Parent Weekly Update 2-10-20
    Hello, this is Mr. del Rio, principal of Bancroft Middle School with your last parent weekly update for the week of February 10.  If you miss any part of this message, please visit our website. 

    Thank you to all the parents that came to our LCAP meeting on Monday!!

    Bronco Star Winners Congratulations to our 10 Bronco Star winners. These students displayed our Bronco Motto and were chosen in our raffle.  Our winners this week won front of the line passes.  If you have any prizes to donate, please let our office know.

    Capoeira  Are interested in your scholar participating in capoeira classes during lunch?   We will have classes at lunch beginning on March 3.  Space is limited so please have your scholar sign up ASAP. Flyers can be found in the office and attached to this message.

    SLED  SOLA Fundraiser  Tuesday February 11 from 4-10pm at Sons of Liberty.  20% of your bill will go to SLED.

    Healthy Kids Survey  Our Parent Healthy Kids Survey window is NOW OPEN. Please do your best to go to our website to complete the survey.  The survey is very important because the results support our district with- funding.

    Parking Lot  Please remember that the parking lot is not a drop off zone for students. Thank you for your support. 

    SLUSD Wants to Hear From You!!
    Do you have opinions on how the San Leandro Unified School District spends money but don’t know how to take action? Attend an upcoming Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) community forum to have your say!
    This year, in order to provide more opportunities for feedback, every school site will host at least two LCAP family engagement opportunities. These events will also include details about our facilities improvement bond, Measure N, which is on the ballot for March 3rd.

    Monday February 24th at 830am in the library and 315pm in room 102.

    If you are unable to attend your school’s LCAP events, SLUSD will also host community forums on the following dates:

    February 25 at Bancroft Middle School from 6:30 to 8 pm, presented in Spanish
    February 26 at John Muir Middle School from 6:30 tp 8 pm, presented in Chinese
    February 29 at the Barbara Lee Center for Health and Wellness, presented in English

    It is our hope that the new site-based LCAP events will help us deepen our community engagement practices across this award-winning district. Learn more about the LCAP process HERE.


    ¿Tiene opiniones sobre cómo gasta dinero el Distrito Escolar Unificado de San Leandro pero no sabe cómo tomar medidas? ¡Asista al próximo foro de la comunidad del Plan de Responsabilidad de Control Local (LCAP) para dar su opinión!

    Este año, para brindar más oportunidades de retroalimentación, cada escuela albergará al menos dos oportunidades de participación familiar de LCAP. Estos eventos también incluirán detalles sobre el bono de mejora de nuestras instalaciones, la Medida N, que está en la boleta electoral para el 3 de marzo.

    24 de febrero en la Escuela Intermedia Bancroft a las 830am en la biblioteca
    24 de febrero en la Escuela Internedia Bancroft a las 315 en salon 102

    Si no puede asistir a los eventos LCAP de su escuela, SLUSD también organizará foros comunitarios en las siguientes fechas:

    25 de febrero en la Escuela Intermedia Bancroft de 6:30 a 8 pm, presentado en español
    26 de febrero en la escuela secundaria John Muir de 6:30 a 8 pm, presentado en chino
    29 de febrero en el Centro Barbara Lee para la Salud y el Bienestar, presentado en inglés

    Esperamos que los nuevos eventos LCAP basados en las escuela nos ayuden a profundizar nuestras prácticas de participación comunitaria en este distrito galardonado. Obtenga más información sobre el proceso LCAP AQUÍ.

    SLUSD 想聽到您的意見!

    您對San Leandro聯合校區如何花錢有意見但又不知道如何表達嗎?請來參加即將舉行的本地控制問責計劃(LCAP)社區意見收集會議,發表您的看法!


    Monday February 24th at 830am in the library and 315pm in room 102.


    2月 25日在 Bancroft 初中, 晚上6:30 至 8 :00, 西班牙語進行
    2月 26日在John Muir 初中,晚上6:30 至 8:00,中文進行
    2月29日在 芭芭李中文心Barbara Lee Center for Health and Wellness, 英語進行

    我們希望在各學校的新的LCAP活動將有助於我們加深社區的參與,至整個屢獲殊榮的校區。了解有關LCAP程序的更多信息,請點擊此 HERE.

    Read A Thon  Our English Department is leading the literacy charge by having a school-wide read a thon.   We kick-off the Bancroft Read-a-thon this coming Monday, Jan. 27. Please support your scholar to read more.

    • It runs exactly three weeks from Jan 27 to Feb. 14 (Valentine’s Day).
    • All of your class periods are competing against each other and there will be ONE class winner PER TEACHER
    • Please provide Read-a-thon Reading Logs for your students. Mr. Fox should have provided you with a copy already. 
    • Each teacher will decide when to check and/or collect Reading Logs and insert coins into the jar accordingly. 15 MINUTES = 1 COIN  
    • Coin jars will be collected on FRIDAYS (1/31, 2/7, and 2/14) during period 6 by the Library IWE, Misha. Coins will be counted and tallies will be recorded for each class. 
    • Jars will be returned on Monday by the end of the day.
    • Class winners will be announced after the February break. 

    Please cheer on your students and if possible, allow them some time during class to read.

    SSC Meeting on Thursday, February 6 at 220 in the faculty room.

    Yearbooks Attention all Bancroft Parents! Be sure to reserve your 2019-2020 Yearbook before October 26. You can purchase online HERE.

    Study Center  Our student study center is open Mondays and Tuesdays from 315-415.   Students must have a permission slip signed to attend.

    College Day Every Monday is College Day in SLUSD. Have your students wear college apparel to show their spirit. 

    BMS Merch   We now have two colors! You can purchase them for $10 in the office. 


    Clipper Cards  AC Transit is offering free clipper cards to all students in the SLUSD.  If you are interested in a free clipper card please visit our website, download an application, and turn it in filled out to our parent facilitator Joanna Garcia. However please be advised that it is taking approximately four weeks to receive the cards. 
    Parent Visits  Just a reminder that if you want to visit your scholar’s classroom, teachers require 24hrs notice before visiting. We also ask that visitors report to the office to check-in and receive a badge. Thank you for your support. 
    Strategic Plan  As we continue to implement the district strategic action plan, we continue to be focused on a three-year strategic plan cycle, ensuring the district is continually planning for the future. We are pleased with our recent successes but we understand there is much more work to do for our San Leandro students.  For the next three years, we will be focused on the following five strategic action goals:
    1.Teach, Learn, and Achieve
    2.Equity and Inclusion Through College and Career Readiness
    3.Collaborative and Engaged District Culture
    4.Family and Community Engagement
    5. Facilities and Technology
    That’s all for the week of February 10.  Please remember to- Take Care of Yourself, Take Care of One Another, and Take Care of Bancroft!
    Mr. del Rio