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DROPPING OFF ITEMS
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!
Friday, May 27 - 8th Grade Saratoga Springs permission form & donation due to the bookkeeper.
Monday, May 30 - MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY - no school.
Friday, June 10 - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
- 6th & 7th Grade schedule: 8:00am - 10:25am
- 8th Graders do not come to school; report to the Main Gym at Wilcox High School for Promotion at 1:00pm.
- 8th Grade Promotion, 1:30pm - 2:30pm, Wilcox High School Football Field.
Enjoy your summer break! Peterson's office will be closed June 30 - July 27.
First day of school 2016 - 2017 is Wednesday, August 17.
Peterson Middle School
NEWS / ANNOUNCEMENTS
WIN IT WEDNESDAY is this Wednesday, June 1. Bike, walk, scooter, etc., to school in the morning from 7:30am - 7:55am to win a prize at the bike enclosure, track, or behind the E-wing. Also bike, scooter, walk, etc., home and receive a prize from the same locations.
Walk & Roll!
The last meeting of the Peterson Coding Club will be on Tuesday, May 31st at 2:45pm in computer lab B-3. We will vote on the best student-made website for the club to use in future years. We will then close out the meeting with a super special guest speaker. He has worked on developing really interesting projects such as 3-D printers and self-driving cars. This meeting is open to anybody. Even if you haven't been attending this year, you can check out what coding club is all about for next year. Contact Mr. Morgan with any questions.
Attention Parents of Students with Special Needs!
During the CAC meeting Thursday, May 19, the SELPA Director came and discussed access to the CAC website via links to each school site. Please click on the link below to gain a better understanding of what the CAC is all about, or answers to your other questions. We are all in this together, in supporting every child in his/her journey though life and education. Special thanks to our parents who shared this link with our administration so that we can help one another. Feel free to let Mrs. Harris know that you'd like to become more involved, and attend future CAC meetings. We are also happy to get the word out for our children.
Here is the link:
8th Grade Parents Only: the 8th Grade Promotion Dance Committee requests your help to make the promotion dance special. Please go to this link to see what's needed.
~ the 8th Grade Promotion Dance Committee
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.
Spirit Week "Frozen"
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Glee club "Christmas in the Park" December 4, 2015
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FREE AND REDUCED LUNCH PROGRAM
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.
District Website for Child Nutrition Information:
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.
DO NOT PASS A CAR OR BUS WHEN STUDENTS ARE PRESENT. Wait your turn in line.
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.