Santa Monica Alternative Schoolhouse

Santa Monica Alternative Schoolhouse (SMASH) is a K-8 public school of choice with team teachers and multi-aged classrooms. SMASH strives to help children become active participants in a democracy still being shaped. The curriculum, co-created between students and teachers, is based on students' interests and backgrounds, as well as current local, national, and global events, and is taught in an environment that embraces freedom with responsibility. Our goal is to nurture competent, compassionate, confident, and creative citizens.

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8/23 First Day of Classes
PTSA coffee in front of cafeteria, 8:30am
Muir release, 1:30pm
Dismissal 1-8th, 3:00pm
8/24 K-8 Dismissal at 1:30pm
8/27 Miles to Go Drug Prevention Parent Ed, 8:30am
8/28 Muir release, 1:30pm
Dismissal 1-8th, 3:00pm
8/29 Back to school night, potluck, and PTSA orientation, 5:30-7:30pm
8/31 K-8 Dismissal at 1:30pm
9/3 School closed for Labor Day
9/4 Muir dismissal at 1:30pm
SMASH Grades 1-8th dismissal at 3pm
9/5 Site council , 3:15pm
Core 3 Forum - no childcare, 6pm
Instrumental music back to school night at JAMS , 6 - 8pm
9/6 Core 4 Forum - no childcare, 6pm
9/7 K-8 Dismissal at 1:30pm
summer reading

SMMUSD Free and Reduced Price MealsFree & Reduced-Price Meals for Students
SMMUSD will serve nutritious meals every school day. Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019, children are eligible for free or reduced-price meals if household income is less than or equal to federal guidelines. Learn more >

SMASh students are participating in an Autry Museum art project.
SMASH students participated in the Citizen Journalism Project with the Autry Museum of the American West during the 2016-17 & 2017-18 school years. This program is in tandem with the current La Raza exhibit continuing until February 2019. Read More >

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