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Baywood Elementary is an engaged, diverse community of Parents, Teachers, Staff and Administrators working together to promote learning and growth for all students.
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Maria Majka, Principal

Office Phone: (650) 312-7511
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600 Alameda de Las Pulgas

San Mateo, CA 94402

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Common Core Standards

The San Mateo-Foster City School District is excited about the opportunity the Common Core State Standards present for our teachers, principals, staff and most importantly - our students! The Common Core provides us with a clear and consistent goal to ensure that our students are ready for college and career success in a 21st Century global economy.

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Suggested donation is $800 per child, but any amount is welcome. Your donation delivers an impressive list of programs and services to our children that the state does not provide. Please help us fund an environment that addresses the needs of the whole child.
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It’s Time to Tell Us What You Want on Your Brick!

Thanks again to everyone who supported the Baywood Auction’s Fund-a-Need/Buy-a-Brick program. With your help we’re off to a great start and are looking forward to our project of adding artificial turf and a stepped seating area to the hill near Annex this October!

Well, it’s that time – we would like to know what you would like to say on your brick/bricks.

The deadline for us to get your inscription is Friday, June 5. 

Click here to learn what you need to know.

Baywood Auction Fire Sale – Sensational Deals!

We had a few takers after last week’s auction fire sale email, so thanks of you who snapped up an item, but we still have some great bargains available.  Just give us your best offer and you can get one or more of these items for a steal! 

Click here to view the remaining auction items.

Literacy Week: “Lasso a Great Book”

Tuesday, May 26th – Friday, May 29th

Various activities will be held to celebrate Literacy Week at Baywood School.  Below is an overview of some of the activities planned:

Tuesday - KBAY host Ms. Burns and a book swap
Wednesday - KBAY host Mrs. Whiteman and classroom read around
Thursday - KBAY host Mrs. Majka, visiting readers
Friday - KBAY, Visiting author assembly

Please sign up here to volunteer or donate.
Literacy week chair:  Shannon Whiteman

Family Bike & Fitness Day

Please come join other Baywood Families for our 3rd Annual Bike & Fitness Day Sunday, May 31st from 2pm-5pm @ Baywood where we will have exciting activities for the whole family. Sign up HERE to take a ½ hour Class   - Agility/Obstacle Course @ 2:15,  Zumba @ 3, Hip Hop @3:45 . All ages and abilities welcome!
We also need just a few parent or older student volunteers. If you can help out, please sign up here.
No matter what, make sure to ride your bike or scooter up to the playground to enjoy the other activities that will be taking place including: organized games on the upper playground, a bike safety obstacle course, free bike tune ups, a DJ and rock climbing wall. Healthy snacks will be sold throughout the day!! 


At our spring Campus Care event, we had about 15 energetic Baywood families come out to clean up the gardens and playground areas. Kids worked diligently alongside their parents and friends. It was a great way to spend a sunny Sunday afternoon and make a real difference to the school. We hope to entice more families to get involved with our next Baywood Campus Care Day, this fall!

Baywood Auction Fire Sale – Get Some Sensational Deals!

We have a very small number of items unsold at the Baywood Auction and now is your chance to get the deal of a lifetime on one or more of them. They include:

  • Peninsula Gymnastics - one week of “Circus on Stage” camp ($200 value). Good for either Spring or Summer camp, expires April 2016.

  • Marble Arch test prep and tutoring ($350 value). Two hours of test prep for middle school, high school, or college admissions. Marble Arch is a non-profit organization providing expert tutoring for test prep and in all academic subjects.

  • Kumon free registration gift certificate ($50 value). Give your kids a leg up in their studies!

  • College for Kids - $100 off. San Mateo Community College summer program includes exciting fitness, academic, and recreational activities. Two 3-week summer programs for students entering 5th through 8th grades will be offered at Canada College (6/15-7/2) and College of San Mateo (7/6-7/23).

  • Rainforest Cafe gift certificate $10 off dinner for two. Great for next time you are visiting Fisherman’s Wharf, Disneyland, Las Vegas, or many other popular tourist destinations

  • Core Taekwondo - 50% off registration fee for after school program ($75.00 value)

  • Events by Collette (53)  - 30% off event planning services ($500 value)

  • Hair Fairies - free head lice screening ($45 value). All it takes is one head lice breakout!!

  • Stella and Dot Private Catered Jewelry Shopping Event ($150 value). They will provide beverages and snacks while you and your friends shop for fine jewelry and mingle.

  • Rana’s Academy of Dance – one month of mommy/daddy and me dance lessons ($75 value). Four classes of dance lessons for the whole family, held Saturday 9-9:30 a.m.

If you are interested in any of these items simply contact Ed Callan at baywoodauctioned@gmail.com, let him know which item you are interested in, and give him your best offer!  (Rumor has it that he’s a softie and will likely take just about anything within reason!!  :-)

Sign Up for Pub Crawl, Father Daughter Dance, and More!

We had a lot of great sign-up parties at the Baywood Auction, and there are still some great upcoming parties.  Please find below a list of upcoming events that both kids and parents are sure to enjoy, so be sure to sign up if you haven’t already!

Kids’ Entertainment:

  • Second Grade Ice Cream Social: Wednesday May 27

Family Entertainment:

  • Father Daughter Spring Dance, Saturday May 30

Parents’ Events:

  • Pub Crawl, Friday May 29

  • Great Gatsby 1920's Jewelry Party, Appelblom Jewelry, Thursday June 18

  • Barre3 exercise class party, Saturday September 19

To browse the parties and sign up, simply visit https://baywood-smfc-ca.schoolloop.com/auction.  Some of these are happening in the next several weeks, so don’t delay!

Auction Parties

It’s not too late to sign up for our sign-up parties 

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Today: 5/26/15
All Day: Literacy Week
4:00 PM Literacy Week Event: KBAY host Ms. Burns and a book swap