The Basics

Principal: Michael Corritone

beach website-5Administrative Assistant: Rhonda Brown

Main Phone: (510) 594-2666

Teacher E-mails (generally):
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Attendance Line: (510) 594-2697 (call before 8:30 a.m. on days your child will be absent)

Beach Schoolmates: (510) 420-3077 (Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.)

Hot Lunch Website: Choicelunch (www.choicelunch.com)

 

School Hours

BEFORE LABOR DAY:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:

8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. — Grades K, 1, 2, 3

8:30 a.m. – 3:10 p.m. — Grades 4, 5

Wednesday: 8:30-1:45 — Grades K – 5

 

STARTING SEPTEMBER 4:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:

8:30 – 2:00 p.m. — Kindergarten

8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. — Grades 2, 3

8:30 a.m. – 3:10 p.m. — Grades 4, 5

8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. — Morning Staggered Grade 1

9:20 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. — Afternoon Staggered Grade 1

Wednesday: 8:30 – 1:45 — Grades K – 5

 

Minimum Days:

8:30 – 12:00 — Grades K – 5

Back to School Night (8/30), Fall Conferences (10/29-11/2), Open House (1/31), Spring Conferences (3/19-21) Last Student Day (5/31)

 

Getting to School

Parking is limited. Please consider walking to school! There are bike racks near rooms 1 and 2. Scooters may be parked in “Scooter Parking” in the front doorway. Traffic Patrol is available to help load/unload kids from the loading zones. Please, no unattended cars in the loading zone during school hours.

 

After School

Wondering what to do with your kids after school? Here are some options:

  • Schoolmates: Offers childcare from 7:30am-6pm Mon-Fri on the Beach campus. Register at the beginning of the school year by stopping by the Schoolmates building and filling out a required licensing packet. For discounted rates, sign up at least 12 hours in advance at https://apm.activecommunities.com/piedmontrecreation/Home and type “Schoolmates” in the keyword search box. Schoolmates also offers drop ins if you’re running late or need last minute childcare, and is often open when school is off or during vacations. Contact BSM@ci.piedmont.ca.us
  • After School Enrichment: The Beach Parents Organization offers fantastic after-school enrichment classes. Visit the BPO website at www.beachparents.com/after-school-programs/ase/ , contact the Beach School Coordinators at beachschoolase@gmail.com, or watch for announcements in the Beach Bulletin for more information.
  • Piedmont Recreation Department: The Rec Department offers terrific classes for all ages. You can find the current catalog at http://www.ci.piedmont.ca.us/recreation/. They offer transportation from school to classes.
  • Piedmont Language School: Offers Spanish and Mandarin classes before and after school at Beach or close by. Visit www.piedmontlanguageschool.com for more information.

Beach Parents Organization

The BPO meets once a month on Mondays from 6:30 or 7:00 to 9pm in the Beach Library. All parents are welcome. Visit the BPO website for more information and for meeting dates: www.beachparents.com. We’d love for you to get involved!

Playground

The Beach Playground is closed to the public during school hours. This includes the grassy field and the kindergarten play structure.

Parent Communication

Families should receive a Beach Bulletin every Wednesday. Copies can be found on your Infinite Campus portal page (https://piedmontca.infinitecampus.org/campus/portal/piedmont.jsp) and emailed to you if you update your Infinite Campus account. If you have not yet logged into Infinite Campus and you aren’t sure how, please contact our secretary, Rhonda Brown, at rbrown@piedmont.k12.ca.us.  Be sure to keep your e-mail address current on the portal! And make sure to visit the Piedmont Store to join BPO, contribute to class funds, and sign up and/or donate to other Piedmont support groups:  https://piedmontstore.com/