Goodbye 6th Graders!

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YOU’LL DO GREAT NEXT YEAR, WE KNOW THAT FOR SURE. IT’S NEVER EASY TO SAY GOODBYE, BUT YOU KNOW WE’LL ALWAYS MISS YOU.  YOU KNOW WE ALWAYS WILL. WE’VE REACHED THE END, BUT THE MEMORIES WE’VE MADE CAN’T BE DESTROYED.  YOU KNOW WE WON’T FORGET YOU. YOU KNOW WE NEVER WILL.  GOODBYE, GOODBYE, GOODBYE OUR DEAR 6TH GRADERS!

“You’re off to Great Places!
Today is your day!
Your mountain is waiting,
So… get on your way!”
― Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

Compacted Math Placement 7th Grade

EASTLAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL
 
Compacted Integrated Math/ Integrated Math Course I Placement
 
Dear Incoming 7th Grade Student/ Parent,
 
We are looking forward to welcoming your student to Eastlake Middle School in the Fall semester.  In the Sweetwater Union High School District, we offer an opportunity to enroll in an accelerated math class in 7th grade.  This course is called Compacted Math 7 and the course accelerates/compacts 3 years of math (Integrated Math 7, Integrated Math 8, Integrated Math Course I) into two years.
 
Students enrolled in Compacted Math will complete the following math sequence in middle school:
·       7th grade – 2 years of math (Math 7 & Math 8) compacted in 1 year
·       8th grade – Integrated Math Course I (first year of high school math)
·        Fast pace and rigorous coursework.
 
How do I know if my child is a good candidate for Compacted Math?
·       Strong math and academic skills
·       Student motivation to complete math at an accelerated pace
·       Strong 5th grade SBAC/CAASPP scores (Math Performance Bands that Meets standards or Exceeds Standards)
·       Strong math grades on 6th grade report card (Grades that meet or exceed Common Core Math Standards 3 or 4 grades 
 
 If you would like your child to be placed in the Compacted Math Course, please complete the following Google Form:
 

 

Week at a Glance May 4-8

Robo Broadcast for the Week

If you want to give a shout out to Julie and Evan click here.
Thinking About Returning to School?
Are you planning on returning to Camarena Next Year? Please let us know by May 15 so we can determine the number of classes we need for the 2020 – 2021 school year. Click here.

Friday, May 8 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm there will be a DRIVE-THROUGH Medication Pick-Up at the front of the school for families who were contacted about students’ medication that were kept in our school health office. Please bring your ID.

DASH Lottery Sign Up Now through May 8!

Do you know a child who will turn 5 by September 1, 2020? It’s time for kinder registration! Please spread the word. The school office is closed to the public, so registration is happening online.  Questions? email maria.ponce@cvesd.org the school secretary.

Current Camarena students do NOT need to re-register; they are automatically enrolled for 2020-21. Residency Verification for returning students will be done at a later time (stay tuned). If your child will NOT return to Camarena in 2020-21 email maria.ponce@cvesd.org.

Registrations and Zone Transfers for additional enrollment information for the 2020 – 2021 School Year.

District Family/Parent Resource Calendar

Wednesday, April 29 BAC Meeting has been rescheduled to Thursday, May 28 at 6:00 pm.Notice of Adjournment for the District Budget Advisory Committee (BAC).

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Remember to complete the CENSUS Important for School Funding! If you need help completing your 2020 Census questionnaire, you can call the toll-free number 1-844-330-2020.

CVESD has a Parent Helpline 619-409-6638 fpr support with Microsoft Office 365 and Teams. Office hours are Monday–Friday  8 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.

Please note that Camarena Staff is holding off on sending student belongings home at this time. If there are essential items you must have returned please contact administration or your child’s teacher and we will make arrangements as best we can.

Calendar & Dates - Welcome to Ms. Powell's Classroom

Friday, May 15 8:30 am ELAC Mtg. (Virtual)

Monday, May 18 3:00 pm SSC Mtg. (Virtual)

Thursday, May 28 6:00 pm BAC Mtg.

Week-At-A-Glance April 27-May 1

Current Camarena students do NOT need to re-register; they are automatically enrolled for 2020-21. Residency Verification for returning students will be done at a later time (stay tuned). If your child will NOT return to Camarena in 2020-21 email maria.ponce@cvesd.org.

Click Registrations and Zone Transfers for additional enrollment information for the 2020 – 2021 School Year.

Tuesday, April 28 and Thursday, April 30 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Drop off library books at the front of the school.

Tuesday, April 28 – DAC/DELAC Virtual Mtg. beginning at 12:00 pm. See CVESD website for details.

Wednesday, April 29 6:00 pm General PTA Mtg. (Virtual) Link will be forthcoming.

Wednesday, April 29 BAC Meeting has been rescheduled to Thursday, May 28 at 6:00 pm. Notice of Adjournment for the District Budget Advisory Committee (BAC).

What If a Citizenship Question Doesn't Meaningfully Reduce Census ...

Remember to complete the CENSUS Important for School Funding! If you need help completing your 2020 Census questionnaire, you can call the toll-free number 1-844-330-2020.

CVESD has a Parent Helpline 619-409-6638 to provide technical support with Microsoft Office 365 and Teams, as well as assistance for District-adopted online programs (i.e. Achieve 3000). Office hours are Monday–Friday  8 a.m.–3:30 p.m. You may need to leave a message during peak times; someone will contact you as soon as possible.

Please note that Camarena Staff is holding off on sending student belongings home at this time. If there are essential items you must have returned please contact administration or your child’s teacher and we will make arrangements as best we can.

Calendar & Dates - Welcome to Ms. Powell's Classroom

Friday, May 15 8:30 am ELAC Mtg. (Virtual)

Monday, May 18 3:00 pm SSC Mtg. (Virtual)

Thursday, May 28 6:00 pm BAC Mtg.

Week at a Glance April 20-24

April 20, 2020

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LIBRARY BOOKS INFORMATION

Return Library Books – Tuesdays and Thursdays April 21, 23, 28, and 30 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm you can drive through the front parking lot and drop off library books. Also, Dr. McLaren, Ms. Valdivia, and our wonderful school librarian Ms. Rachel Murphy will be there to blow kisses to our students and our families.

Look! Check out these FREE online resources. You can get a library card and check out books, or go to a museum without leaving your house!

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CVESD has a Parent Helpline 619-409-6638 to provide technical support with Microsoft Office 365 and Teams, as well as assistance for District-adopted online programs (i.e. Achieve 3000). Office hours are Monday–Friday  8 a.m.–3:30 p.m. You may need to leave a message during peak times; someone will contact you as soon as possible.

Here is helpful information for parents about Online Privacy and Safety from Common Sense Media.

For Computer2kids application and process please note the following changes:

  1. Must be picked up at C2K Warehouse, at 8324 Miramar Mall, San Diego, CA 92121.
  2. COVID19 Service Hours: Monday-Friday from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, Saturday from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm.
  3. Back log of 2-3 weeks.
  4. Same fees, and application process listed.

Here are some tips for talking to children about the coronavirus.

CVESD continues food distribution for students ages 1-18, Monday-Friday, 10:00-12:00 at 9 school sites.

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Military Families check out the Anchored 4 Life Special Edition. For more information on how to support our Military Families, go to the menu tab on the home page of this blog.

The DAC/DELAC meeting has been changed from Tuesday, April 21 to Tuesday, April 28. The virtual link will be sent out shortly.

Camarena will hold a Dual Immersion lottery for incoming 2020-2021 Kindergarteners who have applied to be in the Kindergarten Dual Immersion program on Tuesday, May 26. Please note that students who have siblings in the program are automatically accepted and are not part of the random lottery.