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Playa Del Rey Elementary School

Los Angeles Unified School District

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    SAS enrollment process is new for 2019-2020.  SAS Enrollment deadline for the 2019-2020 school year is November 9, 2018.  Please view this page for more details.

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    Please Complete School Lunch application

    Make sure to fill out your school lunch application online here!  The school needs 100% of students to return an application, even if your child doesn't purchase food from the cafeteria.

    Snack Cart

    Snack Cart is available after school every Friday!  Proceeds benefit the grade hosting each week for things like field trips and assemblies. Please supply healthy snacks from this approved list.

    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!

    Blueprint for Wellness

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    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 290 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...

     

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    Principal's Weekly Message Posted 10/14/18

    Hello Playa Families!

    Welcome to week 10:
    A big thank you to PDR families that joined us for Walk to School Day!! Click (here) to view photos.
     
    As we come to a close of the first reporting period, I want to thank the teachers/and support staff for working so hard to ensure all students are engaged in daily lessons and for challenging students to reach their desired academic goals. Please note the Common Core State Standards are focusing on students being able to use critical thinking skills and strategies to solve problems as well as students being able to read independently and proficiently at grade level by the end of the school year.  This period will focus on the first 55 days of instruction for academic and social progress as you prepare for conferences next month.
     
    Health Update: We’ve had a few cases of head lice in the past two weeks.  I want to thank families that have contacted the school immediately to notify our staff. Please know that we do our best to prevent spreading but know there are steps to take for re-infestation:
    *Reduced head to head contact. Remind children not share hats or decorative headgear.
    * All bed linens should be laundered in hot water and placed in a hot dryer for the desired amount of time.
    * Toss snuggle items that may have been in contact during the time frame. (nits take 6 to 9 days to hatch). Click to view more information from our school website
    http://playadelreyes-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/file/1250744494503/1468166397619/3472379288027548661.pdf
     
    Our school nurse, Ms. Rafifar, is with us every Thursday during school hours for any additional concerns or questions you may have.
     
    Fitness Friday Highlights: Congratulations to the students with the most laps (9/14/18-10/5/18): G. Vargas-21, O. Bangert-33, D. Bangert-50 J. Puebla-37,J. Muhammad-20, M. Naranjo-35, I. Flores-46, J. Muhammad-51, E. Mendoza-38, E. Blaine-26, R. Carter-47; Special Recognition to Highest Girl/Boy: C. Piubeni-67 & V. Ton-63
     
    Coming Up This Week:
    We continue to celebrate College Awareness and Career Ready this month.  This Friday 10/19 is College Wear for spirit day. Students can wear their favorite college colors or T-shirts. Classes with the highest participation will be recognized.
     
    Save the date:

    • Great Shakeout Drill –Oct. 18th;
    • Coffee With the Principal – Oct. 26th (8:15am)
    • Costume Parade, Tuesday, October 31st (8:30am)


    Be sure to log onto www.pdrschool.org and share with others the great things happening at our school.

    Welcome to the PDR Family: Mrs. Mayra Vega, as our new Parent Representative!
     
    Ms. Blue,
    Principal, PDR Elementary

    STAR Session 2 Sign starts Friday, October 12, 2018 at 11 AM Posted 10/10/18

    STAR Session one ends the week of October 22-26.  

     

    STAR Session two starts the week of October 29-November 2.  

     

    We're trying to save paper, and going with a flyer instead of the usual 8 page brochure this time.  It should be coming home this week.  For more detail and class descriptions the full brochure will be available at http://playadelrey.starinc.org

     

    Online Registration starts Friday, October 12 at 11am.  Go to http://playadelrey.starinc.org to register.

     

    We are offering:

    • Mondays: Hula Hoop Dance and Cooking
    • Tuesdays: Computer programming (1st grade and up) and Gymnastics
    • Wednesdays: RockSTAR and Soccer
    • Fridays: Eco Station and Minecraft

     

    RockSTAR and Soccer are continuing into January, and you do not need to sign up for those again.

     

    Gymnastics: Since programming is only for 1st grade and up, we'll be switching the hours of gymnastics so the younger kids get the first hour and the older kids go to the second hour.  If this doesn't work for your schedule, just let Lynda know and she will come up with options. 

     

    If you have any trouble with online registration, contact registration@starinc.org or 310-842-8542 and they will help you out.

     

    If a class is full and you want to join the wait list, or if you have questions about classes, please contact Maddie Sanchez, who will be filling in for Lynda while she's out October 15-October 25, at 424-326-2596 or maddies@starinc.org

    Playa del Rey students in Del Rey Spelling Bee! Posted 9/21/18

    Good Luck: Vittorio Piubeni (5th Gr) and Zoe Smith (4th Gr) were selected to represent our school in the Del Rey Spelling Bee! Come support them on Sunday, October 21st at Glen Alla Park in Marina del Rey.  Competition starts at 11:30am.

    Friends of Playa

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

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