The excitement is building at Heather School as we welcome our teaching and support staff returns to work this week! Click on the link and learn about Staff Updates, Class and Teacher Assignments, Schedules (note typo, it should have read 1st-3rd), P-3 Schools FAQ and Town Hall Meeting, Welcome Week: August 17-21st, and Resources for Families
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Dear Heather Families, I hope this letter finds you well. This has, no doubt, been a one-of-a-kind summer and despite all of the unknowns, I am very excited to reconnect with you all. I understand that there are many questions that still need to be answered and while I may not be able to answer them all today, my goal is to keep you up-to-date on what we, as a staff, are working on in order to launch an engaging and inclusive start to the year. I In the coming weeks, we will be focused on the following key areas:
Welcome to the San Carlos School District! We are excited to welcome you to our schools and help guide you through the process of registering your child. Please click on the link above for more information.
For the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year, the SMARTE Clubhouse will open on Wednesday, August 19 to provide on-site, all-day care while schools are on a distance learning schedule. Three different options are available for families: Full-time 5 days a week or Part-time 3 days or 2 days a week. Programs run from 8:30 am-4:30 pm each day. Please visit our SMARTE Clubhouse website for more information.
With changing conditions, and several operational and human factors to consider, the Board of Trustees approved to start the school year with all students in a distance learning schedule.
The County Health Officer posted another statement yesterday, March 23. Dr. Morrow strongly encourages community members to stay in their homes with your own family unit, stay in your own neighborhood, and vigilantly minimize person-to-person contact outside of the home. The statement also encourages volunteering and donating to help address the hardships caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
Complimentary meals, breakfast and lunch, will be available for pick up at multiple sites in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park from 10:00 am-1:00 pm for children in the Ravenswood community, 18 years & younger. Find out more by clicking on the link above.
Heather School will be open to staff and certain limited services only. We are asking for your support in helping enforce social distancing protocols (such as these recommended by the WHO) for the good of our community. Read More
This resource has been provided by our school counselor to support our families at this challenging time.
No Such Thing as a Bad Kid: Using a Positive, Strength-Based Approach for Effective Parenting, presented by Charlie Applestein, 12/11/19. See Parent Resources . . .
Dear Heather Parents, As you know through your classroom communications, Heather students, grades 1-3, have taken or will be taking a math benchmark assessment at the end of the first trimester, in November or December. . . . read more
October is Safety Month-- we participate in the Great California Shake-out, reviewing and updating our Emergency Response Plan. Kids learn about internet safety and digital citizenship, and we promote a safe and happy Halloween- read more
This year, we are joining the district with a new approach to conferences in order to support increased student ownership, rigor, and engagement. We want our students to embrace new challenges with confidence, and we are eager to help each child take their next “just right” learning steps . . . Read more
September is Attendance Awareness Month . . . Our goal this year is to . . . Read more
As a Preschool to 3rd grade school, we are committed to supporting learning, engagement, and the overall well-being of our children. Over the last couple of years, we have worked alongside the other district schools, superintendent and Board of Trustees and have applied a new research-based approach to homework.
Each year, we take the time to practice our emergency procedures so that we’re prepared in the event of an emergency.
If your family would like to donate some items that will be used in the classroom, here is a guide to what items would be appreciated!
April 2, 2018: Principal's Bulletin
Principal's Bulletin, April 17, 2018