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Early Dismissal:

Friday, 10/29, All K-5 students are dismissed at 12:55.


K & 1st Grade Drop-off:

Starting Tuesday, 11/2, Kindergarten and 1st Graders will walk to class on their own. Parents will only be allowed to walk the students to the edge of the building when it is raining. If students are still unsure how to get to their class, staff will be available to assist. Also, if your student is part of the general education population, please drop them at Gate B only. Please do not drop them at the special education gate where teachers are escorting their students from the buses. Visit out website for the latest news and updates. Thank you for your support.



Please note, per SLZUSD board policy, there will be no Halloween celebrations at school. This includes no costumes and no classroom parties. Thank you for your support. 


Fall Picture Retake Day:

Fall Picture Retake Day will be Tuesday, 11/16.




At this time, the Aeries Family Portal is open and ready for families to begin the data confirmation process.
It is important for EVERY family to complete the data confirmation process on-line prior to the beginning of school.
Please call our school office at 510-317-5200 if you need assistance or have questions about this process.
You must complete the data confirmation process in order to receive your student’s class assignment which will be available to view on August 18th at 4:00pm in the Aeries Family Portal. (You no longer need to print the data confirmation page).

The first bell rings at 7:55AM each day. Students should be on campus when the bell rings in order to be on time for school each day.
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL - Thursday - August 19th
Kindergarten  8:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Grades 1-5     8:00 AM - 12:15 PM
FIRST TWO WEEKS OF SCHOOL – August 20th - August 27th  (August 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27)
Kindergarten  8:00 AM – 12:55 PM
Grades K-5    8:00 AM - 12:55 PM
REGULAR School Hours for the 2021-2022 school year begin on Monday, August 30th
Mondays, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:
Kindergarten  8:00 AM – 1:15 PM
Grades 1-5     8:00 AM – 2:35 PM
Every WEDNESDAY is scheduled as a Collaboration Time for teachers
Kindergarten 8:00 AM - 12:55 PM
Grades 1-5    8:00 AM - 12:55 PM
Monday, September 6th is Labor Day. There is NO SCHOOL
All San Lorenzo Unified students are eligible for free breakfast every day. At Hesperian we serve breakfast from 7:40 AM to 7:55 AM. Please have your student join us every morning for a no-cost breakfast beginning at 7:40 AM. Important: Please do not send your children to school before 7:45 AM as there is no supervision prior to this time (unless they are having breakfast). Please do not park in the drop-off/pick-up loop, nor in parking spaces as they are designated for STAFF only. This is a safety hazard for our staff and students.
All San Lorenzo Unified students are eligible for free lunch every day. In order to continue to provide
appropriate funding it is important for all families that have not received a direct certification letter to
complete the meal application

New Student Enrollment:
We are actively enrolling new students to Hesperian. If you or someone you knowin
the community is interested in attending Hesperian please have them enroll their student using the following link.

When children are dismissed at the end of the day,they are to go directly home or to childcare at that time. They are not to remain at school as there is no supervision after dismissal. Thank you for adjusting your schedule to assist us with the care and welfare of your child.

Should you have any questions and/or concerns regarding your child(ren) during the school year, please call the school office at (510) 317-5200 or contact me via email at
Jose Ruben Olivares
Linda Santillan
Interim Principal
Jacinta Montemayor
Office Manager
Zamantha Garcia
Office Assistant
Maritza Lopez
Office Assistant