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Signup for PEACE Winter Programming and a Celebration Potluck!

Parents,

Winter Break Programming

Sign up for winter break programming! There needs to be 20 students signed up for program to operate. Signup sheet will be in portable A.

Please remember, P.E.A.C.E. does not provide any meals for students on these days. Please provide your students with lunch and snacks. Please feel free to . . . → Read More: Signup for PEACE Winter Programming and a Celebration Potluck!

Enroll now for PEACE before/after-school care

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

Peralta’s Second Step Program

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

Miraculous Fungi: Peralta Students Show How Mushrooms Clean Up Oil Spills

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:

Walk, Roll, or Scoot to School on Wednesday, April 6

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

Get Up and Dance

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

Peralta Math Olympics: Friday, March 3

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

Hate School Budget Cuts? Come to Claremont Middle School, Feb. 5

Even if all of Governor Brown’s proposals make it onto the June special election ballot and are approved by California voters, K-12 schools will still lose $19/student under current funding formulas. You can see the presentation made to the School Board last week at 2011-2012 Budget Development.

Now more than ever it is critical . . . → Read More: Hate School Budget Cuts? Come to Claremont Middle School, Feb. 5

P.E.A.C.E. for the New Year

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

Walk/Roll to School on Wednesday, December 8

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 them—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