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Welcome to Tarzana Elementary!!

 

We are a TK - 5th grade LAUSD Elementary School. We are made of wonderful staff, children and parents. Our teachers, students, parents and PTA are all dedicated for our student's success! Our dedicated teachers and other staff are always striving for and providing excellence to our students and parents.

 

We would love to have you here!

 

Upcoming Events:

 

SBAC Testing: 4-26-17 to 5-6-17

*** Please be here on time!

 

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Posted by: Camille Harris
Published: 4/6/17

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For the ninth year in a row, LAUSD schools are participating in the School Experience Survey. This annual survey is designed to give our school important information about what staff, students, and parents think about the learning environment at Tarzana Elementary.

 

The survey was sent home on Wednesday, January 18th. Please read the attached letter and flyer for directions on how to complete the survey. Please be sure to submit the survey by February 7, 2017. 

 

Your opinion matters to us, so please take a few minutes and tell us what you think about our school.

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Posted by: Camille Harris
Published: 1/18/17

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

 

The Los Angeles Unified School District Title I Parent Involvement Policy, the Tarzana Elementary Parent Involvement Policy, and the Tarzana Elementary School-Parent Compact were sent home by school mail on Thursday, November 10, 2016. 

 

Please read the LAUSD and Tarzana El. Parent Involvement Policies and the school-parent compact.  Please sign and return the Tarzana Elementary School-Parent Compact to your child's teacher or the main office.  We look forward to working with all of our families to support the academic achievement of every child at Tarzana Elementary.

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 11/10/16

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Dear Parents,

 

The School Experience Survey was sent home on Wednesday January 27th, 2016. Please complete the survey to share what you think about your experience with our school. Parents can complete the survey included in the envelope that was sent home or can take the survey online using the following links.

 

School Experience Survey for Parents (English)

School Experience Survey for Parents (Español)

 

Thank you for taking your time to share your opinions with us.

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 1/27/16

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Dear Parents and Guardians,

     The LAUSD Parent Involvement Policy, the 2015-2016 Tarzana Elementary Parent Involement Policy, and the 2015-2016 Tarzana Elementary School-Parent Compact were sent home on Monday, November 16, 2015.

     Please read the district and school parent involvement policies to learn about our efforts to promote parent involvement. Parents, please sign the School-Parent Compact and return it to your child's teacher. We look forward to partnering with every parent to promote the academic achievement of all of the students at Tarzana Elementary.

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 11/16/15

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 10/7/15

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Welcome to the fundraising week when the Kindergarteners traditionally dominate the fifth grade. Pennies rule! Nickles, dimes, quarters, and dollar bills don't rule. Bring the silver coins and sink your siblings' grade levels. Bring your copper and watch your own grade win!

Penny Wars Rules

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 9/28/15

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Attention students! Your IXL accounts are still active through the summer. Please make use of them. http://www.ixl.com

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 6/30/15

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Wednesday, June 3rd at 9am is Fifth Grade Culmination! The final day of the 2014-2015 school year is Thursday June 4th. We let out at 12:45 that day.IMG_1043.JPG
 

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 6/1/15

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 5/21/15

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 5/14/15

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If you want to have a copy of the Tarzana Elementary 2014-2015 School Yearbook, then you had better hurry. There are only 30 copies left!

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 4/9/15

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Monday, April 13th begins Tarzana Elementary's yearly round of SBAC Testing. Fourth grade will begin on the 13th, Fifth grade on the 14th, and 3rd grade will start their round of testing on Monday, April 27th. Testing for all grades will be completed May 1st, 2015.

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 4/9/15

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McTeacher Night at McDonalds (Ventura/Wilbur). 4:30-7:30pm March 19th.

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 3/12/15

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 3/12/15

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We have a busy week ahead of us! Thursday, October 23rd gives us our McDonalds Teacher Night Fundraiser from 4:30-7:30pm. Friday, October 24th at 8:15 am is a Parent Meeting in Room 25.IMG_2510.JPG
One week later (October 31st) is Halloween! Our Fall Festival, Haunted House, and Halloween Parade are scheduled for the afternoon.

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 10/22/14

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Come join us for the Jog for Tarzana FUNdraiser (benefiting our PE program on Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 8:15 am. Enjoy great music and run for a great cause!

 

8:30 - 9:15 Grades K - 1

9:20 - 10:10 Grades 2 - 3

11:00 - 11:45 Grades 4 - 5

 

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 10/6/14

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Any student that is interested can make a poster dedicated to Earth Day. You may submit the poster to Ms. Morales by Thursday, April 24th at either recess or lunch time. The posters will be displayed in the hallway of the main building. Be creative and have fun! Maximum poster size is 8.5 x 11 inches.

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 4/21/14

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This week is Spirit Week. Monday is black and white day. Tuesday is sports jersey day. Wednesday is class color day. Thursday is P.E. Shirt day. Friday is Hawaiian day. Please come to school dressed in the appropriate garb.

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 4/7/14

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Spirit Week is upon us! February 3rd-7th we will be celebrating it by dressing a bit differently than normal. See the image above.

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 1/28/14

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Our Holiday Program will be on Tuesday, December 17th. There will be two performances. The first one will begin at 8:30 am and the second one will begin at 11:30 am. Both performances will be identical so you will not miss anything if you decide to come to the second performance. 

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 12/9/13

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There is a parent meeting tomorrow at 8:15am in the parent center in room 25. Everyone is welcome to attend. Also keep in mind that tomorrow's dismissal is at 12:45pm and that school will be closed next week for Thanksgiving.

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 11/20/13

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The Scholastic Book Fair is here. It will be open this whole week between 8:30 am and 3:30 pm. Your student may visit the library during brunch, recess or lunch and you may visit with your student before or after you parent-teacher conference. We hope to see you there! 

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 11/18/13

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Today is the first day of Parent-Teacher conferences. Dismissal times will be as follow: Monday 12:45 pm; Tuesday 1:30 pm; Wednesday and Thursday 12:45 pm; and Friday at 2:30 PM. Please be on time and kindly contact your student's teacher if you need to reschedule.

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 11/18/13

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Please continue collecting Box Tops. Send them to school once you have 10 and your student will receive a prize from the teacher. This is an easy way to earn some money for our school, so encourage family and friends to help you collect them.

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 10/8/13

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 8/29/13

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This weekend is an excellent time to pick up a few books to prepare for our Accelerated Reader program next year.
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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 6/3/13

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This is the last week of school. Please note the change in dismissal times. Thursday and Friday are minimum days. Dismissal will be at 12:45. Wednesday is the Kindergarten culmination. It will be from 12:30 to 2:30 PM. The 5th grade culmination is on Thursday at 9:00 AM. The last day of school is Friday, June 7th. The main office will be open the week of June 10th. The new school year will begin on August 13th.
We thank you for a wonderful year and look forward to a fun last week of school.
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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 6/2/13

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The Westfield Topanga Carnival will take place a week from this Saturday on May 18th from 12pm to 6pm. Tickets cost $5 for adults and $3 for children and they are on sale in the main office. Please purchase your tickets as soon as possible and keep in mind that 100% of the ticket sales will go to our school.

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 5/9/13

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The attendance results are in for the month of April. 58.2% of students had perfect attendance or missed only 1 day of school. 41.8% of students had 2 or more absences. Our school lost $11,207 during the month of April for a total of $104,107 since school started in August. The 4th grade students had the best attendance and the Kindergarten students had the worst attendance during this month. The winning classrooms to receive popcorn and a movie for the month of April are: Mrs. Romay’s Kindergarten class, Mrs. Ilger’s 3rd grade class, and Mrs. Gibson’s 4th grade class. Congratulations to all of them!

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 5/9/13

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Thank all the students and teachers who participated in last Thursday’s Talent Show and a special “thank you” to the people who helped put it together. Tarzana Elementary definitely has talent!

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 5/9/13

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Today we celebrated Earth Day at Tarzana Elementary School. Students picked up trash at recess and lunch to help show support for mother earth. Some students even made beautiful Earth Day posters for the celebration. Here is Noah's from Mrs. Ocello's class: ed1.JPG

Here are some others:

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 4/22/13

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Please support our Mary Kay fundraiser. All orders are due this Friday so please make sure that your child is part of the lunchtime Glow-Party with DJ Chinadog by selling at least 7 items. Also, the classes that have 100% participation will earn an Ice-cream and Popsicle party.

Por favor apoyen nuestro evento de recaudación de fondos de Mary Kay. Todas las órdenes hay que entregarlas este viernes; así que ayuden a que su hijo e hija venda por lo menos 7 productos para que puedan tomar parte del baile con DJ en la hora de almuerzo. Adicionalmente, las clases que tenga un 100% de participación tendrán una fiesta de helados.

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 4/22/13

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The talent show is fast approaching, so buy your tickets soon. Tickets are $5.00 each and for every two tickets you buy, the third is free. Tickets will be for sale until May 1st. The Talent Show is on Thursday, May 2 at 6:00pm.  Don't miss out!

El show de talento ya se acerca. Compren sus entradas pronto ya que no se venderán la noche del evento. Las entradas cuestan $5.00 y si compran dos, la tercera será gratis. El evento se llevara a cabo el jueves, 2 de mayo. Gracias por su atención y que tengan buenas noches.

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 4/22/13

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Thank you all for participating in our successful lockdown drill.

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 3/19/13

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In honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday, please have some fun with these links!

http://www.seussville.com/games/storymaker/story_maker.html

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Published: 3/1/13

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Published: 2/7/13

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 12/15/12

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Tarzana’s First Fall Festival is this Wednesday, October 31st from 12:30 to 3:30!
We will begin the festivities with a costume parade at 12:30. Following the parade we will have food, drinks, games, and prizes! Please see the flyer that went home for prices and games!

We still need parents to help with donations and volunteer to work in the game booths. If you can help, please see Esther Wieder in the office.

Thank You!!!

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 10/30/12

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 10/26/12

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Hey, we're Tarzana!

And we're from L.A.

We tell the truth now

And try to behave

 

We take good care of

What we are given

And working hard is

What we believe in

 

We come to school and try our best

We're trying so hard

We're trying so hard

We're trying so so hard

We come to school and try our best

We're trying so hard

We're trying so hard

We're trying so so hard

 

Hey, we're Tarzana!

And we're from L.A.

We tell the truth now

And try to behave

 

And we're respectful

We help our neighbors

Hey, we're Tarzana

And we're the greatest

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 10/19/12

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We were rained out while trying to finish Jog for Tarzana. We have rescheduled it for Thursday at 11:00 am.100_0324.JPG

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Posted by: Mr. Johann
Published: 10/12/12