Recent News

  • Vaccines, Conferences, Book Fair, Movie Night, & More!

    Vaccination update:
    On November 2nd the CDC approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11.  Please refer to the board presentation from Victoria Flores, Director of Health Services, for more information regarding vaccine mandate timeline.  If you are interested in having your child vaccinated, SCUSD will be hosting a vaccination clinic on November 10th from 4:00-7:00pm at the Serna Center.  

    Parent/Teacher Conferences:
    Parent/Teacher conferences will be held on December 3rd-10th.  You should be hearing from your child’s teacher soon regarding date and time.  Conferences may be held in-person or via Zoom. Please note that conference days are minimum days.  Dismissal times are as follows:

    Kinder 8:00-11:40
    1st-3rd 8:00-12:10
    4th-6th 8:00-12:24

    Dollar Free Dress Day – November 18th:
    On Thursday, November 18th we will have a dollar free dress day.  Sixth grader, Taige Benham, has partnered with Principal McGill at Ethel I. Baker to support a family returning from Afghanistan.  The money raised from this dollar free dress day will aid this family with rent, food and other necessary items.  Any amount is much appreciated.  

    Book Fair:
    There is still time to order through our online book fair.  The last date to order is November 14th.

    PTO News:
    A HUGE thank you to our PTO for putting on yet another fabulous jog-a-thon.  There were very few volunteers this year but the event went on without a hitch.  Thank you to all of our community members that donated, as well.  

    Movie Night:
    There will be a Family movie night at East Portal Park on November 12th.  Please see link for more information.

    Dine & Donate:
    Who doesn’t love PIZZA! Skip cooking and help fundraise for your favorite school!
    Where: Round Table Pizza –  5101 FOLSOM Blvd, CA 95819
    When: Wed Nov 17, 2021 3pm – 8pm
    Order ahead or dine in, just mention Phoebe Hearst at checkout. 

  • Phoebe Gear, SSC, Spirit Week, Scarecrow Contest & Jogathon

    Online Phoebe Gear Store:
    Our online Phoebe Gear Store will close on October 24 th.  Please add your child’s name and teacher in the note box.

    School Site Council

    Are you interested in serving on our School Site Council?  Our school site council is a decision-making body with regard to site funds and other duties.  We have 3 openings for parents/community members.  These are elected positions.  If you are interested in having your name on the ballot, please submit your bio to by November 4th.  Electronic ballots will go out to our families on November 5th.

    Spirit Week is Next Week
    Don’t forget that we will have spirit week next week.  Below are the daily themes:

    Monday – Wear Red (Red Ribbon Week)
    Tuesday – Dress like your Hero
    Wednesday – Wear Pink (Breast Cancer Awareness)
    Thurs day – Sports Day 
    Friday – Wear Black & Orange

    Scarecrow Contest
    The scarecrow contest is on!  Entry forms are in the office and are due October 26th.  Please email Mrs. Rupert with any questions:

    Our annual Jog-a-thon has been rescheduled for Friday, October 29th.  We are looking forward to seeing all of those bright orange shirts!

    Picture Retakes
    Picture make-up and retakes will be Friday, October 29th.  If your child is retaking their photos, please have them bring their original package on Friday to turn in.  We will ensure that pictures are done before Jog-a-thon.  

    Dine & Donate
    Thank you for all that participated in our Dos Coyotes dine and donate night.  We raised $316 for our school.  A special thank you to Marcy Jorgensen for heading this fundraiser.  

    Michelle Pechette