Upcoming Important Dates

October 2-13- Fall Break 

Monday, October 16- Return to school

October 23-27 Red Ribbon Week*

Monday- Red-y to Live a Drug Free Life! (Wear red)

Tuesday- Use Your Head! (Wear a favorite hat)

Wednesday- Team Up Against Drugs! (Wear a team jersey)

Thursday- My Future is Too Bright! (Wear neon)

Friday- Say Boo! To Drugs! (Wear black and orange)

Friday, October 27 4:30-8:30pm- Harvest Fest

October 30-November 9 Kids Can Food Drive

October 30- We will be beautifying our courtyard in preparation for our Kindness Tree and Rock Garden- Parents are invited to come help

November 15 at 9:00 am- Kindness Tree and Rock Garden Dedication- Parents are invited for the dedication

*Many locations around Stockton/Lodi offer discounts during Red Ribbon Week. Click HERE to open the coupons.

PTA Updates

  • Spiritwear orders will be delivered the week we return from Fall Break.
  • Powerball tickets should have gone home before break and will be sold through Monday, October 23. Winners will be drawn at 7:30 during Harvest Fest. The winning student wins a Chromebook and gets to be Principal for a Day! Extra tickets can be requested at the front office or by emailnig podestaranchpta@yahoo.com
  • Harvest Fest will be held on Friday, October 27 from 4:30-8:30. There will be a costume contest, food, and lots of fun and games for the familly! Tickets can be purchased online HERE Pre-ordered tickets will be delivered to students on Friday, before dismissal. We are seeking donations of water bottles, soda cans, nacho chips and large cans of nacho cheese!
  • Please keep an eye out for correspondence from your student's teacher about volunteering and class-specific donations.

Here is our September Newsletter!

Here is our September Newsletter!

*Only accessible from within the Lodiusd network.

Student Council Corner NEW!!

KIDS CAN FOOD DRIVE October 30- November 9

Candy Wars has begun! We are collecting bags of candy for Harvest Fest. The class that has the most candy by weight per student (on average) will win a Pizza Party!

Harvest Fest is Friday, October 27. Set up will begin in the school courtyard at 2:30 pm. If you can come volunteer, please check in at the office!


2016-2017 Important Information UPDATED!

Entrance and Exit from PRE NEW!!


Parking Lot Procedures 2016-2017


Rules and Expectations 2016-2017


Policies and Procedures 2016-2017


Parking at Podesta 2016-2017


Student Handbook 2016-2017


Homework and Make-up Work District Policy


Lodi Unified Attendance Policy District Policy


When school is out, the YMCA is in! Visit www.ymcasjc.org to find out what’s going on this summer at the Y.

School Staff Administration

Jann Lyall, Principal

Chris Deleon, Secretary

Sarah Rocha, Typist Clerk