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Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Homepage, Grade 07, Grade 08, Homepage, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades and Parents

At lunch on Wednesday, January 24th, come sign up if you're interested in playing after school sports:

 

Boys Volleyball - in the locker room

Girls Volleyball - in the big gym

Boys Soccer - in room 106

Girls Soccer - in weight room

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 1/24/18




Audience: Homepage, Parent Information, Homepage and Bernal Home and School Association

Our next all school dance is coming up on Friday February 9th. The dances are a great time for all who attend. The kids love the music but REALLY love the concessions! We offer pizza ( little Cesars )  soda, water, popcorn, and chips. The HSA provides the pizza but we are Kindly asking for donations of Water, Soda, and individual chip bags. Donations can be dropped off anytime in the next couple of weeks to the front office. Please clearly label donations FOR FEBRUARY DANCE. The kids especially love COKE and ORANGE soda. 

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Posted by: Candace Warner
Published: 1/19/18




Audience: Homepage, Parent Information, Homepage and Bernal Home and School Association

If you are interested in lending a helping hand at Bernal's Spring Festival this May then please visit the sign up genius link below and join us for our first planning session. Many hands make light work and we will take all the help we can get in making this a special event for our students and community. 

 

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b48adaf2da57-february

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Posted by: Candace Warner
Published: 1/18/18




Audience: Homepage, Parent Information, Homepage and Bernal Home and School Association

The next all school dance is coming up and we need volunteers to work the concessions. This is a fun fast paced way to spend an afternoon jamming to some tunes and selling treats. Please click on the the Sign up genius link to volunteer. 

 

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b48adaf2da57-february

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Posted by: Candace Warner
Published: 1/18/18




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Homepage, Grade 07, Grade 08, Homepage, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades and Parents

Oak Grove High School Cordially Invites You to Its

 

SHADOW DAY

 

Monday, January 29th

9:30 - 11:35

 

All 8th grade students are encouraged to

attend!

 

Interested in visiting Oak Grove High School? Want to know what a day in the life of a freshman is like? Curious about our programs?

 

Well, search no further... Oak Grove offers eighth grade students the opportunity to spend a day shadowing a student. Sit in on classes, meet faculty and staff, tour the campus, and yes, even experience a real high school day.   

                                 

To sign up for Shadow Day contact Ms. Cabrera  at

408-347-6556  or email cabreram@esuhsd.org. Se habla Español.

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 1/17/18




Audience: Homepage, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Sys Admins, Teachers, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Homepage, Grade 07, Grade 08 and All Grades

Parent Campus Tours at STHS:

When: 2/1, 3/1, 4/19, 5/3, at 9:00am

Where: Santa Teresa Library

Who: PARENTS of 8th grades students who will be attending STHS next year. (NO students should attend, as they should be in school during this time)

 

If you'd like to RSVP or have any questions, please contact Elvin Jackson, the Parent Community Involvement Specialist for Santa Teresa at (408) 347- 6233 or jacksone@esuhsd.org

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 1/10/18




Audience: Homepage, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Sys Admins, Teachers, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Homepage, Grade 07, Grade 08 and All Grades

Attention 8th graders attending Santa Teresa High School next year!

 

Freshman Orientation Night at STHS:

When: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 from 6-8pm

Where: Santa Teresa High School Theater

Who: All 8th students and their parents who are attending STHS next year.

 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 1/10/18




Audience: Homepage and Homepage

ATTENTION 7TH GRADE PARENTS/GUARDIANS:

 

All 7th grade students will be participating in the California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS) on Friday, January 19th in their science class. For more information about the survey please visit: http://chks.wested.org/. If you would prefer that your student NOT participate in the survey, please complete the attached form (this will also sent home with all students during the week of Jan 8th) and have your student turn it in to his/her science teacher. 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 1/8/18




Audience: Homepage, Parent Information, Homepage and Bernal Home and School Association

Join the Bernal HSA this Thursday 1/11/17 in the school library at 7pm for our January meeting. We will be discussing the spring festival and setting up some future planning sessions.

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Posted by: Candace Warner
Published: 1/8/18




Audience: Homepage, Parent Information, Homepage and Bernal Home and School Association

Hi Parents and Guardians,

 

The Home and School Association is working to provide a $5 gift card to all the teachers and staff at their holiday lunch on December 20th. We are asking you, our Bernal family, to help us by donating $5 gift cards to the front office before December 19th. We will display the gift cards at the luncheon for the teachers and staff, giving each person a chance to choose. We were able to provide these $5 gift cards at the end of last year as well, and they were all very thankful for the gifts. We need to collect 70 gift cards before December 19th. Please think of supporting our local businesses, if possible, when purchasing the gift cards. If you have any questions you can email us at bernalhsapres@gmail.com.

 

Thank you!

 

 

Hola padres y guardianes,

 

La Asociación de Hogar y Escuela está trabajando para proporcionar una tarjeta de regalo de $ 5 a todos los maestros y el personal en su almuerzo de vacaciones el 20 de diciembre. Le pedimos a usted, nuestra familia Bernal, que nos ayude donando tarjetas de regalo de $ 5 a la oficina antes del 19 de diciembre. Mostraremos las tarjetas de regalo en el almuerzo para los maestros y el personal, dando a cada persona la oportunidad de elegir. También pudimos proporcionar estas tarjetas de regalo de $ 5 al final del año pasado, y todos estaban muy agradecidos por los regalos. Necesitamos recoger 70 tarjetas de regalo antes del 19 de diciembre. Por favor piense en apoyar a nuestras empresas locales, si es posible, al comprar las tarjetas de regalo. Si tiene alguna pregunta, puede enviarnos un correo electrónico a bernalhsapres@gmail.com.

 

¡Gracias!

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Posted by: Emily Concordia
Published: 12/8/17




Audience: Homepage, Parent Information, Homepage and Bernal Home and School Association

Dear Parents and Guardians,

 

We still have our spirit wear in stock in the majority of sizes. You can use the link below to purchase the short sleeve t-shirt, $15, baseball t-shirt, $20, or hooded sweatshirt, $30. If the item is going to be a gift and/or you do not want it delivered to your student's advisory class- please choose 'gift-front office' from the drop down menu of classrooms. You will be notified by email when your item is ready for pick-up. We will work to keep the available sizes updated online, but be patience with us if a size is out of stock. 

 

Thank you!

 

Estimados padres y guardianes,

 

Todavía tenemos nuestra ropa de escuela Broncos en la mayoría de los tamaños. Puede usar el siguiente enlace para comprar la camiseta de manga corta, $ 15, camiseta de béisbol, $ 20 o sudadera con capucha, $ 30. Si el artículo va a ser un obsequio y / o no desea que se entregue en la clase de asesoramiento de su alumno, seleccione "oficina de obsequio" en el menú desplegable de las clases. Se le notificará por correo electrónico cuando su artículo esté listo para ser recogido. Trabajaremos para mantener los tamaños disponibles actualizados en línea, pero tenga paciencia con nosotros si el tamaño no está disponible.

 

¡Gracias!

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Posted by: Emily Concordia
Published: 12/8/17




Audience: Homepage, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Sys Admins, Teachers, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Homepage, Grade 07, Grade 08 and All Grades

Hispanic Parent Holiday Social english flyer
Hispanic Parent holiday social spanish flyer
 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 12/7/17




Audience: Homepage, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Sys Admins, Teachers, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Homepage, Grade 07, Grade 08 and All Grades

Reúnese con la familia y los amigos para apoyar la Bernal HSA, mientras todos comen algo muy sabroso, en un evento como este todos ganan. Cuando llegue a la ubicación en 117 Bernal Road Suite 80 (cerca de Ross y Staples) y traiga el folleto adjunto, Baja Fresh donará el 15% de los ingresos a nuestra escuela.

 

viernes, 15 de diciembre!
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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 12/6/17




Audience: Homepage, Parent Information, Homepage and Bernal Home and School Association

Eat Fresh, Raise Funds!

 

Get together with family and friends to support the Bernal HSA, while you help yourself to some great food- with an event like this everybody wins. When you come in to the location at 117 Bernal Road Suite 80 (near Ross and Staples), and bring in the attached flyer, Baja Fresh will donate 15% of the proceeds to our cause. 

 

Thank you!

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Posted by: Emily Concordia
Published: 12/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Sys Admins, Teachers, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Homepage, Grade 07, Grade 08 and All Grades

Estimados padres y tutores de Bernal,

 

La Escuela Intermedia Bernal será la anfitriona de la reunión de la Comunidad de Consolidación de Oak Grove el 4 de diciembre a las 5:30 p.m. La Asociación de Hogar y Escuela de Bernal está trabajando con el personal de Bernal para hacer que este sea un evento acogedor, donde la comunidad se sienta cómoda en nuestra escuela. Nos gustaría ofrecer refrescos en la reunión y estamos pidiendo donaciones de alimentos y bebidas. Utilice el siguiente enlace para registrarse para tomar un refresco. Puede traer donaciones al New Gym a las 5:15 p.m. o durante el día a la oficina principal. A continuación se incluye el enlace a las notas anteriores de la reunión de consolidación.

 

¡Gracias!

 

Emily and Iesha

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 11/29/17




Audience: Homepage, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Sys Admins, Teachers, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Homepage, Grade 07, Grade 08 and All Grades

Atención a todos los padres y tutores,

 

Por favor, únase a la junta de la Asociación de Hogar y Escuela el Jueves, el 14 de diciembre a las 7:00 p.m. Puede ingresar a la escuela esa noche a través de las puertas en el lado del estacionamiento de la escuela. Nos reuniremos en la biblioteca para hablar sobre eventos futuros, incluyendo el baile del Día de San Valentín, la feria del libro y el Festival de Primavera. Nos gustaría escuchar su opinión sobre estos eventos y sugerencias sobre cómo podemos apoyar a la escuela.

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 11/29/17




Audience: Homepage, Staff, Principals, Assistant Principals, Sys Admins, Teachers, Students, Parents, Afterschool Professionals, Homepage, Grade 07, Grade 08 and All Grades

On Monday, November 27th, many students received an invitation/permission slip (see example letter pictured below) to attend Bernal’s first Super Saturday Academy Session on Saturday, December 9th from 8:15am - 12:30pm! Attending the Super Saturday will allow students to make up one absence from this school year.

 

Students need to turn in their permission slip by next Monday, December 4th and attend the full session on Saturday, December 9th so they can:

  • Earn 10 Bronco Bucks!

  • Be entered into a raffle to earn a pizza party for them and 5 friends!

  • Earn an In-n-Out certificate!

  • Be entered into a raffle to win a free mile pass for P.E.!

 

Please encourage your student to attend this first Super Saturday Academy Session to participate in exciting experimentshands-on activities, and engineering challenges, and so much more! The session on 12/9 will be lead by Mr. Barham and/or Mr. Medina!

 

Mark your calendars for future Super Saturday sessions as well!

January 20th, February 3rd, March 10th, April 28th, and May 19th

 

Please email Allison Crawford at acrawford@ogsd.net if you have any questions!

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 11/28/17




Audience: Homepage, Parent Information, Homepage and Bernal Home and School Association

Dear Bernal Parents and Guardians,

 

Bernal Intermediate School will be hosting the Oak Grove Consolidation Community meeting on December 4th at 5:30 pm. The Bernal Home and School Association is working with the Bernal staff to make this a welcoming event, where the community feels comfortable at our school. We would like to offer refreshments at the meeting and are asking for food and beverage donations. Please use the link below to sign up for refreshments. You can bring donations to the New Gym at 5:15 pm or during the day to the front office. Included below is the link to the past Consolidation Meeting notes as well.

 

Thank you!

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Posted by: Emily Concordia
Published: 11/28/17




Audience: Homepage, Parent Information, Homepage and Bernal Home and School Association

Attention All Parents and Guardians,

 

Please come join the Home and School Association's meeting on Thursday, December 14th at 7:00 pm. You can enter the school that evening through the doors on the parking lot side of the school. We will be meeting in the library to discuss future events, including the Valentine's Day dance, the book fair and the Spring Festival. We would like the hear your input on these events and suggestions on how we can support the school. 

 

Thank you!

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Posted by: Emily Concordia
Published: 11/28/17




Audience: Allison Crawford, Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association, Clubs, Departments, Newsletters, Parent Information, Sports, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Dear Parents,

 

You are invited to join us on Wednesday, November 29th during your student's History or Social Studies class (see schedule below) to view your child's History Day Project!! 

 

All Bernal History students are participating in this group project, and will proudly put them on display for the whole school to see.

 

Please sign-in at the front office and come upstairs to walk around and visit student project stations (think of it like a science fair for history and social studies classes!) 

 

Bell Schedule:

 

1st Period 9:05-9:50

2nd Period 9:53-10:37

3rd Period 10:50-11:34

4th Period 11:37-12:21

5th Period 12:59-1:43

6th Period 1:46-2:30

 

We would enjoy seeing you on the 29th. Hope you can join us!

 

Kindly,

Bernal's History/Social Studies Department



 

Estimados  padres,

¡Está invitado a unirse  el miércoles, 29 de noviembre durante la clase de historia o estudios sociales de su hijo (vea el cronograma a continuación) para ver el Proyecto del Día de la Historia de su hijo!

Todos los estudiantes de Bernal History están participando en este proyecto grupal, y orgullosamente los exhibirán para que los vea toda la escuela.

Por favor regístrese en la oficina principal y suba las escaleras para caminar y visitar las estaciones de proyectos estudiantiles (¡piense como una feria de ciencias para las clases de historia y estudios sociales!)

 

1st Period 9:05-9:50

2nd Period 9:53-10:37

3rd Period 10:50-11:34

4th Period 11:37-12:21

5th Period 12:59-1:43

6th Period 1:46-2:30


Nos encantaría verte el día 29. Espero que pueda unirse a nosotros!

Sinceramente,

Departamento de historia

 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 11/21/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

A special message from Project Cornerstone:

 

We have exciting news about the movie Wonder, which opens this weekend and is based on the book. Project Cornerstone loves and promotes the book for how it encourages kindness, empathy, and inclusion.

http://rjpalacio.com/book.html

 

Project Cornerstone will receive $1/ticket for every advance ticket purchased for Wonder by midnight on November 19th.

 

Tickets MUST be purchased using this link for any theater, any showing, anywhere. (Yes, even out of state)

https://www.fandango.com/wonder-199146/movie-overview?a=13034&cmp=13034:wonder13064

 

The link has been posted on our FB page. Anne Ehresman also created a Project Cornerstone meet-up for Sat. 11/18 @ 2:15 pm at the AMC Mercado. Join her if you are able! If you can’t make it this Saturday at the Mercado, please consider purchasing your tickets for another date or theater location by midnight on November 19th. You don’t have to see the movie by the 19th, just purchase by then. Please also tell your friends and family.

 

Warmest regards,
 

Ziem Nguyen Neubert

Director of School Partnerships

YMCA/Project Cornerstone

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 11/15/17




Audience: Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association and Parent Information

Venderemos Bernal Spirit Wear durante el almuerzo jueves, el deciseis de noviembre afuera del gymnasio nuevo. Recuerde que las camisas de manga corta cuestan $15, las de béisbol cuestan $ 20 y las suesteres con capucha cuestan $30. También estaremos adentro del gymnasio nuevo, después de la escuela para el juego de baloncesto femenino. Por favor utilice el siguiente enlace para obtener más información sobre los artículos de spirit wear.

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Posted by: Emily Concordia
Published: 11/14/17




Audience: Bernal Home and School Association, Parent Information and Homepage

We will be selling Bernal Spirit Wear during lunch on Thursday 11/16 outside the New Gym. Remember short sleeve shirts are $15, baseball shirts are $20 and hooded sweatshirts are $30. We will also be inside the New Gym, after school for the girl's basketball game. Please use the link below for more information on the spirit wear items.

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Posted by: Emily Concordia
Published: 11/14/17




Audience: Bernal Home and School Association, Homepage and Parent Information

The November HSA meeting has been cancelled. We will meet again in December on the 14th. 

 

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Posted by: Candace Warner
Published: 11/8/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Our annual canned food drive has started and will run through Friday, November 17th! Bring your canned and/or non-perishable food items to your Advisory teacher! You can also drop off the food items in the front office or with Mr. Guevarra (room 213), Mr. Mancias (room 212), or Mr. Medina (room 112). Thank you for supporting others in need! 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 11/6/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

The CuBu Boys Club Meeting on Thursday, Nov. 9th after school from 2:30-4:30p.m. has been CANCELLED.

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 11/6/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

We are happy to announce that the annual Oak Grove School District Cultural Arts Expo is just around the corner. Be sure to mark Friday, February 2nd, 4:00-7:00 pm on your calendar. It will take place at the Edenvale Community Center, 330 Branham Lane East, San Jose CA 95111. We are excited to see what our talented artists from Oak Grove School District have created this year. There will be a display of visual and performing arts including singing, dancing, and musical performances by Oak Grove students. Food trucks will be present for you to enjoy! The event is free, but a $5 donation per family to support the arts will be greatly appreciated. Please be sure to attend!

 

Parent Volunteers needed! We would like the parent community to support the district in putting together this fantastic show. Please give us 2 hours of your time between 10am and 4pm on Thursday, February 1st . We need help with mounting artwork onto the display boards before the show and take down after the show on Friday, Feb. 2nd. Please contact Raji Musinipally at rmusinipally@ogsd.net or call 408- 227-8300, ext. 100263 to help.

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 11/6/17




Audience: Bernal Home and School Association, Parent Information and Homepage

Join the HSA in supporting Bernal by dining out at Mountain Mike's. Dine in or carryout  anytime on Monday November 13th. from 10am-10pm. and 15% of the proceeds will go to support our school. 

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Posted by: Candace Warner
Published: 11/4/17




Audience: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg, Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association, Clubs, Departments, Newsletters, Parent Information, Sports, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

 

Dear Families,

 

An important reminder for families about Hero!

 

The Hero program is used by schools nationwide for recognizing stand-out student behavior. Hero will help us operate efficiently, and it will help us keep consistent policies running throughout the school. Hero will keep an accurate record of things like tardies, school event attendance, classroom participation, and positive student behavior. Hero also allows our staff to be more data driven.

 

In the simplest sense, Hero will help Bernal run more efficiently, which means that the biggest impact of the program will be that your child will spend more time in class. Many Hero schools have seen big changes in school climate, which means that that time will be safer and more productive, too.

 

Hero takes their responsibility to protect sensitive student information very seriously. Along with top of the line technical security, they have internal policies that put your child’s privacy first. It’s also important to note that Hero doesn’t store any SSNs or student health records, and that the data Hero collects is strictly behavioral.

 

At Bernal, your child’s privacy, security and safety are of the utmost importance to us. Because of this, we will work closely with Hero to ensure that the programs we put in place are not only FERPA compliant, but also compliant with all requirements unique to our state, our district, and our school. We’re extremely excited to bring Hero into Bernal and look forward to seeing the positive impact that it will have.

 

To register as a Parent or Student, follow these easy steps:

1) Go to  https://access.heropowered.com

2) Select the parent or student button

3) Click “Create An Account”

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4) Enter name, your email address, choose a password, click “Create user”

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5) Click “Add Student”

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6) A pop up with ask “Did your school provide you with a secure key to access Hero?” - Select “NO”

7) Enter student ID#, birthdate, and last name (ID # is located on your student’s schedule of classes)

 

 

Download the Hero App

Once you register online, you may download the HERO app from the itunes or Google Play stores to keep track of HERO behavior history and Hero point balances.

 

Sincerely,

 

Keely elizabeth Berg

Assistant Principal

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Hero Parent + Student Engagement Tools: http://www.herok12.com/parent-student-engagement

 

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Posted by: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg
Published: 10/27/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Attached you will find the presentation from Bernal's African American Koffee Klatch parent meeting held on Monday, October 23rd.

 

Stay tuned for information about our next meeting!

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 10/25/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Attached you will find the presentation from Bernal's Hispanic Parent meeting held on Thursday, October 19th.

 

Stay tuned for information about our next meeting!

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 10/20/17




Audience: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg, Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association, Clubs, Departments, Newsletters, Parent Information, Sports, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Fall Fundraiser for Bernal Intermediate

Important Information for All Parents and Students - Your Support Is Needed!

 

Bernal’s Annual Fall Fundraiser is now underway! The school’s major fundraisers for this year are Mixed Bag Designs and Gourmet Cookie Dough/Cheesecakes. We depend on its success to provide much needed funding for programs, activities, and equipment for our students. Our goal this year is to raise $20,000 in sales! We have over two weeks to sell to our family and friends in order to accomplish this goal.

 

Because the two fundraisers will run concurrently, there will be two separate order forms. Please make sure to keep these orders separate from one another!

 

For Mixed Bag Designs sales:

·         Make sure the customer's information is filled out on the MBD order form. Do not collect tax!

·         hand   bagMixed Bag Designs also allows for orders online. Email friends and family and ask them to go to www.mixedbagdesigns.com. You’ll need to provide them with Bernal’s fundraiser ID # 569371, the student’s name and their Advisory teacher. All MBD online orders count toward prizes, excluding“sale” items. However, online orders must pay tax and shipping, as well as pay a slightly smaller percentage in terms of earnings for the school. For these reasons, hard copy orders are preferred over online ordering, when possible.

 

For Gourmet Cookie Dough/Cheesecake sales:

·         Make sure the customer's information is filled out on the GCD order form.

·         There are no online sales for this option.

 

Additional Tips for Success:

·         Product delivery day is guaranteed to be in time to be used for holiday gifts. *Actual day TBA.

·         Cookie dough orders need to be picked up after school on the delivery date, and cannot be kept overnight, due to refrigeration needs.

·         There will be extra order forms in the front office.

·       Checks should be made to payable to: Bernal Intermediate and money is due to families at the time the order is placed.

·       All Mixed Bag Designs/online orders and cookie dough orders count toward prizes!

·       An additional prize sheet is included for both individual and group prizes!

 

Turn in timeline:

·  10/20 7:30 am in the forum- BONUS prizes for first turn in day!

·  10/27 7:30 am in the forum- FINAL deadline!

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Posted by: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg
Published: 10/13/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Dear Oak Grove School District Community,

 

Due to heavy smoke from the wildfires in the North Bay counties causing unhealthy air quality throughout the Bay Area, we have asked our schools to cancel outdoor activities and field trips have been rescheduled. This means that all outdoor activities need to be canceled or moved indoors. This includes recess, lunch recess, physical education classes, athletic practices, and after school outdoor events and activities. Schools have also been asked to provide extra indoor locations for lunch time, to allow students to remain inside.

 

The wellness and safety of our students is of the utmost priority to us and we want to make sure that students, especially students with health conditions, are indoors and not exposed to the smoke unnecessarily.

 

We are also recommending that students do not walk or ride their bike to school tomorrow, to avoid prolonged exposure outside. Since it is a spare the air day, please try to coordinate carpooling. Students with inhalers should keep them on hand at all times.

 

We will continue to monitor air quality and will be in touch with you once the air quality improves and the school district returns to a regular schedule.

 

Thank you for your understanding as we work to educate our students in safe learning environments.

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 10/12/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, Time 6:30-8:00p.m., Library

 

The Koffee Klatch is a support group for African American, African Nationalist & Biracial Children.  This group also includes adoptive parents of African American, African Nationalist, & Biracial Children.

 

Koffee Klatch meetings started as the request of the parents originally getting together in their homes to meet & discuss issues around education, parent involvement & academic success for their children at Bernal Intermediate.

 

Agenda:

  • Testing Scores & Data Presentation for Language & Math

  • Safety Nets available at school to support your students academically during School and Afterschool

  • Upcoming Activities, Clubs & Events at Bernal, & the District Office

We hope to see you there & bring another parent too!

Dr. Jamal Splane, Principal

Iesha Clarke, Koffee Klatch Coordinator & Parent

Amelia Hill, District Community Liaison, email: ahill@ogsd.net

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 10/11/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Dear Bernal Parents and Guardians,

 

You are invited to the Bernal Scholastic Book Fair, October 9th to October 13th, after school. The fair will be open for parents and students 2:30-4:30pm Monday and 2:30-3:00pm Tuesday to Friday. Any adult wanting to visit the book fair can enter through the front office. Please sign in and put on a visitor sticker before heading up to the library on the second floor. (You enter the forum through the office and go up the stairs to the right.) If you are not able to make it to the book fair, you can still support the school by purchasing through the online book fair- now to October 13th: http://www.scholastic.com/bf/bernal

 

You will also be able to purchase from the fair during the HSA meeting, Thursday October 12th at 7pm. Payments can be made with cash or credit cards. You can use the following link to preview the book fair flyer and watch mini-trailers for select titles:

http://bookfairsfiles.scholastic.com/flippingbooks/F17-MS-booklist/F17-MS-booklist.html

 

Your students will also have chances to visit the book fair during their ELA classes, plus break and lunch. Please see the attached letter, from Dr Splane, about the importance of reading and students choosing their own books.

 

All the proceeds from the book fair are converted to Scholastic Dollars, which the teachers use to purchase supplies. Thank you for supporting your Bernal teachers!

 

Best,

Emily and Candace

_____________________________________________________

 

Queridos Padres y Guardianes de Bernal,

 

Estás invitado a la feria del libro Scholastic de Bernal, el 9 de Octubre hasta el 13 de Octubre, despues de la escuela. La Feria estará abierta por los padres y estudiante desde 2:30PM a 4:30PM (Lunes) y 2:30PM a 3:00PM el Martes hasta el Viernes. Cualquier adulto que quiera visitar la feria del libro puede entrar a través de la oficina principal. Antes de ir a la biblioteca, por favor registrarse en la officina y pon una pegatina de visitante. La biblioteca esta en el segundo piso de la escuela. (tiene que entrar por la oficina and subir por la escalera.) Si no puede venir a la feria del libro, puede apoyar la escuela en comprando en línea ahorita hasta el 13 de Octubre. http://www.scholastic.com/bf/bernal

 

También podrá comprar en la feria durante la junta de HSA, el jueves, 12 de octubre. Los pagos se pueden hacer con dinero efectivo o tarjetas de crédito. Puede utilizar el siguiente enlace para obtener una vista previa de la feria del libro. http://bookfairsfiles.scholastic.com/flippingbooks/F17-MS-booklist/F17-MS-booklist.html.

 

Sus estudiantes también tendrán oportunidades de visitar la feria del libro durante sus clases de ELA, además de descanso y almuerzo. Por favor vea la carta adjunta, del Dr. Splane, sobre la importancia de la lectura. Todos los ingresos de la feria del libro se convierten en dólares escolares, que los maestros utilizan para comprar suministros escolares. 

 

Gracias por apoyar a los maestros de Bernal!

 

Gracias,

 

Emily and Candace

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 10/9/17




Audience: Parent Information, Bernal Home and School Association and Homepage
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Posted by: Candace Warner
Published: 10/6/17




Audience: Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association and Parent Information

Dear Bernal Parents and Guardians,

 

You are invited to the Bernal Scholastic Book Fair, October 9th to October 13th, after school. The fair will be open for parents and students 2:30-4:30pm Monday and 2:30-3:00pm Tuesday to Friday. Any adult wanting to visit the book fair can enter through the front office. Please sign in and put on a visitor sticker before heading up to the library on the second floor. (You can enter the forum through the office and go up the stairs to the right.) If you are not able to make it to the book fair, you can still support the school by purchasing through the online book fair- now to October 13th: http://www.scholastic.com/bf/bernal

You will also be able to purchase from the fair during the HSA meeting, Thursday October 12th. Payments can be made with cash or credit cards. You can use the following link to preview the book fair flyer and watch mini-trailers for select titles:

http://bookfairsfiles.scholastic.com/flippingbooks/F17-MS-booklist/F17-MS-booklist.html

Your students will also have chances to visit the book fair during their ELA classes, plus break and lunch. Please see the attached letter, from Dr Splane, about the importance of reading and students choosing their own books.

 

All the proceeds from the book fair are converted to Scholastic Dollars, which the teachers use to purchase supplies. Thank you for supporting your Bernal teachers!

 

Best,

Emily and Candace

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Posted by: Candace Warner
Published: 10/6/17




Audience: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg, Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association, Clubs, Departments, Newsletters, Parent Information, Sports, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Dear Parent(s) or Guardian(s):

 

The safety and welfare of our students and staff is our highest priority. To provide schools an opportunity to practice emergency response procedures, our District Superintendent has asked all students and staff to participate in a District-wide emergency preparedness drill on October 19, 2017 at 10:25 a.m. Please be advised that students will be dismissed at the regular time on this day. 

 

The goals of the training drill are to improve our ability to protect students, save lives, and reduce injuries. They allow us to evaluate our emergency operations plan and improve our response skills. As part of the drill, the students and staff will participate in the activation of our school’s Safe School Plan.

 

In order to protect students, in case of an actual emergency students will only be released to the parents and/or other adults listed on the student’s Emergency Card.  Please ensure that this card has updated and accurate information. It is a good idea to have several trusted adults listed on the card, including one or two who live within walking distance of the school. You should assume that in an actual emergency, telephone communication may not be possible, and so you should discuss your family meeting place and reunification plans in advance with anyone listed on the student’s Emergency card.

 

In the event of an actual emergency approved emergency contact person should bring identification and go directly to the Parent Gathering Area only.  While your student is located, the adult will be directed to the Reunion Gate to meet the child and sign them out. This procedure is designed for your child’s protection and for your peace of mind.

 

Prior to the drill, please discuss your family’s home preparedness plan with your student(s). The American Red Cross has outstanding materials. You can obtain Red Cross materials in English or in Spanish from their website: http://www.redcross.org. Your telephone directory also has valuable information on emergency preparedness, and there are resources to be discovered on the internet in many languages.

 

If you have any questions or need further information, please do not hesitate to call our school office at 408-578-5731.

 

Sincerely,

 

Keely Elizabeth Berg

Assistant Principal

 

 

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Posted by: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg
Published: 10/5/17




Audience: Parent Information, Bernal Home and School Association and Homepage

This FRIDAY October 6th from 2-close. Enjoy some tea at Pure Tea on Santa Teresa Blvd. and mention you are with Bernal! Proceeds go the HSA to continue to support Bernal Students. 

 

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Posted by: Candace Warner
Published: 10/2/17




Audience: Homepage, Parent Information, Parents and Teachers

Parents/Guardians,


Every six weeks (each Term) we will be mailing progress reports home.

 

Term 1 just ended on Friday, September 22nd and progress reports are being mailed home. Once you receive them review the progress report with your child and make this an opportunity to have a productive conversation with him/her about their successes as well and the areas they need improvement on.

 

Below are the Term Dates:

  • T1 (Term 1)---08/15/17 - 09/22/17
  • T2 (Term 2)---09/25/17 - 11/03/17
  • T3 (Term 3)---11/06/17 - 01/12/18
  • T4 (Term 4)---01/17/18 - 03/02/18
  • T5 (Term 5)---03/05/18 - 04/20/18
  • T6 (Term 6)---04/23/18 - 06/01/18

 

9 Tips for Reacting to Your Child’s Report Card

By Amanda Morin

 

How you react to your child’s report card can impact his motivation, self-esteem and sense of control over his learning. So it’s important to look beyond the grades before you respond. Consider these common report card scenarios.

  1. Grades improved, but less than you expected.

You might be tempted to say, “I was expecting to see more improvement than this.” But it’s important to remember that any improvement is progress, and even a little bit can take a lot of effort. Recognizing this provides an opportunity to talk about what’s working well.

Instead, try saying, “Well done! What do you think helped you to make those improvements? Would the same strategies be helpful for other subjects, too?”

  1. Grades and attitude both need improvement.

When the news isn’t great, you might be tempted to blurt out, “You’re grounded until your attitude and grades improve!” But take a deep breath and try this approach instead: “I need to take some time to think about what I want to say. We’ll talk about this tomorrow.”

Then, think about what “improvement” looks like. Be realistic and define it for your child: “Here are the expectations for the next marking period. Let’s come up with a plan to make it happen.”

  1. Grades have improved since the last report card.

When the results are positive, you might be tempted to say, “I knew if you tried harder you could do better!” But “trying harder” isn’t how kids with learning and attention issues do better in school.

Instead, you can say something like, “Awesome! Looks like using new strategies for homework and studying really paid off.” Get more tips on how to give praise.

  1. Grades stayed the same, but attitude and effort improved.

When you’re looking for improvement in grades you may overlook teacher comments about progress in other areas. You might be tempted to say, “Well, your attitude is better. If only your grades were better, too.” But if your child doesn’t enjoy school, greater effort and an improved attitude are progress.

Instead, try saying, “It’s good to hear you’re more comfortable in school, and to see that you’re doing well with your homework. Let’s work on test-taking for the next marking period.”

  1. Some grades improved, and others dropped.

Since some subjects have improved, you might be tempted to say, “What happened with the rest of your classes?” But as your child gets older, the expectations for learning change and may be harder to meet in some subjects.

It’s more productive to say, “Your math and science grades look great! But I’m a little disappointed about the others. What’s different in those classes?” Talk about changes that might help, such as a quieter homework area or working with a tutor. If he’s old enough, you can also suggest that he speak with his teachers about strategies that could help him improve.

  1. Your child is failing most classes despite working hard.

If you’re surprised, you might be tempted to say, “You’re failing everything?! I thought you were working hard!” Your child’s performance may have little to do with effort, though. Does he have the necessary supports? Maybe it’s time to talking with a school counselor.

You can say this instead: “I’m really surprised by these grades—I know you worked hard. After we talk about what you think could help you, I’m going to ask for a meeting at school to come up with a better plan.”

  1. Grades have taken a sudden nosedive.

When your child is suddenly failing everything, you might be tempted to say, “What on earth is going on with you?” But it’s important to think about any other signs that something’s wrong. Have you seen changes in his behavior or in his friendships recently?

If so, you could say, “I’m really not happy with this, and I’ve noticed other changes in you lately. Take a day to think about what your teachers and I can do to help. Tomorrow we’ll talk and come up with a plan for moving forward.”

  1. Your child is disappointed he didn’t do better.

You might be tempted to say, “I don’t understand why you’re upset. This report card looks pretty good.” If your child has been expecting a bigger “payoff” for his hard work, however, it might not look good enough.

Instead you can say, “I understand that you’re disappointed, but I’m happy with this. I see your hard work paying off.”

  1. You know he didn’t put in the necessary work.

Out of frustration you might be tempted to say, “I knew this was going to happen! I’m taking your phone until you fix it!” But your child can’t prove it’s “fixed” until the next report card. And that’s too long for any form of punishment to be meaningful or effective.

A better approach might be to say, “You can’t change your report card, but you can—and will—change your approach to school. You aren’t going to use your phone until your homework is done and checked each day.”

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Posted by: Ms. Reed
Published: 9/29/17




Audience: Homepage

Broncos Bucks are our school's "currency." Students earn these Bucks by displaying our R²ISE behaviors: RESPECT, RESPONSIBILITY, INTEGRITY, SAFETY, and EXCELLENCE.  The Bronco Bucks store is a place where students use their earned Bronco Bucks to purchase useful, fun, or novelty items. These items can be school supplies or not. Students love colorful or fun themed pens, notebooks, erasers, folders, sunglasses, bookmarks, etc. 

A popular request has been LANYARDS, in light of our new School ID policy. We currently only have a few to offer, so those would be a great addition to our inventory. 

 

If you have any fun, tangible items that our students would love to "purchase" from our Bronco Bucks store, please bring donations to the front office to be sent to Mrs. Neumeister, Mrs. Fraschetti, or Ms. Crawford.

 

THANK YOU!

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Posted by: Mrs. Neumeister (Alvey)
Published: 9/28/17




Audience: Bernal Home and School Association, Homepage and Parent Information
Announcing the new spirit wear item for fall 2017- Bernal baseball t-shirt! The shirt is from Bella + Canvas and is 91% polyester and 9% cotton. It is $20. Please use the link below for more information and to order this and other spirit wear. We have a full size run in the short sleeve t-shirt and hooded sweatshirt as well. Thank you for supporting Bernal Intermediate School.
http://bernalhsa-net.3dcartstores.com/

 

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Posted by: Candace Warner
Published: 9/26/17




Audience: Homepage, Parent Information and Bernal Home and School Association

Click the link to be able to see the volunteer opportunities available during this falls book fair. 

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Posted by: Candace Warner
Published: 9/26/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

TERM 1: GRADES

How to figure out your Grade Point Average (GPA)?

Example: PER TERM/ PER SEMESTER

SUBJECT/ CLASS

GRADE

POINTS EARNED

 

 

 

English

A

4

Math

B

3

Science

C

2

Social Studies

B

3

P.E

A

4

Elective

D

1

 

 

 

 

 

Total Points =  17

 

Point values:

A - 4,  B - 3,  C - 2,  D - 1,  F - 0

 

Total Points Earned, DIVIDED by, the Total Number of Classes (6)

17/ 6 =

GPA: 2.83

 

YOU NEED A 2.0 OR HIGHER TO GRADUATE!!

Participation in the promotion ceremony is a privilege that is earned through demonstrating positive behavior and satisfactory academic progress through grades. District requirements for participation in the graduation ceremony and activities include:

 

1. Achieve a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 1.50 in one of the two semesters (January or June report card).

2. Receive no more than three (3) total semester “F” grades for the entire year of 8th grade year.

3. No more than two (2) F’s on the second semester report card for the 8th grade year.

4. All students BELOW 1.99 G.P.A. will be placed in an Academic Action Plan and will be required to attend Lunch Bunch until their G.P.A is above 2.0.

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 9/14/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage
September is officially National Preparedness Month! Make a plan for yourself, family and friends. Here’s how:https://www.ready.gov/make-a-plan. The Ready.gov website is an awesome resource to help you prepare for an emergency, and all of their info is available in multiple languages.

 

If you prefer a good video, here’s a short one from the American Red Cross on how to make a simple family emergency kit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLFkD8Ti...

 

… and don’t forget to sign up for emergency alerts through AlertSCC https://www.sccgov.org/sites/alertscc

 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 9/14/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Dear Bernal Families,

 

CJSF, our community service/honors club, is working to collect school supplies to send to Hurricane Harvey victims. Sadly, after this weekend, we may need to expand our donation drive to supply students and schools in Florida as well. As of right now, we're working with the Children's Museum of Houston & the Houston Independent School District (the largest school district in Texas), to provide much needed materials to students who have lost their homes and possessions.

 

We are asking for donated items that you may have laying around at the house already, or that you can find on super sale at Target, Walmart, etc.! Here are some requested items:

 

  • wide-ruled 70-page spiral notebooks
  • 1-inch binders
  • 3-prong colored folders with pockets 
  • regular-sized backpacks
  • No. 2 pencils
  • Crayola crayons
  • Crayola markers
  • highlighters
  • pink erasers
  • scissors
  • Elmer’s Glue or Glue sticks
  • hand sanitizer

 

We sincerely appreciate your support! Donations can be dropped off at the front office, or sent with your student to Room 201 by Friday, September 22nd.

 

Lastly, if you know of any local volunteer opportunities that are available for middle schoolers, our club members are willing and able to get started! Please reply to this email with details.

 

Thank you very much for reading and helping us meet our goal :)

 

Sincerely,

 

The CJSF Team

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 9/8/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

All school-wide events will be posted on our Google Calendar. You can access this calendar from two places:

 

On the homepage of Bernal's school loop: (scroll to bottom)

Link: Bernal's School Loop Homepage

 

On the Bernal's website:

Link: http://bernal.ogsd.net/

You can subscribe the calendar so it links to your gmail account!



Student's can also add this calendar to their Google Calendar (oakgrovesd.net account). See attached directions.

 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 9/8/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Bernal Parents & Guardians,

 

Please join us at the first Home & School Association meeting on September 14, 2017 from 7pm-9pm in the Bernal Library.

 

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 9/5/17




Audience: Homepage

The Gay Straight Alliance will hold their first meeting in room 108 at lunch. Bring your food and a friend! 

 

GSA Network is a next-generation LGBTQ racial and gender justice organization that empowers and trains queer, trans and allied youth leaders to advocate, organize, and mobilize an intersectional movement for safer schools and healthier communities.

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Posted by: Ms. B
Published: 9/4/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Interested in your 8th grader joining the Washington D.C. trip over spring break?

 

If you have not yet registered for the D.C. trip, please attend the parent informational meeting on Thursday, August 31st at 5pm in the Bernal Library.

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 8/29/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

This Thursday 8/31 and Friday 9/1 will be block schedule due to an 8th grade history field trip. Below is the schedule:


 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 8/29/17




Audience: Homepage

So do we!

 

Herff Jones eShare:

http://www.hjeshare.com/eShare/?code=bernalbroncos

 

Students, parents, and teachers can upload and submit their photos of SCHOOL EVENTS to the yearbook staff for review. We cannot guarantee that your content will be published, but if you don't share, your great pictures can't even be considered.

 

Please share images quickly so we can meet our deadlines. Provide as much detail as possible (including name and grade level) so that we can have all the information for accurate identification.

 

There are also Apple and Android apps available!

 

Last day to submit photos: November 13 2017

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Posted by: Mrs. Neumeister (Alvey)
Published: 8/25/17




Audience: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg, Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association, Clubs, Departments, Newsletters, Parent Information, Sports, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

We need the help of community members to ensure our students are safe during lunch. Please see Mrs. Berg if you would like to learn more, and to sign up!

 

Click here to volunteer!!!!

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Posted by: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg
Published: 8/23/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins and Teachers

If you stay after school to participate in a school sport, get extra help from a teacher, and/or use the library to work on assignments, the late activity bus will run Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. The bus will arrive at 3:30pm and students must have an orange bus pass signed by a teacher in order to ride the late activity bus.

 

This will begin next Tuesday, August 22nd.

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 8/18/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Please review the dress code guidelines for the 2017-2018 school year. There are a few updates below that are not reflected in the student binder reminders. This is the most updated version of Bernal's Common Student Dress Guidelines. If you need further clarification, please have your student check with his/her Advisory teacher.

 


 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 8/17/17




Audience: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg, Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association, Clubs, Departments, Newsletters, Parent Information, Sports, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

Parking Lot Reminder!

 

Just a reminder that there is NO student drop off/pick up or parent parking in the bus and staff parking lot. Students are to be dropped off on the streets adjacent to the school and use the crosswalks to come on to campus. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. 

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Posted by: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg
Published: 8/17/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Starting Thursday, August 24th the Bernal Library will be open every day after school until 3:30pm.  Students who take the bus will be offered a late bus on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday ONLY. Any student not taking the bus will have to be promptly picked up in front of the school at 3:30pm.

 

Students can use this time after school to finish homework, read or work on group projects in a quiet atmosphere.

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 8/17/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Bernal Families,

 

To apply for Free & Reduced Lunch in Oak Grove, please apply online using the following link:

Apply for Free & Reduced Lunch in Oak Grove

 

Below you will find the link to the menus:

Child Nutrition Lunch Menu

 

This information will always be available on the Oak Grove School District website: http://www.ogsd.net/

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 8/16/17




Audience: Homepage, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Bernal Families,

 

We are very excited for the start of the 2017-2018 school year! Attached you will find information about the first day of school – Monday, August 14, 2017. Your student will report to a designated room (see attached) to pick up his/her schedule promptly at 8:05am. Your student will then report to his/her advisory class to receive important information and paperwork that will be sent home for you to review. Students will then continue to their 1st-6th period classes for the remainder of the day! If your student is an incoming 7th grader or new 8th grader and needs help locating a classroom, just look for the Bernal Leadership students in their purple shirts who will be around campus ready to help! We look forward to seeing all of our Bernal Broncos on Monday!


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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 8/11/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

*Please see attached flyer for more information*

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 6/15/17




Audience: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg, Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association, Clubs, Departments, Newsletters, Parent Information, Sports, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

The link to order graduation pictures from the official photographers can be found at: https://events.lifetouch.com/tempHomepage.aspx?EventID=155911. Thank you for coming out to celebrate our grads- they made everyone proud! 

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Posted by: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg
Published: 6/9/17




Audience: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg, Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association, Clubs, Departments, Newsletters, Parent Information, Sports, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

It is that time of year! June 8th is the last day of school for students. It is a half-day, and students are dismissed at 10:30 AM. Buses will run their normal routes at 10:30 for all students who take OGSD transportation. Additionally, we hear there may, unfortunately, be road construction on Curry & Santa Teresa tomorrow, so please plan on extra time to avoid the traffic and road closures for drop off and pick up.

 

Additionally, for our 8th-grade families, students need to return to Oak Grove High School at 4:30 in the afternoon for the 5 PM graduation ceremony. We are excited to see you at OGHS to celebrate this occasion! 

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Posted by: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg
Published: 6/7/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

If you're an incoming 7th grade or new 8th grade student attending Bernal for the 2017-2018 school year and you'd like a tour of the school before the first day of classes, please come to one of the student tour dates below.

 

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 anytime between 1:30pm and 3:00pm

OR

Friday, August 4, 2017 anytime between 10:30am and 12:00pm

 

Tours will be led by 8th grade leadership students. Please click this link to select which date you would prefer to attend. You can drop by anytime between the start and end time of each day. Parents and students are both welcome!

 

Also, please remember that the New Student Orientation for Bernal will be Tuesday, August 8, 2017 from 6-7pm in the new gym. Parents and students are welcome!

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 6/5/17




Audience: Homepage

Dear Parent/Guardian

Recently, many school districts in Santa Clara County have reported an increase in Norovirus and other flu-like illnesses. Our District has had some cases reported and we are sharing the following information to help our families avoid contracting the illness and to keep our school communities healthy.   Attached is more info and as always you may contact the school with questions.  

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Posted by: Dr. Jamal Splane
Published: 6/2/17




Audience: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg, Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association, Clubs, Departments, Newsletters, Parent Information, Sports, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

Our annual 8th-grade field trip is quickly approaching on 6/6! 8th graders who have turned in their permission slip will be boarding buses based on their Advisory class periods.

 

Students will be transported to and from Great America Park by district-provided buses ONLY.  There will be no activity bus following the return to Bernal.  Students may walk home or be met by parents at Bernal at approximately 5:30 p.m. Please arrive promptly at 5:30 for pickup, or arrange a carpool with other 8th-grade parents, as supervision of students will not be available after 5:45 pm.

 

Additionally, once inside the park, students will have full access to the park, including the waterpark area. Students who intend to access the water park should bring a small bag with a towel, swimwear, and change of clothes. 

 

All students should also bring and/or liberally apply sunscreen for the entire day! We want to keep all students happy and healthy and prevent burns or damage from the sun on this fun but long day at the park. 

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Posted by: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg
Published: 6/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Please check out the attachment if you are interested in joining a Bernal band class as your exploratory class for the 2017-2018 school year.

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 6/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Attention 7th Graders with Popcorn Palace Orders*:

 

Your popcorn will be ready for pick-up this Friday, June 2nd at 2:30pm in the office. Please make arrangements to be picked up in you have a large order.

 

*for next year’s Washington D.C. trip

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 5/31/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins and Teachers


 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 5/26/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

The 8th Grade Language Arts students will be presenting their Health Fair projects on Friday, June 2nd and would like to invite parents and community members to come watch the student presentations! The students will be presenting their research from an inspired book, Omnivore's DilemmaEach Language Arts class has a different focus. Our topics range from GMO’s/Hybrid vs. Non GMO’s, CAFO’s (treatment of animals), what happens to our food once it gets to our plate, and what are the pros and cons of fad diets? We can’t wait!

 

Our Health Fair is June 2nd, upstairs around the library. Ours students will give speeches about their topic to inform and share opinions about their research. We look forward to seeing you all there.

 

Language Arts classes presenting:

Period 1- Taylor-Habib, Jahn, Miguel

Period 2- Taylor-Habib, Jahn, Miguel

Period 3- Jahn, Taylor-Habib

Period 4- Jahn, Taylor-Habib

Period 5- Taylor-Habib

Period 6- Jahn, Miguel

 


 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 5/26/17




Audience: Grade 08 and Homepage

Class of 2017 Graduation is June 8th, 2017.

Ceremony starts at 5pm at Oak Grove High School.

 

See attached flyer for more details and graduate expectations.

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Posted by: Ms. B
Published: 5/26/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Come check out Santa Teresa High School's robotics team and their most recent FRC robot in front of the new gym (near the music area) during lunch on Wednesday, May 31st! Feel free to ask any questions about our school or club. Hope to see you there! 

 

~ STHS Robotics Team

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 5/24/17




Audience: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg, Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association, Clubs, Departments, Newsletters, Parent Information, Sports, Principals, Staff, Sys Admins, Teachers, Grade 08 and Homepage

This is a friendly reminder that only 8th-grade students who complete their permission slip and qualify for 8th-grade privileges are allowed to attend the 8th-grade Great America field trip on 6/6. 7th-grade students, or 8th-graders without permission slips, are not allowed to attend or be dropped off separately from the field trip itself. Thank you for understanding.

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Posted by: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg
Published: 5/23/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

YOUTH SPORT CAMP-- Program Starts June 19th -- This is a 4-week program and is a combination of football and soccer. It will be located at Martin Murphy Football Field (141 Avenida Espana, San Jose, CA 95139). Registration is FREE. Please call (408) 310-3904 or register online at chainbrokenfitness.org View attached flyer. 


 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 5/23/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Parents and guardians should be aware about a new television series with a sensitive theme that is expected to be popular with teenagers. The series is based on a 2007 bestselling novel with the same Netflix title, "Thirteen Reasons Why." The topics covered in this book are: adolescent bullying, rejection, heartbreak, sexual assault, abuse, revenge, depression, and desperate but unsuccessful efforts to find help or understanding. These topics are depicted as many of the reasons for the character's suicide at the end of the series. Series like this can be difficult to watch and could trigger feelings of distress in viewers.

 

In the event you and your student choose to view this Netflix series, parents and guardians may wish to discuss some of the issues mentioned above or may need support in discussing such issues. Although Netflix opened all 13 episodes for continuous viewing, metered viewing is advised to allow time to process and discuss themes and feelings that may arise.

 

Support staff at our schools are aware of this series and are available for students to meet and discuss any concerns as necessary.

 

Parents and guardians who would like to read more about this book/series, can use these two resources: Common Sense Media and 13 Reasons Why talking points.

 

We have also included a copy of the Letter to Parents shared via Peachjar. Thank you.

 

Note: The intention of this message is not to recommend viewing this Netflix series; rather, it is intended to bring awareness to the series; and provide you with relevant information for the health and well-being of all OGSD students and families.

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 5/22/17




Audience: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg, Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association, Clubs, Departments, Newsletters, Parent Information, Sports, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

Dear Parents & Guardians,

 

It has come to our attention that some students are bringing a significant amount of money to school with them, and keeping it on their person or in their backpack. We applaud students with weekend or after school jobs, but prefer the money to be kept at home, or in the bank! For safety reasons, there should be no reason to have more than $10-20 on a student at any given time. 

 

Additionally, we have also seen an increase in extra shoes being brought to school. These shoes alone can be worth a lot of money. Carrying extra shoes that could be left on the court or otherwise misplaced is also not advisable. Extra shoes can be locked in students forum locker or PE locker, but should not be needed outside of PE class. We suggested an older pair for PE, since they are used for sports on the grass and running on the track, and could get muddy. 

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Posted by: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg
Published: 5/15/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08


 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 5/15/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

CyberGirlz

Silicon Valley – 2017

 

Please join us on Saturday, May 20, 2017, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for CyberGirlz Silicon Valley.  We have a panel of speakers from Silicon Valley technology companies including:  Barracuda, CheckPoint, Cisco, Facebook, FireEye, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec, and Uber.  We will also have educational leaders from Cal Poly Pomona and San Jose State University.  The founder of CyberGirlz, Ms. Yenny Yi will also be attending. 

 

Panelists will discuss a variety of career opportunities and what it is like to be a woman in the workplace in technology.  Girls, in grades 6-9,  will have an opportunity to meet and talk to the panelists.

 

Facebook will lead an online activity for the girls.

 

Lunch will be provided.  Space is limited.  This event is for girls currently in grades 6-9 only. Please let us know if you will be attending and the number of girls in and chaperones.  Media release forms and permission to attend will be emailed to you.

 

Dr. Maria Dehghanfard, Principal

Lairon College Preparatory Academy

3975 Mira Loma Way

San Jose, CA  95111

(408) 363-5775

kathy.smith@fmsd.org

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 5/12/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Oak Grove High School is offer two choices of summer school courses for students attending Oak Grove High School.

 

Course #1: COMMON CORE MATH 1 (Math Credit)-Students who receive a grade of “B-“ or higher in their middle school Common Core Math 8 Class can sign up to take the accelerated course if they plan to take Common Core Math 2 as a freshmen.

 

Course #2: SUMMER BRIDGE PROGRAM (Elective Credit)-Students enrolled in this course learn fundamental study skills, develop four-year and post high school transition plans. Students and their families will also be linked to community resources that will aide in their transition to high school. This class is designed to give students who fell below a 2.0 GPA in middle school an opportunity for a fresh and successful start in high school.

 

See attached flyer for more information and how to apply.

Due by June 5th to the Oak Grove HS Counseling Office.

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 5/11/17




Audience: Homepage

Join us at the Final Bernal HSA meeting(parent meeting) of the year  to elect your next year’s officers to continue all the services and support we provide for our school.

Election! Election! Election!

THANKS TO ALL THE VOLUNTEERS,

we made progress in expanding services to our teachers and students over the past year.

  • 2 dances(2016 grads) to 4 dances(2017 grads)
  • Establish online store for donation and sales
  • Tailored teacher supplies for classroom
  • Joined FLL Lego Robotics Competition
  • Placed challenge table with obstacles in the library for students to practice building and programming Lego robots with a purpose
  • Donated 2 Lego robots to the library for student use
  • Book Fair with increased revenue(fundraising) resulting in increased support to teachers and library
  • Teacher Appreciation Lunch, breakfast and brunch
  • Movie Night
  • Improved quality and new design with spirit wear
  • Multicultural Spring Festival 
  • Added two chordless microphones to the sound system
  • Teacher reimbursement through hundred program
  • Lots of fundraising with your support

 

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Posted by: Fahmida Rahman
Published: 5/10/17




Audience: Homepage

Join us at the Final Bernal HSA meeting(parent meeting) of the year  to elect your next year’s officers to continue all the services and support we provide for our school.

Election! Election! Election!

THANKS TO ALL THE VOLUNTEERS,

we made progress in expanding services to our teachers and students over the past year.

  • 2 dances(2016 grads) to 4 dances(2017 grads)
  • Establish online store for donation and sales
  • Tailored teacher supplies for classroom
  • Joined FLL Lego Robotics Competition
  • Placed challenge table with obstacles in the library for students to practice building and programming Lego robots with a purpose
  • Donated 2 Lego robots to the library for student use
  • Book Fair with increased revenue(fundraising) resulting in increased support to teachers and library
  • Teacher Appreciation Lunch, breakfast and brunch
  • Movie Night
  • Improved quality and new design with spirit wear
  • Multicultural Spring Festival 
  • Added two chordless microphones to the sound system
  • Teacher reimbursement through hundred program
  • Lots of fundraising with your support

 

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Posted by: Fahmida Rahman
Published: 5/10/17




Audience: Homepage

Join us at the Final Bernal HSA meeting(parent meeting) of the year  to elect your next year’s officers to continue all the services and support we provide for our school.

Election! Election! Election!

THANKS TO ALL THE VOLUNTEERS,

we made progress in expanding services to our teachers and students over the past year.

  • 2 dances(2016 grads) to 4 dances(2017 grads)
  • Establish online store for donation and sales
  • Tailored teacher supplies for classroom
  • Joined FLL Lego Robotics Competition
  • Placed challenge table with obstacles in the library for students to practice building and programming Lego robots with a purpose
  • Donated 2 Lego robots to the library for student use
  • Book Fair with increased revenue(fundraising) resulting in increased support to teachers and library
  • Teacher Appreciation Lunch, breakfast and brunch
  • Movie Night
  • Improved quality and new design with spirit wear
  • Multicultural Spring Festival 
  • Added two chordless microphones to the sound system
  • Teacher reimbursement through hundred program
  • Lots of fundraising with your support

 

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Posted by: Fahmida Rahman
Published: 5/10/17




Audience: Homepage

Join us at the Final Bernal HSA meeting(parent meeting) of the year  to elect your next years officers to continue all the services and support we provide for our school.

Election! Election! Election!

THANKS TO ALL THE VOLUNTEERS,

we made progress in expanding services to our teachers and students over the past year.

  • 2 dances(2016 grads) to 4 dances(2017 grads)
  • Establish online store for donation and sales
  • Tailored teacher supplies for classroom
  • Joined FLL Lego Robotics Competition
  • Placed challenge table with obstacles in the library for students to practice building and programming Lego robots with a purpose
  • Donated 2 Lego robots to the library for student use
  • Book Fair with increased revenue(fundraising) resulting in increased support to teachers and library
  • Teacher Appreciation Lunch, breakfast and brunch
  • Movie Night
  • Improved quality and new design with spirit wear
  • Multicultural Spring Festival 
  • Added two chordless microphones to the sound system
  • Teacher reimbursement through hundred program
  • Lots of fundraising with your support
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Posted by: Fahmida Rahman
Published: 5/10/17




Audience: Homepage

Support Bernal Home and School Association fundraise while you enjoy family time at MOD Pizza at Cottle Road, San Jose, CA 95119 on May 16, 2017 all day. Don't forget to take the attached flyer.

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Posted by: Fahmida Rahman
Published: 5/10/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Bernal is very excited to announce that we now have Skateboard/Longboard lockers for students to use! A huge THANK YOU to Candice Salcedo with Farmers Insurance for donating money to Bernal last year to make this possible! The 8 skateboard lockers and 2 longboard lockers provide more flexibility to students when choosing how to get to and from school. The lockers will also help keep our students' personal skateboards/longboards safe during the school day. 

 

Students will need to bring their own lock to use the lockers and the lockers will be used on a first-come, first-served basis daily. The lockers are located in front of the school near the bike racks. 

 


 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 5/10/17




Audience: All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage
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Posted by: Benjamin Miller
Published: 5/8/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Attention All Bernal Parents and Students,

 

All textbooks and library books must be turned in by Friday, May 19th! Library books need to be returned to the library. Textbooks need to be returned to the teacher of that course. Please remember that any damaged or missing/lost book will result in a $ fine. All $ fines must also be paid by Friday, May 19th.

 

Please check with the librarian and teachers to find out what book(s) you may currently have checked out.

 

Thank you!

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 5/8/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Attention 7th graders participating in the Washington D.C. Popcorn fundraiser!

 

Order forms are due by the start of 6th period to your Social Studies teacher on Thursday, May 11th!

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 5/8/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

To our Intermediate School Parents and Guardians:

 

Please join us for a

District Information Session

On Student Mental Health and Safety

 

We are seeking community input to support district practices and policies.

 

Oak Grove School District Boardroom

6578 Santa Teresa Blvd. San Jose 95119

Monday May 15, 2017

5:30 to 6:30

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 5/8/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Parents and Students, 

 

Please be aware of the following block days during SBAC testing.


 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 5/5/17




Audience: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg, Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association, Clubs, Departments, Newsletters, Parent Information, Sports, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

Our Common Student Dress PowerPoint is attached!

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Posted by: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg
Published: 5/2/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08


 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 5/2/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08
Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 5/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

May 5th: Decades Day

May 12th: Socks & Sandals

May 19th: Beach Day

May 26th: Rally Day! Wear your rally color!

 

Rally colors listed below (based on your Advisory teacher)


 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 4/28/17




Audience: Students and Homepage

4/27 Track Meet Results

 

See Attachments

 

Miller

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Posted by: Benjamin Miller
Published: 4/28/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Bernal's 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony

Date: June 8, 2017

Time: Ceremony begins at 5pm

Where: Oak Grove High School

 

*All Bernal students will be dismissed from school at 10:30am

 

More information to come!

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 4/28/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Dear Parents,

On behalf of our entire school community I want to say congratulations to you and your kids! Our school was chosen by Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence (CBEE) as a 2016 California Honor Roll recipient! 

The California Honor Roll is part of a national effort known for its extensive and rigorous analysis of student achievement in public schools. Our school stood above other schools in the state because of our success in getting students to grade level achievement and beyond. 

This year, the Honor Roll includes 1,866 public K-8 and high schools that are recognized for demonstrating consistently high levels of student academic achievement, improvement in achievement over time, and reduction in achievement gaps. The Honor Roll:

• Includes a measurement of improvement 
• Is the only award given in collaboration with business leaders
• Includes graduation and dropout rate data
• No application process is necessary
• Establishes a higher bar of performance than any other award
• Takes into account equity and closing achievement gaps

We did not apply for this award (they found us!) and it is a great honor to have been chosen. We will be featured on the Honor Roll website and a banner has been designed for us to hang proudly at our school. 

Thanks to the hard work of the students and teachers here at Bernal Intermediate, we are being recognized for our achievement. This is a testament to the relentless focus on results that our school has shown over the years and to the hard work of our entire school community.

From all of us here at Bernal Intermediate, I give heartfelt congratulations. Together, we are improving education for all students by sharing our success.

Sincerely, 
 

Dr. Splane
Principal

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 4/27/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Interested in Trying Out for Bernal's 2017 Talent Show?

  • Sign up for tryouts here! http://www.SignUpGenius.com/go/805094BACA82CAA8-2017
  • Tryouts after school May 8th-12th 2:45pm-3:30pm
  • Talent show meeting with students (who will be performing) will be Friday, May 19th. Room 219 at lunch
  • Rehearsal practice will be after school Tuesday, May 30 and Wednesday, May 31st 2:45-3:30pm
  • Final rehearsal practice will be Thursday, June 1st. 2:45pm-4:15pm
  • Talent show  Monday, June 5th  (Time: TBD)
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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 4/27/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Good Day Friends & Family,

 

Please use the below link, for more information, and to register Your Students for our Youth Leadership Academy!!!

 

Our Youth Leadership Academy is a 4.5 hour event at Santa Clara University on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Students will arrive by 9:30, participate in workshops, eat lunch, and take a tour of the campus guided by Santa Clara University students. By their departure at 2, all students will have learned about financial literacy, public speaking, and scholarships for college.

 

100 BMSV Youth Leadership Academy

 

NOTE: Our 7th Grade Students have been extended a SPECIAL INVITATION, to this event!!! See You There!!!

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 4/27/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and All Grades

Here is a link to the 2017-2018 OGSD School Calendar.

 

Updated 4/25/17

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 4/25/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and All Grades

Come join us at Bernal's monthly Hispanic Parents Meeting this Thursday, April 27th from 6-7pm in the Forum!

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 4/24/17




Audience: Homepage, Parent Information, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and All Grades

Thursday, June 1st - Science Expo Night (6 - 7pm)

 

Friday, June 2nd - 8th grade dance (4:45 - 7pm)

 

Tuesday, June 6th - 8th grade trip to Great America

 

Thursday, June 8th - Last day of school (All students released at 10:30am)

 

Thursday, June 8th - 8th grade promotion ceremony (5pm at Oak Grove High School)

 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 4/24/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Bernal's Spring Parent/Guardian & Student Orientation

May 2, 2017

6-7pm in the new gym

 

So you want to be a BRONCO!

Incoming 7th grade students and parents are invited to join us for a glimpse of middle school life at Bernal Intermediate. Come and meet school administration and staff. You will have the opportunity to see the rich programs offered at Bernal and become familiar with our RISE expectations, daily schedule and dress code. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to learn all about Bernal!

 

** Another opportunity will be available in August (date TBA)**

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 4/13/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Dear Bernal Parents/Guardians and Students,

 

It has come to our attention that the brand of clothing, “Cookies”, that some students are wearing is not appropriate for school. The brand is drug-affiliated, specifically with cannabis, which is not allowed on school grounds, or legal to be in possession of it if you’re under 18. From this point forward, any student wearing an item of clothing containing this brand will be given a reminder about the policy as well as the option of borrowing an appropriate “loaner” item of clothing from the school, or asked to call a parent to bring an alternative item of clothing to wear.  Repeat violators will be given a minor referral for dress code violation and will be required to change that article of clothing. Please be aware of the clothing your student is wearing to help ensure that inappropriate clothing is not being worn to school.

 

The Oak Grove School District’s guidelines for inappropriate appearance states: “Clothing/garment, accessories or buttons which show obscene words or pictures, weapons or violence, suggestive, insulting, or double meaning statements related to music groups, sports teams or alternative lifestyle which are harassing or demeaning, or substances which are illegal to juveniles, e.g. tobacco, alcohol, and drugs.”

 

If you would like more information about the “Cookies” clothing brand and why it’s not appropriate for Bernal Intermediate, please check here. A copy of Bernal Intermediate’s dress code can be found here and a copy of Oak Grove School District’s dress code policies can be found here.

 

Thank you for your support with keeping our campus safe.

 

Dr. Jamal Splane

Bernal Intermediate Principal

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 4/13/17




Audience: Homepage

Lego Robotics Programming Workshop

Bernal Home and School Association (Bernal HSA) in collaboration with Bernal Intermediate School is sponsoring a two hour Lego Robotics EV3 Mindstorm Programming Workshop to interested students on Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 from 3:00PM to 5:00PM at Bernal Library . This workshop is designed for beginners and as well as for students with some experience. The workshop is contingent on filling 20 spots. Your child can hold a spot until filled by signing in with Mrs. McEvoy in the library. Confirmation will be sent by email. Following form must be submitted by April 14, at the library or by April 17, via email.

 

If your child is interested please fill out the following information and email to Bernalhsapres@gmail.com or send the filled form to the Librarian Mrs. McEvoy with your child. Forms will also be available with Mrs. McEvoy in the Library.

Student Name: ___________________________

Advisory Teacher’s Name: _________________________

Emergency Contact’s (Guardian’s) Name: __________________________

Emergency Contact’s Phone Number: _____________________________

Guardian’s email address: ______________________________
 

Programming Workshop Schedule by BRICKS4KIDZ - 120 MINUTES

3:00 PM 3:05 PM Introduction to the lesson.

3:05 PM 3:30 PM Break into groups of 3, begin Lesson 1 go over vocabulary, drag-drop icons, their functions,

3:30 PM 3:45 PM Test Program on Robot after Lesson 1. Troubleshoot as needed

3:45 PM 4:00 AM In group, children take on Challenge 1

Build short program to achieve task.

4:00 PM 4:10 PM Regroup back with class to discuss challenges

4:10 PM 4:30 PM Lesson 2 - New programming concept with sensor.

Given Challenge 2

4:30 PM 4:50 PM Each group builds and tests their program to achieve Challenge 2

4:50 PM 5:00 PM Review the lessons, objectives, group feedback

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Posted by: Fahmida Rahman
Published: 4/12/17




Audience: Homepage

We look forward to your joining us at Baja Fresh for a fundraiser community night on Tuesday.

Date:  April 11, 2017

Time:  10:00 Am – 9:00 Pm

Place:  Baja Fresh Mexican Grill

            117 Bernal Rd Suite 80

            San Jose, CA 95119

MUST BRING attached FLYER TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR THE FUNDRAISER

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Posted by: Dr. Jamal Splane
Published: 4/6/17




Audience: Homepage

We are excited to invite you to be a part of up coming

Bernal’s Multicultural Spring Fest

To be held at Bernal Old Gym, on Friday May 12, 2017

How: There are many ways you can bring diverse culture to our Spring Fest at Bernal Intermediate School.

  1. Dances/costumes: We have Bharat Natyam from South India, FolkLorica from Latin America, Taiko drums from Japan, Tap dancing from Louisiana. Looking forward to help from more parents with other cultural dance studios that you are aware of. If you give us the names of the studio/ dance group we can contact them to incorporate their piece in the festival. If your child is in such dance group and would like to bring them in, we can contact the teacher for performance. We prefer groups over single person performance.

We are particularly interested in group dances from different culture by school age children(preferably Bernal student/family). We would like to include jazz dance, river dance, ballet piece and other ethnic dances.

  1. Food: We would love to experience what you experience. If you know of good restaurants in the area that represents the good ethnic food, we from Bernal HSA would like to contact that restaurant and see if we can bring some sample to the festival to represent your culture. Your suggestions are key to the success of this festival.

No homemade food is allowed in the Festival. Donation of food from restaurants will be highly appreciated.

  1. Individual music/dance performance: we would like to audition your student, if he/she is playing any instrument outside Bernal and would like to perform. We will have the old gym stage available for periods of time. Instruments like Taiko drums, Scottish bag pipes, Sitar will add variety to our program.
  2. Your suggestions and opinions may mold the event into an exciting experience for all our children and the community.
  3. Parent volunteer help needed with decoration, flow of traffic, ushering, food serving
  4. Last but not the least your participation/ attendance on the day of the event will make the event a memorable experience to all our children.

Please contact Fahmida at bernalhsaevents@gmail.com / bernalhsapres@gmail.com if you would like to participate or have any suggestions, or need any information regarding the above.

Fahmida Rahman

Event Coordinator Bernal Multicultural Spring Fest

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Posted by: Fahmida Rahman
Published: 4/6/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Interested in being on the STHS Cheer or Dance team?

 

Come to the informational meeting on Tuesday, April 11th @ 6:30pm in STHS' Multi-Purpose Room!

 

Clinics will be held Tuesday, April 25th - Thursday, April 27th from 3:30pm - 5:30pm 

 

Tryouts will be on Friday, April 28th by assigned times.

 

Go Saints!

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 4/5/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

The Bernal Yearbooks are on sale right now for $43.  You can bring your order with $43 cash to the front office by April 28th.  The price on the yearbook will be going up on May 1st to $48.  There are limited quantities so make sure you don't miss out!  This "Behind the Scenes" edition is GREAT and completely student created!  See our sneak peek of the cover!

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 4/5/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

7th graders who participated in the See’s Candy Fundraiser:

 

Your orders will be ready for pick-up TOMORROW (Friday 4/7) after school in Workroom A. Plan ahead if you have large orders!

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 4/3/17




Audience: Homepage, Parent Information, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Program for Entering 6th-8th Graders and 9th-11th Graders:

 

In these effective and enjoyable summer programs, we will teach your child to improve comprehension in both fiction and non-fiction and learn to read faster. Our average student doubles reading speed* while learning the best way to read and study textbooks and take notes. Students who learn these skills can complete homework more quickly and easily and enjoy reading more.

 

All programs meet once each week. Tuition varies by program grade. Please ask about our family discount.

 

*Reading speed data reported by program instructors, based upon timings of course participants. 

 

Class Schedules and Locations:

 

Milpitas: Park Victoria Baptist Church

6th-8th grades: Fri., June 16 - July 14, 2:30pm-5pm

9th-11th grades: Mon., June 12 - July 10, 6:30-9pm

 

San Jose (Berryessa): Milpitas Christian School

6th-8th grades: Sat., June 17 - July 15, 3pm-5:30pm

9th-11th grades: Sat., June 17 - July 15, 6pm-9:30pm

 

San Jose (East): William C. Overfelt High School

6th-8th grades: Tues., July 18 - Aug. 15, 12pm-2:30pm

9th-11th grades: Tues., July 18 - Aug. 15, 3:30-6pm

 

Fremont: Temple Beth Torah

6th-8th grades: Thurs., July 20 - Aug. 17, 3:30pm-6pm

9th-11th grades: Thurs., July 20 - Aug. 17, 3:30pm-6pm

 

For more information or to register call 1-800-903-0162

Monday through Friday 5am to 7pm, Saturday 5am-4pm, and Sunday 7am-3pm

 

See attached flyer for more details.

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 3/30/17




Audience: Homepage

Lego Robotics Open at Bernal Library, March 30, 2017

Bernal Home and School Association and Bernal Intermediate School are striving to bring Lego Robotics to our students.

We are proud to open our Mission Table to the students from Thursday March 30th, 2017 in the library after school.  Mrs. McEvoy and Fahmida Rahman will provide support for the next two weeks after school to interested students after school until 3:20pm. If a good number of students are interested the Home and School Association and Bernal Intermediate School will arrange for a two hour training program for 20 students within a month. The training program will have two to three students per robot to learn.

We have 2010 First Lego League Challenge Table set up. How this table is used can be seen in these You Tube videos. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gV-RqF2WAIk)( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsRm_6mNp40)

The Mission Table allows students practice different challenges with the robot they can build and program. The current mission table has fourteen challenges the student can practice on.

We currently have one robot programmed for two missions. Two computers loaded with Lego MINDSTORMS EV3 program for the students to write program.  More computers can be loaded with the software if there is interest.

If there is enough interest in programming robots the Home and School Association will buy two more robots after the training program. At this point students are also encouraged to bring their own EV3 robots to practice on the mission table. Students have to be responsible for their own robots. School will not be responsible for any damages to student robots.

We look forward to children building and programming.

Fahmida Rahman(Chairperson- Lego Robotics Bernal HSA)

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Posted by: Fahmida Rahman
Published: 3/28/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Bernal Intermediate Presents

A Writing Program for Adolescent Girls of Color

"Writing with Girls to Rewrite the World"

 

Please see the attached letter/permission slip for more details!

 

Who: 7th/8th grade African American & Hispanic Girls

When: March - May 2017 from 2:30 - 3:30pm each Wednesday

 

Contact our District Community Liaison, Amelia Hill at (409) 768-3196 if you have any questions.

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 3/28/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08


REGISTER ONLINE

 

The is a daylong event that includes a series of workshops on ethnic identity, education/ admissions,18th Annual Youth Empowerment Conference advocacy and enterprise, as well as a diverse and interactive student panel. We provide food and entertainment. The event serves high school students from across the nation and at all academic achievement levels. The Stanford Black Student Union and the Black Community Services Center host the event.

 

This unique event allows Stanford undergraduates to engage with diverse youth from across the nation. This year's theme is B.O.S.S. - Black Opportunities for Student Success. We will focus on the art of building connections and navigating spaces previously inaccessible to us. Dynamic speakers, interactive workshops, and vibrant performances are all hallmarks of the conference. Students leave the conference inspired, hopeful, and committed to the cause of excellence.

 

THIS EVENT WILL CERTAINLY SELL OUT. REGISTER NOW!

 

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

8:00AM - 5:00PM

 

Stanford University

CEMEX Auditorium

665 Knight Way

Stanford, CA 94305

 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 3/27/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

This is a reminder that there is NO school this Friday, March 31st in recognition of Cesar Chavez Day. 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 3/27/17




Audience: Heather Paolini, Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association, Clubs, Departments, Parent Information, Sports, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Starting on Monday April 3rd the city will be working on fixing the road on San Ignacio, Santa Teresa and Curie.  Please be advised that this will impact drop off and pickup of your student.  

 

Start- Monday April 3rd and be completed by the end of the day Friday April 21st.  8:00am- 5:00pm 

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Posted by: Heather Paolini
Published: 3/27/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Track practice starts Tuesday 3/28 after school.  Athletes must have a signed permission slip to participate.  Come in your running attire and meet in the new gym.  Practice is 2:35-3:35.

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Posted by: Benjamin Miller
Published: 3/24/17




Audience: Homepage

We are excited to invite you to be a part of up coming

Bernal’s Multicultural Spring Fest

To be held at Bernal Old Gym, on Friday May 12, 2017

How: There are many ways you can bring diverse culture to our Spring Fest at Bernal Intermediate School.

  1. Dances/costumes: We have Bharat Natyam from South India, K-pop from Korea, Bollywood dance from Mumbai. Looking forward to help from more parents with other cultural dance studios that you are aware of. If you give us the names of the studio/ dance group we can contact them to incorporate their piece in the festival. If your child is in such dance group and would like to bring them in, we can contact the teacher for performance. We prefer groups over single person performance.

We are particularly interested in group dances from different culture by school age children(preferably Bernal student/family). We would like to include jazz dance, river dance, ballet piece and other ethnic dances.

  1. Food: We would love to experience what you experience. If you know of good restaurants in the area that represents the good ethnic food, we from Bernal HSA would like to contact that restaurant and see if we can bring some sample to the festival to represent your culture. Your suggestions are key to the success of this festival.

No homemade food is allowed in the Festival. Donation of food from restaurants will be highly appreciated.

  1. Individual music/dance performance: we would like to audition your student, if he/she is playing any instrument outside Bernal and would like to perform. We will have the old gym stage available for periods of time. Instruments like Taiko drums, Scottish bag pipes, Sitar will add variety to our program.
  2. Your suggestions and opinions may mold the event into an exciting experience for all our children and the community.
  3. Parent volunteer help needed with decoration, flow of traffic, ushering, food serving
  4. Last but not the least your participation/ attendance on the day of the event will make the event a memorable experience to all our children.

Please contact Fahmida at bernalhsaevents@gmail.com / bernalhsapres@gmail.com if you would like to participate or have any suggestions, or need any information regarding the above.

Fahmida Rahman

Event Coordinator Bernal Multicultural Spring Fest

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Posted by: Fahmida Rahman
Published: 3/22/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

7th Grade Parents/Guardians,

 

You are invited to examine our instructional materials at the Oak Grove District Office on Thursday, March 30th 2017, 7:00 pm.

 

Please see the attached flyer for more information. 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 3/20/17




Audience: Heather Paolini, Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association, Clubs, Departments, Parent Information, Sports, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

School Site Council meeting in the Library Tuesday, March 21 5:30pm 

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Posted by: Heather Paolini
Published: 3/15/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08


 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 3/10/17




Audience: Homepage

Date: March 14, 2017, Tuesday

Time : 7:00 to 8:30pm

Location : Bernal Forum (main Building 1st floor)

Bernal parents and teachers your opinion in decision making is crucial. Please join us in the process to make things happen.

Some of the highlights of our discussion are

1.upcoming Multicultural Spring Festival

2.Online store for Bernal Home and School Association

3.Lego Robotics in the library

 

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Posted by: Fahmida Rahman
Published: 3/9/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08



 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 3/7/17




Audience: Heather Paolini, Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association, Clubs, Departments, Parent Information, Sports, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

You are invited to attend the Oak grove District Resource Fair aimed to serve and unite our school community! SJSU social work interns will be hosting to connect families with health, mental health services, workshops, nutrition assistance, and more! 

 

This will be a chance for community members(parents and Students) to mingle with each other, attend workshops, connect with city personnel such as Council Member Sergio Jimenez as well as a time to be voiced and heard!

 

We hope that this event will make a positive impact for families in the neighborhoods we're serving.

 

This event will take place at Caroline Davis Intermediate on Saturday, March 18,2017 from 11am to 2pm!

 

Snacks and Drinks will be provided!

 

More information will be provided to sign up for parent and student workshops as the event approaches. 

 

I hope to see you there!

 

If you have any questions contact Trina Ramirez

(408)227-0616 ext 302262

tramirez@ogsd.net

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Posted by: Heather Paolini
Published: 3/7/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

BOGO - Buy One Get One FREE

 

Parents are invited to the book fair, with their children, March 13th - 17th after school from 2:30pm - 3:00pm in the Library

 

Students will also be able to visit the book fair during break and lunch times

 

We need parent volunteers to help run the book fair! Please use the link below to sign up for volunteer opportunities:

https://volunteer.scholastic.com/#/experience/login/6XkwA6wj2

 

See the attached flyer for more information.

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 2/27/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Ever wanted to express yourself painting, or, just want to have a night out with friends in a fun atmosphere? Then...

 

Join us to support our Bernal Broncos on Sunday, March 5th, 2017 for our Wine 'N' Paint Party FUNdraiser at Emperor Norton's Italian Restaurant led by, Patty Curtis. Patty is a seasoned Art Teacher who teaches at P.A. Walsh Elementary School and spends her spare time teaching Art in various venues throughout Silicon Valley.

 

Come and have fun painting with us! You will receive your own 11x14 gallery wrapped canvas, paints, brushes and apron. In addition, a 10% discount will apply to all food and beverages (excluding alcohol) purchased with your ticket by 4pm. Painting begins at 5pm SHARP, no exceptions, so don't be late. 

 

Date: Sunday, March 5, 2017

 

Time: 4:00-5:00pm - Dining (food and beverages are not included in the ticket price)

5:00-7:00pm - Painting

 

Cost: $35 per person (make checks payable to Patty Curtis) - all proceeds go to support our School!

 

Registration: Return the attached registration form with payment during ticket sales in the front office on:

Monday, February 27; 7:30-8:00am

Tuesday, February 28; 7:30-8:00am

Thursday, March 2; 7:30-8:00am

 

Contact Cary Connolly by email (bernalhsaevents@gmail.com) for additional ticket sales or questions.

 

Note: This is a 21 & over event.

 

Tickets are on a first come, first serve basis with a maximum capacity of 40 - don't miss your chance to secure a spot for you and your friends!!!

 

The event registration form may be found at the following link (https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_NgUkjZJaWWc0JETXhGdDBFbTA/view?usp=sharing) and can also be accessed through Bernal's Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/BernalHSA/).

 

An Emperor Norton's Menu can be found at the following link for your reference. 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_NgUkjZJaWWdnJEekRobWYwSEE/view?usp=sharing

 

Please feel free to contact Cary Connolly with any questions - hope to see you there!

Email: Cary Connolly (bernalhsaevents@gmail.com)

Phone: (408) 763-9967

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 2/27/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

March 3rd - Lazy Day!

March 10th - Free Dress Day (Spring Pictures)

March 17th - Green Day! (St. Patrick's Day)

March 24th - Fitness Day!

Tuesday, March 28h - History Day! (Dress up in your period specific outfits to present your History Day project!)

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 2/27/17




Audience: Homepage

Bernal Home and School Association has a community night arranged with Emperor Norton's Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria. Don't forget to take the attached flyer. We get back 15% of the proceeds from your spending.

 

BHSA also has Spirit Wear available for sale this night, if this is your choice to reward your children for their accomplishment. Flyer attached for your convenience with pricing and sizes.

 

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Posted by: Fahmida Rahman
Published: 2/23/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

Parent Information Night

March 21, 2017

6:30 - 8:00pm

 

Davis Intermediate (in Gymnasium)

5035 Edenview Dr. 

San Jose, CA 95111

 

Textbooks to Chromebooks

How has the classroom changed?

Come see how today's classrooms look very different. Join the amazing Oak Grove School District EdTech team, Steve Harmon, Bruce Neff, and Sergio Rizzi as they showcase some of the tools used in our classrooms. As we navigate through this new territory, the EdTech team will address the responsibilities of Digital citizenship and discuss why we are seeing few textbooks in print. Come prepared to participate in hands-on activities to further explore the tools used in your child's classroom.

 

Flyers have been sent home in Advisory classes.

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 2/17/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

February 20th, 2017

10am - 5pm

 

This Presidents Day, bring the whole family to Dream Big: Girls Day @ The Tech, an event devoted to providing girls with opportunity, inspiration and fun with STEM learning. We’ll offer special hands-on activities designed to empower girls along with their siblings and parents.

 

Click the icon above for more details!

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 2/16/17




Audience: Eileen Rozanski, Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association, Clubs, Departments, Parent Information, Sports, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Oak Grove High School Open House

Feb. 16, 2017    

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Large Gym

More info. contact : 408-347-6556

(see attachment for more details)

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Posted by: Eileen Rozanski
Published: 2/15/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

Please see attached flyer for more information!

Robotics Club for students grades 4-8

Dates: Tues 2/21, Wed 2/22, Thurs 2/23, Fri 2/24, Sat 2/25

Time: 10:30am - 1:30pm

Where: Edenvale Branch
101 Branham Lane East
San José, CA 95111

Contact: (408) 808-3036

 

Details: Valley Christian High School pupils from WarriorBorgs Team 3256 will support students in 4- 8 grade in understanding about several aspects of STEM. Students will enjoy building and learning about robots. In addition, they will learn several life skills such as teamwork, problem-solving, collaboration, communication, and confidence.

 

Registration required. Space is limited to 20 participants.
NOTE: Registered students must agree to attend all the five days of the Robotic Club.

To arrange an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act for library-sponsored events, please call 408-808-3036 or 408-808-8083 (TTY) at least 3 business days prior to the event.

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 2/14/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08


 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 2/13/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Thursday, February 16th

6:00 to 7:30 pm at Bernal Intermediate School

Please see the attached flyer for more details.

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 2/10/17




Audience: Homepage and Students

The Yearbook class needs your input! Please take a few minutes to complete the following short survey. The survey is optional and anonymous.

 

Survey #6: Science

https://goo.gl/forms/HZTVrKW8qQvLnt473

 

Thank you for taking the time to complete the survey!

 

Sincerely,

 

Bernal Yearbook Students

2016-2017

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 2/8/17




Audience: Heather Paolini, Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association, Clubs, Departments, Parent Information, Sports, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

This is to advise you that the office will be closed tomorrow  2/7/2017 at 3pm.  

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Posted by: Heather Paolini
Published: 2/6/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08


 

Please see the attachment for more details about how to enter the contest.

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 2/6/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage


 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 2/3/17




Audience: Homepage and Homepage
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Posted by: Fahmida Rahman
Published: 2/3/17




Audience: Heather Paolini, Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association, Clubs, Departments, Parent Information, Sports, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Honors Night 

Tuesday, February 28th,2017

Bernal Intermediate School, Main Gym

6610 San Ignacio AVe 

San Jose, CA 95119

 

7th Grade 6:00pm 

8th Grade 7:15pm 

 


 

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Posted by: Heather Paolini
Published: 2/3/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Students and Parents travelling to Washington D.C., please remember the following mandatory meetings.

 

Thursday 2/2 @ lunch (students pick roommates; girls in library; boys in new gym)

 

Thursday 2/9 @ lunch (students request bus groups; everyone meets in new gym)

 

PARENTS & STUDENT MEETING - Monday, March 13th @ 6p.m. in the forum. 

ALL travelers must attend. Student travelers must be accompanied by a parent.  At this meeting, we will be introducing teacher-chaperones, handing out finalized itineraries, announcing bus groups, giving hotel and flight information, lists of suggested clothing and items to pack, and discussing behavior guidelines which must be signed by both parent and student

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 2/2/17




Audience: Heather Paolini, Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association, Clubs, Departments, Parent Information, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Grade 8 Class Panoramic Photo 

Friday Feb 10th 8:154 in the New Gym 

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Posted by: Heather Paolini
Published: 2/2/17




Audience: Heather Paolini, Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association, Clubs, Departments, Parent Information, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Valentines Dance February 10th 2:45-5:00pm 
 

 

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Posted by: Heather Paolini
Published: 2/2/17




Audience: Homepage

Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Time: 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Place: Bernal Intermediate Library 

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Posted by: Fahmida Rahman
Published: 2/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Soccer AND Volleyball start times 3:45

2/28 Davis @ Bernal

3/2 @ Herman

3/8 Girls VB only Jamboree @ Britton

3/9 Boys VB only Jamboree @ Britton

3/16 Solorsano @ Bernal

3/21 Britton @ Bernal

3/23 @ South Valley

3/28 @ Brownell

3/30 @ Murphy

4/11,12,13 Soccer & Volleyball playoffs @ TBA

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 2/1/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

Bernal Spirit Wear will be on sale this Thursday 2/2 at lunch and at the Valentine's dance 2/10!  

 

T shirts are $15 and hoodies are $30. Cash only

 


 

T-Shirts are a Heathered Cranberry, 50% cotton, 50% polyester. Adult sizes xs-xxl Hoodies with front pocket, 50% cotton, 50% Polyester. Adult sizes s-xxl We will be selling on multiple occasions throughout the school year. Watch and listen for announcements so you know when to catch us. Order forms also will be coming soon!

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 1/31/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage


 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 1/29/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

All Report cards have been mailed home this week.  They should include Term 1, Term 2 and Term 3 grades, plus Semester 1 grades.  Please look for your child's report card in the mail.  

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Posted by: Heather Paolini
Published: 1/27/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Friday, February 3rd - Music Day!

 

Friday, February 10th - Free Dress Day!

(8th grade panoramic picture day and Valentine's dance)

 

Tuesday, February 14th - Pink and Purple Day!

 

Friday, February 17th - RALLY DAY!!

Wear your advisory rally color!

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 1/25/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

This Tuesday 1/24Thursday 1/26, the NEW Bernal Spirit Wear will be on sale at lunch in the forum!

 

T-shirts - $15

Sweatshirts - $30


 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 1/23/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

Boys Volleyball:

  • Information Meeting on Wednesday, February 1st at lunch in the Big Gym
  • Tryouts begin on Monday, February 6th (2:35 - 3:30pm)

Girls Volleyball:

  • Information Meeting on Wednesday, February 1st in the Weight Room
  • Tryouts begin on Monday, February 6th (3:45 - 4:45pm)

 

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 1/22/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

Boys Soccer:

  • Information meeting on Thursday, January 26th at lunch in the weight room.
  • Tryouts begin Tuesday, January 31st (2:35 - 4:00pm)

 

Girls Soccer:

  • Information meeting on Thursday, January 26th at lunch in the Big Gym
  • Tryouts begin Wednesday, February 1st (2:35 - 3:30pm)
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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 1/22/17




Audience: Homepage

Support Bernal Home and School Association.

Join us at Panda Express. Please bring attached flyer.

Panda is donating 20% of your purchase with the attached flyer.

Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Time: 10:00am to 10:00pm

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Posted by: Fahmida Rahman
Published: 1/19/17




Audience: Homepage, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

This is a Test- will be performed by the Drama club  students on January 26 at 6:00pm 

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Posted by: Heather Paolini
Published: 1/19/17




Audience: Homepage, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

The new Bernal Short Sleeve t-shirts and hooded sweatshirts have arrived!

 

They will be sold during lunch this week.  and again on January 26th,  the day before Spirit Day.  

 

The Short Sleeve t-shirts at $15 and the hooded sweatshirts at $30.  

 

Look great showing your school Spirit!!!

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Posted by: Heather Paolini
Published: 1/19/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

The Bernal Library is open to all students Monday-Friday after school from 2:30P.M.-3:20P.M. for students to work on homework, projects, and collaborate with one another.

 

For students that take the bus: 

  • A late bus is offered Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 3:30P.M.

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 1/6/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

Friday, Jan. 6th: PAJAMA DAY!

Friday, Jan. 13th: TWIN DAY!

Friday, Jan. 20th: Vans vs. Converse DAY!

Friday, Jan. 27th: Childhood Photo DAY! (come dressed like a picture of yourself from your childhood)

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 1/1/17




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

We are happy to announce that the annual Oak Grove School District Cultural Arts Expo is just around the corner. Be sure to mark Friday, February 3rd, 4:00-7:00 pm on your calendar. It will take place at the Edenvale Community Center, 330 Branham Lane East, San Jose CA 95111. We are excited to see what our talented artists from Oak Grove School District have created this year. There will be a display of visual and performing arts including singing, dancing, and musical performances by Oak Grove students. Food trucks will be present for you to enjoy! The event is free, but a $5 donation per family to support the arts will be greatly appreciated. Please be sure to attend!

 

Parent Volunteers Needed!

We would like the parent community to support the District in putting together this fantastic show. Please give us 2 hours of your time between 10 am and 4 pm on Thursday, February 2nd. We need help with mounting art work on to the display boards before the show and take down after the show on Friday, February 3rd. Please contact Raji Musinipally at rmusinipally@ogsd.net or call (408) 227-8300, ext. 100263 to help.

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 12/12/16




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Boys Basketball Games start at 3:45pm

12/12 @ Bridges

12/13 Jamborees  7th @ Britton         8th @ South Valley

1/3 Herman @ Bernal

1/5  Russell @ Bernal

1/10 @ Brownell

1/11 South Valley @ Bernal

1/12 @ Valley Christian

1/19 @ Murphy

1/24 @Britton

1/26 Solorsano @ Bernal

1/31 Davis @ Bernal

2/7,8,9 Boys Playoff Dates @ TBA

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 12/11/16




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08 and Homepage

1/10 Bernal @ Davis

1/12 Herman @ Bernal

1/18 Bernal @ Herman

1/19 Davis @ Bernal

1/24 Christopher @ Bernal  (Not confirmed yet)

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 12/11/16




Audience: Homepage, Parents, Staff, Students, All Grades, Grade 07 and Grade 08

Join Escript and support your school!!

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Posted by: Heather Paolini
Published: 12/1/16




Audience: Homepage, Parents, All Grades and Homepage

Summer Internship opportunity for Juniors and Seniors in High School.  

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Posted by: Heather Paolini
Published: 11/18/16




Audience: Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

Have a B.A. Degree? Love working with kids? Need a job with flexibility?

 

Make a difference....

BE A SUB! 

Oak Grove School District is looking for Substitute Teachers

 

$150 PER DAY

 

How to Apply: 

  • Submit an Oak Grove School District Substitute Application
  • Include your resume
  • Secure an Emergency Substitute Permit (see details below)

Substitute Teacher Requirements from Santa Clara County Office of Education The minimum requirements for substitute teaching assignments are (1) a Bachelor's Degree and (2) passage of the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST) If you meet these requirements, you may apply for an Emergency 30-Day Substitute Permit. The substitute permit is valid for a period of one year. You may contact SCCOE for further details on how to obtain a permit: 408-453-6767 or you may contact us in Human Resources.

 

If interested, you may also visit edjoin for an online application: 

https://www.edjoin.org/Home/JobPosting/844238

 

For further questions regarding Substitute Teaching positions with Oak Grove please email: Yhernandez@ogsd.net

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 10/25/16




Audience: Homepage, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

You are invited to attend the Oak Grove School District Parent Information Series. Each session is designed to provide you with information that will bride home and school. Oak Grove School District knows that being a parent is perhaps the most challenging and most important job most of us will ever have and the staff of Oak Grove School District is committed to supporting your efforts. Through a deeper understanding of your child’s educational experience, we hope to help you develop the positive attitudes and habits in your child that are critically important to long-term success in school and in life. Childcare is provided. Watch for special flyers on each event and please plan to join us.

 

November 1, 2016 ‐ 6:30‐8:00 PM  Science Education for the 21st Century @ Bernal Intermediate

 

January 10, 2017 ‐ 6:30‐8:00 PM  OGSD Educational Choice Faire‐Options for Parents (6:30‐7:00) College‐Making It Happen (7:00‐8:00) @ Herman Intermediate

 

March 21, 2017 ‐ 6:30‐8:00 PM  Textbooks to Chromebooks:  How has the classroom changed? Join the amazing OGSD EdTech team to learn about technology in the classroom  today.  @ Davis Intermediate

 

April 25, 2017 ‐ 6:30‐8:00 PM  Science Education for the 21st Century @Herman Intermediate

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 10/19/16




Audience: All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

2016 -2017 Grading Dates

SEMESTER 1

Term #1: August 15 - September 23

Term #2: September 26 - November 4

Term #3: November 7 - January 13

END OF SEMESTER 1

 

SEMESTER 2

Term #4: January 18 - March 3

Term #5: March 6 - April 14

Term #6: April 24 - June 2

END OF SEMESTER 2

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 9/20/16




Audience: Homepage, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

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OPEN THE ATTACHED FILE FOR MORE DETAILS!!!

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Posted by: Allison Crawford
Published: 9/20/16




Audience: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg, Homepage, Bernal Home and School Association, Clubs, Departments, Parent Information, Video Games Club, X-Club, All Grades, Grade 07, Grade 08, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Associates, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers and Homepage

The CHC pleased to announce our 2016-2017 Community Education schedule! We have brought our Parent Ed, Teacher Ed, Continuing Ed and Teen Mental Health Initiative programs under one banner, CHC Community Education, to more accurately reflect our broad approach. We present a wide variety of classes for parents, teachers and professionals in our specialty areas of Autism, ADHD, LD, Anxiety and Depression, and Positive Parenting. Some classes are teen friendly. Explore our schedule and register today. Download our flyer.

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Posted by: Mrs. Keely Elizabeth Berg
Published: 9/1/16




Audience: Homepage

Any PE student that misses class needs to complete a make up assignment.

•Sport and conditioning days may be made be made up with a written assignment. (attached)

•Missed RUN days need to be made up by RUNNING at Work it Off Wednesday.  Each Wednesday, there will be a PE teacher on the track to meet students for the make-up mile.  Students should arrive by 2:35 to sign-in.  The mile begins at 2:40. 

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Posted by: Mrs. Gibson
Published: 9/1/16