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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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Red Ribbon Week Activities October 27 - 31

Peterson Middle School will celebrate Red Ribbon Week October 27 - 31.  Students may show their support of a drug-free and healthy lifestyle by participating in dress up days Monday through Friday:

  • Monday - Be a Hero - wear camoflauge or dress as your favorite super hero!
  • Tuesday - Double Up Against Drugs - dress as a twin with your friend
  • Wednesday - White Out Drugs - wear all white!
  • Thursday - Drop Kick Drugs - represent your favorite sports team.
    • Thursday is also Career Day.  Visit our volunteers during lunch to explore various career opportunities.
  • Friday is Halloween!  You may wear your Halloween costume.  Please see costume rules below.


Halloween Costume Rules

Students may wear costumes to school on Friday, October 31st.  The following rules apply:

  • Costumes must conform to the Peterson Middle School Dress Code.  Questions about the Dress Code?  It's in the 2014-15 Student-Parent Handbook in the locker to the left, page 8.
  • Costumes may not be demeaning to any ethnic group, race, religion, nationality, disabilities, gender (boys as girls and vice versa), or individual (staff or student) at the school.
  • Costumes may not cause a disruption or distraction to the school program, i.e. no revealing costumes (French maids, nightwear, bathing suits, etc.).
  • No weapons, toy weapons, or props replicating weapons are to be brought to school.
  • No costumes are allowed that would completely hide the identity of the student, i.e. gorilla suit, "Scream" character.
  • Costumes must not impair a student's vision or movement.
  • Costumes may not show obscene materials or prohibited substances.
  • No masks are permitted.
  • If you are not sure, don't wear it! If you have questions ask Mr. Masur.


Say NO to drugs and YES to Career Day!  Help our young adolescents explore various careers (and score a free lunch for yourself, while you're at it!) :)


The Leadership Class is excited to be hosting the 3rd Annual Career Day Lunch in conjunction with Red Ribbon Week. Their goal is to have as many careers represented as possible. Each volunteer will have a table/booth at their disposal. Students will have the freedom to peruse all of the career choices. 


Date:  Thursday, October 30, 2014

Time:  11:00am - 12:50pm

Bonus: The school will be providing lunch to all the volunteers.

Etc: All volunteers must Level "A" volunteer clearance.  Please complete the volunteer forms and provide a copy of a government issued photo ID to Linda Pfeifer by Oct. 24.

Questions:  Contact Mrs. McCole, amccole@scusd.net      


Sign up to share your career and volunteer here.


Thank you! 


Halloween Costume Rules
Students may wear costumes to school on Friday, October 31st, but the following rules apply:

   Costumes must conform to the Peterson Middle School Dress Code.
   Costumes may not be demeaning to any ethnic group, race, religion, nationali... Continue
Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 10/23/14

2014 Halloween Party Volunteers Needed!
2014 Halloween Party Volunteers Needed! 

Santa Clara Parks & Recreation Department will be holding the annual Children's Halloween Party on Friday, October 31, 2014 from 3:00pm - 6:00pm.  The party will be held at the Youth Ac... Continue
Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 10/23/14

SCHS Open House & Tour Dates
Santa Clara High School invites 8th grade students and their parents to attend their Fall Open House to learn about all the great things SCHS has to offer.  They will discuss:

Academics - such as their 21 different AP & Honors courses... Continue
Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 10/23/14

Red Ribbon Week Activities
Red Ribbon Week is just around the corner (Oct. 27 - 31). 

Come to school dressed up to encourage people to be drug free.

   MONDAY is BE A HERO day where you choose to wear camouflage or dress up as a super hero.
   TUESDAY is DOU... Continue
Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 10/21/14

Tardy Policy Effective October 20, 2014
Dear, Parents, Guardians and Students,

On October 20, 2014, at the start of the 2nd quarter, the following tardy policy will be in effect.

       When the student is tardy for the third (3) time, he/she will be required to stay for ... Continue
Posted by: Linda Pfeifer
Published: 10/6/14

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!


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:


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.