Help us promote healthy lifestyles & create a safe space for children and families to get to school by joining us on October 4th for National Walk, Bike & Roll to school day!
Santiago Pep & Cheer to Host It's 4th Annual Fundraiser, Pep ❤️ Pancakes Breakfast at Applebee's, Saturday, October 21st from 8:00AM to 10:00AM
Be our guest and join Santiago Pep & Cheer as the team serves you breakfast at Applebee's, Main Place! Tickets on sale now from Monday-Thursday after school until October 21st!. Thank you for supporting our Pep & Cheer's fundraiser!
All meals, foods and beverages are prepared and served by qualified child nutrition professionals.
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 for details on these and other helpful resources
A new edition of our weekly newsletter is out! In it, you can read about this week’s College & Career + Community Resource Fair, Facilities Master Plan survey, School Budget Town Hall Meetings and more! Read it here
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 =>
It's an annual nationwide earthquake drill. On October 19th, all school sites are expected to participate in the GREAT SHAKE OUT. What to do in an earthquake? – DROP, COVER and HOLD ON!
PTA membership is open to everyone and benefits all students. Joining is a great way to support our school. Dues are only $10.00 per person and anyone in the family may join—parents, children, or grandparents. Please visit SANTIAGO PTA Web store to join/renew PTA membership today =>
Paletas Fridays are Back! - Santiago PTA Needs Volunteers to Sell Paletas on Friday During After School Hours
New and returning volunteers are welcome! If you're available to help please send our PTA an email at email@example.com. Make sure to purchase Paleta Punch Cards and be ahead of the game for Friday's sale! Thank you for supporting our Santiago PTA Paletas fundraiser! click =>
SAUSD Mobile Device Updated Insurance Information 2023-2024 | Información de seguro de dispositivos móviles de SAUSD 2023-2024
Protect your child's school device! Low rate insurance is available for school issued devices, providing protection against damage, loss and theft, with unlimited claims ... click here for more information =>
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!
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Proud Principal, Santiago TK-8