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Redwood City School District Edition June 2011 • Vol. 1, Issue 2


Publisher’s Note Welcome to our second issue of Our Schools Our Town, your source for information about Redwood City schools, events, businesses and organizations in our community. We received a lot of positive feedback from our first issue — from schools, parents and our community. And that’s what we were hoping for. The idea behind this publication is that schools, parents, businesses and organizations working and interacting together make for a more tightly linked community. In turn, a strong community makes for strong schools.

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When we were deciding on a name for our publication, we felt Our Schools Our Town encompassed our philosophy the best. Schools and the town, supporting each other. Despite current budget and economic woes, we believe that businesses supporting schools and families buying from local business will make a better community for everyone — schools, families and businesses. Paul Maynes Publisher Nota del Editor Bienvenido a la segunda edición de Our Schools Our Town, su fuente de información sobre las escuelas de Redwood City, eventos, negocios y organizaciones en nuestra comunidad. Recibimos mucha retroalimentación positiva de nuestra primera edición – de escuelas, padres y nuestra comunidad. Y esto es lo que estamos buscando. La idea con esta publicación es que las escuelas, padres, negocios y organizaciones trabajando e interactuando juntos formemos una comunidad más estrechamente unida. A su vez, una comunidad más fuerte crea escuelas más fuertes. Cuando estábamos decidiendo sobre el nombre de nuestra publicación, sentimos que Our Schools Our Town es el que abarcaba mejor nuestra filosofía. Las escuelas y el pueblo, apoyándose el uno al otro. A pesar de el presupuesto actual y de los problemas económicos, creemos que los negocios apoyando las escuelas y las familias comprando en los negocios locales ayudan a una mejor comunidad para todos – escuelas, familias y negocios.

Redwood City Art Center

2625 Broadway, Redwood City94063 Phone: 650-366-6178 The Redwood City Art Center encourages and supports the diversy community of Redwood City and neighboring communities by providing a venue that fosters the spirit of creativity. Studios for Rent • Classes for Children and Adults Exhibit Areas • Society of Western Artists Gallery Participation in Local and Educational Events Scholarships for Classes • Artists’ Salon • Workshops • Events

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Paul Maynes Editor

Advertising Inquiries info@ourschoolsourtown.com calendar@ourschoolsourtown.com 650-241-3264 Distribution : 6,600 households Our Schools Our Town is published by Our Schools Our Town (OSOT) and is not owned in any way by the Redwood City Education Foundation (RCEF). The RCEF does not endorse and is not responsible for any business, service, or event advertised in this publication. The views and opinions of the authors of content do not necessarily state or reflect the opinion of the RCEF. Concerns and comments should be directed to Our Schools Our Town magazine at paulmaynes@OurSchoolsOurTown.com

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Our Staff President/Publisher......................................................Paul Maynes Managing Editor....................................................... Jon Feuerhelm Calendar Editor.............................................................. Elaine Park Graphic Design.........................................................John Shamblin Sales Manager............................................................Brian Howard Our Schools Our Town es publicada por Our Schools Our Town (OSOT) y no es propiedad en ninguna forma de la Redwood City Education Foundation (RCEF). La RCEF no respalda y no es responsable de ningún negocio, servicio, o evento anunciado en esta publicación. Los puntos de vista y las opiniones de los autores de contenido no necesariamente establecen o reflejan la opinión de RCEF. Inquietudes y comentarios deben ser enviados a la revista Our Schools Our Town a paulmaynes@OurSchoolsOurTowncom.

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Redwood City Education Foundation Better Schools, Brighter Future

The Work Goes On! “Give Until it Hurts!” This was the advice given by

El Trabajo Continua!

Georgia Solkov Jack, 2011 recipient of our RCEF Inspiration

“Da dinero hasta que te duela!” fue el consejo

Award, in her acceptance speech at this year’s Benefit for

que dio Georgia Solkov Jack al aceptar su premio “a la

a Brighter Future (BBF) event. The theme of the evening,

Inspiración”, en el evento de recaudación de fondos del

however, was “Have Fun, Be Inspired, Celebrate.” Happily all these directives were followed. Guests enjoyed a lively reception, were inspired by our three brilliant student speakers, were further motivated by Ralph Garcia who accepted our Investors Award on behalf of the Port of Redwood City, and then emptied their wallets for our kids. Thanks to the generosity of our business, citizen, and education community members, we raised over $115,000 to support our children’s education. We especially thank our lead sponsors Wells Fargo, Google, and the Port of Redwood City, as well as our host Pacific Shores Center and our worldclass team of BBF volunteers.

Music 911 We are once again launching an emergency response to keep instrumental music alive in our schools. See how you can help at:

www.rcef.org/music.

New Wellness SMART Grant for 2011/12 We thank Sequoia Health District (SHD) for their gift of $15,000 for wellness-related teacher grants. This is in addition to $4 million provided by the SHD directly to our school district for health and wellness programs.

RCEF, Beneficiando un Futuro Brillante (BBF). El tema de la tarde fue “Diviértase, Inspírese y Celebre”. Felizmente todo esto sucedió. Los participantes disfrutaron una alegre recepción y fueron inspirados por 3 fantásticos estudiantes, fueron motivados por Ralph Garcia, que aceptó el premio del Inversor Anual, en nombre del Port of Redwood City y después los participantes donaron dinero para apoyar a la fundación escolar. Gracias a la generosidad de nuestros negocios y de nuestros ciudadanos, recaudamos $115,000 para apoyar a la educación de nuestro niños. Especialmente le damos las gracias a Wells Fargo, Google y el Port of Redwood City, al igual que al Pacific Shores Center y a los fabulosos voluntarios del evento.

Música 911 Otra vez estamos organizando una recaudación de fondos de emergencia para mantener viva la música instrumental en nuestras escuelas. Vea como puede ayudar en: www.rcef.org/music

Nuevas Becas de Bienestar y Salud SMART para 2011/12. Agradecemos al Distrito de Salud de Sequoia (SHD) por su regalo de $15,000 para becas relacionadas a la salud. Esto está sumado a los $4 millones que ya dona SHD directamente al distrito escolar.

RCEF Major Supporters

Principales Patrocinadores Oracle Wells Fargo Westly Foundation Silicon Valley Community Foundation

REDWOOD CITY EDUCATION FOUNDATION PO Box 3046 Redwood City, CA 94064 info@rcef.org www.rcef.org www.facebook.com/FollowRCEF

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Location: Redwood City, TBD Fees: Facility Member: Program Member: $205/week* $180/week

CaMPaMentoS de verano Vengan a Campamento de Verano! Tenemos diferentes actividades como juegos, canciones, obras, proyectos de arte, deportes y natación. Hasta tendremos tiempo para un paseo. Todos los días son diseñados para hacer memorias donde crean amistades para toda la vida. días: Junio 13 - Agosto 19, 2011 Grados: Empesando grado 1 - 8 Horario: 9 am - 4 pm Cuidado Adicional (incluido) de 7:30am-9a & 4p-6p

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Dear Parents and Community Members,

Estimados padres y miembros de la comunidad:

Recently I had the opportunity to speak at the RCEF’s annual Benefit for a Brighter Future, and would like to share the remarks I made there with all of you:

Recientemente tuve la oportunidad de hablar en el evento anual de la RCEF “En Beneficio de un Futuro Mejor”, y me gustaría compartir con todos ustedes las observaciones que hice allí:

Tonight I am going to tell you something you may not expect to hear – good news! Like the rest of the state, we face serious challenges, but you will not find a district with more heart, hope and optimism – and I say this as a 33-year veteran of the teaching profession! I noticed this quality the first time I visited Redwood City, and it has only grown during these years of budget shortfalls. Those of you who have children enrolled in our schools know what I am talking about!

Esta noche les voy a decir algo que puede que ustedes no esperen escuchar - ¡Buenas noticias! Al igual que el resto del estado, nos enfrentamos a serios desafíos pero ustedes no encontrarán un distrito con más corazón, esperanza y optimismo – y digo esto como una veterana de 33 años de la profesión docente. Noté estas cualidades la primera vez que visité Redwood City y sólo han crecido en estos difíciles años presupuestarios. ¡Aquellos de ustedes que tienen hijos matriculados en nuestro distrito saben de lo que estoy hablando!

“Our community has stepped up to the plate in amazing ways during the last few years.” — Superintendent Jan Christensen Our schools are built on a strong foundation of highly trained staff, research-based teaching strategies, academic rigor, involved families and growing support from the wider community.

• Our teachers give it their all, every day, even with larger

classes, because they want their students to succeed. I visit classrooms every week and I am so proud of the determination and commitment shown by our amazing staff. This year, our entire K-3 teaching staff won a San Mateo County Literacy award for their work in using assessments to improve reading.

• We offer a slate of school choices unique on the Peninsula,

and our programs receive accolades. Adelante, North Star and Orion are California Distinguished Schools. Adelante, Hoover, North Star and Orion have all received Kent Awards from the San Mateo County School Boards Association for innovative practices. Three of our schools – Taft, Hawes and Henry Ford – have been taken off the state’s program improvement list, a near impossible task.

Photo Courtesy of Julie Brodie

• Our students pursue excellence in academics and the arts, and they are honored for it. One Hoover student and one Hoover alum received Youth of the Year awards from the Boys and Girls Club and recently had the opportunity to meet former secretary of state Condoleeza Rice. Our graduates excel in area high schools, and this year many were accepted at some of the finest universities in the country, including Stanford, MIT, Brown, UCLA and Berkeley, among others.

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Nuestras escuelas están construidas sobre una base sólida de personal altamente capacitado, estrategias de enseñanza basadas en la investigación, el rigor académico, familias involucradas y el creciente apoyo de la comunidad en general.

• Nuestros maestros lo dan toda cada día, incluso con clases

más grandes porque quieren que sus alumnos tengan éxito. Yo visito las aulas todas las semanas y estoy muy orgullosa de la determinación y el compromiso demostrado por nuestro increíble personal. Este año nuestros maestros de Kinder a 3er grado ganaron el premio a la alfabetización del Condado de San Mateo por su trabajo usando las evaluaciones para mejorar la lectura.

• Nosotros ofrecemos una lista de opciones de escuelas

única en la Península y nuestros programas reciben honores. Adelante, North Star y Orion son Escuelas Distinguidas de California. Adelante, Hoover, North Star y Orion han recibido los premios Kent de la Asociación de Mesas Directivas Escolares del Condado de San Mateo por sus prácticas innovadoras. Tres de nuestras escuelas - Taft, Hawes y Henry Ford – han salido de la lista de escuelas de mejoramiento de programa del estado, una tarea casi imposible.

• Nuestros alumnos buscan la excelencia en las áreas

académicas y las artes y son honrados por ello. Una alumna de Hoover y una antigua alumna de Hoover recibieron los premios de Jóvenes del Año del Boys and Girls Club y recientemente tuvieron la oportunidad de conocer a la exsecretario del estado Condoleeza Rice. Nuestros graduados se destacan en las escuelas preparatorias del área y este año muchos fueron aceptados en algunas de las mejores universidades del país incluyendo Stanford, MIT, Brown, UCLA y Berkeley entre otras. (continua a pagina 12)

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June 1 Wednesday

1 Wednesday

Much Ado About Nothing – Performance by Roosevelt School 4th and 5th Graders 6 pm Free Roosevelt School, 2223 Vera Ave, Redwood City 650-369-5597 www.rcsd.k12.ca.us/roosevelt

Thursday 22 Thursday Orion Alternative School Open House 6:45 pm Orion School, 815 Allerton, Redwood City (650) 363-0611 www.rcsd.k12.ca/orion Movies on the Square – Hitch 8:45 pm Free Courthouse Square, Broadway & Middlefield, Redwood City (650) 780-7250 www.redwoodcity.org/ events 33 Friday Friday

Senator Joe Simitian Education Update 10 am to 12 pm Free Palo Alto Unified School District Office Board Room 25 Churchill Avenue, Palo Alto(650) 688-6384

Saint Pius Festival - Peace, Love, Festival! 1 pm to 8 pm

Saint Pius Festival - Peace, Love, Festival! 1 pm to 10 pm

RCSD School Board Meeting 7 pm to 10 pm 750 Bradford Street, Redwood City (650) 423-2200 www.rcsd.k12.ca/us

Marine Science Institute – World Oceans Day 10 am and 1 pm $10 for members $40 for general Eco–tour with Dr. Seuss and The Ocean Project Advance registration required. Open to everyone age 5 and up. 500 Discovery Parkway, Redwood City (650) 364-2760 www.sfbaymsi.org Marine Science Institute – Aquarium Spotlight Day 2pm to 5 pm Free Open to all ages. Advance registration required.

Music on the Square – Handful of Luvin’ 6 pm to 8 pm Courthouse Square, Broadway & Middlefield, Redwood City Free; Reserved seat season pass $250 (650) 780-7250 www.redwoodcity.org/ events

Classical Music Series – Opera San José 6 pm to 8 pm Free Courthouse Square, Broadway & Middlefield, Redwood City (650) 780-7250 www.redwoodcity.org/ events

Saint Pius Festival - Peace, Love, Festival! 6 pm to 10 pm Free entry St. Pius Church, 1100 Woodside Rd, Redwood City http://stpiusfestival.blogspot.com/

Wildflower Walk at Edgewood Park 10 am to 1 pm Free Edgewood Park, Edgewood Road, Redwood City www.friendsofedgewood.org

44 Saturday Saturday Kiwanis Farmers Market 8 am to 12 pm 850 Winslow Street, Redwood City Wildflower Walk at Edgewood Park 10 am to 1 pm Free Edgewood Park, Edgewood Road, Redwood City www.friendsofedgewood.org

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Free First Sunday at CuriOdyssey (Coyote Point Museum) 12 pm to 5 pm 1651 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo (650) 342-7755 www.curiodyssey.org B.O.K. Ranch 26th Annual Western Day 12 pm to 5 pm $45 per person; children free 1815 Cordilleras Road, Redwood City (650) 366-2265 www.bokranch.org

Wednesday 88 Wednesday

9 Thursday

9 Thursday

Redwood City School District LAST DAY OF SCHOOL Movies on the Square – Empire Records 8:45 pm

10 Friday 10 Friday Music on the Square – Boys of Summer (Eagles Tribute) 6 pm to 8 pm 11 Saturday 11 Saturday Kiwanis Farmers Market 8 am to 12 pm San Mateo County Fair – Runs until June 19 11 am to 10 pm $6 to $30; Fair passes available San Mateo County Event Center 1346 Sarasota Drive, San Mateo sanmateocountyfair.com 2nd Saturday Art Walk 6 pm to 9 pm Downtown Redwood City 16 Thursday 16 Thursday Movies on the Square – Bye Bye Birdie 8:45 pm 17 Friday

17 Friday

Music on the Square – Tempest (Irish Rock) 6 pm to 8 pm

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2011 18 Saturday

18 Saturday

Kiwanis Farmers Market 8 am to 12 pm Vertical Challenge - HeliFest 9 am to 12 pm $15 adult; $10 youth (517) and seniors (65+); kids 4 and under free. Hiller Aviation Museum, 601 Skyway Road, San Carlos (650) 654-0200 www.hiller.org/

19 Sunday 19 Sunday Happy Fathers’ Day! Vertical Challenge - HeliFest 9 am to 12 pm

20 Monday 20 Monday Jazz On Main -- Anton Schwartz Quartet (Standards & original) 6 pm to 8 pm Free Broadway & Main, Redwood City (650) 780-7250 www.redwoodcity.org/ events

21 Tuesday 21 Tuesday

6 pm to 8 pm Free Courthouse Square, Broadway & Middlefield, Redwood City (650) 780-7250 www.redwoodcity.org/ events

22 Wednesday

22 Wednesday

Music in the Park – Dance Fever (Modern Dance Show Band) 6:00 pm to 8 pm Free Stafford Park, Hopkins & King (650) 780-7250 www.redwoodcity.org/ events

23 Thursday 23 Thursday Movies on the Square – Jurassic Park 8:45 pm Sounds of the Shores -- Tin Man (Rock) 6 pm to 8 pm Free Location: TBA (650) 780-7250 www.redwoodcity.org/ events

Board Approved Calendar for 2011 - 2012 At the May 11 school board meeting, the board ratified the calendar proposed by the Redwood City Teacher’s Association. The number of days school will be in session for 2011-12 depends on the amount of funding provided by the State of California. Calendar A will be the school calendar if the budget Governor Jerry Brown proposed in January prevails; calendar B will be used if the Governor and Legislature pass an “all cuts” budget. School Calendar for 2011-12 Calendar A Calendar B First Day of School August 22 August 22 Labor Day Holiday Sept. 5 Sept. 5 No school October 31 Veteran’s Day Holiday Nov. 11 Nov. 11 No school Nov. 21-22 Thanksgiving Break Nov. 23-25 Nov. 23-25 Winter Break Dec. 19-Jan. 6 Dec. 19-Jan.6 Martin Luther King Holiday Jan. 16 Jan. 16 President’s Day Holiday Feb. 17-20 Feb. 17-20 No school Mar. 16 Spring Break Apr. 2-6 Apr. 2-6 No school Apr.9 Memorial Day Holiday May 28 May 28 Last Day of School June 7 June 7

25 Saturday

Kiwanis Farmers Market 8 am to 12 pm Classical Music Series – Redwood Symphony, 6 pm to 8 pm 27 Monday 27 Monday Jazz On Main -- Peter Horvath (Straight ahead and Funk) 6 pm to 8 pm

28 Tuesday 28 Tuesday

RCSD School Board Meeting 7 pm to 10 pm

Dancing on the Square -- Swing/Lindy Hop with Redwood City Swing

25 Saturday

Dancing on the Square -- Waltz with Imperial Ballroom 6 pm to 8 pm Free 29 Wednesday 29 Wednesday Music in the Park – Pure Ecstasy (Standards/Motown/Soul) 6 pm to 8 pm

30 Thursday 30 Thursday Movies on the Square – Green Hornet 8:45 pm

36th Annual Redwood City Parade Run

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HEY BOYS! what are YOU doing this summer?

Join the Scouts for hiking, biking, camping, swimming, BB guns, archery, boating, crafts and lots of other cool stuff!

Note: You do not need to be a Cub Scout to participate.

Programs: Cub Day Camp: week-long activities and friends with locations in San Mateo (Coyote Point), Pacifica and Palo Alto. $200 per week Cub-On Family Camping: Fri-Sun, a great intro to camping for families, meals provided and trained staff on duty. $55 per person Cub-Parent Weekend: based on a fun theme, families can come overnight or just for the day. $35 per person Cub Cruise: take a 90-minute sail on the bay aboard a Sea Scout ship! Includes lunch. $20 per person Webelos Resident Camp: provides a wonderful opportunity for a parent to enjoy a unique camping experience with their son age 9-11. $175 per boy, $50 per adult. To learn more go to www.pacsky.org/Activities or call Pacific Skyline Council at (650) 341-5633.

Summer Camps At Henry Ford School 2498 Massachusetts Ave., Redwood City

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SUMMER 2011  Season June 1 thru July 23  Practices Monday – Friday @ Sid Herkner Pool  Swim Meets Weekly  Registration Details at rwc.swim.com  Ages 5-18 (must be able to swim one 25 yard lap)  Fees $175. for first child, discounts for siblings

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classroom, chaperone field trips and serve on PTAs, PTOs and Site Council, we have parents who have become involved in advocacy at the state level to ensure that schools throughout the state get the resources they need.

las aulas, son chaperones en los paseos escolares y sirven en los PTAs, PTOs y en el Concilio Escolar, tenemos padres que se han involucrado en actividadesde avocar por las escuelas al nivel estatal para asegura que las escuelas en todo el estado obtengan los recursos que necesitan.

• Our parents not only teach Art in Action, help in the

• Educate Our State and Educacy were both founded by parents in our district and they are making a difference!

• Our community has stepped up to the plate in amazing ways

during the last few years, and many of you in the room tonight have been a part of that. We would have made even more serious cuts to our music program, if not for the extra money raised by RCEF in the last few weeks of the last school year. In short, we have a lot to be thankful for in these challenging times. When the current crisis passes, and it will, we are well positioned to soar in future years. I believe that day is coming, and those of you who invest in our schools today will have reason to be proud tomorrow! Thank you for your support! Jan Christensen Superintendent

• Nuestros padres no sólo enseñan Arte en Acción, ayudan en

• Educate Our State y Educacy fueron fundadas por los padres de nuestro distrito y están haciendo una diferencia.

• Nuestra comunidad se ha ofrecido de una manera increíble

durante los últimos años, y muchos de ustedes que se encuentran en este salón esta noche han sido una parte de eso. Hubiésemos hecho aún recortes más graves a nuestro programa de música, si no hubiese sido por el dinero extra recaudado por la RCEF en las últimas semanas del pasado año escolar. En resumen, tenemos mucho que agradecer en estos tiempos difíciles. Cuando la crisis actual haya pasado, y va a pasar, estamos en una buena posición para elevarnos en los próximos años. Creo que ese día está llegando, y aquellos de ustedes que invierten en nuestras escuelas hoy tendrán una razón para estar orgullosos mañana. ¡Muchas gracias por su apoyo! Jan Christensen Superintendente

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Sports Training, Clinics, Camps, Classes & Teams Serving Peninsula Youth since 2002

SPORTS CAMPS & CLINICS – Boys & Girls, Ages 1st-8th grade Each clinic and camp includes sport FUNdamentals and athletic training Daily sessions: M-F 9am-12pm; 1pm-4pm or 9am-4pm Extended hours available by reservation

Basketball Volleyball Soccer Baseball Football Speed & Agility All Sports Camp Daily and weekly rates: Ask about our multiple week pricing.

AAU CLUB BASKETBALL – Competitive team basketball – REGISTER NOW! Summer teams – boys & girls 3rd grade through high school • 2 practices a week • Local tournaments • Optional Travel Tournaments

Peninsula Junior Basketball (PJB) – Teaching basketball fundamentals • Developmental Basketball – basic skills for beginners – Boys & Girls, ages 6-13 • Recreational Basketball

Paye’s Sports Performance – Athletic training for beginners to pros Programs for youth and adults (Ages 6 and up)

650-654-4444 www.payesplace.com 595 Industrial Road, San Carlos 94070 (Mid-Peninsula at Hwy 101 & Holly Street)


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