Roadrunner Newsletter

November 2022

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Principal 's Message


Character Counts at Larsen! Students and Staff had a great time with all the Character Counts and Red Ribbon activities during the month of October. We looked forward to each activity each day. It brought excitement and smiles to all.

As we begin the month of November, we had an altar for Dia de Los Muertos in our cafeteria . Students were excited and proud to remember and share loved ones that have passed.

It feels great to open our campus doors once more and have parents and the community come and celebrate with us in our learning journey. Grade levels are doing different activities to share with you. Hope to see you on campus.


It is hard to believe the first trimester is almost over. November is a very busy month. We are finishing our first trimester. Our 5th graders will be participating in the CA Healthy Kids Survey, all grades will be participating in the end of the trimester assessments, Thanksgiving Break will be here soon and parent-teacher conferences are scheduled to begin during the last week of the month. Your child’s teacher will be reaching out to you to schedule a parent teacher conference.

Thanks for being our partners in the education of our students.

Important Dates

  • 11/8: Veterans Holiday - No School

  • 11/10: - End of Trimester 1 - Trimester Day - Minimum Day

  • 11/10: - Trimester 1 Progress Notices

  • 11/10 - Parent Meeting DLI Information Meeting 5:30 PM

  • 11/11: - Veterans Day - No school

  • 11/21 - 11/25: - Thanksgiving Holidays

  • 11/28 - 12/09: - Parent Teacher Conferences

Roadrunner Open Campus

Join us for Open Campus the first Monday of the Month at 8:07 behind the cafeteria. We will be featuring the Character Pillar of the month.


This month we will be celebrating the character trait: Citizenship

  • Help make things better
  • Respect Authority and obey laws
  • Protect the environment
  • Be active in the environment


Veterans Day Holiday

Veterans Day is a federal holiday in the United States observed annually on November 11, for honoring military veterans of the United States Armed Forces. School will be closed in honor of all the veterans that serve our country.


Cafe con leche/Coffee and Cream Parent Workshop

Cafe con leche/Coffee and Cream Parent Workshop

Join us Friday November 18 at 8:30 am for an informational meeting Padres juntos promoviendo la educacion. Learn more about how to make teacher conferences as effective as possible. See you there!

Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving Holiday.

November 21-November 25 School will be closed.

Parent Conference Workshop

If you are interested in learning more about how to make teacher conferences as effective as possible, here is a great opportunity for Spanish-speaking families to learn more!

Padres Juntos Promoviendo La Educacion is a parent led, non profit organization and they will be putting this workshop on the topic: Parent Conferences at E.O. GREEN Junior High on Monday November 14 at 9:45 am and 6:00 pm.

Please note that presentations will be made in Spanish Only.


Please Report Your Absences

Attendance Matters


Please make sure your child is present and on time every day.

If your child is absent, please call our office at 805-986-8740 to report your absence. Bring any doctor's notes or necessary documentation to excuse any absences to the school office.

Right Start…

Larsen Roadrunners, please ensure students arrive no later than 8:00 am. Arriving on time allows students to walk to line and be ready to begin their day, wait for their teachers to pick them up and be seated by 8:07 am.

Students that arrive after 8:07 are marked tardy.


Good Nutrition is Important

It is important that students begin their day with a healthy meal. We serve breakfast from 7:30 am-7:50 for grades TK-2 in the cafeteria. Grades 3-5 are served in their classrooms at 8:07 AM. Please make sure students are on time so they can enjoy their meal before teachers pick them up at 8:07 AM.


Free Tutoring

Did you know the California State Library provides free online tutoring for California K-12 students, available through public libraries? Through HelpNow, live real-time homework assistance is available 24 hours a day by laptop, tablet, or phone from qualified tutors using state curriculum and standards.


24/7 assistance is available in English and Spanish for Language Arts and Mathematics.

Every day between 10:00 am and 10:00 pm, assistance is available in core K-12 subjects in the following languages:

  • English

  • Spanish

  • Mandarin

  • Cantonese

  • Vietnamese

  • Tagalog

Please feel free to reach out to the state library for any questions on this project: catutoring@library.ca.gov.

All of California Now has Access to HelpNow - California State Library

https://www.library.ca.gov/services/to-libraries/online-tutoring/

Parent Teacher Conferences

Conferences will be from November 28-December 9.

Your teacher will be communicating with you soon to schedule your appointment.

Reminder that we will have a change in schedule during Conference weeks. Please inform your babysitters and make arrangements for your child to be picked up in a timely manner.

Dismissal TK

11:59 AM


Dismissal Kinder

11:56 AM


Dismissal 1-3

1:15 PM


Dismissal 4-5

1:31 PM

Lost and Found

We need your help! Please label your child’s sweaters and jackets. Our weather is changing and they need them for outdoor play.

We have many sweaters and jackets in the lost and found. Please have your students check if any belong to them. We will have them out on Friday in front of the office for parents to check.

Dual Language Exploration


Dual language immersion is a research-proven instructional approach that prepares students to think, read and write in two languages, resulting in students becoming bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural.

Dual Language Immersion programs are additive - meaning that a child does not lose their native language, but instead strengthens their native language plus adds a second language.

Bilingualism and biliteracy prepares students to think more broadly and critically, results in higher language arts and math achievement and increases career pathways opportunities in their adulthood.

Our staff has been researching, attending conferences, Pedagogy Institutes and been part of a Dual Language Committee to expand our knowledge and analyze if this program would be a good fit for our Larsen Community.

We are planning a parent information meeting to share this information with our Larsen Community on November 10, 2022 from 5:30 -7:00 PM in person at Larsen. We hope you can join us.

Parent Square

Parent Square

Communication with school at your finger tips

Download the APP Today!

At the end of last school year, HESD had the opportunity to adopt Parent Square. Parent Square supports communication with staff and students at the class, school, and district level and integrates with our student information system.

Enter the cell phone or email that is on file in Q to sign in or sign up.

https://www.parentsquare.com/signin by using the 'Sign-up/Register'

Larsen Enrichment Classes

Take advantage of these Enrichment Opportunities for our students. Use QR Code below to fill out an interest form or please stop by the office and we will provide you with one.
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HESD Instructional Calendar

Press the button for our 22-23 Instructional Calendar

HESD RESOURCES:

Click the link below for information from the Hueneme Elementary School District.

HESD Family Resource Guide English

HESD Resource Guide Spanish


CONTACT US: WE'RE HERE TO SUPPORT YOU!

Evelyn Jimenez

Principal

ejimenez@hueneme.org

805-986-8740 xt 2499

Lucila Gomez Perez

Assistant Principal

lgomezperez@hueneme.org

805-986-8740 xt 2488

Cristina Rodriguez

School Counselor

crodriguez@hueneme.org

805-986-8740 xt 2463

Irene Valencia, LCSW

Social Emotional Services Specialist-SESS

Ventura County Office of Education, SELPA

Hueneme Elementary & Larsen Elementary Schools

ivalencia@hueneme.org


(805) 986-8740 xt. 2493