March 5, 2023

This Thursday and Friday are minimum days with dismissal at 1:15

Safety Reminders

  • Please always bring your ID when coming to campus.  You must have identification when volunteering or checking students out early.
  • Dogs are not allowed on campus.

School Wide Expectations

  • Congratulations to Ms. Stentiford’s and Ms. Meyers’s classes for earning 20 Robo Class tickets!  They will receive a popcorn party with an extra recess!
  • Congratulations to Ms. Sanchez’s, Ms. Esparza’s, Ms. Larson’s, Ms. Muro’s, Ms. Flores’s and Ms. Demchuk’s classes for earning 30 Robo Class tickets!  They will receive a dance party!

YMCA Giving Campaign

Please support our local YMCA.  We are very fortunate that we have the YMCA connected to our school!  They are able to provided needed services to many of families.  We have raised $1,299 of our campus goal of $1,500.00, please click on the link and support our local YMCA that gives back to many of our Robo Griffins! Only $200 more to reach our goal.  To help meet our fundraising goal, the YMCA will be selling snacks and drinks after school this week.

A special thanks to Ms. Delgado, Ms. Jackson, Ms. Aros, Ms. Leal, Mr./Ms. Molejona, Ms. Alston, Mr. Araiza, the Bibel family, and our anonymous donors that have donated to the YMCA!

YMCA Spring Break Day Camp

Spend Spring Break making new friends and catching up with old ones during a week of action-packed activities like arts & crafts, sports, games and more! Set in the YMCA style of different, unique activities each and every day, campers will have a great time while parents have peace of mind knowing their camper is safe.  Registration is now open for spring camps March 20-24 and march 27-31.  Click on the link for more information.

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Yearbooks are on Sale!

Yearbook sales are on!  Buy your yearbook at the pre-sale price of $35 until 3/10.  Starting on 3/11, Yearbooks will cost $40.  To purchase, go to  and enter our school’s code: 713429 Click on the book in the middle of the page to preorder our 2022-2023 yearbook.

Anchored4Life Club Service Project

Our Anchored4Life club is holding its annual service project!  This year, they are continuing to support the San Diego Humane Society.  The service project will run from February 28-March 17.  Prizes will be awards for the classes that collect the most items.  The following items are being collected:

Non-refrigerated pet food (new bags and cans, or opened bags in the original
New pet supplies (collars, litter, pee pads, flea medication, beds, brushes, treats,
toys, etc.)
New or gently used blankets, pillow cases, flat sheets, towels (washed with no
holes or stains)
New or gently used X-pens
Cardboard box tops/trays (repurposed for disposable litter boxes)
While we are so grateful for your support, please note that items not listed above cannot
be accepted in person at this time. Please bring all items to your classroom teacher.

Military month is just around the corner!

In preparation for “Month of the Military Child” we are asking for our students that are connected to the military to share a picture with us for some special recognition.  We would like to have a picture of the student and family member in uniform.  You can email the picture to

Otay Water District Poster Contest

The Otay Water District has launched its 2023 Student Poster Contest with a new theme “being water wise is…”

HOW TO ENTER:  Students in grades kindergarten through 12 are invited to create a poster illustrating the importance of using water wisely. Please see the attached packet for the contest flyer, guidelines, and entry form. The deadline to enter is Friday, June 2, 2023.

 PRIZES:  Otay Water District will select first- and second-place winners from each category: elementary, middle, and high school. Prizes include a $50-$75 gift card, certification, goody bag, art kit, and recognition at an Otay Water District board meeting. Otay will also enter up to 15 posters in the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s student art contest for a chance to be featured in their 2024 calendar.


For more information, visit

Calendar of Events:

6-10 Book Fair on Campus (Due to the fact that our book fair doesn’t always have a large selection of Spanish titles, we will have a special Spanish Book Truck here on March 10 from 7:30-9:30 selling more titles.)

7- DAC/DELAC Meeting 12:00-2:00 District Office

7- Jr. Soccer Game @Rogers 4:15

8- Upper Soccer Game @Arroyo 4:15

8- School Board Meeting 6:00

9-17 Minimum Days/Parent Teacher Conferences (Students dismissed daily at 1:15)

10- Spanish Book Truck 7:30-9:30 (Will have many more Spanish titles for sale)

10- Red Carpet (TK-K @8:30, 1st-2nd @9:30)

10- Spirit Day

10- Kona Ice after school

12- Daylight Saving- Spring forward one hour

14- Jr. Soccer Game here @4:15

15- Happy Birthday Ms. Marcy

15- Upper Soccer Game here 4:15

17- Happy St. Patrick’s Day

17- Red Carpet (3rd-4th @8:30, 5th-6th @9:30)

17- Friendship Dance 4:00-6:00

20-31- Spring Break (No School)

20- Happy Birthday Ms. Ranouta

24- Happy Birthday Ms. Balderas

31- Happy Birthday Ms. Scalera


3- Students return to school (Minimum Day- students are dismissed at 1:15)

4- Jr. Soccer Game 4:15 @Hedenkamp

5- Upper Soccer Game 4:15 @Salt Creek

6- 3rd Grade Field Trip- Various Classes

6- 1st Grade Field Trip- Various Classes

7- School Spirit Day

10-14 Week of the Military Child

10- SSC Meeting 3:00-4:00

11- 3rd Grade Field Trip- Various Classes

11- DAC/DELAC Meeting 12:00-2:00 @District Office

11- Jr. Soccer Game 4:15@ Camarena

12- Upper Soccer Game 4:15@Camarena

14- Spirit Day- Wear Purple

14- 1st Grade Field Trip- Various Classes

14- Kona Ice- after school