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Absence Hotline

Please report any absences by calling: (650) 312-7648 option 3

Volunteer/Visitor Check In

Per District Office security measures, ALL visitors and volunteers must report to the School Office, SIGN-IN with a  valid photo ID & obtain a volunteer badge PRIOR TO ENTERING the school campus. They must also SIGN-OUT PRIOR TO LEAVING the campus. No exceptions can be made to this rule.  Thank you for your cooperation.



John Cosmos

Asst. Principal

Katy Vawter

Admin. Asst.

Jan Shorago

Office Asst.

Barbara Rothe

Office Asst.

Nira Wong

Office Asst.

Becky Glikbarg




Superintendent Rosas welcomes members of the community to join her for coffee and conversation about the District - its goals, challenges, accomplishments and any issue related to education and the welfare of youth.  Come share your ideas, give feedback and discuss the latest topics impacting SMFCSD and public education. All parents and community members are welcome to attend. Dr. Rosas is looking forward to these coffee chats as a means of reconnecting with the community around issues that affect the education and well-being of our students.  We hope to see you there!

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 6:30-8:00 pm
Foster City Recreation Center
650 Shell Blvd., Foster City

Monday, May 16, 2016 - 6:30-8:00 pm
Martin Luther King Community Center
725 Monte Diablo Avenue, San Mateo

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 6:30-8:00 pm
San Mateo Senior Center
2645 Alameda De Las Pulgas, San Mateo



Come and enjoy an evening of fun with your family and friends on May 20th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.  There will be food trucks, music, dancing and fabulous raffle prizes. Raffle drawing will be held at the end of the evening.  All proceeds go to support Brewer Island Programs for our kids such as the Computer Lab, Art-in-Action, PE supplies and much more. Hope to see everyone at this fun filled event!!

Volunteers needed - please sign up below:


Questions? Contact Alex Valentone or Yoomi Kim


School Hours / Gates Schedule


School Hours


Regular School Hours

Minimum Days (Wednesdays)


8:10 AM - 12:10 PM

8:10 AM - 12:10 PM

1st - 3rd

8:20 AM - 2:40 PM

8:20 AM - 12:35 PM

4th & 5th

8:00 AM - 2:40 PM

8:00 AM - 12:28 PM


School Gates Schedules

7:45 am Open all gates (except for parking lot gates for staff entrance only)
8:30 am Lock all gates
2:25 pm Open all gates
3:00 pm Lock all gates (gates will be reopened the following morning)


Printable Bell Schedule

School Spirit Day

Mustache Day May 27
Sunglasses Day June 10


School Lunch Menu

Today: 5/4/16
All Day: Minimum Day

Dates to Remember

1-8 Intersession Break
11th School Resumes
27th PTA Staff Appreciation Luncheon
29th Science Exploration Day
20 PTA Spring Fling

Memorial Day Holiday


Join the PTA

Become part of the BIES PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION! Your membership allows you to have a voice in issues that affect your child, sponsor valuable school programs and helps you stay connected with the school community. Yearly dues are only $8/person.  CLICK HERE to join.

Volunteer For Events

Volunteering is a huge part of the success of several of our school activities.  It is a great way to become acquainted with our school programs, give back to the community and make a positive impact on our children's education. CLICK HERE for more information.

Join Our Email List

Help us GO GREEN!!  To receive Thursday Envelopes Flyers and other school information via email notifications, register here, send text BIESEMAILLIST to 22828 or Scan the QR code below