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Posted 04/17/2019 07:31AM
We are seeking new members for the Measure M Citizens' Oversight Committee. Measure M funds are designated to upgrade and construct classrooms and hands-on science and technology labs and restrooms, help increase campus security and improve overall energy efficiency. Deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on June 28.
Posted 03/13/2019 03:15PM
Incoming 7th and 8th grade applications for Bulldog Tech are now being accepted for the 2019-2020 school year. Applications are available at LeyVa Middle School or Bulldog Tech offices located at 1865 Monrovia Drive or click the headline to download the application. Application deadline is May 31.
Posted 02/16/2019 01:55PM
Calendars for 2019-2020 & 2020-2021 academic years are now available.
Posted 06/18/2018 03:17PM
Verify Your PowerSchool Parent Portal Account - 2018-19 Class Assignments Available Only Online It is important that all your contact information is up-to-date in the PowerSchool Parent Portal and that you know your login information before the first day of school. This is especially important because at the start of the 2018-19 school year, you will only be able to find out your children's new class assignments by logging on to your Parent Portal. Class assignments will not be posted at the school; they will only be available online. To find the PowerSchool site, click on the PowerSchool quick link button located on this website page, click on the headline to find a hyperlink or paste this in your browser: https://powerschool.eesd.org/public/
Posted 06/18/2018 11:22AM
Many thanks to our talented students, our generous parents, and our hard-working teachers and staff. We all contributed to making this a memorable and successful year at JFS. We wish everyone a wonderful summer filled with lots of excitement and family time. See you on August 22nd, hopefully, all refreshed and ready to begin a new year! Sincerely, Ms. Orterga
Posted 06/18/2018 11:04AM
JFS Community---Thank you for another wonderful year. JFS' Staff hopes all students and families have a fun and restful summer. Some important dates to note: June 21, Last day JFS office will be open>>> June 22--August 14th, JFS office will be closed for the summer >>> August 15th, JFS office will re-open for the 2018-19 school year>>> August 22nd, The FIRST DAY of school for all students
Posted 10/18/2017 10:40AM
Evergreen stakeholders have worked collaboratively to develop a profile of a learner.
Posted 07/31/2017 03:50PM
Welcome to all our new and returning families! Our PTA has already been hard at work planning some marvelous events for the upcoming academic year. From the very first day of school, PTA welcomes teachers with a special treat and has a Welcome Back Coffee and treats for the parents. From the small to the very big events like our fabulous carnival, PTA is always there to support the school. Please join us in the MPR/Cafe on the first day back at 8:00am. Parent support is one of the most important components in what makes a school like JFS a GREAT place to learn.
Posted 04/24/2017 11:21AM
New STEM labs have been launched at Silver Oak and Evergreen schools, changing the way students learn.
Posted 03/21/2017 04:10PM
New Cycling Class Emphasizes Fitness And Fun Thanks to The Specialized Foundation and Silicon Valley Leadership Group
Posted 09/30/2015 03:38PM
After 35 years with the Evergreen School District, Silver Oak's Bill Laraway has been recognized as ESD's Teacher of the Year.
Posted 04/15/2015 11:04AM
If you received the latest District newsletter, or attended one of the LCAP PowerPoint sessions or noticed a few changes to the web presence or on our social media feeds you may have seen a little something different. After many decades of using the old shield as the District visual identity, Evergreen School District has spruced itself up a little bit...
Posted 04/02/2015 03:04PM
A sixth grade student at Cadwallader tells us how her school raised awareness and supported Heart Awareness Week while learning about healthy choices...
Posted 03/30/2015 11:08AM
After 13 years teaching at Quimby Oak Colleen Boyle has seen and done it all. She has taught everything from PE to Science, Peer Advisory to 21st Century Project Based Learning...
Posted 03/23/2015 02:20PM
A K. Smith second grade teacher takes a deep dive into PBL...
Posted 03/20/2015 08:47AM
K. Smith was featured on Telemundo's "Telemundo en tu Escuela" this week...
Posted 03/09/2015 10:56AM
As part of their grand re-opening, New Seasons Evergreen (formerly New Leaf) will donate one percent of sales from March 14 – 20 to the Evergreen School District.
Posted 03/05/2015 04:48PM
Evergreen School is staging Peter Pan Jr. May 21 and 22, the school's fourth collaboration with Starting Arts.
Posted 03/05/2015 09:04AM
Family Nights are a way Cadwallader families come together almost monthly to have fun learning together...
Posted 03/04/2015 02:17PM
A group of LeyVa Bulldogs, past and present, was treated to a gala, red carpet screening of the film McFarland USA at the Camera 12 Theatre in downtown San Jose
Posted 02/25/2015 10:52AM
Discipline policies, respect for adults on campus and career pathway guidance are among the issues most often ranked as "unfavorable" by the nation's K-12 students – nearly a quarter-million of whom attend schools that use a sophisticated, real-time survey to analyze their input and improve learning conditions.
Posted 02/12/2015 10:38AM
Silver Oak Elementary School's Library Media Assistant, Karen Hokanso​n, is passionate about many things, especially books and rocks...
Posted 02/11/2015 11:36AM
More than 100 students from China recently spent a day in Evergreen schools. They attended classes, shared lunch and recess together, made some great new friends and put on a spectacular cultural showcase.
Posted 02/06/2015 02:41PM
Recently Millbrook's Project Cornerstone hosted its first National Compliment Day where speaking well of each other was the order of the day...

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