January 12, 2022
The Beehive
Issue 21

2021-2022
From The Principal's Desk 
Dear Blossom Hill Families:

Thank you to all the families who were able to join us for the first meeting on LGUSD's new homework policy. If you were unable to attend, please join us for the second presentation of the meeting on January 20th at 2:45pm. The homework policy is the first topic on the agenda for our School Site Council meeting. Please see the details below:
In education together,
Lisa Reynolds
Principal, Blossom Hill Elementary
Phone: 408.335.2100

IMPORTANT
DATES

January/February



  • 1/17 - MLK Jr. Day - No School


  • 1/20 - School Site Council Meeting, 2:45pm (online)* (Homework Policy Meeting will be during the SSC meeting.)

  • 1/28 - BH Pajama Spirit Day*

  • 2/2 - Willow Street and Main Street Burger Give Back Day*

  • 2/9 - Golfland Give Back Day*
*Scroll down for more details on these events.
**See details above "From the Principal's Desk"
IMPORTANT SCHOOL CONTACT INFORMATION
Office: 
408-335-2100

Attendance: 
408-335-2145

Office Hours: 
7:30 am - 3:30 pm

QUICK LINKS
If you didn't get a chance yet, be sure to check out our "Special Winter Edition" of the Beehive, highlighting many wonderful programs and events from the first half of the school year.
New Blossom Hill Elementary Website
Have you visited the Blossom Hill Elementary website lately? Check out the newly redesigned site today! Just click on the frogs above!
LGUSD COVID Testing Update
Tuesday, January 11th, LGUSD sent an email to all families about the ever changing COVID testing protocols and procedures. Please review the information on antigen vs. PRC testing and the requirements of the district for safely evaluating our students.
Interested in volunteering for the Vaccine Clinic? Please contact Melissa Crow at president@blossomhill.org.
Rainy Day Recess Volunteers Needed
Volunteers are needed to help monitor classes during rainy day lunch recess. If you are interested in supervising indoor recess on rainy days, please contact Melissa Crow at president@blossomhill.org. Rainy day lunchtime helpers must have all volunteer forms submitted. 
No Cost Giving from AmazonSmile
No Cost Giving is easy! Visit smile.amazon.com, designate Blossom Hill Home & School Club as your charitable organization, and shop away! Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Blossom Hill H&SC. Last quarter, Blossom Hill Home & School Club received $202.11. Thank you! If you use the Amazon app, you can now turn on AmazonSmile in the app and have your purchases support the Blossom Hill Home & School Club. Click on the button below to learn how.
Community Sponsor Spotlight
The Blossom Hill Home & School Club thanks Hall & Burnett Orthodontics for their continued support. Since 1947, Hall & Burnett's families have been residents of Los Gatos and K-12 students. Their focus has always been on how they can give back to this wonderful place in which they live, go to school, and raise their families. The betterment of their surroundings and the connection to their community is at the forefront of their thoughts and efforts. Hall & Burnett Orthodontics is the lead Community Sponsor for One Community LG and all of the LGUSD Home & School Clubs as well as LGEF and Los Gatos Music Boosters. For more information please visit www.lgortho.com.
Blossom Hill Vision Statement 
(Abilities and skills we expect our students to acquire and take-out into the world) 
All students will have the necessary skills to become enthusiastic, life-long learners and productive, empathetic, respectful members of society. 
Blossom Hill Mission Statement 
(What we need to do as a school community to ensure this happens) 
The Blossom Hill School community takes pride in providing an enriched standards-based curriculum in a safe, nurturing environment. We strive to appreciate an awareness of students’ developmental needs to help them progress towards independence. 
Blossom Hill Elementary School
16400 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos, CA 95032
Lisa Reynolds, Principal | lreynolds@lgusd.org
Phone: 408-335-2100 | Fax: 408-356-0887
Attendance Line: 408-335-2145
Blossom Hill Home & School Club
Melissa Crow, President | president@blossomhill.org  
*The Beehive newsletter is approved by Principal Lisa Reynolds and the H&SC Board and is written exclusively to provide the Blossom Hill community with pertinent, weekly school information. Articles, information, calendars, etc. may not be duplicated or re-printed in any manner without the permission of the Home & School Club or the Blossom Hill school administration.

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