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Berendo MS Celebrates Red Ribbon Week – 2018

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Wednesday 10/24 – Introduction to Red Ribbon Week

  • P8 Homeroom activity  – students will create and wear their own red ribbon pins and review fact sheet on the harmful effects/risks of drug and alcohol use
  • Lunchtime activity – trivia games. Students will answer questions based on fact sheets and win treats

Thursday 10/25 – Unhealthy vs. Healthy Coping

  • P7 Homeroom activity  – students will receive fact sheet on self-care and discuss their healthy coping/self-care strategies as alternatives to unhealthy coping
  • Lunchtime activity – healthy vs. unhealthy coping trivia. Students will answer questions and win treats, as well as create buttons based on their own healthy coping strategy

Friday 10/26 – Students Wear Red & Pledge to Drug – Free 

  • No homeroom activity
  • Students may wear red tops/sweaters school, must wear uniform bottoms. Staff is also encouraged to wear red J
  • Lunchtime activity – “I pledge to be drug free” photo booth, pledge wall, and snacks

Thank you for your help in making Red Ribbon Week engaging and successful for our students! Special shout out to Ms. Lahaie and her leadership classes who have assisted with creating posters and photo booth props.

Contact Ms. LaFarge for more information

Gabriella LaFarge, ACSW, PPSC
Psychiatric Social Worker, School Mental Health
Division of Student Health and Human Services
Berendo Middle School
1157 S. Berendo St. Los Angeles, CA 90006
P: 213.739.5628 | F: 213.382.8599

Berendo MS Invites Parents to Attend Parent Conference (10-18-18 Schedule included)

Category : COMMUNITY , EVENTS , News


Dear parent or guardian,

Berendo Middle School would like to invite you to our Parent Conference this Thursday, October 18, 2018.  Please bring your child’s program with teacher’s name and room number and be ready to discuss your child’s progress.  Your son or daughter can also do a student-lead conference to showcase his/her work.  Make note of the schedule.

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. –  Conference with teachers
4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Conference with teachers

Extra parking at lot entrance on 12th street and Dewey Street.  Please make note of the special schedule below.



Estimado padre de familia o tutor,

Berendo Middle School le invita a la conferencia de padres este jueves, 18 de octubre del 2018.  Por favor, traiga la boleta de su hijo/hija con el número de salon y nombre del maestro/maestra para hablar de el progreso de su hijo/hija.

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. –  Conferencia con los maestros
4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Conferencia con los maestros

Estacionamiento extra en la entrada de la calle 12th y Dewey.  Favor de ver el horario especial para este día.


Horario para el jueves, 18 de octubre del 2018:



Berendo’s Book Fair Rocks! – 2/12/18-2/16/8

Category : ACTIVITIES , EVENTS , Library

The Book Fair will be at Berendo Middle School from Monday, 2/12/18 to Friday, 2/16/18.  Books will be half off of regular retail prices.  The Book Fair will be open for 30 minutes before and after school on these dates, and will also be open during both the morning and evening sessions of parent conference on Thursday, 2/15/18.  Teachers can also sign up to bring their classes.  Contact Mr. Weintraub in the library at 213. 739.5637 or email if you have any questions.

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