Welcome New Families!

We're excited to have you join our community, and look forward to meeting you and your child!

Stay Informed:

The easiest way to get dialed into our school community is by joining our Yahoo Group.  You'll receive emails from other parents about upcoming events and school news, and can ask other parents any questions you may have.  Follow this link to request membership in the group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/joseortegaelementary/

Save the Dates:

  • New Family Information Night: Thursday, May 3, 6-7pm:  Visit your new school!  Meet the principal, representatives from our After School Program, as well as current and new families.
  • Open House & Picnic: Saturday, August 18, 10:30am-12:30pm:  Meet your classroom teacher and classmates, reconnect with new friends, and get ready for the first day of school!
  • First Day of School Welcome Breakfast: Monday, August 20, 8-9am:  Shake off first-day anxiety by commisserating with other parents!  Really, it is much harder on the parents than the kids! Sponsored by the PTA.


Start supporting:  Get a head start in helping your school and the many wonderful programs it has by checking out these easy ways to raise funds while shopping.  Check out the "Shop & Earn" page under fundraising tab.


Also, stay tuned for some summer playdates!


Questions?  We're here to help.  Call the school at 415-469-4726 or email JOESoutreach@gmail.com