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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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Week of April 27 - Important Reminders


Scholastic Book Fair - Monday through Friday

  • Open at lunch and after school daily
  • Open during Open House on Thursday, April 30, 6:00pm - 9:00pm


Thursday, April 30 - Early Out Thursday - Students released at 1:35pm

  • After school clubs cancelled, Homework Center cancelled
  • Track team will practice 1:45pm - 4:-00pm


Thursday, April 30 - Open House

  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm - PTSA Bake Sale (Quad)
  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm - PTSA Scholastic Book Fair (A-4)
  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm - Social Studies Fair (small gym)
  • 6:30pm - 6:45pm - PTSA Honorary Service Awards Presentation
  • 6:45pm - 7:00pm - Principal's Welcome
  • 7:00pm - 7:20pm - Incoming Student Information Session
  • 7:00pm - 8:00pm - Classrooms Open



Scholastic Book Fair Opens Today!
Today, Monday, April 27, is the first day of our Scholastic Book Fair! 

Please come to room A-4 to check out the variety of books and other items.  We will be featuring books from over 150 authors.  You may come during lunch or a... Continue
Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 4/27/15

FREE Skateboard Deck Design Workshop @ Triton Art Museum
Sunday, May 17, 10am - 20m in the Linn Pavilion of the Triton Art Museum in Santa Clara, SCUSD students in grades 6 - 9 are invited to a FREE Skateboard Deck Design workshop.  Please see the attached flyer. Continue
Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 4/27/15

Badminton Tournament Final
Thursday. March 23, the 7th Annual Badminton Madness Tournament concluded in thrilling fashion with Venus Li and Alex Buenrostro winning the championship!  Joe Pham and Jack Pilawski gave a valiant effort, but it just wasn't enough.&... Continue
Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 4/24/15

8th Grade End of Year Activities
8th Grade Parents/Guardians:  If you did not receive the letter from Mr. Masur regarding 8th grade end of year activities, it is attached to this news item.  The 8th Grade Panoramic Photo order form will be distributed to kids on Monday,... Continue
Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 4/23/15

FREE Bike Repair May 14
BikeMobile will be available on Thursday, May 14 to fix almost anything (with wheels and gears!!.

Bring your bike to the blacktop near the tennis courts after school.  BikeMobile will be there until 6pm, but only 20 bikes are guaranteed to... Continue
Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 4/23/15

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.

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.


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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