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OFFICE REMINDER

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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!

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School is Closed for Summer!  Enjoy your break.

Read the latest news!  Peterson Summer, 2017 Newsletter

 

Important Summer Dates:

  • The Main Office is open 7:30am - 3:30pm.
    • The office will close on Tuesday, August 15 at 12:00pm.
  • Expect to receive your summer mailing in early July.
  • Residency Verification
    • If you were on vacation and unable to come in for residency verification during one of our schduled dates, please stop in our office as soon as possible to submit your paperwork.   NOTE the office will close at noon on Tuesday, August 15.
  • New Student Registration:  Contact Registrar Liz Delbecq (ldelbecq@scusd.net or 408-423-2806 to make an appointment to submit registration information.
    • No new student registration will be accepted on Wednesday, August 16; make an appointment with Ms. Delbecq to submit new student registration.
  • First Day of School:  Wednesday, August 16
    • 6th grade class lists will be posted in the main office windows on Tuesday, August 15 after 5:00pm
    • 7th & 8th grade students, arrive early (7:30am) to pick up your schedule in the quad
    • We are on a regular Wednesday schedule, 8:00am - 1:35pm
    • Thursday & Friday, we are on regular bell schedule, 8:00am - 2:35pm
    • Parents, you will have access to SchoolLoop on Wednesday, August 16.  Incoming 6th grade parents, your student's ID will "not be found" until Wednesday, August 16.  

 

Peterson Middle School

NEWS / ANNOUNCEMENTS

8/15/17

FIRST DAY of School Menu, August 16:

  • Ultimate Nacho Bar
    • Beef or Beans and Cheese
  • Bagel Club Sandwich
  • Garlic Cream Grilled Vegetables, Provolone Cheese on Focassia Bread
  • Steak Salad with Southwestern Ranch

Enjoy your lunch!!

Attached is the Peterson lunch menu for the remainder of August.

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8/8/17

Nutrition Services has a new provider for applications and payments for the 2017-2018 school year.

The new place for parents to make payments, monitor their students accounts and apply for free meals is https://www.schoolcafe.com/

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8/2/17

New for the 2017 - 2018 school year, Child Nutrition Services is using SchoolCafe for student balances.  If you had a balance in MySchoolBucks, your balance will automatically transfer when you set up a SchoolCafe account.  Go to www.schoolcafe.com to set up an account for your family; you may also apply for a Free or Reduced Meal Plan on SchoolCafe.  For more information, see the Nutrition Services 2017-18 School Newsletter included in the Back to School Packet, or go to the Child Nutrition Services page of the SCUSD website.

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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.  Information for how to file a complaint is found on the Santa Clara Unified School District website.

Complaints

It's important that students and families are aware of their rights and how to contact the Santa Clara Unified School District with complaints.  Please see the 2017-2018 SCUSD Student and Parent Handbook (English, Spanish, Vietnamese) or go to the SCUSD website for more information.

FREE AND REDUCED LUNCH PROGRAM

We highly encourage you to pre-pay for your students meals online:  Go to www.schoolcafe.com and follow the simple prompts to create an account (one per family)...just make sure that you have your students permanent I.D. number.  schoolcafe is new for the 2017 - 2018 school year; if your student had a balance in myschoolbucks, the balance will transfer automatically.

 

District Website for Child Nutrition Information:  http://scusdnutrition.net/?page=main

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.