October 10, 2015 Login


Upcoming Events

10/5 Get your Scrips orders turned in!
10/7 El Tarasco (Redondo Beach) Family Dine Out Night
10/9 Pick up your Scrips gift cards
10/9 Turn in all those Box Tops you have collected all summer!
10/12 & 10/13 No School! (Staff Development Days)
10/14-10/27 5th Grade Champs Boo Grams Sales
10/17&18 Treasured Moments Photo Fundraiser – Don’t miss out!
10/25 Skechers Walk – Join the Seaside Team!
10/26-30 Red Ribbon Week (Look out for more details on crazy dress up days)
10/28 Turn in Your Reflections Art Projects at Drop-off in the Valet Area
10/30 Halloween Parade 9:15am - Kids wear their costumes and parents bring your cameras!
10/30 Monster Mash Halloween PTA Membership Party 6-8pm

Early Dismissal Every Wednesday at 2:27pm

Remember, Seaside has street parking only and students must be walked on and off campus by an adult daily.


Principal's Message                                   

October 4, 2015

Greetings Seaside!

October is an exciting month for students. We started with PTA Movie Night, have the Great Shake earthquake drill on the 15th and end with Halloween on the 30th. The Halloween Parade will be held on Friday, Oct. 30 at approximately 9:30 on the yard. D.J. Dewey will join us to add to the festivities. Monster Mash will be held the same day in the early evening. Come join us in costume to make it fun!

Sketcher’s Pier to Pier Walk: Sign up to run/walk or be a virtual walker in the Sketcher’s annual walk. If we get 100 people signed up, the school will receive a bonus $1000.00 ! FREE MONEY is great. Funds will be dedicated toward a part time math intervention teacher.

Health Clerk: Accidents happen! Our health office is in need of boys and girls shorts (elastic waist preferred) and girls undies.

Weekend Visitors on Campus: Torrance Police Department can be reached at 310-328-3456. Smoking, alcohol use, skateboarding and dogs are prohibited on campus. Please do your best to help keep the campus free of these activities over the weekend. Together we can keep the campus clean and safe.

Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) Universal 3rd grade GATE screening will be conducted on Nov. 2, 1015 in the classrooms. A parent letter with more detailed information was sent home to families of 3rd grade students. The deadline for opting out of GATE testing is Oct. 6. If yo do not wish your child to be tested, give the classroom teacher the signed opt out letter by Oct. 6.

*More information concerning GATE testing for grades 4 and 5 will be coming soon.

Our GATE teacher leaders this year are Amy Jackson, 3rd grade, and Susan Park, 4th grade. They will conduct student workshops and provide professional development to our teachers. Teachers will continue to develop strategies to differentiate curriculum to support all learners at all levels.

Morning Drop-off: Remember, there is no passing in the parking lot. Please let your children out of the car after you pass the white line. Also, walking across the parking lot is dangerous at such a hectic time. It is better to cross at the start of the driveways, not in the middle. Students must exit on the passenger side and NOT the driver’s side of the car. Character Counts! Show your children you are trustworthy by following the school valet rules. 

Thank you for all of your support in making Seaside a great place for kids and learning. Our efforts together make Seaside special!


Michele Bauer-Bean

Dear Parents and Students:

The Torrance Police Department cares about your safety. Traffic is a concern of schools nationwide,
particularly as parents pick up and drop off their children. Our goal is to make this process flow in a safe
and smooth manner. We can do it with your help. Please obey all traffic laws and parking restrictions!

To improve the situation, beginning in the 2006-07 school year, we started using video cameras to record
violations near our schools. The cameras will continue to be used for the 2015-16 school year. Citations will be
mailed to the registered owner of the vehicle. You don't want to become a star on our camera! Instead, help us
out by NOT picking up or dropping off in the following areas:

  • Driveways
  • Red Zones
  • No Stopping Zones
  • Double Parking
  • Crosswalks / Intersections
  • Handicapped Spaces

By following the suggestions above, we can work together to provide a safe environment for students while
avoiding citations. If you have any questions, please call us at (310) 618-5557. Remember, wear your seatbelt,
have a safe school year, and don't become a star on our camera!

Lieutenant Mark Underwood
Torrance Police Department
Traffic & Special Events Division


The Health Office is in need of the following clothes for students who occasionally need a change during the school day. 

  • Small girls elastic waist pants and shorts (Sizes 4 to 10)
  • Small boys underwear and sweat pants (Sizes 4 to 10)


Be sure to check the Dolphin Splash and the updated Calendar.


Be Part Of Our Seaside Team 

Who: You and your Seaside Friends

What: Walking to support Seaside Elementary School and TEF!

Where: Manhattan Beach Pier

When: Sunday, October 15, 2015 at 9:00am

How: Just visit http://www.skechersfriendshipwalk.com,
and register under Team Seaside with Amy Jackson as our Team Captain. Make sure to choose TEF as the only recipient for your donation proceeds, and they will make sure we receive 100% of that. *If you can’t make the walk on Sunday, you can also be a virtual walker and enjoy knowing that your registration is helping to make a difference. All registered walkers, actual and virtual, can pick up their Skechers Walk T-Shirt, gift bag and medal at our Del Amo Skecher’s store the Friday or Saturday before the walk.

WHY: The Skechers Friendship Walk is an easy way to show our support for Seaside, TEF and our children’s education. Seaside will get 100% of the $25 registration proceeds and if we get 100 people to sign up, we will get an additional $1,000 bonus!! (That’s $3,500 to Seaside for 100 walkers.)! You can register just your child or your whole family; grandmas, grandpas, aunts and uncles; everyone is welcome and appreciated!

If you have any questions, please contact Ty Underwood at Tyson@american-california.com

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