Katherine Smith Newsroom
Posted 06/21/2018 01:28PM
Announcing new principal assignments at ESD schools
Posted 06/18/2018 09:34AM
June 18 - August 3, 2018 Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Friday - 8:00 a.m. - Noon
Posted 06/14/2018 02:35PM
Read the full report(s) in response to the Cal-OSHA call for investigation into conditions at Dove Hill
Posted 06/13/2018 02:45PM
We address some misinformation circulating on social media and other sources.
Posted 06/07/2018 05:08PM
The latest update on labor negotiations with ETA
Posted 06/05/2018 03:38PM
Read the full agenda for the June 7 Joint Use Board Advisory Committee
Posted 05/07/2018 09:43AM
We know many have had questions regarding the current negotiations process with Evergreen Teachers Association; we provide an update and talk next steps
Posted 05/03/2018 02:46PM
On April 11, 491 Evergreen students were recognized as proficient in English.
Posted 04/19/2018 11:52AM
On April 18 the Santa Clara County Board of Education, honored Evergreen School District as the first California Exemplary District in Santa Clara County
Posted 03/13/2018 03:17PM
View the power point presentation being shared during budget consultation sessions
Posted 03/01/2018 10:03AM
Our Superintendent and Presidents of our unions argue that recent calls to arm teachers misses the mark in a big way.
Posted 02/16/2018 09:44AM
If you are at least age 65 or will be age 65 by June 30, 2019, you may file for exemption from the annual $100 Evergreen School District parcel tax on your principal residence.
Posted 02/09/2018 08:00PM
Principal's message Does your child love to read? Why? If the answer is, "yes," he or she probably does it every day. We asked students this question and some of the answers may surprise you. [read more]
Posted 02/06/2018 10:02AM
The global public art initiative, Portals, has arrived in Evergreen.
Posted 02/02/2018 08:00PM
Principal's message You know by now I want your child at school every day. To understand why, you need to understand the difference between truancy, chronic absenteeism, and being late. There are different problems with each.
Posted 01/26/2018 08:00PM
Principal's message The San Jose Police Department has a new community outreach effort called Coffee with a Cop. These community meetings make local connections with the SJPD officers. For Sgt. Donohue, coffee was not enough.
Posted 01/26/2018 10:44AM
A summary of the ESD budget process and where we stand at this point in time.
Posted 01/19/2018 08:00PM
Principal's message We have a serious attendance problem. One in five of our students are on track to be labeled chronically absent. This number has grown since I first wrote about it in December.
Posted 01/12/2018 08:00PM
Principal's message Imagine a small fire. I'm sure you've gone camping and sat by a cozy fire under the stars. Putting out that fire is relatively easy. Add a little water. Maybe toss on some dirt, but overall, after some small effort, the fire is out. However,...
Posted 12/22/2017 08:00PM
Principal's message Each year the K. Smith School staff helps about 25 families with a staff Giving Tree. Our health clerk, Maggie Rodriguez, works to identify what each person in the family would like for Christmas. The staff then shops and wraps those gifts bringing a little joy to those who need some extra support.
Posted 12/15/2017 08:00PM
Principal's message This week in connection with our weekly Parent Pride meeting, parents and community members participated in a safety hearing. As part of our annual safety plan, we talked about the previous plan and brainstormed ideas moving forward.
Posted 12/13/2017 03:23PM
In recent weeks eight Evergreen schools have hosted the Google Expeditions AR Pioneer Program.
Posted 12/11/2017 09:00PM
I have the courage to do the "right" thing. The Courage Tool is the last of the 12 Tools. Courage comes from the Latin cor meaning "heart" and the Courage Tool is about speaking the truth of what is in your heart and standing up for what you believe.
Posted 12/08/2017 09:00PM
Principal's message Being at school on time everyday is the only way to ensure your child's success. While we love sharing great data, we are not doing well with chronic absenteeism.
Posted 12/04/2017 09:00PM
I am strong enough to wait. This week we are learning about the Patience Tool. Here are 5 important ideas to keep in mind:...