28-Nov 10 SCEF Read-a-Thon
11 No School, Veterans Day Observance
11 End of Trimester 1 and Deadline to turn in work
7&8 Basketball Tryouts for 7th and 8th Grade
17 Basketball season begins for 7th and 8th grade
21-25 No School Thanksgiving Break
28 Classes Resume
28-30 Report Cards Email Goes Out
Order your Tierra Linda Yearbook by October 31 and save 10%!
To purchase your TL yearbook: https://www.treering.com/purchase?PassCode=1016642290962061
If you've ever ordered a TreeRing yearbook before (e.g. from another school), your account should still be active. However, you may need to enter TL's passcode (1016642290962061) and your student's name and grade information.
8th Grade Panoramic Photo November 4th
To pre-order your child's Panoramic photo. Please use this link
You can pre-order pictures before and after picture day.
End of Trimester 1-November 11
We are 8 weeks into the trimester. The end of Trimester 1 is Friday, November 11. Students should be checking grades and assignment completion and turn in on Illuminate. Students can check in with teachers and make arrangements to get additional help to complete assignments. Reports cards will go home the week of November 28.
November Dates Added to TL Lunch Help Sign-up!
A huge thank you to those who helped this month with hot lunch distribution! It continues to make such a huge difference for both our hard-working lunch server and our students, and it would be wonderful if we could fill the November calendar with two helpers per day as well. Please sign up here to help. Thank you!
San Carlos Education Foundation (SCEF)
The Read-a-Thon is underway and there are so many great ways to support and celebrate our readers! Check here for events and resources: www.scefkids.org/read2022. We appreciate the support from our presenting sponsor Christie’s/Sereno Real Estate.
Join us at the Reading Bug for the SCEF Read-a-thon Pajama Party Thursday, Nov. 3, 5:30pm
Wear your pajamas & bring your sleeping bags. Storytime with marshmallows. Winners of Scavenger Hunt announced. Storytimes and read-alouds count as reading minutes in your Reading Log!
Participate in our 12th annual Halloween Candy Buy-Back!
Drop extra candy November 1-3, at your school’s office and it will be donated to Operation Gratitude and sent to our troops. Drs. Chang, Amin, and Kaher will donate $1 per pound of wrapped candy to SCEF.
Thank you to our Business Sponsors renewing again this year! Our San Carlos schools are supported by parents and the broader community. We are grateful to the following generous business sponsors who have renewed their support this school year: Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Black Mountain Properties, CA Water Services, County Consumer, Hummingbird Music, Lyngso Garden Materials and Peninsula Chemical Company. Learn about the benefits of our Business Sponsorship Program.
What’s Next for SCSD Schools? Share Your Ideas to Inform Our Strategic Plan Refresh
We need you! The time is now to imagine what our strategic plan will look like. Your input will be invaluable to co-create a roadmap to inform next steps for our learners. We want to hear from you, so we invite you to participate in our upcoming in-person meetings and/or complete a survey.
Complete our new strategic planning survey online before November 30:
To take the survey in English, click for survey link.
Para realizar esta encuesta en Español, haga clic aquí.
Participate in a strategic planning community meeting - join us for a live session, click here to RSVP and select from the following:
- Thursday, November 3 - 8:45 - 10:15 am - Tierra Linda Middle School Multi-Use Room
- NEW Wednesday, November 30 - 6:30 - 8:00 pm - Ravenswood YMCA (550 Bell St., East Palo Alto) **habrá traducción simultánea**
- Tuesday, December 13 - 6:00 - 7:30 pm - Arundel Elementary Elementary Multi-Use Room
All feedback will be brought back and considered by a Design Team to represent thinking across all interested groups, identify themes, and revise the objectives and directions regarding Teaching and Learning, Social Emotional Learning and Learning Spaces. For more information on our Strategic Plan and process, please visit our website.
ROPES is the Rite Of Passage ExperienceS Orientation - Nov 3
To learn more about ROPES projects and guidelines, students and parents should attend the ROPES Orientation on Thursday, Nov 3 from 7:00-8:00pm - Zoom link here. Students and parents in grades 4, 6, and 8 interested should attend. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]g and for more information visit the SCSD website.
Notre Dame de Namur University Wellness Fair - Nov 12
Network and learn more at our tables that will feature psychological and community resources, wellness education, and job opportunities.
Topics include: Mindfulness | Stress management | Child and teen mental health | Suicide prevention | Grief | Psychotherapies
Partners and Sponsors in attendance: One life Counseling Center | AbilityPath | StarVista Counseling | Center: Suicide prevention | Caminar: Mental Illness | Kara: Grief Support
Parent Education Opportunities
Visit the Parent Venture Series of Upcoming Events page for more information.
- Parent Venture Series Events -
Come join us at BSA Troop 301!
Does your child love hiking, camping, and exploring nature? Do you want your children to be caring, dependable, and self-reliant? Then Scouting might be right for you! Troop 301 is a youth-led Scout troop that gives both girls and boys of middle school and high school age the opportunity to explore, go on outdoor adventures, and build camaraderie and leadership skills. Our monthly camp outs range from beach camping to backpacking in the Sierras to hiking under the light of the full moon. We go on bike trips and kayaking, and offer a variety of options for fun and outdoor adventure. We have weekly meetings to teach outdoor skills and citizenship on Monday evenings at the Tierra Linda Learning Commons. Come check us out at our next meeting on November 7th at 7:30pm. You can find out more us at our website: https://belmont301.mytroop.us/
State-Subsidized Preschool Spaces Now Available at Arundel Elementary
Visit our San Carlos Early Learning Center website for more information and contact ELC Director Sue Dawley.
Free Covid Vaccine Clinic
COVID Reminders & Testing Options
- Curative - Central Middle School (parking lot) - Sign-up for testing at Central
- Curative - Tierra Linda Middle School (parking lot) - Sign-up for testing at Tierra Linda
- Other Community-Based Testing Sites in San Mateo County
COVID-19 Testing for Schools and Students - Find up-to-date resources on testing in districts and schools as well as at home.