At the end of last semester our students participated in another very important election!! Classes voted on the new school mascot that would represent Hope Technology School!  Students were given ballots with the choice between FOXES OR HUSKIES? After completing their ballots the whole school had two...

First ever "Running Squad" builds self-esteem and physical fitness for kids of all abilities.   Little did we know that the first quarter mile would be all uphill on that brisk Saturday morning in the depths of the San Jose hills. The kids lined up for what...

  Thank you for another year of providing EXCELLENT EDUCATION to many families! We are proud to announce our results for 2016! Bay Area Parent, a renowned parent website and magazine, annually decides and declares the best children’s programs in the Bay Area. We received: ...

Whatever holiday you might celebrate, kids and adults alike are picking out gifts for their holiday wish lists. Well at HTS we know the benefit in making learning fun. That's why we are sharing toy ideas for kids of all ages that are not only...

Who said preschoolers can't be engineers? The basics of civil engineering are embedded in some of our daily activities at HTS.  Lately, our favorite activity in class has been building bridges using our train tracks and wooden blocks.  It doesn't take much to motivate our little tikes to...

Understanding Earthquakes: A Social Studies and Science Lesson We were able to combine several themes into one lesson with this activity. In social studies, we are learning about California geography and key influencers of California geography are the San Andreas fault and earthquakes. Our social skills...

Happy Election Day! To celebrate (or while you curl up in a ball and cry), we hope you will enjoy the fact that at HTS we are constantly striving to build better citizens. The whole student is important at HTS and our school wouldn't have...

Young minds are most receptive to new knowledge. In our kindergarten class we have fun every month. We celebrate upcoming holidays while we learn about cultures and take on multi-subject curriculum.  Throughout the year we recite the days of the week and months of the...

In the 21st Century, the approach to education is headed toward one of its most drastic shifts in pedagogy.  Yet in this new wave, our school has continued to reinvent its practices and implement new, creative, and innovative ideas. Adding a high school last year, for our 15th anniversary...

Biology Lab: Is Yeast Alive? It may be almost time for Halloween, but it's not just the monsters and ghosts coming to life!!  All around us, our world is living and my students come into contact with living organisms (besides themselves) all the time!  Yeast is...