Thursday, May 17th 6:30-8:00 PM Childcare Provided
Peralta Students have been participating in mindfulness instruction this year during Second Step lessons, and their response to the lessons has been overwhelmingly positive. Please Join Peralta Second Step Instructor, Susan Killebrew, for a discussion of how practicing Mindfulness can help children be happier, manage strong emotions, . . . → Read More: Mindfulness Workshop for Grown-ups
Peralta’s Enriching And Creative Environment (P.E.A.C.E.) after-school spring enrichment class options were sent home with students late last week. To enroll, return the enrollment form to the P.E.A.C.E. office by Friday, January 13th!
This year, our wonderful Second Step program instructor, Susan Killebrew, has created a blog. In this blog, you will find information and resources related to Peralta’s Second Step program, as well as regular updates with highlights of Second Step instruction each week. This will be a very useful tool for parents that will help . . . → Read More: Peralta’s Second Step Program
Check out the new video made by last year’s 4th graders with artist-in-residence Trena Noval and UC Berkeley Mycologist Mia Rose Maltz:
The campaign to save Peralta’s art program is off to a strong start!
As we face major budget cuts, including the loss of a teacher and larger class sizes, Peralta’s art program is more crucial than ever to keep students engaged and support our teachers. We have just 69 days to fill the . . . → Read More: Art in Our Heart: Keep it beating
Peralta’s PEACE after-school program is open for the summer!
The program will will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. from June 27 through August 19. Early morning care is offered from 7:30 on. Space is still available, and drop-ins can be arranged with one week’s notice. Activities include cooking, gardening, arts and crafts, . . . → Read More: Summer PEACE at Peralta
The sun is out, the mornings are light and Wednesday, April 6 is another Walk/Bike/Roll/Bus/Train/Carpool-to-School Day.
If you drive, consider parking a few blocks from school and walking the rest of the way with your kids. Stop by the prize table on your way in—there will be free goodies!
This is a free event. In . . . → Read More: Walk, Roll, or Scoot to School on Wednesday, April 6
At noon on Friday, March 18, the whole school will be shakin’ it!
Peralta kids will be part of the global art event Dance Anywhere. The idea is to take five minutes out of the day to move our bodies in a a fun and festive way. At exactly noon, a song with an . . . → Read More: Get Up and Dance
The Peralta Elementary 2011 Math Olympics is this Friday!
COMPETITION CATEGORIES – Fast Facts 5 minutes – Patterns 10 minutes – Problem Solving 10 minutes
COMPETITION TIMES 8:45-9:45am Grades 4 & 5 9:45-10:30am Grades 2 & 3
AWARDS CEREMONY at 1 PM in the Multipurpose Room Parents are welcome to attend!
FYI – All . . . → Read More: Peralta Math Olympics: Friday, March 3