Lynhaven Elementary School

School News

Last Friday, our 3rd-5th graders were privileged to attend an assembly featuring Brian Stow, the Giants fan who was seriously injured a few years ago by who he refers to as "adult bullies". Brian spoke about empathy and growth mindset, two focus areas for our Lynhaven students. He used humor to share his message of forgiveness and tell his story of how he has had  to overcome huge challenges in learning how to read, write, and walk again after suffering severe brain damage . The students were moved and talked about this all day as…

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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…

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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.…

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We hope you all enjoy our week off next week for Thanksgiving break! This is a reminder that there is no school 11/19-11/23. Ms. Ajlouni and I just want to say that we are all very thankful for your support and being able to work with your children everyday. Enjoy your time off with family and friendss and we'll see you on Monday, November 26th. 

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…

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Our School Site Council (SSC) has one opening to be filled by a parent. The Council is one of the most important decision-making groups at our school and is composed of five parent/community members and five representatives from the school’s staff.

The Council reviews the school plan annually, establishes a budget, makes modifications as necessary, and assists in the evaluation of the school’s programs. Members are elected by the groups that they represent. Parent and community representatives and alternates are elected for a two-year term.

Please consider becoming a…

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Are you interested in helping with yard duty? We are looking to fill 2 full-time yard duty positions. The  positions will be Monday through Friday, 11:20-12:50 and there is an opportunity to do Breakfast yard duty as well from 7:30-8:30. If you are interested, please stop by the office and pick up an application. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Ms. Rowan or Ms. Ajlouni. Thank 

Garden Work Day, 11/3

 

We are in need of volunteers to help our Living Classroom program clean up the garden this Saturday! We will be here from 9:00-1:00 and the more volunteers the better, children and adults are welcomed! 

The Details:

Garden Volunteers will plant, spread mulch, and assist with minor irrigation. Garden Volunteers can bring their own shovels and garden tools. We suggest closed toed shoes, sunscreen, a hat, water, and yes, their kiddos to assist in the garden this weekend. Please have garden helpers RSVP to stefanib [at] living-classroom.org or call 408-500-9911. There will also…

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Prevent Bullying with Us

 

National Bullying Prevention month helps raise awareness of ways to support students.

Campbell Union School District employees work every day to keep students safe and make our schools positive places to learn. We teach students about empathy, provide positive behavior interventions, and foster partnerships with community services to offer additional support to students and families who need it. 

The District also offers the QuickTip system for students and community members to anonymously report…

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Red Ribbon Week 10/22-26

 

Red Ribbon Week is a week where we remind our students about the benefits of eating healthy and taking care of our bodies. It's SAY NO TO DRUGS week and at our school, we focus on not doing anything unhealty to our bodies. We'd love to have all of our students participate in the fun spirit days we'll have each day next week. Please click on the link below for explanations and plan for the week. We hope you will join us in spreading the word about a healthy lifestyle. 

red_ribbon_week_1.pdf