Pearl Zanker Elementary School Home

Parents, Guardians, Grandparents, and Community Members are all invited to coffee and pastries with Principal Lee to hear about current events happening at Zanker or to just catch your breath from the hectic morning before continuing on with your busy day.  The next Coffee & Conversation with Principal Lee:

September 2nd, 9:00 - 10:00 am

October 7th, 9:00 - 10:00 am

November 7th, 9:00 - 10:00 am

December 2nd, 9:00 - 10:00 am

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PTA CORNER

Be a Part of your Child's Future! Join the Zanker PTA!  

 

PRESIDENT - Jessica Antolin

VICE PRESIDENT - Lokesh Krishnarajpet

TREASURER - Sudie Law

SECRETARY - Sheylene Raj

WEBMASTER - Laura Polden

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CAASPP Results

The Milpitas Unified School District sent CAASPP Results home to all current 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th grade students registered at Zanker during the 2015-16 school year along with this letter from the Interim Superintendent, Cheryl Jordan.  If you have not received it by August 31st, please stop by the front office and we can make a copy for you.

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Back-to-School Night: Thursday, August 25th

SAVE THE DATE!!!

 

Thursday, August 25th

 

5:00 PM  - Science Camp meeting for 6th grade parents in the Learning Center

 

6:00 PM - Principal's Presentation in MPR followed by Classroom Visits

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Band at Zanker for 4th, 5th, & 6th Graders

 
4th, 5th, & 6th Graders are invited to Join the Band!  The Milpitas Unified School District Elementary Music Program will contine to provide music lessons to our students at Zanker.  At a recent assembly, the band teacher, Mr. S and band students from the MHS introduced the students to the musical instruments that they can learn to play - flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone.  More information is available on the district website, including enrolling your child and where to rent musical instruments.  





All NEW Band Students will start the week of August 29, 2016

Returning music students will begin the week of August 22, 2016

SAFE Class

Strategic Action For Emergencies

 

How prepared are you and your family for an emergency?  Training classes are being offered through the City of Milpitas.

www.ci.milpitas.ca.gov/SAFE

 

For more information, click here: SAFE Class Poster

 

 

First Day of the 2016-2017 School Year

We had a fabulous opening of school thanks to the hours of preparation needed by our dedicated teachers and support staff!  Thank you to all our students and families as they came on the first day of school, dressed, prepared and eager to meet their teachers!  

2016-2017 Pupil Registration Information

Online Registration for the 2016-2017 School Year Begins Tuesday, March 1st, 2016. This is for all incoming kindergartners who will be 5 years old on or before September 1st, and for all new students to Zanker School. Registration must be submitted online at http://www.musd.org/enroll--transfer.html  BEFORE any paperwork can be submitted in the office. Once you receive an email confirming the registration process, you can come in with your necessary paperwork.

 

The following information is required to complete the registration process:

- Original Birth Certificate (Kindergarten must be born September 1, 2011 or before.)

- Guardian's Driver License (must be in Zanker's attendance area)

- PG&E or Water Bill

- Mortgage Statement or *Rental Agreement dated within 1 year. (*Trans 02 and *Property Owner's Driver's License)

- Language Survey

- Dental Screening (Kindergarten and 1st Grade, given after September 1, 2015)

- Immunizations (4 Polio, 5 DTP, 2 MMR, 3 Hepatitis B, 1 Varicella, *TB)

(*TB for Kindergarten must be completed within 6 months prior to school start date. Given on or after February 11, 2016. 1st-6th grade within 6 months if out of Santa Clara County.)

-  Health Examination (Required for Kindergarten and 1st Grade, given on or after March 1, 2016.)

 

Registration is not complete until all required items have been submitted. Only at that time, your child will receive a registration number. The first day of the school year is Thursday, August 11th. Students must be present to guarantee their seat.

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This year we are participating in a hassle-free fundraiser called Shoparoo. Nationwide, 7,000+ schools are already fundraising through Shoparoo and we see it as great opportunity for us to make a difference this year.

 

All you need to do is take pictures of your grocery receipts with the Shoparoo app made for your smartphone.  It doesn’t matter where you shop or what you buy - every receipt submitted results in a donation to our school!

 

So, what are you waiting for?  Simply download the free app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store by searching ‘shoparoo’ and then select our school as your chosen cause.  Since there is no limit to how much money we can raise with Shoparoo, be sure to invite your friends and neighbors to join in – every receipt counts!

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Zanker Elementary

1585 Fallen Leaf Drive
Milpitas, CA 95035
408-635-2882 Phone
408-635-2887 Fax


PRINCIPAL
Mrs. Trisha Lee

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
Alicia Padilla

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Internet Safety

Milpitas Unified School District is now offering resources to parents on the topic of Digital Citizenship. These resources cover topics such as cyberbullying, protecting your child's reputation, online etiquette, respecting creative work, research skills, plagiarism, and more. For more information please access our Digital Citizenship page located in the Parent Resources section. We will be constantly adding more resources and information to this part of our website as we get them.