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Weekly Principal's Message


This is the weekly update for the week of May 29. 

Thank you to all the parents who attended and assisted our scholars and staff with the Civilizations of the World Faire!

Memorial Day: Just a reminder that there is no school on May 29 in honor of Memorial Day. Classes will resume on May 30.

This week we will be conducting make up tests. Please support us by having your scholar at school everyday.

Seventh Grade:
Our seventh grade class will be going their field trip on June 2. If your child has not turned in their permission slip, please have them turn it in ASAP.

Locker Clean Out:  Students will begin locker clean out on June 2nd with the 8th graders. June 5th is 7th grade locker clean out and June 6th is 6th grade Locker clean out. It’s never too early to start taking belongings home.


¨ May 31 8th grade Awards Night @ 6pm

¨ June 1 Sixth grade awards @ 1030am ; 7th grade awards @ 1130am

¨ 4X4 tea @ 1pm Cafeteria

8th grade Activities:
Just a reminder to all 8th grade parents that as part of the San Leandro Unified School District’s 8th grade Promotion & Activities criteria, 8th grade students cannot have more than 2 F’s in the 3rd & 4th quarter combined. For the detailed criteria, please visit our website. We will also mail home the criteria to all 8th grade parents.

The 2017 Yearbook will be distribution began on Tuesday, May 22. Non pre ordered yearbooks roughly 100 will be sold for $35 during the last couple weeks of school on a first come first serve basis.

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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.  

Lost and Found:
There are many personal items accumulating in the lost and found. If your scholar is missing an item please have them check the lost and found.

Some events for the week of May 29:

Monday— No School Memorial Day

Tuesday— Volleyball Playoffs

Wed— 8th grade awards

Thursday—6th, 7th grade awards; 4X4 Tea; Volleyball playoffs; 2pm dismissal

Friday   7th grade Exploratorium field trip; 8th grade Promotion Party

Some important upcoming:

June 5: 7th grade locker clean out

June 6: 8th grade promotion; 6th grade Locker clean out; 12pm dismissal

June 7: 8th Great America

June 8: Last Day of School; 12:30PM dismissal

Bancroft Student Study Center!


Due to the library staff preparing to collect books, LAST will NO LONGER OPEN. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Please remember to take care of yourself, take care of one another, and take care of Bancroft

Thank you,
Mr. del Rio

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all”   - Aristotle