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Welcome to Heather School 2020-21

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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Heather's Opening School Update #1

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:
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Registration for the 2020-2021 School Year

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.
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SMARTE Afterschool Clubhouse Now Registering for the 2020-21 School Year

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.
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SCSD Superintendent Update COVID-10 - March 24

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.
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Campus Closed

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

No Such Thing as a Bad Kid

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 . . .
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Math Benchmark Assessment, T1

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
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October is Safety Month

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
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Personalizing Learning at Heather

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
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Homework at Heather

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.
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Safety Drills - Evacuation

Each year, we take the time to practice our emergency procedures so that we’re prepared in the event of an emergency.
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School Contacts

Pam Jasso, Principal

Pooja Mehra, Secretary
650.508.7303

Upcoming Events

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Message from Our Principal, Pam Jasso

Welcome to Heather School. I have served as Principal at Heather for over 17 years. I am committed to partnering with teachers and parents to better know individual students and how best to meet their needs -- socially, emotionally and academically. I deeply believes in the importance of teaching the 5Cs, Collaboration, Communication, Critical thinking, Creativity and Citizenship, as well as the Habit of Mind of Ownership in providing a 21st century education, striving to teaming with teachers and parents as partners in the education of their students. I look forward in getting to know you and your children.

Mission

Using our learning environments to support innovative student learning.
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How We Learn

Heather offers school 21st century learning programs and environments.

For Parents

Find the Heather handbook and information about our PTA.

News

Get information about activities and events happening at Heather.