7550 Canton Drive ~ Lemon Grove, CA 91945 ~ (619) 825-5633

 
 
 school pictures
 School portrait packages will arrive just after the Thanksgiving break
  
 
 thanksgiving break
Thanksgiving Break 
November 24th-28th
 
Winter break
 
Winter Break  
December 22 - January 2
 
 
School office hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm 
School hours are 8:20 am - 2:25 pm
Minimum Day school hours are 8:20 am - 1:13 pm
Preschool Schedule:  AM- 8:00 am - 11:00 am / PM- 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm 
School Office: 619-825-5633
Parents, please note that it is your responsibility to call in your child's absence.  We will not longer send home reminder blue slips, instead you will receive an automated phone call.  If you do not excuse the absence within three days, it will be coded as an unexcused absence.  Please refer to the Parent Handbook for additional information.  
 TO REPORT AN ABSENCE: 
Call 619-825-5634 
 
absent  
 
 
Campus Visitors: To ensure the safety of all students, visitors to MHES will be asked to present ID and provide a reason for their visit.  All volunteers must have been requested / approved by a staff member prior to being admitted on campus.  Access to the school for pick up begins at 2:20 pm. 
 
Safety Reminder: Toys and electronics are not permitted on campus.  This includes: Pokeman Cards, Kendamas, toy cars, any non instructional item.  Please assist with this so we do not have to call parents to pick up these items.  Cell phones must be kept in backpacks and turned off during school hours.
 
 
 
 note

Dear Monterey Heights Families,
 
Welcome to Monterey Heights! I have enjoyed seeing our returning families, and meeting our new students and families. We have some new staff members as well.  Many of our returning Eagles have changed grade levels and rooms.  
teachers  
Here is our "All Star" teaching staff:
AM Preschool:     Mrs. Chavez w/ Ms. Rodriguez
PM Preschool:     Mrs. Blanchette w/ Mrs. Ramos
TK:                          Mrs. Hutto in Room 5
Kindergarten:       Ms. Anderson in Room 5 / Mrs. Smith in Room 4
1st Grade:             Mr. Waselewski in Room 9 / Mr. Prokop in Room 10
2nd Grade:           Mrs. Davis in Room 11 / Mrs. Ledwak in Room 12
3rd Grade:            Mrs. Butler in Room 22/ Mrs. Kelly in Room 2 /Mrs. Jaboro in Room 24
SDC K-3rd:          Mrs. Richards in Room 14 w/ Mrs. Crano
4th Grade:            Mr. Cooke in Room 20 / Mrs. Peteresen in Room 19
5th Grade:            Mr. Noble in Room 16 / Mrs. Hacket in Room 17
6th Grade:            Mr Chavarin (AM) / Ms. Joseph (PM) in Room 8/Mrs. Deutschendorf in Room 15
SDC 4-6th:           Mr. Wilson w/ Ms. Payton & Mrs. Keblish
Read 180 4-6th:  Mrs. Prunty in R2
RSP:                      Mrs. Geruntino w/ Mrs. Frolicker in R3  
Speech Path.:      Mrs. Noble in the Library Room
ELD:                       Mrs. Dust w/ Mrs. Perez in R1
Social Worker:     Ms. Hulan in Room 18 
Psychologist:       Maggie Schense
 
Throughout the school year, important information will be posted on our website.   Out Parent Handbook contains a wealth of information.  In order to foster the crucial home and school partnership, I encourage you to keep the lines of communication open with our office staff, and with your child’s teacher throughout the year .
 
Smiles,
Dr. LuzElena Perez, Principal
 
Visit "Principal's Corner" to get to know me a little better!
 
We enjoyed the free showing of The Lego Movie
at our October Family Movie Night! 
 Family Movie Night
 
 student council
Congratulations to the 2014-14 STUDENT COUNCIL!
Thank you candidates for your hard work and the courage it took you to give your speech!
 
President 6th Grade               Ruben Vaca
Vice President 5th Grade      Damon Ojeda
Vice President 4th Grade      Caylie Reese
Treasurer 6th Grade               Mena Briese
Secretary 5th Grade               Kemajeani Wilkerson
Historians:
5th Grade                                 Esmeralda Velazquez
5th Grade                                 Jenevieve Garcia
4th Grade                                 Desaree Austin
Fire Marshall 6th Grade           Jacob Laverdiere