TVA Parents' Night Out!

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Need to do some Christmas shopping? Address Christmas cards? Have a cup of hot chocolate without having to share?

Drop off the kids at TVA’s gymnasium and enjoy an evening out!

Home and School is hosting a Parents’ Night Out on December 1st from 5-9pm.

Bring your kids to TVA to watch The Polar Express, enjoy pizza, popcorn and juice, and play fun games while you do the running around that you need to do. It’s a win-win!

TVA students ages 4-12 years old welcome.

Cost: $10 first child, $5 each sibling after. First come, first serve until maximum capacity.

Lego Robotics After School Class

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Is your child a budding engineer? Home and School is sponsoring a fun after school STEAM class with Adventist Robotics!

Adventist Robotics

First Lego League Jr is for students ages 6-10. The Mission Moon Challenge will give the students the opportunity to explore, create, test, and share what they have learned. Each group will be provided with a LEGO inspire set to create and develop their findings. Students will also be creating a "Show me" Tri-fold Poster board regarding their results. Students will be given journals to write and illustrate their results. They will be presenting at symposium during TVA's Open House. (March 14)

First Lego League is designed for students grades 4th-8th. The Into Orbit Challenge will focus on the core values Discovery, Innovation, Inclusion,Teamwork, and Fun.  This group will be applying science, technology, engineering, and math to solve real world problems. These students will be working and creating with the Lego Mindstorm Robot.

These programs are free for TVA students, paid for by funds raised at the annual Walk-a-thon. Space is limited. Please remember when signing up, you and your child are committing to this program. Each session the students are learning and building on a specific task. After the 12 week program each group will be presenting at symposium during open house. 

Coaches are volunteers and will be contacting you when your group will be starting this adventure. If you would like to volunteer to be a coach or to mentor one of the teams, please email hands@tvja.org.

Learn more about this program by watching this video.

To sign up, please contact the school office.

Come learn with us!

Holiday Bazaar

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Holiday Bazaar on Sunday, November 11 - 10:00 AM-3:00 PM

It’s that time of year!

The annual Holiday Bazaar is just around the corner. Come do your holiday shopping and support local artisans in the process!

When: Sunday, November 11 from 10AM-3PM.

Where: TVA Gym

Interested in being a vendor? If you or someone you know is interested please contact us through our email tvaholidaybazaar@gmail.com

See you there!

Passport Club

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We are happy to announce that we are starting the Passport Club for Grades K-5 at on Monday, January 29, 2018. This free after school activity happens on the following Mondays: 

  • January 29
  • February 26
  • March 12
  • April 2
  • April 23
  • May 14
  • June 4

The Passport Club will start right after school and end at 4:30 p.m.

  • K-2 = 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  • 3-5 = 3:15-4:30 p.m.

This after school activity is available to the first 12 students that register from each grade, so please sign up your student as soon as possible if you are interested in this opportunity. We can open it up to more students once we have additional parent volunteers.

For more information on Passport Club, click here

To learn more about how Passport Club works, click here

Thank you to our Home & School for financially supporting this activity so that it can be offered at no charge to you.

Please click here to register. Once you submit the registration form, you will receive an additional notice that will include pick up location. 

Bricks 4 Kidz Winter Session

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Bricks4Kidz Winter Session of classes at Tualatin Valley Academy starts on Thursday, January 18, 2018.  Take a look at the attached flier to register your student for this fun after school class!

Bricks 4 Kidz after-school classes deliver a high quality educational program where kids experience the hands-on fun of motorized and brick model construction using LEGO® bricks.

We Learn…

Problem solving & critical thinking skills are developed while creativity and self-confidence are encouraged. Lessons teach S.T.E.M based concepts across a variety of subjects like gear ratio, torque and friction, geography, space exploration, weather and MORE!

We Build…

Classes are multi-age with 2 levels of builds for each class; a beginner model for K-2, and advanced model for Grades 3-5. Working with a partner, students build a new model each week, from concept to completion.

We Play…

Math & Science are applied to real world situations while architecture and engineering concepts are explored through challenges and creative free play.

Grades: K – 5th

Fee: $50.00 for 5 week session

We hope your child will join us for a new theme and fun builds as we learn, build and play... the Bricks4kidz way!

Bricks 4 Kidz Fall Schedule

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Bricks 4 Kidz is back! 

Bricks 4 Kidz is a high quality educational program where kids experience the hands-on fun of motorized and brick model construction using LEGO® bricks.

We Learn… Problem solving & critical thinking skills are developed while creativity and self-confidence are encouraged. Lessons teach S.T.E.M based concepts across a variety of subjects like gear ratio, torque and friction, geography, space exploration, weather and MORE!

We Build… Classes are multi-age with 2 levels of builds for each class; a beginner model for K-2, and advanced model for Grades 3-5. Working with a partner, students build a new model each week, from concept to completion.

We Play… Math & Science are applied to real world situations while architecture and engineering concepts are explored through challenges and creative free play.

When: Thursdays, Oct. 19 and 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16 and 30, Dec. 7 and 14 from 3:20-4:20 PM.

Who: Grades: K – 5th

How Much: $80.00 for 8 week session

Check out the flier here

Learn Computer Programming!

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We are pleased to offer after school computer programming classes for students in 3rd-10th grade this year! Classes are being offered in Scratch and Python. 

Computer programming is a unique language that is becoming more and more essential in almost all career fields. Learning these skills early in life will give students a leg up in college and their chosen career path. 

Classes start September 25th and 26th. Sign up today!

Grades 3-5, click here. 

Grades 6-10, click here

2017 Walk-A-Thon

We are excited to announce that TVA will be having our 8th annual Walk-A-Thon on Friday, April 28th!

Each year Home and School uses funds raised at this event to benefit the school. Past projects have included re-paving the parking lot and upgrading the elementary school computer lab. This year we are raising funds to renovate the Spynergy Room in the upper grade building. It will be a classroom space that doubles as a professional presentation, performance, and recording space to support our journey in being a STEAM school, and it will be used by all students at TVA. 

Walk-A-Thon pledge sheets went home on Friday, April 14th. Our goal is for each student to raise $150. If we work together, we can not only meet but surpass our $30,000 goal!

We also need volunteers for this event! If you are available please join us from 8:30 a.m. - noon on the 28th. 

Feel free to contact Angie Peterson by email at scrapbookingangel@gmail.com or by phone/text at 503.523.8115 if you would like to help.

It's Boxtop Season!

It’s time to turn in your boxtops!

Each class will collect BOXTOPS starting Monday, January 16th with the last day to turn in being Friday, February 17th.

Each class that meets the mark of 400 BOXTOPS will get an opportunity for a class prize, and the class with the highest amount will get a bigger prize.

In addition this year, any class that collects more than 1,000 will be able to keep 20% of what they bring in for their classroom. Grades 7, 8 and 9 get to keep 50% of the money earned for what they collect!

Thanks for supporting TVA through BOXTOPS! 

Bricks4kidz Winter Session Enrollment is Now Open!

Bricks4kidz is back!

TVA's Winter 2017 Bricks4kidz session is now open for enrollment! 

The nine week session begins on Friday, January 13 2017. We anticipate this class will fill up, so do not delay in signing up! 

Classes will be held on Fridays from 2:15-3:15PM for students in grades K-5. Cost is $90 for 9 classes. 

Students in this class learn problem solving and critical thinking skills, creativity and self confidence. Lessons teach STEM based concepts across a variety of subjects like gear ratio, torque and friction, geography, space exploration, weather and more! Math and science are applied to real world situations and architecture and engineering concepts are explored.

We hope your child will join us for a new theme and fun builds as we learn, build and play the Bricks4kidz way!

For more information and class dates, click here

After School Robotics Class

Robotics are coming to TVA! 

Come build Rescue Bots in our new after school class taught by EG Robotics!

Who: 3rd-6th graders at TVA

What: A 6-week after-school robotics class at TVA, taught by EG Robotics

When: Thursdays, January 12-February 16 from 3:15-5:15 PM

Where: At TVA

Why: Because it's fun AND educational! 

Click here for more information.

For specific curriculum information, check out EG Robotics website here.

See you there!

Update: After School Programs

Update:

We have added an after school Mad Science class! For information, click here. If you register by Sept. 18th there is a discount. 


Home and School is putting together some great after-school programs for TVA this year! So far we have computer programming, chess club and Bricks 4 Kidz lego classes!

Check out the home and school after-school activities page for upcoming classes. 

To see photos from last year's Bricks 4 Kidz class, click here!

School Service Project - Binoculars Needed!

TVA is collecting binoculars for teachers in the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest! 

This year Home and School is heading up a service project to collect the tools teachers in the Amazon need to teach their students about the nature that surrounds them. To get the full story, click here. 

2016 Walk-a-thon UPDATE - We need your help!

Update: We need your help!

This year's Walk-a-thon is raising money to pave and stripe the school parking lot.

A donor will match raised funds dollar for dollar up to $19,000. Each student has been tasked with raising $100 to meet this maximum.

Donors can now make contributions online using a credit card. Simply click here. Please be sure to include the name of the child you’re supporting in the notes section so that they are credited for the great prizes.


We are excited to announce that our 7th annual Walk-a-thon is coming soon!

When: Friday, May 13th

Where: TVA's track

Why: Funds raised from this event will go towards paving/striping the parking lot.

What we need from students: Fundraising and the energy to walk as many laps as possible! 

Walk-a-thon pledge sheets were sent home on Friday, April 15th, and a NEW online donation option is available here.

What we need from parents: Volunteers! If you are available, please join us from 8:30AM - noon on May 13th.

Want to help? Contact Angie Peterson at scrapbookingangel@gmail.com or phone/ text at 503-523-8115.