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Today: 12/13/17

Instructional Hours

Grades 1 - 5

Monday 7:55 - 2:35
Tuesday 7:55 - 2:35

Wednesday 7:55 - 1:00

Thursday 7:55 - 2:35

Friday 7:55 - 2:35

 

Kindergarten

Mon. - Fri. 7:55 - 11:35 (Early Friends)

Mon. - Fri. 9:35 - 1:15 (Late Friends)

 

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Complete Bell Schedule

Dianne Adair

Dianne Adair is a licensed day care facility right here on-site at El Monte Elementary. 

They offer both a school-age and preschool program before & after school. 

Dianne Adair is academically rigorous, enriching and fun!

Please contact Director Lisa Brady for more info or to set up a tour.

925-682-5060

El.monte@sbcglobal.net

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Cares After School Program

Cares is a federally funded after school program for grades K-5 right on El Monte's campus. The program offers enrichment as well as homework support. For more information, please contact Ms. Nicole Prins at 925-685-3113 ex. 84748.

Principal's Message

Welcome to El Monte! We believe that each child is a unique individual capable of significant academic achievement and deserving of a safe, friendly school environment. We have worked hard to develop a rigorous academic program that is creative, fun and rewarding and is inclusive so that all students can be successful learners. In today's changing times, we want to reiterate that our school is about learning, not politics. We welcome ALL students. Please read our Superintendent's message on the Mount Diablo website regarding our school board's recently adopted resolution. You can reach her message by clicking here

I invite families to join us in partnership throughout the year by volunteering, joining our PTA and Una Junta parents group, and School Site Council as well as attending our many events throughout the year.  Go Bulldogs!

 

Mrs. Molino

California Healthy Schools Survey 2017-2018

El Monte needs your help to become better! Please complete this online survey so that we can learn more about how you feel we are doing. This survey is an opportunity to communicate your perceptions about El Monte.  The letter sent home with your child explains the survey and, at the bottom of the page, provides your login, password and access instructions. You can also click on the link below to take the survey in English or in Spanish. When you click on the link, it will ask if you need the survey translated. Thank you so much for giving us your input! 

 

http://surveys.wested.org/csps/CT963MD

Upcoming Events

 

  • Thanksgiving Break No School! November 20th-24th
  • Family Bingo Night-Friday, December 1st 6-7:30 PM in the MU
  • Book Fair in Room 5 the week of December 11-15. Book make great gifts!
  • Parent-Teacher conferences December 11-22. School gets out at 1:25 every day but Wednesday which is 1:00 during conference weeks. 
  • Winter Break December 25-January 5! Happy Holidays!

2018-2019 Transfer Process

2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR TRANSFER APPLICATIONS FOR GRADES 1-12

 

APPLICATION PERIOD:  OCTOBER 17, 2017 THROUGH NOVEMBER 17, 2017

 

Mt. Diablo Unified School District is going online for Intradistrict Transfer requests for the 2018-2019 school year.  Beginning October 17, 2017, the Online application can be found at mdusd.org, select Parent and Community and you will find the Intradistrict application link in General News.

 

For students currently enrolled in grades K-11 online applications must be submitted October 17, 2017 through November 17, 2017 for the 2018-19 school year.  No applications will be accepted after the November 17, 2017 deadline.

 

Special attention to current 5th and 8th grade students; if you would like your student to attend a Middle or High School other than your school of residence, you must apply for an Intradistrict transfer. 

 

Incoming Kindergartners for the 2018-19 school year must complete enrollment at their home school in early February.  Online applications will be accepted for incoming Kindergartners February 9, 2018 through March 9, 2018.  Students must be enrolled at their school of residence prior to submitting a transfer request.

Camp Loma Mar -5th Grade Outdoor Education

Our 5th graders have the opportunity to attend Outdoor Education at Camp Loma Mar on an annual basis. This is a life changing educational experience and we need your help to get there! If you would like to donate to this worthy cause, please send your check in to the office. We keep track of each student account. If students are unable to raise the money your donation will be returned to you. 

We encourage families of non-5th graders to consider sponsoring a 5th grader and participating in fund raisers. We can all work together to make this amazing activity happen for our 5th graders. 

 

Here’s our GoFundMe link for 5th grade camp:  https://www.gofundme.com/elmo-5th-graders-to-science-camp  Spread it far & wide via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, email, any way you communicate with people.

 

This year, our students will be attending camp 5 days from May 14-18. Please click on the below link for more information about Exploring New Horizons, our 5th grade camp. 

Exploring New Horizons

El Monte is Famous!

Did you read about our very own Green Team in Permaculture magazine? No? Well, check it out!

 

The Unmistakable Impact of Permaculture in Schools

Volunteers and Visitors

 Visitor's must sign in at the office. A visitor’s pass will be issued. The volunteers working with students must be district fingerprinted and cleared to volunteer. Visitors need to return to the office to sign out.
In order to eliminate unnecessary classroom interruptions, we request that parents and other visitors leave messages, forgotten lunches, books, etc., in the office for their child. In this way, the teacher is given the article or message at his/her break time, rather than interrupting students precious learning time. We appreciate your cooperation.

Want to volunteer at El Monte? Start here.

Classroom Wish Lists for 2017-2018 School Year

Below are the Recommended Supplies and Wish Lists, by grade, for the upcoming school year.

Please note that you or your student are NOT REQUIRED to purchase, donate or contribute any of the ...more