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Foster City School 2014-2015 Event Calendar.

From FC Police Department

Dear parents and guardians:

Police departments of Foster City and San Mateo will be focusing on traffic safety in and around our schools with both plain clothed and uniformed traffic enforcement. Please follow the school's drop off and pick up procedures.

Click here for the letter from FC Police Department.

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress

Important announcement from San Mateo-Foster City School District :

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, or CAASPPis the new state academic testing program. CAASPP has replaced the Standardized Testing and Reporting or the STAR program.

Please visit CAASPP to read an important announcement from SMFCSD Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent.

Also, visit http://www.smfc.k12.ca.us/CAASPP to find additional information about CAASPP. 

Foster City School Science Fair

The Foster City School Science Fair will be held on Wednesday, May 27th from 6:30 – 7:30 PM  in the MPR (grades K-4) and in the Library (grade 5.)  Students may display projects individually, as partners, or as a group, as permitted by their teacher.  Fifth grade student participation is mandatory, and may be done individually or with only one partner from his/her own classroom.

The purpose of the Science Fair is:

  • To stimulate creativity and an active interest in science
  • To provide an educational experience that is positive, fun, and enriching!
  • To give public recognition and encouragement to students who are interested in science
  • To give students at Foster City School an opportunity to be recognized for extended academic effort
  • To introduce the concept of the Scientific Method of experimentation.

Science projects need to be brought to school on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 by 8:00 a.m. to be set up for the Science Fair that evening.

If your child is interested in participating in the Science Fair, information packets will be available from your child’s teacher very soon.  The application will be the last page of the information packet.

The application to participate in the Science Fair must be turned in by Wednesday, May 13

FOSTER CITY SCHOOL NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION TIMELINE

FOSTER CITY SCHOOL NEW STUDENT  REGISTRATION TIMELINE   2015 – 2016 school year

9:00~11:00 am

2:00~3:30 PM

Priority Registration – March 9 thru March 27

All new student registrations are subject to a lottery if needed.  Concurrently enrolled siblings are excluded.

 

Registration Days                            No need to stand in long lines

Monday, March 9                                 Student last names A-E

Tuesday, March 10                                 Student last names F - J

Wednesday, March 11                            Student last names K-O

Thursday, March 12                                Student last names P-T

Friday, March 13                                    Student last names U–Z

 

March 16 – 27                                       Sibling Registration

 

March 9 thru March 27   Open registration for anyone not able to register on their assigned day

All registrations taken after 3:30 pm March 27 will be waitlisted in the order received.

NSC Town Hall Meetings

Town Hall Meetings

The 2015 Next Steps Town Hall Meetings are open to all school, staff, parents and community members.  Please choose the date and time that work best for you.  No registration required.

Date – Day of Week

Time

Location

Tuesday-April 7

6:00-8:00 pm

Laurel Elementary School GYM - 316 36th Avenue, SM

 

 

Spanish translation available/Child care for ages TK-5

Wednesday-April 8

6:00-8:00 pm

Audubon School MPR - 841 Gull Avenue, FC

 

 

Spanish translation available/Child care for ages TK-5

Thursday-April 9

6:00-8:00 pm

Borel Middle School GYM- 425 Barneson Avenue, SM

 

 

Spanish translation available/No Child Care

Monday-April 20

6:00-8:00 pm

Bayside S.T.E.M. Academy GYM - 2025 Kehoe Avenue, SM

 

 

Spanish translation available/ No Child Care

Tuesday-April 21

6:00-8:00 pm

College Park School MPR - 715 Indian Avenue, SM

 

 

Spanish translation available/Child care for ages TK-5

Wednesday-April 22

6:00-8:00 pm

Foster City School MPR - 461 Beach Park Blvd., FC

 

 

Spanish translation available/Child care for ages TK-5

WHAT'S NEW

Welcome to the Foster City Elementary School Website! The School Office and the PTA work in close collaboration to provide parents of this school with the most current information on program information, events and activities of interest at the school.

UPCOMING EVENTS​​​

  • Wed Apr 22 : Next Steps Town Hall meeting
  • Wed May 27 6:30 - 7:30 PM : Science Fair.

Bell Schedule for School Year 2014-2015

​Regular Schedule

 

Grade Starting Time Recess Lunch Regular
Dismissal
TK/K 8:05 10:15-10:40 -

12:30

1 8:20 10:15-10:35 11:50 - 12:50

2:40

2 8:20

10:15-10:35

11:50 - 12:50

2:40

3 8:20

10:15-10:35

11:50 - 12:50

2:40

4 8:05

9:50 - 10:10

12:30 - 1:30 2:45
5 8:05

9:50 - 10:10

12:30 - 1:30

2:45

 

​Minimum Day Schedule

 

Grade Starting Time Recess Minimum Day
Dismissal
TK/K 8:05 10:10-10:35

12:30

1 8:20 10:15-10:35

12:30

2 8:20

10:15-10:35

12:30

3 8:20

10:15-10:35

12:30

4 8:05

9:50 - 10:10

12:30
5 8:05

9:50 - 10:10

12:30

Absence Hotline

Anytime your child will miss school, please report his/her absence by calling:

(650) 312-7520, ext. 3

Volunteer Hours

Wondering how to log hours for all your hard volunteer work?

CLICK HERE to log your hours.

Thank you! 

Volunteer hours per school:

Lunch Menu

Latest Friday Folder

New to Foster City Elementary School?

If you are new to Foster City School and have questions, please CLICK HERE to contact our welcome committee.

Our welcome committee is more than happy to help answer all your questions.

Join the PTA

Become a part of the Foster City Elementary School PTA! Your yearly PTA Membership due of $10 is a tax-deductible donation.  CLICK HERE to join.

School Map

CLICK HERE for a map of the school.

Feedback

The PTA is always looking for ways to improve operations and be of more value to the parent community. Please let us know if you have any feedback, comments or suggestions. Write to the PTA HERE