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Save the Date- March 7th - Special talk with Santa Clara Police Department-  Join us March 7th at 7pm in the cafeteria to learn what goes on during a school lockdown.   Santa Clara Police Department will share details of the Run/Hide/Defend program. Refreshments will be served. 

See Attached flyer for additional information.

 

For more information, please contact Gaby Gemetti, gabygemetti@gmail.com or Kate Lane at lane.caterinemary@gmail.com

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Posted by: Karen Spinks
Published: 2/17/17

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Dear Laurelwood Families,

The Santa Clara Unified School District is seeking input on the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).  Please take this survey to give feed back on the 2016-17 actions and guide our planning for the 2017-18 school year.  The survey will be open from February 15, 2017-March 15, 2017.  

 

LCAP Survey - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/17-18LCAP

Encuesta del Plan de Control Local y Rendimiento de Cuentas (LCAP) - https://es.surveymonkey.com/r/2017-18LCAPSpanish

 

Kathie Kanavel

Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
Santa Clara Unified School District
1889 Lawrence Road
Santa Clara, CA  95051
PHONE (408) 423-2124

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Posted by: Karen Spinks
Published: 2/16/17

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Please find attached information about an upcoming workshop on "Girl Powered Engineering".  This event will take place on March 11, 2017 for girls in grades K-5.  Please consider signing up your student

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Posted by: Karen Spinks
Published: 2/8/17

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Presented by Assistant Superintendent Andrew Lucia at the PTA Meeting on 2/7.

 

Due to converting into a PDF, some pages may have formatting errors and pictures were complemented by looking at google maps.

 

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Posted by: Paul Fuller
Published: 2/7/17

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Each year the PTA organizes and runs numerous events and raises funds to pay for field trips, art, music and many extras that Laurelwood Elementary School doesn't receive funding from the school district for.  The PTA is completely reliant on volunteers for all of the events and for running its day to day operations.  Moving into the 2017-18 school year we have some open positions that need to be filled.  Please look at the list below and contact Cristie Connors at cristie.connors@gmail.com for further information or if you are interested in filling one of the positions.

 

1st VP / Student Services –  run the student store (T-shirts)

Parliamentarian – Job Description for Parliamentarian

 

Corresponding Secretary -  sends out tax letters to those who donated to Direct Donation Campaign and for Silent Auction   

 

Community Event – this can be organizing any type of community event - Field Day, Walk-a-Thon, Trunk or Treat, etc.

 

Silent Auction – Coordinate donations and run the suction at the ice cream social in September

 

Green Team – promotes recycling week, walk/bike to school week

 

Back to school lunch – this lunch is for the teachers and happens on Tuesday the first week of school.

 

Multicultural Dance – Coordinate with classrooms for the dance and oversee the activities on the day of the event

 

Multicultural Festival –  Coordinate with the representatives from each country and oversee set up on the day of the event

 

Community Coffee – need 3 people, these happen on Fridays when there is no blue day assembly.

 

Publicity – this includes making posters or banners for events though most of the time the event chairs do it.

 

Red Ribbon Week – Coordinate with the teachers for the daily theme and activities

 

Family Reading Night – 2 co-chairs This involves organizing the event - theme, activities, book swap, reader, raffle.

 

Book Fair –  2 co-chairs This involves coordination with Scholastic, setting up the books in the HUB, getting volunteers to work the sale, and then taking down the displays. Also coordination with Treasurer to pay invoices due to Scholastic and to keep track of Scholastic points and when they expire.

 

Hospitality –  2 co-chairs This involves providing light refreshments at events such as Kinder orientation, volunteer orientation and organizing the PTA holiday party and end of year part at Kona Kai.

 

Teacher Appreciation – This involves organizing the week long events in May. So, alerting room reps about the events for each day and getting volunteers as needed for the food provided to teachers.

 

5th Grade Party – This is a pool party/bbq at the Laurelwood Cabana Club. All of the supplies are in the shed.

 

Math/Science Night – This has been only a Science Night in the recent past. You set up stations of different displays/experiments.

 

Online payments - This is managing our online payment system which is now PayPal  not Square. You work with the Treasurer.

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Posted by: Karen Spinks
Published: 2/5/17

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Posted by: Paul Fuller
Published: 2/2/17

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Posted by: Karen Spinks
Published: 1/30/17

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Attention Laurelwood Parents! We are looking for two individuals to work with our students during lunch hours as a Noon Duty Supervisor. During lunch we promote safe, respectful, and responsible behavior and rely heavily on the support of our Noon Duty Supervisors. If you are interested please contact Mr. Fuller at pfuller@scusd.net or stop by the front office.

 

Here is the link to officially apply. https://www.edjoin.org/Home/JobPosting/866067

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Posted by: Karen Spinks
Published: 1/20/17

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See attached flyer regarding the Spring 20127 Multicultural Festival

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Posted by: Karen Spinks
Published: 1/19/17

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The SCUSD calendar for the 2017-2018 school year is attached.

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Posted by: Karen Spinks
Published: 1/13/17

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The OPEN ENROLLMENT* and NEW Student Registrations Window for TK-5th Grade for the 2017-2018 school year is 

9:00am January 17, 2017, through 4:30pm February 17, 2017

Please click HERE for more information.

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Posted by: Karen Spinks
Published: 1/13/17

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Attached, please find a brochure that provides details and explanations for the markings on the SCUSD Elementary report card.

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Posted by: Karen Spinks
Published: 11/10/16

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Parents with preschoolers, toddlers and infants may NOT work in the classroom WITH their child NOR may not be in the WORK room as there are SHARP objects and cutters there.  This is a hazard.  

 

Volunteers on campus and on field trips are required to complete a Volunteer Application Packet.  Parents then provide a copy of their driver license or passport, a CURRENT TB test (every four years) and the application packet ANNUALLY.  NO volunteers may be on campus without a pass or a badge.

 

NO PARENT may be IN THE CLASSROOMS without this clearance.  NO PARENT may attend a field trip WITHOUT THIS CLEARANCE.  

 

BABIES, TODDLERS and INFANTS do NOT have TB clearance, and it is against both SCHOOL POLICY and BOARD POLICY allow them in

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Posted by: Karen Spinks
Published: 9/28/16

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Posted by: Kourtney Ghelfi
Published: 1/15/16