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8/22/16

Rancho Romero wishes to give a big shout out to our community partners for committing to work together for the common good of our schools, our children and our residents. Over the last several months various members within the community have provided direction and support for improved traffic safety protocols.
 
Rancho Romero was originally built in 1959. At that time it consisted of 12 classrooms and a small teachers' room/office combination. Students walked or rode the bus to school.  Danville Blvd. was the main thoroughfare until 1964 when I-680 opened through the San Ramon Valley encouraging unprecedented growth.  
 
Over the years the community of Alamo has built up from approximately 3,000 residents to 15,000.  Rancho Romero now has 20 classrooms, 325 families and 510 students.  One of the biggest impacts on the small neighborhood school has been the increase in traffic, an impact unanticipated fifty years ago when the school was built.  More and more families now rely on personal vehicles to drop-off and pick-up children, creating long lines of cars down Hemme Ave.  Unfortunately, there is no place to expand lanes, parking or turn arounds.  Hemme does not have an exit, so cars come through the school drive, and turn back down the street toward Danville Blvd.   
 
Traffic problem-solving conversations have been continuous and this past summer a group of community members made some movement that should have positive implications for our students. Cheryl Iacone and Kristen Threlkeld (parents), Steve Rohwer (CCC Traffic), Jennifer Quallick (Field Rep - Candace Andersen's Office), Elizabeth Graswich (SRVUSD PR), Jason Haynes (Lieutenant, Alamo Sheriff's Dept.), Susan Rock (Alamo MAC), Street Smarts and Rancho Romero administration met to lay out an improved plan of action.  Working in the spirit of a community team, the following was/is being accomplished:
 

  • Arrival and dismissal procedures have been revised and published in hard copy, webpage and weekly school newsletter.
  • Teachers and staff are educating all students on traffic safety, which have been included in the school wide behavior expectations and Safe School Plan.
  • An additional sign was placed on the existing signal pole at the Iron Horse Trail crossing.  The sign directs pedestrians to manually activate the crosswalk warning lights before crossing the street
  • The County paved and repainted the crosswalk and added a Keep Clear zone on the east approach to the Iron Horse crosswalk to further enhance sight-lines allowing drivers to have a better view of pedestrians entering the crosswalk.
  • The County is in the process of conducting a traffic/student count in cooperation with the School District to determine if the section of roadway on Hemme meets criteria to have a crossing guard.  In the meantime, school personnel are walking with students to the Iron Horse Trail to educate, practice and monitor safe practices.
  • Street Smarts provided an informative and interactive assembly on pedestrian and bicycle safety on August 24.  Local law enforcement, local dignitaries and the District Superintendent attended.
  • An annual Bike "safety" Rodeo was held at the school August 31.

 
The traffic dilemma for Rancho Romero is not new.  Residents, along with parents and families have demonstrated incredible patience over the last few years, most adjusting to or accepting the fact that dropping off and picking up students during arrival and dismissal times in cars creates more traffic.  However, by continuing to engage in healthy conversation, listening to diverse perspectives and considering alternatives incremental progress can be made.
 
Many many thanks to our community partners.
 
Upcoming September Events:
9/5 School Holiday (Labor Day)
9/13  Minimum Day (Teacher Professional Development)
9/21 Rancho Romero Morning Run Club Begins
9/23 Camp Rancho School wide Event
9/30 No School (Staff Development Day)

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2017-2018 Instrumental Music


 

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Principal's Message

Dear Rancho Parents and Families:

With only nine weeks remaining in the school year it is a good time to recognize and celebrate the efforts of a few, out of many, of our outstanding employees and parents. These members of the school community demonstrate a relentless pursuit of excellence in the learning environment. Their significant contributions in bringing about collaboration and connectedness, engaging in a deep study of best practices, and/or securing resources to meet the unique needs of each child is exceptional.      

 

Classified Employee of the Year

Kathy Kawabata was nominated as our Classified School Employee of the Year.  She is a true asset to the school and district organization.  From the day she assumed the position of School Office Assistant, Kathy has demonstrated the highest of professional qualities.  She is extremely dedicated and hard-working.  Her willingness to learn is exemplary. She takes on all new tasks with utmost enthusiasm and strives for perfection, even in the tiniest details of her job. Kathy plays an incredibly important part of the office team; and, is an invaluable part of the Rancho family.

 

Rancho Romero's 2016 2017 Shining Star

Kim Kraft, kindergarten teacher, has been nominated as the 2016 2017 Rancho Romero Shining Star. 

 

Kim is a voice of reason in every sense of the word. Whether discussing programs and aligning resources, brainstorming solutions, collaborating with school teams or engaging with parents, Kim’s excellent interpersonal skills lead people to pause, think and work toward common outcomes.

 

In addition to receiving the Shining Star Kim is on her way to receiving certification as an Integrated Learning Program Specialist.  Required coursework for the certification focuses on using tools and strategies that provoke new thinking about the role of arts and education. 

 

Kim invests in each child within the classroom, with her grade level team and across the school. She contributes to fostering a school culture with a high degree of resilience and professional integrity.

 

Rancho Romero Education Fund, PTA and School Site Council

Through the focused work of our key stakeholder groups, continual efforts are at play to maintain the motivation, resiliency and energy to ensure that all students have access to high quality teaching and learning. In March the School Site Council approved a budget, aligning newly projected resources with actions and strategies for the 2017 2018 school year.  These three entities read, listened, surveyed, reviewed data and discussed top priorities for students and the school.  The budget and subsequent school plan lays groundwork for targeted interventions in reading and social-emotional development, along with enrichments in the arts, technology and classroom supports.  

 

Thank you to all for your daily work to support each child.

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Rancho Romero Vision

Rancho Romero is a community of learners joined together in a nurturing and safe environment. All staff members are committed to providing students with the tools to become productive and responsible citizens of the Twenty-first Century. It is essential that our students acquire skills in gathering, organizing, and analyzing information as well as developing skills in critical thinking and problem solving. Students will have access to modern technology and use these tools in their everyday lives. They must be able to express themselves through written and oral communication as well as the arts. Students need to be actively engaged in both mental and physical activities to keep their minds and bodies healthy and fit. Parents and community members take an active role in supporting and encouraging all members of the school population.  The teachers, support staff, and parents work together to prepare students for the future with high expectations for all and a unified commitment to education.  

Minimum Days

Dear Parents and Families:

Please note the following minimum days for 2017-2018 school year.  The purpose of these minimum days is for staff professional development, including collaboration across schools within the same middle school feeder pattern.  

 

September 14, 2017; October 31, 2017; April 24, 2018
Kindergarten                       8:15-11:45
First-Fifth                            8:30-11:57

 

Conference days: October 9-13; January 22; February 28; March 1, 2 & 19

Kindergarten                    8:15-11:45

First-Fifth                         8:30-11:57

Important Announcements

 

IMPORTANT:   SRVUSD Volunteer Requirements

  • ALL Rancho Romero volunteers MUST register through the SRVUSD online volunteer management system (VMS).  For more information, please CLICK HERE.
  • To begin the volunteer registration process, CLICK HERE.
  • If you have completed the volunteer registration process and are an approved field-trip driver, please note that your driver's license and insurance information need to remain current.  Please log into VMS to make sure that your information is valid.
  • Registered volunteers/field trip drivers, CLICK HERE to review your profile and volunteer assignments.

 

Personal Belief Exemption Law Information

 

Effective January 1, 2016 Personal Belief Exemptions (PBE) will NO LONGER be accepted for required immunizations for students in Transitional Kindergarten through Twelfth grade. The ONLY exception will be for medical exemptions and these require a doctor’s signature. 

 


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Rancho Romero Elementary
180 Hemme Ave.
Alamo, CA 94507

Office Hours: 7:30-4:00

Office Phone: 855-5700 

Attendance Line: 855-5799

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