:
- 8:45 a.m. Registration opens
- 9:30 a.m. Registration closes
- 9:45 a.m. Soapbox Car judging
- 10:00 a.m. Soapbox Car Style Awards
- 10:30 a.m. Races begins, 7 years old and under
- Races continue, 8 years old and up
- Race awards
- 10:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Food and Game Booths Open
- 3:00 p.m. Derby clean up
Sponsorships: Any and all are still welcome! If you happen to see one of these vendors or someone associated with the following businesses, please be sure to thank them for sponsoring our school:
- Sonoma & Santa Rosa Dermatology
- Alpina Car Center
- PUC Prep
- Morrison Funeral Chapel
- Viader Winery
- Auberge du Soleil
- The Big Dipper
- Marks the Spot Fine Food
- Bev Helmer
- Ed and Jeanie Crouse
- Altemus Family
- Fidel Delgadillo, DDS
- Gott's Roadside
- Pacific Union College
- Signum Architecture, LLP
- Temple Family Vineyards
- A&J Vineyard Supply Inc.
- Bella Bakery
- Britton Tree Services
- Cooke Orthodontics
- Michael Teichman Orthodontics
- Oakville Pump Service
- Parriott Motors
- Silverado Orchards
- Retirement Community
- Jonathan Hollister Attorney at Law
- OK Tire, Inc.
- PUC Church
Art Classes Local artist Sharlene Osorio, is offering private art lessons for children. Students learn to draw a variety of subjects including wildlife, domestic animals, and other subjects. Lessons are available for $25 for one hour lesson. Please call 965-9306 to arrange for lessons and visit the artist's website at www.equestrianart.com.
Help needed-Hot Lunch & School Picture Day We need additional hot lunch servers between 11:00 a.m. and 12:15 p.m., Monday through Thursday. We also need a couple of parents to help the morning of our individual school pictures (September 28). If your schedule will allow you to assist in these areas, please contact the school office at 965-2459.
Week of Sept 26-30, 2016
Wednesday: Soup & Grilled Cheese Sandwiches