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Thanksgiving Message from the Superintendent of HLPUSD
HACIENDA LA PUENTE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
A Message from the Superintendent:
We are always happy when Thanksgiving approaches because this occasion gives us the opportunity to appreciate and express our gratitude to all those who have worked together on remaining focused on the important work of teaching and learning. Despite the challenges that we may face on the state or national levels, we, as a District, have a great deal for which to be grateful.
Our students are thriving both within and beyond the classroom as a result of their continuing efforts, the efforts of their teachers, administrators and support staff members. An ever strengthening partnership with our community was expressed by the voters in supporting our schools through a bond that will bring forward 21st Century Classrooms.
While there is anticipated uncertainty as we face a time of transition at the national level, what every family can be assured of is our District’s commitment to focus on serving each of our students every day. It is very appropriate that the most recent resolution passed by the Board of Education was on celebrating inclusion. The District-wide belief in celebrating diversity and inclusivity encompasses all of our students -- be it culture, race, language, religion or gender identity. We have welcomed and continue to welcome all students -- PreK through adult -- who walk into our District.
Today, I want to reassure students and families that we are steadfast in providing services to all of our students and will not deny any services nor be a part of enforcement actions based on immigration status. All of us are here, teachers, counselors, support staff, and administrators stand ready to assist every student. We are committed to supporting the families that make up our District.
Thanksgiving is about hope for peace and kindness. It speaks of new immigrants seeking a new home where they could pursue a future full of hope and prosperity. Through hard work and help from their neighbors, these immigrants celebrated a fall harvest with gratitude. These are lessons that we continue to teach in our schools. Please cherish all we have to be thankful for and share kindness with one another.
Yours in education,
Superintendent of Schools
Vision Statement: The Hacienda La Puente Unified School District is a community committed to developing lifelong learners who value themselves and the diversity of all people; apply decision-making skills leading to responsible actions; and use creativity, critical thinking, and problem solving in meeting the challenges of a changing society.
Parent-Student Handbook, 2016-2017
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Please carefully review the Parent-Student Handbook with your family. We are looking forward to an amazing 2016-2017 school year!
Three reasons why you and your child should join the Grazide Elementary Community:
At Grazide Elementary School, we have enhanced the learning environment through an excellent integration of California Common Core Standards including Thinking Maps; providing two computer labs and extensive technology training for teachers and students; and continuously building and supporting a strong culture of collaboration and school wide ownership. Go Blue and Gold!
Welcome to Grazide Elementary School!
Welcome, welcome, welcome!
Thank you for joining the Grazide Elementary School Family. We know you will be thrilled with the extensive learning and opportunities available to our students. If, at any time, you have any questions, thoughts, or concerns, please know we are all here to listen and help. May 2016-2017 be the very best one yet! This year has been very busy already! From the New Parent Breakfast to Back to School Night to Welcome Back Picnic to Read to Grazide, we've had a wonderful set of visitors and volunteers joining the RAMS Team. We love having you join us to participate and lend a helping hand! As a reminder, if you'd like to volunteer, please stop by the office and pick up a volunteer form.
We are RAMS! We are Respectful And Make Good Choices To Be Safe!