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Absence Reporting

Call 925-687-1700, between 7:30 a.m - 3:30 p.m. 

*By writing a note

*By e-mail

Please report your child's name, grade and teacher, date of absence, the reason for the absence and your name and relationship to the child. 

District policy states that absences must be cleared within 72 hours after students returns to school. If no notification is received, the absence will be considered a truancy.

Kindergarten Registration information for the 2018 -2019 school year.  

Walker Creek
Walker Creek

Outdoor Education is a four-day, offsite field trip that is planned each year for 5th graders. The camp teaches a hands-on science curriculum and social skills, and provides a taste of the responsibility and independence students will need when they advance to middle school.  This year our 5th graders will attend from March 3rd - March 6th 2020.  Click here to make your donation.

For instructions, click here.

2020-2021 Intradistrict Transfers

  • Elementary Intradistrict Transfers 2020-2021 - All Elementary Intradistrict Transfer applications will be available at the same time. Therefore, the online application for Intradistrict transfers (new TK/K and current K-4) will now be available at mdusd.org/transfers February 10, 2020 – March 10, 2020.  For more information please visit mdusd.org/transfers.

 

  • Secondary Intradistrict Transfers 2020-2021: The online application for secondary Intradistrict transfers (current grades 5-11) will be available at mdusd.org/transfers October 15, 2019 – November 15, 2019.  For more information please visit mdusd.org/transfers.
School Schedule

Regular Day Schedule

Transitional Kindergarten

8:08 a.m. - 11:45am

Grades Kindergarten-5

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays: 8:08 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Wednesdays: 8:08 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Visitors

Please remember that all visitors must check in at the school office between the hours of 8:20 a.m. - 2:35 p.m. A "visitor" badge must be worn at all times. 

Coffee with Keck!
Coffee

Please join us for our first Coffee with Keck of the school year!  Meet & greet with our principal and parents to discuss upcoming events and plans at Valhalla for the school year.  November 1st at 8:15am in the Library Annex.

A California Distinguished School Badge
Kindness Certified School 2019 Badge
Valhalla Events

TK/Kindergarten Enrollment begins January 1, 2019

1. FIND Your Resident School:

To locate your resident school use our School Finder

2. REVIEW the following before enrolling your student

  • Age Appropriate Placement here
  • Immunization Requirements here
  • Documents for Address Verification here

3. APPLY online beginning January 1, 2019

New TK/Kindergarten students will begin enrollment by completing Aeries Online Enrollment here. 

  • Please print your AERIES Online Enrollment summary upon completion
  • Currently attending TK students do not need to complete AERIES Online Enrollment. Your student will be pre-enrolled at their school of residence
  • TK/Kindergarten Registration packets are NOW available at Valhalla's Main Office.

4. REGISTER at your Resident School beginning February 5, 2019

Take your Aeries Online Enrollment summary and required documents to your resident school site. 

5. TK/Kindergarten Intradistrict Transfer Applications will be available online only from February 18, 2019 - March 18, 2019 

  • TK transfers for Two Way Dual Immersion and Bilingual Programs will be available online only from February 18, 2019 - March 18, 2019
  • Currently attending TK students wanting to transfer to a non-resident school can apply online only from February 18, 2019 - March 18, 2019

More information on TK and Kindergarten programs can be found here

Registration is not complete until you physically pick up a packet in our office, complete the packet and provide all required documents to Valhalla Elementary.

* Printed copy of online enrollment

* Immunization Record 

* Birth Certificate (original)

* Home Language Survey

* Kindergarten Questionnaire

* Student Medical Information form

* Student Emergency card

* Proof of Residency - Photo I.D. and two original documents with parent/guardian's name and address.  MDUSD accepts current car registration, state or federal tax return, current voter registration receipt, other form of communication from a government agency, property tax bill, payroll stub, tax return, or a current rental/lease agreement with parent's name, student's name and address, as well as manager or owner's name and phone number for required verification.  

The only documents not required on registration day are the medical & dental exam forms, which need to be completed before the start of school.

The 2019 Pleasant Hill 4th of July Firecracker 5K Firecracker Fun Run is two months away and we need your help!  As you know the 5K run is an easy fundraiser for your school.  The proceeds from everyone that signs up for the run goes to the school they select at registration. Benefiting Pleasant Hill schools, the run has raised over $160,000 and continues to grow each year.  All I need you to do is spread the word to your students and their parents through weekly or daily e-mails. Let your student council or student leadership know that registration is open and get them to help spread the word through morning announcements, on campus banners & fliers, or reward students with extra credit for signing up.  Whatever it takes to get the word out that the:  

The 15th Annual Firecracker 5K Run and Walk and Kids 100-Yard Dash is a fantastic way to start the July 4th holiday.  So, gather up the family, dress is your best patriotic gear, and come join the fun on July 4th in downtown Pleasant Hill! Entry fee includes a commemorative race t-shirt!

 

  • WHAT: 5K Run and Walk and Kids 100 Yard Dash fun run for 7 & under
  • WHEN: July 4th with 5K at 8:00 AM; 100-yard dash fun run about 7:50 AM
  • WHERE: Downtown Pleasant Hill
  • WHY: Because all race net proceeds go to support Pleasant Hill schools
  • PRIZES FOR: Top male and female in the 5K and Kids 100-yard dash fun run

 

Please read all the essential information below before registering

Online registration This link takes you to the Registration website.

TO:  MDUSD Community

FROM: Dr. Nellie Meyer, Superintendent

RE:  RECENT CA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION COURT ORDER

 

Dear Parent or Guardian:

I am emailing today, to make you aware of a recent court case in which the California Department of Education (CDE) has been ordered by the courts to release all student data that the CDE has collected on general and special students since January 1, 2008.  As a parent/guardian you have the right to object to the disclosure of your child’s protected personal information and records by notifying the court in writing by April 1, 2016.  To notify the courts, download the Objection to Disclosure of Student Information and Records form on the CDE website: and mail it to the court by April, 1, 2016.  (The return address and instructions are on the bottom of the form.)

Mt. Diablo Unified School District was not involved in the lawsuit, nor is it the subject of any of the suit’s allegations.  Mt. Diablo Unified School District is not involved in this release of data, nor in the collection of the Objection forms.   Also of note, Mt. Diablo Unified School District does not identify students by social security numbers; instead, Mt. Diablo Unified School District uses a state-issued unique student identification number.  

This case started in April, 2012, when two organizations, the Morgan Hill Concerned Parents Association, and the Concerned Parent Association, filed a lawsuit against the CDE alleging widespread, systemic non-compliance by local education agencies with special education laws.  The suit also alleges the CDE fails to monitor, investigate and correct such non-compliance in accordance with the law. The CDE denies these allegations and is actively defending the litigation. 

For more information regarding the release of this data and how you can file an Objection to Disclosure of Student Information and Records form with the court to consider not releasing your child’s data, visit here. You may also contact the CDE at (916)319-0800.

 

Sincerely,

Dr. Nellie Meyer

Superintendent

Mt. Diablo Unified School District