School News

Posted 11/15/2019 10:00AM
As in the past, our school will be participating in a holiday food drive. Students are asked to bring in non-perishable food to be donated to the Second Harvest Food Bank for distribution to families in need. The canned food drive will begin the week of December 2nd and continue through December 13th. You can help your children experience the joy of giving and learn the importance of stewardship by talking to them about service to others, by helping them select food to donate, and by encouraging your children to give generously.
Posted 11/11/2019 08:38PM
The season of Reflection, Gratitude and Thanksgiving is here. Let us give thanks to the wonderful teachers and staff of Matsumoto! The Matsumoto Fall Teacher Appreciation event is on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 7am-3pm. The school year is in full swing and the PTA would like to invite you to show your appreciation for the teachers and staff during our bi-annual Teacher/Staff appreciation event. Sign up here:
Posted 11/09/2019 02:00PM
Parent Education Night "Developing Resilient Children" with Cynthia Howard, Evergreen School District's Social Worker, at Tom Matsumoto Elementary School on Monday, November 18th at 6pm. Join us for a discussion about ways to support resiliency in your child.
Posted 11/09/2019 01:39PM
The Matsumoto's GeoBee, sponsored by PTA, is for students in Grades 4-6. It is on Thursday, January 16th at 6pm. Please register by Friday, January 10th. Click on the link above for access the GeoBee Study Toolkit and additional resources. Register at:
Posted 11/09/2019 01:09PM
The Matsumoto's Spelling Bee, sponsored by PTA, is here! It is open to all students in Grades 1-6. Primary students in Grades 1-3 will have the opportunity to participate in the Written Spelling Bee only. Upper Grade students in Grades 4-6 will have the opportunity to participate in the Written Spelling Bee and advance to the Oral Spelling Bee. All participating students will take the Written Spelling Bee during the school day on Thursday, December 12th. Top finalists from the Written Spelling Bee will advance to the Oral Spelling Bee on Wednesday, February 5th at 6pm. Permission slips will be sent home with qualifying students. Please REGISTER by Monday, December 9th at:
Posted 11/09/2019 12:55PM
Matsumoto Spirit Wear now available to order through Friday, November 22nd! You must pay for your items online. They will be shipped to the school and given to your child's teacher to send home. Please remember to put your CHILD'S NAME & RM # (or TEACHER) on the order form in the "private note" section of the order form during the end of your checkout. Order your Matsumoto Spirit Wear online at: 1) and 2)
Posted 11/03/2019 03:51PM
November's Book: The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson provides opportunities for conversations around tolerance and acceptance of others. It also makes us aware about the importance of creating a caring school climate where everyone feels they belong. The goal was to help the students embrace and nurture each individual for who they are and to practice inclusive behaviors to create a caring school climate. Click the above link to learn more.
Posted 11/03/2019 04:22PM
If you missed our Principal's Coffee on Wednesday, November 13th, click on the link to access the Presentation Slides for important information about parent/teacher conferences, CAASPP/Smarter Balanced Scores, EL data, District Three-Year Strategic Plan, school programs, school safe plan, resources, reminders, and upcoming events!
Posted 10/27/2019 08:06PM
Tom Matsumoto is implementing a wonderful program for our students called Saturday Academy! Saturday Academy provides enrichment opportunities for all students while allowing our students to make-up missed days of attendance. Missed days of school also result in lost revenue to our schools. Saturday Academy allows us to recover lost learning as well as lost funding! Please click the link above for more information.
Posted 10/26/2019 09:05PM
There is no school on Monday, November 25th through Friday, November 29th for Thanksgiving Break. School resumes on Monday, December 2nd.

Tom Matsumoto Elementary School

  • 4121 Mackin Woods Lane
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  • San Jose, CA 95135
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  • Phone: 408-223-4873
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  • Fax: 408-223-4883
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