Pearl Zanker Elementary

Principal: Ms. Trisha Lee

Assistant Principal: Mr. Jaime Soria


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A day devoted to fun, STEM learning and celebrating the achievements of women in science and engineering? Count us in!

You are invited to Everybody Makes: Girls Day @ The Tech Saturday, March 17. This special event offers hands-on activities designed to empower girls along with their siblings and parents. Explore VR with Intel, visit the San Jose Public Library’s Maker[Space]Ship, learn how to develop an app and more!

You will also meet women doing great things in tech including the founder of DREAMer’s Roadmap, an app connecting DREAMers with resources to go to college; the creators of Shadow’s Edge, a free mobile game to empower teens to take charge of their emotional health; and an aerospace engineer from NASA.

The best part? All activities are free with admission! Plan your trip now.

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6th Grade Parents,

Here is information that was presented last Wednesday, in case you were unable to attend.

2018 Incoming 7th Grade Parent Orientation-Rancho

Dear Milpitas Families,

Welcome to the new student SCCLD library account!

Milpitas Unified School District is excited to partner with the Santa Clara County Library District in providing new library cards to all students.

This new resource will open up a whole new world of print and online resources including books, articles, music, and more. Library databases are easy to use electronic resources that contain a wealth of information that you and your students may use to research and learn from anywhere, 24/7. Databases are current, fast, and full of very good information including peer-reviewed articles. MUSD and SCCLD hope you enjoy this wonderful new resource.

Students can access their on-line account by following the steps outlined on the "Get a Library Card!" page of the MUSD website.

Students can also access SCCLD digital resources at

The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) is on the horizon. Parents of 3rd through 6th graders, please be sure to read the communication from our Assistant Superintendent of Learning and Development, Norma Rodriguez provided on the right.

Parent Letter CAASPP Testing.doc

Your Amazon purchases can help Zanker! When you shop at Amazon donates to 5248 Pearl Zanker School PTA. #YouShopAmazonDonates

Milpitas Elementary Olympics - SAVE THE DATE!

May 5, 2018

Start Time: 8:00 a.m.

Location: Milpitas High School

In the wake of dismantling Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the Milpitas Unified School District wants to ensure our students and their families know their rights, and that we are here to support each and every one of you. Our District webpage has a “Resources for Immigration Support” section found at The site has been updated with even more community, legal, and educator resources -- available in multiple languages -- to better serve you and the needs of your family. The District will continue to post resources as we receive them to the this webpage.


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Pearl Zanker Elementary

1585 Fallen Leaf Drive

Milpitas, CA 95035

P: 408.635.2882

F: 408.635.2887

Milpitas Unified School District

1331 E. Calaveras Blvd.

Milpitas, CA 95035

P: 408.635.2600