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What's Happening at Peterson


Monday, October 16


Boys Soccer Try-Outs Continue today....

  • Meet Coach Rios out on the soccer field.  Try-Outs will be 2:45pm - 5:00pm on Monday and Tuesday.  Please have proper soccer attire.  Coach Rios will only be able to keep 20 players.  Good luck!



Career Day Volunteers Needed!

  • Thursday, October 26 between 11:00am & 1:00pm share your career/job with Peterson students.
  • Contact Leadership Teacher Mrs. Branch (ebranch@scusd.net) for more information or to sign up.

Peterson Middle School



Attention all Multicultural Event Committee members and interested students. This Wednesday, October 18th, we will begin setting up for our Dia de los Muertos celebrations at Peterson! 


If you are interested in helping out with set up, or you want to learn more about the Multicultural Committee, please come to the library on Wednesday at both 6th and 7th/8th grade lunch


If you have any questions, please see Ms. Dinneen. 


Peterson will send out a phone and email blast to the primary phone and email address on each student's record on Friday, Oct. 13 beginning at 5:30pm.  There were five (5) important announcements regarding these topics:

  1. Parent Education Night  -October 17th
  2. Cookie Dough Pick Up October 20
  3. Week of October 23-27 - No School Monday & Tuesday, Student Events, 8th Grade Trip, Nature Night
  4. Career Day Parent Volunteers Needed - October 26th
  5. School Loop Parent Accounts

For complete details, click HERE for information in English or HERE for Spanish

Questions?  Call the office at 408-423-2800.



REMINDER:  Students not participating in after school clubs, Homework Center or sports should not be hanging out at school.  There is only supervision for 20 minutes after the end of the school day.  Students not participating in after school activities must leave campus.  Questions??  See the Principal, Mrs. Harris.


Mark your calendar for a ghoulish meal in the cafeteria on Halloween!!


The special menu will include:

  • Cauldron Chili with Corn Bread
  • Mummy Dog
  • Cobb Salad with Spider Egg
  • Mozzarella Fingers

Dear SCUSD Parents and Community,


On behalf of the District's Special Education Community Advisory Committee (CAC), we would like to invite you to join us on October 18 for Disability Awareness Month.  Please see attached flyer for more information. 


Community Advisory Committee (CAC)  

Wednesday, October 18th

6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Santa Clara Unified School District Office, Board Room

1889 Lawrence Road, Santa Clara 95051



Santa Clara Unified School District



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.


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.


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.


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.


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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