Winter Program Food Sale/ Venta de comida en el programa de invierno

Wed, Dec 21 7:33am

The day has arrived our children will perform for us what they have practiced so hard. PTO and volunteer parents will be selling food outside the cafeteria. See flyer for the menu and prices. Food is ... [More]

Walk- A-Thon / La Caminata - Pupusas orders/Ordenes de Pupusas

Tue, May 10 10:10pm

Please have your child turn in your pledges/pupusa orders by Wednesday, May 11th.    Por favor, entreguen  la hoja de donaciones prometidas Y órdenes de pupusa para el  Miércoles 11 de Mayo.  

2022 Walk-A-Thon Tshirts for parents

Wed, May 4 9:09am

Walk- A-Thon shirts sale for Parents. Purchase your shirt for $20.   Please get an order form from the office or purchase through VENMO leaving your name and shirt size. All orders can be picked up or ... [More]

Venta de Pupusas!!/Pupusas Sale!!

Wed, Apr 27 9:07pm

Celebra la caminata en casa con familia con un paquete de ricas Pupusas Celebrate the Walkathon at home with your family with a pack of delicious Pupusas.   Tipos de Pupusas/Types of Pupusas  -Frijole ... [More]

Walk A-Thon T-Shirts

Wed, Apr 27 8:55pm

    Order your 2022 walk-a-thon t-shirts to support Gardner Academy.    Ordene sus camiseta de la caminata de este ano  2022 para apoyar a Gardner Academy.    CASH or VENMO

Venta de Palomitas/Popcorn sale 🍿

Tue, Mar 22 8:12am

Please Support Our Fundraiser! Proceeds will go towards Gardner Elementary School for All-School Special Events! Freshly Popped Popcorn. $12 each * Classic Kettle Corn (little sweet & salty) * Cinnamo ... [More]

Popcorn Fundraiser- Recaude de Fondos de Palomitas de Maiz

Wed, Mar 16 10:07pm

Please Support Our Fundraiser! Proceeds will go towards Gardner Elementary School for All-School Special Events! Freshly Popped Popcorn. $12 each * Classic Kettle Corn (little sweet & salty) * Cinnamo ... [More]

Aztec t-shirts sweaters

Tue, Jan 11 8:10pm

The last day to order T-shirts and sweaters will be tomorrow Wednesday, January 12, 2022. Place your order today!   Microsoft Office Translator El último día para pedir camisetas y suéteres será mañan ... [More]

Aztec T-shirts & Sweaters

Sun, Jan 9 8:00pm

Good evening, just a reminder that this is the last week to purchase the new Aztec t-shirts and sweaters.    Microsoft Office Translator Buenas noches, solo un recordatorio de que esta es la última se ... [More]

Gardner apparel/ Atavío para Gardner

Sun, Dec 12 4:57pm

Hello Gardner Families,   COMING SOON! New apparel for Gardner students and families to show their Aztec Pride. There will be new t-shirts, long sleeves shirts, sweaters, and hoodies available soon! P ... [More]

Poinsettias/ Noche Buenas

Mon, Dec 6 8:55pm

Good evening, Just a reminder that poinsettias will be distributed tomorrow 12/7 between 2-4 pm at Gardner. Thank you for your support.    Buenas Noches,  Solo un recordatorio de que las noche buenas  ... [More]

Principle's check-in

Tue, Nov 9 6:26pm

Reminder to please join the Mrs. Petkiewics for Principles check in tomorrow morning at 8:30 am via Webex. Link was sent via announcement on Sunday evening. ... [More]

Please vote/Por favor vote

Thu, May 13 8:49pm

Please vote on the PTO Board for next year! ¡Por favor vote para la Mesa Directiva del PTO para el próximo año escolar!

Elecciones de PTO/PTO Elections

Sun, Apr 25 7:48pm

Gardner PTO Needs You! Nominate yourself or someone else for next year’s PTO Board to support Gardner Academy students and staff! Email your nomination (name and board position) to hello@gardnerhablem ... [More]

Staff Appreciation/Apreciación del personal

Wed, Jan 13 8:53pm

Help us support our Gardner teachers and staff! Please sign up in this link for a date to bring treats, share messages, or spread some joy for our hardworking staff in any way you’d like.   ¡Ayúdenos ... [More]

Annual Giving Campaign/Campaña Anual de Donaciones

Thu, Dec 17 8:29pm

Please support Hablemos PTO in our annual Giving Campaign. Donations are tax-deductible and eligible for company matching. Find more details in the attached flyer.   Por favor apoye a Hablemos PTO en ... [More]

Resilience Workshop / taller de Resiliencia

Wed, Dec 16 3:45pm

  Are you stressed out? Is your child feeling the stress? Join us and learn some strategies on how to manage stress.   December 16th, 2020 A virtual meeting from 4pm - 5pm ***** ¿Se siente estresado/a ... [More]

Poinsettia Sale / Venta de Nochebuenas

Tue, Nov 24 1:54pm

Recaudar fondos para Gardner/Fundraise for Gardner by shopping on Amazon!

Wed, Nov 11 7:52pm

  Do you shop on Amazon? An easy way to fundraise for Gardner is to sign up on to support Hablemos Supporters of Gardner Academy. Do your shopping on ... [More]

San Jose Public Library Halloween Book Giveaway- Libros Gratis para Halloween en la Biblioteca de San Jose

Wed, Oct 21 9:22pm

San Jose Public Library Halloween Book Giveaway Libros Gratis para Halloween en la Biblioteca Publica de San Jose   When:  Monday Oct 26th to Saturday Oct 31st  from 1- 6pm  Cuando: lunes 26 de octubr ... [More]

Box Tops - It's submission time! / ¡Es tiempo de envio!

Wed, Oct 7 11:10am

Still have unexpired physical clips of BoxTops?  Drop them off on the Gardner Academy campus on the 10/10 & 10/12 school distribution days. Unable to send your BoxTops clips to school? Follow the step ... [More]

How to add or change classroom in Konstella / Cómo agregar o cambiar aulas en Konstella

Tue, Sep 22 3:42pm

If you haven't already, please add your student[s] to their current classroom in Konstella.   ***   Si aún no lo ha hecho, agregue a sus estudiante/s a su aula/s actual en Konstella.    ************** ... [More]

PTO Board Elections / Las elecciones de la mesa directiva de PTO

Mon, Sep 21 7:43pm

Would you like to take part in the PTO board? Open to all parents of Gardner students. Positions can be held by more than one person. See the Hablemos page for position description and Email hello@gar ... [More]

Second Harvest

Tue, Mar 17 6:01pm

The Second Harvest food distribution at Gardner Academy has been cancelled for March. Contact Second Harvest of Silicon Valley to find other locations for free groceries:  1-800-984-3663 weekdays, 8 a ... [More]

Panda Express fundraiser on Feb. 28th / Recaudación de fondos en Panda Express el 28 de febrero

Tue, Feb 25 4:38pm

Visit Panda Express this Friday, February 28th & you'll be supporting Gardner Academy! How: Anytime between 10am -10:30pm at Panda Express at 567 Coleman Ave, San Jose, CA 95110. Show a paper copy or ... [More]

Parent Workshops at Gardner next week / Talleres para padres en Gardner la próxima semana

Fri, Feb 7 7:31pm

    Time/Hora:      8:30am-10:00am Location/Lugar:  Gardner Academy Room/Salón 1   Sign up with Amparo in the school's office: 408-535-6225 ext. 29101 *** Regístrese con Amparo en la oficina de la esc ... [More]

Scholastic Book Fair this week! / ¡La Feria del Libro Scholastic es esta semana!

Mon, Feb 3 3:45pm

Scholastic Book Fair at Gardner Academy  Feb. 3 - Feb. 7  Special events  Join your child at the book fair in the school library & enjoy a complimentary morning treat - Tuesday 7:30am-8:00a is Donuts ... [More]

'Sweet Tomatoes' fundraiser for Gardner / recaudación de fondos para Gardner en 'Sweet Tomatoes'

Sat, Jan 25 9:16pm

Please join us this upcoming Friday Jan 31st  at the restaurant "Sweet Tomatoes" at 625 Coleman Ave., San Jose.  You can come at anytime during the day or evening (11 am to 10 pm). The PTO will get a ... [More]

Giving Campaign and updated Hablemos website / la Campaña Anual de Donaciones y página de web de Hablemos

Mon, Dec 30 8:36pm

Hello Gardner Academy community, Our Hablemos website has moved to a new host & some of the URL addresses have changed.   To make a monetary contribution towards the annual Giving Campaign, the URL is ... [More]

Next Session of LEGO Enrichment at Gardner Academy / Próxima sesión de enriquecimiento de LEGO en la Academia de Gardner

Wed, Nov 27 10:01am

Lego FUNdamentals winter session classes begins, Monday, December 2nd. Scholarships available. ****** Las clases de sesión de invierno de Lego FUNdamentals comienza el lunes 2 de diciembre. Becas disp ... [More]

Sign up for Nutrition workshop (English) / Regístrese para el taller de Nutrición (Inglés)

Fri, Nov 22 10:00am

Nutrition & Wellness Class (English)  presented by Second Harvest of Silicon Valley When: Tuesday. December 3, 2019 at 8:30am Where:  Gardner Elementary, Room #1 Learn healthy recipes and new cooking ... [More]

Share your Pictures of School Events! / ¡Comparta sus fotos de eventos escolares!

Thu, Oct 31 6:00pm

  Looking forward to all the fun upcoming events at Gardner?    Don’t forget - Share your Pictures of School Events! Send pictures to so they can be added to the school’s ... [More]

BOX TOPS ARE DUE by MON OCT 28th - ENVIAR SUS BOX TOPS antes del 28 de octubre

Thu, Oct 24 12:47pm

Please turn in  all your clipped Box Tops to the school office  MONDAY, OCTOBER 28th    each one is worth 10 cents for our school  -----------------------------------------------------    Por favor en ... [More]

Fall Garden Club / Club de jardín de otoño

Sat, Sep 21 7:40pm

Fall Garden Club @ Gardner Fridays: after school till 3:30pm in the school garden Dates 10/11-12/6 (11/29 no club due to Thanksgiving)     Club de jardín de otoño @ Gardner Viernes: después de clases ... [More]

Sign up today -Lego Enrichment class / Regístrate hoy -La clase de enriquecimiento de Lego

Wed, Sep 4 1:44pm

Lego Enrichment class starts Monday, September 9th. They still need 3 more students to sign up and fill the class minimum. Sign up today - Register at ... [More]

Welcome / Bienvenido

Thu, Aug 15 3:02pm

Join us in room #1 for coffee Friday, August 16th  any time between 7:45a-8:30a and learn more about Hablemos: Gardner’s Parent Teacher organization  See you there! Únase a nosotros en salón #1 para t ... [More]

Anuarios a la venta! / Yearbooks for sale!

Wed, Jun 5 6:38pm

Tomorrow is the last day to buy a yearbook! Quantities limited   Price is $25 /El precio es $ 25   ¡Mañana es el último día para comprar un anuario! Cantidades limitadas    

Elections for next year's PTO executive board / Las elecciones para la junta ejecutiva del PTO del próximo año

Thu, May 30 9:12pm

Make a difference at Gardner! Join a committee or the executive board. Elections for next year's PTO executive board will take place at the next general meeting on Monday, June 3rd 6pm in Room 1.  ¡Ha ... [More]

¡Los anuarios han llegado! / Yearbooks have arrived!

Wed, May 29 9:16pm

Yearbooks will be for sale in the cafeteria during the final Awards Assembly, Friday 5/31 and in the school office thru the last day of school.    Price is $25 /El precio es $ 25   Los anuarios estará ... [More]

Yearbooks are coming soon! / ¡Los anuarios vendrán pronto!

Sat, May 18 6:59pm

    Available for Purchase on campus by Friday, 5/31 or Pre-order until midnight Monday, 5/20   Use Code: 1015181164504869 to customize with your own photos ****** Disponible ... [More]

Photos needed for yearbook / Necesitamos tus fotos para el anuario

Tue, May 14 4:03pm

Share your pictures for the school yearbook!   We especially need photos of: Día de los Muertos event Fifth graders Individual class activities   Today is the last day! Send pictures to 408gardneryear ... [More]

Awards Assembly dates Correction / corrección - fechas de asemblea de certificados

Fri, Apr 26 8:40am

No Assembly of certificates today 4/26 Please disregard the assembly dates of 4/26 & 5/24 on the school's website [] The next awards assembly will be on Friday, May 31st ************* ... [More]

Walkathon Pledges / donaciones de la Caminata

Tue, Apr 23 7:01am

Hello parents! Our 2019 Walkathon is right around the corner on Saturday, May 4th.   Please check out to help us raise money for Gardner. Just type in your child’s name and g ... [More]

Spring session of after school classes / La sesión de primavera de las clases después de la escuela

Mon, Mar 18 8:01pm

After school class sessions at Gardner are beginning the last week of March. To register, click on the class below: STEM FUNdamentals with LEGO March 25 - May 20, 2019 Skateboarding March 26 - May 14, ... [More]

Walk n Roll Fridays / caminar o ir en bicicleta a la escuela VIERNES

Sat, Mar 16 11:00pm

As we enjoy this beautiful Spring weather, why not Walk n’ Roll to school every FRIDAY? Students can collect Walk n' Roll dollars & Spend them in the Walk n’ Roll store each month! Check in at the mai ... [More]

Minimum Days - conferences week / Días cortos - semana de confrencias

Fri, Mar 8 11:18am

Please note: Thursday, 3/14, and Friday, 3/15, have an early Dismissal time this week because of conferences. Tenga en cuenta: el jueves 14 de marzo y el viernes 15 de marzo tienen un horario de salid ... [More]

Update on the progress of hiring a permanent principal for Gardner / informar a todos sobre el progreso de la contratación de un director permanente para Gardner

Thu, Feb 7 12:43pm

Dear Gardner Families, The PTO and SSC/SELAC committees wanted to update everyone on the progress of hiring a permanent principal for Gardner. An Interview panel for the position of permanent Gardner ... [More]

JAN 29th After-school Movie CANCELLED / 29 de enero- Película después de escuela CANCELADA

Sun, Jan 27 5:56pm

We had originally planned an after-school movie on Tues Jan 29th, but unfortunately we will have to cancel and reschedule until February, we will keep you posted!  from the PTO   --------------------- ... [More]

Fifth Grade Parents: Middle School Information Night / Padres de quinto grado: Noche informativa de las escuelas secundarias

Tue, Jan 15 8:14pm

  Middle School Information Night When: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Where: Hoover Middle School 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Beginning in the Media Center 1635 Park Avenue San José CA 95126 ******************** ... [More]

2019 Walkathon T-shirt Contest - Concurso Diseño de Playera para la Caminata 2019

Tue, Jan 8 9:24pm

PARENTS- Contest is open to ALL Gardner Aztecs ! DEADLINE is FRIDAY JAN 25th.  Turn in your design to the office.  See attached file.   PADRES- ¡Competencia esta abierta a TODOS los estudiantes Azteca ... [More]

Gardner Academy's Shopping Days at Sports Basement / Días de compras de la Academia Gardner en el Sports Basement

Fri, Dec 7 7:03pm

Aztecs who shop at Sports Basement Dec 9-12 can receive a big discount. For more details - See the flyers sent home with students or attached PDFs.  ***** Los Aztecas que compran en Sports Basement de ... [More]

Remember to shop Amazon Smile during Black Friday to support PTO fundraising! ¡Recuerde comprar en Amazon Smile durante Black Friday y ayude al PTO recaudar fondos!

Thu, Nov 22 9:00pm

Parent Coffee tomorrow / Café para los padres mañana

Thu, Nov 8 5:15pm

Parent coffee tomorrow at 8:15a Ms. Petkiewicz will be sharing information regarding Title I, and school data updates for English Learners, as well as the most recent Early Literacy results. Café para ... [More]

AMAZON SMILE is DONATING 5% of your purchases to GARDNER PTO for a Limited Time Only: OCT 29 to NOV 2 , 2018!

Mon, Oct 29 7:26pm

PTO Meeting / Reunion de PTO

Fri, Oct 19 2:27pm

PTO Meeting, Monday October 22. In Room 1 from 3:30 - 4:30 Come and join us for updates and events about our school. Reunión de PTO, Lunes 22 de Octubre, en el salón 1 de 3:30 - 4:30 Acompañenos para ... [More]

Garden Club Starts in October! ¡Garden Club comienza en octubre!

Wed, Oct 10 5:21pm

GARDEN CLUB SCHEDULE/Horario del club de jardin: Time/ Los tiempos: Fridays after school till 4:30pm/ Viernes después de escuela hasta 4:30pm Fall Dates/fechas de otoño: October 12th - November 29th/ ... [More]

Interim Principal Communication/Comunicación principal interina

Sun, Sep 30 9:22am

Dear Gardner Families, On Monday, 9/24, board members of the PTO & SSC/SELAC spoke with Dominic Bejarano after the district's town hall meeting and were told the principal position was still being hel ... [More]


Mon, Sep 24 9:32pm

Dear Gardner Families, When we met with the district on September 6th at Gardner to share input on our next principal, parents asked to be updated throughout this process. The PTO and SSC/SELAC commit ... [More]


Thu, Aug 16 3:47pm

Join us in room #1 for coffee Friday, August 17th  any time between 8:00a-8:30a and learn more about Hablemos: Gardner’s Parent Teacher organization  See you there! Únase a nosotros en salón #1 para t ... [More]


Tue, Jun 5 12:08pm

Yearbooks are now available for purchase! $25 ¡Los anuarios ahora están disponibles para comprar!


Mon, Jun 4 4:35pm

Just a reminder - If you have any BoxTops that will expire before September, please leave them with Ms. Beth in the office or your teacher - Thank you! Solo un recordatorio: si tiene algún BoxTops que ... [More]

Theater Club begins this Wednesday/El club de teatro comienza este miércoles

Tue, Apr 3 11:47am

The first day of Theater Club  will be this Wednesday, April 4th. The class will meet on Wednesdays* and Fridays from 2:30-3:30p in room B-9 Don't  worry! You still have time to sign up - just fill ou ... [More]

Walkathon POSTPONED until April 21st/Caminata POSPUESTO hasta el 21 de abril

Fri, Mar 23 8:09pm

Walkathon & Silent Auction have been POSTPONED due to the weather. New Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018 Caminata y Subasta Silenciosa han sido POSPUESTA debido al clima Nueva fecha: sábado, 21 de abril ... [More]

Walk n Roll Kick-off Postponed/Aplazamiento del comienzo de los días para caminar a la escuela

Thu, Oct 12 11:07am

  Good morning Gardner families, The Kick-off event for the Walk n' Roll program that was scheduled for tomorrow will be postponed until next Friday, October 20th. Hopefully the air quality will have ... [More]

PTO Nominations & Elections / Nominaciones y Elecciones

Tue, May 16 9:21am

Nominations now open for PTO Elections! President Vice President Secretary Treasurer If you are interested in running or would like to nominate someone, please fill out the form in the office. Questio ... [More]

School Spirit Week / Semana del orgullo escolar

Mon, Mar 6 10:29pm

  It's School Spirit Week! Help your students dress up for the daily theme. ¡Es Semana del Orgullo Escolar! Ayude a sus estudiantes a vestirse para el tema diario.  Crazy Hair Monday!  6 de Mar  Pelo ... [More]

2/13 Walkathon Meeting cancelled /Caminata Reunión cancelada

Mon, Feb 13 4:57pm

Hello Parents, The Walkathon meeting scheduled for tonight, 2/13, has been cancelled. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, 2/28 at 6 p.m in Room 1. ***************  Hola Padres, La reunión de Walkatho ... [More]

Come help make decorations for the Winter Show / Por favor venga y trabajando en los decoraciones por la espectáculo invernal

Thu, Dec 8 10:51am

Jasmine Vigil will be in room #1 every Friday morning to work on decorations. Please come and assist her. We need your magic to make this show a memorable one.   Jasmine Vigil estará en la habitación ... [More]

Family Movie Night

Thu, Nov 3 9:59am

Please join us for a second Family Movie Night on November 18!  We'll have dinner items and snacks for sale. We'll get the benches set up, but bring a pillow or sleeping bag to get comfy in the cafete ... [More]

Walkathon/Caminata Kick Off Meeting

Fri, Oct 14 8:23am

If you were unable to attend the Walkathon Kick Off meeting Friday morning, please join us for an evening Kick Off meeting on Monday, October 17 from 6-7pm in the office.  The Walkathon is our biggest ... [More]

Garden Club starts this week! / Garden Club comienza esta semana!

Wed, Oct 12 4:59pm

Meet in the school garden after school until 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays./Se reúnen en el jardín de la escuela después de la escuela hasta las 4:30 p.m. jueves. Fall session/sesión de otoño: 10/13-12/1 Win ... [More]

Walk N Roll Meeting for 9/15 cancelled

Thu, Sep 15 12:32pm

The Walk n Roll meeting scheduled for today at 4 p.m. in Room #1 will be rescheduled. Vanessa, our city rep, is unable to make it today.

After Class Enrichment Sign Ups

Thu, Sep 8 1:43pm

Registration is open for ACE enrichment classes after school at Gardner and classes begin next week!    Classes for the Fall term will be:   Monday, Folklorico, 2:15-3:30pm Tuesday, Mad Science, 12:45 ... [More]