Principal's Blog

Oct 1, 2010
principal

Dear Ohlone Families, 

It feels like ages since I’ve written to you—as though Back-to-School Night just took place. While I have a lot to tell you, I will try not to be too long-winded. 

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Aug 19, 2010
principal

by Bill Overton

The History

Since the inception of the Ohlone philosophy about 35 years ago, social-emotional learning (SEL) has been an integral part of the curriculum. Its foundation comes from the work of such people as (Howard?) Glasser and (Susanna?) Palomares. It was their desire to better meet the SE needs of children through activities done in the classroom. Their work served as our beginning models for implementing SEL at Ohlone.

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Aug 10, 2010
principal

Dear Ohlone Families,

I hope you all had a wonderful and restful summer break. I’m really excited about the upcoming school year. This year promises to be an exciting adventure in so many different ways.

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Aug 5, 2009
principal

Dear Ohlone families,

It is with the greatest excitement and enthusiasm that I welcome you all to the new school year. For the past 30 years or so Ohlone has been my home away from home. It has been a match made in heaven for me since the time I did my student teaching here with Jeannette Wei. One of the joys of my life has been working with Ohlone’s wonderful kids and its amazing parents over the years. It is a remarkable community that I feel extraordinarily lucky and honored to be the leader of.

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