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Don't miss this opportunity to meet with your child's new teacher. Back to School Night will be from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm, on Tuesday, August 27th. 

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Published: 7/11/19




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Published: 6/12/19




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Thursday, June 6, 2019 and Friday, June 7, 2019 are both minimum days. Dismissal will be at 1:19pm both days. 

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 5/27/19




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School starts everyday at 8:20 am sharp. 

 

All students are encouraged to be in line no later than 8:15 am each morning. The Nolden Street gate opens each morning at 7:30 am. 

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 5/27/19




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SPRING BOOK FAIR! All week April 8 - April 12. Come in each afternoon to shop for new books for your child or your child's classroom!

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 3/29/19




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There will be no school during Spring Break on April 15 - April 19. We will see you at school on Monday, April 22, 2019. 

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 3/29/19




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Join us for a fantastic math night on Thursday, April 11, 2019. We will be learning fun math activities from our Yorkdale teachers from 6 - 7 pm on April 11. Please come and join. 

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 3/29/19




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No School on Monday, April 1, 2019. This is NOT an April Fools Day joke. School will be closed for Cesar Chavez day on Monday, April 1, 2019. 

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 3/29/19




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Come to our OPEN HOUSE, this Friday, March 22, 2019. The open house will begin at 8:30 am in the Auditorium. You will be free to visit rooms and observe instruction from 8:35 am - 925 am. Parents will meet Mr. Grass in the Auditorium again at 9:30 am to discuss exciting plans for next year! Parents are welcome to visit any room during open house, they are not allowed to interrupt student learning. This will be a regular school day, parents are encouraged to visit and observe the daily routines of our incredible school!

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 3/17/19




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Minimum Days (1:19 pm dismissal) - 2/25, 2/27, 2/28, 3/1

Regular Shortened Tuesday (1:43 pm dismissal) - 2/26

 

Parent Conferences this week to assess your child's progress. All students must attend meeting with parent and teacher. Good luck!

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 2/1/19




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School will be closed on Monday, February 18, 2019. We will re open on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 2/1/19




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+Strike absences are unexcused.

+Absences during the strike will not affect individual school’s   perfect attendance recognition.

+Parents should follow normal absence procedures and send a note when they return. 

+Students will not receive truancy notifications for absences during this time. Absences during the strike will not count towards truancy.

+Absences during the strike should not impact individual school’s perfect attendance incentives/recognitions.

+Absences should not impact intra-district or inter-district permits.

+For additional questions, please contact 

Pupil Services at (213) 241-3844

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 1/23/19




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We are on break starting Monday, December 17 and we will return to school on Monday, January 7, 2019. Have a safe and restful break.

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 12/4/18




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The holiday program will happen this coming Tuesday, December 11, 2018. There will be two shows: 8:30 am, and 10:30 am. Doors will open 10 minutes before the shows start. Parents will line up at the front of the school. The kids will perform in order of age: the oldest will perform first, the youngest will perform last. We hope to see you there.

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 12/4/18




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The current fundraiser being run by the school is a great way to give to our growing student curriculum. The proceeds from the fundraiser goes directly into student body funds, which pays for field trips, busses and all of our attendance and student of the month awards. Every little bit helps! November 1, 2018 is the deadline for all sales.

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 10/22/18




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The Friends of Yorkdale PTO, will be hosting a fun and spooky Halloween carnival on the main yard, from 3:00 - 6:00 pm, on Halloween, 10/31. Don't miss out on the food, fun and frights!

All proceeds go toward the Friends of Yorkdale PTO group.

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 10/22/18




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There will be a costume parade on the yard, Halloween day, 10/31, from 8:30 - 9:00 am on the main yard. Students are encouraged to change into regular attire after the event. The library will be open with alternative activities for those who do not wish to join. 

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 10/22/18




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Look to the school calendar for November

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 10/19/18




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Come to chat with the Principal. The first Tuesday of each month, we will meet in the Auditorium. See attached for the topics of each chat. Refreshments and translation provided. 

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 10/11/18




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Meet in the Auditorium for information about your school and how to help your child.

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 9/26/18




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This is an unassigned day

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 9/12/18




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come to the auditorium on Tuesday, September 18, at 1:00 pm to become a member of the school site council team!

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 9/11/18




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Come to the Auditorium this Tuesday to learn more about how the School Site Council helps our school!

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Published: 9/5/18




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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 8/28/18




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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 8/28/18




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School holidays:

Friday, August 31: School Admissions Day

Monday, September 3: Labor Day

Monday, September 10: Unassigned Day

Wednesday, September 19: Unassigned Day

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 8/27/18




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Published: 8/27/18




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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 8/21/18




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We cannot wait to see you and your children on the Tuesday, August 14, 2018.

Some reminders:

  • New Class Lists will be posted in the front of the school starting Monday, August 6, 2018.
  • On the first day of school, August 14, grades 1-5 will line up on the yard by their new room numbers. New ETK, TK, and Kinder students will go to the Auditorium for orientation and a tour.
  • Morning Valet and the entrance and exit gate will be on Nolden St. The east side of the school.
  • Students may not arrive before 7:30 a.m.  Supervision on the yard starts at 7:30 a.m. 
  • Instruction begins promptly at 8:20 a.m.  Anyone entering after 8:20 a.m. is tardy
  • Students need to line-up on the yard, starting when the warning bell rings at 8:10 a.m. in grades ETK-5th.

Students are dismissed at 2:43p.m. Monday-Friday in all grades, except for every Tuesdays which will be early dismissal.  Every Tuesday during the 2018-19 school year, will dismiss at 1:43 pm.

 

Dates to calendar:

August 28: Back to School Night   August 31st, and September 3rd : No school due to a Holiday and an Unassigned Day

 

After School Programs:

LA’s BEST provides after school supervision on the playground for children in grades K-5 from dismissal time until 5:45pm every school day. Applications are available in the glass office near the main entrance.

YS CARE is a free for all program located at the lunch benches. Parents must sign children in with the onsite coach.

 

At the end of the first day, your child will bring home the following items:

Instructional Calendar

Bell Schedule

Campus Visitor Policy

Library Permission Slip

Textbook Policy

Homework Policy

Classroom Party Policy

Publicity Authorization Policy

Attendance Policy

Health Insurance Policy

Emergency card

Immunization Guide

Meal Application

Residency Questionnaire

Migrant and Native American Questionnaire

Parent/Student Handbook

School Calendar

CHAMP Brochure

Responsible Use Policy

 

 

Sincerely,

 

Brian Grass

Principal

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Posted by: Brian Grass
Published: 8/6/18