Escondido eNews -- December 9, 2018

Sun, Dec 9 7:54pm

ESCONDIDO ELEMENTARY eNEWS   12/10 -- Talent Show Information Meeting  at 6:30 pm in MP Room 12/15 -- Escondido Night at Maples Pavilion at 4:00 pm 12/21 -- Minimum Day, students released at 1:30 pm 1 ... [More]

Escondido Night at Stanford Men's Bball NEXT Sat, 12/15 at 4 pm

Fri, Dec 7 12:56pm

    **Drop off check made out to Mindy Haase in front Office by Thursday, Dec 13th or Paypal mindyjhaase@gmail.com   This is a community building for Escondido and profits will benefit 5th grade gradu ... [More]

Friday is the Last Day of the SI Book Fair

Thu, Dec 6 9:06pm

Hello Parents, Come visit the SI Book Fair tomorrow, Friday - our last day!  Don't miss the opportunity to buy great books in Spanish and support your school - 20% of all sales will be donated to our ... [More]

El show de Talento de Escondido es una querida tradición de la escuela.

Thu, Dec 6 12:28pm

El show de Talento de Escondido es una querida tradición de la escuela. Todos los estudiantes de K a 5to grado son bienvenidos a participar en el show. Sin embargo, existen varios pasos previos para q ... [More]

Tomorrow's Principal's Coffee is extra special, "Meet the Architects" for the new MPR Project - 8:15 am MPR

Thu, Dec 6 11:44am

PRINCIPAL COFFEE on Friday, December 7 at 8:15 am  TOPIC:  Escondido Elementary School Strong Schools Bond Project Community Meeting The Palo Alto Unified School District will host an Escondido Elemen ... [More]

Join us for coffee at the SI Book Fair on Wednesday Morning

Tue, Dec 4 9:18pm

Hello Parents, Come visit the SI Book Fair tomorrow, Wednesday, after your morning drop-off!  We will have coffee & treats for you to enjoy while you peruse our wonderful selection of books.  This is ... [More]

Escondido eNews -- December 2, 2018

Mon, Dec 3 8:05pm

ESCONDIDO ELEMENTARY eNEWS   12/3 -- Escondido Night:  Dine at Gotts & Shop at Books Inc at Town & Country  12/3-7 -- Spanish Book Fair in MPR 12/7 -- Principal Coffee 8:10 am, MPR - come and learn ab ... [More]

Talent Show Mtg RESCHEDULED to NEXT Mon, Dec 10 at 6:30 pm - TONIGHT Dine at Gotts & Shop at Books Inc

Mon, Dec 3 4:30pm

The Talent Show Information Meeting has been RESCHEDULED to NEXT MONDAY, DECEMBER 10 at 6:30 pm.   (More details about Talent Show will be sent in the coming weeks.)   The change was made to avoid con ... [More]

Escondido eNews -- December 2, 2018

Mon, Dec 3 12:43am

ESCONDIDO ELEMENTARY eNEWS   12/3 -- Escondido Night:  Dine at Gotts & Shop at Books Inc at Town & Country  12/3-7 -- Spanish Book Fair in MPR 12/7 -- Principal Coffee 8:10 am, MPR - come and learn ab ... [More]

Escondido eNews -- November 25, 2018

Sun, Nov 25 4:48pm

ESCONDIDO ELEMENTARY eNEWS ------------------------------------------------------ 11/28 -- Geography Club at noon in Room 23  12/3-7 -- Spanish Book Fair 12/3 -- Escondido Night:  Dine at Gotts & Shop ... [More]

Shop at Konstella.com/amazon or smile.amazon.com

Wed, Nov 21 9:06pm

Dear Parents and Teachers, The holidays are coming.  When you shop at Amazon, please remember to use the link konstella.com/amazon or smile.amazon.com instead of amazon.com. That way, Escondido Elemen ... [More]

Third Grade Foster Kids Bake Sale/Venta de postres de tercer grado para Foster Care

Mon, Nov 12 10:06am

What:  Foster Kids Bake Sale Fundraiser When:  Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 from 2pm - 4pm Where:  In front of the main office   The annual Foster Kids Bake Sale Fundraiser at Escondido is this week ... [More]

Escondido eNews -- November 11, 2018

Sun, Nov 11 8:37pm

ESCONDIDO ELEMENTARY eNEWS ------------------------------------------------------     11/12 -- No School - Veterans Day 11/13 -- PTA Meeting, MPR at 7:45 am 11/14 -- 4th Annual Foster Kids Bake Sale b ... [More]

Escondido eNews -- November 4, 2018

Sun, Nov 4 9:00pm

ESCONDIDO ELEMENTARY eNEWS ------------------------------------------------------   11/2-11/14 -- Please donate to PiE this week! 11/5 -- SITE Council Meeting in Library at 3 pm 11/5, 12, 19, 26 -- TA ... [More]

Yearbook Meeting - tomorrow, Friday at 1 pm - RSVP to receive location address

Thu, Nov 1 7:09pm

  The Yearbook Team is having an impromptu-meeting tomorrow, Friday, Nov 2 at 1 pm.    Want to see what it takes to create a page in our awesome book? Email me and join us! RSVP to christine@klenow.ne ... [More]

Escondido eNews -- October 28, 2018

Sun, Oct 28 5:05pm

ESCONDIDO ELEMENTARY eNEWS ------------------------------------------------------   10/31 -- Halloween Parade at 8:30 am, blacktop in front of Office. 11/2 -- Principal Coffee, 8:10-9 am 11/5 -- SITE ... [More]

Wizard of Oz - TODAY at Greene Middle 2:30 pm - FINAL SHOW

Sat, Oct 27 10:50am

Several Escondido Alumni are in this fabulous production, the Lion, Wicked Witch, Glinda and many more!   WIZARD OF OZ by Frank Baum   TODAY--- Sat, Oct 27 at 2:30 pm   Greene Middle School MPR Ticket ... [More]

Escondido eNews -- October 21, 2018

Sun, Oct 21 7:54pm

ESCONDIDO ELEMENTARY eNEWS ------------------------------------------------------    10/22 -- Community Conversation with Special Education Director and Dr. Marcela, 9-10 am  10/24 -- Unity Day at Esc ... [More]

Escondido eNews -- October 14, 2018

Sun, Oct 14 6:43pm

ESCONDIDO ELEMENTARY eNEWS ------------------------------------------------------    10/15 -- PTA Board Meeting at 7 pm in Library 10/22 -- Community Conversation with Special Education Director and D ... [More]

Escondido eNews -- October 7, 2018

Sun, Oct 7 9:11pm

ESCONDIDO ELEMENTARY eNEWS ------------------------------------------------------   10/8 -- Extended Kinder days begin 10/10 -- Geography Club for 4th and 5th graders at lunch (Mr. Libert's Room 23) 1 ... [More]

Create burgers. Create Funds!

Thu, Oct 4 11:03pm

Escondido's 5th Grade Fundraiser at The Counter!  Eat at or get take out from The Counter on California Ave. on Wednesday, October 10th and Escondido's PTA will receive 15% of your purchase to help su ... [More]

Last Call for Country Booths -Deadline Saturday, October 6th!

Thu, Oct 4 9:19pm

LAST CALL to host a country booth at Escondido's International Fair on Friday, October 12th 5-7pm   Hosting a Country Booth is a great way to celebrate Escondido's tradition of having 'friends around ... [More]

We Walked & Rolled today! Keep it up!

Mon, Oct 1 9:31pm

Thank you Escondido community for Walking + Rolling to school this morning! We had an awesome turnout and a total of 202 students logged "how they got to school today" on our sticker chart. We had a t ... [More]

Escondido eNews -- September 30, 2018

Sun, Sep 30 7:39pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS    10/1-4 -- Walk-n-Roll Week 10/1 -- Walk-n-Roll Breakfast 10/1-4 - Donation Drop-off for SI Garage Sale - 7:30-8:30 am, MPR 10/5 -- NO SCHOOL, Staff Development 10/5 -- Donation Drop- ... [More]

Escondido's Parade of Flags & International Fair-October 12th

Sat, Sep 29 2:08pm

Friday, October 12th  is International Day at Escondido celebrating our tradition of 'friends around the world'.    We will begin the day with the popular Parade of Flags at 8:30am. Kids are welcome t ... [More]

Ice Cream Party for the School --- Celebrate a Successful Campaign

Fri, Sep 28 12:17pm

School-Wide Ice Cream Party, held yesterday in celebration of a successful Ice Cream Campaign. Thank you for supporting Escondido PTA.  

Escondido eNews -- September 23, 2018

Sun, Sep 23 6:38pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS     9/24 -- Math Night, 5:30-7:30 pm in MPR 9/25 -- 5th Grade Special Events Planning  Meeting, 8:15 am in MPR 9/27 -- Yearbook Informational Meeting, 8:30 am in MPR 10/1-4 -- Walk-n-Ro ... [More]

THANK YOU! PTA's Ice Cream Challenge was a SWEET-SUCCESS!

Fri, Sep 21 2:01pm

Thank You Escondido Families!   The PTA's ICE CREAM CHALLENGE was a SWEET-SUCCESS, thank you for your donations.   We reached our funding goals, which means we will be able to continue to provide all ... [More]

Country Booths Needed for Escondido's incredible International Fair on Friday, October 12th from 5:00-7pm! Escondido Elementary

Thu, Sep 20 9:26pm

  Country Booths Needed for Escondido's incredible International Fair on Friday, October 13th from 5:00-7pm!   Hosting a Country Booth is a great way to celebrate Escondido's tradition of having 'frie ... [More]

Quick review of yesterday's PTA meeting

Tue, Sep 18 2:37pm

Dear Escondido Families:   Yesterday was our second PTA meeting of the school-year and we had a great turn out!  For those that were unable to attend...don't worry, we will post a summary of the minut ... [More]

LAST DAY to earn Scoops for Ice Cream Challenge

Tue, Sep 18 7:40am

LAST DAY of ICE CREAM CHALLENGE!   PLEASE DONATE TO PTA       FORMAS DE DONAR:  Online en: https://escondido.paloaltopta.org/  Cheque o dinero en efectivo, puede llevarlo a la Oficina junto con el For ... [More]

Escondido eNews -- September 16, 2018

Sun, Sep 16 7:01pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS   9/17 -- PTA Meeting at 7:45 am in MPR 9/19 --  Palo Alto Children's Theatre 4th and 5th Grade Auditions for the Stinky Cheese Man (1:30 – 3:30 pm) 9/20 -- Palo Alto Children's Theatre ... [More]

TEACHER GRANTS for classroom supplies---funded by YOUR PTA donation - Thank You Note from Teacher

Sun, Sep 16 2:09pm

  Escondido PTA Ice Cream Challenge funds TEACHER GRANTS.  Teacher's are provided with funds to purchase "STUFF" that will best meet the needs of their students.  (As a reminder, PiE provides extra St ... [More]

FORMAS DE DONAR - WAYS to GIVE - Ice Cream Challenge Update

Fri, Sep 14 10:30am

FORMAS DE DONAR - WAYS to GIVE  - Ice Cream Challenge Update  Final Days...campaign will end on Tuesday, September 18th   FORMAS DE DONAR:  Online en: https://escondido.paloaltopta.org/  Cheque o dine ... [More]

Fridays are Escondido Spirit Days

Thu, Sep 13 4:03pm

Every Friday is...   Escondido Spirit Day   Wear your favorite red & white or wear your Escondido Gear!      We can't wait to see your school spirit tomorrow!

Scoops update and more

Mon, Sep 10 12:14am

ICE CREAM CHALLENGE---   Scoops are piling on, but we are not quite done, yet!   The deadline has been extended until Tuesday, September 18th.   The Cones have been greeting students and parents daily ... [More]

Escondido eNews -- September 9, 2018

Sun, Sep 9 8:51pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS     9/17 -- PTA Meeting at 7:45 am in MPR 9/19 --  Palo Alto Children's Theatre 4th and 5th Grade Auditions for the Stinky Cheese Man (1:30 – 3:30 pm) 9/20 -- Palo Alto Children's Theat ... [More]

Correction: There will not be a SITE Council Meeting tomorrow

Sun, Sep 9 7:36am

Please note the correction:  there will not be a meeting tomorrow, 9/10.   The first SITE Council Meeting will be held Monday, October 1 at 3 pm in the Library.         Thank you.

Save the Date for Escondido's International Fair, Friday, October 12th 5-7pm

Thu, Sep 6 11:27am

Save the Date for Escondido's Incredible International Fair: Friday, October 12th 5:00-7:00pm   Last year's International Fair was one of the highlights of the school year! We had 24 Countries represe ... [More]

Your donation makes a big difference --- Listing of all field trips and events/programs

Tue, Sep 4 11:22pm

WAYS to GIVE: 1.  Online at  https://escondido.paloaltopta.org/   2.  Check or cash, turn-in to Office with One-Check Form   3.  Pledge Now/Pay Later on the One-Check Form   4.  Corporate Matching   P ... [More]

Noon Sports, funded by PTA Ice Cream Challenge - watch video and learn all about it

Tue, Sep 4 8:34am

Your ICE CREAM CHALLENGE contribution supports: Field Trips Teacher Grants Programs, Events & Services   One of the most popular programs, supported by Escondido PTA, is Noon Sports.  Do you know abou ... [More]

Escondido eNews -- September 2, 2018

Mon, Sep 3 8:05am

ESCONDIDO NEWS     9/7   -- One-Check and BTS forms due in Office 9/17 -- PTA Meeting at 7:45 am in MPR 9/19 --  Palo Alto Children's Theatre 4th and 5th Grade Auditions for the Stinky Cheese Man (1:3 ... [More]

Scoops = Cool STUFF - Help Increase PARTICIPATION - Give today to PTA

Sun, Sep 2 2:31pm

  PTA's Ice Cream Challenge  Your donation supports all the COOL STUFF that makes Escondido Excellent!     Your donation earns a SCOOP for your kid's classroom cone.     Count of Donation Count  As of ... [More]

Cones comment on the COOL-STUFF provided by PTA

Wed, Aug 29 12:24pm

  What do our COOL-CONES have to say about the PTA... Scroll down and click on video to find out more!  ' The PTA provides field trips, teacher grants, events and services.     Give What You Can.    E ... [More]

Hurry, Hurry - Get your SCOOP for your classroom - Donate to PTA Today!

Mon, Aug 27 11:46pm

Hurry, Hurry! Get your SCOOP in for your classroom!   Escondido PTA's Ice Cream Challenge    Help us reach our GOAL!   Please turn in the pink, One-Check Form by Friday, September 7th!   Also submit y ... [More]

Escondido eNews -- August 25, 2018

Sun, Aug 26 5:59pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS   8/28 -- Room Parent Meeting - change of location, now at SCRA 875 Bowdoin Ln, Stanford, (NOT in Teachers' Lounge) @ 7 PM 8/31 -- New Parent Coffee - Teachers' Lounge,  8:10 am 9/3 -- ... [More]

Escondido eNews -- August 19, 2018

Sun, Aug 19 8:28pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS   8/23 -- Picture Day 8/28 -- Room Parent Meeting in Teachers' Lounge @ 7 PM 9/7   -- One-Check and BTS forms due in Office   - --------------------------------------------------------- ... [More]

Job Openings: Instructional Aide and Yard Duty positions available at Escondido

Tue, Aug 14 7:35pm

Dear Escondido Elementary Community,   Escondido is currently seeking to fill the following General Education Instructional Aide positions:   -Spanish Immersion Third Grade (5 hours *preferred fluency ... [More]

Welcome Back Escondido! eNews -- August 10, 2018

Sun, Aug 12 8:02pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS   8/13 -- Ice Cream Social & Classroom Posting @ 4 pm 8/14 --  First Day of School @ 8 am 8/14 --  First Day Coffee outside MPR Room 8/16 -- Back to School Night & After-school Vendor F ... [More]

Last Day Fair: Ticket Order Forms DUE TOMORROW

Wed, May 30 9:46am

TODAY students will be bringing home a ticket order form for the Last Day Fair.   To purchase food, drinks, or treats and to participate in most of the fun activities, students must have tickets.   Pl ... [More]

Last Escondido, District, and Community eNews For the Year -- May 27 , 2018

Sun, May 27 8:47pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS     5/30 -- Track and Field day 5/29 -- Fifth Grade promotion at 9 am 6/1 -- Last Day Fair   -----------------------------------------------------------------------      **** Last Day F ... [More]

Track & Field Day Volunteer Forms - Please turn-in

Mon, May 21 7:58pm

Dear Parents,   This is just a reminder to please turn-in your Track and Field Day volunteer form to your child's teacher ASAP.   Thank you so much!  -Track & Field Day Committee

Sprouts Garden Planting after Vandalism

Mon, May 21 3:31pm

Sometime over the weekend, the Sprouts garden was vandalized and the new plantings were destroyed. If you have any information about this act, please report it to the office or to me.  Most importantl ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community eNews -- May 20 , 2018

Sun, May 20 8:54am

ESCONDIDO NEWS   5/21-5/25 -- Spirit Week  5/28 -- Memorial Day -– No school 5/30 -- Track and Field day 5/29 -- Fifth Grade promotion at 9 am 6/1 -- Last Day Fair   ---------------------------------- ... [More]

2018 Last Day Fair: Introducing Bubble Soccer (Please read - Waiver Required for Participation)

Fri, May 18 11:56am

    Let’s get ready for Bubble Soccer at this year’s Last Day Fair!   Bubble soccer is a new, fun activity we’re adding to the Last Day Fair.  Bubble soccer is a modified version of soccer, which allo ... [More]

Spirit Week is coming to Escondido! May 21st- May 25th

Fri, May 18 11:47am

Hello Escondido!   It's that time of year again...Spirit Week is back at Escondido!  The flyer is coming home today with your student!  Here are the spirit days...   Monday, May 21st- Sports Day! Wear ... [More]

Get your Tickets for Escondido Day at the Stanford Baseball Game This Saturday!

Mon, May 14 12:08pm

Hello Escondido!   This Saturday, May 19th is Escondido day at Sunken Diamond!  They are giving Escondido families are great deal on tickets (only $7) to come on out and cheer on the #1 team in the co ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community eNews -- May 13 , 2018

Sat, May 12 8:31pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS 5/17 -- Volunteer Breakfast 5/21 -- PTA Meeting 5/21-5/25 -- Spirit Week  5/28 -- Memorial Day -– No school 5/30 -- Track and Field day 5/29 -- Fifth Grade promotion at 9 am 6/1 -- Last ... [More]

Does Your Child Want to Play Soccer? Palo Alto Soccer Club is having try-outs for ALL ages!

Fri, May 11 11:07am

Does your child want to play soccer?  Palo Alto Soccer Club is holding their annual try-outs next week!  This is a great chance for kids of ALL ages and levels to join a team.  If you are a parent and ... [More]

Escondido Activities & Important Information...Please Read!

Mon, May 7 11:40am

  Hello Escondido Families-  Did you know that May is the busiest month of the school year?  Ever feel like you can't keep up with what's going on?  Well, we have made it easy and put ALL the importan ... [More]

Last Chance to Pre-order a Yearbook

Sun, May 6 8:44pm

The last day to pre-order a yearbook is 5/7/2018! Go to www.betteryearbook.com.  Click "Order Yearbook" from the blue menu bar.  Follow the directions from there. The password is: friends    Not sure ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community eNews -- May 4 , 2018

Fri, May 4 1:44am

ESCONDIDO NEWS   5/5 -- May Fete Parade: Downtown Palo Alto @ 9:30am 5/7 -- Site Council 5/7-11  -- Teacher /Staff Appreciation Week 5/9 -- Assembly 5/10 -- Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast 5/21 -- PT ... [More]

Parade of Nations & International Fair-Friday, May 4th!

Mon, Apr 30 5:12pm

Friday, May 4th  is International Day at Escondido celebrating our tradition of 'friends around the world'.    We will begin the day with the popular Parade of Flags at 8:30am. Kids are welcome to wea ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community eNews -- April 29, 2018

Sun, Apr 29 12:23pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS   4/9-5/4 -- CAASPP testing (Smarter Balanced) 3rd, 4th and 5th graders 4/30 -- Earthquake Drill 5/4 -- International Parade 5/4 -- 5:30 pm International Fun Fair 5/7 -- Site Council 5/ ... [More]

Spring Fling is Tomorrow Night!

Thu, Apr 26 12:04pm

Hello Escondido Families-   Tickets are selling fast and we want to be sure everyone gets a ticket for the spring Fling Dance, tomorrow, April 27th from 6pm to 8pm!   There will be a photo booth, bubb ... [More]

Skip Cooking Dinner Tomorrow Night and Come to the Counter on Cal Ave!

Tue, Apr 24 12:10pm

It's Escondido Night at the Counter on Cal Ave Print the flyer attached and 15% of your dinner bill goes back to Escondido! All proceeds benefit 4th & 5th grade overnight field trips!    

Last Call for Country Booths -Deadline Friday, April 27th!

Sun, Apr 22 1:39pm

LAST CALL to host a country booth at Escondido's International Fair on Friday, May 4th 5:30-8pm   Hosting a Country Booth is a great way to celebrate Escondido's tradition of having 'friends around th ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community eNews -- April 22, 2018

Sun, Apr 22 8:15am

ESCONDIDO NEWS   4/9-5/4 -- CAASPP testing (Smarter Balanced) 3rd, 4th and 5th graders 4/27 -- Escondido Spring Fling      -----------------------------------------------------------------------    Es ... [More]

Walk N' Roll Breakfast (Friday, April 20th from 7:45-8:10am)

Thu, Apr 19 8:40pm

Tomorrow is the last day of Walk N' Roll to school week at Escondido this spring. It's supposed to be a beautiful day, unlike the hail that we got on Monday, so we encourage everyone to walk, bike, sc ... [More]

Walk N' Roll to school this week (April 16-20)

Sun, Apr 15 9:19pm

Escondido's Spring Walk N' Roll is this week, April 16-20. We encourage your family to walk, bike, scoot, or skateboard to school all week.  If you need ideas for a safe route to get to school, the Ci ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community eNews -- April 15, 2018

Sun, Apr 15 7:56am

ESCONDIDO NEWS       4/9-5/4 -- CAASPP testing (Smarter Balanced) 3rd, 4th and 5th graders 4/16 -- PTA Meeting 4/16-20 -- Earth Week 4/19 -- Coffee with the Principal 4/20 -- Walk & Roll Breakfast 4/2 ... [More]

Country Booths Still Needed for Escondido's International Fair on Friday, May 4th from 5:30-8pm!

Thu, Apr 12 5:46pm

  There's still time!  Country Booths Needed for Escondido's incredible International Fair on Friday, May 4th from 5:30-8pm. So far, we have 16 countries represented and we'd love to get to at least 2 ... [More]

LAST CHANCE! Upload your pictures for the Yearbook!

Thu, Apr 12 12:20pm

Dear Escondido Parents, Teachers, Staff,   Please upload your photos to be included in the yearbook. They are DUE Monday, April 16th! The kids love to see themselves in the yearbook and you can help m ... [More]

REMINDER- Wear your class color tomorrow for the school picture!

Tue, Apr 10 4:06pm

Remember to wear your class color for the school wide RAINBOW picture tomorrow, April 11th! Kinder- RED 1st Grade- ORANGE 2nd Grade- YELLOW 3rd Grade- GREEN 4th Grade- BLUE 5th Grade- PURPLE   If you ... [More]

Input for the Escondido Elementary Principal Search - Meeting tomorrow, Tuesday 10th

Mon, Apr 9 5:37pm

Linked to this message, is the letter that was sent home in Red Folders on Friday, March 30, from Interim Assistant Superintendent, Anne Brown.  Click here for the Google Doc of letter.   A meeting wi ... [More]

Wednesday Group Photo for Yearbook

Mon, Apr 9 7:41am

Dear Escondido Students and Teachers,   This Wednesday, April 11th, we are taking an all-school group photo for the Yearbook and we'd like to make it extra special. We're asking each student and teach ... [More]

Spring Walk N' Roll - request for bakers & cool bikes

Sat, Apr 7 10:06pm

Escondido's Spring Walk N' Roll to school is just about a week away (April 16-20), and will be topped off with a breakfast on Friday, April 20th. We're looking for bakers (or buys) who would like to c ... [More]

Country Booths Needed for Escondido's incredible International Fair on Friday, May 4th from 5:30-8pm!

Thu, Mar 29 3:40pm

Country Booths Needed for Escondido's incredible International Fair on Friday, May 4th from 5:30-8pm!    Hosting a Country Booth is a great way to celebrate Escondido's tradition of having 'friends ar ... [More]

No after school classes tomorrow

Thu, Mar 29 3:25pm

Good afternoon, All the after school classes are cancelled for tomorrow due to a minimum day. Please pick up your student at 1:30PM. Our office will close at 2:00PM.   Have a safe and fun Spring Break ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community eNews -- March 25, 2018

Sat, Mar 24 4:41pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS     3/28 -- PAUSD Bridges Math Night  at 25 Churchill Rd. 6pm 3/30 -- Minimum Day 4/2-4/6 -- Spring Break 4/9 -- Site Council 4/9-5/4 -- CAASPP testing (Smarter Balanced) 3rd, 4th and 5 ... [More]

Save the Date for Escondido's incredible International Fair: Friday, May 4th 5:30-8pm

Fri, Mar 23 8:05am

Save the Date for Escondido's incredible International Fair: Friday, May 4th 5:30-8pm   Last year's International Fair was one of the highlights of the school year! We had 24 Countries represented fro ... [More]

Save the Date & Looking for Volunteers: Spring Walk + Roll (April 16-20)

Wed, Mar 21 9:25pm

Walk + Roll is coming back this spring from April 16th-April 20th. Please mark your calendars and get ready to walk, bike, scoot, carpool, or take transit/bus!  We'll wrap up the week with a festive b ... [More]

Wednesday Yearbook Group Photo Postponed due to rain

Mon, Mar 19 5:18pm

Hi Teachers and Parents, We are postponing Wednesday's Group Photo for the Yearbook because there is a chance of rain. We will be rescheduling it for April 11, after the morning assembly.  Thanks for ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community eNews -- March 18, 2018

Sat, Mar 17 8:59pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS   3/22 & 3/23 -- Science Fair 3/30 -- Minimum Day   -----------------------------------------------------------------------  Escondido PTA needs your help for next year!  Please take a ... [More]

The Yearbook needs your photos!

Sat, Mar 17 7:56pm

Dear Escondido Parents, Teachers, Staff, Do you have some great photos from this school year? The 2017-2018 Yearbook Team needs them! Use the email addresses listed below to send in your photos and TH ... [More]

Complete the Google Form and Enter the DRAWING for Escondido Family Fun Pack (and help the PTA for next year!)

Fri, Mar 16 6:15pm

Escondido PTA needs your help for next year!    Please take a few moments to complete this Google Form and you'll be entered to win an Escondido Family Fun Pack!   https://goo.gl/forms/uz7JrpgQwWmhjdU ... [More]

Come Shop at Linden Tree Book Store Tonight from 6pm -8pm and Support Escondido!

Thu, Mar 15 11:24am

Come Shop and Support Escondido on Thursday, March 15th! The Linden Tree bookstore in Los Altos is hosting a book shopping event for Escondido! • Come shop at Linden Tree Bookstore in Los Altos on Thu ... [More]

Tickets on Sale for Escondido Spaghetti Dinner! Get them before they are sold out!

Wed, Mar 14 1:04pm

Escondido’s Family Spaghetti Night Dinner! WHAT: DON’T COOK DINNER! Bring the entire family and COME TO SPAGHETTI NIGHT! Let the 4th and 5th graders serve you!! WHEN: March 16, 530pm-730pm (2 seatings ... [More]

Come cheer on the Stanford Men's Basketball Team vs. BYU tomorrow night at 7pm!

Tue, Mar 13 6:30pm

We hope you'll join us when the No. 3 seed Cardinal hosts No. 6 seed BYU this Wednesday, March 14 at 7 PM. Visit the Maples Box Office, which opens at 5:30 PM, to purchase any adult tickets and receiv ... [More]

Science Fair- Important Information

Tue, Mar 13 10:14am

Hello Parents Science Fair project boards and guidebooks have been distributed to classrooms.  If your child has not received one please contact me ( Verdere.Philpot@gmail.com ) or Beto ( Betobracho@b ... [More]

Group Photo for Yearbook

Mon, Mar 12 4:52pm

Hello Escondido Students and Teachers, On March 21st, we are taking an all-school group photo for the Yearbook and we'd like to make it extra special. We're asking each student and teacher to wear a s ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community eNews -- March 11, 2018

Sun, Mar 11 8:06pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS     3/12 -- No school (local holiday) 3/15 -- Coffee w/the Principal 3/15 -- Escondido Shops at Linden Tree 3/16 -- Spaghetti Night (fundraiser for 4th & 5th grade activities) 3/22 & 3/ ... [More]

Book Fair - Last day!

Fri, Mar 9 1:01pm

Today is the last day of the Book Fair! Come after school today 2:45-4:00. We still have lots of great books and there are some books in the Teacher Wish Boxes to buy for your teachers. Thanks!

While supplies last..

Tue, Mar 6 10:53pm

New this year at the Book Fair---book bags!   Bags are $15 or FREE when you purchase $100. or more of books!   Only three shopping days left, Book Fair is open before and after school, and during noon ... [More]

Come to the Book Fair!

Mon, Mar 5 6:40pm

The Book Fair will be open each day this week before and after school. We have a great selection of books. 15% of proceeds go to Escondido! Don't forget to check your teachers' wish box. See you at th ... [More]

Escondido eNews -- Book Fair Announcement

Sun, Mar 4 10:05pm

Book Fair: March 5-9 Book Talk for Parents: March 5th at 8:15am   It’s time for the annual Escondido Book Fair, presented by Books Inc. The fair is open every day next week, before and after school, i ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community eNews -- March 4, 2018

Sun, Mar 4 9:50pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS   3/5-3/9 -- Book Fair (English) 3/7 -- SPECIAL EVENT “Helping Our Children Navigate Race” presented by Milton Reynolds 3/9 -- Early Kinder dismissal 12 pm 3/12 -- No school (local holi ... [More]

Book Fair: Parent Preview Monday Morning

Sun, Mar 4 2:13pm

Get excited, bookworms: the Escondido Book Fair starts this week! Tomorrow morning, right after drop-off, Paul from Books Inc. will host a special Book Fair Parent Preview in the MP Room. Paul will sh ... [More]

Escondido Safe Routes to School: 2017 Travel Tally Results

Wed, Feb 28 10:01pm

Dear Escondido Community,   The results from the 2017 Fall Safe Routes to School Travel Tally have just been provided to us by the City of Palo Alto’s Planning + Community Environment Department, and ... [More]

Thank you for supporting Penny Power!

Wed, Feb 28 8:42pm

  Hello Escondido Families!   Thank you for generously participating in Penny Power this year. We completed our final count and the total we raised to support  Esperanza Juvenil in Guatemala is $1,582 ... [More]

Friday, March 2nd is Pajama Day at Escondido!

Wed, Feb 28 12:19pm

PAJAMA DAY WHEN:  FRIDAY, MARCH 2ND     LET'S CELEBRATE DR. SEUSS'S  BIRTHDAY IN PAJAMAS!    PLEASE COME TO SCHOOL IN APPROPRIATE PAJAMAS FOR THE WEATHER   

Last Day! Bring your Pennies in for Penny Power!

Tue, Feb 27 5:41pm

Hello! Tomorrow is the last day to show the power of Penny Power!   Have you send in some change from home with your child to add to their class collection? Please make sure all your donations are in ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community eNews -- February 25, 2018

Sun, Feb 25 9:09am

ESCONDIDO NEWS   2/28 -- Student Yearbook design submissions due 3/5-3/9 -- Book Fair (English) 3/7 -- SPECIAL EVENT “Helping Our Children Navigate Race” presented by Milton Reynolds 3/9 -- Early Kind ... [More]

One Week Left! Penny Power needs your support!

Thu, Feb 22 4:27pm

Hello! We are getting close to the end of Penny Power-just one week left!!   Have you send in some change from home with your child to add to their class collection? Please make sure all your donation ... [More]

2018 Yearbook and Details (correction)

Wed, Feb 21 10:15am

Dear Escondido Parents,   Work on this year’s Yearbook is getting underway!      For all new families at Escondido, the Yearbook is a wonderful, annual tradition - a  souvenir book containing photogra ... [More]

Save the Date- Esondido's Annual Spaghetti Night is Friday, March 16th

Tue, Feb 20 12:14pm

Escondido Family Spaghetti Dinner Night! Join us on Friday, March 16th from 5:30 to 7:30pm!   Bring your entire family and enjoy garlic bread, spaghetti, caesar salad, & dessert...all served by your v ... [More]

Escondido Day at the Stanford Men's Basketball Game- Saturday, February 24th

Tue, Feb 20 9:25am

       Escondido Day at Maples Pavilion   The first game was so fun, we are doing it again!  Come join your friends & family (and teachers!) on Saturday, Feb 24th to see your Stanford Men’s Basketball ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community eNews -- February 18, 2018

Sun, Feb 18 1:36pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS   February -- Black History Month at Escondido 2/19 -- No School - Presidents Day Holiday 2/20 -- Middle School Choice Program Deadline 2/23 -- Spaghetti Night (7:00pm) - MP Room 3/5-3/ ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community eNews -- February 11, 2018

Tue, Feb 13 8:29pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS   February -- Black History Month at Escondido 2/14 -- 5th Grade Ice Skating Party 2/15 -- Coffee with the Principal 2/16 -- Spanish Immersion Lottery Cards due to Main Office 2/16 -- S ... [More]

Incoming SI Kinder siblings registration information.

Fri, Feb 9 3:27pm

Good afternoon and Happy Friday! We wanted to remind you that in order for any incoming Kinder sibling to be accepted for Escondido SI Program you must follow the following steps: A) Register at the 2 ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community eNews -- February 4, 2018

Sun, Feb 4 6:21pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS   2/16 - Staff Professional Development- NO SCHOOL 2/23 -- Spaghetti Night (7:00pm) 3/5-3/9 -- Book Fair (English)   ----------------------   Escondido’s PTA Black History Committee pre ... [More]

Parent News

Fri, Feb 2 1:24pm

Dear Escondido Parents, I am attaching the Parent News for the week.   Have a wonderful weekend!   Cristina Rodriguez on behalf of Annora Lee

Penny Power starts TODAY!

Fri, Feb 2 12:11am

Penny Power 2018!   Esperanza Juvenil Link to video: https://youtu.be/FSRuX2VmAN8   The PTA is thrilled to announce this year’s Escondido Penny Power campaign will collect money for nonprofit Esperanz ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community eNews -- January 29, 2018

Sun, Jan 28 8:09pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS     1/29 -- Science Fair Registration Deadline   --- Escondido Celebrates Black History Month February 2018 Please join us in the MP Room for a special musical performance by Stanford’s ... [More]

Did you get any great photos at the Talent Show?

Fri, Jan 26 6:15am

Dear Escondido Parents, Teachers, Staff, Did you get a great photo at the Talent Show? Do you have some great photos from this school year? The 2017-2018 Yearbook Team needs them! Use the email addres ... [More]

2018 Escondido Yearbook Cover Design Contest!

Thu, Jan 25 2:59pm

Dear Escondido Students, The 2018 yearbook needs a front and back cover. The theme this year is “Friends Around the Universe!” Use your creativity and make a colorful drawing that reflects your unique ... [More]

Talent Show THIS Wed & Thurs --- Tickets on sale before and after school

Mon, Jan 22 10:41pm

Escondido, District, and Community eNews -- January 22, 2018

Sun, Jan 21 12:31pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS   Happy New Year and here is the first eNews for 2018       1/16-19 -- Talent Show Rehearsal 1/19 --  Kinder Min. Day for teacher training 1/22-23 -- Talent Show Dress Rehearsal 1/24-25 ... [More]

Esondido Science Fair!

Fri, Jan 19 11:20am

Hello, Escondido Families!   Hopefully you found the Escondido 2018 Science Fair flier in your student's Friday Folder this weekend.  All students are invited to participate! The Science Fair will be ... [More]

FIXED LINKS: Casts assigned, Tickets, T-shirts, and more - for entire school, not just the performers, please read

Wed, Jan 17 10:29am

Apologies - a few of our links were not working properly - should be good to go now - thanks!   The Talent Show Team had a wonderful week of auditions, thank you to all the students!     By now, all A ... [More]

FIXED LINKS: Casts assigned, Tickets, T-shirts, and more - for entire school, not just the performers, please read

Wed, Jan 17 9:35am

Apologies - a few of our links were not working properly - should be good to go now - thanks!   The Talent Show Team had a wonderful week of auditions, thank you to all the students!     By now, all A ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community eNews -- January 11, 2018

Sat, Jan 13 6:18pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS   Happy New Year and here is the first eNews for 2018     1/15 --- Martin Luther King Jr. Day [NO SCHOOL] 1/16-19 -- Talent Show Rehearsal 1/19 --  Kinder Min. Day for teacher training ... [More]

Event for our community - Wine and Spinefulness

Fri, Jan 12 2:46pm

Wine and Spinefulness   Enjoy some food, wine, and friends at the Balance Center while learning how to sit without pain.    Spinefulness aligns your bones with gravity so that your muscles can be in m ... [More]

FINAL HOURS to Register for Talent Show - Auditions tomorrow, Tues & Wed only

Sun, Jan 7 2:57pm

REGISTER:   goo.gl/Y3kmBC Everyone must register solo, group & MCs.   AUDITIONS: January  8, 9, 10 Sign-up for time, after you Register Everyone must audition, and everyone will be in the show!   CAST ... [More]

Register for Talent Show now, Kids can plan & prepare over the break, FAQs

Wed, Dec 20 11:03am

REGISTER:   goo.gl/Y3kmBC Everyone must register solo, group & MCs.   AUDITIONS: January  8, 9, 10 Sign-up for time, after you Register Everyone must audition, and everyone will be in the show!   CAST ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community eNews -- December 17, 2017

Sun, Dec 17 7:52am

ESCONDIDO NEWS   12/21 -- Minimum day before the Winter Break 12/22-1/7 -- Winter Break (no school) 1/8-10 -- Talent Show Auditions  1/15 --- Martin Luther King Jr. Day 1/16-19 -- Talent Show Rehearsa ... [More]

One More Day to Donate Clean Coats, New Socks and New Gloves for Ecumenical Hunger Program of East Palo Alto!

Thu, Dec 14 5:40pm

Thank you Escondido - you are the best! We have received a lot of great donations in the LARGE GREEN BOX OUTSIDE THE OFFICE.  TOMORROW IS THE LAST DAY TO DONATE! In the spirit of giving, the 2nd grade ... [More]

Last Call- Get your Stanford Basketball Tickets today!

Wed, Dec 13 9:35am

Escondido Night at Maples Pavilion Come join your friends & family (and teachers!) on Friday, Dec 15th, 2017 to see your Stanford Men’s Basketball team in action!   6:15p Pizza “tailgate” in Maples 7: ... [More]

Talent Show Registration link

Tue, Dec 12 12:03pm

  Talent Show 2018   Registration link: https://goo.gl/forms/1kknCL7eAzRQdUSN2   After you complete Registration Form, sign-up for Audition Time-slot, and volunteer!   FAQ goo.gl/SgyCBU   

Escondido, District, and Community eNews -- December 10, 2017

Sun, Dec 10 8:28pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS   12/21 -- Minimum day before the Winter Break   --- Please find link to Mr. Merritt's last Parent News .    --- Check out Escondido PTA's website, click on smile.amazon logo and update ... [More]

Foster Kids Fundraiser/Bake Sale: Thank You!

Sun, Dec 10 4:34pm

Dear Escondido Families:   Thank you for your participation in the 3rd annual Spanish Immersion Foster Kids Fundraiser/Bake Sale on December 6th!  Your generous involvement allowed us to raise $382.85 ... [More]

Looking for something fun & free for the family this weekend...join us at a movie night!

Fri, Dec 8 11:26am

Hello Escondido Families-   Palo Alto Fire station #1 is offering a fun and fee family movie night on Saturday, December 9th at 5:30pm.  They will set up a large screen and show the Grinch Movie!  See ... [More]

Still $10 Tickets avaiable for the Stanford Men's Basketball Game- Sign up Today!

Thu, Dec 7 7:56am

Escondido Night at Maples Pavilion Come join your friends & family (and teachers!) on Friday, Dec 15th, 2017 to see your Stanford Men’s Basketball team in action!   6:15p Pizza “tailgate” in Maples 7: ... [More]

Penny Power: Nominate your favorite international nonprofit!

Wed, Dec 6 5:13pm

Hello!   Penny Power is an opportunity to empower Escondido students to collectively help others in small and meaningful ways.  Every year Escondido families nominate deserving nonprofits they love, t ... [More]

CoLead needed for Penny Power!

Mon, Dec 4 11:13am

Hello! Please consider becoming a co-lead for Penny Power 2018. It is a fun way to get involved in a school wide activity that is meaningful and loved by all.   Simply reply to this message and I can ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community eNews -- December 3, 2017

Sun, Dec 3 5:21pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS   12/5 -- Talent Show Information Meeting (see below for more details) 12/4-8 -- Inclusive Schools Week 12/6 -- Bake Sale to benefit Foster Kids  12/21 -- Minimum day before the Winter ... [More]

Spanish Book Fair’s last day tomorrow

Thu, Nov 30 8:21pm

Tomorrow is the end of the Spanish book fair. Please come support us. You will find a collection of books with a 40% discount additional to the tax free discount on all books. We will be open at 8am a ... [More]

Walk & Roll to School Friday, December 1st

Thu, Nov 30 7:46pm

CELEBRATE WALK and ROLL TO SCHOOL with the Escondido Elementary School Community tomorrow, Friday, December 1st.   Everyone is encouraged to participate! Walk, bike, scoot, skateboard to school and en ... [More]

Selling Escondido Spirit Wear After school on 11/30

Wed, Nov 29 7:09pm

The weather is changing and it’s time to get your Escondido Sweatshirt...perfect for these cold mornings! We will be selling tees and sweatshirts after school tomorrow starting at 2:25 in front of the ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community eNews -- November 27, 2017

Sun, Nov 26 2:21pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS   11/27-12/1 -- Spanish Language Book Fair 12/4-8 -- Inclusive Schools Week 12/21 -- Minimum day before the Winter Break   --- Please find link to Mr. Merritt's last Parent News     --- ... [More]

Still space tonight- just show up at 8:15pm

Wed, Nov 15 3:15pm

We still have bikes available tonight at SoulCycle! Just show up at 8:15pm at the SoulCycle at the stanford mall...this is a 5th grade fundraiser and is going to be a lot of fun! Questions? Contact Ja ... [More]

November PTA Meeting Recap

Wed, Nov 15 7:45am

Hello Escondido Families-   Monday was our 3rd PTA meeting for the year and we had another great turn out.  For those that were unable to attend...don't worry,  we will post the minutes, just outside ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community News -- November 13, 2017

Sun, Nov 12 3:54pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS 11/13 at 7:30 am  PTA Meeting in MP, all are welcome. Check out Escondido PTA's website, click on smile.amazon logo and update your amazon account today:  http://escondido.paloaltopta.o ... [More]

Totally Awesome Soul Cycle Event for Escondido- Still Spots Available!

Sat, Nov 11 8:30am

Have you been dying to try a Soul Cycle class in Palo Alto?  Me too!  Here is your chance to take a class & help raise money for Escondido 5th Graders!   Dust off your cassettes & tease up your hair.. ... [More]

Totally Awesome Soul Cycle Event for Escondido!

Mon, Nov 6 8:49am

Have you been dying to try a Soul Cycle class in Palo Alto?  Me too!  Here is your chance to take a class & help raise money for Escondido 5th Graders!   Dust off your cassettes & tease up your hair.. ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community News -- November 6, 2017

Sun, Nov 5 11:30am

ESCONDIDO NEWS   11/10 --- Veterans’ Day (observed) 11/20-24 --- Thanksgiving Holiday 11/27-12/1 ---Spanish Language Book Fair 12/4-8 --- Inclusive Schools Week   ------- DISTRICT NEWS   **NEW**Superi ... [More]

Big Mahalo! (Thank you!)

Fri, Nov 3 5:39pm

Thank you Jaime Anderson and Super Heroic for your generosity and the awesome shoes!! What a lucky bunch of kids!

New Shoes for all Escondido Students

Fri, Nov 3 1:49pm

Hello Escondido Parents-   Today was an amazing day!  All the students at Escondido received a surprise from a local business, Super Heroic who's mission is to "empower children through the power of p ... [More]

Halloween Candy Donation

Tue, Oct 31 8:01am

Dear Escondido Families, Our school will be donating candy to "Operation Gratitude " hoping to share love and kindness to our deployed soldiers and first responders.   Please bring any unwanted candy ... [More]

Free Mens Stanford Basketball Game vs. Chico State, Thursday November 2nd

Tue, Oct 31 7:52am

Hello Escondido Families-   Everyone is invited to the Stanford men's basketball game vs. Chico state this Thursday, November 2nd at 7pm in Maples Pavilion.  This is an exhibition game, so FREE for ev ... [More]

Two Community Parties this week!

Mon, Oct 30 5:32pm

Hello Escondido Community,   A quick reminder that there is still time to sign up for the Crawloween and Mai Tai, My Tennis community parties this week! Please  check out  and sign up to attend. Commu ... [More]

Escondido, District, and Community News -- October 29, 2017

Sun, Oct 29 12:55pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS   10/31 --  Halloween Parade ------- DISTRICT NEWS Paly Theatre performs “Heaven Can Wait” Dates & Times available at https://www.palytheatre.com/tickets/,  Palo Alto High School Perfor ... [More]

Spooky Hop & Spirit Wear!

Thu, Oct 26 10:44am

Hello Escondido Families-   We are selling Spooky Hop tickets much faster than we anticipated...please get your tickets after school today or tomorrow morning to ensure we have enough pizza, treats, & ... [More]

Family Fun at a Haunted House in Palo Alto

Tue, Oct 24 12:04pm

Hello Escondido Families-   If any families are looking for something fun to do this weekend before Halloween there is a great Haunted House for families in Palo Alto.  They are offering $5 tickets to ... [More]

Escondido School, District, and Community News (October 22, 2017)

Sun, Oct 22 7:58pm

ESCONDIDO NEWS   Welcome to eNews Escondido!   The Escondido PTA Executive Board is very excited to have eNews back for another year.  We are thankful to Arianne Teherani for volunteering to serve as ... [More]

Reminder- Bocce Bonanza Community Party this Sunday!

Fri, Oct 20 3:38pm

Hello Escondido Community,   A quick reminder that there is still time to sign up for the Bocce Bonanza community party this weekend. What is bocce you ask? Well, its a super fun game that is easy to ... [More]

Costume Pop up shop- date change

Thu, Oct 19 8:02pm

Thank you to the few people who donated costumes over the last few days. With that said, we only received 6 costumes, so we would like to extend the dates! Drop any unwanted costumes off in the MP roo ... [More]

Let's send a HUGE thank you to our Escondido Staff this Friday!

Wed, Oct 18 7:52pm

  Tokens of appreciation are much more fun to receive when we least expect them.  We all have people in our lives who have taught us, changed us, helped us to be our best selves.   Escondido has a lar ... [More]

What's For Dinner on Wednesday, October 18th???

Tue, Oct 17 5:28pm

DO YOU LOVE BURGERS & FRIES BUT DON'T WANT TO MAKE THEM?   Join us at the Counter on Cal Ave in Palo Alto on Wednesday, October 18th! 15% of the total sales from Lunch & Dinner will benefit the 5th gr ... [More]

Seeking CoLeader for Penny Power 2018

Tue, Oct 17 4:40pm

Hello! Would you like to help lead a very rewarding volunteer project at Escondido? We are seeking a coleader for Penny Power, an annual fundraiser held in February, where our kids learn the power of ... [More]

Sign up Today! Community Parties are HERE!

Tue, Oct 17 12:21pm

Hello Escondido Community,   We are thrilled to announce the kick-off of Community Parties 2017-2018 (there are two parties this weekend so be sure to check out the list ASAP!) . Community Parties are ... [More]

Any Unwanted Costumes to Donate??

Sun, Oct 15 6:52pm

Hello Escondido Families-   Do you have any unwanted costumes that you would love to donate???  Please drop off any gently used costumes that you no longer want to the MP room before or after school t ... [More]

Lost & Found Items- Please Pick Up Today!

Fri, Oct 13 10:08am

Hello Escondido Families-   Please stop by the lost & found TODAY to pick up any items that belong to your student.  Any clothing that is not claimed TODAY, will be washed and donated to the victims o ... [More]

Tomorrow's Events Cancelled and Postponed until a later date.

Thu, Oct 12 7:40pm

Escondido Families~   By now, you should have received multiple messages about the special events at Escondido being cancelled for tomorrow:   The Walk and Roll Breakfast, Parade of Nations, and Inter ... [More]

CANCELLED - Wear PIE Blue Day will be rescheduled

Wed, Oct 11 9:09pm

Hello Escondido community,   In light of current events around air quality precautions, Escondido's PiE team has decided to cancel our Thursday rally and "wear blue" day activities.    Please stay tun ... [More]

Recap of October's Escondido PTA Meeting

Tue, Oct 10 12:11pm

Hello Escondido Families-   Yesterday was our second PTA meeting for the year and we had another great turn out...might have been because of the ice cream sundae bar we offered! For those that were un ... [More]

Host a community party- It's so SIMPLE!

Mon, Oct 9 5:43pm

Dear Escondido Families,   This is the week to sign up to host a community party!   You probably read that bright orange flyer in the Friday folders so if you have your party all planned out please re ... [More]

Public Notary

Thu, Oct 5 11:06am

Hello,   The 5th grade SI class is seeking a public notary to verify travel documents to Mexico. Are you a Public Notary willing to set up at Escondido school on Oct 19 from 4:30-6:30pm and donate you ... [More]

Walk & Roll Week at Escondido! October 9th- October 13th

Wed, Oct 4 8:56am

Hello Escondido Community,   CELEBRATE WALK and ROLL TO SCHOOL WEEK with the Escondido Elementary School Community from October 9th through October 13th.    Everyone is encouraged to participate! Walk ... [More]

Family Math Night was a great success!!

Sun, Oct 1 10:58pm

Dear Escondido families and staff,   Family Math Night on Thursday was a great success -- over 300 people attended! Thank you to all who came and especially to our hard-working volunteers who made the ... [More]

Last Call for Country Booths-Friday, October 6th!

Fri, Sep 29 6:43pm

  LAST CALL to host a country booth at Escondido's International Fair on Friday, October 13th 5:30-8pm   Hosting a Country Booth is a great way to celebrate Escondido's tradition of having 'friends ar ... [More]

Ice Cream Party was a BLAST!

Fri, Sep 29 5:38pm

ICE CREAM PARTY!       Students celebrated the PTA's successful fundraising campaign.     Thank you for supporting the PTA!              Special Thanks to our Direct Appeal Team:   Truc De Lorenzo, Jo ... [More]

Party time - Community Parties are Coming!

Wed, Sep 27 2:40pm

Hello Escondido Families!    It’s Party Time!     Do you love to throw a party? Do you love walking through Escondido and smiling at all the familiar faces? Let’s build a great community at Escondido ... [More]

Final Scoop Counts - GOALS REACHED! Thank you!

Tue, Sep 26 1:00pm

Way to go Escondido!   The PTA's Ice Cream Challenge was a big success!   We reached our two goals:  family participation & funds raised!     70% of families participated in the campaign, for the seco ... [More]

Cardinal Kids Day at Stanford Football Game- Saturday, September 30th

Mon, Sep 25 9:07am

  Cardinal Kids Day! Saturday, September 30th at Stanford Football Stadium   ALL KIDS 8th GRADE AND UNDER ARE FREE!   Stanford vs. Arizona kick-off at 1PM *Meet Stanford Student Athletes *Food Trucks ... [More]

Thank you for your support and Book Sale this week!

Sun, Sep 24 10:20pm

Hello Escondido Community,   Thank you for your generous donations to the 5th Grade SI Garage Sale. With your support, we raised critical funds needed for scholarships for their educational trip to Me ... [More]

Reminder...Escondido Spirit Day Tomorrow!

Thu, Sep 21 8:55pm

Every Friday is...   Escondido Spirit Day! Wear your red & white or your Escondido Gear!   Don't have Escondido gear yet?  Don't worry...we will be restocked and ready to sell again by October 4th.   ... [More]

Still time to drop off donations for 5th Grade SI Garage SALE, Sale this Saturday!

Thu, Sep 21 2:18pm

Hello Escondido Families,   Thank you so much to all the families who have generously donated items to the 5th Grade SI Garage Sale! There is STILL TIME to drop off any gently used items (Toys, Childr ... [More]

Final hours of ICE CREAM CHALLENGE - Help PTA reach goals and fund all programs & events

Thu, Sep 21 12:18am

  Final hours for Ice Cream Challenge! Scoops are adding up; however, we still need more families to participate to reach our goals! As of today, 60% of families have donated, compared to 70% last yea ... [More]

Recap of Monday's PTA Meeting

Wed, Sep 20 8:01am

Hello Escondido Parents-   Monday, September 18th was our first PTA meeting of the year and we had a great turn out!  For those that were unable to attend...don't worry,  we will post the minutes, jus ... [More]

After School Providers- Vendor Fair Tomorrow, September 20th

Tue, Sep 19 12:22pm

Join us  tomorrow, September 20th, from 1:30 ~ 2:30 PM and meet all the after school providers at Escondido that still have openings.   The vendors confirmed to attend tomorrow are:      My Little Med ... [More]

Escondido's Parade of Flags & International Fair-October 13th

Sun, Sep 17 9:59pm

Friday, October 13th  is International Day at Escondido celebrating our tradition of 'friends around the world'.    We will begin the day with the popular Parade of Flags at 8:30am. Kids are welcome t ... [More]

Deadline EXTENDED to Thursday, September 21 - Pink form & envelope in Red Folders - SCOOPS Equal COOL STUFF

Fri, Sep 15 3:44pm

Keep the SCOOPS coming!   The classroom posters are up and the scoops are piling on!   NOW is the time to make your donation and help your child’s classroom poster transform from no scoops to 100% sco ... [More]

Post a flyer and win a FREE book- SI Garage Sale!

Thu, Sep 14 10:32pm

Dear Escondido Families,   Tomorrow in your Friday Folder you will receive a flyer for the 5th Grade SI Garage sale. Please don't dumb it in the recycle bin!   Instead,  we'd LOVE if you can post this ... [More]

Reminder...Escondido Spirit Day Tomorrow!

Thu, Sep 14 12:22pm

Hello Escondido! Tomorrow, Friday, September 15th is Escondido Spirit Day!   Wear your Escondido Gear or Wear Red!   We will be selling Escondido Gear after school today in front of the office...stop ... [More]

Get your Escondido Spirit Wear- Tomorrow, September 14th at 2:45pm

Wed, Sep 13 11:38am

Get your Escondido Spirit Wear in time for Friday's SPIRIT DAY!   The PTA will be outside the MP on Thursday, September 14th from 2:45 to 3:15pm selling ESCONDIDO WEAR!   Youth Tees- $10 Adult Tees- $ ... [More]

Sept 23- Escondido Annual Garage Sale - Donations needed!

Tue, Sep 12 12:12am

Dear Escondido Families,   Get ready for the biggest annual Escondido Garage Sale-    Save the Date Multi-Family Garage Sale Saturday September 23. 9am-2pm at Escondido.   Toys, Children’s Clothes, Ho ... [More]

Cool Cones Greeted Students & Parents - PTA, Cool-STUFF that makes Escondido special

Mon, Sep 11 11:30am

Good Morning Escondido!     Check-out the COOL-CONES that greeted students this Monday morning.  They reminded everyone: "Donate TODAY to the PTA's ICE CREAM CHALLENGE! PTA provides the COOL-STUFF tha ... [More]

Hurry, Hurry - Get your SCOOP in for your classroom - PTA fundraiser

Sun, Sep 10 2:01pm

Hurry, Hurry! Get your SCOOP in for your classroom!   Escondido PTA's Ice Cream Challenge    Help us reach our GOAL!   Please turn in the pink, One-Check Form by this Friday, September 15th!   Also su ... [More]

Country Booths Needed for Escondido's incredible International Fair on Friday, October 13th from 5:30-8pm!

Sun, Sep 10 1:36pm

Country Booths Needed for Escondido's incredible International Fair on Friday, October 13th from 5:30-8pm!   Hosting a Country Booth is a great way to celebrate Escondido's tradition of having 'friend ... [More]

Escondido Spirit Day Tomorrow!

Thu, Sep 7 4:01pm

Hello Escondido-   Tomorrow is our first spirit Friday (9/8) of the new year...pull out your Escondido t-shirt or wear anything red to show your Escondido spirit!!!   Don't have an Escondido shirt? No ... [More]

DONATE now :: PiE Challenge Grant Deadline is Tuesday

Sun, Sep 3 8:17pm

PiE has a matching Challenge Grant going on now through Tuesday, September 5th.  Give your support, as it makes a significant difference here at Escondido Elementary in the funding available for staff ... [More]

Save the Date for Escondido's incredible International Fair: Friday, October 13th 5:30-8pm

Sun, Sep 3 9:19am

Save the Date for Escondido's incredible International Fair: Friday, October 13th 5:30-8pm   Last year's International Fair was one of the highlights of the school year! We had 24 Countries represente ... [More]

Give Today to the PTA's Ice Cream Challenge - Cool STUFF - Earn Scoops

Thu, Aug 31 10:20pm

  PTA's Ice Cream Challenge  Your donation supports all the COOL STUFF that makes Escondido Excellent!     The PTA pays for the "Cool Stuff"  at Escondido:   Field trips Noon Sports Teachers grants Sc ... [More]

Movie/Child Supervision at Escondido Back to School Night, Thursday 8/17/17

Thu, Aug 17 2:28pm

Hi All,   I just checked with the front office, and, as in past years, there WILL be a movie and supervision for the kids while the parents attend the principal's address and the subsequent classroom ... [More]