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2022- 2023 Welcome Back Letter "Updated" (Aug. 8, 2022)
Posted 8/5/22

Dr. Waddell



Michael Fong



August 8, 2022


Dear Sutter Families, 


Welcome back to the 2022-2023 school year!  I hope all of you had a relaxing time and a memorable summer break!  I am excited to welcome each of our wonderful families back to Sutter, and bring our community together.  Our staff is thrilled to work with your children this upcoming school year.  


At the end of last school year, we said goodbye to Mrs. Ebenezer, Mrs. Howell, Mrs. Sterling, Mrs. Stockhaus, and Ms. Wright. We are grateful for all the amazing things they have done here at Sutter.  We will be welcoming new additions to our staff.  


Please welcome our new staff additions for this school year:


  • Mrs. Courtney Romo, TK teacher

  • Mrs. Joanne Johnston, paraeducator

  • Mr. Arthur Torres, paraeducator 


Important Dates: 


Monday, Aug. 8, 2022- Teachers will email parents class placement information at 5 pm.  Please check your email.  


Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022- “Popsicle Social” for grades TK/K @ Sutter TK/ Kindergarten playground from 6 pm- 7pm. 


Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022- Virtual Back to School for Pre-K Parents from 6:00pm-6:30pm LINK


Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022- “First Day of School”- School starts at 8:15 am.


Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022-  “Principal Greet and Meet” for  TK/Kindergarten/ New Parent Meeting @ 8:30 am- 8:50 am in the multipurpose room. 


Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022- 

Breakfast will be provided for all students - 7:55 am - enter at the Breakfast Gate at the parking lot

“TK/ Kindergarten Back to School Meeting”- 10 am-10:45 am in your child’s classroom. 


Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022- “Back to School Night” will be Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022 evening from 6 pm- 7pm.  In that meeting, teachers will answer questions and go over curriculum and student expectations.    


From Aug. 11-19, 2022 parents can accompany their child onto a campus for drop off.   We would like parents to get familiar where your child lines up and who their teacher is.  Please exit the campus immediately after the bell rings for the start of school. 


  1. TK/ Kindergarten students will enter the TK/ Kindergarten Gate in front of the school. 


  1. Grades 1-5 please enter the designated area on the map on the next page.  Siblings can enter any gate together.  

  2. For grades 1-5, please join us for the “Walk and Talk” in the middle of our blacktop.  Do not play on the play structure.  


For pickup, please wait in the designated area for pick up. (Map on the next page).  


Office Hours: On August 8, 2022 will be open from 12:00 pm-3:30 pm, On August 9, 2022, the office will resume normal office hours from 8:00 am- 3:30 pm.  


You can call or email our office staff:  

Mrs. Stephanie Orr or 408-423-4210.

Mrs. Lisa Macachor or 408-423-4200


School To-Do List: In the meantime, at Sutter we are working on getting you more information about:

  • Supply list  2022-2023 School Supply List link

  • Sutter daily schedule Bell Schedules

  • Back-To-School Dates:

    • TK, K Aug. 11, 2022 at Sutter in your child's classroom from 10:00 am-10:45 am.

    • Grades 1-5 Aug. 23, 2022 at Sutter from 6 pm- 7pm in their child’s classroom 

  • Please fill out the Volunteer Packet if you would like to volunteer on our campus. 

  • Please sign up for our Sutter PTA at We have a wonderful group of volunteers who make a difference on our campus.


Students will also have access to school breakfasts/lunches for FREE again this year.


The district is strongly recommending that staff, parents and students wear masks when coming onto campus, both indoors and outdoors. Thank you for your cooperation.


Enjoy these last days of summer! 




Michael Fong

Principal, Sutter Elementary




Drop off times:  


7:55 am for breakfast


8:05 am for regular drop off



Pick Up Times:  


PK (SAI Preschool): 11:45 am


TK: 1:30 pm


K-2: 2:10 pm


3-5: 2:35 pm


Please check times for all drop offs/pickups here:  Bell Schedule