Greetings, Capri Community, and thank you for the warm welcome as I begin my second year as principal of Capri.
This marks my 18th year in education, having served as both an elementary and middle school administrator, a curriculum specialist, and a classroom teacher. I received my undergraduate degree from UCSB and my Master’s Degree from SJSU.
My area of passion is curriculum and instruction, and with the implementation of the Common Core State Standards, it is going to be a very exciting time in education. We will be seeing an increase in rigor, higher order questioning, writing across curricular areas, and technology. Focus areas of math will be problem-solving and mathematical reasoning.
My husband and I have lived locally in the Bay Area most of our lives, and after raising our two children, we are learning to enjoy our “empty nest.” My son works in the technology field, and my daughter is a teacher in Moreland School District. In my spare time, I am also an avid reader and golfer.
2013 Recipient of ACSA Region 8 Co-Administrator of the Year Award
2002 California League of Middle Schools Teacher of the Year
Hello from your Assistant Principal, Ted Cribari III. I'm excited to share with you a little bit about myself. I have been in the Campbell School District as a teacher, Math Coach, and middle and elementary school administrator for 19 years. My heart is very connected to education and the youth in the Campbell community. I hope you find me accessible and approachable.
I am thrilled to start my second year at Capri, with the goal of seeing every child smile and be successful. I look forward to a fantastic 2014-2015 and hope your experience here is just that.
CONTINUING THE STEAM INITIATIVE THIS SCHOOL YEAR!
Momentum is building in Campbell School District to help every student gain the skills and knowledge needed for success in the 21st-Century global society.
Driving us forward is an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning called STEAM—Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. With STEAM, teachers blend rigorous academic concepts with performance-based lessons in which students work on real-world problems. STEAM will carry us forward as we prepare our students for Common Core State Standards (CCSS), 21st Century skills, career readiness, and 8th Grade Exhibitions.
Please join our PTA community in supporting STEAM for our Capri students. Your funds will directly support this initiative through additional technology, as well as student assemblies, field trips, and the arts for our kind Cougars.
Full STEAM ahead—together!
This Is Kind Cougar Country!
With the Santa Cruz Mountains as our backdrop, Capri Elementary School is home to approximately 700 preschool to fifth grade students and their families in the Campbell School District. The Capri Learning Community is committed to both the academic and behavioral growth of all our members. We celebrate the rich diversity of our community. Our work at Capri is about always being mindful and reflective educators. We maintain a clear focus in everything we do and ensure that our students understand our objectives. We are focused and direct, aware of what our students' lives are like outside of school. On a daily basis, we implement purposeful and deliberate strategies aimed at the individual needs of our unique student population. We work to optimize human potential.
Capri Elementary School is dedicated to providing a positive learning environment for all students. We consistently teach our school wide expectations of respectful, responsible and safe. Kind Cougar Country is a safe, consistent and predictable environment that propels students to their highest potential.
Our Day Begins Early
Instruction begins daily at 7:55 am and our campus is open and supervised beginning at 7:43 am daily. Please remember to drive all the way forward when dropping off or picking up your child. Under no circumstances are you to leave your car unattended in our drive through circle. There is no parking in the drive through - it is for drop off and pick up only.