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Weekly Envelopes


Weekly Blue Folder

To enhance communication with all families, every Wednesday students will receive a weekly blue folder with school flyers and information.  Please take out all paperwork from the folder, sign and date the cover page insert and return it with your child on Thursdays. Due to no school on Wednesday, September 19th, the folder will be sent home on Friday, September 21st and returned on Monday, September 24th.  Thank you for your support with home to school successful communication.

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College T-shirt Day  Vernon City students are college bound.  Every Friday is College T-shirt day, wear your favorite college t-shirt.

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Vernon City is a uniform implementation school

Students will wear uniforms everyday

Khaki or navy blue bottom

White, navy blue, or light blue top





Please follow these guidelines

Drop-off for Drivers

Main gate on Santa Fe opens at 7:30 am and closes at 7:55 am daily.

Please drive onto our campus in the morning, as Santa Fe and Vernon are heavily trafficked.

Pick-up for Walkers and Drivers

Main gate on Santa Fe is open from 2:25 pm - 2:40 pm Monday and Wednesday thru Friday.

Tuesday Santa Fe gate is open from 1:25 pm - 1:40 pm

Santa Fe gate entrance is ONLY for cars.  Main entrance gate is for parents who walk to pick up their child(ren)

Main office entrance opens at 6:30 am ONLY for students who are enrolled in the Ready, Set, Go program and 7:30 for all students, There is NO supervision before 7:30 a.m. The office closes daily at 4:30 p.m.

Please walk your student(s) onto our campus at ALL times.

Students may never walk unaccompanied by an adult from our parking lot.

The limited STAFF parking lot is for teachers and staff ONLY.

For the convenience of everyone, please use the parent/visitor parking lot on Vernon.

At dismissal, please meet your child ON campus.

Main gate on Santa Fe opens at 2:28 pm and closes at 6 pm daily.

Additional parking is available at Vernon City Hall - 2nd floor parking structure.

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Open Enrollment
We are currently accepting applications for 2018-2019 school year for grades TK-6th.  Children who live outside of our residential area are welcome! Limited spaces available.

Upcoming Events

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Student of the Month

Vernon City Students are recognized for Being Safe, Respectful, and Responsible every month at our Student of the Month Assembly!  This month the character pillar is: Safety and School Rules:  Follows the rules • Respects Property • Helps younger children on the yard Resolves issues without fighting• Respects themselves and others • Keeps hands and feet to themselves


Student of the month assembly will be held on Friday, October 12th at 8:05 a.m.


Coffee with the Principal

October 16, 2018 @ 8:30 in Rm. 9


Family Involvement

ELAC Meeting:  September 14th @ 8:30


School Site Council Meeting:  September 27th @9:30

School Album

School Events

Great job to our Robotics Team for making it to  the State Championship, Thank you Mr. Rodriguez!           



Great job to our dance team, Thank you Ms. Cortes!


Congratulations to our basketball team!


Vernon City Fire Department  Vernon City fire department is committed to our students.  They will begin reading to our students once a month and leading physical education.  This year they will be inviting students with perfect attendance to the fire station to have lunch with Vernon Firefighters.  They will be cooking for all students with perfect attendance at the end of the school year. 



Parent  Workshop

There will be a parent workshop on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. The focus will be on Parent Portal.  





We are available to support all families with logging onto the Parent Portal.  The portal will provide families with access to important information.  We currently have supported 31% of families with logging on, we are striving to reach 100%.  Our goal for the month of October is 50%.  Student ID is necessary.  Information has been sent home. Please visit: https://passportapp.lausd.net/parentaccess/ to log on.  If you would like support, please visit our office. 




Enrollment We are looking for students to enroll at Vernon City.  If you have families or friends who work in the area, please let them know of all the great experiences at Vernon City Elementary. 



Emergency Cards  Emergency cards were sent home The emergency card must be returned to our office immediately to ensure we have parent/guardian contact information in case of an emergency.  Please ensure all information is accurate and notify the office of updates.  The school sends out Connect Ed messages with the numbers provided on the emergency card.  In case of an emergency, we must be able to notify a parent/guardian to ensure safety for each child.       



Make-up picture day on October 2nd






Safety is priority.  For more information regarding Code of Conduct with Students (https://achieve.lausd.net/Page/3649), contact the Educational Equity Compliance Office at (213) 241-7682 or your Local District Administrator of Operations.


Principal's Message

I am proud to welcome all families back to Vernon City to begin an exciting year of learning. I am pleased that students are in uniform and focused on engaging in opportunities to expand their knowledge base for future college and career readiness.  I am proud to announce that we are continuing to make positive gains in the SBAC assessment.   Our amazing staff is committed to student success.  We will continue to work collaboratively with all families for continued success. 




 School begins at 8:05

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ST Math


All students have access to ST Math at home please click on this link to log on.  


All students have access to Freckle.  Students should log on daily to support success.

Parental Involvement





                                                                                                                                          Parent Center

7:30 am - 11:00 am

Contact: Ms.Mora

Community Rep


We welcome all families as volunteers at Vernon City Elementary. 
If you would like to volunteer, please begin by visiting: https://volunteerapp.lausd.net/

For more information, please contact: Mrs. Mora (323) 582-3727

Beyond the Bell



Ready, Set, Go…

6:30 a.m.-8:05 a.m.

Contact:  Julia Ochoa


Woodcraft Rangers

2:29 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Contact: Jerry Garcia


Youth Services

2:29 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Contact: Ana Toscano

Visit the Los Angeles Public Library to find out what’s happening at your local branch. All branches offer homework help.  Allow your children to select books that are of interest to them to support daily reading of at least 20 minutes. 

Emergency practice drills

Fire drill:  September 21st

Earthquake drill:  September 28th

Fall Earthquake Emergency Drill:  October 18th


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School Office hours

7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.