The Wildcat Way March 4-8, 2019


What a wonderful day we had on Friday celebrating Read Across America! Thank you to all our families and volunteers for joining us!  We also appreciate all the staff, student ambassadors, and volunteers that made sure the event was enjoyable for all!  Special thanks to Mrs. Mickelsen and Mrs. Murdoch for their planning and organization of the event.  We all had a great time! The window decorating contest winners will be announced on Monday at our blacktop assembly.



Monday, Mar. 4-15 Thought Exchange open for community input

Monday, Mar. 4-7 Energy Star Challenge Papers duecoffee chat

Wednesday, Mar. 6 – 8:15 Coffee Chat with the Principal  topic: Community Resources & TB Outbreak Information

Friday, Mar. 8 – Loma Verde Choir sings National Anthem at San Diego Gulls hockey game 5:00 p.m.


Loma Verde A to Z Salad Bar & BBQ Lunch for Students & Parents

Parent and guardians are welcome to join us on 3/14 during your child’s lunch for the “Apples to Zucchini Salad Bar and BBQ”.  Parent must sign into the office and obtain a visitor pass prior to eating with their child.  We will have picnic tables on the lawn near the auditorium.  Parents can also bring blankets.  There will be various community resources for families also here.  Students will eat for free.  Adults cost is $4.00.  Non-student children ages 1-12 are $2.50. (Cash only).  No outside food will be allowed for this event. Please join us! Reminder: students are dismissed at 1:00 on 3/14 for parent/teacher conferences.



CVESD and Magic 92.5 FM  launched a perfect attendance campaign on Friday, March 1. Here are the highlights of our “School is Where the Magic Happens” Perfect Attendance Campaign:

  • The time period is Friday, March 1, 2019, through Friday, May 31, 2019.
  • attendanceMagic 92.5 FM will provide randomly drawn winners with prize packs (eligible students are those with perfect attendance).
  • Grades eligible are TK – Grade 12.
  • All schools, District and charter, are eligible.

Good attendance helps children do well in school and eventually in the workplace. Good attendance matters for school success, starting as early prekindergarten and throughout elementary, middle and high school. “School is Where the Magic Happens” is an engaging reminder of the importance of good attendance.

attendanceCongratulations to Mrs. Polanco Campo’s class for having 100% attendance last week! Way to go! Loma Verde’s overall attendance was 95% last week. Our goal is 98%. Be sure to bring your child to school every day and on time. Every minute of every day counts!



Spring Student-Led Conferences (K-8)

Our Spring Parent Teacher Conferences begin Thursday, March 14 and end Thursday, March 21.  Please make every effort to attend the scheduled conference to discuss your child’s progress.  Our teachers and students will share very important information and you will have an opportunity to ask questions about your child’s progress this school year.

Please remember that all Kinder-6th grade students are dismissed at 1:00 p.m. throughout the conference schedule.   Please make appropriate transportation arrangements during our modified schedule.



Our school is participating in Pennies For Patients, a campaign to raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  Please help fight cancer by bringing your donations to your child’s classroom or use the Pennies for Patients online link.



If your children are at Loma Verde on a Zone Transfer, please be sure to renew your transfer for the 2019-2020 school year.  Please stop by the office to submit your Zone Transfer as soon as possible.


Please let your friends and neighbors know that Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten Registration Packets are now available in the office.  If you have a child entering TK or Kinder, be sure to pick up your packet.  Children who turn 5 on or before September 1 are eligible for Kindergarten.  Children who turn 5 after September 1 but before December 2 are eligible for Transitional Kindergarten.  For more information on Enrollment visit Registration packets will be accepted starting Wednesday, February 20th.  Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding registration for the 2019 -2020 school year.


THOUGHT EXCHANGEthought exchange

Loma Verde Elementary and CVESD are seeking your input regarding our Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) goals. We will be using the online tool Thought Exchange to gather your input from March 4-March 15.  You can read the LCAP Executive Summary here: LCAP Executive Summary (Español) LCAP Executive Summary (English)  Beginning March 4 you will have the opportunity to tell us your thoughts about our funding priorities, programs, and more. View this Video to learn more.  This is an important process for parents and stakeholders and allows for your ideas and opinions to be heard.




Students brought home a green paper Be an Energy Star to complete during the two weeks from Sunday, Feb. 17 through Saturday, Mar. 2.  Students are asked to turn off computers, TVs, and lights when leaving the house, turn off the water when brushing teeth, and take 5 minutes or showers or less.  If we are the school with high participation, we will receive a FREE movie night on the lawn provided by Chula Vista Recreation Department.  Chick here to get another Be an Energy Star paper EnergyStar Challenge Spanish  or EnergyStar Challenge English.  All forms are due to the office between March 4-7.  The grade with the highest participation will be allowed to wear pajamas to school on March 15.





looking ahead

Mar. 11 – 8:15  ELAC Meeting

Mar. 11 – 6th-grade Promotion Pictures

Mar. 12 – 12:00-2:00 DAC/DELAC Meeting @ ESSC

Mar. 12 – 3:00 SSC Meeting

Mar. 12 – 8:15 PTO Meeting

Mar. 14 – 8:15 1st & 2nd ACE Awards & EL Reclassification Ceremony

Mar. 14 – BBQ and A to Z Salad Bar lunch with parents

Mar. 15 – 8:15 TK ACE Awards

Mar. 18 – 8:15 5th & 6th ACE Awards & EL Reclassification Ceremony

Mar. 18- 8:15 3rd & 4th grade ACE Awards & EL Reclassification Ceremony

Mar. 19 – On A Roll Lunch with the Principal

Mar. 21 – 8:15 La Jolla Playhouse Performance for 3rd-5th graders at Loma Verde

Mar. 21 – 9:15 6th grade Living  Museum

Mar. 22  – 8:15 Kinder ACE Awards

March 25 – April 5 NO SCHOOL



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