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Important Dates


•  DARE Graduation - 8th

•  PTA meeting - 13th

•  Winter Break begins - 22nd



•  School resumes - 9th

•  PTA meeting - 10th

•  No School - 16th

•  International food and variety show - 24th

•  Spirit Day - 27th








Attendance Line:
(408) 423-1305

Please keep your child at home if:

  • They do not feel well
  • Have a fever above 100°
    within the last 24 hours
  • Have vomited or had
    diarrhea within the
    last 24 hours
  • Have severe cough or
    cold symptoms


Parent Handbook 2016-2017

Before School Drop-Off Procedure

Morning Reminders - 
~  Students are not to arrive on campus before 8:10 am. 
~  From 8:10-8:25 am students and families on campus must wait in the picnic table area.
~  At 8:25am students are dismissed the playground.
~  At 8:25am families must stay behind the yellow line in the main hallway - families are not allowed in the classroom hallways or on the blacktop.
Thank you for helping us keep our students safe.



Winter Break - No School

December 22nd - January 6th. 



Free and Reduced-Price Meals at Briarwood

Good nutrition and learning go hand in hand.

We are dedicated to students' health, well being and their ability to learn. We support learning by promoting healthy habits for lifelong nutrition and fitness practices.

Your child can receive low cost meals if your household income is within the reduced price limits on the Eligibility Guidelines which you can find by clicking here. If interested, please fill out an application.


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Bell Schedule/ Horario de clases 2016-2017

Registration for 2016-2017 School Year

SCUSD School Calendar 2016-2017

Special Education Community Advisory Committee (CAC) / Comité Asesor Comunitario (CAC)

SCUSD has entered into a contract for the implementation of the Circle of Friends program (www.circleofriends.org), for anti-bullying and inclusion benefiting both students in special & general education. Congratulations and thank you to our district and principals of the five schools who will begin the program this fall: Laurelwood, Westwood, Peterson MS, Wilcox HS, & Santa Clara HS.

To learn more about the Circle of Friends program check here:





The Governing Board recognizes that the district is primarily responsible to ensure compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations governing educational programs.   Click to read more.


At the board meeting of May 12, 2016 the Santa Clara Unified School District Board of Education adopted newly revised policies concerning Uniform Complaint Procedures BP 1312.3  Click to read more.


District Advisory Committee

District Advisory Committee
As part of the LCAP and Strategic Planning Process, a District Advisory Committee is being formed. The purpose of the committee will be to make programmatic recommendations to the budget advisory committee based on LCAP and Strategic Plan goals and identified needs related to educating the “whole child”. The committee will be facilitated by Assistant Superintendent, Kathie Kanavel.
Parents, students, community members and staff are invited. Please contact Fernanda Wilson, fwilson@scusd.net408-423-2126 if you are interested in participating.

Why become a PTA Member?

Please be a part of our community by participating in school events. We want to make it a great year
  Click here.



Volunteers Needed