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Leadership Team Meeting Dates (pub 8/24/16)

Dear Parents and Guardians,

I need to change the date of our first Leadership Team meeting to Tuesday, September 6th.
Time: 6:00pm

Location: Library

I know some folks have wondered what the Leadership ...more

Back-to-School Night Handouts/Recap (pub 8/23/16)

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Thank you so much for attending Back-to-School Night. It was wonderful seeing so many families.

If you are interested in supporting us by assisting with fundraising, ...more

Parent Informational Survey (pub 8/22/16)

Dear All,

I sent this parent  informational survey out in June, however. some students were not registered and or I might not have had everyone's email. If you've already taken the survey, please disregard. If you have not, we appreciate your participation.




Thank you,

Ms. Kamstra 

PTA Survey Results (pub 8/21/16)

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Thank you to those of you who were able to participate in the PTA informational survey. We have a number of folks interested in holding an office and starting a PTA. I ...more

Student Absences (pub 8/20/16)

Email Attendance Clerk, Leanne Konicek at: lkonicek@scusd.net or call: 408-423-4411


State the reason for the absence.


See Board Policy for details regarding excused and unexcused absences: http://gamutonline.net/district/santaclarausd/DisplayPolicy/910048/5

No Parking in Loading Zone (pub 8/19/16)

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Unfortunately some folks reported receiving a parking ticket for parking in the loading zone on Sonoma. If you are parking and walking your child onto campus, you might ...more

Second Day of School Quick Facts! (pub 8/17/16)

Thursday, August 18th Schedule

Drop Off: 8:30AM All Grades
Pick Up: 12:11PM Kindergarten
2:26PM Grades 1 & 2
2:51PM Grade 3


All grades should bring a snack.

G1-3: Hot lunch will be provided in ...more

First Day Flashback! (pub 8/17/16)

Reflect back on the First day of Central Park STEAM with our Founding Families and Fabulous Faculty!





Sing the Central Park STEAM Anthem with Teacher Beth Stauter




Central Park Elementary STEAM School Song

Composed by Teacher Beth Stauter

(print PDF)


Ever changing ever growing

We never stay the same.

Creativity is flowing

And learning is our game.


Our minds are on fire.

We love to work and play.

Great moments happen

At Central Park every day.


Chameleons change colors.

They can leave the past behind.

Striving for the future

With body, heart and mind.


Our hearts are expanded

We care for our whole school.

Respectful and productive

We live that golden rule.


Our passions are inspired

Lifelong learning is our aim.

We give all we have to thinking

We never stay the same.


We communicate, collaborate

Solve problems and create.

At Central Park Elementary






Revisit and reminisce the entire Welcome Assembly!

(Facebook Livestream only shows the ground when students are near Principal Kamstra or teachers.)


Quick facts for the first day of school, Wednesday, August 17th! (pub 8/16/16)

Wednesday, August 17th!

8:30AM Drop off

Welcome Assembly on the blacktop.

Families are welcome to attend! F_Live.png

Working parents may connect via a parent-provided Facebook Live stream.

(Only staff will be ...more

Phones (pub 8/5/16)


Currently, our phone system is being installed at Central Park Elementary.

We will not have phone access until August 15th.

You may come by our office to speak to us in person during office hours ...more

PTA Informational Meeting on August 11th (pub 8/4/16)

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We will be holding a PTA informational meeting.

Date: Thursday, August 11th

Time: 6:00-7:00pm

Location: Santa Clara High School Theater (note this is a location change)

Purp ...more

Kindergarten Meet and Greet / Orientation (pub 7/21/16)

Dear Parents and Guardians,
We will be holding a Kindergarten Meet and Greet/Orientation.
Date: Sunday, August 7th
Time: 1:00-2:30pm
Location: Millikin Elementary Multi-Use Room and Field (615 Hobart ...more

Revised Bell Schedule (pub 7/18/16)

The Central Park Elementary Bell Schedule has been revised.


(Kindergarten full day begins 9/8/16. Grades 1-3 remain the same.)



Bring Piper to Central Park (pub 7/6/16)

Dear Parents,

We have entered a video contest in which we are trying to win $1,000 toward PiperComputers.

Please view our video at:


We need to have the most number of ...more

Parent Informational Survey (pub 6/1/16)


Dear Parents of Registered Students,

Please complete our Parent Informational Survey if you have not already done so.

Your responses are only viewed by Central ...more