Announcements/School News

Remember to “Take 3” actions to fight the flu this season

​1. Get your Flu Vaccine.

2. Wash your hands.

3. Take anti-virals if you get the flu, as prescribed by your doctor.



Additional information and FAQ on the Novel Coronoavirus can be viewed on this Santa Clara County Public Health Department web page.

Updates and Information on the Novel Coronavirus

Feb. 12: Update for Guidance on Students returning from Travel to Mainland China. Read more here. Translations: Chinese, Spanish

Feb. 10: The Santa Clara County Public Health Department has released a video message on the Novel Coronavirus. Read more here.

Feb. 6: Novel Coronavirus Update: A message from the County Public Health Officer. Read here.

Feb 4.: Milpitas Unified School District provides information to families on what will be done for students returning from China. Read more here.

GOTR registration begins today- Jan 6th, 2020! Space limited. Sign up today!

New Friends! Increased Confidence! Feeling Fit! Those are just a few of the benefits of participating in Girls on the Run. Do you want to empower your girl and unlock her limitless potential? Register her now for one of our life-changing, after-school programs: Girls on the Run for girls in elementary school and Heart & Sole for those in middle school. We have teams at more than 100 locations across Silicon Valley!

Trained coaches lead the girls through lessons about standing up for yourself and others, managing emotions, setting goals, stopping gossip and bullying, and so much more. Teachers say they see the positive effects of GOTR girls' performance in the classroom, too! The program culminates with girls positively impacting their communities through a service project and being physically and emotionally prepared to complete the celebratory Girls on the Run 5K event.

The Basics:

* Lottery registration is open January 6 through January 15; save $10 at our full-fee sites when you register during this time.

* The computer-generated lottery will be run on Thursday, January 16. Registration will be closed on this day. We will notify families by email once the lottery is run.

* Registration will reopen on Friday, January 17 at 8:00 am on a first-come, first-served basis.

* The 2020 Girls on the Run season begins the week of March 2.

* The end-of-season Girls on the Run 5K will be on Saturday, May 16.

Sinnott - GOTR (3rd/4th)- Weds and Thurs - 2:10 -3:40 pm

Sinnott - Heart and Soul (5th/6th) - Weds and Thurs - 2:30 -4:00 pm

Sign up here

Questions? Contact Ms. Tan (


Front Drive Thru: RIGHT TURN ONLY onto Yellowstone Ave. Adults need to remain in the car, safety patrol will assist students getting out of cars.

Parking Lot: Please drive slowly and with patience. Only let students out of the car when you are at the Sinnott gate entrance. Do Not let students out of the car to run through the parked cars as drivers can not anticipate these students darting out.

DROP OFF TIME: 7:45am. Please DO NOT drop off your children before 7:45 as there is no supervision.

PICK UP TIME: Kindergarten students may wait with adults in the cafeteria area for siblings being dismissed at 2pm. Kinder students may not play in the Multi Use Room or on the playground.

Lunch: Please do not send glass containers, we have had several dropped and scatter glass which is dangerous.


Let's help as many families in the community as we can!

Starts: Monday 11/18

Ends: Wednesday, 12/11

Goal: 3750 Cans + $ donations!!!


  • First place for grade level: 10 minutes extra recess
  • First place in Primary or Intermediate: Popsicle or Popcorn Party
  • First place class at Sinnott: Pizza Party

Reduce Reuse Recycle

In an attempt to reduce waste we have moved away from pre-packaged napkin/spork/straw. Students may now pick up a spork and napkin when exiting the lunch line. Straws will only be provided to Kindergarten students.

Cold Lunch: Please pack your student the necessary utensils to eat their lunch (fork or spoon).


It's that time of year again! Students, if you have a talent that you would like to share with the school (or tryout to be the emcee), come to the MUR on the date and time listed below. We will be having CLOSED tryouts. Parents will wait outside at the blue tables during tryouts. You will be trying out for ONE show only. You may leave immediately after you tryout.

Primary Tryouts: Tuesday, January 7th, 2:10-3:10pm

Intermediate Tryouts: Thursday, January 9th, 2:10-3:10pm

Look for a flyer with an attached permission slip in December!

English Language Advisory Council (ELAC)

Our first ELAC meeting will be on Tuesday, 12/10 from 2:15-3:15pm. We will be discussing the purpose of the committee and its role in advising Sinnott and the district in order to ensure the success of our English Language Learners. All are welcome!

Sinnott must have an ELAC committee, if your student is an English Learner, please attend so that we can work together to make sure we are meeting there needs!


Our next SSC meeting will be on Wednesday, 12/18 from 2:15-3:15pm. We will be reviewing the minutes from our last meeting in October and discussing our goals areas and progress. All are welcome!


Awesome job at getting to school on time!

I know that the holidays bring travel. Please keep in mind how important it is for your children to be present at school. Please try to schedule travel during our days off.

School Funding is largely based on attendance! Every day that a student is at school = $55

Upcoming Events

12/20 Minimum Day and Free Dress Day

12/23-1/3 Winter Break

1/28/20 Kindergarten and New Student Registration for the 2020-2021 School year.