La Mariposa

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  • PTA Meeting February 16 at 9:15am
    Join us for the February PTA Meeting on Tuesday at 9:15am, in the La Mariposa child care room. We look forward to seeing you all there!

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  • Tiger Olympics Meeting, Thursday, February 18
    Tiger Olympics will be here sooner than you know and we are having a kick off meeting to get us rolling! Come by the TAP room on the 18th at 8:30am. We are looking for anyone to help with outside activities, behind the scenes organization, emailing and scheduling! If you have any questions you can contact Kelly Widerburg at 805-340-0658. Hope to see you there!
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  • An Early Reminder from Principal Borchard about CAASPP Testing
    CAASPP testing window for grades 3rd-5th is April 26-May 13. CAASPP is the state standardized test that accesses academic progress of the school and individual students for this academic year. Please make every effort to attend school during this time period. 
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  • La Mariposa and Amazon SmileAmazon Smile
    AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you'll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. Simply go to and search for La Mariposa PTA when picking your supporting charitable organization, then shop on going forward (all your same Amazon login info is the same), and LaMariposa will get .05% of the purchase. Thank you for all your continued support to our school!

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  • Thank You PTA Platinum Members

    • Anne Carter
    • Patty Lerner
    • Bob Rust
    • Kim Dawson
    • Suzanne Kitchens
    • RaeAnne Michael
    • Rouzbeh Zoka, DDS
    • Wayne Edmunds
    • Kimberley Sheppard
    • Kamala Nahas - Tall Poppy Photography
    • SOKM (Save Our Kids Music)
    • Carla Rivera
    • Maria Steck
    • Michelle Tingley
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  • Principal's Message for February
    I hope everyone had an excellent month of January. The school year is moving right along. Please click here to read the Principal’s message for February.
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  • PVSD AppPVSD App
    We are excited to introduce the new (free!) Pleasant Valley School District app! You can download the official Pleasant Valley School District app for access to La Mariposa's news, calendars, push notifications, social media and much more! With our new app, you have easy access to Q Parent Connect, allowing you to stay up to date with your student's grades, cafeteria balances, attendance and more! If you do not yet have your PIN and Password for Parent Connect, please visit your school office. For Android devices: For iOS devices:

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  • La Mariposa Talent Show Sign-Ups are Filling Up!
    Sign-Ups/Auditions for February 17th and February 18th from 2pm-4pm in the MPR are filling up. Don't delay and pick a date and time, sign up, download your permission slip, and come on down! The Dress Rehearsal will be March 3rd. The Talent Show itself will take place on March 10th from 6-8pm. We can't wait to see your talent! Click here to sign up for a Sign-Up slot. Click here to download the rules and permission slip.
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  • Superintendent Search - Your Input is Appreciated
    The Pleasant Valley School District Board of Trustees would like to receive input from interested District staff, parents, students, and community members to help identify the professional skills, educational experience, and personal qualities as they consider candidates for the new PVSD Superintendent. Several days have been scheduled for community members, parents, students and staff to personally meet with County Office representatives. Please click here to see the schedule of meetings. If you would prefer to submit your comments in writing, please complete the “Written Input Form” and submit your comments by Thursday, February 25, 2016. 

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  • Honorary Service Award Nomination Time
    This is your opportunity to nominate the individuals and/or organizations that you feel are deserving of an Honorary Service Award. Click here to learn more about the HSA program. Click here for the La Mariposa nomination form. Please remember that we are collecting nominations at the Council Level as well. If you know of a person or company who helps the children and our schools of Camarillo as a whole, please nominate them at the Council Level using this form. Nominations are due to Kimberley Sheppard no later than February 26, 2016.  There are so many amazing people, organizations and companies that help our children every day. This is a great way to show how much you appreciate them! Thank you for your continued support to this wonderful program. Camarillo Council of PTA’s HSA Committee is looking forward to sharing another successful event for 2016!

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  • PVSD and PV Lions Club Run, April 10Peel Out
    The Camarillo-Somis Pleasant Valley Lions Club in partnership with the Pleasant Valley School District is proud to present our 17th Annual 5k, one mile Bananarama Run, and 1k Cub Run on Sunday, April 10, 2016. The day of health, fitness, and running gives runners three different races to choose from. It will also include many wellness based vendors. The event will be held at the beautiful Camarillo Ranch House, and the 5k is one of the fastest 5k runs in Ventura County. Click here to read more about the event, and to connect to the electronic registration. 
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  • Boxtops Winter ContestBox Tops
    Winter Box Top contest starts now and ends Feb 22.  This is a class competition!  The winner in each grade level gets to display the coveted Box Top Trophy for the rest of the year.  The top 3 classes will receive an ice cream party and an extra recess.  Use this sheet and make sure your teacher’s name or classroom is written on it.  Good Luck! Please use these links (Annie's and Hefty) for a chance to win up to 10,000 Box Tops for our school.  You can enter daily until the contest ends Jan. 31.

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  • Thank You to Our Platinum Sponsors!
    THANK YOU to the following businesses and families for SPONSORING La Mariposa students!
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  • Coffee with the Principal 
    Once a month, the Principal has an informal meeting with parents and the community regarding the state of the school, upcoming events, and future programs. The purpose of the meeting is to inform all the stakeholders of the school. Parents and community members are invited to express positive feedback. Any questions or concerns should be e-mailed to Mr. Borchard at least 24 hours in advance at . Please click here for meeting dates.
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  • 2015-2016 Student and Parent Handbook
    The student and parent handbook has been updated for the 2015-2016 school year. Please click here to read about the rules and procedures of La Mariposa School.

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  • Get Connected 
    Have you signed up for the La Mariposa electronic newsletter?  The La Mariposa PTA is mostly paperless, which means the easiest way for you to know about all the great events and programs for our La Mariposa Tigers is to be added to our email list. To be added, please email
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