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24 Hour Absence Line: (408) 874-3410

                                                           Office: (408) 874-3400

                                                           Fax#:  (408) 252-4576

                                                           5140 Country Lane 
                                                           San Jose, CA 95129

Important Dates

May 5 to May 11 Spring Book Faire


May 6  CL International Faire  4:30-6:00pm


May  10  Moreland Board of Trustees Meeting


May 10   Second Grade Performance


May 11  ELAC Meeting, 8:20am, CL Staff Room


May 13  Spirit Day:  Class T-shirt Day


May 19  Honor Groups Spring Concert

7:00pm at Community Center (Honor Orchestra and Honor Band)


May 20  LAST DAY of Scripapalooza


May 20  Art Festival/Auction  5:30-7:30pm


May 24  LAST DAY Letters of Request will be accepted


May 24  Moreland Board of Trustees Meeting 


May 25  Open House


May 30  NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day


June 2  Celebrate Literacy Day!

Save & Exit

June 10 Last day of school!!



Help Us Clean Up the Lost & Found


At the end of the day, every Friday, all clothes that have not been claimed and do not have a name on the tag will be donated that afternoon.  We encourage you to make sure your child's name is on their jackets, sweatshirts and sweaters and to have them check for missing items on a daily basis.

Digital Citizenship

Technology is an integral part of our students’ lives.  We want to ensure that students know how use technology wisely and as an essential tool in a rapidly changing digital world.  The District’s Technology Committee has selected three topics under digital citizenship that are important for our students to understand: cyberbullying, internet safety, and protecting their digital footprint.  The District’s Technology Committee is in the process of selecting age appropriate lessons, by Common Sense Media, for each grade level that will be delivered by their classroom teacher.  Students already learned about cyberbullying in 
October and the other topics are scheduled for January and Spring.  You can learn more about Common Sense Media and ways to discuss this topic with your family at https://www.commonsensemedia.org/.

CASSY Presentation by Jessica Peters - Raising Emotionally Healthy Kids

Did you miss the presentation by Jessica Peters at our Home & School Club Meeting: Raising Emotionally Healthy Kids?  


CLICK HERE to see her slide presentation and some helpful articles.

Ebooks are Coming to Moreland!

EBooks are digital versions of print books from a broad range of subject areas and topics. Ebook databases will allow an unlimited number of users to access nonfiction and fiction materials on their computer to supplement our library collection.  Moreland is excited to announce that beginning February 1st through March 31st, Moreland School District students, staff, and families will have an opportunity to pilot ebook databases.  You can access the databases on any device with internet access.  In order to ensure a successful trial, we are encouraging all students, staff and families to participate in exploring these materials during February and March. You will find access to these databases on the Moreland library homepage at library.moreland.org. After you use any of these databases, please provide your feedback by completing the survey that is located next to the database links. We are looking forward to offering this new service and appreciate your support and input.

International Fair

International Fair 2016

May 6  4:30-6:30pm


Come showcase your country of descent at the International Fair.  This event gives the school community a chance to celebrate its cultural diversity. You may participate by bringing your favorite dish from your home country (may be store bought), display artifacts on a country table, or perform a fashion show or cultural program.  It is also a fun way to meet other parents from your home country.  Everyone is encouraged to wear traditional costumes and enjoy an evening of fun, food, music and culture.


There will be 4 informational meetings held in the Staff Room:

  • April 28  8:15 - 9:00am
  • April 28  1:30 - 2:00pm
  • April 29  8:15 - 9:00am
  • May 2     1:30 - 2:00pm

If you'd like to participate, please attend one or more of these meetings and/or click here to see the flyer and form to fill out and submit to the office.

Scholastic Book Fair May 5-11



Spring Scholastic Book Fair

May 5 - May 11

The book fair is a great time to stock up for summer reading and get gifts for moms, dads, grads, and teachers while benefiting our Home & School Club and library.  Shop weekdays Thurs – Tues during lunch and after school, and Wed during lunch. Special hours during our International Fair on Friday May 11: open until 6:00 pm.

We need volunteers to set up, cashier, and break down the book fair! Sign up at http://countrylane.ivolunteer.com/bookfair_003


Can’t make it? Shop online:   http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/countrylaneelementaryschool2   Purchases are shipped free to Country Lane!

Moreland on the Run - May 21st

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RACE DAY: MAY 21ST, 2016

Location: Easterbrook Discovery School , 4835 Doyle Road San Jose CA-95129

Races:  9:00 am Mr. Hansen Tribute Run (approx. 1.5 miles)
              9:45 am Fun Tyke Run (2 laps around track)
              Runners receive a moisture wicking t-shirt               

 Awards: Given to top three male and female age group winners

Info  http://www.mefhome.org/morelandontherun/

Register  Online at: http://mefhome.corecommerce.com/Moreland-on-the-Run


Volunteer  http://mef.ivolunteer.com/motr2016

Questions  Contact sim@mefhome.org


Measure G Information


Measure G is a local parcel tax measure (Moreland School District only) on theJune 7, 2016 ballot seeking voter authorization of a parcel tax of $142 dollars per year/per parcel for 8 yrs. to fund maintaining outstanding core academic programs in reading, writing, math, and science, retaining highly qualified and experienced teachers, maintaining small class sizes, and preparing students for success in high school and beyond.


All voters living within the jurisdiction of the Moreland School District registered to vote by May 23rd will be eligible to vote on Measure G.


Measure G highlights:


 Continue funding for core programs in math, science, technology, arts and reading


 Help attract and retain high quality teachers


 Provide funds for innovative science education programs


 Keep school libraries open


 Maintain smaller class sizes in kindergarten through 8th grade


 Maintain funding for integrated classroom technology


Measure G Facts:


·       By law, ALL Measure G funds STAY LOCAL dedicated to Moreland schools ONLY.   


·       The State CANNOT take Measure G funding away.


·       NO funds are allowed for administrators' salaries.


·       Independent Citizens' Oversight and mandatory audits will ensure funds are spent properly.


Contact the District with any questions about Measure G or check out the Measure G Fact Sheet and Measure G FAQ.



SBAC Testing Schedule

Monday, April 18 begins our Country Lane SBAC testing schedule for 3rd through 5th grade students.  In order to ensure the most optimal testing conditions for all, students who are tardy to school during this time will remain in the office until their classes testing is complete.  Please refer to the specific dates for your child's grade level on the Country Lane website.  Testing blocks are between 8:15 and 12:00 each day. Thank you in advance for getting your child to school on time, with a healthy breakfast in their system and a good night's sleep to keep them going.  


4th Grade:

Monday, April 18 - Monday, April 25     8:15 - noon


3rd Grade:

Wednesday, April 27 - Wednesday, May 4  8:15 - noon

5th Grade:

Friday, May 6 - Friday, May 13    8:15 - noon


Planning Ahead for 2016-17 With Letters of Request


If you feel that your child needs a certain type of teacher, you may submit a letter of request.  You may NOT indicate a specific teacher, but you may detail the type of support your child needs to be successful.  These letters can be submitted between April 24, and May 24 ONLY.  Letters will not be accepted after May 24.  Please note that submitting a letter does not guarantee your request, but will allow us to better place your child.

Leadership Opportunities for Middle School Students

The City of Campbell has recently developed the Campbell Youth Commission. The Campbell Youth Commission is a joint effort project which includes partnership with the City of Campbell, Santa Clara County Library District, Campbell Union School District, Moreland School District and, Campbell Union High School District.  Youth Commissioners should be Campbell residents during the 2016-2017 school year and enrolled in grades 7 through 12. Those appointed to the commission will serve a one year term; September through May. The commissioners will be individuals who can contribute different elements to the group and together make a cohesive youth commission. Applications are available now and due by4:30 pm on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 to the Campbell Community Center at 1 West Campbell Avenue, #C-31. Questions about the commission and application process should be directed to Jenny Bybee, Recreation Specialist at jennyb@cityofcampbell.com or 408-866-2104.

What are Your Enrollment Plans for 2016-2017?



If you have a child currently enrolled at Country Lane, we need to know:

  • Are they planning on returning to CL next year? 
  • Is your family moving?
  • Which middle school is your 5th grader planning on attending?
  • Do you have an incoming Kinder or Transitional Kindergarten student?

Please take the time to take our very short survey online to help us plan for next year (while saving paper).  Please complete one survey per family.  If you need to amend what you've submitted, please contact the Office at smyers@moreland.org or 408-874-3401. The link to take the survey is http://goo.gl/forms/Qx5Z073Fsr 

Spring After School Enrichment Classes Starting April 18

The next session of Enrichment Classes after school will be running 04/18 – 05/27.  Here are a list of classes that will be available. Click here to see the flyers.  You may also click on each class to go directly to the vendor website and register.  They are also available in the Office.



CDE - Cheer, Dance, & Fitness




3D Doodling



Young Rembrandts – Drawing




Brick 4 Kidz





It is time to enroll for the 2016-17 school year!


Registration packets are now available online at www.moreland.org.  Click here to download forms in English or click here for Spanish.  Paper copies are also available at the Enrollment Center.  Enrollment began on March 1st.


If you would like your child to attend Country Lane and you live in the Moreland School District, but do not live in the Country Lane attendance area, the Transfer Request period will be March 1-31.  This applies for any families wanting to attend a school within the district other than their home school.  Pick up transfer request forms at the District Enrollment Center.

See Unsafe Driving?? Report it!!

According to the SJPD - traffic complaints are addressed through the School and Neighborhood Enforcement program (SNE). Enforcement operations are based on the number of complaints the Traffic Enforcement Unit receives, and the danger the conditions create for the residents and the schools.  A Traffic Enforcement Request Form may be submitted when a resident, school official or business owner feels there is a chronic traffic problem. This form may be completed and submitted online.  Please be specific in regard to the day(s) of the week, times and locations the violations are occurring in order to fully address the issue.


Enforcement is rotated on a quarterly basis, and members of the community are encouraged to continue to lodge requests, so please spread the word!  The link to the Traffic Enforcement Request Form  is https://www.sjpd.org/_forms/TEU_Request_Form.asp


Please help us keep our students safe!!  There have been too many close calls due to excessive speed and unsafe or distracted driving practices.  Drive safely, and if you see a chronic issue, please request traffic enforcement.

Quick Links

Moreland Calendars for 2015-16 and 2016-17 School Years

Check out our NEW ONLINE SCRIP Program and our STAFF SCRIP WISH LIST

Click here to learn more about the NEW ONLINE SCRIP program and EASY ways to earn extra money for Country Lane!


Click here to see our Scrip Order Form (updated 03/25/2016)


Click here to see our Staff Scrip Wish List.


Win Free Scrip cards!  April 13 - May 20


CLICK HERE to go to our Scrip page for details!

Donate today!

Donate to the Country Lane

Home & School Club today!


Wednesday Envelope Information

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eSCRIP Shopping Earns dollars for Country Lane

Do you like to shop online? Families that shop through the eScrip Online Mall can easily earn hundreds of dollars for our school.

It’s as easy as 1-2-3:

1. Enroll with www.escrip.com

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Come Work With Kids!


Would you like to be more involved in your school?  Do you have a few hours or a few days a week or month to work?  We’re looking for people who are interested in working as substitutes in a variety of capacities:

  • Teachers
  • Instructional aides
  • Clerical, office workers
  • Food service
  • Noon supervisors
  • After school activity leaders
  • Custodians

If you’re passionate about helping students develop a love of learning and want to work in a supportive community of educators, we’d love to talk to you.  Please stop by the district office or apply on EdJoin.org. For substitute teacher questions, please contact Alisa Johnson at 408-874-2910.  For questions on other positions, contact Judy Ross at 408-874-2944.

Like us on Facebook!

Country Lane families: Are you on Facebook? Be sure to "like" our fanpage for updates and information throughout the school year:  Country Lane Home & School Club on Facebook



ELAC is for Everyone!

Country Lane’s ELAC, the English Learner Advisory Committee, is not just for parents or guardians of English learners…it is for everyone!

Although we provide information about English learners (how they are tested by the state, what services we provide them at school, and strategies for parents, etc.), we also have different guest speakers that are fun and informative.  At our  March meeting, a representative from Project Cornerstone spoke to parents and gave recommendations on how parents can help their children cope with bullying. 

*Please complete the survey found at http://goo.gl/forms/PLqAMJFP3I to let us know what topics you’d like to see covered at ELAC meetings this year. Meetings will be held at 8:20 AM on the following Tuesdays in the Country Lane Staff Room:

  • May 10th

If you would like to attend an ELAC  meeting and need a translator, please advise Mrs. Chelsea Armann, the Assistant Principal, as soon as possible. You may contact her through your child’s teacher, send an e-mail to  carmann@moreland.org, or call Mrs. Armann directly at (408) 874-3406.