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Student Council

LDPE has a new Leadership Supervisor, Victoria Dubuque. Victoria has set up a new Shutterfly site to share pictures with the students and their parents, click on the link below to view.  

Fun Fridays

Fun Friday will take place during the last hour on the following days:



April 13 (fun Friday on Thursday)

May 12


Middle School Dances will be


April 13 (Spring)

June 8th (End of year)


Coyote News Center

Parents Club Dinner, Auction, Raffle Successful!  See more here.

Message from the Principal

News from the Pack – It is a Great Day to Be a Coyote! 
March 3, 2017 
Dear Lake Don Pedro Families: Please join us tomorrow, Saturday, March 4th in the gym at 5 p.m. for our Parent Club’s Annual Tri-Tip Fundraising Dinner!  We are so grateful for the support of our parents and community which funds many of our student field trips, enrichment activities, and other projects that improve our school.  Themed baskets and some really special items will be featured in our auction and raffle!  We look forward to seeing you for dinner and fun—all proceeds benefit our children. Spring is almost here and we have a lot planned for our students.  You can keep up with the Coyotes by visiting our school website at  Click on any calendar days on the right side of the home page to see events for that day.  Some highlights for your planning include:
Read here


Kindergarten Round - Up - Registration Ongoing



Children turning 5 years old before September 1, 2017 are eligible to register for Kindergarten. Registration packets will be available at LDPE on February 22 and continuing.



A child is eligible for the 17-18 Transitional Kindergarten program if a child will have his/her fifth birthday between September 2 and December 2,2017.  Transitional kindergarten is the first year of a two-year kindergarten curriculum that is age and developmentally appropriate.  A child who turns 5 after December 2, 2017 will be eligible for kindergarten in the 2018-2019 school year.



Birth Certificate, Immunization Records, and please bring the child being registered!


What you will receive:

A Kindergarten Readiness Packet.

Your child will be taking a pre-kindergarten assessment and you will receive a copy of the results.  Plan to be at Round-Up approximately one-hour.  Any questions please call the school office at 209-852-2144




Important Dates:

Spring Pictures are Coming


Friday, April 7th - Civil War re-enactment field trip 5th grade


Friday, April 7th - Gold Mining field trip to Columbia -4th grade


Tues. April 11th - Spring pictures


Wed. April 12th - Calaveras Big Trees field trip


Thurs. April 13th - Spring Dance


Friday, April 14th- snow day no school


Monday, April 17- Friday, April 21st spring break


Friday, April 28th - Law Day Field trip - 8th grade





Early Release

All Mondays are early release days

Students are released 1 hour early


"Like us on Face Book"

Mariposa County Adult School

Personal Growth rooted  in Education

Adult Education.pdf

Special Education Advisory Committee Meeting

Thursday, April 6, 2017, @ 6:00 p.m.


2017 April Flyer.pdf