Los Perales Elementary School
Ways your shopping can "Give Back" to LP
The Moraga School District has partnered with the Contra Costa County of Education in an effort to boost student attendance by addressing chronic absences. Attendance matters as early as kindergarten. Studies show children who miss too many days in kindergarten and first grade can struggle academically in later years. Students can also suffer academically if they miss 10% of school days. This can be just one day every two weeks and can happen before you know it. Good attendance will help children do well in elementary school and beyond. “Attend today, achieve for a lifetime!”
Ways LP Parents Can Help:
Together we can help your child succeed in school!
Moraga Education Foundation
Every LP Student, Every Day
Thanks to the success of last year's campaign and the generosity of our fabulous MEF donors, the Moraga School District will receive $1,500,000 in funding from MEF for personnel and programs this school year. Every LP student benefits every day from MEF funding.
This year, MEF will pay for the following at LP: Librarian, Computer Teacher, the new K-8 Writing Program, Reading Tutors, Music Teachers, Art Teachers, PE Teachers, Teachers' Aides, Curriculum Instruction Specialists (in Math and ELA), and Kids' Connection. This wouldn't happen without the support of all our LP families.
Please donate, pledge or set up your payment plan today! www.moragaeducation.org
Volunteering at LP
Want to volunteer in the classroom, go on a field trip, work hot lunch and more? Then just click here for details!
To Complete the Volunteer Process:
1. Watch Video
2. Print and complete Quiz and Volunteer Form
3. Bring completed Quiz, Volunteer Form & ID to the LP office or District Office (1540 School St.)
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Our students are continuing to use "Tools of the Heart" to help work through conflicts.
These two “tools” to help us use our powerful voices:
The “I” Message
The “I” Message is used when you need or want to say something to someone and you don’t know how to say it. It could be used when a friend hurt your feelings or when you’re feeling angry or sad. An “I” Message is used when you want the other person to really hear you.
The Clean Up
The “Clean Up” is used when you need or want to apologize to someone and you don’t know what to say. It could be when you hurt someone’s feelings or when you did something you knew you weren’t supposed to do. We all make mistakes and messes; this tool is to clean them up.
Using these tools takes some practice. At home make sure to practice the “I” Message and the “Clean Up” during meals, with brothers and sisters or whenever the need arises.
Dance Along with Our Happy Pouncer the Panther!