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Message from the Superintendent 

Dear Live Oak School District,  


We have had a wonderful school year! Thank you to our parents, students, staff and community members for participating in our community events all year long. Your presence truly makes a difference in the success of our students. Your support of your student will help them go far in life.  


Together we have celebrated each other and prepared our students for academic excellence. We will continue to grow our programs next year, and the opportunities for coming together and working to elevate our students and community. 


I hope our students and staff have a wonderful summer break! Whether you’re spending time with family and friends, traveling to new places, or just relaxing at home, I hope you enjoy the time off, have fun, and be safe.  


Thank you for your continued support of our school district. Have a great summer!  


Working together, 

Dr. Daisy Morales 


Watch a special message from Dr. Morales

Staff Appreciation Month

We celebrate all our staff members and staff departments that work every day to ensure operations in our school district run smoothly, our teachers are supported, and our students and parents feel safe and welcome on our school sites. We thank our LOSD administrators, principals, teachers, nutrition team members, child care providers, school nurses, custodial staff, education support professionals, and all our employees for their commitment to excellence, for their passion, and for their endless support of education.  

School Promotions

It’s time to celebrate! See the schedule of student promotion dates below. We look forward to seeing our community celebrate students as they take the next step in their education.  


Del Mar Elementary School 

Kinder Promotion: Friday, May 26, 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM 

5th Grade Promotion: Thursday, May 25, 11 AM - 12 PM 


Live Oak Elementary School 

Kinder Promotion: Thursday May 25, 9 AM - 12:30 PM 

5th Grade Promotion: Friday, May 26, 9 AM - 11 AM 


Green Acres Elementary School 

Kinder Promotion: Wednesday, May 24, 1 PM - 2 PM 

5th Grade Promotion: Friday, May 26, 9 AM - 10 AM 


Shoreline Middle School 

8th Grade Promotion: Thursday, May 25, 5 PM - 6 PM

LOSD Students Perform Cover of American Authors

Showcasing the amazing talents of our wonderful Live Oak Students, this year's all-student music video will be released next Friday, May 19th. Watch our TK through 5th graders sing vocal harmonies, shred complicated solos, and just rock out with their 1000+ friends to the song "Best Day of my Life" by American Authors. Supporting their performance, collections of art designed by the 4th and 5th graders will be featured throughout the video, highlighting the best day of their lives and all the unique qualities that make each one of them special. Here are a few behind the scenes photos of our production. 

You can check out last year's music video below. We can't wait to share the powerful musical work of our fabulous students. 

TK, Kinder, and Preschool Enrollment

LOSD is proud to offer Preschool, Transitional Kindergarten (TK), and Kindergarten programs! Early learning is important because it helps children develop social and emotional skills, provides a foundation for academic learning and prepares children for success in later grades. Children learn how to follow routines and rules, as well as develop creative skills and build their confidence and self-esteem.  


Enroll your child in TK, Preschool, or Kindergarten, and spread the news that we are accepting enrollment! 

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We Are Hiring!

Working at a Live Oak school is a rewarding and fulfilling experience. You can make a positive impact on the lives of children and help shape their futures. At Live Oak, you will work with a diverse group of students and colleagues and will learn new things every day, even as an educator. If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute to something greater than yourself, consider applying to work at Live Oak School District.

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Library Appreciation

Thank you to our wonderful LOSD Librarians for supporting our students' literacy skills and love of reading! LOSD Librarians help our students and teachers find the books and resources needed to have a great learning experience. Our LOSD Librarians are knowledgeable and passionate about books and learning. They can offer great insights into a variety of topics! Below are reading recommendations from our LOSD Librarians. 


Students and parents are encouraged to participate in the Santa Cruz Public Library Summer Reading Program. Kids can earn prizes for reading! 

Family-friendly events will be happening at Santa Cruz Public Libraries throughout the summer. While you are there checking out books to read, try a new activity!

Bookshop Santa Cruz has an annual summer reading program. Contact for more information. 

About our LOSD Librarians 


LOSD Librarian and Media Specialist Diana Susoy has been with LOSD for 17 years! “I feel I have the best job on campus and am in one of the few positions that get to interact with each and every student on campus. The relationships I get to build with the students in the seven years we have them on campus follows me into the community. Many times, when I am out and about, students will recognize me before I recognize them years later. It is just as nice to catch up with them years later to see what they are doing and have accomplished.” 


We congratulate LOSD Librarian Sheryl Andersen, who received an award in May from California School Employee Association (CSEA) for her work in bringing together all school librarians in Santa Cruz County! She has previously received the Santa Cruz County Office of Education Classified Employee of the Year award in the past. Congratulations! 


Feliz Severson has been the Del Mar Librarian for 26 years. We thank Feliz for her commitment and service to our school district community.  


Our newest LOSD Librarian, Vanessa Weber, has accomplished her first year with LOSD and is giving it 100% to provide a great library experience for her students. 


Along with library support, LOSD Librarians provide additional assistance to our classrooms, including Chromebook support during testing. Thank you so much for your incredible work!

Extended School Year (ESY) and Summer School, and ELOP Summer Program

If you are a parent or caregiver who has not already signed up your child/children for the summer programs and are in need of childcare, please contact Megan Loero Jacobs, Before and After School (ELOP) Coordinator, Live Oak School District, (831) 462-1116 Ext 279, your school site supervisor, or the LOSD Child Development Office. 


ELOP operates May 20th through June 30th, and Kidcare operates May 30th through August 4th. See you there! 

School Community Events 

Thanks for attending our school district events! We have had a wonderful time connecting with our community. The collaboration between teachers, administration, students and parents is the foundation for our students’ support system. Together we are providing the best learning environment for all. Your participation is greatly appreciated. Stay tuned for more events!

Family Art Night at Del Mar

Family Art Night at Green Acres

Live Oak Elementary Talent Show

Shoreline Open House

Day of the Child / Día del Niño 

Student Art Show

The Student Art Show was held in the Santa Cruz Government Building on May 3, 2023. Check out our students’ incredible work! Art in education is important because it helps students develop creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. It also helps students express themselves and their emotions through learning and concentration. We are proud to provide students with these opportunities to express themselves and be creative.

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