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Katherine Smith school will be the model of excellence for 21st century learning and community service.

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Prepare each student to think, learn, work, communicate, collaborate, and contribute effectively now and throughout his or her life.

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Brengard, Aaron
Principal
Ramos, Christina
Secretary
Rodriguez, Margarita
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Get Ready for the 2016-17 Year

Important Dates

  • Welcome Back Family BBQ, August 16 at 4 pm - Meet you new teacher and enjoy dinner on us.
  • First Day of School, August 17 at 8:00 am
  • First Minimum Day - Thursday, August 25

Other Reminders

  • New to the area? Come by the school office any day between 8 and 4 pm to register.
  • Turning 5 before Dec. 3? Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten are FULL DAY this year (half day until September 6).  
  • Apply for the school lunch program - Applications available online or in the front office.

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38 Elementary & Middle Schools Worth Visiting

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Recently we chronicled 35 High Schools Worth Visiting. That led to a request for a similar compilation of inspiring elementary and middle schools. Far from exhaustive, our list includes schools that achieve extraordinary results, create powerful learning experiences, and/or have created innovative technology blends.

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21. The 130 school New Tech Network (NTN) includes a growing number of project-based STEM-focused middle and elementary schools. The Evergreen School District in San Jose, California is home to Bulldog Tech, a NTN demonstration site, and Katherine Smith Elementary.

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Running late?

Try these student-generated ideas:

  • Put out clothes the night before
  • Set two alarms - one to wake up and one to leave the house
  • Get more sleep (elementary school-aged children should get between 10 to 12 hours of sleep per night)
  • Help siblings who have trouble getting ready

Change something in your routine and be on time everyday. 

Daily Schedule

Regular Day Thursday (min. day)
TK/Kindergarten (until 9/6/16) 8:00 to 11:20 8:00 to 11:20
TK/Kindergarten (after 9/6/16) 8:00 to 1:45 8:00 to 1:45
Grades 1 to 6 8:00 to 2:00 8:00 to 12:45

A 21st Century Skills Exemplar

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A New Tech Network School

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A Buck Institute for Education Partner

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A No Excuses University School

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National Champion School

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