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Would you like to learn how to make healthy snacks and meals for your family? Then we hope to see you at our free nutrition classes beginning on Friday, 4/26 and every Friday after that until May 17th. Please see the flyer below that is in both English and Spanish, for information on registration. You can contact our community liason, Noelia Smith at nsmith [at] or call the office with any questions. 

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bowl of fruit

Updated Wed, Apr 17th

We hope to see you all on May 31st for our annual walk-a-thon and family BBQ! The walk-a-thon is from 10:30-11:30 and volunteers are GREATLY appreciated!! The family BBQ happens at your child's lunchtime:

11:30 for TK, K, and 1st, 11:56 for 2nd/3rd, and 12:16 for 4th/5th. The  menu will be hot dogs or hamburgers, chips and bottled water for $3.50. 

Shirts will only be availabe for purchase online either through MYSCHOOLANYWHERE or by using this order form. You can turn it into the office or on Wednesdays, you can bring it to the PTA's Lynhaven Locker located by the school garden near the 3rd grade classes. Her is the link for the order form. The deadline for orders is May 10th. Thank you for your support!  

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Updated Wed, Apr 24th

On Friday, April 5th, Lynhaven students participated in our own Special Olympics. There were 72 students in all who had a wonderful time playing basketball, scooter ball, getting their faces painted. They all received a participation ribbon at the end. Here are some photos from the day! I am so proud of these students and our same-aged peers from the General Education classes who came to support and participate with them. Big thank you to our P.E. teachers, Coach T. and Mr. Prado, and Cameron from the Special Olympics along with our district team who helped make this happen! 

Updated Wed, May 8th

Spring has sprung on our campus and we hope you all enjoyed the week off and were able to spend time with family and friends and traveled somewhere or enjoyed a "stay-cation". As the weather gets warmer, we want to give you a few safety reminders:  

-We appreciate every effort you make in arriving to school on-time for drop off and for pick up. Students are aware that if they are waiting on pick-up, they are sitting on the grass so that the teachers on yard duty can supervise. It's very important that all students follow the expectations of our school and are not running and playing on the campus or in the hallways after dismissal. It is a safety issue. 

-Please refrain from allowing students to ride scooters or bicycles in the hallways at arrival or dismissal. Our Bike rodeo is coming up on May 21st at 2:30, and it's a wonderful event for students to bring their bikes/scooters/roller skates to school and ride through an obstacle course on the playground. 

-All students must wear shoes with a strap on the back. Flip flop sandals are not allowed at school. 

Thank you in advance for helping our students stay safe while on campus! 

Updated Thu, May 9th

State testing will begin soon. Formerly known as the SBAC (Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium), the test is now referred to as CAASSP (California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress) 

Important information:

-All 3rd through 5th grade students in General Education and Special Education will be tested beginning April 18th with practice tests. 

-Testing will take place for all grades beginning on 4/22 PROMPTLY at 8:30am  until 10:00am. Testing days vary for grades so please talk to your teacher to verify the dates and times. Students arriving AFTER 8:30 will not be permitted into the classrooms and will have to make up the tests. 

-Students are encouraged to bring their own headphones for the tests so that they are comfortable. We do have the earbud type headphones for them to use. 

-As always, its even more important for our students to get a good night's sleep and eat breakfast during testing. 

-We ask that appointments are not scheduled during the testing times. 

- Most importantly, we remind our students to do their best everyday, get a good night's sleep, and eat breakfast. We appreciate you supporting this message as well. 

Updated Wed, Mar 27th

We invited parents, students, employees and the community to share thoughts about what we're doing well and where we can improve.

We engage parents, students, employees and the community in developing our Local Control and Accountability Plans (LCAPs) so that our decisions and plans are more responsive to our community’s educational priorities. LCAPs describe the school's overall vision for students, annual goals, and specific actions we will take to achieve the vision and goals.

In addition to other important student performance data, we invite input from our stakeholders in a variety of ways, both formal and informal. With a focus on district goals, we use the information to make decisions about programs and to seek added support through community grants and partnerships. As a result of last year’s feedback, some schools added field trips, others added counselors, and still others directed funds to support homework help or art instruction.

A few months ago, we invited parents, students, employees and the community to engage in an online forum, using to share their own thoughts and rate the thoughts of others about what we're doing well and where we can improve. We were able to receive direct input from thousands of stakeholders.

School administrators are sharing the school-level results with their committees and staff, as part of their planning process for next year. District-level Top Thoughts results are compiled into two interactive reports that appear on our LCAP webpage.

Or download a summary report as a PDF. 
Students Voice - District Summary - 2018-19           
Community - District Summary - 2018-19

Updated Wed, Apr 17th

Just a reminder that Spring Break is April 8-12. There is no school that week! Hope it's wonderful for everyone. 

Updated Wed, Apr 17th

We had a great week of assemblies! We finished up Women's History Month with a visit from the senior Civil Engineer in charge of some famous projects like Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara and Golden 1 Arena in Sacramento. She shared pictures of the projects in progress and completed. Her name is Belen Verduzco and she is a local to San Jose attending East Side Union High School and also being an AVID graduate too! We are so proud to share her accomplishments with our students which reminded them that they can truly achieve any goal they set for themselves! 

guest speaker in the cafeteria

If that wasn't exciting enough, we spent the morning learning about injured anaimals with WildMind. They brought a turkey vulture (pictured below), porcupine, oppossum, and red tailed hawk to our school. They shared the stories of how each animal was injured and now must live with them. It was a great lesson on empathy for our students to hear. 

turkey vulture with trainer on stage

Updated Wed, Mar 20th

K-5th Grade Summer Camps Now Enrolling

Get ready for the best summer ever!

Each week, our new summer camp experience will offer a well-rounded program that includes Science Technology, Recreation, Engineering, Art and Math (STREAM) themed activities, a highlight field trip, a low-light field trip and a fun Friday field day on-site.

Join us for a summer that feels, well, like summer. Register now!

Updated Wed, Apr 17th

Community support and solid fiscal management has protected schools from worse impacts. Download report.

Download the full publication in English and Spanish.
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A Message from Superintendent Shelly Viramontez, Ed.D.

Preparing our students for success in the yet-to-be-defined workplace of the future is rewarding and challenging. Recently, the challenges have increased with changes to economic conditions.

A few major factors have placed new strains on school and district budgets for our district and many others in the region.

  1. Declining enrollment due to families moving to more-affordable places to live;
  2. Flattening State revenue
  3. Unexpected, State-imposed increases to our pension program costs; and
  4. Increased cost and demand for special education services for students.

The bottom line: Campbell Union School District will need to make $2 million in adjustments to our operating budget for the coming school year. 

We are up to the challenge. We have taken some steps already to mitigate some the impacts of that large funding cut:

  • Our energy and water conservation systems are complete,
  • We have secured several grants to support students’ education and wellness,  
  • We trimmed $1.8 million from the current year’s budget, and
  • We are exploring ways to further reduce costs for services outside of the classroom.

Our fiscal responsibility has earned us the public’s confidence and support. Our community shares our commitment to educate all students to their highest potential, approving school bonds to maintain and modernize our buildings and grounds and a parcel tax to provide competitive teacher salaries and up-to-date classroom technology.

Despite serious fiscal challenges coming our way, we are committed to maintaining both our financial solvency and the integrity of our instructional programs as we prepare our students for the opportunities of their yet-to-be-defined futures.  

Bell Schedule

  • In Session8:05–10:10
  • Recess10:10–10:30
  • In Session10:30–11:31
  • Lunch11:31–12:10
  • In Session12:10–2:10 *

* Wednesdays end at 1:10

  • In Session8:05–10:10
  • Recess10:10–10:30
  • In Session10:30–11:56
  • Lunch11:56–12:35
  • In Session12:35–2:10 *

* Wednesdays end at 1:10

  • In Session8:05–10:20
  • Recess10:20–10:30
  • In Session10:30–12:16
  • Lunch12:16–12:50
  • In Session12:50–2:15 *

* Wednesdays end at 1:15


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