Monthly Archive: January 2018

Week of January 29-February 2

Jump Rope for Heart

It takes heart to be a hero! Our students will be Heart Heroes as they Jump Rope for Heart on February 2 on the blacktop.  Our students will jump rope to raise funds for the American Heart Association. We hoping to reach our $100,000 mark this year.  The top two fundraisers will get to throw a pie in Mr. Strout and Mrs. Williamson’s face, so keep campaigning throughout the week. Mr. Strout even said he would sleep on the roof if we raised $30,000 this year. Let’s go Robos! Also, everyone is encouraged to wear red on February 2nd  to encourage healthy lifestyles for a healthy heart!  Please wear red and join us for Jump Rope for Heart on February 2nd.

ELPAC Test Informational Meeting

Is your child an English Language Learner?  Did you know that the CELDT test is no longer being utilized to assess students proficiency in English? This year there is a new test being administered for our students.  If you would like to know more about the English Language Proficiency Assessment for California (ELPAC) , please join us for an informational meeting at Wolf Canyon on Tuesday, January 30 at 8:30 a.m. This will be our monthly ELAC meeting for January and Emma Sanchez from the Language Acquisition Department will be presenting and sharing information on the new assessment. We hope to see you there!

Coffee with the Principal

You are invited to attend “Coffee with the Principal” this Wednesday, January 31st from 8:30 – 9:30 am in our multipurpose room. This will be an open forum for you to ask questions and learn more about our school and your child’s education. Mr. Strout will be sharing information regarding the “Welcoming Schools” initiative among other topics of interest for our school community. We hope you will be able to join us.

Kindergarten Registration

It is hard to believe that it is already time to begin planning for registration for the 2018-2019 school year! Please let your friends and neighbors know that kindergarten registration packets will be available for pick up on Wednesday, February 7th. Kindergarten Registration packets will be accepted on Wednesday, February 21st.  Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding registration for the 2018 -2019 school year.

Snapshot of the Week

  • Monday, January 29, 2018: Speech Contest at Camarena (8:30 a.m.)/Camarena Night at Macaroni Grill
  • Tuesday, January 30, 2018:  ELAC Meeting on ELPAC Testing at Wolf Canyon/Student of the Month Assembly K-2 (8:30 a.m.)
  • Wednesday, January 31, 2018: Coffee with the Principal (8:30 a.m.)
  • Friday,February 2, 2018: Weekly Walk to School at Guadalupe and Crossroads (7:55 a.m.)/Jump Rope for Heart /Student of the Month Assembly 3rd-6th (8:30 a.m.)/Camarena Girls Basketball Team vs. Feaster Eagles 1 at Chula Vista High School (4:00 p.m.)
  • Saturday, February 3, 2018: District Spelling Bee at Olympic View Elementary

Upcoming Events

  • February 5-9: 6th Grade Camp
  • February 5-9: ELPAC Testing for 5th Grade
  • February 7: Variety Show Auditions for (K-3)
  • February 9: Variety Show Auditions for (4-6)
  • February 13: Spring Pictures
  • February 13: DAC/DELAC Meeting

Check out our learning from last week!

ELPAC Informational Workshop

Don’t forget to join this Tuesday at Wolf Canyon to learn about the new English Language Proficiency Assessment for California (ELPAC). Emma Sanchez with be presenting the information to parents. If you are planning to attend, please RSVP to Erin Williamson. You can email her at erin.williamson@cvesd.org or stop by the front office.  This is a wonderful opportunity to learn together!

Week of January 22-January 26

Spelling Bee

We are proud of all our Robos who participated in the Spelling Bee this weekend. The winners will move on to the district Spelling Bee on Saturday, February 3rd.  If you would like to know the winners for each grade-level, you can find them under the blog post titled “Spelling Bee Winners”. A grand applaud to Ms. Lee Lidstone for organizing the entire event.

Military Mingle

Attention military families! Please join us this Friday, January 26 at 7:45 a.m. for our Military m=Mingle. This is an opportunity to mingle with other military families while enjoying a light breakfast. Our military ambassador students will be sharing a bit about what they have been participating in this year. We look forward to seeing you this Friday!

ELPAC Testing

Is your child an English Language Learner?  Did you know that the CELDT test is no longer being utilized to assess students proficiency in English? This year there is a new test being administered for our students.  If you would like to know more about the English Language Proficiency Assessment for California (ELPAC) , please join us for an informational meeting at Wolf Canyon on Tuesday, January 30 at 8:30 a.m. This will be our monthly ELAC meeting for January and Emma Sanchez from the Language Acquisition Department will be presenting and sharing information on the new assessment. We hope to see you there!

Snapshot of the Week

  • Monday, January 22, 2018:  Weekly Walk to School at Morning Star & Winding Walk (7:55 a.m.)/Robo Rally (8:15 a.m.)
  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018:  DAC/DELAC Meeting (12:00 p.m.)/PTA General Meeting in MPR (6:00 p.m.)
  • Friday, January 26, 2017: Military Mingle (7:45 a.m.)/Camarena Girls Basketball Team vs. Feaster Eagles at Hilltop (3:45 p.m.)

Upcoming Events

    • January 29-Speech Contest at Camarena
    • January 30-ELAC Meeting on ELPAC Testing at Wolf Canyon
    • February 2-Jump Rope for Heart
    • February 5-9-6th Grade Camp

Check out our learning from last week!

Spelling Bee Winners

Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the Spelling Bee!  Here are the grade level winners.  They will move on to the District Spelling Bee on Sat. Feb. 3rd.  The location is still TBD. As soon as we know the location of the event we will communicate it to our winners.

Spelling Bee Winners

 

Kindergarten:

  • 1st place – Mia Portocarrero    (Lopez-Solis)
  • 2nd place – Angela Soriano   (Demchuk)

First Grade:

  • 1st place – Diego Beltran      (Bowman)
  • 2nd place – Yousif Adnan-Bondugjie     (Roque)

Second Grade:

  • 1st place – Gabriel Garcia     (Larson)
  • 2nd place – Joshua Aguila     (De Los Reyes)

Third Grade:

  • 1st place – Jania Angeles       (Paranada)
  • 2nd place – Harley Hervas       (Blakely)

Fourth Grade:

  • 1st place – Kiko Victoria      (Sanchez)
  • 2nd place – Jayden Verzosa       (Sison-Buenaventura)

Fifth Grade:

  • 1st place – Shawn Pia     (Lahlum)
  • 2nd place – Raffie Pratt    (Elsmore)

Sixth Grade:

  • 1st place – Belle Embrey       (Benson)
  • 2nd place – Carlos Chavez      (Benson)

A huge thank you to Ms. Lidstone for organizing the event for our students. In addition we would like to  thank you to Mrs. Lahlum, Mrs. Murphy, Mrs. Jackson, Mr. Strout, and Sra. De La Garza for being judges.  Also, a BIG thank you to Hugo, Maria, and Joe for setting up the rooms.  We have an amazing  team  which allowed this event to be a success! We are proud of all our Robos who participated in the Spelling Bee!