Saklan 2012 Graduates


Congratulations to 5th grade teacher Lisa Rokas and her husband George for moving their son, James, off to college this fall. James is a Saklan class of 2012 graduate who attended San Ramon Valley High School and is beginning his freshman year at USC in the Thornton School of Music.

Congratulations also goes out to Director of Development, Carol Goldman and her husband, Ron, for moving Mac off to college this fall. Mac is also a Saklan class of 2012 graduate. He attended Bentley High School and is beginning his freshman year at University of Puget Sound where he’s studying Math & Physics.

Star Light, Star Bright… Constellations What a Sight!


These creative constellations, fashioned from marshmallows and cotton buds, were made by the imaginative First Grade Class. The first graders presented all the facts and stories behind their individual constellations.

Coming soon… Simple Machines! Look forward to some imaginative inventions!

Hoot Owls and 4th Grade – Gratitude Tree


The Hoot Owls created a vibrantly colorful Gratitude Tree with their buddies, the fourth grade.

The students worked together to make beautiful fall leaves. They also wrote what they were grateful for during this Thanksgiving season. The tree is filled with so many wonderful expressions of gratitude. Here are just a few: gratitude for our Armed Forces, America, family, Saklan, friends, pets, and much more. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone.

Mammal Presentation


Last week the second graders invited their parents to come and hear presentations of their mammal reports.

They spoke in front of the audience using note cards to tell information about their mammal.

They then performed a poem called Dogs and Cats and Bears and Bats. Their parents were then invited to try and put their mammal puzzles together which they had created and finally listen to them read their Monster stories. It was a fun morning in second grade.

You’re Invited to An Evening in Old Hollywood


This morning, our Auction Co-Chairs, Katy DeBasa and Antonia Edwardson, toasted to you, our community!

Parents and friends, old and new, are invited to participate in our 1920’s Hollywood themed Annual Auction by attending the auction, donating or purchasing auction items, volunteering, and/or sponsoring our event.

Save the date and join us on MARCH 4! It’ll be the bee’s knees and more!

Dia de Los Muertos


The Saklan students 3rd through 7th grades created their own Dia de Los Muertos Altar curated by Maestra Ester and Maestra Morales. The students made their own art work to contribute to the altar which were made of bright colors and various designs. The students were excited to learn about Dia de Los Muertos again this year but mostly excited to participate on a larger scale.  If you haven’t checked out the altar, please take a look and enjoy in the main entry way of Saklan.