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Fire Prevention Poster Recognition

Congratulations to all of our students who participated in this year's Fire Prevention Poster Contest from SSFFD.  Special congratulations to our 1st grader Bella Espinosa for having her work recognized by the fire department.  This year's theme was "Every Second Count: Plan 2 ways out".  Bella and a small group of students were recognized also during the SSF Council Meeting on 11/7.  

Red Ribbon Week:Crazy Hat Day!!!

Martin Meteors experience Solar Eclipse

Apoyo Financiero and Costco Gives!!!!

A big Thank you to both Apoyo Financiero  and Costco for continuing to provide extra support to Martin this year by donating bag packs and school supplies.  Each student received a brand new bag packs from Costco while Apoyo delivered boxes of "Kits for Kids" that contained essential school supplies for students to start the school.  Thank you!!!!

Community Time

Cooperation: Community Time

In our recent Community Time, we introduced the theme of the month which is Cooperation.  South San Francisco Fire Department, City of SSF, SSFUSD, and Kiwanis Club of SSF joined us and demonstrated to the students what cooperation looks like by extending their gratitude and honoring our families who were affected by the fires last month.  

PTA Turkey Trot 2016

Shea Salinas from San Jose Earthquakes visits Martin!!!

Staying active and Healthy diet!

Shea Salinas from San Jose Earthquake came by to Martin Elementary and spoke with 2nd -4th graders about the importance of being active and making better choice with daily diet.  He also shared with the students the journey that he took from elementary years to where he is now as a professional soccer player.  A big thanks to Ms. Schifrin for making this happen.  

Shea Salinas from San Jose Earthquakes visits Martin!!!

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Quick Links

FREE Shuttle Service!

The new South City Shuttle provides free service around South San Francisco, with trips to local stores, senior center, libraries, city hall and parks. The shuttle provides transit connections with SamTrans and BART.

This free shuttle is open to the general public and is wheelchair accessible.

To Learn More, Click Here

 

Martin School Title One Family Partnership

Emergency Water

Nutrition

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SAFETY NOTICE

Your child's safety is our number one priority! PLEASE help us keep you and your child safe by making sure you always use the cross walk when attempting to cross the street. Please watch our Safety Patrol and cross the street when the Safety Patrol signals that it is safe.

We know it is very difficult to enter and exit our parking lot at peak times and we ask that reserved parking is left for our staff and that you park on the street if you are volunteering or visiting our school. 

Thank you for your continued support!


STUDENT ALLERGIES

We have many students that have been diagnosed with severe allergies to common things such as peanuts, fish, tree nuts, milk, gluten, grass, bee stings, etc. Allergic reactions range from mild skin irritation to anaphylactic shock. Peanuts and tree nuts produce the strongest reactions for our students. Staff personnel have taken steps to keep our students as safe as possible while they are at school, but once again we are asking for assistance form our community. Please screen the items that you send with your child for snack and/or lunch - even trace amounts of the above items can have very serious consequences. We appreciate your assistance in helping to keep our environment as safe as possible for all of our students.

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Welcome to Martin

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Red Ribbon Week: Themed Door Decorations

RED RIBBON WEEK

Red Ribbon Week will be on the week of 10/23-10/27, here at Martin we are recognizing this week by placing focus on making healthy decision making.  Below is the breakdown of the events and also how our students can participate.

 

Monday:  Future Me!  

Students will be able to reflect on what they would like to be when they grow up.

 

Tuesday: Run for Life

Promoting better health choices; students will have the chance to race with Office Blake.

 

Wednesday:  Random Acts of Kindness

Students and staff will be able to spread the good cheer by spreading positive messages with each other.

 

Thursday:  Fruit-a-pa-loosa

Students can bring their favorite healthy fruit.

 

Friday:  I'm too bright for drugs!!!

Students and staff will wear bright colors as a symbol that we are all "too bright" for drugs.  

Recent changes to DACA 2012

Please open the link below to see how SSFUSD will be continuing to support our families and students in the midst of the recent change to DACA.  

 

DACA Letter.pdf

 

DACA Resource English version

 

DACA information Spanish Version

After School Enrichment Learning Opportunities

Learning opportunities for our 2nd-5th grade students......click on the link for more information....

 

After School Lego Workshop.pdf

 

Spanish Club.pdf

 

Forms can be turned in the main office.....space is limited so turn them in as soon as you can. Office will then contact you to let you know about your child's placement.  Thank you.  

Martin Elementary Construction

Pardon our dust during our construction project.  As we move through the different phases of the construction project, we will update the safe passageway on our campus.  Please be aware that the Staff Parking Lot will be closed for morning drop off and afternoon pick up due to the limited space.  There are only enough parking for staff members, so guests will also have to secure legal street parking.

 

Until we move to the next phase of the project, as of August 16,  ALL morning drop off and afternoon pick up will be in front of the school (School Street).  For the safety of our staff, parents, and students, please make sure to follow this temporary procedure.  To avoid congestion of traffic both morning and afternoon; come early to avoid being rushed, if early enough...find legal street parking, and/or follow the drop off/pick up valet line that Safety Patrol will be enforcing.  

 

This is only temporary and as soon as the construction project allows us, we can open up the access to the staff parking lot.  I want to thank you in advance for understanding and with your help we can continue to ensure the safety of everyone in our school campus.  

Community Learning Center: Homework Club 2017-2018

Community Learning Center is offering an opportunity for after school Homework Club for the upcoming school year 2017-2018 for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students.  Parents must attend one of the sessions to register, August 4, 2017 or August 5, 2017.  Please click on the link for more information.  CLC Fall HWC 2017 Flyer.pdf

Congratulations to Ms. Flores for receiving the district's Golden Apple Award!!!!

Girls on the Run 5k Run at Lake Merced

Gold Ribbon Celebration Video

Click on this link to see the video!!!!    Gold Ribbon Celebration Video

Gold Ribbon

It's Official! We are a CALIFORNIA GOLD RIBBON SCHOOL!

Martin School has been recognized by the California Department Education as a California Gold Ribbon School!  We are one of nine schools in San Mateo County to receive this award!  

WE ARE MARTIN METEORS!!!

Riveropolis Assembly

School Wide Assembly with Riveropolis

Students were able to learn science through hands on experience with the custom made replica of a river by Mr. Gregory Gavin.  Students went over water cycle, how water cycle influence the different bodies of water, and students were able to experiment by creating a boat that can travel down the streams of the river.

Big Thank you to GOOGLE for the K-2 Field Trip!!!

Bay Area Discovery Museum

Even More Great News!

Martin School has earned the Title One Academic Achievement Award!

Tom Torlakson, State Superintendent of Public Education stated, "I'm delighted to honor these schools and programs, which are doing a tremendous job preparing our students for 21st century opportunities and graduating lifelong learners in the process."

We are Martin Meteors!

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Hillside Preschool Program

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It's Official! We have Earned the Kent Award for our Family Stories (Latino Literacy)!

It's Official!  Martin School has earned the J. Russell Kent Award from the

San Mateo County Office of Education, for our Family Stories Program (Latino Literacy) !

Family Stories is an amazing program which gives our families the opportunity to learn how to read with their children at home with books that are written in English and Spanish.  Each week, Miss Summers and Ms. Delia provide a new book with activities and lessons that families can use at home.  The last meeting is a celebration of our families' photo album and a yummy pot luck.

 

Thank you to Miss Summers and Ms. Delia for making this program so special for our families!

Family Stories!

Family Stories!

 

Thank you! Mrs. Walton our Secretary for the beautiful garden and shrubs by the first grade classroom.  The greenery makes our school welcoming!

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Bullying and Hate-Motivated Behavior Prevention Information

Connections

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Red Ribbon Week: Fruit-a-palooza

Spirit Week

As we celebrate Red Ribbon Week, we will have different themed spirit days the week of 10/23-10/27 that our students can choose to participate in.  

 

Monday - Favorite Sports Team Day

Represent your favorite sports and team!

 

Tuesday- Crazy Hat Day/ or Hat Day

Wear crazy looking hat (must be school appropriate) or just wear regular hat (must be school appropriate)

 

Wednesday - Martin Spirit Day

Purple Power!  Wear your purple or any Martin gear to show your school pride.

 

Thursday - Pajama Day

Just get up....brush your teeth....and your hair....and come to school in your favorite PJs

 

Friday- "Im too BRIGHT for Drugs day"

Wear colorful and bright clothes.....

Students share about Parent Engagement Information

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School Calendar

2017-2018 Back To School Information Links

Please click on the link for 2017 - 2018 schedule: Daily schedule, Minimum Days, Early Wednesday Release, Holidays/Non-Student Days

Martin Elementary School Schedules 2017-2018 (Rev Aug 4).pdf

 

Please click on this link for the school's Uniform Policy: 

Uniform Policy 2017-2018.pdf

 

Thank you for continuing to support learning in our classroom with your generous donations of classroom supplies.  Please click on the appropriate grade level link to see what is the wish list for each grade level.  

Kinder.pdf    

1st Grade.pdf

2nd Grade.pdf   

3rd Grade.pdf    

4th Grade.pdf     

5th Grade.pdf     

THANK YOU!!!!

Martin students and Boys and Girls Club showing their gratitude and Thanks to to Mr. Jose and Mr. Ray.

Awards Assembly November 2016!!!

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****ATTENDANCE MATTERS****

HELP YOUR CHILD SUCCEED IN SCHOOL:

BUILD THE HABIT OF GOOD ATTENDANCE

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO.

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WE ARE SCORING GOALS WITH THE 100 BOOK CHALLENGE!

100 Book Challenge!

We are a TEAM, Together, We can Score the GOAL of ALL Students Reading 100 Books!

Our 100 Book Challenge Reading Program has started. When every student in the school has read 100 books, we will have a school wide party.