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Today: 7/24/14

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Katherine Smith school will be the model of excellence for 21st century learning and community  service.

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Prepare each student to think, learn, work, communicate, collaborate, and contribute effectively now and throughout his or her life.

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Brengard, Aaron
Donohue, Nanette
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Ramos, Christina
Rodriguez, Margarita
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 The Parent Portal is open. This online communication tool acts as an "e-emergency card" system to assist us in strengthening our communication with parents in emergency and non-emergency situations. Additionally, the system will pr... Continue
Posted by: Aaron Brengard
Published: 6/6/14

Stay Connected, Stay Social with K. Smith School
   One of the elements of project based learning is being public in the work. We don’t just hold our students to that. Visitors see our school everyday. Some through the tours run by our amazing school ambassadors, and some through... Continue
Posted by: Aaron Brengard
Published: 5/30/14

2014-15 School Calendar
Posted by: Aaron Brengard
Published: 5/30/14

2014-2015 Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten Registration
It is now time to register for Kindergarten if your child will be five years old on or before September 1, 2014. It is now time to register for Transitional Kindergarten if your child will turn five between September 2, 2014 and December 2, 2014 .... Continue
Posted by: Aaron Brengard
Published: 2/28/14

38 Elementary & Middle Schools Worth Visiting


Recently we chronicled 35 High Schools Worth Visiting. That led to a request for a similar compilation of inspiring elementary and middle schools. Far from exhaustive, our list includes schools that achieve extraordinary results, create powerful learning experiences, and/or have created innovative technology blends.


21. The 130 school New Tech Network (NTN) includes a growing number of project-based STEM-focused middle and elementary schools. The Evergreen School District in San Jose, California is home to Bulldog Tech, a NTN demonstration site, and Katherine Smith Elementary.


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Daily Schedule

Regular Day Thursday (min. day)
Transitional K AM 8:00 to 11:20 8:00 to 11:20
Kindergarten AM 8:00 to 11:20 8:00 to 11:20
Kindergarten PM 10:30 to 1:50 9:30 to 12:50
Grades 1 to 6 8:00 to 2:00 8:00 to 12:45

21st Century Reinvention

A New Tech Network School


A Buck Institute for Education Partner


A No Excuses University School


National Champion School