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May 7, 2017
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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.

Thanks

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Apr 10, 2017
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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
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Tenure
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
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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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Jan 8, 2017
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