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Please Download our Parent/ guardian Handbook

Our Haight Family Handbook is updated every year. Click here to view the version for the 2018--19 school year.

Information For Parents

A Look at the Lincoln Drop Off Zone!

drop off zone

drop off and parking

Keep Summer Learning Alive!

Summer Learning Websites and Programs

(Note: AUSD recommends the free versions of programs. Use at your discretion.)

Also look at your school’s Library/Media Center webpage for recommended learning sites.





Math Fact Cafe

Super kids Maths

Web math



Fun Brain Books


Read works

Unite for Literacy



Scale of Universe

Zygote Body

Science News for Students



Kids Learn 2 Type

BBC Guides


Multiple Subjects


Learning Games for Kids


Alameda Library Summer Reading Program (All ages)  June 1 – July 31

A variety of great prizes can be earned. Sign up using the Beanstack link.  

(If you signed up last year, there is no need to re-register.)

Alameda Free Reading Programs

The library’s Family Fun day is June 8 at the Main Branch.


AUSD Math Tournament with Prodigygame (Gr. 1-8)  June 1-August 19

Prodigy Game

How to create a Parent Account

Setting Goals for your student



Background Information for School Renaming Process

Update on some information that has been in the news and on social media about a potential process to consider renaming Haight Elementary.  

At the most recent school board meeting, Superintendent McPhetridge shared information provided from a fellow Alameda resident about the words and views of Governor Henry Haight for which Haight Elementary is named.  Based on Governor Haight’s published words and views,  the Superintendent has requested that we consider renaming Haight Elementary. The superintendent’s remarks to the school board can be seen in these remarks to the school board can be seen in this video: 
Alameda USE Swagit

See an article in East Bay Times, East Bay Times: Superintendent Supports Renaming Elementary School in Alameda/

The process to rename schools follows a formal process which is outlined by board policy. See the details here: 
Gamut Online: Display Policy

The first step for consideration of renaming a school is for the school community to create a petition for the renaming with at least 100 signatures from the school community (meaning parent/guardians, students, and employees from Haight). If I receive such a petition, I will convene a School Renaming Committee that surveys the community about whether the name should be changed. If the majority of respondents say yes, the committee submits a proposed name to the superintendent. If the superintendent approves the name, he then forwards it to the Board, the Board accepts community response, and then the Board considers the new name at a public meeting.

The PTA meeting on January 10th included a discussion of the renaming issue and process. Following the meeting, parents discussed developing a petition.  Stay tuned for more information and updates.

Purchase School Lunches Online


TransLate Eagle News into Any Language

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College Planning and Financial Aid Guide for Families

It's never to soon to think about college for your children! Click here for an excellent guide to find out about college and financial aide, including scholarship!

Resources for Immigrant Families

Please go to this page for information about AUSD's Safe Haven Resolution, the City's Sanctuary City proclamation, and other resources about the status of immigrant families in our school district and community.

You May Qualify for Low Cost Internet

Low-cost Internet access and computer: Comcast Internet Essentials offers high-speed Internet service for $9.95 a month plus tax to households in which at least one child qualifies for the school meal program. Families also can buy a computer when they first enroll for a low price. To learn more, visit or call toll-free 1-855-8-INTERNET (1-855-846-8376).