March 18, 2019

Congratulations to the Camarena Girls Basketball Team who took home the District Championship! Go ROBOs!

Monday, March 18 – Thursday, March 21 Parent/Teacher Conferences. Minimum Day Schedule ALL WEEK.

  • Kindergarten 1:00 pm Dismissal
  • Grades 1 – 6 1:15 pm Dismissal

Thursday, March 21 at 6:00 pm Camarena presents On Broadway. Tickets go on sale Monday, March 18 – 20 from 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm in the auditorium. Tickets are $3 for General Seats and $5 for Front Row Seats. All proceeds go to support our school VAPA program.  Volunteers are needed.  For more info call the office 619-591-5500.

Our Makerspace Needs the following items:

  • 2 Power strips to keep the Spheros plugged in (needs to hold 11 plugs)
  • 3 Hot glue guns and hot glue sticks
  • An electric pencil sharpener
  • 20 plastic tubs of varying sizes from Target to hold miscellaneous items

There is still time to order the Yearbook through April 11.  Online Only! ID Code is 11825819.  All dedications are due April 10.

District Resources and Events

GATE Parent Meeting at Muraoka Elementary April 16 at 6:00 pm.  For more information call 619-216-5599.

Sweetwater Union High School District is offering a free symposium for parents on Saturday, April 27 from 7:30 am to 12 pm at Montgomery High School.  Workshop topics include: Cyber Bullying, Success in College, Teen Depression and more. Space is limited.  Click here to Register.

Camarena Jr. Soccer Schedule


March 25 – April 5 NO SCHOOL


April is the Month of the Military Child. We will recognize and honor our Military Students during the morning assemblies

Monday, April 8 School Resumes and it is a Minimum Day
Tuesday, April 9 6:00 pm PTA Executive Board Mtg.
Friday, April 12 Fitness Friday – wear fitness clothes and parents are invited to have lunch with their child and participate in a boot camp obstacle course
Friday, April 12 8:30 am ELAC Mtg.
Monday, April 15 – 26 APEX Fundraiser
Monday, April 15 3:00 pm SSC Mtg.
Friday, April 19 Wear Red, White and Blue and show your American Pride
Friday, April 19 8:30 am – 12:30 pm Entrepreneur Fair
Friday, April 19 1:30 pm Reclassification Ceremony
Tuesday, April 23 6:00 pm PTA General Mtg.
Friday, April 26 Purple up! Wear purple!
Friday, April 26 at 6:00 pm Come out for Family Game Night

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March 11, 2019

Parent/Teacher Conferences begin this Thursday, March 14 – 21. Minimum Day Schedule begins THURSDAY until the end of this quarter:  

  • Kindergarten 1:00 pm Dismissal
  • Grades 1 – 6 1:15 pm Dismissal

Monday, March 11 8:30 am English Learner Reclassification Ceremony Planning Mtg.
Tuesday, March 12 6:00 pm PTA Executive Board Mtg.
Wednesday, March 13 6:00 pm Dual Immersion Parent Information Night

Camarena Presents: “On Broadway” Thursday, March 21 at 6:00 pm. Tickets go on sale Monday, March 18 – 20 from 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm in the auditorium. Tickets are $3 for General Seats and $5 for Front Row Seats. All proceeds go to support our school VAPA program.

Only 5 Days Left to give us your thoughts on Thought Exchange.  This really does make a difference for our schools!

There is still time to order the Yearbook through April 11.  Online Only! ID Code is 11825819.

Research Participants Needed
If you are interested in supporting Research that can potentially benefit education please click the link and participate. For English for Spanish

Camarena Boys Basketball Schedule
Camarena Girls Basketball Schedule
Camarena Jr. Soccer Schedule


March 25 – April 5 NO SCHOOL

April is the Month of the Military Child.

  • April 8 – 11 We will recognize and honor our Military Students during the morning assemblies
  • Friday, April 12 Fitness Friday – wear fitness clothes and students can invite their parents to have lunch and participate in a boot camp obstacle course
  • Friday, April 19 Wear Red, White and Blue and show your American Pride
  • Friday, April 26 Purple up! Wear purple!
  • Friday, April 26 at 6:00 pm Come out for Family Game Night

LOOKING AHEAD!
Monday, April 8 School Resumes and it is a Minimum Day
Tuesday, April 9 6:00 pm PTA Executive Board Mtg.
Friday, April 12 8:30 am ELAC Mtg.
Monday, April 15 – 26 APEX Fundraiser
Monday, April 15 3:00 pm SSC Mtg.
Friday, April 19 8:30 am – 12:30 pm Entrepreneur Fair
Friday, April 19 1:30 pm Reclassification Ceremony
Tuesday, April 23 6:00 pm PTA General Mtg.
Saturday, April 27 Recycling Event

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March 4, 2019

This week Camarena celebrates Read Across America.  

Monday, March 4 – 7 Scholastics Bookfair
Monday, March 4 3:00 pm School Site Council Mtg.
Thursday, March 7 1:30 pm PEACE RUN Event
Friday, March 8 Awards Assemblies – K-2 8:30 am and 3-6 9:30 am

Congratulations to the following elected PTA 2019-2020 Board:  President-James Iwanski, Vice-President-Monica Soyosa, Secretary-Jacquelynn Ford, Treasurer-Allyson Dopwell, and Historian-Karla Villegas!

Thought Exchange begins. Please tell us your thoughts about our funding priorities, programs, and more.  Learn more about Thought Exchange from the informational video on the right side of this blog.

INTERNET SAFETY ALERT PLEASE READ Parent Letter 3-1-19

There is still time to order the Yearbook through April 11.  Online Only! ID Code is 11825819.

Camarena Boys Basketball Schedule
Camarena Girls Basketball Schedule
Camarena Jr. Soccer Schedule

LOOKING AHEAD!
Monday, March 11 8:30 am English Learner Reclassification Ceremony Planning Mtg.
Tuesday, March 12 6:00 pm PTA Executive Board Mtg.
Wednesday, March 13 6:00 pm Dual Immersion Parent Information Night
Thursday, March 21 at 6:00 pm Camarena’s Got Talent Cast List

March 14 – 21 Parent/Teacher Conferences and Minimum Day Schedule:  
Kindergarten 1:00 pm Dismissal
1st – 6th 1:15 pm Dismissal


March 25 – April 5 NO SCHOOL

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February 25, 2019

Wednesday, February 27 6:00 pm is our PTA General Meeting and elections for our PTA Board for the next school year. There are still open positions for Recording Secretary and Vice-President for the 2019 – 2020 school year or you can make nominations from the floor for the other positions.  If you are a PTA member, please come out and vote.

Friday, March 1 8:30 am – ELAC Meeting in the YMCA Room

Friday, March 1 at 6:00 pm – Family Movie Night POSTPONED

Last chance to order the Yearbook ONLINE.  ID Code is 11825819.  Soft Cover $37.00 and Hard Cover $42.00.  If you prefer to pay by check please note that the school is not responsible for checks or cash that are lost or stolen.  Make checks out to Lifetouch.  Order Deadline: MARCH 1, 2019.

The week of March 4 Camarena will be celebrating Read Across America.   

Thought Exchange is coming March 4 you will have the opportunity to tell us your thoughts about our funding priorities, programs, and more.  Learn more about Thought Exchange from the informational video on the right side of this blog.

2019 Camarena Boys Basketball Schedule
Camarena Girls Basketball Schedule 2019

Monday, March 4 – 8 Scholastics Bookfair
Monday, March 4 3:00 pm School Site Council Meeting
Thursday, March 7 1:30 pm PEACE RUN Event
Friday, March 8 Awards Assemblies – K-2 8:30 am and 3-6 9:30 am
Wednesday, March 13 6:00 pm Dual Immersion Parent Information Night
Thursday, March 21 at 6:00 pm Camarena Variety Show

March 14 – 21 Parent/Teacher Conferences and Minimum Day Schedule:  
Kindergarten 1:00 pm Dismissal
1st – 6th 1:15 pm Dismissal


March 25 – April 5 NO SCHOOL

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February 18, 2019

Monday, February 18 NO SCHOOL – President’s Day

Congratulations to the following first place winners who will represent Camarena at the District Speech Competition!
4th Grade – Maggie Fischer
5th Grade –  Luke Ducich
6th Grade – Andrew Rafal

Wednesday, February 20 Kindergarten Registration begins (by appointment only).  Children who turn 5 on or before September 1 are eligible for Kindergarten.

Friday, February 22 is the last day to support our Student Council sponsored service project Pennies for Patients.

Yearbook Pre-sales are now available ONLINE.  The Yearbook ID Code is 11825819.  Soft Cover is $37.00 and Hard Cover is $42.00.  If you prefer to pay by check please note that the school is not responsible for checks or cash that are lost or stolen.  Make checks out to Lifetouch.  Order Deadline: MARCH 1, 2019.

The week of March 4 Camarena will be celebrating Read Across America.   

Thought Exchange is Coming Soon!  Beginning March 4 you will have the opportunity to tell us your thoughts about our funding priorities, programs, and more.  Learn more about Thought Exchange from the informational video on the right side of this blog.

PTA is still looking for a Recording Secretary and Vice-President for the 2019 – 2020 school year.  If you are interested or want more information contact the school office 619-591-5500.

2019 Camarena Boys Basketball Schedule
Camarena Girls Basketball Schedule 2019

Wednesday, February 27 6:00 pm PTA General Mtg.
Thursday, March 7 1:30 pm PEACE RUN Event
Wednesday, March 13 6:00 pm Dual Immersion Parent Information Night

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February 11, 2019

Tuesday, February 12 Spring Picture Day.

Tuesday, February 12 6:00 pm PTA Executive Board Mtg.
Friday, February 15 NO SCHOOL
Monday, February 18 NO SCHOOL

Yearbook Pre-sales are now available ONLINE.  The Yearbook ID Code is 11825819.  Soft Cover is $37.00 and Hard Cover is $42.00.  Order Deadline: MARCH 1, 2019.

Now through February 22 support our Student Council sponsored service project Pennies for Patients.

Kindergarten Registration Enrollment Packets are now available.  Kindergarten Registration and New Registrations begin Wednesday, February 20, by appointment beginning at 7:00 am Children who turn 5 on or before September 1 are eligible for Kindergarten.

Thought Exchange is Coming Soon!  Beginning March 4 you will have the opportunity to tell us your thoughts about our funding priorities, programs, and more.  Learn more about Thought Exchange from the informational video on the right side of this blog.

CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Progress and Performance) Parent letter was sent home on Friday for students in grades 3-6.

PTA is still looking for a Recording Secretary and Vice-President for the 2019 – 2020 school year.  If you are interested or want more information contact the school office 619-591-5500.

2019 Camarena Boys Basketball Schedule
Camarena Girls Basketball Schedule 2019

Wednesday, February 27 6:00 pm PTA General Mtg.
Thursday, March 7 1:30 pm PEACE RUN Event
Wednesday, March 13 6:00 pm Dual Immersion Parent Information Night

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February 4, 2019

Monday, February 4 3:00 pm SSC Mtg.
Monday, February 4 – 22  Pennies for Patients
Wednesday, February 6 Kindergarten Registration Enrollment Packets will be available.  Kindergarten Registration and New Registrations begin Wednesday, February 20, by appointment beginning at 7:00 am.  Children who turn 5 on or before September 1 are eligible for Kindergarten.
Friday, February 8 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Friendship Dance

Valentine Grams go on sale this week and all grams are due by Friday, February 8.  Valentine Grams are $1.00.

PTA needs a recording secretary and vice-president for the 2019 – 2020 school year.  If you are interested or want more information contact the school office 619-591-5500.

2019 Camarena Boys Basketball Schedule
Camarena Girls Basketball Schedule 2019

Tuesday, February 12 Spring Pictures
Tuesday, February 12 6:00 pm PTA Executive Board Mtg.
Friday, February 15 NO SCHOOL
Monday, February 18 NO SCHOOL
Wednesday, February 27 6:00 pm PTA General Mtg.
Thursday, March 7 1:30 pm PEACE RUN Event
Wednesday, March 13 6:00 pm Dual Immersion Parent Information Night

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