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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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Congratulations to Peterson's 600 students that earned Honor Roll during Quarter 1!

Students, please join us Friday, November 21, at 2:00pm - 2:35pm in the Cafeteria to celebrate your academic success!

Peterson's Third Annual Turkey Trot Tuesday, November 25

Gobble Gobble Gobble!!!  Last year, Peterson’s Second Annual Turkey Trot Fundraiser was a great success for our Physical Education department and our school.  We raised $6.5K for fitness equipment that has resulted in fun and challenging workouts, strengthened muscles and minds, and improved health and fitness!  This year’s fundraiser event is being held for more equipment to complete our Pirate Strong fitness room, which will improve the quality of our program immensely.  The overall cost for our vision will be over $6K.  Funds will also be set aside to donate to this year’s charity, California State Parks!  The way the PE department sees it, if every student was able to collect $5-$10 in donations, then the entire school could raise approximately $4,500-$9,000!

Day of the Turkey Trot:

All Peterson students and staff are invited to participate in the event.  We will gather on the blacktop for the START and FINISH of the race.  There will be two “waves” of participants.  The first wave will RUN the course and compete for prizes.  The second wave can walk, run, skip, or just make forward progress towards the finish line.  At the end we will celebrate each other’s efforts with a prize ceremony and a raffle.  Furthermore, we can all enjoy snacks, music, and each other’s company!

Event Details:                             

Date:                   Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Time:                   1:00p – 2:35p

Course:                Approximately 1.5-2 mile course throughout Peterson’s campus

Prizes:                  The top three runners for each gender of each grade grade will be awarded prizes.  For example, the top three boys and girls from 6th grade will each earn a prize, totaling 6 prizes for 6th grade.  There will also be a prize for the 6th grade PE class who raises the most funds for the event, and also the top 7th or 8th grade PE class.  (Prize details TBD)

For more information, please see the 2014 Turkey Trot Pledge Form and Information in the Parent Resource Locker to the left.

No School Wednesday, November 26 - Friday, November 28

Enjoy the Thanksgiving Holiday Break!

NEWS / ANNOUNCEMENTS

6/7 Boys Basketball Update
The 6/7 boys basketball team won a thriller Thursday, Nov. 20 versus Don Callejon, 37-36! Sean D. had the 'three' working with 12 points off of three 3's and three free throws. The excitement came in the 4th quarter with the Pirates tr... Continue
Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 11/21/14

Join the Community Service Club!
The Community Service Club meets every other Tuesday.  Next meeting is Tuesday, Nov. 25 at lunch.

Community Service wants to invite you to be part of a fabulous opportunity to help others.  Show up on Tuesday, Nov. 25 at lunch to wrap... Continue
Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 11/21/14

HELP NEEDED - World Affairs Challenge Parent Volunteer Coach
The World Affairs Challenge is an annual day-long event that promotes awareness of global issues and current events in today’s youth.  Though the challenge is a one-day affair, preparing for it is by far the more crucial aspect. A group... Continue
Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 11/19/14

Spring Football
Spring Football for ages 8 - 13 is offered by Access The Next Level (www.accessthenextlevel.com).  Postcards are in the office (and a scan is attached).  Season runs Feb. 28 - May 16. Practice Wednesday & Thursdays, 5:30pm - 7:30pm.&... Continue
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Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 11/19/14

Thanksgiving Bake Sales!
Let Culinary Arts take pressure off of your Thanksgiving dinner cooking!

We are taking orders up until Wednesday, November 19th. Please get them in ASAP! Continue
Posted by: Jarrell Fedalizo
Published: 11/17/14

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!

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:

http://www.schoolnutritionandfitness.com/index.php?sid=0905082102142048

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.