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August 14, 2020

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School Starts August 24th

The first day of school is Monday August 24th! With the health and safety of students and staff our priority, all Newport-Mesa Unified Schools will start the 2020-2021 school year in Distance Learning. More information to come with details of when to expect communication from your child’s teacher.

Materials Distribution Schedule

Below is the schedule for materials distribution. This will include instructional materials for Distance Learning as well as supplies. Please come to Paularino Elementary during your assigned grade level hour to pick-up your materials. Please remember to wear a mask and keep social distance between others. Safety of students, staff, and families is our priority.


Thursday August 20

9:00 - 10:00am TK

10:00 - 11:00am Kindergarten

11:00am - 12:00pm 1st Grade

12:00pm - 1:00pm 2nd Grade

*TK/K/1 bring your physical form from your pediatrician


Friday August 21

8:30 - 10:00am 5th Grade

10:00 - 11:00am 4th Grade

11:00am - 12:00pm 3rd Grade

12:00pm - 1:00pm 6th Grade

*5th grade - Bring your chromebook and charger to swap for a new device. You will not get your new device unless you bring your old chromebook and the charger.

Distance Learning Expectations

As we start the school year with Distance Learning it’s important to follow these expectations:


- Have materials prepared and ready to learn

- Log in at your assigned time

- Be dressed for the school day

- Limit distractions

- Be engaged in your learning

- Attendance is mandatory

Update your Aeries Parent Portal

Be on the lookout for a mailer about updating your parent portal for returning students and information on new student enrollment. Please make sure your parent portal has the most up to date information. You can access your Aeries Parent Portal here. ** Your child will not be officially assigned a teacher until you complete the update on your Aeries Parent Portal.**

Don't forget, grab and go meals are available every day at

Paularino Elementary from 11:00am - 12:30pm!

Paularino Elementary

1060 Paularino Avenue

Costa Mesa, CA 92626


Phone: 714-424-7950 Fax: 714-424-4741


Attendance Line: 714-424-4742 http://paularino.nmusd.us