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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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Back to School Night Sept. 3

Ahoy Pirate Parents & Guardians!

We look forward to meeting all of our parents next Thursday, September 3 at Back to School Night!  Mark your calendars now - you don't want to miss it!


  • 6:15pm - 6:50pm - Cafeteria - Principal's Welcome
  • 7:00pm - 8:25pm - Classroom Visits
    • Your student will bring home a Back to School Night schedule before Thursday.  He/she will complete it for you so that you know where to go.  Each classroom visit will last 10 minutes, and then you (the parent/guardian) will have 5 minutes (just like your student!) to get to your next class.


Our wonderful PTSA will host a Scholastic Book Fair in room A-4 and a Bake Sale out in the quad.  The Bake Sale & Book Fair will be open 6:00pm - 8:30pm.


Leadership students will be on campus to help "lost" parents find their way around campus. 

NOTE:  This evening is designed to acquaint parents with Peterson Middle School, and we request that students do not attend. 

If you have any questions, please call our main office 408-423-2800.


Green Team Meeting Monday 8/31
Green Team:  The Green Team will have the first meeting for 7th and 8th graders at lunch on Monday, August 31, in Mrs. Fohner's classroom, D-1.  If you are interested in reducing waste on campus and reducing the amount of g... Continue
Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 8/28/15

FOUND: black & white glasses
If you are missing a cute pair of black & white glasses, a pair was found at the PTSA Ice Cream Social Thursday evening.  Stop by the office to claim the glasses. Continue
Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 8/28/15

Back to School Night Sept. 3
Ahoy Pirates!

We look forward to meeting all of our parents next Thursday, September 3 at Back to School Night!  Mark your calendars now - you don't want to miss it!


   6:15pm - 6:50pm - Cafeteria - Principal's W... Continue
Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 8/26/15

NEW Literary Magazine Club
 Attention lovers of writing of any type.  Ms Heidig and Ms Curtin want to start a new club that will publish any type of writing you love to do.  We want to design a Literary Magazine that highlights all of our amazing writers here... Continue
Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 8/26/15

Bridge Club is Back at Peterson!
Have you heard about the Bridge Club at Peterson? It’s a card club- playing cards, but we’re not talking crazy 8s or Go Fish.

It’s Bridge, a game of strategy and fun, challenge and social interaction.


The Silicon... Continue
Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 8/25/15

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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