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CLEARED parent volunteers are needed. If you are able to assist in decorating the school for Read Across America Week we would love for you to join us. This will occur Monday, February 26, 2018 around 8:00. Thank you very much for your time!!!

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Last Day on Mt. Heller
Last Day of Mt. Heller
We all say farewell...
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Monterey Bay Aquarium:Thank You Parent Club
Monterey
Monterey
Monterey
Monterey
Spelling Bee Winners
Spelling Bee Winners
Spelling Bee Winners
Jog-A-Thon 2017
Jog-A-Thon 2017
Soccer Intramurals
Merced Playhouse Performance
Merced Playhouse Performers

Mission

 To Provide a Learning Environment Where Students Develop the Skills Needed for Success.
 
CORE VALUES
We believe that students are the focus of public education.
We believe that each student is unique and that our staff and programs provide for multiple opportunities for success.
We believe in developing academically competent, confident and considerate citizens.
We believe that learning occurs best in a safe and respectful environment.
We believe our students’ success depends upon a highly qualified staff who are valued and respected for their diverse backgrounds.
We believe that we serve students best through programs and practices that are responsive to changing needs.
We believe that our success depends upon the development of effective leaders,
staff and students who create a vision and translate that vision into reality.
 
 

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Your HELP needed!

CLEARED parent volunteers are needed. If you are able to assist in decorating the school for Read Across America Week we would love for you to join us. This will occur Monday, February 26, 2018 around 8:00. Thank you very much for your time!!!
100th Day of School Featured Photo

100th Day of School

Students and staff celebrated the 100th day of school on January 31st with a variety of fun displays and activities.
MCOE Speech Contest Winners Featured Photo

MCOE Speech Contest Winners

AESD was well-represented at the MCOE Speech Contest Awards Ceremony this past week. Our District had two 1st place winners, one 2nd place winner, one 3rd place winner, and four honorable mentions. This is a testament to the hard work these students have put in to prepare, and also our staff who worked with them to be successful.
GATE Festival Featured Photo

GATE Festival

On January 30th, over 270 third through eight grade GATE students had the chance to participate in a Build, Engineer, Invent festival. Lawrence Hall of Science brought this hands-on design challenge experience to the Atwater Community Center. Students had great fun exploring building in two and three dimensions while discovering the design properties involved in constructing giant structures, bridges, rockets, and more!

Motto

Smart choices, Organization, Attitude, Respect and Responsibility (S.O.A.R.)
teamwork

Spotlight

The combined action of a group of people, especially when effective and efficient.
 
 February Character Trait-
(TEAMWORK)
A Tradition of Excellence

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