This Week by Principal Amy Alzina

Holiday Performance
Wednesday, December 17th

Special Education Parent Meeting
Parents of students with disabilities are invited to a Special Needs Coffee Talk with myself, special education chair Juliana Massie, parent advocate Christine McReynolds, and SSEPAC parent delegate Marge Perko at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 15th at Room 37.

3K Trail Race at Elings Park
Mr. Bradford, one of the Adams PE teachers, is co-coordinating with his father a 3K Kids run on Saturday, December 13th at Elings Park. The run is FREE for Adams students who register online at and enter the Promo Code: SB ART.

Ultimate School Spirit Day
The Principal’s Council is supporting an ultimate School Spirit dress up day at Adams on Friday, December 19th. All students are encouraged to wear their Adams School Shirts or Orange, Black and White to School.

Our English Language Learner Acquisition Committee will be hosting an all school Posada for our school community on Tuesday, December 16th from 9:00-11:30am. We are asking Kindergarten-Fifth grade families to bring cookies to share at the Posada and then for the ELAC to sell at the holiday performance the next morning. The holiday performance bake sell will cover the cost of the tamales.

Computer Science - Hour of Code
Adams 3-6th grade students will be participating in the National Hour of Code the week of December 8-12th. Every student will be learning how to computer code, jumping them into a field that can change the rest of their lives.

Reindeer Trot Run
All of the reindeer (teachers and staff) are training for our Reindeer Trot Run on Friday, December 19th from 8:45-9:45am. Please have your child come to school wearing running shoes.

Holiday Performance
Our Holiday Showcase is Wednesday, December 17th from 8:45-12:00pm. Ernestina, our office manager, is selling VIP tickets for each show at the following rates:

Gold Ticket: Front Row - $10 each
Silver Ticket: Second Row - $5 each
Red Ticket: Third row - $5 each

*On Thursday at 8:35am, we will be closing off the main entrance to the school for safety reasons. I am asking all families to park at the Earl Warren Showgrounds (They know you are coming.).

**Our English Language Learner Committee will be selling coffee, hot chocolate tamales, and cookies.

Holiday Showcase Schedule
8:45-9:00am: 6th Grade Show
9:10-9:25am: 5th Grade Show
9:35-9:50am: 4th Grade Show
10:00-10:15am: 3rd Grade Show
10:25-10:40am: 2nd Grade Show
10:50-11:05am: 1st Grade Show
11:15-11:30am: Kindergarten Show
11:40-12:00: Transitional Kindergarten Show

Calendar of Events:

12th - Parents Night Out
16th - Posada, 8:30am-11:30am
17th - Holiday Showcase, 8:30am-12pm
19th - Reindeer Run, 8:30am-10:00am
19th - Minimum Day Dismissal for ALL Students

Amy Alzina

Adams School Principal

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