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Please join us for our first Blackford community breakfast on March 16th at 8:45 in the cafeteria. This breakfast is an opportunity for families that attend Blackford to come together in a casual environment and enjoy a delicious meal. Come out and take this opportunity to meet other members of our Blackford community. We hope to see you there. 

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Dr. Seuss Night


Please join us for Dr. Seuss Night on Thursday, March 8th starting at 6:00. Students and families will have the opportunity to hear wonderful stories read to them as they visit different classrooms. In addition, the book fair will be open from 6:00 - 7:30. We hope to see you there!

Acting on School Safety


A Message from Superintendent Viramontez

Our hearts go out to our fellow educators and families in Parkland, Florida, and we continue to send positive thoughts and prayers to this community so rocked by the recent, violent attack.  When a tragedy of this nature occurs, we also reassess our own preparedness to ensure our commitment to keeping our students and staff safe.

In Campbell Union School District, we have been diligent in our commitment to preparing our staff to ensure our students have a safe and supportive learning environment.  In light of this fact, I want…


Find Out About Design Thinking 2/28


Parents of 1st-3rd graders can try design thinking activities on Wed., Feb. 28th, from 2:30-3:30p

Design thinking is spreading across Campbell Union School District. Some parents are wondering what it is.

If your student will be entering grades 2-4 in the coming school year, you can learn about design thinking together at this special experience and tour at the future home of the Campbell School of Innovation, 295 Cherry Lane, Campbell. 

Advance reservations recommended.
To reserve an activity kit and a spot at this event, please…


Summer Sign Ups Start March 1st


Keep curious kids active, engaged and safe this summer with CUSD Extensions programs

It's time to start planning for summer.

For elementary and middle schoolers...
Our summer camps and enrichment programs are a great way for kids to try a new sport, dig into a new interest, or develop a flare for the dramatic. We offer enrichment, recreation, musical theater and more. Learn more. 

If you have a preschooler...
Help your little one grow and learn in our Kindergarten Readiness…

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Presidents' Week


Reminder:  There is no school February19th - February 23rd. We look forward to seeing all students return to class on Monday February 26th. 

Our hearts go out to the families and staff involved in yesterday’s tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Florida. We hope and pray that nothing like that ever happens in our schools or community.  However, if it does, we are prepared.

We take safety very seriously, and practice our emergency response plans frequently. Our training in the Incident Command System (ICS) is one way in which do our best to protect students and ourselves. Our trainings include working directly with professional fire and…


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…


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.