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Posted 10/15/2018 10:47AM
Regular Session starts at 6:30 p.m. Call To Order - 5:30 p.m. to convene immediately to Closed Session ESD Board Room - 3188 Quimby Rd. San Jose, 95148
Posted 10/15/2018 04:39PM
We address common questions around technology, and particularly, Google tools.
Posted 10/15/2018 04:09PM
We are seeking new members for the Measure M Citizens' Oversight Committee
Posted 10/15/2018 10:35AM
Call To Order 5:30 p.m. Location: Supt./Admin Bldg. Conference Room 3188 Quimby Rd. San Jose 95148
Posted 10/08/2018 11:09AM
Hearing on availability of textbooks and instructional materials - October 18
Posted 10/07/2018 05:57PM
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School has an official Facebook page. Please "like us" on Facebook at:
Posted 10/07/2018 05:47PM
Thank you to all the students who participated in both Student Council's Primary Elections and General Elections. Congratulations to our new Student Council Officers for 2018-2019.
Posted 10/07/2018 05:36PM
Join us for Principal's Coffee on Wednesday, October 17th at 8:15am in the Forum. Refreshments will be available. At this time, Dr. Nguyen will share school data, upcoming events, and opportunities. Ms. Denise Williams, Director of Instruction, will discuss the English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) and how it impacts our EL students. Hope to see you there!
Posted 10/07/2018 05:21PM
Come join us for our first PTA Movie Night at 6pm in the Forum on Friday, October 26th! We will be showing "Coco" and will be giving out free popcorn. Doors open at 5:45pm. Refreshments will be sold - pizza, juice, chips, and water! Don't forget your blankets and pillows. Children need to be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the show. Unaccompanied children will not be allowed in the Forum. Hope to see you there!
Posted 10/07/2018 05:18PM
Come join us at Tom Matsumoto Elementary School's Family STEAM Night on Friday, October 19th at 6pm! What is STEAM? Parents and students will learn the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics through interactive and exciting activities. We are striving to build a stronger curriculum around these subjects. It will be very engaging and exciting for all participants. We are also featuring SJPL Maker[Space]Ship! Come join us! RSVP by Wednesday, October 17th at:
Posted 10/05/2018 03:21PM
The deadline to submit is October 26, 2018.
Posted 10/03/2018 08:40AM
Register now!
Posted 10/02/2018 04:36PM
Join us at the fun run by registering for Omar's Dream Run 2018. Sign up here:
Posted 10/02/2018 04:08PM
"How to Get Your Kids to Listen" - Come spend a fun evening on Monday, October 22nd at 6pm, learning some new tricks and tips for dealing with kids who won't listen to you! Mary Eschen is a popular local parenting educator as well as a Life and Parenting Coach. Her entertaining style and energy will put you back in the drivers seat with some new ideas on how to parent. You will walk out of the event with techniques you can put to use right away! The top primary and upper grade classes with most parent participation will win a pizza party! Please RSVP here:
Posted 10/02/2018 03:50PM
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 Littleworth Way, 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 would like to volunteer for Walk n' Roll Wednesdays, please contact Dr. Nguyen at
Posted 10/02/2018 03:47PM
We are proud to announce that we will be having our annual Walk for Education Fundraiser on Friday, October 12, 2018. Please support this event by helping your child get pledges. Please support Walk for Education! Just one week left to gather Walk for Education pledges! Parents are invited to come cheer on our walkers. We welcome younger children to cheer with parents. However, participants in Walk for Education can only be Matsumoto students. Click on the link above for walking schedules. We are in need of volunteers for Walk for Education, please sign up at:
Posted 09/24/2018 01:46PM
Please take time to review Matsumoto Student and Parent Handbook.
Posted 09/24/2018 01:44PM
Please take time to review ESD Parent/Guardian Handbook for 2018-2019 school year.
Posted 09/24/2018 01:17PM
September/October's ABC book: "Have You Filled a Bucket Today" by Carol McCloud is about expressing daily kindness and appreciation to others. Click on the link above to learn more about the goals of the lesson.
Posted 09/21/2018 10:18AM
The next meeting of the Measure H Parcel Tax Citizens' Oversight Commitee will be September 24
Posted 09/17/2018 03:39PM
Our look back to the 2017-18 school year is now available digitally.
Posted 09/17/2018 01:53PM
ABC reading is a part of Project Cornerstone at Matsumoto and a great opportunity for parents to get involved in the community and make a difference! If you like to read to and discuss asset building with children and can spare 3 hours a month, you are invited to volunteer as an ABC Reader parent! Join us on 9/26/18 at 6:30pm in school's library for an information session and our first Volunteer meeting! Please email any questions/request to join to Click on the link above for more details.
Posted 09/17/2018 12:53PM
We are looking for a committed and strong community member or parent to chair our Spelling Bee this school year. If you are interested, please email Dr. Nguyen at
Posted 09/10/2018 12:04PM
O.B. Whaley has planted its flag as a STEAM school
Posted 09/10/2018 09:30AM
Effective September 10th, the traffic through the parking lot will be limited to the following: On Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, from 1:50-2:00pm, the parking lot is for Kindergarten pick-up traffic only. After 2:00pm, the parking lot is open to Grades 1-6 pick-up traffic. On Thursdays, from 12:20-12:30pm, the parking lot is for Kindergarten pick-up traffic only. After 12:30pm, the parking lot is open to Grades 1-6 pick-up traffic. Please be advised that parking and waiting at the curb will be prohibited as it impedes the flow of traffic. Please click on the link above to find out how you can help us keep a safe parking lot. Thank you for your cooperation.

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  • San Jose, CA 95135
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  • Phone: 408-223-4873
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