School Activities

After-School YMCA Program provides a balanced program of homework support, outdoor athletics, indoor activities and computer lab time for students to support their academic achievement, and overall social and healthy wellbeing. The program runs from after school until 6:00 p.m.

G.E. Tutors (volunteers from the Alfun group of General Electric) provide on-going one-on-one tutoring for students in math and reading. Students and teachers alike appreciate the Alfun volunteers immensely. They inspire us with their dedication to tutoring and mentoring of our students.

Super Star, Super Citizen program honors student achievement each month for excellence in academics, behavior, and school attendence at a schoolwide assembly. Students are rewarded with books and a special celebratory lunch.

Student Council members preside over morning announcements, Super Star-Super Citizen Awards, the recycling and food drives, and other activities, at the same time that they help the student body learn about how representative government works.

BioSITE is a very special hands-on science program for 4th grade students at Almaden that is a partnership with the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose and the Pioneer High School biology program. For BioSITE learning resources click here.

Safety Patrol is one way that Almaden students show leadership and concern for their school community. These responsible 5th grade students give extra time to Safety Patrol duties to make sure that young and old alike can cross our streets safely on their way to and from school.

Folklorico is a free dance class that requires a firm commitment and dedication to the group.  Kinder - 2nd and 3rd - 5th grade students will meet once a week.