Rosemary Elementary School

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Updated: Mar 31 2016 - 9:29am

The Campbell Union School District Board of Trustees has approved the installation of two or three portable classrooms for next school year to house 5th grade classes on our campus for the first time in about 20 years.  The classrooms will be located near the current fourth grade rooms.  Parents of this year's 4th graders have been asked to state their preference for where they would like their child to attend 5th grade.  

Congratulations to the members of the Rosemary community who have campaigned for this change for many years.  Board President Danielle Cohen shared with parents at a recent visit to our school, "This happened because of your involvement and consistent pushing."

Updated: Apr 14 2016 - 4:45am

At a March 17 Study Session, the Campbell Union School District Governing Board began discussions about proposed changes at three of its schools: Rosemary Elementary School, Campbell Middle School, and Village School, the district’s a parent participation school.

Main components of the proposal include:

  1. Rosemary Elementary School: add a fifth grade class to the preschool-through-grade-four school in August 2016 with a possibility of expanding to a Preschool through 8th grade site in the future.
  2. Campbell Middle School: Expand the grade 5-8 middle school to Preschool through 8th grade, possibly in the 2017/18 school year. (This proposal could include merging Village School and Campbell Middle School, but is not dependent upon it.)
  3. Village School: If the school merges with Campbell Middle, the current Village School campus would convert to a preschool site. If the two schools do not merge, Village School will remain as is and planning for converting Campbell Middle School to a preschool-through-eighth-grade campus would continue.

One of the proposed changes was approved on March 31st: Rosemary School will have a 5th grade starting in the new school year. Discussions about the rest of the proposed changes will continue throughout the year.

“This proposal is a starting point. We are at the very beginning of the conversation,” said District Superintendent Eric Andrew. “Having ample opportunity for discussion is an integral part of the process.”

Andrew said the proposal stems from the District’s Strategic Planning, input from stakeholders, and the goal of ensuring that every school in the Campbell Union School District is a School of Choice. 

“We want each school to be as desirable as the next, so parents are confident that their children are receiving a top quality education in a top quality educational setting no matter which is their neighborhood school, ” he said.

The Superintendent and Board have had multiple meetings with staff, families and other community stakeholders since mid-March, and more are expected.

“We will discuss the District Reorganization proposal at each board meeting until we finalize the plan and identify methods to monitor the implementation of the plan,” Andrew said.

“Change can be uncomfortable, he added, “but it also can bring about wonderful outcomes for our students.”

If you have questions or want to be part of the discussions, please contact the school principal or ask_us [at]

Updated: Apr 13 2016 - 7:59am

Campbell Middle School PTA invites you to our 2nd Annual


Friday, April 29th from 3-6 p.m.

Please join us for an afternoon of
Chalk Art, Music, Food and FUN
... Families Welcome!

This is a FREE event
But we do encourage you to purchase from our food booths. Thanks

Chalk provided by CMS PTA

Artists from the Luna Park Arts Foundation will be on hand to demonstrate

*Please visit the Scholastic Book Fair in the Media Center on your way in.

Updated: Apr 11 2016 - 1:30pm

On Saturday April 2nd, over 60 people attended the Rosemary School Garden Family Fun Event! Children and families had the opportunity to plant beets, lettuce, carrots and other yummy veggies! Thirteen parents have signed up so far to care for the school garden over the summer!
 We would like to thank our School Linked Services Campus Collaborative members, Joe, Bob, Jimmy & Ben for supporting the families by sharing their gardening skills & expertise with them! Another big acknowledgement goes for our 2 CMS student volunteers who participated and modeled leadership skills to the rest of the students who were present! 

Updated: Apr 5 2016 - 10:46am

At a March 22, 2016 Strategic Planning meeting, Governing Board members and 25 other participants representing the district’s stakeholders met to discuss progress and next steps toward achieving the District’s Strategic Goals. The group brainstormed what it perceived as District strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats/challenges, and members outlined a set of 6-month objectives for attaining the long-term goals.

Copies of the Strategic Plan are available online, in the school office, and upon request from the Superintendent’s Office. See the plan online.  (

Updated: Apr 4 2016 - 4:50pm
Beltran is sworn in

The Campbell USD Governing Board appointed Pablo A. Beltran to fill a vacancy that occurred when Board Member Juliet Tiffany-Morales resigned on March 10, 2016. He was sworn in on March 31st, and will hold the provisional appointment until the November 2016 election when voters will elect a trustee to fill a four-year term.

“Public schools have a broad purpose which starts with teaching our children the cognitive, problem-solving and critical-thinking skills required for future success,” Beltran said. “I look forward to collaborating with the board and the community to support that long-term vision.”

Updated: Apr 4 2016 - 4:02pm

State-mandated reports, known as SARCs, provide information about each public school¹s demographic and academic data, class sizes, teacher and staff information, fiscal data and descriptions of curriculum and instruction. 

Reports for schools in Campbell Union School District are available in school offices and online on our School Information page.

Updated: Apr 12 2016 - 12:51pm

Rosemary School’s monthly Walk and Roll event was Wednesday, March 16!

On Walk and Roll days, students who walk or roll to school receiv

e raffle tickets that are drawn during the morning launch to award prizes to students who walk or roll to school.

We would like to acknowledge our parent volunteers who not only on Walk and Roll days, but every morning ensure that our students are dropped off safely at the curb.  A special acknowledgment goes out to a Campbell Middle School student who is obtaining his community service hours while helping out on our Walk and Roll days at our school.

Another warm acknowledgment is for Alisa Arce from the County Public Health Department (Safe Routes to School) and for Ernesto Lizola from the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition for their collaboration and on going support with this event!  

The “Walk and Roll Wednesday” events encourage and promote students to safely walk, bike, or roll to school to help alleviate traffic congestion at Rosemary.  Rosemary’s next Walk and Roll event will be on April 20th 2016. Come and check it out!! 

Updated: Mar 31 2016 - 9:33am

Congratulations to the 30 Rosemary parents who graduated from the nutrition class (a 4 class-series)!! Class topics included: Meal planning, food groups, how to read and understand the nutrition label, and making healthy food choices for the whole family.

A special thanks to the class facilitator, Carmen Simmons for her time and for the yummy food samples that she brought to share with the entire class (during every class!!) J

Per parents' request, nutrition classes will be held twice a year as of next school year!

Updated: Apr 12 2016 - 12:53pm

A group of over 40 Rosemary community members (adults and children) gathered in the Rosemary neighborhood Saturday March 19, 2016 for a Community Beautification Day.

We are grateful to the City of San Jose – District 1 Office of Chappie Jones for their support and for providing the cleaning supplies/tools needed for this event. A special acknowledgment also goes out to Jeff Cristina, former Campbell mayor, for donating his time and for facilitating the waste management disposal for all of the litter collected. Thank you to our Campus Collaborative members ( Mr. Bob Carlson) from the Rotary Club and (Mr. Jimmy Zien) from the Home Church for volunteering their time and for providing water and snacks for all participants! (and ongoing support!)

The Community Beautification Day resulted from a “Community Needs Assessment” that was established and identified in the Building School Success parent leadership class that took place at the Rosemary Family Learning Center from January through mid March of this school year. This project is also part of a Community Needs Assessment previously identified during the Rosemary School Campus Collaborative from last school year (2014-2015).


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  • Recess 9:40–10:00
  • In Session 10:00–11:30
  • Lunch 11:30–12:10
  • In Session 12:10–2:10*
  • * Wednesdays end at 1:10
  • In Session 8:05–10:05
  • Recess 10:05–10:25
  • In Session 10:25–11:40
  • Lunch 11:40–12:20
  • In Session 12:20–2:10*
  • * Wednesdays end at 1:10
  • In Session 8:05–10:05
  • Recess 10:05–10:25
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  • Lunch 11:55–12:35
  • In Session 12:35–2:10*
  • * Wednesdays end at 1:10
  • In Session 8:05–10:30
  • Recess 10:30–10:50
  • In Session 10:50–12:10
  • Lunch 12:10–12:50
  • In Session 12:50–2:10*
  • * Wednesdays end at 1:10
  • In Session 8:05–10:30
  • Recess 10:30–10:50
  • In Session 10:50–12:30
  • Lunch 12:30–1:10
  • In Session 1:10–2:30*
  • * Wednesdays end at 1:30

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