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Reminder: Early Out Wednesdays for Grades 1-5


Every Wednesday is Early Out for Grades 1-5 for

Teacher PLC:


Grades 1 - 3:   2:18pm

Grades 4 & 5:  2:27pm




Thursday, September 27th


Grades 1 - 5 only


5:45-6:15pm Classroom Visits for Grades 1-2

6:20-6:55pm Principal and PTA Presentation

7:00-7:30pm Classroom Visits for Grades 3-5


You won't want to miss this informative night! (For Parents only)





GATE Testing for 3rd Grade

Coming Soon!


Universal 3rd grade GATE testing will take place at each school site during October and November. A parent notification with testing details and schedule will be sent home with students on Friday, September 14th.

Arnold Elementary will be administering the 3rd Gr. GATE Test on October 24th. An electronic copy of the parent notification is also available below this message. No form or application for participation in 3rd grade GATE testing is necessary. If you choose to withdraw your student from GATE testing, you will need to complete and sign a Withdraw from GATE Testing Form (on the reverse side of the parent notification) and return it to your student’s teacher by September 21, 2018.


(The GATE Letter that went home is in different languages below.)


More information regarding GATE testing for 4th and 5th grades will be coming at a later date.



Spanish, Korean, Japanese Translation of GATE Notification


English GATE Letter

Spanish GATE Letter

Korean GATE Letter

Japanese GATE Letter


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.

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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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If you just moved into the area and 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

Regular Schedule

Grade School Hours
K 8:50 am - 1:50 pm
1 - 3 8:50 am - 3:03 pm
4 - 5 8:50 am - 3:12 pm


Early Out Wednesday

Every Wednesday is Early Out for Grades 1-5 so that teacher to collaborate during their PLC (Professional Learning Community) time.  Please be sure to pick up your child on time as there is no additional adult supervision while teachers are in their meetings.

Grades Wednesday Dismissal Time
K 1:50 pm
1-3 2:18 pm
4-5 2:27 pm


Important Dates

12 – Early Out/PLC (every Wed.) (2:18/2:27)
13 – PTA Board Mtg (6:30)
18 – Picture Day
20 – School Site Council Mtg. (3:30)
24-28 – Book Fair Week (Library)
27 – Minimum Day for 1st – 5th (2:03/2:12)

27 – Back to School Night 1st – 5th Grades


Torrance Unified School District

2335 Plaza del Amo, Torrance, CA 90501 
310-972-6500 Phone