05 Apr: Clay Roberts Workshop for Parents

Parents in the Sunnyvale School District were invited to a parent workshop on building developmental assets on January 30, 2012. The speaker, Clay Roberts, presented to district staff and teachers earlier that day as part of Staff Development Day training….


03 Apr: A Focus on Wellness at Fairwood Elementary

Fairwood Elementary, in partnership with Generations Community Wellness (Generations), a Sunnyvale based non-profit organization, has passed a School Employee Wellness policy as part of a comprehensive School Wellness approach established during the 2011-12 school year. This policy helps to create…


28 Mar: Ellis Emporium – March 31, 2012

Ellis Elementary School is having its second annual Emporium on Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 9am-1pm. The Emporium is like a garage sale, only better! The event features plenty of clean, gently used and new items for sale. Ellis Elementary…


20 Dec: Ellis Makes “Compassion” a Verb

Modeled after their Eagles Excellence program, Ellis School launched Ellis Compassion Project this year. Spearheaded by Kim Moya, a therapeutic special day class aide and “Compassion Coordinator”, and supported by Ellis Principal, Pepper Butler, the Ellis Compassion Project is a…

09 Dec: Superintendent’s Letter: December 2011

The other day while attending a Sunnyvale Challenge Team meeting I was struck by a wonderful realization. In attendance were representatives from thirteen different organizations gathered together for the purpose of supporting the youth of the Sunnyvale community. These organizations…