School attendance is vital to stuents' achievement. Students who develop patterns of good attendance are much more likely to be successful both academically and socially. Attendance Matters!
When students attend school they get better grades, and score better on standardized test. It is our responsibility to teach students the importance of attendance now so they are prepared for the future. Parents and guardians are responsible for ensuring that their children attend school daily. When parents are at work, students should be safe at school.
Atwater Sends Great Team to LAUSD Special Olympics
On Wednesday, April 2nd LAUSD held its annual Special Education Olympics at Belmont High School. Atwater sent 17 students accompanied by their teachers and special education assistants to the incredible event. It was a beautiful day filled with a lot of energy and excitement. The kids competed in many different kinds of Olympic style sporting events. Atwater returned with many ribbons for success. Our Beatriz won 1st place in her race, Alexis and Jesus brought home a 2nd and 3rd place each in their divisions. Isaac and Angel took home the top two spots in the 100M race winning 1st and 2nd respectively. And the big race of the day was the 400M relay race in which Atwater won 1st place!! Our team was made up of Daniel, Trevor, Angel and Isaac. Congratulations to everyone for trying their best and we are all so proud of you all!! GO ATWATER!!
Atwater Art Show
The incredible Art Show at Atwater was a tremendous success. All classes at Atwater participated in the Art Exhibit that kicked off with an Opening Reception. Many people braved the stormy clouds to see some of the most creative art pieces made by their children. Handpainted tiles, to chalk sketches, to wire sculptures, to an Andy Warhol installation. Thank you to all who worked to make this such a beautiful success for the school. And most of all thank you to the students and teachers who developed the amazing art for the show.
Box Tops 4 Education
Atwater Avenue Elementary School was aiming to raise $500 this school year. Our school has already exceeded our goal of $500 and has raised $533.60 this school year. All proceeds will go to the purchasing of new library books for our amazing school library. Please visit BoxTops4Education for additional information about the program. Additionally, we would like to thank Mrs. Ryan, our school's Box Top Coordinator, for her dedicated efforts.
Volunteer Safety Valet
The 2012 - 2013 Volunteer Safety Valet Program is off to another great start this year. Atwater is actively looking for additional parent volunteers to help maintain a strong Safety Valet Program. If you are interested is assisting with the valet program, please stop by the Main Office and pick up all of the important information you need to help keep our school and coummunity safe.
Atwater Students Welcome Jiji...
Jiji is the name of the main character of our students' new ST Math program. ST Math is a research-proven, comprehensive, instructional software that uses Spatial-Temporal reasoning to engage and train students at any level of academic and language proficiency in math concepts, skills, and problem solving. The instructional software includes over 200 language-independent computer games that promote mastery-based learning and mathematical understanding. It is used to complement textbook and classroom instruction, and offers self-paced learning and instructive feedback utilizing data-driven reports.
Schoolwide Rules & Expectations