School is in session Friday 5/25

Sun, May 20 6:08am

Only 2 1/2 weeks left to go until summer! Just a is in session Friday 5/25 and Monday 5/28 there is no school. Enjoy the 3 day weekend!


Fri, May 11 1:04pm

Support OUR Community!!! We all know it takes a village to keep our school great. Please consider being part of the PTO Board!!!!   We still need a President and VP of Development for next year.   Ple ... [More]

Vice Principal Action Group for K-8 schools

Thu, May 10 10:26am

Hello Longfellow Families!   We are looking for a Longfellow Parent (or parents) to join forces with K-8 schools in San Diego Unified. Grant K-8 is leading the efforts to place Vice Principals on the ... [More]

Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week starts Tomorrow (5/7)

Sun, May 6 10:52am

Hello Longfellow Families! Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week (TSAW) is Monday, May 7 – Friday, May 11, 2018.  Let’s show our teachers and staff how much we appreciate what they do for our children all ... [More]

Online Auction Winners! Last chance to buy Silent Auction Gala tickets for $30!

Fri, May 4 11:47am

Congratulations to the many winners of items from our online auction that closed last night at 10pm!! You can collect the items you won at the Gala event tomorrow night at Mission Bay Yacht Club. If y ... [More]

Online auction closes tonight at 10pm!

Thu, May 3 8:26am

Get in your final bid-ups and win that thing -- or swoop in outta nowhere and bid that thing high so it's YOURS! So many great things like:   4 rounds of golf at the Loma Club in Point Loma   BIDDING ... [More]

Questions about our last big fundraiser of the year?

Tue, May 1 1:57pm

Have any questions about the "Fiesta de los Compadres" Silent Auction Gala this Saturday night?   Q: When/Where is the Auction? A: Mission Bay Yacht Club, Saturday 5/5 @6pm   Q: When is the last day t ... [More]

Get bidding while you have some time over the weekend!

Sat, Apr 28 11:25am

Got a little time over the weekend to do some bidding? Online auction closes Thursday night at 10pm - get in on the action with some amazing, unique "Longfellow" items! Click links below to see exampl ... [More]

So many great items in our online auction this year!

Wed, Apr 25 2:26pm

Support our final big fundraiser of the year, win some great stuff (probably for less than market value), and have some fun while you're at it!! With so many items in the catalog this year, you'll fin ... [More]

The bidding has begun!!

Mon, Apr 23 10:46pm

What? There is a 4 pack of SeaWorld passes available to bid in our online auction? Wait, I'm sorry you said it's valued at $360 and bids are in the low $100's right now??? I'm gonna go to the auction ... [More]

Online Auctions is LIVE!

Sun, Apr 22 10:11pm

Bienvenidos a la Fiesta! Welcome to the 'Fiesta de los Compadres' online auction! Our event is now OPEN FOR BIDDING! Click the link below to see available items (updating daily): https://loscompadresd ... [More]

PTO Meeting Slides

Tue, Apr 17 10:00pm

General PTO Meeting - Tuesday Night

Sun, Apr 15 8:41pm

Longfellow Community - Please join us Tuesday night (6:00-8:00)  in the Longfellow auditorium for the PTO meeting!  Childcare will be provided by the YMCA The USS Cal Builder Representative will be th ... [More]

Silent Auction Gala May 5th

Thu, Apr 12 10:34pm

Hello Longfellow Community,   On behalf of the PTO we would like to extend an invitation for all of you to join us at our annual Silent Auction Gala, "Fiesta de los Compadres"!     TO BUY TICKETS CLIC ... [More]

Silent Auction Gala May 5th!

Thu, Apr 12 10:25pm

Hello Longfellow Community,   On behalf of the PTO we would like to extend an invitation for all of you to join us at our annual Silent Auction Gala, "Fiesta de los Compadres"!     TO BUY TICKETS CLIC ... [More]

Thursday Book Fair Help Needed!

Wed, Apr 11 8:04am

We desperately need parent volunteers to help with the book fair tomorrow! There is one person signed up to help (thank you!) and 29 open slots. Thursday is usually our busiest day because it’s the fi ... [More]

BOGO Book Fair Starts Tomorrow!

Sun, Apr 8 8:04pm

Our BOGO book fair is all set up and ready to go tomorrow morning in the library!  This fair is very popular so for the best selection, shop early!    We will be open: Monday from 8:40 am to 4:30 pm T ... [More]

PTO Board Position Vacancies!

Sat, Apr 7 4:47pm

Hi Longfellow Community, It's that time of year when some members of the board have reached the end of their commitment and pass the torch to other members of the community.  There are a few board pos ... [More]

Longfellow Construction HELP - Contact USS Cal Builders

Tue, Apr 3 8:37pm

Hello Longfellow Community! We NEED our LOUD Community VOICE! We recently learned that the contractor for the Modernization Project at Longfellow may have at least 10 months left of work if they conti ... [More]

Ballet Folklorico - ONLINE REGISTRATION *NEW* program starts Monday 4/9

Tue, Apr 3 8:20pm

Ballet Folklórico Dance Classes Cost $75  REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Friday 4/6/18 Complete ONLINE REGISTRATION & SEND PAYMENT (can be mailed to Carma or Venmo @Carma-Sanchez or have your child bring it ... [More]

After School Programs Start Next Week

Mon, Apr 2 12:42pm

Hi All,   Just a reminder that many of the after school programs start next week (week of April 9th).  If you are planning on signing up, please contact the programs directly to let them know, as soon ... [More]

April event reminders

Sat, Mar 31 10:56am

We hope you’ve been enjoying spring break! Remember that in April we have a couple of important fun, fundraiser events: * SKATE NIGHT, this Thursday, April 5, 6:00-8:00pm at Skateworld in Linda Vista ... [More]

Mad Science link

Wed, Mar 28 3:24pm

Hi All,   Let's try this Mad Science link.  It should take you directly to website for sign up.  Just copy and paste it in to your browser. ... [More]

After School Program Flyers

Tue, Mar 27 1:59pm

Here are the final three flyers for the ASPs.   Link for Mad Science:   file:///C:/Users/krist/Desktop/ASP/Mad%20Science.pdf    Please let me know if you have any issues opening any of the flyers.     ... [More]

Spring Session for After School Programs

Tue, Mar 27 1:45pm

Good Afternoon,   Spring Session for After School Programs (ASP) is starting soon.  I am attaching to this announcement an ASP Schedule, which lists all of the programs offered, day of week, times, da ... [More]

Lost & Found

Mon, Mar 19 10:47am

Longfellow Families: The Lost & Found is full of jackets, sweatshirts, lunch bags, and water bottles. When you are on campus this week for Parent/Teacher conferences, please take a moment to check the ... [More]

Upcoming FUNraisers for Longfellow

Fri, Mar 9 1:18pm

Hello from your PTO Development team! Did you know we have some great FUNraisers coming up? (Click the name of each one to link to details in the Konstella event)   Family Dinner Nights: March 20 at C ... [More]

SAVE THE DATE: 2018 Silent Auction, May 5th at Mission Bay Yacht Club

Sat, Mar 3 9:00pm

Hello Longfellow Community,   The PTO is excited to announce the date for our annual Silent Auction and party! This year we will have our event the night of May 5th, Cinco De Mayo, at the picturesque ... [More]

Family Art Night RSVPS

Sun, Feb 25 8:22pm

This is a quick note to let you know that if you kept meaning to RSVP for family art night but forgot to do it...we still have some space for artists on Thursday, March 1st.  Please let us know by tom ... [More]

Submit Your Box Tops!

Tue, Feb 13 4:52pm

It's time to submit your BoxTops for Education again! The deadline for our Box Tops coordinator to send them in by is March 1st, which means we need YOU to send all of the Box Tops you/your student ha ... [More]

PTO meeting cancelled

Sun, Feb 11 6:09pm

The general PTO meeting scheduled for this Tuesday, February 13, has been cancelled.  The next one is scheduled for March 13.  Thank you for your understanding.   Longfellow PTO

New all-way stop at July St./Cowley Way

Fri, Feb 9 1:24pm

Hello Longfellow Community, Please be aware that the intersection at July St./Cowley Way is now an all-way stop. Best, Lisa

Valentine's Fundraiser for Ballet Folklorico - Monday 2/12-Wed 2/14 before school and after school

Fri, Feb 9 10:03am

Want to send a secret Valentine to your child on 2/14?    Want to let them send a Valentine to their Favorite Teacher or friend?    Need more slime or squishies!? (Don't we all!?)   Then you are in lu ... [More]

Family Art Night Februray 28th and March 1st

Tue, Feb 6 9:45pm

Family art night fliers were sent home with students yesterday!   If your student didn't bring one home, I've attached the flier.  Please choose which night (Wednesday, February 28th or Thursday, Marc ... [More]

Baile rescheduled to Feb 23rd!

Tue, Feb 6 11:48am

We had to move El Baile to Friday, February 23, 2018, due to construction, let you're dancing feet rest till then!    We apologize for the short notice. 

Music to start 2/5

Tue, Jan 30 7:38am

Hi All,   Miller Music has pushed their start date back to 2/5, so there is still time to sign up.  They have three enrolled, but need a minimum  of six students to run the class.  I am attaching the ... [More]

Available ASPs

Mon, Jan 22 10:12pm

I have compiled a list of all ASP winter session options in one document and I am attaching it here for your convenience.  I have listed each program, what day and time it runs, cancelled dates, age r ... [More]

One final ASP - Music

Sun, Jan 21 7:28pm

Here is one final After School Program - Music!  This one will run  for a longer period of time.  It will start during this session, and continue past spring break.  Please take a look at the flyer fo ... [More]


Tue, Jan 16 9:18pm

Hello 7th grade families!  For those voyaging to Catalina on Spring Break..   We are having a short informational meeting next Thursday, Jan 25, 2018 at 4:30-6:30pm.  The meeting will be held across t ... [More]

Join us at Corvette Diner Thursday night for dinner!

Tue, Jan 16 9:39am

REMINDER we have a Family Dinner Night fundraiser at Corvette Diner in Liberty Station this Thursday night, 5:30-8:30pm. A portion of your check will go to support our school! Corvette Diner is ALWAYS ... [More]

Smart Mind Robotics is joining our After School Program options!

Mon, Jan 15 11:54am

I am so excited that Smart Mind Robotics is going to be a part of Longfellow's after school opportunities.  This program will start on January 25th,  and only has 12 openings for this first time.  Sig ... [More]

Thank you!

Thu, Jan 11 8:44pm

Thank you, thank you, thank you Longfellow community for your support of the joint-use field at the meeting this evening! We had a fantastic turnout! I am so proud to be part of this community.   Let' ... [More]

Field Meeting Tomorrow! Please show your support!

Wed, Jan 10 9:43pm

Longfellow Community - Please seriously consider joining the meeting tomorrow night to voice our support of a grass field for Longfellow and the community.      The information is included below, as w ... [More]

Family Art Night Postponed

Tue, Jan 9 8:46pm

Family Art Night is postponed until the end of February.   Dates will follow and it will be held in our new auditorium!

Ballet Folkorico Winter Session Registration - form and payment due by Friday 1/12

Fri, Jan 5 6:31am

Ballet Folklórico Dance Classes January 22nd  – March 16th  (*Monday, February 19th is a holiday, fyi) REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Friday 1/12/18 TO REGISTER: PLEASE PRINT ATTACHED FORM AND SUBMIT WITH PA ... [More]

... Two more after school programs

Wed, Dec 27 2:35pm

Our final two after school program choices are now finalized.  Please note that Cheer has moved to Wednesdays, and There are now two options for art, 3rd - 5th on Tuesdays, and K - 2nd on Fridays.  Th ... [More]

After School Program Mad Science link

Thu, Dec 21 12:20pm

There seems to be an issue with the Mad Science flier.  I am adding a link below that should allow you to register.      

After School Programs - Winter Session part 2

Wed, Dec 20 1:31pm

Attached are the After School Program fliers for Youth Tennis,  Mad Science, and Chess.  All programs for winter session run between January and March.   If your child is interested in either Cheer or ... [More]

After School Programs - Winter Session part 1

Wed, Dec 20 1:23pm

Attached are fliers for three of the After School Programs offered, Heart light Dance, Youth Soccer, and USA Jump Stars.   A second notice will be sent with fliers for Youth Tennis, Mad Science, and C ... [More]

Jogathon running awards and prizes

Mon, Dec 11 7:22am

Greetings! This Wednesday at morning assembly, the top runners from this year's "Stronger Together" Superhero Jogathon will be given medals. This is for who ran the most laps, boys and girls at each g ... [More]

Holiday Fundraiser Sale TUES 12/12- FRI 12/15 supporting Ballet Folklorico (PRICES $1-$10) & Winter Session Registration form attached 1/22-3/16

Sun, Dec 10 11:19pm

Come support the Ballet Folklorico ASB Fundraiser by shopping their holiday sale! Parents or students may purchase small gifts from $1-$10 (secret delivery 12/15 available)! Gifts include: smelly squi ... [More]

Book Fair Updates!

Mon, Dec 4 9:17pm

We had a fun first day of the book fair!  Lots of classes came to visit and many volunteers pitched in to help.  Thank you!  We have four more days of the fair so we still need more help!  Here's a li ... [More]


Tue, Nov 28 6:13pm

Longfellow Community - Reminder: the rest of the week is a minimum day schedule (Wed-Fri) for all grades.  Students are out at 12:45 p.m.  Please plan accordingly.   Thanks! Longfellow PTO

December reminders and events

Sun, Nov 26 11:02pm

Welcome back to school from the Thanksgiving break!   A few upcoming development events and reminders through December:   * If ONLINE SHOPPING on Amazon (today is Cyber Monday!), go to http://longfell ... [More]

Longfellow Skate Night next Thursday, 11/30 6-8pm

Wed, Nov 22 9:26am

Our first Longfellow Skate Night of the year is coming up next Thursday!!   Where: Skate World San Diego, 6907 Linda Vista Road San Diego, CA 92111 When: Thursday night, 11/30, 6:00-8:00 pm How much: ... [More]

Amazon holiday shopping: Remember to support our school by clicking Los Compadres banner!

Sun, Nov 19 8:54pm

I hope you are enjoying our Thanksgiving holiday break so far! REMINDER: in case you will be doing holiday shopping through Amazon -- this week, Cyber Monday 11/27, in December (and beyond):   Go to h ... [More]


Thu, Nov 16 8:40pm

Hello Longfellow Community:   Please join us in making sure that our voices are heard!   Lisa Lawrence and I have spoken to several city groups this week including the City Council Meeting, Traffic an ... [More]

Traffic counts today on Burgener Blvd!! Please read below.

Thu, Nov 16 12:08pm

Please see below from Jenn. I personally did not go my usual Burgener route this morning due to construction at the Sea World Drive exit, but will fix that this afternoon.    Hi everyone! Today the ci ... [More]


Sat, Nov 11 8:12pm

  The city's traffic and engineering department has responded to our requests for safety measures, the good news is  they are working on the T-stop or other measures at Burgener and Milton Bad news: A ... [More]

Didn't get a 2017 DDLM T-shirt? Last call to make your order!

Thu, Nov 9 5:09pm

Did you have too much fun last night at our super-festive Dia De Los Muertos festival? Saw those awesome T-shirts but didn't get a chance to buy one?   WELL THIS IS LAST CALL - You can still get one!! ... [More]

Many thanks to all families and friends of Longfellow for making DDLM so wonderful!

Thu, Nov 9 8:20am

I would like to extend my graduated to everyone that made "Day of the Dead" possible.  Paula for taking care of the venue, Men's club for always making sure our event looks amazing with decorations, C ... [More]

Dia De Los Muertos Festival is at CLAIREMONT HIGH this year! Tomorrow 11/8 5-8pm! Don't show up to Longfellow on accident! LOL

Tue, Nov 7 3:00pm

Did you know Dia De Los Muertos is at Clairemont High tomorrow 11/8 due to our campus construction? (NOT AT LONGFELLOW!!! :) 4150 Ute Dr, San Diego, CA 92117   Just wanted to make sure you didn't end ... [More]

T-Shirt Order forms for "Dia De Los Muertos"

Tue, Oct 31 11:11am

Come celebrate our annual signature event with your own T-shirt, featuring last years winning design by Emily Hernandez.  All shirts are $15  and will be delivered to your child's classroom.  T-shirt ... [More]

2017 "Stronger Together" Superhero Run - huge success!!

Wed, Oct 25 6:18pm

  Superman and Captain America were there...Principal Sanchez and a host of teachers ran with the kids....we ran out of runner bibs and we had ordered 200!! Thank you to everyone who turned out to mak ... [More]

Red Ribbon Week Dress Up Days

Fri, Oct 20 11:31am

Hi All!   I just added all of the Red Ribbon Week events into Konstella, so you will get a reminder email before each day's dress up event. I accidentally sent out a notification email for just the sp ... [More]

Jogathon procrastinators... Now is your time!!

Thu, Oct 19 10:46pm

If you have been waiting, lazy, or just plain procrastinating on supporting our 2017 Jogathon...maybe figuring others will do enough for us to meet the $25,000 goal....   If you have already done "goo ... [More]

Jogathon details and reminder: 4 Days left to fundraise!

Wed, Oct 18 11:06am

 4 days to fundraise and be a Longfellow superhero by supporting our 2017 "Stronger Together" Jogathon!!   Reason #3 to support the PTO in our biggest fundraiser of the year: Community Building and Mu ... [More]

5 Days remaining until our biggest FUNraiser of the year!

Tue, Oct 17 8:13am

5 days to fundraise and become a Longfellow superhero by supporting our Jogathon next Sunday, 10/22!!   Reason #2 to support the PTO in our biggest fundraiser of the year: Enrichment experiences Field ... [More]

7 Days remaining until our biggest FUNraiser of the year!

Sun, Oct 15 3:29pm

The Countdown has begun! 7 days to fundraise and become a Longfellow superhero by supporting our Jogathon next Sunday, 10/22!!   Reason #1 to support the PTO in our biggest fundraiser of the year: Mat ... [More]

RSVP to attend Superhero Jogathon NEXT Sunday 10/22!

Fri, Oct 13 1:23pm

Hello! We'll try to keep this short and to the point (most important at the top but please read on) :)   To attend the Superhero Fun Run/Walk (Jogathon) NEXT Sunday, 10/22: RSVP BY CLICKING HERE. We m ... [More]

Just 2 weeks until Longfellow's 2017 Superhero Jogathon!

Sat, Oct 7 4:42pm

Read on for everything you need to know about our biggest fundraiser of the year, which always proves to be a FUNraiser indeed! DID ANYONE SEE WONDER WOMAN at this week's morning assembly?? There is a ... [More]

Jogathon reminders and Annual Giving final tally

Tue, Oct 3 11:17am

JOGATHON REMINDERS: 1) Register your kid(s) with an online donation page by clicking HERE 2) SHARE their donation page by emailing at least 10 people, on Facebook, etc. Get the word out and watch your ... [More]


Sun, Oct 1 8:25pm

After School Program Locations Following is a list of the after school programs, and where your child should go  to meet their program teachers:   Chess will be held in room 303   Mad Science will be ... [More]

Jogathon - get registered and see the funds coming in!

Fri, Sep 29 12:53pm

When I just checked, our online Jogathon  donations had already reached $1,425! By the time you check (using the link below) it will likely be higher :)    #1 PRIORITY RIGHT NOW:  Register your kid(s) ... [More]


Thu, Sep 28 4:26pm


Konstella Uses

Thu, Sep 28 1:06pm

Longfellow Families - A gentle reminder to use Konstella for its avenue to provide communication between teachers (if they choose to use), room parents and classroom families.  Please kee ... [More]

Annual Giving - Help us meet our goal by this Saturday!!

Wed, Sep 27 11:11am

Our Annual Giving campaign has raised over $10,500 at this point (NICE WORK LONGFELLOW COMMUNITY!) but due to fundraising shortfalls last year we have raised our goal for this event to $12,000 to help ... [More]

First General PTO Meeting tomorrow 9/26 at 6 PM at St David's.

Mon, Sep 25 1:09pm

  Please join us for our first General PTO Meeting of the year!!! We will vote on this year's budget. Childcare and food for both children and adults is provided. Children must be school age and are d ... [More]

2017 Jogathon - 'Stronger Together' Superhero Fun Run/Walk!

Mon, Sep 25 11:51am

The 2017 'Stronger Together' Longfellow Superhero Fun Run/Walk Jogathon is officially open!     Parent volunteers are distributing the collection envelopes and students should be bringing them home to ... [More]

Attention 7th Grade Families!

Mon, Sep 18 6:36pm

Dear 7th Grade Families,   Your child will be bringing home some information about the upcoming trip to Catalina Island Marine Institute.  As you may know, Longfellow parents have helped to provide un ... [More]


Sun, Sep 17 9:50am


ANNUAL GIVING update - participation leaderboard!

Thu, Sep 14 3:32pm

As of today's tally, we have raised $8,720 so far in our Annual Giving campaign - WOW!!    THANK YOU to those who have made your donations. I have received donations ranging from $5 to $1000, and both ... [More]

Middle School Back to School Night - Tomorrow!

Tue, Sep 12 8:59pm

Middle School Families - A friendly reminder....Back to School Night is tomorrow night (9/13) 5:30p.m. at St. David's.   Hope to see you there!    

Art Corps Orientation Wednesday, 9/13

Mon, Sep 11 6:28pm

This is a quick reminder that we will be holding our art corps orientation on Wednesday morning at 9:15 am (not 6:15!) in the ISS room.  If you plan to help with art corps lessons in the classroom, pl ... [More]

2017-2018 Printable Calendar

Sun, Sep 10 8:56pm


ANNUAL GIVING campaign update

Thu, Sep 7 2:41pm

 The Annual Giving donations have been rolling in! At this point we have already raised over $4,500!! (and I already have another stack of donation envelopes to process) I am so impressed by our commu ... [More]

2017-2018 School Calendar

Wed, Sep 6 12:15pm

The School Calendar is attached, as things are scheduled it will be updated.

Ballet Folklórico Fall Session Sign Ups! Registration Form and payment due this Friday 9/8

Tue, Sep 5 7:23am

Hello Longfellow Families!   Ballet Folklórico will be starting next week - September 11th. Flyers will be going home in backpacks whenever each teacher sends them, but signs ups and preference for da ... [More]

Changed schools? How to unsubscribe from Konstella

Mon, Sep 4 12:37pm

I'm no longer in my previous school. How do I unsubscribe? If you are a registered user, click your name on the left-hand menu. Go to Your Roles page. Remove yourself from your school. If you're not r ... [More]

Get in the Longfellow SPIRIT with Longfellow logowear

Sat, Sep 2 9:50am

Want one of those popular T-shirts with the Giraffe logo? The Longfellow "L" magnet for your car? The cool hat with the Longfellow graffiti logo?   Make your back-to-school order now to ensure we will ... [More]

Fire Drill Tomorrow

Thu, Aug 31 8:04pm

Dear Families, We are required to hold monthly safety drills to ensure that students know what to do in the event of a campus emergency. Please emphasize the following with your student: Remain quiet ... [More]

Kickoff for our ANNUAL GIVING Campaign -- Support your school!!

Tue, Aug 29 2:23pm

Los Compadres 2017-18 Annual Giving Campaign is officially open until September 30th!   Annual Giving is designed to raise funds for startup costs for all PTO sponsored programs and event planning fee ... [More]

Cone Zone starts tomorrow

Mon, Aug 28 9:26pm

Hello Longfellow Families,   Cone Zone will start back up tomorrow along July St. to keep traffic moving efficiently throughout our drop-off time each morning, 8:35am - 9:05am.  Please note - San Dieg ... [More]


Mon, Aug 28 4:31pm


Adding a class in Konstella

Sat, Aug 26 7:23am

Hi Longfellow Community, Once you know your child's teacher for the upcoming school year the next step is placing your child in that classroom on Konstella.  Konstella is the communication tool used b ... [More]

Individual Classroom Assignments

Fri, Aug 25 7:51pm

All of the teachers intended to notify the families that would be in their classrooms by the end of the day today.  Due to issues with the internet and computers it was not possible for all of them to ... [More]


Sat, Aug 19 9:46am

We just found out that the City has declined our request for additional lighting, crosswalks and signage, and perhaps even a stop light in front of Longfellow.  Parent Jennifer Ragusa has been working ... [More]

Teacher List by grade for 2017-18

Fri, Aug 18 8:09am

Below is the teacher list for the upcoming school year.  The middle school science teacher vacancy will be filled soon.     Families will be notified of individual classroom assignments via email on F ... [More]