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CSMH Earns Distinguished School Award

07 June 2012 | MH Times

The Charter School of Morgan Hill has been designated as a 2012 California Distinguished School. CSMH is among 31 public elementary schools in Santa Clara County that were selected for the award. Full Article

CSMH Book Fair

March 2016 | CSMH Book Fair Website

Come to the CSMH bookfair which is running from Oct 2nd to Oct 6th in the Multi-Purpose Room during conference hours! Half of all sales are credited to the school for purchase of library books, classroom materials and school equipment.

We need numerous parent volunteers, please go to http://signup.com/go/QszG1U to find out more.

CDE Notice of Lawsuit Filed by MH Parents

March 2016 | CDE website

The California Department of Education ("CDE") has requested that local educational agencies throughout the State post a link to CDE's website to provide parents notice of the disclosure of student records pursuant to a Court Order issued in a lawsuit filed by the Morgan Hill Concerned Parents Association and the Concerned Parent Association against the CDE. (Case No. 2:11-cv-3471-KJM-AC).

The CDE website provides a Notice for your review and an Objection Form should you wish to object to the disclosure of your child's personally identifiable information.

If you have any questions please visit CDE's websitehttp://www.cde.ca.gov/morganhillcase o r contact CDE at (916) 319-0800.

CSMH Student Published

Sept 2014 | Creative Communication Children's Poetry Anthology

Congratulations to Kate Marcotullio. She recently had one of her poems published in the Creative Communication Children's Poetry Anthology. She wrote a Shakespearean sonnet that contains ten syllables per line and a rhyme scheme of: "abab cdcd efef gg"
CREATE
  • Ways to express oneself beautifully.
  • All different styles, no right, no wrong.
  • We have many an opportunity;
  • Whether it be dance, music, words or song.
  • To show what we know, what we believe in.
  • If we use our imagination, we,
  • Can discover a thing that makes us grin.
  • Just try, give it a shot, and you will see.
  • Paint your words on the blank canvas of life.
  • Eighty-eight eager keys hoping, waiting,
  • To be played be a girl whose heart is rife.
  • The music floating through the air stating
  • That thou is not afraid to be the one
  • A true artist's work will never be done.
by Kate Marcotullio

Bike to School Day

21 May 2014 | By Jasmine Acuna | Morgan Hill Times

To promote physical exercise and community involvement, students, parents and teachers of Charter School of Morgan Hill enjoy an annual spring tradition of peddling on a seven-mile bike ride as a group along the rural Coyote Creek Trail stretching north from Morgan Hill. About 120 students participated in the May 21 ride. Full Article

8th Graders Create Poetry Cafe

14 May 2014 | MH Times

Charter School of Morgan Hill teacher Kim Sorenson uses a project-based learning unit for poetry to allow students to transform her classroom into a Poetry Cafe. Students are able to get a drink and a snack if they so desire, and then they study poets and write poetry. Full Article

2nd Grade vs. wild turkeys

12 Oct 2013 | By Joan Morris | SJ Mercury News

I get asked a lot of questions about how to get rid of unwanted wildlife in yards and gardens, and I do my best to offer nonlethal solutions. As it turns out, a bunch of second-graders have managed to figure that out on their own. Full Article

Students get to be chefs through Food Network-inspired class

11 Oct 2013 | By Scott Forstner | Morgan Hill Times

Once the secret ingredient was revealed in Amy Storlie's Iron Chef cooking class for seventh- and eighth- graders at the Charter School of Morgan Hill, her students immediately began scouring cookbooks and recipe ideas online.
The mystery ingredient this week was bell peppers - 26 of them in a variety of red, green and orange hues - picked from the school's bountiful on-campus garden. Full Article