There are two options to reporting your child's absence.
1) You may email firstname.lastname@example.org
2) call (408) 423-1605 to report that your child is going to be absent. This is a 24 hour voicemail line.
When reporting your child's absence (via email or phone) please speak slowly & clearly & include the following:
*your child's full name (spell last name)
*your child's room number
*reason for their absence.
See Board Policy for details regarding excused and unexcused absences.
School starts promptly AT 8:15 AM. Please plan on being here before 8:10 AM. Students may be dropped off starting at 7:55 AM.
If your child has a morning appointment (which we know you are trying to avoid) please be sure to bring a note from the doctor/dental office, so that your child's tardy can be excused.
THE STUDENT STORE:
Laurelwood Spirit apparel and more will be available for purchase on campus once a month, the Wednesday before Blue Day. Order online ANYTIME via our new Student Store and we will deliver your order to your child's classroom.
To order visit the link below, login and click on "Student Store".
STUDENT SUPPLY LISTS:
Please click HERE to get to the 2016-17 Student Supply lists for each grade level.
Dogs on Campus?
No DOGS are allowed on school grounds at any time (Per Santa Clara City Ordinance #1424 Section 3-11). Laurelwood is SCUSD property and not a public park. The city has dog parks and public parks. Dogs are not permitted off leash in Santa Clara nor Sunnyvale by city ordinance. Dogs are not allowed on school grounds at any time.
SCUSD Board Policy 0410
The Governing Board of Santa Clara Unified School District is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals. The District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation or association with a person or a group with one or more of these perceived or actual characteristics.
The Board shall promote programs which ensure that discriminatory practices are eliminated in all acts related to school activity or school attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the superintendent of the school district.
Giving Tree Gifts DUE by 12/8 @ 10am
LW Recycle Week 12/5-12/9
LAURELWOOD NEWS (click on each headline for more information)
Please click HERE for the Parent Brochure that explains the markings and expectations for this time of year. A Spanish version can be accessed through the file locker on our "Resources" page.
Key Dates: Dec. 2016 & Jan. 2017
December 2 Blue Day (Awards Assembly / PTA Community Coffee)
December 5-9 Recycle Week at Laurelwood
December 6 School Site Council Mtg. 6 PM
December 8 Giving Tree GIFTS DUE back by 10am TODAY
December 13 PTA Exec. Bd. Mtg. & Holiday dinner
December 15 Dads 'N Donuts 6:30pm (Watch D.O.G.S. information night)
December 19 & 20 Nutcracker Performances (PM)
December 22-Jan. 8 NO SCHOOL – Holiday Vacation Break
January 9 School Resumes
January 10 School Site Council Mtg. (6 PM) / PTA Exec. Bd. Mtg. & General Association Mtg. (7:15 PM)
January 16 NO SCHOOL – Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
January 17-20 5th Grade Science Camp
January 27 Blue Day (Awards Assembly) / Class Picture Day / PTA Snowball Dance 7 PM (tickets required)
Receive Important Communications From Laurelwood
1) Sign up for Laurelwood's Schoolloop-
To receive emails with important school notices and updates. Be sure to scroll down to check the "news" section of your daily Schoolloop emails. To sign up, click HERE, on the "Register Now" box in the upper left of this web page, or on the form in the file locker on the Resources page.
2) Receive TEXT MESSAGE ALERTS for Laurelwood news and updates: Join REMIND!
To Sign Up:
1. Open a new text message on your phone
2. In the TO box type: 81010
3. In the Message box type: @lwood1617
4. You will be asked to enter you name to finish signing up
3) Accessing/Receiving Information from the Laurelwood PTA-
In an effort to save valuable resources, including money and the number of flyers that go home in Thursday Envelopes, the Laurelwood PTA will be relying on email communication with the school community. Please register on Laurelwood's PTA website at http://laurelwoodpta.wixsite.com/home and then sign-up to be on the PTA email communication list in order to receive important school updates from Laurelwood's PTA. Be sure to check the website often for up-to-date information about events, as well as how-to get involved.
NO SCHOOL Thursday 12/22/16 thru Friday 1/6/17
School resumes on Monday 1/9/17 Happy New Year!
LW vs. Sutter
LW vs. Hughes
LW vs. Ponderosa
Click HERE for a copy of Laurelwood's Student-Parent Handbook for 2016-2017 (Revised 8-24-16)
Click HERE for a copy of the SCUSD Student & Parent Information Handbook for 2016-2017
Note that Page 2 is the REQUIRED signature page.
(Spanish and Vietnamese versions are available on our Resources page.)
Online process for Free/Reduced Meal Applications
SCUSD announces an exciting way of applying for free and reduced meals. The Online Free/Reduced Meal Application process is available for all families in English as well as Spanish for the school year. Please submit applications for the school year AFTER July 1st or they will be invalid. All families will be able to go to https://onlinemealapps.scusd.net anywhere they would like…libraries, home, school sites, etc. Only ONE application is needed per household and so if you apply online you do not need to fill out a paper application.
NEW Biometrics (Finger Scanning) Program at Laurelwood
Our school is implementing a biometric finger scanning identification system for our cafeteria meal program in an effort to provide accurate student identification as well as security for our student accounts. This will replace our meal cards and students inputting their pin numbers. We want to eliminate identification errors and clerical errors and provide an easy and accurate way to identify students and be sure no one else can charge items to their accounts. Students will scan their fingers as they come through the cafeteria to account for their meal.
Please click HERE for more information.
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