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ENJOY THE SUMMER

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Seaside Elementary is currently closed for the summer and will reopen on August 20. Please see the below information, as our enrollment procedures have changed. Beginning August 4, 2014, all new student enrollments will be processed at Torrance Unified School District’s Family Welcome Enrollment Center, located at 2336 Plaza del Amo, directly across from the main District Office. For more information please call 310-972-6280 or visit our website at www.tusd.org. We hope you have a nice summer and see you on September 4, 2014 for the first day of school.

Principal's Message                                   

June 22, 2014

Greetings Seaside!

The students closed the year out with tons of fun at the Annual Tug-o-war culminating with parent participation. Thanks to D.J. Tina Nakai for providing the sound system and music! It made the event quite festive.

Good News: Our music teacher, Amy Wolf has received a donation of $5,000.00 to purchase music materials to be used in each of the schools she helps (Walteria, Riviera, Arnold and Seaside). You might not be aware that Mrs. Wolf is not just the music teacher. She generously donates her time to hold and conduct student band at the four schools. She brings the students together once a year in the spring to perform. The donation will be used to continue to support her program. Thanks goes to the Confidence Foundation! Donations like this make a potent difference in what we are able to bring to our students.

Bicycle Needed: Our new Custodian, Douglas Rosales, is in need of a used bicycle. As you know, Seaside is 12 acres. Jose used a bicycle to get around more quickly. If you would like to donate an old men’s bicycle, please do! We will be happy to provide you with a tax deduction letter.

Class Assignments: Assignments will be posted after 5:00 pm outside of the cafeteria on Wednesday, September 3rd. Come by after 5:00 pm to find out the name of your child’s new teacher and the room number.

Focus for the Fall: The District will continue to provide our teachers with excellent professional development in instruction using the Common Core Standards next year. Our focus will be mathematics instruction. Three cheers go out to most of our staff members who, in addition to receiving training next year, will attend professional development this summer in Cognitively Guided Instruction through UCLA.

Supply List for the Fall: Some parents have communicated that they would like to purchase donation supplies for their children over the summer when things are more relaxed and less expensive (August). The grade levels provided the following donation suggestions:

Kindergarten

Colored Markers (thick size) 
Glue sticks 
Paper towels 
24 box Crayola Crayons


Dry erase markers (thick size)
Wet wipes / hand sanitizer
Large box of tissue
Spiral Notebooks (wide rule)

1st Grade

Sharpened Ticonderoga pencils 
Markers: thick or thin size 
Yellow highlighter 
Glue sticks / Elmer’s white glue 
Paper towels


Crayola crayons, box of 24
Dry erase markers, thick size only
Sharpened colored pencils
Wet wipes / Hand sanitizer
Tissue, large box

2nd Grade

Box of 24 Crayons 
1 pkg. EXPO dry erase markers 
Baby wipes 
Box of ‘Kleenex’ 
Crayola pen 


Sharpened colored pencils
3 large glue sticks
2 folders with pockets (no 3 ring binders)
‘Zip-lock’ bags (sandwitch or gallon)
highlighter pen

3rd Grade

ziplocked pencil case
1 bottle of glue
3 glue sticks
12-24 pack of colored pencils
small pair of scissors
crayons no larger than 16 count


pencil sharpener (must be covered to catch fillings)
box of tissues
scissors (round tip)
#2 pencils - preferably Ticonderoga
hand sanitizer/wet wipes
No mechanical pencils

4th Grade

Soft pencil pouch 
Glue sticks 
Box of crayons, 24 count 
2 Composition books 
Scissors (child size with rounded tip) 
Highlighters 
Pocket dictionary 
Box Facial Tissue (large) 
12 inch ruler with inches and centimeters
2 paper or stiff plastic ‘Pee Chee’ type folders



Red, black and blue ball point pens (no clicking)
#2 pencils (no mechanical)
Large eraser (no mechanical)
Box colored pencils, 24 count
6 spiral notebooks
Protractor
Small 24 oz. white glue
Pocket thesaurus
Clorox type wet wipes
*Individual classes may vary and items will be shared as needed.
5th Grade

3 spiral notebooks 
Blue, black and red pen 
Ruler with inches and centimeter 
White out tape/erase tape 
Clip board 
Flat pencil pouch


Lots of #2 pencils
Scissors
Highlighters
Colored pencils (basic set)
Index cards
PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE: large 3 ring binder, mechanical pencils, mechanical erasers for 5th grade students.

We look forward to seeing you all in the fall, all except our beloved 5th graders. Have a terrific summer!


Sincerely,

Michele Bauer-Bean
Principal


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)

More......

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

 

 

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