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Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten Roundup for the 2016 - 2017 School Year

Will your child be turning 5 soon? Check out the AUSD timeline for enrollment into the Transitional Kindergarten or Kindergarten programs. Please note, the birthdate cutoffs outlined in California ...more

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Today: 2/9/16

Important Info...

Everyone Belongs Here

Everyone Belongs

Common Core Resources

Looking for information about the Common Core tests your students took last spring? AUSD’s  "Common Core Assessments" web page offers a wealth of information on the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), also known as the "Common Core Test" or "Smarter, Balanced Test." Please visit the page to find an FAQ about CAASPP, links to layperson-friendly websites about the assessment, and updates on when the results from last spring's test will be released. Families will also be receiving information about understanding the test results in the mail when the individual student reports are sent out in September.


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Join Us Online!



Online Enrollment for the 2016 – 2017 school year became available this morning at 8:00 am.  Please go to www.alameda.k12.ca.us/enrollment  and follow the enrollment steps listed at the top of the webpage for Transitional Kindergarten/Kindergarten New Student Enrollment for the 2016 – 2017 School Year. Once you complete online enrollment, you will be prompted to make an enrollment appointment.  Please know that there are over 500 enrollment appointments available for Transitional Kindergarten/Kindergarten Enrollment. Please, it is very important that you do not attempt to enroll for the 2016 – 2017 school year in the 2015 -2016 school year’s enrollment process. 


Sports, Camps and Activities...

Girl Scouts--Info meetings on 2/2/16 and 2/11/16

I can’t wait to... Build a Snowman! Girls and a parent are invited to come “build a snowman!” You will learn all about the FUN you can have in Girl Scouts and have the opportunity to build a new Girl Scout troop!

Earhart Elementary, Multi Purpose Room, Tues. 02/02/16 at 5pm

Paden Elementary, Multi Purpose Room, Thurs. 02/11/16 at 5pm

Here’s some Frozen FUN we have planned for you!

*Build an Olaf snowman

*Attend a coronation and receive your own crown

*Girl Scout snowball fight

*Enjoy a FROZEN snack

*Join a Girl Scout Troop!

Questions: Contact Tiffany at murphy_ta@hotmail.com

These events are open to all members of the AUSD community regardless of the school your daughter attends.




The 2016 season marks the 2nd season of the Challenger Division in Alameda Little League. Challenger Division was established by Little League International to enable boys and girls with physical and mental challenges to enjoy the game of baseball along with the millions of other players who participate in this sport worldwide.  

In a Challenger game, each player gets a chance at bat. No score is kept.Players receive uniforms and safety equipment and most importantly, play baseball!  

If your child resides in the City of Alameda, or the child attends a school in the Alameda School District, and might be interested in participating in the Challenger Division, please register for the upcoming season. Registration fee for the upcoming Challenger Division season is $50. Don’t let your child be left out! Register today! To register visit: www.eteamz.com/alamedalittleleague/ For more information contact: Clayton Woo, VP Challenger Division, clayton_woo@yahoo.com



Paden After School Options

After-school options for Paden students are Alameda Arts, the Boys and Girls Club amd RAP. You can find more info on their websites:

Alameda Arts: http://alamedaarts.com/,

Boys and Girls Club: http://www.alamedabgc.org/contact/  

RAP: http://www.cityofalamedaca.gov/Recreation/Kindergarten-5th-Grades.

Lifeskill focus:

COOPERATION--to work together toward a common goal or purpose.

Paden School Tours

Friday, Jan. 15 @ 9:00am

Friday, Jan. 22 @ 9:00am

Monday, Jan. 25 @ 9:00am

Paden Newsletters

Volunteers sign-ups ONLINE!

You can use the computers in the Media Center and/or access the link from home through FB and/or the Paden PTA page on this website. We need your help to make our school great! Please click on the link for Volunteer Sign-Ups.

Supporting Paden

Box Tops for Education

Box Tops offers 3 easy ways to earn cash for our school through everyday activities such as buying groceries, shopping online and purchasing books. Clip Box Tops from qualifying items and put them in the marked container in the Paden office!

eScrip - shop on line and a percentage of your purchase goes directly to Paden

Paden Apparel  look for Paden apparel for sale on the yard on Fridays before morning ceremony!

Alameda Education Foundation  

Adopt a Classrom at Paden! The AEF Adopt A Classroom program makes it easy for members of the community to support teachers and students. We direct 100% of your donation to the teacher who uses the funds to purchase critical resources and materials, transforming the classroom into a vibrant center for learning.  

SchoolPool Carpooling

SchoolPool is a great, simple online resource to help families connect to reduce traffic and share the responsibility of getting their children to school. Families can get more information and sign up at https://www.schoolpool.511.org/