Emerson Elementary

Oakland, CA

Emerson prepares students for lifelong success by embracing and nurturing the whole child. We create learning environments centered around students, facilitated by teachers, and supported by families and our community, so that every child grows and succeeds.

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  • School Tours

    We'll be conducting tours on select Fridays at 8:30am, starting November 17th, 2017 and continuing through January 2017.
    Tour Dates:
    Friday November  17 th, 9:00am - Meet in the courtyard
    Friday December 1st, 9:00am - Meet in the courtyard
    Friday December 8th, 8:30am - Meet at the gate on Shafter near 45th Street (Coffee with current families)
    Friday December 22nd, 9:00am - Meet in the courtyard
    Friday January 12th, 9:00am - Meet in the office
    Friday, January 19th,  8:30am - Meet at the gate on Shafter near 45th Street (Coffee with current families)
    Call (510) 654-7373 to confirm your spot.  Come see Emerson in action. You'll get to tour classes in session, see our library and grounds, hear about enrichment programs, and ask all your questions.
    Emerson is an up-and-coming elementary school with room to grow. We welcome children from all over Oakland. Emerson is a hidden gem, with an active parent group, great teachers, wonderful enrichment, and a beautiful campus. Come take a look.
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  • Emerson Calendar

    The school year calendar has been released! You can also check our online calendar for the most up-to-date information. Subscribe to the RSS feed or import it into your own online calendar via iCal or the RSS feed.

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  • Welcome from Principal Palin!

    Read Principal Palin's welcome letter for the 2017-2018 School Year. It includes registration information, a reminder of the first day of school (August 21st), and information about the first two weeks of school. You can download it here.

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  • Welcome to New Emerson Staff!

    We would like to extend a warm welcome to our new staff members. We are thrilled to have you at Emerson and excited about the year to come. You can read more about our new community members at the link below!

    2017-2018 Emerson New Staff Introductions

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  • Join the Cheetah Squad

    We are excited to start another year together and want to introduce you to the Cheetah Squad! The Cheetah Squad is our family group at Emerson - everyone is welcome. We work together to support our teachers and staff and host fun events for our family community. This year we will have a Fall Festival, Warriors Watch Party, Family Reading Nights, Dance Party, Ice Cream Social and more!

    Sign up here to receive regular updates about what is happening at Emerson and how you can get involved.

    Read more about the Cheetah Squad here.

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    See what happens in this video when you come to school on time!

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