Allen Update (26 May 2020)

Hello Allen Eagles!

Please continue to check and for the most up-to-date information about our vibrant school community and amazing district: The health and safety of our students and staff remain at the forefront of all decisions regarding the upcoming school year.

While the school year ends officially on Wednesday, June 3rd, the district will continue to offer students access to online programs and resources such as iReady, Achieve 3000, and GoMath over the summer break. In addition, families may print out educational packets for students over the summer break here. CVESD’s Distance Learning packets available for download can prevent the loss of learning over the summer break. Curriculum packets may be used with or without technology. Each packet is intended to last two weeks (10 school days).

A friendly reminder that students will not recieve a report card for quarter 4. If you did not receive a digital copy of your child’s 3rd quarter report card, please contact your child’s teacher.

6th Grade Promotion & Drive-Thru

We are pleased to be able to share details regarding our sixth grade promotion ceremony.  We will share a link to the virtual ceremony, scheduled for Tuesday, June 2 by 9 am.

We are currently planning an optional, drive through celebration for sixth grade students to receive certificates and other materials, also on Tuesday, June 2. The school’s traffic loop will be open from 5 pm to 6:30 pm. Details can found below in a letter from our principal, Mr. Greenwell. Please look for additional communication from your child’s sixth grade teacher.

Kindergarten Promotion

Kindergarten promotion will occur online via a link for families on Wednesday, June 3rd in the morning. Ms. Davies’ class will have their promotion ceremony at 9:15 am, while Ms. Sinong and Ms. Gurule will have their ceremonies at 10 am.

Please look for additional communication from your child’s teacher for more information regarding details and the link for the virtual ceremony.

PTC Meeting

The PTC will be hosting an additional meeting in June on Monday, June 8th at 6 pm.  Please email the principal or secretary at if you wish to receive the link to attend this online meeting.


The district’s Budget Advisory Committee meeting is Thursday, May 28 at 3:30 pm. Please email for access to this meeting.

Online New Student Registration

Please spread the word to share how wonderful Allen Elementary is!  Online registration for all new incoming students to Allen remains open at the district’s website!  This process is only for families new to Allen Elementary and all incoming kindergarten students.  While the school office remains closed to the public, registration is happening online.   Questions?  Email

Click the link here for more information regarding zone transfers (within CVESD) and interdistrict transfers (from outside CVESD). Current Ella B. Allen Elementary students do NOT need to re-register online.  They are automatically enrolled for 2020-2021 school year; however, if your child attends Allen on a Zone Transfer or Interdistrict Transfer that must be renewed each year.  Residency Verification for returning students will be done at a later time (to be announced later).

If your child will NOT return to Allen Elementary in 2020-2021, please email or Outgoing sixth grade students do not need to notify the office staff that they are attending middle school next year.

Community Resources

We would like to share some additional, online resources for our families.

CVESD Parent Help Line and TEAMS Support: Parents may call the Parent Help Line for Tech Support at (619) 409-6638 Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. This help line offers technical assistance with district programs such as Microsoft TEAMS, iReady, and Achieve 3000. Parents may need to leave a message during peak times, but please be reassured that someone will contact you as soon as possible if you leave your name and phone number on your voice message.

Families Together: Families Together, Inc. keeps updating safety and health resources for the community.  It provides COVID-19 information and support to families, including a helpful section called “Helping Your Child Understand COVID-19.”

CVESD Community Resources: This page is updated occasionally to provide families in our district with community services such as food, housing, and internet resources.

SDCOE Connectivity Resources: The San Diego County Office of Education provides links for families in San Diego County to get increased access to wifi resources for families struggling with distance learning.

PBS News Hour: This segment from PBS News Hour discusses the positive impact of classical music on children.

Sesame Street’s Grover Shares a Message with Kids: NPR’s Life Kit reached out to Sesame Street’s beloved monster, Grover, to speak directly to kids. Grover talks with NPR Life Kit hosts Anya Kamenetz and Cory Turner about wearing a mask, missing his friends, and why it’s OK to be sad sometimes.

Sesame Workshop’s Tips for Parents During the Pandemic: A companion piece for adults about using the above resource (Grover speaking to kids).

Feel the love: A short video from our school community..

🦅  Allen Eagles: Together, we SOAR!

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