January Newsletter

Dear Phoebe Families, Before we send you off for the Winter Holiday, let’s take a moment to thank the entire Phoebe Hearst community for its efforts with this month’s holiday drive.  Kindergarten collected 791 pairs of socks, First Grade collected 485 toothbrushes and toothpaste bottles, Second Grade collected 452 body wash bottles and soap, Third…

December Newsletter 2017

Dear Phoebe Parents, Happy Holidays! With the first trimester behind us, let’s look to all of the things happening around campus: Congratulations are in order to the Reigning Phoebots (pronounced ‘fee-bots’), our very own First Lego League Robotics team, who qualified for the Northern California regional championships after a successful competition over Thanksgiving break against…

School Tours and Open Enrollment

Prospective Phoebe Hearst Parents,   In January, we will begin our school tours for the 2018-19 school year.  The tours will be held each Wednesday in January at 9am, and we will visit classrooms, talk about the kindergarten day, discuss our programs and philosophies, and cover in detail the Open Enrollment process.  It is not…

Principal’s Blog – Potential Work Stoppage

November 6th, 2017 Dear Phoebe Hearst Families, Educating a child is a deeply personal endeavor.  It’s a privilege to be responsible for the learning, social development, and general wellbeing of someone else’s child.  Here at Phoebe, we teach our neighbor’s kids, our friend’s kids, and even our co-worker’s kids, so the business of educating our…

November Newsletter

Dear Phoebe Families, Well, we’ve done it again! The Jog-a-thon for the Arts has set a new record for school fundraising, totaling more than $73,000 in just a few weeks – that’s simply amazing.  From sponsors, to parents, to friends, neighbors, and family members, we came together to support our arts and enrichment program at…

October 2017 Newsletter

Dear Phoebe Parents, As a kid, every spare moment I had was spent on coloring, sketching, painting, and making things out of clay.  Family members would ask my mom what to get me for birthdays and holidays, and the answer was always the same – colored pencils and a drawing pad.  For me, creating something…