Monthly Archive: August 2013

September 5th, 2013: Football Season Kick-Off Day!

Please wear your San Diego Chargers (or your other favorite football team) apparel to school on Thursday the 5th. Some PTA members will be walking around before school and maybe after school taking pictures of the students with their friends for the yearbook.

Please join in the fun and wear your gear!

If you can, bring your own camera to use and later submit pictures to the yearbook email address:

Riding to school


Camarena Elementary does not allow any skating, skateboarding, bike riding, motorized vehicles, scooters or dogs on site. Students may obtain a written permission slip that has to be signed by a parent to ride to school in any of these transportation methods. Students riding to school must wear helmets. Permission slips will be available in our school office starting on Monday, Sept. 2nd before or after school.

Parent Workshops at CVESD

Here are some upcoming trainings for parents in the Chula Vista Elementary School District.

Monday, August 26 from 6-8 p.m. at Loma Verde Elementary School: Tools and Resources for Parents
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Education Service and Support Center (ESSC):  What is the California English Language Development Test? (CELDT)
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Education Service and Support Center (ESSC):  Introduction to Common Core Math Standards
Thursday, August 29, 2013 from 9-11:00 a.m. at Enrique S. Camarena Elementary School: Tools and Resources for Parents

For more information, visit us on the web at:

Mandarin Chinese Introduction

We are partnering with the All About Mandarin Academy to bring Chinese language instruction to our community in an after-school program.  This program will begin Friday, October 11 and we will have an informational meeting for all interested parents on:

Thursday, August 29

6:30 PM


Please join us to learn the proper way to learn Chinese from the experts at the All About Mandarin Academy.  The program will run 26 Fridays (2 hours each) and will cost approximately $12/hour.  More detailed information will be provided at this parent informational meeting.  Please join us if interested.