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Supplies

Individual student, classroom and office supplies are always very much appreciated. Please click here for requested donations for the school year.

HEALTH SERVICES

Click HERE for important news and information from our school nurse.

 

CAASPP Testing

Information about both Common Core and California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), can be found here.

Practice tests for the online CAASPP can be found here.

Welcome to Rancho Las Positas


We trust you will find the information and links on this site useful and informative. Please check back often to learn new information about Rancho School. Thank you for visiting.

 

Principal's Message

Dear Rancho Parents and Guardians,

 

Our goal this year is to ensure that every student attends school regularly.

Showing up for school has a huge impact on a student’s academic success starting in Kindergarten and continuing through high school. Even as children grow older and more independent, families play a key role in making sure students get to school safely every day and understand why attendance is so important for success in school and life.

We realize some absences are unavoidable due to health problems or other circumstances. But, we also know that when students miss too much school, regardless of the reason, it can cause them to fall behind academically. Your child is less likely to succeed if he or she is chronically absent. Research shows that children who are chronically absent in kindergarten and first grade are much less likely to read at grade level by the end of third grade. A child is considered chronically absent if he or she misses just two days every month.

We don’t want your child to fall behind in school and get discouraged. Please ensure that your child attends school every day and arrives on time. Here are a few practical tips to help support regular attendance:

  • Help your children keep a regular bedtime and establish a morning routine.
  • Ensure your children go to school every day unless they are truly sick.
  • Avoid scheduling vacations or doctor appointments when school is in session.
  • Lay out clothes and pack backpacks the night before.
  • Talk to teachers and counselors for advice if your child feels anxious about going to school.
  • Have a backup plan for getting to school if something comes up.

Please, let school personnel know if your family is in need of additional support. We have personnel who can assist families by connecting them with a wide variety of local resources including food, clothing and school supplies. At Rancho we want every child to be successful in school.

If you have any questions about attendance or would like more information about additional resources, please contact our Child Welfare and Attendance (CWA) liaison, Melissa Griffith, at 925-580-0391 or mgriffith@lvjusd.k12.ca.us. Melissa is on the Rancho campus on Tuesdays. Carolyn Allen, Office Specialist, is available M-F at 925-606-4748 or callen@lvjusd.k12.ca.us.

Sincerely,

Steve Martin

Principal

 

Today: 12/9/16

Volunteer at Rancho

Thank you for volunteering your time and joining with us to ensure a safe environment for our students. Rancho welcomes the involvement of families and community members in our school. Please click here to begin the application process.

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Attendance Line

Please call the attendance line to report your child's absence at 925 606-4748 opt 2 by 8:30 AM.

Newsletter

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Lost & Found

Don't forget to put your child's name on their belongings and to check the Lost & Found often! Everything will be donated to charity monthly.

Student Registration

Click HERE to register students in the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District.

Transfers

Click HERE for information regarding transfers and open enrollment in LVJUSD.

Kindergarten 2016-17

What to Expect in Kindergarten is an informative presentation about helping your student succeed in Kindergarten.

 

 

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