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What's Happening at Peterson


Feb. 19 - 23:  February Break - NO SCHOOL


Thursday, March 1Early Out Thursday

  • Students dismissed at 1:35pm
  • Homework Center & Clubs cancelled
  • No late bus


Peterson Middle School



Thursday, Feb. 15, the 8th grade boys basketball team won their season opener vs Don Callejon 51 to 21!  Jarren Advincula had 14 points and 9 assists!  Marc Sanchez had 13 points and 16 rebounds!  Captain Adam Fukuda had 11 points and played great defense while Leo Osorio had 6 points and 10 rebounds!  Coach Narcisso was PROUD!

~ Coach Narcisso


Congrats to the Girls soccer team with their season opening 11-0 victory over Don Callejon. They were led by Fatima Ansari with a hat trick, she was followed by Lindsay Padden and Bridget Duran with two goals each. And Sara Simoni, Vista Mehrshahi, Cilo Reyes, Isabella Tolosa with a goal each. Great job girls, let's keep it up all season!! 


~ Coach Rios


Saturday, Feb. 10, Peterson Culinary's FCCLA members attended the FCCLA Region 5's Spring Qualifier Meeting at Wilcox High School.  Peterson was represented by 18 members including 3 competitors.


Peterson students show great pride in being one of the largest chapters in attendance as well as participating in general sessions, workshops, and region cheers. The group was also awarded with this year's themed award by being the most involved chapter.


Peterson continues our success in competition with Katy Qin taking 1st place in Salad Prep, Landon Myers taking 3rd, and Eric Geiger taking top 7 to advance our team to State-Level Competition in April.


Peterson also continues to hold positions in Region 5 office for the 5th year in a row with Aliyah Stroud taking Region Secretary-Elect, and Sally Mai taking Region Treasurer-Elect for next year. Former Peterson Culinary students Patrick Kibolov and Kacey Le also claimed Region President-Elect and Region Reporter-Elect. Peterson-Wilcox FCCLA continues to dominate the region. Former Peterson Culinary's, Allie Milne, will also be running for State Office at April's FCCLA State Conference.


Mr. Fedalizo is so proud of the group who kept a positive attitude and high enthusiasm throughout the meeting. Thank you so much for representing Peterson Culinary Arts!




Attention 8th Graders, if you are interested in having your baby photo featured  in the yearbook, please either email your picture to Mrs. Ash (dash@scusd.net) or place a hard copy in the box in the office. Make sure your name is on the photo. All hard copy photos will be returned to you. The deadline is Friday, March 3.

~ Mrs. Ash


Congratulations to ALL of the students who participated this year in PTA Reflections at our school. Of the six entries that moved to the Council Level, three had advanced to the Sixth District Level.

We are pleased to inform you, that at the Gallery and Awards Ceremony on January 11, 2018, two of our students’ works will be forwarded to the California State PTA Level.

Once again, congratulations and best of luck for next round of judging to them.

  • PHOTOGRAPHY - Keerthan Sanjay(6th Grade)
  • CHOREOGRAPHY - Sulagna Mohanty(8th Grade)

Education Equity in SCUSD

The Governing Board of Santa Clara Unified School District is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals.  The District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation or association with a person or a group with one or more of these perceived or actual characteristics.  The Board shall promote programs which ensure that discriminatory practices are eliminated in all acts related to school activity or school attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the superintendent of the school district.

The District requires that school personnel take immediate steps to intervene when it is safe to do so and when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.  Information for how to file a complaint is found on the Santa Clara Unified School District website.


It's important that students and families are aware of their rights and how to contact the Santa Clara Unified School District with complaints.  Please see the 2017-2018 SCUSD Student and Parent Handbook (English, Spanish, Vietnamese) or go to the SCUSD website for more information.


We highly encourage you to pre-pay for your students meals online:  Go to www.schoolcafe.com and follow the simple prompts to create an account (one per family)...just make sure that you have your students permanent I.D. number.  schoolcafe is new for the 2017 - 2018 school year; if your student had a balance in myschoolbucks, the balance will transfer automatically.


District Website for Child Nutrition Information:  http://scusdnutrition.net/?page=main

Traffic Safety Dropping Off & Picking Up Outside Main Office at Peterson

MORNING DROP OFF – Buses are to stay in line with the parents and wait their turn to get into the parking lot.  The safety of students, staff and parents comes before bus schedules.  This arrangement has been mediated by the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety. Please pull as far forward as you can.

AFTERNOON PICK UP – Parents often arrive early and beginning lining up to get their students which causes a backup on Rosalia.  Buses and vehicles that want to pass through are allowed to go around the stopped cars and enter the parking lot. There are not staff and students at this time, and parents should be in their vehicles, so the safety issue is not there.  Once the bell rings, buses and vehicles need to wait in line like everyone else until they reach the parking lot.  The safety of the students, staff and parents comes back into play when the dismissal bell rings. Please pull as far forward as you can.


You may also drop off or pick up your child in the gym parking lot. 

For more traffic safety around Peterson information, please see the Traffic Safety Letter from SVDP with map in the Parent Resources locker to the left, and the Traffic Safety page under the Our School page.

If you have questions or concerns about drop off or pick up, please contact Vice Principal Andy Masur.


Due to the high volume of items being dropped off in the school office for students, lunches, clothes, binders, books, etc., PLEASE have the student name on the item(s) and please inform your student to pick up the item(s) from the office.

The office staff appreciates it!

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