Leo R. Croce Elementary Home


Electronic Flyers for Parents


To report your child's absence:  sick-child-2irxqko.png

Please call 606-4706 and then press #2

Para reportar la ausencia de su hijo/a: 

Favor de llamar al 606-4706 y oprime #2


Coffee Corner

October 21


Quad Area (weather permitting) or

Staff Room

Join Mrs. Helsley for coffee/muffins.

This is an informal time with the principal to share ideas, concerns, questions and thoughts.


November 18, December 16,

January 20, February 24,

March 17, April 14, May 12

Spirit Assemblies

 Next Assembly

October 28, 2016

8:45 & 9:25am


September 30, 2016

Zoey Polonsky, Connor Ferrick, Joshua Graber, Briana Hernandez Revoreda, Nicholas Cheng, Aurelia Correa, Jack Wilhite, Peyton Mabutas, Andrianna Ericksen, Emilio Henthorn, Wade Castro, Britney Souza, Aiden Cherry, Madelyn Funk, Trevor Crouch, Sophia Gerochi, Ray Hill, Areli Buenrostro, Jonathan Hahn, Ella Parsons, Breanna DeSa, Joslin Taber, Jaiden Hilliard, Luke Jackson, Charlotte Buros, Ryan Thompson, Lyla Tonis, Keaton Pritchett, Kaden Vasconez, Carson Henthorn, Hailee Murray, Emmanuel Armas, Mark Rayven Paulos, Grace Phillips, Uchechukwu Aladi, Justyne Soleta-Bets, Eli Sanchez, Kate Ellsworth, Colton Hill, Jenna Russ, Logan Smoak, Iliana Valverde, Ayden Goins, Juilana Cruz, Giselle Quintanilla, and Maile Silva.


December 9, January 20,

February 17, March 24,

April 28, May 26

Costume carnival

Friday, October 28th

6:00 - 8:30pm


Carnival Cake Walk help

Costume Carnival help


Halloween Parade

Monday, October 31st, 2016

8:45 a.m.

PTA Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair

Friday, December 2nd

1:30 - 5:30pm


Craft & Vendor Fair flyer

pta book fair

Leo Croce Book Fair Schedule
Monday, October 24 – Friday, October 28
Room 39
8:30-­‐10:00am Muffins for Moms
10:00-­‐1:30pm Open for Shopping

1:30-­‐4:00pm GRAND OPENING for Students
8:30-­‐10:00am Coffee at the Book Fair
10:00-­‐5:00pm Open for Shopping
5:00-­‐8:00pm Family Night

8:30-­‐10:00am Pastries for Parents
10:00-­‐3:00pm Open for Shopping

8:30-­‐10:00am Coffee at the Book Fair
10:00-­‐4:00pm Open for Shopping
8:30-­‐10:00am Donuts for Dads
10:00-­‐4:00pm Open for Shopping
5:00-­‐9:00pm Open for Carnival

fall conferences

October 10 - 21

All students are dismissed at 1:30pm during conferences.

LVJUSD is holding goal-setting conferences in October.  The intent of the conference is to have a collaborative meeting to discuss learning goals for the year.  During the conference, the teacher will review your child’s progress to date: assessments, observations, work habits, social behavior, etc., in order to establish learning goals for your child.

Spirit Assembly

"Respect" was the theme of our September 30th Spirit Assembly


Summer Reading

“These Cheetahs Read Year Round!"

Congratulations to the following students who completed the Summer Reading Game at the Livermore Public Library!  

Aly Noor, Dylan Amador, Elham Amiri, Sarina Battisti, Hazel Bonner, Jack Bonner, Colton Crouch, Trevor Crouch, Kymber Dao, Kate Ellsworth, Brooklyn Fowler, Abby Fung, Maggie Gleason, Joshua Graber, Nathan Graber, Aislinn Holt, Janik Horstschraer, Grace Jeon, Brooke Kor, Michael Kor, Tyler Lahowe, Avery Lockhart, Kieran Luu, Cora Melland, Annabel Meyers, Ethan Meyers, Nicholas Murray, Sabrina Murray, Leon Navarro, Leonel Ordaz, Leo Perez, Grace Phillips, Imani Prior, Krishna Sharda, Yachana Sharda, Carolyn Siemens, Elizabeth Siemens, Maile Silva, Madeline Soto, Matthew Stahl, Katelyn Storm, Finley Syth, Ashley Taylor, Justin Thomas, Lyla Tonis, Grant Weber, Alyse Woodland, Jason Wylde, and Kaitlyn Zoerhoff.


Livermore Valley Joint USD is excited to announce the launch of our new online Volunteer Database. 

Please go to our LVJUSD Volunteer website at


to complete your application and create a Volunteer account.

Campus safety

To help ensure our students’ safety, all exterior gates are closed during school hours.  Once the day has begun, all visitors need to enter campus through the front office.  Gates will be opened again just prior to dismissal times.  Please help us by keeping gates closed.


Parking lot/drop off—a reminder that the back parking circle is for PRESCHOOL DROP-OFF ONLY.  This area must be kept clear for the bus and parent traffic at both arrival and dismissal times.  All TK-5 students must be dropped off in the front parking areas.  Remember, we have valet parking to assist students out of cars near the Kindergarten area.  TK/K students are escorted to their play areas from valet.  Please use the appropriate drop-off areas to keep our students safe.


Thank you for helping to protect our students and minimizing disruption by following these procedures.

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Principal's Message:

Welcome back to another exciting and eventful year at Croce Elementary.  I am eager to get back to the business of teaching and learning. Teachers are already streaming back from summer, anxious to set up classrooms, prepare lessons, and implement new curriculum to support every child’s learning.  Our amazing PTA has already begun planning events and activities to enrich our students’ experience.  It is our common goal--staff and parents--to see every child have their best year yet.  To help get the year off to the right start, remember these three Cs: consistency, communication, and commitment.

It is our goal to see every child have their best year yet.  To help get the year off to the right start, remember these three Cs: consistency, communication, and commitment

CONSISTENCY—Structure and routines are helpful to all children.  Establish a routine for homework, a designated time and place each day and a set location for materials and backpacks to make sure the homework comes back!  Having a regular bedtime helps students to perform at their best.  Elementary School students need 9-10 hours a night to develop fully.  Finally, regular school attendance is vital to a child’s learning.  Please have them in school, on time, everyday unless they are ill.

COMMUNICATION—Regular communication with the school is essential.  Make time to attend Back to School Night for important general information for the year.  Croce teachers all have direct voicemail and email, and will respond to your requests.  It is important to let the teachers know sooner, rather than later, if your child is having difficulty with their subjects, their social skills, or any concerns they’re expressing to you.   Know that as principal, I am available to assist as well.  When we know the needs, we are better able to help.  If the school needs to contact you regarding your child, we appreciate having your most current phone, email, and address information.  Please remember to keep that updated as we go through the year.

COMMITMENT—We are making a commitment to you to do our very best job in serving your children.  We ask that you commit to being positive and supportive of the school.  Get involved.  Join the PTA, sign up to assist in your child’s classroom, or agree to occasionally take home a project to help the teacher.  Attend school events, come by and visit the classroom, or help to support fundraisers.  Join one of the school’s committees.  Any way you participate, either big or small, has been demonstrated to have a direct and positive impact on your child’s success in school.  We are so fortunate to have a dedicated and energetic group of parents; together, we can make this another great year here at Croce School!

With children in mind,

Kendra L. Helsley

Today: 10/21/16



10-21: Fall Conferences,

           1:30pm dismissal

21:  Running Club, 8:00-8:20am

      Coffee Corner, 8:30am

24: Running Club, 8:00-8:20am

24-28: PTA Book Fair

26: Running Club, 8:00-8:20am

28: Running Club, 8:00-8:20am

      Spirit Assemblies, 8:45 & 9:25am

      Halloween Carnival, 6pm

31: Running Club, 8:00-8:20am

     Halloween Parade, 8:45am


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Educational Links

AR Links



Click below for a link to the login page:

     Home Connect Login 

Home Connect works for both AR and A. Math.


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