• Good Evening,

    This is Mr. del Rio, principal of Bancroft Middle School with your weekly update for the week of September 16.  If you miss any part of this message, please visit our website.

    Thank you to all of our parents and community members who helped with rides to our away sporting events.

    Bronco Star winnersCongratulations to our 10 Bronco Star winners this week.  These students displayed our Bronco Motto and were chosen in our raffle.  Our winners this week won front of the line passes, a pencil pouch, and a lanyard.  If you have any prizes to donate this cause please let our office know.

    Early Release   This year our goal is expose more students to Project Based Learning (PBL).  For that reason, we have scheduled three 1230 release days with the first one this Wednesday on September 18.

    Clipper Card  AC Transit is offering free clipper cards to all students in the SLUSD.  If you are interested in a free clipper card please visit our website, download an application, and turn it in filled out to our parent facilitator Joanna Garcia. However please be advised that it takes up to four weeks fopr the cards to arrive.

    Progress Reports  Our goal is to have progress reports mailed out by Friday September 20.

    Study Center  Our student study center will be scheduled on Mondays and Tuesdays from 315-415 starting September 16.  Students must have a permission slip signed to attend.

    College Day Every Monday is College Day in SLUSD. Have you students wear college apparel to show their spirit.

    SSC We are looking for parents to be part of our School Site Council / SSC.  The school site council is a group of teachers, parents, classified employees, and students that works with the principal to develop, review and evaluate school improvement programs and school budgets.  If you are interested in participating please contact me at vdelrio@slusd.us or (510)618-4380 ext 3677.

     PTA  Have you joined PTA yet?  PTA is responsible for providing many resources to Bancroft. They have purchased classroom materials, funded field trips, put on dances, fed our teachers and students plus many other wonderful contributions to Bancroft. Please join now by visiting our website and downloading a form and returning it to school with your scholar or click on this link.

     Student Drop Off  Just a reminder that student drop offs and pick ups are not allowed in our parking lot. Please also obey all posted traffic signs around our school as San Leandro Police Department is monitoring these areas.

    Parent Visits  Just a reminder that if you want to visit your scholar’s classroom, teacher’s require 24hrs notice before visiting. We also ask that visitors report to the office to check in and receive a badge. Thank you for your support.


     Some events for the week of September 16

    Monday— track and basketball practice

    Tuesday— Bball home, softball @ SLHS, and track practice

    Wednesday— track meet @ Creekside; softball @ Newark; Bball practice

    Thursday— track practice; bball@ Creekside; boys volleyball open gym

    Friday — softball & basketball practice

    Some important upcoming dates:

    September 26  Back to School Night 2pm dismissal

    October 4  No School Staff Development

    Oct 11 State of the District


    That’s all for the week of September 16, please remember to- Take Care of Yourself, Take Care of One Another, and Take Care of Bancroft

    Mr. del Rio