Peralta’s Enriching And Creative Environment
The new PEACE session is open the first week of school, starting immediately at 1:30 after the school day ends. Your child is welcome to attend this week. Please make sure you fill out the PEACE information that went home in your child’s backpack on the first day of school . . . → Read More: Enroll now for PEACE before/after-school care
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 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
Applications for new winter/spring P.E.A.C.E. after-school classes are now available in Portable A, or for download here.
Please return your application to the P.E.A.C.E. box in the front office by Friday, Jan. 14. New class lists will be posted on Monday, Jan. 31.
Current classes will continue until Friday, Feb. 4, and new classes . . . → Read More: P.E.A.C.E. for the New Year
Make an extra big effort on Wednesday, December 8, to walk, ride, roll or take public transportation to school. If you drive consider parking a few blocks from school and walking the rest the rest of the way with themâ€”you’ll avoid the traffic around Peralta and get a few minutes of fresh air before . . . → Read More: Walk/Roll to School on Wednesday, December 8
The D-U Dance Party
Dear Peralta Community,
I don’t know about you, but I can’t stop humming those words from the 5th graders’ performance of the Mosaic Project song or visualizing those kids with their fists in the air singing in Spanish about working for peace. Los ninos are ‘el futuro’. Those . . . → Read More: “I” is for individuality and “C” is for Community, When we come together in the places we live….Oh oh oh oh.