Eugene Field Elementary School

January 17, 2016

Principal's Message

Dear Field Families,

Happy Sunday!

There is no school tomorrow, Monday, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Pasadena MLK Community Coalition, PUSD, and other community organizations have planned a celebration at Jackie Robinson Park on Monday from 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. This free event will feature guest speakers, music, food, and arts and crafts for kids.

Our next PTA meeting is on January 21, 2016, at 6:00pm. We will have a special guest from the Pasadena Conservatory of Music at this meeting. It is also time to create the Nomination Committee who will recruit for the 2016-2017 PTA Board. If you are interested in serving on the PTA Board next year, please contact current President Theo at

We have more holidays coming up. There is no school on Friday, February 12, and Monday, February 15, in honor of President Lincoln and Presidents' Day; Spring Break is March 14 -18; and finally a staff development day is on March 31.

We will have another visit from Huangchenggen Elementary School on Wednesday, January 27, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The students will be visiting classrooms and enjoying recess with our students.

Thank you for your support.

Ria Apodaca

Upcoming School Events

Jan. 11 - 22, parents from these classes: Keefe, Wulbern, and Xu are needed to help supervise morning drop off in the east parking lot.

Monday, Jan. 18, NO SCHOOl - Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Recognized

Thursday, Jan. 21, 8:45 am - GALA Planning Meeting in Library (open to all)

Thursday, Jan. 21, 6:00-7:30pm - PTA Meeting (Please note, due to construction, there will be no wifi available at this time.)

Friday, Jan. 22, 9:30-10:30am - ELAC Meeting in Library

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 9:00-10:30 - Dual Language Parent Advisory Committee in Library

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 3:30-4:30pm - SSC Subcommittees in Library

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 3:30-4:30pm - School Safety Committee in Conference Room

Friday, Jan. 29 - Student of the Month at Playground

Thursday, Feb. 4, 8:00-9:00am - Principal Chat & Snack in Library

Friday, Feb. 5 - Chinese New Year celebration (sponsored and organized by PTA)

Jan. 25 - Feb. 5, parents from these classes: Kuo, Yang, and Zhang are needed to help supervise morning drop off in the east parking lot.

Parking Procedures

Please be aware that there is no parking on the south side of the front driveway during 8:00 - 9:00am while students are exiting cars and walking into school. We want to make sure our kids enter school safely!

Special Dual Language Information Meeting with Dr. Myriam Met

Thursday, Feb. 18th, 6pm

Field Elementary School (Multipurpose Room), East Sierra Madre Boulevard, Pasadena, CA, United States

Please click here if you want to suggest topics for the presentation.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Update from our School Site Council

We are examining our budget for 2016-2017 and setting our priorities for funding. If you are interested in learning more about next year's budget and our progress in meeting this year's goals, please come to the SSC Curriculum Subcommittee meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 3:30-4:30 in the Library.

Special Events from our PTA

PTA Meeting - January 21, 2016, 6:00 pm

2015 Winter Assembly - There is still time to order your digital copy!

Preserve precious memories and support our school at the same time! Pre-order your professional quality electronic copy of the Winter Performance video today! Price per link is $10. Please print and return the following information below with payment (make checks payable to Field PTA).

Total Amount: $

Child’s Name:



Parent’s Name:

Parent’s Phone Number:

[ ] I would like an electronic copy of the Winter Performance Video. My email address is: ___________________

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Field Team at the L.A. Chinatown Firecracker Run

Sunday, Feb. 21st, 7am

943 North Broadway

Los Angeles, CA