News 2019-2020

Next Two School Board Meetings Are Thurs, June 25 and Sat, June 27

the next two school board meetings are this week


The next two meetings of the School Board are a Special Meeting on Thursday, June 25, 2020, 6:30 pm and a Special Meeting – Board Governance Workshop, on Saturday, (…)

Reflecting on the Death of George Floyd, Social Justice Resources (Spanish Added)

A Message to the smfcsd community

June 1, 2020

 Dear San Mateo-Foster City School District Community,

The Trustees of the Board of Education and I would like to take a moment to reflect on the tragic death of George (…)

Make Some Noise for Class of 2020

Friday, June 12, 7:00 - 7:15 pm The cities of Burlingame, Foster City, Hillsborough, Millbrae, San Bruno and San Mateo as well as the Burlingame, Hillsborough City, Millbrae, San Bruno Park, San Mateo-Foster City and San Mateo Union High School (…)

Pandemic-EBT: New COVID-19 Food Benefit for Families

What are Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) Food Benefits?

Due to COVID0-19, children who receive or are eligible for free or reduced-price meals at school can receive a one-time payment of $365 per eligible child to help families in California buy food when (…)

Celebrating Staff Appreciation Throughout the Month of May


May 17-23 is Classified School Employee Appreciation Week, and our gratitude is overflowing. At their May 21 Board meeting, the Trustees read this Resolution and the video below was shared. Thank you to our (…)

Senator Jerry Hill Visits Eighth-Grade Social Studies Class

Lesson Comes to Life During Distance Learning

Students in an eighth-grade class at Bayside Academy are learning about how to make things happen thanks to Senator Jerry Hill, Representative Elmer Martinez and the modeling of their social studies (…)

Announcing New Principal of Beresford Elementary School


We are so excited that Erin Felix will be the new Principal at Beresford Elementary School this fall, replacing Principal Amy Snow who will move on to be the Principal of the New School in Foster (…)

Love from Lead!

enjoy this message from the staff at lead elementary!


Board Approves Transition to Distance Learning

MOST RECENT SMFCSD CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATES TO FAMILIES March 23, 2020, Distance Learning Update, coming soon. March 17, 2020, Special Education Services Procedural (…)

SMFCSD Needs Your Input!

Family and community engagement is one of our key goals. Several opportunities to get involved in SMFCSD through feedback or participation will end this week. Your opinions are important to us—they will help us shape the District’s (…)

Facilities Master Plan—Survey Closes Feb 28

Facilities master planning for the next decade is well on its way across the District, with input being collected from parents, students, teachers and staff. 

Site meetings are wrapping up, but you still have the opportunity (…)

Join the Fun! Name the New School in Foster City

You're invited to Submit a name for consideration!

The District's New School in Foster City will soon be a reality and you're invited to participate in this exciting phase of the project.

Suggest at name using this online form (…)

District Names Principal for New School in Foster City

There was great interest in the position of Principal of the New School in Foster City.  After three rigorous panel interviews, Mrs. Amy Snow was selected. She was accepted by the Board of Trustees at their December 19, 2019 meeting.  (…)

Board of Trustees Welcomes New Members

On December 19, 2019, during their Annual Organizational Meeting, the Board of Trustees welcomed new trustees Kenneth Chin and Alison Proctor. After the ceremonial swearing in, the Board elected new officers:

President: Noelia (…)

Check out the December 2019 Newsletter!

Read our December 2019 Newsletter!

Highlights include: 

• Superintendent's Update• School Board Meeting Highlights • New Student Registration Process• Parent Education Night, Feb 20, 2020• Talk with (…)

Mark Your Calendar for Middle School Info Sessions

If you are interested in learning about SMFCSD’s Middle Schools, mark your calendar for upcoming Middle School Information Meetings. Each meeting is held at the school site.


Monday, January 13, 2020, 8:30-9:30 (…)

Check out the November 2019 SMFCSD Newsletter!

Read our November 2019 Newsletter - Highlights include: 

• Superintendent's Update• Upcoming Events• School Board Meeting Highlights • Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten Information (…)

K and TK Information Meetings, Dec 3, 2019

Are you a parent or guardian of an incoming K or TK student?

Come to an information meeting, Tuesday, December 3, to learn about:

School Registration School Transfer Options Magnet School Programs When & Where?

Meetings will (…)