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Black Out Night: August 22, 2014

On Friday night, August 22, we invite you to join us in a Community Wide Black Out Night starting at 5PM. You can read more about where this idea came from in my Editor’s Letter. Basically, this special Black Out Night will be a night to completely ‘unplug’, get outside and spend some time with [...]

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San Elijo Hills Events August 2014

National Night Out August 5, 5PM Free hot dogs, child finger-printing, talking patrol car, fire engine and plenty of fun. Meet up at San Elijo Park at 5PM and get to know our local crime prevention resources at National Night Out. Movie In The Park August 8, 6PM “Everything is Awesome, Everything is cool when [...]

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SHARE a Story

We’re working on our next issue! Do you have something to SHARE? Know someone who deserves a little extra recognition? A super cool example of sharing in the neighborhood? Do you have a charity, event or fundraiser you’d like to showcase? Shoot us your ideas. We’re busy pulling the pieces together and our deadline is [...]

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Community Wide Back-to-School Backpack Drive

It is at this time of year that we all head out to do our back-to-school shopping. The children invariably want new backpacks to start off their new year at school, along with school supplies to fill those backpacks. Straight From The Heart is a resource center for foster and adoptive families and their children. [...]

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Black Out Checklist

Black Out Checklist Here are a few things that every home should have on hand in case of an unexpected power outage. Light and Power Rechargeable Batteries x2 (for radio and flashlights) Battery Charger with solar or vehicle adaptor for batteries and cell phones 3000 Watt Generator or a Tri-Fuel Generator (For more information on [...]

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Common Core Math – Learning the Habits of Mind

By: Mrs. Kalicki, Principal, San Elijo Elementary School If a student immediately grabs a pencil or calculator to solve 3,002 – 2,998, then that student hasn’t developed strong number sense. Success in mathematics requires an ability to seek out and figure out patterns rather than simply remember hundreds of procedures – in other words, to [...]

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How to Power Your House During an Outage

Editor’s Note: We asked our resident experts on all things power-related to share their thoughts on how to make a “real” black out situation easier and safer for families in San Elijo. Our thanks to RC Energy Solutions  for showing us a better way to manage and use power. In a black out situation, the [...]

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San Elijo Elementary PTO News – August 2014

SEES Summer Office Hours The SEES office will be open again starting August 4. Office hours are from 8AM-3PM. New student registrations will only be accepted from 8:30AM-2PM. Enjoy the rest of the summer and we will see you on Monday, August 25! From Your PTO Dear SEES Families, We would like to take this [...]

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Join Your Neighbors at TEAM IN TRAINING

Looking for something healthy and meaningful to do with your neighbors, friends or family? How about raising money for a good cause and getting into better shape at the same time? We have lots of connections right here in our backyard to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team In Training (TNT) program and during the [...]

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San Elijo Hills Events August 2014

National Night Out August 5, 5PM Free hot dogs, child finger-printing, talking patrol car, fire engine and plenty of fun. Meet up at San Elijo Park at 5PM and get to know our local crime prevention resources at National Night Out. Movie In The Park August 8, 6PM “Everything is Awesome, Everything is cool when [...]

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Tips for Middle School

By: Milaya Sinnott, 8th Grade Student This August, the old fifth graders and new sixth graders from SEES (and La Costa Meadows, Discovery, and Carillo Elementary) will be joining the seventh and eighth graders of San Elijo Middle. Almost every incoming sixth grader has “middle school jitters”, however, once you begin, you quickly find out [...]

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Important Dates for San Elijo Schools – August 2014

San Elijo Middle School August 13, 8-10 AM – San Elijo Middle School VIP Day, 6th grade, Last Names A-L August 13, 10 AM – 12 PM – San Elijo Middle School VIP Day, 6th grade, Last Names M-Z August 14, 8-10 AM – San Elijo Middle School VIP Day, 7th grade, Last Names A-L [...]

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National Night Out – August 5, 2014

Photo Credit — Hometown Realty Tuesday, August 5, 2014 We love a good community tradition here in San Elijo and National Night Out is definitely one of them. For years, Hometown Realty has taken the lead to ensure San Elijo Hills has an easy and fun way to participate in this event designed to build [...]