Tuesday Tidbits (January 29, 2019)

Thank you!

A huge thank you to all the volunteers who helped make our Mother-Son Dance a huge success!! We are so grateful for all our volunteers. None of these events would happen without you.


Join us for a night of family fun! Create a tile to be displayed on Hedenkamp pillars for years to come

  • WHEN: Wednesday, February 20, 2019
  • WHERE: MPR (Multi-Purpose Room)
  • TIME: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • COST: $15/tile PTA Member, $18/tile for Non-PTA Members

Tiles will be sold online only, and will be sold starting February 1st through the 10th! There will be no refunds.

2019/2020 Nominations for PTA

At the General PTA meeting on January 16, 2019, the Nominating Committee presented the report of nominees for 2019/2020 PTA Executive Board. The election for the 2019/2020 PTA Executive Board will be held at the General PTA Meeting on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Library. Any additional nominations must be presented to the board at the General Meeting on March 6th. Any new nominees must be present at the election and willing to accept the nomination. All nominees must be current PTA members and only current PTA members may vote at the election. If you have any questions or would like additional information please contact the PTA Parliamentarian, Susanna King at parliamentarian@huskiepta.com

The Nominations are:

  • President: Julia Robles
  • Vice-President: Selena Ellis-Vizcarra
  • Secretary: Rochelle Padilla
  • Treasurer: Susanna King
  • Auditor: Karen Pickens
  • Historian: Jodie Gerhardt
  • Chairman of Fundraising: *
  • Chairman of Membership: Judy Gallardo
  • Chairman of Programs: Neeru Castrapel
  • Chairman of Volunteers: Odalis Lee

*no nominee for this position

Breaking the Cycle of Challenging Behavior with Your Child

Chula Vista Elementary Council of PTA’s proudly brings you a special presentation by Chelsea Gould, CVESD Lead School Psychologist. (Flyer here.)

  • Are you feeling frustrated by your child’s behavior?
  • Feel like you are in a constant power struggle with your child?
  • Want to break the cycle and support your child while also holding them accountable and teaching them to self-regulate?

During this training, you will learn about the impact of stress on the brain and how this can lead to the meltdowns you may be seeing at home. Learn how to break the escalation cycle with both proactive and reactive simple strategies.

  • WHEN: Thursday, February 7, 2019, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
  • WHERE: Chula Vista Elementary School District Office, 84 East J Street, Chula Vista, Room C
  • RSVP: chulavistacouncilpta@ymail.com

Tuesday Tidbits (August 21, 2018)

Apex Fun Run!

The APEX Fun Run is over!! Thank you for all the generous donations and volunteers. This year, funds raised will go toward additional shading, lighting for evening activities, and classroom supplies.


Picture Day!

Picture day is scheduled for this Thursday, August 23rd. Details were sent home last week.


Father Daughter Dance

Mark your calendars, the Father Daughter Dance is September 14th. Tickets will go on sale ONLINE ONLY on Sunday, September 2nd and continue to the 9th. This is a very popular event, so watch the blog for volunteer opportunities and additional information.

Tuesday Tidbits (August 14, 2018)

Apex Fun Run!

The APEX Fun Run is on!! Mark your calendars for the run on Thursday, August 16th. We hope you will join us! Students in grades K-2 will run at 9:00 am, grades 5-6 will run at 10:00 am, and grades 3-4 will run at 11:00 am. Last year, we profited over $35,000, which went back to the classrooms and many other activities and events. This year, funds raised will go toward additional shading, lighting for evening activities, and classroom supplies.

We will also need volunteers for the day of the event. If you are interested, please email volunteer@huskiespta.com.


Fall Membership Drive

Congratulations, Hedenkamp Huskies! The Fall Season Membership drive has ended as of Friday, August 10th. The numbers are in!

The following classrooms had the highest levels of participation within the three grade brackets and will be rewarded with a Classroom Popsicle Party.

  • Kinder to Second: Mrs. Haynes, Room #601
  • Third to Fourth: Mrs. Garcia-Cox, Room #303 & Sra. Lopez, Room #304 (tie!)
  • Fifth and sixth: Sra. Hurtado, Room #506

By joining PTA, you are helping our school’s needs that are outside the scope of their budget. Your membership goes toward the many programs and events scheduled throughout the year. Although the Fall Season Membership Drive has ended, it is not too late to join, you can join anytime, all year long! The funds always go back to the classrooms and school programs.

Thank you for your continued support!

Picture Day!

Picture day is scheduled for next Thursday, August 23rd. Details were sent home this week.

Kona Ice

Kona Ice will be on campus after school on Friday.