Tickets for Our Upcoming Fall Musical, "Elf Jr.," are Now Available for Purchase for just $7 per Ticket
Don't miss this adorable, classic holiday comedy featuring Buddy the Elf! Tickets are just $7 each and can be purchased before or after school at the ticket booth, in the front office, or from Ms. Winant in room 21, with cash or through Venmo @santiago-drama.
Open enrollment for the 2024-2025 school year has begun and runs through Feb. 28, 2024. During this time parents may enroll new students, request transfers, and participate in the lottery process for fundamental schools. Check ParentSquare for important announcements, and visit www.sausd.us/enroll for the enrollment calendar and links.
Exploring the World of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Thursday, December 7th from 9AM to 10:30 AM at SAUSD Board Room
Explore the world of AI during Computer Science Week at SAUSD. Join us on Dec. 7th, to experience virtual reality goggles and learn about AI applications. For questions or planning to RSVP, please click here =>
Please join our principal, Mrs. Ahvari for coffee. Make sure to mark your calendars
Please make note of the date and make plans to attend this important meeting
All meals, foods and beverages are prepared and served by qualified child nutrition professionals.
A new edition of our newsletter is out! Topics include Open Enrollment procedures for the 2024-25 school year, opportunities to contribute to SAUSD's Facilities Master Plan, and details on Spark Innovation for Learning Grants for teachers.
Looking for Covid resources and to connect with groups that provide free groceries, diapers, parenting workshops and more? Check out this week's flyer round-up here for details on these and other helpful resources
Illness Guidelines has been developed to help determine if a student needs to stay home or go home from school when he or she is sick. Click here for more information =>
SAUSD Food Distributions for the Month of November 2023 | Distribuciones de alimentos del SAUSD para el mes de noviembre de 2023
Everyone is welcome! No proof of income or citizenship required =>
SAUSD Encourages Public Input on the Facilities Master Plan by Completing the Community Survey | SAUSD alienta la opinión pública sobre el Plan Maestro de Instalaciones al completar la encuesta comunitaria
Be a part of shaping the future of SAUSD by taking part in this Community Survey... Click here =>
Welcome to Santiago TK-8 Elementary School
Home of the Turtles
Mrs. Kimberly Ahvari, School Principal
Welcome Back Turtle Nation!
I am absolutely thrilled to kick off a new school year filled with excitement, growth, and endless possibilities. As your principal, it’s my absolute joy to welcome you to the 2023-2023 school year at Santiago TK-8.
A Journey Towards Academic Excellence:
Here at Santiago TK-8, we’re all about fostering a love for learning that lasts a lifetime. Our talented staff is dedicated to creating a dynamic classroom experience that ignites curiosity and fuels a thirst for knowledge. We’re on a mission to guide your child to academic excellence, helping them build a strong foundation that will empower them to dream big and achieve even bigger.
Attendance Matters, Every Day Counts:
Did you know that each day your child spends in school is a step towards success? We’re committed to ensuring that every student gets the most out of their education. Regular attendance is not just a routine – it’s a commitment to growth, a pledge to embrace every learning opportunity, and a promise to make the most of their potential. Let’s team up to make sure your child doesn’t miss a moment of the amazing journey we have ahead!
Embracing Diversity, Celebrating Unity:
Our Santiago family is a tapestry woven with the threads of diverse cultures, backgrounds, and experiences. We believe that understanding and celebrating our differences is what makes us strong. Throughout the year, we’ll come together to celebrate the richness of our global community, promoting empathy, kindness, and a sense of belonging that goes beyond the classroom.
Get ready for a year packed with learning, exploration, and fun! I encourage you to explore our website to discover the incredible resources and information we’ve put together to support your child’s journey. Don’t hesitate to reach out to our staff with any questions or ideas you may have – we’re here to partner with you every step of the way.
Thank you for entrusting us with your child. Together, we will make this school year truly exceptional.
Here’s to an unforgettable year of learning and fun!
Click here for the message in Spanish
Proud Principal, Santiago TK-8