2017-2018 Supply Lists

 

 

Supply lists for grades 3-5 are listed below (K-2 and 6-8 supply lists were sent home in June). As a Title I school, it is important for us to minimize as much expenses as possible for our families, and back-to-school shopping is an area we are looking into at the moment.

As a first step, we have significantly reduced the supply lists for grades 3-5 in 2017-2018. Items such as wet cleaning wipes, color pencils, post-its, and etc. have been removed. However, we welcome any families who’d wish to donate these items to their classes.

 

3rd Grade Supply List

4th Grade Supply List

5th Grade Supply List 

Supply lists for other grades:

Kindergarten Supply List

1st Grade Supply List

2nd Grade Supply List

 

6th Grade Supply List

7th Grade Supply List

8th Grade Supply List

 

See you next month!

 

 

2017-2018 Kindergarten Registration

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2017-2018

Early Registration begins on Monday, August 28, 2017 through Friday, September 1, 2017

Hours of registration are from 10:00AM – 12:00PM.

Documents Needed for Registration

Proof of Birth:    Birth Certificate or Passport

Proof of Address: TWO of the following:

  1.    Utility Bill (gas or electric)
  2. Documentation or letter on letterhead from a federal, state or local government agency, including the IRS, City Housing Authority, Human Resources Administration or Administration for Children’s Service
  3. Original Lease Agreement, Deed or Mortgage Statement
  4. Current Property Tax Bill
  5. Water Bill
  6. Official Payroll documentation from an employer issued within the past 60 days (with present address)

Proof of Immunizations: Yellow card filled out by pediatrician

Physical examination forms must be returned within two weeks
Child must be present with parent

To Our 2017 Graduates

 

To the Class of 2017,

The hardest thing about having an amazing father is not having him.

For as long as I can remember, as a child I lived with my mother in California from September to June, and with my father in Hong Kong in the summer. It never got easier to get on the plane knowing that you won’t see your father for another 10 months; September for me was never about back to school, it was back to more crying and missing my dad.

But even with so little time together, my father gave me everything I needed and then some. Most importantly, he taught me the one lesson that continues to guide me every time I wake up: it’s really hard to be a good person because the person who’ll always try to stop you is you.

We all want to be good–ask anyone whether they’re a good person, not many will say no. But if you ask people to go against their self-interest to serve others, you’ll get a much quieter response. Our brains were designed to make decisions based on what benefits ourselves, and it’s only natural that we choose ourselves over others whenever a choice has to be made. If we’re hungry, we eat–not offer someone else our food. If we’re tired, we sleep–not volunteer to clean the streets. Prioritizing ourselves is what we do and we are here today because our ancestors won the real Hunger Games: of all the species and civilizations and cultures, our ancestors won by doing what they needed to do to survive. It’s not just survival of the fittest, it’s survival of the selfish. It’s what we are, and we can’t ignore that.

As you continue on to high school, college, and beyond, remember to recognize the voice inside you that’ll never stop telling you to be selfish. It’ll give you whatever justification you need to hear so that you’ll care for only yourself and not others. No matter how much money you make, this voice will always say you don’t have enough to buy someone lunch. No matter how you feel, this voice will always convince you that you can’t afford the time and effort to help the needy. Sometimes it’s correct and you are too tired and you need to to take care of yourself first. But often it just wants you to think like others and care for yourself.

Listen to that voice and think for yourself whether you should obey it because you can never care for others unless you learn how to rise above it.

Take this lesson with you as you continue on your amazing path. Sharing this with you is why I became a principal. It’s a lesson that was taught to me with tears; not mine, Knowing that he has every justification to keep his son and daughter close by, he sacrificed being with us to do what’s right and sent us to grow up in America.

Congratulations on your accomplishments, and never stop thinking for yourself so you can care for others. We’re all counting on you.

William Ko, Principal

The 2017 102 Carnival

 

Thank you to everyone who helped make this event even better then last year. It took an incredible team doing months of planning to make possible but it was all worth it to see the kids smile the way they did.

Thank you!

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