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Due to the high volume of items being dropped off in the school office for students, lunches, clothes, binders, books, etc., PLEASE have the student name on the item(s) and please inform your student to pick up the item(s) from the office.

The office staff appreciates it!

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Monday, May 25 - Memorial Day Holiday -- NO SCHOOL






Peterson Tennis Team Improves Record to 11-1,and are off to the League Championships!
It’s official….The Peterson Tennis Team is on to the league championship, after a nail-biting semi-final win over Blach Middle School yesterday, and improving their overall record to 11-1.  The singles squad fought hard, but face... Continue
Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 5/21/15

Library Books Due Friday, May 22

Textbooks are another story! Your teachers will instruct you when to return them... For example: Most 7th and 8th grade math books are due on the day of your finals next week. 
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Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 5/21/15

Peterson WordMasters Teams End the Year with Top 10 Rankings in the Nation!

Wordmasters Word Analogy Challenge Match 3 and Year-end Results

Congratulations to both the 6th and 8th grade WordMasters teams, who both scored in the top 10 on the... Continue
Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 5/19/15

Tennis Team Update
Peterson Tennis is on a Roll!

Congratulations to the Peterson Tennis Team on winning their first round of the playoffs, defeating Kennedy Middle School, and improving their overall record to a fantastic 10-1.  It was a very hard fought bat... Continue
Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 5/19/15

Over 200 students and their dads, grandfathers, uncles and other significant adult males in their lives attended Peterson PTSA's first-ever DONUTS WITH DAD event.  Special thanks go out to our co-chairs Kim Vu and Michael Corwin for putti... Continue
Posted by: Leslie Kloes
Published: 5/19/15

Parent School Climate School Survey, 2014 - 2015

Peterson needs parents/guardians to complete the Parent School Climate Survey, 2014-2015.  The purpose of this online survey is to obtain parent perceptions of student behavior and attitudes, school programs and policies, and the overall school climate as they relate to student well-being and learning.  It deals with such issues as truancy, safety, harassment, substance use, school connectedness, and learning supports.The survey is a companion to the California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS), and the California School Climate Survey (CSCS) for staff.

Your participation is voluntary, anonymous, and very important.   Please see the 2015 Parent School Climate Survey Letter in the Parent Resource Locker for more information.  You may access the survey by clicking on THIS LINK; Peterson's school code is (case sensitive): CG76VKThe survey will be open through June 5, 2015.  Thank you for your participation!

Peterson Magazine Drive Fund Raiser All Year!

Our Magazine Drive fundraiser supports student activities and programs. Orders are no longer turned in to school; you may order online all year. 40% of the price of each item purchased online will be returned to Peterson. Step 1: Go to www.gaschoolstore.com Step 2: Register to receive a personal ID # for your student. Use Online School ID 1316025 Step 3: Send the link to friends & family using email and social media tools available on the website. Thank you for your support!

Education Equity in SCUSD

The Governing Board of Santa Clara Unified School District is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals.  The District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation or association with a person or a group with one or more of these perceived or actual characteristics.  The Board shall promote programs which ensure that discriminatory practices are eliminated in all acts related to school activity or school attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the superintendent of the school district.

The District requires that school personnel take immediate steps to intervene when it is safe to do so and when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.


We highly encourage you to pre-pay for your students meals online:  Go to www.myschoolbucks.com and follow the simple prompts...just make sure that you have your students permanent I.D. number.

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Traffic Safety Dropping Off & Picking Up Outside Main Office at Peterson

MORNING DROP OFF – Buses are to stay in line with the parents and wait their turn to get into the parking lot.  The safety of students, staff and parents comes before bus schedules.  This arrangement has been mediated by the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety. Please pull as far forward as you can.

AFTERNOON PICK UP – Parents often arrive early and beginning lining up to get their students which causes a backup on Rosalia.  Buses and vehicles that want to pass through are allowed to go around the stopped cars and enter the parking lot. There are not staff and students at this time, and parents should be in their vehicles, so the safety issue is not there.  Once the bell rings, buses and vehicles need to wait in line like everyone else until they reach the parking lot.  The safety of the students, staff and parents comes back into play when the dismissal bell rings. Please pull as far forward as you can.


You may also drop off or pick up your child in the gym parking lot. 

For more traffic safety around Peterson information, please see the Traffic Safety Letter from SVDP with map in the Parent Resources locker to the left, and the Traffic Safety page under the Our School page.

If you have questions or concerns about drop off or pick up, please contact Vice Principal Andy Masur.

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