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Join Us at the Starlight Parade!


Hello Allen Families,

Please join Allen School as we transform into the Allen Holiday Sweet Shop and march together in the Chula Vista Starlight Parade this Saturday, December 7th!

Please click on the link to sign up to participate:

For more info: CV Starlight Parade

We look forward to a “sweet” turn-out of Allen families to celebrate the holidays at the parade!

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Hello December! Sunday info

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Hello Eagles, Ms. Garcia here with your Sunday information for December 1, 2019.

This Friday, December 6th is our Family First Friday for a cup of something warm like coffee and tea from 8:15-9:15. Meet your student council members and pick up a Community Connect Bag. This was the service project our Student Council worked on with 6 other schools. These bags can been kept in your car and when you see a community member in need of cheering up with some basic necessities, please give it to them on behalf of Allen School Student Council. Our Family First Fridays are also a good time to mix and mingle with each other.

Our Variety Shows are coming up. Please reserve December 11th and 12th for the Broadway at Allen Variety Show! Shows start at 6:00PM.

We understand that cold and flu season is upon us. Please make sure to let us know if students are absent due to illness. These are considered excused absences. We also understand that the holiday season is upon us. Please make sure to keep travel during our Winter Break which starts after school on December 20th and runs through January 14th (a Minimum Day). Any absences not due to illnesses or medical appointments are considered unexcused. Classroom teachers are finishing up important academic units, doing assessments for report cards, and have some fun things planned, so we want to make every minute count!

Well, that is it for now. See you bring and early in the morning!

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It’s Sunday!

Hello Eagles, Ms. Garcia here with Sunday information for the week of November 17, 2019.

Family Math Night is almost here! Please make sure you are ready for some fun Math games to play together as a family on Wednesday, November 20th. Join us in the auditorium, and a bunch of classrooms in the Kindergarten, 200, and 300 building classrooms with your teachers between 5:00-6:30.

Ms. Farlow is holding tryouts on December 10th AND 11th after school from 3:30-4:30 PM.  Students must attend BOTH tryout days and students who were on the team last year, MUST tryout again. Practices will be held Monday’s, Tuesday’s, and Wednesday’s after school and games are Wednesday’s or Thursday’s at 4 PM. The season runs from Jan-March 2020.  Requirements include being an upper-grade male or female student (4th-6th grade) and in good academic standing.

In other sports news, Allen Eagles are in 2nd place and are having our Playoff Game Wednesday (11/20) at 4 PM against the 3rd place team, Tiffany Elementary. Come out and support!

A reminder, Thanksgiving Break starts Monday November 25th. Students return Monday, December 2nd.

Thank you for all your tissue donations! Student Council members will be meeting with the other schools’ Student Councils on Monday to put the Community Connect Bags tomorrow. We will keep you posted on the entire project and how much we collected. We will let you know when and where the bag are available to you to reach out to our community members.

PTC is meeting Monday at 6:00 in Room 404 and School Site Council is meeting Thursday, November 21st at 3:30 in Room 405. Please join us for both meetings.

Well, that is it for now. See you bright and early in the morning!

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Sunday Information for November 10, 2019

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Hello Eagles, Ms. Garcia here with your Sunday information for this Veteran’s Day Weekend.

Community Connect: Please bring single pack tissues (Kleenex or other brand) for our Community Connect Bags. This is the final push until Wednesday, November 13th! Please see the below pictures for reference! Our goal is to have 1,000 tissue packs. We currently have 260. I know we can do it!

Please remember to bring BoxTops. You can either bring the actual BoxTop or the receipt for BoxTop items purchased. They can be dropped off in the office.

Our Allen Eagle Kickball Team plays Wednesday at Parkview Elementary. GO Eagles!

There is a Variety Show rehearsal on Wednesday for hosts and on Thursday for performers and crew.

Mark your calendars! Thursday, November 20th from 5:00-6:30 for Math Night. This will be a fun family night of math games. We sure hope you can join us and each of your teachers!

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Tissue Pack Collection/Community Connect Starts TODAY!


Hello Eagles, Ms. Garcia here letting you know that Student Council is collecting single pack Kleenex (or other brand) tissues in partnership with Cohort Schools (Hedenkamp, Casillas, Loma Verde, Juarez Lincoln, Kellogg, and Harborside Elementary Schools) Community Connect service project. The purpose of the collection is to create care packages for people in need. Families at each school can pick up one bag and keep until they find someone in need (i.e. military veteran, homeless, foster child, elderly adult, etc.). All the Student Council members from each of the schools will get together to assemble the bags and distribute them to the Cohort Schools on November 18th to spread a little love in our communities.

We are collecting tissue packs from today November 4th through November 13th.


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November, Already? Happy Sunday!

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Hello Eagles, Ms. Garcia here with your Sunday information for November 4, 2019.

Congratulations to our kickball team who won last week against Clear View Elementary.  They will play again this Wednesday at Allen vs Tiffany.  Good luck Eagles!

Looking ahead:

  • November 11th is Veteran’s Day. There is no school in order to honor past and present veterans.
  • Student Council is working with a Cohort of Schools (Casillas, Harborside, Loma Verde, Juarez-Lincoln, and Hedenkamp) on a community service project called Community Connect. The students councils from all these schools will work together to create a “basic needs” bag for people in need. Any person connected to Allen School can pick up one of these bags in December to keep in their car to give to a person they see in need. Each bag will have some water, a granola bar, a pair of socks, some toiletries, and a toothbrush and toothpaste. At Allen School, our Student Council will starting collecting single packs of Kleenex (or other brand) tissues on November, 6th until November 13th. You can drop them off in the office. Please see the images below to know what the Community Connect Bags will look like and what kind of tissue we need to collect:


Allen Expectation of the Week: Kitchen/Cafeteria Expectations: Please make sure to support these expectations at home! Remind your children to line up, use quiet voices, and say “please” and “thank you” to our wonderful Child Nutrition Services support staff Mrs. Maria, Mrs. Karla, and Mrs. Marina.Allen Expectations Matrix


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Another Wonderful Sunday

Hello Eagles, Ms. Garcia here with your Sunday information for October 27, 2019.

Thank you to Mrs. Salguero, Mrs. De Rosales, and all the wonderful volunteers that helped make the Harvest Ball such a fun event for our school!

In honor of Kiki Camarena and Red Ribbon Week, we are asking that students wear red tomorrow.

Congratulations to our kickball team who won last week against Rohr Elementary.  They will play again this Wednesday at Clear View.  Good luck Eagles!

Please continue to drop off new stuffed animals in the Office for our Teddy Bear Drive.  The stuffed animals will be given to Radys Children’s Hospital when they join us along with many other agencies for Safety Day this Thursday.

Our Family First is this Friday, November 1st .  Parents and family members please come and enjoy a free cup of coffee.  Ms. Garcia will have some information to share with your regarding our School Safety Plan.


Allen Expectation of the Week: Playground Expectations: Please make sure to support these expectations at home! Remind your children to play a Peaceful Playground game and follow the rules of the game.

Allen Expectations Matrix

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Join us! Safe School Plan During SSC

Hi Eagles,

A reminder that we will be reviewing the parts of the Comprehensive Safe School Plan available to the public at our School Site Council Meeting on Wednesday, October 23rd at 3:30 in Room 405. Please join us!

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Week of October 20th: Lots Happening!

download  Hello Eagles, Ms. Garcia here with your Sunday information for October 21, 2019.

Tomorrow is our Spirit Day, so don’t forget to get your green on! We will see you for a regular Monday Morning Meet Up at 8:50.

We will have our first home game for kickball this Wednesday at 4:00. Please come out and root for our Eagles.

Original Works artwork information came home this past Friday. Please take a look in backpacks for this information. This is an opportunity to preserve a special piece of art from your child. They also make great holiday gifts!

On Thursday,  October 31st  we will have our Safety Day here at school. We will be collecting teddy bears to donate to Rady’s Children’s Hospital. You may drop off any new stuffed animal donations in the school office. Parents and families, if you work for an agency  that would like to join us for safety day, please contact the school office. Last year was so much fun with all the safety agencies having a connection to our school.

The Harvest Ball is coming on THIS Friday, October 25th . We are looking for donations of time and candy for the end of the Ball Trick or Treating . Speaking of Harvest Ball Time, raffle tickets are for sale for this really fun basket. Please stop by the office and buy a raffle ticket to support the 6th grade classes.

Allen Expectation of the Week: Lunch Arbor Expectations. We are continuing to reteach and reinforce our Allen School Expectations for behaviors around different parts of the campus. Teachers will be teaching students the expectations on how to behave in the lunch arbor when eating at school. You can support this by reminding them of great manners when eating at home or out.


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Harvest Ball is Almost Here!

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2019 Harvest Ball Volunteers

Hello Allen School Parents and Volunteers! It’s that time of year again…Time for Allen School’s Harvest Ball! YAY! The last few years we’ve had over 500 people attend! In order for the event to be a success we need LOTS of volunteers! Listed here are all the volunteer slots. If you are willing and able, please sign up for one or more time slots. Almost all the time slots are only 30 minutes and we have 60+ time slots to fill!

Although it is not mandatory, we do encourage all volunteers to dress up in costume! If you know anyone who wants to volunteer, please forward this link to them. There will be a paper version of the sign up sheet, mostly to raise awareness that we need volunteers. The paper version will be entered electronically here.

Thanks for your help! Your volunteer efforts will create a safe, fun and kid-friendly event. See you there!

Please sign up to volunteer on the Sign Up Genius. Click on the link to sign up: Harvest Ball Sign Up Genius

Tracy Salguero

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