Recent Posts

  • School COVID Safety Plan Revised

    The Sunrise Board of Directors on Jan. 10, 2022 approved a revised COVID safety plan for the school. The plan focuses on how the school is dealing with the COVID-19 …
  • Sunrise teacher honored

    Sunrise 8th grade English teacher Michelle Kara has been awarded Teacher of the Year for charter schools by the Santa Clara County Office of Education. Ms. Kara was honored at …
  • Independent Study

    The Sunrise Board of Directors has adopted a temporary pandemic-related independent study policy for those students whose health is compromised and need to remain at home during the 2021-2022 school …

Mitzi Merek

Director of Special Education

Mitzi Merek graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a Bachelors in Biology thinking she would become a Park Ranger.
She found a job in biotech in research cloning cells. She quickly found that she was very interested in education
and researched different types of educational theories. She became interested in learning styles and started working
in Special Education in Contra Costa county. She transferred to Santa Clara County and enjoys working and being a
part of the school community at Sunrise Middle School. During her free time, Mitzi enjoys music and nature.

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Recent Posts

  • School COVID Safety Plan Revised

    School COVID Safety Plan Revised

    The Sunrise Board of Directors on Jan. 10, 2022 approved a revised COVID safety plan for the school. The plan focuses on how the school is dealing with the COVID-19 …
  • Sunrise teacher honored

    Sunrise teacher honored

    Sunrise 8th grade English teacher Michelle Kara has been awarded Teacher of the Year for charter schools by the Santa Clara County Office of Education. Ms. Kara was honored at …
  • Independent Study

    Independent Study

    The Sunrise Board of Directors has adopted a temporary pandemic-related independent study policy for those students whose health is compromised and need to remain at home during the 2021-2022 school …

Calendar

  • State CAASPP testing ends

    May 20, 2022

  • iReady

    May 23, 2022 - May 25, 2022 @ 

  • iReady makeups

    May 26, 2022

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Next board meeting
May 23 at 6:30 pm

Contact

Phone: (408) 659-4785

Email: info@sunrisemiddle.org

Address: 1149 E. Julian St, San Jose, CA 95116

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