Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)

As part of the Local Control Funding Formula, school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools are required to develop, adopt, and annually update a three-year Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP). The LCAP describes how the district will spend the funds and its goals for improving student outcomes.
 
Click here for more information about the Local Control Accountability Plan.
 
 

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California State Standards

SBAC Student Score Report 2015-16 for Grades 3-8 were mailed out to families in the month of August.  To help you better understand the results of child's SBAC results please click here.
 
Implementing the California State Standards is a key component of Cambrian School District’s Strategic Plan.

Facilities Update

Thank you for your support of Measure I.  For regular updates regarding Measure I Facilities Improvement please visit our Measure I progress page. (click here)
 
 
 
 
Steindorf Aerial View: 8/16
 Steindorf Aerial View: August 2016
 
 
Steindorf Courtyard: 8/16 
Steindorf Courtyard: August 2016
 

First look at Bagby's Planned Multi-Use Room
Enjoy these artist's renderings of Bagby's soon-to-be multipurpose room. The space will be a state-of-the-art, flexible learning environment that will make an excellent addition to the campus.
Bagby concept art  

 
New Professional Development Center
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
At Cambrian, we are extremely intentional about providing the right context for learning.  This past month was the grand opening of our innovative high tech Professional Development Center, which will provide an optimal flexible learning environment for the work we do for our students.  A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on February 4, 2016 in honor of the official opening of the new Cambrian Professional Development Center (PDC) and Maintenance Shop.    Pictured from left to right: Patrick Maravelias – KPDC; Jarod Middleton – Board Clerk; Jeneva Sneed – Board Member; Carol Presunka – Board Member; Doron Aronson – Board President; Randy Scofield – Board Vice President; Dr. Carrie Andrews – Superintendent; Jason E. Vann – CFO; Bill Eagan – Director of Buildings and Grounds; Mark Finney – Sugimura Finney Architects.
PDC Ribbon Cutting Ceremony  

Measure I Updates
Thank you for the passing of Measure I bond. Cambrian School District continues to benefit tremendously from this bond. Please take a moment to learn more about what has transpired in the District since the passing of the bond.  Please click here to read more community updates and information about Measure I

District Announcements

District Office Closed Feb.  20-24

The Cambrian School District Office will be closed for the duration of the February Break. If you have any pressing business to conduct at the district office, please stop by before 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17. 


 Help Us Reach 1,000! Take the LCAP Community Survey!

With just a few minutes of your time, you can help shape our Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP). Our LCAP describes our district's vision for students and annual goals.  Key findings from these survey responses will be shared with CSD Leadership, our District LCAP Committee, the Board of Education, and the community in order to inform decisions on the goals and investments made through the plan. Our goal is to collect 1,000 responses by February 28th so that our next LCAP reflects the many diverse voices and interests of our community-- and we need your input to make it happen! To learn more about the LCAP process, visit Ed. Services.  


 Nuestra encuesta del Plan de Control Local y Rendimiento de Cuentas (LCAP, por sus siglas en ingles) esta disponible en español!  Por favor tome unos cuantos minutos para dar su opinión sobre lo que esta funcionando en nuestro distrito y en lo que debemos centrarnos en los próximos años.  Nuestra meta es obtener 1,000 respuestas antes del 28 de febrero para que nuestro LCAP sea una reflexión de las voces diversas e intereses de nuestra comunidad.
 


February 16, 2017, Regular Board Meeting

Click here to view the February 16, 2017, Regular Board Meeting Agenda  

Family Movie Night: Free Showing and Discussion of Screenagers

 screenagers poster

Screenagers is a documentary directed by physician Delaney Ruston about the impact of the digital age on children and how to help them minimize harmful effects and find balance. Bring your whole family for a free screening and join us for a lively discussion afterwards! Please note: the film is intended for audiences age 10 and up, but the distribution company reports that parents frequently bring younger children and have a positive experience. Explore the official site and decide if Screenagers is appropriate for your child. 

When: March 9, 2017; 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Where: Cambrian SD Professional Development Center

              (4115 Jacksol Drive, San Jose CA 95124)

Register: https://goo.gl/FjYtDg

Space is limited, so tell your friends and register ASAP. We’ll see you at the movies!



 Join Us As A Yard Duty Today

Love kids? Cambrian School District is looking for compassionate Yard Duties at all school sites. In addition to providing a safe learning environment for all students, Yard Duties have the opportunity to develop important relationships with children that can make a lasting impact. This part-time, flexible role is the perfect way to become more involved with Cambrian School District and give back to your community. For more information, simply stop by the front office of any Cambrian school, where staff can answer your questions and assist you with the application.  


2017-18 School Year Registration Packets and forms are now available! 

Interested in learning more about our school communities? Check out the 2017 tour schedule and book a tour today!


 Register Today for the "Take It Personally" Workshop Series!

 workshop flier
 
Sign up now for this 6-week course of workshops designed to strengthen family communication and relationships, presented by our friends at Project Cornerstone! Register here, or email kelly@projectcornerstone.org for more details.

Check out the Fall 2016 Cambrian Connection

Your fall edition of the Cambrian Connection includes highlights of the school year so far, teaching and learning priorities for 2016-2017, staff highlights and much more!

In The News

  • Cambrian Joins My Name, My Identity Campaign

    At the Thursday, Feb. 16 board meeting, Trustees adopted a resolution supporting the My Name, My Identity program, joining 682 other districts across the nation in promising to build a culture of respect in which students and staff from all cultures can expect to have their name celebrated and pronounced correctly. Cambrian residents are invited to join by visiting mynamemyidentity.org and taking the pledge!

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  • Bagby Families "Do Good Together"

    Bagby students in grades K-2 along with their families came together to spread the love throughout our community Monday night, just in time for Valentine's Day! All told, participants decorated 35 flower pots for Meals on Wheels Clients via The Health Trust; filled a large box full of tissue paper “thank you" flowers for families adopting shelter pets from the Humane Society Silicon Valley; made dozens handmade valentines for pen pals abroad via Kids Send the World; and created a beautiful Kindness Quilt. Bagby's next DGT event will be held in the spring for students in upper grades.

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  • Stellar students and volunteers honored at February Recognition Ceremony

    Meet your Good Apples and Students of the Month for February! Sartorette and Bagby recognized longtime volunteers (and former educators, all!) Bob and Fran Cole and Diane Kellogg (not pictured). Students of the Month: Lily Pratt, Grade 5; Bagby Cecile Giguere, Grade 4; Fammatre Adeline Lai, Grade 5, Farnham Shelby Irwin, Grade 4; Sartorette Jacob Buckman 8th) & Seanna Robles (7th); Price Ronin Richman, Grade 7; Steindorf

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  • Two Cambrian Future Chefs to Represent District in Regional Contest

    Congrats to Sartorette's Zoe Tang and Farnham's Sophia Dissly for being selected as contestants in the Sodexo Future Chefs Challenge! They will be competing with five other students from neighboring districts this March to prepare the best "healthy comfort food" recipe for a judging panel. Sophia will be preparing Farfalle with Sweet Italian Turkey Sausage, Peas and Mushrooms, and Zoe will be making Bundles of Joy. Best of luck to both contestants!

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  • LCAP Process Underway

    Thank you to the many stakeholders who joined us for our district-wide LCAP review today! This is one important part of the process that helps us evaluate how our district is serving students and chart our course for the coming years! Interested in learning more about our process? Click through for details!

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  • Cambrian Staff Growing Together

    Cambrian staff came together yesterday for district-wide professional development on the topic of integrated and designated ELD learning strategies -- ways that teachers can explicitly and implicitly teach students academic English language skills and help students think and retain their lessons more effectively.

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  • Cambrian Celebrates First Board Recognitions of 2017

    At Thursday's board meeting we had the pleasure of recognizing our first Good Apples and Students of the Month for 2017! Good Apples: Jen and Darryl Denny – Recognized by Farnham for upgrading the staff room and installing donated adjustable tables in 15 classrooms; Amita Gore – Recognized by Sartorette for a variety of volunteer roles including Art Vistas; Mix 106.5 DJs Marla Davies and Jeff Pope – for a campaign to encourage students in their fundraising efforts and donating prizes for top sellers. Students of the month: Victor Albarran, Grade 4, Bagby; Hannah McCarthy, Grade 5, Fammatre; Ephraim West, Kindergarten, Farnham; Sara Maccioni, Grade 4, Sartorette; Ella Sandoval (6th) & Anthony Magana (7th), Price; Natalie Dang, Grade 3, Steindorf

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  • Cambrian Students Sing (and Play!) in the Rain

    A little wind and rain couldn't keep music lovers away from Price Middle School yesterday for Cambrian's Annual Winter Concert! Over 100 students across two bands and four choirs performed a wide variety of music and demonstrated remarkable skill and training. Don't miss their Spring Concerts on May 9th and 10th!

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  • Cambrian Unplugs

    Thank you to the dozens of families who took the #TechFreeTime Weekend Challenge! Families pledged to stay off their gadgets this weekend; the most common pledge, at 16% of respondents, was for 8 hours of screen-free time, while six families pledged to stay tech-free for the entire holiday weekend! How did they spend their time? 90 percent of respondents chose to play outside, followed by 71% who played board or card games together and 69% who spent that time reading a book. Thanks again to the Steindorf 4th graders who developed the challenge for their PBL assignments: Michaela, Amber, Raaey, Devin, Sathvik, Hazen, Parker, Aidan, and Ilan!

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  • Cambrian's Finest Recognized for December

    Meet our last cohort of Students of the Month and Good Apples for the year of 2016! We were delighted to recognize these stand-out individuals at last night's board meeting. Good Apples: Faith and Matt Lyon who organize Bagby's annual Field Day; Chris Ketterer, Kevin Linville and Brian Ward who were instrumental in coordinating Fammatre's Monster Boogie Bash; and Renee Gunderson and Bhavna Bellaire, long-time volunteers at Farnham and Sartorette, respectively. Students of the month: Kailey Sabin from Bagby; Kyle Chieng from Fammatre; Xandra Blanco from Farnham; Claire Choo from Sartorette; Brinley Bement and Exequiel Velasquez Ortega from Price; and Callie Watson from Steindorf! Congrats to all!

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  • Welcome Trustee Godden; Welcome Back Trustee Aronson!

    At last night's board meeting we had the pleasure of welcoming our new Trustee, Aletta Godden! She is the mother of a student at Fammatre and is an active volunteer with the Cambrian Park Kiwanis Club. She is pictured here signing her official oath of office with Doron Aronson, who is beginning his second full term on the Governing Board. Trustees also determined board positions for the coming year: Randy Scofield will be serving as President, Jarod Middleton will be Vice President, and Carol Presunka will be taking on the role of Clerk. Congrats to all!

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  • Sartorette and SJFD Team Up to Help Children in Need

    Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night could keep these pint-sized do-gooders from visiting SJFD Station #9 today to help with the fire department's toy drive! Sartorette students have been collecting toys for children in need for two weeks, and today stopped by the station to complete their donations! The visit was made complete with hot chocolate and a tour of a real live fire engine! Thank you to the firefighters, parent volunteers, staff and generous students who made today a success!

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