PTO-GATE meeting, Screenagers

Hello Dragon Families, I just wanted to update you on a couple of upcoming events.  This Tuesday, January 14th at 6:30pm will be our general PTO meeting.  We have the pleasure of hearing from Kari Hanson-Smith, our district GATE coordinator.  She will be there to offer information and answer questions about the upcoming GATE assessments that will be administered to all 1st…

January 2020 Newsletter

Hello Dragon Families, Happy New Year!  I hope everyone had a restful holiday.  We have a few events that I wanted to share with families as we head into January.   On February 20th from 5:00-7:00pm PTO will host a Screenagers showing for parents in the cafeteria.  Screenagers is a documentary that reveals how tech time impacts kids’ development…

Holiday Drive, Spirit Week

Good Evening Dragon Families, Our Adopt-a-Family Holiday Drive for formerly homeless women and children and foster youth ends THIS Friday and there are still a lot of items on the list that can make a child’s holiday this season. Find your classroom’s adopted family online by clicking this link.  In addition, we are collecting new bears, books and blankets in…

Group Photo, Play Structure, School Tours

Hello Dragon Families, Here are a few reminders and events for this week: On Friday we have a generous parent that has offered to take a group photo of all Phoebe students and staff with his drone.  It is free-dress Friday.  Please have your child wear a bright colored shirt. Dark colors do not show up well in the aerial photo because of…

Picture Retakes, Minimum Days, Flag Football

Good Evening Dragon Families, I have a few events and reminders that I wanted to share with you. Monday, November 18th is picture retake day.  If your child is planning to retake his/her pictures then they may have a free-dress day.  We will be on minimum day schedule beginning tomorrow and continuing all next week for parent/teacher conferences. Kinders…

Updates and Upcoming Events

Hello Dragon Families, Our email server has been partially restored but does not have full functionality yet.  Our district tech team is working diligently to resolve the issues.  Please note that if you have emailed teachers or staff in the past week, your email may not have gone through.  Do not hesitate to contact the office if you…

November 2019 Newsletter

Dear Dragon Families, This first month at Phoebe has been absolutely wonderful. I have felt the warmth of the community surrounding our students and I am thrilled to be a part of it. The jog-a-thon and Harvest Festival were amazing events and we raised quite a bit of money to fund much desired programs at…

A Few Dragon Updates

October 16, 2019 Hello Dragon Families, Jog-a-thon is just a round the corner and I wanted to remind families that students may wear sports attire on Friday. We will be announcing top earning students as well as raffle prizes during tomorrow’s morning announcements. Remember, all are welcome to come out and cheer on their dragon…

New Dragon Families 2019!

July 28th, 2019 Dear New Dragon Families, Greetings!  The first day of school (Thursday, August 29th at 8am, sharp!) is approaching fast, which means your magical year of kindergarden is about to begin here at Phoebe Hearst! By June, your child will be reading, writing, and thinking in ways you would not have imagined, and…

ScholarShare – Vote for Phoebe!

We have a great fundraising opportunity to benefit the school that doesn’t require any money, just voting, and lots of it! The State of California’s Scholar Dollars Program, brought to us by State Treasurer Fiona Ma and ScholarShare 529, will award more than $300,000 to California’s K-8 public and charter schools in 2019. The ScholarShare…