August 19, 2020
The Beehive
Issue 3

From the Principal’s Desk 

Dear Blossom Hill Families:

Tomorrow night is the big event! Please join us for our virtual Back to School Night. In case you are affected by rolling blackouts, don’t worry! We will make arrangements to get the important information to you as soon as possible.

Thursday, August 20
6:00-6:40  Grades: Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd Grade Sessions
                        6:45-7:30  Grades: 3rd, 4th & 5th Grade Sessions
Your classroom teacher will send you a Zoom link prior to the event.

If your child is affected during the school day by power outages or technological difficulties such as a Wi-Fi outage, please simply let us know on our attendance line at (408) 335-2145 and your student will be excused from class for that day.

Yours in education, 
Lisa Reynolds
Principal, Blossom Hill School
Phone: 408.335.2100

  • 8/20 - Back to School Night, 6-7:30pm (online)***

  • 8/21 - New Family Virtual Q&A Session, 9:15am (online)*

  • 8/25 - Community Meeting on Hwy 17 Bicycle/Pedestrian Feasibility Study, 7-9pm (online)*

  • 8/27 - Three O'Clock Tea with the Honeybees, 3-4pm (online)*
*Scroll down for more details on these events.
**See details above "From the Principal's Desk"


Office Hours: 
7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Three O'Clock Tea with the Honeybees
Thursday, August 27 at 3pm on Zoom
The Blossom Hill Home & School Club invites all parents to a virtual tea party to celebrate the start of the school year and to present our event and committee tentative plans for this school year. We have exciting virtual events planned to keep up our school and community spirit. Invitations will be emailed to parents this week. Please be sure to RSVP and receive your Zoom link. We look forward to seeing you!
Upper Grade Chorus
London is calling all 3rd, 4th and 5th grade singers!!! The Upper Grade Chorus show will go on. The show's theme is London Calling: A Tribute to British Rock through the 60s, 70s and 80s. Featured songs by iconic British rock bands like The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd and Queen will have your kids rocking out at home. The format of Chorus will be completely different this year due to the County of Santa Clara COVID restrictions. Practices will be online with a virtual final performance. Registration will open mid to late September. Practices will be held online on Thursday afternoons from 3:15p - 4:00p. Please check your email in the next couple of weeks for a survey that will gauge interest in participating in the new online Upper Grade Chorus. Stay tuned to the Beehive for further information. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected].
Book of the Month
A wonderful book to read with your child is Who Moved My Cheese for Kids by Spencer Johnson. It focuses on how people deal with and feel differently about change, distinguishing between what is in our control and what is not, and how to be resilient in hard times. It is a great conversation starter on living and thriving in a pandemic. For extension activities and discussion questions for Who Moved My Cheese, go to Project Cornerstone - Who Moved My Cheese.
We've Got Spirit, How About You?!
Blossom Hill Spirit Wear has gone online! Rokkitwear is hosting our online store with all new designs and clothing options from t-shirts to polo shirts to sweatshirts and sweatpants. All items will be shipped directly to you with 15% of the gross sales benefitting the Blossom Hill Home & School Club. Show your school spirit by shopping anytime at Gift certificates are also available.
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 | [email protected]
Phone: 408-335-2100 | Fax: 408-356-0887 | Attendance Line: 408-335-2145
Blossom Hill Home & School Club
Jennifer Shapiro, President | [email protected]  
*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.
Submissions can be made to The Beehive editor, Jennifer Shapiro,