December 16, 2019

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Thank you to everyone who made the Winter Wonderland a great success. A special shout out to the PTA president Mr. Iwanski for his great leadership and the many volunteers who supported this event. Go Robo!

Congratulations to Ms. Lamas’ 3rd grade class who was one of 10 national winners of the Achieve 3000 Read to Succeed Contest!

Tuesday, December 17 from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm there will be a special General PTA meeting to discuss how to use the Fun Run money! Thank you to everyone who supported our Fun Run. We greatly appreciate it!

Thursday, December 19 Awards Assembly Grades 4-6 8:30 am

Friday, December 20 Awards Assemblies Grades K-1 8:30 am and Grades 2-3 9:15 am

Parking lot might be full on Assembly days so please plan accordingly.

Remember to Check the Lost & Found before the close of Friday, December 20.

Camarena Basketball Team Tryouts

  • Grades 5th & 6th Tuesday, December 17 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm – Camarena Basketball Courts. Bring Permission Slip Form to Tryouts . For more information contact Mr. Morales at gerardo.morales@cvesd.org.

Camarena Spirit Wear is available for purchase! Order Here.

FYI – Eastlake High School area may experience some traffic delays due to construction beginning November 12 – February.

Garden Cleanup Project – If you would like to support our school garden click the link for more information.  Thank you to everyone who has come out to help so far.

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS AND  PROGRAMS

*Please note that the Parking Lot may be full on Awards Assembly Days

Winter Break – December 23 – January 13 NO SCHOOL – School Resumes on January 14 and is a Minimum Day

School Hours and Daily Schedule 2019-2020
Camarena Calendar of Events 2019-2020
District Year Round Calendar 2019-2020

Text Messenging is available to receive our weekly school information!  Send a text message of “Y” or “Yes” to our school code 67587.

January 20, 2020

Monday, January 20 NO SCHOOL in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  

Friday, January 24 at 8:30 am Dr. Mclaren will provide and inservice on “How to Help Your Child with Reading”.  The inservice will be in the YMCA room.

Saturday, January 25 is the Camarena Spelling Bee.  For more information contact lee.lidstone@cvesd.org.

Yearbooks go on sale Tuesday, January 21! Pre-sales will run until Feb. 28 . Our pre-sale price is $36.00 and will increase to $50.00 after that. All sales will end March 20 and must be completed online.  Click here for more information.

PTA is now looking for nominees for next year’s PTA Board.  The following positions are open:

  • Elected positions- President, Executive VP, Treasurer, Recording Secretary and Historian
  • Appointed Positions/Volunteers- Corresponding Secretary, Parliamentarian, Membership Chair, Winter Wonderland Chair and Book Fair chair. 
  • To nominate/volunteer please contact Megan @ mmodonohoe@yahoo.com
  • Nominating report will be presented on Jan 24 @ 1:30. 

Soccer Shots Registration Form for next session.

2020/21 Registration for Kindergarteners who will turn 5-years-old on or before September 1 and new students in grades 1st through 6th will begin on February 19th . Packets will be available in the school office beginning February 5th.

The Chula Vista Elementary School District, the San Diego County Fair and Magic 92.5 FM will launch a Student Attendance Campaign on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 through May 4, 2020.   Each student who has perfect attendance during the contest period will receive one free ticket to the San Diego County Fair!

LOOKING AHEAD:

  • Monday, February 3 3:00 pm SSC Mtg.
  • February 6 & 7 2nd Grade Wax Museum
  • Friday, February 7 – Kids Heart Challenge
  • Friday, February 7 8:30 am 4-6 Grade Camarena Speech Competition
  • Friday, February 7 – 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Friendship Dance
  • Friday, February 14 and Monday February 17 NO SCHOOL – President’s Holiday
  • Friday, February 21 8:30 am ELAC Mtg.
  • Monday February 24 – Spring Picture Day
  • Wednesday February 26 – 6:00 pm PTA General Mtg.
  • Friday, February 28 – Military Families Robo-Bootcamp 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Camarena Spirit Wear is available for purchase! Order Here.

“How to Support your Language Learner at Home” is the next parent at the CVESD district office located at 84 E. J Street. The training will be January 21 in room C at 11:00 am – 11:45. It is free.

The School District is also offering a preview on January 27 of the Adolescent Growth Education (AGE) program taught to students in grades 4 – 6. For more information contact the school district at 619-425-9600.

Garden Cleanup Project – If you would like to support our school garden click the link for more information.  Thank you to everyone who has come out to help so far.

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS AND  PROGRAMS

School Hours and Daily Schedule 2019-2020
Camarena Calendar of Events 2019-2020
District Year Round Calendar 2019-2020

Text Messenging is available to receive our weekly school information!  Send a text message of “Y” or “Yes” to our school code 67587.

January 13, 2020

CONGRATULATIONS to 5th Grade Teacher Ms. Elsmore for being voted as Camarena’s Teacher of the Year!  Go Robo!

Monday, January 13 NO SCHOOL.  However, the school office will be open from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Tuesday, January 14 School resumes and it is a Minimum Day.  Please notify those responsible for picking your child up that school will be dismissed early – K at 1:00 pm and all other students at 1:15 pm.

Friday, January 17 Session 4 for Team Dance begins.  For more information see the flyer below.

Friday, January 24 at 8:30 am Dr. Mclaren will provide and inservice on “How to Help Your Child with Reading”.  The inservice will be in the YMCA room.

Saturday, January 25 is the Camarena Spelling Bee.  For more information contact lee.lidstone@cvesd.org.

The Chula Vista Elementary School District, the San Diego County Fair and Magic 92.5 FM will launch a Student Attendance Campaign on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 through May 4, 2020.   Each student who has perfect attendance during the contest period will receive one free ticket to the San Diego County Fair!

 

LOOKING AHEAD:

  • Monday, January 20 – NO SCHOOL – Dr. King Holiday
  • Friday, January 24 8:30 am ELAC Mtg. – How to Help Your Child with Reading”
  • Saturday, January 25 8:30 am – 1:00 pm Camarena Spelling BEE
  • Monday, February 3 3:00 pm SSC Mtg.
  • February 6 & 7 2nd Grade Wax Museum
  • Friday, February 7 – Kids Heart Challenge
  • Friday, February 7 8:30 am 4-6 Grade Camarena Speech Competition
  • Friday, February 7 – 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Friendship Dance
  • Friday, February 14 and Monday February 17 NO SCHOOL – President’s Holiday
  • Friday, February 21 8:30 am ELAC Mtg.
  • Monday February 24 – Spring Picture Day
  • Wednesday February 26 – 6:00 pm PTA General Mtg.
  • Friday, February 28 – Military Families Robo-Bootcamp 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Camarena Spirit Wear is available for purchase! Order Here.

“How to Support your Language Learner at Home” is the next parent at the CVESD district office located at 84 E. J Street. The training will be in room C at 11:00 am – 11:45. It is free.

The School District is also offering a preview on January 27 of the Adolescent Growth Education (AGE) program taught to students in grades 4 – 6. For more information contact the school district at 619-425-9600.

Garden Cleanup Project – If you would like to support our school garden click the link for more information.  Thank you to everyone who has come out to help so far.

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS AND  PROGRAMS

School Hours and Daily Schedule 2019-2020
Camarena Calendar of Events 2019-2020
District Year Round Calendar 2019-2020

Text Messenging is available to receive our weekly school information!  Send a text message of “Y” or “Yes” to our school code 67587.

December 9, 2019


Friday, December 13 from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm come have a wonderful wintery time!  We still need about 40 more volunteers for this event.  Contact the school office if you can help out!  Tickets (wristbands) go on sale Tuesday – Thursday from 8:00 am to 9:00 am only! 

  • Wristband includes inflatables and games – $10.00
  • Games only – $5.00

Friday, December 13 is Culture Day!  Come dressed representing your culture or a culture you choose.

Tuesday, December 17 from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm there will be a special General PTA meeting to discuss how to use the Fun Run money! Thank you to everyone who supported our Fun Run. We greatly appreciate it!

  • Check the Lost & Found before the close of Friday, December 20.
  • One of our fields is marked off and being repaired. Please refrain from walking on it.
  • Food Donations for classroom parties must be approved by the teacher ahead of time.

Camarena Soccer Team Tryouts

  • Grades 4 – 6  Dec. 10 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Grades 2 & 3 Dec. 11 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

For more information contact Ms. Isbell at Tiffany.Isbell@cvesd.org or Ms. Lamas at Yenni.Lamas@cvesd.org.

Camarena Spirit Wear is available for purchase! Order Here.

District Info: Parent Leadership Workshop December 3, 2019 from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm in the ESSC at 84 East J Street, Chula Vista. For more information call 619-425-9600 x1522 and ask for Olivia Guerrero.

FYI – Eastlake High School area may experience some traffic delays due to construction beginning November 12 – February.

Garden Cleanup Project – If you would like to support our school garden click the link for more information.  Thank you to everyone who has come out to help so far.

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS AND  PROGRAMS

Upcoming Dates:
Tuesday, December 10 6:00 pm PTA Executive Mtg.
Thurday, December 19 Awards Assembly Grades 4-6 8:30 am*
Friday, December 20 Awards Assemblies Grades K-1 8:30 am and 2-3 9:15 am*
Friday, December 20 Last Day of Quarter 3 – Report Cards Go Home

*Please note that the Parking Lot may be full on Awards Assembly Days

Winter Break – December 23 – January 13 NO SCHOOL – School Resumes on January 14.

School Hours and Daily Schedule 2019-2020
Camarena Calendar of Events 2019-2020
District Year Round Calendar 2019-2020

Text Messenging is available to receive our weekly school information!  Send a text message of “Y” or “Yes” to our school code 67587.

December 2, 2019

Monday, December 2 at 3:00 pm SSC Mtg.

Tuesday, December 3 – The Ultra Fun Run will take place as follows:

Ultra Fun Run Schedule
8:30 – 9:15 1st Grade
9:15 – 10:00 3rd Grade
10:00 – 10:45 6th Grade
10:45 – 11:30 2nd Grade
11:30 – 12:15 Kinder
1:15 – 2:00 5th Grade
2:00 – 2:45 4th Grade

Remember to turn in your completed Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt form by Monday, December 8 and you will win a chance to go to the Principal’s Prize Box.

Rainy Days are in the Forecast! On rainy days all students report to the auditorium. At about 8:00 am students in grades 2-6 report directly to their classrooms. K-1 students will be picked up by their teachers in the auditorium.

Camarena Soccer Team Tryouts

  • Grades 2 & 3 Dec. 3 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm (all students) Dec. 5 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm (selected students)
  • Grades 4 – 6  Dec. 10 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm (all students) Dec. 12 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm (selected students.
  • Permission Slips DUE: Friday, November 22 Room 503 or 603 for students in grades 2-3
  • Permission Slips DUE: Friday, December 6 Room 503 or 603 for students in grades 4-6.

For more information contact Ms. Isbell at Tiffany.Isbell@cvesd.org or Ms. Lamas at Yenni.Lamas@cvesd.org.

Girl Scout Troop 5097 is sponsoring a Seed Drive to support our school garden.  Donations can be dropped off in the school office now through December 5th.

Camarena Spirit Wear is now available for purchase! Order Here.

District Info: Parent Leadership Workshop December 3, 2019 from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm in the ESSC at 84 East J Street, Chula Vista. For more information call 619-425-9600 x1522 and ask for Olivia Guerrero.

FYI – Eastlake High School area may experience some traffic delays due to construction beginning November 12 – February.

Chess Club Flyer – Next session Nov. 7 – Jan. 16.

Garden Cleanup Project – If you would like to support our school garden click the link for more information.  Thank you to everyone who has come out to help so far.

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS AND  PROGRAMS

Upcoming Dates:
Tuesday, December 10 6:00 pm PTA Executive Mtg.
Friday, December 13 CULTURE DAY (Represent your culture)
Friday, December 13 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Winterwonderland
Thurday, December 19 Awards Assembly Grades 4-6 8:30 am*
Friday, December 20 Awards Assemblies Grades K-1 8:30 am and 2-3 9:15 am*
Friday, December 20 Last Day of Quarter 3 – Report Cards Go Home

*Please note that the Parking Lot may be full on Awards Assembly Days

Winter Break – December 23 – January 13 NO SCHOOL

School Hours and Daily Schedule 2019-2020
Camarena Calendar of Events 2019-2020
District Year Round Calendar 2019-2020

Text Messenging is available to receive our weekly school information!  Send a text message of “Y” or “Yes” to our school code 67587.

November 24, 2019

Student Council would like for you to consider participating in a Scavenger Hunt to show your gratitude. Turn in a written response to the Gratitude Scavenger Hunt by December 8 and you will automatically receive a purple ticket and a chance to come to the Principal’s Prize Box.

November 18, 2019

Monday, November 18 at 2:30 is the Kona Ice Party for all Ultra Fun Run Fundraisers who sent out 20 emails or more.

Thursday, November 21 – Volunteers Needed for the Ultra Fun Run.

Ultra Fun Run Schedule
8:30 – 9:15 1st Grade
9:15 – 10:00 3rd Grade
10:00 – 10:45 6th Grade
10:45 – 11:30 2nd Grade
11:30 – 12:15 Kinder
1:15 – 2:00 5th Grade
2:00 – 2:45 4th Grade

Friday, November 22 Last Day to submit an entry for The CVESD 2019 Holiday Greeting Card Competition 

November 25-29 NO SCHOOL-Thanksgiving Break

Camarena Soccer Team Tryouts

    • Grades 2 & 3 Dec. 3 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm (all students) Dec. 5 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm (selected students)
    • Grades 4 – 6  Dec. 10 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm (all students) Dec. 12 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm (selected students.
    • Permission Slips DUE: Friday, November 22 Room 503 or 603 for students in grades 2-3
    • Permission Slips DUE: Friday, December 6 Room 503 or 603 for students in grades 4-6.

For more information contact Ms. Isbell at Tiffany.Isbell@cvesd.org or Ms. Lamas at Yenni.Lamas@cvesd.org.

Girl Scout Troop 5097 is sponsoring a Seed Drive to support our school garden.  Donations can be dropped off in the school office now through December 5th.

Camarena Elementary School is offering a Guitar and Ukulele Mentoring program after school for 4-6 grade students beginning November19 on Tuesdays and Thursdays of VAPA weeks from 3:00-4:00pm in room 407. Students are welcome to bring their own instruments, or use one from school. There are 20 spots available, first served basis. For more information contact Mr. Collins at bradley.collins@cvesd.org.

Camarena Spirit Wear is now available for purchase! Order Here.

FYI – Eastlake High School area may experience some traffic delays due to construction beginning November 12 – February.

Chess Club Flyer – Next session Nov. 7 – Jan. 16.

Garden Cleanup Project – If you would like to support our school garden click the link for more information.  Thank you to everyone who has come out to help so far.

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS AND  PROGRAMS

Upcoming Dates:
Monday, December 2 at 3:00 pm SSC Mtg.
Tuesday, December 10 6:00 pm PTA Executive Mtg.
Friday, December 13 CULTURE DAY (Represent your culture)
Friday, December 13 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Winterwonderland
Thurday, December 19 Awards Assembly Grades 4-6 8:30 am*
Friday, December 20 Awards Assemblies Grades K-1 8:30 am and 2-3 9:15 am*
Friday, December 20 Last Day of Quarter 3 – Report Cards Go Home

*Please note that the Parking Lot may be full on Awards Assembly Days

Winter Break – December 23 – January 13 NO SCHOOL

School Hours and Daily Schedule 2019-2020
Camarena Calendar of Events 2019-2020
District Year Round Calendar 2019-2020

Text Messenging is available to receive our weekly school information!  Send a text message of “Y” or “Yes” to our school code 67587.

November 11, 2019

Monday, November 11 No School in honor of all of our Veterans who have served our country.  As a way showing our support we would like to encourage our students to write “Thank You” letters for our servicemen and women as part of channel 93.3 Big Thank You Campaign for Veterans.  All letters can be dropped off at the school office no later than Friday, November 19.  The school with the most letters will receive a complimentary lunch from radio station 93.3.

Tuesday, November 12 6:00 pm PTA Executive Mtg.
Friday, November 15 8:30 am ELAC Mtg.
Friday, November 15 from 2:00 – 10:00 6th Grade Fundraiser at Blaze Pizza – Blaze Pizza Flyer

Federal Survey Cards were sent home last week and we need everyone to please take time and complete these cards and return to the school no later than Friday, November 15.  Our school funding depends on this information!

Now through Friday, November 22 The CVESD 2019 Holiday Competition 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
1. Mural Project November 4 – 15
2. Ultra Fun Run on November 21 – Help distribute prizes

Girl Scout Troop 5097 is sponsoring a Seed Drive to support our school garden.  Donations can be dropped off in the school office now through December 5th.

Camarena Elementary School is offering a Guitar and Ukulele Mentoring program after school for 4-6 grade students beginning November19 on Tuesdays and Thursdays of VAPA weeks from 3:00-4:00pm in room 407. Students are welcome to bring their own instruments, or use one from school. There are 20 spots available, first served basis. For more information contact Mr. Collins at bradley.collins@cvesd.org.

Camarena Spirit Wear is now available for purchase! Order Here.

FYI – Eastlake High School area may experience some traffic delays due to construction beginning November 12 – February.

Chess Club Flyer – Next session Nov. 7 – Jan. 16.

Garden Cleanup Project – If you would like to support our school garden click the link for more information.  Thank you to everyone who has come out to help so far.

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS AND  PROGRAMS

IMPORTANT DATES:
November Dates:

Thursday, November 21 – Ultra Fun Run (Volunteers are Needed)
November 25-29 NO SCHOOL-Thanksgiving Break

December Dates:
Monday, December 2 at 3:00 pm SSC Mtg.
Tuesday, December 10 6:00 pm PTA Executive Mtg.
Friday, December 13 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Winterwonderland
Thurday, December 19 Awards Assembly Grades 4-6 8:30 am*
Friday, December 20 Awards Assemblies Grades K-1 8:30 am and 2-3 9:15 am*
Friday, December 20 Last Day of Quarter 3 – Report Cards Go Home

*Please note that the Parking Lot may be full on Awards Assembly Days

Winter Break – December 23 – January 13 NO SCHOOL

School Hours and Daily Schedule 2019-2020
Camarena Calendar of Events 2019-2020
District Year Round Calendar 2019-2020

Text Messenging is available to receive our weekly school information!  Send a text message of “Y” or “Yes” to our school code 67587.

November 4, 2019

We are participating in a Canned Food Drive this week only November 4 – 7.  All donations may be dropped off in the boxes located at the back of the Multi-Purpose Room.

Now through Friday, November 22 The CVESD 2019 Holiday Competition 

Camarena Birthday Book Club members will be celebrated this quarter for students who have birthdays in October, November, and December.  To join contact Rachel Murphy the school librarian at rachel.murphy@cvesd.org.  Your donation of $20 allows your child to:

  • Be the first to check out the book they chose for our special Birthday Book club section.
  • Be recognized during the morning ceremony.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Let the office know if you are available to help with the following:
1. Mural Project November 4 – 15
2. Ultra Fun Run on November 21 – Help distribute prizes

Girl Scout Troop 5097 is sponsoring a Seed Drive to support our school garden.  Donations can be dropped off in the school office now through December 5th.

Camarena Spirit Wear is now available for purchase! Order Here.

FYI – Eastlake High School area may experience some traffic delays due to construction beginning November 12 – February.

Chess Club Flyer – Next session Nov. 7 – Jan. 16.

Garden Cleanup Project – If you would like to support our school garden click the link for more information.  Thank you to everyone who has come out to help so far.

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS AND  PROGRAMS

IMPORTANT DATES:
November Dates:
Thursday, November 7 Fun Run Fundraiser Assemblies
Saturday, November 9 CABE Mini-Conference at Otay Ranch High 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Monday, November 11 NO SCHOOL – Veteran’s Day
Tuesday, November 12 – 22 Toy Drive
Tuesday, November 12 6:00 pm PTA Executive Mtg.
Friday, November 15 8:30 am ELAC Mtg.
Thursday, November 21 – Ultra Fun Run (Volunteers are Needed)
November 25-29 NO SCHOOL-Thanksgiving Break

December Dates:
Monday, December 2 at 3:00 pm SSC Mtg.
Tuesday, December 10 6:00 pm PTA Executive Mtg.
Friday, December 13 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Winterwonderland
Thurday, December 19 Awards Assembly Grades 4-6 8:30 am*
Friday, December 20 Awards Assemblies Grades K-1 8:30 am and 2-3 9:15 am*
Friday, December 20 Last Day of Quarter 3 – Report Cards Go Home

*Please note that the Parking Lot may be full on Awards Assembly Days

Winter Break – December 23 – January 13 NO SCHOOL

School Hours and Daily Schedule 2019-2020
Camarena Calendar of Events 2019-2020
District Year Round Calendar 2019-2020

Text Messenging is available to receive our weekly school information!  Send a text message of “Y” or “Yes” to our school code 67587.