1. Arrival / Dismissal Time
  2. Irregular Departures During School Hours
  3. Absence From School/Independent Study
  4. Visiting School
  5. Homework Request For Illness Caused Absences
  6. Emergency Procedures & Prepardness Plan
  7. Lunch / Nutrition - Cafeteria
  8. Medication During The School Day
  9. Health Issues
  10. Appropriate School Dress
  11. Discipline
  12. Homework Policy
  13. Bicycles / Skateboards / Rollerblades / Skates
  14. Birthday Parties
  15. Field Trips
  16. Student Council
  1. Telephone
  2. Lost And Found / Names In Clothing
  3. Communications
  4. Parent Support Groups
  5. Fund Raising
  6. Orientation / Questions
  7. Parent Volunteers
  8. SSC-School Site Council
  9. SPEF-South Pasadena Educational Foundation
  10. Traditions
  11. Professional Development Days
  12. Literacy
  13. Library Media Center
  14. Instructional Programs
  15. English as a Second Language
  16. Special Education
  17. GATE - Gifted and Talented Education
  18. Extended Day Care ProgramPlayground Rules and Policies

Grade level brochures outling expectations based on core District standards are given out at
Back to School Night. Additional copies are available in the office. These brochures detail
the curriculum in all subject matters.

Physical Education (P.E.) is scheduled for 100 minutes per week. PTA funds provide for two P.E. instructors. Students participate in activities designed to improve large muscle skills as well as those which teach the basic fundamental of games/team sports.

Classroom teachers provide music instruction in grades K-5. SPEF also provides a music teacher for 1/3 of the academic school year. The District provides an instrumental music teacher for all interested fifth graders. Instruction is provided for all band instruments.

Classroom teachers provide a wide variety of art experiences for students at all grade levels. In addition PTA has an Art Docent Program. Parent volunteers present lessons to each classroom. These lessons expose the students to major works of art. The lessons also include an art project related to the techniques of the artist studied.

SPEF provides a drama teacher for 1/3 of the academic year. Selected 4 and 5 grade are also involved in a drama production. Classroom teachers provide additional instruction.

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