We’re just over a week away from Peralta’s annual Spring Festival, Peralta in Bloom! This year you can look forward to new carnival games, a bouncy house, a climbing wall, flower-pot painting, face-painting, garden games and live music. The petting zoo will be full of furry friends, and the bake sale table and sno-cone . . . → Read More: Peralta in Bloom is around the corner!
Wow Peralta, you did well! We have received over $65,000 in awesome donations from this wonderful community, to be auctioned off during the Fiesta de Peralta party on Saturday! Proceeds go to the school to support programs for our young scholars and artists! Look for auction catalogs in your child’s backpack today (Wednesday).
You . . . → Read More: Get your auction catalog here!
Click on the image to the left, or go to http://auctions.readysetauction.com/peraltaelementarysch to buy adult admission tickets and childcare tickets for the Fiesta de Peralta dinner and auction on Saturday, March 2nd!
If you cannot afford tickets this year, please talk to Rosette, Sherice, Asha or June and they can get you hooked up. We’re . . . → Read More: Get your tickets now for Fiesta de Peralta!
We’ll be auctioning off a great deal on accommodations in Barcelona! This comfortable apartment has a fully furnished kitchen with washing machine, living room that opens onto a large patio, and beds for four. Enjoy the warm evenings with tapas on the patio, with plenty of space for the kids to run around! . . . → Read More: One week in Barcelona!
Get ready for a night out to benefit Peralta! Starting at 5:00 PM on Saturday, March 2nd, leave the kids with a sitter or use the low-cost childcare we’ve arranged at Peralta for the evening, so that you can enjoy a delectable dinner and help support our school! Silent auction tables, fun Pay-To-Play parties, . . . → Read More: Fiesta de Peralta: March 2, 2013
Peralta’s Enriching And Creative Environment
The new PEACE session starts 2/11/2013, and forms will be coming home in backpacks on Friday. Please look for them, as they need to be returned by Friday 1/18/2013. Enrichment classes that your child is currently enrolled in will continue until the new session begins. Questions and concerns should be . . . → Read More: Enroll now for PEACE before/after-school care
Celebrate with P.E.A.C.E before the winter break. Come see all of the talent and great activities your children are involved in, or just hang out with the P.E.A.C.E students and staff!
Bring a dish or a snack for the potluck if you can!!! Sign up will be available in portable A
Where: . . . → Read More: P.E.A.C.E Program Winter Celebration Potluck!
The Walkathon is a mighty little fundraiser, and distinct because it is the only fundraiser of the year that directly involves kids and depends on their efforts. Last year, Peralta students raised $25,000 just by walking and having a great afternoon together!
Click here to find more information, and spread the word about online . . . → Read More: The Walkathon is Coming!
At Oakland elementary school, environmental science meets art By Katy Murphy Oakland Tribune OAKLAND — At Peralta Elementary School, the line between art and science is as fuzzy as the native bees children are studying this year.
In Ana Thomas’s fourth-grade classroom this week, students would eventually split into teams to sketch their species . . . → Read More: Peralta’s Arts Curriculum in the News
Why do these 3rd graders look so happy?
Because they helped create this stunning quilt!
Artist-in-residence Ellen Oppenheimer and dozens of Peralta students have put many hours into this unique work of art, which will be raffled off at the Peralta in Bloom Festival on May 12.
Quilts are a Peralta tradition, and the . . . → Read More: The 2012 Raffle Quilt: First Look!