To report an absence, please call (925) 606-4711, then press 2. Please remember that if your student is out for three or more days, we will need a doctor’s note.
Students who have perfect attendance (no absences, no tardies and no early dismissals) will receive a perfect attendance award at the end of each trimester.
Attendance Works: 2015 English
Online Math Help
Do you need help in math? On-line video help is now available at the khanacademy.com website or click HERE .
It is important for both parents and students to register for School Loop. Parents need a parent account, not only to follow their student's progress but also to receive important emails from the school. The directions to register are as follows:
How to Register for School Loop
1.You will need your student’s ID number
2. Go to the "sign-in" portion of this website (at the top on the left side).
3. Click “Register Now” then click on “Parent Registration” if you are a parent, or “Student Registration” for students.
4. Fill out the brief form and accept the user agreement.
Parents: Once you are registered and have been verified by the school you will have access to your child’s class schedule and information about each class. You may also receive daily email with information about assignments and news for the day.
PLEASE NOTE:Verification by office staff will take 2-3 working days.
Middle School - Before and After School Program
Livermore Area Parks and Recreation (LARPD) offers a before and after school program for middle school students located on campus. PAL runs Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until school starts and then right after school until 6 p.m. For more information click here.
2014-2015 In Review
African American Regional Educational Alliance Awards Three East Avenue Students
We would like to congratulate Claire Green and Isadora de Oliveira for winning the African American Regional Educational Alliance award for Academic Potential and Success and to D’Angelo Shepard for winning an award in Visual/Graphics and Performing Arts. This year AAREA recognized 500 students in Alameda County from 13 school districts. All students were recognized in a ceremony that took place at Chabot College on April 25th.
These three have proven themselves in an out of the classroom to be tremendous students. We are excited for all of the amazing opportunities that await them.
Sophia Weaver Wins César E. Chávez Memorial Education Award
A big congratulations goes to Sophia Weaver for winning this year's CTA César E. Chávez Memorial Education Award. Sophia received a check for $550 for her winning essay that demonstrated the vision and guiding principles by which César Chávez lived his life and how they applied to hers. Sophia's essay will appear in a future CTA publication and will be available for viewing online. Sophia is the seventh East Avenue sixth grader in the last five years to win this essay contest which has earned these students a combined total of $4,300. We wish you all the best in your future writing endeavors.
Teachers who Rock
Tech Trek Winners Announced
Tech Trek is a weeklong science summer camp program for girls. It is a science and math camp designed to develop interest, excitement, and self-confidence in girls who will enter eighth grade in the fall. It features hands-on activities in math, science, and related fields. Prospective candidates must be nominated by their schools, go through an interview process, and then be selected to participate. Over the last few weeks, about 35 girls from the TriValley were nominated and interviewed, to choose candidates to fill eight positions in this summer's program, which will be held at the Stanford University Campus.
East Avenue is proud to announce that three of the eight positions are students from East Avenue.
Serena Dolan was chosen as an alternate.
They are all attending the all-expense paid weeklong program this July. Congratulations girls!
Acting Up Presents Mirror Image
Acting Up the East Avenue drama club presents Mirror Image. Mirror Image is musical where fantasy collides with reality.
Performances of Mirror Image are on Friday March 20th at 7PM and Saturday March 21st at 3PM.
On Friday Mirror Image was performed for the 4th and 5th grade students at Arroyo Seco and Jackson Avenue Elementary schools. Click here to view the photos.
Ms. Lesandro Named Outstanding Teacher of the Year
East Avenue Middle School teacher Laurie Lesandro has mastered what it takes to be an outstanding educator: the ability to make schoolwork both challenging and fun.
On March 7th, Lesandro was named this year's Outstanding Teacher of the Year by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Josefa Higuera Livermore Chapter.
Click here to read the article in the Independent.
East Avenue Jazz Band Performs at Kindergarten Registration
2015 All State Honor Jazz Band
Spelling Bee Update
The East Avenue Spelling Bee was held on the evening of Tuesday January 13th in the school library. We had 18 semi-finalists participate. Congratulations to the Bee winner, 7th grader, Ella King who will go on to represent East Avenue in the CBS 5 Regional Spelling Bee. The winner of that Spelling Bee will advance to the finals in Washington, D. C. Ella will also represent our school in the Livermore School District Jr. High School Spelling Bee.
Our second place winner was 6th grader Kinsey Claudino and Alex Jones (6th grade) took 3rd place. Kinsey and Alex in will represent East Avenue in the district elementary Spelling Bee. We will send four 7/8 graders to the District Jr. High Bee - Ella will be joined by Rama Rompicharla and Elsa Friedmann (both 7th grade) and 8th grader Aaliyah Gholamipour . Congratulations to all!
Update: The results of the elementary school Spelling Bee are in. We sent two 6th graders to this bee and both came out in the top 5. Kinsey Claudino took 5th place and Alex Jones took first place. Alex will go on to the regional level and participate in the Alameda County Board of Education Spelling Bee.
Daughters of the American Revolution Essay Contest Winners
The Daughters of the American Revolution are pleased to announce that East Avenue had two winners in the DAR American History Essay Contest 2014-2015. They are Kathryn Johnston 6th grade and Jessica Guzzo 8th grade. Kathryn has also won on the District Level and her essay has gone to the State Level. Congratulations girls!
On February 12, 2015, The Independent ran an article recognizing the winners of DAR Essay Contest. Click here to read the article
LVJUSD MathCounts T-Shirt Design Contest Winner
Announcing the 2015 LVJUSD MathCounts T-Shirt Contest winner:
Several excellent entries from students across the middle schools were received. And the winner of the t-shirt logo contest is:
Rachel Songey, a 7th grader from East Avenue Middle School.
The logo design will be used on the t-shirts for all LVJUSD students who participate in the 2015 Livermore MathCounts Competition. Congrats!
In addition to the t-shirt design, 4 entries were chosen to create posters to advertise the event. The following students' design will be used on posters to announce 2015 Livermore MathCounts Competition:
Brooke Eddy, East Avenue Middle School
Josiah Alpher, East Avenue Middle School
Sharyn Luna, East Avenue Middle School
Isabella Montanaro, Mendenhall Middle School
Congratulations! Thank you to all of the participants. We look forward to next year's t-shirt logo design contest.
National Geographic Bee Winners
East Avenue’s annual school-wide competition for the National Geographic Bee took place on December 9. Even though we had a small turnout for the competition this year, we had fun. Sixth grader AJ Seagraves was the champion! David Davisson came in second, Katelyn Hornbeck was 3rd, and Sarah Davisson was 4th. Congratulations to all of our participants! You did a great job answering some most difficult questions.
Anyone interested in brushing up on geography can visit the GeoBee Challenge, an online geography quiz at www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee, which poses five new questions a day from previous National Geographic Bees. We hope to see some returning contestants next year!
Operation Gratitude Candy Drive
East Avenue’s chapter of Tri-M collected Halloween candy and dental supplies to send to troops stationed overseas. They also accept thank you notes written to troops. All items needed to be turned in by November 7th.
The final tally of items collected:
Operation gratitude was a huge success. All in all, 21 boxes were sent to Operation Gratitude.
Thank you to everyone for making this candy drive such a success!
Advanced Band Halloween Parade at Jackson