UNION CITY (Monday, April 19, 2010) – Tom Kitayama Elementary School is a 2010 California Distinguished School, as announced this morning by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell. Read More… »»

Schedule change: The time on the calendar says that Open House starts at 7. Please note the corrected time.

Come join us this Wednesday for our Science Fair, Young Author's Fair, Scholastic Book Fair, Hot Dog Fundraiser and Open House

Festivities start at 5:30
The Science Fair is in the Multipurpose Room
The Book Fair is in Room 30
The Young Author's Fair is in the Media Center
Classrooms are open for Open House from 6 to 7

Come celebrate your child's work throughout the year!

Kitayama's students will shine in our Spring Concert on Wednesday, March 31st! Join us in the Multi-purpose room at 7 pm to celebrate our students' hard practice and talent!

The winner of our cover art contest was student Cora Diaz. Congratulations!

The Kitayama staff and students would like to remind parents that it is important to be safe, respectful and responsible while dropping off or picking up your child. The Kitayama staff and Union City Police will be working to make sure that students remain safe. To avoid endangering students and possibly getting a moving or parking violation ticket, please remember these important tips when dropping off or picking up your child: Read More… »»

Would you like helpful tips and strategies for reading and writing with your child at home?

Please join us for Family Literacy Night, March 10, from 6pm to 7:30 pm, where we will have a welcome and overview in the cafeteria, followed by group sessions, where you'll learn and practice with your child.

Pizza will be served from 5:30 to 6:00 Pizza will be served from 5:30 to 6:00 for families who sent in an RSVP by February 26th

Download our March Newsletter in English or Spanish by clicking on the links below. Files are in Adobe Acrobat format.

Book Bucks will be starting soon! During the week of March 22 to 26th, many teachers will be participating in this annual Book Bucks activity. Each night, students will take home an Argus newspaper from school. Inside, they can find activities and "checks" for a parent to fill out and sign. If they complete the activities and return the "checks" to school, they can receive Book Bucks! Book Bucks can be used at many local businesses for free or discounted products or services!

Kitayama's students will shine in our Spring Concert on March 31st! Join us in the Multi-purpose room at 7 pm to celebrate our students' hard practice and talent! There will be a contest for the art on the cover of our program. Our theme this year is "In the Garden". Drawings and art are due by March 24th, so get those creative ideas flowing!

Come and join us for our Multi-cultural pot luck night on March 26th from 6 to 8 pm. The night is sure to be a great opportunity to visit with families from Kitayama. Along with great food, we will also have entertainment, including our Kityama choirs and recorders.

Also starting at 6 pm will be our annual silent auction! Silent auction proceeds go to classrooms to help pay for field trips and consumable classroom materials. Read More… »»

To celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday this month, Kitayama held a Read Across America Family Night! On March 3rd, 2010, guest readers and speakers included local dignitaries, authors and celebrities! Thanks to all of those that made this magical night possible!

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