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Welcome to Mulberry Elementary School, a California Gold Ribbon School and a California Title 1 Academic Achievement Award Winning school!!
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FAQs

QUESTION: What time does school get out each day?

ANSWER: Click here to see our Daily Schedule page. 

 

QUESTION: Where can I get a copy of the school calendar?

ANSWER: Click here to view our school calendar. 

 

QUESTION: What is the best way to get updates about what is happening at Mulberry?

ANSWER:  You can also visit us online at Mulberry Events.  In addition, regularly check your child's backpack or ask for school papers.  Flyers typically always go home explaining an upcoming event and are also posted on the school marquee.

 

QUESTION:  How can I get the “TeleParent” calls with school information?

ANSWER: Be sure that you write down the phone number that you would like to receive the school information under the primary number section on your student's emergency card. If you are not receiving the calls, please check with the office to be sure that is the number listed on our school record system is correct.  If you change your number, please be sure to update it to continue receiving school information.  

 

QUESTION: What is the best way to communicate with my child's teacher?

ANSWER: Check with your child's teacher to figure out their preferred method of communication (phone, email, letters, stop by at the start/end of day, etc...). You can call the office (562-789-7100) anytime to be connected with their voicemail.  

 

QUESTION: What are the office hours?

ANSWER: Monday - Friday from 7:45am - 3:45pm 

 

QUESTION: Is there a Parent Handbook with school information?

ANSWER: Yes, there is! Click on the following link to view (Coming Soon)

 

QUESTION: When does kindergarten registration begin?

ANSWER: Kindergarten registration for the 2016-2017 school year begins on Tuesday, February 16th. All registration is done online. Click here to access our enrollment link.

 

QUESTION: I really want my child to attend Mulberry, but we don't live in the attendance area. Is it still possible to attend?

ANSWER: Yes, you just need to apply for a permit (inter/intra). Permits are accepted based on grade level availability according to board policy. Click here for specific information about permits for the 2016-2017 school year.  

 

QUESTION: What documents are needed to enroll my child at Mulberry?

ANSWER: The following documents must be presented after you complete your online registration:

·     Original and current Immunization records

·     Original Birth Certificate or Passport

·     Proof of Residency Form (Provided at School Site) This form requires original and current utility bills and signature from home owner/renter in the presence of an authorized EWCSD staff member or a Notary Public.

·     Primary Resident or Owner Form (Provided at School Site) This form requires home owner to provide utility bills, sign form in school office by Authorized EWCSD staff member or by a Notary Public.

·     Utility Bills – You MUST BRING THREE of the following documents only. (Bills must be within three months of registration date and must be originals.)

*Gas Bill

*Electric Bill

*Water Bill

*Rental/Lease agreement or Escrow papers

  

 

QUESTION: Are there after school programs available at Mulberry?

ANSWER: Yes, there is an afterschool program available through Think Together. For specific information, availability, and sign-ups you will need to contact them directly.

·     Think Together - (562) 248-3503  email: mulberryES.ewcsd@thinktogether.org

www.thinktogether.org 

 

QUESTION: Is there a list of school supplies that my child needs at Mulberry?

ANSWER: We provide all the supplies that are needed for your child at Mulberry. However, if you would like to donate items, it is greatly appreciated. Supply donations help offset costs throughout the year so we can continue to provide above and beyond activities for our students that bring learning to life! Click here (Coming Soon) to view our school supplies list. 

 

QUESTION: Where can I find information about the food program (breakfast & lunch) at Mulberry?

ANSWER: Click here for the Nutrition Services Department. Their website contains school menus, meal prices, etc...  If you have questions regarding lunch balances or PIN numbers, please contact Nutrition Services at (562) 907-5950.

 

QUESTION: I would like to volunteer, how may I do so?

ANSWER: In order to volunteer at Mulberry you need to have a current cleared TB test.  Then bring a copy to the school office.  If you would like to volunteer with upcoming school activities contact the Mulberry PTA at mulberrypta@yahoo.com If you would like to volunteer in the classroom, please contact your teacher to make arrangements on times and dates that are in need of volunteers.

 

QUESTION: How may I contact the homeschool teacher?

ANSWER: You may contact Mrs. Spencer directly at (562) 789-7139 or email cspencer@ewcsd.org

 

QUESTION:  Can lunch be dropped off for students in the office?

ANSWER:  Lunch may be dropped off and we ask that you please make arrangements with your child to know that lunch will be in the office, as we do not want to interrupt classrooms during their instructional time.

 

QUESTION:  May I take food or desserts for my child’s classroom to celebrate students’ birthdays?

ANSWER:  No, birthday parties and food isn’t permitted.  You may bring goodie bags that contain pencils, erasers, coloring books, crayons, etc.  No food please.