Lynhaven Elementary School

School News

Updated Thu, Feb 2nd

Our students were excited to see the 5210 Youth Nutrition Program at Lynhaven during lunchtime on February 1st.  At this Tasty Tasting, students students sampled Cara Cara Oranges. After voting, studnets could check out educational handouts on the fruit or vegetable. 

Want to learn more about the 5210 programs? Check out their flyer or website. 5210 Programs are made possible through grant funding and partnerships with Palo Alto Medical Foundation and El Camino Hospital.

Updated Fri, Feb 3rd

Lynx Bulletin

1/20/2023

Dear Lynhaven Parents/Guardians, 

We finally have a sunny weekend. If you celebrate Chinese New Year , we wish you a Happy New Year! If you wish to immerse yourself in a different culture, eventbrite.com has nearby events for free. 


Please see below for more information.



Save the Date:

January

-1/17 TK/Kinder Open Enrollment 
-1/23-1/27 Scholastic Book Fair 
-1/27 Coffee with the Principal

February

-2/1 Black History Month Begins

-2/3 Dental Screening TK/Kinder ONLY
-2/8 TK/Kinder Tours

-2/17 Parent Workshop
-2/20-2/24 Presidents’ Week (No School)

TK/Kinder Enrollment

Open Enrollment for the 2023-2024 school year began at 8 am on January 17, 2023 & ends at 4pm on Friday, February 10, 2023. Submit completed enrollment documents any day during this period in order to complete the Open Enrollment process. Late enrollments are not guaranteed placement in school. 

Enrolling in Kindergarten?
Children who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2023, should enroll in kindergarten for the 2023-24 school year. Start the online process at home at campbellusd.org/enrollment.

Do I have to re-enroll my TK child for Kindergarten next year?
No. Children who are District residents and complete TK in our schools will be pre-enrolled for Kindergarten for the following year and assigned to the school that serves the child’s home address. (Parents may request a different school during the annual Open Enrollment period.) (Refer to Board Policy 5116.1)

What is Transitional Kindergarten?
A Transitional Kindergarten is the first year of a two-year Kindergarten program using a modified Kindergarten curriculum that is age and developmentally appropriate. The TK curriculum bridges preschool and Kindergarten curriculum. Learn more

TK/Kinder Tours
If you may have a new TK or Kindergarten student at Lynhaven Elementary in the 2023-2024 school year, we invite you to attend our TK and Kinder Tours on Wednesday, February 8th. 

We have two tour hours. Both sessions will share the same information: 

  • 8:15 a.m.

  • 9:15 a.m.

Please sign in at our temporary Main Office, Room 2. 

If you are unable to attend, this slideshow provides an overview of Lynhaven programs and the school day. 

Scholastic Book Fair- PTA Message
We're excited to announce that the Scholastic Book Fair will be back next week 1/23-1/27.  Your child will have an opportunity to shop during school hours.  They can use an eWallet, bring cash or create a wishlist and you can shop at home!

We are in need of a couple volunteers (see below for volunteer registration forms) for the book fair and we're also looking towards the Walk-a-thon.  Please consider helping out and making these events the best they can be!

Links Below:
Volunteer
eWallet
Scholastic Book Fair
Lynhaven Elementary PTA

Thanks for your partnership.  We love to see books in kids' hands!

Volunteers at Lynhaven
Interested in getting involved? You can! Please see below Volunteer Links to fill out. All required documents should be sent to Yareli D’Amico at ydamico [at] campbellusd.org.

Volunteer Packet 2022-2023  This will be if at any point you will be with students with NO staff supervision. Ex. field trips, yard duty  etc.

Volunteer Packet - No Live Scan Form  For any supervised volunteering. Ex. Volunteering in class, book fair, Los Dichos etc.

When in doubt of which packet to fill out please contact Bianca Ibarra at 408.556.0368 ext. 4850.

Coffee with the Principal
Our next Coffee with the Principals is scheduled for Friday, January 27th. We will be joined by Mr. Shaun Shandonnay, school counselor and he will share some wellness ideas that are helpful for children and adults. We hope you can join us!

Date: January 27th

Time: 8:30-9:15

Place: Library

Parent Workshops
Join parent workshops led by Kira Fuerstenau; Behaviour Specialist for General Education. 
    -2/17 Parenting Children with ADHD 8:30am-10am
    -3/17 Parenting Children with Autism 8:30am-10am

Traffic Concerns
If you have traffic concerns about street traffic or drivers near Lynhaven, or anywhere in the City of San Jose, you can complete an online request for traffic enforcement support here. Services are assigned based on the number of requests that San Jose PD receives. 

Attendance & Reported Absences
Reporting your child's attendance is the first step. Please note that attendance is not cleared immediately after notifying. As morning tardies, calls, voicemails and emails are handled in the order received it may take about 24 hours for a reported absence to be cleared, so we gratefully thank you for your patience. 

When calling please clearly state your child's full name, date, relationship, reason for absence and symptoms if calling in sick.

For all doctor or dentist appointments a note is required to excuse the absence.


Attendance Phone:(408) 341-7041 
Attendance Email:  vchaves [at] campbellusd.org () 
Parent Square: Once notification goes out you may reply with a note

-Please note, failure to call for a reason of absence is automatically counted as unexcused.

-For information regarding the CUSD Attendance policy please click here.

All reported absences will be cleared within 24 hours of notification.

Gates

The gates are open at 7:55am-8:06am daily , 1:05 pm Wednesdays , and 2:05 pm every M/T/Th/F. 

If you arrive past 8:05am please stop by the front office for a tardy pass. 

Updated Wed, Feb 1st

School Site Council is scheduled for January 24th at 3:00 p.m., in Room 1.

Our agenda can be accessed here

Updated Wed, Feb 1st

If you may have a new TK or Kindergarten student at Lynhaven Elementary in the 2023-2024 school year, we invite you to attend our TK and Kinder Tours on February 8th. 

We have two times for tours. Both sessions will share the same information: 

  • 8:15 a.m.
  • 9:15 a.m.

Please sign in at our temporary Main Office, Room 2. 

If you are unable to attend, this slide show provides an overview of Lynhaven programs and the school day. 

Updated Fri, Jan 27th

Updated Tue, Jan 31st

Lynx Bulletin

1/13/2023

Dear Lynhaven Parents/Guardians, 

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr., a civil rights leader who believed in something so great he was able to pave the way to end segregation. In honor of his dedication we wish everyone a safe and restful three day weekend, no school Monday 1/16.

Please see below for more information.


Save the Date:

January

-1/16 Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day (No School)

-1/23-1/27 Scholastic Book Fair 

February

-2/3 Dental Screening TK/Kinder ONLY
-2/20-2/24 Presidents’ Week (No School)

Traffic Concerns

If you have traffic concerns about street traffic or drivers near Lynhaven, or anywhere in the City of San Jose, you can complete an online request for traffic enforcement support here. Services are assigned based on the number of requests that San Jose PD receives. 

Volunteers at Lynhaven
Interested in getting involved? You can! Please see below Volunteer Links to fill out. All required documents should be sent to Yareli D’Amico at ydamico [at] campbellusd.org.

Volunteer Packet 2022-2023 For any supervised volunteering. 


Volunteer Packet - No Live Scan Form  This will be if you at any point will be with students with NO staff supervision. Ex. field trips, book fairs, etc.


Attendance & Reported Absences
Reporting your child's attendance is the first step. Please note that attendance is not cleared immediately after notifying. As morning tardies, calls, voicemails and emails are handled in the order received it may take about 24 hours for a reported absence to be cleared, so we gratefully thank you for your patience. 

When calling please clearly state your child's full name, date, relationship, reason for absence and symptoms if calling in sick.

For all doctor or dentist appointments a note is required to excuse the absence.


Attendance Phone:(408) 341-7041 
Attendance Email:  vchaves [at] campbellusd.org () 
Parent Square: Once notification goes out you may reply with a note

-Please note, failure to call for a reason of absence is automatically counted as unexcused.

-For information regarding the CUSD Attendance policy please click here.

All reported absences will be cleared within 24 hours of notification.

Gates

The gates are open at 7:55am-8:06am daily , 1:05 pm Wednesdays , and 2:05 pm every M/T/Th/F. 

If you arrive past 8:05am please stop by the front office for a tardy pass. 

Updated Wed, Jan 25th

 To learn more about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s impact please visit the King Center. The King Center strategic theme for 2023 is ‘Cultivating a Beloved Community Mindset to Transform Unjust Systems’. 

Updated Wed, Jan 25th

During our recent stormy weather, our 4th and 5th grade Jr. Coaches have been supporting our youngest students for rainy day recess. Our Jr. Coaches have learned several Playworks games from our Playworks Coach, Coach Joe. Thanks to our Jr. Coaches, our TK, Kinder, and First grade classes have been able to have some extra fun and spend some extra energy. Thank you Jr. Coaches!

Updated Wed, Jan 18th

PurposeFull People has three main goals for students: Be Kind, Be Strong, and Be Well.

  • Be Kind: Social skills like listening, friendship, solving conflicts, and leadership.
    • These skills are taught alongside Empathy, Respect, & Cooperation
  • Be Strong: Skills that help students focus, stay organized, and set goals.
    • These skills are taught alongside Responsibility, Courage, & Perseverance
  •  Be Well: Skills that help students handle their emotions and deal with stress.
    •  These skills are taught alongside Gratitude, Honesty, & Creativity.

This school year we have already recognized 147 students for demonstrating our PurposeFull People assets. We're excitied to see how many more of our students we are able to recognize by the end of this year!


Updated Thu, Dec 29th

Our next School Site Council is scheduled for Tuesday, January 24th. We hope that you can join us!

Date: January 24th

Time: 3:00-4:00

Place: Room 1