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Our first set of Remote Learner Award Recipients:  Lily Gonzalez      Bradley La      Emmanuel Fernandez    Harlow Bishop    Yazmine Chavez      Itzayana Ortiz      Savva Gromkyo      Aiden Carrillo-Otero       Siawash Noori        Isabela Saucedo          Miles Klienberg           Austin Kiss          Iker Tovar            Isabella Lemus    Marco Rodriguez         Camila Perez        Chantal Maldonado       Luka Boggiano       Delylah Castro       Eliah Carrillo      Jaydin Bolanos     Andres Guillen      Valery Nexticapan          Maiko Suarez     Aaron Perez        Abigale Martinez        Jayden Hernandez             Valerie Nunez          Sylas Marks        Musavar Mirwais         Franco Bantug          Diego Lozano       Allison Ticas       Genesis Burgundy-Jones 

LAUSD Superintendent Beutner congratulating Mr. Upshaw for being inducted to the National Teacher's Hall of Fame.

LAUSD Administrators and School Board Members with Mr. Upshaw's 3rd grade students.

Vanalden's Annual Jog-a-Thon!

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped make our Jog-a-Thon such a success!

Jog-a-Thon

Jog-a-Thon

Mr. Upshaw in action documenting the Jog-a-Thon

Jog-a-Thon

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped make our Jog-a-Thon such a success!

Jog-a-Thon

Thank you volunteers! Marking those laps!

Jog-a-Thon! Hey Common Sense Certified Educators!

Jog-a-Thon

As an ITI Lausd Practitioner School 4.0, Vanalden enjoyed hosting a Computer Science Professional Development and Showcase during Computer Science Week!

Students using Block Code to code a hero, and/or to make a Public Service Announcement. Using Computer Science for Good!

4th Graders with 5th Grade Student Leaders taking Professional Development and Showcase participants through a Dash Robot Block Coding, Coding a Hero (Google), and Coding a Public Service Announcement.

Students problem solving using Dash Robot and Block Coding.

3rd Graders with 5th Grade Student Leaders taking Professional Development and Showcase participants through a Dash Robot Block Coding, Coding a Hero (Google), and Coding a Public Service Announcement.

5th Grade Student Leaders working along with 3rd and 4th Graders to use Computer Science for Good!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Fun Run! Inflatables, bubbles, green screen!

PTA Island Dance Party...learning some hula moves!

PTA Island Dance Party SLIME

PTA Island Party Coloring

PTA Island Party Crafting and Making

PTA Island Party Paracord Wristbands

PTA Island Party Sand Art

PTA Island Party Tie Dye

PTA Island Party...Ready to LIMBO!

Some of Vanalden's Staff at PTA Island Dance Party

Some of Vanalden's teachers who were at the PTA Island Dance Party

Thank you to everyone who came to our PTA Island Party and to PTA, Parent Center, and ALL volunteers who made it possible!

Mr. Upshaw helping lead us around the world during our International Dance!

Upper grades performing a variety of dances from our partnership with Conga Kids

Upper grades performing a variety of dances from our partnership with Conga Kids

By the end, we went around the world, and through time (history of dance)!

5th Grade and Staff Softball Game!

Look at those 5th graders running and taking all the bases!

Run Mr. Upshaw!

Great game 5th graders!

3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade Relay Race! Way to go everyone!

3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade Relay Race!

3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade Relay Race!

News & Announcements

Grab and Go of Students' Belongings/Grab and Go de las pertenencias de los estudiantes

Parents will be given the opportunity to pick up their child's belongings and say hello to the teachers during the week of June 8th. A schedule of date and time is posted. Click on the Headline for more information. /Los padres tendrán la oportunidad de recoger las pertenencias de sus hijos y saludar a los maestros durante la semana del 8 de junio. Se publica un horario de fecha y hora. Haga clic en el título para más información.

ETK through 5th Grade Enrollment

If you have a child who you would like to enroll at Vanalden Avenue Elementary, you can pick up an enrollment packet on the following dates and time: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - Friday, May 29, 2020. Between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ALL enrollment packets are due on Monday, June 15, 2020 in the Main Office. Click on the Headline for more information.

Pandemic EBT or P-EBT Benefits

Click on the Headline "Pandemic EBT or P-EBT Benefits" to check if your child qualifies: for students who are normally able to get free or reduced price school meals. Apply and get up to $365 per child to spend on groceries.

Summer Programs Information

Click on the Headline "Summer School Information" to receive information about LAUSD summer programs and application for your child.

Remote Learner Award Recipients!

Congratulations to our first group of students who received the New Remote Learner Awards! Click on the Headline to see the list of students!
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