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    NO SCHOOL  2/15 - 2/18 in lieu of Presidents Week Celebration

    Summer School Opportunity

    Big Lift for incoming Kindergarten, 1st grader, and 2nd grader, please on the link, Big Lift Inspiring Summer

    Scroll down and select South San Francisco Unified School District to begin registration. Space is limited so requested school site will not be guaranteed.  

     

    Kindergarten Registration

    Martin office hours for Kinder registration:

    9:30 -11:30 and 1:00 - 3:00

    Please click the link below for more information including required documentations

    K Registration info.pdf (PDF)

     

    Led by Coach Bonite and Gonzales, on 12/9/18, the GOR completed a 5k run event at Golden Gate Park.  Congrats to all!!!

    Ruby Bridges Presentation

    The Ruby Bridges effort continued to the county level where the Board of Trustees of the county approved a resolution that makes November 14th a county wide celebration where schools will be aiming to have 100% attendance and students to walk to school.  

    Capoeira Assembly
    Epi Pen Information

    Please click on the links for more info regarding epipen

    epipen parent newsletter English.doc (DOC)

    epipen parent newsletter Spanish .doc (DOC)

    Students, Teachers, and Parents celebrated the power of Bilingualism!!!  

    ELAC Resources

    ELPAC resource:  Click on the link below to familiarize yourself with the new assessment for EL students.  

    https://www.elpac.org/resources/practicetests/

    CA Dashboard link:  Click on the link below and type Martin Elementary on the search bar and select SSF.  

    https://www.caschooldashboard.org/#/Home

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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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    November 14, 2018 was the first Ruby Bridges Day celebration!  Despite the air quality, we had over 130 students, staff, parents, and community leaders join our "walk to school".  As for the attendance, we had 96% attendance and our 1st grade class reached the 100% goal....great job everyone!  We are looking forward to next year's celebration.  

    BIG Thanks to our PTA for providing the school another great Fall Festival.  Students and parents came in with their costumes where our students were able to participate in a costume contest.  Games and food filled the night and in the end raffle prizes were awarded to the winners!.  

    Red Ribbon Week Awareness was a week filled with activities that engaged our staff and students to think about healthier choices in life.  Some of the activities included door themed decorations for all of the classrooms, a day where both students and staff went out of their way to fill each other's bucket with kindness, and SSPD officers heading the Run for Life activity with all of the classes.  Thank you to all of the officers that supported Martin!

    Launch to Literacy was a night dedicated to give our students and families the opportunity to celebrate literacy!  Some of the activities included; Story Corner, Fluency Flash, Boggle, Story Map Interactive, etc,....Ms. Ana Taloma of the SSF Library was also present and held a raffle for our guests and provided information about SSF Library.  

    We held our Art Festival on October 12 where parents where able to purchase art students from K-5 made.  All proceeds go to our 5th grade Outdoor Ed fund to help our 5th graders with their Outdoor Education Program.  Big thanks to Ms. Lauren Walton for organizing the fundraiser.  

    The purpose of the week is provide information to our students the different career path that they can choose from as well as how college experience can influence their future.  We want to thank our classroom and career tour guests for joining us this year!!!  Thank you!!!

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    Martin Elementary has been chosen as 1 out of 9 schools across the country to participate in Office Depot's "Start Proud" program.  This means that all of our students will receive a back pack filled with classroom supplies.  Each of our families will also receive $20 
    gift card in which you can use to purchase other classroom supplies.  As part of the program, each classroom teacher will also receive supplies they can use for the year.  So please keep this in mind as you prepare to purchase items for the upcoming school year.  

    We will have a school wide assembly on the first day of school, August 15th where your student will receive their backpacks and gift cards.  I have attached the letter regarding this program for your reference.  

     

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    Ruby Bridges Resolution

    Spearheaded by the 5th grade students, they set on a mission to be a positive force in our community and spread the bravery of one Ruby Bridges who was the symbol of the civil rights movement at the age of six.  The courage of Ms. Bridges who was the youngest of a group of African American students were in full display as they attended a school that was not integrated at that time.  This bravery had left a powerful and lasting impression with our students as they wanted to honor her courage and the change that followed as far as providing equality in our education system.  The students were able to gather over 1,000 signatures from students, parents, and community members and submitted a proposal to our Board of Trustees.  On May 10, 2018, all Board of Trustees present voted unanimously to pass the resolution and making November 14th as Ruby Bridges Day at SSFUSD.  The way we can honor this day, we are looking for 100% attendance in our school district.  

    We want to thank all of the students, parents, community members, and school district leaders for being able to show their support and making the Ruby Bridges Day happen.  Go Meteors....and let us circle November 14, 2018 on our calendars.....let us aim for 100% attendance!!!

    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!!!

    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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    Bullying and Hate-Motivated Behavior Prevention Information

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    2018-2019 School Year

    First Day of school - August 15, 2018, school starts 8:20

    Kindergarten Dismissal - 12:30 (1st 10 days of school)

    Grades 1-5 Dismissal - 2:35

    First Early Release Wednesday : August 22, 1:35 dismissal

    2o18-2019 Back to School Information Links

    Please click on the link for 2018 - 2019 schedule: Daily schedule, Minimum Days, Early Wednesday Release, Holidays/Non-Student Days

    Martin Elementary School Schedules 2018_19.doc

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

    Uniform Policy 20182019 rev Aug 17.doc (DOC)

    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.  

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    THANK YOU!!!!

    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.