Kindergarten Tours for the 2015-2016 School Year
English Language Advisory Committee (ELAC)
Monday, January 26, 8:30am
School Site Council
Wednesday, January 28, 3:00am
Coffee With The Principal
Friday, February 6, 8:30 am
Comité Consultivo de la Lengua Inglesa (ELAC)
Lunes, 26 de Enero, 8:30am
Miércoles, 28 de Enero, 3:00am
Café con la Directora
Viernes, 6 de Febrero, 8:30am
Find out important information about your child's school, including demographics, school safety, class sizes, teacher and staff information, curriculum and instruction descriptions and fiscal data. To access school reports, please click on headline above. Para español, opriman en el titular.
Please join us for Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)/Community Budget Meetings, February 5, 9-10:30 am at the District Office or 6:30-8 pm at Garfield School. To read more, please click on the headline above. Para español, opriman en el titular.
Redwood City School District (RCSD) Superintendent Jan Christensen announced her retirement to the Board of Trustees in a closed session last night. Superintendent Christensen’s retirement is effective July 1, 2015. To read more, please click on the headline above. Para español, opriman en el titular.
For 35 years, the California School Board Association [CSBA] has honored educational programs that exemplify highly effective governance, teaching, and student learning through its Golden Bell Award program. This year, Hoover Elementary School’s Sobrato Early Academic Language model [SEAL] was chosen as 2014’s best in class in CSBA’s brand new “Common Core” category. To read more, please click headline.
On Wednesday, October 22, the School Board approved establishing a Mandarin Two-way Immersion Program in the Redwood City School District to begin in the fall of 2015. The program will be at John Gill School. To read more, please click on the headline above.
Startup:Education, the philanthropic organization founded by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, has awarded a grant of $1.06 million to the Redwood City School District for a technology integration project at Hoover and Taft Schools, and to provide support to an effort to revitalize John Gill School. To read more, please click on the headline above. Para español, opriman en el titular.
Results from a recent survey of Redwood City School District parents, staff and students that measured perception of the schools’ academic strengths and weaknesses, and overall satisfaction with the district indicate that parent, staff and students are very satisfied with academics, safety and the atmosphere at each school. To read more, please click on the headline above.
On June 25, 2014, the School Board conditionally approved petitions from two charter schools, KIPP and Rocketship. KIPP and Rocketship will operate independently of the Redwood City School District, but the school district will have legal oversight of the two schools. The schools will open in the fall of 2015 if the details describing the working relationship between the charters and the District can be worked out in Memorandums of Understanding. To read more, please click on the headline above.
Our own Hoover School was the pilot for the SEAL program - a major initiative by the Sobrato Family Foundation that is helping English learner students throughout the Bay Area excel in school. Results at Hoover have been outstanding! Our students and staff are featured in this inspiring video. http://www.sobrato.com/sobrato-philanthropies/sobrato-family-foundation/seal/program-model/
On June 2, 2014, the Redwood City School District reached a tentative agreement with the Redwood City Teachers Association (RCTA), resolving negotiations for the 2013-2014 school year. Under the terms of the agreement, teachers will receive a total increase of 3.5%, of which 2% will be retroactive to July 1, 2013 and the remaining 1.5% will be effective today, June 2, 2014. To read more, please click on the headline above.