VALLEY HOME NEWS
Happy Fall to all! Such lovely weather, warm autumn days, gentle breezes bring fall leaves fluttering to the ground, the heat of the afternoon sun becomes an evening chill as the beautiful harvest moon shines down on our community! It’s time for another Fall Harvest Festival in Valley Home! Folks come from miles around to enjoy the fun, food and friendships the Harvest Festival brings each year! Remember to mark your calendars for Saturday, October 21st. More details in next week’s column.
***** This evening, Wednesday, Oct. 11, our Valley Home MAC will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Valley Home School Library. The MAC is a municipal advisory council that works closely with Stanislaus County. Please bring your questions, concerns and thoughts to this evening’s meeting. Of particular concern is our fire situation. Please come join the discussion, we need your input! Your voice is important. Also on tonight’s agenda will be Sheriff and CHP along with reports and representation from Stanislaus County.
***** Today is a minimum day for Valley Home School students. Students will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m.
***** Tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 12 our Valley Home kindergarten through third graders will visit the Valley Home fire house for a fire prevention presentation. What a great learning opportunity!
***** Excitement is building as our teams get ready for their football and volleyball games. This Friday, Oct. 13 our Valley Home School teams will play Shiloh at Valley Home. Our community is invited to come support your Valley Home Hawks! The games start at approximately 11:30 a.m. Go-o-o Hawks!
***** Also, Monday our Valley Home student body will be part of an assembly entitled “The Power of One!” Tremendous learning concerning bullying. We appreciate the Parent/ Teacher Club for arranging this powerful event.
***** Remember to get your pie orders turned in before Monday, Oct. 23. There are 18 different delicious flavors available! Pies such as cherry, blackberry, peach and other tasty flavors are ready to be popped in the oven and enjoyed at dinner time. Pies can be kept in your freezer up to one year! This delicious fundraiser benefits our Valley Home students. The pies are $13 each or two for $25 and can be ordered by calling the school office at 8470117. No late orders! Pies will need to be picked up at school on Thursday, Nov. 2 from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Pioneer Campus.
***** Valley Home Community Park Chairman, Don Taro, park board members and a grateful community would like to send a huge thank you to Johnny Sphar and school superintendent Tom Price for the repairs on the park sprinkler system.
***** On Tuesday, Oct. 17 there will be an Oakdale Rural Fire Board meeting in Knights Ferry at the community hall at 6:00 p.m. All are invited and encouraged to attend.
***** Very important Citizens Unite Meeting! For all Valley Home and Knights Ferry residents concerned about our Fire and Law Enforcement. Please take time to attend this important meeting, Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Hall in Knights Ferry.
***** As always, I can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Until next time, “Happy trails to all!”