La Mariposa School

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  • PizzaRev Fundraiser
    Thank you to those who braved the rain and came out to dine at PizzaRev! We raised $347 for our school!
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  • Race to Nowhere, Feb 1st
    How do you define success? What does it take for our children to achieve success? What trade-offs are we teaching our children to make in order to be “successful”? Join us for a FREE screening of the documentary “Race to Nowhere” followed by an in-depth discussion about the pressures of growing up in today’s educational system Wednesday, Feb.1–5:30-8:30pm at Rancho Campana Performing Arts Center. Click here to learn more and reserve your seat!

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  • ReflectionsReflections
    This year, La Mariposa's Reflections Finalists had the honor of receiving 17 of the 32 ribbons that were awarded to elementary school students by the Camarillo Council of PTAs. We are proud to announce that 5 of those students were chosen as Reflections Honorees for all of Ventura County! At the recent 12th District Reflections Awards ceremony, La Mariposa took home 7 awards: 2 Honorable Mentions, 4 Awards of Merit, and 1 student received the Award of Excellence and will move on to compete at the California State level! We would like to congratulate the following students with a big Tiger Roar for their creativity and hard work!

    * Delilah M. and Xander D. received the Award of Merit in The Special Artist Division
    * Chloe G. received Honorable Mention for Intermediate Music Composition
    * Camden P. received Honorable Mention for Intermediate Photography
    * Ryley R. received the Award of Merit for Intermediate Photography
    * Camden P. received the Award of Merit for Intermediate Film Production
    * Ryley R. received The Award of Excellence in Literature. Her Literature entry will now move forward to be judged at the California State Level of competition!

    Thank you to all of the 2016 Reflections participants. Our Visual Arts Reflections gallery can be viewed in the school library, Literature is displayed in the Innovation Center, and our Photography gallery is in the office hallway. For those students that received school level awards or higher, their art will not be returned to La Mariposa until Spring and then it will be displayed at Open House. Thanks again to all of the Talented Tigers that help to make this program such a success! 
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  • Mark Your Calendars for School Spirit Days!School Spirit
    January 27: Heroes & Villains Day
    February 24: Twin Day
    March 31: Backwards Day
    April 28: Harry Potter Day
    May 26: Color/Tie Dye Day
    June 9: Dress Like Your Teacher Day



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  • Box Tops Class ContestBox tops
    Collect Box Tops and earn prizes for your class! Starting now and ending Feb. 24. The top 3 classes (grade 1-5) that have the most box tops will win an ice cream party and an extra recess. Each grade level will compete for the coveted "Box Top Trophy" to display proudly for the remainder of the year. This is a class contest so teacher name is important!! All Kinder participants will receive a certificate. Please use the box top form. It sure helps when you are counting thousands of box tops. Turn them into your teacher or the basket in the front office. Every box top helps!! 

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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 no later than February 28.  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.

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  • The La Mariposa Talent Show Coming Your Way!
    Can you hear the music? Feel the beat? That’s the 2017 Talent Show, and it’s coming soon! Sign-Ups will take place on February 15th from 2:00pm-4:00pm and February 16th from 2:00-4:30pm in the MPR. Pick a date and time, sign up, download your permission slip, and come on down! The Dress Rehearsal will be March 2nd, The Talent Show itself will take place on March 9th from 6-8pm. Whatever your talent, we'd love to see it! Wanna do a magic act? Great! Sing a song? Awesome! Dancing, playing instruments, gymnastics, juggling -- whatever you've got, bring it on down! 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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  • Principal's Message for January
    As we enter 2017, there are many new happenings and much information to know. Click here to read about it in the January Principal's message.

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  • 2017 LCAP Survey
    In an effort to provide the best services and programs, Pleasant Valley School District is reviewing its Local Control Accountability Plan, or LCAP. This plan aligns the District’s educational goals with financial resources. We are committed to engaging parents, students, staff and the community in the review process. Please take a few moments to complete the following survey. Your responses will assist us in developing a plan that will support all students and improve the service we provide. Additionally, you can read the entire LCAP, approved in June, 2016 herePVSD Parents and Community

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  • Thank You to Our Sponsors
    Thank you to the following businesses and families for sponsoring La Mariposa students!

    Platinum School Year Sponsors:

    • Koppel Patrick Heybl & Philpott, Intellectual Property Attorneys
    • Esquire Property Management
    • Patient Sleep Supplies
    • DSPR
    • Lucidworks
    • USSSA Baseball
    • Johnson Family Dental
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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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