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Louis A. Bohn Elementary School
Home of the Sharks!
350 E. Mt. Diablo Ave., Tracy, CA 95376
 209.830.3300 - Main Office
209.830.3301 - FAX 
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All visitors must report to the main office when they arrive on campus. Please check into the office when you arrive on campus, sign in, and obtain a visitor's badge. 

Morning Arrival Procedures 

Our gates open at 8:00 a.m. for kindergartners thru fifth graders.  The only exception to this if for our kindergarten students who eat breakfast.  Morning kindergarten students who eat breakfast will be allowed to enter the gates at 7:50 a.m.  Breakfast for first through fifth graders is served from 8:00 a.m. to 8:10 a.m.  Please note that the cafeteria will close at 8:15 a.m. each day.


Students who arrive between 8:00 a.m. and  8:15 a.m. are to walk to their assigned classroom line and place their backpacks down.  At 8:15 a.m., there will be a play period until 8:27 a.m. on the back playground for first thru fifth graders.  For your children’s safety, please note there is no supervision available until 8:00 a.m., so students should not arrive arrive to campus before 8:00 a.m. (except for morning kindergartners who eat breakfast may arrive at 7:50 a.m.).  If you have any questions, please contact our office.  Thank you!​



Attendance is IMPORTANT!

Teachers cannot teach students who are not in school. There is strong evidence that shows regular attendance can result in significant improvements in test scores. achers cannot teach students who are not in school. There is strong evidence that shows regular attendance can result in significant improvements in test scores. Each month, our school goal is 98% attendance.

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1 - Spelling Bee rules Meeting  - 1:30 p.m.
9 - Recycling Day 7:45 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
10 - Bohn Spelling Bee -  3:30 p.m.
11 - Otis Fundraiser Delivered After School​
Morning Kinder will pick-up at 11:45 a.m,
1st-3rd will pick-up at 2:30 p.m.
4th-5th will pick-up at 3:15 p.m.
Afternoon Kinder will pick-up at 3:20 p.m.
11 - PTO Meeting -  3:30 p.m.
12 - Minimum Day Pick-up - 12:30 p.m.
12 - Fall Festival  - 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
18 - Great American Shakeout and Fire Drill
22 - NO School  - Parent/Teacher Conferences
24 - Bohn's Family Science Night - 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
26 - Picture Retake Day
31 - Halloween Parade 10:30 a.m.
Minimum Days - 12:30 p.m.
ALL Kinder 8:00 a.m. - 11:31 a.m.
October 12th, October 24th, October 25th, October 26th


 8 - DARE Graduation from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

9 - Student of The Month Assembly - "RESPECT"                                                                 9:00 am KAM, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd

                           2:10 pm 4th and 5th

                           3:00 pm KPM

12 -  No School (Veteran’s Day) 

 13 - School Site Council/ELAC Meeting 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm 

  14 - Red Carpet Event at Kimball High School

         6:00 pm to 7:00 pm – Anti-Bullying Poster Winners

 15 - Shark Cart 

19th – 23 No School (Thanksgiving Break) 

 27 -  Parent Café from 8:30 am to 9:00 am 

 28 -  Fire Drill   

 29 -  PTO Meeting 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm

 30 -   Movie Night The Polar Express 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.











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Hello Bohn Families,
Welcome to Louis Bohn Elementary School!  My name is Kelly Patchen and I feel very fortunate to be the next principal of Louis Bohn Elementary School.  For the past two years, I have had the honor of being Bohn’s Assistant Principal, which has afforded me the opportunity to get to know our amazing school community and wonderful families, the enthusiastic students, and dedicated and experienced staff.  Bohn Elementary is a place where we share a commitment to helping ALL our children to work towards their highest potential, be positive and productive citizens, and take pride in being Bohn Sharks!  My educational leadership beliefs are rooted to a vision that entails placing students as the driving force behind all decisions.  It is my mission to instill a love for learning in all and to ensure our children show respect, make good decisions, and solve problems, as they become critical thinkers and responsible future leaders. 
Teaching and being an educational leader are passions of mine.  Twenty-six years ago my journey as a teacher began.  I have had the incredible fortune to teach all the grades from transitional kindergarten through fifth grade, as well as serving as lead teacher for five years and an elementary principal for four years.  I received my Elementary and Early Childhood Education Bachelor’s degree from Alvernia College in Reading, Pennsylvania.  I obtained my Masters of Education degree at Seattle University focusing upon Curriculum and Instruction as a certified Reading Specialist.  In addition, I have my Administrative Services Credential and International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme certification.  When I am not at work, I enjoy spending time with my wonderful family and friends.  My husband and I have two incredible and active teenage boys who we love to spend our time with as we enjoy traveling, sports, and outdoor adventures together.  My favorite hobbies include reading, swimming, going to concerts, watching movies, and cheering on the Seattle Seahawks. 
As your principal, I look forward to each day strengthening the relationships that have been built with all of our wonderful students, families and staff.  It is particularly important to me to make sure your child and you feel welcomed, safe, and respected at our school.  Please be an active part of your child’s school experience. Attend the many family and community events that our school offers, and be involved. Regular and open communication between school and home is extremely important.  I welcome your input and believe open communication is very important in a school and for this reason, I will always encourage you reach out to your child’s teacher, to a member of the office staff, or to me to discuss any questions, concerns suggestions, or ideas.  In closing, thank you for entrusting your child’s education to us!
Many thanks,
Mrs. Kelly Patchen