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EESD Newsroom

Our district has launched a newsroom to "tell our stories" from around the district.

Please check out the Newsroom link for all the stories including one about Mrs. iPad.

Common Core Standards


The state of California has changed how public schools are funded.  The Local Control Funding Formula (LFCC) aims to streamline the funding process.  To ensure strong accountability each school district in the state of California will write a Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).  An essential part of the LCAP is parent and community feedback and input.

Please check out the following links for additional information:

Academic Links

Dismissal 3:00 PM


Parents must pick up children by 3:00 PM.   Please help keep our children safe by picking them up from school on time.  Children are not allowed to wait on the playground, up near the school sign, or anywhere near the street. Children must wait inside the parking area in front of the school office.  We know the drive through line is long but, parking on the streets near the school and walking onto campus to meet your child is much faster. This also saves gas and allows us to get some exercise.

Kindergarten Minimum Days


All of the following dates fall on a Thursday.

All students come from 8:15 to 11:35 AM.

December 11

December 15

December 18

January 8

January 15

January 22

February 12

February 26

March 12

March 26

April 2

April 23

May 4

May 14

May 28

June 11

The follow are combined days on Friday

All students come from 8:15 to 11:35 AM.

November 21

June 12

Teacher E-Mail Links

Box Tops

Box tops is an easy way to support our school.  Please drop off your box tops in the office.


Welcome To Norwood Creek

It is my pleasure to welcome you and your child to Norwood Creek Elementary School. It is our hope that this website will provide you with easily accessible information about our school. We invite you to explore our website. Here you will find copies of our weekly newsletters, special “Helping Your Child” newsletters and up to date information including calendars and classroom links. 

The Norwood Creek Staff and I take great pride in the education that we provide our students. We believe in setting high expectations for every child and providing the support or enrichment each child needs to reach those expectations. We believe in providing a balanced curriculum that educates the whole child. 

It is my hope that this web site will provide you with the information you are seeking. If, after your visit however, you have additional questions or would like to speak with me in person, you may reach me at (408) 270-6727. 

Ruth Stephens Radle

No School

There is no school Friday, December 19th through Sunday, January 4th.  School resumes Monday, January 5th.

Have a safe and restful winter break.

Holiday Cheer

Holiday Dodecahedrons

T-Shirt Pre-Order

Please see the attached link for the t-shirt order form.  

Exact cash or check will be accepted.

T-Shirts are $15 each. (extra charger for larger sizes)

T-Shirt Order Form

Parent Safety Survey

We want to hear from you.  We are collecting your feedback for the Norwood Creek Comprehensive School Safety Plan.  Please click the link below to take the survey.  Your opinion is important to us and will help us to update and revise our safety plan.  Thank you for your ongoing support.

Parent Safety Survey


Rainy Weather

We are expecting quite a bit or rain later this week.  Please be sure to send your child to school with a jacket and good shoes.  Additionally, be sure to plan extra time in your morning routine to ensure that you make it to school on time.  Thank you for your support.

Buddy Bench Ambassador Application

Attention students in grades 3-6

Application form

Apply through google forms

Food Drive



Thank you for all the support.  We were able to fill 8 barrels.  If you would still like to donate you can donate on line through the link below.

To donate online - You can make a secure, tax - deductible financial donation in a matter of minutes:  - Go to Donate to Your Group's Drive

Measure H Citizens’ Oversight Committee

The Evergreen School District is accepting applications from parents/community members interested in filling a vacancy position on the Measure H Citizens’ Oversight Committee.  This committee will oversee the expenditure of Measure H Parcel Tax funds, ensuring they are spent as approved by the voters. It is expected that the committee will meet twice a year, with the first meeting taking place on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.

If you are interested in serving on this committee, please submit a letter of interest to:

Evergreen School District

3188 Quimby Road

San Jose, CA 95148

ATTN: Dan Deguara

Your letter should include a brief introduction of yourself, your contact information, and an overview as to why you are interested in serving on the committee.  All letters must be received at the District Office by 4:00 p.m. on January 7, 2015. Applicants will be contacted for follow-up interviews in January.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact Dan Deguara, Assistant Superintendent at 408-270-6827. 

Spanish Link

Vietnamese Link

Measure M Citizens’ Oversight Committee

Measure M Citizen’s Oversight Committee

The Evergreen School District is looking for prospective members to join a Measure M Citizen's Oversight Committee pursuant to the Strict Accountability in Local School Construction Bonds Act of 2000. If interested please see more information and an application form on the District web site ( under District Updates.

Medida M del Comité de Supervision de los Ciudadanos

El Distrito Escolar de Evergreen está buscando posibles miembros para unirse en una Medida M del Comité de Supervision de los Ciudadanos de acuerdo con la Responsabilidad Estricta en el Acto de Obligaciones de Construcción Escolar Local de 2000. Si esta interesado, puede conseguir más información y un formulario de inscripción en nuestro sitio web del Distrito ( bajo Actualizaciones del Distrito.

Học Khu Evergreen đang tìm kiếm các thành viên có triển vọng để tham gia Ủy Ban Công Dân Giám Sát cho Dự Luật M (hay Biện Pháp M) theo Trách Nhiệm Giải Trình Nghiêm Ngặt trong Đạo Luật Trái Phiếu Xây Dựng Trường Học Địa Phương năm 2000. Nếu quý vị quan tâm, vui lòng xem thêm thông tin và mẫu đăng ký trên trang web của Học Khu ( dưới phần District Updates (Cập Nhật của Học Khu).

Mother Ginger--Thank you for your support!

BOOK IT Principal Reading Challenge

Girls on the Run--Registration Opens 12/13/14

Girls on the Run Program Registration Opening Soon!

Girls on the Run is a fun, life-changing, after-school program for 3rd- 6th grade girls. The 10-week program teaches girls life skills such as confidence, how to be a good friend and how to stand up for themselves and others while inspiring them to be joyful, healthy and confident by using a fun, experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates running.

Every aspect of this program is geared toward helping girls feel good about who they are—physically, emotionally and socially. Girls leave the program saying “I am strong!”, “I am amazing!”, “I can change the world!”, “I am beautiful, just the way I am!” and more!

Girls on the Run begins the week of March 2, 2015, and concludes the week of May 18, 2015. The Norwood Creek team will meet on Wednesdays and Fridays from 3:10- 4:40 p.m. There will be no lessons the week of spring break. The culminating event of the season is the Girls on the Run 5K, on Saturday, May 16, 2015, at Vasona Park in Los Gatos, where program participants and community members come together for this celebratory fun run/walk.

The program fee is $210, which includes 20 lessons led by trained Girls on the Run coaches, an official program T-shirt and water bottle, all lesson materials, a healthy snack at each lesson and registration into the Girls on the Run 5K (which includes an official 5K T-shirt, a customized race bib and more!). Scholarships are available.

Program registration is online only at and will open at 8:00 am on Saturday, December 13, 2014. Space is limited and girls will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. Once a program is full, please sign up for the waiting list as spots may open and will be offered starting at the top of the waiting list. Registration information is available on the Girls on the Run of Silicon Valley website at

For more information, please visit or contact Beth Villa, the head coach at Norwood Creek Elementary, at  We hope to have your girls in Girls on the Run this spring!

GOTR Flyer

Peach Jar--Electronic Flyers

The paper flyers we have been sending home will now be sent electronically to your email inbox. E-flyers can also be viewed by clicking on the Peachjar link on our webpage.

  • This “green” initiative will save our schools tons of paper and reduce copy costs by thousands of dollars.
  • Paperless delivery of school flyers removes a significant administrative burden from teachers, office staff, and volunteers.
  • You do not need to login to receive or view e-flyers.
  • This system is used exclusively for distribution of school-approved flyers.
  • Your email address will not be shared or used for any other purpose.

Lunch Applications--A Message from CNS

2014-2015 Free and Reduced Lunch Applications in English, Spanish and Vietnamese can be picked up at the school front office, printed from the district website at (under the parent tab) or at the Child Nutrition office at 2828 Corda Drive, San Jose,  CA  95122.  You can also complete and submit your application online at: 

Este documento está disponible en Español en de su escuela.

Don xin an trua ngon ngu tieng viet co tai truong hoc cua con em quy vi.


If you have any questions, please call CNS at 408-223-4500.
Thank you!

Parking Lot

Parking Lot Safety

  • Use marked cross walks at all times
  • Keep the marked area in front of the office clear
  • Parking spots are reserved for Norwood Creek Staff Only
  • No parking is allowed by red curbs or the bus loading zone
  • Follow all laws and rules of the road
  • School dismisses at 3:00 PM
  • Do not double park or leave your car unattended
  • Do not walk across or through the parking lot
  • The parking lot exit is a right turn only
  • Enter the parking off of Centerwood Way
  • Kinder families need to park on the street and walk in to pick up students
  • If you do not see your child in the loading zone, exit and re-enter the pick-up line

ABC Reader News

We are so excited to have so many parents reading in our classrooms again this year.  Carrie and Pat have done an amazing job training parents and setting up all the resources.  The two links below outline what book is being read this month in all our classrooms.  Please click the link to read more.


Kinder letter

Grades 1-6 letter

Dress Code

  • No open toed shoes
  • All tops must have sleeves
  • Shorts, skirts and dresses must go past the finger tips

School Accountability Report Card

School Accountability Report Cards Now Available

Through School Accountability Report Cards (SARC), California public schools annually provide information about themselves to the community allowing ...more


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Newsletter 12-18-14
Have a safe and wonderful holiday break.  We will see everyone on January 5th.


Posted by: Ruth Stephens Radle
Published: 12/16/14

Newsletter 12-12-14
Posted by: Ruth Stephens Radle
Published: 12/12/14

Newsletter 12-5-14
Posted by: Ruth Stephens Radle
Published: 12/5/14

Newsletter 11-21-14
Posted by: Ruth Stephens Radle
Published: 11/20/14

Newsletter 11-14-14
Posted by: Ruth Stephens Radle
Published: 11/14/14

Newsletter 11-7-14
Posted by: Ruth Stephens Radle
Published: 11/7/14

Newsletter 10-31-14
Posted by: Ruth Stephens Radle
Published: 10/30/14

Newsletter 10-24-14
Posted by: Ruth Stephens Radle
Published: 10/23/14

Newsletter 10-17-14
Posted by: Ruth Stephens Radle
Published: 10/17/14

Newsletter 10-10-14
Posted by: Ruth Stephens Radle
Published: 10/10/14

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Office Staff

Emergency Readiness

With winter weather upon us take a moment to review your family emergency plans.

For more information check out:

Lost and Found

All the items in the lost and found will be out on tables in the Multi-Use room this Wednesday and Thursday.  Any items not claimed will be donated to charity during winter break in December.

Math Enrichment--After School Program

For more information regarding our after school program visit or call 408 667 9277.

This program is for student in grades 1-6.

News from Ms. Robin


The Thanksgiving break is perfect opportunity to take your children in  
for routine physical exams, dental visits, vision check –ups or  
immunization boosters. Healthy children learn better!  Call to make an  
appointment now so you can use the time off from school to take your  
child in for these vital appointments.    Don't forget to have fun  
with your child - take a walk  - ride a bike - throw a ball around -  
play a game.  Take a few moments each day to let your child know they  
are special.

News from Ms. Robin

All medications (including over the counter) given in school must have both a doctor’s prescription and parent’s written permission in order for the school personnel to dispense medications.  Medication release forms, are to be filled out by the parent or guardian, and can be picked up in the office.  All medications must be brought to the office.

News from Ms. Robin

Got Tdap?

Parents of 6th graders - you will need to provide documentation that your child had a Tdap (whooping cough) booster shot given on or after 7 years old.  Our goal is to have ALL 6th grade students provide this documentation before the end of May.  If you haven’t done so already, check your child’s immunization record or call your physician to find out when they last had a Tdap vaccination. Once the shot is completed, bring in the immunization record to your child’s school they attend NOW so we can document that the requirement has been completed. DO NOT WAIT UNTIL SUMMER TO COMPLETE THIS REQUIREMENT.

News from Ms. Robin

In an effort to keep our records up to day, please notify Ms. Robin, by email, if your child has had any medical history changes that affect the school day.

New Registration

Welcome To Norwood Creek.

Please bring the following items:

-Birth Certificate or Passport

-Shot record

-3 pieces of address verification, for example: Drivers license and 2 other pieces

If you are enrolling from outside of Santa Clara County your child will also need a TB test.

Parent Portal

Please take some time to review your emergency contacts and phone numbers on parent portal over break.  When we have the most up to day information we are better able to communicate with our families.  Thank you for your ongoing support with this.

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School Site Council

Our next meeting is January 12, 2015 at 4 PM in the conference room.


Agenda 10/13/14

Minutes 9/8/14

Agenda 11/10/14

Minutes 10/13/14

Agenda 1/12/15

Minutes 11/10/14


ELAC-English Lanague Advisory Committee

Our next meeting is January 20th at 6:30 PM.  We will be discussing 21st Century Instruction and the Comprehensive School Safety Plan.

5th Grade Science Camp

If you were unable to attend our recent slide show presentation, you may view the slides at:


Students were sent home with their official registration packets today.  

Including round-trip transportation, the total cost for camp is $265.

First payment=$132.50
(by Nov. 5th)
Balance of $132.50 is due
(by Dec. 5th)

Parent University--Registriation

To register for a parent university class select the link below:

Then click the class you would like to register for and the registration window will open.


If you have questions please feel free to call (408) 270-6820.

County Health Alert Updates