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Posted 09/20/2019 05:12PM
There is no school for students on Thursday, September 26th. It is Staff Development Day. School resumes on Friday, September 27th.
Posted 09/16/2019 05:06PM
Join us at the fun run by registering for Omar's Dream Run 2019. It is on Sunday, October 20th from 10am-2pm. Sign up here:
Posted 09/15/2019 09:25PM
There are now two easy ways to earn cash for our school with Box Tops: 1) You can send in box tops to the front office from any items you purchased, or 2) Download the Box Top for Education App onto your phone and scan your receipts. This school year, our goal is to earn $1,000.
Posted 09/15/2019 09:20PM
Come join us for Family Yoga Night (Sponsored by PTA) on Wednesday, September 25th from 6pm-7pm. Everyone is encouraged to come in their comfy clothes and to bring a towel and yoga mat. Students must be accompanied by an adult. FREE WATER/JUICE FOR ATTENDEES AND ONE FREE RAFFLE TICKET FOR EACH PERSON. YOU WILL HAVE A CHANCE TO WIN A RAFFLE BASKET WITH YOGA ITEMS. RSVP at:
Posted 09/06/2019 10:16PM
Click on the link above to see Evergreen's Profile of a Learner.
Posted 09/06/2019 11:35AM
Please follow all neighborhood driving and pedestrian laws. Make sure you walk with your child when crossing the street at the crosswalk. Teach your child good safety habits. For those parents wishing to drop-off and pick-up their child by car, we ask assistance in maintaining a safe parking lot. The traffic through the parking lot will be limited to the following: On Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, from 1:50-2:00pm, the parking lot is for Kindergarten pick-up traffic only. After 2:00pm, the parking lot is open to Grades 1-6 pick-up traffic. On Thursdays, from 12:20-12:30pm, the parking lot is for Kindergarten pick-up traffic only. After 12:30pm, the parking lot is open to Grades 1-6 pick-up traffic. Please be advised that parking and waiting at the curb will be prohibited as it impedes the flow of traffic. Please click on the link above to find out how you can help us keep a safe parking lot. Thank you for your cooperation.
Posted 09/03/2019 09:16AM
Do you have a middle school or high school student that needs volunteer hours? Would he/she like to read to students or help them with homework during our Enrichment Club on Mondays and Tuesdays after-school? If so, please contact Dr. Nguyen at for details.
Posted 09/03/2019 09:11AM
On Wednesday, September 18th, we will be having a Creepy Critters Wildlife Assembly for all students. To raise funds for this assembly, there will be a paint night fundraiser on Friday, September 13th from 8-10pm. This fundraiser is organized by Jash Parekh, leader of The Green Heroes Environmental Club. Green Heroes is inviting the Wildlife Associates to a special assembly at Tom Matsumoto Elementary School. The assembly will feature endangered species as a way to teach students how to preserve their local environment and take care of animals. Please contact Vaidehi Parekh @ 650-793-2367 or email her at to register.
Posted 08/29/2019 10:48AM
ABC reading is a part of Project Cornerstone at Matsumoto and a great opportunity for parents to get involved in the community and make a difference! If you like to read to and discuss asset building with children and can spare 3 hours a month, you are invited to volunteer as an ABC Reader parent! Please email any questions/request to join to Join us on 9/17/19 at 6:30pm in school's library for an information session and our first volunteer meeting! Click on the link above for more details.
Posted 08/26/2019 12:28PM
Please take time to review ESD Parent/Guardian Handbook for 2019-2020 school year. Click on the above link.
Posted 08/26/2019 12:17PM
Please take time to review Matsumoto Student and Parent Handbook. Click on the link.
Posted 08/26/2019 11:41AM
Thank you to all the families that attended our Welcome Back Coffee on the first day of school. If you missed it, click the link above to access the slideshow.
Posted 08/26/2019 11:07AM
Join Math Olympiad today! This is for students in Grades 4-6 only. Please click on the link above for more information and registration form. Sessions will take place on Fridays. Math Olympiad is a PTA sponsored club. For questions, please contact Sabya Das at
Posted 08/25/2019 11:32PM
Please join the Tom Matsumoto PTA. Click the link above to access the form. Additional forms are located in the office.
Posted 08/25/2019 11:30PM
September is Attendance Awareness Month. Did you know that children can suffer academically if they miss 10 percent of the school year? Click on the link above to read more.
Posted 06/27/2019 01:34PM
Click on the link above for the Welcome Back Letter and Beginning of the School Year Reminders for 2019-2020.
Posted 06/11/2019 11:56AM
Winning entries will be awarded in the school and further sent to judgement at the next level. All grades are welcome to participate.
Posted 06/10/2019 04:02PM
Attention All Grade 3-8 Parents! Student CAASPP Score Reports will now be accessed electronically through the Parent Portal on our student information system. ● To access reports, sign in at . If parents have not yet created an account, a unique access ID and password will be sent with the child's report card. ● Student Score Reports are being made accessible to families as soon as student exams have been scored by the State. This means that some students may already have access to their 2019 test results in their Parent Portal while others may not. Tests are scored and released in batches and the process will be finalized over several weeks. The State does not notify us of each release. ● Parents should contact the Karen Wevers in the Instruction Department ( or 408-270-6827) if they are unable to access their child's report, have any additional questions or need technology assistance.
Posted 02/04/2019 03:56PM
2019-2020 Registration packets will be available beginning February 6th in the school office between 9am-3pm. You must present one proof of residence in the Tom Matsumoto attendance area to receive the packet.
Posted 02/04/2019 10:50AM
Thank you for your support with our fundraisers this school year! Click on the link above to see our results this school year.
Posted 01/06/2019 02:45PM
In order to have better supervision and smoother transitions between lunches/afternoon recesses, we have made a slight bell schedule change starting on January 7th. Please refer to bell schedule on the school website under "Our School - Bell Schedule" tab. Instructional minutes and the start/end times of the school day are not affected. Thank you for your support.
Posted 10/22/2018 10:47AM
To promote school safety, Matsumoto had added Pedestrian Walking Flags and Holders. The flags are used at school intersections to help keep children safe as they walk to school. When a student holds a Pedestrian Crosswalk Flag as they use a crosswalk, they are making surrounding cars aware of their presence and giving them the confidence to safely walk to school. Please discuss the proper use of the pedestrian walking flags and holders with your children. Thank you!
Posted 10/07/2018 05:57PM
Tom Matsumoto Elementary School has an official Facebook page. Please "like us" on Facebook at:
Posted 10/07/2018 05:47PM
Thank you to all the students who participated in both Student Council's Primary Elections and General Elections. Congratulations to our new Student Council Officers for 2018-2019.
Posted 10/02/2018 03:50PM
Every Wednesday is Walk n' Roll to School Day for students. Tom Matsumoto families are encouraged to walk to school each Wednesday to promote daily physical activity, reduce traffic congestion around Tom Matsumoto, and learn critical skills that enhances pedestrian safety. A "Mustang Pass" has been given to each student. Every Wednesday that students walk to school, they will earn a special hole punch on their Mustang Pass given by a parent volunteer or staff member wearing a bright colored vest beginning at 7:45 am at the following three points: 1) Cortona Drive and Littleworth Way (Moved to Cortona Drive and Cortona Court), 2) Mackin Woods Lane and Falerno Way, or 3) Cortona Drive and Altia Avenue. Students can earn special prizes for every 5 hole punches they receive in the OFFICE during first recess. (Students must get their "Mustang Pass" punched at these drop-off/walking points to earn prizes.) If you would like to volunteer for Walk n' Roll Wednesdays, please contact Dr. Nguyen at

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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