Spotlight on San Mateo County Schools

17th District PTA Celebrates Founders Day

Flowers in a vase from the PTA

Guest post written by Lori McBride, Founders Day Co-Chair, 17th District PTA. The 17th District PTA, which represents all of the PTAs in San Mateo County, held its Founders Day Luncheon on Tuesday, February 24, at Dominic’s at Oyster Point in South San Francisco. This year’s Founders Day celebrated the 188th anniversary of the California PTA and the 88th anniversary of the 17th District. Read more

Community Leaders Walk a Day in Principals’ Shoes

Mayor Jeff Gee and Principal Lynne Griffiths observe a fire drill at Henry Ford Elementary School

San Mateo County hosted its annual Principal for a Day event on February 26, 2015, and the community loved it. “It’s a valuable event, because there aren’t many people who really understand what a principal does all day,” said Principal Lynne Griffiths of Henry Ford Elementary in Redwood City. Read more