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Principal's Weekly Message

Hello Playa Families!

Welcome to week 27 and the month of March. This month we celebrate Women’s History Month as we take the time to honor and celebrate the contributions of women in American History. International Women’s Day (March 8). We also celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th

As we enter the spring quarter and second half of the school year, please help remind your children of the importance of keeping a positive attitude. Attitude #1: Watch your words. Words are powerful. Let them know your expectations to speak kindly to one another. Teach them to counter the unkind words with nice ones. Remember KINDNESS always wins! Attitude #2: Accept everyone. Leaving people out on purpose is not being fair or kind. Suggest that your child look for ways to make others feel that they belong or included.  

This message ties in with our character education trait of Fairness. Acts of being fair includes: playing by the rules, taking turns & share with others, listen and have compassion for others, include others and treat a friend how you want to be treated. Character tickets will continue to be rewarded each week to students showing their BEST behavior. Prizes will be awarded on Friday.

February Giving: Thank you to families that donated canned fruit cups last month. With your help, donations have been delivered to the Westside Food Bank. ♥

Read Across America Spirit Week Winners:  Top Participant Rm. 15 (100%); TK-1 Rm. 6 (92%); Gr.2-3 Rm.7 95%; Gr. 4-5 Rms. 10&13 85%. Thank you to all that participated. 

Lastly, I would like to thank parent and teacher volunteers for helping to host movie night & Build A Dolphin last Friday. It was truly a fun event. 

Here’s what’s coming up this week:

Spring Photos are scheduled for tomorrow. For those who wish to purchase photos, visit the Vision Trust website for online orders. 

Our next FOP meeting is scheduled this Tuesday at 6pm. Come see what’s coming up for our Spring fundraisers. Ideas and volunteers are welcome. 

Be sure to log onto and share with others the great things happening on the campus this week.

Save the date:

  • 2nd grade OLSAT is Mar. 7&8
  • Race for Success is Sat. 3/10
  • Daylight savings time begin on 3/11

Thank you for your attention!

Posted by: Teial Dickens Published:3/4/18
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