Montgomery Newsroom

We are seeking new members for the Measure M Citizens' Oversight Committee. Measure M funds are designated to upgrade and construct classrooms and hands-on science and technology labs and restrooms, help increase campus security and improve overall energy efficiency.
Spring Vacation is almost here! Friday, April 19 through April 26.
Incoming 7th and 8th grade applications for Bulldog Tech are now being accepted for the 2019-2020 school year. Applications are available at LeyVa Middle School or Bulldog Tech offices located at 1865 Monrovia Drive or click the headline to download the application. Application deadline is May 31.
In an effort to ensure the safety of all staff and students, it has been determined that the Cookies brand of clothing and accessories fall into the category of promoting drugs or drug use. On their website, Cookies brand specifically calls out their connection to marijuana culture and some of their products are specifically designed to have secret pockets and mask the smell of marijuana. Therefore, students will not be allowed to wear any cookies brand clothing or carry their accessories on campus.
Deadline to submit requests is May 17 if you are a resident of the Evergreen School District, but wish for your child to attend an Evergreen school other than your home school or if your child is currently attending an Evergreen School District school on an Interdistrict Transfer.
Dear families with a 5th and 6th grade child, please note that a letter was sent to you regarding the growth and development program that is taught to 5th grade students. The parent overview session is Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Carolyn Clark Elementary, 5:30-7:15 p.m. for 5th grade parents and 7:15-8:00 p.m. for 6th parents. Adults only please. The Growth and Development Curriculum will be taught to students the week of March 11-15, 2019 in class by the classroom teacher.
Calendars for 2019-2020 & 2020-2021 academic years are now available.
Dear parents, please come to the Principal's Coffee Hour, Wednesday, February 6th at 8:00 a.m. Meet in the school library. Agenda: 1. School Safety Plan 2. Youth Truth Survey 3. Open Forum
Montgomery 2018-2019 yearbook sale is going on now. $30 Online or look for the flier that was sent home. Order yours today.
Because good character is important to our school community, every month, Montgomery School teaches students the value and attributes of certain developmental traits as part of our character building program. For the month of November, the trait was Caring and for December, students learned Generosity. Names of students that were recognized are posted on this website under the "Our Students" tab above. You might find your child's name. The principal will be hosting a celebration for these students on Friday, January 18th during the school day. The Character Trait for January is Trustworthiness.
All parents are welcome to the next School Site Council and Comprehensive Safe School Safety Plan meeting. February 12, 2019 2:15 pm Montgomery Library 1. ELAC's 2. Comprehensive School Safety Plan 2A. Public Forum 2B. Approve Plan 3. Adjourn
On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, John J. Montgomery School was recognized as the Champion School for Music Education in all of Santa Clara County! We are pleased to receive this distinction as we understand that music education is a strong aspect to a child's development. Here are some words from our music program partners, Music for Minors: We are excited to announce that we have selected Montgomery Elementary as our 2018-19 Champion School for Music Education! This is a designation given to a specific school each year based upon financial need, music value (presence of internal advocate for music education), and long-term commitment to include music as an integral part of a well-rounded education. Principal Guillermo Ramos, a strong leader and enthusiastic proponent of music comments, "It is an honor to work with the Music for Minors team and I look forward to the possibilities our relationship will continue to bring."
Second and Third grade students had the opportunity to meet and listen to a local renowned author/illustrator LeUyen Pham on October 23rd, 2018. She encourages to bring a sketchbook to record memories instead of using a camera. In addition, she reminds us that drawing is a language. Students heard Ms. Pham read her recently published book, "Stop That Yawn." To close the presentation, she modeled a live sketch session and personally autographed books for children.
We address common questions around technology, and particularly, Google tools.
On Monday, October 1, 2018, John J. Montgomery Elementary school held a ribbon cutting ceremony along with its new partners KPMG and pro golfer Maverick McNealy to unveil the new look in the library, which includes new painting, 1000 books, and $13,000 in new furniture. The exciting news was featured in ABC Channel 7 news. Here is the link in case you would like to see the full story: https://abc7news.com/education/pro-golfer-kpmg-partners-shine-spotlight-on-literacy-for-south-bay-students/4384178/
Visit the Parent Information Center in the Montgomery School Main Office!!! You will find parent meeting agendas and notes from SSC and ELAC and other resources for parents.
Weekly music classes for all students in Kindergarten through 4th grade will has begun!!! Students learn music appreciation, singing, recorders, bells, and the list goes on! Students in grades 5th and 6th have the option to sign up for band. Please contact the office for more information.
Parent Involvement/English Language Learners (ELAC) Thursday, December 20th at 6:00 P.M. There will be a light snack, childcare and translation available in Spanish and Vietnamese.
When: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Time: 2:10 p.m. following SSC Where: Montgomery Library Come learn about our Title 1 programs and how the school supports students!!!

John J. Montgomery Elementary School

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  • Phone: 408-270-6718
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