All incoming families are encouraged to come to an informal get-together at Peralta on Saturday, August 25 from 3-5pm. In addition to incoming Kindergartners, we welcome upper grade students joining the Peralta family! Here’s a chance to see the school, meet future classmates and get your questions answered. The event will be held at . . . → Read More: Welcome New Families!
Oakland Unified’s 2012-2013 enrollment period runs from December 5, 2011 to January 20, 2012. If you are interested in enrolling your child at Peralta, please attend one of our tours and our Kindergarten Open House, Wednesday, November 30, 2011 from 6:30-8:00PM (new date!). Come meet our principal and Kindergarten teachers, and learn more about . . . → Read More: Kindergarten Open House and Tours
Our wonderful school has been recognized for its brilliance by the US Dept. of Education! We have been awarded a National Blue Ribbon School Award. Kudos to Rosette and the amazing teachers and staff. Also to the entire school community for doing such a wonderful job of creating and maintaing a successful, thriving school . . . → Read More: Whoop whoop! Peralta wins National Blue Ribbon School Award
Peralta students’ art will be showcased at the Albany Film Fest this weekend!
Three short films, all produced by students last year, will be shown in the first hour of the festival. Admission is $5 for adults and just $1 for kids (see location and map below).
Kicking off the festival at noon will . . . → Read More: Three Peralta Films to Screen at Festival on Saturday, 12 p.m. May 21st
A post from Christopher Waters, a former Peralta parent who organized the memorial fund campaign for Adam Williams’ family:
With your generosity, our campaign in support of Adam’s family has crossed the $10,000 mark. With 203 (and counting) contributors (including some students who raided their piggy banks) giving what they could — as little . . . → Read More: An Outpouring of Generosity
A few weeks ago, Peralta hosted tryouts for the 11th Annual All Oakland Youth Talent Showcase.
The results are in and four acts made it into the show! Three students will perform solo—singing, playing the flute, and performing tongue twisters—and Ana Thomas’ class will show a remake of their fabulous Trash Elimination Video.
It . . . → Read More: Check out Peralta Talent May 7 at “Imagination for the Imagined Nation”
On Thursday afternoon, Peralta’s 300 students demonstrated their love for Adam Williams and showed messages of peace and caring to the community as they marched up Alcatraz to College Avenue and back to school. They chanted “Adam, Adam, Adam!” and “We want peace!,” waving signs they had made during the day. They were . . . → Read More: Adam’s March for Peace
The entire Peralta Community is in mourning over the tragic death of Adam Williams in a random shooting early Monday morning.
Peralta children looked forward to playing with Mr. Adam every day in our P.E.A.C.E. after-school program, where he patiently threw football passes, taught them basketball skills, helped with gardening and made sure homework . . . → Read More: A Senseless Loss
Over spring break, Peralta’s phone lines were upgraded.
Please note that there is a new number for the main office: 654-7365.
THANK YOU PERALTA FAMILIES! As of today,Â 192 families representing 258 Peralta students have pledged or contributed to the Peralta Fund!
That’s a record-breaking 82% of families participating! Schoolwide Ice Cream Party, here we come! With donations still trickling in, thisÂ year’s Peralta Fund Campaign broke a new record! This was a community effort. Thanks . . . → Read More: Peralta Fund: We Did It!