The Wildcat Way – February 15-19, 2021 (Week 22)

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“Achieving Excellence for ALL – Juntos Alcanzando Excelencia”

There is NO SCHOOL on February 12th and February 15th in honor of Presidents’ Day.

CLICK HERE to Join Town Hall Meeting, (Enlace en español)

Tuesday, February 16 at 6:00 pm The Chula Vista Elementary School District will hold a Virtual Town Hall meeting to share the latest information about the preparations for a reopening of campuses under a “Hybrid” instructional model. Please note that San Diego County is currently in the most restrictive “purple” tier; our District’s reopening is tied to the county’s return to “red.” Click here  for more information.

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Happy Chinese New Year! The first day of Chinese New Year

began Feb. 12. This is the year of the Ox!

Please Donate to Support the SouthBay YMCA Program

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The YMCA annual campaign has started! Help Loma Verde Elementary reach its goal of $500. This helps support YMCA programs and scholarships for our students. Donate here: https://www.classy.org/fundraiser/3124701

Zone Transfer Renewal for the 2021-2022 School Year

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Zone Transfer forms (ZTs) must be completed each year in order to have your child continue at Loma Verde Elementary School.  Please complete the ZT form and email it to lomaverdeschool@cvesd.org or stop by the school to fill out a paper copy of the form as soon as possible.  Your child will NOT be put on a 2021-2022 class roster without a completed Zone Transfer Renewal form. If you have any questions or need assistance completing the form, please feel free to contact the school office at (619) 420-3940.  If your child will not be returning to Loma Verde Elementary School, please let us know that as well. Parents of current sixth grade students on a zone transfer do not need to do this step. Zone Transfer Form for 2021-2022DOWNLOAD

Our Upcoming Events – Student Law Association: Ontario Tech University

Monday, 2/15 NO SCHOOL – Presidents’ Day

Tuesday, 2/16-Friday, 2/19 – Loma Verde VAPA Week

Tuesday, 2/16 3:00 SSC (Virtual on Zoom) Email irene.lemos@cvesd.org for the link

Tuesday, 2/16, 2021 6:00 CVESD Town Hall Meeting for Re-Opening Schools

Wednesday, 2/17, 2021 6:00 CVESD BAC Meeting

Thursday, 2/18 12:00-2:00 Loma Verde Food Distribution

Thursday, 2/18 6:00-7:15 Online Distance Learning Series Strategies for Supporting Social Emotional Wellness for Learning and Life (see flyer above)

Wednesday, 3/3 Kinder registration for the 2021-2022 school year starts

Wednesday, 3/3 6:00 CVESD Board Meeting (virtual)

Tuesday, 3/9 12:00-2:00 CVESD DAC/DELAC

Tuesday, 3/16 3:00 Loma Verde SSC Meeting

Wednesday, 3/17 2:00 Loma Verde ELAC Meeting

Wednesday, 2/17 6:00 CVESD BAC Meeting

Wednesday, 3/18 – Thursday, 3/25 – Parent & Teacher Conferences (Minimum Days)

Friday, 3/26 Last Day of 3rd Quarter

Monday, 3/29 – Friday, 4/2 – Spring Break

Monday, 4/5 – Start of 4th Quarter, students resume class

This parent training addresses social-emotional learning (SEL) at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn what social-emotional learning is and how parents can strengthen their children’s social-emotional skills during this difficult time. Click here to watch the presentation.

Join the Loma Verde 3rd-6th Grade Math Club!

We are looking for students to join the after-school 3rd-6th grade Loma Verde Math Club!

Improve your math skills, play math games, and have fun with friends!

Wednesdays 2:30-4:00 on Zoom

JOIN TODAY!
https://bit.ly/33zJcYE

CVESD Honors Black History Month

Black History Month

The Chula Vista Elementary School District honors Black History Month for the month of February. We invite you to learn more about the origins of Black History Month and how to advance racial harmony and respect among all Americans by clicking this link: https://www.cvesd.org/news/what_s_new/c_v_e_s_d_honors_black_history_month

English SEL Family Newsletterhttps://spark.adobe.com/page/6ex4u8RhE19CO/

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Spanish SEL Family Newsletterhttps://spark.adobe.com/page/81xUyCPKjdvVO/

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SCHOLASTIC BOOK ORDERS IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH

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Hello Loma Verde Families! As we continue in Distance Learning, We wanted to share an option for you to purchase books for your child through Scholastic Book Clubs. I will be sharing this every month moving forward. Through the link below, you can browse Scholastic book club flyers for all grades. There are THREE catalogs per grade, including Spanish books. There are some great deals, including great $1 books, as well as favorite series. If you purchase more than $25, your purchase is shipped free to your home, and get a free book (use code: READS). You can also have books shipped to the school if the order is less than $25.Connect and Shop Our Class Page: https://orders.scholastic.com/NQ727 If asked, your “teacher” will be Ms. Watson and the class code is NQ727. Orders will close on February 19 so we can receive the books at the end of February. You will have to create an account and pay online. Please let us know if you have any questions.

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School Average Attendance for the week of February 1-5, 2021 = 94.3%

Be sure your child attends school every day, on time, and for the entire class period. Attendance is a very important part of Distance Learning! Cameras should be on and students need to participate. Students are also required to complete their “asynchronous work” assignments that are done when they are not meeting live with the teacher.

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Top attendance is for the following classes:

  • 100% 3rd grade Mrs. Josa
  • 98% 2nd grade Ms. Rincon
  • 98.3% 6th grade Ms. Fonzi
  • 98.2% 5th grade Mr. Cooper
  • 98.3% 6th grade Mrs. Youssofi
  • 98.2% 5th/6th grade Mrs. Murdoch
  • 98.3% TK A.M. Ms. Lloyd
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2021-2022 Kindergarten & New Student Registration

Kindergarten and NEW student registration will begin March 3 for the 2021-2022 school year with a NEW online system. There will be no paper packets for this year’s registration. We will update our blog with more information as it becomes available. Those currently registered DO NOT have to register. You will just complete proof of residency when the time comes. CLICK HERE for further information.  To view the district website for registration information, CLICK HERE

  • Kindergartners who will be 5 years old on or before September 1st 
  • TK students who turn 5 years old between September 2 and December 2 
  • NEW students in grades 1st through 6th 

CVESD Meal Service for Loma Verde Students

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Our Loma Verde meal service will continue on February 18, 2021 from 12:00-2:00 and continue once a week on Thursdays for students. Pick up food at the front of the school.

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here for the CVESD updated FAQs regarding in-person instruction, school reopening plans, and the testing and tracing program.

English Frequently Asked Questions About Hybrid School Re-Opening

Spanish Frequently Asked Questions about Hybrid School Re-OpeningDOWNLOAD

CVESD has a video about how we are actively preparing for students’ return. Watch this video for more information: https://youtu.be/FTySt8UZipQ.

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CVESD Safe! COVID-19 Testing

We are happy to announce that the next round of Antibody and Viral Testing for COVID-19 will take place before and after the Presidents’ Day weekend. In addition to students and their families, all staff members are invited to participate. Testing is voluntary and is scheduled to take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (no appointments scheduled during 12-1 lunch break). The following schools/locations are hosting the program:  

  • Wednesday, February 17 @ Lauderbach Elementary, 390 Palomar Street, Chula Vista, 91911. 
  • Thursday, February 18 @ Finney Elementary, 3950 Byrd Street, Chula Vista, 92154. 

The antibody test consists of a light fingerprick; results as quickly as 15 minutes for those who stay around for their results.  The viral test is the shallow nose swab test, not the deep into the brain type; results available within three-to-four business days.    

Participants have the option of only doing one of the tests or both, and they are offered at no cost (covered through health insurance or reimbursable to testing provider Kahala Biosciences under the CARES Act for those who do not have insurance). 

Per employee requests, immediate family/household members are also eligible to participate in these testing opportunities. To schedule an appointment, please click here or cut and paste the following into your web browser: https://kahalabiosciences.com/cvesd-safe/    Thanks again for your support of CVESD Safe!, our voluntary testing and tracing program.

Free COVID-19 Tests from San Diego County

COVID-19 cases continue to rise in our community. There are a number of testing sites in the South County, thanks to the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency. See the list below for COVID-19 testing sites:

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COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Please see the latest updates regarding public health and safety from the County of San Diego, including information about COVID-19 testing and vaccination, here. With the arrival of the vaccine designed to prevent COVID-19, our District is happy to share a fact sheet that details why the vaccines are safe and effective.

San Diego County Vaccine Prioritization

Visit covid19.ca.gov/vaccines/ for more information.

COVID-19 Parent & Family Resource Guide

Click on A Guide for Parent on Illness or Positive Tests for COVID-19 Virus to learn more about what to do if your child is sick and/or tests positive for COVID-19 and when they can return to school.

The CVESD Caring Crew and YOU!

We would like to remind our entire community that following the four pillars of health can prevent the spread of COVID-19. As we prepare for the eventual return of some students to campus in phases, our District and school will be enforcing the four core principles (also known as four pillars) for the prevention of COVID-19. These include: 1) Daily Health Screenings, 2) Mask Wearing, 3) Physical Distancing, and 4) Frequent Hand Washing.

Computer Devices & WIFI to Loan Families

We recommend each student have their own laptop with a camera and microphone for Distance Learning.  Some tablets have compatibility issues with the Microsoft Teams platform and online learning programs.

If your child needs a device or wifi hotspot, please complete and submit this form below, so we can plan and prepare the devices for distribution.  If you do not need a device or hotspot, please do not fill out this form. Please fill out a form for each child who needs a device.  Do not fill out for a child who previously received a device.  We will notify you when you device and/or WIFI hotspot are ready.

Click Here to Complete the Computer Survey

Click Here to Complete the WIFI Hotspot Survey

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With information about the COVID-19 pandemic changing quickly, CVESD will do its best to keep our community informed as new details become available. Click here to find links to Community Services.

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Contact us at lomaverdeschool@cvesd.org or 619-420-3940.

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