Blackford Elementary School

School News

Coping with Anxiety

 

Save March 19th for a free screening of ANGST, a documentary film with tools to talk about it and lessen our angst.

Campbell Union School District and its partners will present a special screening of “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety.”  The event will feature a viewing of the 56-minute film, followed by an informative panel discussion led by mental health experts.

“We are seeing students and their families challenged by, and sometimes struggling with, anxiety. As educators, we want to reduce or remove barriers…

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2018-19 Calendar Approved

 

Note key dates for the new school year.

See the calendar online or download a printable version here.

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Please join us for our next English Language Advisory Committee (ELAC) meeting on Thursday,  January 25th at 8:45 in our Blackford Community Room. We hope to see you there.  

Easy Online Registration. Extended Hours for Those Needing Assistance.

Campbell Union School District’s elementary and middle school registration starts Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, and the process will be almost paperless.

“We’re excited about the advantages of the online process,” said Superintendent Shelly Viramontez. “Parents will gain the convenience of doing most of the process online, ability to check the status of their registration on demand, and assurance that the school has immediate access to the contact information entered into the system.” Parents still will…

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Open Enrollment Tours

 

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

Dashboard is part of California’s new school accountability system

California has launched a new website designed to help communities across the state access important information about K-12 districts and schools. The California School Dashboard features easy-to- read reports on multiple measures of school success, including test scores, graduation rates, English learner progress and suspension rates. 

An important note: The fact that 11 of our District’s 12 schools are Dependent Charter Schools caused an error in the Local Indicators section of the…

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Campbell School of Innovation

 

Please plan to join us at our next PTA meeting on Thursday, January 11th at 8:45 am. Guest Administrators will be here to do a short presentation on our new TK-8 Campbell School of Innovation opening in the fall of 2018.  They will share information about enrollment, the instructional program, construction, and also answer any questions that you may have. 

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Winter Break

 

Our winter break is coming up quickly. Please note our scheduled break begins on Friday, December 22nd. There is no school Friday, December 22nd through Sunday, January 7th. After the break, school will resume on Monday, January 8th. 

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Scheduled Breaks

 

As the Winter Break approaches, we know families are getting busier planning memorable events with their children. Please remember that with our scheduled breaks throughout the year students are in school 180 days which means they are out of school 185 days. Although it can be tempting to extend a vacation or take one at a time other than our regulary scheduled breaks, please help us in ensuring your child(ren) has the best opportunity to learn at school by bringing them daily and scheduling fun activities and vacations during our already scheduled breaks.  Our students will begin Winter…

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Thank you PTA

 

A huge shout out and thank you to the PTA for coordinating a wonderful holiday laser light show performance. Thank you to all of the families that joined us as we enjoyed both the laser show and the awesome dancing!!