Pearl Zanker Elementary School

Parents, Guardians, Grandparents, and Community Members are all invited to coffee and pastries with Principal Lee to hear about current events happening at Zanker or to just catch your breath from the hectic morning before continuing on with your busy day.  


Schedule is finished for the year. Have a great summer!

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Be a Part of your Child's Future! Join the Zanker PTA!  


2017-2018 PTA BOARD



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SECRETARY - Clelia Mayorga

WEBMASTER - Sally Vigneri


Please check out our PTA board outside the front office for more information!


Student Learning Resources will link you to commonly used online websites and applications.


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Zanker Jaguar Blog

Stay up to date on all the happenings at Zanker!  During the school year, Principal Lee provides important information about the week through the Weekly Jaguar Blog.  Over the summer, the blog updates will be reduced to once or twice before the school year begins.  Be sure to register your email to receive any and all updates by going to the Weekly Jaguar Blog and entering your email in the top right hand corner of the page.




The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Seamless Summer Feeding Option (SSFO) Meal Program can help feed your children healthy meals, at no charge, during the summer. This program will serve all children through age eighteen. No application or registration is required but all meals must be consumed on site. Children will receive a complete, wholesome meal, while parents receive help stretching their food dollars.
The District's Student Nutrition Services Department will operate three Seamless Summer sites during the following days and hours:

  • Alexander Rose Elementary School (250 Roswell Drive): June 5-July 21 (Monday-Friday) from 11-11:30 a.m.
  • Robert Randall Elementary School (1300 Edsel Drive): June 5-June 16 (Monday-Friday) from 10:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m, June 19-July 20 (Monday-Thursday) 10:45-11:15 am.
  • Calaveras Hills High School (1335 E. Calaveras Blvd): June 12-July 21 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday) from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    *Closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

For more information, call (408) 635-2894.


SNS Summer Meal Program Flyer 2016-17 - English

SNS Summer Meal Program Flyer 2016-17 - Spanish


Campus Connections District Newsletter

In January 2017, the Superintendent's Office launched its Campus Connections District Newsletter. As a means to keep the community informed and engaged, we publish the newsletter bi-weekly, filled with Board updates and stories highlighting recent accomplishments, events, classroom activities, and best practices across the District. 


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MUSD Resources for Immigration Support

The Milpitas Unified School District has set up a Resources for Immigration Support Page for our community.  You can access that page through our District website.


MUSD Summer Enrichment 2017

Dear parent/guardian,

Once again this year, Milpitas Adult Education and MUSD have partnered to bring you Summer Enrichment 2017.

We offer classes for students entering grades 1-8. The program features high-quality enrichment offered by credentialed teachers.

Registration is open and we invite you to register for this year's program.

Please email or call us (408.635.2692) if you need further information or assistance in registering for the program.

6th Grade Parents and Students

Did you miss the 6th Grade Orientation held by Rancho Milpitas Middle School on March 15?  Well, you can find the slide deck from their presentation on their school website.  Please contact Principal Lee if you have any questions.

2017-2018 School Year Begins Thursday, August 17th

SAFE Class

Strategic Action For Emergencies


How prepared are you and your family for an emergency?  Training classes are being offered through the City of Milpitas.


For more information, click here: SAFE Class Poster



2017-2018 Pupil Registration Information

Online Registration for the 2017-2018 School Year is ongoing. This is for all incoming kindergartners who turned 5 years old on or before September 1st, 2012 and for all new students to Zanker School. Registration must be submitted online at  BEFORE any paperwork can be submitted in the office. Once you receive an email confirming the registration process, you can come in with your necessary paperwork.


The following information is required to complete the registration process:

- Original Birth Certificate (Kindergarten must be born September 1, 2012 or before.)

- Guardian's Driver License (must be in Zanker's attendance area)

- PG&E or Water Bill

- Mortgage Statement or *Rental Agreement dated within 1 year. (*Trans 02 and *Property Owner's Driver's License)

- Language Survey

- Dental Screening (Kindergarten and 1st Grade, given after September 1, 2016)

- Immunizations (4 Polio, 5 DTP, 2 MMR, 3 Hepatitis B, 1 Varicella, *TB)

(*TB for Kindergarten must be completed within 6 months prior to school start date. Given on or after February 17, 2017 or after. 1st-6th grade within 6 months if out of Santa Clara County.)

-  Health Examination (Required for Kindergarten and 1st Grade, given 6 months prior to starting Kinder.)


Registration is not complete until all required items have been submitted. Only at that time, your child will receive a registration number. The first day of the school year is Thursday, August 17th. Students must be present to guarantee their seat.


This year we are participating in a hassle-free fundraiser called Shoparoo. Nationwide, 7,000+ schools are already fundraising through Shoparoo and we see it as great opportunity for us to make a difference this year.


All you need to do is take pictures of your grocery receipts with the Shoparoo app made for your smartphone.  It doesn’t matter where you shop or what you buy - every receipt submitted results in a donation to our school!


So, what are you waiting for?  Simply download the free app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store by searching ‘shoparoo’ and then select our school as your chosen cause.  Since there is no limit to how much money we can raise with Shoparoo, be sure to invite your friends and neighbors to join in – every receipt counts!

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Zanker Elementary

1585 Fallen Leaf Drive
Milpitas, CA 95035
408-635-2882 Phone
408-635-2887 Fax

Mrs. Trisha Lee

Mr. Jaime Soria

Upcoming Events

To view Zanker's Full Calendar, click here.

To subscribe to Zanker's Calendar, click the "add Google Calendar" icon above.

Internet Safety

Milpitas Unified School District is now offering resources to parents on the topic of Digital Citizenship. These resources cover topics such as cyberbullying, protecting your child's reputation, online etiquette, respecting creative work, research skills, plagiarism, and more. For more information please access our Digital Citizenship page located in the Parent Resources section. We will be constantly adding more resources and information to this part of our website as we get them.


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