Principal's Blog

Jun 2, 2017

Ohlone was founded 43 years ago, educating the whole child the goal
SEL, community, and project-based learning, became the school's heart and soul
With multi-age classrooms building friendships’ life long
Parents, teachers and children together, we can't go wrong
An office staff that's terrific, supporting us all
For whatever we need, we just have to call
PTA, CVC, SITE and FARM Council, and so much more that parents contribute
All of you are included and thanked in this tribute

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May 7, 2017

Book of the month

This month’s book is “The Gift of Nothing” by Patrick McDonnell. “Mooch wants to give his best friend a gift. But what do you get someone who has everything?” This is a sweet story with simple illustrations and a lovely message in our time when consumerism sometimes runs awry. It is about friendship and the giving of ourselves instead of things. It reminds me of Ohlone.


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Apr 10, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Creating Classrooms That Work Well

(This part is a slightly edited version of last year’s April blog.) As the end of this school year approaches, parents of first and third graders begin to think about their children and the classrooms their child(ren) might join in the fall. Below is some information about our placement process for 2017-18.

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Mar 20, 2017

Congratulations to Kathleen Flynn (Ed. Specialist), Janice Choi (psychologist), Alex While (2/3 teacher) and Vanessa Clark (K/1 teacher) for receiving tenure.  We are very happy to have them at Ohlone and glad they can now stay forever :)

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Feb 6, 2017

2016-17 School Goals
I wanted to share this year’s school goals with all of you.  Staff and the SITE Council worked together to write our educational goals for this year and our plan to achieve them.  Our goals this year support the District wide goals of High Quality Teaching and Learning, Equity and Access, and Wellness and Safety.
To ensure high quality teaching and learning and equity and access for all students, we are focusing on:

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