September 28, 2020

Bridgeton Public Schools
Thursday, October 8 at 6:00 pm go to CVESD to get the link.

There will be a District Virtual Townhall to discuss our District Schools Re-Opening Plan. For more information read the Superintendent Message and Frequently Asked Questions.

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Survey Link

Take the SURVEY To let us know if you want to return to In-Person School or stay in Distance Learning no later than Friday, October 9!

School Site Council Election Results:

Parent Representatives: Elisama Chavez, Allyson Dopwell, Ben Battaglia, Andrea Palmer and Marquetta Brown. Staff Representatives: Christine Jackson, Ellen Lahlum, Valerie Miller, Rachel Murphy, and Debra McLaren.

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Materials Pickup or Device Pickup is 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Monday – Friday. Call the front office for help 619-591-5500.

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Mark your calendars!

Monday, October 12 3:00 pm SSC Mtg.

Tuesday, October 13 6:00 pm PTA Executive Board Mtg.

Monday, October 19 3:00 pm ELAC Mtg.

October 15 – 23 Parent/Teacher Conferences

Barnes & Noble Bookfair – The Talon
October 15 – 23 More Info to Follow
Special Days / Red Ribbon Week
October 26 – 30
Military Families / Welcome
Click Here for More Information

District Resources and Parent Workshops: English Spanish

PTA General Meeting Tonight

Camarena PTA is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
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September 21, 2020

Our Dual Language Immersion Program Celebrates the Heritage and Culture of Mexico.

Monday, September 21 at 3:00 pm is our first English Learner Advisory Committee Meeting (ELAC). AGENDA. We will discuss “What is the Role of ELAC?” Click here for the ZOOM
**Meeting ID: 868 7744 2670 **Passcode: 301502

Wednesday, September 23 6:00 pm PTA General Meeting on ZOOM.

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Family Engagement / School Site Council
School Site Council (SSC) elections take place this week. Please click here to vote. Learn more about SSC.
Food and Nutrition
Click here for Application

Meal Distribution Thursdays from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm for all Camarena students. Pick up the 5 days worth of meals at the front of the school.

For your convenience, we now have a secure Mailbox to drop off documents, paperwork, or mail for our staff. The mailbox is located outside the office along the fence.

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Mark your calendars!

Monday, October 12 3:00 pm SSC Mtg.

Tuesday, October 13 6:00 pm PTA Executive Board Mtg.

Monday, October 19 3:00 pm ELAC Mtg.

October 15 – 23 Parent/Teacher Conferences

District Resources and Parent Workshops: English Spanish

September 14, 2020

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Take this Survey to tell us about Distance Learning

Monday, September 14 3:00 pm School Site Council Informational Meeting – Zoom

Meeting ID: 801 292 4199
Passcode: 7gn7z5

SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL (SSC) is comprised of 5 elected parent/community representatives and 5 elected staff representatives. The role of the SSC is to develop, approve, and monitor the Single Plan for Student Achievement and the school’s budget. Meetings take place on Mondays (mostly once a month) beginning at 3:00pm.

There are 3 vacancies for the 2020-2021 school year; council seats serve 2 years.
The top 3 candidates will have a council seat and 2 runner-up candidates will be alternates.

Nominations Deadline: Friday, September 18
Elections will take place the week of September 21

Feel free to e-mail debra.mclaren@cvesd.org with any questions.

Please use the link below if you are interested in serving on SSC.

SSC Nomination Form

CVESD SSC Information Meeting Thursday, September 17 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm (ZOOM)

Food and Nutrition
Click here for Application

Meal Distribution Thursdays from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm for all Camarena students. Pick up the 5 days worth of meals at the front of the school.

For your convenience, we now have a secure Mailbox to drop off documents, paperwork, or mail for our staff. The mailbox is located outside the office along the fence.

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Looking Ahead:

Monday, September 21 3:00 pm ELAC Mtg.

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

Monday, October 12 3:00 pm SSC Mtg.

Tuesday, October 13 6:00 pm PTA Executive Board Mtg.

Monday, October 19 3:00 pm ELAC Mtg.

October 15 – 23 Parent/Teacher Conferences

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Townhall Recording – 9-10-20

School Events Calendar

Frequently Asked Questions

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Additional District Trainings and Resources for Parents English Spanish

September 7, 2020

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Monday, September 7 NO SCHOOL – Labor Day

Tuesday, September 8 6:00 pm PTA Executive Board Mtg.

Tuesday, September 8 5:00 pm SIXTH GRADE

Tuesday, September 8 6:15 pm FIFTH GRADE

Thursday, September 10 6:00 pm Parent Townhall Information Night

Click Here for School Hours for Distance Learning. Contact your child’s teacher for a more detailed schedule. Please let your child’s teacher know if you have concerns or need additional support.

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How to Get Student ID English Spanish

Please note that California Compulsory Education Law requires everyone between the ages of six and eighteen years of age to attend school, except sixteen- and seventeen-year-olds who have graduated from high school or passed the California High School Proficiency Exam (CHSPE) and obtained parental permission to leave.

Parent Resources - Ranch View Middle School
For Parent Resources to support your child’s instructional program Click Here.

Annual Parent Notification English Spanish (Sign and return page 45 to the school only if you wish to be notified of Pesticide/Herbicide application).

Additional District Trainings and Resources for Parents English Spanish

Food and Nutrition
Click here for Application

Meal Distribution Thursdays from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm. Pick up the 5 days worth of meals at the front of the school.

Residency Verification for 19/20 School Year - Discovery ...

Residency Verification must be complete in order to attend Camarena School. ALL STUDENTS with the exception of incoming Kindergarteners who already registered, MUST provide documentation of residency. Click here for the residency verification form. Click here for the 2nd Family Affidavit (if home is in someone else’s name). Past due bills are ok this year only. Please scan/take a photo of your completed documents and email to maria.ponce@cvesd.org.

For your convenience, we now have a secure Mailbox to drop off documents, paperwork, or mail for our staff. The mailbox is located outside the office along the fence.

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August 31, 2020

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Monday, August 31 6:00 pm THIRD GRADE

Please note the FOURTH GRADE presentation is on video. Click Here

Please note the SECOND GRADE presentation is on video. Click Here

Tuesday, September 8 6:15 pm FIFTH GRADE

Tuesday, September 8 5:00 pm SIXTH GRADE

Lyme School Remote Orientation Day – CommunityCare of Lyme
Monday, August 31 School starts at 8:15 am

Please note that the first week of school daily live interaction with teachers will be no more than 2 hours and those hours may consist of whole group, small group and individual connections. Please note: It is not an expectation at Camarena that all students will be on a computer screen live with the teacher for 2 solid hours.

Click Here for School Hours for Distance Learning. Contact your child’s teacher for a more detailed schedule. Please let your child’s teacher know if you have concerns or need additional support.

How to Get Student ID English Spanish

Please note that California Compulsory Education Law requires everyone between the ages of six and eighteen years of age to attend school, except sixteen- and seventeen-year-olds who have graduated from high school or passed the California High School Proficiency Exam (CHSPE) and obtained parental permission to leave.

Parent Resources - Ranch View Middle School
For Parent Resources to support your child’s instructional program Click Here.

Annual Parent Notification English Spanish (Sign and return page 45 to the school only if you wish to be notified of Pesticide/Herbicide application).

Additional District Trainings and Resources for Parents English Spanish

Food and Nutrition
Click here for Application

Meal Distribution starts this Thursday from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm for students who qualify for the FREE/REDUCED breakfast/lunch program. Pick up the 5 days worth of meals at the front of the school.

Residency Verification for 19/20 School Year - Discovery ...

Residency Verification must be complete in order to attend Camarena School. ALL STUDENTS with the exception of incoming Kindergarteners who already registered, MUST provide documentation of residency. Click here for the residency verification form. Click here for the 2nd Family Affidavit (if home is in someone else’s name). Past due bills are ok this year only. Please scan/take a photo of your completed documents and email to maria.ponce@cvesd.org.

For your convenience, we now have a secure Mailbox to drop off documents, paperwork, or mail for our staff. The mailbox is located outside the office along the fence.

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School Events Calendar

Frequently Asked Questions

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August 24, 2020

Back to the Future Part III

NEEDED: Cases of water are needed to support our volunteers during the Materials Distribution this week. If you can help out please drop off a case of water at the school office no later than Tuesday, August 25. THANK YOU!

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School and Class Schedules for the Start of School

Click Here and then Click on the Banner to Join the Meeting

MATERIAL/DEVICE DISTRIBUTION DIRECTIONS

Release Agreement English. Release Agreement Spanish.

Monday, August 31 THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR THE 2020 – 2021 – DISTANCE LEARNING! Please note that the first week of school daily live interaction with teachers will be no more than 2 hours and those hours may consist of whole group, small group and individual connections. Please note: It is not an expectation at Camarena that all students will be on a computer screen live with the teacher for 2 solid hours.

Click Here for School Hours for Distance Learning. Contact your child’s teacher for a more detailed schedule. Please let your child’s teacher know if you have concerns or need additional support.

Please note that California Compulsory Education Law requires everyone between the ages of six and eighteen years of age to attend school, except sixteen- and seventeen-year-olds who have graduated from high school or passed the California High School Proficiency Exam (CHSPE) and obtained parental permission to leave.

Childcare is limited and Camarena has only been alloted 48 spots. Families who completed the survey and who qualify will be contacted this week and childcare will begin the week of September 8.

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Food and Nutrition
Click here for Application
Residency Verification for 19/20 School Year - Discovery ...

It’s time for Residency Verification! In order to attend Camarena School ALL STUDENTS with the exception of incoming Kindergarteners who already registered, MUST provide documentation of residency. Click here for the residency verification form. Click here for the 2nd Family Affidavit (if home is in someone else’s name). Past due bills are ok this year only. Please scan/take a photo of your completed documents and email to maria.ponce@cvesd.org.

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August 17, 2020

BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II
Residency Verification for 19/20 School Year - Discovery ...

It’s time for Residency Verification! In order to attend Camarena School ALL STUDENTS with the exception of incoming Kindergarteners who already registered, MUST provide documentation of residency. Click here for the residency verification form. Click here for the 2nd Family Affidavit (if home is in someone else’s name). Past due bills are ok this year only. Please scan/take a photo of your completed documents and email to maria.ponce@cvesd.org.

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Monday, August 17 The School Office staff will be available to support families from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. For the safety of everyone we ask that you please call or email before coming to the school office. 619-591-5500 or email maria.ponce@cvesd.org.

Monday, August 24 Class Lists will be posted on the blog. Please note we will not be able to make changes to class assignments until after school begins and only if space is available.

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DISTANCE LEARNING

Monday, August 31 THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR THE 2020 – 2021 – DISTANCE LEARNING! Please note that the first week of school will have no more than 2 hours of daily live interaction with teachers. After that the minimum school schedule for instructional minutes are as follows:

  1. The school instructional hours are 8:15 am – 2:45 grades 1-6 and 8:15 am – 2:30 pm Kindergarten Monday – Thursday. Fridays are still considered minimum days.
  2. Kindergarten: 180 instructional minutes (3 hours)
  3. Grades 1-3: 230 instructional minutes (3 hours and 50 minutes)
  4. Grades 4-6: 240 instructional minutes (4 hours)

More specific classroom schedules will be forthcoming. Fridays are still considered minimum days for staff planning, meetings, and professional development. The instructional day on Fridays ends at 1:00 for Kindergarten and 1:15 for grades 1-6.

Distance Learning: Defined as instruction in which the student and instructor are in different locations and students are under the general supervision of a certificated employee.

● Daily Live Interaction: Defined as interaction with certificated employees and students (opportunities for student to student connections) for purposes of instruction, progress monitoring, and maintaining school connectedness. This interaction may take the form of internet or telephonic communication, or by other means permissible under public health orders.

● Synchronous learning: Defined as online instruction that takes place in real time (live) with the classroom teacher and a student or students, including direct and live instruction to students through video conferencing, telecommunications, live interactive chats and discussion forums, whole or small-group instruction, 1:1 conferring, assessing and/or instruction, daily live interaction, and interactive class meetings/restorative circles.

● Asynchronous learning: Defined as instruction or learning that does not occur in real time (live), including self-guided instructional lessons/activities/modules, pre-recorded lessons, discussion forums and online collaboration/chats that do not happen live, other independent work.

Please note that California Compulsory Education Law requires everyone between the ages of six and eighteen years of age to attend school, except sixteen- and seventeen-year-olds who have graduated from high school or passed the California High School Proficiency Exam (CHSPE) and obtained parental permission to leave.

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Pick up school Materials
  1. Thursday, August 27 – 12:00 pm – 4:00
  2. Friday, August 28 – 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  3. Saturday; August 29 – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Laptop devices will be availab.le during the distribution times for those who need them. If you check out a laptop you must complete a device Release Agreement English. Release Agreement Spanish. Also, be sure the device is working properly prior to the start of school. To support the environment we ask that you Bring your own box or large bag for your materials!

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Release Agreement English. Release Agreement Spanish.

The Census is conducted every 10 years and this information is used to determine how much our schools and school communities will receive in state and federal funds. For more information click here. Due to COVID19 the deadline for the 2020 Census has been extended to October 21. However, if you have not completed the Census, beginning August 11 Census workers will begin going door to door to encourage you to do so! Each person makes a difference so BE COUNTED!

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August 10, 2020

Residency Verification for 19/20 School Year - Discovery ...

It’s time for Residency Verification! In order to attend Camarena School ALL STUDENTS with the exception of incoming Kindergarteners who already registered, MUST provide documentation of residency. Click here for the residency verification form. Click here for the 2nd Family Affidavit (if home is in someone else’s name). Past due bills are ok this year only. Please scan/take a photo of your completed documents and email to maria.ponce@cvesd.org.

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Tuesday, August 11 at 6:00 pm via Zoom The Camarena PTA Executive Board will meet to plan for this school year. Please support our PTA by becoming a Member Today! Also, the Camarena PTA Auditor Position is still open. Click the link for more information if you are interested in serving in this role.

Monday, August 17 The School Office staff return and will be available to support families from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. For the safety of everyone we ask that you please call or email before coming to the school office. 619-591-5500 or email maria.ponce@cvesd.org.

Monday, August 31 THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR THE 2020 – 2021 – DISTANCE LEARNING! More information to come! Please note that California Compulsory Education Law requires everyone between the ages of six and eighteen years of age to attend school, except sixteen- and seventeen-year-olds who have graduated from high school or passed the California High School Proficiency Exam (CHSPE) and obtained parental permission to leave.

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Distribution of Text Books, Materials, & Laptops

We will be distributing Textbooks, Materials, and Laptops (for those who need one) Thursday, August 27 – 12:00 pm – 4:00; Friday, August 28 – 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Saturday; August 29 – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. More info to come.

Census count continues
BE COUNTED – Our Schools Depend on it!

The Census is conducted every 10 years and this information is used to determine how much our schools and school communities will receive in state and federal funds. For more information click here. Due to COVID19 the deadline for the 2020 Census has been extended to October 21. However, if you have not completed the Census, beginning August 11 Census workers will begin going door to door to encourage you to do so! Each person makes a difference so BE COUNTED!

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