Independent Weekly - Week 33
April 17th - April 21st
Hello CIS Elementary Families and Community! This is Ms. Cano, the TK-5 program specialist, with some helpful information and updates. This week we begin our CAASPP state testing for all 3rd through 5th graders. Please make sure you have read our information flyer and completed all the task to prepare your students for success!
As we continue in our third and final trimester of school, please make sure your student is attending class and their 1:1 meetings weekly. This will help keep them on track towards finishing this school year strong! If you have any questions, please reach out to your student's teacher.
Upcoming Important Reminders
Minimum Mondays - Monday, April 17th (Student Schedule)
STATE TESTING (3rd,4th,5th) - Tuesday, April 18th - Friday, April 21st (Testing Schedule)
TK, K, and 1st Grade ONLY Due to Testing
- On Campus Learning Day - Wednesday, April 19th (9:15 - 11:45) Smore Link
Art Classes - Wednesday, April 19th (Art Flyer)
CIS Elementary Open House - Thursday, April 20th (5:30 - 6:30) Smore Link
Book Orders Due - Friday, April 21st (Book Order Flyer)
Music Class - Friday, April 21st (Music Flyer)
STATE TESTING (3rd,4th,5th) - Tuesday, April 25th - Thursday, April 27th (Testing Schedule)
Asynchronous Learning Day (No Live Lessons) - Thursday, April 27th
Asynchronous Learning Day (No Live Lessons) - Friday, April 28th
ELAC Parent Meeting - Tuesday, May 9th (9:00 - 10:00)
End of Year Celebration - Wednesday, May 24th
5th Grade Promotion (@Wilson) - Wednesday, May 31st (10:00 - 11:00)
☀️ PUSD Summer Options ✏️
CIS Elementary Summer Program
For current CIS Elementary students only.
This summer we will hold a virtual summer option for our students. This will be a 5 week virtual program focused on English Language Arts and Math skills. If you would like to learn more about this program, and hold a spot for your student, then click on the button below.
Pasadena LEARNs Summer Program
Enrollment for 2023 PasadenaLEARNs Summer of Discovery Program is now open! Programs operate Mondays-Fridays from 8:30am-6:00pm Mondays-Fridays beginning Tuesday, June 6, 2023 through Friday, July 14, 2023. From accelerated learning opportunities to exciting field trips, LEARNs has wonderful experiences in store for PUSD students in grades TK-8! Spaces are filling up fast! Enroll now!
PasadenaLEARNs will host its annual cheer and dance competition on Saturday, March 25, 2023, in the John Muir High School Gymnasium! PUSD elementary and middle school students will showcase their skills and talents in the categories of Cheer, Dance, and Step with trophies for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners! The event is free to the public. Doors open at 9:30am!
Back by popular demand! AltadenaLEARNs will host the 2023 CDF Freedom Schools Summer Program! The program will operate Mondays-Fridays from 8:00am-3:00pm beginning Tuesday, June 6, 2023 through Friday, July 14, 2023 and is open to all PUSD students in grades K-5. Spaces are limited! Enroll now!
PUSD Spring Musicals!
Contact Information for CIS Elementary
Principal - Mr. Larry Torres
626-396-5800 Ext. 78099
Office Manager - Mrs. Irma Gutierrez
626-396-5800 Ext. 78001
Community Assistant - Ms. Natalie Moroyoqui
626-396-5800 Ext. 78023
Registrar - Ms. Elena Avaness
626-396-5800 Ext. 78007
TK-5 Program Specialist - Harmony Cano
626-396-5800 Ext. 78010
All coursework is available through Canvas, along with your links to the daily live sessions. If you are experiencing any issues accessing your student's courses, please reach out to your student's teacher.
4th/5th: Mr. Greene (email@example.com) Ext. 78213
Music Class: Mr. Rockenbach (firstname.lastname@example.org)
RSP TK-5: Ms. Burciaga (email@example.com) Ext. 78020
Mild/Moderate SDC TK-5: Ms. Bingley (firstname.lastname@example.org) Ext. 78041
Moderate/Severe SDC TK-5: Ms. Commons (email@example.com) Ext. 78024
Please be sure to sign up for our parent accounts available to you. Signing up for these accounts will help you stay informed and up to date with what is going on at school.
- Aeries Parent Portal - access to attendance, grades, and student information that you can update.
- Canvas Parent Portal - gives you access to course content, assignments, and student progress.
- Class Dojo - allows for real time communication and a platform for families and students to engage with their teacher. (Get your join code from your teacher)
Art Supplies, Musical Instruments, Textbooks & Chromebook Distribution
If you have not come by to pick up your student's textbooks or Chromebook, please reach out to Ms. Avaness to make an appointment to come by. We are open daily between 8:30am - 4:00pm.
Ms. Elena Avaness
626-396-5800 Ext. 78007
Curbside Tech Support
Curbside Tech Support at Franklin is open two days a week.
Mondays: 8:00 - 3:30
Thursdays: 9:30 - 5:00
527 Ventura St.
Altadena, CA 91001
Tech Support Telephone: 626-396-3699
Tech Support Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ticket System URL: gopusd.com/helpdesk (must be accessed while logged in to a PUSD student account)