Foxboro Elementary School

Learning together with respect, responsibility, and safety!

Welcome to Foxboro!

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    Welcome to Foxboro Elementary!

     

    Sunset on Pumpkin Patch

     

     

     

     Foxboro Calendar and Bell Schedule for 2021-22 

    New:  COVID Update 2021 

    October Menu

    Foxboro Families, 

     

    Here’s what you need to know for the week ahead! 

     

    Impact Aid Cards - DUE DATE HAS BEEN EXTENDED  

    Impact Aid Cards need to be completed for every student in Travis Unified School District! Foxboro has only had 65% of families complete the impact aid card. Our goal is 100% completed!

     

    The deadline to complete these cards has been extended. Please complete your card immediately!  Those that complete their impact aid card by this Friday, October 29th will be entered into a drawing to win a gift certificate for a family pizza night! 

     

    For more information click on the link below.

    https://www.travisusd.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=4&ModuleInstanceID=7966&ViewID=6446EE88-D30C-497E-9316-3F8874B3E108&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=18270&PageID=1 

    PTA 

    Membership 

    Use this link to join the amazing Foxboro PTA! https://jointotem.com/ca/vacaville/foxboro-elementary-pta

     

    Red Ribbon & Harvest Week 

    This year we will be having our Red Ribbon Week and Harvest Festival. Our amazing Foxboro PTA and Foxboro Student Council have teamed up to provide our Foxboro Family with an exciting week of fun and activities during the school day. This includes a door decorating contest, pumpkin patch, guest readers in classrooms, harvest festival stations on the blacktop, and trick-or-treating!  

     

    Here are the dress up days for the week - 

    Monday, October 25th - Oversized Day

    Tuesday, October 26th - Sports Day

    Wednesday, October 27th - Pajama Day

    Thursday, October 28th - Mismatch Day

    Friday, October 29th - Costume Day  (Must complete and return a Foxboro Halloween Dress-Up Day Contract to wear a costume)

    Monday, November 1st - Pajama Day, Again

     

    Foxboro administration and the Foxboro PTA are committed to the health and safety of our students and staff and keeping our school open. Schedules and procedures during these events will be designed in support of this commitment. 

     

    Dine-and-Donate at Burger City 

    Burger City 500 Elmira Rd Suite A Vacaville

    October 26th from 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

     

    Foxboro Halloween Dress-Up Day Contract 

    It is our commitment to keep everyone safe while also keeping Foxboro open. On our Halloween Costume Day,  all students are required to wear a protective COVID mask over their mouth and nose while at school and in their costume. This is a learning day for Foxboro. All costumes must allow children to participate in PE, recess, and not interfere with classroom lessons.  Foxboro will not be held responsible for any damage to costumes.  Please review the attached Halloween Dress-Up Day Contract with your child at home. Those students who are planning to wear costumes to school must complete and return the contract to their classroom teacher by Monday, October 25, 2021. 

     

    School Picture Makeup Day 

    Change of plans - Our Makeup Pictures will take place on Thursday, November 4th. More information to come! 

     

    Foxboro Gives Back - Canned Food Drive 

     

    During the month of November, our Foxboro Family will be partnering with The Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano to give back. We will be collecting pre-packaged, non-perishable and canned food items. Each classroom will have a barrel to fill. The first classroom to fill the most barrels in K-3 and 4-6 will win a classroom reward. We CAN do it! 

     

     

    Volunteers 

    We want to share with families that according to the State Public Health Officer, everyone working in K-12 schools must provide proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test weekly. This order will be fully implemented by October 15th and includes all visitors and volunteers that are “working” in our school. If you plan on visiting or volunteering at Foxboro this year, please provide our school office with a copy of your vaccination card or a negative COVID test within 72 hours of the day that you are visiting or volunteering. This order does not apply to families that are just picking up or dropping off their child(ren). Attached you will find the Volunteer COVID document from Travis Unified.  

     

    Hallway Expectations 

    As a Foxboro family, we are committed to treating our school family and home with respect, responsibility and safety. Each day our students and classrooms practice our school wide expectations. Each week, we will be highlighting a set of these expectations so that at home you can help practice and reinforce these expectations with your children. Thank you for your partnership! 

     

     

    Foxboro Faces 

    Each Friday we will be featuring one of the amazing grade levels or teams at Foxboro. This week we are highlighting our fantastic fifth grade team that includes Miss Leffin, Mrs. Riddles and Mrs. Whitbeck. 

     

     

    Dropping Off & Picking Up Students 

    Drop off and pick up continues to improve each week. Thank you for prioritizing the safety of our school family each day when you drop off and pick up your children. Please be mindful not to park in no parking zones, double or triple park along any of the streets surrounding Foxboro, or make illegal u-turns after dropping your student off. Also, thank you for being good role models for each of our Foxes by using the crosswalks to cross streets when coming to and from the Foxboro campus. The Vacaville Police Department prioritizes the safety of our families and will regularly be patrolling and ticketing the area before and after school. 

     

    As a reminder, please do not drop your students off before 8:10 a.m., unless they are eating breakfast. 

    The Foxboro parking lot is closed to vehicle traffic from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The driveway will be coned off, accessible only to those with a handicap placard and school buses. 

    Foxboro has many alternate areas for student drop off and pick up. These routes help to ease the congestion at the front of the school during peak traffic times. 

    Some suggestions include:

    • Park your car on an unmarked curb on the streets surrounding the campus and walk your children onto the school grounds using a crosswalk. 
    • Use the cement path that goes from the blacktop to the sidewalk on Youngsdale Drive.
    • Use the walkway between the blacktop area and Arlington Park behind the school.
    • Get together with your neighbors and take turns supervising the children walking to and from school.
    • Have your child cross Morning Glory using the crossing guard and meet you at a designated place on Countryside Drive.
    • Consider organizing a “walking school bus” in your neighborhood, possibly with parents alternating supervision, as in carpooling. More information is available by contacting Solano Transportation Authority at (707) 399-3222 or http://www.solanosr2s.ca.gov/

    Dropping off and picking up your students in a timely manner is important and we appreciate your efforts!

     

    Daily Health Checks

    Daily health checks are a critical component of keeping our students safe and school open. Thank you for making these health checks part of your family’s morning routine each day. We are depending on you to screen your children for symptoms of COVID-19 every day before sending them to school.  Our staff will also do wellness self-checks before coming in each day. People with these symptoms may possibly have COVID-19, and must stay home.  If symptoms start while your child is at school, we will call you to pick your child up right away.

     

    Possible symptoms include:  

    • Fever or chills  
    • Cough  
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing  
    • Fatigue  
    • Muscle or body aches  
    • Headache  
    • New loss of taste or smell  
    • Sore throat  
    • Congestion or runny nose  
    • Nausea or vomiting  
    • Diarrhea  

       

    We are depending on our whole school community to work together to keep the virus out of our schools.  A morning health check is a critical piece of that effort.  

      

    Please contact our school office if your child has been in contact with a COVID positive person or has tested positive for COVID.  If your student has any known allergies, such as seasonal allergies, or other health concerns such as asthma, please update this information in your parent portal or contact our Mrs. Staci Cope, our Health Specialist in the Front Office. 

     

    Masks

    It is our commitment to keep everyone safe while also keeping our school open. When coming to the Foxboro campus, everyone is required to wear a mask. All students are required to wear a mask over their mouth and nose while at school (unless in designated recess areas, PE, or eating lunch or snack outside). Gators, bandanas, or other kinds of face coverings including, but not limited to, mesh, lace, or crochet, are not acceptable. 

     

    Important Dates/Events

    • October Patriotic Song - My Country Tis of Thee
    • October Character Trait - Responsibility 
    • Oct. 25-29 - Red Ribbon & Harvest Week
    • Oct. 25 - Oversized Day
    • Oct. 26 - Sports Day
    • Oct. 27 - Pajama Day
    • Oct. 28 - Mismatch Day
    • Oct. 29 - Costume Day  (Must complete and return a Foxboro Halloween Dress-Up Day Contract to wear a costume). 
    • Nov 1 - Pajama Day (Again)
    • Nov 5 - Minimum Day - Teachers Work on Report Cards
    • Nov 11 - Veterans Day - No School 
    • Nov 15, 16, 18, 18 - Minimum Days - Parent/Teacher Conferences
    • Nov 22-26 - Thanksgiving Break - No School 
    • Dec 20-31 - Winter Break - No School

     

    Handle With Care 

    If your family is experiencing difficulties at home, we would like to provide additional support at school. We understand that you are not always able to share details and that’s okay. If your child is coming to school after a difficult night, morning, or weekend, please email their teacher “Handle with Care.” Nothing else will be said or asked. This will let us know that your child may need extra time, patience, or help during the day. Please also feel free to email this message to myself or Mr. Marcoux at - kandrews@travisusd.org or cmarcoux@travisusd.org

     

    We feel so grateful and blessed that each of you have chosen to be part of our Foxboro family, where every piece has a purpose! 

     

    Here’s to a wonderful week ahead! 

     

    Miss Andrews & Mr. Marcoux 

     

     

    Kristyn Andrews

    Kristyn Andrews

    Principal, Foxboro Elementary School

    kandrews@travisusd.org

    (707) 447-7883

     

     

    Success for ALL! NO EXCUSES!

     

     

     

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    Foxboro Office Office hours  7:30 AM - 3:30 PM. 

    Please email/call our office staff at (707) 447-7883

    Michele Berry (mberry@travisusd.org) Secretary

    Cindy Koyle (ckoyle@travisusd.org) School Clerk

     

     

    Kindergarten and new student Enrollment for 2021-22! 

    Information about kindergarten is located under the KINDERGARTEN and PARENT tab shown in this screen capture.  

     

    Website Menu for Kindergarten Enrollment

      

    Enrollment steps for all new students:

    Step 1:  Do you live in the Travis District?  Please use School Locator  to show your child's school.

    Step 2:  Travis District now uses the process of online enrollment for all grades.  This link will allow you to access the online portal for enrollment.

    If you have any questions regarding the enrollment process, please email Cindy Koyle at ckoyle@travisusd.org

     

      

    Foxboro Elementary School

     600 Morning Glory Dr.
    Vacaville, CA   95687
    707-447-7883 Phone
    707-447-6055 FAX 

     

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