CAASPP Testing Letter

April 12th, 2018  Dear Dragons, Next week, we will begin our annual state testing for English and Mathematics.  This examination process, referred to as CAASPP testing (California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress), will span four days for each student in grades three through six. Over the four days, students will see a variety of…

April Newsletter

Dear Phoebe Families, Last month, Mrs. Butterfield, Mrs. Rupert, Mr. White, and I worked together to write the application for the California Distinguished Schools Award (fingers crossed!).  The application tasked us with writing several essays that explained, throughly and in detail, a model practice of ours that is distinguished from what is required by the district….

Conference Week – March 12 – 16

Each day during the week of March 12 is a conference day shortened schedule.  Kinder is dismissed at 11:40 (to be picked up in the cafeteria), Primary at 12:10, and Intermediate at 12:24.  Hot lunch is available to students directly after their dismissal time.

March 2018 Newsletter

Dear Phoebe Parents, The tragedy last month in Florida was yet another grim reminder that the job to keep our students safe is never done.  Thank you for the insightful questions and concerns about school safety I’ve received in the last week; we will continue to work to make this campus as safe as possible…

Choir Update!!!

Join Phoebe Hearst Choir! A fun, joyful and engaging music making experience for young people who are interested in singing. Students learn vocal technique, including proper breathing, voice production and diction, while singing fun songs which will be performed at two concerts.  Who: Open to 2nd through 6th graders  When: Tuesdays from 2:30p.m. – 3:30 p.m. February…

February Newsletter

Dear Phoebe Families, When I see a piece of trash on the ground, a funny thing happens, it’s almost a reflex.  My mother’s shrill voice rings out, “Nathan! Pick up your trash! I’m not your maid!” While I was never the at the top of my class, I had enough sense to know that my…