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Transformation Team members tour Campbell Middle School before a meeting about what is needed for creating a quality PreK-through-8 school here.

On February 16th, Superintendent Eric Andrew provided the Governing Board with an update on preliminary progress with transforming Campbell Middle School (CMS) into a PreK-8 school.  The following is a list of key points.

What Work has the Transformation Team done?

  1. Developing Guiding Principles
  2. Developed an Internal Communication Structure
  3. Developed an External Communication…
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Governing Board policies guide the District's regulations on a wide range of topics. Policies are available to the public in multiple ways.

Following are highlights of the Campbell Union School District Governing Board Policy Revisions from the first half of the 2016-17 School Year. Copies of policies and regulations are available in print from school offices, the District Administration Office, and are online at campbellusd.org/policy. Board meeting agendas and minutes also list policies being considered for revision.

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Engineering

 

Help your child's school prepare for Engineers Weeks (March 6 - 17)

Looking for ways to support STEAM at your child’s school? Come to one of our Engineering Boot Camps for parents to learn more about the engineering design process and receive free materials to help lead an engineering design challenge at your child’s school. This year, we will be engineering solutions to clear our storm drains and prevent flooding!

Option 1: Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m., at the Capri STEAM Space

Option 2: Tuesday, March 7,…

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Schools to Hold Planning Meetings

 

Parents and neighbors are invited to attend and give input on funding and program priorities. Check the school calendar for "LCAP" meeting dates and times.

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Village Alums Honored

 

Message from a Village Alum Parent

In case we need more supporting evidence that all the great work teachers, staff and parents are doing at Village School is making a difference for kids…

In a ceremony on December 13th, all eight Village alumni currently attending Campbell Middle School (CMS) 7th grade were inducted into the CMS Chapter of the National Jr. Honor Society. Our kids were honored for their Academics, Leadership and Citizenship.

I am confident their Village School foundation has helped them thrive in middle school. They are…

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Principal's Corner

 

Winter 2017

 

Village Values

On campus, we have a responsibility to ensure that we provide a predictable and safe environment for our children to be successful. Students thrive on consistency, a sense of order, and stability. In her book Positive Discipline, Jane Nelson writes, “A routine is something students can learn to count on; the routine itself becomes the ‘boss’ so teachers or students do not have to dictate what will happen.”

One of the tools we employ at Village to create and maintain a positive school climate is our trifecta of ‘…

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Q&A with Catherine H., Resource Specialist

Please tell us a little about yourself. For example, where are you from originally and how long have you lived in the Bay Area?
I come from a large Italian family (6 children), and I was born in Louisiana. However, since my father was in the Air Force, we traveled all over. My siblings were born at West Point, Corpus Christi, Alexandria, and Okinawa. Relocating so many times can be hard, but I think having so many brothers and sisters made it easier for us to adjust. We finally settled in Spokane, Washington,…

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Meet Our New Staff

 
Q&A with Calvin B., Yard Duty Team Member

We know that you are our own school secretary Becky’s husband and a parent alumnus of Village. How long have you been away from Village, and what inspired you to come back? What is your role on campus this year? 
Well, I’ve never really been away because I have kept in tune with what’s going on through Becky! But the last time I volunteered was when my daughter graduated 5th grade in the 1990’s. She started here when Village first began as a school. Becky did most of the volunteering then, but I helped out…

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Lunch Leagues for 2016-2017

 

By Angel D., PTA Enrichment Chair and Parent

Every day of the week, dedicated parent volunteers lead our Lunch League clubs for students who have a special interest or are just looking for something different to do. This year, for the first time there are also upper grade students leading some clubs! Read on to see what clubs are meeting this year, and encourage your kids or other students you know might be interested to check them out.


Monday

Running Club – (Meets on the field near the Ball Shed) Want to go for a…

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A New Village Family

 

Hello Village community. We are the family of Generous Jaguar Macy, and we are thrilled to be here!

Our daughter is in Miss Elizabeth’s 2nd grade class this year as a transfer from Castlemont Elementary. In addition to Macy, our family includes parents Tom and Nan, older brother Jake, and a 14 year old black lab named Frankie. We are all native to the area. Tom attended Westmont High School, and Nan grew up in the Santa Cruz Mountains and graduated from Los Gatos High School. Our son graduated from Del Mar High School in 2013 and will be entering his senior year this spring at the…

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