Armada Elementary School Newsletter

November 9, 2020

Hello Armada Elementary Parents & Students!

Trimester 2 has already started and student report cards for Trimester 1 will be mailed out next week. If your address or phone number has recently changed, please update in Q Parent Portal. Reminders today and tomorrow are non-student days so enjoy the time off from virtual instruction. In observance of Veteran’s Day, there will be no school next Wednesday, November 11, 2020.


Reminder Students, when joining a Zoom meeting in your enrolled class, you will need to sign in with your Actual Full Legal Name (No Nicknames) or you will NOT be let into the class session. This requirement is for your safety and protection during the live Zoom Sessions with your Teacher and peers. We ask our students to have appropriate Zoom etiquette and follow teacher instructions, sign in on time, stay throughout the entire session, mute the microphone when sounds at home may disturb the instructional sessions, and fully participate.


Families, if you missed the 2nd-trimester Materials Distribution during the past week, we are setting up two more Make-up days. Please come on Monday and Tuesday, November 9-10th during Grab & Go Mealtime 11 AM to 1 PM to pick-up materials and student Art Kit. If you have not picked up student items and cannot attend on these two makeup days/times, please call our office to make an appointment for an alternative date and time, (951) 571-4500.


Thank you, Armada Families!


Until next week, please stay safe, wear a mask, practice social distance, and wash hands regularly.


Sincerely,

Ms. Crystal Thomas Assistant Principal cthomas2@mvusd.net

Mrs. Arreola Proud Armada Elementary Principal mearreola@mvusd.net

Mrs. Muriel Vega AAIIAC Administrator mavega@mvusd.net

Bountiful Harvest - Please share with friends and neighbors!

Bountiful Harvest is a Thanksgiving turkey and food basket program by the MVUSD Student Services Department. Please view flyer for more information and to register. Please note, registration does not guarantee this program, as supplies are limited.

Weekly Video Announcements

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Week 10 2020 Weekly Video

🎉Congratulations to our 4th grade student Jacquelyn in Ms. Aviles grade class. She is our MVUSD S.T.A.R. Award Recipient of the week! 🌟🏅

From Ms. I. Aviles: “Jacquelyn has demonstrated academic improvement in the areas of reading and writing. Her scores on tests and classwork have improved. Great job, Jacquelyn!”

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ARMADA 🐾 FAMILY SPOTLIGHT 🌟 Mrs. Pai our Upper Grades RSP Teacher ! 📚

Shout Out to Our Amazing Staff! Our Armada Family Spotlight of the week is our amazing Upper Grades RSP teacher Mrs. Pai! Check out our social media accounts to learn more about her!

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Think Together SUCCESS Story‼️ 🐾 ARMADA UNIVERSITY 🎓

Gabriel - 5th Grade - Mrs. Maldonado’s DLI class

Gabriel was struggling with long division. His teacher offered a second opportunity for Gabriel to retake his test. After two days of Long Division Bootcamp and working with Ms. Dominique & Mr. Steven from the Think Together team, Gabriel retook his test and received an 89% and PASSED! Way to go Gabriel ‼️ Kudos to our AMAZING Think Together Team for always putting kids first! #ArmadaStrong 💪🏻 #ArmadaScholars 🎓

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Armada PTA Membership/Membresía

PTA Registration Form http://bit.ly/PTA_AES_MF


Whether you are a new PTA member or a returning member, we thank you for your contribution, time and commitment to our organization, our teachers, and most importantly our STUDENTS!


Armada PTA’s priority is to help make the school year fun and educational as possible, and this year will not be an exception! PTA is a Parent teacher Association composed of parents, teachers and staff that is intended to facilitate parental participation in the school. PTA raises money to fund special programs and events throughout the year, and this year PTA plans to raise and fund for special incentives for academic progress and drive-thru events for Armada students.


As a member of Armada PTA, you are a voice for our students and part of the largest child advocacy program in the world! It’s such a rewarding experience. We are encouraging you to become a member ! If you are interested, please fill out the Membership form below and pay the annual dues of $7 per member through Zelle to ArmadaPTA@yahoo.com.

🏈 🏐 Sports for Learning 🏀📚

🏀📚 Families, Sports for Learning activities are available!‼️


Sports for Learning ▪️ School Partnerships Sports for Learning: Blending Social Emotional Learning & Physical Education: The purpose of the Sports For Learning curriculum is to use fun, physically active games and sports as a vehicle to engage students in social & emotional learning.


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Armada School Virtual Spirit Days & Spirit Wear

Every Friday is Armada Green Spirit Day and we encourage all of our students to show your Armada Bulldog pride by joining your Zoom instruction or coming to Grab & Go Meal time in Bulldog Green! In continuing with the PTA tradition of giving our students a Friday treat for showing school spirit, we are giving out chips to our students wearing green during Grab & Go on Fridays between 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. If you would like to purchase Armada PTA Spirit wear please use the link in my email and text. http://bit.ly/AES_SWear


Send us your photos in Armada green and we will give you a shout out on our social media accounts. Come on Bulldogs, let’s show our Armada Pride!


  • Facebook - @ArmadaElementary
  • Instagram - @armada_elementary
  • Twitter - @ArmadaElem

2019-20 Yearbooks

Armada families, we have the pre-paid 2019-20 Yearbooks available for pick-up. Please contact our Community Liaison Nancy at 951-571-4500 to set up a date and time. We also have a limited quantity of yearbooks available for sale, $20 each, please see the link included in email and text to order: http://bit.ly/19_20YB

Save The Date * Event Calendar

Upcoming Important Dates & Virtual Events/Activities/Parent Meetings Scheduled:


If you are using your cell phone to join Zoom meetings, we highly encourage our parents to download the Zoom app on their phone for easier access. Events Calendar Webpage


  • November 5-6, 2020 Non-Student Days, there will not be synchronous virtual instruction for our elementary students.

  • November 9, 2020 Make-Up Day to pick-up student Art Kit - Last Day!

  • November 9-10, 2020 Make-Up Days for Trimester II Materials Distribution

  • Wednesday, 11/11/20 is Veterans Day. This is a Legal Holiday & Non-Student Day.

  • November 23-27, 2020 Thanksgiving Recess & Non-Student Days

Community Resources

Click here for our Moreno Valley Unified School District Community Resources Directory, which provides contact information for helpful resources ranging from alcohol and drug assistance to suicide prevention.


Safe Family Justice Centers of Riverside County can help if you are or know the victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, or child or elder abuse. For more information in English or Spanish, click here.

City of Moreno Valley * Parks & Community Services * Fall Events

Vote on our mission and vision statements!

Take a moment to review and select the potential mission and vision statement for the Moreno Valley Unified School District. Thank you for all your hard work and collaboration in this planning!


The Mission and Vision Statements of any organization are the driving force behind everything they do!


Take a moment to review and select the potential mission and vision statement for MVUSD. Thank you for all your hard work and collaboration in this planning!


Link: https://tinyurl.com/MVStatements20


A mission statement: A formal summary of the aims and values of a company, organization, or individual.


A vision statement: A vision statement is a document that states the current and future objectives of an organization. The vision statement is intended as a guide to help the organization make decisions that align with its philosophy and declared set of goals.