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An Apple LapTop sitting on a desk open to ZOOM and several students chatting with their children.


Two highlights of at home learning so far: Zoom calls with Miss Baker's Class, and a fun math activity where they got to use art to practice math facts! 

child sitting in a chair by a table with a laptop and listening to a video from her teacher

 Student's reaction to watching Mrs. Blaylock's Good Morning Song Video she sent to welcome her students to online school.

Students  walking down the stairs beside the bleacher at Levi Stadium to the playing field.

A beautiful day at Levi’s Stadium ... an outstanding field trip for Second Grade!  Thank you



Several students sitting at tables in a classroom making valentines out of paper, markers, etc.






Mrs. Aoto’s  First Graders and Mrs. Gabriel’s 5th Graders pair up to make Valentines together. 



Several children sitting at their desks working on chromebooks.

Second Grade Teacher, Miss LaBarbera is using Google Classroom for our first research project in reading groups! 

A teacher standing with children sitting on chairs for a spelling bee contest while other students are sitting and watching.

Inaugural Geography Bee at Carlton. Thank you to rock star,  Mrs. Gabriel for taking this on and bringing this to life. Great job to all the contestants! 

Students sitting on the carpet and playing board games inside their classrooms.




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In Mrs. Olvera Classroom it's Global School Play Day. Good Old Fashioned Play. Sharing, taking turns, cleaning up... All very valuable lessons!





Children seating at whiteboard tables with many books and writing down information on paper from the books.

In Mrs. Chia's Second Grade Class we are studying non-fiction author Gail Gibbons! Students go on an informative text features hunt in Writers Workshop. Students are excited to apply these features in their own informative writing pieces! 

Lady instructing students about California while the students are wearing hats of different types in a room with California Flags.

4th graders are all dressed to “Walk Through California” and participate in an interactive social studies assembly. 

Several photos showing students in their classroom construction things out of cardboard.

Best part of Caines Arcade Cardboard Challenge ... inviting others to come and play!


A lady reaching for a cardboard box from a pile of cardboard boxes.

Mrs. Cline preparing for our Smart ReStart after our  Winter Break!  A great way to start the New Year.

An adult and child making mosaics out of natural gifts of nature at a table outside by the school's garden.

In the Gardening Club making seed mosaics at lunch! What a wonderful way to enjoy the gifts of nature! 

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Our Amazing Staff!

Many Children standing with their teacher on a grass lawn throwing leaves up in the air!

Kindergartners Gather Fall Leaves With Mrs. Borello!

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Inspiring Author, Samantha Vamos visits our 1st - 3rd Grades.  It took her nine years to write,  THE PINATA THAT THE FARM MAIDEN HUNG and revised it twenty times.

Two boys standing next to a whiteboard writing  math equations.

Oh YEAH! Mr. Ahn's 4th Grade Students Love 360 Math !

Three students sitting at desks looking at the TV learning about Fossils.

Miss Baker third grade class sets the culture for science class. Students learn about fossils in a Mystery Doug science lesson.

Students sitting with their teacher on a alphabet carpet unlocking padlocks.

Transitional Kindergarten Start The Day With Creativity. 

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5th Graders In Mrs. Gabriel’s Class Write Personal Narrative Stories That Help The Reader Feel What The Writer Is Feeling.

Two students sitting each in a chair with paper hats of leaves holding each other.

In Miss Yadegar's Classroom...Chicka Boom hats and friendship!  What a great way to end week 4 of school!

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Kindness rocks at Carlton!

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Mrs. Blaylock’s Transitional Kindergarten students engaged in learning centers. 

Four students drawing with chalk on the black top under the solar panels during recess.

Lunch Time At Carlton!

A teacher sitting at her desk taking roll of her students.

Our Second Grade Teacher, Mrs. Powell taking attendance and wishing her students a Good Morning!

Parents, Students and Staff gathering in front of the Media Center Building on the lawn for a ice cream social.
 


Got ice cream? We do! Thanks to the Carlton HSC! What a fun way to begin a new school year! 
Back to School Ice Cream Social

A display of Welcome Back Signs with stars and balloons sitting on the front lawn of the school.
Several ladies grouped together holding up Math Papers.

So much great information on Eureka Math!  

Lady is standing in front of a group of people teaching and using a TV for her presentation.

Mary Katayama shares the commitment of the educators in their continued support of a strong school community. 

Two Ladies Sitting In Chairs Next To A Desk Eating Food

We are so lucky to have these two mentors, Susan Lavelle and Linda Cline sharing about Writer’s Workshop!

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Visit the @Home Learning page for resources and learning links. Here you will find: Distance Learning info, COVID-19 Info, Tech Support, and other Resources. Click the above headline to visit.

2020-21 Welcome Address

Mrs. Katayama's presentation slides for this year's welcome address on Friday, August 21.  Click on the headline to view the slides.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) by Carlton Families

Here is a list of questions that were asked at the grade level Q & A sessions along with Mrs. Katayama's answers: Carlton's FAQs. If you have more questions, please contact your child's teacher if it's related to classroom instruction or procedures or contact Mrs.Katayama katayamam@unionsd.org if it's a general question.

Parenting in a Time of Crisis

Model calm and control. Reassure children that they are safe and so are the other important adults in their lives. Make time to talk with your children about crisis events. Click on the above headline to view the presentation.

Have you signed up on Remind.com?

To receive important reminders, updates or announcements from our school through Remind.com, please sign up. Using your cell phone, text the message @carltonave to 81010 .Or you can open your web browser on your smartphone and go to the following link: rmd.at/cartonave.

School Office

Please call to make an appointment before visiting the office. We open at 7:30AM and close at 4:00PM. 2421 Carlton Avenue, San Jose, CA 95124 Phone: 408-356-1141 Fax: 408-356-5993

2020-2021 School Registration

Online Registration for the 2020-21 School Year opens on February 3, 2020. This process is only for new students to the District. Existing elementary and middle school students are automatically enrolled for the next school year. We look forward to meeting our new families and welcoming back those with younger siblings. Click on the above Headline to Continue Reading.

Amazon Smile Program

If you shop a lot with Amazon, you can make sure that Carlton earns cash back for your purchases. Click on the above Headline to enroll.
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