OPHIR ELEMENTARY STEAM ACADEMY (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts/ASL, Mathematics) is offered  to enhance the LUSD Core Curriculum!  Ophir is a wonderful place where kids can still be kids while receiving an excellent education!!!
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Principal's Corner

Dear Ophir STEAM Academy Families,
 
We are anxiously awaiting the annual “Ophir Chili Cook-Off” on Thursday, September 27th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. With a variety of chili tastings, grade level displays, and the dessert auction, the “Chili Cook Off” has something to offer everyone. This event, which is hosted by our amazing PTC, marks the kick-off of the Annual Coin Drive. Be sure to mark your calendars to save the date. You don’t want to miss out!
 
Come join us for the 2nd annual MandaRIDE in Northern California’s beautiful Sierra Nevada Foothills on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The family friendly 12 mile, 30 mile and metric-century bicycle rides are hosted by the Loomis Basin Education Foundation, a non-profit organization. There is even a guided children’s ride for a day filled with family fun!  All proceeds go directly back to the local schools in the Loomis Union School District. For more detailed information and to register for this event please click on the link below:
 
 
We hope to see everyone there!
 
The District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC) is comprised of parents, staff, and community members and is designated to advise district officials on English learner programs and services. Our district has scheduled a DELAC meeting for Wednesday, September 19th from 6:00-7:30 at Franklin School Library. Food and childcare will be provided.
 
In order to help ensure a smooth pick up at the end of the day, please coordinate pick up times and locations with your child. This may assist students with transitioning from the waiting area to the cars more efficiently. Also, as a reminder, staff and students will remain in the pick-up area between the times of 2:30 to 2:45. We encourage parents to stagger their arrivals between these times in order to alleviate traffic congestion that occurs at the start of dismissal. Thank you for your support and patience in following our parking and traffic plan.
 
Thank you and enjoy the weekend!
  
Kevin Roche
Principal
Ophir STEAM Academy
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