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Measure J Bond
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The Hope Elementary School District Planning and Construction Management oversees new construction and modernization of all district facilities. The department is responsible for the district’s short and long-term facility needs, including enrollment and staffing projections to identify facility needs.

Through careful planning and support from the community, Hope Elementary School District has prepared well to accommodate the current needs of our students, staff, and community.  In March 2020, the Hope School District community voters passed Measure J. This $47.4 million bond will provide funding for the modernization of our facilities, including new construction at Hope Elementary School, Monte Vista Elementary School, and Vieja Valley Elementary School.

The first series of $12 million was sold in May 2020, received in June 2020, and deposited in Fund 22 (Bonds). The district must spend 85% of those proceeds within three years. Staff predicts all $47.4 million proceeds will be spent by 2025. Closing out the bond program requirements by June 2026.

For more information, please see additional sections on the webpage to review the school site project list, timeline, and status.

Current projects include:

Vieja Valley Elementary School Multi-Purpose Building Modernization – Substantially Completed November 2022 – Closeout Phase

Vieja Valley Elementary School Alterations – November 2024

Monte Vista Elementary School Alterations and New Classroom Building – Bid Phase

Hope Elementary School Alterations and New Classroom Building – Planning Phases

HSD Mission Statement

Our mission is to develop in children the knowledge, skills and attitudes to instill a lifelong love of learning and to become productive and contributing individuals in a changing society.

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What's New at VV?
What's new at VV?
  • The annual VV Back-to-School BBQ is on Sept 21st at 5pm! Look for details on food and time hanging with other families and friends on ParentSquare. Get your taco dinner tix here!

  • We have the Book Fair this week! **Go to the library after school each day or at the Back to School BBQ to grab some new books and support our library.

  • September 15th starts Hispanic Heritage Month! Ask how/if your child's classroom will be learning about this important celebration that includes many of our VV families. Here is a great link to share with your child(ren) at home:

  • PTA info is updated on their page! Find Board members and new dates for meetings up above at their site.

  • Work continues to move along with our bond money! Check out the pod of classrooms near the back of the school and our front office for improvements on our roofs, new air conditioning units, and new windows. The next pod will start work soon and last a few months.

Check It Out: Principal St. Peter's News (read below!)
Mr. St. Peter

Click here to read Mr. St. Peter's news and information. His most recent letter helps you know how at VV, we are "Building a Better World: Little Hands, Big Actions."

VV Gala 2023: Good Times and Amazing Fundraiser!
Jog-A-Thon Assembly

Thanks to awesome families and friends for helping reach our fundraising goal to support Specialists and fun programs at Vieja Valley! The guests had a great time dressing for the "Kentucky Derby" and celebrating with food and drink at the La Cumbre Country Club to raise money for our PTA. Thanks to the incredible Gala committee (Taryn O'Flaherty, Carol Schuster, Mary Willer, Jenna Motola) and all that volunteered and supported with donations!

Update from ELAC (English Language Advisory Committee)

Please join us this year at 5pm in Vieja Valley's Library. As meeting dates become confirmed, we will post them here. We will have food and child care available!

Link to December 2022 meeting notes: click here

Link to January 2023 meeting notes: click here

Link to February 2023 meeting notes: click here