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We all contribute to an interdependent, green community that promotes creativity, rigor and a growth mindset in preparing students for success.

School Messenger

Did you know that you have control of how you receive messages from Los Cerritos via School Messenger? Some families enjoy the recorded phone calls, but others prefer texts or emails instead. If you'd like to change your preferences, please click below to open my locker, which contains directions for doing so through your ParentVUE account. We want you to stay informed about current events, but in the way that best works for you.


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Los Cerritos Brand

Where Creativity

and Rigor Meet


Nutrition Services

Roadrunner Times

To view the Roadrunner Times go to the PTA page


You are probably already aware that schools across the nation are facing serious budget cuts. LBUSD has set up a foundation making it easy for you to contribute to your school of choice. Click on the link below for more information. Every little bit helps!

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Important Upcoming Dates:

Morning Assembly Every Monday at 9:00 AM (weather permitting) 


Mar 20: School of Choice Campus Tour 9:00 AM Main Office

Mar 20: School Site Council 3:15 PM Library 

Mar 23: Talent Show 4:00 PM

Mar 26: Parent Viewing - 5th Grade Growth & Development Video 9:15 AM

Mar 29: 5th Grade Growth & Development Lessons



May 24: Elementary Open House Night

Open Enrollment has begun for Grades TK-5 on ParentVUE

February Awards Assembly

Los Cerritos News


Long Beach will participate in the national March for Our Lives event to end gun violence in America's schools.  The event is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, March 24 at Bixby Park.


View the attached flier.


Threat Prevention


Hello, Students and Families.


As we’ve seen in recent weeks, our schools are not immune to the potential threats that so many other schools nationwide have been dealing with.  We appreciate your heightened awareness of this issue, and we continue to encourage everyone in our school communities to report any suspicious information or activity that could impact school safety.


Threats to our schools are not harmless, and they are not funny.  They take valuable resources and time from our school district and the law enforcement agencies who work with us each day to keep our schools safe.  Threats cause anxiety for parents, students and staff, and they can disrupt the important work of teaching and learning.  Students who make threats face consequences that linger long after the threat is made.  We reiterate the Long Beach Police Department’s recent statement about such threats:


“The Long Beach Police Department takes all potential threats of violence very seriously and thoroughly investigates all reported incidents,” Chief Robert Luna said. “Making any kind of threat whether in person or online, is illegal and has serious consequences.”


Those consequences, as we also have seen in recent weeks, can include suspension, expulsion, arrest and potential prosecution under the law.  Students who make threats, even as a “joke,” can quickly find themselves facing the entire range of these consequences. 


We urge parents to discuss this matter with their children.  In light of the senseless loss of lives in recent school shootings nationally, it is completely inappropriate and unacceptable to make threats, even as a “joke.”


We have appreciated everyone’s support during this challenging time.  Again, we continue to encourage students, parents and staff to immediately report any information that could impact the safety of others.  With your help, we can continue to provide safe schools and the best possible education for our students.





Christopher J. Steinhauser
Superintendent of Schools


Prevención de amenazas


Hola, estudiantes y familias.


Como hemos visto en las últimas semanas, nuestras escuelas no son inmunes a las posibles amenazas que otras escuelas a nivel nacional han estado enfrentando. Agradecemos su intensificada concienciación sobre este problema y seguimos animando a todos dentro de nuestras comunidades escolares a reportar toda información o actividad sospechosa que pudiera afectar la seguridad escolar.


Las amenazas a nuestras escuelas no son inocentes y no son graciosas.  Le quitan recursos valiosos y tiempo a nuestro distrito escolar y a las agencias del orden público quienes trabajan con nosotros cada día para mantener nuestras escuelas seguras.  Las amenazas les provocan ansiedad a los padres de familia, los estudiantes y al personal y pueden interrumpir la importante tarea de enseñar y aprender.  Los estudiantes que hacen estas amenazas enfrentan consecuencias que perduran por mucho tiempo después de haberlas hecho.  Reiteramos la reciente declaración del Departamento de Policía de Long Beach sobre estas amenazas:


El jefe de policía Robert Luna dijo, “el Departamento de Policía de Long Beach toma muy en serio todas las posibles amenazas de violencia e investiga completamente todos los incidentes reportados.”   “Hacer cualquier tipo de amenaza, ya sea en persona o por internet, es ilegal y tiene consecuencias graves.” 


Tales consecuencias, como también hemos visto en las recientes semanas, pueden incluir suspensión, arresto y un posible procesamiento legal.  Los estudiantes que hacen amenazas, aún en forma de “broma,” pueden encontrarse rápidamente enfrentando la gama completa de estas consecuencias. 


Instamos a los padres de familia a platicar con sus hijos de este asunto.  A consecuencia de la pérdida sin sentido de vidas en los recientes tiroteos escolares a nivel nacional, es completamente inapropiado e inaceptable hacer estas amenazas, ni siquiera en forma de “broma.”


Agradecemos el apoyo de todos durante este tiempo difícil.  Seguimos animando a los estudiantes, los padres de familia y al personal a que reporten inmediatamente cualquier información que pudiera tener un impacto en la seguridad de otras personas.  Con su ayuda, podemos seguir proporcionando escuelas seguras y la mejor educación posible para nuestros estudiantes.






Christopher J. Steinhauser
Superintendente Escolar


State law requires all public schools to create a School Accountability Report Card (SARC). The purpose of the report card is to provide parents and the community with important information about your child's school, which includes:

  • School Description and Mission
  • School Programs and Instructional Materials
  • Opportunities for Parent Involvement
  • Test Results
  • Safety Plan
  • Facilities

We invite you to view the School Accountability Report Card (SARC) for your child's school.  You can find your school's SARC here.


Parent VUE

Parent VUE:  A New Website for Parents (Un Nuevo sitio web para padres)
Parent VUE is a website that allows parents to view their children’s current and historical information, including daily attendance, grades, report cards, test scores, discipline, graduation status, preparation for college and more.  It is also a one-stop location for links to other parent services including School Loop and MySchoolBucks (School meal accounts).

With one simple activation, parents can view information on all of their children, from elementary school to high school.  Parents also will be able to update emergency card information electronically.

Follow this link to sign up:

Keep in Touch with Schoolloop

For texts and emails please make sure to sign up for Schoolloop. This is not an automatic notification you mush see Michael, the school Secretary, to be on the notification list.  

Schoolloop allows you to:

  • Receive school bulletins
  • Receive notices from the Principal, PTA and school
  • Notifies you of school events (picture day, minimum days, etc.)

To reduce cost and paper waste much of the school information now goes out electronically.

Los Cerritos PALS/GATE

Did you know?

Los Cerritos' original school bell was used between the years 1913-1946. It was presented to the LBUSD by the Los Cerritos PTA and school patrons to mark the fine tradition of school and community.


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Green Team

Join our green team activities!  See the PTA Green Team page for more information. Green Team


Today: 3/23/18

On the "ROAD" to success


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