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Today: 7/29/15

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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
Donohue, Nanette
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Ramos, Christina
Rodriguez, Margarita
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Katherine Smith News

K. Smith School opens the door to Telemundo 48
  It was a typical Wednesday at K. Smith – our weekly Parent Pride meeting, engaging projects and lessons, and a faculty meeting for teachers to end the day. Typical? Not so fast. On this Wednesday, before the bell even rang to sta... Continue
Posted by: Aaron Brengard
Published: 3/20/15

Migrant education program qualifications - PROGRAMA DE EDUCACIÓN MIGRANTE


If you have worked in:

       Agriculture (planting, picking, preparing the land, etc.)
       Nurseries (planting flowers, trees, etc.)
       Dairies (milking cows)
   ... Continue
Posted by: Aaron Brengard
Published: 3/20/15

2015-2016 Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten Registration
It is now time to register for Kindergarten if your child will be five years old on or before September 1, 2015.

It is now time to register for Transitional Kindergarten if your child will turn five years old between September 2, 2015 and Decem... Continue
Posted by: Aaron Brengard
Published: 3/2/15

School Accountability Report Cards Now Available
Through School Accountability Report Cards (SARC), California public schools annually provide information about themselves to the community allowing the public to evaluate and compare schools for student achievement, environment, resources and dem... Continue
Posted by: Aaron Brengard
Published: 2/28/15

K. Smith School named 21st Century Learning Skills Exemplar School by P21
K. Smith School named 21st Century Learning Skills Exemplar School by Partnership for 21st Century Skills.

Educators, communities, and students to be featured online in Patterns of Innovation

San Jose, California (December 1, 2014) ... Continue
Posted by: Aaron Brengard
Published: 12/2/14

38 Elementary & Middle Schools Worth Visiting


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.


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.


Daily Schedule

Regular Day Thursday (min. day)
TK/Kindergarten AM 8:00 to 11:20 8:00 to 11:20
TK/Kindergarten PM 10:30 to 1:50 9:30 to 12:50
Grades 1 to 6 8:00 to 2:00 8:00 to 12:45

21st Century Reinvention

A 21st Century Skills Exemplar


A New Tech Network School


A Buck Institute for Education Partner


A No Excuses University School


National Champion School