La Mariposa

Providing a safe, nurturing learning environment


  • 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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  • Dinner Dance - Superheroes Ball
    Mariposa's 8th Annual Dinner Dance and Auction is almost here! Come and enjoy a night out filled with dinner, dancing, auctions and fun! This is an adult only event, so make plans now. Have fun and come dressed in your most colorful cocktail attire! Don't forget, you have until noon on Monday Feb 8th to get tickets at the discounted rate online or until Feb 9th via mailed returned RSVP! Return your RSVP's now or click here to RSVP online. Click here and here to download RSVP's. Click here for more information and to see how you can help with auction items! Watch our YouTube Video of the Top 10 Questions about the Dinner Dance!

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  • Movie Night: Kung Fu Panda 3Kung Fu Panda 3
    Join La Mariposa at the Roxy Theater in Camarillo for a private screening of Kung Fu Panda 3 on Feb 8 at 4pm. $10 per person for movie and popcorn.  Preorder your tickets using this form or order online.  Tickets will also be sold at the theater on 2/8 at 3pm. Check out the official site for more info.  For more information, please contact Linda Blanco.
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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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  • 100th Day Sock Collection Sock Drive
    Please support La Mariposa in our 11th annual 100th day sock collection for Ventura County Child Protective Services. We are once again collecting NEW socks for children in need. Simply have your child bring a pair or more of NEW socks to his/her teacher on or before February 10th. Our goal is 100 pairs of new socks per class. Let’s have fun while giving back!
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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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  • 2016 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, 2015 here.

    PVSD Parents and Community

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  • Registration Timeline for 2016-2017
    The Pleasant Valley School District has released the timeline for registration for the 2016-2017 school year. Please click here for important dates regarding School Choice and Kindergarten Tours and Registration. For questions about registration, please call the enrollment office at (805) 445-8652. 

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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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