Forest Hill Elementary School

School News

Substitute Teacher Pay Increases


District Seeks Quality "Guest Teachers" for Elementary and Middle Schools.

Starting December  2018, Campbell Union School District's Guest Teachers will earn more than before.  

"Substitutes provide a valuable service, and we want to attract the best," said Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Lena Budntzen.

As of December 1st, pay rates for substitute teachers will be as follows:

  • $155      Daily – Elementary
  • $165      Daily – Middle School (Monroe and Rolling Hills)
  • $175      Long Term (15 days or more) – Elementary
  • $…

To You with Thanks


A video message of appreciation from the Superintendent

Superintendent Shelly Viramontez sends a video message of appreciation to the Campbell Union School District community for all that families, friends and employees do for the more than 7800 preschool-through-8th-grade students. With just over 60 school days completed, and after the challenges of the past week, we are more thankful than ever to everyone in our district's community for their support of ALL of our students.

Schools will reopen on Monday, November 26th!…


Toolbox Webinar for Parents


Please mark your calendars for the upcoming Toolbox Webinar for Parents. 
Nov. 29 from 6:00pm-7:30pm

We know children are more successful using TOOLBOX when all the adults in their lives—at school and at home—are using TOOLBOX.  The TOOLBOX™ Parent Webinar is for parents/caregivers from schools currently using TOOLBOX  so that you may better understand and use the 12 Tools when challenges arise at home. 

Topics include:
  • Experiential practice of the 12 Tools
  • How the Tools can help when challenges arise
  • How the Tools are being…

December Key Dates


Dec 5 – Student Craft Fair 1:30-2:30pm

Dec 7 – Scrip Order Deadline 

Dec 7-  Family Game Night 6:00pm

Dec 9 – Garden Workday 9:00am-12:00pm

Dec 13 – Lunch for A Friend 

Dec 15 – Math Kangaroo Registration Deadline 

Dec 20 – No School Teacher Training Day 

Dec 21-31– No School Winter Break 

Dining Out Fundraiser


Tuesday, November 27 1645 Saratoga Ave


Will donate 33% of all sales who mention Forest Hill Fundraiser at checkout. *Excludes online orders 


Will donate 33% of all cupcake, ice cream and coffee sales who mention Forest Hill Fundraiser at checkout. *Excludes full sized cakes 

Student Holiday Craft Fair


Wednesday, December 5 ~ 1:30pm – 2:30pm 

Kick-start your holiday shopping with some unique gifts made by our 4th and 5th graders. You will have unique handmade gifts for your friends while supporting our students’ creativity. Student vendor applications due November 16. Questions? Email Vartika and Jennifer at CraftFair [at] 

Adopt a Family


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 December 7th. 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 hearts and…


Schools Open November 16


A Message from the Superintendent

Dear Families,

We know you are concerned about the current air quality, and we too share your concern.  We have monitored the air quality index throughout the evening and will continue to monitor and assess these numbers throughout the day, the forecast is for the air quality to improve today, yet we understand it is only a forecast. We continue to consult with and follow  the guidance of the Public Health Department.

Campbell Union School District and those nearby will be open for learning today.

We are mindful that schools…


At this time, Campbell Union School District's and other schools in Santa Clara County are not closing.

Based on guidance from Santa Clara County Public Health, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Centers for Disease Control (CDC), we have elected to use a threshold of a 275 air quality index (AQI) to determine when to close our schools. We will be monitoring air quality through www.…


Schools follow Spare the Air advisories.

Smoke-filled air has caused school administrators to alter students’ outdoor activity schedules over the past week. Campbell Union School District follows the Environmental Protection Agency’s recommendations and reduces exposure to outdoor air and prolonged exertion for those groups particularly affected by poor air quality.

On Spare the Air Days, staff identifies which students are in the “sensitive group” and follows up with…