La Costa Meadows Elementary School

Weekly Dolphin Blast

Week of September 25, 2022

Happy Sunday Dolphin Families!

We loved having TK, kindergarten, second, and fourth grade families on campus for lunch last Friday. Our students enjoyed being able to share a portion of their school day with their families. Thank you, PTO, for organizing such a fun event for our students! First, third, and fifth grade families, your special day is coming up soon!

This year’s SMUSD Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) will continue to focus on creating and implementing a rigorous core instructional program based on state standards; providing support and interventions for students needing academic and/or social-emotional support; and broadening resources, programs and partnerships to engage students. In order to strengthen our commitment to these goals, we ask that you take a moment to complete this brief survey no later than Wednesday, September 28th, so we can strategically design a plan to meet the needs of all of our Dolphins! Thank you in advance for your participation in the survey.

2022- 2023 LCM LCAP Parent Survey

With Dolphin pride,

Mrs. Bedard

School Picture Day: September 27th

It's time to perfect that smile as school picture day is this Tuesday, September 27th. Families, you do not need to send in any payment on picture day. Picture proofs will be sent home so that families can select the pose that they like best and the package that meets the family's needs.

September Friday Flag Salute

Join us for our next Friday Flag Salute on Friday, September 30th. Parents attending Flag Salute may enter campus at 8:15 AM with their first through fifth grader(s), parents of TK students may enter at 8:15 AM with their children through the kindergarten gate, and parents of kindergarten students may enter at 8:30 AM with their children through the kindergarten gate.

PTO will also have our coffee cart available for adults, along with with breakfast and snack options for kids. Bring a few bucks to donate, or send some cash along with your child (as well as the signed permission slip).

Parent Teacher Conferences: October 10 - October 14

Parent Teacher Conferences will be held the week of October 10, 2022. Parents/Guardians will have an opportunity to choose between an in-person conference or a virtual conference. You will be hearing for your child's teacher soon, if you haven't already, about how you can sign up for a conference. We will have a modified bell schedule during the conference week. The bell schedule for that week will be as follows:

Monday, October 10th: No School (Full Day of Conferences)

Tuesday, October 11th - Friday, October 14th

  • Transitional Kindergarten: 8:30 - 11:00 AM
  • Kindergarten: 8:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • First through Fifth Grade: 8:45 AM - 1:25 PM

La Costa Meadows PTO

The LCM PTO is an awesome team of volunteer parents and teachers working together to create a fun, inclusive environment for you and your children. We are looking forward to meeting you at our annual school events & activities!

Facebook Group:

City Update

The City of San Marcos is updating its Active Transportation Plan, and collaborating with the

San Marcos Unified School District. Students, parents, teachers, and the community at-large will have a chance to offer feedback in multiple ways, like walk audits, classroom surveys and more.

For details and why this important, please visit or click the flyers below:



Covid Update

In partnership with the County of San Diego, Universidad Popular and community partners, this Saturday, September 24th, San Marcos Elementary School will be hosting a free COVID vaccination clinic from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended by visiting

Please visit our website for details by clicking here.

Versión en español a continuación