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Posted 09/25/2020 03:52PM
Regular Board Meeting - 10/08/2020 @ 6:30 p.m.
Posted 09/21/2020 08:39PM
September is National Suicide Prevention Month. The Youth Risk Behaviors Survey reveals by middle school many students either know someone who has had suicidal thoughts, or have experienced those thoughts themselves. Read more about the risk factors, warning signs, and what to do if you are worried.
Posted 09/21/2020 08:28PM
Yes, it's real. Many of us, students and adults, experience anxiety when faced with the video grid of faces in the Zoom room. Strategies for helping students and adults with Zoom anxiety and articles with more ideas can be found in this story.
Posted 09/21/2020 07:45AM
Posted 09/19/2020 05:13PM
Free dance classes for students in TK - 8th grades start Wednesday, September 23. Click headline for link to learn more and register.
Posted 09/02/2020 03:59PM
Make your artwork at your own pace in the comfort of home and submit in the school office. The due date is Friday, October 30th. Theme for this year's entries in all categories is "I Matter Because...". Winning entries will be awarded in the school and further sent to judgement at the next level. All grades are welcome to participate. For more details contact: Charu Jain, cjaincharu@gmail.com
Posted 08/20/2020 02:00PM
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Posted 08/10/2020 04:43PM
Posted 06/18/2020 09:43AM
Our yearbooks should be arriving in the next 3-4 weeks. We are excited to see what it looks like. When it arrives, we will set up a date/time for families to pick them up! Thanks for your patience during this time.
Posted 06/07/2020 02:52PM
We appreciate you! Thank you so much for all of your support in the classrooms and school this past year. YOU ROCK! To appreciate you during this COVID-19 time, we have created a video and picture collage for you. Click on the link above to see the picture collages. Check out the parent appreciation video at: https://tinyurl.com/tmparentvolunteers2020
Posted 06/06/2020 08:25PM
Welcome to Tom Matsumoto! Click on the link above and read the directions carefully. You will find our registration packets. Email all necessary documents to our school secretary, Lisa Oshita, at loshita@eesd.org. If you need to come into the office, you can make an appointment by emailing loshita@eesd.org. You can now register online as well. Go to eesd.org for the link.
Posted 05/24/2020 08:02PM
The goal of "Colorful World" is to spread our appreciation for essential workers. Please click on the link above to see how you can help.
Posted 04/05/2020 12:40PM
Due to COVID-19 and shelter-in-place, our Spring Pictures are currently on hold. Click on the link above to view message from Lifetouch.
Posted 03/28/2020 05:05PM
Thank you very much for your patience and understanding while we navigate school closures due to COVID-19 and continue to shift our practice towards distance learning. While we hope that you have found our Continuous Learning materials to be helpful, we also recognize that these materials are a temporary support. Our District will now shift to distance learning after Spring Break. Click on the link above to learn more. Check out our slidedeck for everything that you need to know about Distance Learning at: tinyurl.com/tmdistancelearning2020
Posted 03/24/2020 03:05PM
Click the link above to see tips for video-conferencing etiquette.
Posted 03/22/2020 02:20PM
Evergreen School District along with the Santa Clara County Office of Education would like to acknowledge that as new directives and updates are being provided by our health officials about COVID-19, a natural reaction may be to worry, which may leave us feeling vulnerable and helpless. In addition to following the advice and orders of our Public Health Officer, click on the link above to see some tips to help you practice self-care during this time.
Posted 03/15/2020 08:54PM
As shared in earlier communication, we are pleased to provide families a variety of instructional options to utilize during the COVID-19 school shutdown. These online resources are not teacher or school specific and support a range of subject areas, interests and ability. Completion is not required and materials should be considered supplemental. As such, they will not be graded or collected. Continuous learning family resources can be accessed at: https://sites.google.com/eesd.org/march2020/home
Posted 03/06/2020 08:40PM
"Governor Newsom and State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tony Thurmond have announced that school campuses in California will not be able to reopen this school year. To be clear, the 2019-2020 school year has not ended. The remainder of the school year now transitions from in-person classroom instruction to instruction and support for students through distance learning options as described by California Department of Education (CDE)." Please read the letter from our County Superintendent of Schools along with all superintendents in Santa Clara County regarding school closure and distance learning. All Evergreen School District schools and the district office will be closed through June 12th. Please continue to check our school and district websites for regular updates about our response to the COVID-19 virus.
Posted 01/31/2020 03:00PM
This month's book is Enemy Pie by Derek Munson. Enemy Pie emphasizes the importance of taking time to learn about people before passing judgment. The summer had seemed perfect until Jeremy Ross moved into the neighborhood, quickly becoming "enemy number one". Jeremy teased and made fun of the narrator and the narrator "took the bait." The narrator talked to his father, a caring adult in his life. His dad offered to help with a recipe for enemy pie! The chief ingredient in enemy pie was time spent in the company of "the enemy". Thanks to Dad's special recipe, Jeremy and the narrator discover they have a lot in common and become friends.
Posted 01/27/2020 10:08AM
For new students, school registration packets are available online on the District website. Click above for more information.
Posted 12/05/2019 05:59PM
The Evergreen Elementary School District fosters a culture that promotes the health, safety, and well-being of students, staff, and parents. In an effort to continuously support this commitment, the District has approved an agreement with Care Solace. Care Solace is an online resource with a live 24X7 concierge line meant to assist individuals in finding local mental health related programs and counseling services. If you are interested in seeking counseling-related services at this time, please consider visiting: www.caresolace.com/evergreenfamilies
Posted 10/27/2019 08:06PM
Tom Matsumoto is implementing a wonderful program for our students called Saturday Academy! Saturday Academy provides enrichment opportunities for all students while allowing our students to make-up missed days of attendance. Missed days of school also result in lost revenue to our schools. Saturday Academy allows us to recover lost learning as well as lost funding! Please click the link above for more information.
Posted 10/05/2019 11:48AM
We are excited to announce that the Board has approved Matsumoto's Kindergarten Expansion. We will be renovating Rooms 4 and 5 to expand the classrooms to meet school compliance and also to add a new Kindergarten playground, tables, and awning structure. From now until May 15th, our school will be under construction. Since the fence area is tight between Room 7-12, we ask that parents wait at the top of the stairs in the front parking lot for students to exit. Please ask your child to meet you at the top of the stairs in the front parking lot or a different location of the school. If you need to walk down the stairs to find your child, please wait until foot traffic has lessened. Thank you in advance for your patience as we get this project underway.
Posted 09/22/2019 12:22PM
Starting October 2nd, our school will be participating in Walk n' Roll. Every Wednesday is Walk n' Roll to School Day for students. Tom Matsumoto families are encouraged to walk to school each Wednesday to promote daily physical activity, reduce traffic congestion around Tom Matsumoto, and learn critical skills that enhances pedestrian safety. A "Mustang Pass" has been given to each student. Every Wednesday that students walk to school, they will earn a special hole punch on their Mustang Pass given by a parent volunteer or staff member wearing a bright colored vest beginning at 7:45 am at the following three points: 1) Cortona Drive and Cortona Court, 2) Mackin Woods Lane and Falerno Way, or 3) Cortona Drive and Altia Avenue. Students can earn special prizes for every 5 hole punches they receive in the OFFICE during first recess. (Students must get their "Mustang Pass" punched at these drop-off/walking points to earn prizes.) If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Nguyen at hnguyen@eesd.org. To volunteer for Walk n' Roll, sign up at: https://tinyurl.com/tmwalknrollvolunteers

Tom Matsumoto Elementary School

  • 4121 Mackin Woods Lane
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  • San Jose, CA 95135
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  • Phone: 408-223-4873
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  • Fax: 408-223-4883
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