September 6, 2021

IMPORTANT COVID UPDATE: Masks are required at all times when on school property until further notice.  Also, Immediate testing is now required for those doing modified (on campus quarantine) must leave campus and show negative test before return.  The Antigen Test is allowable for Asymptomatic Close Contacts Only.

Congratulations to the following students who were elected to serve as our Student Council!

Monday, September 6 NO SCHOOL
Tuesday, September 7 2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Safety Patrol Training
 
Thursday – September 9 Parent/Teacher Conferences begin and we are on a Minimum Day Schedule. Dismissal for Kinder 1:00 pm and Grades 1-6 Dismissal at 1:15 pm for the rest of the quarter.
 
September 9 – 16 Barnes & Noble Bookfair Otay Ranch Mall 10:00 am – 9:00 pm (Sunday closes at 8:00 pm)
Join us for Storytime with our Camarena Staff Storytellers at Barnes & Noble! 
Sept. 13 at 4:00 pm Ms. Teahan
Sept. 15 at 4:00 pm Dr. McLaren
Sept. 16 at 4:00 pm Ms. Muro
We are asking for your participation in an important survey – Local Control Funding Formula Collection Data for 2021-2022. This quick survey will have a critical impact on your child(ren)’s support and services. We are requesting our families to submit the Local Control Funding Formula Collection Data form which determines the State and Federal funding that our school receives. This funding provides your child(ren) with support and resources for their academic success. Benefits for your child(ren) include: Instructional Materials, Classroom Technology, Additional Staffing, Extended Learning Opportunities for Students Before and After School Programs.  Click Here for the 2 question Survey.
 
VOLUNTEERS – The Volunteer In-service has been re-scheduled for Tuesday, October 5 at 6:00 pm and at this time will be virtual due to the new COVID restrictions.
 
Monday, September 13, 3:00 pm SSC Mtg. on Zoom
Wednesday, September 15, 6:00 pm PTA General Meeting
FALL BREAK – SEPTEMBER 20 – OCTOBER 4. 
 
Students return Tuesday, October 5.
 
Traffic Safety Reminders:
Please Do not park in the the Pickup and Dropoff Zones
Please be patient and drive slowly through the parking lot
Do not call for your child to cross through the parking lot! Use sidewalks & crosswalks 
Thank you for your cooperation in keeping our children safe!

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Our school utilizes the SchoolMessenger system to deliver text messages, straight to your mobile phone with important information about events, school closings, safety alerts and more.  You can participate in this free service* just by sending a text message of “Y” or “Yes” to our school’s short code number, 67587.  Click here for more information.

August 30, 2021

Monday, August 30 New COVID Guidelines begin.  Per CVESD Board Policy all adults must wear masks when on any school district property regardless of vaccination status.
 
Monday, August 30 2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Safety Patrol Informational Meeting for all 5th & 6th grade students who are interested in the Auditorium.  Must wear masks.
 
Wednesday, September 1 Picture Make up Day

We are asking for your participation in an important survey – Local Control Funding Formula Collection Data for 2021-2022. This quick survey will have a critical impact on your child(ren)’s support and services. We are requesting our families to submit the Local Control Funding Formula Collection Data form which determines the State and Federal funding that our school receives. This funding provides your child(ren) with support and resources for their academic success.

Benefits for your child(ren) include: Instructional Materials, Classroom Technology, Additional Staffing, Extended Learning Opportunities for Students Before and After School Programs.  Click Here for the 2 question Survey.

VOLUNTEERS – The Volunteer In-service has been re-scheduled for Tuesday, October 5 at 6:00 pm and at this time will be virtual due to the new COVID restrictions.
 
Upcoming Dates:
Monday, September 6 NO SCHOOL
September 9 – 16 Parent/Teacher Conferences – Minimum Day Schedule
September 9 – 16 Barnes & Noble Bookfair Otay Ranch Mall 10:00 am – 9:00 pm (Sunday closes at 8:00 pm)
Join our staff for storytime at Barnes & Noble during the following dates and times:
Sept. 13 at 4:00 pm Ms. Teahan
Sept. 15 at 4:00 pm Dr. McLaren
Sept. 16 at 4:00 pm Ms. Muro
 
Monday, September 13, 3:00 pm SSC Mtg. on Zoom
Wednesday, September 15, 6:00 pm PTA General Meeting
Friday, September 17, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Mexican Fiesta postponed to May 6, 2022
FALL BREAK – SEPTEMBER 20 – OCTOBER 4. 
 
Students return Tuesday, October 5.

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Our school utilizes the SchoolMessenger system to deliver text messages, straight to your mobile phone with important information about events, school closings, safety alerts and more.  You can participate in this free service* just by sending a text message of “Y” or “Yes” to our school’s short code number, 67587.  Click here for more information.

August 23, 2021

A special shout out to our wonderful parent volunteers who have been helping keep our children safe during the arrival and dismissal times Ms. Marquetta Brown,  Mr. Charles Egypt, Mr. James Iwanski, and Tama Sotoa!  You our Robo Rockstars!
 
Please watch the first Camarena Robo Report for this school year created by the Camarena student broadcast team!  

Monday, August 23, 3:00 pm ELAC Meeting Click here to join the meeting on TEAMS
Tuesday, August 24 – Picture Day
Thursday, August 26, 6:00 pm Black Learner Advisory Council (B-LAC) General Meeting (virtual) Click here for more information
Friday, August 27 Student Council Elections

Sign up for Amazon Smile and our school will get additional funds to support our students.  Click here for more information!  Join Today!

YMCA is Hiring for more information click here.
 
VOLUNTEERS – There will be a Volunteer In-service on Tuesday, September 7 at 6:00 pm at the school.  Volunteering at Camarena is very much appreciated but in order to make sure that all conditions are safe we will begin allowing volunteers on the campus beginning in the 2nd Quarter (tentatively).
 
 
Upcoming Dates:
Wednesday, September 1 Picture Make up Day
Friday, September 3 Movie Night postponed to October 29, 2021
Monday, September 6 NO SCHOOL
Tuesday, September 7, 6:00 pm Volunteer In-service
September 9 – 16 Parent/Teacher Conferences – Minimum Day Schedule
September 9 – 16 Barnes & Noble Bookfair Otay Ranch Mall 10:00 am – 9:00 pm (Sunday closes at 8:00 pm)
Monday, September 13, 3:00 pm SSC Mtg.
Wednesday, September 15, 6:00 pm PTA General Meeting
Friday, September 17, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Mexican Fiesta postponed to May 6, 2022
FALL BREAK – SEPTEMBER 20 – OCTOBER 4. 
 
Students return Tuesday, October 5.
 

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August 16, 2021

Monday, August 16, 3:00 pm School Site Council (SSC) Meeting on Zoom ID# 578 171 5684 Passcode: SSC2021.  Parent leaders are needed to serve on our District Advisory Council (DAC) and our District English Learner Advisory Council (DELAC).  For more information click the link for English or Spanish

Sign up for Amazon Smile and our school will get additional funds to support our students.  Click here for more information!  Join Today!

WANTED: Camarena needs 2 full-time guest teachers.  Great Pay!  Great Place to Work!  For more information click here.

DONATIONS NEEDED for cases of water for our classrooms.  If you are able to donate a case of water please drop it off at the school office between 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.  Thank you!

SAFETY REMINDER:  Please do not drop off and pick up students in the BUS LOOP during arrival and dismissal!  Bus Loop Gate will be locked at 8:15 am every day.

VOLUNTEERS – There will be a Volunteer In-service on Tuesday, September 7 at 6:00 pm at the school.  Volunteering at Camarena is very much appreciated but in order to make sure that all conditions are safe we will begin allowing volunteers on the campus beginning in the 2nd Quarter (tentatively).  
 
 
Upcoming Dates:
Monday, August 23, 3:00 pm English Learner Advisory Council (ELAC) Meeting
Tuesday, August 24 – Picture Day
Thursday, August 26, 6:00 pm Black Learner Advisory Council (B-LAC) General Meeting (virtual)
Wednesday, September 1 Picture Make up Day
Friday, September 3, 7:00 pm Movie Night
Monday, September 6 NO SCHOOL
Tuesday, September 7, 6:00 pm Volunteer In-service
September 9 – 16 Parent/Teacher Conferences – Minimum Day Schedule
Monday, September 13, 3:00 pm SSC Mtg.
Wednesday, September 15, 6:00 pm PTA General Mtg.
Friday, September 17, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Mexican Fiesta
FALL BREAK – SEPTEMBER 20 – OCTOBER 4. 
 
Students return Tuesday, October 5.
 
 

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