Upcoming Holiday and Events:
School will be closed from Monday, February 18th through Friday, February 22 due to President’s Week Holiday. School Resumes on regular schedule Monday, February 25th.
Monday February 25 through Friday March 8 - Golden Sneaker Contest
Please support your student in participating in Walk and Roll to School Day. Ways you can support is by walking, rolling or carpooling with a friends. Remember even if you drive to school, you can park a couple blocks away and walk the rest, it counts! The winning class gets the ever so popular Golden Sneaker Trophy!
Tuesday February 26 through Friday March 8 - Read-a-thon Fundraiser
PTO is organizing a Read-A-Thon fundraiser. Fundraiser begins on Tuesday, February 26 and runs through Friday, March 8th. Fundraising profits go right back to our students to help pay for field trips and fun activities held at the school. Check your child’s backpack for the fundraiser packet.
Friday March 1 through Thursday March 7th - Scholastic Book Fair
On Friday, March 1st, our book fair will be open in the library right before Family Movie Night. Parent volunteers are needed and they get $10 to shop at the fair. Sign up today on the PTO board by the office or by clicking here. Check your child’s backpack for more information about the Scholastic Book Fair and for library schedule click the link below.
Friday, March 1st - PTO Family Movie Night
Stay tuned for a flyer coming home soon regarding featured movie at movie night. Doors open at 5:00 PM, movie will start at 5:30 and event ends at 7:30. We do need parent volunteer. Please sign up at our PTO board located in the hallway near the main office.
SLUSD Wants To Hear From You!
Do you have opinions on how the San Leandro Unified School District spends money but don’t know how to take action? Join us at one of our upcoming Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) community forums to have your say! These events provide the district leadership team with crucial feedback regarding the current state of the district. These dialogues are an incredible learning opportunity for the superintendent and other district staff to listen and learn about how parents and community members are feeling about SLUSD schools at the elementary, middle and high school levels. In fact, much of the feedback informs decision making for SLUSD. Translation, childcare, refreshments will be provided at all meetings.
Monday, February 11
John Muir Middle School Library
6:30pm - 8:00pm (English)
Wednesday, February 13
Bancroft Middle School Library
6:30pm - 8:00pm (English)
Tuesday, February 26
Monroe Elementary Library
6:30pm - 8:00pm (Chinese)
Thursday, February 28
Washington Elementary Library
6:30pm - 8:00pm (Spanish)
Saturday, March 2
Barbara Lee Center for Health and Wellness
9:00am - 10:30am (English)
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
If you are interested in working with elementary student, our elementary schools are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers! Our schools especially needs support for 30-60 minutes at a time in the classroom, during recess, and during lunch.
Please contact Garfield's Parent Facilitator Norma Alonzo at email@example.com to learn how you can become a volunteer.
📰 SLUSD Latest News
This past month, Principal Bradley Frazier and Vice Principal Rachelle Parham received the annual San Leandro Chamber of Commerce Leaders in Education award on behalf of the San Leandro Adult School.
National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), will be celebrated from Feb. 4–8, 2019, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of professional school counselors within U.S. school systems and how students are different as a result of what school counselors do.
When you were a freshman in high school, did you have any idea where you would be in 10 years? One half of the 9th-grade class at San Leandro High School has not only an idea of what the year 2028 will look like for them, but they also created a plan to get there.
Students from John Muir Middle School in partnership with the San Leandro Education Foundation (SLED) have been preparing for the holidays by giving back to their community. Students collected over $3,000 in cash donations which were used to purchase gift cards, clothing, toys, blankets, and other holiday items for 22 John Muir families in need.
At Tuesday night’s SLUSD school board meeting, the members of the Measure I Steering Committee were presented with special recognition awards for helping secure overwhelming community support to restore essential school funding and protect the quality of education in the district’s schools. Measure I was approved by voters with a 75.08% approval rate, which is one of the largest percentages of “yes” votes in the district’s history.