June 1, 2018

 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:
June 4
  • 8th Grade Dinner (5:00pm-8:00pm)
June 5
  • L.S. & M.S. Class Parties
  • No Aftercare
June 6
  • 5th Grade Breakfast (8:30am-11:00am)
  • 4th Quarter Ends
  • Early Dismissal L.S (12:45pm)
  • Early Dismissal M.S. (1:00pm)
June 7
  • Closing Ceremonies (1:15pm-2:30pm)
June 8 
  • 8th Grade Commencement (10:30am Location: Armstrong)
  • Last Day of School 
  • No Aftercare
  • Early Dismissal L.S. (12:45pm)
  • Early Dismissal M.S. (1:00pm)
Unsold Auction Items 
We have a few remianing action items for sale from the Community Fundraiser last month. Click here to see the list. 

To purchase or ask any questions,
contact  Jill Jacobson
Current Parents are invited to share their thoughts on the 2019 Community Fundraiser location.
  • In 2017 Armstrong held our Community Fundraiser at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.
  • In 2018 the Community Fundraiser was at the SportsHouse in Redwood City.   
As we plan for 2019, we'd love to get your feedback.  Click on the link below to answer a quick 2 question survey. 

2018 is Armstrong's 50 th Anniversary Celebration and to honor the occasion, a new video was created that documents the first 50 years of the school.  View it by clicking here   and after you've watched look around at some of the other cool features of the website site.

Participation Gift
We are coming to the end of the 
school year and trying to achieve 100% Parent Participation in the Annual Fund. 
 If your family has not yet given, 
please consider a participation gift to help us achieve this important goal. Annual Fund dollars go directly to support academics, student programs and faculty salaries for the current year. 100% of our Board of Trustees and 
100% of Faculty and Staff give. And, we like to say 100% of our current parents give as well.

Your gift helps
* Provide salaries and benefits to retain exceptional faculty.
* Offer a multisensory academic program designed explicitly for students with language-based learning differences.
* Deliver high quality professional development programs based on best teaching practices.
* Enhance our state-of-the-art learning environment.

To donate using a credit card by 
or you can drop off or mail a check or cash to school.

Truly, every gift, of any size, helps!

Please email Development@charlesarmstrong.org if you have any questions

Buddy Families
We need YOU! Please consider being a Buddy Family for a new incoming Charles Armstrong Family.  All that is required is answering any questions by e-mails the new family has about the school.  If you are interested please contact Charlene at
 Thank you!!

 Volunteer needed for Common Ground 
We are looking for a volunteer to join the Armstrong Common Ground team!  Common Ground Speaker Series is a coalition of 31 member schools that share resources to bring nationally recognized parent education speakers to our community. 
Armstrong provides two representatives to the CGSS Board.  
Primary duties of an Armstrong Rep
Publicize events at our school
Attend a monthly general meeting
Provide manpower for events held in the north region
HAVE FUN!   Make connections!  
  • Our volunteers are interesting and engaging individuals from 31 influential schools throughout the Peninsula - quite a network!
Contact: Diana Hawkins Manuelian

Are You Ready For Summer?
Summer School and Summer Camp Registration Has Started
To secure your child's place, please complete the registration form through the link below. Armstrong families get priority registration for our summer program.  Available spaces for current Armstrong students are filled on a first come, first served basis (this includes receiving the registration form and payment on Smart Tuition) and are limited by class size. 

If you need more information contact 
Note: classes may be combined based on enrollment numbers per grade level 

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

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