Forest Hill Elementary School

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December Key Dates


Please support our canned food donation campaign. We are collecting cans for Second Harvest Food Bank.

Dec. 14: Lunch for a Friend

Dec. 20: Campbell School of Innovation Informational Meeting 8:15am (Forest Hill Cafeteria)

Dec. 22-Jan. 5: Winter Break/No School

Dashboard is part of California’s new school accountability system

California has launched a new website designed to help communities across the state access important information about K-12 districts and schools. The California School Dashboard features easy-to- read reports on multiple measures of school success, including test scores, graduation rates, English learner progress and suspension rates. 

An important note: The fact that 11 of our District’s 12 schools are Dependent Charter Schools caused an error in the Local Indicators section of the…

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Campbell School of Innovation


Guest Administrators will be at Forest Hill to do a short presentation on our new TK-8 Campbell School of Innovation opening in the fall of 2018.  They will share information about enrollment, the instructional program, construction, and also answer any questions that you may have.

Please plan to join us at our next meeting on Wednesday, December 20th at 8:15am in the Cafeteria. 

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Community Caring


With the Holidays right around the corner, it is time to think of the “season of giving.” 

Please bring your gift card donations to the front office or to your classroom teacher by Tomorrow. You may want to order your gift cards through our school's Script program. 

Last year, Forest Hill was very successful in adopting several families during the holidays and brought joy to many children. There was a great outpouring of caring and support as students brought in over $2000 in gift cards for Forest Hill families in need.

With open…

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Picnic Bench Area


During the last winter storm, we had two significantly large branches fall off the eucalyptus trees in the picnic bench area. To ensure safety for all, these two trees will need to be removed in the month of December. A covered structure will be installed to provide proper shade protection for our students while they eat. If you have any questions, please contact Denise Khalid atdkhalid [at]

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Lunch For A Friend


Today, Thursday our PTA is asking families to bring in an extra brown bag lunch for a friend in need.  We will be collecting bag lunches in front of the office AND at the drop off loop until 8:30am. Look for the brown buckets at these locations. For a complete list of acceptable food items, please check the flyer in your child's Friday folder or via PeachJar. All lunches will be delivered to Santa Maria Urban Ministries that morning and distributed that day.  Thank you for your generous donations!

Questions? Contact Berta Yee at smudgeyee [at] (smudgeyee [at]…

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Taiko Drum Assembly


Thank you to our PTA and South Bay Dentistry for supporting our recent Taiko Drum assembly. Our students enjoyed learning about this form of music and listening to the amazing sounds. South Bay Dentistry made a donation to Forest Hill to support all students. 

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Fever = Stay Home


We are in the beginning of flu season. If your child has a fever, please keep him/her home until the fever is gone for 24 hours. We know it is not easy to miss school, but staying home when sick helps keep everyone else healthy.

Campbell School of Innovation has a multi-year, campus-wide facility improvement plan.

Phase One of the three-phase plan includes replacing the current A-Wing Classrooms, relocating Tennis Courts**, New Playground Equipment, Garden, Extended Parking Lot.  (These are estimated timelines. Actual dates are dependent upon progress in each phase.)

December 2017................. Start demolition of current A-Wing, Tennis Courts**, Playground Area


A community meeting will be held at 295 Cherry Lane, Campbell (Campbell Middle School) at 6:00 p.m. on December 5th.  Information about the school’s focus, facilities and enrollment will be discussed.

The input provided at the November 14th meeting will be shared with the Board at the November 16th Board meeting, in which we will present proposed boundary and enrollment recommendations.

Another informational meeting is planned for December 5th,…