December 9, 2019


Friday, December 13 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 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

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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.

October 28, 2019

Thursday, October 31 8:30 am – 9:30 am Halloween Parade on Blacktop
Halloween Costumes:  Please note that students may wear Halloween Costumes for      our Costume Parade ONLY.  The Halloween Costume Parade will begin at 8:30 am to 9:30 am on the blacktop after teachers have taken attendance.  Students must follow the following guidelines:

  • NO masks or makeup, weapons (fake guns, swords, sickles, etc. or props (broomsticks, light savers, etc.).
  • Costumes are to be tastefull and appropriate (no foul language or messages).
  • Blood, guts, and gore are not allowed.
  • Wear costumes on top of their clothes and remove after the parade.  For safety purposes, students will not be allowed to go to the bathroom to change.
  • Costumes must not require teacher or parent assistance.
  • Students are responsible for the care of their costumes.  The school is not responsible for costumes that are lost or damaged.

Friday, November 1 7:45 am – 10:00 am Dia De Los Muertos Displays in Auditorium

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.

Just a reminder for EVERYONE’S SAFETY:
1. No playing in the bathrooms at any time.
2. Students being picked up early, must be signed out in the office first. Teachers are not allowed to release students without a note from the school office. Students will not be sent to the office until the person picking up the child arrives.
3. Kindergarten parents must supervise their students after school if they are on the play structures.
4. Parking in the Bus Loop is illegal.
5. If you have concerns, notify the school administration. Do not approach other children or staff when visiting or volunteering unless someone is in imminant danger.
6. Taking pictures or videos while on campus without administration approval is strictly prohibited.

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:
Sunday, November 3 Daylight Savings Time Ends – Set clocks back 1 hour
Saturday, November 9 CABE Mini-Conference at Otay Ranch High 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Monday, November 11 NO SCHOOL – Veteran’s Day
Friday, November 15 8:30 am ELAC Mtg.
Thursday, November 21 – Ultra Fun Run (Volunteers are Needed)
November 25-29 NO SCHOOL-Thanksgiving Break

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.

October 21, 2019

Wednesday, October 23 6:00 pm PTA General Mtg.

Volunteers Needed October 24 at 7:30 am to help direct our agency vehicles and student flow for our Red Ribbon Assembly Day.  Please let the office know if you can help.

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

Just a reminder for EVERYONE’S SAFETY:
1. No playing in the bathrooms at any time.
2. Observe Traffic Volunteers and Safety Patrol – BE PATIENT!
3. Kindergarten parents must supervise their students after school if they are on the play structures.
4. If you have concerns with supervision or supervisors contact administration.
5. Parking in the Bus Loop is illegal.

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.

We have about 20 Yearbooks available from the last school year.  Contact the PTA for more details.

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS AND  PROGRAMS

IMPORTANT DATES:
Thursday, October 31 8:30 am – 9:30 am Halloween Parade on Blacktop
Halloween Costumes:  Please note that students may wear Halloween Costumes for      our Costume Parade ONLY.  The Halloween Costume Parade will begin at 8:30 am to 9:30 am on the blacktop after teachers have taken attendance.  Students must follow the following guidelines:

  • NO masks or makeup, weapons (fake guns, swords, sickles, etc. or props (broomsticks, light savers, etc.).
  • Costumes are to be tastefull and appropriate (no foul language or messages).
  • Blood, guts, and gore are not allowed.
  • Wear costumes on top of their clothes and remove after the parade.  For safety purposes, students will not be allowed to go to the bathroom to change.
  • Costumes must not require teacher or parent assistance.
  • Students are responsible for the care of their costumes.  The school is not responsible for costumes that are lost or damaged.

Friday, November 1 7:45 am – 10:00 am Dia De Los Muertos Displays in Auditorium
Sunday, November 3 Daylight Savings Time Ends – Set clocks back 1 hour
Monday, November 4 3:00pm SSC Mtg.
Monday, November 11 NO SCHOOL – Veteran’s Day
Friday, November 15 8:30 am ELAC Mtg.
Thursday, November 21 – Ultra Fun Run (Volunteers are Needed)
November 25-29 NO SCHOOL-Thanksgiving Break

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.

October 14, 2019

Congratulations to Ms. Muro’s class and Ms. Flores’ class for getting the most PTA members.  Please consider joining PTA if you haven’t already for just $10.

Thank you to everyone who supported our Pennies for Patients Campaign to find a cure for Leukemia and Lymphoma.  Camarena families and friends raised $3,328 for this worthy cause!  Go Robo!

Monday, October 14 3:00 pm SSC Meeting
Tuesday, October 15 BOO Gram Orders Due! BOO Gram Order Form
Friday, October 18 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Military Family Game Night
Saturday, October 19 7:30 am – 12:00 pm Parent Academy Free Workshops Register

Volunteers Needed October 24 at 7:30 am to help direct our agency vehicles and student flow for our Red Ribbon Assembly Day.  Please let the office know if you can help.

October 21-25

Monday, October 21 – “Sock it to Drugs” Crazy Sock Day!
Tuesday, October 22 – “Team up Against Drug” School Spirit Wear
Wednesday, October 23 – “Too Bright for Drugs” Wear Neon or Bright Colors
Thursday, October 24 – Red Ribbon Ceremony 8:15 am – 10:30 am – “Wear Red”
Friday, October 25 8:30 am “Drugs Make You Crazy” Crazy Hair Day

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 Homework Club is available for Camarena students starting 2nd Quarter.  For more information email elisabz@cox.net or text 619-840-7886.

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS AND  PROGRAMS

IMPORTANT DATES:
Monday-Friday, October 21-25 Red Ribbon Week
Thursday, October 24 8:30 am Red Ribbon & Timecapsule Ceremonies
Thursday, October 31 8:30 am Halloween Parade

Halloween Costumes:  Please note that students may wear Halloween Costumes for      our Costume Parade ONLY.  The Halloween Costume Parade will begin at 8:30 am to 9:30 am on the blacktop after teachers have taken attendance.  Students must follow the following guidelines:

  • NO masks or makeup, weapons (fake guns, swords, sickles, etc. or props (broomsticks, light savers, etc.).
  • Costumes are to be tastefull and appropriate (no foul language or messages).
  • Blood, guts, and gore are not allowed.
  • Wear costumes on top of their clothes and remove after the parade.  For safety purposes, students will not be allowed to go to the bathroom to change.
  • Costumes must not require teacher or parent assistance.
  • Students are responsible for the care of their costumes.  The school is not responsible for costumes that are lost or damaged.

Friday, November 1 7:45 am – 10:00 am Dia De Los Muertos Displays
Sunday, November 3 Daylight Savings Time Ends – Set clocks back 1 hour
Monday, November 4 3:00pm SSC Mtg.
Monday, November 11 NO SCHOOL – Veteran’s Day
Friday, November 15 8:30 am ELAC Mtg.
Thursday, November 21 – Ultra Fun Run (Volunteers are Needed)
November 25-29 NO SCHOOL-Thanksgiving Break

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.