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SMFCSD Teacher Negotiation Update

Dear San Mateo and Foster City Community,

Spring has brought unexpected challenges to the San Mateo-Foster City School District.  Measure Y did not receive sufficient voter approval to renew the Measure A parcel tax, thus, resulting (…)

California Department of Education Selects Borel Middle School as a 2017 Gold Ribbon School

The San Mateo-Foster City School District is proud to announce that Borel Middle School has been selected as a 2017 California Gold Ribbon School.  The California Department of Education (CDE) recognizes outstanding educational programs (…)

Join SMFCSD on Tuesday, 5/23 for a Parent Presentation - Families in Action: Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity

The San Mateo-Foster City School District is offering a presentation on how families can build a supportive environment addressing gender identification and sexual orientation. 

Families in Action:  Sexual Orientation & (…)

Free Tickets to the San Mateo County Fair!

San Mateo County Fair School Ticket Program

The San Mateo County Fair is excited to announce the Ticket to Fair School Program, an outreach program that works directly with schools in San Mateo County to providing meaningful, educational fun for (…)

FREE Summer Lunch Program

The Child Nutrition Services Department is offering a FREE Lunch Program for all kids and teens 18 and under - no paperwork necessary.

Lunch will be served from 12:00-12:30 pm, Monday- Friday (no lunch served on July 4th) (…)

SMFCSD Special Meeting: Parcel Tax / Budget Study & School Board Candidate Information Session

Dear San Mateo-Foster City Community,

Please join me and the San Mateo-Foster City School District’s Board of Trustees at the District Office (1170 Chess Drive, Foster City) on Thursday, June 8 from 5:00-7:00 pm (…)

Five Part Student Health Education Series

The San Mateo-Foster City School District is offering five informational sessions that provide parents/guardians with the skills to address sensitive health topics with their children at home.  

Please RSVP in order to save your (…)

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

They guide us, support us, inspire us, and teach us - please thank a teacher who has made a difference in your life! #ThankATeacher 

College Park Farmers Market Teacher Appreciation (…)

Bayside STEM Academy Celebrates Earth Day with Campus Clean Up

Bayside STEM Academy students, parents and staff celebrated Earth Day with a campus clean up held on Saturday, April 22.  Over 50+ volunteers, including 30 students, showed for the Earth Day cleanup - (…)

San Mateo Park Elementary School Receives Kent Award for Panther Reading Program

The San Mateo-Foster City School District is proud to announce that the San Mateo County School Boards Association has awarded San Mateo Park Elementary School the J. Russell Kent Award for its outstanding Panther Reading (…)

Walk, Bike, and Roll to School Day Is Coming May 10th!

On Wednesday, May 10th, put on your comfy shoes and join your school community in promoting health, fitness, and clean air by walking or rolling to school.  Ideas for families include:

Encouraging your student to use (…)

Summer Theatre / Drama & Instrumental Music Enrichment Registration Opens April 28

The San Mateo-Foster City School District is pleased to offer summer Theatre/Drama & Instrumental Music Enrichment programs for students June 20-July 14, 2017 from 8:30am-12:00pm (July 4-no program/holiday).

Theatre/Drama (…)

Superintendent Coffee Chats - March & April 2017

You are invited to share coffee and conversation with San Mateo-Foster City School District Superintendent Joan Rosas. Come share your ideas and discuss the latest topics impacting SMFCSD and public education.  All parents and community (…)

SMFCSD Measure Y Parcel Tax Results

April 10, 2017

The San Mateo–Foster City School District wishes to thank everyone who participated in the Measure Y election.  The required percentage to pass a parcel tax is 66.67% and as of April 7, there were 65.2% in favor (…)

Information About Measure Y

Dear San Mateo-Foster City Community,

The San Mateo-Foster City School District is committed to maintaining quality education in our local schools with the community’s help.  Since 2010, your public funds have maintained (…)

Measure X - Phase I Project Update

March 2017

Dear Community Members,

It has been 16 months since the voters of San Mateo and Foster City passed the Measure X facilities bond to provide funds to relieve overcrowding at schools in the San (…)

SMFCSD Community Meeting March 27 - New Foster City School

The San Mateo-Foster City School District will hold a Community Meeting Regarding the Scope and Content of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) to be prepared for the New Elementary School in Foster City.

The Scoping (…)

Measure X - Abbott Community Meeting

The SMFCSD invites community members from the area surrounding Abbott Middle School as well as families that currently attend Abbott and its feeder schools (Beresford, Fiesta Gardens, George Hall, Laurel & Meadow Heights) to learn about the (…)

NEW Parkside Montessori Transitional Kindergarten (TK) Class Slated to Open in 2017

The SMFCSD is excited to announce that Parkside Montessori has been given the opportunity to start a Montessori Transitional Kindergarten (TK) class in the fall of 2017, provided a sufficient number of students enroll.  

If you know (…)

School Accountability Report Cards (SARCs) for the 2015-2016 School Year Now Available

Public schools throughout California are required to provide information to the community in the form of an annual School Accountability Report Card (SARC).  These report cards provide a variety of data to allow the public to evaluate and (…)

Superintendent Coffee Chats - January & February 2017

Superintendent Rosas welcomes members of the community to join her for coffee and conversation about the District - its goals, challenges, accomplishments and any issue related to education and the welfare of youth.  Parents, (…)

2017-2018 & 2018-2019 School Calendars Are Now Available

The District and the San Mateo Elementary Teachers Association (SMETA) Bargaining Teams have successfully concluded the negotiation of the school the calendars for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years.  The team worked diligently to (…)

InfoSnap New Student Registration and Transfer Portals Now Open

The San Mateo-Foster City School District InfoSnap registration and transfer portals to register new students and/or apply for a transfer for the 2017-2018 school year are now open!

New Student Registration and Transfer (…)

The Parent Project

The Parent Project is a free, 12-week course designed for parents and caregivers with adolescents who display challenging behaviors (families with elementary-aged children can also attend). Offered in both English and Spanish, the classes teach (…)

Join us for a Presentation on the Physiology of Addiction & the Health Risks of Drug Use in Adolescents on Jan. 11th

Please join us for a presentation by Ralph Cantor, a substance abuse expert for the Alameda County Office of Education.  He will discuss the physiology of addiction and the health risks of drug use in adolescents.  He will also present (…)