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Monday, August 13: Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten Round Up Appointments. You will receive a letter with your child’s appointment time. Please bring your child to Forest Hill to meet with a kindergarten teacher. The teacher will work with your child for approximately 20 minutes. They will review the alphabet, numbers and writing skills.

Wednesday, August 15 9:00am: Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten Orientation. Please attend our orientation to learn more about Forest Hill and the first days of school. Classrooms will be open for students and parents to visit. If your child is in a different grade level and new to Forest Hill, please attend this orientation.

Tuesday, August 21 by 5:00 pm
Class Lists Posted at School and Online - You will need your student's five digit student ID number. For privacy, no names will be listed.

 Wednesday, August 22 8:07am: First Day of School! Please meet with other parents at 8:30am in the cafeteria for Coffee and Kleenex. This is a fun way to celebrate the first day of school with other parents.

 Friday, August 24 5:00pm-7:00pm: Welcome Back Social. This is a school wide event to kick off the new school year. There will be informational booths to help welcome new families to our school. All students and family are encouraged to attend. 

Wednesday, September 12 Back to School Night 

6:00-7:30 (6:00-6:45 3rd, 4th & 5th grade; 6:45-7:30 TK, K, 1st, 2nd grade)

Updated Wed, Jun 13th

Interested in volunteering at Forest Hill...

We are always looking for involved, kind, dedicated parents to join our yard duty staff. This is a wonderful opportunity to see the kids in play and help monitor their social interactions, safety protocols, and daily recess activities. Both volunteer and paid positions are available.

To apply for a paid position, go to https://www.edjoin.org/Home/JobPosting/941705.

To apply for a volunteer position, stop by the office and fill out a parent volunteer application.

Updated Wed, Jun 13th

Back to school shopping for next year can begin right now. We offer online shopping with 1st Day School Supplies. 

Link to the Forest Hill Store

Updated Wed, Jun 13th

Our PTA has found two co-chairs for next years’ Silent Auction, but they need help. Please consider joining their team. Email president [at] foresthillpta.com. Thank you!

Updated Tue, Jun 19th

 

Note key dates for the new school year.

See the calendar online or download a printable version here.

Updated Thu, Jun 21st

One of the most important decision-making groups at Forest Hill is our elected School Site Council. The Council is composed of five parent and community members and five representatives from the school’s staff.

The Council reviews the school plan annually, establishes a budget, makes modifications as necessary, and assists in the evaluation of the school’s programs. Members are elected by the groups that they represent. Parent and community representatives are elected for a two-year term and may stand for re-election upon the completion of each term.  If you are interested in running for the Council, please submit your name to the front office by Friday, August 31. The voting ballot will be sent home on Friday, September 7 and returned to the front office by Monday, September 10.  The elected council member will be notified and his/her name posted in the front office on Friday, September 14.

There is currently 1 seat to be filled. The candidate receiving the most votes will serve on the Council as a parent/community representative. Write-in candidates receiving votes have an equal opportunity to be elected or serve as alternates on the Council. We meet 4 times throughout the year on weekday afternoons at 3:00 pm.

Updated Mon, Jun 18th

Campbell Union School District’s children need not go hungry when school is out this summer, thanks to the Seamless Summer food program. From June 19th to August 14th, lunch will be served at the following times and locations to children aged 2–18 years:

11-11:30 a.m. -- Rosemary Elementary, 401 W Hamilton Ave. (near Winchester Blvd.), in Campbell

12:30-1 p.m.  -- Castlemont Elementary, 3040 E. Payne Ave (near Winchester Blvd.), in Campbell  

The Seamless Summer food program combines features of the National School Lunch Program and the Summer Food Service Program to provide meals to children when school is not in session for extended periods of time. The U.S. Food and Nutrition Services Department also offers an online map to help families locate summer meal programs near their homes.

https://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks

Updated Mon, Jun 18th

Aneri Shah (5th grader) wanted to do something before she left Forest Hill and moved onto Rolling Hills. She created signs to help students know which items go in the garbage and recycle cans. Thank you Aneri for working so hard to support our efforts to be green and mindful of the Earth. We will miss you and your family! 

Updated Wed, Jun 13th

A Message from Superintendent

Dear CUSD Families:
As another school year closes, I want to thank you for being our partner in providing the highest quality educational programs possible for all of our students. 
We made great strides in 2017-18, refining our focus on preparing students for the rigors, challenges and opportunities of their future. I look forward to working together on that important job in the coming school year.
For now, I thank you, and I hope you and your family will take the time to enjoy some well-deserved summer fun.  

Sincerely,
Shelly Viramontez, Ed.D.
Superintendent

Updated Tue, Jun 12th

A Message from Superintendent Shelly Viramontez, Ed.D.

We want students to begin to own their own learning, be empowered, and actively engage in their education. For that reason, we must give students a voice and hear directly from them about what they like, want and feel they need in their school experience.

To gather that input, we chose a Student Voice ThoughtExchange, an easy-to-use and interpret method with questions for our students in grades 3-8. chart of participation dataNearly all of them participated in the April 2018 online forum, sharing their thoughts and ideas with us and each other. The district- and school-level results are available online and from your child's school. They offer valuable information for school and district plans aimed at providing students with an education beyond the expected.

Bell Schedule

  • In Session8:10–10:10
  • Recess10:10–10:30
  • In Session10:30–11:50
  • Lunch11:50–12:37 *
  • In Session12:37–2:20 **

* Wed lunch ends at 12:31

** Wednesdays end at 1:25

  • In Session8:10–10:10
  • Recess10:10–10:30
  • In Session10:30–12:10
  • Lunch12:10–12:57 *
  • In Session12:57–2:20 **

* Wed lunch ends at 12:51

** Wednesdays end at 1:25

  • In Session8:10–10:10
  • Recess10:10–10:30
  • In Session10:30–12:10
  • Lunch12:10–12:57 *
  • In Session12:57–2:47 **

* Wed lunch ends at 12:51

** Wednesdays end at 1:25

 

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