Week of February 5

The CVESD Annual Speech Contest is coming up. The speech contest is for students in 4th – 6th grades. All students participate in giving a speech in their classroom and the top students from each class move forward to the school contest.

The school speech contest will be on Monday, February 5 at 8:30am in the auditorium.

From there, one student per grade is selected to represent JL at the District Speech Contest (4th grade – Feb. 28; 5th grade – March 1; 6th grade – March 2).

See the attachment below for this years’ theme and information.

2018 Speech Contest Information

Congratulations to the Spelling Bee Winners at the District Level:

Nathaniel V. – 2nd Grade – 2nd Place

Jack C. – 3rd Grade – 3rd Place

Keyla P. – 6th Grade – 1st Place



Juarez-Lincoln will be starting a Girls on the Run program! The first practice will be on February 6. Practices will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:55p-4:10p. This program is open to students in grades 3-6. Please contact Mrs. Borron with any questions (rm. 303; deborah.borron@cvesd.org). *Financial aid is available for JL students!

The Computer Lab will be open on Tuesday afternoon from 4:10pm – 5:30pm and again on Wednesday from 3:30pm – 5:30pm for parents that need assistance signing up their daughters for Girls on the Run. Teachers will be available to help register.

Mrs. Borron is also starting a Track and Field club for boys that are interested. See the flyers below for more information.

After school running programs


The Juarez-Lincoln School Dance will be on Friday, February 9!

Kinder – 3rd grade will have their dance during school from 1p – 1:30p.

4th – 6th grade will have their dance after-school from 1:45p – 3:00p. Students will need a signed permission slip to attend and cost is $2. Refreshments and snacks will be available for purchase during the dance.


Collaboration Schedule for this week. Please send your child with appropriate PE shoes!

Monday – 1st AM/2nd PM

Tuesday – 5th AM/6th PM

Wednesday – 4th AM/3rd PM

Thursday – Kinder PM

Friday – 2nd AM


Beginning the week of February 5, students will be taking the English Language Proficiency Assessment for California. The ELPAC is the new assessment that replaces the CELDT that students took in the past.

Students will take this if English is not their first language. Teachers have been preparing students for this in the classroom. To find out how you can help your child at home, visit the links below.

ELPAC Website

Parent Guide – English

Parent Guide – Spanish


Interested in being a part of the Juarez-Lincoln PTA next year? Contact Ariel Pulido at arielangelicapulido@yahoo.com. More information can be found on the PTA page by clicking the link below.

PTA Page

Upcoming Events

February 5: Speech Contest (4th – 6th Grade); Boys Track and Field practice begins; SSC Meeting 3:00pm

February 5 – March 2: ELPAC Administration

February 6: Girls on the Run practice begins

February 9: School Dance –> Kinder – 3rd 1 – 1:30p; 4th – 6th 1:45 – 3p

February 15: Minimum Day

February 16 – 19: No School, President’s Day

March 6: PTA Meeting (Elections for 2018 – 2019 Board)

March 8 – 16: Parent Teacher Conferences – Minimum Days

March 12: Kinder/1st Grade Awards Assembly

March 13: 2nd/3rd Grade Awards Assembly

March 15: 4th/5th Grade Awards Assembly

March 16: 6th Grade Awards Assembly

March 19 – 30: Spring Break

April 2: Classes Resume

April 16 – 20: Scholastic BOGO Book Fair

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