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Project Lead The Way

Dalton Kindergarten students in Mrs. Servin's Class engineer projects as part of the Project Lead the Way Instruction and activities.

Project Lead The Way

Project Lead The Way

Halloween Zany Zumba Night

The PTA sponsored a wonderful event at Dalton for families and staff to get together and enjoy games, food and Zumba in our Halloween costumes.  Everyone had a great time!


Great Nutrition Information

Check out our Nutrition Services' new web site which features good information on nutrition, exercise and keeping your children healthy.

Did you know...this generation of young people is the first that is forecast to have a shorter life expectancy than their parents? 1 in 3 or 4 children born in the year 2000 will develop diabetes at some point in their lifetime. The prevalence of overweight kids among 6 to 11 year olds has doubled in the past 20 years and tripled for teens.

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Project Lead the Way: STEM Program

Dalton Second Graders in Mrs. Huizar's class engineer a city to prevent landslides in our PLTW unit.  The students worked well in teams and tested their hypotheses.


The First Day of School was Awesome!


Dalton Second Graders are Coders!

Students in Mrs. Poe's Second Grade Class are coding video games as part of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program called Project Lead the Way (P.L.T.W.).

2nd Grade Coding
2nd Grade Coding

Veteran's Day

Dalton students, staff and community honored local Veterans with inspiring words, songs, gifts and treats.  It was quite an event with a lot of heart and meaning.  We were joined by dignitaries like Azusa Council Member Uriel Macias and Azusa Police Chief Stephan Hunt.

Reader's are Leaders Field Trip

Kindergarten through Second Grade students took a walking field trip to the Azusa City library for the "Readers are Leaders" annual program.  Important community members read stories and had meaningful conversations with our students.  It was a great experience for everyone!

APU Science Department Provides Learning Activities for Dalton

Dr. Kathleen Tallman brings her APU students to Dalton to provide interactive learning activities for Dalton Students.  It is a wonderful opportunity for collaboration and immersion in science for all of Dalton's kids!

Long Beach Aquarium Visits Dalton School

Special thanks to the Dalton PTA for bringing the Long Beach Aquarium to school for an amazing experience!  Students of all ages learned about creatures that live in the Pacific Ocean.  They were given the opportunity to touch many wonderful animals, including a live shark!

Holiday Family Craft Night

Look who joined the Dalton families for the PTA-sponsored craft movie night!  Is that Santa and Mrs. Claus?  Many thanks to AUSD Board Member Jeri Bible-Vogels for her support of our event!

Opportunities for Parents

Dalton is committed to developing partnerships with parents and providing educational opportunities.  Here are just a few of the exciting offerings Dalton has to involve our community:

  • "Grassroots" English as a Second Language Classes Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30-10:30
  • Parent Teacher Association Monthly Meetings 
  • Parent Room for increased parent involvement
  • Parent Volunteering in classrooms and on campus
  • ELAC Meetings 
  • School Site Council Meetings
  • Coffee with the Principal 
  • Families in Schools Trainings 
  • Dalton parent representation on the Superintendent's Parent Roundtable (see principal for details)
  • Dalton parent representation on the School Site Council (see principal for details)
  • Dalton parent representation on the PAC+ (see principal for details)
  • Dalton parent representation on Families in Schools (see principal for details)
  • Dalton parent representation at Parent University (see principal for details)
Slauson Big Buddies

Slauson Middle School AVID students are matched up with primary students at Dalton to provide mentorship and build relationships.  They engage in activities and communication all year, which benefits both older and younger students alike.

State Testing

Students participated in an assembly and activities to encourage them to "Do Their Best" on the state test!  This included "bridging" and dedicating their tests to someone they respect.  APU students joined in the planning and focused on testing tips!  Primary classrooms "adopted" upper grade classrooms and showed their support, too!

Dalton Students Love STEM!

Fifth Graders in Mr. Miranda's class enjoy the robotics lessons in Project Lead the Way!

Kids Engineering

Principal's Reading Challenge

Students who completed the Principal's Reading Challenge earned a picnic and fun activities.  The rain didn't damper the excitement, though!  Everything was moved indoors and was enjoyed by everyone!

Family Magic Night was a Hit!

After a delicious spaghetti dinner, Dalton staff and families enjoyed an Animal Magic Show, sponsored by our amazing PTA!

Family Magic Night

Dalton Students Getting Hands-On With Math

Dalton teachers have been hard at work to implement our new Math Program, Everyday Mathematics.  This program address California Common Core State Standards and addresses the skills students need to really understand Math concepts and apply them effectively. These skills, which focus on critical thinking, will prepare students for college, career and beyond.  

Dalton Students Getting Hands-On With Math

Dalton Promotes a Positive School Environment

Our students teach one another the importance of PAWS!  PAWS is an easy way for Dalton Bobcats to remember the school-wide behavior expectations of:  be Positive, Act with respect, Work together and be Safe!

Dalton Promotes a Positive School Environment