Forest Hill Elementary School

District News

Updated Tue, Feb 23rd

Updated 2/23/21

  • Tonight's presentation will be given simultaneously in English and in Spanish.  Links for both zoom meeting appear below.
  • Our zoom accounts can accommodate up to 1000 attendees in the English presentation and 500 in the Spanish presentation. 
    • If participation exceeds our capacity, please listen in through our "overflow" link on Youtube.

    • We also will be recording tonight's meetings (English and Spanish) and posting them on our Youtube channel tomorrow.
  • We will be collecting and synthesizing the input we receive and reporting it back to the community next week.

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We are pleased that our county COVID-19 counts are trending in a positive direction and eager for the trend to continue.  When our county moves into the Red Tier, we may begin moving into Phase 2 of our Reopening Plan.  

At our upcoming virtual community meeting, the Superintendent will provide an update on that transition. Participants will have an opportunity to offer input about opportunities and considerations going forward.

When: Tuesday, February 23, 2021
 at 6:30-7:30 p.m.
 

Meeting Links: 

For other accommodations, please contact the public information office at 408-341-7254.

Updated Thu, Feb 11th

Campbell Union School District is accepting applications to fill a vacant seat on its Citizens Bond and Parcel Tax Oversight Committee. 

Campbell Union School District educates students in preschool through eighth grade from the communities of Campbell, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, San Jose, Santa Clara, and Saratoga.  The bond funds from help to repair and improve the district’s 12 elementary and middle schools. Parcel tax funds support instructional programs that directly benefit students.

The school district Governing Board appoints an independent citizens committee to oversee the expenditures and uses of bond and parcel tax revenues, and report findings to the public.  The Citizens Oversight Committee reviews school district spending and ensures that bond and parcel tax revenues are spent only for the purpose set before the voters.

Oversight Committee members represent various parts of the community: businesses, senior citizens, taxpayer organizations, and parents of students enrolled in the District.   These members serve for a term of two years without compensation and for no more than three consecutive terms.  (Education Code Section 15282(a))

Applications are available by contacting Christina Tran, Campbell Union School District, ctran [at] campbellusd.org or 408-364-4200 ext. 6215.

Updated Thu, Feb 11th

If you rely on our weekly no-cost meal service, please be sure to pick up a 5-day meal package this Friday, Feb. 12. 

That's five days of breakfasts, lunches and suppers per child under the age of 18 to help stretch your food budget while we are closed.

WHERE and WHEN

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.: Blackford Elementary, Capri Elementary, Castlemont Elementary, Lynhaven Elementary, Rosemary Elementary, Sherman Oaks Elementary

2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.: Monroe Middle

Updated Thu, Feb 11th

The County's big blue testing bus will be at the Rosemary School Family Learning Center to provide free COVID-19 testing to members of the community.

Saturday, February 20, 2021

10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Family Learning Center, 401 W. Hamilton Ave., Campbell (next to Rosemary School)

Testing is free, safe, easy, confidential, and does not affect your immigration status. 

Register for Patient ID: Call 1-888-634-1123 or visit lhi.care/covidtesting 

(Testing without appointments may be available if space allows.) 

Updated Fri, Feb 19th

Campbell Union School District will hold a virtual community presentation about bringing students to campus under Phase 2 of its School Reopening Plan.

“As local COVID-19 conditions continue to improve, the county may reach the Red Tier soon and our phased-in return to campus will begin soon after that,” says District Superintendent Shelly Viramontez. “We want to inform our community about what to expect and give them time to prepare for the transition.”

Save the Date

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
6:30-7:30 p.m.
(The meeting link will be available on our calendar)

Spanish interpretation will be available. For other accommodations, please contact the public information office at 408-341-7254.

Updated Fri, Feb 19th
Students' first day of school for the 2021-22 school year was set at last night's Governing Board meeting, 
Students will begin the new 2021-22 school year on Thur. August 19, 2021
Students will end the school year on June 10, 2022.
New dates will be added to our online calendar as we have them.
Updated Fri, Feb 12th

Free COVID-19 testing will be available on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., at the Rosemary School Family Learning Center, 401 W. Hamilton Ave., in Campbell.

To schedule an appointment, go to sccfreetest.org or call 1-888-634-1123

See flyer for details 

Updated Fri, Jan 29th

Last night, I provided an update to the Governing Board on the status of our Reopening Plans in light of new developments related to the pandemic.

I shared that, just yesterday afternoon, the California Public Health Department released new guidelines. We will be reviewing the new guidelines to ensure we have addressed all necessary elements. These amended guidelines are required for all schools in the state.  

I reiterated our  plan to not move to Phase 2 of reopening until we are in the Red (Substantial) Tier. We are monitoring developments related to the pandemic, supporting students and staff with remote learning, and readying for when we are able to begin our phased-in approach. We have started our employee COVID-19 testing. Our CampbellCare, preschools, and infant/toddler programs remain open, and we continue to advocate for our district’s needs to support students and staff.

On Dec. 30, the Governor announced a proposal for grant funds to support a phased-in reopening of schools for in-person instruction. He proposes $2 billion for a return to in-person instruction, funded through Prop 98 funds. His plan would provide about $450 per student as an incentive grant to fund the added costs of reopening. It must be approved by legislation, which means we anticipate adjustments to the proposal over the coming weeks, even as we work  to submit our  plan by the Feb. 1 deadline.

Throughout the months of this pandemic, we have had to be adaptable as we support our students and remain focused on their education and safety. We are remaining vigilant and preparing to act on the next phase of our plan when conditions allow. 

Updated Wed, Jan 27th

Parents of young children may be looking ahead to August and the day their child starts kindergarten. There is much to be hopeful about this new stage in your child’s lifetime of learning. And as the pandemic subsides, we eagerly anticipate welcoming students back to our classrooms and a more familiar school experience than has been the case this year.

Whether you are new to the enrollment process or revisiting it, we offer this overview to get you started.

How do I register my child for school?

Starting January 19th, parents may use a computer or smartphone to register their child online for the 2021-22 school year. Our Enrollment staff is happy to help and are available by phone and email. 

  • Email: sflores [at] campbellusd.org () or kphillips [at] campbellusd.org ()
  • Phone: 408-364-4200

(Note: In-person assistance is available by appointment only, and all COVID-19 safety precautions must be observed.)

At what age may my child attend Kindergarten or Transitional Kindergarten (TK)?

Kindergarten is for children who will be five years old on or before September 1.

Transitional Kindergarten (TK) is for children who will be five years old between Sept. 2 and Dec. 2. TK is the first year of a two-year Kindergarten program that uses a modified Kindergarten curriculum that is age and developmentally appropriate. 

Which is my school?

Your elementary or middle school is determined by your child’s home address. To confirm which is your attendance-area school, visit our  Online School Locator or phone: (408) 364-4200. More information about school placement is available on our Enrollment FAQ page.

To learn more about the school we suggest you attend a virtual visit.

Students are assigned to their attendance-area school, except in cases of school transfer through Open Enrollment or other special circumstance. (Requesting a different in-district school requires an extra step during our Open Enrollment period, which ends Fri., Feb. 12 at 4pm.)

What documents are needed?

Proof of residence, immunizations, and certain other documents are required for school.

Is there childcare?

Yes, onsite childcare—called CampbellCare—is available before and after school. Learn more.

What about COVID-19?

We are committed to providing safe learning environments and quality education, so that all of our students may reach their highest potential. We are continuing to monitor the pandemic circumstances, and we are being told that while we may still need to offer additional safety protocols, when the new school year begins in August 2021, it will be more like we are used to. Should conditions require us to continue to be more cautious, we have the assurance that our School Reopening Plan was reviewed and approved by State and County public health officials and meets all requirements and recommendations from the Santa Clara County Public Health Department. 

Updated Tue, Jan 26th

Our high-quality infant, toddler, and preschool programs are open to all children, from infants to 5 years old, whether or not you live in our district! Both fee-based and subsidized programs are available, year round, with part-time or full-time options.

  • Openings for Infant/Toddler program at Rosemary Family Learning Center
  • Full-day state preschool and tuition-based program openings at Campbell School of Innovation (CSI) in December.  

For more details, visit our preschool web page or phone (408) 364-4200 x4180.