September 2, 2019

This week we begin our Pennies for Patients service project to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  Please collect and bring in your spare change or any donation you would like to make to support our efforts towards this cause.  The last day to bring in your donations is September 10. Online Donation Directions

Monday, Sept. 2 NO SCHOOL – Labor Day
Wednesday, Sept. 4 3:00 pm – Reading Tutor Volunteers Inservice at Camarena
Thursday, Sept. 5 Picture Make-Up Day
Friday, Sept. 6 8:30 am ELAC Mtg. in the YMCA Room
Friday, Sept. 6 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm Blaze Pizza 6th Grade Fundraiser in Otay Ranch.  Must bring the Blaze Flyer.

Also, beginning this Friday and every Friday afterwards, 6th grade will be selling Popsicle for $1.00 to support their end of the year activities.

Enter the The PTA Reflections Art Competion.  The theme for the 2019-2020 Reflections Art Program is “Look Within”!  The California State PTA and its members, families, and kids are on the forefront of this amazing program, which increases community awareness of the importance of arts in education. Submit your entry to the Camarena PTA by Friday, October 11.   Categories included:

  • Dance Choreography
  • Literature
  • Photography
  • Film Production
  • Music Composition
  • Visual Arts  

JOIN PTA – One primary and One upper grade class will receive a popsicle party for recruiting the most members!

Safety Reminder:  When kindergarteners are dismissed at the close of the school day, students must be supervised!  The school does not have staff supervision at that time!

Garden Cleanup Project – If you would like to support our school garden please come out on the following dates:

Join the Camarena Birthday Book Club for just $20.  Book Club members will have their birthdays celebrated on Friday, September 13 during the morning ceremony on the blacktop at 8:15 am and receive their birthday book which will eventually be part of our school library!

After School Homework Club is available for Camarena students starting next quarter.  For more information email or text 619-840-7886.

District Americanism Essay Contest sponsored by the local Elks Lodge.

Important date changes/additions: 

  • Spring Picture Day – Monday, February 24, 2020
  • 6th Grade Promotion – Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 11:00 am at Eastlake Church


Wednesday, Sept. 4 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm DAC/DELAC Parent Training at the CVESD Education Services and Support Center located at 84 E. J Street

Monday, Sept. 16 at 6:00 pm in Room C at the Chula Vista School District on 84 E. J Street, parents of students in grades 4-6 will have the opportunity to learn about the Adolescent Growth Education (AGE) program provided for students.

Saturday, October 19 7:30 am – 12:00 5th Annual Parent Academy at Vista Square Elementary.  Breakfast is provided for FREE! This is a great opportunity for parents throughout the district to network with other parents.


Monday, Sept. 9 3:00 pm SSC Meeting Cancelled
Sept. 12-19 Parent Teacher Conferences – Minimum Days

Friday, Sept. 13 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm DI Mexican Fiesta
Sept. 16-19 Scholastics Bookfair
Thursday, Sept. 19 8:30 am Awards Assembly Grades 4-6
Friday, Sept. 20 8:30 am (K-1) & 9:15 (2-3) Awards Assemblies
Tuesday, October 8 School Resumes – Regular Day

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



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