WAG: Week of May 18th

The Esperanza Way!


A special thank you to everyone who participated in making a very successful and special Mother's Day celebration possible. All the mothers were very pleased to be treated so special by staff and students.



8:45 coffee with the pricipal

critical friends

Kathleen of site: Newcomer task force


School Site Visit from Sondra


School Wide Read-a-Thon

8:40 auditorium

We will also meet by grade level spands to give out word club buttons.

12:20 K-1 1:00 2nd-5th


critical friends


Have a great long weekend!

Esperanza calendar

There will be an additional back to school PD day on 8/18/ 2015. Please plan on attending.

May 26th 5th grade planning day

May 28th Kinder planning day

May 29th 1st planning day

District updates

OUSD1: One Platform for Teaching Tools & Student Data
Say goodbye to Edusoft for next year!
Illuminate will be our new online assessment system as part of OUSD1 - our new one stop shop for teachers. OUSD1 will provide one starting place for accessing all online resources using the same sign on information. As part of OUSD1 we will also be transitioning from ABI to for attendance and grade reporting. This month we are working with school representatives and other partners to build a comprehensive training and support plan. Go to the OUSD1 website for more details. Stay tuned for more exciting news on OUSD1!

OUSD/OPL Summer Reading Lists Available
These lists are incorporated into The lists are searchable by genre, grade level, text complexity, and subject content. Here are the permanent links:
Elementary Secondary
Please find more in-depth programming for the summer on these OPL websites:

2015-16 Full School Year Calendar is Available
Download your versions of the 2015-16 School Year Calendar on the OUSD website.

After School Program News

Please make sure to respond to Claudia's email in regards to ASP recruitment for next year.