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The Four Principles of Hand Awareness

  1. Wash your hands when they are dirty and before eating.
  2. Do Not cough into your hands. Cough into your elbow
  3. Do Not sneeze into your hands. Sneeze into your elbow.
  4. Do Not put your fingers into your eyes, nose or mouth.

Increased physical activity linked to improved school performance
Participating in extra physical activity for just two hours every week can boost school performance, a new study states. 
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Los Cerritos PTA

At Los Cerritos, we all contribute to an interdependent, green community that celebrates our diversity and promotes creativity, rigor, and a growth mindset in preparing students for success.

In support of our mission, the Los Cerritos PTA funds about $20,000 in programs and events every year, including:

Community & Advocacy

  • Garden Community events
  • Handmade Holidays
  • Los Cerritos Read and Movie Night
  • Diversity and Inclusion events and education
  • Parents and Pastries

Green Community

  • Book Giveaways
  • Goodwill Drive
  • Recycling Friday

Supplementing the Curriculum

  • Campus-wide assemblies
  • Improvement and maintenance of the garden
  • Monthly classes at the garden that integrate with and supplement the current curriculum
  • Movie licenses (allows movies to be shown during recess during days with inclement or hot weather)
  • Red Ribbon Week
  • Reflections Art Program
  • Transportation and admission for field trips
  • Fifth Grade Enrichment - seating for graduation and t-shirts,

For the Staff and School

  • Quarterly faculty appreciation luncheons
  • Providing books for school library
  • School Beautification/Improvement projects
  • Teacher Appreciation Week
  • Teacher grants


Register at our PTA website at to stay informed about programs and events.

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Become a 2022-2023 PTA Member Today!

Why join the PTA?

The PTA is the largest children’s advocacy group in the country. Now more than ever we need to be the voices for our children. The more memberships we have the bigger our voice is on the things that affect our children and our school.

Membership costs only $10 per person. Please join and support our Los Cerritos PTA by purchasing a PTA membership.

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