Sodexo Lunch Information
My School Bucks: Deposit breakfast and lunch money online
Heartland Apps: Online application for free or reduced lunch
Mrs. Crystal Castaneda, Principal
Heidi Wise, Office Manager
Woodbridge - On-site Day Care
Bullying and Safety Concerns
To report safety concerns such as bullying, potential fights, alcohol/drug use or any other safety items of concern call 925-335-5888 or text 925-727-DONT. You can also submit a concern electronically CLICK HERE
Parents and Guardians,
Please read this important information regarding firearm storage and keeping your child save.
Interpretation Services Request
Martinez Unified School District celebrates the home languages of each of our students. We recognize that families may need interpretation services in order to access services and communicate with school district personnel. We can provide interpretation services when needed. Please call Jessica Conkle (925-335-5966) should you require interpretation services.
Servicios de Intérprete
El Distrito escolar unificado de Martínez celebra la variedad de idiomas primarias de nuestros estudiantes. Reconocemos que algunas familias puedan necesitar servicios de intérprete para tener acceso a los servicios y comunicarse con personal del distrito escolar. Podemos proveer servicios de intérprete cuando sea necesario. Favor de comunicarse con Jessica Conkle
Pennies for Patients
This is our Student Council’s community service project for this year, and we hope everyone will be able to participate.
Pennies for Patients is part of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and focuses on children helping children. Each student at Las Juntas will receive a letter explaining the program and a small cardboard box in which to collect any spare change around the house or any money that they choose to earn and donate to this cause.
Of course, checks and larger donations are welcome, and anyone can contribute, but our hope is that every child can collect some change to put into their box to help some children less fortunate than they are. The money collected will go to help families of those children affected with leukemia or lymphoma and to help fund research to find a cure for these diseases. Individual collection boxes may be brought to school and emptied into the larger classroom collection box at any time, or multiple times, during this three week period. Classroom boxes will be collected weekly with the amounts tallied until the final week when the totals from each class will be determined. We are also putting an online donation site on this Las Juntas website for those who would like to donate online.
THANK YOU to everyone who helps us with this cause.
We appreciate you!
So far we have raised $2,291.05!!
Teacher of the Year!
Make Every Day Count!
Good Attendance Makes For Good Minds!
Research shows that students who improve their attendance rates improve their academic prospects and chances for graduating.
Attendance in the early grades is an important part of creating student readiness skills for later life.
So let’s work together as a community – school and business leaders, parents, students, teachers, doctors, neighbors – to get all kids to school – on time, every day.
CA Physical Education Requirement Accountability
Students in grades 1-5, at all four elementary schools in the Martinez Unified School District, actively engage in the California requirement of 200 minutes of Physical Education every 10 days. In order to assure compliance with this legal requirement, each site has established “Prep C” protocols for those grade levels that may not reach the 200 minute requirements due to minimum days, teacher prep, and / or assemblies. These established practices of running laps, dance & movement, and cardio-conditioning outside of the PE class are documented and verified by the site administration on a monthly basis.
LJE is a Gold Ribbon and Title 1 School!
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News and Events
Las Juntas is opening it's doors to parents and students on March 30, from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Come by to visit your child's classroom and learn about the new things happening at LJE.
Las Juntas would love your help for our upcoming carnival on May 12.
If you would like to volunteer, let the office know or email us at Lasjuntaspta@gmail.com
Sister School Visit
We are looking forward to welcoming two 5th graders and staff from our sister school in Benxi,China March 27-31. Click here links to learn more about our sister school agreement.
Las Juntas Elementary School Calendar
Measure K Oversight Committee
MUSD is seeking applicants for the Measure K (bond) oversight committee and the Measure C (parcel tax) oversight committee. Your help is needed and we value the role of our citizens in making sure all expenditures are in full alignment with what promises have been made to the taxpayers of Martinez Unified. The application is located on the district website at www.martinezusd.net. For questions, please contact Diane Deshler, Chief Business Official, at email@example.com or call (925) 335-5925.
Martinez Unified School District is hiring for Para Educator and Noon Duty Supervisor. Call Casie Pruett at 335-5924 or go to the Personnel Page of the Martinez Unified School District Website and click on Classified openings on the upper left side of the page.
Program Improvement Information
Staying Healthy During Cold and Flu Season
As we head into the cold and flu season it is important that parents know there are measures they can take to help keep their families healthy and to prevent the spread of cold viruses and influenza at school and in the greater community. Please read the following information on how to keep your child healthy. Click here
Understanding the New K-5 Report Card
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