Atwater S.T.E.A.M. Elementary School

3rd Grade Plastic Bottle Project

We earned $17.86 for our first collection of bottles!!! Yay!  This money will go towards our Gene Autry Museum entrance fee of $2.00 per person (Our goal is $44)!  Please continue to bring in bottles as our way of collecting funds for our field trips and/or towards the purchase of supplies for our classroom.  Thank you for your support!

3rd Grade Wish List

  • Wet Wipes
  • PE Equipment - Hula Hoops, Balls, Jump ropes, Plastic Bat, Wiffle Ball-large, Frisbees, goalie net, bean bags
  • Art Supplies – Acrylic Paint (red, blue, yellow, white, black), paint brushes, and clay)
  • Lead Pencils for 1.3 lead
  • 1.3 Lead
  • Expo Dry Erase Markers
  • Dust pan and broom

(Written in order of priority.  Updated 10/19/2016)


Thank you to:


The Arce Family (Andrew) for donating Art Supplies

The Venadas Family (Spencer) for donating Wet Wipes

The Cervantes Family (Erik) for donating Zip Ties

The Rivera Family (Alexander) for donating Masking Tape

The Torres Family (Phillippe) for donating Masking Tape

The Vasquez Family (Tony) for donating PE Equipments

The Arce Family (Andrew) for donating Masking Tape

The Yancey Family (Brianne) for donating Wet Wipes

The Vasquez Family (Tony) for donating Wet Wipes & Masking Tape

The Garrido Family (Bethenny) for donating a Soccer Ball




Lisa Hom



3rd Graders at the 25th Annual Tree Lighting Festival!


Atwater's Cardboard Challenge Inspired by Caine's Arcade!


Music in Action!

Music in the Classroom

S.T.E.A.M. Integrated Curriculum

Our New and Improved School Library!

Our New and Improved School Library!


I am pleased to announce that we will have a 3rd grade Music Program sponsored by generous donations from Donor's Choose! This program will begin October, 2016, with Mrs. Hom teaching the Recorder and Ms. Aguilar teaching Visual Arts.  THANK YOU DONOR'S CHOOSE!music note.png

Today: 11/18/17

"Come and Play" Event

Caine's Arcade



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Would you like to communicate with your child's teacher more effectively?  Do you have a computer or a Smart Phone that allows App?  Would you like to see how your child behaves in class?  Would you like to build communication between you and your child?  If you answered YES to all of the questions above, you need ClassDojo!!!  ClassDojo allows you to get live feedback on how your child is doing in class, see photos of classroom activities, and get up-to-date reminders.  Try it out without any risk!  ClassDojo is FREE!   If you have questions on how to download the App, please speak to your child's teacher or visit .


Our first field trip is scheduled on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, to the Gene Autry Museum.  Students will receive a guided docent led tour learning all about California History and Communities.  Please make sure that you return the Parent Consent Form in order for your child to participate.  Due to the limited bus space, all parents who wish to volunteer must provide their own transportation, in addition to the $2 entrance fee.  All parent volunteers will be assigned a group during the tour.  If you have any questions, please see me.