Blackford Elementary School

Blackford News

Updated Tue, Jan 15th

Please join us for Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten Tours on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 9:00 am.  We will provide a presentation overview of our programs, as well as a tour of our Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten classrooms.  We look forward to meeting you!

Updated Mon, Jan 14th

Please join us for an evening of spectacular Laser Lights and a Bake Sale on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the Cafeteria.  The show will include various colored lasers choreographed to music for an amazing show!  Baked items will be for sale.  We hope to see you there!

Updated Fri, Jan 18th

District seeks applicants for Citizens Oversight Committee that oversees use of bond and parcel tax revenues.

Campbell Union School District is accepting applications now to fill two vacancies on its Citizens Bond and Parcel Tax Oversight Committee. Applications are available now online or by contacting Christina Tran, Campbell Union School District, ctran [at] campbellusd.org, 408-364-4200 ext. 6215.

The District operates classes for preschool-through-eighth-grade students from the communities of Campbell, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, San Jose, Santa Clara, and Saratoga.  The bond funds help to repair and improve the district’s 12 elementary and middle schools. Parcel tax funds support instructional programs that directly benefit students. The Board-appointed independent citizens committee reviews school district spending and ensures that bond and parcel tax revenues are spent only for the purpose set before the voters.

Oversight Committee members represent various parts of the community: businesses, senior citizens, taxpayer organizations, and parents of students enrolled in the District.   These members serve for a term of two years without compensation and for no more than two consecutive terms.  (Education Code Section 15282(a))

Updated Fri, Jan 18th

“We are fortunate to have extensive community partnerships that bolster our ability to support the whole child academically, emotionally and behaviorally and free our teachers to teach,” said District Superintendent Shelly Viramontez. “We’ve worked with local agencies and our Wellness Committee to establish community partnerships and secure grants that provide a reliable system of supports beyond the classroom for students and their families."

Following is partial list of the partner-supported Mental and Physical Health Services at CUSD Schools:

Uplift Family Services: 5 Clinicians; 1 Family Specialist; 1 Family Partner. Provides Counseling, Therapy for Individual and Family, Parenting Classes

Counseling and Support Services for Youth (CASSY): 7 Associate Marriage Family Therapists (AMFT)

El Camino Hospital: Health Teacher Online curriculum, PlayWorks, 2 additional school nurses, 200 hours of translation support, Dental services, Vision 2 Learn, 5-2-1-0

School Linked Services (County Health Dept.): 10 school-based Community Liaisons, Dozens of Parent Education offerings at 9 schools

Other Resources & Services: Assistance League, Faith-based groups, Second Harvest Food Bank, Santa Clara Dental Society, Dept. of Alcohol & Drug Services, District Attorney’s Office, Family Engagement Institute, Foothill College, Gardner Health Clinics

Updated Wed, Jan 16th

Twin Day will be Friday, January 25, 2019!  Students can chose a friend (or two) to dress up with as a twin.  This is a fun way to show our school spirit. Go Bobcats!

Updated Tue, Jan 15th

Open House Events Start Jan. 26, 2019

Our high-quality preschool programs prepare students for successful educational journeys. We provide positive learning experiences that are engaging and enjoyable, allowing children to make choices and explore as they build confidence and competence that prepares them for Kindergarten and beyond. Both fee-based and subsidized programs are available, school year and year round, with

part-time or full-time options.

Our programs are open to all children aged 2-5 years old. You do not need to live within our school district boundaries to enroll. To learn more about our programs, please visit our website or attend one of our upcoming open houses. Children are welcome to attend!

Saturday Open House Hours 10:00am-12:00pm

2/8/2019 - Campbell School of Innovation, 295 W. Cherry Lane, Campbell

2/23/2019 - Capri, 850 Chapman Ave, Campbell

2/9/2019 - Castlemont, 3040 E. Payne Ave., Campbell

2/2/2019 - Forest Hill, 4450 McCoy Ave, San Jose

2/16/2019 - Marshall Lane, 14114 Marilyn Lane, Saratoga

1/26/2019 - Rosemary Toddler Program, 401 West Hamilton Ave, Campbell

Registration for 2019-2020 opens March 1, 2019! To register, please visit our website.

Updated Tue, Jan 15th

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 • 4–7 p.m.
at Campbell School of Innovation, 295 Cherry Lane, Campbell

Hands-on activities for students of all ages!

Demonstrations and performances by students from all Campbell Union School District schools, including: Engineering & Design Thinking, Computer Science & Robotics, Student Passion & Creativity, Film Festival, and Performing Arts.

Updated Sun, Dec 16th

Our schools have many systems and partnerships in place to assist us with student safety, including alert family and community members who can be extra “eyes and ears” for us. 

Our QuickTip system offers a confidential way for students, parents and neighbors to report bullying, suspicious incidents, vandalism or other safety related information online, by email quicktip [at] campbellusd.org, or by phone (408) 341-7171.

We appreciate your support with keeping our students safe. 

Updated Wed, Jan 16th

Winter vacation is 12/20/18-1/6/19.  Please remember that the last day of school before the vacation is Wednesday, December 19, 2018 which is a minimum day.  School dismissal is 1:50 pm (TK-3rd Grade) and 2:00 pm (4th-5th Grade).  School will resume on Monday, January 7, 2019.  We hope you have a wonderful family vacation filled with love and laughter.  See you in the new year!  

Updated Wed, Jan 16th

On December 19, 2018, we are having another spirit day, pajama day! Students may wear their favorite pair of pajamas, but they must still wear shoes to school.  Let's celebrate before we go on vacation!

Bell Schedule

  • In Session8:35–10:00
  • Recess10:00–10:20
  • In Session10:20–11:50
  • Lunch11:50–12:40
  • In Session12:40–2:50 *

* Wednesdays end at 1:50

  • In Session8:35–10:30
  • Recess10:30–10:50
  • In Session10:50–11:50
  • Lunch11:50–12:40
  • In Session12:40–2:50 *

* Wednesdays end at 1:50

  • In Session8:35–10:30
  • Recess10:30–10:50
  • In Session10:50–12:05
  • Lunch12:05–12:55
  • In Session12:55–2:50 *

* Wednesdays end at 1:50

  • In Session8:35–10:30
  • Recess10:30–10:50
  • In Session10:50–12:15
  • Lunch12:15–1:05
  • In Session1:05–2:50 *

* Wednesdays end at 1:50

  • In Session8:35–10:30
  • Recess10:30–10:50
  • In Session10:50–11:40
  • Lunch11:40–12:30
  • In Session12:30–2:50 *

* Wednesdays end at 1:50

  • In Session8:35–10:30
  • Recess10:30–10:50
  • In Session10:50–12:30
  • Lunch12:30–1:10
  • In Session1:10–3:00 *

* Wednesdays end at 2:00

 

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