Sunnybrae Elementary School

International Baccalaureate

<strong>International Baccalaureate</strong>

School Mission

Sunnybrae Elementary is a committed community of students, educators, families, and staff that supports the whole child and honors diversity so that all students can reach their full potential in order to become global citizens who are caring, open-minded, critical thinkers.

 

Sunnybrae

Sunnybrae

Leveled Reading

Leveled Reading

Leveled reading removes the "one size fits all" approach to reading, giving each child the opportunity to develop essential skills at his/her own pace.

21st century learning

21st century learning
  • Students will think creatively and pursue innovative solutions.  
  • Students will utilize evolving technology that is targeted to support their learning.  
  • Students will develop collaborative skills that require active participation and engagement.  

Inquiring
Minds

Inquiring<br />Minds

We at Sunnybrae, are a diverse community of caring and open-minded learners. We ask questions to understand our world and take action to make it a better place. Read more about our school.   

5th grade exhibition

5th grade exhibition

In the final year of the IB program, students participate in a culminating project known as the Exhibition.   5th Grade Exhibition

Family math night

Family math night

Family Math Night provides an evening of hands on STEM activities. Students, parents and teachers work together to conduct inquiry-based  experiments.

building community

building community

Building community is an important part of Sunnybrae's  open minded culture.  We celebrate and embrace our similarities and learn from our differences.

professional development

professional development

High-quality teaching is essential for student success. Sunnybrae teachers  work collaboratively to expand best practices and student learning.

celebrating the season

celebrating the season

Our International Holiday Sing along is an annual favorite celebrated right before winter break. This is a not-to-miss school community event filled with inspiring international holiday selections.

Literacy CENTER

Literacy CENTER

Literacy centers are designed for students to work with partners or in small groups to meet literacy goals.  Our literacy centers are engaging and an exceptional educational experience for all students.

Latest News

 Our Sunnybrae staff wishes you and your family a wonderful winter break. Our school will be closed from Friday, December 21st to January 7th. We will see you back on January, 8th 2019!

Important Dates

  • December 21-January 7th- Winter Break (No School)
  • January 8th (6:30-7:30pm)- PTA General meeting in the library
  • January 16th (9:00-10:00am)-School Information meeting in the Sunnybrae office
  • January 17th (6:00-7:00pm)- ELAC meeting at Sunnybrae library
  • January 21st- Marting Luther King Holiday (NO School)
  • January 24th (6:00-7:00pm) 5th Grade Outdoor Education meeting for Parent Chaperones
  • January 26th - Sunnybrae begins its participation in the San Mateo Ed Foundation Read-a-Thon 

SCHOOL INFORMATION MEETINGS

Join us to learn more about the school. Principal Barrera-Cruz will talk about Sunnybrae school and will lead a tour around the school. 

  •  Friday, Nov 2nd: 9:00-10:00am
  • Friday, Dec 14th: 9:00-10:00am
  • Wednesday, Jan 16th: 9:00-10:00am

 

 

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

  • November 5th (3:30-5:30pm) - Kindergarten registration for students whose last names begin with  A-H 
  • November 6th (3:30-5:30pm) - Kindergarten registration for students whose last names begin with I-P 
  • November 7th (2:00-4:00pm)- Kindergarten registrations for students whose last names begin with Q-Z
  • November 8th-Dec 20th (9:00-11:00am and 1:30-3:30pm)- Kindergarten registration for all students