Weekly Message for the Week of May 31st

Greetings Muraoka Families!

We are in our final two weeks of school! Thank you for your support and understanding throughout this year!

Monday, May 31:

  • No School

Thursday, June 3:

  • SSC Meeting @ 3:00pm online:  AGENDA

Looking Ahead:

  • June 15- Last Day of School! Distance Learning Day for ALL students
  • June 16- Save the DATE! Laptop Drop off and Farewell Drive-By! More details to come.

Weekly Message for the Week of May 24th

Greetings Muraoka Families,

We hope this message finds you well.  Here is important information that is upcoming for our school:

Residency Verification for the 2021-22 School Year

Residency verification for current students at enrolled in Muraoka will take place starting the week of June 1st.  This process will take place online and more information will be shared soon.

COVID Testing at Muraoka on Wednesday, May 26th

Just a reminder that optional COVID Testing for students and staff will take place on our campus on Wednesday, May 26th.  A separate email was sent on Friday evening with more information if you are interested.

PTO Board Nominations

Muraoka is seeking nominations for the following committees for the 2021-2022 school year!

PTO Board is excited for the opportunities that next year will bring and is seeking nominations for their entire board. Please complete the attached nomination form for the position you are interested in:

President – Serve as leader and key contact for the PTO; preside at all PTO meetings; appoint chairpersons for special committees; coordinate the work of the officers and committees so that the PTO’s objectives can be met. (Effort: year-round, on-going)

Vice President – Act as an aide to the President; perform the duties of the President in the absence or inability of that officer to serve; assume other responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Board; coordinate the general activities of any special committees created by the Executive Board.

Secretary – Keep the minutes of all general meetings and all meeting of the Executive Board; prepare correspondence and perform all other duties assigned; help recruit committee chairpersons for all vacant standing committees of the board; keep the calendar of events for the PTO.

Treasurer – Be responsible for and have custody of all funds; make disbursements as properly authorized; be present at all PTO events where money will be collected; assure that PTO policies and best practices are followed with regards to funds; prepare financial reports for each meeting and as needed; prepare the books for an annual audit.

Our PTO meeting to vote on nominations will take place on Thursday, May 27th at 9am online. Please see this week’s message for the link.

PTO Nomination Link

School Site Council Nominations

School Site Council is also seeking nominations for Parents interested in being on our council. We have two positions to fill for the 2021-2022 school year. Please complete the nomination form if you are interested.

SSC Nomination Link

School Devices

We understand that many of our students are still using school-issued computers to access their learning at home.  However, if you have a school device that you are no longer using at home, we ask that you begin turning the devices back in to school.

  • If your child is a hybrid student, we will have a drop off available Mondays and Wednesdays both in the AM and PM during arrival and dismissal.
  • If your student is in Distance Learning, our office staff will be available from 1-3pm on Fridays to receive your returned device.

At the conclusion of this school year, we will be holding a device return event where all laptops will need to be brought back to campus in preparation of in-person instruction for the 2021-22 school year.

If you have any questions, please reach out to our office.

Local Measures Testing – Grades K-6

Local Measures Testing for our Kindergarten through Sixth Grade students has begun and will continue through June 4th.  Specific days and tests per grade level will be shared with you by your classroom teacher.

Looking Ahead: 

  • Wednesday, May 26th:  OPTIONAL COVID Testing at Muraoka
  • Thursday, May 27th: PTO Meeting at 9:00 – Link coming later this week
  • Monday, May 31st: NO SCHOOL
  • Tuesday, June 15th – Last day of school! Distance Learning Model for ALL STUDENTS

Here’s to a great week!

Dr. Mahoney and Mrs. Sutton

Weekly Message for the Week of May 10th

Dear Muraoka Families,

Thank you for showering our staff with appreciation this past week.  We would not be able to do what we do without the support of our parents and families.  THANK YOU!

Would your student like to record a video message for a teacher or staff member?  It’s not too late!  Use this LINK and have your student log on with their Office 365 email and password!

LCAP Information

Every three years, Chula Vista Elementary School District seeks stakeholder input on the Local Control and Accountability Plan.  From this input, goals are created and funds are allocated to meet the needs of our unduplicated students.  Here is a short video to explain the process and the information that has been gathered this year so far:  LCAP VIDEO

Here’s to a great week!

Dr. Mahoney and Mrs. Sutton

Weekly Message for the Week of May 3rd

Greetings Muraoka Families,

Below you will find some important information for the upcoming week:

Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week

May 3rd through May 7th we will be celebrating Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week! This year has been like no other and we are so thankful for our teachers and staff who have made learning possible for our students. Below is a flyer of ideas that our students can use to celebrate their teacher – either in person or virtually!

Staff Appreciation Week Flyer

In addition, please use this LINK for your student to record a special message for their teachers! Students will need to use their Office 365 email and password to access the recording link. It’s the same email and password used for programs like Smarty Ants, iReady, Teams, etc.

COVID-19 Testing at Muraoka on Wednesday, May 5th

Kahala Biosciences will be back at Muraoka to offer COVID-19 on Wednesday, May 5th from 9:00am to 4:00pm with no testing taking place between 12 noon and 1pm. The testing site will be located in the North Parking Lot off of Santa Diana. Both viral and antibody testing will be available for staff, students and community members.

The antibody test consists of a light finger prick; results as quickly as 15 minutes for those who stay around for their results. The viral test is the shallow nose swab test; results available within three-to-four business days.

Testing is voluntary. Participants have the option of only doing one of the tests or both. 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 to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Dress Code for Muraoka Students

As our students are back on campus, here is a reminder of the school dress code. Please help us by making sure that our Momongas are following the dress code expectations both while on campus in hybrid and in distance learning.

Dress Code at Muraoka Elementary

Here’s to a great week!

Dr. Mahoney and Mrs. Sutton