Week-At-A-Glance: Oct. 18-22

Monday, October 18 3:00 pm SSC Mtg. on Zoom.  

Friday, October 22 8:30 am 5th Grade Red Carpet Awards on the Blacktop (masks required) 

Volunteer Processing every Tuesday from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm   Bring your COVID Vaccination Card and TB Clearance to the school office and you will be given the LiveScan Fingerprinting form and Volunteer Agreement.  Once you have completed the fingerprinting you will be cleared to volunteer on campus.  Due to the many responsibilities of office staff, Volunteer Processing will only be on Tuesdays from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. 

Check out this Hand Sanitizer that will be available soon and some of the proceeds will go to our school.   More information to come.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

October 25 – 29 Red Ribbon Week

Monday, October 25 3:00 pm ELAC Mtg.

Wednesday, October 27 6:00 pm PTA General Mtg.

Thursday, October 28 6:00 pm B-LAC Mtg.

Friday, October 29 8:30 am 4th Grade Red Carpet Awards (This is a change from November 12).

Friday, October 29 starting at 5:00 pm Trunk or Treat and Movie Night Outdoors (once it is dark) Masks Required.

The California Department of Public Health created a series of short animated videos to assist parents in understanding different aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The videos review:

  • Seven Tips for Safe Schools
  • How Parents Can Help Keep Schools Safe
  • The Importance of In-Person Learning
  • What to do if Your Child is Exposed to COVID-19

The videos are available on the Parent Page of the Safe Schools for All Hub in English or the Parent Page of the Safe Schools for All Hub in Spanish.

November 7 Daylight Saving Time 

Thursday, November 11 NO SCHOOL (Veteran’s Day)

Monday, November 15 3:00 pm  SSC Mtg.

Thursday, November 18 6:00 pm B-LAC Mtg.

Friday, November 19 8:30 am 3rd Grade Red Carpet Awards

November 22-26 NO SCHOOL (Thanksgiving)

Monday, November 29 3:00 pm ELAC Mtg. 

Week-At-A-Glance: Oct. 11-15

Monday, October 11 through Friday, October 15 Boo Grams will be on sale this week only during the morning before school at 7:45 am next to the blacktop and after school at 2:45 pm near the flagpole at the front of the school. Delivery of Boo Grams will be on October 28.

Tuesday, October 12 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm and every Tuesday thereafter Volunteers will be processed.  Bring your COVID Vaccination Card and TB Clearance to the school office and you will be given the LiveScan Fingerprinting form and Volunteer Agreement.  Once you have completed the fingerprinting you will be cleared to volunteer on campus.  Due to the many responsibilities of office staff, Volunteer Processing will only be on Tuesdays from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm.

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

Friday, October 15 8:30 am 6th Grade Red Carpet Awards on the Blacktop (masks required) 

A Few Reminders:

  • We do not offer a delivery service nor do we ask students to leave class to pick up forgotten items.  Please make sure to have your child prepared before coming to school.
  • If students are absent and the Attendance Health Secretary has not been informed as to the reason for the absence, the student will not be able to go to class when they return to school until we have this information.  
  • Appropriate clothing for school is outlined in our Parent Handbook.  All private parts and stomachs/bellies should be appropriately covered.  Shoes should be closed toed and appropriate for PE and running around.

Upcoming Events:Monday, October 18 3:00 pm SSC Mtg.

Friday, October 22 8:30 am 5th Grade Red Carpet Awards

October 25 – 29 Red Ribbon Week 

Monday, October 25 3:00 pm ELAC Mtg.

Wednesday, October 27 6:00 pm PTA General Mtg.

Thursday, October 28 6:00 pm B-LAC Mtg.

Friday, October 29 8:30 am Law Enforcement Day CANCELLED

Friday, October 29 starting at 5:00 pm Trunk or Treat and Movie Night Outdoors (once it is dark) Masks Required. 

November 7 Daylight Saving Time  

Thursday, November 11 NO SCHOOL (Veteran’s Day)

Friday, November 12 8:30 am 4th Grade Red Carpet Awards

Monday, November 15 3:00 pm  SSC Mtg.

Thursday, November 18 6:00 pm B-LAC Mtg.

Friday, November 19 8:30 am 3rd Grade Red Carpet Awards

November 22-26 NO SCHOOL (Thanksgiving)

Monday, November 29 3:00 pm ELAC Mtg.

Week-At-A-Glance: Sep. 6-10

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 ZonesPlease be patient and drive slowly through the parking lotDo not call for your child to cross through the parking lot! Use sidewalks & crosswalks Thank you for your cooperation in keeping our children safe!

Week-At-A-Glance: Aug. 30-Sep. 3

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.

Calendar of Events

School Hours and Schedule

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.

Week-at-a-Glance: Aug. 2-6

Wednesday, August 4, 6:00 pm General PTA Meeting (Virtual) PTA Membership – Renew or join NOW! Only $10.00 only with a $1.00 online processing fee. 

School Site Council (SSC) 2 Parent Representatives are still needed!  Send an email to debra.mclaren@cvesd.org if you are interested or would like more information.  The first official SSC meeting will Monday, August 16 at 3:00 pm 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  for SpanishCVESD COVID Decision Tree 

YMCA and DASH students who are identified as close contacts meaning that they were close to someone who tested positive will have to quarantine for 10 days and will not be able to participate in these after school programs.  After day 10 the student will need to wear a mask for the next 4 days inside and outside while attending the YMCA or DASH.Upcoming Dates:Monday, August 12 at 2:30 pm Smoothie Thursdays are Back!Monday, August 16, 3:00 pm School Site Council (SSC) MeetingMonday, August 23, 3:00 pm English Learner Advisory Council (ELAC) MeetingTuesday, August 24 – Picture DayThursday, August 26, 6:00 pm Black Learner Advisory Council (B-LAC) General Meeting (virtual)

Calendar of Events

School Hours and Schedule

Week-at-a-Glance: July 26-30

IMPORTANT REMINDERS:

  • There will be NO Visitors or Volunteers allowed on the campus during the instructional day at this time.
  • There will be no class assignment changes at this time.
  • Camarena does not offer a delivery service for students to pick up lunches, jackets, water bottles, homework, etc.
  • Adults are not permitted to use the restrooms designated for children.  Adults must use the Adult restrooms.

SAFETY REMINDERS:

  • PLEASE DO NOT SEND YOUR CHILD TO SCHOOL SICK.
  • EVERYONE is required to wear a mask when indoors during the school day. 
  • If your child is absent due to illness, the parent/guardian MUST confirm which symptoms the student had.  If any of the symptoms align with COVID-19 we will be required to get additional information before the child can return to school.  If the symptoms are part of a chronic condition, please make sure that information is in the health office records.
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School Site Council (SSC) Needs at least 2 Parent Representatives!  Please complete the SSC Recruit Letter if you would like to add your name on the ballot and turn into the school office no later than Friday, July 30.

SSC Ballots will be sent home Monday, August 2 and voting will be open through August 9.  If you would like to be a write in candidate please add your name to the ballot.   The first official SSC meeting will Monday, August 16 at 3:00 pm on Zoom ID# 578 171 5684 Passcode: SSC2021.

PTA Membership – Renew or join NOW! Only $10.00 only with a $1.00 online processing fee. Topics will include: Campus Safety and mask requirements, indoor vs. outdoor activities, arrival and dismissal procedures, field trips, volunteers & visitors, assemblies, office procedures and more.

Childcare: Located right next door, Concordia is open for enrollment in their Before/After School Program for students K through 4th grade. It will begin on Monday, July 26.  The tuition is $120/per week  for the After School Program and $135/per week for Before and After School care.Go to www.concordiachurch.com for more info or call Ms. Michelle at (619) 656-8100. 

Upcoming Dates:

Wednesday, August 4, 6:00 pm General PTA Meeting

Monday, August 16, 3:00 pm School Site Council (SSC) Meeting

Monday, August 23, 3:00 pm English Learner Advisory Council (ELAC) Meeting

Tuesday, August 24 – Picture Day

6th Grade Virtual Curriculum Sessions for Parents/Guardians

Wednesday, July 21 @ 1:30 PM

Sessions will be recorded and emailed to parents after the meeting.

Zoom Meeting Details:

Mrs. Mendoza: Meeting ID: 919 8109 4186 Passcode: Cam2021

https://zoom.us/j/91981094186?pwd=NmJxNHNabXJYak15bmNOaEw5b1dEUT09

Mrs. Miramontes: Meeting ID: 944 0847 0078 Passcode: camarena

https://zoom.us/j/94408470078?pwd=WHNuc0xrTEkxVWRiRGQ5WHhEUE1nQT09

Mrs. Pimienta: Meeting ID: 766 3496 3264 Passcode: pimienta

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/76634963264?pwd=ZVVrYlVvRFFFcTYrZGEwTDcvUjZPdz09

Mrs. Benson: Meeting ID: 939 6046 4622 Passcode: benson

https://zoom.us/j/93960464622?pwd=QlcxRGRQWEN6blZXSDRYTzIwZ3lGQT09

Ms. Nunez/Mr. Morales: Meeting ID: 848 1187 2717 Passcode: camarena

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84811872717?pwd=WFRtWit3TWVadWxDV0dzSmRxSXN5dz09

2021-2022 6th Grade Supply List

  • 2 folders
  • 2 single subject notebooks (8.5 x 11 college-ruled)
  • 1 composition notebook
  • pencil pouch
  • old, clean sock or cloth to wipe dry-erase board
  • pencils and/or pens
  • highlighter
  • dryerase markers (low-odor, EXPO recommended)
  • markers and/or crayons
  • scissors

OPTIONAL

  • earbuds or headphones

CLASSROOM WISH LIST

  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Tissues
  • Hand sanitizer