A major focus of the school is to prepare future citizens-in real life AND online-who are capable of communicating effectively using today's technology.
Common Sense, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of digital media and technology, has recognized Lakewood Elementary School as a Common Sense Certified School: Digital Citizenship.
As part of their project based learning, third-grade students interviewed neighborhood preschool students about what types of toys they liked best, crafted a toy to meet their audience’s wants, and then wrote a book about the toy as well.
Columbia Middle music teacher instrumental in growing award-winning music program
The Department of Engineering from Santa Clara University is bringing their Mobile Maker Lab to Columbia Middle School. They will be having a two 80 minutes session workshops where students get to do hands-on activities around 3D printing, laser cutter, and more!
Sunnyvale Wrestling Club provides this co-ed, 6-week program free of cost to third, fourth, and fifth graders at five elementary schools, Lakewood, San Miguel, Ellis, Vargas, and Bishop. Each wrestler has the opportunity to earn a team shirt also free of cost through attendance and effort.
The state Department of Education released testing results Aug. 24, and for the second consecutive year students in the Sunnyvale School District outperformed the state averages and reflected the county averages of their peers in English Language Arts and mathematics.
Community Awards given for Outstanding Educator, Outstanding Contribution to the Arts, and Environmental Achievement.
Congratulations Colleen Lynch Espinoza, Patty Martinez, and Catherine Plevney for being named Teacher of the Year, Classified Employee of the Year and Management Team Member of the Year, respectively.
Students learn the importance of waste management and aim for zero waste school wide
Cumberland, San Miguel, and Vargas Elementary Schools recognized for model programs
Students took to a bigger stage than they're used to at the annual Anaheim Heritage Festival in April.
Fairwood Elementary School, and Cumberland Elementary School are each being recognized for outstanding educational programs with the 2016 Glenn W. Hoffmann Awards.
Sunnyvale School District and Fremont Union High School District students were recognized at a special ceremony March 9 for overcoming challenges to reach their goals of academic success as well as the educators who supported them along the way.