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César Chávez School

School Grades
Levels: K-8

5103 N. Willis Blvd.Portland, OR 97203Ph (503) 916-5666Fx (503) 916-2663

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Cesar Chavez School

Principal's
Message

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    Dear César Chávez families,

     

    It is with humility and great honor that I get to write this welcome back to school letter as your Principal. I have gotten to know many of you over the last two years that I served as your Assistant Principal and I look forward to meeting new students and families as the school year starts. 

     

    This can be an exciting and nervous time for students and families as we look forward to the 2019-2020 school year.  We are working tirelessly at school to ensure that all students and families feel welcome, safe and engaged at school. 

     

    Please join me in welcoming new staff to our Chávez community:

    • Kim Johns - Assistant Principal
    • Sarah Centerwall - 6th Grade ESL
    • Kelly Merril - Art
    • Nancy Perry - 1st grade DLI
    • Brenda Bokenyi - 1st grade DLI
    • Meghan Gaiero - 2nd grade DLI
    • Colin Hawkins - Middle School Math
    • Griffith Tovey - Middle School Spanish/DLI
    • William Reese - 6th grade DLI 

     

    We also have some familiar faces in new roles:

    • Obdulia Avila - Reading Interventionist
    • Cindy Ku-Jimenez  - Community agent
    • Welcome back to Kara Johnson!! - Kinder

     

    Here are a few updates and reminders as we embark on a new school year. 

    • Arrival and Dismissal Procedures are staying the same as last year. Doors open at 7:52 and K-5 students will be picked up on the playground.  Detailed procedures will be sent home on the first day of school.
    • All students (K-8) will receive a backpack full of supplies on their first day of school.
    • Student cell phones need to be out of sight and turned off during the school day. 
    • 6th graders will be rotating between teachers for English Language Arts (Mr. Reese), Math (Ms.  Armendariz) and Science (Ms. Kong) and will be with their homeroom teacher for Social Studies and one elective (Spanish Language Arts or AVID). 
    • Community care day is Saturday, August 24th from 9:00-12:00. Please bring your gardening tools and gloves and help us make our school grounds more beautiful before the school year starts. Class lists will be posted and this is a great opportunity to meet our new Vice Principal, Kim Johns! You can see class lists at this event. 

     

    I look forward to working with each of you this school year.  I am grateful and excited for the opportunity to lead this amazing school community.  Please do not hesitate to contact me.  

     

    Sincerely,



    Risa Muñoz 

    503-916-5666

    rmunoz@pps.net

    Queridas familias de César Chávez,

     

    Es con humildad y gran honor que puedo escribir esta carta de bienvenida a la escuela como su directora. En los últimos dos años, he llegado a conocer a muchos de ustedes como su subdirectora y espero conocer nuevos estudiantes y familias a medida que comienza el año escolar.

     

    Este puede ser un tiempo emocionante y nervioso para los estudiantes y las familias, ya que esperamos con anticipación el año escolar 2019-2020. Estamos trabajando sin parar en la escuela para garantizar que todos los estudiantes y familias se sientan bienvenidos, seguros y comprometidos en la escuela.

     

    Me gustaría  dar la bienvenida al nuevo personal a nuestra comunidad de Chávez:

    • Kim Johns - subdirectora
    • Sarah Centerwall - Maestra de ESL de sexto grade
    • Kelly Merril - Arte
    • Nancy Perry - Primer grado de inmersión 
    • Brenda Bokenyi - Primer grado de inmersión 
    • Meghan Gaiero - Segundo grado de inmersión 
    • Colin Hawkins - Matemáticas de Middle School 
    • Griffith Tovey - Artes Lenguajes en Español y Español de Middle School
    • William Reese - Sexto grado de inmersión 

     

    También hay caras conocidas en nuevos roles:

    • Obdulia Avila - Intervencionista de lectura 
    • Cindy Ku-Jimenez - Agente comunitaria
    • Ha velto Kara Johnson! - Maestra de Kinder

     

    Aquí hay un par de actualizaciones y recordatorios mientras nos embarcamos en un nuevo año escolar.

    • Los procedimientos de llegada y salida se mantienen igual que el año pasado. Las puertas se abren a las 7:52 y los estudiantes de K-5 son recogidos al final del día escolar en el patio de recreo. Los procedimientos detallados serán enviados a casa el primer día de clases.
    • Todos los estudiantes (K-8) recibirán una mochila llena de útiles en su primer día de clases.
    • Teléfonos celulares de los estudiantes deben estar fuera de la vista y apagados durante el día escolar.
    • Los estudiantes de 6to grado rotarán entre maestros de Artes del Lenguaje en Inglés (Sr. Reese), Matemáticas (Sra. Armendariz) y Ciencias (Sra. Kong) y estarán con su maestra de salón para Estudios Sociales y una electiva (Artes de lenguaje de Español o AVID).
    • El día de atención comunitaria (Community Care Day) es el sábado 24 de agosto de 9: 00-12: 00. Por favor traiga sus herramientas y guantes de jardinería y ayúdenos a hacer que nuestros terrenos escolares sean más hermosos antes de que comience el año escolar. ¡Se publicarán listas de clases y esta es una gran oportunidad para conocer a nuestra nueva subdirectora, Kim Johns! Lista de salones de clases van a estar disponible durante este evento. 

     

    Deseo trabajar y colaborar con cada uno de ustedes este año escolar. Estoy agradecida y emocionada por la oportunidad de dirigir esta increíble comunidad escolar. Por favor no dude en ponerse en contacto conmigo.

     

    Sinceramente,

    Risa Muñoz 

    503-916-5666

    rmunoz@pps.net



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