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Week of February 17, 2020

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Integrity: Acting according to a sense of right and wrong. In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock. - Thomas Jefferson
  • The Dual Enrollment College class will continue this week on Wednesday at 3 pm in Stephan Hall.
  • 8th grade students will take their class panoramic picture on Friday.  Students must wear their class t-shirt or a solid white uniform shirt in order to participate in this class photo. 
  • Peary’s Saturday Academy will continue this weekend at 8 am. 
  • Students may not use cell phones on campus during school hours. Students who carry cell phones must keep them turned off, and away at all times. Violations may result in the phone being confiscated and may require a parent to pick the device up from school.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 17 - President’s Day (No School)
  • Feb 18 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 19 - SW College Dual Enrollment Class, SH, 3-4:30pm
  • Feb 21 - 8th Grade Panoramic Picture
  • Feb 22 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Feb 22 - Peace Bench Dedication,
  • Feb 24 - SW College Dual Enrollment Class, SH, 3-4:30pm
  • Feb 25 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 26 - A-G Parent Resource Workshop, 3-4pm
  • Feb 26 - USC STEM Club, room 74, 3-4pm
  • Feb 26 - SW College Dual Enrollment Class, SH, 3-4:30pm
  • Feb 29 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Mar 2 - SW College Dual Enrollment Class, SH, 3-4:30pm
  • Mar 3 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 4 - SW College Dual Enrollment Class, SH, 3-4:30pm
  • Mar 5 - Pin & Ribbon Ceremony, 6 pm
  • Mar 9 - SW College Dual Enrollment Class, SH, 3-4:30pm
  • Mar 10 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 11 - USC STEM Club, room 74, 3-4pm
  • Mar 11 - SW College Dual Enrollment Class, SH, 3-4:30pm
  • Mar 14 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Mar 16 - SW College Dual Enrollment Class, SH, 3-4:30pm
  • Mar 17 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 18 - SW College Dual Enrollment Class, SH, 3-4:30pm
  • Mar 19 - Physics Day at Knotts
  • Mar 21 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Mar 23–27 - Book Faire in Library
  • Mar 23 - SW College Dual Enrollment Class, SH, 3-4:30pm
  • Mar 24 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 25 - USC STEM Club, room 74, 3-4pm
  • Mar 25 - SW College Dual Enrollment Class, SH, 3-4:30pm
  • Mar 26 - PLBAO Parent Conferences, 4-6pm
  • Mar 27 - Fundraiser Dance
  • Mar 27 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Mar 28 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Mar 30 - SW College Dual Enrollment Class, SH, 3-4:30pm
  • Mar 31 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Apr 1 - Career Day

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of February 10, 2020

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is COMMITMENT: The keeping of a promise or pledge. Go put your creed into your deed. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Peary College begins on Monday! Congratulations to our students who have enrolled in our Dual Enrollment with Southwest College course.  Your first college class session will take place on Monday at 3 pm in Stephan Hall.
  • On Friday, school will dismiss at 1:44pm. 
  • Please maintain a safe speed within our safe school zone, only use the unpainted curbside to pick up and drop off your child, and never double-park or stop along red curbs or in the middle of the street.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 10 - LASW College Dual Enrollment Class, SH, 3-4:30pm
  • Feb 11 - 100th Day of School Celebration
  • Feb 11 - Parent Workshop
  • Feb 11 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 14 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Feb 15 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Feb 17 - President’s Day (No School)
  • Feb 18 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 21 - 8th Grade Panoramic Picture
  • Feb 22 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Feb 25 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 26 - A-G Parent Resource Workshop, 3-4pm
  • Feb 29 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Mar 14 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Mar 21 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Mar 23–27 - Book Faire in Library
  • Mar 26 - Parent Conferences, 4-6pm
  • Mar 27 - Fundraiser Dance
  • Mar 27 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Mar 28 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Apr 1 - Career Day

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of February 3, 2020

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is HONESTY: Truthfulness in words and actions. Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. – Ghandi
  • Monday is Tie Day! Students and staff are encouraged to wear a tie, bow or bowtie tomorrow in support of No More Drama Club’s stand against bullying.
  • Thank you to all staff and students who participated in our first Saturday Academy this weekend.  We look forward to seeing everyone next Saturday!  If you are interested in your child receiving support in English or Math please see Ms. Stallworth in room 1.
  • School begins everyday at 7:50 am.  School will end at 1:26 pm every Tuesday and at 2:48 pm on regular school days.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 1 - Saturday School Begins, 8-12:20 pm
  • Feb 3 - Tie Day
  • Feb 4 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 7 - Fundraiser Dance
  • Feb 8 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Feb 10 - LASW College Dual Enrollment Course Starts
  • Feb 11 - 100th Day of School Celebration
  • Feb 11 - Parent Workshop
  • Feb 11 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 14 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Feb 17 - President’s Day (No School)
  • Feb 18 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 21 - 8th Grade Panoramic Picture
  • Feb 22 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Feb 25 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 26 - A-G Parent Resource Workshop, 3-4pm
  • Feb 29 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Mar 14 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Mar 21 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Mar 23–27 - Book Faire in Library
  • Mar 26 - Parent Conferences, 4-6pm
  • Mar 27 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Mar 28 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Apr 1 - Career Day

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of January 27, 2020

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Support: to give assistance to; to enable to function or act
  • Peary Middle School is supporting student success through the Saturday Academy!  Space is limited but still available so sign up in the Main Office as soon as possible to receive support in English or Math.  Classes start on February 1st.  
  • Student of the Month and Honor Roll Assemblies will take place on Wednesday. 
  • School Site Council will meet on Thursday day at 4 pm in the Parent Center.
  • Students who have cell phones or other non-school related devices must keep them turned off and out of sight at all times during the school day.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Jan 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jan 29 - Student of the Month/Honor Roll Assembly
  • Jan 30 - School Site Council Meeting, Parent Ctr., 4pm
  • Feb 1 - Saturday School Begins, 8-12:20 pm
  • Feb 3 - Tie Day
  • Feb 4 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 7 - Fundraiser Dance
  • Feb 8 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Feb 10 - LASW College Dual Enrollment Course Starts
  • Feb 11 - Parent Workshop
  • Feb 11 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 14 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Feb 17 - President’s Day (No School)
  • Feb 18 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 22 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Feb 25 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 26 - 8th Grade Parent Resource Workshop
  • Feb 29 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Mar 14 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Mar 21 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Mar 23–27 - Book Faire in Library
  • Mar 26 - Parent Conferences, 4-6pm
  • Mar 27 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Mar 28 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Apr 1 - Career Day

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of January 20, 2020

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Initiative: Taking action; originating new ideas. It’s about taking the first step, even when you don't see the whole staircase. – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Happy Birthday Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • The ELAC meeting will take place on Wednesday at 8:30 in the parent center.
  • Peary is a Uniform School! Tops should be a solid grey, blue, black, or white polo shirt.  Bottoms should be solid colored black, blue or khaki.  Jeans are permitted but all clothes should be free of holes and thrashings.
  • Students who have cell phones or other non-school related devices must keep them turned off and out of sight at all times during the school day.
  • Saturday school will begin on February 1st.  If you are interested in your child receiving support in English or Math, applications will be available in the main office.  Space is limited so be sure to apply as soon as possible.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Jan 21 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jan 22 - ELAC Meeting, Parent Ctr., 8:30am
  • Jan 25 - Kagan Training for Teachers
  • Jan 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jan 29 - Student of the Month/Honor Roll Assembly
  • Jan 30 - School Site Council Meeting, Parent Ctr., 4pm
  • Feb 1 - Saturday School Begins, 8-12:20 pm
  • Feb 3 - Tie Day
  • Feb 4 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 7 - Fundraiser Dance
  • Feb 8 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Feb 10 - LASW College Dual Enrollment Course Starts
  • Feb 11 - Parent Workshop
  • Feb 11 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 14 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Feb 17 - President’s Day (No School)
  • Feb 18 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 22 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm
  • Feb 25 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 26 - 8th Grade Parent Resource Workshop
  • Feb 29 - Saturday School, 8-12:20 pm

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of January 13, 2020

Hello and Happy New Year Peary Family!

  • We hope your winter break was fun and relaxing. Peary Middle School will reopen tomorrow, Monday January 13 at 7:50 am for the start of the 2020 Spring Semester.
  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Trustworthiness: Keeping your word; doing what is right for yourself and others. If you can't trust a person at all points, you can't truly trust them at any point.
  • Congratulations to the participants and winners of the City of Gardena’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest.  Our students will be honored on Friday at the Nakaoka Center at 6 pm.
  • Students should confirm their homeroom upon returning to school tomorrow.  Grade level posters will be located in the igloo area and staff will be available to help students find their classes.
  • Construction at the front of the school continues. Students and staff should continue to utilize the gates on 162nd street to enter and exit the campus. Parents are to enter campus on Gardena Boulevard.  Please be aware of directional signs and use caution when entering the areas near the construction zone. 
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Jan 13 - First Day of Spring Semester
  • Jan 14 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jan 15 - Fire Drill
  • Jan 17 - Gardena King Youth Program, 6pm, Nakaoka Ctr
  • Jan 18 - Gardena King Parade & Celebration, 10-1pm
  • Jan 20 - MLK Holiday (No School)
  • Jan 21 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jan 22 - ELAC Meeting, Parent Ctr., 8:30am
  • Jan 25 - Kagan Training for Teachers
  • Jan 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jan 29 - Student of the Month Assemblies
  • Jan 30 - School Site Council Meeting, Parent Ctr., 4pm

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Updates This Week

Happy Holidays Peary Family, 

The December School Site Council (SSC) Meeting is canceled. The next SSC meeting will take place on January 30, 2020. 

On Friday, school will dismiss at 12:38 pm and final Fall semester report cards will be mailed home. School will be closed December 23 through January 10, 2020 for the winter break. 

The winter break is a great time to check in on your child's health. Taking them to the doctor and updating their required immunizations and also engaging your children in meaningful conversations to learn more about their interests. We also advise limiting and monitoring your child's screen time any social media activity. 

School will resume on January 13, 2020 at 7:50 a.m.

Upcoming Events

  • Dec 19 - Ice Bowl & Homecoming Event, 2pm
  • Dec 20 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. Dismissal
  • Dec 23–Jan 10 - Winter Break (NO SCHOOL)
  • Jan 13 - First Day of Spring Semester
  • Jan 14 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jan 17 - Gardena King Youth Program, 6pm, Nakaoka Ctr
  • Jan 18 - Gardena King Parade & Celebration, 10-1pm
  • Jan 20 - MLK Holiday (No School)
  • Jan 21 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jan 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Wishing everyone a fun and safe Holiday Season! 

Week of December 16, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Tolerance: Respecting the differences of others.  If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace. Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Happy 75th Day of School! Thank you to all students who come to school everyday and are on time to each of their classes. Attendance is a major part of your ability to succeed. 
  • Homecoming activities, including the Ice Bowl flag football game, will take place on Thursday at 2 pm. 
  • School Site Council will meet on Thursday at 4 pm in the Parent Center.
  • On Friday, school will dismiss at 12:38 pm and final Fall semester report cards will be mailed home.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Dec 16 - 75th Day of School!
  • Dec 17 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Dec 19 - Ice Bowl & Homecoming Event, 2pm
  • Dec 19 - School Site Council Meeting, Parent Ctr., 4pm
  • Dec 20 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. Dismissal
  • Dec 23–Jan 10 - Winter Break (NO SCHOOL)
  • Jan 13 - First Day of Spring Semester
  • Jan 14 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jan 17 - Gardena King Youth Program, 6pm, Nakaoka Ctr
  • Jan 18 - Gardena King Parade & Celebration, 10-1pm
  • Jan 20 - MLK Holiday (No School)
  • Jan 21 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jan 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of December 9, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is Cooperation: Working together. “I believe the welfare of each is bound up in the welfare of all.” - Helen Keller
  • There will be an emergency drill on Wednesday.
  • Please join us on Saturday at 8:30 am for our monthly Garden Clean-up Event.
  • Please be respectful of our neighbors by not driving on, standing on, or bothering any private property.  Parents should use loading or parking curbsides to drop off and pick up your child instead of private driveways and business parking lots. Students should use sidewalks and avoid neighbor’s lawns, steps and walls.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Dec 10 - A-G/Attendance Assembly
  • Dec 10 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Dec 11 - Emergency Drill, 9:30 am
  • Dec 12 - SPED DVR
  • Dec 14 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8:30am
  • Dec 16 - 75th Day of School!
  • Dec 17 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Dec 19 - Homecoming Event, 2pm
  • Dec 19 - School Site Council Meeting, Parent Ctr., 4pm
  • Dec 20 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. Dismissal
  • Dec 23–Jan 10 - Winter Break (NO SCHOOL)
  • Jan 13 - First Day of Spring Semester

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

  WASC Accredited Robert E. Peary Middle School 1415 West Gardena Boulevard Gardena, CA  90247 (310) 225-4200 http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Week of December 2, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is Common Sense: Thinking before acting; using good judgment. The most confused you will ever get is when you try to convince your heart and spirit of something your mind knows is a lie. - Shannon L. Alder
  • We hope you enjoyed this time of giving thanks and we look forward to seeing everyone back in school on Monday at 7:50 am!
  • Students and staff are encouraged to wear your tie, bow or bowtie on Monday in support of No More Drama Club’s stand against bullying.
  • It is that time of the year when we ask families to tell us how we are doing in the School Experience Survey for Parents and Guardians. Please complete your School Experience Survey as soon as possible and return it to the main office.
  • Our Ice Bowl Flag Football event has been postponed until further notice due to inclement weather.
  • Please maintain a safe speed within our safe school zone, only use the unpainted curbside to pick up and drop off your child, and never double-park or stop along red curbs or in the middle of the street.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Dec 2 - Bow Tie Monday
  • Dec 3 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Dec 5 - Ice Bowl, 11:30 am (tentative)
  • Dec 6 - School Experience Survey DUE!
  • Dec 10 - A-G/Attendance Assembly
  • Dec 10 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Dec 11 - Emergency Drill, 9:30 am
  • Dec 12 - SPED DVR
  • Dec 16 - 75th Day of School!
  • Dec 17 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Dec 19 - School Site Council Meeting, Parent Ctr., 4pm
  • Dec 20 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. Dismissal
  • Dec 23–Jan 10 - Winter Break (NO SCHOOL)
  • Jan 13 - First Day of Spring Semester

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

 

AttenDANCE Matters!

Hello Peary family,

 

Tomorrow we will celebrate with an Atten-DANCE during lunch. Students will also have the chance to win gift cards and lots of prizes. We look forward to seeing everyone at school tomorrow to join in the festivities.

 

Also tomorrow, school will dismiss at 1:44 pm and school will be closed November 25-28.

Week of November 18, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Justice: Being fair, right, and upholding what is right. “Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.” - Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Thank you to all of our parents and community representatives who participated in our Coffee with the Principal event last week.  Parent input is an important part of ensuring the success of our students. 
  • It is that time of the year when we ask families to tell us how we are doing in the School Experience Survey for Parents and Guardians. Please complete your School Experience Survey as soon as possible and return it to the main office.
  • Congratulations Huskies! You sold more than 1000 items in Peary’s popcorn and candy fundraiser.  Thank you to the nearly 100 students and families who participated in raising funds to improve the technology at Peary Middle School.  If you still have orders to be turned in.  Please turn them in on Monday during homeroom to Mr. Freeman in the main office. 
  • There will be a Dual Enrollment workshop on Wednesday for 8th grade students interested in taking a college class in the spring semester.  For more information please see your counselor. 
  • Student of the month assemblies will also take place on Wednesday in the Auditorium. 
  • Our annual Ice Bowl Football Game will take place on Thursday during 4th period
  • School Site Council will meet on Thursday at 4:00 pm in the Parent Center.
  • On Friday we will host our ATTEND-Dance at Lunch and school will dismiss at 1:44 pm
  • As construction at the front of the school continues, students and staff should continue to utilize the gates on 162nd street to enter and exit the campus. Parents are to enter campus on Gardena Boulevard.  Please be aware of directional signs and use caution when entering the areas near the construction zone. 
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Nov 19 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 20 - LASWCC Dual Enrollment Workshop, 9:30 am
  • Nov 20 - Student of the Month Assemblies
  • Nov 20 - USC STEAM Club, 3-4pm
  • Nov 21 - Ice Bowl, 11:30 am
  • Nov 21 - School Site Council Meeting, Parent Ctr., 4pm
  • Nov 22 - ATTENDance at Lunch
  • Nov 22 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Nov 25–29 - Thanksgiving Break (NO SCHOOL)
  • Dec 3 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Dec 6 - School Experience Survey DUE!
  • Dec 10 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Dec 20 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. Dismissal
  • Dec 23–Jan 10 - Winter Break (NO SCHOOL)

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of November 11, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is KINDNESS: A kind act; an act of good will. Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness. – Senecca
  • Today, our school was closed in honor of the men and women who have served our country in the armed forces.  Today we thank our Veterans.
  • Please join us for our Coffee With The Principal event on Thursday Friday at 9:30 am in the Library.
  • Friday is Kindness Day at Peary! Various activities will take place to remind students and staff of ways to show kindness everyday! 
  • Friday is also the last day to complete the LAUSD choices application. Visit www.echoices.lausd.net for more information.
  • Peary’s popcorn and candy fundraiser will end this week.  Be sure to turn your orders in to Mr. Freeman in the main office by Friday.
  • Please be respectful of our neighbors by not driving on, standing on, or bothering any private property.  Parents should use loading or parking curbsides to drop off and pick up your child instead of private driveways and business parking lots. Students should use sidewalks and avoid neighbor’s lawns, steps and walls.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Nov 9 - BTB Championship Game, 9am, Franklin HS
  • Nov 11 - Veteran’s Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • Nov 12 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 13 - USC STEAM Club, 3-4pm
  • Nov 15 - Coffee With The Principal, 9:30am, LIB
  • Nov 15 - Kindness Day Celebration
  • Nov 15 - Magnet Choices Application DUE
  • Nov 19 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 20 - Student of the Month Assemblies
  • Nov 20 - USC STEAM Club, 3-4pm
  • Nov 21 - Ice Bowl, 11:30 am
  • Nov 22 - ATTENDance at Lunch
  • Nov 22 - 1:44pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of November 4, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is FAIRNESS: Playing by the rules. Fairness doesn’t mean giving every child the same thing, it means giving every child what they need. – Rick Lavoie
  • Today marks the end of Daylight Saving Time where we “fall back.” If you have not done so already, be sure to set your clocks back one hour.
  • Students and staff, please wear a tie, a bow, or even a bow tie on Monday in support of No More Drama Club’s stand against bullying.
  • On Tuesday in the Parent Center, there will be a Parent Workshop on Teen Drug and Alcohol Use.  8 am (Spanish), 9 am (English)
  • Thursday is High School Night!  Parents, students and staff are invited to meet with and learn more about the many high school options available for your child. 
  • We congratulate and support our huskies who will participate in the Beyond the Bell Flag Football Championship Game.  All are encouraged to come out and cheer for our team this Saturday, 10 am at Franklin High School in Los Angeles.
  • Peary’s fundraiser is on! Students will be given information packets to help them raise money to improve and update the technology at Peary.  Students who participate in the fundraiser will have the chance to win awesome prizes.  All orders should be submitted to Mr. Freeman in the Main Office.
  • Please maintain a safe speed within our safe school zone, only use the unpainted curbside to pick up and drop off your child, and never double-park or stop along red curbs or in the middle of the street.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Nov 4 - Bow Tie Monday
  • Nov 5 - Parent Workshop, 8am(sp), 9am(en)
  • Nov 5 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 6 - USC STEAM Club, 3-4pm
  • Nov 6 - 6th grade STEAM presentation
  • Nov 7 - Magnet High School Night, 6pm
  • Nov 9 - BTB Championship Game, 9am, Franklin HS
  • Nov 11 - Veteran’s Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • Nov 12 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 13 - USC STEAM Club, 3-4pm
  • Nov 15 - Kindness Day
  • Nov 15 - Magnet Choices Application DUE
  • Nov 19 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 20 - Student of the Month Assemblies
  • Nov 20 - USC STEAM Club, 3-4pm
  • Nov 21 - Ice Bowl, 11:30 am
  • Nov 22 - 1:44pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of October 28, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is Flexibility: The ability to make adjustments or alter plans.  There are no victories without conflict; no rainbows without storms.
  • There will be a free TDAP clinic on campus on Tuesday.  Sixth grade students, now is the time to get your TDAP vaccination so that you are cleared before the deadline. Contact our School Nurse for more information.
  • Our Technology Fundraiser will begin on Wednesday. Students will be given information packets to help them raise money to improve and update the technology at Peary. 
  • Halloween is on Thursday and students are encouraged to wear a costume that represents a career or job; preferably one that they are interested in. Masks, painted face, weapons and clowns of any sort are not permitted on campus.  A complete list of Costume Guidelines is available on the Peary school loop website. Students who are not wearing an obvious costume should be in uniform.
  • On Friday, we will celebrate 50 days of school.  Do you have perfect attendance? Remember, attendance is an important part of student success.
  • Construction on the front of the school continues. Students should continue to utilize the gates on 162nd street to enter and exit the campus. Parents and guest must enter campus on Gardena Boulevard with their photo ID.  Please be aware of directional signs and use caution when entering the areas near the construction zone. 
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Oct - Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Oct - Bullying Awareness Month
  • Oct 28-Nov 1 - Red Ribbon Week
  • Oct 29 - Free TDAP Clinic
  • Oct 29 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 30 - Fundraiser Kick Off Assembly, AUD
  • Oct 30 - A-G Parent Workshop, SH, 3-4pm
  • Oct 30 - USC STEAM Club starts, 3-4pm
  • Oct 30&31 - Afterschool Intervention, 3-4pm
  • Nov 1 - 50th Day of School Celebration!
  • Nov 5 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 7 - Magnet High School Night, 6pm
  • Nov 11 - Veteran’s Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • Nov 12 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 15 - Ice Bowl, 11:30 am
  • Nov 15 - Magnet Choices Application DUE
  • Nov 19 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 20 - Student of the Month Assemblies
  • Nov 22 - 1:44pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Parent Conference Event Reminder

Hello Peary Family,

  • This is a reminder of our Parent Conference Event tomorrow, October 24th, 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm.  The 10-week progress report was mailed home last week.  The Parent Conference Event is the best time to meet with your child and teachers to develop a plan for success.  
  • On Friday, school will dismiss at 1:44 pm.  
  • WASC Review Update: A Big Blue Thank you to staff, students, parents and community representatives who participated in our WASC review this week. Thank you helping us build a better Peary Middle School.
  • Halloween Costumes: Halloween is next Thursday and students will be encouraged to wear a costume that represents a career or job; preferably one that they are interested in. Students who are not wearing an obvious costume should be in uniform. Costume guidelines can be found on the Peary School Loop Website.

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful, and Be Responsible!

Week of October 21, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is PATIENCE: The ability to wait calmly.  Our patience will achieve more than our force – Edmond Burke
  • Please join us in welcoming our WASC committee members!  This week, members of the WASC committee will visit Peary to help us reflect on, and strengthen the ways we manage opportunities for students to succeed.
  • The College gallery showcase will take place on Tuesday during lunch.
  • Leadership will host a Peace Walk on Wednesday during lunch. 
  • Afterschool intervention will take place on Wednesday and Thursday at 3:00 pm
  • Be sure to look for your child’s 10-week progress report card in the mail this week.
  • Parent Conferences are on Thursday at 4pm. This is the time to have brief conversations with teachers regarding your child’s achievement. 
  • On Friday, school will end at 1:44 pm. 
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Oct - Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Oct - Bullying Awareness Month
  • Oct 20–23 - WASC Accreditation Visit
  • Oct 22 - College Gallery Showcase @ lunch
  • Oct 22 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 23 - Peace Walk @ lunch
  • Oct 23&24 - Afterschool Intervention, 3-4pm
  • Oct 24 - PLBAO/Parent Conferences; 4–6pm
  • Oct 25 - Shortened Day; 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Oct 27 - Red Ribbon Week
  • Oct 29 - Free TDAP Clinic
  • Oct 29 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 30 - Fundraiser Kick Off Assembly, AUD
  • Oct 30 - A-G Parent Workshop, SH, 3-4pm
  • Oct 30 - USC STEAM Club starts, 3-4pm
  • Oct 30&31 - Afterschool Intervention, 3-4pm
  • Nov 7 - Magnet High School Night, 6pm
  • Nov 15 - Magnet Choices Application DUE

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of October 14, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is Courtesy: Showing consideration for others.  Be kind. Be courteous. Love others and be happy.  It's that simple - Daniel Morris
  • AVID Student-Led Conferences will be on Monday at 3 pm in the Library
  • 8th grade students will have opportunity to take the practice SAT test on Wednesday.
  • After-school intervention will take place on Wednesday and Thursday at 3:00 pm
  • On Thursday, Peary will participate in the Great Shake emergency drill during period ,3 and School Site Council will meet in the Parent Center at 4 pm
  • On Saturday, at 8:30 am, we will host our monthly garden clean-up event. Please come out and help us get ready for the harvest!
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Oct - Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Oct - Bullying Awareness Month
  • Oct 14 - AVID Student Led Conferences, LIB, 3-5pm
  • Oct 15 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 16 - PSAT test (8th Grade)
  • Oct 16 - ASB Hispanic Heritage Celebration @ lunch
  • Oct 16&17 - Afterschool Intervention, 3-4pm
  • Oct 17 - Great Shake Emergency Drill, p3
  • Oct 17 - SSC Mtg, PAR, 4pm
  • Oct 18 - College Pledge @ lunch
  • Oct 19 - Peary Garden Clean-up, 8:30 am
  • Oct 20–23 - WASC Accreditation Visit
  • Oct 22 - College Gallery Showcase @ lunch
  • Oct 22 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 23 - Peace Walk @ lunch
  • Oct 23&24 - Afterschool Intervention, 3-4pm
  • Oct 24 - PLBAO/Parent Conferences; 4–6pm
  • Oct 24 - Fundraiser Kick Off Assembly, AUD
  • Oct 25 - Shortened Day; 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Oct 27 - Red Ribbon Week
  • Oct 29 - Free TDAP Clinic
  • Oct 29 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 30 - A-G Parent Workshop, SH, 3-4pm
  • Oct 30 - USC STEAM Club starts, 3-4pm
  • Oct 30&31 - Afterschool Intervention, 3-4pm
  • Nov 7 - Magnet High School Night, 6pm
  • Nov 15 - Magnet Choices Application DUE

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

 

Week of October 7, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is APPRECIATION: The recognition and enjoyment of the good qualities of someone or something.  Being told you're appreciated is one of the simplest and most uplifting things you can hear.
  • The No More Drama Club is asking all to support Bows and Ties No Drama Monday by wearing a tie, a bow, or even a bow tie to represent our stand against bullying.
  • A parent workshop on bullying will be held on Tuesday at 8:30am in the Parent Center
  • LAUSD's Unified Enrollment Event will be held at Peary Middle School on Tuesday from 6 pm to 8 pm. Representatives of various schools throughout the district will present the many options available for students.  All are encouraged to attend.
  • Wednesday, October 9 is an unassigned day and school will be closed.  School will resume on Thursday, October 10 at 7:50 am.  Please join the garden club on this unassigned school day for a garden clean up event from 8:30 am to 12:00 noon.
  • On Thursday students will engage in anti-bullying awareness activities during lunch.
  • After school intervention will meet on Thursday from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
  • There is an ELAC meeting on Friday in the Parent Center at 8:30 am
  • National Diversity and Coming Out Day festivities will take place during lunch on Friday.
  • For all students who ride Gardena Transit bus line #4 to school, starting tomorrow, your bus is scheduled to arrive 10 minutes earlier. This only applies to Gardena Transit line #4 bus riders.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Oct - Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Oct - Bullying Awareness Month
  • Oct 7 - Bow Tie Monday
  • Oct 7 - College Door Decorating Deadline
  • Oct 8 - Parent Workshop: Bullying, 8:30 am
  • Oct 8 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 8 - Unified Enrollment Fair, 6-8 pm
  • Oct 9 - Unassigned Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Oct 9 - Peary Garden Clean-up
  • Oct 10 - Anti-Bullying Bingo & Pledge Signing
  • Oct 10 - Fundraiser Kick Off Assembly, AUD
  • Oct 10 - Afterschool Intervention, 3-4pm
  • Oct 11 - ELAC Mtg, PAR, 9:30 am
  • Oct 11 - National Diversity & Coming Out Day
  • Oct 14 - AVID Student Led Conferences, LIB, 3-5pm
  • Oct 15 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 16 - PSAT test (8th Grade)
  • Oct 16 - ASB Hispanic Heritage Celebration @ lunch
  • Oct 16&17 - Afterschool Intervention, 3-4pm
  • Oct 17 - Great Shake Emergency Drill, p3
  • Oct 17 - SSC Mtg, PAR, 4pm
  • Oct 18 - College Pledge @ lunch
  • Oct 20–23 - WASC Accreditation Visit
  • Oct 22 - College Gallery Showcase @ lunch
  • Oct 22 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 23 - Peace Walk @ lunch
  • Oct 23&24 - Afterschool Intervention, 3-4pm
  • Oct 24 - PLBAO/Parent Conferences; 4–6pm
  • Oct 24 - Fundraiser Kick Off Assembly, AUD
  • Oct 25 - Shortened Day; 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Oct 27 - Red Ribbon Week
  • Oct 29 - Free TDAP Clinic
  • Oct 29 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 30 - A-G Parent Workshop, SH, 3-4pm
  • Oct 30&31 - Afterschool Intervention, 3-4pm

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of September 30, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is RESPECT: Giving honor to another.  Speak to everyone in the same way, whether the garbage collector or the president of the university. - Albert Einstein
  • Tomorrow, Tuesday is make-up Picture Day.  Students, please remember to wear a white or navy blue polo shirt if you have not taken your photo. Make-up photos will only be taken during homeroom in room 40.
  • After school intervention will meet on Wednesday and Thursday from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
  • School begins everyday at 7:50 am.  School will end at 1:26 pm every Tuesday and at 2:48 pm on regular school days.
  • Construction on the front of the school continues.  Students and staff should continue to utilize the gates on 162nd street to enter and exit the campus. Parents are to enter campus on Gardena Boulevard.  Please be aware of directional signs and use caution when entering the areas near the construction zone. 
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 30 - Unassigned Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Oct - Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Oct - Bullying Awareness Month
  • Oct 1 - Picture Day Make up (White or Navy Blue Uniform Shirt)
  • Oct 1 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 2–4 - Audiometric Testing, SH
  • Oct 2&3 - Afterschool Intervention, 3-4pm
  • Oct 7 - College Door Decorating Deadline
  • Oct 8 - Parent Workshop: Bullying, 8:30 am
  • Oct 8 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 8 - Unified Enrollment Fair, 6-8 pm
  • Oct 9 - Unassigned Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Oct 9 - Peary Garden Clean-up
  • Oct 10 - Anti-Bullying Bingo & Pledge Signing
  • Oct 10 - Fundraiser Kick Off Assembly, AUD
  • Oct 10 - Afterschool Intervention, 3-4pm
  • Oct 11 - ELAC Mtg, PAR, 9:30 am
  • Oct 14 - AVID Student Led Conferences, LIB, 3-5pm
  • Oct 15 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 16 - ASB Hispanic Heritage Celebration @ lunch
  • Oct 16&17 - Afterschool Intervention, 3-4pm
  • Oct 17 - Great Shake Emergency Drill, p3
  • Oct 18 - College Pledge @ lunch
  • Oct 18 - SSC Mtg, PAR, 4pm
  • Oct 20–23 - WASC Accreditation Visit
  • Oct 22 - College Gallery Showcase @ lunch
  • Oct 22 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 23 - Peace Walk @ lunch
  • Oct 23&24 - Afterschool Intervention, 3-4pm
  • Oct 24 - PLBAO/Parent Conferences; 4–6pm
  • Oct 24 - Fundraiser Kick Off Assembly, AUD
  • Oct 25 - Shortened Day; 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Oct 27 - Red Ribbon Week
  • Oct 29 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 30 - A-G Parent Workshop, SH, 3-4pm
  • Oct 30&31 - Afterschool Intervention, 3-4pm

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of September 23, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is RESILIENCY: Recovering from or adjusting easily to misfortune or change. We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails. -Bertha Calloway
  • After school intervention will begin this week, on Wednesdays and Thursdays, with the purpose of building student’s critical thinking, reading comprehension, and problem solving skills in Math and English.
  • Congratulations to all Student Of The Month and SWAG recipients! Assemblies will take place on Wednesday and Thursday.
  • For all staff, parents, and students who participated in the Keep Gardena Beautiful community service event this weekend, we thank you for keeping our commitment to being Global Citizens and making a difference in our community.
  • ‪Please be respectful of our neighbors by not driving on, standing on, or bothering any private property.  Parents should use loading or parking curbsides to drop off and pick up your child instead of private driveways and business parking lots. Students should use sidewalks and avoid neighbor’s lawns, steps and walls.
  • Construction on the front of the school has begun.  Students and staff should continue to utilize the gates on 162nd street to enter and exit the campus. Parents are to enter campus on Gardena Boulevard.  Please be aware of directional signs and use caution when entering the areas near the construction zone. 
  • Be sure to speak with your student about their 5-week progress report card. A copy was be given to students last week to carry home.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 24 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 25 - SWAG and Student of the Month Assembly, 7th&8th
  • Sep 25 - Afterschool Intervention Begins, 3pm
  • Sep 26 - SWAG and Student of the Month Assembly, 6th
  • Sep 28 - Peary Garden Clean-up (rescheduled)
  • Sep 30 - Unassigned Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Oct - Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Oct - Bullying Awareness Month
  • Oct 1 - Picture Day Make up (White or Navy Blue Uniform Shirt)
  • Oct 1 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 2–4 - Audiometric Testing, SH
  • Oct 7 - College Door Decorating Deadline
  • Oct 9 - Unassigned Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Oct 9 - Peary Garden Clean-up
  • Oct 24 - PLBAO/Parent Conferences; 4–6pm
  • Oct 25 - Shortened Day; 1:44pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of September 16, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is Effort: Doing your best in any endeavor. If better is possible, then good is not enough.
  • The City of Gardena has invited Peary students, parents and staff to their annual Keep Gardena Beautiful community service event on Saturday, September 21.  Peary’s monthly garden clean up has been canceled and we are asking everyone to attend Gardena’s clean up event for this month instead.  This is an excellent opportunity for students to complete some of their ten community service hours.
  • Construction on the front of the school has begun.  Students and staff should continue to utilize the gates on 162nd street to enter and exit the campus. Parents are to enter campus on Gardena Boulevard.  Please be aware of directional signs and use caution when entering the areas near the construction zone.
  • Please maintain a safe speed within our safe school zone, only use the unpainted curbside to pick up and drop off your child, and never double-park or stop along red curbs or in the middle of the street.
  • Be sure to speak with your student about their 5-week progress report card. A copy will be given to students on Tuesday to carry home.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 15–Oct 15 Hispanic Heritage Awareness Month
  • Sep 15–21 - International Peace Week
  • Sep 17 - 5wk Progress Reports Distributed
  • Sep 17 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 21 - Keep Gardena Clean Community Service event
  • Sep 24 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 25 - SWAG and Student of the Month Assembly, 7th&8th
  • Sep 26 - SWAG and Student of the Month Assembly, 6th
  • Sep 28 - Peary Garden Clean-up (rescheduled to 9/21 @ Mas Fukai Park)
  • Sep 30 - Unassigned Day – No School
  • Oct - Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Oct - Bullying Awareness Month
  • Oct 1 - Picture Day Make up (White or Navy Blue Uniform Shirt)
  • Oct 2–4 - Audiometric Testing, SH
  • Oct 7 - College Door Decorating Deadline

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

WASC Accredited Robert E. Peary Middle School 1415 West Gardena Boulevard Gardena, CA  90247 (310) 225-4200 http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Week of September 9, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is Perseverance:  The ability to persist, or continue striving, to the end. Success lies in the finishing, not the dreaming or the starting. – Unknown
  • Just to clarify, school will be in session each day this week.  We apologize for any confusion..
  • On Wednesday at 8:30 am in the parent center, there will be Parent Workshop oh how to recognize signs of depression in teenagers. 
  • Peary’s Open House Event will take place on Thursday. We will start with the English Language Advisory Council (ELAC) elections at 9:00 am in the Parent Center. School Site Council (SSC) will host their Orientation and Elections meeting at 3pm followed by the Title 1 annual Meeting at 4 pm.  The GATE parent meeting will start at 4:15 in Stephan Hall.  The main Back to School event will start at 5 pm where parents will visit their child’s classrooms, period by period until 7 pm. An 8th Grade parent meeting will follow  at 7 pm in the Auditorium. 
  • On Friday, school will dismiss at 1:44 pm.
  • Parents, please maintain a safe speed within our safe school zone, only use the unpainted curbside to pick up and drop off your child, and never double-park or stop along red curbs or in the middle of the street.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 10 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 12 - ELAC Elections, 9am
  • Sep 12 - School Site Council (SSC) Orientation and Elections, 3pm
  • Sep 12 - Title I Meeting, 4pm
  • Sep 12 - GATE parent Meeting, 4:15pm
  • Sep 12 - Back to School Night, 5pm–7pm
  • Sep 12 - 8th Grade Parent Meeting, 7pm
  • Sep 13 - Shortened Day; 1:44 pm dismissal
  • Sep 17 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 25 - SWAG and Student of the Month Assemblies
  • Sep 26 - SWAG and Student of the Month Assemblies
  • Sep 28 - Peary Garden Clean-up
  • Sep 30 - Unassigned Day – No School
  • Oct 1 - Picture Day Make up (White or Navy Blue Uniform Shirt)

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of September 2, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is SELF-DISCIPLINE: The ability to choose and control one's own actions. “Once a task has begun, never quit until it's done. Be the labor great or small, do it well and do it all.”
  • Picture Day is on Thursday. Students are to wear a white or navy blue collared shirt for their photo.  School photo purchasing envelopes were given to students last week during homeroom.  Additional forms may still be available in the main office or from the photographer on Thursday during the picture day event.
  • Congratulations to students and their families who have maintained 100% attendance since school began in August!  With your help, we will beat our attendance goal for the 2019-2020 school year.  So, let’s keep attending!
  • Parents, thank you for your continued support as we work together to maintain the safety of our students as they enter and exit the campus along 162nd street. Keep in mind that Gardena police and parking enforcement officers may issue citations for traffic and parking violations. Please maintain a safe speed, only use the unpainted curbside to pick up and drop off your child, and never double park or stop along red curbs or in the middle of the street.
  • School begins everyday at 7:50 am.  School will end at 1:26 pm every Tuesday and at 2:48 pm on regular school days.
  • Please save the date September 12 for our Open House event activities. 
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 2 - Labor Day – No School
  • Sep 3 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 5 - Picture Day (White or Navy Blue Uniform Shirt)
  • Sep 10 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 12 - ELAC Elections, 9am
  • Sep 12 - School Site Council (SSC) Meeting, 3pm
  • Sep 12 - GATE parent Meeting, 4:15pm
  • Sep 12 - Title I Meeting, 4pm
  • Sep 12 - Back to School Night, 5pm–7pm
  • Sep 12 - 8th Grade Parent Meeting, 7pm
  • Sep 13 - Shortened Day; 1:44 pm dismissal
  • Sep 17 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 24 - Unassigned Day – No School
  • Sep 28 - Peary Garden Clean-up
  • Sep 30 - Unassigned Day – No School
Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of August 26, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is RESPONSIBILITY: Taking credit, or criticism, for your own actions. "Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them." - Bruce Lee
  • Please join the Peary family and have Coffee With The Principal on Wednesday, August 28th at 8am.  Come and meet Ms. Green, the new principal of Peary Middle School.
  • School begins everyday at 7:50 am.  School will end at 1:26 pm every Tuesday and at 2:48 pm on regular school days.
  • School will be closed on Friday, August 30th and Monday, September 3rd in honor of Labor Day.
  • All students have been given a set of textbooks and a student agenda book.  Please review and use the agenda book as a tool to communicate with your child’s teachers.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Aug 27 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Aug 28 - Coffee With The Principal, 8am
  • Aug 30 - Unassigned Day – No School
  • Sep 2 - Labor Day – No School
  • Sep 3 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 5 - Picture Day (White or Navy Blue Uniform Shirt)
  • Sep 10 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 12 - School Site Council (SSC) Meeting, 3pm
  • Sep 12 - GATE parent Meeting, 4:15pm
  • Sep 12 - Title I Meeting, 4pm
  • Sep 12 - Back to School Night, 5pm–7pm
  • Sep 12 - 8th Grade Parent Meeting, 7pm
  • Sep 13 - Shortened Day; 1:44 pm dismissal
  • Sep 17 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 24 - Unassigned Day – No School
  • Sep 28 - Peary Garden Clean-up
  • Sep 30 - Unassigned Day – No School

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of August 19, 2019

Hello Peary Family,

  • We hope everyone had a great summer and look forward to an outstanding school year. This is a message from Peary Middle School reminding you that school will start on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 7:50 am.  On the first day of school, and every Tuesday, school will dismiss at 1:26 pm. 
  • Students will be able to find their homeroom by looking for their name on the grade level boards posted throughout the campus.  Various Peary staff and volunteers will also be available to help students navigate to their classes.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Aug 19 - Pupil Free Day
  • Aug 20 - First Day of School
  • Aug 30 - Admissions Day – No School
  • Sep 2 - Labor Day – No School
  • Sep 5 - Picture Day (White or Navy Blue Uniform Shirt)
  • Sep 12 - Back to School Night; 5pm–7pm
  • Sep 30 - Unassigned Day – No School
  • Oct 9 - Unassigned Day – No School

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of June 3, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Kindness: A kind act; an act of good will. Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness. – Senecca
  • Students and staff, please remember to wear your bow tie to school tomorrow to display our stand against bullying. This is our last Bows and Ties No Drama Monday for this school year and we thank the No More Drama Gardening Clubs and Leadership for creating and supporting this campaign. 
  • School will dismiss at 1:44 pm Monday.
  • Tuesday is Election Day and we encourage all registered voters to go to the polls or send their ballot to be counted in the June 4 election.  More information on the June 4 election and Measure EE can be found on the Peary School Loop website.
  • On Wednesday, school will dismiss at 1:44 pm.
  • 8th grade Culmination will take place on Thursday, June 6 at 9:00 am at Gardena High School.
  • School will dismiss at 12:38 on Thursday and Friday.
  • 6th and 7th Grade students, please see your counselor as soon as possible if you are interested in attending the ELOS summer school program from June 19 to July 19. 8th grade students are encouraged to attend the Summer STEM Program at Gardena High School.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Jun 3 - Bows and Ties No Drama Monday
  • Jun 3 - Shortened Day; 1:44p.m. dismissal
  • Jun 4 - Election Day – Get out and vote!
  • Jun 4 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jun 5 - Shortened Day; 1:44 p.m. dismissal
  • Jun 6 - 8th Grade Culmination, GHS, 9am
  • Jun 6 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Jun 7 - Minimum Day; 12:38 dismissal &
  • Jun 7 - Last Day of Instruction
  • Jun 10 - Pupil Free Day
  • Jun 19 – Jul 19 - ELOS Summer School Program
  • Aug 7 - 8th Grade Orientation Session
  • Aug 8 - 7th Grade Orientation Session
  • Aug 9 - 6th Grade Orientation Session
  • Aug 19 - Pupil Free Day
  • Aug 20 - First Day of Instruction

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of May 27, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Optimism: To anticipate the best possible outcome. There are two ways of exerting one's strength; one is pushing down, the other is pulling up. - Booker T. Washington
  • Today, school was closed in memory of the many men and women who lost their lives while serving in our armed forces.  
  • Remember that attendance matters everyday for every class! School begins at 7:50 am. 
  • The textbook collection schedule has changed.  All students should bring their textbooks to school this Wednesday.  Student workbooks do not need to be returned to the school. 
  • Students who are hoping to improve their math and English skills during the summer should speak to their counselor as soon as possible.  The ELOS summer program at Peary is for 6th and 7th grade from June 19 to July 19.  8th grade students are encouraged to attend the Summer STEM program at Gardena High School. 
  • On Friday, we will celebrate the 175th day and school will dismiss at 1:44 pm.
  • We encourage all families to register to vote before the June 4 election.  Look for information on the June 4 election and Measure EE on the Peary School Loop website.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • May 27 - Memorial Day – No School
  • May 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 29 - Textbook Collection (ALL Grades)
  • May 31 - 175th Day of School
  • May 31 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Jun 3 - Bows and Ties No Drama Monday
  • Jun 3 - Shortened Day; 1:44p.m. dismissal
  • Jun 4 - Election Day (Register to VOTE by May 20!)
  • Jun 4 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jun 5 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Jun 6 - 8th Grade Culmination, GHS, 9am
  • Jun 6 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Jun 7 - Minimum Day; 12:38 dismissal & Last Day of Instruction                                         

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of May 20, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Humanitarianism: Helping other humans. As small as it may seem, a good deed is always worth doing. - Spark Matsunaga
  • Smarter Balance Testing continues this week.  Students should get plenty of rest at night and eat a well-balanced breakfast in the morning. This will help them do their very best. 
  • We welcome all students and families to attend our open house event on Thursday between 4 and 6 pm. There will be games, activities and plenty of prizes that you will not want to miss!
  • School Site Council will also meet on Thursday at 3pm. 
  • Sixth grade families, on Friday, Little Company of Mary Medical Center will be on campus to host the last free on-campus TDaP clinic this school year.  Students must receive this vaccination before entering 7th grade. Please contact our school nurse for more information. 
  • Students who are hoping to improve their skills during the summer should speak to their counselor as soon as possible.  The ELOS summer program is for 6th and 7th graders from June 19 to July 19.  8th grade students are encouraged to attend the Summer Bridge Program at Gardena High School. 
  • On Friday, School will dismiss at 12:38 pm.
  • We encourage all families to register to vote before the June 4 election.  Look for information on the June 4 election and Measure EE on the Peary School Loop website.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • May 21 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 23 - School Site Council Mtg; 4pm
  • May 23 - Open House/Family Night; 4pm–6pm
  • May 24 - Tdap Clinic, 12-3 pm
  • May 24 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • May 24 - 8th Grade Spring Fling, 6pm-9pm
  • May 27 - Memorial Day – No School
  • May 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 28 - Textbook Collection - 8th grade
  • May 29 - Textbook Collection - 7th grade
  • May 30 - Textbook Collection - 6th grade
  • May 31 - 175th Day of School
  • May 31 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Jun 3 - Bows and Ties No Drama Monday
  • Jun 3 - Shortened Day; 1:44p.m. dismissal
  • Jun 4 - Election Day (Register to VOTE by May 20!)
  • Jun 4 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jun 5 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Jun 6 - 8th Grade Culmination, GHS, 9am
  • Jun 6 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Jun 7 - Minimum Day; 12:38 dismissal & Last Day of Instruction                                                                   

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of May 13, 2018

Hello Peary Family and Happy Mother’s Day!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Generosity: Freely giving of time or resources. Giving is a rich way of living.
  • Smarter Balance Testing continues this week.  Students should get plenty of rest at night and eat a well-balanced breakfast in the morning. This will help them do their very best. 
  • Student of the Month Assemblies for 7th and 8th grade students will take place on Wednesday.  The 6th grade assembly will be held on Thursday. 
  • On Friday, School will dismiss at 1:44 pm and 8th grade class will host their Ice Cream Social. 
  • Please reserve the date of May 23 for the Peary Open House event.
  • We encourage all families to register to vote before the June 4 election.  Look for information on the June 4 election and Measure EE on the Peary School Loop website.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • May 12 - Mother’s Day
  • May 14 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 15 - Student of the Month Assembly, 7th & 8th Grade
  • May 16 - Student of the Month Assembly, 6th Grade
  • May 17 - 8th Grade Ice Cream Social
  • May 17 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • May 21 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 23 - School Site Council Mtg; 4pm
  • May 23 - Open House/Family Night; 4pm–6pm
  • May 24 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • May 24 - 8th Grade Spring Fling, 6pm-9pm
  • May 27 - Memorial Day – No School
  • May 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 31 - 175th Day of School
  • May 31 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Jun 3 - Bows and Ties No Drama Monday
  • Jun 3 - Shortened Day; 1:44p.m. dismissal
  • Jun 4 - Election Day (Register to VOTE by May 20!)
  • Jun 4 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jun 5 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Jun 6 - 8th Grade Culmination, GHS, 9am
  • Jun 6 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Jun 7 - Minimum Day; 12:38 dismissal & Last Day of Instruction                                          

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of May 6, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Compassion: The ability to share another's feelings or ideas. To make a difference in someone’s life, you don’t have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful or perfect. You just have to care. – Mandy Hale
  • This week all students will begin Smarter Balance Testing.  Students should get plenty of rest at night and eat a well-balanced breakfast in the morning. This will help them do their very best. 
  • This is also National Teacher Appreciation Week so remember to take a moment do something nice for your teachers!
  • Remember to wear a tie tomorrow to support No Drama Monday and stand up against bullying.
  • A Big thank you to all who supported our Big Sunday Garden beautification Project this past weekend! 8th graders, all Community Service forms are due on Monday to homeroom teachers to determine culmination eligibility.
  • On Tuesday we will say Happy Birthday to Admiral Robert E. Peary!  He is best known for his expedition to the North Pole in 1909.  Our namesake was born on May 7, 1856 and became a naval officer, civil engineer and an explorer.
  • On Friday, School will dismiss at 1:44 pm.
  • We encourage all families to register to vote before the June 4 election.  Look for information on the June 4 election and Measure EE on the Peary School Loop website.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • May 6 - Bows and Ties No Drama Monday
  • May 6–23 - CAASPP/SBAC Testing
  • May 6 - Community Service Forms Due in HR
  • May 7 - Happy 163rd Birthday, Admiral Robert E. Peary
  • May 7 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 8–10 - Magnet Catalina Island Trip
  • May 10 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • May 14 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 15 - Student of the Month Assemblies
  • May 17 - 8th Grade Ice Cream Social
  • May 17 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • May 21 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 23 - School Site Council Mtg; 4pm
  • May 23 - Open House/Family Night; 4pm–6pm
  • May 24 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • May 24 - 8th Grade Spring Fling, 6pm-9pm
  • May 27 - Memorial Day – No School
  • May 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 31 - 175th Day of School
  • May 31 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Jun 3 - Bows and Ties No Drama Monday
  • Jun 3 - Shortened Day; 1:44p.m. dismissal
  • Jun 4 - Election Day (Register to VOTE by May 20!)
  • Jun 4 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jun 5 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Jun 6 - 8th Grade Culmination, GHS, 9am
  • Jun 6 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Jun 7 - Minimum Day; 12:38 dismissal & Last Day of Instruction                                         

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of April 29, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Caring: Sharing, valuing, and caring about each other's feelings. Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless. - Mother Teresa
  • 15-Week progress report cards will be mailed home this week. The report cards indicate an incorrect date for the 8th grade culmination.  The correct date for our culmination ceremony is June 6th at 9 am. 
  • Sixth grade families, on Tuesday, Little Company of Mary Medical Center will be on campus to host a free on-campus TDap clinic.  Students must receive this vaccination before entering 7th grade. Please contact our school nurse for more information. 
  • If you are still in need of community service hours or just want to make a difference at Peary Middle School, please join the Garden Club on Saturday, May 4th for the Big Sunday Community Service Event
  • We encourage all families to register to vote before the June 4 election.  Look for information on the June 4 election and Measure EE on the Peary School Loop website.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Apr 29 - 15 Week Progress Report Cards Mailed
  • Apr 29 - AVID FT to UCLA
  • Apr 30 - Free TDAP Clinic, 8-11am
  • Apr 30 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 1 - Special Olympics
  • May 2 - 8th Grade Awards Night
  • May 3 - Leadership’s Multicultural Celebration
  • May 4 - Big Sunday Garden Day Event
  • May 6 - Bows and Ties No Drama Monday
  • May 6–23 - CAASPP/SBAC Testing
  • May 7 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 8–10 - Magnet Catalina Island Trip
  • May 10 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • May 14 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 15 - Student of the Month Assemblies
  • May 17 - 8th Grade Ice Cream Social
  • May 17 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • May 21 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 23 - Open House/Family Night; 4pm–6pm
  • May 24 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • May 24 - 8th Grade Spring Fling, 6pm-9pm
  • May 27 - Memorial Day – No School
  • May 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 31 - 175th Day of School
  • May 31 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Jun 3 - Bows and Ties No Drama Monday
  • Jun 3 - Shortened Day; 1:44p.m. dismissal
  • Jun 4 - Election Day (Register to VOTE by May 20!)
  • Jun 4 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jun 5 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Jun 6 - 8th Grade Culmination, GHS, 9am
  • Jun 6 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Jun 7 - Minimum Day; 12:38 dismissal
  • Jun 7 -Last Day of Instruction                                          

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of April 22, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Ambition: Strong desire to achieve your best. How high I am, how much I see, how far I reach, depends on me. - Unknown
  • This is the last day of Spring Break and we look forward to seeing everyone on Monday, April 22, 2019 at 7:50 am.
  • Shared Decision Making Committee will meet on Tuesday at 3 pm in the parent center.
  • After school intervention will meet on Wednesday and Thursday from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
  • Wednesday is Demin Day, Administrative Professionals Day, and the 150th Day of school.  So wear jeans, thank an office staff member and pat yourself on the back for having made it to 150 days!
  • Thursday is Magnet STEAM Night at 4 pm.  All are welcome to join us in celebrating our student’s participation in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. 
  • On Saturday, everyone is invited to participate in the STEAM Gala hosted by LAUSD Local District South at White Middle School from 9 am and 1 pm.
  • We encourage all families to register to vote before the June 4 election.  More information on the June 4 election and Measure EE can be found on the Peary School Loop website.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Apr 22 - Leadership’s Multicultural Day Assembly
  • Apr 23 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Apr 23 - SDMC mtg, 3pm, PAR
  • Apr 24 - Administrative Professionals Day
  • Apr 24 - Demin Day
  • Apr 24 - 150th Day of School
  • Apr 25 - Magnet STEAM Night, 4pm
  • Apr 26 - GATE FT to Getty
  • Apr 26 - SBAC Pep rally @ lunch
  • Apr 27 - Prep Garden for Big Sunday
  • Apr 27 - STEAM Gala 9am–1pm, White MS
  • Apr 29 - 15 Week Progress Report Cards Mailed
  • Apr 29 - AVID FT to UCLA
  • Apr 30 - Free TDAP Clinic, 8-11am
  • Apr 30 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 4 - Big Sunday Garden Day Event
  • May 6 - Bows and Ties No Drama Monday
  • May 6–23 - CAASPP/SBAC Testing

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of April 8, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Initiative: Taking action; originating new ideas. You've got brains in your head, you've got feet in your shoes, you can steer yourself any direction you choose. - Dr. Seuss
  • The No More Drama Club is asking all to support Bows and Ties No Drama Monday by wearing a tie, a bow, or even a bow tie to represent our stand against bullying.
  • The Book Fair is open daily until 3:30 pm in the Library this week. We encourage all students, parents and staff to visit this celebration of reading that offers a great selection of affordable books, including the newest titles for every reading level, and much more!
  • After school intervention will meet on Wednesday and Thursday from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
  • School Site Council will meet on Thursday at 4 pm in the Parent Center
  • Friday is a minimum day and school will end at 12:38 pm
  • School will be closed April 15 – 19 for Spring Break.  School will resume on Monday, April 22, 2019.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Apr 2–12 - Book Fair, LIB, open until 3:30pm
  • Apr 8 - Bows and Ties No Drama Monday
  • Apr 9 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Apr 11 - GATE FT to Science Center
  • Apr 11 - School Site Council Mtg., 4 pm, PAR
  • Apr 12 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Apr 12 - Faculty vs. 8th Grade MVP Bball game, GYM
  • Apr 15 - 19 – Spring Break – No School
  • Apr 22 - Leadership’s Multicultural Day Assembly
  • Apr 23 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Apr 23 - SDMC mtg, 3pm, PAR
  • Apr 25 - Magnet STEAM Night, 4pm
  • Apr 26 - GATE FT to Getty
  • Apr 26 - SBAC Pep rally @ lunch
  • Apr 27 - Prep Garden for Big Sunday
  • Apr 27 - STEAM Gala 9am–1pm, White MS
  • Apr 29 - AVID FT to UCLA
  • Apr 30 - Free TDAP Clinic, 8-11am
  • Apr 30 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 4 - Big Sunday Garden Day Event
  • May 6–23 - CAASPP/SBAC Testing

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of April 1, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Courage: Strength to act even when afraid or uncertain. I am convinced that the truest act of courage, the strongest act of manliness is to sacrifice ourselves for others in a totally non-violent struggle for justice. - Cesar Chavez
  • School is closed today in honor of the great American Leader, Cesar Chavez! 
  • If your child is in need of support and assistance in ELA or Math, Peary is here to help.  Please encourage your child to see his/her grade level counselor to sign up for our last round of after school intervention.  Classes will meet Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  Classes start Wednesday April 3rd and the session ends Thursday, May 2nd, 2019.
  • On Wednesday, the Rotary Club will host a peace talk in the Cafeteria at 4pm. 
  • You are invited to our GATE parent meeting on Thursday, 3:00-4:30, in Stephan Hall.  Please come to see the displays of student work and participate in interactive activities.
  • Please join us for Garden Day this Saturday at 9:00 am.
  • Parents, we need your support to help your child be successful in school.  Each day that your child is absent, he/she misses critical instructional time.  As you make plans for the upcoming Spring Break from April 15th thru April 19th, please remember our attendance policy and state laws regarding attendance. You should have received a letter that describes this attendance policy.  Let us know if you have any questions.  Thank you for your support.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Apr 1 - Cesar E. Chavez Holiday – NO SCHOOL
  • Apr 2 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Apr 3 - Rotary Club Peace Talk in Cafe, 4 pm
  • Apr 4 - GATE Parent Mtg in SH, 3pm
  • Apr 6 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-12pm
  • Apr 9 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Apr 11 - GATE FT to Science Center
  • Apr 11 - School Site Council Mtg., 4 pm
  • Apr 12 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Apr 15 - 19 – Spring Break – No School
  • Apr 23 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Apr 26 - GATE FT to Getty
  • Apr 27 - Prep Garden for Big Sunday
  • Apr 27 - STEAM Gala 9am–1pm, White MS
  • Apr 30 - Free TDAP Clinic, 8-11am
  • Apr 30 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 4 - Big Sunday Garden Day Event

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of March 25, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

Correction: Friday is a regular school day where dismissal is at 2:48 pm

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Leadership: Inspiring others to excel by the courage of your example. “True leadership must be for the benefit of the followers, not the enrichment of the leaders.” - Robert Townsend
  • This week, Gardena High School will be on campus to begin programming their future 9th grade students.  Go class of 2023!
  • Thursday is Career Day! We look forward to introducing students to a wide variety of college and career options. 
  • Friday is a minimum day and school will end at 12:38 p.m.
  • School will be closed Monday, April 1st in honor of Cesar Chavez Birthday. 
  • Garden Day for the month of March is rescheduled to April 6th.
  • We have one more intervention scheduled to begin April 3rd and run through May 2nd.  This after-school, math or English, intervention will take place on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3 to 4 pm.  Applications are available in the main office. 
  • Parents, we need your support to help your child be successful in school.  Each day that your child is absent, he/she misses critical instructional time.  As you make plans for the upcoming Spring Break from April 15th thru April 19th, please remember our attendance policy and state laws regarding attendance. A letter will be mailed home next week that describes the attendance policy.  Thank you for your support.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Women's History Month
  • Mar 26 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 28 - Career Day, 8-10:30am
  • Mar 29 - 8th grade field trip to GHS
  • Apr 1 - Cesar E. Chavez Holiday – NO SCHOOL
  • Apr 2 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Apr 4 - GATE Parent Mtg in SH, 3pm
  • Apr 6 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-12pm
  • Apr 9 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Apr 11 - GATE FT to Science Center
  • Apr 11 - School Site Council Mtg., 4 pm
  • Apr 12 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Apr 15 - 19 – Spring Break – No School
  • Apr 23 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Apr 26 - GATE FT to Getty
  • Apr 27 - Prep Garden for Big Sunday
  • Apr 27 - STEAM Gala 9am–1pm, White MS
  • Apr 30 - Free TDAP Clinic, 8-11am
  • Apr 30 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of March 18, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Patriotism:  Love for or devotion to one's country. “America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.” - Harry S Truman
  • Student of the Month assemblies will take place on Wednesday. 
  • On Thursday, School Site Council will meet at 3:00 pm. 
  • Peary's parent conference event will also be on Thursday from 4pm to 6pm
  • On Friday, school will end at 1:44 pm
  • Saturday School Intervention will take place on Saturday at 8:30 am.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Women's History Month
  • Mar 19 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 20 - Student of the Month Assembly
  • Mar 20 - Cooking Class, 3 pm, Garden
  • Mar 21 - School Site Council Mtg., 3-4 pm, Parent Center
  • Mar 21 - PLBAO/Parent Conferences; 4pm–6pm
  • Mar 22 - Shortened Day; 1:44p.m. dismissal
  • Mar 23 - Saturday School, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Mar 26 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 28 - Career Day, 8-10:30am
  • Mar 30 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-12pm
  • Apr 1 - Cesar E. Chavez Holiday – No School
  • Apr 2 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Apr 9 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Apr 12 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Apr 15 - 19 – Spring Break – No School
  • Apr 23 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Apr 27 - STEAM Gala 9am–1pm, White MS
  • Apr 30 - Free TDAP Clinic, 8-11am
  • Apr 30 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of March 11, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Propriety: A standard of what is socially acceptable in conduct & speech. “A laugh, if purchased at the expense of propriety, costs too much.” - Quintilian
  • LAS Links testing will continue this week for select students; measuring speaking, listening, reading and writing.
  • Peary College class will take place on Wednesday and Thursday at 3 pm.
  • On Thursday, nursing services will host a free, on-campus, TDaP Clinic for 6th grade students.  Contact the school nurse for more information. 
  • Saturday School Intervention will take place on Saturday at 8:30 am
  • Peary's parent conference event will take place next week.  Please save the date of March 21, 4pm - 6pm to meet with your child’s teachers. 
  • Safety and security of our campus is the top priority at Peary Middle School and we will take every precaution to ensure the well-being of our students and staff.  Should you have any concerns, please do not hesitate to speak with an administrator.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Mar 12 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 13 - Cooking Class, 3 pm, Garden
  • Mar 14 - Free On-campus TDAP
  • Mar 16 - Saturday School, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Mar 19 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 20 - Student of the Month Assembly
  • Mar 20 - Cooking Class, 3 pm, Garden
  • Mar 21 - School Site Council Mtg., 3-4 pm, Parent Center
  • Mar 21 - PLBAO/Parent Conferences; 4pm–6pm
  • Mar 22 - Shortened Day; 1:44p.m. dismissal
  • Mar 23 - Saturday School, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Mar 26 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 28 - Career Day, 8-10:30am
  • Mar 30 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-12pm

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of March 4, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Esprit de Corp: Devotion among members of a group for each other and purposes. "In this classroom we care about each other. We don't use put downs or sarcasms. We help each other do our best. We sink or swim together."
  • LAS Links testing will begin this week and continue throughout March. Select students will take part in this AEMP, 4-part literacy, test measuring speaking, listening, reading and writing.
  • Peary College class will take place on Wednesday and Thursday at 3 pm.
  • Saturday School Intervention will take place on Saturday at 8:30 am
  • Safety and security of our campus is the top priority at Peary Middle School and we will take every precaution to ensure the well-being of our students and staff.  Should you have any concerns, please do not hesitate to speak with an administrator.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Mar 5 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 6 - Cooking Class, 3pm, Garden
  • Mar 9 - Saturday School, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Mar 12 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 14 - Free On-campus TDAP
  • Mar 16 - Saturday School, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Mar 19 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 20 - Student of the Month Assembly
  • Mar 21 - School Site Council Mtg., 3-4 pm, Parent Center
  • Mar 21 - PLBAO/Parent Conferences; 4pm–6pm
  • Mar 22 - Shortened Day; 1:44p.m. dismissal
  • Mar 23 - Saturday School, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Mar 26 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 28 - Career Day, 8-10:30am
  • Mar 30 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-12pm

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of February 25, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Service: Giving of one's time and energies to help others. "Serving the needs of others is the light that brightens each day." - Douglas Lawson
  • Parents, the Gardena Safe Schools Forum will be held on Wednesday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Gardena High School.  Please join us in learning more about keeping our students and schools safe.
  • Dessert with the Principal will also take place on Wednesday at Peary Middle School at 3 pm.
  • Peary College class and afterschool intervention will take place on Wednesday and Thursday at 3 pm.
  • Cooking classes in the garden will begin on Thursday at 3 pm. 
  • School Site Council Meeting will take place on Thursday at 3 pm in the Parent Center.
  • Saturday School Intervention will begin this Saturday, March 2nd, at 8:30 am – 12:00 pm.  Get an application from your counselor today.
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 26 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 27 - Gardena Safe School Forum, 9-12pm, GHS
  • Feb 27 - In-School ELPAC Intervention
  • Feb 27 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 27 - Dessert With The Principal, 3–4 pm
  • Feb 27 - Peary College Class, 3pm
  • Feb 28 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 28 - Peary College Class, 3pm
  • Feb 28 - Cooking Class Begins, 3pm, Garden
  • Feb 28 - School Site Council Mtg., 4-5 pm, Parent Center
  • Mar 2 - Saturday School, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Mar 5 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 9 - Saturday School, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Mar 12 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 14 - Free On-campus TDAP
  • Mar 16 - Saturday School, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Mar 19 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 20 - Student of the Month Assembly
  • Mar 21 - School Site Council Mtg., 3-4 pm, Parent Center
  • Mar 21 - PLBAO/Parent Conferences; 4pm–6pm
  • Mar 22 - Shortened Day; 1:44p.m. dismissal
  • Mar 23 - Saturday School, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Mar 26 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 28 - Career Day, 8-10:30am
  • Mar 30 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-12pm

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of February 18, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Citizenship: Behaving in a responsible manner as a citizen of a community.    "Ask not what your country can do for you, but rather ask what you can do for your country." - John F. Kennedy
  • Peary College class and after-school intervention will take place on Wednesday and Thursday at 3 pm.
  • Thursday is the last day for 8th grade students to clean their responsibilities to participate in the Pin & Ribbon Ceremony.
  • On Friday we will take the  8th grade panoramic picture.  Please wear your class shirt or a white collared shirt for this event.
  • On Saturday, at 8:30 am, we will host our monthly garden clean-up event. Please come out and help us get ready for the harvest! 
  • The safety and security of our campus is our top priority at Peary Middle School and we will take every precaution to ensure the well-being of our students and staff.  Should you have any concerns, please do not hesitate to speak with an administrator.
  • Parents, please save the date of February 27, 2019 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm for the Gardena Safe School Climate Forum. 
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Feb Black History Month
  • Feb 18 - President’s Holiday – No School
  • Feb 19 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 20 - In-School ELPAC Intervention
  • Feb 20 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 20 - Peary College Class, 3pm
  • Feb 21 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 21 - Peary College Class, 3pm
  • Feb 21 - Pin & Ribbon clearance deadline
  • Feb 22 - 8th Grade Panoramic Picture
  • Feb 23 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-12pm
  • Feb 26 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 27 - In-School ELPAC Intervention
  • Feb 27 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 27 - A–G workshop, 3–4 pm
  • Feb 27 - Peary College Class, 3pm
  • Feb 27 - Gardena Safe School Forum, 9-12pm, GHS
  • Feb 28 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 28 - Peary College Class, 3pm
  • Feb 28 - Cooking Class Begins, 3pm, Garden
  • Feb 28 - School Site Council Mtg., 4-5 pm, Parent Center
  • Mar 5 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 12 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 14 - Free On-campus TDAP
  • Mar 20 - Student of the Month Assembly
  • Mar 21 - School Site Council Mtg., 3-4 pm, Parent Center
  • Mar 21 - PLBAO/Parent Conferences; 4pm–6pm
  • Mar 22 - Shortened Day; 1:44p.m. dismissal
  • Mar 19 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 26 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 28 - Career Day, 8-10:30am
  • Mar 30 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-12pm

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of February 11, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Loyalty: Faithfulness to another. “I will speak ill of no man and speak all the good I know of everybody.” - Benjamin Franklin
  • Peary College class and afterschool intervention will take place on Wednesday and Thursday at 3 pm.
  • Friday will be a shortened school day, dismissing at 1:44 pm.
  • There will be no school on Monday, February 18 in honor of President’s Day.
  • Thank you again for your cooperation we apologize for any inconvenience, however, we are still asking students and staff to enter and exit the campus using the pedestrian gates on 162nd Street near the Peary Bridge. 
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Feb Black History Month
  • Feb 12 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 13 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 13 - SWC Dual Enrollment Class, 3pm
  • Feb 14 - NAEP Testing
  • Feb 14 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 14 - SWC Dual Enrollment Class, 3pm
  • Feb 15 - Shortened Day; 1:44p.m. dismissal
  • Feb 18 - President’s Holiday – No School
  • Feb 19 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 20 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 20 - SWC Dual Enrollment Class, 3pm
  • Feb 21 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 21 - SWC Dual Enrollment Class, 3pm
  • Feb 21 - School Site Council Mtg., 4-5 pm, Parent Center
  • Feb 23 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-12pm
  • Feb 26 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 27 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 27 - A–G workshop, 3–4 pm
  • Feb 27 - SWC Dual Enrollment Class, 3pm
  • Feb 28 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 28 - SWC Dual Enrollment Class, 3pm
  • Mar 28 - Career Day, 8-10:30am

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of February 4, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Integrity: Acting according to a sense of right and wrong. In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock. - Thomas Jefferson
  • Peary Middle School and Southwest College have partnered to offer eligible 8th grade students an opportunity to earn three college units.  An information and application meeting for this Dual Enrollment course will take place on Monday at 3 pm.
  • English and Math Intervention will start this Wednesday and Thursday after school.  There are only a few seats available, so sign up as soon as possible.
  • If your child was absent for one or more days during the work stoppage, January 14 – 22, 2019, please submit a letter to the attendance office regarding the absence(s) as soon as possible.
  • Breakfast in the classroom is scheduled to resume on Wednesday. 
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Feb Black History Month
  • Feb 4–8 - National Counseling Week
  • Feb 4 - Dual ENrollment Mtg, 3 pm
  • Feb 5 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 6 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 6 - SWC Dual Enrollment Class, 3pm
  • Feb 7 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 7 - SWC Dual Enrollment Class, 3pm
  • Feb 12 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 13 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 13 - SWC Dual Enrollment Class, 3pm
  • Feb 14 - NAEP Testing
  • Feb 14 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 14 - SWC Dual Enrollment Class, 3pm
  • Feb 15 - Shortened Day; 1:44p.m. dismissal
  • Feb 18 - President’s Holiday – No School
  • Feb 19 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 20 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 20 - SWC Dual Enrollment Class, 3pm
  • Feb 21 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 21 - SWC Dual Enrollment Class, 3pm
  • Feb 21 - School Site Council Mtg., 4-5 pm, Parent Center
  • Feb 23 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-12pm
  • Feb 26 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 27 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 27 - A–G workshop, 3–4 pm
  • Feb 27 - SWC Dual Enrollment Class, 3pm
  • Feb 28 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 28 - SWC Dual Enrollment Class, 3pm

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of January 28, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is commitment: The keeping of a promise or pledge. Go put your creed into your deed. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Thank you for your cooperation we apologize for any inconvenience, however, we are still asking students and staff to enter and exit the campus using the pedestrian gates on 162nd Street near the Peary Bridge.  Parents, please do not drop your child off at the front of the school, as they will be asked to walk around to the 162nd street entrance.
  • Breakfast will continue to be served in the cafeteria between 7:45 to 8:00 am, instead being served in the homerooms, until further notice. 
  • If your child was absent for one or more days during the work stoppage, January 14 – 22, 2019, please submit a letter to the attendance office regarding the absence(s) as soon as possible. 
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Jan 29 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb Black History Month
  • Feb 4–8 - National Counseling Week
  • Feb 5 - Gardena Safe School Forum, 9am, GHS
  • Feb 5 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 6 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 7 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 12 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 13 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 14 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 15 - Shortened Day; 1:44p.m. dismissal
  • Feb 18 - President’s Holiday – No School
  • Feb 19 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 20 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 21 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 21 - School Site Council Mtg., 4-5 pm, Parent Center
  • Feb 23 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-12pm
  • Feb 26 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 27 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Feb 27 - A–G workshop, 3–4 pm
  • Feb 28 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of January 21, 2019

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Honesty: Truthfulness in words and actions. Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. – Ghandi
  • We welcome all teachers, staff and students back to school!
  • Please note that we are still asking all students and staff to enter and exit the campus using the pedestrian gates on 162nd Street near the Peary Bridge.  Parents, please do not drop your child off at the front of the school, as they will be asked to walk around to the 162nd street entrance.
  • Breakfast will continue to be served in the cafeteria between 7:45 to 8:00 am, instead being served in the homerooms.  
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Jan 26 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-11am
  • Jan 29 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 5 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 12 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 15 - Shortened Day; 1:44p.m. dismissal
  • Feb 18 - President’s Holiday – No School
  • Feb 19 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 26 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of January 7, 2019

Happy New Year Peary Family!

  • We hope your winter break was fun and relaxing. Peary Middle School will reopen tomorrow, Monday January 7 at 7:50 am for the start of the 2019 Spring Semester.
  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Trustworthiness: Keeping your word; doing what is right for yourself and others.    If you can't trust a person at all points, you can't truly trust them at any point.
  • Students, parents and staff will represent Peary in the City of Gardena’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade and Celebration on Saturday at 10 am. 
  • At Peary, all students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Jan 7 - First Day of Spring Semester
  • Jan 8 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jan 12 - Gardena MLK Parade and Celebration, 10 am
  • Jan 15 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jan 21 - Martin L. King, Jr. Holiday – No school
  • Jan 22 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jan 26 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-11am
  • Jan 29 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of December 10, 2018

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Tolerance: Respecting the differences of others.  "If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace." Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Happy 75th day of school! 
  • After school intervention will take place on Wednesday and Thursday at 3 pm. 
  • On Friday school will dismiss at 12:38 pm and final Fall semester report cards will be mailed home.
  • School will be closed December 17 through Jan 4 for winter break.
  • For our sixth grade families, the winter break is a great time to update your child’s TDaP immunization.  Schedule an appointment with your family doctor or visit a clinic in your area.
  • January 7th is the first day of the spring semester.
  • Remember, all Peary students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Dec 10 - 75th Day of School
  • Dec 11 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Dec 14 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Dec 17–Jan 4 - Winter Break – No School
  • Jan 7 - First Day of Spring Semester
  • Jan 8 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jan 15 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jan 21 - Martin L. King, Jr. Holiday – No school
  • Jan 22 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

 

Week of December 3, 2018 (cont.)

Hello Peary Family,

  • All parents are invited to attend our next Parent Support Workshop on Thursday, December 6 at 8:30 am in Stephan Hall.  This workshop will review programs available to support students with unique needs and barriers to learning.
  • Please remember to submit your school experience survey before the deadline!
  • A rainy day is NOT an excuse to be absent! Positive attendance habits will not only help students earn their diploma, but will also help them be successful in their career! So don't let a little rain prevent your child from achieving in school! Please make sure your child is at school every day!  
  • Lastly, Peary Middle School will start at 7:50 am and end at 2:48 pm on Wednesday,  December 5, 2018 in honor of the late-former U.S. President George H.W. Bush. Students are expected to be in school tomorrow.
  • Remember, all Peary students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Dec 4 - 1:26pm Dismissal                                           
  • Dec 5 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Dec 6 - History Day, 8am-3pm, Library
  • Dec 6 - Parent Support Wrokshop, 8:30 SH
  • Dec 6 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Dec 6 - Winter Concert, 7pm, Auditorium
  • Dec 6 - School Experience Survey is due!
  • Dec 7 - History Day, 8am-3pm, Library
  • Dec 10 - 75th Day of School
  • Dec 14 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Dec 17–Jan 4 - Winter Break – No School

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of December 3, 2018

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is Cooperation: Working together. “I believe the welfare of each is bound up in the welfare of all.” - Helen Keller
  • Parents, please complete and submit your School Experience Survey by Wednesday. 
  • After school intervention will take place on Wednesday and Thursday at 3 pm. 
  • On Thursday, The Peary Band will host their Winter Concert at 7pm in the Auditorium.
  • Magnet’s History Day event will be on Thursday and Friday, 8am to 3 pm in the Library.
  • Remember, all Peary students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.

Upcoming Events

  • Dec 4 - 1:26pm Dismissal                                           
  • Dec 5 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Dec 6 - History Day, 8am-3pm, Library
  • Dec 6 - Afterschool Intervention, 3pm
  • Dec 6 - Winter Concert, 7pm, Auditorium
  • Dec 6 - School Experience Survey is due!
  • Dec 7 - History Day, 8am-3pm, Library
  • Dec 10 - 75th Day of School
  • Dec 14 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Dec 17–Jan 4 - Winter Break – No School

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

  WASC Accredited Robert E. Peary Middle School

Week of November 26, 2018

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is Common Sense: Thinking before acting; using good judgment. Do not go through life like a leaf blown from here to there: believing whatever you are told. – Socrates
  • We hope you enjoyed this time of giving thanks and look forward to seeing everyone back in school on Monday by 7:50 am!
  • Student of the Month Assemblies will be held on Wednesday in the Auditorium.
  • Our 2nd round of English and Math Intervention will start on Wednesday after school.  There are only a few seats available, so sign up as soon as possible.
  • Have you completed your School Experience Survey?  Students who return their parent survey will still have a chance to win a prize, so remind your child to return your completed parent survey as soon as possible.
  • Please join us on Saturday at 8:30 am for our monthly Garden Clean-up Event.
  • Remember, all Peary students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.

Upcoming Events

  • Nov 27 - 1:26pm Dismissal                                         
  • Nov 28 - Student of the Month Assemblies, AUD
  • Nov 28 - Eng/Math Afterschool Intervention
  • Nov 29 - Eng/Math Afterschool Intervention
  • Dec 1 - Garden Clean up event, 8:30 am
  • Dec 4 - 1:26pm Dismissal                                         
  • Dec 5 - Eng/Math Afterschool Intervention
  • Dec 6 - Eng/Math Afterschool Intervention
  • Dec 10 - 75th Day of School
  • Dec 11 - 1:26pm Dismissal                                         
  • Dec 12 - Eng/Math Afterschool Intervention
  • Dec 13 - Eng/Math Afterschool Intervention
  • Dec 14 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Dec 17–Jan 4 - Winter Break – No School

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of November 12, 2018

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is Justice: Being fair, right, and upholding what is right. “Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.” - Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Today, our school was closed in honor of the men and women who have served our country in the armed forces.  Today we thank our Veterans.
  • School Site Council Meeting will be held on Thursday at 4 pm in the Parent Center.
  • On Friday, school will dismiss at 1:44 pm.  School will be closed Monday November 19 through November 23 for the Fall Break.
  • Our 2nd round of ELA and Math Intervention will start after the break on Wednesdays and Thursdays 3pm to 4pm.  Sign up as soon as possible.
  • It is that time of the year when we ask families to tell us how we are doing in the 2018-2019 Parent School Experience Survey. Please complete your School Experience Survey as soon as possible and return it to the main office.
  • The Title I School-Parent Compact and the Parent and Family Engagement Policy will be mailed home this week.  Please review these documents and confirm our work together to support your child’s academic experience.
  • Remember, all Peary students are expected to be academic achievers, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and global citizens.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Nov 12 - Veteran’s Day Observed – No School
  • Nov 13 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 15 - School Site Council, 4pm, PAR
  • Nov 16 - Shortened Day; 1:44p.m. dismissal
  • Nov 19–23 - Thanksgiving Break – No School
  • Nov 27 - 1:26pm Dismissal                                         
  • Nov 28 - Student of the Month Assemblies, AUD
  • Nov 28 - Eng/Math Afterschool Intervention, 2nd Round
  • Dec 10 - 75th Day of School
  • Dec 14 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Dec 17–Jan 4 - Winter Break – No School

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of November 5, 2018

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is Fairness: Playing by the rules. Fairness doesn’t mean giving every child the same thing, it means giving every child what they need. – Rick Lavoie
  • Today marks the end of Daylight Saving Time where we “fall back.” If you have not done so already, be sure to set your clocks back one hour. 
  • Friday is the last day to apply to the Magnet Program for the 2019/20 School Year.
  • Sign-up today for after-school intervention in English or Math! Classes will start on November 28, 2018 and meet on Wednesday and Thursday from 3:00pm to 4:00 pm.  Space is limited so reserve your spot today.
  • Peary Family, please be respectful of our neighbors by not driving on, standing on, or bothering any private property.  Parents should use loading or parking curbsides to drop off and pick up your child instead of private driveways and business parking lots. Students should use sidewalks and avoid neighbor’s lawns, steps and walls. 
  • Remember, attendance matters! School begins everyday at 7:50 am.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Nov 4 - End of Daylight Saving (fall back)
  • Nov 6 - Election Day
  • Nov 6 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 12 - Veteran’s Day Observed – No School
  • Nov 13 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 15 - School Site Council, 4pm, PAR
  • Nov 16 - Shortened Day; 1:44p.m. dismissal
  • Nov 19–23 - Thanksgiving Break – No School
  • Nov 27 - 1:26pm Dismissal                                         
  • Nov 28 - Student of the Month Assemblies, AUD
  • Nov 28 - Eng/Math Afterschool Intervention, 2nd Round
  • Dec 10 - 75th Day of School!
  • Dec 14 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Dec 17–Jan 4 - Winter Break – No School

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of October 29, 2018

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is Flexibility: The ability to make adjustments or alter plans.  There are no victories without conflict; no rainbows without storms.
  • The Student Leadership Team has put together an awesome, frightful and fun haunted house.  Students should get their tickets before they sell out and the event is over.
  • Students may wear a costume on Halloween. However, masks, painted face, weapons and clowns of any sort are not permitted on campus.  A complete list of Costume Guidelines is available on the Peary school loop website. All other students should be in uniform. 
  • After-school Intervention classes will start again on November 28th. If your child needs support in in English or Math, they should see their grade level counselor to sign-up to meet after school on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm to 4:00 pm. 
  • Remember, attendance matters! School begins everyday at 7:50 am.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Oct 30 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 31 - Haunted House Event
  • Nov 6 - Election Day
  • Nov 6 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 12 - Veteran’s Day Observed – No School
  • Nov 13 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 15 - School Site Council, 4pm, PAR
  • Nov 16 - Shortened Day; 1:44p.m. dismissal
  • Nov 19–23 - Thanksgiving Break – No School
  • Nov 27 - 1:26pm Dismissal                                         
  • Nov 28 – Student of the Month Assemblies, AUD
  • Nov 28 - Eng/Math Afterschool Intervention, 2nd Round
  • Dec 14 - Minimum Day; 12:38p.m. dismissal
  • Dec 17–Jan 4 - Winter Break – No School

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

  Robert E. Peary Middle School 1415 West Gardena Boulevard Gardena, CA  90247 (310) 225-4200 http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Week of October 22, 2018

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is PATIENCE: The ability to wait calmly.  Our patience will achieve more than our force – Edmond Burke
  • Tuesday is the last day to submit your fundraising orders.  We are looking forward to meeting our outstanding fundraisers!
  • Thursday is High School Night!  Parents, students and staff are invited to meet and learn more about many high school options available for your child. 
  • Thank you to all students who come to school on time everyday. Attendance is a major part of your ability to succeed.  On Friday at lunch, we will celebrate our 50th Day of School!
  • Students should see their grade level counselor to sign-up for our 2nd round of after-school intervention for support and assistance in English or Math. Classes will start on November 28, 2018 and meet on Wednesday and Thursday from 3:00pm to 4:00 pm.  Space is limited so reserve your spot today.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Oct 23 - Annual Fundraiser Ends
  • Oct 23 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 25 - High School Night
  • Oct 26 - 50th Day of School Celebration
  • Oct 26 - Haunted House Presale Tickets
  • Oct 26 - College Door Decoration Contest Ends
  • Oct 26 - On Campus TDaP Clinic, 1-3:00pm
  • Oct 30 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 31 - Haunted House Event
  • Now 28 - Eng/Math Afterschool Intervention, 2nd Round

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

This Week Reminders

Hello Peary Family,

This is a reminder of a few things happening this week at Peary.

  • The October School Site Council Meeting will be held on Thursday at 4 pm in the Parent Center;
  • LAUSD's Unified Enrollment Event will be on Thursday from 4 pm to 7 pm;
  • The Book Fair is going on in the Library all this week;
  • We will “Pink Out” on Friday and school will dismiss at 1:44 pm but we will not have early buses.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Oct 18 - School Site Council Meeting, 4 pm, Parent Center
  • Oct 18 - LAUSD – Unified Enrollment Event, 4-7pm
  • Oct 19 - Pink Out Day
  • Oct 23 - Annual Fundraiser Ends
  • Oct 23 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 25 - High School Night
  • Oct 26 - 50th Day of School Celebration
  • Oct 26 - Haunted House Presale Tickets
  • Oct 26 - College Door Decoration Contest Ends
  • Oct 28 - On Campus TDaP Clinic, 8-2:30pm
  • Oct 30 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 31 - Haunted House Event

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of October 15, 2018

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is Courtesy: Showing consideration for others.  Be kind. Be curteous. Love others and be happy.  It's that simple - Daniel Morris
  • Parents, have you shared the brochure and order form with your friends, family, and co-workers?  The treats are great, but you can help your child win some of the unique prizes.  Orders will also help Peary Middle School meet this year’s fundraising goal. 
  • On Monday, Leadership will host an assembly honoring Hispanic Heritage Awareness Month
  • Parent Conferences are on Tuesday at 4pm. 10-week progress report cards will be available for pick up outside of Stephan hall for all students! This is the time to have brief conversations with your child's teacher regarding student achievement, behavior, as well as any additional concerns.  Also, 8th grade families, the last mandatory 8th grade meeting will be held on Tuesday at 3:30 in the Auditorium.
  • On Thursday, LAUSD’s Unified Enrollment Event will be held on our campus from 4 to 7:00 pm.  Please come to learn about, and apply for, the many school options available for your child through LAUSD CHOICES.
  • On Friday, Peary will Pink Out for Cancer Awareness Month. The dress code must be followed with the exception of the color pink.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 15–Oct 15 - Hispanic Heritage Awareness Month
  • Oct 3–Oct 25 - Eng/Math Afterschool Intervention classes
  • Oct 15 - Hispanic Heritage Assembly
  • Oct 16 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 16 - 8th Grade Meeting, 4 pm, AUD
  • Oct 16 - PHBAO Parent Conferences, 4-6pm
  • Oct 18 - School Site Council Meeting, 4 pm, Parent Center
  • Oct 18 - LAUSD – Unified Enrollment Event, 4-7pm
  • Oct 19 - Pink Out Day
  • Oct 23 - Annual Fundraiser Ends
  • Oct 23 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 25 - High School Night
  • Oct 26 - 50th Day of School Celebration
  • Oct 26 - Haunted House Presale Tickets
  • Oct 26 - College Door Decoration Contest Ends
  • Oct 28 - On Campus TDaP Clinic, 8-2:30pm
  • Oct 30 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 31 - Haunted House Event

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Welcoming School Environment Events!

Hello Peary Family,

 

This is a reminder of our Welcoming School Environment Events taking place tomorrow morning.  We encourage all Father Figures to participate by Bringing Your Child to School between 7:50 and 8:30 am.  

 

Coffee with the Principal will begin at 8:30 am followed by a Parent Workshop to help your child stay on track to graduate.  

All of this will take place in Stephan Hall.  We look forward to seeing you tomorrow morning.

 

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 15–Oct 15 - Hispanic Heritage Awareness Month
  • Oct 1–Oct 12 - AEMP (Academic English Mastery Program) Awareness
  • Oct 3–Oct 25 - Eng/Math Afterschool Intervention classes
  • Oct 8 - Team Works Kickoff, 3:00 AUD
  • Oct 9 - Coffee with the Principal, SH
  • Oct 9 - A-G Parent Workshop, SH
  • Oct 9 - Father Figure Walk
  • Oct 9 - Annual Fundraiser Kick-off
  • Oct 9 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 11 - On Campus TDaP Clinic, 8-2:30pm
  • Oct 11 - AVID Student Led Conferences
  • Oct 11 - Parent Leadership Meet & Greet, 5:30-6:30pm
  • Oct 12 - Class Color Day
  • Oct 15 - Culture Faire
  • Oct 16 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 16 - PHBAO Parent Conferences, 4-6pm
  • Oct 18 - LAUSD – Unified Enrollment Event, 4-7pm
  • Oct 19 - Pink Out Day
  • Oct 23 - Annual Fundraiser Ends
  • Oct 23 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 25 - High School Night
  • Oct 26 - 50th Day of School Celebration
  • Oct 26 - Haunted House Presale Tickets
  • Oct 26 - College Door Decoration Contest Ends
  • Oct 28 - On Campus TDaP Clinic, 8-2:30pm
  • Oct 30 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 31 - Haunted House Event
Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

 

Week of October 8, 2018

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is Appreciation: The recognition and enjoyment of the good qualities of someone or something.  Being told you're appreciated is one of the simplest and most uplifting things you can hear.
  • Team Works mentoring program will host their kick off meeting on Monday at 3pm in the Auditorium.
  • Coffee with the Principal and an A-G Parent workshop will be held on Tuesday in Stephan Hall.
  • Tuesday will also be the first day of our annual fundraising campaign.  Ask your child to share the details with you afterschool.
  • Afterschool Intervention classes, to support students in English and Math, began last week on Wednesday and Thursday at 3pm. Please speak with your child’s counselor for more information.
  • On Thursday, nursing services will host a free, on-campus, TDaP Clinic for 6th grade students.  Contact the school nurse for more information. 
  • AVID Student Led Conferences and a Parent Leadership Meet & Greet will also take place on Thursday from 5:30-6:30pm
  • 8th grade students are encouraged to wear their class colors on Friday for Class Color Day.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 15–Oct 15 - Hispanic Heritage Awareness Month
  • Oct 1–Oct 12 - AEMP (Academic English Mastery Program) Awareness
  • Oct 3–Oct 25 - Eng/Math Afterschool Intervention classes
  • Oct 8 - Team Works Kickoff, 3:00 AUD
  • Oct 9 - Coffee with the Principal, SH
  • Oct 9 - A-G Parent Workshop, SH
  • Oct 9 - Father Figure Walk
  • Oct 9 - Annual Fundraiser Kick-off
  • Oct 9 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 11 - On Campus TDaP Clinic, 8-2:30pm
  • Oct 11 - AVID Student Led Conferences
  • Oct 11 - Parent Leadership Meet & Greet, 5:30-6:30pm
  • Oct 12 - Class Color Day
  • Oct 15 - Culture Faire
  • Oct 16 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 16 - PHBAO Parent Conferences, 4-6pm
  • Oct 18 - LAUSD – Unified Enrollment Event, 4-7pm
  • Oct 19 - Pink Out Day
  • Oct 23 - Annual Fundraiser Ends
  • Oct 23 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 25 - High School Night
  • Oct 26 - 50th Day of School Celebration
  • Oct 26 - Haunted House Presale Tickets
  • Oct 26 - College Door Decoration Contest Ends
  • Oct 28 - On Campus TDaP Clinic, 8-2:30pm
  • Oct 30 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 31 - Haunted House Event

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of October 1, 2018

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is Respect: Giving honor to another.  Speak to everyone in the same way, whether the garbage collector or the president of the university. - Albert Einstein
  • ‪Monday is make-up Picture Day. Students, remember to wear a white or navy blue polo shirt if you have not taken your photo.
  • Peary Family, please be respectful of our neighbors by not driving on, standing on, or bothering any private property.  Parents should use loading or parking curbsides to drop off and pick up your child instead of private driveways and business parking lots. Students should use sidewalks and avoid neighbor’s lawns, steps and walls. 
  • Please note the date for the PHBAO Parent Conference event had been moved to October 16, 2018 from 4 pm to 6 pm.
  • Every day attendance matters! School begins at 7:50 am.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Oct 1 - Picture Day Make Up
  • Oct 2 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 9 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 11 - On Campus TDaP Clinic, 8-2:30pm
  • Oct 11 - AVID Student Led Conferences
  • Oct 16 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 16 - PHBAO Parent Conferences, 4-6pm
  • Oct 18 - LD South – Unified Enrollment Event, 4-7pm
  • Oct 23 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 28 - On Campus TDaP Clinic, 8-2:30pm
  • Oct 30 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

 

Week of September 24, 2018

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is RESILIENCY: Recovering from or adjusting easily to misfortune or change. We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails. -Bertha Calloway
  • Thank you to all staff, parents, and students who participated in the USC Community Bowl Garden Clean up this weekend!
  • Congratulations to all Student Of The Month recipients! Assemblies will take place on Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Please be respectful of our neighbors by not driving on, standing on, or bothering any private property.  Parents should use loading or parking curbsides to drop off and pick up your child instead of private driveways and business parking lots. Students should use sidewalks and avoid neighbor’s lawns, steps and walls. 
  • Is your child participating in After-School Program activities? There are many options including sports, cheer-leading, mentoring, homework-help, STEAM, and more. Students who are at school for more than twenty minutes after school ends should be enrolled in our After-School Program and should be picked up near the gym along 162nd street, not in the front of the school. 
  • The park is NOT an appropriate activity for your child after school without adult supervision. 
  • Please note the date for the PHBAO Parent Conference event had been moved to October 16, 2018 from 4 pm to 6 pm.  

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 15–Oct 15 Hispanic Heritage Awareness Month
  • Sep 24 - A–G Requirement Assemblies
  • Sep 25 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 26–28 - Audiometric Testing, SH
  • Sep 26 - SWAG/Student of the Month Assemblies (7th&8th)
  • Sep 27 - SWAG/Student of the Month Assemblies (6th)
  • Oct 2 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 9 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 11 - On Campus TDaP Clinic, 8-2:30pm
  • Oct 11 - AVID Student Led Conferences
  • Oct 16 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 16 - PHBAO Parent Conferences, 4-6pm
  • Oct 18 - LD South – Unified Enrollment Event, 4-7pm
  • Oct 23 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 30 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

  Robert E. Peary Middle School 1415 West Gardena Boulevard Gardena, CA  90247 (310) 225-4200 http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Week of September 17, 2018

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is Problem Solving: Creating solutions and finding answers. Learn from the mistakes made by others.
  • School will be closed on Wednesday September 19, 2018. 
  • On Friday we will celebrate the first 25 days of school.  Remember to send your child to school every day, on time, because attendance matters!
  • Have you completed a lunch application for your child? We need all of our families to complete a lunch application. With your help, Peary will receive more funding to support and improve your student’s academic experience.  Log on to www.myschoolapps.com/ to apply.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 15–Oct 15 Hispanic Heritage Awareness Month
  • Sep 18 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 19 - Unassigned Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Sep 21 - Lunch Applications are Due
  • Sep 21 – 25th Day of School Celebration
  • Sep 22 - USC’s Community Bowl Peary Garden Project
  • Sep 25 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 26–28 - Audiometric Testing, SH
  • Sep 26 - SWAG/Student of the Month Assemblies (7th&8th)
  • Sep 27 - SWAG/Student of the Month Assemblies (6th)
  • Oct 2 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 9 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 11 - On Campus TDaP Clinic, 8-2:30pm
  • Oct 11 - AVID Student Led Conferences
  • Oct 16 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 18 - PHBAO Parent Conferences, 4-6pm
  • Oct 18 - LD South – Unified Enrollment Event, 4-7pm
  • Oct 23 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 30 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

 

Week of September 10, 2018

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is Effort: Doing your best in any endeavor. If better is possible, then good is not enough.
  • September is ATTENDANCE AWARENESS month.  There will be many activities planned for the students this month and you do not want your child to miss the fun.  Send your child to school every day on time.  Attendance matters. 
  • Five-week progress report cards will be distributed to students on Tuesday.  Please have a discussion with your child about their progress.  Contact your child’s counselor and teachers to help develop an action plan to keep them on track. 
  • The English Language Advisory Committee (ELAC) will host a meeting and elect officers on Thursday in the Parent Center.
  • Have you completed a lunch application for your child? We need all of our families to complete a lunch application. With your help, Peary will receive more funding to support and improve your student’s academic experience.  Log on to www.myschoolapps.com/ to apply.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 10 - Unassigned Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Sep 11 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 14 - ELAC Membership and Officer Election Mtg, Parent Center (PAR), TBA
  • Sep 18 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 19 - Unassigned Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Sep 21 - Lunch Applications are Due
  • Sep 22 - USC’s Community Bowl Peary Garden Project
  • Sep 25 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 26 - SWAG/Student of the Month Assemblies (7th&8th)
  • Sep 27 - SWAG/Student of the Month Assemblies (6th)
  • Sep 26–28 - Audiometric Testing, SH
  • Oct 2 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 9 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 11 - On Campus TDaP Clinic, 8-2:30pm
  • Oct 11 - AVID Student Led Conferences
  • Oct 16 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 18 - PHBAO Parent Conferences, 4-6pm
  • Oct 18 - LD South – Unified Enrollment Event, 4-7pm
  • Oct 23 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 30 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Picture Day and School Site Council

Hello Peary Family,

 

This message is to remind students to wear a white or navy blue polo shirt for picture day tomorrow, Thursday, September 6. We are also inviting parents to attend the School Site Council meeting in in Stephan Hall at 4:00 pm. Lastly, school will be closed on Monday September 10th.

 

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 6 - Picture Day (White or Navy Blue Uniform Shirt)
  • Sep 6 - SSC Parent Membership Elections – SH, 4pm
  • Sep 7 - Attendance Matters Day
  • Sep 10 - Unassigned Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Sep 11 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 14 - ELAC Membership and Officer Election Mtg, Parent Center (PAR), TBA
  • Sep 18 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 19 - Unassigned Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Sep 21 - Lunch Applications are Due
  • Sep 22 - USC’s Community Bowl Peary Garden Project
  • Sep 24–28 - SWAG/Student of the Month Assemblies
  • Sep 25 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of September 3, 2018

Hello, and Happy Labor Day, Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is Perseverance:  The ability to persist, or continue striving, to the end. Success lies in the finishing, not the dreaming or the starting. – Unknown
  • Reminder, School will dismiss at 1:26 pm on every Tuesday. 
  • Thursday, September 6 is Picture Day. Please wear a white or navy blue collared shirt for your photo.
  • Parent Membership Elections for Peary’s School Site Council (SSC) will be held on Thursday at 4:00 pm in Stephen Hall (SH)
  • Thank you to those parents who have completed a lunch application for your child.  However, there are still many who have not.  We need all of our families to complete a lunch application.  Even if you think you won’t qualify, it is important that you apply.  Your application will help Peary receive more money to buy supplies for the classroom, technology, after school tutoring and field trips.  Log on to www.myschoolapps.com/ to apply.
  • Friday is Attendance Matters Day! Congratulations to students and their families who have maintained 100% attendance since school began in August!  With your help, we will beat our attendance goal for the 2018-2019 school year.  So, let’s keep attending!
  • Monday, September 10 is an unassigned day and school will be closed.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 3 - Labor Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Sep 4 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 6 - Picture Day (White or Navy Blue Uniform Shirt)
  • Sep 6 - SSC Parent Membership Elections – SH, 4pm
  • Sep 7 - Attendance Matters Day
  • Sep 10 - Unassigned Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Sep 11 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 14 - ELAC Membership and Officer Election Mtg, Parent Center (PAR), TBA
  • Sep 18 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 19 - Unassigned Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Sep 22 - USC’s Community Bowl Peary Garden Project
  • Sep 24–28 - SWAG/Student of the Month Assemblies
  • Sep 25 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of August 26, 2018

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is SELF-DISCIPLINE: The ability to choose and control one's own actions. “Once a task has begun, never quit until it's done. Be the labor great or small, do it well and do it all.”
  • All parents are invited to the annual Title 1 meeting and school leadership orientation to learn more about Peary’s School Site Council and the English Learner Advisory Committee on Thursday at 4:30pm before Back to School Night. 
  • Thursday is also Back to School Night from 5 pm to 7 pm. Students, parents and members of the community are invited to meet teachers and learn about the programs and activities at Peary. 
  • Have you completed a lunch application for your child?  Even if you believe you won’t qualify, it’s important that you apply.  Your application will help Peary receive more money to buy supplies for the classroom, technology, after school tutoring and field trips.  You can apply online at myschoolapps.com or contact the main office for a paper application. 
  • School will be closed on Friday, September 1st and Monday, September 4th in honor of Admission Day and Labor Day.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Aug 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Aug 30 - Title I, English Learners Advisory Committee (ELAC) & School Site Council (SSC) Orientation Meetings; AUD, 4:30pm
  • Aug 30 - Back to School Night; 5pm–7pm
  • Aug 31 - Admissions Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Sep 3 - Labor Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Sep 4 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 6 - Picture Day (White or Navy Blue Uniform Shirt)
  • Sep 6 - SSC Parent Membership Elections, Stephen Hall (SH), 4pm
  • Sep 7 - Attendance Matters Day
  • Sep 10 - Unassigned Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Sep 11 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 14 - ELAC Membership and Officer Election Mtg, Parent Center (PAR), TBA
  • Sep 18 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 19 - Unassigned Day – NO SCHOOL
  • Sep 22 - USC’s Community Bowl Peary Garden Project
  • Sep 24–28 - SWAG/Student of the Month Assemblies
  • Sep 25 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of August 20, 2018

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is RESPONSIBILITY: Taking credit, or criticism, for your own actions. "Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them." - Bruce Lee
  • School begins everyday at 7:50 am.  School will end at 1:26 pm every Tuesday and at 2:48 pm on regular school days.
  • All students have been given a set of textbooks and a student agenda book.  Please review and use the agenda book as a tool to communicate with your child’s teachers.
  • We need all families to complete a lunch application.  Even if you think you will not qualify, it is important that you apply.  Your application will help Peary receive more money to buy supplies for the classroom, technology, after school tutoring and field trips. 
  • USC’s Community Bowl will host a Peary Garden Project on September 22.  Students may sign up in the main office to participate.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Aug 21 -  1:26pm Dismissal
  • Aug 28 -  1:26pm Dismissal
  • Aug 30 - Back to School Night; 5pm–7pm
  • Aug 31 - Admissions Day – No School
  • Sep 3 - Labor Day – No School
  • Sep 4 -  1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 6 - Picture Day (White or Navy Blue Uniform Shirt)
  • Sep 10 - Unassigned Day – No School
  • Sep 11 -  1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 18 -  1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 19 - Unassigned Day – No School
  • Sep 22 – USC’s Community Bowl Peay Carden Project
  • Sep 25 -  1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of August 12, 2018

Hello,

This is a message from Peary Middle School reminding you that school will start on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 7:50 am.  We hope everyone had a great summer and look forward to an outstanding school year. 

Upcoming Events

  • Aug 13 - Pupil Free Day
  • Aug 14 - First Day of Instruction
  • Aug 30 - Back to School Night; 5pm–7pm
  • Aug 31 - Admissions Day – No School
  • Sep 3 - Labor Day – No School
  • Sep 6 - Picture Day (White or Navy Blue Uniform Shirt)
  • Sep 10 - Unassigned Day – No School
  • Sep 19 - Unassigned Day – No School

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of June 4, 2018

Hello Peary family,

 

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Kindness: A kind act; an act of good will. Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness. – Senecca
  • School will end early each day this week; Monday at 1:44 pm; Tuesday at 1:26 pm; Wednesday and Thursday 12:38 pm.
  • 8th grade Culmination will take place on Thursday, June 7 at 9:00 am at Gardena High School.
  • 6th and 7th Grade students, please see your counselor as soon as possible if you are interested in attending the ELOS summer school program from June 18 to July 13.
  • Our 175th day of school celebration was amazing! We thank our teachers, staff, students, parents and community partners for supporting our 8th grade student’s trip to Cabrillo Beach; hosting our 6th and 7th grade student’s College Awareness Carnival; and for helping us make the 2017/18 school year a great success! 
  • We can still achieve our attendance goal of 96% with your help. Please send your child to school everyday until June 7th.

Upcoming Events

  • Jun 4 - Shortened Day; 1:44 pm dismissal
  • Jun 6 - Minimum Day; 12:38 pm dismissal
  • Jun 7 - 8th Grade Culmination, GHS, 9am
  • Jun 7 - Minimum Day; 12:38 pm dismissal
  • Jun 7 - Last Day of Instruction
  • Jun 18 – Jul 13 - ELOS Summer School Program
  • Aug - New Student Orientation (TBA)
  • Aug 13 - Pupil Free Day
  • Aug 14 - First Day of Instruction

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of May 28, 2018

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is FRIENDSHIP: Caring for and trusting one another. Tart words make no friends. A spoonful of honey will catch more flies than a gallon of vinegar. - Benjamin Franklin
  • Thank you to all who supported the Family Fun Night Open House event.  It was a great success because of teachers, staff, students, parents and community partners like you. 
  • On Friday, we will celebrate 175 days of school and 8th grade will have a picnic celebrating their success. 
  • There are still a few students who have not turned in their textbooks.  Textbooks will be collected in the textbook room, fifteen minutes before school and fifteen minutes after school on Monday and Wednesday.
  • We can still achieve our attendance goal of 96%. Please send your child to school everyday for the next 8 days until June 7th.

Upcoming Events

  • May 28 - Memorial Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • Jun 1 - 8th Grade Picnic
  • Jun 1 - 175th Day of School Celebration
  • Jun 4 - Shortened Day; 1:44 pm dismissal
  • Jun 6 - Minimum Day; 12:38 pm dismissal
  • Jun 7 - 8th Grade Culmination, GHS, 9am (tentative)
  • Jun 7 - Minimum Day; 12:38 pm dismissal
  • Jun 7 - Last Day of Instruction

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Peary Reminders

Hello Peary family,

 

This message is to remind everyone that:

  • School will dismiss early on May 25, 2018 at 12:38 pm.
  • Students who still have their textbooks will be able to turn them in before school 7:30 am to 7:50 am or after school from 12:38 pm to 1:00 pm.  
  • The last free on campus Tdap clinic will also take place at school 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • This is also the last day to turn in first priority summer school applications in the main office. 
  • School will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018 to observe Memorial Day in honor of the many men and women who fought for our country. 

Upcoming Events

  • May 25 - Textbook Collection - before or after school
  • May 25 - Free TDAP Clinic, 8-12
  • May 25 - ELOS Summer School Apps Due
  • May 25 - Ice Cream Social - 8th grade
  • May 25 - 12:38 p.m. Minimum Day- No Early Buses
  • May 28 - Memorial Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • Jun 1 - 8th Grade Picnic
  • Jun 1 - 175th Day of School Celebration
  • Jun 4 - Shortened Day; 1:44 pm dismissal
  • Jun 6 - Minimum Day; 12:38 pm dismissal
  • Jun 7 - 8th Grade Culmination, GHS, 9am (tentative)
  • Jun 7 - Minimum Day; 12:38 pm dismissal
  • Jun 7 - Last Day of Instruction

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

  Robert E. Peary Middle School 1415 West Gardena Boulevard Gardena, CA  90247 (310) 225-4200 http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Optimism: To anticipate the best possible outcome. There are two ways of exerting one's strength; one is pushing down, the other is pulling up. - Booker T. Washington

Week of May 21, 2018

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Optimism: To anticipate the best possible outcome. There are two ways of exerting one's strength; one is pushing down, the other is pulling up. - Booker T. Washington
  • Please remind your child to return their textbooks to school this week on the day assigned their grade level.  8th grade will return their textbooks on Tuesday, 7th grade on Wednesday, and 6th grade on Thursday.  Textbooks will be collected primarily through student’s history class.
  • On Tuesday, Circle of Friends will host a campaign to end the use of the R-Word.
  • Coffee with the Superintendent, which will include a presentation by the Office of Civic Engagement on "Know Your Rights Information to Support Immigrant Families,” will be held on Tuesday at Fremont High School from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.
  • Please join us for Peary’s Family Fun Night/Open House on Wednesday from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
  • On Friday, 8th Grade students will have an Ice Cream Social and school will dismiss at 12:38 pm.

Upcoming Events

  • May 21 - FIDM College Tour
  • May 22 - 1:26 pm dismissal – No Early Buses
  • May 22 - Textbook Collection - 8th grade
  • May 22 - Coffee with the Superintendent, Fremont HS, 6pm
  • May 23 - Girls Build LA Field Trip
  • May 23 - Textbook Collection - 7th grade
  • May 23 - OPEN HOUSE; 4pm – 6pm
  • May 24 - Textbook Collection - 6th grade
  • May 25 - Ice Cream Social - 8th grade
  • May 25 - 12:38 p.m. Minimum Day- No Early Buses
  • May 28 - Memorial Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • Jun 1 - 8th Grade Picnic
  • Jun 1 - 175th Day of School Celebration
  • Jun 4 - Shortened Day; 1:44 pm dismissal
  • Jun 6 - Minimum Day; 12:38 pm dismissal
  • Jun 7 - 8th Grade Culmination, GHS, 9am
  • Jun 7 - Minimum Day; 12:38 pm dismissal
  • Jun 7 - Last Day of Instruction

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

  Robert E. Peary Middle School 1415 West Gardena Boulevard Gardena, CA  90247 (310) 225-4200 http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Week of May 13, 2018

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Humanitarianism:      Helping other humans. As small as it may seem, a good deed is always worth doing. - Spark Matsunaga
  • This week all students will begin the Smarter Balance Mathematics Assessment.  Students should get plenty of rest at night and eat a well-balanced breakfast in the morning. This will help them do their very best.
  • Student of the Month ceremonies will take place this week Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.
  • School will dismiss early on Wednesday and Thursday this week at 1:44 pm 
  • ELAC Meeting will take place on Thursday at 8:30 am in the parent center.
  • 8th grade students will participate in their Spring Fling dance on Friday at 6:00 pm

Upcoming Events

  • May 13 - Mother’s Day
  • May 14 - Student of the Month Assembly, 6th Grade
  • May 15 - SBAC Testing MATH
  • May 15 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • May 15 - Student of the Month Assembly, 8th Grade
  • May 16 - SBAC Testing MATH
  • May 16 - 1:44 pm dismissal – No Early Buses
  • May 16 - Student of the Month Assembly, 7th Grade
  • May 17 - ELAC Meeting, Parent Center, 8:30 am
  • May 17 - SBAC Testing MATH
  • May 17 - 1:44 pm dismissal – No Early Buses
  • May 18 - Spring Fling - 8th Grade, 6pm
  • May 21 - FIDM College Tour
  • May 22 - 1:26 pm dismissal – No Early Buses
  • May 22 - Textbook Collection - 8th grade
  • May 23 - Girls Build LA Field Trip
  • May 23 - Textbook Collection - 7th grade
  • May 23 - OPEN HOUSE; 4pm – 6pm
  • May 24 - Textbook Collection - 8th grade
  • May 25 - Ice Cream Social - 8th grade
  • May 25 - 12:38 p.m. Minimum Day- No Early Buses
  • May 28 - Memorial Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • Jun 1 - 8th Grade Picnic
  • Jun 1 - 175th Day of School Celebration
  • Jun 4 - Shortened Day; 1:44 pm dismissal
  • Jun 6 - Minimum Day; 12:38 pm dismissal
  • Jun 7 - 8th Grade Culmination, 9 am (tentative)
  • Jun 7 - Minimum Day; 12:38 pm dismissal
  • Jun 7 - Last Day of Instruction

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of May 6, 2018

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Generosity: Freely giving of time or resources. Giving is a rich way of living.
  • This week all students will begin the Smarter Balance English Language Arts Assessment.  Students should get plenty of rest at night and eat a well-balanced breakfast in the morning. This will help them do their very best.
  • This is also National Teacher Appreciation Week so remember to do something nice for your teachers!
  • School will dismiss early on Wednesday and Thursday this week at 1:44 p.m. 
  • School Site Council Meeting will take place on Thursday at 4:00 p.m.
  • Congratulations to Girls Build LA as they present their final project this week! 
  • A Big thank you to all who supported our Big Sunday Garden beautification Project this past weekend!
  • Happy Birthday to Admiral Robert E. Peary!  Born on May 7, 1856, our namesake was a naval officer, civil engineer and an explorer.  He is best known for traveling to the North Pole in 1909. Happy Birthday Admiral Peary!

Upcoming Events

  • May 6 - Happy 162nd Birthday Admiral Robert E. Peary!
  • May 7 - Girls Build LA Final Project Reveal
  • May 8 - SBAC Testing ELA
  • May 8 - 1:26 pm dismissal – No Early Buses
  • May 9 - SBAC Testing ELA
  • May 9 - Circle of Friend’s lunch
  • May 9 - 1:44 pm dismissal – No Early Buses
  • May 9–11 - Magnet Catalina Trip
  • May 10 - Girl’s Build LA Meet & Greet
  • May 10 - SBAC Testing ELA
  • May 10 - 1:44 pm dismissal – No Early Buses
  • May 10 - SCC MTG. In Parent Center 4-5 pm
  • May 12 - LACC Middle School Top Model Event, 10-3pm
  • May 13 – Mother’s Day
  • May 14 - Student of the Month Assembly, 6th Grade
  • May 15 - SBAC Testing MATH
  • May 15 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • May 15 - Student of the Month Assembly, 8th Grade
  • May 16 - SBAC Testing MATH
  • May 16 - 1:44 pm dismissal – No Early Buses
  • May 16 - Student of the Month Assembly, 7th Grade
  • May 17 - ELAC Meeting, Parent Center, 8:30 am
  • May 17 - SBAC Testing MATH
  • May 17 - 1:44 pm dismissal – No Early Buses
  • May 18 - Spring Fling - 8th Grade, 6pm
  • May 21 - FIDM College Tour
  • May 22 - 1:26 pm dismissal – No Early Buses
  • May 22 - Textbook Collection - 8th grade
  • May 23 - Girls Build LA Field Trip
  • May 23 - Textbook Collection - 7th grade
  • May 23 - OPEN HOUSE; 4pm – 6pm
  • May 24 - Textbook Collection - 8th grade
  • May 25 - Ice Cream Social - 8th grade
  • May 25 - 12:38 p.m. Minimum Day- No Early Buses
  • May 28 - Memorial Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • Jun 1 - 8th Grade Picnic
  • Jun 1 - 175th Day of School Celebration
  • Jun 4 - Shortened Day; 1:44 pm dismissal
  • Jun 6 - Minimum Day; 12:38 pm dismissal
  • Jun 7 - 8th Grade Culmination, 9 am (tentative)
  • Jun 7 - Minimum Day; 12:38 pm dismissal
  • Jun 7 - Last Day of Instruction

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of April 30, 2018

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Compassion:    The ability to share another person’s feelings or ideas. To make a difference in someone’s life, you don’t have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful or perfect. You just have to care. – Mandy Hale
  • 8th Grade Awards Night will be held on Thursday at 6 pm in the Auditorium.
  • It’s testing season! Please look on the Peary Testing Webpage for a complete list of our assessment schedule and tips to ensure your child’s success.
  • This Saturday, May 5th from 9:00am – 2:00pm is our annual Big Sunday Garden Beautification Project.  Everyone is welcome to join us on this national day of giving back, where students will be able to receive credit for up to 7 hours of community service.

Upcoming Events

  • May 1 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • May 3 - 8th Grade Awards Night, 6pm, AUD
  • May 5 - Big Sunday Event, 8am-11am
  • May 7 - Peary Day
  • May 7–18 - SBAC Testing (see Testing Page)
  • May 8 - 1:26 pm dismissal – No Early Buses (SBAC testing)
  • May 9–11 - Magnet Catalina Trip
  • May 9 - 1:44 pm dismissal – No Early Buses (SBAC testing)
  • May 10 - 1:44 pm dismissal – No Early Buses (SBAC testing)
  • May 10 - SCC MTG. In Parent Center 4-5 pm
  • May 14 - Student of the Month Assembly, 6th Grade
  • May 15 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses (SBAC testing)
  • May 15 - Student of the Month Assembly, 8th Grade
  • May 16 - 1:44 pm dismissal – No Early Buses (SBAC testing)
  • May 16 - Student of the Month Assembly, 7th Grade
  • May 17 - ELAC Meeting, Parent Center, 8:30 am
  • May 17 - 1:44 pm dismissal – No Early Buses (SBAC testing)
  • May 18 - Spring Fling - 8th Grade
  • May 22 - 1:26 pm dismissal – No Early Buses
  • May 24 - OPEN HOUSE; 4pm – 6pm
  • May 25 - 12:38 p.m. Minimum Day- No Early Buses
  • May 28 - Memorial Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • Jun 4 - Shortened Day;:44 pm dismissal
  • Jun 6 - Minimum Day; 12:38 pm dismissal
  • Jun 6 - 8th Grade Culmination, (TBA)
  • Jun 7 - Minimum Day; 12:38 pm dismissal
  • Jun 7 - Last Day of Instruction

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

 

Week of April 23, 2018

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Caring: Sharing, valuing, and caring about each other's feelings. Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless. - Mother Teresa
  • There will be a free TDap Mobile Clinic on campus this Wednesday.  A parent/guardian must attend this clinic for their child to receive the vaccination.
  • Project READ will take students to visit Cal State University Long Beach on Wednesday.
  • Wednesday is also Demin Day, Administrative Professionals Day, and the 150th Day of school.  So wear jeans, thank an office staff member and pat yourself on the back for having made it to 150!
  • On Thursday, the Mobile Library will be out lunchtime, GATE students will visit the California Science Center, and School Site Council meets in the Parent Center at 4:00 pm.
  • It’s testing season! Please look on the Peary Testing Webpage for a complete list of our assessment schedule and tips to ensure your child’s success.
  • Please save the date of Saturday, May 5th from 9:00am – 2:00pm for our annual Big Sunday Garden Beautification Project where students will be able to receive credit for up to 7 hours of community service.

Upcoming Events

  • Apr 24 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • Apr 25 - Administrative Professionals Day
  • Apr 25 - Demin Day
  • Apr 25 - 150th Day of School
  • Apr 25 - Free On-Campus TDaP Clinic
  • Apr 25 - Fieldtrip to CSULB
  • Apr 26 - Mobile Library during Lunch
  • Apr 26 - GATE Fieldtrip to Science Center
  • Apr 26 - School Site Council Mtg., 4-5 pm, Parent Center
  • Apr 27 - Reading Club during Lunch in LIB
  • Apr 28 - LACC- M.S.T.M Rm 72, 10am-1pm & Gym 12pm-1pm
  • May 1 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • May 5 - Big Sunday Event, 8am-11am
  • May 8 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses (SBAC testing)
  • May 9 - 1:44 pm dismissal – No Early Buses (SBAC testing)
  • May 10 - 1:44 pm dismissal – No Early Buses (SBAC testing)
  • May 15 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses (SBAC testing)
  • May 16 - 1:44 pm dismissal – No Early Buses (SBAC testing)
  • May 17 - 1:44 pm dismissal – No Early Buses (SBAC testing)
  • May 22 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • May 24 - Open House; 4pm – 6pm
  • May 25 - 12:38 p.m. Minimum Day- No Early Buses
  • May 28 - Memorial Day (NO SCHOOL)

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

  Robert E. Peary Middle School 1415 West Gardena Boulevard Gardena, CA  90247 (310) 225-4200 http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Week of April 16, 2018

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Ambition: Strong desire to achieve your best. How high I am, how much I see, how far I reach, depends on me. - Unknown
  • Our ELAC meeting will take place on Thursday at 8:30 am in the parent center.  
  • The GATE Parent Meeting will also be on Thursday at 3:00 pm in the Library.
  • This is a reminder that Peary is a uniform school.  Students should wear white, blue, gray or black solid colored polo style shirts with Navy, khaki (tan), black pants or jeans.   Holes and rips are not acceptable.
  • Have you signed up for LAUSD’s PASSport System? This online system will allow you to monitor your student’s attendance, grades, update contact information, connect with the classroom teacher, and much more. Log on www.passport.lausd.net/ and get registered today!

Upcoming Events

  • Apr 17 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • Apr 18 - Emergency Drill
  • Apr 19 - ELAC Mtg at 8:30 am in Parent Center
  • Apr 19 - GATE Parent Mtg in Lib from 3-4:30 pm
  • Apr 21 - LACC- M.S.T.M Rm 72, 10am-1pm & Gym 12pm-1pm
  • Apr 24 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • Apr 25 - Free On-Campus TDaP Clinic
  • Apr 25 - Fieldtrip to CSULB
  • Apr 26 - Mobile Library during Lunch
  • Apr 26 - GATE Fieldtrip to Science Center
  • Apr 26 – School Site Council Mtg., 4-5 pm, Parent Center
  • Apr 27 - Reading Club during Lunch in LIB
  • Apr 28 - LACC- M.S.T.M Rm 72, 10am-1pm & Gym 12pm-1pm
  • May 1 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • May 5 - Big Sunday Event, 8am-11am
  • May 8 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses (SBAC testing)
  • May 9 - 1:44 pm dismissal - No Early Buses (SBAC testing)
  • May 10 - 1:44 pm dismissal - No Early Buses (SBAC testing)
  • May 15 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses (SBAC testing)
  • May 16 - 1:44 pm dismissal - No Early Buses (SBAC testing)
  • May 17 - 1:44 pm dismissal - No Early Buses (SBAC testing)

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of April 9, 2018

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Initiative: Taking action; originating new ideas.  You've got brains in your head, you've got feet in your shoes, you can steer yourself any direction you choose." - Dr. Seuss
  • Students from local elementary schools will visit Peary this week.
  • Thursday is Magnet STEAM Night. Join us in showcasing some of the great things happening in the Magnet program.
  • Friday will be the last day of the Book fair in the Library.
  • This is a reminder that Peary is a uniform school.  Students should wear white, blue, gray or black solid colored polo style shirts with Navy, khaki (tan) or black pants or jeans.   Holes and rips are not acceptable.

Upcoming Events

  • Apr 3–13 - Book Fair
  • Apr 9 - GATE Fieldtrip to Getty Villa
  • Apr 10 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • Apr 11–13 - Elem Feeder Schools visit Peary
  • Apr 12 - Magnet STEAM Night, 4-6pm
  • Apr 14 - LACC- M.S.T.M Rm 72, 10am-1pm & Gym 12pm-1pm
  • Apr 17 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • Apr 18 - Emergency Drill
  • Apr 19 - ELAC Mtg at 8:30 am in Parent Center
  • Apr 19 - GATE Parent Mtg in Lib from 3-4:30 pm
  • Apr 21 - LACC- M.S.T.M Rm 72, 10am-1pm & Gym 12pm-1pm
  • Apr 24 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • Apr 25 - Free On-Campus TDaP Clinic
  • Apr 25 - Fieldtrip to CSULB
  • Apr 26 - Mobile Library during Lunch
  • Apr 26 - GATE Fieldtrip to Science Center
  • Apr 26 – School Site Council Mtg., 4-5 pm, Parent Center
  • Apr 27 - Reading Club during Lunch in LIB
  • Apr 28 - LACC- M.S.T.M Rm 72, 10am-1pm & Gym 12pm-1pm

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

  Robert E. Peary Middle School 1415 West Gardena Boulevard Gardena, CA  90247 (310) 225-4200 http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Week of April 2, 2018

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Courage: Strength to act even when afraid or uncertain. I am convinced that the truest act of courage, the strongest act of manliness is to sacrifice ourselves for others in a totally non-violent struggle for justice. - Cesar Chavez. Happy Birthday Cesar Chavez!
  • We hope you enjoyed your Spring Break.  School resumes tomorrow, Tuesday, April 3rd at 7:50 am.
  • The Wall That Heals Vietnam Veterans Memorial will parade by Peary Middle School on Tuesday at 11:00 am.  You are invited to join us on 162nd street to welcome and cheer as this mobile museum heads for the Gardena Civic Center. This exhibit will be open for public viewing at Mas Fukai Park through the weekend.
  • The book fair begins this week in the library.
  • There is a mandatory 6th Grade Meeting in the Auditorium on Thursday at 5 pm followed by Dessert with the Principal at 5:30 pm.
  • Please join us on Saturday for our monthly garden Clean-Up event.

Upcoming Events

  • Apr 2 - Cesar Chavez Holiday (NO SCHOOL)
  • Apr 3–13 - Book Fair
  • Apr 3 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • Apr 3 - The Wall That Heals Parade, 11 am
  • Apr 5–8 - The Wall That Heals Exhibit, Mas Fukai
  • Apr 5 - Mandatory 6th Gr. Mtg in AUD at 5 pm
  • Apr 5 - Dessert with the Principal at 5:30 pm in Cafeteria
  • Apr 7 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-11am
  • Apr 7 - LACC- M.S.T.M Rm 72, 10am-1pm & Gym 12pm-1pm
  • Apr 9 - GATE Fieldtrip to Getty Villa
  • Apr 10 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • Apr 11–13 - Elem Feeder Schools visit Peary
  • Apr 12 - Magnet STEAM Night, 4-6pm
  • Apr 14 - LACC- M.S.T.M Rm 72, 10am-1pm & Gym 12pm-1pm
  • Apr 17 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • Apr 18 - Emergency Drill
  • Apr 19 - ELAC Mtg at 8:30 am in Parent Center
  • Apr 19 - GATE Parent Mtg in Lib from 3-4:30 pm
  • Apr 21 - LACC- M.S.T.M Rm 72, 10am-1pm & Gym 12pm-1pm
  • Apr 24 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • Apr 25 - Free On-Campus TDaP Clinic
  • Apr 25 - Fieldtrip to CSULB
  • Apr 26 - Mobile Library during Lunch
  • Apr 26 - GATE Fieldtrip to Science Center
  • Apr 26 – School Site Council Mtg., 4-5 pm, Parent Center
  • Apr 27 - Reading Club during Lunch in LIB
  • Apr 28 - LACC- M.S.T.M Rm 72, 10am-1pm & Gym 12pm-1pm

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

  Robert E. Peary Middle School 1415 West Gardena Boulevard Gardena, CA  90247 (310) 225-4200 http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Week of March 19, 2018

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Leadership: Inspiring others to excel by the courage of your example.        “True leadership must be for the benefit of the followers, not the enrichment of the leaders.” - Robert Townsend
  • This week, Gardena High School will be on campus to begin programming their future 9th grade students.  Go class of 2022! 
  • Student of the Month Assemblies will take place this week.
  • On Wednesday, the Rotary Club will host a meditation workshop for students at 4 pm.  Please speak with Mr. Washington or Mr. Freeman for more information. 
  • Thursday is Career Day and the Read across Peary event.  Peary Parent Conference Event will also take place on Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m.; followed by the Pin and Ribbon Ceremony.  
  • Friday is a minimum day and school will end at 12:38 p.m. 
  • School will be closed March 26 – 31 for Spring Break and on Monday, April 2 in honor of Cesar Chavez Birthday.  School will resume on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.

Upcoming Events

  • Mar 19 - Gardena HS Roadshow
  • Mar 20 - 1:26 pm dismissal - Early Buses
  • Mar 21 - Student of the Month Assembly 7th
  • Mar 21 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 21 - Rotary’s Yoga, Meditation and Peace Dedication, 4pm
  • Mar 22 - Career Day/Read across Peary Event
  • Mar 22 - Student of the Month Assembly 6th
  • Mar 22 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 22 - PLBAO/Parent Conferences; 4pm–6pm
  • Mar 22 – Pin & Ribbon Ceremony; 6:30 pm (AUD)
  • Mar 23 - Student of the Month Assembly 8th
  • Mar 23 - 12:38 p.m. Minimum Day- No Early Buses
  • Mar 26–30 - Spring Break (NO SCHOOL)
  • Apr 2 - Cesar E. Chavez Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • Apr 3 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • Apr 4 - The Wall That Heals Parade, TBA
  • Apr 5 – The Wall That Heals Exhibit, Mas Fukai
  • Apr 6 – The Wall That Heals Exhibit, Mas Fukai
  • Apr 7 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-11am
  • Apr 10 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • Apr 11–13 - Elem Feeder Schools visit Peary
  • Apr 12 - Magnet STEAM Night, 3-5pm
  • Apr 17 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of March 12, 2018

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Patriotism: Love for or devotion to one's country. “America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.” - Harry S Truman
  • Daylight Saving Time began this week. If you have not done so already, be sure to “spring” your clocks “forward” by one hour.
  • Congratulations! This week we will have accomplished 125 days of school.  A celebration will take place on Thursday.
  • Also on Thursday, the ELAC meeting at 8:30 am and the mobile library during lunch.
  • Have you signed up for LAUSD’s PASSport System? This online system will allow you to monitor your student’s attendance, grades, update contact information, connect with the classroom teacher, and much more. Log on www.passport.lausd.net/ and get registered today!
  • Please be reminded that Peary is a uniform school.  Students should wear navy blue, black, white, or gray collared polo style shirt and blue, black or khaki colored bottoms. Patterns, other colors and holes in clothing are NOT uniform.  Thank you for your help with this matter. 

Upcoming Events

  • Mar 12 - Steps to Success begins
  • Mar 12 - SOKA University fieldtrip
  • Mar 12 - AUT teachers visit Feeder Schools
  • Mar 13 - Girls Build LA Mtg.
  • Mar 13 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • Mar 14 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 14 - Peary College, 3 pm
  • Mar 15 - 125th Day of School Celebration
  • Mar 15 - ELAC Meeting, 8:30 am, Parent Ctr.
  • Mar 15 - Mobile Library at Lunch
  • Mar 15 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 15 - School Site Council, 4-5pm, Parent Ctr.
  • Mar 16 - Book Club Meeting at Lunch (LIB)
  • Mar 17 - WASC Team Training, 8-3 pm
  • Mar 17 - Schools as Safe Zones Mtg, 9 am (Southwest College)
  • Mar 19 - Gardena HS Roadshow
  • Mar 20 - 1:26 pm dismissal - Early Buses
  • Mar 21 - Student of the Month Assembly 7th
  • Mar 21 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 21 - Rotary’s Yoga, Meditation and Peace Dedication, 4pm
  • Mar 22 - Career Day/Read across Peary Event
  • Mar 22 - Student of the Month Assembly 6th
  • Mar 22 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 22 - PLBAO/Parent Conferences; 4pm–6pm
  • Mar 22 – Pin & Ribbon Ceremony; 6:30 pm (AUD)
  • Mar 23 - Student of the Month Assembly 8th
  • Mar 23 - 12:38 p.m. Minimum Day- No Early Buses
  • Mar 26–30 - Spring Break (NO SCHOOL)
  • Apr 2 - Cesar E. Chavez Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • Apr 3 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • Apr 4 - The Wall That Heals Parade, TBA
  • Apr 5 – The Wall That Heals Exhibit, Mas Fukai
  • Apr 6 – The Wall That Heals Exhibit, Mas Fukai
  • Apr 7 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-11am

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of March 5, 2018

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Propriety: A standard of what is socially acceptable in conduct & speech. “A laugh, if purchased at the expense of propriety, costs too much.” - Quintilian
  • Last week it was English, this week students will complete the interim assessments for Math.
  • The AVID program will begin interviewing 6th grade students this week. Parents, if you are interested in a college readiness program for your student during their 7th and 8th grade, please ask for an application in the main office.   More information can be found in the AVID page on the Peary School Loop Website.  
  • Parents, Career Day is on March 22!  Please consider participating and/or encouraging your friends and colleagues to help us present a variety of career opportunities to our students.  Contact Ms. Santos to RSVP.
  • We will host our Garden Clean-Up this Saturday and  hope to see everyone there!

Upcoming Events

  • Mar 5–9 – Math IAB testing
  • Mar 5 - AVID interviews begin
  • Mar 5 - Gardena HS Articulation begins
  • Mar 6 - Girls Build LA Mtg.
  • Mar 6 - 1:26 pm dismissal - Early Buses
  • Mar 7 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 7 - Peary College, 3 pm
  • Mar 7 - Garden Cooking Class, 4 pm
  • Mar 8 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 10 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-11am
  • Mar 12 - Steps to Success begins
  • Mar 12 - SOKA University fieldtrip
  • Mar 13 - Girls Build LA Mtg.
  • Mar 13 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • Mar 14 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 14 - Peary College, 3 pm
  • Mar 15 - 125th Day of School Celebration
  • Mar 15 - ELAC Meeting, 8:30 am, Parent Ctr.
  • Mar 15 - Mobile Library at Lunch
  • Mar 15 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 15 - School Site Council, 4-5pm, Parent Ctr.
  • Mar 16 - Book Club Meeting at Lunch (LIB)
  • Mar 19 - Gardena HS Roadshow
  • Mar 20 - 1:26 pm dismissal - Early Buses
  • Mar 21 - Student of the Month Assembly 7th
  • Mar 21 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 22 - Career Day/Read across Peary Event
  • Mar 22 - Student of the Month Assembly 6th
  • Mar 22 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 22 - PLBAO/Parent Conferences; 4pm–6pm
  • Mar 22 – Pin & Ribbon Ceremony; 6:30 pm (AUD)
  • Mar 23 - Student of the Month Assembly 8th
  • Mar 23 - 12:38 p.m. Minimum Day- No Early Buses
  • Mar 26–30 - Spring Break (NO SCHOOL)
  • Apr 2 - Cesar E. Chavez Day (NO SCHOOL)

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

 

Robert E. Peary Middle School

1415 West Gardena Boulevard Gardena, CA  90247 (310) 225-4200 http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Week of February 19, 2018

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is SERVICE: Giving of one's time and energies to help others.    "Serving the needs of others is the light that brightens each day." - Douglas Lawson
  • A Parent workshop will be held on Wednesday at 8:30 am
  • Peary College class will take place on Wednesday at 3 pm followed by the Garden Cooking Class at 4 pm
  • Spring Intervention classes will take place on Wednesday and Thursday at 3 pm
  • Join us for School Site Council on Thursday at 4 pm in the parent center
  • Girls Build LA will host a Peace Walk on Friday during lunch
  • Also on Friday, 8th grade students take their panoramic picture.  Please wear your class shirt or a white collared shirt for this event.
  • We will have a free on-campus TDaP clinic on March 1st for 6th grade students.  To allow your student to participate, please print and complete the parent consent form from the Peary School Loop Website and return it to the school nurse as soon as possible.

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 20 - Pennies for Patients thru 3/9/18
  • Feb 20 - 1:26 pm dismissal - Early Buses
  • Feb 21 - Parent Workshop 8:30 am
  • Feb 21 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Feb 21 - Peary College, 3 pm
  • Feb 22 - Mobile Library at Lunch
  • Feb 22 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Feb 22 - School Site Council Mtg, 4 pm
  • Feb 23 - Peace Walk, sponsored by Girls Build LA
  • Feb 23 - 8th Grade Panoramic Picture
  • Feb 24 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-11am
  • Feb 26 - WASC initial visit
  • Feb 26 - Pennies for Patients thru 3/9/18
  • Feb 27 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • Feb 28 - Parent Workshop 8:30 am
  • Feb 28 - Black History Performance
  • Feb 28 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Feb 28 - Peary College, 3 pm
  • Feb 28 - Garden Cooking Class, 4 pm
  • Mar 1 - Free On-Campus TDap Clinic
  • Mar 1 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 6 - 1:26 pm dismissal - Early Buses
  • Mar 7 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 7 - Peary College, 3 pm
  • Mar 7 - Garden Cooking Class, 4 pm
  • Mar 8 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 9 - Pennies for Patients ends
  • Mar 10 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-11am

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of February 12, 2018

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Citizenship:     Behaving in a responsible manner as a citizen of a community. Ask not what your country can do for you, but rather ask what you can do for your country. - John F. Kennedy
  • Parents, please join us on Wednesday from 8:30 to 9:30 in the Library and have Coffee with Principal Patton.
  • Peary College class will take place on Wednesday at 3 pm followed by the Garden Cooking Class at 4 pm.
  • Spring Intervention classes will start this week on Wednesday and Thursday at 4 pm. 
  • The ELAC meeting will be held on Thursday at 8:30 am in the Parent Center.
  • Friday will be a shortened school day, dismissing at 1:44 pm. 
  • There will be no school on Monday, February 19 in honor of President’s Day.
  • 6th grade parents! Please complete and submit your child’s Tdap immunization clearance as soon as possible.

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 12 - Anti-Bullying Assembly
  • Feb 13 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • Feb 14 - Coffee with the Principal/ Parent Workshop- 8:30 am in Library
  • Feb 14 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Feb 14 - Peary College, 3 pm
  • Feb 14 - Garden Cooking Class, 4 pm
  • Feb 15 - ELAC Mtg. - 8:30 am in Parent Center
  • Feb 15 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Feb 16 - 1:44 p.m. Shortened Day - No Early Buses
  • Feb 19 - President’s Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • Feb 20 - Pennies for Patients thru 3/9/18
  • Feb 20 - 1:26 pm dismissal - Early Buses
  • Feb 21 - Parent Workshop 8:30 am
  • Feb 21 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Feb 21 - Peary College, 3 pm
  • Feb 22 - Mobile Library at Lunch
  • Feb 22 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Feb 22 - School Site Council Mtg, 4 pm
  • Feb 23 - Peace Walk, sponsored by Girls Build LA
  • Feb 23 - 8th Grade Panoramic Picture
  • Feb 24 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-11am
  • Feb 26 - WASC initial visit
  • Feb 26 - Pennies for Patients thru 3/9/18
  • Feb 27 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • Feb 28 - Parent Workshop 8:30 am
  • Feb 28 - Black History Performance
  • Feb 28 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Feb 28 - Peary College, 3 pm
  • Feb 28 - Garden Cooking Class, 4 pm
  • Mar 1 - Free On-Campus TDap Clinic
  • Mar 1 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 6 - 1:26 pm dismissal - Early Buses
  • Mar 7 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 7 - Peary College, 3 pm
  • Mar 7 - Garden Cooking Class, 4 pm
  • Mar 8 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 9 - Pennies for Patients ends
  • Mar 10 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-11am
  • Mar 13 - 1:26 pm dismissal - No Early Buses
  • Mar 14 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 14 - Peary College, 3 pm
  • Mar 15 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 20 - 1:26 pm dismissal - Early Buses
  • Mar 21 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 22 - Spring Intervention Class, 3 pm
  • Mar 22 - PLBAO/Parent Conferences; 4pm–6pm
  • Mar 23 - 12:38 p.m. Minimum Day- No Early Buses
  • Mar 26–30 - Spring Break (NO SCHOOL)
  • Apr 2 - Cesar E. Chavez Day (NO SCHOOL)

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of February 5, 2018

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Loyalty: Faithfulness to another. “I will speak ill of no man and speak all the good I know of everybody.” - Benjamin Franklin
  • Congratulations Huskies!  We have reached One Hundred Days of School.  Look for your perfect attendance award during homeroom.  On Friday, we will celebrate 100 days of school with a special treat!
  • There will be a parent workshop on Wednesday at 8:30 am in the Parent Center.
  • Peary College begins on Wednesday! Congratulations to our students who have enrolled in our Dual Enrollment College course.  Your first college class session will take place on Wednesday at 3 pm.
  • A Cooking Class will also start this Wednesday in the garden at 4:00 p.m.  See Mr. Washington for more information.
  • 6th grade parents! Please complete and submit your child’s Tdap immunization clearance as soon as possible.

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 5 - Anti-Bullying Assembly
  • Feb 6 - 1:26 pm dismissal
  • Feb 7 - Parent Workshop 8:30 am
  • Feb 7 - Garden Cooking Class, 4 pm
  • Feb 9 - 100th Day of School Celebration
  • Feb 12 - Anti-Bullying Assembly
  • Feb 13 - 1:26 pm dismissal
  • Feb 14 - Coffee with the Principal/ Parent Workshop- 8:30 am in Library
  • Feb 14 - Garden Cooking Class, 4 pm
  • Feb 15 - ELAC Mtg. - 8:30 am in Parent Center
  • Feb 16 - 1:44 p.m. Shortened Day- No Early Buses
  • Feb 19 - President’s Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • Feb 20 - Pennies for Patients thru 3/9/18
  • Feb 20 - 1:26 pm dismissal
  • Feb 21 - Parent Workshop 8:30 am
  • Feb 21 - Kaiser Anti-Bullying Program
  • Feb 21 - Garden Cooking Class, 4 pm
  • Feb 22 - Mobile Library at Lunch
  • Feb 22 - School Site Council Mtg, 4 pm
  • Feb 23 - Peace Walk, sponsored by Girls Build LA
  • Feb 23 - 8th Grade Panoramic Picture
  • Feb 24 - Garden Clean Up Event, 8am-11am
  • Feb 26 - WASC initial visit
  • Feb 27 - 1:26 pm dismissal
  • Feb 28 - Parent Workshop 8:30 am
  • Feb 28 - Black History Performance
  • Feb 28 - Garden Cooking Class, 4 pm
  • Mar 1 - Free On-Campus TDap Clinic

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of January 29, 2018

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Integrity: Acting according to a sense of right and wrong.    In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock. - Thomas Jefferson
  • Thank you to everyone who supported the monthly Garden Clean Up event this weekend.  The garden looks great but there still more work to do so we hope to see more of us next month.   
  • 8th grade parents! There are only 5 spots left for your student to participate in the free College Class!  Contact Ms. Johnson or Ms. Pech as soon as possible to apply.
  • 6th grade parents! Please complete and submit your child’s Tdap immunization clearance as soon as possible.

Upcoming Events

  • Jan 30 - 1:26 pm dismissal
  • Feb 5 - Anti- Bullying Assembly
  • Feb 6 - 1:26 pm dismissal
  • Feb 7 - Parent Workshop 8:30 am
  • Feb 12 - NAEP Testing
  • Feb 13 - 1:26 pm dismissal
  • Feb 14 - Coffee with the Principal/ Parent Workshop- 8:30 am in Library
  • Feb 15 - ELAC Mtg. – 8:30 am in Parent Center
  • Feb 16 - 1:44 p.m. Shortened Day- No Early Buses
  • Feb 19 - President’s Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • Feb 20 - 1:26 pm dismissal
  • Feb 21 - Parent Workshop 8:30 am
  • Feb 21 - Kaiser Anti-Bullying Program
  • Feb 22 - School Site Council Mtg, 4 pm
  • Feb 27 - 1:26 pm dismissal
  • Feb 28 - Parent Workshop 8:30 am
  • Mar 1 - Free On-Campus TDap Clinic

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

  Robert E. Peary Middle School 1415 West Gardena Boulevard Gardena, CA  90247 (310) 225-4200 http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Week of January 22, 2018

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is commitment: The keeping of a promise or pledge. “Go put your creed into your deed.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Join us for a parent workshop in the parent center on Monday at 8:30am
  • Student of the month assemblies will take place this week where we honor some of Peary’s brightest stars.
  • There is a Winter Wonderland Dance on Friday after school for eligible students. 
  • On Saturday, at 8:30 am, we will host our monthly garden clean-up event. Please come out and help us get ready for the harvest! 
  • 6th grade parents, please complete and submit your child’s Tdap immunization clearance as soon as possible.

Upcoming Events

  • Jan 22 - Parent Workshop, 8:30 am, SH
  • Jan 23 - 1:26 pm dismissal
  • Jan 24 - Student of the Month Assembly, 7th
  • Jan 25 - Student of the Month Assembly, 6th
  • Jan 26 - Student of the Month Assembly, 8th
  • Jan 26 - Winter Wonderland Dance, 5-7 pm
  • Jan 27 - Garden Clean up
  • Jan 30 - 1:26 pm dismissal
  • Mar 1 - Free On-Campus TDap Clinic

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of January 15, 2018

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Honesty: Truthfulness in words and actions. “Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.” - Ghandi
  • There will be no school on Monday, January 15 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday. 
  • 6th grade parents, please complete and submit your child’s Tdap immunization clearance as soon as possible.

Upcoming Events

  • Jan 15 - MLK Holiday (No School)
  • Jan 16 - 1:26 pm dismissal
  • Jan 22 - Parent Workshop, 8:30 am, SH
  • Jan 23 - 1:26 pm dismissal
  • Jan 24 - Student of the Month Assembly, 7th
  • Jan 25 - Student of the Month Assembly, 6th
  • Jan 26 - Student of the Month Assembly, 8th
  • Jan 26 - Winter Wonderland Dance, 5-7 pm
  • Jan 27 - Garden Clean up
  • Jan 30 - 1:26 pm dismissal
  • Mar 1 - Free On-Campus TDap Clinic

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of January 8, 2018

Hello Peary Family,

  • We hope your winter break was fun and relaxing. Peary Middle School will reopen tomorrow, Monday January 8 at 7:50 am for the start of the 2018 Spring Semester.
  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is TRUSTWORTHINESS: Keeping your word; doing what is right for yourself and others.  “If you can trust a person at all points, you can truly trust them at any point.”
  • If your 6th grade student completed their Tdap immunization clearance during the winter break, please send documentation to Peary’s Health Office.  If your 6th grade student has not completed the immunizations, please visit your primary health care provider or a neighborhood clinic as soon as possible to complete this 6th grade requirement.  
  • We are looking forward to seeing each and every one you tomorrow morning and we wish you all of the best things in 2018!

Upcoming Events

  • Jan 8 First Day of Spring Semester
  • Jan 9 - 1:26 pm dismissal
  • Jan 15 - MLK Holiday (No School)
  • Jan 16 - 1:26 pm dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

 

Robert E. Peary Middle School 1415 West Gardena Boulevard Gardena, CA  90247 (310) 225-4200 http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Week of December 11, 2017

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is COOPERATION: Working together. “I believe the welfare of each is bound up in the welfare of all.” - Helen Keller
  • On Friday school will dismiss at 12:38 pm. Final report cards will also be mailed on Friday.
  • School will be closed December 18 through Jan 6 for the winter break.
  • January 8 is the first day of the spring semester.

Upcoming Events

  • Dec 12 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Dec 15 - 12:38pm Dismissal
  • Dec 18–Jan 6 - Winter Break (No School)
  • Jan 8 - First Day of Spring Semester

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of December 4, 2017

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Tolerance:      Respecting the differences of others.  "If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace." Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Thank you to all students who participated in this month’s Garden Clean Up this past Saturday!
  • A Language Development Parent Workshop will be held on Tuesday at 8:30 am in Stephan hall. This workshop will be presented in Spanish.
  • Did you know that your child can take College Classes at Southwest College as a middle school student? An information session will be held on Tuesday at 3 pm in Stephan Hall regarding this Dual Enrollment program.  All parents are welcome to attend.
  • Holiday grams will be sold during lunch on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
  • The Peary Band will host its Holiday Concert on Thursday at 7 pm in the Auditorium.
  • On Friday there will be a celebration of student attendance during lunch.

Upcoming Events

  • Dec 4 - Dual enrollment information meeting 3 pm in Stephan Hall
  • Dec 4 - Parent Workshop Language Development CCSS (Spanish Only)
  • Dec 5 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Dec 5-7 - Holiday grams go on Sale Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. 
  • Dec 6 - Band Winter Concert, 7 pm AUD
  • Dec 7 - History Day
  • Dec 7 - Attendance Celebration during lunch  
  • Dec 12 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Dec 15 - 12:38pm Dismissal
  • Dec 18–Jan 6 - Winter Break (No School)

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible!  Go Huskies!

About Saturday, December 2, 2017

Hello Peary Family,

This Saturday, December 2nd is eventful with our Garden Clean Up and Covered California has invited you to an information session.

The Garden Clean up will meet on at the Brighton entrance to the Garden at 8:00 a.m.  Remember to bring your community service form so that we can record and sign off on your hours.

Covered California Event: 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in room 1

  • If you or a family member does not have health insurance, please come and apply for free or low cost health insurance on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Peary Middle School from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in room 1.
  • Healthy Start, CHAMP and My Health LA Representatives will be available to help determine if you and your family qualify and will assist you in completing the application and any required documents.
  • Please bring proof of income, proof of address and a copy of your child’s birth certificate to the enrollment event.
  • Should you have any questions about the Covered California Event, please call CHAMP at 866-742-2273 or visit online at www.achieve.lausd.net/healthystart

We look forward to seeing you tomorrow morning and remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful, and Be Responsible!

Week of November 19, 2017

Hello Peary Family,

  • This is a reminder that school will be closed this week for the Fall Break.   
  • Be sure to check your mail this week for the Peary Parent Involvement and School Compact.  Please take time to read over the documents to best understand the responsibilities of the entire learning community to aid and assist you child’s learning experience at Peary Middle School.
  • Lastly, sixth grade families, this is a great time to update your child’s TDaP immunization.  Schedule an appointment with your family doctor or visit a clinic in your area. 
  • We hope you enjoy this time of giving thanks and look forward to seeing everyone back in school on Monday, November 27 by 7:50 am!
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Nov 17 - Parent Involvement and School Compact (mailed home)
  • Nov 20–24 - Fall Break (NO SCHOOL)
  • Nov 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Dec 2 - Garden Clean up

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of November 13, 2017

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week is Justice: Being fair, right, and upholding what is right. “Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both” - Eleanor Roosevelt
  • 15-week progress report cards will be distributed to students on Tuesday. 
  • Join us for Coffee with The Principal on Tuesday at 8:30 in the Parent Center.
  • Have you completed your School Experience Survey?  Please remind your child to return your completed survey to the school before the deadline on Tuesday.
  • A parent workshop regarding the California Dashboard will be held this week; Spanish Only on Monday at 8:30 and English Only on Wednesday at 8:30 am in the Parent Center.
  • Did you know that your child can start getting college course credits now? Come to the Peary College Course Application Workshop to learn how this Tuesday at 1:45pm or on Wednesday at 3:00 pm in Stephan Hall. 
  • Nursing Services will offer a free on campus TDAP clinic on Thursday.  To have your child receive their TDAP vaccination on campus, please contact the school nurse or print and sign the parent consent form located on the Peary School Loop Website
  • The English Language Advisory Committee (ELAC) Meeting will be held on Thursday at 8:30 in the parent center.
  • The library is open this week with the mobile library cart during lunch on Thursday. 
  • On Friday, school will dismiss at 12:38 pm.  School will be closed Monday November 20 through November 24 for the Fall Break.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Nov 13 - Parent Workshop: California Dashboard 8:30 am (Spanish)
  • Nov 13 - 15wk Progress Reports Distributed
  • Nov 14 - Coffee With the Principal in the Parent Center, 8:30 am
  • Nov 14 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 14 - College Credit Workshop Stephan Hall, 1:45 pm
  • Nov 15 - Parent Workshop: California Dashboard, 8:30 am (English)
  • Nov 15 - College Credit Workshop Stephan Hall, 3:00 pm
  • Nov 15 - Paper copy of School Experience Surveys Due
  • Nov 16 - TDAP clinic (Free On-Campus)
  • Nov 16 - ELAC Meeting, 8:30 am
  • Nov 16 - Mobile Library
  • Nov 17 - 12:38pm Dismissal
  • Nov 17 - Online School Experience Surveys Due
  • Nov 17 - Parent Involvement and School Compact (mailed home)
  • Nov 20–24 - Fall Break (NO SCHOOL)
  • Nov 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Dec 2 - Garden Clean up

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

  Robert E. Peary Middle School 1415 West Gardena Boulevard Gardena, CA  90247 (310) 225-4200 http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Week of November 6, 2017

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Fairness: Playing by the rules. “Fairness doesn’t mean giving every child the same thing, it means giving every child what they need.” – Rick Lavoie
  • Today marks the end of Daylight Saving Time where we "fall back." If you have not done so already, be sure to set your clocks back one hour. 
  • A tour of the Peary Magnet School will take place at 8:30 am on Tuesday.
  • School Site Council Meeting will be on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. in the parent center.
  • Thursday is also the last day to apply to the Magnet Program for the 2018/19 School Year. 
  • School will be closed on Friday Nov 10th for Veterans Day, in honor of the men and women who have served our country in the armed forces.
  • On Saturday, the Peary Band will perform at the City of Gardena Veterans Day Celebration.  Come out and show your Husky Pride!
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Nov 5 - End of Daylight Saving (fall back)
  • Nov 7 - Magnet Tour, 8:30 am
  • Nov 7 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 9 - SSC Meeting, 4:30pm
  • Nov 9 - CHOICES Applications Due, 5:00pm
  • Nov 10 - Veteran’s Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • Nov 11 - Peary Band @ City of Gardena
  • Nov 13 - Parent Workshop: California Dashboard 8:30 am (Spanish)
  • Nov 13 - 15wk Progress Reports Distributed
  • Nov 14 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 15 - Parent Workshop: California Dashboard 8:30 am (English)
  • Nov 16 - TDAP clinic (Free On-Campus)
  • Nov 16 - ELAC Meeting, 8:30 am
  • Nov 16 - Mobile Library
  • Nov 17 - 12:38pm Dismissal
  • Nov 20–24 - Fall Break (NO SCHOOL)
  • Nov 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of October 30, 2017

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is FLEXIBILITY: The ability to make adjustments or alter plans. There are no victories without conflict; no rainbows without storms.
  • The Student Leadership Team has put together an awesome, frightful and fun haunted house.  Get your tickets before they sell out and the event is over on Tuesday.
  • Students are encouraged to wear a Career Costume to school on Halloween. This would be a costume that represents a career or job that they might like to have in the future. Masks, painted face, weapons and clowns of any sort are not permitted on campus.  A complete list of Costume Guidelines is available on the Peary school loop website. All other students should be in uniform
  • Peary’s first Breast Cancer Walk-A-Thon will take place on Wednesday afterschool on the PE Field.  We invite parents, family and friends to come and support our student’s commitment to their health.
  • A tour of the Peary Magnet School will take place at 8:30 am on both Tuesday and Thursday.
  • Please join us for Magnet High School Night on Thursday at 6:00 pm.  Come and learn about the high school options available for your child in LAUSD.
  • Red Ribbon continues this week and we encourage all families to log on to redribbon.org and complete The Pledge to help our children grow up safe, healthy and drug free.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Oct - College Awareness (College Shirt Fridays)
  • Oct 23–31 – Red Ribbon Week
  • Oct 30 - Haunted House
  • Oct 31 - Magnet Tour, 8:30 am
  • Oct 31 - Haunted House
  • Oct 31 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 1 - Breast Cancer Walk-A-Thon 2:48 pm
  • Nov 2 - Magnet Tour, 8:30 am
  • Nov 2 - Magnet High School Night- 6pm
  • Nov 5 - End of Daylight Saving (fall back)
  • Nov 7 - Magnet Tour, 8:30 am
  • Nov 7 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 9 - SSC Meeting, 4:30pm
  • Nov 9 - CHOICES Applications Due, 5:00pm
  • Nov 10 - Veteran’s Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • Nov 11 - Peary Band @ City of Gardena
  • Nov 13 - 15wk Progress Reports Distributed
  • Nov 14 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 16 - TDAP clinic (Free On-Campus)
  • Nov 16 - ELAC Meeting, 8:30 am
  • Nov 16 - Mobile Library
  • Nov 17 - 12:38pm Dismissal
  • Nov 20–24 - Fall Break (NO SCHOOL)
  • Nov 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

 

Week of October 23, 2017

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Patience: The ability to wait calmly. “Our patience will achieve more than our force.” - Edmond Burke
  • Please visit the Peary Book Fair all this week in the library!  This celebration of reading offers a great selection of affordable books, including the newest titles for every reading level, and much more!
  • After school intervention will begin this week.  This program will take place after school on Wednesdays and Thursdays with the purpose of building student’s critical thinking, reading comprehension, and problem solving skills in Math and English.  There are only a few seats left in the program and applications are available in the main office.
  • Thursday is our Parent Conference Event.  A special tour of our Magnet School will take place at 8:30 am.    The 8th grade parent meeting will start at 3:30 p.m. and Parent Conferences will take place between 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. We look forward to seeing all of our parents on Thursday.
  • This is Red Ribbon Week and we encourage all families to log on to redribbon.org and complete The Pledge to help our children grow up safe, healthy and drug free.
  • Friday is College Spirit Day! Students and staff are encouraged to wear their favorite college gear.
  • Friday is also a shortened school day.  School will dismiss at 1:44 pm.
  • Student Leadership team has put together an awesome, frightful and fun haunted house.  Get your tickets before they sell out.
  • Students may wear a Career Costume on Halloween. This would be a costume that represents a career or job that they might like to have in the future. Please follow the Career Costume Guidelines listed on the Peary school loop website.
  • Thank you again, to those families who have completed their school lunch applications.  If you still have not applied for school lunch, please log on to www.myschoolapps.com/ as soon as possible.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Oct - College Awareness (College Shirt Fridays)
  • Oct - Breast Cancer Awareness (Pink Thursdays)
  • Oct 20–27 - Peary Book Fair, LIB
  • Oct 23–31 – Red Ribbon Week
  • Oct 24 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 25 - Special Olympics Soccer Tournament
  • Oct 26 - Magnet Tour, 8:30 am
  • Oct 26 - PLBAO Parent Conferences, 4-6pm
  • Oct 27 - Haunted House
  • Oct 27 - Shortened Day, 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Oct 30 - Haunted House
  • Oct 31 - Magnet Tour, 8:30 am
  • Oct 31 - Haunted House
  • Oct 31 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 2 - Magnet Tour, 8:30 am
  • Nov 2 - Magnet High School Night- 6pm
  • Nov 5 - End of Daylight Saving (fall back)
  • Nov 7 - Magnet Tour, 8:30 am
  • Nov 7 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 9 - SSC Meeting, 4:30pm
  • Nov 9 - CHOICES Applications Due, 5:00pm
  • Nov 10 - Veteran’s Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • Nov 11 - Peary Band @ City of Gardena
  • Nov 13 - 15wk Progress Reports Distributed
  • Nov 14 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 16 - TDAP clinic (Free On-Campus)
  • Nov 16 - ELAC Meeting, 8:30 am
  • Nov 16 - Mobile Library
  • Nov 17 - 12:38pm Dismissal
  • Nov 20–24 - Fall Break (NO SCHOOL)
  • Nov 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of October 15, 2017

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Courtesy: Showing consideration for others. “Be kind. Be curteous. Love others and be happy.  It's that simple” - Daniel Morris
  • On Thursday, October 19, our school will participate in the Great California Shake Out Earthquake Drill.  Everyone will practice how to drop, cover and hold, and teachers will discuss the importance of earthquake preparedness with our students.
  • Our Book Fair will begin this Friday in the library!  This celebration of reading will offer a selection of affordable books, including the newest titles for every reading level.
  • Thank you again, to those families who have completed their school lunch applications.  If you still have not applied for school lunch, please log on to www.myschoolapps.com/ as soon as possible.
  • This year, Halloween is on a school day. Please adhere to the Costume Guidelines listed on the Peary school loop website.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 15–Oct 15 Hispanic Heritage Awareness
  • Oct - College Awareness (College Shirt Fridays)
  • Oct - Breast Cancer Awareness (Pink Thursdays)
  • Oct 17 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 20 - Pink Sock Dance
  • Oct 20 - Homecoming Applications Due
  • Oct 20–27 - Scholastic Book Fair, LIB
  • Oct 24 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 25 - Special Olympics Soccer Tournament
  • Oct 26 - Magnet Tour, 8:30 am
  • Oct 26 - PLBAO Parent Conferences, 4-6pm
  • Oct 27 - Haunted House
  • Oct 27 - Shortened Day, 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Oct 30 - Haunted House
  • Oct 31 - Magnet Tour, 8:30 am
  • Oct 31 - Haunted House
  • Oct 31 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 16 - TDAP clinic (Free On-Campus)

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of October 9, 2017

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Appreciation: The recognition and enjoyment of the good qualities of someone or something. “Being told you are appreciated is one of the simplest and most uplifting things you can hear.”
  • Tuesday is the 8th grade Bowling event and Makeup Picture Day!  Students are to wear a White or Navy Blue collared shirt for their yearbook photo.
  • All parents are invited to have Coffee and Tea with Peary’s Principal Ms. Patton on Wednesday from 8:30 to 9:30 in Stephan Hall.
  • On Thursday, the ELAC meeting will be held at 8:30 am and the School Site Council Meeting will be at 4:00 pm.  Both meetings will take place in the Parent Center.
  • A Peary STEAM Magnet Tour will also be given on Thursday at 8:30 am. 
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 15–Oct 15 Hispanic Heritage Awareness
  • Oct - College Awareness (College Shirt Fridays)
  • Oct - Breast Cancer Awareness (Pink Thursdays)
  • Oct 10 - Make-up Picture Day
  • Oct 10 - Schoolwide Positive Behavior Survey
  • Oct 10 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 10 - 8th Grade Bowling Event
  • Oct 11 - Coffee & Tea w/Principal Patton, 8:30am
  • Oct 12 - ELAC Meeting, 8:30am
  • Oct 12 - Magnet Tour, 8:30am
  • Oct 12 - School Site Council Mtg., 4pm
  • Oct 17 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 20 - Pink Sock Dance
  • Oct 20 - Homecoming Applications Due
  • Oct 20–27 - Scholastic Book Fair, LIB
  • Oct 24 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 25 - Special Olympics Soccer Tournament
  • Oct 26 - Magnet Tour, 8:30 am
  • Oct 26 - PLBAO Parent Conferences, 4-6pm
  • Oct 27 - Haunted House
  • Oct 27 - Shortened Day, 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Oct 30 - Haunted House
  • Oct 31 - Magnet Tour, 8:30 am
  • Oct 31 - Haunted House
  • Oct 31 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of October 2, 2017

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Respect: Giving honor to another. The Four R's: Respect yourself; respect others; respect your school; respect the law.
  • Thank you to all students who participated in the garden clean up this Saturday! Our garden is looking a lot better but we still have a lot of work to do.  We hope to see more of you next month!
  • On Monday, The Magnet choices application process will open.  Visit www.echoices.lausd.net for more information.
  • What? You haven’t completed a lunch application yet? application will help Peary receive more money to buy supplies for the classroom, technology, after school tutoring and field trips.  Log on to www.myschoolapps.com/ to apply.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 15–Oct 15 Hispanic Heritage Awareness
  • Oct - College Awareness (College Shirt Fridays)
  • Oct - Breast Cancer Awareness (Pink Thursdays)
  • Oct 2 - Magnet Choice Application  Opens
  • Oct 3 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 10 - Make-up Picture Day
  • Oct 10 - Schoolwide Positive Behavior Survey
  • Oct 10 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 10 - 8th Grade Bowling Event
  • Oct 12 - ELAC Meeting, 8:30 am
  • Oct 12 - Magnet Tour, 8:30 am
  • Oct 12 - School Site Council Mtg., 4pm
  • Oct 17 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 20 - Pink Sock Dance
  • Oct 20 - Homecoming Applications Due
  • Oct 24 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 25 - Special Olympics Soccer Tournament
  • Oct 26 - Magnet Tour, 8:30 am
  • Oct 26 - PLBAO Parent Conferences, 4-6pm
  • Oct 27 - Haunted House
  • Oct 27 - Shortened Day, 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Oct 30 - Haunted House
  • Oct 31 - Magnet Tour, 8:30 am
  • Oct 31 - Haunted House
  • Oct 31 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of September 25, 2017

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is RESILIENCY: Recovering from or adjusting easily to misfortune or change.   “We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.” - Bertha Calloway
  • Student of the Month Assemblies will be held this week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
  • All are welcome to join us this Saturday at 8:30 am for the monthly Garden event!
  • Students will have to pay for their lunches starting September 26 if their More Than A Meal application has not been received.  We need all of our families to complete a lunch application.  Even if you think you don’t qualify, it is important that you apply.  Your application will help Peary receive more money to buy supplies for the classroom, technology, after school tutoring and field trips.  Log on to www.myschoolapps.com/ to apply.
  • Did you know that LAUSD’s PASSport System will allow you to monitor your student’s attendance, grades, update contact information, and connect with teachers? Log on passport.lausd.net/ and get registered today!
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 15–Oct 15 Hispanic Heritage Awareness
  • Sep 26 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 26–28 - SWAG/Student of the Month Assemblies
  • Sep 30 - Peary Garden Event
  • Oct - College Awareness (College Shirt Fridays)
  • Oct - Breast Cancer Awareness (Pink Thursdays)
  • Oct 3 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 10 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 10 - Make-up Picture Day
  • Oct 10 - 8th Grade Bowling Event
  • Oct 12 – ELAC Meeting, 8:30 am
  • Oct 17 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 10 - 8th Dance Lunch
  • Oct 24 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 25 - Special Olympics Soccer Tournament
  • Oct 26 - PLBAO Parent Conferences, 4-6pm
  • Oct 27 - Shortened Day, 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Oct 31 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of September 18, 2017

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is PROBLEM SOLVING: Creating solutions and finding answers. “Learn from the mistakes made by others.”
  • School Site Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the Parent Center.
  • Peary library will be open this week and every other week during lunchtime, with the Mobile Library in the igloo area on Wednesday. Encourage your student to stop by and check out a book to read. 
  • School will be closed on Thursday September 21st.  Students and staff are expected to be in school on Friday September 22nd at 7:50 am.
  • Students will have to pay for their lunches starting September 26 if their More Than A Meal application has not been received.  We need all of our families to complete a lunch application.  Even if you think you don’t qualify, it is important that you apply.  Your application will help Peary receive more money to buy supplies for the classroom, technology, after school tutoring and field trips.  Log on to www.myschoolapps.com/ to apply.
  • Did you know that LAUSD’s PASSport System will allow you to monitor your student’s attendance, grades, update contact information, and connect with teachers? Log on passport.lausd.net/ and get registered today!
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 19 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 19 - SSC (School Site Council) Mtg, 4:00 pm
  • Sep 20 - Mobile Library at Lunch
  • Sep 21 - Unassigned Day (No School)
  • Sep 26 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 26–28 - SWAG/Student of the Month Assemblies
  • Sep 30 - Peary Garden Event
  • Oct 3 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 10 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 10 - Make-up Picture Day
  • Oct 17 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 24 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 26 - PLBAO Parent Conferences, 4-6pm
  • Oct 27 - Shortened Day, 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Oct 31 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of September 11, 2017

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is EFFORT: Doing your best in an endeavor. “If better is possible, good is not enough.”
  • School Site Council Meeting will be held on Thursday at 4:30 pm in the parent center. 
  • We need all families to complete a lunch application.  Even if you think you will not qualify, it is important that you apply.  Your application will help Peary receive more money to buy supplies for the classroom, technology, after school tutoring and field trips. Also, starting September 26 students will have to pay for their lunch if they do not have an approved meal application on file.  Applications can be completed online or contact the main office for a paper application.
  • Did you know that LAUSD’s PASSport System will allow you to monitor your student’s attendance, grades, update contact information, and connect with teachers? Log on passport.lausd.net/ and get registered today!
  • Students who need help in any subject can get tutoring on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 7:15 am - 7:50 am in room 29 from our Admirals student group.  They can assist all grades and all subjects. 
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 12 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 13 - Coffee with Superintendent, GHS 9-11am
  • Sep 14 - SSC (School Site Council) Mtg, 4:30 pm postponed to 9/19
  • Sep 15 - 8th Grade Pep Rally
  • Sep 19 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 19 - SSC (School Site Council) Mtg, 4:00 pm
  • Sep 20 - Mobile Library at Lunch
  • Sep 21 - Unassigned Day (No School)
  • Sep 26 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 26–28 - SWAG/Student of the Month Assemblies
  • Sep 30 - Peary Garden Event

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of September 4, 2017

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Perseverance: The ability to persist, or continue striving, to the end. Success lies in the finishing, not the dreaming or the starting.
  • Wednesday, September 6 is Picture Day. Please wear a white or navy blue collared shirt for your photo.
  • Our first ELAC (English Language Advisory Committee) meeting will be held on Thursday at 8:30 am in the Parent Center.
  • On Saturday, a small group of Peary students will participate in the Young Men of Color Conference at LMU.  See Mr. Freeman for more information. 
  • We need all of our families to complete a lunch application.  Even if you think you don’t qualify, it is important that you apply.  Your application will help Peary receive more money to buy supplies for the classroom, technology, after school tutoring and field trips.  Log on to www.myschoolapps.com/ to apply.
  • Did you know that LAUSD’s PASSport System will allow you to monitor your student’s attendance, grades, update contact information, and connect with teachers? Log on passport.lausd.net/ and get registered today!
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 5 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 6 - Picture Day (white or navy blue uniform shirt)
  • Sep 7 - ELAC (English Learners Advisory Committee) Mtg, 8:30 am
  • Sep 12 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 13 - Coffee with Superintendent, GHS 9-11am
  • Sep 14 - SSC (School Site Council) Mtg, 4:30 pm
  • Sep 15 - 8th Grade Pep Rally
  • Sep 19 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 21 - Unassigned Day (No School)
  • Sep 26 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 26–28 - SWAG/Student of the Month Assemblies
  • Sep 30 - Peary Garden Event

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Back to School Night Events

Hello Peary Family,

This is a reminder of our Back to school Event tomorrow, Thursday August 31, 2017. 

There are four parts to this event.  

  1. An orientation of Peary decision making councils will take place at 8:30 am in Stephan Hall.
  2. There will be a GATE meeting at 4:15 pm in Stephan Hall.
  3. Back to School Night is 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
  4. Lastly, there will be an 8th grade meeting at 7:00 pm in the Auditorium.

We look forward to meeting with you and sharing the many things that are happening at Peary Middle School.  Also, school will be closed on Friday September 1 and Monday September 4.  School will reopen on Tuesday, September 5, 2017

 

Upcoming Events

  • Aug 29 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Aug 31 - Advisory Council Orientation Mtg, 8:30 am
  • Aug 31 - GATE meeting, 4:15 pm
  • Aug 31 - Back to School Night; 5pm–7pm
  • Aug 31 - 8th Grade Parent Meeting 7pm
  • Sep 1 - Admissions Day (No School)
  • Sep 4 - Labor Day (No School)
  • Sep 5 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 6 - Picture Day (white or navy blue uniform shirt)
  • Sep 7 - ELAC (English Learners Advisory Committee) Mtg, 8:30 am
  • Sep 12 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 13 - Coffee with Superintendent, GHS 9-11am
  • Sep 14 - SSC (School Site Council) Mtg, 4:30 pm
  • Sep 15 - 8th Grade Pep Rally
  • Sep 19 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 21 - Unassigned Day (No School)
  • Sep 26 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 26–28 - SWAG/Student of the Month Assemblies
  • Sep 30 - Peary Garden Event

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of August 28, 2017

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is Self-Discipline  The ability to choose and control one's own actions. “Once a task has begun, never quit until it's done. Be the labor great or small, do it well and do it all.”
  • The Parent Center will host an Orientation Meeting on Thursday morning at 8:30 am in Stephan Hall.  All parents are invited to this orientation to learn more about Peary’s School Site Council, English Learner Advisory Committee and the annual Title I meeting.
  • Thursday is also Back to School Night from 5 pm to 7 pm!  Students, parents and members of the community are invited to meet teachers and learn about the programs and activities at Peary.  
  • Lastly, there will be no school on Friday, September 1st and Monday, September 4th.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Aug 29 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Aug 31 - Advisory Council Orientation Mtg, 8:30 am
  • Aug 31 - GATE meeting, 4:15 pm
  • Aug 31 - Back to School Night; 5pm–7pm
  • Aug 31 - 8th Grade Parent Meeting 7pm
  • Sep 1 - Admissions Day (No School)
  • Sep 4 - Labor Day (No School)
  • Sep 5 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 6 - Picture Day (white or navy blue uniform shirt)
  • Sep 7 - ELAC (English Learners Advisory Committee) Mtg, 8:30 am
  • Sep 12 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 13 - Coffee with Superintendent, GHS 9-11am
  • Sep 14 - SSC (School Site Council) Mtg, 4:30 pm
  • Sep 15 - 8th Grade Pep Rally
  • Sep 19 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 21 - Unassigned Day (No School)
  • Sep 26 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 26–28 - SWAG/Student of the Month Assemblies

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of August 21, 2017

Hello Peary Family!

  • Our Word of the Week is RESPONSIBILITY: Taking credit, or criticism, for your own actions. "Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them." - Bruce Lee
  • School begins everyday at 7:50 am.  School will end at 1:26 pm every Tuesday and at 2:48 pm on regular school days.
  • All students have been given a set of textbooks and a student agenda book.  Please review and use the agenda book as a tool to communicate with your child’s teachers.
  • Lastly, your child will bring home important forms that require your signatures.  A copy of these documents can be found in the locker on the Peary School Loop website. Please complete and return these forms to the school as soon as possible!
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Aug 22 -  1:26pm Dismissal
  • Aug 29 -  1:26pm Dismissal
  • Aug 31 - Back to School Night; 5pm–7pm
  • Sep 1 - Admissions Day (No School)
  • Sep 4 - Labor Day (No School)
  • Sep 5 -  1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 6 - Picture Day (white or navy blue uniform shirt)
  • Sep 12 -  1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 19 -  1:26pm Dismissal
  • Sep 21 -  Unassigned Day (No School)
  • Sep 26 -  1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

 

Robert E. Peary Middle School

1415 West Gardena Boulevard

Gardena, CA  90247

(310) 225-4200

http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Peary Update

Hello Peary Family,

Here a few updates to this weeks announcements.  

  • Uniform recycling begins tomorrow.  We are asking students to donate their collared shirts, shorts, pants and PE uniforms that they no longer have use for.  Students who donate will receive a uniform pass.  Students who donate more than four articles of acceptable clothing will also be entered into a raffle for a special prize.
  • Remember that school will end early this week. On Tuesday, as usual, at 1:26 p.m., and on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday we will dismiss at 12:38 p.m.
  • Lastly,culmination will begin at 9:00 am on June 8th.

Thank you for your support!

Week of June 5, 2017

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Kindness: A kind act; an act of good will. “Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.” – Senecca
  • This is our last week of the 2016/17 School Year!  We thank Peary staff, teachers, students, families and friends of Peary for helping us make this school year a great success! 
  • Each day this week, school will end early.  Monday at 1:44 p.m.; Tuesday, as usual, at 1:26 p.m.; and on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday we will dismiss at 12:38 p.m.
  • The 8th grade culmination ceremony will take place on Thursday June 8th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Beyond the Bell Branch will be hosting a free summer program from June 19 to July 28, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Applications are available in the main office. 
  • Parents, have you signed up for LAUSD’s PASSport System? This online system will allow you to monitor your student’s attendance, grades, update contact information, connect with the classroom teacher, and much more. Log on passport.lausd.net/ and get registered today so that you will be ready when school starts on August 15th!
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

 Upcoming Events

  • Jun 5 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Jun 6 - SIT Meeting 8:30 am
  • Jun 6 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jun 7 - 12:38pm Dismissal
  • Jun 8 - 12:38pm Dismissal
  • Jun 8 - 8th Grade Culmination, 9am
  • Jun 9 - 12:38pm Dismissal
  • Jun 9 - Last Day of School
  • Jun 19 - Jul 28, 8 am – 2 pm
    • BTB Free Summer Program
    • Applications in the Main Office
  • Jun 28 – Jul 26 - ESY 2017
  • Aug 15 - First Day of School

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

  Robert E. Peary Middle School 1415 West Gardena Boulevard Gardena, CA  90247 (310) 225-4200 http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

 

Week of May 29, 2017

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Friendship: Caring for and trusting one another. “Tart words make no friends. A spoonful of honey will catch more flies than a gallon of vinegar.” - Benjamin Franklin
  • School will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day: to honor the many men and women who have died while serving in our country's armed forces.
  • We hope everyone enjoyed the Family Fun at Open House last week.  Thank you to the students, staff and parents who worked to showcase the wonderful things that student were engaged in this school year!
  • Magnet Awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday evening.
  • The 8th grade carnival will be held on Friday.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

 Upcoming Events

  • May 29 - Memorial Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • May 30 - Free TDAP Clinic on campus
  • May 30 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 31 - Magnet Awards Night
  • Jun 2 - 8th Grade Carnival
  • Jun 5 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Jun 6 - SIT Meeting 8:30 am
  • Jun 6 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jun 7 - 12:38pm Dismissal
  • Jun 8 - 12:38pm Dismissal
  • Jun 8 - 8th Grade Culmination
  • Jun 9 - 12:38pm Dismissal
  • Jun 9 - Last Day of School
  • Jun 19 - Jul 28, 8 am – 2 pm
    • BTB Free Summer Program
    • Applications in the Main Office
  • Jun 28 – Jul 26 - ESY 2017
  • Aug 15 - First Day of School

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of May 15, 2017

Hello Peary Family and Happy Mother’s Day,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Humanitarianism: Helping other humans. “As small as it may seem, a good deed is always worth doing.” - Spark Matsunaga
  • This week, students will take the Smarter Balance Math Assessment.  Students should get plenty of rest at night and eat a well balanced breakfast in the morning. This will help them do their very best.
  • School will dismiss early this week on Wednesday and Thursday at 1:44 p.m. 
  • The LAT meeting will be held on Friday at 1:15 p.m. followed by the 8th Grade Masquerade Ball at 6:00 p.m.
  • 6th grade parents, we will host our last Free TDap Clinic on May 23rd.  If your child has not received their TDAP immunization, please complete and submit the parent consent form as soon as possible.
  • Magnet Awards night has been moved to May 30th.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

 Upcoming Events

  • May 14 - Mother’s Day
  • May 16–18 - MATH TESTING
  • May 16 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 17 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • May 18 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • May 19 - LAT meeting, 1:15pm
  • May 19 - 8th Grade Masquerade Ball, 6pm
  • May 23 - Free TDAP Clinic on campus
  • May 23 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 23 - Magnet Mulligans, 3pm
  • May 25 - Open House/Family Fun Night, 4pm
  • May 26 - 8th Grade Ice Cream Social & Yearbooks
  • May 26 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • May 29 - Memorial Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • May 30 - Free TDAP Clinic on campus
  • May 30 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 30 - Magnet Awards Night

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of May 8, 2017

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is GENEROSITY: Freely giving of time or resources. “Giving is a rich way of living.” – Unknown
  • A Big thank you to all who supported our Big Sunday Garden beautification Project this past weekend!
  • This week all students will begin the Smarter Balance English Language Arts Assessment.  Students should get plenty of rest at night and eat a well balanced breakfast in the morning. This will help them do their very best.
  • This is also National Teacher Appreciation Week so remember to do something nice for your teachers!
  • School will dismiss early on Wednesday and Thursday this week at 1:44 p.m. 
  • There will be a School Site Council Meeting on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. and the A-G & Diploma Project Parent Meeting will be held on Friday at 8:00 a.m.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

 Upcoming Events

  • May 8–12  - Teacher Appreciation Week!
  • May 8 - 8th Grade GHS Field Trip
  • May 9 - Teamwork’s Beach Field Trip
  • May 9–11 - ELA TESTING
  • May 9 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 10 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • May 10–12 - Magnet Catalina Island
  • May 11 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • May 11 - School Site Council Meeting, 4pm
  • May 12 - Parent Meeting, A-G & Diploma Project, 8am
  • May 14 - Mother’s Day
  • May 16–18 - MATH TESTING
  • May 16 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 17 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • May 18 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • May 18 - Magnet Awards Night
  • May 19 - LAT meeting, 1:15pm
  • May 19 - 8th Grade Masquerade Ball, 6pm
  • May 23 - Free TDAP Clinic on campus
  • May 23 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 23 - Magnet Mulligans, 3pm
  • May 25 - Open House/Family Fun Night, 4pm
  • May 26 - 8th Grade Ice Cream Social & Yearbooks
  • May 26 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • May 29 - Memorial Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • May 30 - Free TDAP Clinic on campus
  • May 30 - 1:26pm Dismissal

 

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of May 1, 2017

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Compassion: The ability to share another's feelings or ideas. “To make a difference in someone’s life, you don’t have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful or perfect. You just have to care.” – Mandy Hale
  • This week 8th grade students will take the California Standards Science Test.  Next week we will begin Standards Based Assessment for California and we will have early dismissal on select days.  For or a complete list of the testing schedule, log on to the Peary School Loop website.
  • Please plan to attend our annual Big Sunday Garden beautification Project on Saturday, May 6th where we will clean up the Peary Garden from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Students can complete up to 7 hours of community service.
  • 8th Grade Awards Ceremony will be held on Thursday at 6 pm. Friday will be the last day to purchase discounted tickets for the 8th Grade Masquerade Ball. Also, please remember to have your parents sign your field trip slip and return it to school as soon as possible!
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • May 2–5  - SCIENCE TESTING, 8th Grade
  • May 2 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 4 - 8th Grade Awards Night, 6pm
  • May 7 - Big Sunday Garden Project 9am-2pm
  • May 8–12  - Teacher Appreciation Week!
  • May 8 - 8th Grade GHS Field Trip
  • May 9 - Teamwork’s Beach Field Trip
  • May 9–11 - ELA TESTING
  • May 9 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 10 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • May 10–12 - Magnet Catalina Island
  • May 11 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • May 11 - School Site Council Meeting, 4pm
  • May 12 - Parent Meeting, A-G & Diploma Project, 8am
  • May 14 - Mother’s Day
  • May 16–18 - MATH TESTING
  • May 16 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 17 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • May 18 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • May 18 - Magnet Awards Night
  • May 19 - LAT meeting, 1:15pm
  • May 19 - 8th Grade Mascarade Ball, 6pm
  • May 23 - Free TDAP Clinic on campus
  • May 23 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 23 - Magnet Mulligans, 3pm
  • May 25 - Open House/Family Fun Night, 4pm
  • May 26 - 8th Grade Ice Cream Social & Yearbooks
  • May 26 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • May 29 - Memorial Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • May 30 - Free TDAP Clinic on campus
  • May 30 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of April 24, 2017

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Caring: Sharing, valuing, and caring about each other's feelings. “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” - Mother Teresa
  • Wednesday is Administrative Professional’s Day where we take the time to say thank you to all of our administrative support staff.
  • On Thursday we will host our Student of the Month Assembly. 
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

 Upcoming Events

  • Apr 25 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Apr 26 - Administrative Professionals Day
  • Apr 27 - Student of the Month Assembly
  • May 2 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • May 8–12  - Teacher Appreciation Week!
  • May 9 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of April 17, 2017

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Ambition: Strong desire to achieve your best. “How high I get, how much I see, how far I reach, depends on me.” - Unknown
  • We hope everyone had a pleasant and safe Spring Break. School will resume on tomorrow, Monday, April 18th at 7:50 am. 
  • On Wednesday at 6:00 pm at Banneker Educational Center will be the second semester session of Coffee with local district south Superintendent Downing.  Please join the Peary team at this event on Wednesday. 
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

 Upcoming Events

  • Apr 18 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Apr 19 - Emergency Drill
  • Apr 19 - Coffee with LD South Superintendent
  • Apr 20 - ELAC meeting
  • Apr 20 - GATE parent meeting
  • Apr 26 - Administrative Professionals Day
  • Apr 25 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Apr 27 - Student of the Month Assembly

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of April 3, 2017

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Initiative: Taking action; originating new ideas. "You've got brains in your head, you've got feet in your shoes, you can steer yourself any direction you choose." - Dr. Seuss
  • We thank parents, students and staff who participated in our Read Across Peary program during the month of March. We hope that our students are more encouraged to read and we hope families will continue to engage their children in activities to support reading all year long.
  • Peary’s Book Fair will be in the library all this week.  Please visit the book fair to see and purchase some of the many books available for student readers.  
  • School will dismiss early on Friday at 12:38 pm. 
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

 Upcoming Events

  • Apr 3–7 - Book Fair in the Library
  • Apr 4 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Apr 7 - 12:38pm Dismissal
  • Apr 10–14 - Spring Break – NO SCHOOL
  • Apr 18 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Apr 19 - Emergency Drill
  • Apr 20 - ELAC meeting
  • Apr 20 - GATE parent meeting
  • Apr 26 - Administrative Professionals Day
  • Apr 25 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Apr 27 - Student of the Month Assembly

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of March 27, 2017

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Courage Strength to act even when afraid or uncertain. "The truest act of courage, the strongest act of manliness is to sacrifice ourselves for others in a totally non-violent struggle for justice.” - Cesar Chavez
  • There is still a space for you in our CPR/First Aid classes on Monday; in Spanish at 8:00 a.m. and in English at 3:00 p.m. 
  • Monday also is the start of our Book Fair.  Visit the library to see the many books available for student readers.  
  • On Thursday from 9 am to 11 am we will host the Read Across Peary/Career Day.  Peary’s Teacher-Parent Conference Event will also happen on Thursday between 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • School will be closed on Friday March 31st in honor of a great American Leader, Cesar Chavez.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

 Upcoming Events

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of March 20, 2017

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Leadership:     Inspiring others to excel by the courage of your example.        “True leadership must be for the benefit of the followers, not the enrichment of the leaders.” - Robert Townsend
  • Cap and gown pictures and an emergency preparedness drill will take place on Wednesday.
  • On Thursday we will host our Student of the Month Assembly. 
  • Would you like to get certified in CPR/First Aid?  We are holding a CPR/First Aid class on March 27th; in Spanish at 8:00 a.m. and in English at 3:00 p.m.  There is a $5.00 fee and you must register by Friday March 17th at 12:00 p.m.  More information can found on the Peary School Loop website or in the main office.
  • March 30th is Career Day! Parents, please sign up to speak with a classroom about your career.  Even if you cannot participate in Career Day, be sure to save the date of March 30th, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. for Peary’s Teacher-Parent Conference Event.
  • A Family That Reads Together...Parents, did you know that reading together with your child is one of the powerful tools to motivate your child to read?  It’s true, so start reading with your kid today!
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

 Upcoming Events

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of March 13, 2017

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Patriotism: Love for, or devotion to, one's country.  “America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.” - Harry S Truman
  • An ELAC meeting is scheduled to take place on Thursday at 8:30 a.m. in the parent center.         
  • Would you like to get certified in CPR/First Aid?  We are holding a CPR/First Aid class on March 27th; in Spanish at 8:00 a.m. and in English at 3:00 p.m.  There is a $5.00 fee and you must register by Friday March 17th at 12:00 p.m.  More information can found on the Peary School Loop website or in the main office.
  • March 30th is Career Day! Parents, please sign up to speak with a classroom about your career.  Even if you cannot participate in Career Day, be sure to save the date of March 30th, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. for Peary’s Teacher-Parent Conference Event.
  • Let’s Read by Example: If we are going to encourage our children to read, then we need read too. Read for pleasure, information, instructions and/or to connect with others. Let your child see you reading and share your reading experiences with your friends and family.
  • For Daylight Saving Time we must "spring forward", so be sure to set your clocks forward one hour.  Remember that school starts at 8:00 am and we are having a March Madness Attendance Challenge.  All students and their homerooms are eligible to participate and win prizes!
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of March 6, 2017

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Propriety: A standard of what is socially acceptable in conduct & speech.  “A laugh, if purchased at the expense of propriety, costs too much.” – Quintilian
  • The entire month of March we will focus on encouraging all students to read.  The mobile library cart will be out during lunch this Thursday. 
  • The 8th grade Pin & Ribbon Ceremony will take place on Thursday at 6 pm.
  • Please review all the school rules and guidelines that are listed in the Student Agenda Book or on the Peary School Loop website. http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Mar 7 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 9 - Pin & Ribbon Ceremony, 6 pm
  • Mar 9 - Mobile Library at lunch
  • Mar 13 - Elementary Road Show
  • Mar 14 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 16 - ELAC Meeting
  • Mar 16 - Gardena HS Roadshow
  • Mar 17 - Elementary Road Show
  • Mar 20 - Elementary Road Show
  • Mar 21 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 22 - Cap & Gown Pics
  • Mar 22 - Emergency Drill
  • Mar 23 - Student of the Month Assembly
  • Mar 24 - Elementary Road Show
  • Mar 25 - Garden Clean-Up
  • Mar 26 - Change the World Sunday
  • Mar 27 - Gardena HS Articulation Event
  • Mar 27 - Book Fair
  • Mar 27 - First Aid/CPR Training
  • Mar 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 30 - Read Across Peary/Career Day
  • Mar 30 - Elementary School Parent Meeting, 3:30 p.m.
  • Mar 30 - PLBAO Parent Conferences, 4-6 p.m.
  • Mar 31 - Cesar Chavez Day – NO SCHOOL

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of February 27, 2017

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Esprit de Corp: Devotion among members of a group for each other and purposes. "In this classroom we care about each other. We don't use put downs or sarcasms. We help each other do our best. We sink or swim together."
  • School starts at 7:50 a.m. Attendance and grades are very closely related. Students are expected to be in each of their classes on time and be ready to work when the bell rings.

  • Peary is a uniform school. Student clothing should not have rips or holes.  Shirts should be solid white, blue, black or grey.  Bottoms should be solid colored blue, black, khaki or denim.

  • Please review all the school rules and guidelines that are listed in the Student Agenda Book or on the Peary School Loop website. http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 7 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 9 - Pin & Ribbon Ceremony, 6 pm
  • Mar 9 - Mobile Library at lunch
  • Mar 13 - Elementary Road Show
  • Mar 14 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 16 - ELAC Meeting
  • Mar 16 - Gardena HS Roadshow
  • Mar 17 - Elementary Road Show
  • Mar 20 - Elementary Road Show
  • Mar 21 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 22 - Cap & Gown Pics
  • Mar 22 - Emergency Drill
  • Mar 23 - Student of the Month Assembly
  • Mar 24 - Elementary Road Show
  • Mar 25 - Garden Clean-Up
  • Mar 26 - Change the World Sunday
  • Mar 27 - Gardena HS Articulation Event
  • Mar 27 - Book Fair
  • Mar 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Mar 30 - Read Across Peary/Career Day
  • Mar 30 - Elementary School Parent Meeting, 3:30 p.m.
  • Mar 30 - PLBAO Parent Conferences, 4-6 p.m.
  • Mar 31 - Cesar Chavez Day – NO SCHOOL

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of February 20, 2017

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is SERVICE: Giving of one's time and energies to help others. "Serving the needs of others is the light that brightens each day." - Douglas Lawson
  • We hope you enjoyed your three-day weekend.  We look forward to seeing everyone back in school tomorrow, February 21st by 7:50 am. 
  • A presentation for parents on How to Prepare for Aptitude Exams will be held on Thursday at 8:30 a.m.
  • 8th graders, be sure to wear your class shirt on Friday for your panoramic picture.
  • Peary’s Garden Clean-up Event will take place on Saturday at 8:00 am
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 20 - President’s Day – No school
  • Feb 21 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 23 - Parent Workshop on How to Prepare for Aptitude Exams, 8:30 am
  • Feb 24 - 8th Grade Pano Picture Day
  • Feb 25 – Garden Clean-Up
  • Feb 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of February 6, 2017

Hello Peary Family,

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 2 - Parent Workshop
  • Feb 7 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 13 - GATE Mtg 5:00pm
  • Feb 14 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 15 - Lunch Mobile Library
  • Feb 16 - Parent Workshop on CCSS:  Common Core State Standards, 8:30 am
  • Feb 16 - ELAC mtg
  • Feb 17 - College Shirt Day
  • Feb 20 - President’s Day – No school
  • Feb 21 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 23 - Parent Workshop on How to Prepare for Aptitude Exams, 8:30 am
  • Feb 24 - 8th Grade Picture Day
  • Feb 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of January 28, 2017

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is INTEGRITY: Acting according to a sense of right and wrong.  “In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.” - Thomas Jefferson
  • On Wednesday, there will be a Family Health workshop for parents at 8:30am in the parent center.
  • Thank you to all who participated in this month’s Garden Clean-Up!  We look forward to seeing more staff, students, family and friends next month. 
  • Parents, It is that time of the year where we ask your opinion of Peary Middle School.  This is your opportunity to tell us how we are doing in the 2016-2017 Parent School Experience Surveys. Please complete your School Experience Survey as soon as possible and turn it in to the main office. 
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Jan 31 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 2 - Parent Workshop
  • Feb 7 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 13 - GATE Mtg 3:30pm
  • Feb 14 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 15 - Lunch Mobile Library
  • Feb 16 - ELAC mtg
  • Feb 17 - College Shirt Day
  • Feb 20 - President’s Day – No school
  • Feb 21 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 24 - 8th Grade Picture Day
  • Feb 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of January 23, 2017

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is COMMITMENT: The keeping of a promise or pledge. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead
  • Congratulations to all students who were honored at this month’s Student of the Month and Honor Roll assembly!  Keep up the good work.
  • On Thursday, there will be a parent workshop at 8:30am in the parent center.
  • 6th grade parents, please complete and submit your child’s Tdap immunization clearance as soon as possible.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Jan 24 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jan 26 - Parent Workshop
  • Jan 31 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 2 - Parent Workshop
  • Feb 7 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 14 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 20 - President’s Day – No school
  • Feb 21 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Feb 28 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of January 9, 2017

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Trustworthiness: Keeping your word; doing what is right for yourself and others.      If you can't trust a person at all points, you can't truly trust them at any point.
  • We hope everyone enjoyed the Winter Break and we look forward to seeing all students and staff at school tomorrow, January 9th.
  • Peary huskies are reading to achieve!  126 books were checked out during our 1st Mobile Library event for reading during the winter break.  Students who checked out a book from the library should return their rented book on the first day back to school, January 9. Remember, reading is key, and it’s free!
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Jan 9 - First Day of Spring Semester
  • Jan 10 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jan 11 - Parent Workshop Computers 8:30am
  • Jan 12 - Parent Workshop
  • Jan 12 - Sch Site Council Mtg 4pm
  • Jan 16 - MLK Holiday – No school
  • Jan 17 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jan 18 - Parent Workshop Computers 8:30am
  • Jan 19 - Parent Workshop
  • Jan 24 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Jan 26 - Parent Workshop
  • Jan 31 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of December 12, 2016

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Cooperation: Working together. “I believe the welfare of each is bound up in the welfare of all.” - Helen Keller
  • Parent workshops will continue this week: ESL 1 on Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m. and Beginning Computers on Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m.
  • On Friday school will dismiss at 12:38 pm. Final report cards will also be mailed on Friday.
  • Parents, if your student is at school after the dismissal bell on any given day, please arrange to pick them up on 162nd Street near the gymnasium where supervision is available until 6:00 p.m.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Dec 13 - Parent Worshop ESL1 8:30am
  • Dec 13 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Dec 14 - Parent Worshop Computers 8:30am
  • Dec 16 - 12:38pm Dismissal
  • Dec 19–Jan 6 - Winter Break (No School)

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

 

Week of November 28, 2016

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Common Sense: Thinking before acting; using good judgment.  “Do not go through life like a leaf blown from here to there believing whatever you are told.” – Socrates
  • We hope everyone enjoyed the Fall Break and we look forward to seeing all students and staff at school tomorrow, November 28th.
  • Parent workshops will continue this week: ESL 1 on Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m. and Beginning Computers on Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Nov 29 - Parent Workshop ESL1 8:30am
  • Nov 29 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 30 - Parent Workshop Computers 8:30am
  • Dec 6 - Parent Workshop ESL1 8:30am
  • Dec 6 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Dec 7 - Parent Workshop Computers 8:30am
  • Dec 13 - Parent Workshop ESL1 8:30am
  • Dec 13 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Dec 14 - Parent Workshop Computers 8:30am
  • Dec 16 - 12:38pm Dismissal
  • Dec 19–Jan 6 - Winter Break (No School)

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Fall Break

Hello Peary Family,

  • This is a reminder that school will be closed Monday, November 21 through Friday, November 25, 2016. School will resume on Monday, November 28, 2016.
  • Sixth grade parents, the fall and winter break is a great time to make an appointment for your child to receive the mandatory TDap vaccination.  All students are required to show proof of this immunization before moving on to 7th grade.  

Please remember to Be Safe, Respectful, and Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of November 14, 2016

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Justice:  Being fair, right, and upholding what is right.  Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both - Eleanor Roosevelt
  • There are two ongoing parent workshops this week: ESL 1 on Tuesdays at 8:30 a.m. and Beginning Computers on Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m.
  • On Thursday the ELAC meeting will take place at 8:30 a.m. in the parent center, we will hold our November Student of the Month Assembly, and students will compete in the Annual Ice Bowl Football game during lunch.
  • On Friday, there will be a Husky Pride Dance during lunch and school will dismiss early at 1:44 p.m.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • Nov 6 - Daylight Saving Time Ends
  • Nov 8 - Parent Worshop ESL1 8:30am
  • Nov 8 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 9 - Parent Worshop Computers 8:30am
  • Nov 10 - Magnet Choices Deadline
  • Nov 10 – School Site Council (SSC) 3:05pm
  • Nov 11 - Veteran’s Day (No School)
  • Nov 15 - Parent Worshop ESL1 8:30am
  • Nov 15 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 16 - Parent Worshop Computers 8:30am
  • Nov 17 - ELAC Meeting 8:30am
  • Nov 17 - SWPBIS/Student of the Month Assembly
  • Nov 17 - Ice Bowl Football Game at lunch
  • Nov 18 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Nov 18 - Husky Pride Dance
  • Nov 21–25 - Fall Break (No School)
  • Nov 29 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of November 7, 2016

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Fairness: Playing by the rules. Fairness doesn’t mean giving every child the same thing, it means giving every child what they need. – Rick Lavoie
  • Today is the end of Daylight Savings time.  Therefore, if you haven’t done so already, please set your clocks back one hour.
  • ESL 1 classes are continuing on Tuesdays from 8:30 am to 10:30 am in the Parent Center.  Don’t miss out on this great class!  On Wednesdays, the beginning Computer classes will continue in Room 2 from 8:30 am to 10:30 am.  Both classes offer certificates for attending.
  • On Thursday, November 10th, School Site Council will meet at 3:05 pm in the Parent Center.  WE NEED YOUR PARTICIPATION!  School Site Council monitors our categorical budgets and programs, School Safety Plan, and ensures all federal parental involvement mandates are met.  Any Questions – please contact Mrs. Lydon in the Title 1 office.  PLEASE JOIN US ON THURSDAY!!!
  • Thursday is also the last day to turn in the LAUSD choices application.
  • School will be closed on Friday November 11th in honor of Veterans Day.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

 

  • Nov 6 - Daylight Saving Time Ends
  • Nov 8 - Parent Worshop ESL1 8:30am
  • Nov 8 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 9 - Parent Worshop Computers 8:30am
  • Nov 10 - Magnet Choices Deadline
  • Nov 10 – School Site Council (SSC) 3:05pm
  • Nov 11 - Veteran’s Day (No School)
  • Nov 15 - Parent Worshop ESL1 8:30am
  • Nov 15 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 16 - Parent Worshop Computers 8:30am
  • Nov 17 - ELAC Meeting 8:30am
  • Nov 18 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Nov 21–25 - Fall Break (No School)
  • Nov 29 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of October 31, 2016

Hello Peary Family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Flexibility: The ability to make adjustments or alter plans. There are no victories without conflict; no rainbows without storms.
  • IPad’s will be distributed this week to students who have completed parent consent forms.  If your child does not have signed consent forms on file, please complete the IPad paperwork and return it to school as soon as possible. 
  • Congratulations to all of our Students of the Month and our S.W.A.G. (Students With Awesome Grades) who were honored last week.
  • Thank to all of the parents who attended our Student of the Month assembly and Parent Conferences.  Parent participation is critical to the success of our children. 
  • Monday will be the last day to experience Student Leadership’s Haunted House. Great work Peary leaders!
  • Masks, face paint, clowns and fake or real weapons will not be accepted on campus. We encourage students to wear a Career Costume on October 31st. This would be a costume that represents a career or job that your student might like to have in the future.   Please look at the Career Costume Guidelines are listed on the Peary school loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • OCT - College Awareness
  • OCT - Breast Cancer Awareness (Pink Thursdays)
  • Oct 23–31 - Red Ribbon Week
  • Oct 24–31 - Haunted House @ Lunch
  • Oct 31 - Halloween Dance
  • Nov 1 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 2 - Perfect Attendance Assembly
  • Nov 6 - Daylight Saving Time Ends
  • Nov 8 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 10 - Magnet Choices Deadline
  • Nov 11 - Veteran’s Day (No School)
  • Nov 15 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Nov 17 - ELAC Meeting 8:30am
  • Nov 18 - 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Nov 21–25 - Fall Break (No School)
  • Nov 29 - 1:26pm Dismissal

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of October 24, 2016

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Patience: The ability to wait calmly. “Our patience will achieve more than our force.” - Edmond Burke
  • IPad’s will be distributed next week to students who have completed parent consent forms.  If your child does not have signed consent forms on file, a packet will be sent home with your student on Monday.  Please complete the IPad paperwork and return it to school as soon as possible. 
  • Wednesday we will host the Student of the Month and SWAG assembly for each grade level.
  • Thursday is our Parent Conference Event.  At 3 pm we are hosting a College and Career Readiness workshop for all parents.  The 8th grade parent meeting will start at 3:30 p.m. and Parent Conferences will take place between 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. We look forward to seeing all of our parents on Thursday evening. 
  • Friday is College Spirit Day! Students and staff are encouraged to wear their favorite college gear.
  • Friday is also a shortened school day.  School will dismiss at 1:44 pm.
  • Thank you again, to those families who have completed their school lunch applications.  If you still have not applied for school lunch, please log on to www.myschoolapps.com/ as soon as possible.
  • Student Leadership team has put together an awesome, frightful and fun haunted house this week.  Get your tickets before they sell out.
  • Students may wear a Career Costume on Halloween. This would be a costume that represents a career or job that they might like to have in the future.   Our Career Costume Guidelines are listed on the Peary school loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • OCT - College Awareness
  • OCT - Breast Cancer Awareness (Pink Thursdays)
  • Oct 23–31 - Red Ribbon Week
  • Oct 24–31 - Haunted House @ Lunch
  • Oct 25 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 25 - Magnet Bowling 3-5pm
  • Oct 26 - Student of the Month/SWAG Assembly
  • Oct 27 - A – G Presentation Mtg, 3pm
  • Oct 27 - 8th Grade Parent Mtg, 3:30pm
  • Oct 27 - PLBAO Parent Conferences, 4-6pm
  • Oct 28 - College Spirit Day
  • Oct 28 - Shortened Day, 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Oct 28 - “Someone Like Me” play for 7th grade
  • Oct 24–31 - Haunted House @ Lunch
  • Oct 31 - Halloween Dance

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

 

Robert E. Peary Middle School

1415 West Gardena Boulevard

Gardena, CA  90247

(310) 225-4200

http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Week of October 17, 2016

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Courtesy: Showing consideration for others.  “Be kind. Be courteous. Love others and be happy.  It's that simple.” - Daniel Morris
  • Congratulations to our staff members of the month; our SEL Coach Ms. Hooker and Para Educator, Mr. Favela.  We thank you for all of your hard work and dedication to educating and supporting the students of Peary Middle School!
  • Please support our Book Fair, this week, in the library! Our Book Fair will be a celebration of reading and offer a selection of affordable books, including the newest titles for every reading level. 
  • On Thursday, October 20, our school will participate in the Great California Shake Out Earthquake Drill.  Everyone will practice how to drop, cover and hold, and teachers will discuss the importance of earthquake preparedness with our students.
  • Thank you again, to those families who have completed their school lunch applications.  If you still have not applied for school lunch, please log on to www.myschoolapps.com/ as soon as possible.
  • This year, Halloween is on a school day. Please adhere to the Costume Guidelines listed on the Peary school loop website. http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/
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Upcoming Events

  • OCT - Hispanic Heritage (9/15-10/15)
  • OCT - College Awareness
  • OCT - Breast Cancer Awareness (Pink Thursdays)
  • Oct 17–21 - Scholastic Book Fair, LIB
  • Oct 18–19 - District Validation Review (DVR)
  • Oct 18 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 20 - Magnet Skirball Field Trip
  • Oct 23–31 - Red Ribbon Week
  • Oct 24–31 - Haunted House @ Lunch
  • Oct 25 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 25 - Magnet Bowling 3-5pm
  • Oct 26 - Student of the Month/SWAG Assembly
  • Oct 27 - A – G Presentation Mtg, 3pm
  • Oct 27 - 8th Grade Parent Mtg, 3:30pm
  • Oct 27 - PLBAO Parent Conferences, 4-6pm
  • Oct 28 - Shortened Day, 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Oct 28 - “Someone Like Me” play for 7th grade
  • Oct 24–31 - Haunted House @ Lunch
  • Oct 31 - Halloween Dance

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of October 10, 2016

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Appreciation: The recognition and enjoyment of the good qualities of someone or something. Being told you're appreciated is one of the simplest and most uplifting things you can hear.
  • Please remember that all persons entering the campus must have identification.  Parents and guests must enter the campus at the front of the school on Gardena Boulevard and receive a visitor’s pass.  Thank you for your help ensuring the safety and security of our campus.   
  • We are invited to have Coffee with Superintendent Downing on Tuesday October 11 at 6 pm at Gardena High School.  Please plan to attend!
  • On Thursday October 13, English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC) will meet at 8:30 am and School Site Council (SSC) will meet at 3:05 pm.  Both meetings will take place in the Parent Center.  Parents - we really want you to be a part of this important committee.  Please plan on attending to make important decisions for our school and YOUR student!
  • Thank you, to those families who have completed their school lunch applications. Your application will help Peary receive more money to buy supplies for the classroom, technology, after school tutoring and field trips.  If you still have not applied for school lunch, please log on to www.myschoolapps.com/ as soon as possible.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events

  • OCT - Hispanic Heritage (9/15-10/15)
  • OCT - College Awareness
  • OCT - Breast Cancer Awareness (Pink Thursdays)
  • Oct 11 - Make-up Picture Day
  • Oct 11 - Coffee w/Superintendent Downing 6pm GHS
  • Oct 12 - Unassigned Day (No School)
  • Oct 13 - ELAC Meeting 8:30 pm
  • Oct 13 - SSC Meeting 3:05 pm
  • Oct 14 - “Someone Like Me” play for 8th grade
  • Oct 17–21 - Scholastic Book Fair, LIB
  • Oct 18–19 - District Validation Review (DVR)
  • Oct 18 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 20 - Magnet Skirball Field Trip
  • Oct 23–31 - Red Ribbon Week
  • Oct 24–31 - Haunted House @ Lunch
  • Oct 25 - 1:26pm Dismissal
  • Oct 25 - Magnet Bowling 3-5pm
  • Oct 26 - Student of the Month/SWAG Assembly
  • Oct 27 - A – G Presentation Mtg, 3pm
  • Oct 27 - 8th Grade Parent Mtg, 3:30pm
  • Oct 27 - PLBAO Parent Conferences, 4-6pm
  • Oct 28 - Shortened Day, 1:44pm Dismissal
  • Oct 28 - “Someone Like Me” play for 7th grade
  • Oct 24–31 - Haunted House @ Lunch
  • Oct 31 - Halloween Dance

Please remember to Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible! Go Huskies!

Week of October 3, 2016

Hello Peary family,

  • Our Word of the Week (WOW) is Respect: Giving honor to another. The Four R's: Respect yourself; respect others; respect your school; respect the law.      
  • Please remember that all persons entering the campus must have identification.  Parents and guests must enter the campus at the front of the school on Gardena Boulevard and receive a visitor’s pass.  Thank you for your help ensuring the safety and security of our campus.   
  • Please mark you calendars. October 27th is our Parent Conference event. This will be a great time to speak with teachers about your child’s progress.
  • All of this and more can be found on the Peary School Loop website http://pearyms-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Upcoming Events