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Welcome to Cottage Hill, home of the Cubs!  

First Grade Reading Fair


Cottage Hill and District Office staff dress as Minions for Halloween

Super Friends!


Encouraging words from our Cottage Hill cubs

Library dedication

School Library dedication

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year art in Mrs. McCutcheon's class

Clifford the Big Red Dog attends the Book Fair

Show and Tell

Learning about the life cycle of the salmon in Mrs. Bayne's class

Last day of school drive through 2020! Summer is here!!

Last day of school drive through 2020! Summer is here!!

Library Dedication

Our brand new, state of the art, Library at Cottage Hill

First Grade Reading Fair

Hugs for Clifford!

First Grade Reading Fair

Distance Learning 2020: caring for animals build compassion and responsibility

Distance Learning 2020: Art class

Rainbow kids

Cottage Hill knows that Character Counts!  The Six Pillars of Character

Show and Tell

Second Graders raise salmon in the classroom

Chinese New Year


Covid 19:  The staff misses the kids and their families!


Cubby and Miss Jenny, a real live Olympic athlete!

Salmon project

Learning about Salmon in second grade

Last day of school drive through 2020! Summer is here!!

Last day of school drive through 2020! Summer is here!!

Creating crystals as part of STEM

Library dedication

Olympic Spirit!

Last day of school drive through 2020! Summer is here!!

Last day of school drive through 2020! Summer is here!!

Thank you Boy Scouts for your community service in our garden!

Distance Learning 2020  Taking a break from home schooling to care for animals

Chinese New Year

Managing chopsticks - Chinese New Year Luncheon

Salmon Release

Library dedication

Cottage Hill library dedication

Art Docent

Fifth Grade Art

Mrs. Roberts at the First Grade Reading Fair

Jogathon Pirate Theme

Office staff dressed as Fairies for Halloween

Releasing the salmon at Lake Natoma

Which way to the Book Fair?

Mrs. Mertens, Preschool Teacher

Jogathon - Pirate Theme

Chinese New Year

Gung Hay Fat Choy from Mrs. McCutcheon's class!

Chinese New Year

Chinese Lanterns

Jogathon Friends, we're better together!

All students have weekly access to the Cottage Hill Computer Lab

Integrating technology with Chrome Books in the classrooms

Classroom math

Hands on Math

Art Docent

3D Pen "sculpture"

Salmon Eggs

Salmon eggs

Classroom math

Learning is fun!

First Grade Reading Fair

Covid 19 brings out the community servant in each of us; sewing masks for the neighbors

Classroom math

Field Trips provide enriched learning experiences

Thank you Mr. Sweeney and Mrs. Randall for building this beautiful Library, and Mr. Clark for the funds to do it!

First Grade Reading Fair

Distance Learning 2020  Making sourdough bread from scratch with homegrown rosemary

Mrs. Ferrero teaching STEM

First Grade Reading Fair

Mrs. Toft and Mrs. Bollen choose to be KIND

Cubby leads the pack at Jogathon

First Grade Reading Fair


Designing with the 3D pen

Salmon Release

Cubbie and our CH PTC are filled with Jogathon spirit!


Super Heroes learn about green screen technology


Red Nose Day - Cottage Hill Staff

Mrs. Mertens leads the preschoolers!

We love Clifford and we love READING!

First Grade Reading Fair

News & Announcements

Free Summer Meals for Kids!

Free Summer Meals for Kids are available Monday through Friday between 10:30-12:30 at Cottage Hill.  Children do not have to be present to pick up meals.  Simply pull up to the curb and and let us know how many lunches you would like.  There is NO CHARGE for this service, and you do not have to be on the Free/Reduced Lunch program to participate!

It is now time to complete your registration for next year!

Go to the school website ( and click on ENROLL NOW. 


Follow the prompts to complete A-F. 

At the end of each page, click SUBMIT and GO ON TO THE NEXT PAGE.

You are not fully enrolled until all pages are complete.

You know you are finished when ALL LEAVES ARE GREEN.

Your child will not be assigned to a class unless registration is COMPLETE.  Please take a few minutes to complete this process now.  If you need assistance, please call Michelle in the office at 268-2808.

Thank you!

Cottage Hill Office Hours

The office at Cottage Hill will be open regular hours from 8-4.  We can help you by phone or in person with registration, packet pick up, or any other school-related needs you may have.  Yay for a little slice of normal!

CH Preschool/TK/Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten, TK, and Preschool Registration is coming up on Monday, April 20th (packet pick up day).  You can register your child for all programs from 8:00-2:00 that day in front of the school office.  You will need a copy of your child's birth certificate, proof of residency (mortgage statement, utility bill, auto registration) and current immunization records (even if not up to date yet).  You can turn in updated immunization records and dental screenings (K only) in August before school starts.  Please bring your own pen and clipboard if you are completing paperwork onsite.

The school office is opening just this day for registration.  If you are not able to come on Monday, April 20th, you can pick up and return your registration packet in the district office (next door) during regular business hours. 

Questions? Please email Mrs. Montero:

If you know of a Kindergarten/TK age child in your neighborhood that might not be getting our emails and postings, please share this!

Principal's Message

Principlal, Karen Montaro
Welcome to Cottage Hill School where all students are receiving an excellent, well-rounded education in a safe and encouraging setting. Our district and staff are committed to providing the students with the tools they need to be successful life-long learners. We look forward to your active participation at Cottage Hill to maximize your child’s learning experience.

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PD Day
Date: 8/13/2020, 8 AM 3 PM
Teacher Reveal
Date: 8/13/2020, 4 PM 5 PM
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PD Day
Date: 8/14/2020, 8 AM 3 PM
First Day of School!
Date: 8/18/2020, 7:50 AM 1 PM
Early Release Day - 1:00 Dismissal
Date: 8/21/2020