NEU Pence Elementary

Back to School 2023-2024

Welcome Penguins!

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Pence Families:

Thank you for a great first week of school, it was a fun and productive week!

Here's a few important reminders:

Breakfast is served in the Cafeteria everyday from 7:45 am - 8:20 am

*All students need to head to the Cafeteria during that schedule*

Students may access the Cafeteria from the gate next to the Main Office

from 7:45 am - 8:15am

After 8:15am the gate to the Blacktop/Playground will be available to enter to the Cafeteria.

Students must remain in the Cafeteria until 8:20 am

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Aloha Week

Aloha Pence Penguins!

Please be advised that the fun continues..

We are now on Week 2 of our Back to School Spirit Weeks, please refer to the flyer below.

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Lunch Monthly Menus

Pence Families, please be aware that every week on this newsletter you will find a link at the bottom that will take you to the Child Nutrition website where you can see the monthly menus and sign up to receive them directly to your email.

Nutrition Information

Click on the button below to see the Monthly Child Nutrition Menus

You may also sign up to receive them directly to your inbox each month!

Penguin Shirt Sales

Penguin Shirt Sales are ongoing, PTA has sold out for most sizes this week,

but will be restocking the week of 7/31-8/4

Please contact them directly at 619-662-8187 if you have any questions.

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Stay Connected with Pence Elementary

  • Please visit our School's Website for all the most requested information including Schedules, Minimum Days, Student School Year Calendar, Upcoming Events and our Family Handbook.

  • You can also contact us at Let's Talk on the District's Website, you will find the link on the left-hand side of the main page.

  • If you ever need to revisit previous editions of our Family Friday Newsletter please visit our website under News and Communications menu, then Weekly Family Newsletter

Military Families' Corner

Please see below for upcoming events and information pertaining to our Military Families:

San Diego Upcoming Events:

Naval Base San Diego:

Please see the Military Families' Newsletter for the month of August:

Counseling Corner

In Need of Support?

The District's Reach out to Families Resource Center is available to you.

School Counselor

Mrs. Valdivia at

School Social Worker

Veronica Avila -

School Attendance

Please let us know when and why your child was absent.

You can:

  • Stop by the office OR
  • Send an email to Karla Brown - OR
  • Return the blue slip to the office or to your child's classroom teacher

Pence Elementary School

Office Hours are Monday - Friday from 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

  • Principal:

Maria Preciado -

  • Administrative Secretary:
Ana Macias -

  • Attendance Secretary:
Karla Brown -

Extended Learning Program at Pence

Click on the link below to fill out an Interest Form if you would like your student(s) to be added to the waitlist for the Boys and Girls Club Morning or Afternoon Program at Pence.