October 6, 2017
Community Picnic: 

Join us for our Annual Community Picnic on 
At Charles Armstrong School from 11:00am-1:00pm
For a lunch order form please  click here

School Foodies will not be delivering lunch on this day.

There are volunteer openings for:
Set up
Help with craft activity
Hand out lunches
Face painting
Clean up
Interested volunteers please sign up here

  • Due to the number of cars and available parking spaces,  we encourage you to carpool if possible. 
  • When arriving to campus, traffic monitors will direct you to parking
  • Please be aware that once you park on the Armstrong campus, you will need to stay for the duration of the event (11am-1pm).
  • At the end of the picnic all students must return to their classrooms for regular dismissal. Parents may not sign their kids out directly from the Picnic.  

Not ordering lunch and coming to the Community Picnic? Click here to RSVP. 

If you have any questions, please email Ruby Ruiz

 Please sign into Student Services prior to going to your child's classroom or anytime you're on campus. 
You are required to sign in at Student Services for safety reasons. 

Important Safety Reminder:
For the safety of our students, please remember they must
exit your car at drop-off only from the passenger side. 
Please  DO NOT
 use cell phones when driving onto campus. 

 Important Upcoming Dates:
October 9
  • Fall Holiday- No School
October 11
  • Community Picnic (11:00am-1:00pm)
October 16 
  • Archer Golf Tournament
  • Jog-a-Thon Envelopes sent home
October 20
  • 8th Grade Parent Meeting Check-In
Annual Fund: 

This week Armstrong begins its Annual Fund campaign.
We strive for 100% parent participation in the Annual Fund.
Annual Fund dollars go directly to support academics, student programs and faculty salaries for the current year.  Every gift counts!
Please consider what your family would like to donate to the Armstrong Annual Fund and bring your gift or pledge to Pledge Day at the Community Picnic on October 11, 2017.
Questions?  Contact your class representative or    Jill Jacobson at
650-592-7570 ext. 1265 or jjacobson@charlesarmstrong.org

Birthday Messages on the Marquee

If you'd like to recognize your Armstrong student on the birthday marquee you can sign up at the Community Picnic.  All messages run for one week and say Happy Birthday First Name and Last Initial, (i.e. Happy Birthday Charlie A).  The cost is $25.  (After the Community Picnic the next opportunity to purchase a birthday message will be in December.) 

Library Corner:

The Armstrong Book Fair is coming up soon!
From Wednesday, October 25 th - Wednesday, October 31 st the entire Multipurpose Room will be transformed into a wonderful bookstore, in partnership with the Book Fair Division of Hicklebee's Books in San Jose. Expect Book Fair packets that will include information about the book fair, book pre-order form and the pre-order payment certificate today. 
If you are interested in volunteering, please contact our parent book fair coordinator, Lena Parkinson @   lena.parkinson@gmail.com .  You may also email our school librarian Mrs. Elfeky @ LElfeky@charlesarmstrong.org
Here's to another outstanding Book Fair! 

Please remember to phone in your child's absence to the Attendance Line at 650-592-7570 Option 1 by 9:00am each day your child is absent, going to be late, or out of the classroom for testing or vacation. Please State:
1) Child's Name
2) Child's Classroom
3) Reason for Absence

Lost & Found: 
Please write your child's name
and classroom # on all
sweatshirts and jacket!!
Each week the bin is emptied.
Labeled clothing is washed and
returned to the classrooms.
Clothing that is not labeled is
donated to the Uniform Bank.

After School Care 

The After School Care Coordinators are:
Jennifer Herrick, Meghan Jauregui & Patrick Hughes

Lower School Location:
 Armstrong Campus Library

Middle School Location: Room 20

Hours: 2:45-5:30 pm M,T,TH, & F
12:45-5:30 pm Wednesdays 

Contact Number: 650-730-6152

Team Teaching & Communications 
We ask that when you send an email to your child's teacher, please include all the teachers in your child's classroom. You can find their names in the class placement list emailed to you this summer or on WhippleHill. 

How to Email a teacher:
Use their first initial and  full
last name + @charlesarmstrong.org

How to Email teachers by room:
Example: all teachers in  room 4=
Room04Teachers@charlesa rmstrong.org

How to email teachers by grade level:
Example: all teachers in 7 th grade = 7thgradehomeroomteachers@charlesarmstrong.org