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If a student is absent, please call the office the day of the absence at 562-594-9793. If the student has a medical appt., please bring in the note the next day. 

Safety News

Help us keep our students safe! 

  • Drop-off  and pick-up students curbside. Please do not drop off students in the middle of the street.
  • The Bus Zone on Ocana Street is no longer an unloading and loading zone.  Stopped vehicles on Ocana may be ticketed.
  • Students must arrange to be dropped-off and picked-up outside of the Bus Zone.
  • Students and parents should use marked crosswalks on Los Arcos only.
  • All students arriving before 8:40 AM must stay in the cafeteria area which is supervised.
  • Students crossing in Bus Zone and middle of the street will be cited and assigned lunch detention beginning Monday, September 16th.
  • All students are expected to arrive in uniform with ID visible to staff at all times.

Thank you for your support in keeping Stanford a Safe and Civil School.

 

High School Readiness Index

Are you ready for High School?

Research shows the following factors strongly affect your chance of graduating from high school. How well do they describe YOU?


 

  My Grade Point Average (GPA) is 2.5 or above.

 

  My attendance is at least 96% or better.

 

  I have no D's or F's in English/Language Arts.

 

  I have no D's or F's in math.

 

  I have not been suspended.

Q:  Why does attendance matter?
Less than half of middle school students who were absent 8 or more days in a school year ended up graduating high school.

 

Q:  Why does GPA matter?
Only 4% of those students who left middle school with less than a 2.0 GPA graduated high school.

 

Q:  Why do ELA/Math grades matter?
Only three percent of students who had D's / F's in middle school ELA and math graduated from high school.

 

Conclusion:  Your effort in Middle School sets the path for high school.  Do the right thing now!

 

Stanford News

9/22/17

Stanford families:

 

We are strongly encouraging all families to please complete a meal applications online (https://longbeach.rocketscanapps.com/). Even if you send your child to school with a lunch and even if you think you do not qualify for a free or reduced meal, please help our school by completing the application online. If the link is not functioning or if you cannot cut and paste it in your address bar, you can find the online application on LBUSD's website. In the "A-Z" index, please click on "F. " Scroll down to and click on "Food Service." There you will find the application. Thank you for helping Stanford students get all the resources we need to continue to thrive. 

 

With gratitude,

 

David Costa Ed. D

Principal

Leland Stanford Middle School

 

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9/20/17

The Long Beach Press-Telegram is again launching its popular Scary Stories contest for Long Beach area youth. Winning entries – both stories and artwork – will be published in the Press-Telegram on Halloween, Oct. 31. The rules are the same as last year, with three age categories for stories and drawings:

  • Elementary grades (K-5)
  • Middle grades (6-8)
  • High school grades (9-12)

Here are the rules:

  • The deadline is Monday, Oct. 23.
  • All entries must be emailed, with the entrant’s name and grade, and the subject line “Scary Stories,” to: ptnews@presstelegram.com. Stories can be submitted in the body of the email, or as a Word attachment.  Drawings should be submitted in JPEG format, no larger than 5MG in size.
  • Stories must be no longer than 650 words.
  • Artwork must be original (no tracings).
  • Entries will be judged based on imagination, creativity and theme.
  • The winning entries will be published in the Press-Telegram on Oct. 31, and posted online at www.presstelegram.com/.

If you have any questions, e-mail Press-Telegram City Editor Melissa Evans at mevans@scng.com or call 562-499-1280.

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9/20/17

Back to School Night is Tuesday, September 26, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.  For students who have "0" period, it will begin at 6:15pm with PE teachers.  Students will be on minimum day schedule on this day with dismissal at 2:18pm.  Students will bring home a flyer with information this week.  Make sure your student writes down his or her schedule since you will be following the same schedule during Back to School Night.

 

*Copy of flyer is attached

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9/19/17

PTA Reflections is a nationally acclaimed student recognition program to encourage artistic creativity in the classroom and at home. Students of all grades and abilities may participate and explore the arts based on the 2017-2018 theme: Within Reach

Students may choose one or all of the available arts categories:

 

Dance Choreography

 

Film Production

 

Literature

 

Music Composition

 

Photography

 

Visual Arts

The arts—and the National PTA Reflections program—support student success and serve as a valuable tool for building strong partnerships in your school community. Celebrate arts learning in your school community with Reflections. 

*See attached entry form and official rules for more details.

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Anonymous Bully Hotline

From Home

Email Leland Stanford in School Loop if you are being bullied.

From School

Log in to School Loop and send a Loop Mail to "Bully Hotline."

If you know of a situation that should be reported to the school, but you don't want to be identified, this is the perfect way to help! Keep our school safe for all students.

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