PTA Mtg Canceled, School Closure, Food Distribution and much more

Sun, Mar 15 6:30pm

Dear Escondido Families,   The health and well-being of our families and the community is our first priority as we deal with COVID-19.  We trust that you are safe, healthy and that you are practice so ... [More]

Escondido PTA's follow-up to the District Announcement made on 3/9/2020

Wed, Mar 11 1:24pm

Dear Escondido Families:     On behalf of the PTA, we want to confirm that you are up-to-date with recent District announcements and to communicate how we plan to support the students and teachers mov ... [More]

Escondido eNews March 8, 2020

Sun, Mar 8 11:42pm

--------------------------- Escondido News --------------------------- March is Penny Power Month - Family Connections   3/9 -- Science Fair Registration due 3/16 -- PTA Meeting 7:45 am 3/30 -- SITE C ... [More]

SCRA Gate closed today due to a bee swarm!

Wed, Mar 4 12:57pm

Please access the school using alternative gates today at pick up at 1:30.  The SCRA gate is closed due to a bee swarm. 

Escondido eNews March 1, 2020

Sun, Mar 1 11:01pm

--------------------------- Escondido News --------------------------- March is Penny Power Month - Family Connections 3/2-3/5 -- Book Fair 3/4 -- Family Reading Night 6 pm @ MP Room 3/9 -- Science Fa ... [More]

Science Fair - Sign-ups Extended to March 9!

Sun, Mar 1 6:48pm

Hello Escondido Families, Science Fair is April 16th!! - We've extended the deadline because we need more sign-ups!  Thanks to those of you who have registered your child - all registered children are ... [More]

Book Fair & Family Reading Night

Sun, Mar 1 6:33pm

Get ready… get set… READ!   The Escondido Book Fair is back and filled with stacks of the best picture books, chapter books, nonfiction, graphic novels, books in español, and more. (There’s even adult ... [More]

March is Penny Power month!

Sun, Mar 1 7:04am

Penny Power 2020 is Here!!! The month of March is our kids' chance to make a difference for a local non-profit! Starting Monday March 2, bring spare change to school, spare gift cards, or donations (s ... [More]

Escondido eNews February 23, 2020

Sun, Feb 23 8:00pm

--------------------------- Escondido News ---------------------------   2/3-2/30 -- Black History Month March is Penny Power Month - Family Connections 3/1 -- Escondido Day at Stanford Men's Basketba ... [More]

Escondido eNews February 16, 2020

Mon, Feb 17 10:15am

--------------------------- Escondido News --------------------------- 2/3-2/30 -- Black History Month 2/13 - 2/18 -- No School 3/2-3/5 -- Book Fair  -------------------------------------------------- ... [More]

Last Call for Flamingo Flocking/Flocado de Flamencos

Tue, Feb 11 5:09pm

Hello Everyone, The flamingos are migrating to the Palo Alto area to help raise funds for the fifth grade SI Mexico trip!   This can be a fun way to wish someone a Happy Birthday or simply let someone ... [More]

Escondido eNews February 9, 2020

Sun, Feb 9 5:58pm

--------------------------- Escondido News --------------------------- 2/3-2/30 -- Black History Month 2/3 - 2/12 --  Heart Pin Sale 2/10 -- PTA Meeting in the Library 7 pm 2/13 - 2/18 -- No School 3/ ... [More]

Escondido eNews February 2, 2020

Sun, Feb 2 8:11pm

--------------------------- Escondido News --------------------------- 2/3-2/30 -- Black History Month 2/3 - 2/12 --  Heart Pin Sale 2/6 -- Bay Area BikeMobile 2/7 -- Penny Power Nominations Due    -- ... [More]

Black History Month Activities at Escondido

Sun, Feb 2 8:09pm

Hello Escondido,   We are very excited to host a number of special events to celebrate Black History Month with the Escondido community!  All events will take place in the MP Room from 8:30 - 9:50am.  ... [More]

Escondido eNews January 26, 2020

Sun, Jan 26 11:53pm

--------------------------- Escondido News --------------------------- 2/3 - 2/12 --  Heart Pin Sale 2/6 -- Bay Area BikeMobile  2/7 -- Penny Power Nominations Due 2/2020 -- Black History Month  ----- ... [More]

Yearbook Cover Design Contest

Wed, Jan 22 9:35am

Dear Students, We need you to draw the yearbook cover! The theme is: The Hidden Gem. (Because Escondido is the Hidden Gem of Stanford!) Drawings are due in the office by Feb. 7, 2020, and all will be ... [More]

Advance Ticket Sales end tomorrow, Thursday at Noon - PLEASE buy in advance

Wed, Jan 22 9:31am

  ATTENTION:  Important Ticket Information for Talent Shows... Online Advance Ticket Sales will close at noon on Thursday, January 23. Limited seats, highly recommen ... [More]

TALENTOPIA - It's a WILD talent show! Come and support your classmates, cheer them on!

Wed, Jan 22 9:28am

  ATTENTION:  Important Ticket Information for Talent Shows... Online Advance Ticket Sales will close at noon on Thursday, January 23. Limited seats, highly recommen ... [More]

Escondido eNews January 19 , 2020

Sun, Jan 19 10:42pm

--------------------------- Escondido News ---------------------------     1/23 and 1/24  -- Escondido "Talentopia" Talent Show 1/20 -- School Holiday  2/7 -- Penny Power Nominations Due 2/2020 -- Bla ... [More]

Escondido eNews January 12 , 2020

Mon, Jan 13 9:50pm

--------------------------- Escondido News ---------------------------     1/23 and 1/24  -- Escondido "Talentopia" Talent Show 2/2020 -- Black History Month    --------------------------------------- ... [More]

Penny Power 2020---Nominate your favorite nonprofit!

Sun, Jan 12 11:00am

  Penny Power Nominations are now being accepted until February 7th--- Penny Power is an opportunity to empower Escondido students to help others in any way they can. Escondido students collect loose ... [More]

Talent Show - auditions this week - REGISTER now

Tue, Jan 7 10:15am

Happy New Year Escondido!   I hope that you all have had a wonderful winter break!  Now is a perfect time to discuss with your child if they would like to be in the Talent Show.  The Talent Show is an ... [More]

Escondido eNews January 5 , 2020

Sun, Jan 5 7:12pm

--------------------------- Escondido News ---------------------------   1/7-1/9  -- Escondido "Talentopia" Talent Show Auditions 1/10 -- Principal Coffee 1/23 and 1/24  -- Escondido "Talentopia" Tale ... [More]

Special offer from Stanford Men's Basketball - this Sunday at noon

Fri, Dec 27 9:27pm

Dear Escondido Families,   Stanford Men's Basketball has a special offer for Escondido families---if you haven’t made plans yet, we would love to extend a special offer to attend the Stanford Men’s Ba ... [More]

Escondido eNews December 15, 2019

Mon, Dec 16 1:50am

--------------------------- Escondido News ---------------------------   12/20 – Early Release Day at 1:30 pm 12/21 - 1/6/20 – No School - Winter Break* 1/7/20  – School Resumes   *eNews will resume o ... [More]

Talent Show Registration now available & website

Sun, Dec 15 7:33pm

Talent Show Registration Form   NEW this Year, check out our website   Slide Presentation from 12/9 Meeting   h ... [More]

Join us for Coffee at the SI Book Fair on Wednesday morning

Tue, Dec 10 5:41pm

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]


Mon, Dec 9 3:28pm

TONIGHT at 6:30 pm - In the LIBRARY (not the MPR)   Talent Show Information Meeting   First-timers and experienced performers are encouraged to attend with their family to learn what the TALENT SHOW i ... [More]

Escondido eNews December 7 , 2019

Mon, Dec 9 12:11am

--------------------------- Escondido News ---------------------------   12/9-13 -- SI Book Fair in MPR 12/9 -- Talent Show Informational Meeting at 6:30 pm in MPR 12/20 -- Early Release Day at 1:30 p ... [More]

Tonight: Jazz Concert at GUNN HIGH SCHOOL

Thu, Dec 5 11:04am

TONIGHT AT GUNN HIGH SCHOOL:   The  Annual Jazz Guest Artist Concert, featuring Paly and Gunn Jazz Ensembles along with Bay Area Bassist Marcus Shelby. 

Escondido eNews December 1 , 2019

Sun, Dec 1 8:56pm

--------------------------- Escondido News ---------------------------   12/4 -- Principal Coffee, 1 pm, MPR 12/9-13 -- SI Book Fair in MPR 12/9 -- Talent Show Informational Meeting at 6:30 pm in MPR ... [More]

Your feedback and ideas are needed to help plan Black History Month

Mon, Nov 25 10:31am

Escondido Celebrates Black History Month  February 2020  Hello Escondido Community.   The Black History Month Committee has begun planning this year’s events.  We welcome feedback and new ideas from y ... [More]


Sun, Nov 24 12:34am

Many thanks to all of the students, parents, staff, and PTA members who helped make this year's 5th annual bake sale fundraiser for kids in foster care a great success!   Thanks to your enthusiastic h ... [More]

Escondido eNews November 17, 2019

Sun, Nov 17 8:18pm

--------------------------- Escondido News ---------------------------   11/18 -- SITE Meeting, 3:15 in Teachers' Lounge & PTA Meeting, 7 pm in Library 11/19 &20 -- Vision Testing 11/20 -- Bake Sale F ... [More]

Escondido eNews November 10, 2019

Sun, Nov 10 11:11pm

--------------------------- Escondido News --------------------------- 11/11 -- No School, Veteran’s Day 11/11, 18, 25 -- Dine at Tacolicious  11/14-15 -- PiE Rally Days  11/18 -- PTA Meeting, 7 pm in ... [More]

The Yearbook Needs Your Photos!

Sat, Nov 9 2:16pm

Dear Escondido Parents, Teachers, and Staff,   Do you have some favorite photos from this school year? The 2019-2020 Yearbook Team needs them! We have set up folders to collect photos from each grade ... [More]

Escondido eNews November 3, 2019

Sun, Nov 3 9:10pm

--------------------------- Escondido News --------------------------- 11/1-15 -- PiE Donation Days 11/4, 11, 18, 25 -- Escondido Days at Tacolicious 11/11 -- No School, Veteran's Day 11/14-15 -- PiE ... [More]

Picture perfect morning -- Thank you!

Thu, Oct 31 12:04pm

Dear Escondido Families,   The Halloween Parade was great fun this morning!  The students and teachers looked outstanding!   New this year, the PTA coordinated group photos of the classes or by grade ... [More]

Escondido eNews October 27, 2019

Sun, Oct 27 8:13pm

--------------------------- Escondido News --------------------------- 10/28 -- SITE Meeting, 3:15, Teachers' Lounge 10/31 -- Halloween Parade, 8:30 am 11/1 -- Principal Coffee, 8:10 am 11/3 -- Yearbo ... [More]

Update! Escondido Wear to be distributed at Halloween Parade (not tonight at the Spooky Hop)

Fri, Oct 25 12:46pm

Due to a slight delay in shipping, we do not have all of the Escondido wear to distribute tonight at the spooky Hop.     We will have a table with all of the pre-ordered Escondido Wear  to be picked u ... [More]

Spanish Language Book Drive to support East Palo Alto Los Robles SI School - Girl Scout Project

Tue, Oct 22 5:51pm

Dear Escondido Families:   Please help the 3rd grade Girl Scouts collect gently used Spanish language books. Access Books Bay Area will donate them to Los Robles Elementary School in East Palo Alto. P ... [More]

Escondido eNews October 20, 2019

Sun, Oct 20 8:25pm

--------------------------- Escondido News ---------------------------   10/22 -- G.U.P. Rally at City Hall 5:15 pm 10/23 -- Unity Day - Show your support and wear orange 10/24-- Picture Retakes 10/25 ... [More]

TOMORROW - Stanford G.U.P. Rally at City Hall & Hearing 10/22 at 5:15 pm

Sun, Oct 20 7:57pm

From PTAC President - Stanford G.U.P. RALLY & HEARING (Oct 22) 5:15 pm Rally /6 pm Public Hearing at Palo Alto City Hall - REMINDER

Thu, Oct 17 12:33am

Hello all!   We are less than one week from our BIG GUP RALLY!!   This is the FINAL Public Hearing on the Stanford G.U.P.  We need to go to City Hall and let all County Supervisors hear from all membe ... [More]

Escondido eNews October 13, 2019

Sun, Oct 13 10:11pm

--------------------------- Escondido News ---------------------------   10/14 -- PTA Meeting, 7:45 am, MPR 10/23 -- Unity Day - Show your support and wear orange 10/24-- Picture Retakes 10/25 -- Spoo ... [More]

Escondido eNews October 6, 2019

Mon, Oct 7 1:18pm

--------------------------- Escondido News ---------------------------   10/7 -- Extended Kinder Days begin, Kinders released at 2:20 pm 10/11 -- NO SCHOOL, Staff Development 10/14 -- PTA Meeting, 7:4 ... [More]

Thank You - Party was held to celebrate the sweet-success of the campaign!

Mon, Oct 7 12:23pm

Thank You Escondido Families!   The PTA's ICE CREAM CHALLENGE was a SWEET-SUCCESS!  Thank you for your support!       We celebrated the SWEET-SUCCESS of the campaign, with the students on Thursday, Se ... [More]

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

Tue, Oct 1 9:37pm

Friday, October 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 ... [More]

Escondido eNews September 29, 2019

Sun, Sep 29 9:20pm

--------------------------- Escondido News ---------------------------   9/30--10/4 -- Walk-n-Roll Week 10/2 -- Principal Coffee at 1 pm 10/4 -- Parade of Nations 8:30 am & International Fair 5-7 pm 1 ... [More]

Last Call for Country Booths!

Wed, Sep 25 11:44am

Deadline for Signing up to host a Country Booth is Friday, September 27th!   Hosting a Country Booth is a great way to celebrate Escondido's tradition of having 'friends around the world'.   If intere ... [More]

Escondido eNews September 22, 2019

Sun, Sep 22 5:33pm

--------------------------- Escondido News --------------------------- 9/23 -- Math Night, 5-7 pm, MPR 9/26 -- Geography club for 4th and 5th graders starts 9/30--10/4 -- Walk-n-Roll Week 10/2 -- Prin ... [More]

Country Booths Still Needed for Escondido's International Fair on Friday, October 4th from 5-7pm!

Wed, Sep 18 8:49am

There's still time!  Country Booths Needed for Escondido's incredible International Fair on Friday, October 4th from 5-7pm. So far, we have 21 countries represented and we'd love to add more.     Host ... [More]

LAST DAY to earn Scoops for Ice Cream Challenge

Wed, Sep 18 7:04am

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

PALY Cheer & Dance Clinic - NEXT week! Perform at PALY Football game on 9/27

Tue, Sep 17 3:31pm

PALY Cheer & Dance Clinic is NEXT WEEK -- Perform at PALY Football Game on 9/27!   To register: and click on Little Vikes Football Night Or check out their page on ActivityHero!  (T ... [More]

Escondido eNews September 15, 2019

Sun, Sep 15 9:06pm

--------------------------- Escondido News --------------------------- 9/16 -- Room Parent Training & PTA Meeting, 6:30 pm, SCRA 9/18 -- Deadline for Ice Cream Challenge 9/23 -- Math Night, 5-7 pm, MP ... [More]

SCOOPS UPDATE - Look for the pink envelope & flyer in 9/13 Friday Folders

Thu, Sep 12 6:27am

  Way to Go Escondido! Thank you for making the Ice Cream Challenge a SWEET SUCCESS! We are almost at our funding goal, help us reach it in these final days of the campaign.   Highlights: 286 scoops, ... [More]

Country Booths Needed for Escondido's incredible International Fair on Friday, October 4th from 5:00-7pm!

Wed, Sep 11 1:06pm

Country Booths Needed for Escondido's incredible International Fair on Friday, October 4th from 5:00-7pm!   Hosting a Country Booth is a great way to celebrate Escondido's tradition of having 'friends ... [More]

Escondido eNews September 8, 2019

Sun, Sep 8 7:49pm

--------------------------- Escondido News --------------------------- 9/16 -- Room Parent Training & PTA Meeting, 6:30 pm, SCRA 9/18 -- Deadline for Ice Cream Challenge 9/23 -- Math Night, 5-7 pm, MP ... [More]

Save the Date for Escondido's International Fair, Friday, October 4th 5-7pm

Thu, Sep 5 8:13am

Save the Date for Escondido's Incredible International Fair: Friday, October 4th 5:00-7:00pm   Last year's International Fair was one of the highlights of the school year! We had 26 Countries represen ... [More]

Noon Sports, funded with your donations to PTA Ice Cream Challenge, watch videos to learn all about Noon Sports at Escondido!

Wed, Sep 4 3:32pm

One of the most popular programs, supported by your donations to PTA's Ice Cream Challenge... Noon Sports   Want to learn more about Noon Sports?  Learn from the experts.  Check out the videos featuri ... [More]

Escondido eNews September 2, 2019

Mon, Sep 2 4:55pm

--------------------------- Escondido News ---------------------------   9/2 -- NO SCHOOL, Labor Day 9/6 -- Principal Coffee, Topic:  International trip for SI Program 9/16 -- Room Parent Training & P ... [More]

TEACHER GRANTS--funded by YOUR PTA donation - Thank You Note from Teacher & Scoop Update

Thu, Aug 29 6:25pm

  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 S ... [More]

Letter to Entire Community - answering PTA related questions

Thu, Aug 29 5:57pm

Hello all~   The attached pdf is a letter, in English and Spanish, from me to our entire community, answering questions that relate to the PTA, in regards to the recent announcement from the District ... [More]

Weekend To-Do Check List / Lista de Tareas para el Fin de Semana

Thu, Aug 29 11:46am

Congratulations! You have made it through the first full week of school for 2019-2020! A couple of reminders when you sit down to get your family organized this week: Konstella Set Up: Go to "your chi ... [More]

Escondido eNews August 25, 2019

Sun, Aug 25 7:57pm

--------------------------- Escondido News ---------------------------  8/26 --  SITE Meeting, 3:15 pm, Library        Girl Scout Information Meeting, 7 pm, MPR 8/28 -- Retirement Party for Mr. Libert ... [More]

FYI: Photos can be ordered online until Sunday

Thu, Aug 22 1:59pm

Parents:   You can still order photos, even if you forgot to send the order form to school today.    Go online and order now, free shipping until Sunday 8/25.    ORDER ONLINE: and th ... [More]

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

Wed, Aug 21 11:37pm

  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 Sci ... [More]

Escondido eNews August 18, 2019

Sun, Aug 18 8:04pm

--------------------------- Escondido News ---------------------------   8/20 -- Back to School Night - Free Child care available, limited availability, click here 8/22 -- Picture Day 8/23 -- New to E ... [More]

Extra, extra! Escondido featured in local news! Read all about it and important reminders

Thu, Aug 15 1:37am

Greetings Escondido Families~   Congratulations on a successful first day of school!  The campus was buzzing with excitement all day long!  The Parent Coffee started the morning off with a jolt of jav ... [More]