Kindergarten/ New Student Parent Orientation
Tuesday, March 28th, 8:15-9:30am
Dr. Nagy, kindergarten teachers, and our Paularino office staff will be holding our annual orientation. During this very informative meeting, parents will learn about our school programs and the registration process. In addition, there will be time to ask questions and visit classrooms.
If you have an upcoming kindergartener, please plan on attending. Also, if you know of parents in your neighborhood that may not currently have a student at Paularino, please invite them to this important event.
We suggest you schedule a physical and immunizations for your incoming kindergarten student as soon as possible! This needs to be completed before you can complete your registration.
REGISTRATION PROCEDURES FOR NEW STUDENTS!
Step #1 Parent Portal New Account Setup
Students will not be enrolled or placed in a classroom until the online registration is complete . If you have any difficulties, please do not hesitate to call the school office. We want this process to be as smooth as possible.
Paularino is a Gold Ribbon School!
Paularino Elementary Earns Membership to No Excuses University Network of Schools
For Immediate Release
August 15, 2014
Newport-Mesa Unified School District’s Paularino Elementary has earned membership ...more
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Our Vision Statement
At Paularino Elementary School, every child will excel academically, exhibit strong character, and express themselves creatively. Staff, students and parents will work together to promote a caring climate and culture of universal achievement, utilizing state of the art technology integrated throughout the curriculum. Our school community will demonstrate a passion for lifelong learning and a willingness to take risks. Our students will be prepared for success in college and careers.
Paularino School News
Newport-Mesa Unified School District to Host Public Hearings Regarding the Adjustment of Trustee Area Boundaries
Good afternoon staff,
The NMUSD Board of Education at its February 28,2017 meeting called for the equalization of trustee area boundaries by population, and initiated the change to voting by trustee area elections, commencing with the November 2018 Board of Education elections.
As part of the adjustment of trustee area boundaries, the District will conduct two initial public hearings to review trustee area boundaries and receive public input.
Please read the attached press release for public hearing dates and more information.
The California Department of Education has designed a new accountability system that gives a more robust view into the performance of schools. The Dashboard gives a more complete picture of how schools are serving our diverse student population.
Greetings! In the interest of keeping the community informed, please see below for a brief review of the upcoming Newport-Mesa Unified School District (NMUSD) Board meeting. I have highlighted a few items that may be of interest to the general public.
Board Meeting Agenda Highlights:
10.a. 2017 Harbor Council PTA Reflections Program - 4th District Award Recipients. The program is an art recognition program that has been sponsored by the National PTA since 1969. It honors students for their achievements in six categories: literature, film/video, visual arts, photography, dance choreography, and musical composition.
13.a. Report on the Chromebook Initiative. Staff will provide an overview of the district’s Chromebook implementation plan.
17.a. Public Hearing of the Newport-Mesa Unified School District's Initial Proposal for Reopener Negotiations to the California School Employees Association, Chapter #18 for Negotiations Commencing 2017-2018. There is currently a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NMUSD and CSEA in place until June 30, 2019. The District has received CSEA's initial proposal regarding negotiations commencing 2017-2018.
17.b. Public Hearing of the California School Employees Association, Chapter #18 Initial Proposal for Reopener Negotiations to the Newport-Mesa Unified School District for Negotiations Commencing 2017-2018. The "sunshining" of this proposal has no direct fiscal implications. As a result of negotiations between NMUSD and CSEA, there will be a determined fiscal impact.
18.a. Approve Memorandum of Understanding with Boys and Girls Club Central Orange Coast to Provide Enrichment Programs for the Project Success After School Program at Rea and Pomona Elementary Schools for the 2016-2017 School Year. The Boys & Girls Club would provide the enrichment while the Project Success staff would provide the academic and recreation portions.
Please note that the NMUSD Board of Education meeting agenda is posted online the Friday prior to the meeting. Click here to view the full NMUSD Board of Education meeting agenda.
General Board Meeting Overview
Board meetings are where elected officials conduct the business of the school district. Agendas for regular meetings of the NMUSD typically consist of a closed session and an open session.
Closed session agenda items are confidential and cannot be shared with the public. If the board agenda contains a closed session, the topics will be routinely related to confidential employee or student issues and/or pending litigation. The Board may also discuss various negotiations with its chief negotiator in a closed session.
Open session items are non-confidential agenda items in which the board conducts its business in view of the public. Open session agenda items are divided into the following sections:
Dr. Fred Navarro
Superintendent, Newport-Mesa Unified School District
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The Newport-Mesa Unified School District Governing Board is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, practices, and employment shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This policy applies to all acts related to school activity or school attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the Superintendent. Any school employee who witnesses an incident of unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, retaliation, or bullying, shall immediately intervene to stop the incident when it is safe to do so. Compliance Officer Contact Information: Russell Lee-Sung, Associate Superintendent, Chief Human Resources Officer, 2985 Bear St. Costa Mesa, CA 92626, 714-424-5041