Arroyo Eagle Eye - June 10, 2019

Monday, June 10, 2019

Principal's Message

Dear Families,

Wow, I can’t believe the year is gone by so quickly. What a year it has been. Thank you for welcoming me into the Arroyo community. I feel so blessed to have been able to spend time with amazing staff, students and families this year.  The students have continued to impress me with their passion and enthusiasm to take on new challenges and share what they have learned with others. And this is hugely due to the amazing staff that we have at Arroyo, serving the students every day! It is also due to the support that you have offered throughout the year.  Thank you so much for all that you have contributed to make our school such a vibrant and exciting learning space.

I want to also acknowledge the staff who has gone above and beyond this year to support students and Arroyo. I want to acknowledge a few teachers who will be leaving us this year to move on to other roles and jobs. We wish Krista Carroll and Megan Scatena well on their new adventures with Menlo Park School District. We are so very grateful for your contribution!

And I’d also like to welcome our new staff that will join us next year: Tanya Lamb, is coming to us from Central Middle school to teach 4th grade and Jamie Skinner, who has been a long time sub in the district as well as a parent.  We of course also welcome Ms. Mindy Shelton as principal. I look forward to working with all of them district-wide. It makes me very excited about next year.

And Iastly, I would like to acknowledge our outgoing 5th grade students.  Our time was honestly too short with you. You are a terrific group of young men and women.  I am thrilled to send you on to middle school as the strong, intelligent, creative, empathetic and kind young people that you are.   We are so proud of who you are and what you will become. We hope you will come back and visit often!

Please have a restful, family fun-filled, enjoyable summer.

Additional Announcements

  • June 11 & 12 minimum days-  Please plan accordingly!
  • June 12- all lost and found items will be DONATED!  Please look through the items!

Alex Friel, Interim Arroyo Principal

PTA News


Arroyo Eagles will celebrate their successes this year with a field day and picnic lunch.  Teachers will be leading a fun day full of games. After lunch, students will enjoy Rita’s Italian Ice sponsored by the PTA. Sign up here (few spots left) and join us for the fun!

10:30-11:00 Set Up
11:00-12:15 Field Day Activities
12:15-12:55 Lunch & Rita's Italian Ice

District News


Thank you for completing your InfoSnap Online Registration for next year. We use this information to form our classes and hire teachers. If you are not planning to attend one of the San Carlos School District Schools next year, please notify your school secretary so we can have accurate enrollment numbers for August.



Don’t Let This Year Pass You By--SCEF Fiscal Year ends June 30th. Strong Schools = Strong Communities. Thanks to everyone who donated during our May campaign. Please join your neighbors and friends in supporting San Carlos public schools. Every dollar donated in June will help restore library hours and other school programs impacted by the recent budget cuts. You can make a real difference in the lives of our students. Donate today!

If you have already donated, check out our donor roll draft here:

Community Partner News


How do SCEF funds impact programs at your school? Hear from your Arroyo Principals, Ms. Friel and Ms. Dehner At Arroyo, in addition to the educator positions funded by SCEF this year, your donations have helped with a variety of activities.

This year we were able to reach 1:1 technology for all 4th and 5th graders. We also were able to purchase playground equipment that provided experiences during collaborative game times that promoted Arroyo School unity. We have also purchased curriculum supports that include: the Seesaw application, Time For Kids, and other important curricular materials. Thank you for your donations to SCEF which help us encourage excellence in education.


Celebrate the end of the school year with your San Carlos friends and the San Francisco Giants--FRIDAY, June 14th Join parents and community members for 2019 San Carlos Night at SF Giants. Hear our students sing the National Anthem before the game. Watch the Giants take on the Milwaukee Brewers-- game time is 7:15 P.M. We are sitting in the bleachers this year--socialize, play and stay after the game for FIREWORKS!!! Giants tickets are still available at the San Carlos Youth Center at Burton Park. Cash or check only.