La Mariposa Elementary School

Providing a safe, nurturing learning environment


  • Principal's Message for October
    As October begins, please see what is on Mr. Borchard’s mind by reading the Principal’s Message. Please click here to for the PDF.

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  • TAP Room Training 
    TAP room training will be held on October 7th at 1:30 pm. RSVP with Peggy Borck at
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  • Reflections: Entries Due by 10/8
    California State PTA and its members, families and kids are on the forefront of this amazing program, which increases community awareness of the importance of arts in education. Student Participation Form Click here for the La Mariposa Reflection's webpage or here for the California PTA Reflection's page. 
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  • 14th Annual La Mariposa Jog-A-ThonJAT 2015
    One of our main fundraisers kicks off right as the school year starts! Get everyone involved. Ask your friends, grandparents, even pen pals to donate to your child's Jog-A-Thon Superhero Run on October 9th! Student Donation envelopes were given to your child on 9/24. Click here for a printable copy.  If we meet our goal of $45,000, Principal Borchard will be taped to a wall by the classes with the most donations. If we hit $60,000 the teachers of the winning classes will shave his head! Let's go for that $60,000! JAT trivia will be done before school at the lunch tables. Prizes will be handed out for the lucky winners. If you would like to bring a breakfast item for the teachers on 10/9, please click here to sign-up. Click here for more information about the Superhero Jog-A-Thon. 
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  • Jog-A-Thon Schedule
    The following is the Jog-A-Thon schedule for Friday, October 9, 2015. Click here to view the track layouts.
             9:15 – 9:45 Celic / New / 1st grade
            10:05 – 10:35 4th & 5 grade / Hart / Miller
            11:20 – 11:50 2nd & 3rd grade
            12:15 – 12:45 Mier / Wallace / VCOE* (*Check with VCOE Teacher to confirm time.)

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  • Red Ribbon Week - First Responders Needed
    Are you a first responder or know someone who is? We are looking for men and women to help us celebrate part of Red Ribbon Week on Wednesday, October 21st in uniform or if they have a vehicle that they can showcase. We need Police, fire & paramedics. Email Nichole Brower or text her at 805-827-8532 if you can help!
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  • Science Week Planning Meeting, 10/15Science Week
    Are you interested in how stuff works? Do you work in a science related industry? Are you itching to get involved at La Mariposa and think Science Week is it? Then come to our Brain Storming Meeting! La Mariposa's Science Week is scheduled for February 1-5, 2016 and our theme this year is “WATER!”
    When: Thursday, October 15 @ 7:30 pm
    Where: Old New York Deli & Bakery Co. (Verdugo Way)
    If you can’t make the meeting but want to get involved, contact Patti Stouch
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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!

    Platinum School Year Sponsors:
    Gold Jog-a-Thon Sponsors:
    Silver Jog-a-Thon Sponsors:
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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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