Welcome to the Donlon Elementary School Website

a California Distinguished School


IF YOU MISSED WALK-THRU REGISTRATION


Please stop by the Donlon office to pick up your child’s emergency card.

Please review and make any necessary updates.

Complete the online registration, print the confirmation page and other necessary signature forms, and bring them, the emergency card and two proofs of residency to the Donlon office for processing.


Please see the PUSD website http://pleasantonusd.net/departments/educational-services/pupil-services/enrollment/ for acceptable proofs of residency.


BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT INFORMATION

Kindergarten - Thursday, August 21 at 6:00pm in assigned classrooms (Parents only)

Kindergarten Meet and Greet - Friday, August 22 from 10:00-11:00am in assigned classrooms (Students allowed)

1st, 2nd, 3rd & SDC - Tuesday, August 26th from 6:00pm-7:00pm  in assigned classrooms (Parents only)

4th and 5th - Tuesday, August 26th from 7:00pm-8:00pm in assigned classrooms (Parents only)

 


DONLON ELEMENTARY BELL SCHEDULE INFORMATION

Beginning 8/25 through 9/12/14 Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grades are on the early bell schedule:

Kingergarten: MTTF = 8:15am to 11:35am; Wednesday = 9:15am-12:35am

1st and 2nd: MTTF = 8:25am-2:15pm; Wednesday = 9:25am-3:00pm

Beginning 9/15/14 Staggered Schedule for Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grades begin

Schedule for 3rd, 4th and 5th is not affected by the staggered schedule

CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE BELL SCHEDULE


Donlon & PUSD e-connection

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What's Happening at Donlon

 

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August 2014 September 2014
8/18 - Walk thru registration:  8am-12pm & 1:30pm-5:00pm - Donlon Library 9/1 - Labor Day - NO SCHOOL
8/21 - Kindergartent Back To School Night - 6:00-7:00pm 9/2 - PTA Meeting - 7pm - Donlon Library
8/25 - School Begins 9/11 - Picture Day
8/26 - Back to School Night: 1st to 3rd & SDC = 6-7pm; 4th & 5th = 7-8pm 9/15 - Student Leadership Assemblies - 1:15-3:00pm - Donlon MPR
  9/19 - Flag Salute
  9/29 - PTA Read-a-Thon Assembly- 9:15-10am 4th & 5th; 10:15-11am K-3

 

Donlon Bell Schedule 2014-15

Donlon Elementary School Student Handbook 2014-15

Donlon School's Favorite Student & Informational Websites

Campus Safety and Respect

Donlon Safety Plan

Attendance Policy

Drop Off and Parking Lot Procedures    


Miscellaneous Forms/Information

Driver's Clearance Form

Student Field Trip Authorization Emergecy Medical InfoForm

School Absence - Independent Study

Volunteer Clearance Form


Health Forms/Information

Food Allergy Action Plan Form

Medication Consent Form

Policy on Student Illnesses

About Head Lice      FAQ's


Donlon Parent Faculty Community

The Donlon Parent Faculty Community (PFC) is a comprised of committed parent volunteers and faculty that help promote the welfare of our students at school, community and at home.  Get to know your PFC and the many functions this committee of volunteers performs to assist in the educational process at Donlon Elementary School.  To view PFC information please click on the DONLON PFC bar on the left.

Donlon PFC Website


Check out donlon's student newspaper!

www.donlonpawprint.org


Donlon e-connection

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District Calendar

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AB165

Dear Parents,

In light of Assembly Bill 165, which has been passed by both houses of the legislature and is now at the Governor’s desk; school districts must be proactive in getting the message out to their communities.  The components of AB 165 are not intended to change the rules districts must follow in collecting fees from students; rather, it is designed to reflect existing parameters of the Constitutional “free school guarantee”.

Based on the “free school guarantee”, no student shall be denied participation in an educational activity (curricular or co-curricular) based on his/her inability to pay a fee. Pleasanton Unified School District students are fortunate to have incredible community support and donations allowing them many wonderful opportunities. Once AB 165 has been signed by the Governor, school districts will face strict sanctions if found not compliant with the “free school guarantee”. PUSD and many other districts have begun clarifying procedures in order to help schools and parent organizations follow important guidelines and requirements while continuing to allow students to participate in activities that have a cost associated with them.

We expect our students to continue being provided wonderful opportunities through legally allowable means. Collecting donations and conducting fundraisers are two ways in which schools compensate for shortages of funds to pay for these activities. We have been provided clear procedures by our legal counsel when planning trips and events. We expect that our students will continue to participate in field trips such as 5th grade Outdoor Education, 4th grade Sacramento Trip, and Kindergarten’s trip to Alden Lane Nursery, and events by following those guidelines, while ensuring all students are able to participate.

Out of the state trips that are affiliated with private companies and are not a part of the school program fall in a different category.  In these cases, school resources and instructional time may not be used for advertisement or outreach. The outreach to students must follow the same guidelines as all non-school related agencies.  Flyers may be posted on school websites under the same guidelines any other outside agency follows. They may also file a facility use permit and give relevant information to parents and students outside of school hours.

We appreciate your support in helping us stay compliant and for helping us provide your children the most outstanding opportunities beyond our classrooms through donations and fund-raising activities. Please let me know if you have further questions.

Sincerely,

Lynnette Chirrick , Principal

 


District Information & Notices for and about Donlon Elementary

School Accountability Report Card 2011-12

Uniform Complaint Procedure

Annual Pesticide Notification


PUSD AB1266 FACT SHEET

The School Success and Opportunity Act.


Attendance & Student educational success


Our Mission

The Donlon community is committed to preparing all of our students to lead happy, healthy and productive lives. We strive to create a community of character by emphasizing the District's character traits and through our commitment to the use of Lifeskills on a daily basis. Our goal is to have students strive to become informed citizens ready to participate in a culturally diverse society.

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