Principal's Message


Greetings Ansel Adams Families, This is Mr. Coughlin, your school principal, calling and emailing to give you important information as the new school year is on our horizon. In receiving this communication you can be assured your student is enrolled with us for the 23-24 school year. School begins at 8:15am, TUESDAY, August 1st. ( NOT Monday! ) This coming week teachers will be given their class rosters and will welcome your CUBS to their classes via email and/or an invitation to the ClassDojo app.  In addition, your teacher's name and critical start-up information is found when you complete the data confirmation on Aeries Parent Portal via the Lodi USD website. If you are in a PM K or TK class school begins at 10:25am. School dismissal times are: AM K/TK: 11:55 PM K/TK: 2:05 gr. 1-3: 2:10 gr. 4-6: 2:21 Kinder Orientation for parents is from 2pm-3pm Monday, July 31st beginning in the school cafeteria. Transitional Kinder ( TK ) Orientation for parents is from 3:00-4:00pm, also on Monday July 31st in the cafeteria. Back-To-School Night is 5:30-7 pm, Thursday, Aug. 3. Classroom presentations begin at 6pm and are repeated at 6:30.      The school office is open from 8-3 this week, and from 7:45-4:00 during school days. The office phone number is 209.953.9601.

Here's to a wonderful school year ahead!

Notes on our upcoming 2023-2024 school year include. 

  1. Ansel is adding Transitional Kinder ( TK ) classes! 
    1. CUBS who turn 5 on or before September 1, 2023 = Kinder
    2. CUBS who turn 5 between Sept. 2, 2023- April 2, 2024 = TK
  2. One of our goals will be to improve our chronic absenteeism rate. 
  3. School begins TUESDAY, June 1! Back-To-School Night will be 5:30-7, June 3.