Blackford Elementary School

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By February 1st of each year, every school in California is required by state law to publish a School Accountability Report Card (SARC). The SARC contains information about the condition and performance of each California public school and can be found on our school and district website. A hard copy will also be made available upon request in the front office of the school.

Public notifications of hearings and meetings as required by law.

LOCAL CONTROL & ACCOUNTABILITY PLAN (LCAP) MEETINGS - District-wide plan

The public can give input on CUSD's district-wide Local Control & Accountability Plan (LCAP) for providing quality education to more than 7,600 students in preschool through eighth grade. 

Two meeting opportunities:
Wed., Jan. 18, at 9 a.m., and/or Tue., Jan. 24, at 6:30 p.m. 
(Each meeting will be held at the PLC building at Monroe Middle School, 1055 S. Monroe St, San Jose CA.)

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CUSD Compact

 

In the weekly envelope today you will notice you are receiving a school compact. In the past this was part of the student handbook notices that you recieved and signed at the beginning of the year. This year it is a separate document. This compact is an agreement between the school and our wonderful Blackford families and talks about our responsibilites to ensure each of our students' success. If you have any questions please feel free to contact your child's teacher or the front office. Thanks for all you do to support not only your student, but all Blackford students.

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Kindergarten Enrollment Begins

 

January 17 marks the start of Kindergarten enrollment for the 2017-18 school year.

Watch our video and plan a visit to our wonderful school!

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Open Enrollment

 

It is time for CUSD open enrollment. Please note the following dates:

Entering Kindergarten: January 17th - February 10th

Entering Middle School: February 1st - February 10th

Forms for 4th graders entering 5th grade in the 2017-2018 school year will be mailed home. Forms for TK or Kindergarten and 5th grade students going into 6th grade in the 2017-2018 school year are available in the school office. For more information contact the front office at 408-978-4675

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TK/Kindergarten Tours

 

Please join us for an informational meeting and tour of our school on Tuesday, January 17th. Come and see the wonderful opportunities Blackford has to offer our incoming families. We hope to see you there.

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Please help us with enforcing safety for our students and families on Leigh Ave. If you have a concern about the traffic and parking violations occurring on Leigh Ave. please contact the Traffic and Parking Enforcement for San Jose at (408) 534-2900. The more families who call and support our mission to make Leigh Ave safe, the better. Anytime you see something reportable please report it. If we are diligent and consistent as a community in calling, together we can make a difference regarding the safety of our students and families on Leigh Ave.

District Sends Winter Newsletter

 

News for CUSD families AND the greater community

Campbell Union School District publishes a newsletter, Beyond the Expected, for the greater community twice per year.  Click on the school flyers link to read the latest edition of Beyond the Expected, or download it in English or Spanish.

Letter from Superintendent Andrew Outlines Next Steps in Campbell Middle School Transformation

Dear Parents,

Campbell Union School District continuously seeks to ensure that every Campbell school is a place where students, parents, and staff thrive. As outlined in our mission and vision statements, we constantly strive to provide programs that will meet and exceed the needs of our students, staff and community.

Providing our students and community with education options and proven, innovative programs is accomplished through the focused efforts of all of our…

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Volunteer Opportunity

 

Do you have some time to donate to Blackford after school? We are still looking for volunteers to help with traffic duty during dismissal. Please come to the front office if you are interested in helping with this very important volunteer position that helps to keep all of our students and families safe here at Blackford.