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7939 St. Clair Ave.

North Hollywood, CA  91605


Phone:     (818) 765-4234

Fax:         (818) 764-5912


Office Hours    7:30- 4:30

School Hours  8:00- 2:23


A Message From Principal Diaz

November 2015

Strathern Families,

We are well into the Fall season and are now beginning to feel the cooler weather. As we begin to prepare for cooler weather and winter, please make sure to dress students not only in our school uniforms, but also in layers of clothing to adjust to changing temperatures. This is also a good opportunity to remember to have your child stop by our Lost and Found to look for any lost garments. Please remind your child to not forget sweaters, jackets, scarves and lunch boxes on the yard.

In addition to cooler weather, we also head into holiday season and the beginning of many more school activities. Upon us is Veteran’s Day, parent conferences, Thanksgiving, and other school activities. The best way to help students through the changing schedules is to ensure consistency and routine in school and at home.

Please make sure to calendar and schedule days school is out, parent conferences, early dismissals, and the many wonderful activities our students will be engaged in during the next month.

Student Safety: Parents wishing to take your child home early must stop by the main office to ask for your child to be released. Remember anyone picking up your child must be on the Emergency Card and must present an ID.  It is highly recommended to not pick up your child during the last 10 minutes of school, as this is the time teachers are wrapping up the school day and giving students assignments.

Book Fair: Book Fair will be held in the library November 9 - November 13. Parents and family members will be allowed to visit the book fair after dismissal until 3:30pm. Remember to stop by the main office for a visitor's pass. 

Parent Conferences: Invitations have been sent out informing parents of a date and time to meet with your child's teacher. If you have not received one please contact the main office and leave a message for your child's teacher. Please note the dismissal time this week. TK-5th grade students will be dismissed at 1:48 pm Nov. 13, Nov. 16, Nov. 18, Nov. 19 and Nov. 20. TK - 5th grade students will be dismissed at 1:23 pm on Tuesday Nov. 17.

Fall/Thanksgiving  Break: School will be closed Monday, November 23 - Friday, November 27. Classes will resume Monday, November 30.

Computer Lab
Huge shout out to Morphe, Inc! Our warmest appreciation to the Tawil Family for supporting our students with 21st Century technology. Chris, Linda, Simon and Mary Tawil, Strathern alumni, will join us when we unveil our newly renovated computer lab October 16, 2015. Strathern students, families, and community are grateful to our former alumni for supporting our students' education.

‚ÄčThank you for your continuos support!


Cynthia Diaz



Dismissal gate locations are as follows:

  • Preschool and Kindergarten students will continue to use the Arminta St. gates

  • 1st Grade students will use the Saint Clair gate by the lunch pavilion.
  • 2nd Grade students will continue to use the gate in front of the main office
  • 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade Students will use the Shadyglade Ave. gate

Ready, Set, Go! Program meets in the auditorium:

  • Hours of operation 6:30 am - 7:50 am Monday - Friday
  • Students must be enrolled to participate. Enrollment is currently being accepted in the auditorium daily at 6:30 am. See Site Supervisor Ms. Sanchez.
  •  Please note: if students fail to follow program and school expectations, they will be excluded from the program.

LA’s Best students will now have new meeting location as follows:

  • Hours of operation: immediately after school -  6:00pm Monday - Friday. Students must be enrolled to participate. For an application see Coach Lydia or Coach Al.

  •  Please note: if students fail to follow program and school expectations, they will be excluded from the program.

  • Kindergarten students will be picked up by the Kinder Coach

  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Grade students will meet Coaches under the lunch pavilion

  • 4th and 5th Grade students will meet Coaches under the pavilion in front of room 14

Youth Services (Y.S.) will continue to serve students in 2nd – 5th grade. They will meet in the auditorium daily immediately after school.

  • Students do not need to be enrolled to participate however, if students fail to follow program and school expectations, they will be excluded from the program. 

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call the main office.



School Events

Today: 11/29/15

Important Dates This Month

Nov. 3  ELAC Meeting @ 8:30 Coffee with the Principal @ 9:00

Nov. 9 SSC Mtg. @ 2:45

Nov. 9- Nov.13 Book Fair in Library 

Nov. 11 No School Veteran's Day

Nov. 12 Awards Assemblies by Invitation

Nov. 13- Nov. 20 Parent Conferences

Nov. 18  Fall Pictures Make up day

Nov. 19 Fundraiser DJ Party

Nov. 19 5th grade walking trip to Library

Nov. 20 Spirit day: Backwards Day

Nov. 23 - Nov. 27 Fall Break/No School



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