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Please join your PTA for this exciting and fun show on
Friday, October 13th at 7:00 pm. The stage will be set
up outside on the blacktop so please bring blankets and
low chairs to sit on and dress accordingly. Gates will
open at 6:30 pm. Pete’s Tacos will be selling $1.00 tacos
and $1.00 water at 5:45 - 6:45 pm. So take a break and
join us for dinner and a show.
Tickets: $8.00 presale / $10.00 night of show

School News



every Wednesday is Early Out for Grades 1-5 for Teacher PLC:
Grades 1 – 3: 2:18 pm
Grades 4 & 5: 2:27 pm





If you need to enroll your child,

please visit the Family Welcome Enrollment Center:

2336 Plaza del Amo

Torrance, CA 90509

(310) 972-6280

Enrollment Hours: 8:00-3:00 M-F

Go to www.tusd.org for more detailed information

New Arnold Mission and Vision Statements, Collective Commitments

The Arnold staff has been working to update our Mission and Vision statements to better reflect the work that we do now. Our goal was to develop a Mission Statement that we could share with students, families and the community. We are excited to have a new Mission Statement that is short and powerful…so excited in fact that we are going to paint it on the walls! Check it out here:


Mission Statement


Dream it! Believe it! Achieve it!


Vision Statement


Arnold Elementary is a culturally diverse community of students, educators, and families who work together with the belief that all students can learn and succeed. We are dedicated to developing life-long learners who are critical thinkers, technologically fluent, and able to problem solve through perseverance. Students learn to collaborate and communicate effectively through active practice opportunities. Our school vision is best reflected in the Arnold Pledge:


A ccept all people

R espect yourself and others

N ever give up

O pen the door to opportunity

L earning is the key to success

D ream your future and make it happen


By encouraging students to be respectful, responsible, and safe, we foster a community of fairness and acceptance, and prepare students to be productive citizens now and in the future.





At Arnold Elementary School, student learning is our main objective.


We will...

Maintain a positive environment.

Be flexible and open to new ideas.

Be caring and compassionate.

Be collaborative and share in each other’s successes and challenges, strategies and ideas.

Serve our students, our team, and our school in a supportive environment.

Provide a high quality education for every student through:

  • Rigor
  • Differentiation
  • Assessment FOR learning (student reflection)
  • Timely feedback
  • Parent communication
  • Data driven decisions  


Before and After School Care



For information about the Arnold YMCA Child Care Program, please call the YMCA Child Care Office at 310-325-5885, ext. 7498.


For information regarding the City of Torrance After-School Club, please call the Community Services Department at 310-618-2994 or visit their website at:http://www.ci.torrance.ca.us/Parks/7128.htm

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Latest News



9 & 10 – Student Free Days (no school)

12 – SSC Meeting #2 

12 – PTA Board Mtg (6:30)

13 – Progress Reports go Home

13 – Magic Show (7:00 on the Blacktop)

19 – Make-Up Picture Day

19 – The Great (10:19) Shake Out

23-27 – Red Ribbon Week

24-11/2 – Boosterthon Fun Run Collections

31 – Halloween Parade (9:15)