PHE mentioned in Sactown article

In the April/May 2013 issue of Sactown magazine, check out the article “City Pickers” by Kate Washington located on page 62. In this article about our local ranch Soil Born Farms is a shout out to Phoebe Hearst Elementary. “The [Soil Born Farms] welcome wagon includes Phoebe the cow, named in honor of a fifth-grade…

Scholastic Book Fair is back!

April 15th – 19th Students can shop during their library time, lunch recess or after school until 2:30pm. Kinder parents can shop at 1:15pm. On Wednesday, April 17th, the Book Fair will be open until 6pm. You can order books online until April 30th!

Common Core Standards for 2013-14 School Year

Phoebe Hearst, along with the rest of the state, will be transitioning to the new Common Core Standards over the 2013-14 school year. Language Arts Common Core Standards: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy Math Common Core Standards: http://www.corestandards.org/assets/CCSSI_Math%20Standards.pdf Next year will be the last year of STAR testing. Beginning in the spring of 2014-15, students will take the Smarter Balance Assessment. http://www.smarterbalanced.org/smarter-balanced-assessments/….

STAR Testing Dates

April 23, Language Arts, Grades 2-6, 8:30-9:45/10:10 April 24, Language Arts, Grades 2-6, 8:30-9:45/10:10 April 25, Language Arts, Grades 2/3, 8:30-9:45 April 30, Math, Grades 2-6, 8:30-9:45/10:10 May 1, Math, Grades 2-6, 8:30-9:45/10:10 May 2, Math, Grades 2/3, 8:30-9:45 May 7, Science, Grade 5, 8:30-10:10 May 8, Science, Grade 5, 8:30-10:10

Let’s Get our ART ON!

ART WALK: May 18, 2013 What is your talent, interest, or expertise? Do you draw? Make music? Can you act? Do you sing? Do you make garden art? Can you make crafts? Don’t consider yourself an artist, but love to volunteer? No matter what you can do, we want you to do it with us…