About

El Toro Elementary was named after a local geographical feature of the area, the 1,403 foot El Toro mountain to the west. The mountain is an important part of Morgan Hill's history; the well-known pioneer settler Martin Murphy, Sr. came to live near this mountain in 1844 and it was his granddaughter Diana who married Hiram Morgan Hill. El Toro Elementary School was formally opened in 1990 in portables, with Kindergarten through Third Grade classes. The school buildings were completed for the 1993-1994 school year and all classes were moved out of the portables.

Today El Toro Health Science Academy is host to SDC pre-school, full and half year  transitional kindergarten, along with, kindergarten through fifth grade classes.  El Toro HSA has full time Science, Reading, & Resource teachers as well as a part time PE coach.  Students at El Toro HSA enjoy a dedicated health science lab, music and after school choir with Mrs. Crane, PE with Coach Rance, a lab completely devoted to Art, beginning and intermediate Chinese, Lexia reading program, Accelerated Reader, One Yard, Just Run, Project Cornerstone, Kids Connection, The Stampede! after school program, Fifth Grade Science Camp, Safety Patrol, Student Council, and the YMCA.

CONTACT OUR OFFICE STAFF:

Principal: Joe Guinane - guinanej@mhusd.org

Assistant Principal: Virginia Barrera - barrerav@mhusd.org

Administrative Secretary: Cheryl Van Deventer - vandeventerc@mhusd.org

Office Assistant: Tara Gilford - gilfordt@mhusd.org

Community Liaison: Yajaira Ortiz - ortizy@mhusd.org

Health Assistant: Mary Ann Obina - obinam@mhusd.org

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TO REPORT AN ABSENCE:

408-201-6380 PRESS 2

FOR CUM REQUESTS: gilfordt@mhusd.org  (preferred method)

OR FAX CUM REQUEST to Tara Gilford 408-201-6390

FOR THE HEALTH OFFICE: 408-201-6380 PRESS 3

PARA ASISTENCIA EN ESPAÑOL LLAME A 408-201-6380 OPRIMA EL NUMERO 4

FOR REGISTRATION QUESTIONS: 408-201-6380 PRESS 5FOR THE PRINCIPAL'S SECRETARY: 408-201-6380 PRESS 5

 

 

BELL SCHEDULE

MONDAY, TUESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY
 
TK & KINDER ~ 7:45 AM - 2:25 PM
 
1ST - 5TH GRADE ~ 7:45 AM - 2:30 PM 
 
 
 
WEDNESDAY
 
TK & KINDER 7:45 AM - 12:25 PM
 
1ST - 5TH GRADE ~  7:45 AM - 12:30 PM 
 
 

 


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