Monty Monthly Update

January 11, 2021

Happy New Year!

We are approaching the end of the semester soon. The last day of Semester 1 classes is Friday, January 22. Semester 2 starts on Monday, January 25. Students will have a new schedule of classes that they can view in PowerSchool. Students will have new zoom links to meet their teachers. The links will be on the digital learning portal grade level page.

Celebrating our Parent Graduates from PIQE

Congratulations to all of our parents who participated in our Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE) sessions! It was another successful year of learning!

PTSA Membership Drive

You can still join our PTSA! Visit the California PTA website to create an account and join for just $11. Click here to join!

Parents as Partners Workshops

The next Parents as Partners Workshop on the topics of Wellness and Self-care is Wednesday, January 13 from 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM. You can find more information here: English/Spanish.

For parents of our English Language Learners, there is an additional workshop on "How the Pandemic and related changes may impact us and healthy ways to cope" on January 14, 2021 from 5:00-6:00 pm. You can find more information here: English/Spanish.

Tutoring Opportunities

We had added additional tutoring opportunities. Our Americorps PASS mentor, Miss Tina Mai, is available for tutoring. Students can email her at to set up an appointment.

Also, tutoring is available for students both during and after flextime through PrimeTime. Students will need to sign up for PrimeTime.

PrimeTime - Still Accepting Applications!

If you are looking for engaging enrichment activities for your student, PrimeTime is the place to be. With partnerships from local universities (USD & UCSD), PrimeTime offers exciting STEM Club enrichments, as well as Health presentations and a variety of clubs to enhance your student's middle school experience. If you are interested in PrimeTime Virtual Enrichment, please submit an application to <>

Act now, space is limited!

2020-21 PrimeTime Application - San Diego Unified School District

2020-2021 Online Application . San Diego Unified School District's (SDUSD) Extended Learning Opportunities Department administers the PrimeTime Extended Day Program to elementary and middle school students. PrimeTime is free to all participating families and operates before and/or after school programs every regular school day.

PTSA Fundraiser

Want to join me in making a difference? I'm raising money to benefit PTA California Congress of Partners Teachers & Students Inc (Montgomery STEAM Magnet PTSA), and any donation will help make an impact. Thanks in advance for your contribution to this cause that means so much to me.

Go Fund Me Link

We aim to keep up the school spirit as our student participate during distance learning while the COVID-19 is still present in our community. We have 3 goals for our fundraiser:

Tier 1 - $3000 for masks with our school logo to provide all students and staff
Tier 2 - $5000 for T-shirts with our school logo to provide all students and staff
Tier 3- $2000 for a welcome back celebration once we are all able to safely return back to school

We hope you will join us in reaching our goals to help keep our spirits up and students motivated!

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How to reach us...

Office Staff Directory

Attendance & Student Records - Elsa Johnson Google Phone # (858) 633-7081

Counselor all 6th grade & 8th grade (A-L) Rachelle Aguirre Google Phone # (619) 894-6525

Counselor all 7th grade & 8th grade (M-Z) Leslie Kehl Google Phone # (619) 880 7808

School Nurse - Kathleen Nelson

School Secretary - Miriam Ceron

Principal - Sarah Trueblood Google Phone # (619) 512-2855

Vice Principal - Myra Perdomo-Melendez Google Phone # (858) 412-7498

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