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The next campus tour for Prospective Parents: TBD. Please call the school to RSVP at (323) 665-5941.


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College Awareness will continue throughout the school year. We encourage all students and staff to wear college gear every WEDNESDAY.  Also to continue to promote school spirit, Atwater gear is encouraged every FRIDAY.

Learn more about S.T.E.A.M.

What is STEAM?


STEAM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics.  At Atwater Avenue School, this means the integration of these subjects through Collaboration, Cooperation and Communication with the goal of preparing all students for the challenges of the 21st Century.  Every job of the future, even those that you wouldn't expect, will require at least some basic STEAM skills--skills that are transferable and needed in every job sector.  Our students are problem solvers, innovators, inventors, and critical thinkers.  They engage in socially conscious Project-Based learning opportunities, in matters that are inquiry-based, hands-on and that more closely align with what students will experience in college and the workforce. STEAM education provides the foundation for every child to be successful in college, work, and life.


"WINTER Break: Dec. 23-Jan. 10, 2020. SCHOOL CLOSED."
"Descanso de INVIERNO: del 23 de diciembre al 10 de enero 2020. PLANTEL CERRADO."
Today: 12/5/19


English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC)


Comite Asesor Aprendice De Ingles (ELAC)

December 6th, 2019/6 de diciembre del 2019

8:30-10:00 am Parent Center/Centro de Padres




1. Welcome/Bienvenida                                                                                           A. Olivares


2. Flag Salute/Saludo a la bandera                                                                         T. Aleman


3. Roll Call/paso de lista                                                                                          M. Beltran


4. Minutes/minutos                                                                                                  M. Beltran

          Ø Vote required/votacion


5. Public Comments/Comentarios publicos                                                             R. Montalvan


6. Old Business/Negocios pendientes                                                                      J. Carrillo



7. New Business/Negocios Nuevos

          Ø ELAC study group/grupo de studio ELAC                                                 A. Olivares

          Ø SPSA Evaluation/Evaluacion del SPSA                                                     J. Carrillo

          Ø ELPAC Exam Activity/Actividad de examen ELPAC


8. Announcements/Anuncios                                                                                   A. Olivares


· December 6th Parent Surveys due/Encuesta Escolar:fecha limite

· December 12 SSC meeting/Junta del SSC 2:45 pm Rm. 5

· December 13 Coffee with the Principal/Café con el director 8:30 am MPR

· December 20 Shortened Day/Dia Minimo 1:50 pm.

· December 20 Holiday Winter Performance/Programa de invierno

· 8:45 am K-2

· 10:45 am 3-6th grades

· January 13, 2020 Classes resume/se reiniciaran las clases


9. Closing/Cierre                                                                                                     A. Olivares


First Day of School 2019-20

Students celebrated the first day back to Atwater S.T.E.A.M. Elementary by greeting one another and taking pictures to commemorate their excitement. Everyone--students, parents, teachers and staff--were eager to get the year started.  "2019-20 will be our greatest year by far!, " exclaimed Mr. Rios.  He was also very thankful for the opportunity to return to Atwater for a 5th year.


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