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Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten Back to School Night

Thursday, August 16, 6:00pm – 7:00pm This is for parents/guardians only. We look forward to meeting you.

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Construction has started for a new entrance and a bigger parking lot!

Several pieces of art displayed at the Art Show done by our students and a sign thanking our volunteers.

Annual Art Show 

 Thank You To Our Art Vista and Clay Volunteers for Making This Possible!

Lots of children dancing on a school playground

30th Annual Dance Fest

Let The Show Begin

Many students dancing together on the school's playground

30th Annual Dance Fest   

Let The Show Begin

Students dancing together on the playground blacktop

30th Annual Dance Fest  

 Let The Show Begin

Many students dancing together on the school's playground with hands up in air

30th Annual Dance Fest

Let The Show Begin

Several parents in a classroom viewing students work.

Quite a Crowd at our Annual Spring Open House 

Students from Carlton dressed in red shirts sitting on the lawn with medals around their necks after getting 3rd place in the District Math competition with the Principal .

Congratulations to all the participants of the District's Math Olympiad Tournament for all their hard work! Kudos to the Carlton Cougars for getting third place! 

Several Parents sitting on the front lawn of Carlton Avenue School having lunch with their family.

Lunch With A Loved One!

Celebrating our diversity at the Carlton Multicultural Festival! 

Multi Cultural Night!

Miss Llovera, Mrs. Olvera, Mrs. Katayama, Mrs. Chia, Mrs. Johns, Miss Powell, Mrs. Beam and Mrs. Cline are an amazing group of teachers!  Helping with the Community Pop-In STEAM Night!

Parent Pop-In Morning for Carlton Makerspace Building 

with Mary Katayama, Principal!

Parent Pop-In Morning for Carlton Makerspace Building 

with Kristy Chia!

Carlton Families Gathered in Multi Purpose Building for Bingo Night!

Bingo Night!  

A Fun Evening Filled With Bingo, Food, Prizes, Basket Raffles, Silent Auction and FAMILY FUN!

Mrs. Beam's Second Grade Teacher is inspired and ready to implement new ideas from Oxnard Schools!!!

Mrs. Beam's Second Grade Students Learning How to Compose and Decompose with Seesaw!  
Making this so much fun!

First Graders in Mrs. Olvera's Classroom Day One of ...


5th Grade Mathematicians Using Flexible Furniture 

To Do 360 Math In Miss Gee's Class 

Miss Yadegar's Kindergarten Class Making 3D Spookley Pumpkins in S.T.E.A.M. LAB with Legos & Paper

At Levi stadium with a child and 49er's helmet.


Our Second Grades Had A Beautiful Day to Practice Measurement on a STEAM Field Trip to Levi's Stadium!

Mrs. Lamour's Fifth Grade Students Learning About 3D Printing 

With Mrs. Chia, Our STEAM TEACHER! 

Depth and Complexity with 3rd Grade Teacher, Mrs. McHugh 

Mrs. Olvera's 1st Grade Class - Brainstorming Words in the -an Word Family!

Mrs. Hadley's 3rd Grade Classroom Application Problem Solving Strategies -...so many different representations! 

Spectroscope making in First Grade


Mr. Ahn's 4th Grade Green Screen Practice 

with Kristy Chia, S.T.E.A.M. Teacher

Mrs. Aupperle's First Grade Class using OSMO!

SMART START CHALLENGE

SMART START CHALLENGE

SMART START CHALLENGE

SMART START CHALLENGE

SMART START CHALLENGE

Our Carlton Kindness Tree Done By Our Kind Students

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Back To School Night

Wednesday, August, 22 6:00pm – 8:00pm Here’s the schedule: 6:00 - 6:45 4th and 5th Grade presentations in classrooms 6:45 - 7:15 Introductions of staff to community on the front lawn 7:15 - 8:00 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Grade presentations in the classrooms
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Student Placement

Letters are being sent out today, Wednesday, August 8th for information to PowerSchool Parent Portal. Here you will find your child's classroom information. You should receive the letter by Friday, August 10th. Power Portal will reopen for the 2018-2019 School Year Friday, August 14th after 4:00pm. If not, please call the office at (408) 356 -1141 starting Monday, August 15th.
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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.
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2018-2019 Grade Level Supply List

Supplies should be brought to your child's classroom during the first week of school. Thank you for helping with your classroom’s needs! Receiving any of these donated supplies is greatly appreciated. Please donate whatever you feel financially comfortable with providing! We are thankful for anything and all.
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Carlton Avenue School Handbook

Welcome to the Carlton Avenue School Handbook, the official handbook providing parents/guardians, students, and community with campus resources, an overview of student life and Elementary School procedures.
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2018-2019 School Calendar

On Tuesday, January 23, 2018, our Board of Trustees approved our 2018-2019 Union School District School Calendar and Student Calendar. A reminder that School Registration starts Thursday, February 1, 2018.
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Walk and Roll Wednesdays

Every Wednesday! Walking and biking are an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle, however many children in this country don't start out the day with these activities. Scanning Program Kick-Off is October 10th, 2018!
Union School Logo with blue bell and Union School District.

Community Meeting for Proposed Development in USD

Dear USD Staff and Families, I hope that you are having a wonderful summer break with time for fun with family and friends. As many of you may be aware, we are pursuing leasing the land next to the district office, the old corporation yard, in an effort to increase revenues for our district. Belmont Village Senior Living has submitted a proposal to develop the land into an assisted living facility for seniors.
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Annual Update to the 2017-2020 LCAP Plan

The Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) and its local accountability counterpart, the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) were implemented with the idea that California must do a better job for its underperforming students, who in fact make up a sizable portion of the state’s school-age population.
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Carlton Connection Newsletter

Our Principal, Mary Katayama, writes about new news that is happening here at Carlton Avenue School. Please subscribe to stay connected.
photo of Denise Clay

Superintendent's Monthly Message

Each month our Superintendent, Denise Coleman sends out messages to our community, updating you about happenings from around the district
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Board Highlights

Board of Trustees business is conducted at public meetings in the Board Room of the Union School District Administrative Office, 5175 Union Avenue, San Jose, CA 95124.
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Amazon Associates Program

If you shop a lot with Amazon, you can make sure that Carlton earns cash back for your purchases.
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Lost and Found

Has your child lost a lunch box? Their jacket or water bottle? In an attempt to make it easier for children to find their lost items, the Lost and Found area is located between the School Office and Multi Purpose Building.
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You Can Learn Anything

Join The Movement - Khan Academy is on a mission to unlock the world's potential. Most people think their intelligence is fixed. The science says it’s not.
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Crossing Guard Needed

We would like to hire a Crossing Guard for before and after school. Please call our office (408) 356-1141 as soon as possible if you are interested in this paid position.
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Back to School Night

Date: 8/22/2018
Time: 6 PM – 8 PM
Location: Carlton Avenue School, 2421 Carlton Ave, San Jose, CA 95124, USA
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