October 7, 2019


Monday, October 7 NO SCHOOL.
Tuesday, October 8 – School Resumes and we are on a regular schedule – dismissal at 2:30 pm for Kindergarten and all other students are dismissed at 2:45 pm.
Tuesday, October 8 6:00 pm PTA Board Meeting.
Friday, October 11 – PTA Reflections Contest projects due.

BOO Grams go on sale for $1.00 and all orders must be placed no later that October 15. This is a Student Council sponsored event. BOO Gram Order Form

Popsicle Fridays continue with all proceeds supporting the 6th Grade Activities.

Volunteers are needed for October 24 in the morning to help direct our agency vehicles and student flow for our Red Ribbon Assembly Day.  Please let the office know if you can help.

Enter the The PTA Reflections Art Competition.  The theme for the 2019-2020 Reflections Art Program is “Look Within”!   Submit your entry to the Camarena PTA by Friday, October 11.  Categories include:

  • 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!

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

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

DISTRICT INFO:
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.

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS AND  PROGRAMS

IMPORTANT DATES:
Monday, October 14 3:00 pm SSC Meeting
Friday, October 18 6:00 pm Military Family Game Night
Saturday, October 19 7:30 am – 12:00 pm Parent Academy
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
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.
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.

September 23, 2019

Sept. 23-Oct. 7 FALL BREAK-NO SCHOOL

Achieve3000® is excited to announce an exclusive CONTEST for Chula Vista ESD students! When you use Achieve3000 over your fall break, from September 23rd through October 6th you could win a $20 Target Gift Card! CVESD_Fall_Break_Contest_Flyer_Spanish CVESD_Fall_Break_Contest_Flyer_English

Tuesday, October 8 School Resumes – Regular Day (Dismissal 2:30 pm for Kindergarten and 2:45 pm for Grades 1-6).

Friday, October 11  PTA Reflections Art Competition entries are due to the Camarena PTA.

Saturday, October 19 7:30 am – 12:00 5th Annual Parent Academy at Vista Square Elementary. Great workshops for parents and a chance to meet other parents and school leaders to support your families. Breakfast is provided for FREE! Register Now!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for October 24 in the morning to help direct our agency vehicles and student flow for our Red Ribbon Assembly Day.  Please let the school office know if you can help.

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

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


Monday, October 14 3:00 pm SSC Meeting
Friday, October 18 6:00 pm Military Family Game Night
Saturday, October 19 7:30 am – 12:00 pm Parent Academy
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
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.

November 25-29 NO SCHOOL-Thanksgiving Break

Camarena School Hours 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.

September 16, 2019

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

Student Council is asking that our school support the Hurricane Dorian victims by making a donation to one or both of the following organizations:

  • HeadKnowles – a Bahamian relief operation that has set up a Go Fund Me account.
  • Global Giving – which has established the Hurricane Dorian Relief Fund to provide emergency supplies and long term assistance to help in rebuilding.

Lost and Found items not claimed by this Friday will be donated to local charities.

Volunteers are needed for October 24 in the morning to help direct our agency vehicles and student flow for our Red Ribbon Assembly Day.  Please let the office know if you can help.

Enter the The PTA Reflections Art Competition.  The theme for the 2019-2020 Reflections Art Program is “Look Within”!   Submit your entry to the Camarena PTA by Friday, October 11.  Categories include:

  • 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!

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

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

District Americanism Essay Contest sponsored by the local Elks Lodge.

DISTRICT INFO:

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.

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS AND  PROGRAMS

IMPORTANT DATES:
Sept. 23-Oct. 7 FALL BREAK-NO SCHOOL
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.

September 9, 2019

Monday, Sept. 9 3:00 pm SSC Meeting Cancelled
Friday, Sept. 13 8:15 am Birthday Book Club members will be celebrated
Friday, Sept. 13 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Camarena Mexican Fiesta

Sept. 12-19 Parent Teacher Conferences – Minimum Days.  Please make sure to let those picking up your child after school know that beginning Thursday, DISMISSAL is 1:00 pm for Kindergarten students and 1:15 pm for Grades 1-6 students.  For possible questions to ask click here.

Please collect spare change or make a donation to our Pennies for Patients service project to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  Turn in your spare change or make an Online Donation.

Dance Team Auditions for the Camarena Dance Team take place this week in room 408 on Thursday and Friday this week from 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm.

Camarena Birthday Book Club members will be celebrated each quarter for birthdays that fall during the months of that quarter.  This quarter includes birthdays in July, August and September.  Contact Rachel Murphy the school librarian for more information.  rachel.murphy@cvesd.org.  Membership is $20 and Birthday Books are eventually added to the school library.

Each Friday 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”!   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!

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

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

District Americanism Essay Contest sponsored by the local Elks Lodge.

DISTRICT INFO:

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.

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS AND  PROGRAMS

IMPORTANT DATES:
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
Sept. 23-Oct. 7 FALL BREAK-NO SCHOOL
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.

 

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 elisabz@cox.net 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

DISTRICT INFO:

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.

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS AND  PROGRAMS

IMPORTANT DATES:
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
Sept. 23-Oct. 7 FALL BREAK-NO SCHOOL
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.

 

 

August 26, 2019

Monday, August 26 3:00 pm SSC Mtg.

Friday, August 30 5:30 pm Parent Info Mtg. with VAPA Teachers
Friday, August 30
6:30 pm Family Movie Night (Sponsored by the PTA)

Monday, Sept. 2 NO SCHOOL – Labor Day

Congratulations to the following students who will serve as the Camarena Student Council for the 2019-2020 school year:
President – Pierre Clavillas
Vice-President – Ian Brogan
Treasurer – Grant Reyes
Secretary – Ruby Charbonnet

After School Homework Club is available for Camarena students.  For more information email elisabz@cox.net or text 619-840-7886.

Gifted and Talented Education – GATE

Camarena with BOXTOPS for Education and we could earn all kinds of supplies such as PE equipment for our school.

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

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

Join the Camarena Birthday Book Club!  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.


DISTRICT INFO:
Thursday, August 29 9:30 am – 11:30 pm and Wednesday, Sept. 4 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm DAC/DELAC Binder Training for parents at the district office.

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.

Parent Implementation Program (PIP) is a wonderful opportunity for parents to learn new parenting strategies.  For more information contact Chelsea Gould at 619-425-9600 ext. 6471.PIP-EspanolFlyer 19-20 PIP-EnglishFlyer 19-20

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS AND  PROGRAMS

IMPORTANT DATES:
Sept. 3-10 Pennies for Patients
Friday, Sept. 6 8:30 am ELAC Mtg.
Monday, Sept. 9 3:00 pm SSC Mtg.
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
Sept. 23-Oct. 7 FALL BREAK-NO SCHOOL
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.

 

 

August 19, 2019

Thursday, August 22 Picture Day

 

 

 

Thursday, August 22 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Military Family Picnic.

Friday, August 23 8:30 am ELAC Mtg. in YMCA Room
Friday, August 23 8:30 am Student Council Elections in Auditorium

Support Camarena with BOXTOPS for Education and we could earn all kinds of supplies such as PE equipment for our school.

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

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

Join the Camarena Birthday Book Club!  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.

DISTRICT INFO:
District Monthly Calendar of Events

Thursday, August 29 9:30 am – 11:30 pm and Wednesday, Sept. 4 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm DAC/DELAC Binder Training for parents at the district office.

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.

Parent Implementation Program (PIP) is a wonderful opportunity for parents to learn new parenting strategies.  For more information contact Chelsea Gould at 619-425-9600 ext. 6471.PIP-EspanolFlyer 19-20 PIP-EnglishFlyer 19-20

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

Chess Club

LYFE is a new afterschool care Program – K-6.

Team Dance Flyer  scholarship application 2019 2020(1)

IMPORTANT DATES:
Monday, August 26 3:00 pm SSC Mtg.
Friday, August 30 5:30 pm Parent Info Mtg. with VAPA Teachers
Friday, August 30 6:30 pm Family Movie Night (Sponsored by the PTA)
Monday, Sept. 2 NO SCHOOL
Sept. 3-10 Pennies for Patients
Friday, Sept. 6 8:30 am ELAC Mtg.
Monday, Sept. 9 3:00 pm SSC Mtg.
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
Sept. 23-Oct. 7 FALL BREAK-NO SCHOOL
Tuesday, October 8 School Resumes – Regular Day

Camarena School Hours 2019-2020

Camarena Calendar of Events 2019-2020

School Calendar Year Round 2019-2020

 

 

 

August 12, 2019

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED 

  • Safety Patrol needs parent volunteers both before and after school.
  • The Military Picnic event on August 22 needs volunteers.
  • MTSS Committee needs volunteers to support the social and emotional needs of our students.
    If you are interested call the school office at 619-591-5500 or leave your contact information with the school secretary.

Join the Camarena Birthday Book Club!  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.

  • You must have authorization to take pictures or video tape other people’s children per board policy.  Additionally, a media release form must be signed and on file if students photos or videos are to be shared on any form of media, this includes social media.  Unauthorized persons on or off campus taking videos/pictures of students while on campus may be reported to the authorities.
  • Breakfast is from 7:30 am to 8:00 am and school STARTS at 8:15 am.  Please plan accordingly.
  • Make sure your child has everything they need before coming to school:  Water bottles, lunches, homework, backpacks, info regarding pickup, etc.  The school office is not permitted to make deliveries or interrupt classroom instruction.

Parent Implementation Program (PIP) is a wonderful opportunity for parents to learn new parenting strategies.  For more information contact Chelsea Gould at 619-425-9600 ext. 6471.PIP-EspanolFlyer 19-20 PIP-EnglishFlyer 19-20

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

Chess Club

LYFE is a new afterschool care Program – K-6.

Team Dance Flyer  scholarship application 2019 2020(1)

IMPORTANT DATES:
Thursday, August 22 Picture Day
Thursday, August 22 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Military Family Picnic
Friday, August 23 8:30 am ELAC Mtg.
Friday, August 23 8:30 am Student Council Elections
Monday, August 26 3:00 pm SSC Mtg.
Friday, August 30 6:30 pm Family Movie Night (Sponsored by the PTA)
Monday, Sept. 2 NO SCHOOL

Camarena School Hours 2019-2020

Camarena Calendar of Events 2019-2020

School Calendar Year Round 2019-2020

 

 

 

August 5, 2019

Visitors/Volunteers may come on to campus this week. Please remember to sign in at the front office and wear your visitor’s/volunteer badge at all times.

Monday, August 5 at 3:00 pm – SSC Meeting in the Library (District Trainings for SSC-2019-flyer ENGLISH and SSC-2019-flyer SPANISH.
Friday, August 9 at 8:30 am ELAC meeting in the YMCA Room
Friday, August 9 Student Council applications are due.

Safety Patrol/Traffic Volunteers –  are needed before and after school.  If you are interested call the school office at 619-591-5500 or leave your contact information with the school secretary.

If you would like to have your childs’ birthday celebrated at Camarena then you may want to click the link and consider joining the Camarena Birthday Book Club!

  • The office staff and custodians are not allowed to make deliveries during the school day or open up classrooms after school is out.
  • Teachers are responsible for supervising their students in the mornings so please give him/her a note or schedule a conference if you need to talk to your child’s teacher.
  • Make sure children have what they need before coming to school.
  • Requests for classroom assignment changes must be in writing and will be considered after August 12 if space is available.
  • When picking up students at the end of the day NO PARENTS are allowed upstairs. For everyones safety and to keep hallways clear for students please wait downstairs.
  • The play structures are not available for play during arrival and dismissal.
  • Medication is kept in the health office only.

Parent Implementation Program (PIP) is a wonderful opportunity for parents to learn new parenting strategies.  For more information contact Chelsea Gould at 619-425-9600 ext. 6471.PIP-EspanolFlyer 19-20 PIP-EnglishFlyer 19-20

Please note that if students bring personal items to school – cell phones, trading cards, PE equipment, special jewelry, etc. the school is not responsible for any personal items if they are lost, broken or stolen.

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

Chess Club

LYFE is a new afterschool care Program – K-6.

Team Dance Flyer   Sign up and Release Form

Health Fair and Back to School Kickoff August 10.  Sponsered by Assemblymember Weber and Senator Atkins.  Free backpacks while supplies last.

DROP OFF AND PICK UP IMPORTANT INFORMATION
1. Drop off and pick up students only in the front of the school and not the bus loop.
2. Please do not park and/or leave your vehicle in the drive through zone.
3. NO Dogs during arrival and dismissal.
4. Please do not park in RESERVED spaces.
5. Students must walk bikes, hover boards, and skate boards on side walks.
6. Students not picked up by 2:55 pm (1:25 pm on minimum days) will be escorted to the office and must sign in.  Persons picking up the child must come to the office to sign him/her out.
7. For everyone’s safety BE PATIENT, KIND, and CONSIDERATE.

IMPORTANT DATES:
Thursday, August 22 Picture Day
Thursday, August 22 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Military Family Picnic
Friday, August 23 8:30 am ELAC Mtg.
Friday, August 23 Student Council Elections
Monday, August 26 3:00 pm SSC Mtg.
Friday, August 30 3:00 pm Family Movie Night (Sponsored by the PTA)
Monday, Sept. 2 NO SCHOOL

Camarena School Hours 2019-2020

Camarena Calendar of Events 2019-2020

School Calendar Year Round 2019-2020