Marshall Lane Elementary School

School News

District Sends Winter Newsletter


News for CUSD families AND the greater community

Campbell Union School District publishes a newsletter, Beyond the Expected, for the greater community twice per year.  Click on the school flyers link to read the latest edition of Beyond the Expected, or download it in English or Spanish.

Letter from Superintendent Andrew Outlines Next Steps in Campbell Middle School Transformation

Dear Parents,

Campbell Union School District continuously seeks to ensure that every Campbell school is a place where students, parents, and staff thrive. As outlined in our mission and vision statements, we constantly strive to provide programs that will meet and exceed the needs of our students, staff and community.

Providing our students and community with education options and proven, innovative programs is accomplished through the focused efforts of all of our…

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Please join us for our monthly Principal Chat on Friday, January 6th from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m.  Principal Priscilla Spencer will discuss upcoming school events and will answer questions.  Project Cornerstone representative, Nedda Ashjaee-Marshall, will update the group on the new Cornerstone book that will be read to all student this month, the current Project Cornerstone focus, and classroom activities.  She will answer any questions you might have about this important program 

Our coffee truck—Awake Up Call—will be in the parking lot before school if you wish to purchase a…

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Welcome Back!


The Marshall Lane Staff wishes a Happy New Year to all!  We hope that you had a wonderful holiday break and were able to celebrate and enjoy time with family and friends.

As students transition back to school and away from the busy holiday special events, please help make this a smooth time for them.  Make sure they get enough sleep, eat healthy food, have daily exercise, and drink plenty of water.  All of these things will help them to be successful in school and return more easily to their regular…

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During the Open Enrollment period (January and February of each year) residents of Campbell Union School District may request a transfer to another school WITHIN the District boundaries.

·     Entering Kindergarten: Jan. 17–Feb.10, 2017

·     Entering Middle School: Feb. 1-10, 2017 (Students entering Grade 5 or 6, or Sherman Oaks students entering Grade 7)

The District fills these requests depending on available space and in compliance with California law and Governing Board policy BP5116.1. If there are more requests than space available, the District…


Community invited to participate in Local Control & Accountability Plan (LCAP) meetings.

The public can give input on CUSD's district-wide Local Control & Accountability Plan (LCAP) for providing quality education to more than 7,600 students in preschool through eighth grade. Two meeting opportunities in January 2017: Wed., Jan. 18, at 9 a.m., and Tue., Jan. 24, at 6:30 p.m.  (Each meeting will be held at the PLC building at Monroe Middle School.)

District Explores New Education Opportunity for Students: Transforming Campbell Middle into a pre-K—8 School

Last spring, Campbell Union School District (CUSD) proposed creating an educational opportunity for CUSD families by transforming Campbell Middle School (CMS) into a school for preschool-through-eighth-grade students. This month, a newly formed Transformation Team will meet for the first time to begin the work of examining options and developing recommendations to send to the Governing Board for action.

We will provide regular updates through


Board Meeting News - 12/8/16


Agenda topics and presentations from the regular meeting of December 8,2016

Organizational Meeting:

  • New Board Officers: President Thomas M. Gemetti; Vice President Michale L. Snyder; Clerk Richard H. Nguyen
  • 2017 Meeting Schedule: The next regular meeting will be January 19, 2017.  All future meeting dates can be found on our online calendar and posted at school offices.

Strategic Plan Update:

Superintendent Andrew provided the Board with a copy…

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Lost and Found


Our Lost and Found racks are overflowing with coats, jackets, sweaters, shirts, lunch boxes and water bottles.  We know these all belong to someone, but we are not sure who is missing them!  

Please check the racks, or have your child check the racks, before the end of the week.  All leftover items will be donated to charity during the holiday break.

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This year, our pirate-themed Scholastic Book Fair was once again a success!  Thanks to our wonderful PTA for sponsoring this event.  A special thanks to the main organizer, Eileen Weinstein, for her tireless work on this event.  We also want to thank Ann Steele, Jodie Topping, Heather Boger, Brad Hunt, Stacey  Siebold, Lauren Froman, Pallavi Kumar, Kristin Ming-Tanaka and all the many parents that volunteered for a shift.  Your assistance and support of this event is greatly appreciated.

Family Night was the highlight of the week with our own Mustang Chorale putting on an…