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Primary Academy for Success School

Los Angeles Unified School District

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    9075 Willis Avenue

    Panorama City, CA 91402

    off. 818.920.2932

    fax. 818.893.5718

    Important School Holidays


    8/15: School Starts

    9/2: Admissions Day

    9/5: Labor Day

    9/26: Unassigned Day

    10/5: Unassigned Day

    11/11: Veteran's Day

    11/21-23: Unassigned Days

    11/24-25: Thanksgiving Break

    12/19-20: Acceleration Days #1&2



    12/19/22-1/6/23: Winter Break

    1/9: Spring Semester Begins

    1/16: M.L.King Jr. Day

    2/20: President's Day

    3/31: Cesar E. Chavez Day

    4/3-4/4: Acceleration Days #3&4

    4/3-4/7: Spring Break

    4/24: Armenian Genocide Day

    5/29: Memorial Day

    6/9: Last Day of School (REVISED DATE)

    6/19: Juneteenth Holiday


    Click on the calendar to view other important school events and meetings.

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    Gold ribbon

    In 2016, California State Schools Superintendent Tom Torlakson awarded Primary Academy for Success with the Gold Ribbon Award for Excellence! Out of 6,000 eligible California elementary schools, 44 LAUSD schools were bestowed the Gold Ribbon.  Primary Academy is very proud of all the students, teachers, staff, and parents who helped us achieve this accomplishment.  To read more, click this link here.


    Possible work stoppage resources for families

    Update letter from our principal: (see below)

    School closure

    In the event of a work stoppage on March 21-23, 2023, please click on the links below to access the following resources:

    Student Take Home Packets

    DIGITAL RESOURCES - Student Activities


    PreK & P.A.L.S. Students:

    Office Hours

    Council meetings : mar. 23 for elac and mar. 24 for ssc & lslc 

    On Thursday, 3/23, we will have our ELAC meeting at 9:00 and on Friday, 3/24 our SSC will meet at 2:30. LSLC will follow at the end of SSC. All meetings are on Zoom. Parents who attend will earn panda tickets and prizes for your student! 

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    announcing our 2022-23 ssc, elac, & lslc members

    Thank you to all parents who attended our Orientation & Election for parent councils & committees. Our members & officers this year are as follows:


    enrollment Open for '22-23


    Enrollment for the 2022- 2023 is available for all or NEW LAUSD students going into ETK through 2nd grade.  

    For the following school year 2023- 2024, more information is forthcoming.

    For any enrollment matters, please stop by the main office or contact us. You may also apply online by clicking on the enrollment picture above, it will direct you to the site directly.

    Thank you!

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    MORNING procedures

    Willis & Nordhoff Gates open at 7:20am

    Masks are not required unless staff or student has tested positive for COVID-19 or has been in close contact with a positive case.  Masks are required for 6-10 days after exposure.

    Dismissal procedures

    Students will line up outside by two gates. Staff will radio call and students will be sent to the gates.


    Willis Gate - Walking only, no drive-through pick ups. Rooms 1, 2, 3 line up at main gate. Rooms 4 & 9 line up at the MPR.

    1st & 2nd GRADE

    Nordhoff Gate- Valet & walking ok. There will be two lines- one line for 2nd grade, and the other for 1st grade.

    Siblings will go to older sibling's gate.

    Please be patient! Thank you!

    Uniform Policy

    Uniform shirts


    Closed toe, low heels. No open-toed slippers or heels.


    Solid blue, white, or grey collared shirt, or any color Primary Academy t-shirt.


    Solid navy blue, khaki/tan, or jeans.


    Solid navy blue or khaki, mid-thigh or longer.

    Click here for more detail.

    Haga clic aquí para obtener información sobre el código de vestimenta en español


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    During the 2022 KINDNESS WEEK, we celebrated with a wall showing our "acts of kindness", themed dress days, and reminders that we should all be kind, all the time.


    Blast from the Past:

    Check out our 2021 KINDNESS PADLET showcasing all of our wonderful acts of kindness!

    Check out our 2018 KINDNESS MATTERS video .

    Traffic safety reminders

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    Parents:  Please follow these safety rules:

    - No double-parking on Willis Avenue

    - No parking in the coned valet-zone along Nordhoff in the mornings.  

    - Use all crosswalks, and be aware of moving vehicles.  

    - Staff parking lot is for school staff only. 

    - Our Campus Aides in vests will monitor the areas.  

    Upcoming Events

    3/24- ELAC, SSC, & LSLC

    3/28- Family Math Night

    3/31- Cesar Chavez Day

    4/3-4/7- Spring Break




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