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    Bobcat Notes 9/16/2018 Posted 9/16/18

    Quote of the week: Feedback is the breakfast of champions. Ken Blanchard


    Lifeskill Focus: September 17-October 5

    • TK-1st
      • Effort - To do your best
    • 2nd and 3rd
      • Effort
      • Respect - To have consideration of others
    • 4th and 5th
      • Effort
      • Respect
      • Integrity - To be honest and do the right thing


    Thank you for a GREAT Fall Picnic: Thank you Jenn Mediano and all the other great volunteers who made our annual fall picnic a big success.


    Attendance Matters: When students miss school for reasons other than illness the loss of learning can’t be re-created with make-up work. The state requires that we follow-up on truant students and students with chronic absences. Follow-up includes a phone call or in person meeting and an official truancy letters starting with students with three or more unexcused absences.

    • A truant student (California Education Code § 48260) is a student with 3 or more unexcused absences. 
    • Chronic absence (California Education Code § 60901(c)(1)) is defined as excused absences that total more than 10% of the total days to date. 

    Excused absences include: illness, quarantine under the direction of a health officer, medical appointment, funeral services for a member of the immediate family (limited to 1 day in state and 3 days out of state); court appearances, observance of a religious holiday, up to 5 absences for employment in the entertainment industry, and religious retreat (4 hours per semester). Trips and vacations are not deemed to be excused absences.

    Please click HERE to read the Moraga School District parent message about attendance. We appreciate your support. EVERY DAY COUNTS!



    Safety Reminders - 

    • If students are not picked up within 10 minutes after dismissal our protocol is to bring them to the office. When students are in the office we will call home. We don’t have the capacity to have students wait for pick-up beyond 10 minutes after dismissal. 


    Lockdown Drill: This past Wednesday we had our monthly emergency drill. This month we practiced a lockdown drill. Next month we will practice an earthquake drill that will include an evacuation. During these drills we make sure that students feel safe and understand it is a drill. 


    Each School site in the Moraga School District has a Site Emergency Plan. The plan guides our actions during emergency situations. Once a month we hold practice drills for various situations in our plan. Here is a link to the Moraga School District Comprehensive Safety Plan.



    Parent Representation Needed: We need Camino Pablo parent representatives on the Coordinating Council and Student Safety Committee. These committees meet from 3:30-5:00 several times during the year. Please see below for more detail and dates. If you are interested in being a parent representative on either of these committees please email me ASAP:

    Coordinating Council: The Coordinating Council, comprised of parents, teachers, classified staff, administrators, Governing Board members and the superintendent, meets at least four times a year to review and update the District's Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP). Meetings take place in the JM Library from 3:30-5:00 and the dates are: 9/20/2018, 11/7/2018, 2/27/2019, 3/27/2019, 4/24/2019

    Student Safety Committee: The Student Safety Committee, comprised of parents, teachers, classified staff, administrators, Governing Board members and the superintendent, meets four times during the year to review and update the District’s Comprehensive Safety Plan. Meetings take place in Room 24 at CP from 3:30-5:00 and the dates are: 10/10/2018, 12/12/2018, 2/13/2019, 4/17/2019


    Crossing Guard: Our crossing guards are funded by the city and hired through a company. That company needs a morning crossing guard for CP. If you are interested please contact Shirley Lee at “The Crossing Guard Company” 1 (415) 806-8864




    C.P Yearbooks on Sale Now! Don’t miss out on purchasing the C.P. yearbook!  If you did not purchase one during online registration, it is not too late!  Cost is $25 and can be purchased at, please log in with your credentials.  Email: with any questions.



    Moraga Town Council Candidates Night: This year's Candidates Night to be held on Wednesday, October 3rd 7:00-8:30pm.  This event will take place at the Holy Trinity Serbian Church, 1700 School Street, Moraga.  Come meet the three Moraga Town Council Candidates - Mike McCluer, Dave Trotter and Steve Woehleke - and hear them speak on important issues.  Bring your questions or submit your questions to


    Odyssey of the Mind: Looking for a fun way for your child to develop self-confidence, teamwork, and problem-solving? Consider Odyssey of the Mind.

    Odyssey of the Mind (OotM) is an international educational program that provides creative problem solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Each team is comprised of up to seven students and one volunteer parent coach. Teams select one of the five problems to solve and compete against other bay area teams at the regional tournament on March 2, 2019.

    To learn more about the program, gather prospective teammates and parent coaches, attend an informational meeting at the Moraga Public Library, 1500 St. Mary’s Road on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 7:00-8:30 pm . Visit the Moraga Odyssey of the Mind website (, the official Odyssey of the Mind website (http://, or the regional website (http:// for more information.

    If you are unable to attend the meeting, would like more information, or have any questions, feel free to contact Student Leader Aman Malhotra at

    DISCLOSURE: This is not a Moraga School District endorsed or sponsored event.


    VIVA EL ESPANOL, a progressive Spanish language immersion program, will be holding a class at Camino Pablo starting October 1st.


    Viva el Espanol has taught hundreds of students in Lafayette and Orinda for over 10 years.  The program uses a full-immersion approach, and students learn while singing songs, playing games, and doing hands-on projects.  


    Days: M,T,Th,F 

    Duration: Oct 1st to May 31st

    Time: ~7:35AM-8:10AM (time will be confirmed after registration closes)

    Location: Camino Pablo


    Questions? Email:

    Click here for info on the Viva el Espanol program:

    Sign up here:




    Mon., Sept. 10: First Day of Morning/Afternoon Schedule TK-2nd

    • TK (M-F) Morning 8:25-12:02; Afternoon 9:25-1:02
    • K-2 
      • (M,T,Th,F) Morning 8:25-1:55; Afternoon 9:35-3:05 (students should not be dropped off any earlier than 9:25)
      • (W) All students 8:25-1:50
    • 3-5
      • (M,T,Th,F) All Students 8:25-3:05
      • (W) All students 8:25-1:50

    Wed., Sept. 12: 

    • 7:00 Moraga School District School Board Meeting

    Fri., Sept. 14: 

    • CP Fall Picnic 5:00-7:30

    Mon., Sept. 17:

    • 3:15 Camino Pablo School Site Council Meeting

    Wed., Sept. 26: 

    • 6:30 PTA General Meeting (moved from 9/19)

    Thurs., Oct. 4:

    Thurs., Oct. 25:

    • International Night 5:00-7:00
    New MSD and School Site Websites Posted 7/20/18

    The Moraga School District and all schools are proud to unveil our new website.  All content from the prior websites is available on the new websites and are more user-friendly to access.  Improvements will continue throughout the 2018-2019 school year.


    Need parent information?  Click on Parent Links on the top right.



    School Calendars

    Camino Pablo School/PTA Calendar

    School Year 2018-2019

    Board Adopted:
    Dec. 12, 2017



    About US

    The Moraga School District is located in Moraga, California, beyond the Oakland hills and east of San Francisco.  Our students consistently score advanced and proficient on California standardized tests while excelling in art, music, technology, physical education and a variety of intermediate school electives.  The Moraga School District values the involvement of Moraga parents and families, our PTAs, the Moraga Education Foundation, and local businesses.  Together we deliver to our TK-8th grade students a first class education addressing the academic, social and emotional needs of our students to succeed in a diverse global world.

    Nondiscrimination Policy: MSD prohibits unlawful discrimination against any protected group as identified under Education Code 200 and 220 and Government Code 11135, and Title IX, including actual or perceived sex, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, color, mental or physical disability, age, or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics in any District program or activity that received or benefits from state financial assistance, including athletic programs. Complaint information is available at the MSD District Office, 1540 School Street, CA, 94556.  For further information, call 925-376-5943