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Slauson Middle School

340 West Fifth Street

Azusa, CA 91702

(626)  815-5144

 

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Principal's Corner

Dayna Mitchell
Slauson Middle School recognizes that each student is an individual and seeks to provide a curriculum and school climate that meets the needs of all students. The Slauson Staff is committed to providing our students with rigorous instruction that leads to the mastery of the California Common Core State Standards, as well as a safe and caring place of learning. 

 

Requirement

All students entering, advancing or transferring into 7th grade will need proof of an adolescent whooping cough booster immunization (called “Tdap”) for school in the fall.  Pertussis is a very contagious respiratory disease that can be severe and last for months. The immunity received from either early childhood immunization or pertussis disease wears off over time, leaving older students and adults susceptible again to pertussis. Immunization with Tdap can protect students, schools and communities against pertussis.

News

Slauson Middle School Newsletter, October 2014
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Posted by: Dayna Mitchell
Published: 10/14/14

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Posted by: Dayna Mitchell
Published: 6/19/14

Looking for Solutions

Slauson students are involved with a unique project with Azusa Light and Water. Under the direction of teachers Jody Nolting and Laura Camarena, students are involved in a research project to determine what is the best turf for the Azusa area when it comes to water conservation. Civil engineering students from Cal Poly Pomona are advising the students on water usage, evaporation and turf grasses. In April, the students will present their findings to the City.

Heading into the Future

Students Building RocketsSeventh and eighth graders from Slauson School participated in the VIVA Technology Program which encourages students to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The students designed rockets, a mechanical launcher and participated in a STEM Jeopardy Game. The program was possible through a donation from the Northrop Grumman Foundation. Northrop engineers worked with the students on designing their rockets, which had to accelerate into space and land safely with a parachute. The event included a parent night that included a hands-on project and information about required high school classes needed to major in STEM fields.

SARC Is Now Online

Slauson Middle School’s new School Accountability Report Card is now available online at http://ausd-ca.schoolloop.com/schools.  This document contains valuable information including class size, demographic data, testing information and an overview of our school.  The SARC is available in both English and Spanish.  

Important Dates!

10/17 Late Start; Coffee w/ Principal 9-10am

10/20 “Lights On” Think Together 5-6pm

10/21 Academic Awards Family Picnic 5:30-6:30pm

10/22 Parent/Teacher Conference Day, no school for students

10/23 AVID Field Trip UCLA

10/23 “Great Minds in STEM” Parent Workshop 6-7:30pm

10/24 Late Start; Coffee w/Principal 9-10am; “Great Minds in STEM”

student conference hosted by Northrop Grumman

10/27 7th Grade “Brain Awareness” workshop hosted by APU

10/29 Choir Concert @ GHS

10/31 Late Start ; Coffee w/Principal; Halloween Carnival @ lunch

11/7 Late Start; Coffee w/Principal 9-10am

11/11 Veteran’s Day; no school

11/12 AUSD Mariachi Mural Unveiling Slauson Cafeteria 4:30-6pm

11/14 Late Start; Coffee w/Principal 9-10am

11/21 Minimum Day

11/24-28 Thanksgiving Break

12/1 Academic Awards 7th and 8th Grades (TBA)

12/2 Academic Awards 6th Grade (TBA)

12/5 and 12/12 Late Start; Coffee w/Principal

12/19 Minimum Day

12/22-1/5 Winter Break ; school resumes Tuesday Jan. 6

Studio 29 News!

Slauson's Media Program has a new home: Studio 29! Our new location features a working production studio for the La Pantera Student Video Festival coming this Spring, as well as the production facility for the Panther Press.  The festival features digital story telling and student videos. Previous festival judges have included former CBS Vice-President Charles Cappleman, screenwriter Kim Beyer-Johnson, production designer John Zachary and Azusa Mayor Joe Rocha.