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Lost & Found

The Lost & Found section is located right outside the auditorium.  Be sure to check there if your child is missing items like books, backpacks, jackets, etc.  All items unclaimed will be donated at the end of the year!


Snack Cart

Snack Cart is available after school every Wednesday AND Friday!  Proceeds benefit the grade hosting each week for things like field trips and assemblies.

Principal's Welcome

I would like to warmly welcome you to Playa del Rey Elementary School website. 

As the proud principal of Playa del Rey, I must tell you our school is a wonderful place for students to begin their journey of a well-rounded education. PDR is currently the home of approximately 280 students in TK-5th grade with a pre-school special day program. Our students are a part of a diverse population that serves all learners.  More...


News & Announcements


The new school accountability report by the California Office to Reform Education (CORE) has evaluated and scored our school at 95 out of 100!  Thanks to all the parents, teachers, students and staff for your hard work and dedication!.


Hello Playa Families!

Click here for this newsletter in pdf.
Welcome to week 21 and another great week! Students were focused and working hard to be College and Career Ready.
Here are a few announcements for the upcoming week:
Thank you to all families that participated in the Battle of the Schools Fundraiser at Sharkey’s. You are always a strong supporter of our school community.
The last session for STAR-Session 2 ends this week. The next session begins on January 29th.  Registration is still available online http://playadelrey.starinc.org
Just a reminder, students are not allowed to bring toys, tennis balls and/ or items that are inappropriate or may cause distractions to the learning environment at school. 
CONGRATULATIONS to the class with most participation for Crazy Hair Day-it’s room 7 with 96%!!
Thank you for continuing to monitor your child’s attendance and helping to meet the District goal of 96% attendance. Remember attendance achievement is having no more than 1 absence per 25 day of instruction.  I would like to congratulate the classrooms meeting the advance attendance goal (75 days of school) for December:  97.7%-Ms. Zaret Rm. 1, 97.7%-Ms. Davis Rm.2, 98.1% - Ms. Yasutake Rm. 4, 98.2% Ms. Takeshima Rm. 6, 98.1% - Ms. Gonzalez Rm. 7, 97.2%-Ms. Takara Rm.5, 99%-Ms. Villalba Rm. 16, 98.9%-Ms. Zeidman Rm. 15, 97.2%-Ms. Olivas Rm.10, 97.3% Ms. Elliott Rm. 13, 98.8%-Ms. Sheffie Rm. 12.
Fitness Friday Highlights: Congratulations to the students with the most laps (12/1/17-1/12/18):  J. Puebla-19, R. Bloomberg-12, K. Guizar-22,J. Muhammad-20, O. Markham-14, G. Milfort-20, G. Nelson-10, I. Greenberg-10, D. Leon-15; Special Recognition: A.L. Rici-27 & K. McKay-22
All are invited to our next Coffee with Principal/ Math Strategies Parent Workshop on Wednesday, January 31st at 8:15am in our library.  Save the date and mark your calendar. We will have a raffle this month.
Attention KKids!!! There will be a meeting for all members Thursday, January 25th at 2:45pm.  This month's service project is paper chains that are to be used to decorate the 5th grade dance. Thank you to our parent coordinators and UCLA Circle K Students.
There will be Parent/Community Forum Meeting regarding Prop 39 in Local District West at Westchester High School on Monday, January 22nd 6:30pm. (See attached meeting flyers).
Please take some time to update your emergency card information. It is so important that we have phone numbers that are current in case of an emergency.
Be sure to log onto www.pdrschool.org and share with others the great things happening on the campus this week.
Just a reminder every Friday is School Spirit Wear, every Tuesday dismissal is 1:34pm, and the last Wednesday of the month is 5th Grade Snack Cart to support Astro Camp. 

Have a Fabulous week and thank you for your continued support!
Warm regards,
-Valencia Blue


Friends of Playa

Visit the Friends of Playa (FOP) Page for more information about our school booster club.

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