La Mariposa School

Providing a safe, nurturing learning environment


  • Reflections Showcase, 10/24Reflections
    The La Mariposa Reflections Showcase will be held in the Multipurpose Room on Monday, October 24th from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Come see your child's Reflections piece(s) on display. This truly is a beautiful event, as we have very talented children at La Mariposa. Please take a moment to sign up to bring a refreshment item from this list below so that our artists can enjoy an evening of Art Appreciation. Please click here for details regarding the selection process.
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  • Halloween Parade Costumes
    It’s that spooky time of year. Please click here for information regarding the Halloween parade. Click here for the parade route.
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  • Mother/Son & Father/Daughter DancesDance
    Thursday, November 3rd (Mother/Son), and Friday, November 4th (Father/Daughter) from 6:30 - 8pm in the MPR. Please contact Kendra at with questions.  A guardian, grandparent or other adult is certainly welcome to attend with their LMS student. Click here for details and tickets!
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  • Veteran's Day  
    La Mariposa will be celebrating Veteran’s Day. Please click here for information regarding our small, but meaningful ceremony.
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  • Movie Night: Trolls, 11/10Trolls
    Join La Mariposa at the Roxy Theater in Camarillo for a private screening of Trolls.  Please click here for details.
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  • Platinum PTA MembersCamarillo Council
    Did you know that you can easily become a member of all the Camarillo Elementary School PTAs and Middle School and High School PTSAs by becoming a Platinum PTA Member? Click Here to Learn More

    Thank you to the current 2016-2017 Platinum PTA Members:

    • Angelica Ramsey
    • Bob Rust
    • Suzanne Kitchens
    • Dawn & Peter Hansen
    • Gabby Rivera
    • Wayne Edmonds
    • Maria Steck
    • Hannah Foote
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  • Sun Safe Schools - Survey Opportunity!
    La Mariposa Elementary is working with the Sun Safe Schools program. As a part of the program, they are offering you the opportunity to take a brief online survey. If you are interested in taking the survey, please visit the following link:
    All survey responses are anonymous, and for every parent that completes the survey, $10 will be donated to our school up to $200. This survey is voluntary, and should only take about 10-15 minutes to complete.

    Oportunidad para completar un estudio para protección del sol
    La escuela La Mariposa está trabajando en conjunción con el programa para protección de los efectos del sol. Como parte del programa, queremos ofrecerle la oportunidad de tomar un breve estudio en su computadora. Si usted esta interesado en tomar tal estudio, por favor visite la conexión en línea: Las respuestas son anónimas y por cada padre/madre que tome tal estudio, $10 será donado a nuestra escuela, hasta llegar al total de $200. Este estudio es voluntario, y solamente tomará de 10-15 minutos para completar.
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  • Parent/Teacher Conferences: Early Dismissal
    Please note that all students, grades K-5, will be dismissed at 11:55am on 10/17-10/21. Only grades 4 & 5 will be dismissed at 11:55am on 10/24-10/25. 

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  • Principal's Message for October
    Want to know Mr. Borchard's thoughts on all things happening at LMS? Please read the October Principal's Message by clicking here. Thanks for a great start to the year.

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  • Yearbook Cover Contest! "Roaring in Color!"
    It's that time again for our kids to take a special part in creating the cover for the La Mariposa yearbook! All instructions and forms will be sent home with your child on Friday, October 7th. They will have 3 weeks to create their special artwork with final submissions due no later than Thursday, October 27th. This is such an exciting project, as the kids love to see their artwork on the cover or throughout the pages of their Yearbook! Please contact Susan Weerakkody at with any questions. 
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  • Restaurant Fundraiser: Chipotle, 10/25 Chipotle
    Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support La Mariposa School. Come in to the Chipotle at 660 East Ventura Blvd in Camarillo on Tuesday, October 25th between 5:00pm and 9:00pm. Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to La Mariposa School.
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  • Fall Box Tops Contest Ends Oct 24!Box Tops
    All of those Boxtops you have been saving might earn you a $10 gift card! Prizes for top 20 collectors (grade 1-5). All Kindergarten participants receive a small prize and certificate. This is an individual contest so please put your name and teacher on your submission. Use the Box Tops form or a baggie and turn into your teacher. Contest ends October 24th! General Collection Sheet      Kindergarten Collection Sheet

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  • Thank You to Our Jog-A-Thon Sponsors!
    THANK YOU to the following businesses and families for SPONSORING La Mariposa students!
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  • 2016-2017 Student and Parent Handbook
    The student and parent handbook has been updated for the 2016-2017 school year. Please click here to read about the rules and procedures of La Mariposa School.

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